It is a historic first 150 years in the making, starting when suffragettes demanded the right to vote and Victoria Claflin Woodhull became the first woman to run for president in the United States.
The proceedings will begin with a roll call vote, and the delegates will officially nominate Clinton as their party's candidate for president.
Trump has been seizing on the turmoil at the DNC as a talking point on the campaign trail.
The Obamas have repeatedly used their platform to remind the public that the White House was built by slaves. Of course, not everyone is enthralled, or even convinced that this history is real.
Ailes resigned last week amid allegations of sexual harassment. Biographer Gabriel Sherman joins Fresh Air to discuss the accusations, as well as Ailes' influence on political discourse in America.
For Bill Clinton, a return to the White House could look much like his life does now as a former president.
Hackers tied to two Russian intelligence agencies breached DNC computers in May, but whether the same hackers turned over thousands of emails to WikiLeaks is still under investigation.
According to reports, the Vermont senator was in talks to formally nominate Clinton
DNC officials, congressional leaders and even the icons of the party's progressive wing were subjected to jeers, catcalls and chants from an element of the audience on the convention's first day.
Hillary Clinton is set to officially be nominated Tuesday as the Democratic presidential candidate. Sen. Debbie Stabenow, a Democrat from Michigan, says Clinton has been an inspiring figure.
Outside the convention arena in Philadelphia, protesters unwilling to give up on Bernie Sanders' candidacy weathered a heat index that local officials say reached 109 degrees.
Bernie Sanders and Elizabeth Warren had the headline speaking roles. But for many, Michelle Obama stole the show. A look at highlights from the opening night at the Democratic National Convention.
The writers of the HBO comedy Veep say truth can be stranger than fiction when it comes to politics. NPR's Don Gonyea and Democratic pollster Margie Omero also join the conversation.
As the convention started, Bernie Sanders supporters were in an uproar over leaked emails. Their protests spilled onto the convention floor. But Sanders gave a strong endorsement of Hillary Clinton.
As leaked emails from the Democratic National Committee rock that party's convention this week, federal law enforcement officials are investigating the hack and whether it was orchestrated by Russia.
At the Democratic convention, the first lady said the election is about making a better future for the children. Hillary Clinton is the only candidate "who I trust with that responsibility," she said.
The first lady drew a sharp contrast between the Republican and Democratic presidential tickets, speaking as a mother and what kind of country Americans want for their children.
"He thinks he's a tough guy. Well, Donald, I worked in the mines with tough guys," said Richard Trumka, president of the AFL-CIO at the Democratic National Convention Thursday.
Bernie Sanders addressed the Democratic National Convention Monday night, after an day of disunity in the Philadelphia arena. Read his speech here.
The first lady speaks at the Democratic Convention Monday night for the third time. Her popular image is a transformation from how she was first introduced to the country eight years ago.