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CHART: How Obama's Approval Compares With Past Presidential Convention Speakers

President Obama will make the case for Hillary Clinton Wednesday night with about as many Americans approving of him as disapprove of him.
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WATCH: Albright Says It's 'Almost Too Hard To Express' Excitement Over Clinton

"I think she is brilliant and ... she's not a diva at all. She works very hard," Albright told NPR's Rachel Martin.
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How Tim Kaine Went From City Council To Vice Presidential Candidate

Most Americans will get their first look at Virginia Sen. Tim Kaine on Wednesday night. The Democratic vice presidential candidate's career has focused on racial reconciliation and social justice.
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Covering Hillary Clinton, A Candidate 'Forged In The Crucible' Of Conflict

As a reporter for The New York Times, Amy Chozick's beat is Hillary Clinton. But, Chozick says, it's hard to get to know a candidate who "has been so scarred" by her decades in the public eye.
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Kaine En Español: Pandering Or A Symbol Of Understanding For Latinos?

"Speaking Spanish doesn't mean that he understands the issues," one DNC attendee said. Others Latinos say his language ability reveals a deeper ability to understand issues important to them.
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Trump Calls On Russia To Hack Into Clinton's Emails

A presidential candidate urging such a foreign breach is an unprecedented move. Clinton's campaign said it was a call for "espionage against his political opponent."
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QUIZ: How Much Do You Know About Presidents And Food?

It's week two of the party conventions, and all these speeches are making us hungry. So we made a quiz to test your savvy about presidents and our favorite topic, food.
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Bill Clinton Counters The Greatest Criticisms Of His Wife In DNC Speech

Bill Clinton had a formidable challenge on Tuesday: to sell the American people on one of the most disliked presidential nominees in political history.
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Democratic Convention's Second Night Heralds A Return Of The Age Of Clinton

Bill Clinton contrasted the "real" woman he knows and the "cartoon" version sketched by critics at the Republican convention last week — congratulating the Democratic delegates on choosing the former.
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As Joe Biden Steps Into DNC Spotlight, A Lingering 'What If'

The death of the vice president's eldest son derailed his own hopes for the White House. But he once had better approval ratings than Hillary Clinton and may have been a more competitive nominee.

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