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DNC 2012

YNN joins with Time Warner Cable sister stations NY1 and News 14 Carolina to deliver top-to-bottom coverage from the Republican and Democratic National Conventions.

Democratic National Convention montage

Democratic National Convention montage

Sister station NY1 put together a montage of moments from the 2012 Democratic National Convention in Charlotte, North Carolina. Updated 09/07/2012 03:50 PM

Did Obama’s speech have a big impact?

Did Obama’s speech have a big impact?

We caught up with some of New York's delegation following President Obama's speech to ask them whether they think it will help him win in November. Our Josh Robin has their reaction. 09/07/2012 02:42 PM

President Obama makes case for second term on DNC stage

President Obama makes case for second term on DNC stage

In his speech accepting the Democratic nomination for president at the Democratic National Convention Thursday night, President Barack Obama contrasted his vision for America with the vision of his opponent, Mitt Romney. Bobby Cuza filed the following report. 09/07/2012 08:08 AM

Biden praises Obama's character in DNC speech

Biden praises Obama's character in DNC speech

Vice President Joe Biden mounted a vigorous attack against Republican Presidential candidate Mitt Romney, setting up a direct comparison between President Obama and his Republican rival. Updated 09/07/2012 12:15 AM

Reviewing the DNC speeches that flew under the radar

Reviewing the DNC speeches that flew under the radar

The DNC lasted three days, offering plenty of opportunity for some political up and comers to take the national spotlight. But some of these speeches flew under the radar. Our Courtney Gross takes a look at some of the addresses that didn't get attention. 09/06/2012 11:47 PM

Obama accepts Democratic nomination for second term as president

Obama accepts Democratic nomination for second term as president

President Barack Obama officially accepted his party's nomination Thursday night at the Democratic National Convention in Charlotte. He said while a lot of progress was made in the last four years, challenges remain, and that's why he's running for a second term. Updated 09/06/2012 11:44 PM

Obama accepts party’s nomination

Obama accepts party’s nomination

The race to Oval Office has officially begun. President Barack Obama accepted the Democratic Party's nomination to run for re-election Thursday night. 09/06/2012 11:10 PM

VP Joe Biden: Osama Bin Laden is dead, and General Motors is alive

VP Joe Biden: Osama Bin Laden is dead, and General Motors is alive

Vice President Joe Biden accepted his party's nomination Thursday night at the Democratic National Convention. He said while the administration still has work to do, this generation, under the leadership of President Obama is "as worthy as any generation that has gone before us." Updated 09/06/2012 11:09 PM

Delegates leave conventions energized for campaigns

Delegates leave conventions energized for campaigns

Whether Democrat or Republican, the delegates at this year's national conventions are leaving energized for the upcoming election season, as the campaigns go into overdrive approaching Election Day. Updated 09/06/2012 09:54 PM

Hydrofracking still a topic in Charlotte

Hydrofracking still a topic in Charlotte

Controversial issues were far from protected at the convention. One of the big ones is hydrofracking and questions about it followed Governor Andrew Cuomo all the way to Charlotte. Nick Reisman has more. 09/06/2012 09:26 PM

Venders say weather dampened sales during DNC

Venders say weather dampened sales during DNC

Hundreds of street vendors braved the storms to try and cash in on the Democratic National Convention foot traffic. People came to uptown Charlotte during DNC week from all across the country, but many vendors said the bad weather has hurt business. Afternoon showers just wouldn't let up for Charlotte during the Democratic National Convention. Updated 09/06/2012 09:04 PM

Giffords leads Pledge of Allegiance on final night of DNC

Giffords leads Pledge of Allegiance on final night of DNC

Former Arizona Rep. Gabrielle Giffords, who was injured in a mass shooting in 2011, delivered the Pledge of Allegiance on Thursday night at the Democratic National Convention alongside DNC Chair Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz. Updated 09/06/2012 08:36 PM

Six protesters arrested outside Duke Energy building in Charlotte

Six protesters arrested outside Duke Energy building in Charlotte

Police arrested six protesters Thursday afternoon and charged them with impeding traffic outside the Duke Energy Center in uptown Charlotte. According to organizers, the protest was in response to what they call a "too cozy relationship" between Duke Energy and the Democratic Party. Updated 09/06/2012 08:19 PM

NC Rep. Mel Watt: Obama carries values of honor and respect

NC Rep. Mel Watt: Obama carries values of honor and respect

North Carolina Rep. Mel Watt welcomed his fellow Democrats to Charlotte in a speech Thursday night. He said the values he grew up with when Charlotte was just a small town are carried forward by President Obama. Updated 09/06/2012 08:16 PM

Gillibrand insists she won’t make a 2016 presidential run

Gillibrand insists she won’t make a 2016 presidential run

Many New York politicians are in Charlotte for the convention, including Senator Kirsten Gillibrand. Instead of trying to court the New York delegates, she spent her time speaking to the Iowa delegation. But all week, that delegation has been courted by potential candidates for 2016 and she insists she’s not one of them. Our Bobby Cuza has more. 09/06/2012 08:08 PM

Convention ticket holders head to hometown watch parties

Convention ticket holders head to hometown watch parties

A change in venue means thousands of North Carolinians won't get to see the president accept his party's nomination in person. Instead of making the trip to Charlotte, many ticket holders plan to attend watch parties close to home. 09/06/2012 06:28 PM

Democrats still talking about Israel-related plank

Democrats still talking about Israel-related plank

An omission over an Israel-related plank in the Democrat's Party platform continues to see fall out. After catching a lot of flack over leaving the issue out, democrats have now added it back in. But a voice vote at the convention shows a still divided party. Our Nick Reisman has more. 09/06/2012 05:36 PM

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