Our political team covers the goings on from the White House to the Statehouse.

DNC Night 4 – Ohio Senator Sherrod Brown

9:55 pm Jul. 28, 2016

Remarks tonight from Ohio Senator Sherrod Brown:

It’s an honor to be in the birthplace of our democracy tonight.

I grew up in Mansfield, Ohio. My dad was the town doctor. I never saw him turn a

DNC Night 4 – Retired General John Allen, former Afghanistan Commander

9:46 pm Jul. 28, 2016

Remarks from Retired General John Allen, former Commander in Afghanistan:

My fellow Americans, I stand with you tonight as a retired four-star general of the United States Marine Corps, and I am joined by my fellow generals and admirals, and with these magnificent young veterans of Iraq and Afghanistan. They went there and risked their lives because they love this country. They are here before you because this is

DNC Night 4 – Colonel Ted Lieu

9:44 pm Jul. 28, 2016

Speech remarks from Colonel Ted Lieu:

I wasn’t born in America, but every day, I serve it.

As a Colonel in the Air Force Reserves, a Member of Congress, and an immigrant whose parents chose this country, I care deeply about who serves as our Commander-in-Chief.

I look forward to January 20, when that woman is Hillary Clinton.

But you don’t have to serve in Congress

DNC Night 4 – Father of Medal of Honor recipient Khizir M. Khan

9:40 pm Jul. 28, 2016

Remarks from Khizir M. Khan, father of Medal of Honor recipient Capt. Humayun Khan:

Tonight, we are honored to stand here as the parents of Capt. Humayun Khan, and as patriotic American Muslims with undivided loyalty to our country.

Like many immigrants, we came to this country empty-handed. We believed in American democracy — that with hard work and the goodness of this country, we could share in and contribute to its

DNC Night 4 – NBA star Kareem Abdul-Jabbar

9:35 pm Jul. 28, 2016

Speech from NBA star and activist Kareem Abdul-Jabbar:

Captain Humayun Khan is one of 14 American Muslim soldiers who have died serving the United States since 9/11. His family emigrated from the United Arab Emirates, where Capt. Khan was born.

The first place they visited upon arriving in America was the Jefferson Memorial.

The words engraved there read: “I have sworn upon the altar of God eternal

DNC Night 4 – Republicans Doug Elmet and Jennifer Pierotti Lim, Sheriff Lupe Valdez

8:45 pm Jul. 28, 2016

Republican Doug Elmets blasted Donald Trump. The former Reagan advisor used Reagan’s famous quotes to separate the former Republican president from the current nominee.

“If you are like me, you believe loyalty to country is above loyalty to party. If  you believe that, I ask you to join me in voting for Hillary Clinton.

Jennifer Pierotti Lim from Republican Women for Hillary followed Elmet, saying the party has abandoned its values and

DNC Night 4 – Former Michigan Gov. Jennifer Granholm

8:35 pm Jul. 28, 2016

Former Michigan Gov. Jennifer Granholm talked about Michigan’s struggles and that of the manufacturing sector.

She mentioned offshoring, saying advanced manufacturing will replace traditional manufacturing.

Granholm’s full remarks:

I want to speak tonight to those Americans who feel you’ve been left behind. Who believe you’ve been cheated. Who believe that those at the top don’t care about you.

I know a little something about that. I was Governor of Michigan – the epicenter of