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Morning Update: Democratic Convention

by campaign2008
August 26, 2008

Sen. Edward Kennedy (D-MA) and Michelle Obama, the wife of the presumptive Democratic nominee, were featured speakers (WashPost) on the opening night of the Democratic National Convention, where the party will seek to rally around a common foreign policy vision.

ECONOMY: The Wall Street Journal looks at possible effects of economic instability on Sen. Barack Obama’s policy plans. In particular, it examines the pushback he would face from the business community on expected climate change plans.

IMMIGRATION: The Dallas Morning News reports that some immigration rights activists are content with the presidential candidates’ lack of attention to the issue on the campaign trail.

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