Convention Cheat Sheet: Unity!
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[Sens. Barack Obama and Joe Biden]

Democratic presidential nominee Sen. Barack Obama (D-Ill.), right, speaks as vice presidential nominee Sen. Joe Biden (D-Del.) laughs during on the third night of the Democratic National Convention at the Pepsi Center, August 27, 2008 in Denver. Obama will be officially nominated as the Democratic presidential candidate on Thursday. (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

Democrats Nominate Obama

DENVER - In a historic move, the Democratic Party nominated Sen. Barack Obama (D-Ill.) for president on the third day of the Democratic National Convention in Denver, making Obama the first African American presidential nominee to represent a major political party. Sen. Joe Biden (D-Del.), Obama's chosen running mate, delivered a declarative speech, saying John McCain was wrong and Obama was right on key policy issues.

Post Partisan >

Unmoved by the Billfest

Ruth Marcus examines former president Bill Clinton's speech. E.J. Dionne's take. More Post opinion writers weigh in.

Newsmaker Interviews >

Gov. Bill Ritter Jr.

VIDEO | The Colorado governor discusses the convention and describes how he believes that Barack Obama will not only win Colorado, but the general election as well.

Rep. Patrick Kennedy

VIDEO | The Rhode Island congressman joins Newsweek's Michael Isikoff and The Washington Post's David Maraniss to discuss ethics and mental health.

D.C. Area Delegations >

Local Delegates On the Convention

VIDEO | Three delegates, one from each local region of Maryland, Virginia and Washington D.C. who have been guest blogging from Denver, give a rundown of the convention is going so far.


Washington, D.C.

Jeff Richardson: From the Floor: Obama Surprise (Aug. 27)



Katina Rojas Joy: From the Floor: Wednesday Recap (Aug. 27)



Chrisi West: From the Floor: Reflections on Party Unity (Aug. 27)

Live Discussions >
Speeches >

Sen. Joe Biden (D-Del.), VP Nominee

"These times require more than a good solider; they require a wise leader, a leader who can deliver change -- the change everybody knows we need."

Former President Bill Clinton

"Everything I learned in my eight years as president, and in the work I have done since in America and across the globe, has convinced me that Barack Obama is the man for this job."

Sen. John Kerry (D-Mass.)

"Let me tell you, before he ever debates Barack Obama, John McCain should finish the debate with himself."


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