Then-presidential nominee Sen. Barack Obama and his running mate, Sen. Joe Biden, wave to the crowd at the Democratic National Convention in Denver, Colo., in August 2008.
Then-presidential nominee Sen. Barack Obama and his running mate, Sen. Joe Biden, wave to the crowd at the Democratic National Convention in Denver, Colo., in August 2008. Joe Raedle Getty Images
Then-presidential nominee Sen. Barack Obama and his running mate, Sen. Joe Biden, wave to the crowd at the Democratic National Convention in Denver, Colo., in August 2008. Joe Raedle Getty Images

2008 Democratic Convention: Barack Obama is nominated and makes history

July 18, 2016 9:00 AM