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With All Eyes On Her, Hillary Clinton Steps Up To The Mound To Make Her Pitch

It's the fourth and final night at the Democratic National Convention, and Hillary Clinton is set to take the stage, to accept the nomination and make the case for her White House bid.
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DNC's Oldest Delegate's Life Spans Early Days Of Suffrage To Historic Nomination

Ruby Gilliam is 93 years old, a lifelong Democrat — and the oldest delegate at the party's national convention this year. "It's almost like a dream come true," she tells NPR's Audie Cornish.
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Is Trump's Call For 'Law And Order' A Coded Racial Message?

Donald Trump's promise to be the "law-and-order" candidate revived a slogan often associated with Nixon's 1968 presidential campaign. Linguist Geoff Nunberg discusses the term's racial underpinings
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These Old-Timey Philly Candies Offer A Taste Of Politics Past

Clear toy candies are a centuries-old local tradition. With the Democratic convention in town, an old-school candy maker is peddling some with a political bent. Think lollipop meets Mount Rushmore.
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A Look Back At Obama's Past Convention Speeches

President Obama delivered his fourth DNC speech last night — 12 years ago to the day he took to the national stage as a candidate for Senate.
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Twitter Just Turned VP Nominee Tim Kaine Into Your Dad

Democratic vice presidential nominee Sen. Tim Kaine introduced himself to America Wednesday night as a fighter, Hillary Clinton's ally and — your dad.
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Your Turn: Ronald Reagan's Shooter, Freddie Gray Verdicts And More

Have opinions about the Democratic National Convention, or the verdicts from the Freddie Gray cases? It's your turn to talk.

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Trump Says He Was Being 'Sarcastic' In Asking Russia To 'Find' Clinton's Emails

The Republican presidential nominee faced a day of harsh criticism from across the political spectrum for appearing to urge Russia to hack his Democratic rival's email.
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Day Three At The DNC: President Obama Makes His Case For Hillary Clinton

Updates from day three of the Democratic National Convention: President Obama and Vice President Biden make their case for Hillary Clinton. And the Clinton’s running mate Senator Tim Kaine debuts on the national stage.

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LISTEN: Virginia's Youngest Democratic Delegate On Philadelphia And Beyond

The youngest Virginia delegate at the Democratic National Convention, 21-year-old Steven Yeung, talks with WAMU 88.5's Matt McCleskey about his experiences this week — and how he might have to do some campaigning for Hillary Clinton in his own household.

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