US election 2012: Democratic National Convention

1. First Lady Michelle Obama delivers a speech at the Time Warner Cable Arena in Charlotte, North Carolina, on the first day of the Democratic National Convention

US election 2012: Democratic National Convention

2. First Lady Michelle Obama speaks to the crowd at the Time Warner Cable Arena in Charlotte, North Carolina

US election 2012: Democratic National Convention

3. First Lady Michelle Obama delivers a speech at the Time Warner Cable Arena

US election 2012: Democratic National Convention

4. First Lady Michelle Obama is seen on a big screen at the Time Warner Cable Arena in Charlotte, North Carolina

US election 2012: Democratic National Convention

5. US President Barack Obama and his daughters Malia and Sasha, watch television in the Treaty Room of the White House

US election 2012: Democratic National Convention

6. US congressional candidate Tammy Duckworth (D-IL) addresses the opening session of the 2012 Democratic National Convention

US election 2012: Democratic National Convention

7. A delegate sits with a Barack Obama bag during the Democratic National Convention

US election 2012: Democratic National Convention

8. Ohio delegate Deloris Rome Hudson cheers during the Democratic National Convention in Charlotte, North Carolina

US election 2012: Democratic National Convention



9. A delegate attends the opening of the Democratic National Convention in Charlotte, North Carolina

US election 2012: Democratic National Convention

10. A woman wears a ‘no teabag’ furry hat during day one of the Democratic National Convention

US election 2012: Democratic National Convention