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Democratic National Convention

  1. the national interest
    Barack Obama’s Transformational Success Is Only Beginning to Come Into ViewOne of America’s greatest presidents will soon be seen as such.
  2. glass ceilings
    Hillary Clinton Has a Message for Young GirlsIt’s history in the making, after all.
  3. democratic national convention
    Clinton Is First Man to Give First Lady SpeechTaking a cue from Michelle Obama, Bill Clinton signaled that he’s ready for the role of the brilliant and hugely overqualified presidential helpmate.
  4. Bill Clinton Ignores History and Tells ‘Her Story’ in DNC SpeechIn a departure from the great orations he’s given in the past, the former president focused on an earnest recitation of his wife’s résumé as a “change-maker.”
  5. Bill Clinton Tells Courtship Story, Makes Twitter Nervous“I got close enough to touch her back,” Bill Clinton said. “Somehow, I knew this might not be another tap on the shoulder.”
  6. Singer Andra Day Performs ‘Rise Up’ at the Democratic National ConventionStart crying.
  7. Democrats Nominate Hillary Clinton and Bernie Makes It UnanimousIf there were bad feelings left over from yesterday’s Democratic tensions, they dissipated in the fun of an old-school roll-call vote and history was made.
  8. conventional wisdom
    Bill Clinton’s Complex Racial LegacyWas it the best choice?
  9. democratic national convention
    ‘C’mon, Man’: The Joe Biden StoryScenes from a vice-presidential presser in Philly.
  10. Getting a Feel for Philadelphia During the DNCComing to the DNC to protest was part of what one visitor described as a “12-step process to get over Bernie.”
  11. last night on late night
    Seth Meyers Breaks Down the DNC Email HackFrom Tim Kaine to email pain.
  12. last night on late night
    Stephen Colbert Welcomes You to the DNC With a Trippy Song and DanceAlso his guest, Allison Janney, made out with him.
  13. early and often
    Michelle Obama’s DNC Speech Eviscerated TrumpIt wasn’t just one of the most ingenious convention speeches ever given by a political spouse, it was one of the finest convention speeches, period.
  14. Demi Lovato’s DNC Performance in Essential GIFsThe Democrats just couldn’t let their freak flag fly.
  15. early and often
    Michelle Obama Elegantly Eviscerated TrumpIt wasn’t just one of the most ingenious convention speeches ever given by a political spouse, it was one of the finest convention speeches, period.
  16. early and often
    Bernie May Have Broken the ‘Never Hillary’ Movement Once and for AllSanders getting booed by his own supporters energized his campaign to crack down on Bernie-or-Bust bros.
  17. Everyone Hates Debbie Wasserman SchultzA brief explainer.
  18. Andrew Sullivan Liveblogs the DNC, Night 1Join us at 8 p.m. tonight for Sullivan’s return to blogging as he covers events at the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia.
  19. Democratic Unity Night Gets Off to a Rocky StartDisgruntled Sanders supporters took their fight to the main convention floor in the opening hours of the event.
  20. A Guy Proposed to a Girl Onstage at the DNC and She Still Said YesWhatever works.
  21. early and often
    What You Need to Know About the Democratic National ConventionProtests, current and former presidents, and a far more positive message than what we saw in Cleveland.
  22. dnc
    DNC Chair Debbie Wasserman Schultz Resigns Amid Email-Leak ScandalInternal DNC emails revealed disparaging comments she and other officials made about the Sanders campaign.
  23. democratic national convention
    Bloomberg to Endorse Clinton in DNC SpeechTeam Clinton is bringing in their own billionaire to make the case against Trump.
  24. conventions
    Jost, Che to Host Convention Weekend UpdatesOn July 20 and 27.
  25. the urbanist
    Just What Kind of Democratic Town Is Philly?Delegates will find roast-pork bao with provolone — and a host of hot-button issues.
  26. Is Warren Off the Veep List? No One Knows!So Elizabeth Warren has been asked to speak on the first night of the Democratic Convention. Does that mean she cannot speak later that week as the vice-presidential nominee?
  27. There Will Be No Platform Fight at the Democratic National ConventionAlong with his endorsement of Hillary Clinton, Bernie Sanders blessed the party’s newly hatched platform.
  28. Bill Clinton Stands Poised Between His Past and His Wife’s FutureThe last white male Democratic president has connection to those who feel left behind.
  29. visual history
    A Look Back at Political-Convention Style Through the YearsWhether you’re on the winning or the losing side, you dress for success.
  30. Democratic Delegates Demand Anti-TPP Provision in Party PlatformClinton and Sanders delegates from Connecticut, Ohio, and New Jersey have signed letters calling for the Democratic platform to explicitly oppose the Trans-Pacific Partnership.
  31. rappers delight
    Snoop Dogg to Headline Post-DNC Event“I’ll be voting for Ms. Clinton.”
  32. campaign 2016
    Rosario Dawson Is Ready to Get Arrested at the Democratic National Convention“I’m about the issues and the people.”
  33. democratic national convention
    Sanders Doesn’t Have to Grovel to Get a Big Convention SpeechHillary Clinton needs a big, visible endorsement speech from Bernie Sanders more than Bernie Sanders needs to give one. 
  34. Bernie Sanders Still Has Some Leverage Over Hillary ClintonNo wonder he insists his campaign still has a purpose.
  35. politics
    Sanders Admits the Nomination Isn’t Rigged, But Superdelegates Should Swing ItBernie wants superdelegates to take a “hard look” at Hillary and her email scandal, independent of the vote totals.
  36. democratic national convention
    Sanders Tries to Oust Two DNC Committee ChairsThe campaign’s request has been rejected by the DNC, but the conflict will likely reemerge in Philadelphia.
  37. Bernie Sanders’s Surprising Platform PriorityThe senator’s push for greater deference to Palestinian interests reflects his party’s growing generational divide over the Jewish State.
  38. early and often
    Bernie Sanders Says Democratic National Convention ‘Will Be Contested’He insists he could still be the Democratic nominee.
  39. oh brooklyn
    If the DNC Comes to Brooklyn, Here Are 12 Events Democrats Should PlanHow to get that “Brooklyn cool.”
  40. bill de blasio's new york
    This Is New York City, According to 2016 DNC AdMayor de Blasio’s plan to host the convention gets a commercial.
  41. early and awesome
    Jennifer Granholm Has Discovered Some Amazing New Street Drug Called ‘Democracy’This explains her DNC speech.
  42. politics
    Bill Clinton Explains Secret to His DNC Speech on The Daily ShowListen up, Paul Ryan.
  43. joetorious
    The Most Watched Convention Speaker Was … Joe Biden?Proof that convention viewers are mainly interested in gaffes.
  44. Oh Look Jimmy Fallon Impersonated James Taylor/Wore a Hat at the DNC That’s a pretty solid James Taylor, Jimmy Fallon. It’s also noteworthy because late night hosts don’t usually so explicitly support specific […]
  45. campaign 2012
    Do Political Conventions Even Matter Anymore?It seems unlikely that either Democrats or Republicans swayed any undecided voters during the last two weeks.
  46. first kids
    Political Kids’ Most Awkward Convention MomentsThe pitfalls of using your kids as props.
  47. Portraits From the Democratic National Convention, Part ThreePartisans, politicians, and wives, oh my.
  48. mobama watch
    In Appreciation of the Obama Ladies’ DNC OutfitsThe first lady wore a dress by up-and-comer Laura Smalls.
  49. early and awkward
    Dolan Alluded to Abortion, Gay Marriage at DNCHe made sure to ask for protection for “those waiting to be born.”
  50. democratic national convention 2012
    Democratic Convention Word of the Day: Promise“We do have promises to keep … and, yes, we have miles to go before we sleep.”
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