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Soldiers from as far away as Georgia were stationed in Denver during the Democratic National Convention according to new information released by military officials.
In the wake of the Democratic National Convention, Denver's elected officials have kvelled over the massive police presence at the DNC. Last week, Denver Mayor John Hickenlooper delivered laurels to the city's police department for their efforts to quell some protest activities.
Re-create 68 protesters and other activists plan to file suit against the city of Denver and the Denver police department for violating their constitutional rights during the Democratic National Convention.
With a record 18 proposals on everything from oil and gas taxes to unions to the developmentally disabled to gambling, Colorado voters will be weighing in on the longest ballot in Colorado since 1912 — and the largest in the United States this year.
John McCain's speech Thursday night drew 500,000 more viewers than Barack Obama's record-setting speech a week earlier, Nielsen Media Research reports. More than 38.9 million watched McCain accept the Republican nomination for president on eight networks, according to preliminary television ratings.
Can you hear me now ... hello? ... you're breaking up Verizon Wireless reports cell phone traffic increased by almost 10 million calls and transmissions on its network around the Democratic National Convention in Denver last week. The phone company bolstered capacity near the Pepsi Center with three additional cell towers and even put a mobile "Cell on Wheels" on the streets.
Denver's 9NEWS reports the FBI asked for more serious charges to be filed against at least one of the suspects arrested last week in a suspected plot to kill Barack Obama during the Democratic National Convention. Federal court documents obtained by reporter Jace Larson describe a plot to assassinate Obama in a suicide mission using a gun hidden inside a camera.
A lot has changed since the tumultuous conventions of 1968. Maverick journalists Dan Rather and Jim Lehrer lament the old days when political conventions were spontaneous and less immune to corporate influence. Both are searching for substance behind the spectacle.