Tales from the Trail

Inside the Tent: Clinton’s supporters in Denver

August 28, 2008

The following video was made by Huffington Post’s Off the Bus, a partner in the Reuters Inside the Tent project.

Inside the Tent: “I am so proud of her”

August 27, 2008

Dilia Schack, a Hillary Clinton delegate for New York, talks to Reuters Inside the Tent about the senator’s efforts to convince supporters to back Barack Obama.

Did Clinton convince supporters to back Obama?

August 27, 2008

rtr21qb9.jpgFormer White House hopeful Hillary Clinton offered a forceful speech at the Democratic National Convention aimed at convincing her backers to throw their support to the Democratic presidential candidate Barack Obama and reunite their party.

Hillary Clinton’s pantsuits get a test run

August 26, 2008

DENVER – Hillary Clinton is set to address the Democratic National Convention on Tuesday night, but the real action started a little bit earlier.

Inside the Tent: Reconciling the Democrats

August 25, 2008

Inside the Tent’s Kathleen Miller, a pledged Barack Obama delegate for Maryland, talks to Hillary Clinton supporter Marsha Massey about whether it’s possible to unite the Democratic Party.

Inside the Tent: Time to move on

August 25, 2008

Bernice Scott, a pledged Hillary Clinton delegate for South Carolina, talks about how a phone call from the New York senator convinced her it was time to pledge support to Barack Obama. This video was shot by Inside the Tent contributor Kathleen Miller, a Barack Obama delegate for Maryland.

McCain camp tries to rub salt on Clinton-Obama wound

August 24, 2008

With many Democrats upset that Hillary Clinton was not their party’s presidential or vice presidential nominee, rival Republican John McCain’s campaign tried to rub a little salt into the wound.

Does Biden help Obama or raise experience questions?

August 23, 2008

rtr21kzo.jpgDemocratic presidential hopeful Barack Obama’s pick of former rival Joe Biden to be his vice presidential running mate taps his experience as chairman of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee but drew quick critiques.

Obama’s vice president a ‘he?’

August 20, 2008

sebelius.jpgRALEIGH, North Carolina – Barack Obama won’t say yet who his running mate will be but on Tuesday he did describe the qualities he wants in a vice president.

McCain wants to do better with the youth vote

August 13, 2008

YORK, Pa. – John McCain, teased as “that wrinkly, white-haired guy” by Paris Hilton, said on Tuesday he knew he wasn’t connecting with young voters but urged them to give him a hearing.