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D.C.'s Role At The Democratic National Convention

Despite a bumpy opening day at the Democratic National Convention, D.C. statehood advocates are celebrating the first Democratic platform supporting D.C. statehood in more than decade.

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Mikulski, Lewis To Nominate Clinton; Sanders Could Play A Role

Mikulski and Lewis have both broken down political barriers in their own ways, and now they will help Clinton become the first female major-party nominee
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Update On The Democratic National Convention

Opening night at the Democratic convention in Philadelphia. How speakers including Sen. Bernie Sanders, Sen. Elizabeth Warren and First Lady Michelle Obama seek to bridge party divides and build the case for presumptive nominee Hillary Clinton.

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Different Breeds Of Convention Democrats Ask: Whose Party Is This, Anyway?

DNC officials, congressional leaders and even the icons of the party's progressive wing were subjected to jeers, catcalls and chants from an element of the audience on the convention's first day.
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In Philadelphia, Democrats Look For Unity Amid The Boos

As the convention started, Bernie Sanders supporters were in an uproar over leaked emails. Their protests spilled onto the convention floor. But Sanders gave a strong endorsement of Hillary Clinton.
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Michigan Sen. Stabenow On Hillary Clinton's Long Political Journey

Hillary Clinton is set to officially be nominated Tuesday as the Democratic presidential candidate. Sen. Debbie Stabenow, a Democrat from Michigan, says Clinton has been an inspiring figure.
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Are Russians Behind The DNC Email Leaks?

As leaked emails from the Democratic National Committee rock that party's convention this week, federal law enforcement officials are investigating the hack and whether it was orchestrated by Russia.
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The Democratic Convention May Be Too Funny For Comedy Writers

The writers of the HBO comedy Veep say truth can be stranger than fiction when it comes to politics. NPR's Don Gonyea and Democratic pollster Margie Omero also join the conversation.
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First Night Speeches At The Democratic Convention

Bernie Sanders and Elizabeth Warren had the headline speaking roles. But for many, Michelle Obama stole the show. A look at highlights from the opening night at the Democratic National Convention.
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A Look Inside The Protests Around The Democratic Convention

Outside the convention arena in Philadelphia, protesters unwilling to give up on Bernie Sanders' candidacy weathered a heat index that local officials say reached 109 degrees.

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