2012 Democratic National Convention

Politics
3:57 pm
Thu September 6, 2012

Yarmuth Says Kentucky Delegates Wanted to Show Unified Support for President Obama

John Yarmuth
LRC Public Information

As the Democratic National Convention wraps up, Kentucky Democrats are trying to present a more unified front for President Barack Obama.

In this year’s primary, 42 percent of Democrats who cast ballots voted uncommitted rather than for the president. That created a problem for delegates to the party’s national convention, since uncommitted isn’t a candidate.

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Morning Cram
7:49 am
Wed September 5, 2012

the morning cram [not corny enough edition]

Democratic National Committee

Today on NPR:

  • Fact checkers dubious on some claims made at the DNC.

In Kentucky:

  • Commonwealth Education Commissioner Terry Holliday braces teachers for lower-than-expected test scores.

In Illinois:

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Morning Cram
9:40 am
Tue September 4, 2012

the morning cram [West Wing callback edition]

San Antonio Mayor and 2012 DNC keynote speaker Julian Castro
Wikimedia Commons

Today on NPR:

San Antonio Mayor Julian Castro will be the DNC's first Latino keynoter.

In Kentucky:

  • Kentucky's state auditor is among the first-time delegates headed to the Democrats' National Convention in Charlotte, North Carolina.
  • This year's Kentucky Women Writers Conference features foodie authors.
Morning Cram
8:18 am
Mon September 3, 2012

the morning cram [homestretch edition]

2012 Democratic National Convention Logo
Democratic National Committee

Today on NPR:

The end of the Labor Day holiday marks the beginning of the 2012 Presidential race's last lap.

In Kentucky:

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