Democratic National Convention

Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-NV) speaks at the 2012 Democratic National Convention (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Opinion: 2012 Democratic National Convention: Superstar-less And On The Defensive

What a difference four horrendous years makes. Thinking back to the Democratic National Convention of 2008 and now seeing what’s going on in Charlotte, North Carolina this week at the Democratic National Convention of 2012 shows stark differences. The Democrats have no star power and pale in comparison to the Republicans’ star-packed convention in Tampa.


CBS4 Political Specialist Shaun Boyd talks with Gov. John Hickenlooper (credit: CBS)

Hickenlooper ‘A Little Surprised’ At Being Asked To Speak At DNC

Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper will address the Democratic National Convention Wednesday night. Before he left Denver he talked with CBS4 Political Specialist Shaun Boyd.


Rep. Jared Polis in February 2011 in Washington (Photo by Kris Connor/Getty Images)

Polis, DeGette, Hickenlooper To Speak At DNC

Rep. Jared Polis is among the Coloradans scheduled to speak at the Democratic National Convention.


President Barack Obama speaks during a campaign stop at the Auraria Events Center August 8, 2012 in Denver. (Photo by Marc Piscotty/Getty Images)

Obama Arrives In Colorado, Prepares For Campaign Speech In Boulder

President Barack Obama landed in Colorado on Air Force One Saturday night, and will be getting ready here for one of his last campaign speeches before the Democratic National Convention.


Political Analyst Eric Sondermann (credit: CBS)

Colorado Analysts Break Down Romney’s Acceptance Speech

Some are calling Mitt Romney’s acceptance speech the best of his political career. Now he’s hoping the address will give him a boost in the polls.


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President Obama Returns To Colorado This Weekend

President Barack Obama is scheduled to make a campaign stop in Boulder on Sunday.


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About 12,500 Turn Out For Colorado Democratic Caucuses

Colorado Democrats say about 12,500 people turned out for caucuses across the state.


Republican candidates Mitt Romney, Rick Santorum, Ron Paul and Newt Gingrich (credit: CBS)

Is There A Republican Cinderella? Probably Not

There’s been a big change in the way delegates are picked and conventions are run in recent decades. There was a time when power brokers in the Republican and Democratic parties played the kingmakers.


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Improvements Could Be In Line For Interstate 70 If Colorado Were Chosen To Host Olympics

Traffic could get much worse on Interstate 70 over the next few years. But that could change if Colorado were to be awarded the Olympic Games.


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Report: Colorado Spent $354M On Security Since 9/11

State and local governments in Colorado have spent nearly $354 million in federal grants for homeland security since 2002.




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