Democrats move closer to cutting Iowa’s first-in-the nation status for 2024 presidential calendar
A proposed framework would prioritize states that hold primaries, are competitive in the general election and are demographically diverse — three qualifications that do not apply to Iowa.washingtonpost.com
Manhunt intensifies for person or persons who planted pipe bombs in D.C.
Manhunt intensifies for person or persons who planted pipe bombs in D.C. New video shows the person believed to have planted the pipe bombs at the DNC and RNC headquarters the night before the attack on the Capitol. The FBI has increased its reward. Jeff Pegues has more.cbsnews.com
Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer will attend Biden inauguration
Gretchen Whitmer will attend the inauguration of President-elect Joe Biden and Vice President-elect Kamala Harris on Wednesday. As previously reported, Whitmer was chosen to serve as co-chair of the Presidential Inaugural Committee. Moreover, Biden nominated Whitmer to serve as vice chair of the Democratic National Committee (DNC). The chief justice, John Roberts, will administer the oath of office to Biden just after the clock strikes 12. After they take their oaths of office, President-elect Biden will deliver an inaugural address laying out his vision to “defeat the pandemic, build back better, and unify and heal the nation,” according to his inaugural committee.
What we know about GOP challenge to Michigan’s election results
“We have a whistleblower and now we have 131 affidavits talking about irregularities and problems that were happening in Detroit. According to court filings the DNC tried to intervene when the suit was initially filed but the court denied the request saying the Trump case wouldn’t move on. In its appeal the DNC wrote that as long as the Trump case continues, they should be allowed to intervene. The process must be complete by Nov. 17 when county boards have to send totals to the Secretary of State. On Nov. 23, the state Board of Canvassers meet to conduct another review of the totals and hear more challenges.
Michigan Gov. Whitmer sports ‘Shark Week’ swag after explicit joke goes viral
“It’s not just Shark Week, it’s Shark Week mother------.”Michigan Governor Gretchen Whitmer was shown mouthing that phrase on live feed ahead of her Democratic National Convention speech Monday. In response, Whitmer’s “friends” with the Discovery channel’s “Shark Week” have sent her some suitable swag, according to an Instagram post shared Saturday. “Thank you to my friends at @sharkweek for the swag!” reads an Instagram post shared by Whitmer, where she is seen wearing a “Shark Week” t-shirt and holding a shark. Whitmer’s “Shark Week” comments weren’t broadcast live on Monday, but rather were shown on a live feed of her speech before it started. Whitmer (D-MI) jokes before going live: "It's not just Shark Week ... it's Shark Week *mouths expletive*" pic.twitter.com/KSndbTvLZi — The Recount (@therecount) August 18, 2020In an interview Thursday on BuzzFeed’s News O’Clock podcast, Whitmer explained the backstory to her “Shark Week” comment.
LIVE STREAM: Obama, Clinton, Harris to speak on Day 3 of Democratic National Convention
This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistribu)The third day of the 2020 Democratic National Convention will take place Wednesday with a slate of virtual speeches. NBC News coverage begins at 8 p.m. on Wednesday, Aug. 19. Wednesdays slate of speakers includes: House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, Sen. Elizabeth Warren, Governor Tony Evers, Governor Michelle Lujan Grisham, Former Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords, Vice Presidential Nominee Kamala Harris and Former President Barack Obama. Related: 2020 Watch: Can a virtual convention generate excitement? Watch live coverage below:
Harris prepares to make history with VP acceptance speech
After following her career for years, Harris' extended family in Jamaica is elated at their relatives rise to a historic nomination. This will be her second time speaking to the Democratic National Convention. She was lauded for drawing a crowd of 20,000 to the announcement of the start of her presidential campaign in Oakland last year. She also won't have the spotlight all to herself on Wednesday: The man shes vying to unseat, Vice President Mike Pence, is visiting battleground Wisconsin in the hours before Harris' speech. The former vice president said that relationship had made Harris an honorary Biden for quite some time."
Michigan Gov. Whitmer owns explicit ‘Shark Week’ line with shark tweet
Gretchen Whitmer was caught on a live feed mouthing an expletive while making a joke about “Shark Week” prior to her Democratic National Convention speech on Monday. Whitmer’s comments were not broadcast live, but were picked up on a live feed of her speech before starting. Whitmer (D-MI) jokes before going live: "It's not just Shark Week ... it's Shark Week *mouths expletive*" pic.twitter.com/KSndbTvLZi — The Recount (@therecount) August 18, 2020The clip has gone viral since being posted to social media. Garlin Gilchrist tweeted:What week is it, @gretchenwhitmer? — Garlin Gilchrist (@garlin) August 18, 2020Gov.
Michigan Gov. Whitmer caught mouthing expletive on DNC live feed
Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer was caught on a live feed mouthing an expletive while making a joke about “Shark Week” prior to her Democratic National Convention speech on Monday. Whitmer’s comments were not broadcast live, but were picked up on a live feed of her speech before starting. UPDATE: Michigan Gov. Whitmer (D-MI) jokes before going live: "It's not just Shark Week ... it's Shark Week *mouths expletive*" pic.twitter.com/KSndbTvLZi — The Recount (@therecount) August 18, 2020The clip has gone viral since being posted to social media.
2020 Democratic National Convention kicks off virtually with Michigan taking center stage
DETROIT – The Democratic National Convention kicked off on Monday night. Despite that, Michigan Gov. WATCH: Day 1 of 2020 Democratic National ConventionWhitmer and Gov. Andrew Cuomo were two of the bigger names to speak as the convention started around 9 p.m. But while Whitmer blames, Trump leads, and I look forward to our state awarding him with another victory this November.”READ: More Democratic National Convention coverage
TV's unconventional night capped by raves for Michelle Obama
(Scott Olson/Pool via AP)NEW YORK After a night in which television struggled to keep up with the Democrats' virtual convention, networks were rewarded with the most traditional of political events a powerful speech. This will not be like any convention we have seen before, ever, CNNs Anderson Cooper said at the opening of his networks coverage. Segments spent on broadcast networks previewing speeches by Obama and Sanders seemed like time-wasters when there were other things to show. Wallace's colleague, Dana Perino, stumbled into an unfortunate word choice in an effort to convey enthusiasm for Obama's address. Four years ago, when Hillary Clinton was nominated, 25 million people tuned in to the first night.
LIVE STREAM: Day 2 of 2020 Democratic National Convention
(Copyright 2016 The Associated Press. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistribu)The second day of the 2020 Democratic National Convention will take place Tuesday with a slate of virtual speeches. NBC News coverage begins at 8 p.m. on Tuesday, Aug. 18. Related: 2020 Watch: Can a virtual convention generate excitement? Watch live coverage below:
LIVE STREAM: Day 1 of 2020 Democratic National Convention
This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistribu)The 2020 Democratic National Convention will kick off on Monday night with a slate of virtual speeches. Monday’s slate of speakers includes: Former First Lady Michelle Obama, Sen. Bernie Sanders, Sen. Catherine Cortez Masto, Gov. Gretchen Whitmer, Rep. Jim Clyburn, Convention Chairman Rep. Bennie Thompson, Rep. Gwen Moore, Former Gov. Related: 2020 Watch: Can a virtual convention generate excitement? Watch live coverage below:
Michigan Gov. Whitmer to speak Monday at DNC
Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer will be among the list of speakers Monday at the Democratic National Convention (DNC) in Milwaukee. Whitmer is among a list of speakers that day including Sen. Bernie Sanders, Gov. With her scheduled to speak Monday, it’s less likely Whitmer will be picked for Joe Biden’s running mate. A look at the DNC speaker schedule pic.twitter.com/iB5862w6cB — Morning Joe (@Morning_Joe) August 11, 2020The DNC will run Aug. 17 through Aug. 20 at the Wisconsin Center.
Michigan Gov. Whitmer to speak at Democratic National Convention today
LANSING, Mich. Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer is scheduled to be featured on the opening night of next week's Democratic National Convention. Whitmer will speak Monday during the four-day event, which will be virtual due to the coronavirus pandemic. Whitmer's profile grew nationally in the spring as she confronted the COVID-19 crisis. At the convention, Democrats will formally nominate the presidential ticket and also adopt a party platform and rules.
LIVE COVERAGE: Day 1 of 2020 Democratic National Convention
This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistribu)The 2020 Democratic National Convention will kick off on Monday night with a slate of virtual speeches. Mondays slate of speakers includes: Former First Lady Michelle Obama, Sen. Bernie Sanders, Sen. Catherine Cortez Masto, Gov. Gretchen Whitmer, Rep. Jim Clyburn, Convention Chairman Rep. Bennie Thompson, Rep. Gwen Moore, Former Gov. Related: 2020 Watch: Can a virtual convention generate excitement? Watch live coverage below:
Democratic National Convention delayed due to coronavirus pandemic
The Democratic National Convention in Milwaukee will be postponed until August due to the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. The Democratic National Convention Committee announced Thursday that the convention will now be held over four days beginning Aug. 17, instead of its scheduled July 13-16 dates. As the COVID-19 pandemic impacts the country, the convention has been postponed in an effort to protect public health, officials said. This will be Milwaukee’s first time ever hosting the political party’s national convention. The Republican National Convention is scheduled to take place in between August 24-27 in Charlotte, North Carolina.
Former congressman Joe Sestak drops out of 2020 presidential race
Democratic presidential candidate and former Rep. Joe Sestak (D-PA) speaks during the Democratic Presidential Committee (DNC) summer meeting on August 23, 2019 in San Francisco. Joe Sestak, a retired Navy vice admiral and former congressman from Pennsylvania, has dropped out of the presidential race. Sestak, a long-shot contender who announced his candidacy on June 23, never made it to the debate stage. The Pennsylvania Democrat's policy positions reflected those of the most moderate rivals. He supported universal pre-K and more affordable college options, but not universal loan forgiveness like leading candidates Elizabeth Warren and Bernie Sanders.cnbc.com
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DETROIT - Here's what is coming up on Local 4 News at 11:Debate previewThe DNC has town halls going and there are plenty of parties going on ahead of the first night of Democratic presidential debates. Confederate flagThe Monroe County fair is drawing criticism after a car draped in a confederate flag went down the street in the parade. Heart transplantA little boy gets to be a kid again thanks to the gift of life. Copyright 2019 by WDIV ClickOnDetroit - All rights reserved.
Did Clinton and the DNC help fund research for the Trump dossier?
Did Clinton and the DNC help fund research for the Trump dossier? CBSN political contributor and Boston Herald columnist Michael Graham and Molly Hooper of "The Hill" join "Red & Blue" to discuss The Washington Post's report that claims Hillary Clinton's campaign helped fund research for the now-infamous Trump dossier.cbsnews.com
Trump gaffes overshadow rough week for Clinton
Hillary Clinton's campaign thought they would have to deal with more fallout from the DNC email hack or more questions about Clinton's own email honesty this week. Instead, the spotlight has been largely off the Democratic presidential candidate thanks to her opponent. Nancy Cordes has more.cbsnews.com
Trump takes on Bloomberg after DNC speech
As the Democratic presidential ticket took a moment to celebrate a historic night in Philadelphia, Republican nominee Donald Trump went on the offensive. He unleashed a flurry of attacks on Hillary Clinton and former NYC mayor Michael Bloomberg. Major Garrett reports.cbsnews.com
Clinton and Kaine campaign in GOP territory
Hillary Clinton and Tim Kaine left their DNC supporters in Philadelphia and headed straight for Republican territory in central and western Pennsylvania. The Democratic ticket is embarking on a bus tour to try to win over voters. Nancy Cordes reports.cbsnews.com
Watch: Father of fallen U.S. soldier asks Trump to read constitution
The Muslim-American father of a slain soldier brought the DNC audience to their feet in an emotional moment. He challenged Donald Trump to read the constitution, pulling out his own copy and offering to lend it to the GOP nominee.cbsnews.com
Full Speech: Hillary Clinton delivers DNC remarks, accepts nomination
Hillary Clinton officially accepted the Democratic nomination for president and delivered her remarks to the DNC on Thursday night. During her historic speech, she thanked her family, supporters and friend and addressed Sanders' supporters, saying "your cause is our cause."cbsnews.com
Donald Trump responds on Twitter to Clinton's DNC speech
Hillary Clinton said during her DNC speech that someone who can be baited over Twitter shouldn't have access to the nuclear launch codes. Trump then took to Twitter to respond to Clinton's remarks. Mo Rocca and Major Garrett joined CBSN to discuss.cbsnews.com
Comparing Chelsea Clinton and Ivanka Trump's convention speeches
Chelsea Clinton introduced her mother Hillary at the DNC on Thursday night. Ivanka Trump had the same honor when she introduced her father Donald Trump last week at the RNC. Mo Rocca and Major Garrett joined CBSN to discuss the differences between their remarks.cbsnews.com
Full Speech: Chelsea Clinton addresses the DNC
Hillary Clinton's daughter, Chelsea, addressed the DNC on Thursday night, recounting childhood memories and family moments with her mother. She spoke about Hillary Clinton's excitement "Facetiming" with her grandchildren and leaving notes for Chelsea when she was young. The entire speech can be watched here.cbsnews.com
Actress Chloë Grace Moretz voices support for Hillary Clinton at DNC
Actress Chloë Grace Moretz addressed the DNC on the convention's final night. She spoke about her excitement as a young voter in support of Hillary Clinton during a historic election. She encouraged other young voters to register in their state and cast their votes.cbsnews.com
Father of slain American Muslim soldier slams Trump
Khizr Kahn, father of a fallen U.S. soldier, spoke at the DNC. His son sacrificed his life to save the life of fellow soldiers. Captain Kahn was a Muslim-American and his parents emphasized their patriotism and loyalty to America. He slammed Trump for hateful rhetoric towards Muslims.cbsnews.com
What to expect from Clinton's DNC speech
Hillary Clinton will speak Thursday night on the heels of remarks by political powerhouses like President Obama, VP Joe Biden and first lady Michelle Obama. CBS News chief White House correspondent Major Garrett and "CBS This Morning" co-host Norah O'Donnell join CBSN's Elaine Quijano and Josh Elliott to discuss.cbsnews.com
Advocates address living wages and student debt at DNC
Henrietta Ivey, a minimum wage advocate, addressed the DNC about raising the minimum wage. Following Ivey, a Grand Valley State University student spoke about his experience pursuing his passion for teaching and his struggle with student debt.cbsnews.com
What to expect on final night of DNC
Hillary Clinton will speak on the final night of the DNC and officially accept the democratic nomination for president. CBS News contributor and former host of "Face the Nation" Bob Schieffer and senior editor at The Atlantic Alex Wagner join CBSN to discuss what to expect from Clinton's remarks and the last night of the convention.cbsnews.com
Giuliani: Trump "made a mistake" with Russia comments
Donald Trump spent the final day of the DNC embroiled in a controversy of his own making. He was forced to walk back his comments calling on Russia to "find" Hillary Clinton's deleted emails, which many saw as an invitation for espionage. Major Garrett reports.cbsnews.com
Obama: There's never been anyone more qualified than Hillary Clinton
President Obama delivered an emotional speech at the DNC last night, fully endorsing Hillary Clinton and taking swipes at Donald Trump's vision for America. CBS News' Nancy Cordes discusses Obama's speech, in which he called Trump a "homegrown demagogue."cbsnews.com
Full speech: Former president Bill Clinton addresses the DNC
Former President Bill Clinton addressed the DNC Tuesday night. He opened up about the moment he met Hillary, and how she opened his eyes to a new world of public service. He also discussed why Hillary would make a great president. Watch his full remarks.cbsnews.com
Hillary Clinton appears in video at DNC
Hillary Clinton appeared via video at the DNC on Tuesday. In her live message from New York, she said they have "put the biggest crack in that glass ceiling yet." She also addressed young girls watching saying that they could be the next president. Watch the message here.cbsnews.com