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Sen. Joe Biden smiles after arriving at the Pepsi Center for the Democratic National Convention in Denver, Monday, Aug. 25, 2008. (AP Photo/Ron Edmonds)
Sen. Joe Biden smiles after arriving at the Pepsi Center for the Democratic National Convention in Denver, Monday, Aug. 25, 2008. (AP Photo/Ron Edmonds)

Tonight, Barack Obama, formally, finally, being made the Democrats’ choice. The nominee. There’s been a flurry of nominations, roll call, and cheers in the last ninety minutes. We’ll bring it all to you.

Then we’ll turn the spotlight on Bill Clinton, who speaks tonight, and Obama’s running mate, Joe Biden, who makes his big address.

This hour, live from Denver, we're looking at Bill Clinton, Joe Biden, and the Democrats in Denver.

You can join the conversation. What do you want to hear from Joe Biden? From Bill Clinton? Are Democrats making the case? Tell us what you think.

Guests:


Margaret Talev, national political correspondent for the McClatchy Washington Bureau. She's been on the road with Obama this week and joins us from the press bus in Denver. You can read her recent reporting here.

Fred Thys, political reporter for WBUR-Boston. He joins us here in the Pepsi Center, where he's been following the action on the convention floor.
Clarence Page, Pulitzer Prize-winning syndicated columnist for the Chicago Tribune.

Joe Klein, columnist for Time magazine (his latest piece is "Where's Obama's Passion?") and author of "Politics Lost: How American Democracy Was Trivialized by People Who Think You're Stupid." He's also the author (as Anonymous) of the novel "Primary Colors," a fictionalized account of Bill Clinton's first presidential campaign in 1992.

Anna Greenberg, pollster and senior vice president at Greenberg Quinlan Rosner Research, a Democratic strategy and consulting firm. You can read her commentaries here.
Jack Beatty, On Point news analyst and senior editor at The Atlantic Monthly.


More links:
Listen back to our conversation with Joe Biden, when he was making a bid for Democratic nominee in August 2007.
 
Watch Barack Obama's announcement of his VP pick on August 23, 2008:


This program aired on August 27, 2008.

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