Denver Dispatch'Awesome' Michelle Oba...

Denver Dispatch'Awesome' Michelle Obama Thrills Delegates, but Arrests Sour Mood for Some

AT THE DEMOCRATIC CONVENTION, DENVER, Colo., Aug. 26, 2008 [Updated 11:30PM MT] -- As Denver police sprayed tear gas and shot pepper balls at radical protestors in a park more than a mile from the Democratic National Convention here, a prospective first lady of the United States told a compelling story of a black family's hard work, struggles and slow rise to the pinnacle of American politics. On Monday night, while nearly a hundred demonstrators went to a makeshift jail, that journey brought the Obama family to center stage before nearly 20,000 wildly cheering Democrats who promise to put her and Sen. Barack Obama in the White House in November.

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