People Denied? Venue Change Dampens Democrats' Convention for the Public

In August 2008, then-Sen. Barack Obama marched out to the roar of a jam-packed Denver stadium to accept his party's nomination for president as almost 80,000 people looked on. Obama's speech at the 2008 Democratic National Convention was historic -- not only because he was the first black nominee for any major party, but also because he gave the only open-air stadium acceptance speech at a convention since John F. Kennedy did it in 1960. This year, Democrats were again looking to make an...Full Story
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