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3 Questions Ahead Of President Obama's DNC Speech

Wed, 07/27/2016 - 5:00am

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.

While Democrats Get Behind Clinton, Trump Spotlights Their Discord

Wed, 07/27/2016 - 4:15am

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.

A Historic Night At The Democratic Convention

Wed, 07/27/2016 - 4:15am

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.

Julian Castro On Obama's Legacy, Latino Voter Turnout

Wed, 07/27/2016 - 4:15am

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.

Why The First Name On The Ballot Often Wins

Wed, 07/27/2016 - 4:15am

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.

Obama Has Much Riding On Clinton's Candidacy

Wed, 07/27/2016 - 4:15am

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.

Black Lives Matter Activists Lead March To Democratic Convention

Tue, 07/26/2016 - 10:27pm

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.

'They Cannot Silence Us': Sanders Supporters Protest After Clinton Nomination

Tue, 07/26/2016 - 9:09pm

Hundreds of Bernie Sanders walked out of the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia following Hillary Clinton's nomination.

Susan Sarandon Confirms She Really Was Having The Worst Time At The DNC

Tue, 07/26/2016 - 8:52pm

She also quote-tweeted a criticism of the DNC, writing "I'm out."

Hillary Clinton Makes History As She Secures Presidential Nomination

Tue, 07/26/2016 - 7:06pm

Hillary Clinton clinches the Democratic presidential nomination. She becomes the first female presidential candidate for a major U.S. political party.

Bill Clinton To Headline Second Day Of The Democratic National Convention

Tue, 07/26/2016 - 7:04pm

Hillary Clinton was nominated for the presidency by her party before the primetime program, which will be headlined by President Bill Clinton.

After A Night Of Jeers And Booing, Sanders Supporters Begin To Consider What's Next

Tue, 07/26/2016 - 3:24pm

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.

The Clinton Legacy On Fighting Crime And What Democrats Have Learned From It

Tue, 07/26/2016 - 3:24pm

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.

Hillary Clinton Set To Become Formal Democratic Nominee For President

Tue, 07/26/2016 - 3:24pm

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.

The Disconnect Between The Public And Private Hillary Clinton

Tue, 07/26/2016 - 3:24pm

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.

Cheered Or Jeered, Democrats On Moving Past The Party Rift

Tue, 07/26/2016 - 3:24pm

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.

At The Democratic Convention, An Opportunity For Healing, Or More Disunity

Tue, 07/26/2016 - 3:24pm

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?

Clinton Makes History As Democratic Presidential Nominee

Tue, 07/26/2016 - 3:05pm

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.

Clinton Poised To Become First Female Presidential Nominee Of A Major Party

Tue, 07/26/2016 - 3:05pm

The proceedings will begin with a roll call vote, and the delegates will officially nominate Clinton as their party's candidate for president.

From Afar, Trump Basks In DNC Chaos

Tue, 07/26/2016 - 2:28pm

Trump has been seizing on the turmoil at the DNC as a talking point on the campaign trail.

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