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Democratic Convention Preceded By Protests

Melissa Block talks to Audie Cornish, who is in Charlotte, N.C., for the Democratic National Convention. They cover Tuesday's speakers, an anti-Wall Street protest and the convention's much-anticipated response to the GOP's messages "We Built It" and "We Make it Possible."
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Kamala Harris Among The Rising Dem Stars At DNC

California Attorney General Kamala Harris is a rising star in the Democratic Party who is scheduled to speak at its national convention in Charlotte, N.C., this week.
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Romney And Abortion: Another Shift In The Works?

It's fairly well-known that Mitt Romney proclaimed himself in favor of abortion rights when he ran for office in Massachusetts, then reversed himself before launching his presidential bid. But recently, the GOP nominee seems to be softening his opposition somewhat. Or is he?
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Teachers Unions And Democratic Politics

Teachers unions have long served as a vital constituency for the Democratic Party. But that relationship is evolving and, by some accounts, deteriorating.

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Former U.S. Rep. Tom Perriello

Tom Perriello used to represent Virginia in Congress. Now he's the face of one of the intellectual epicenters of Democratic politics.

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