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    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,...

    More Than 50 Pro-Sanders Demonstrators Cited by Police

    PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Police briefly detained more than 50 people after they tried to storm the barricades outside the Democratic National Convention on Monday in a show of anger over Bernie Sanders' treatment by...

    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...

    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...

    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...

    Philadelphia Readies for DNC after Quiet Cleveland Protests

    PHILADELPHIA (AP) — As Cleveland breathes a sigh of relief after protests during the Republican convention came and went without major chaos, eyes now turn to Philadelphia. As the nation's fifth largest city, it...

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