September 5th, 2012
10:27 PM ET

CNN Reality Check: Pres. Obama saved the auto industry

CNN's Erin Burnett and Tom Foreman address the Democratic claim that President Barack Obama saved the auto industry.

September 5th, 2012
10:07 PM ET

CNN Reality Check: Pres. Obama 'watering down' welfare reform

CNN's Erin Burnett and Tom Foreman tackle the GOP claim that President Barack Obama is 'watering down' welfare reform.

'OutFront' Behind-the-Scenes at Democratic National Convention
September 5th, 2012
04:06 PM ET

'OutFront' Behind-the-Scenes at the 2012 Democratic National Convention

We go behind-the-scenes during the first full day of the 2012 Democratic National Convention.

Tune to CNN at 7p ET for Erin Burnett and the CNN politics team's special coverage the Democratic National Convention in Charlotte, North Carolina.

September 5th, 2012
01:32 PM ET

Pentagon threatens Navy Seal author: 'He could serve jail time,' says national security attorney

"No easy day" is a firsthand account of the mission to kill Osama bin Laden by Mark Owen, whose real name is Matt Bissonnette. Just four days before the book's release, he faces possible criminal charges for violating a non-disclosure agreement with the U.S. military and failing to have the book reviewed by the government.

'Fifty Shades' loses ground to 'No Easy Day'

According to the department of defense, the former navy seal has a "continuing obligation to 'never divulge' classified information," and this remains in force even after leaving the military.

Mark Zaid is a national security attorney who has handled dozens of cases like this one and he is OutFront.

Filed under: National Security • News
September 5th, 2012
01:04 PM ET

DNC closes first night with Michelle Obama firing up Dems

Democrats closed out the first full day of their convention with speeches that attacked Mitt Romney and painted a personal portrait of President Barack Obama.

Five things we learned from Day One of DNC

Tune to CNN for the special primetime coverage of the Democratic National Convention. While you are watching the convention join a LIVE conversation with political analysts, reporters and experts on CNN.com/ConventionsLive.

Here is the current schedule released by the DNC with a list of speakers to appear tonight.

Wednesday, September 5

Starting at 5 p.m.

  • Call to order: Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa
  • Rep. Luis Gutierrez (Illinois)
  • Rep. Diana DeGette (Colorado)
  • John Perez, California State Assembly speaker
  • Mayor Thomas Menino (Boston, Massachusetts)
  • Rep. Judy Chu (California)
  • Steve Westly, former California state controller
  • Rep. John Larson (Connecticut)
  • Ken Myers, deputy sheriff (Carroll County, Iowa) FULL POST
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