The opening night of the Democratic National Convention got higher ratings than last week’s gathering of the Republicans in Tampa. Last night, the Democrats doubled down on their smackdown of the GOP-Romney-Ryan Path to Economic Destruction.

Obama campaign aide Erica Sackin gave this message her “tweet of the day” award:

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Here are some highlights from last night’s event:

Speaker Nancy Pelosi:

Massachusetts Senate Candidate Elizabeth Warren:

and a couple of clips from former President Bill Clinton:


We have a team in Charlotte right now, who will be posting updates here on And stay tuned for tonight, when President Barack Obama gives his speech. We expect it to rock. The First Lady and former President have set the bar high.