Democrats — September 5, 2012 at 2:52 pm

More Democratic National Convention PHOTOS from Days 1 & 2 + LIVESTREAM


Fired up AND ready to go!

Here’s are some more photos from last night and today. We’ll have a separate post up about Michelle Obama’s incredible speech.

Maryland Governor Martin O’Malley got the crowd fired up with chants of “Go Forward!” and “Not Back!”

Instead of reviving the American auto industry like President Obama, Mitt Romney said we should have ‘let Detroit go bankrupt.’ Instead of improving public safety and public education like President Obama, Mitt Romney says we need less police officers, firefighters, and teachers.

Instead of safe-guarding our seniors, Romney and Ryan would end the guarantee of Medicare and replace it with a voucher in order to give bigger tax breaks to billionaires. Instead of investing in America, they hide their money in Swiss bank accounts, and ship our jobs to China!

Swiss bank accounts never built an American bridge; Swiss bank accounts don’t put cops on the beat or teachers in our classrooms; Swiss bank accounts never created American jobs!

We are Americans. We must act like Americans. We must move forward, not back.

Secretary of Health and Human Services Kathleen Sebelius:

Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel:

San Antonio Mayor Julian Castro:

The American dream is not a sprint, or a marathon, but a relay.

Now some Michigan caucus folks.

Senate Minority Leader Gretchen Whitmer:

Former Congressman Mark Schuaer wearing his Romneyhood hat:

Representative Rashida Tlaib (in the white t-shirt):

We finished the night at a party put on by Planned Parenthood called Sex, Politics, and Cocktails – an event custom-made for us! We had a terrific waitress:

This morning, Senators Carl Levin and Debbie Stabenow spoke to the Michigan Democratic Caucus at their breakfast meeting:

Tonight’s big names are Senate candidate Elizabeth Warren and President Bill Clinton. You can watch it live right here!:

More later…

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