DNC

12:00am

Wed September 5, 2012
Democratic Party

Today on Your Call: Who is in the Obama coalition today?

On today's Your Call, as the Democratic National Convention is underway, we’ll talk about the Democratic Party.  Support for gay marriage, abortion rights, and organized labor have all been included in a draft of the party’s platform this year.  Who are the people standing behind the Democrats?  And how has support for President Obama changed since 2008?  Join us at 10am PST or post a comment here.  What does it mean to be a Democrat today?  It’s Your Call with Holly Kernan, and you.


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6:27pm

Tue September 4, 2012
Politics

Kick off the DNC with Melissa Griffin

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The Democratic National Convention is underway in Charlotte, North Carolina, and current and former Bay Area political stars are taking the stage. Speaking at the convention are House Minority leader Nancy Pelosi, Congresswomen Barbara Boxer and Dianne Feinstein, Lt. Governor Gavin Newsom, and California Attorney General- Kamala Harris. 

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1:08am

Tue September 4, 2012
Politics

Today on Your Call: How should unions use their political clout?

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On today's Your Call, we’ll have a conversation about the role of unions in the presidential elections. Unions are spending more than $400M to help reelect President Obama. How are unions using their political dollars?  And what is it getting them? Join us at 10am PST or leave a comment here. What role should unions play  in electoral politics? It’s Your, with Rose Aguilar and you.


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