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    Thousands Hit Philadelphia’s Steamy Streets to Protest DNC

    PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Thousands of demonstrators are taking to Philadelphia's sweltering streets Sunday, chanting and beating drums in the first major protests ahead of the Democratic National Convention, as the city wilts during a...

    Rep. Elijah Cummings and Ben Jealous Take Opening Evening DNC Stage

    (Updated 7/25/2016) PHILADELPHIA –Three prominent Marylanders -- former NAACP President and CEO Ben Jealous, Rep. Elijah Cummings, and House Minority Whip Steny Hoyer -- each preached party unity as featured speakers on the first...

    Minority Dem Delegates Frustrated with ‘Bernie or Bust’

    PHILADELPHIA (AP) — As most Democrats rally around Hillary Clinton, the lingering "Bernie or Bust" movement is stirring frustration at the party's convention among delegates of color, who say they're upset at the refusal...

    Michelle Electrifies

    Sets a New Standard for Troubled Dem Convention PHILADELPHIA (AP) — First lady Michelle Obama stepped into the presidential election Monday with a forceful, impassioned defense of Hillary Clinton, casting her as the only candidate...

    Black Issues Addressed in Democratic Platform Document

    Members of the Congressional Black Caucus and other minorities were well represented on the committee that drafted the Democratic Party’s platform, a groundbreaking document that will be presented at the 2016 Democratic National Convention,...

    Clinton Wins Historic Nomination–with a Boost from Sanders

    PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Breaking a historic barrier, Hillary Clinton triumphantly captured the Democratic nomination for president Tuesday night, the first woman ever to lead a major political party into the general election. Delegates erupted in...

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