In his speech Wednesday at the Democratic National Convention, vice presidential nominee Sen. Tim Kaine spoke powerfully about his Catholic faith.
“I went to a Jesuit boys high school – Rockhurst High School,” Kaine recalled. “Now we had a motto in our school: 'Men for Others.' And it was there that my faith became vital, my North Star for orienting my life.Read more
“There’s not a liberal America and a conservative America,” Barack Obama said in his first Democratic convention speech, exactly 12 years ago tonight, in Boston. “There’s the United States of America.”
Obama didn’t repeat those lines in his long and plaintive sermon to Americans at this year’s convention.Read more
When Hillary Clinton named Tim Kaine as her running mate, the questions came immediately: Was he too mild, too bland, too moderate — in short, too nice to wage a ferocious campaign against the likes of Donald Trump?
The answer, based on Kaine’s acceptance speech Wednesday night, turns out to be: almost.
Kaine sounded like a folksy, jokey Midwestern uncle.Read more
In his speech Monday night at the Democratic National Convention, Sen. Bernie Sanders emphasized the positions he and Hillary Clinton have in common, including raising the minimum wage, securing abortion rights and protecting the environment. But Sanders placed special emphasis on reversing the Supreme Court’s 2010 Citizens United decision.Read more
Republicans aren’t the only ones facing disunity in their party as the general election gets fully underway.Read more