Democratic National Convention Coverage
Assange lawyer says Trump offered deal to avoid extradition
A lawyer for WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange has told a London court that her client was indirectly offered a “win-win” deal by President Donald Trump that would see him avoid extradition to the U.S. if he revealed the source of a leak of documents from the Democratic Party before the 2016 election.
Fact check: the DNC didn't omit 'under God' from Pledge of Allegiance
A former U.S. senatorial candidate says the virtual Democratic National Convention left the word God out of the nation's most famous and solemn oath. While some caucuses omitted "under God" from the pledge during DNC meetings, the line was not excluded from any of the convention's primetime spots.
Fact-checking Joe Biden at the 2020 Democratic National Convention
In a near-empty arena on the river in his hometown, Joe Biden accepted the Democratic nomination for president, promising hope over fear, fairness over privilege, love over hate. And, he said, "Facts over fiction." Let's see about that.
Analysts says Joe Biden delivers best speech of his political career
David McLennan, political science professor, says Joe Biden accomplished what he needed to in his speech at the Democratic National Convention. "Joe Biden delivered probably the best speech of his political career," he said. "And the timing couldn't have been more important for him." Biden was clear, direct and optimistic, McLennan said.
Joe Biden accepts presidential nomination on final night of DNC
Joe Biden formally accepted the Democratic Party's presidential nominee in a speech Thursday during the final night of the party's convention.
Obama delivers DNC speech calling on Americans to defend democracy, bashes Trump's presidency
Former President Barack Obama delivered a speech at the Democratic National Convention that called on the America to defend democracy, and directly called out the current President Donald Trump. Obama said that Trump has, "no interest in treating the presidency as anything but one more reality show that he can use to get the attention he craves."
Barack Obama, Kamala Harris to speak at Democratic convention
The third night of the virtual Democratic National Convention is slated to have some heavy-hitters as speakers. Former President Barack Obama, former presidential nominee Hillary Clinton and presumptive vice-presidential nominee Kamala Harris are on on the schedule.