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 2004 Democratic National Convention - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Defining moments of the 2004 Democratic National Convention included the featured keynote speech of Barack Obama, a Honolulu native and candidate for the United States Senate from Illinois, and the confirmation of the nomination of John Kerry as the candidate for President and of John Edwards as the candidate for Vice President.
There were a number of demonstrations during the 2004 Democratic National Convention to put pressure on the Democratic Party to oppose the U.S.-led occupation of Iraq, as well as protests from activists dissatisfied with the moderation of the ticket and platform as well as Republicans who support the incumbent president and his pro-war policies.
Ohio Delegation to the 2004 Democratic National Convention
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 2000 Democratic National Convention - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The 2000 Democratic National Convention nominated Vice President Al Gore for President and Connecticut Senator Joe Lieberman as his Vice President.
The convention was held at the Staples Center in Los Angeles, California from August 14 to August 17, 2000.
The convention's keynote speaker was Representative Harold Ford, Jr.
www.wikipedia.org /wiki/2000_Democratic_National_Convention   (182 words)

  
 National Review: Up to Job One?: The Democrats and defense - 2000 Democratic National Convention
In either case, the necessary ingredient is civilian leadership, sufficiently knowledgeable and engaged in matters of national defense to prod, challenge, and motivate military professionals to be true to their obligations.
What ails the American military today, despite Democratic protestations that all is well, is just that: a failure to provide at the very top the leadership that the military needs.
That no leading Democrat would venture anything beyond platitudes-not even expressing an opinion on whether defense spending is too high, too low, or just about right-is itself fitting, a symbol of the neglect that the U.S. military has suffered over the past eight years.
www.findarticles.com /p/articles/mi_m1282/is_17_52/ai_64752103   (1110 words)

  
 Democratic National Convention-Organization
Moody served as the Deputy Director of Logistics for the 2000 National Convention and as Deputy Director of Transportation for the 1996 National Convention.
Served as Deputy Counsel at the 2000 Democratic National Convention in Los Angeles.
Prior to the 2000 Convention, O'Connor served as Chief of Staff of the DNC and was a close advisor to Vice President Al Gore, managing the Vice President's political activities for the Democratic Party.
www.gwu.edu /~action/2004/convs/dconvorg.html   (1647 words)

  
 NPR's Election 2000 Coverage: Democratic National Convention
Los Angeles, Aug. 14 -- Democrats opened their national convention in a fighting mood on Monday and quickly swung back at Republican charges that the country has lacked leadership in the past eight years with their party in charge of the White House.
Democrats are taking pride in their efforts to use alternative energy sources and recycled and biodegradable materials at their convention.
On Monday, a parade of Democrats boasted of historic achievements: the longest peacetime economic boom in the nation's history; the lowest unemployment; the highest level of home ownership; dramatic drops in crime; and stronger gun laws.
npr.org /news/national/election2000/demconvention/democrat.mon.eve.html   (931 words)

  
 2000 Democratic National Convention -- Facts, Info, and Encyclopedia article
The convention was held at the (Click link for more info and facts about Staples Center) Staples Center in (Click link for more info and facts about Los Angeles, California) Los Angeles, California from August 14 to August 17, 2000.
In November, Al Gore narrowly lost to (43rd President of the United States; son of George Herbert Walker Bush (born in 1946)) George W. Bush in the (A national or state election; candidates are chosen in all constituencies) general election.
The convention's keynote speaker was (A person who represents others) Representative (Click link for more info and facts about Harold Ford, Jr.) Harold Ford, Jr.
www.absoluteastronomy.com /encyclopedia/2/20/2000_Democratic_National_Convention.htm   (167 words)

  
 Democratic National Convention 2000
The 2000 Democratic National Convention is the culmination of the Presidential nominating process for the Democratic Party.
The 2000 Democratic National Convention will bring together 4,366 delegates and 610 alternates representing each of the 50 states, the District of Columbia, the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, American Samoa, Guam, the Virgin Islands and Democrats Abroad.
Delegates and participants in the Convention will begin arriving during the weekend prior to the 14th, and welcoming events will be held throughout the city in the afternoon and evening on August 13, 2000.
www.aztlan.net /demconv.htm   (424 words)

  
 Los Angeles Hoteliers Experience Hosting the 2000 Democratic National Convention Sets Example and Warning to Boston Hoteliers / March 2004
Not so in the case of the Democratic convention, Stoddard said.
Downtown businesses, they said, were sold on hosting the convention by city officials who projected millions in revenue from rented hotel rooms, bar tabs, restaurant checks and tips, and hours of positive media coverage that would spotlight a once-blighted but revitalized downtown LA and draw tourists.
Convention boosters in Los Angeles, he said, only counted revenue generated from hotel-room rentals, but failed to account for what some businesses lost when they shut down because of security concerns or because conventioneers simply didn't spend any money.
www.hotel-online.com /News/PR2004_1st/Mar04_LosAngelesDNC.html   (1546 words)

  
 TERRA DECISION 2000
The 2000 Democratic National Convention is hosted by LA Convention 2000, a non-profit organization entrusted with the execution of the Convention, including: finance, logistical support and hosting of the official Convention activities.
The first-ever national political convention to take place in Los Angeles was held on July 1960 when the Democratic Party nominated Kennedy as its presidential candidate.
It recalls the 1960 Democratic convention the nomination of the unforgettable John F. Kennedy, a leader who managed to break down a vast wall of division.
www.terra.com /specials/decision2000/article_la2000.htm   (549 words)

  
 The 2000 Campaign: Democratic National Convention
In the year 2000, along with all the other big choices they have to make, Americans will be making a choice about who’s running their country: the people or the special interests, the voters or the lobbyists, the many or the few.
Democrats believe in making child care more affordable through targeted tax cuts and other investments, in improving the safety and quality of child care centers, in ensuring that children start school ready to read, and in giving a helping hand to parents who decided to stay at home with their children.
Democrats believe in supporting families caring for loved ones with mental illness by strengthening our community mental health system, providing access to full mental health coverage for every child in America, giving teachers and schools more mental health resources, and ensuring that mental illness and physical illness are treated equally by our nation’s health plans.
partners.nytimes.com /library/politics/camp/whouse/dem-platform-text3.html   (5320 words)

  
 Business Wire: 2000 Democratic National Convention Goes Mobile... @ HighBeam Research
Business Wire: 2000 Democratic National Convention Goes Mobile...
2000 Democratic National Convention Goes Mobile With Aether-Enabled Palm Devices; Aether's ScoutWare Chosen by DNC to Mobilize Convention Delegates and Media.
Palm users can also create personalized schedules, access news content, convention speeches, and information about delegates, participate in interactive event surveys and evaluations, learn about the history of the Democratic National Convention, or locate a nearby restaurant.
highbeam.com /library/doc0.asp?docid=1G1:63900859&...   (573 words)

  
 WKSU: Democratic National Convention
The Ohio Delegation at the Democratic National Convention in Los Angeles took its place in the sun last night.
The Ohio Delegation at the Democratic National Convention in Los Angeles had its first party last night - an outdoor gathering with delegates from a dozen other states.
Police were called in to control angry mobs outside the Democratic National Convention last night (Mon) in Los Angeles.
www.wksu.org /news/features/conventions/democratic   (630 words)

  
 Fifer.Net - 2000 Democratic National Convention Photos
A Roanoke delegate to the Democratic convention says his remarks about why he was going to Los Angeles were miscontrued.
Fifer, the 22-year-old Web master for the city of Roanoke, was a delegate to the national convention in Los Angeles, which nominated Vice President Al Gore as the party's presidential nominee last week.
He was one of 13 Virginia Young Democrats chosen to attend the convention, making the state delegation the fourth youngest at the event.
www.fifer.net /convention/2000/article5.html   (355 words)

  
 Lydia Camarillo - Chief Executive Officer for the Democratic National Convention Committee 2000
Camarillo does not manage; she excels - the 2000 Democratic National Convention is no exception.
Lydia Camarillo - Chief Executive Officer for the Democratic National Convention Committee 2000
As Chief Executive Officer for the Democratic National Convention Committee, Lydia Camarillo has one primary objective this election year- to keep a Democrat in The White House.
www.hispanianews.com /archive/2000/August11/01.htm   (536 words)

  
 Caroline Kennedy Schlossberg Addresses the Democratic National Convention
• The 2000 Campaign: Democratic National Convention -- The Speakers
Caroline Kennedy Schlossberg Addresses the Democratic National Convention
It is up to every single one of us to leave this convention and work as hard as we can to help Al Gore create the America of our ideals.
partners.nytimes.com /library/politics/camp/081600caroline-text.html   (1001 words)

  
 Fifer.Net - Democratic National Conventions
I was elected a delegate from the Commonwealth of Virginia to the 2000 Democratic National Convention, at the age of 22.
I attended part of the 2004 Democratic National Convention as more of a tourist and volunteer, and even checked out one night of the 2004 Republican National Convention just for comparison.
I was also a live guest on "The Craig Wright Show" on WFIR, AM 960, each morning from August 14-17, and I was interviewed live on C-SPAN on August 17.
www.fifer.net /convention   (101 words)

  
 Professor predicts Democratic National Convention will be fairly quiet
The 2000 Democratic National Convention is scheduled for Aug.14-17 at Staples Center in Los Angeles.
By the time the 2000 convention in Los Angeles kicks off, most of the major issues will be long decided, said Ray Scheele, a political science professor and a first-time national delegate.
While the experience of attending a national convention may be invaluable to an experienced educator, it may hold little excitement for most college-age Americans, Scheele said.
www.bsu.edu /news/article/0,1370,-1019-329,00.html   (542 words)

  
 CNN/AllPolitics.com - Election 2000 - The Democratic National Convention
CNN/AllPolitics.com - Election 2000 - The Democratic National Convention
As it did during the Republican National Convention in Philadelphia two weeks ago, the Los Angeles "Shadow Convention" will focus on three issues -- campaign finance overhaul, poverty and the "wealth gap" in America, as well as what organizers say is the failed war on drugs.
While the Philadelphia venue was miles away from the GOP convention site, its Los Angeles counterpart will be held within walking distance from the Democratic gathering at the Staples Center downtown.
archives.cnn.com /2000/ALLPOLITICS/stories/08/12/shadow.convention   (694 words)

  
 Online NewsHour: 2000 Democratic National Convention
One group of diplomats from developing democracies observes the convention and reflects on the democratic process.
The Democratic candidate for vice president says he will work to increase opportunities for all Americans.
A report on the efforts by some nonprofit organizations to capitalize on the media presence at the Los Angeles convention.
www.pbs.org /newshour/election2000/demconvention   (198 words)

  
 NPR's Election 2000 Coverage: Democratic National Convention
The 1968 Democratic Convention in Chicago is remembered more for the violent riots on the streets that took place than it is for political events inside the hall.
Hear NPR's Scott Simon tell the story of that contentious time and Ribcoff's statement to the 1968 Democratic convention.
The sometimes bloody confrontations were captured on TV and prompted Senator Abraham Ribicoff of Connecticut to denounce the police crackdown, using the phrase "Gestapo tactics." An outraged Daley shook his fist at Ribicoff and shouted at him from the convention floor.
www.npr.org /news/national/election2000/demconvention/past.1968.html   (367 words)

  
 minneapolis-dem
Minneapolis, the Twin Cities and the State of Minnesota are the ideal venues for the 2000 Democratic National Convention.
The Greater Minneapolis Convention and Visitors Association has housed 65,000 attendees for the 1992 Super Bowl, 35,000 attendees of the 1992 NCAA Men's Final Four, 30,000 delegates of Lions Club International and will be hosting 75,000 projected attendees of the 2000 International Convention of Alcoholics Anonymous.
It is a multipurpose facility which has hosted numerous general assembly conventions, trade shows, the 1990 visit from the USSR president Gorbachev and will be the site of the 2000 international convention of Alcoholics Anonymous.
www.gwu.edu /~action/minneapd.html   (677 words)

  
 U.S. News Online: Election 2000: Democratic National Convention
That seems to be the final score on the last day of the Democratic National Convention.
Convention planners included entertainment acts in the schedule for the first time in 1956.
She is the vocal California congresswoman whose voice rises out of the most liberal corners of the Democratic Party.
www.usnews.com /usnews/news/election/dem/home.htm   (167 words)

  
 MPR: Democratic National Convention 2000
While coverage of the Democratic National Convention focuses on the nightly speeches, as much - if not more - of the action is occurring off-stage.
There's no "Clinton Fatigue" among the Minnesota delegates to the Democratic National Convention in Los Angeles.
A daily scrapbook of the activities of the Minnesota delegation to the convention.
news.mpr.org /features/199908/01_newsroom_campaign2000/conventions/democrats.shtml   (328 words)

  
 Fifer.Net - 2000 Democratic National Convention Photos
Virginia's delegates to the Democratic National Convention pay their own way to suffer through the traffic, the smog, the belligerent protesters and the heat.
Virginia's Democratic Convention delegation is the fourth youngest.
This week's national convention will be his third in a row, and he admits to being a little nervous about it.
www.fifer.net /convention/2000/article2.html   (1243 words)

  
 Feminist Daily News 8/15/2000: Democratic National Convention Highlights Women Candidates
The opening of the Democratic National Convention in Los Angeles this week highlighted women officeholders and candidates and touched on issues of importance to women such as reproductive choice, health care and education.
Speeches by high-profile female Democratic leaders such as Sen. Barbara Boxer (D-CA), Sen. Barbara Mikulski (D-MD) and First Lady Hillary Rodham Clinton stressed the importance of this election in determining the future of domestic and women's issues.
In the House, half the Democratic candidates in the dozen most competitive contests are women.
www.feminist.org /news/newsbyte/uswirestory.asp?id=10   (367 words)

  
 The Democratic National Convention
First, You have to understand that the 2000 Democratic National Convention was held in a prison.
Cyclone fencing had been erected all around the Staples and Convention centers, guards and metal detectors put at the entrances, and, best of all, a makeshift tower manned by police snipers was placed on the top of the sports arena where the bulk of the event was held.
If the show they played that night is a fair representation then the year 2000 edition of The Who is the best one since about 1976, certainly the first post Keith Moon edition where the drummer was the real star (no pun intended) of the show.
www.geocities.com /tedkane/DNC.html   (750 words)

  
 NPR's Election 2000 Coverage: Democratic National Convention
The fierce national campaign that followed the Democratic Convention propelled Kennedy to one of the narrowest election victories in U.S. presidential history.
Few could have foreseen the tumult that was made at the convention, however, when Frank Sinatra opened the proceedings at the old Los Angeles Memorial Sports Arena with a swinging version of the "Star Spangled Banner." Idaho Senator Frank Church delivered the keynote address.
When his organization hit the convention floor, his tough-minded brother Robert adeptly persuaded, pushed and cajoled wavering delegates to back JFK.
www.npr.org /news/national/election2000/demconvention/past.1960.html   (541 words)

  
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The 1968 Democratic National Convention was held in Chicago, Illinois from August 26-29, 1968, by the United States...
The primary goal of the Democratic National Convention is to nominate and...
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 Vital Speeches, Sept 1, 2000 v66 i22 p674
Address To The Democratic National Convention: MAKING AMERICA ALL IT CAN BE.
This nation was a pioneer of universal public education.
In the last century, this nation more than any other, freed the world from fascism and communism, but a newly freed world still has dangers and challenges, both old and new.
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