Video: The DNC’s 1-percent keynote speakers

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The Democrats used a parade of mutli-millionaires to talk to middle class voters at the DNC in Charlotte this week.

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Video: Tammy Baldwin says Walker is not the Wisconsin she knows

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Democratic U.S. Senate Candidate Tammy Baldwin says the GOP renaissance in Wisconsin is “not the state she knows.”

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DNC: Are we better off? Depends on who’s talking and the numbers used

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President Barack Obama

By Dustin Hurst | Watchdog.org
CHARLOTTE, N.C. – Are you better off now than you were four years ago?
It’s the question reverberating through Charlotte this week, from the tops of the tall skyscrapers to the pavement on the crowded city streets, chock full of Democrats in town for the 2012 Democratic National Convention.
So, are we?
As with everything [...]

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DNC: Bill Clinton joins parade of multi-millionaire speakers at Dem convention

By   /  September 6, 2012  /  2012 General Election, Convention Watch, Elections, Featured, Politics & Elections  /  5 Comments

Former President Bill Clinton is a very, very wealthy man.

 
By Jackie Clews | Watchdog.org
CHARLOTTE, N.C. — President Obama’s Democratic Party touts itself as the party of middle and working-class Americans. But the net worth of many DNC speakers is well over average.
Median American household wealth in 2009 was about $77,000, according to the U.S. government. According to therichest.org, former President Bill Clinton, Wednesday night’s [...]

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DNC: Sooner State Democrats are blue, in a red state

By   /  September 6, 2012  /  2012 General Election, Convention Watch, Issues, Oklahoma  /  1 Comment

Oklahoma’s delegates are seen on the big screen during Roll Call Wednesday night at the Democratic National Convention. At lower left is Rep. Anastasia Pittman. From middle left: Cherokee Nation Chief Bill John Baker, State Party Chair Wallace Collins, Vice Chair Dana Orwig, State Senator Connie Johnson and Rev. George Young. 
Photo by Oklahoma Delegate Jason Madrid

By Patrick B. McGuigan | CapitolBeatOK
OKLAHOMA CITY — Democrats in Oklahoma may outnumber Republicans, but the Sooner State has not supported the party’s nominee since 1964.
Nonetheless, a lively contingent of 50 delegates at the Democratic National Convention this week in Charlotte, N.C., were proud of what they say is a progressive party platform, and support President [...]

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