BOSTON – It's official — John Kerry is the Democratic presidential nominee. Now that that's out of the way, let's get to the best FOXNews.com coverage from Day Three of the Democratic National Convention (click on the highlighted words for the related stories).
The man of the night Wednesday was John Edwards, the North Carolina senator who is Kerry's running mate. Edwards talked about his upbringing and why he thinks the nation needs to elect the Kerry-Edwards ticket. Edwards transcript.
Two of Kerry's persistent primary rivals — Dennis Kucinich and Al Sharpton — got one thing they wanted, convention speaking slots. Both gave rousing cheers to Kerry and jeers to the Bush administration. Ex-rivals' transcripts.
Republicans are likely to say Kucinich and Sharpton both "bashed Bush" although both Democrats probably would take exception to that. Democrats have heard the marching orders that they shouldn't go negative but some of them aren't happy about it.
Democrats showed they're already itching to get their guys back out into the field. Some from the battleground states made dibs on Edwards, thinking the southerner could help sway some votes. And the Democratic Party announced its first ad buy for the general election, $6 million for one week.
Republicans found a new line of attack. GOP representatives in Boston questioned home movie footage John Kerry shot of himself during his wartime service in Vietnam and said he re-enacted battle scenes at sites after the skirmishes had ended.
Lots of questions getting asked in FOXNews.com convention coverage Wednesday:
Who might be in a Kerry-Edwards administration? Kerry's not talking but delegates are guessing.
Why is there an Ethnic American Caucus at the convention? Democrats may have caucuses for blacks, Latinos, Asians and native Americans but they felt the need for one more.
Will Hispanics side with Democrats in November? Party officials think they dropped the ball with this voting bloc in 2000 and 2002, so they're making plans not to do the same in 2004.
Do Democrats have religous faith? Yes, a strange question but some Democrats feel Republicans cast them as godless beings.
Finally, ready for a Democratic rising star? Not Barack Obama, whom everybody was talking about Tuesday night. Meet Ilana Wexler, a 12-year-old who told the convention Vice President Dick Cheney needed a timeout.