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May 8, 2024 at 6:11 PM

Democrats work to avoid protests at Chicago convention, with parallels to 1968

Protests at 1968's historic Democratic National Convention led to the arrest of hundreds of protesters. Could Democrats see the same at their 2024 convention?
May 8, 2024 at 6:11 PM
In this Aug. 28, 1968 file photo, police reroute demonstrators as they try to clear Grant Park during the Democratic National Convention in Chicago.
6 months ago

2020’s DNC and RNC are different than any before

Party conventions have been a standout moment of every election season, but the COVID-19 pandemic is forcing Democrats and Republicans to rethink how they are run.
6 months ago
Party conventions have been a standout moment of every election season, but the COVID-19 pandemic is forcing Democrats and Republicans to rethink how they are run.
10 months ago

Biden campaign, DNC announce they raised $72 million in Q2

They say it's the most of any Democrat at a comparable point in history.
10 months ago
President Joe Biden speaks during a labor union event at the Pennsylvania Convention Center in Philadelphia, June 17, 2023.
1 year ago

Chicago to host 2024 Democratic convention

The event will be held from Aug. 19-22, 2024, at the United Center and the McCormick Place Convention Center.
1 year ago
The event will be held from Aug. 19-22, 2024, at the United Center and the McCormick Place Convention Center.
1 year ago

Marianne Williamson on 2024 campaign, new DNC primary schedule: 'This Week' exclusive

Marianne Williamson said on ABC's "This Week" that she doesn’t see her long-shot bid for the White House in 2024 as a challenge to President Joe Biden
1 year ago
ABC News’ Jon Karl interviews Marianne Williamson on “This Week.”
2 years ago

DNC responds to Trump 2024 presidential bid, 2022 midterms

Democratic National Committee spokesman Brad Woodhouse gives insight on the Democratic strategy for what is expected to be a split Congress.
2 years ago
VIDEO: DNC responds to Trump 2024 presidential bid, 2022 midterms
3 years ago

2 charged, accused of planning to bomb Democratic headquarters

Two California men, Ian Rogers and Jarrod Copeland, have been charged after allegedly conspiring to blow up the Democratic headquarters in Sacramento, California.
3 years ago
VIDEO: 2 charged, accused of planning to bomb Democratic headquarters
4 years ago

DNC hits Trump over the economy, job losses in first of 'closing arguments' series

The DNC blasted President Trump over his signature issue, the economy, in the first of a series of memos meant to make the president's "closing argument" for him.
4 years ago
President Donald Trump speaks at a "Make America Great Again" rally on Oct.15, 2020, in Greenville, NC.
4 years ago

DNC to air ad slamming Trump's leadership during Republican National Convention

As part of its counterprogramming during the Republican National Convention, the DNC plans to counter President Trump's speech with an ad slamming him as a failed leader.
4 years ago
President Donald Trump delivers remarks at an airport hanger, Aug. 17, 2020 in Oshkosh, Wis.
4 years ago

Melania Trump to speak during the 2nd night of RNC

The first lady is expected to speak from the Rose Garden during the second night of the Republican National Convention.
4 years ago
VIDEO: Melania Trump to speak during the 2nd night of RNC
4 years ago

DNC 2020 Day 4: Biden asks Americans to join 'battle for the soul of the nation'

Highlights from the DNC, which came to a close Thursday after former Vice President Joe Biden formally accepted the party's nomination for president from Delaware.
4 years ago
Democratic presidential nominee and former Vice President Joe Biden accepts the nomination during the final night of the 2020 Democratic National Convention, Aug. 20, 2020, from Wilmington, Del.
4 years ago

Elizabeth Warren promotes Black Lives Matter with subtle Easter egg during DNC speech

Sen. Elizabeth Warren gave a subtle shoutout to the Black Lives Matter movement during her DNC speech from a Massachusetts classroom.
4 years ago
Sen. Elizabeth Warren speaks from Springfield, Mass., during the third day of the 2020 Democratic National Convention, Aug. 19, 2020.
4 years ago

5 key takeaways from 3rd night of Democratic National Convention

Wednesday night's Democratic National Convention featured speeches from former President Barack Obama and vice presidential nominee Kamala Harris. Here are five takaways.
4 years ago
Democratic vice presidential nominee Sen. Kamala Harris speaks on the third night of the Democratic National Convention from the Chase Center, as she accepts the nomination, Aug. 19, 2020 in Wilmington, Del.
4 years ago

Joe Biden accepts Democratic presidential nomination

ABC News' Mary Bruce and MaryAlice Parks break down key moments from the 2020 virtual DNC.
4 years ago
VIDEO: Joe Biden accepts Democratic presidential nomination
4 years ago

Teen’s moving DNC speech

13-year-old Brayden Harrington gave a powerful speech about his stutter on the final night of the 2020 Democratic National Convention. ABC’s Will Ganss reports on why it’s inspiring so many.
4 years ago
VIDEO: Teen’s moving DNC speech
4 years ago

5 takeaways from final night of Democratic National Convention

Joe Biden formally took the reins of the Democratic Party on Thursday night in his hometown of Wilmington, Delaware.
4 years ago
Former Vice President Joe Biden accepts the 2020 Democratic presidential nomination during a speech delivered for the largely virtual 2020 Democratic National Convention from the Chase Center in Wilmington, Del., Aug. 20, 2020.
4 years ago

DNC Night 4: Political experts discuss the final night of the 2020 DNC

Yvette Simpson, Sara Fagen, former Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel and former New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie discuss the final night of the convention and the state of the Democratic Party.
4 years ago
VIDEO: DNC Night 4: Political experts discuss night’s biggest moments
4 years ago

DNC Night 4: Joe Biden officially accepts presidential nomination

Under the night’s theme of “America’s Promise,” former Vice President Joe Biden capped off the Democratic National Convention by accepting the nomination as the Democratic candidate for president.
4 years ago
VIDEO: DNC Night 4: Joe Biden accepts Presidential nomination, Democratic primary rivals speak
4 years ago

Sen. Tammy Baldwin speaks at 2020 DNC

The senator from Wisconsin has served in Congress since 2012.
4 years ago
VIDEO: Senator Tammy Baldwin speaks at 2020 DNC
4 years ago

Why Ocasio-Cortez nominated Bernie Sanders at the DNC

Why AOC nominated Bernie Sanders at the DNC.
4 years ago
Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez speaks from Washington, D.C., during the second day of the Democratic National convention, Aug. 18, 2020.
4 years ago

Joe Biden accepts Democratic Party’s nomination

Biden ended the four-day virtual Democratic National Convention with the biggest speech of his political career as he accepted his party’s presidential nomination.
4 years ago
VIDEO: Joe Biden accept Democratic Party’s nomination
4 years ago

DNC 2020: Night 4 key moments

The evening’s speakers included 2020 Democratic nominee for president of the U.S. Joe Biden, as well as Michael Bloomberg and Senator Tammy Duckworth.
4 years ago
DNC 2020: Night 4 key moments
4 years ago

Julia Louis-Dreyfus takes jabs at Trump, Facebook as DNC emcee

Julia Louis-Dreyfus used her moments as emcee to lay on the jokes against Trump, Pence and others during the final night of the DNC.
4 years ago
Julia Louis-Dreyfus, serving as moderator, speaks during the fourth night of the Democratic National Convention, Aug. 20, 2020.
4 years ago

DNC chair Perez calls Bloomberg 'important part' of Democratic Party after criticism

DNC Chairman Tom Perez praised Michael Bloomberg's contributions to the Democratic Party amid criticism over Bloomberg's primetime speaking slot.
4 years ago
Former New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg addresses the 2020 Democratic National Convention, Aug. 20, 2020.
4 years ago

New Mexico’s governor on Joe Biden’s pivotal night

New Mexico Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham discusses Joe Biden’s convention speech, the battle against climate change and Democratic outreach to Latino voters.
4 years ago
VIDEO: New Mexico’s governor on Joe Biden’s pivotal night
4 years ago

DNC enters final night

ABC News Political Director Rick Klein previews the speakers on the fourth and final night of the Democratic National Convention, including Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden.
4 years ago
VIDEO: DNC enters final night
4 years ago

Gov. Gavin Newsom speaks at DNC 2020

The California governor took time to support Biden in the midst of deadly wildfires that are ravaging his state.
4 years ago
VIDEO: Gov. Gavin Newsom speaks at DNC 2020
4 years ago

Atlanta mayor pays tribute to John Lewis at 2020 DNC

Keisha Lance Bottoms spoke on the last night of the 2020 Democratic National Convention.
4 years ago
Atlanta mayor pays tribute to John Lewis at 2020 DNC
4 years ago

Andrew Yang at 2020 DNC: ‘Our future is now’

The U.S. businessman said, “Recovery is only possible with a change of leadership and new ideas.”
4 years ago
Andrew Yang at 2020 DNC: ‘Our future is now’
4 years ago

Michael Bloomberg speaks at DNC 2020

The former presidential hopeful spoke about what voters can look forward to with a Joe Biden presidency, and said Trump has “failed the American people catastrophically.”
4 years ago
VIDEO: Michael Bloomberg speaks at DNC 2020
4 years ago

Presidential historian Jon Meacham speaks at DNC 2020

Pulitzer Prize-winning historian Jon Meacham discusses the civil rights movement, Martin Luther King Jr. and how voters can “write the next chapter of the American story.”
4 years ago
VIDEO: Presidential historian Jon Meacham speaks at DNC 2020
4 years ago

Pete Buttigieg: ‘Every American must now decide’

The former mayor of South Bend, Indiana, spoke on the last night of the 2020 Democratic National Convention.
4 years ago
Pete Buttigieg: ‘Every American must now decide’
4 years ago

California, Michigan secretaries of state on voting importance

Alex Padilla and Jocelyn Benson spoke on the last night of the 2020 Democratic National Convention.
4 years ago
Alex Padilla and Jocelyn Benson spoke on the last night of the 2020 Democratic National Convention.
4 years ago

13-year-old boy overcoming stutter speaks at DNC 2020

Brayden Harrington, who met former Vice President Joe Biden on the campaign trail and talked to him about his stuttering, spoke during the 2020 Democratic National Convention.
4 years ago
13-year-old boy overcoming stutter speaks at DNC 2020
4 years ago

Sen. Chris Coons speaks at DNC 2020

The senator from Delaware opens up about his friendship with Joe Biden, and how Biden’s faith has been a positive influence during his decades of service.
4 years ago
VIDEO: Sen. Chris Coons speaks at DNC 2020
4 years ago

Joe Biden’s children speak at the 2020 DNC

Ashley and Hunter Biden talk about their father on the last night of the 2020 Democratic National Convention.
4 years ago
Joe Biden’s children speak at the 2020 DNC
4 years ago

Sen. Cory Booker speaks at 2020 DNC

The senator from New Jersey has served in Congress since 2013.
4 years ago
VIDEO: Sen. Cory Booker speaks at 2020 DNC
4 years ago

Sen. Tammy Duckworth hits Trump at the 2020 DNC

The senator from Illinois spoke on the last night of the 2020 Democratic National Convention.
4 years ago
The senator from Illinois spoke on the last night of the 2020 Democratic National Convention.
4 years ago

Former US surgeon general on Biden’s leadership

Dr. Vivek Murthy said current leadership cannot tackle the COVID-19 pandemic.
4 years ago
Former US surgeon general on Biden’s leadership
4 years ago

Rep. Deb Haaland on Native American pride

The New Mexican is one of the first Native American women ever elected to Congress.
4 years ago
Rep. Deb Haaland on Native American pride
4 years ago

DNC spotlights Republican and WWII veteran voting for Biden

Ed Good, 95, a veteran of World War II and the Korean War, shared why he will be voting for Biden in a video played during the final night of the convention.
4 years ago
Ed Good, 95, a veteran of World War II and the Korean War, shared why he will be voting for Biden in a video played during the final night of the convention.
4 years ago

Julia Louis-Dreyfus delivers jokes at 2020 DNC

The actress aimed her comedic sights on President Donald Trump and Vice President Mike Pence.
4 years ago
The actress aimed her comedic sights on President Donald Trump and Vice President Mike Pence.
4 years ago

Biden to accept nomination for president at 4th day of DNC

Former Vice President Joe Biden will formally accept the Democratic Party’s nomination for president in a speech from Wilmington, Delaware, on the last day of the DNC.
4 years ago
VIDEO: Biden to accept nomination for president at 4th day of DNC
4 years ago

What to watch for on the final night of the 2020 DNC | FiveThirtyEight

Galen Druke speaks to Nate Silver about what to watch for on the fourth and final night of the 2020 DNC.
4 years ago
VIDEO: What to watch for on the final night of the 2020 DNC | FiveThirtyEight
4 years ago

Heidi Heitkamp says Biden needs to ‘seal the deal’

The former senator also reacts to Obama and Harris’ speeches from the Democratic National Convention.
4 years ago
VIDEO:  Heidi Heitkamp says Biden needs to ‘seal the deal’
4 years ago

DNC ‘rising star’ explains why he switched parties

Long Beach Mayor Robert Garcia comments on the loss of his mother and stepfather to COVID-19 and why he thinks Joe Biden can unite the country again.
4 years ago
VIDEO:  DNC ‘rising star’ explains why he switched parties
4 years ago

Kamala Harris becomes 1st Black woman and Asian American to accept VP nomination

"Let's fight with hope": Kamala Harris accepts VP nomination as former President Barack Obama slams Trump presidency in speech.
4 years ago
VIDEO: Kamala Harris becomes 1st Black woman and Asian American to accept VP nomination
4 years ago

DNC Night 3: Kamala Harris accepts VP nomination, Obama and Clinton speak

Former President Barack Obama made the case for electing Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden and rebuked President Donald Trump, saying he's "shown no interest in putting in the work."
4 years ago
VIDEO: DNC Night 3: Kamala Harris accepts VP nomination, Obama and Clinton speak
4 years ago

DNC Night 3: Political experts discuss night’s biggest moments

Former Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel, former New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie and other ABC News contributors talk about the penultimate night of the convention.
4 years ago
VIDEO: DNC Night 3: Political experts discuss night’s biggest moments
4 years ago

Obama slams 'failure' of Trump presidency during DNC speech

Former President Barack Obama pulled no punches during his DNC speech and slammed his successor for policies and rhetoric.
4 years ago
Former President Barack Obama speaks by video feed on the third night of the 2020 Democratic National Convention, Aug. 19. 2020.