Tag Archive | "Democratic National Convention"

“Cult of Mom” Politics

Tuesday, September 11, 2012

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  Michelle Obama, Elizabeth Warren, and Debbie Wasserman Schultz each have two things in common. They were featured speakers at the Democratic National Convention and they’re moms. I’m not bringing up their motherhood status because I think it’s important. They …

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Five Reasons I Liked President Obama’s DNC Speech

Saturday, September 8, 2012

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  For a Democrat like me, it was hard not to like President Obama’s nomination acceptance speech at the DNC. Since it was coming on the heels of Mitt Romney’s speech in Tampa for the RNC, I knew he’d be …

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Democratic Spirits Not Dampened by Rain or Change in Plans

Thursday, September 6, 2012

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When I asked some of the volunteers at the Democratic National Convention about Barack Obama’s acceptance speech being moved from the outdoor Bank of America Stadium to the more weather-friendly Charlotte Convention Center, I could see the disappointment on their …

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DNC Jobs Panel: Will STEM Jobs & Community Colleges Be the Answer?

Thursday, September 6, 2012

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The 2012 election is about jobs. Jobs, jobs, jobs. And the economy. That’s what everyone says, and that’s what many convention speeches are about. But what jobs? For which segments of the population? Working parents? Kids just out of college? …

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DNC on the Homefront: Barack Obama’s Speech

Thursday, August 28, 2008

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I’m going to try my hand at not so much multi-tasking tonight. No live-blogging for me, but I’ll be hanging out on Twitter commenting on the coverage tonight and would love to “chat” and discuss everyone’s thoughts on the big …

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DNC on the Homefront: Hillary One More Time

Thursday, August 28, 2008

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As many Democrats are getting ready for the home stretch of the convention and the presidential campaign, I hope we won’t forget what Hillary Clinton’s campaign has done for women and girls across the country. If your daughter ran for …

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DNC on the Homefront: PunditMom’ s DNC 2012 Wish

Thursday, August 28, 2008

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Bloggers of all persuasions were excited when the Democratic National Committee announced that some of us would receive press credentials to cover the convention in Denver. Many in the MSM like to refer to us as “citizen” journalists, forgetting (or …

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Hillary Clinton’s Speech Day Two

Wednesday, August 27, 2008

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It’s not enough to have a speech at a national convention. Or to have many of us chat about it and blog about it live! Day Two always provides some good distance to parse and and analyze. Did Hillary do …

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DNC on the Homefront: Women’s Equality Day

Tuesday, August 26, 2008

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There is so much I could say about today, Women’s Equality Day. But is that really necessary? Shouldn’t it all be self-evident at this point? It’s important that we remember that not so many generations ago, the women in …

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DNC on the Homefront: Live-Blogging Hillary Clinton’s Speech Tonight With Many Guest Bloggers!

Tuesday, August 26, 2008

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I had planned on being at the Democratic National Convention this week with my fellow MOMocrats and the lovely Queen of Spain. But as I’m sure many of you can relate to, some family issues prevented me from making …

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"Unconventional" Convention Women

Monday, August 11, 2008

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The networks and cable outlets will start covering the Democratic National Convention on Monday, August 25. Many of my fellow MOMocrats are going to be in Denver and will be posting TONS of interesting reports from there. But as we’ve …

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Get Cool Stuff AND Help PunditMom & and MOMocrats Go to Denver!

Tuesday, August 5, 2008

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So, it’s official! I AM going to Denver with a great group of MOMocrats to cover the Democratic National Convention in our unique style. It’s going to be the kind of coverage you won’t find anywhere else! So if you’re …

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