First lady makes a splash at DNC

First lady Michelle Obama pleaded with voters Tuesday to reward her husband with re-election, telling delegates at the Democrats’ convention that President Obama comes from humble beginnings and was able to reach the White House by taking advantage of the same kind of government assistance he is defending on the campaign trail.

Lauren Digioia, center, of New York City, who is a member of the Occupy Wall Street movement, talks to fellow protesters on the streets of Charlotte, N.C. outside the Democratic National Convention. Although they were given a designated "free speech zone," protesters preferred to stay in the street. (Barbara L. Salisbury/The Washington Times)

Lauren Digioia, center, of New York City, who is a member of the Occupy Wall Street movement, talks to fellow protesters on the streets of Charlotte, N.C. outside the Democratic National Convention. Although they were given a designated "free speech zone," protesters preferred to stay in the street. (Barbara L. Salisbury/The Washington Times)

More Photo Galleries

Happening Now