At least the tickets seem to be the real things. As chronicled here and here, my family and I had essentially given up on getting tickets for Barack Obama's August 28 Invesco Field at Mile High acceptance speech despite having registered for them within minutes of the press conference announcing t ... More >>
And stay out! In an August 15 blog about my wife being rejected for Barack Obama acceptance-speech tickets despite having registered for them within fifteen minutes of former Denver mayor Federico Peña announcing, "It's first come, first served," I promised to eat some of my accusatory words if m ... More >>
Federico Peña, Leah Daughtry and Bill Ritter talk tickets at Invesco Field. Despite the term typically used to describe them, the bowels of Invesco Field at Mile High looked pretty spic-and-span at around 2:30 p.m. on August 6, and that made sense. After all, a press conference was scheduled then ... More >>
Suspicions confirmed: Early on July 7, the Democratic National Convention Committee announced that presumptive Democratic presidential nominee Barack Obama will deliver his acceptance speech on August 28 at Invesco Field at Mile High. Look below for the DNCC's official press release and or click her ... More >>
The host committee for the upcoming Democratic National Convention will almost certainly miss the June 16 deadline for raising the estimated $40.6 million it said was needed to put on the big show in August; a Demver blog has more details. But all but lost amid the flurry of desperate last-minute fu ... More >>
Media members planning to cover the Democratic convention have big questions for Howard Dean and his crew. Like, what about the food?
As part of the Denver National Convention brouhaha in town yesterday, Howard Dean announced the convention committee’s leadership team. It’s a powerful, experienced bunch, including Leah Daughtry, Dean’s chief of staff, as the convention’s CEO. The list also includes Jenni Engebretsen as dep ... More >>