Presidential Nominating Convention Archive

Follow Winthrop students during late August and early September as they track the presidential nominating conventions:

Press releases:

  • Class and Plans Underway for Upcoming Political Conventions
  • Convention Watch Parties Feature Candidates' Favorite Foods

Schedule of activities

Candidly Winthrop PhotoGalleries

Blogs by students and faculty

  • Claudia Smith Brinson, Columbia College

Twitter feeds


WUTube Videos

Celebrity sightings

  • Wolf Blitzer, CNN
  • Jeff Greenfield, television journalist
  • Al Sharpton, civil rights activist and television/radio talk show host
  • Jesse Jackson, civil rights leaders and S.C. native
  • Bob Schieffer, CBS newsman
  • Chelsea Clinton, daughter of Bill and Hillary Clinton
  • Chuck Todd, NBC political director and MSNBC host
  • Kal Penn, actor and civil servant in the Obama Administration
  • Alfre Woodard, film, stage and television actress
  • America Ferrera, television actress and producer
  • Madeleine Albright, former U.S. Secretary of State
  • Sen. Dianne Feinstein (D- Calif.)
  • Jessica Alba, actress
  • Sam Stein, political reporter for Huffington Post
  • Sen. Chuck Schumer (D-N.Y.)
  • Michelle Obama, First Lady
  • Jill Biden, wife of Vice President Joe Biden
  • U.S. Rep.Debbie Wasserman Schultz (D-Fla.)
  • Howard Dean, former Governor of Vermont, former Democratic National Committee chair and former Presidential candidate
  • Jack Lew, White House chief of staff
  • Chris Matthews, host of MSNBC's Hardball
  • Ed Miliband, leader of the British Labour Party
  • Morgan Tsvangirai, prime minister of Zimbabwe

By the numbers

Faces of the Convention

CNN iReport

Media Attention