Democratic National Convention http://iowapublicradio.org en Iowa's Democratic Party Chairwoman from Charlotte http://iowapublicradio.org/post/iowas-democratic-party-chairwoman-charlotte <p>Sue Dvorsky is chairwoman of the Iowa Democratic Party as well as of the delegation to the Democratic National Convention in Charlotte, North Carolina this year.&nbsp;&nbsp; Speaking by phone from Charlotte, she says she's pleased with how President Obama is presenting his record to the public, and says Democrats are also concerned about the nation's deficit.</p> Thu, 06 Sep 2012 12:05:39 +0000 Sarah McCammon 7505 at http://iowapublicradio.org Iowa's Democratic Party Chairwoman from Charlotte Politics Day: Democratic National Convention http://iowapublicradio.org/post/politics-day-democratic-national-convention <p>Four years ago, the first African-American won the presidency. To win the White House in 2012, Barack Obama will once again have to make history. Only Franklin Roosevelt was re-elected with unemployment this high. Today on Politics Day, we'll recap recent political developments including the ongoing Democratic National Convention.</p> Wed, 05 Sep 2012 18:14:44 +0000 Ben Kieffer 7449 at http://iowapublicradio.org Politics Day: Democratic National Convention With Convention Just Ahead, Obama Asks Iowans to Vote, Volunteer http://iowapublicradio.org/post/convention-just-ahead-obama-asks-iowans-vote-volunteer <p>On a muggy afternoon, President Obama addressed an open-air crowd of an about 10,000 people at Living History Farms near Des Moines. He says the GOP convention involved "a lot of talk about hard truths and bold choices, but nobody told you what they were."</p><p></p> Sun, 02 Sep 2012 00:32:54 +0000 Sarah McCammon 7325 at http://iowapublicradio.org With Convention Just Ahead, Obama Asks Iowans to Vote, Volunteer