Uncategorized | 4:20 pm | August 28, 2008 | By Thomas Kaplan

McAuliffe: We’re united

By Thomas Kaplan DENVER, 4:20 p.m. — Is the Democratic party unified? The Clinton camp says so. Terry McAuliffe, the campaign chair for Senator Hillary Clinton LAW ’73, stood outside a luxury box in the Pepsi Center on Wednesday night, smiling for photographs and shaking hands with supporters, the weight of the long campaign seemingly »

Uncategorized | 4:15 pm | August 28, 2008 | By Thomas Kaplan

The newest Obama supporter: Shawn Johnson

Olympics gymnastics gold medalist Shawn Johnson is here at Invesco Field and just appeared on the podium to rehearse the pledge of allegiance. (Photo: The Associated Press)

Uncategorized | 2:15 pm | August 28, 2008 | By Thomas Kaplan

Tonight’s schedule

DENVER, 2:15 p.m. — Courtesy of the Democratic National Convention Committee, here is the schedule for the festivities at Invesco Field. DNC chair Howard Dean ’71 speaks at 5 p.m. local time.

Uncategorized | 12:39 pm | August 28, 2008 | By Thomas Kaplan

Welcome to Invesco Field

By Thomas Kaplan DENVER, 12:22 p.m. — We’re here in the press box at Invesco Field, where 75,000 people will watch Senator Barack Obama accept the Democratic nomination for president sometime this evening. The gates open to the public at 1 p.m., although Obama will not take the podium until around 8 p.m. local time. »

Uncategorized | 9:49 am | August 28, 2008 | By Thomas Kaplan

In ‘defining moment’ for country, young Dems encouraged to run

By Thomas Kaplan DENVER, 1:49 p.m. — Every once in a while as he walks through the United States Capitol, Congressman Tim Ryan of Ohio is pulled aside by a security guard. “They say, ‘Who do you work for?’” Ryan said. But the 35-year-old Democrat doesn’t mind. His relative youth, he says, is a political »