A Clinton win means that the president's policy legacy is kept intact, but a Trump victory makes the election all about a backlash to Obama's tenure.
As Democrats formally nominated Hillary Clinton, some Bernie Sanders supporters walked out of the convention in protest. Meanwhile, Donald Trump has been mocking disunity in the Democratic Party.
On the night Hillary Clinton became the first woman nominated a presidential candidate from a major party, Bill Clinton painted an affectionate portrait of his wife before a rapt convention audience.
HUD Secretary Julian Castro discusses President Obama's legacy on the economy and immigration and how Donald Trump is likely to influence Latino turnout in the November election.
Presidential elections draw lots of attention, but voters also have to make lots of less familiar choices. The order in which their names are listed on the ballot can help candidates, a study shows.
When President Obama takes the stage tonight at the Democratic convention, he looks to give Hillary Clinton's candidacy a boost. But for Obama, his legacy is also at stake in the 2016 campaign.
Demonstrators with the Black Lives Matter movement and other groups marched six miles to rally outside the Democratic National Convention. They called for more police accountability and other issues.
Hundreds of Bernie Sanders walked out of the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia following Hillary Clinton's nomination.
She also quote-tweeted a criticism of the DNC, writing "I'm out."
Hillary Clinton clinches the Democratic presidential nomination. She becomes the first female presidential candidate for a major U.S. political party.
Hillary Clinton was nominated for the presidency by her party before the primetime program, which will be headlined by President Bill Clinton.
Bernie Sanders spoke at the Democratic National Convention on Monday evening. Though he's not the nominee, many of his supporters are in Philadelphia to express their views and frustration.
NPR's Audie Cornish talks to California Attorney General Kamala Harris at the Democratic National Convention about the Democrats' positions on Black Lives Matter and criminal justice reform.
Bill Clinton speaks Tuesday night after his wife Hillary Clinton formally becomes the Democratic nominee for president. One open question is how smoothly the nominating process will go.
Friends and associates of Hillary Clinton often describe her as warm and humorous in private, which often clashes with the image the public has of her. Her campaign is trying to change that.
NPR's Audie Cornish talks to State Rep. Diane Russell of Maine, a supporter of Bernie Sanders, and U.S. Rep. Elijiah Cummings of Maryland, who was booed by Sanders supporters, about the divisions plaguing the Democrats.
Hillary Clinton is expected to formally become the Democratic nominee for president in Philadelphia on day two of the Democratic convention. Will party disunity continue to dominate the convention floor Tuesday night?
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.