Democracy Now

Democracy Now! (9 am) – August 26, 2008

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Michelle Obama Delivers Keynote Address on Opening Day of Democratic Convention; Jeremy Scahill Grills Democratic Lawmakers on the War, Obama’s Foreign Policy Team and the Corporate Money Behind the Big Show; Denver Police Arrest 91, Fire Pepper Spray & Pepper Balls at Protesters; As Democratic Convention Kicks Off, Massive Security Presence Clamps Down on Dissent in Denver; Former US Senator Jean Carnahan and Missouri Secretary of State Robin Carnahan on the 2008 Race, Their Role as Convention Delegates & Voter Registration ; Iraq Veterans Against the War Descends on Denver to Call on Democrats to Endorse True Antiwar Platform.

Headlines

    * Report: Four Arrested in Connection to Plot to Kill Obama
    * Michelle Obama & Ted Kennedy Help Open Democratic National Convention
    * Denver Police Arrests 91 Protesters
    * Minnesota Police Arrest NYC Video Activists
    * McCain Adviser Lobbied to Allow People on Terror Watch Lists Buy Gun
    * Russia Formally Recognizes Independence of Breakaway Georgian Regions
    * 350 Workers Detained in Mississippi Immigration Raid
    * Ex-Pakistan PM Pulls Out of Coalition Gov’t
    * Pentagon Considers Expanding Operations in Pakistan
    * Oxfam: Black Evacuees from New Orleans Continue to Face Weak Job Prospects
    * 12 States Sue EPA Over Oil Refineries Emissions
    * More Headlines…

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