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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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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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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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Virginia's Own Tim Kaine Takes The Democratic Veepstakes

We consider Democratic Sen. Tim Kaine's regional ties and the pros and cons of his vice presidential candidacy as the DNC gets underway.

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What's Ahead At The Democratic National Convention

The Democratic National Convention gets underway in Philadelphia, where Hillary Clinton will accept the presidential nomination.

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LISTEN: Stafford County Democratic Delegate On Kaine, Clinton And Convention

Kandy Hilliard, one of Virginia's delegates to the Democratic Convention this week in Philadelphia, says the commonwealth's delegation had a hint that Sen. Tim Kaine might be chosen as Hillary Clinton's running mate.

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Friday News Roundup - Domestic

The Republican National Convention ends with a divided GOP. Hillary Clinton prepares to select her running mate. And Roger Ailes resigns from Fox News over sexual harassment allegations. A panel of journalists joins guest host Frank Sesno for analysis of the week's top international news stories.

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Republican National Convention: Analysis Of Trump's Plans For The Economy And Creating Jobs

Speakers at the Republican National Convention address jobs and the economy. A convention update and analysis of Donald Trump's economic plans and how his own successes and failures as a businessman could shape voter opinion.

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The History Of Political Conventions

America's first presidential nominating conventions were held in 1831. Since then, they've evolved into what many call made-for-TV promotions for the Democratic and Republican parties. The colorful history of political conventions.

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Friday News Roundup - Domestic

Funerals are held for Dallas police officers and two African-American men killed by police in Louisiana and Minnesota. Donald Trump prepares to announce his running mate. And Bernie Sanders endorses Hillary Clinton. A panel of journalists joins Diane for analysis of the week's top national news stories.

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