Democratic Convention

Storify | #TheDNCin5Words Sends Love and Hate to Philly

The hashtag trended on Twitter Wednesday, asking people how they would describe the Democratic National Convention in five words.

Sen. Barbara Mikulski Leads Nomination of Hillary Clinton at Democratic Convention

Maryland Sen. Barbara Mikulski on Tuesday formally nominated Hillary Clinton as the first female presidential candidate of a major party, declaring that the former secretary of state would “fight for the macro issues and those macaroni and cheese issues.”

Maryland’s Democratic Delegates Get Break from Tumultuous Convention

Maryland’s delegates to the Democratic convention headed to the Delaware River Tuesday to cool off and enjoy some free time away from the convention floor.

Some Maryland Bernie Sanders Delegates Disagree with Decision to Walkout

Supporters of former democratic presidential candidate, Sen. Bernie Sanders, staged a walkout Tuesday at the Democratic National Convention immediately after the nomination of Hillary Clinton.

Maryland’s Senior Senator Nominates Hillary Clinton

Maryland Sen. Barbara Mikulski, the longest-serving female senator in the U.S. Senate. had the honor of nominating the first Democratic woman candidate for president, Hillary Clinton.

Maryland Democrats Have Less Than Ideal Seats at Party Convention

At last week’s Republican National Convention, Maryland’s delegates had prime seats very close the podium. This week in Philadelphia, Maryland’s Democratic delegates are not very close, even though the state is strongly Democratic.

Maryland Looms Large on DNC’s First Day

Maryland officials figured heavily in the convention’s opening day, with speeches by House Minority Whip Steny Hoyer, Rep. Elijah Cummings, D-Baltimore, Baltimore Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake, and former NAACP head Ben Jealous of Baltimore.

Storify | Twitter Reacts Epically to Barbara Mikulski’s Mention of “Macaroni and Cheese” Issues

Sen. Barbara Mikulski, a true Maryland gem, said Hillary Clinton will “fight for the macro issues and the macaroni and cheese issues” in her nomination speech at the Democratic National Convention. And Twitter erupted. By Julie Gallagher.