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While Democrats Get Behind Clinton, Trump Spotlights Their Discord

As Democrats formally nominated Hillary Clinton, some Bernie Sanders supporters walked out of the convention in protest. Meanwhile, Donald Trump has been mocking disunity in the Democratic Party.
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Obama Has Much Riding On Clinton's Candidacy

When President Obama takes the stage tonight at the Democratic convention, he looks to give Hillary Clinton's candidacy a boost. But for Obama, his legacy is also at stake in the 2016 campaign.
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Julian Castro On Obama's Legacy, Latino Voter Turnout

HUD Secretary Julian Castro discusses President Obama's legacy on the economy and immigration and how Donald Trump is likely to influence Latino turnout in the November election.
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Why The First Name On The Ballot Often Wins

Presidential elections draw lots of attention, but voters also have to make lots of less familiar choices. The order in which their names are listed on the ballot can help candidates, a study shows.
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A Historic Night At The Democratic Convention

On the night Hillary Clinton became the first woman nominated a presidential candidate from a major party, Bill Clinton painted an affectionate portrait of his wife before a rapt convention audience.
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Black Lives Matter Activists Lead March To Democratic Convention

Demonstrators with the Black Lives Matter movement and other groups marched 6 miles to rally outside the Democratic National Convention. They called for more police accountability and other issues.
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'They Cannot Silence Us': Sanders Supporters Protest After Clinton Nomination

Hundreds of Bernie Sanders walked out of the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia following Hillary Clinton's nomination.
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Susan Sarandon Confirms She Really Was Having The Worst Time At The DNC

She also quote-tweeted a criticism of the DNC, writing "I'm out."
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Bill Clinton Makes The Case For The 'Best Darn Change-Maker' He Has Met

The former president painted a portrait of Hillary Clinton as a fighter who works relentlessly to make the world better.

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From Afar, Trump Basks In DNC Chaos

Trump has been seizing on the turmoil at the DNC as a talking point on the campaign trail.

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