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As Democratic Convention Opens, Unity Behind Clinton Is A Key Concern

Mon, 07/25/2016 - 3:17pm

A key question for Democrats as their party convention opens is how strongly they'll unite behind their presumptive nominee Hillary Clinton. Her former rival Bernie Sanders speaks Monday night.

Examining Russia's Role In Leaked Democratic Party Emails

Mon, 07/25/2016 - 3:17pm

What evidence ties Russia's intelligence services to the theft and release of the internal emails of Democratic Party officials? And how would the public release those messages serve Moscow?

Trump And Pence Hit The Campaign Trail

Mon, 07/25/2016 - 3:17pm

Donald Trump and Mike Pence make their first joint campaign appearances since accepting the Republican nominations for president and vice president, with events Monday in Virginia and North Carolina.

A Look At Donald Trump's Ties To Russia

Mon, 07/25/2016 - 3:17pm

Donald Trump and top advisers have business ties with Russia and its leaders going back many years. Moscow has a distinct point of view about the U.S. presidential election and cause to support Trump.

What's Next For Delegates For Bernie Sanders?

Mon, 07/25/2016 - 3:17pm

Delegates for Bernie Sanders reacted with shock and disappointment to leaked emails that suggested Democratic Party officials had favored Hillary Clinton over Sanders in the presidential primary.

Democratic Convention Opens Amid Party Turmoil

Mon, 07/25/2016 - 3:17pm

The Democratic National Convention kicks off in Philadelphia with a leadership shakeup after leaked emails suggested party leaders favored Hillary Clinton over rival Bernie Sanders, who speaks Monday.

Sanders Supporters Boo As He Calls For Them To Vote For Clinton

Mon, 07/25/2016 - 2:02pm

"Brothers and sisters, this is the real world that we live in," Sanders tried to say over the noise.

A 'Messy, Messy Beginning' At Democrats' Breakfast In Philadelphia

Mon, 07/25/2016 - 12:54pm

Democratic National Committee chairwoman Debbie Wasserman Shultz, who is stepping down amid an email scandal, was booed Monday. Is that a hint of what's to come as Bernie Sanders speaks tonight?

Why Would Vladimir Putin Want To Leak The DNC Emails?

Mon, 07/25/2016 - 12:44pm

Russian intelligence services are the main suspects behind the hacking of DNC emails, and many Democrats warn that the Russian president has stepped into American politics in an unprecedented way.

At Democratic Convention Kickoff Breakfast, Outgoing Chairwoman Booed

Mon, 07/25/2016 - 12:43pm

It's not a good opening for the Democratic National Convention: At a breakfast hosted by the delegation from Debbie Wasserman Shultz's home state of Florida, she was booed before she started talking.

WATCH: Floridians Boo Wasserman Schultz Ahead Of Democratic Convention

Mon, 07/25/2016 - 9:59am

Debbie Wasserman Schultz, who will be stepping down as DNC chair after the convention, had an abysmal weekend. Monday morning started out no better for her.

As DNC Begins, Many Sanders Supporters Not Ready To Get On Board For Clinton

Mon, 07/25/2016 - 8:51am

Bernie Sanders speaks Monday night at the Democratic convention. What was a sign of party unity has been dampened by the DNC's recent email leak showing leaders tried to undercut his campaign.

5 Things To Watch In Philadelphia This Week

Mon, 07/25/2016 - 6:35am

Hillary Clinton will break the ultimate glass ceiling this week — becoming the first female nominee of a major American political party. Here are some things to watch at the Democratic convention.

Democrats And The Fine Art Of Getting Out Of Your Own Way

Mon, 07/25/2016 - 5:08am

Finally, many party operatives felt, the big wheels of Hillary Clinton's juggernaut would mesh and roll forward together. But another story about emails emerged to steal the storyline.

Politics In The News: The Democratic Convention

Mon, 07/25/2016 - 4:10am

Cokie Roberts and the Washington Post's Robert Costa talk politics ahead of the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia.

Sanders Supporters On The March Against Clinton

Mon, 07/25/2016 - 4:10am

There's been a lot of talk about party unity at the Democratic National Convention, but many progressives who backed Bernie Sanders continue to have misgivings about Hillary Clinton.

Michigan Lawmaker Offers Her Views On The Democratic Convention

Mon, 07/25/2016 - 4:10am

David Greene speaks with Democratic Rep. Debbie Dingell of Michigan, whose district is home to the auto industry, about this week's Democratic National Convention.

Why Hillary Clinton's Big Moment May Not Feel Historical

Mon, 07/25/2016 - 4:10am

Hillary Clinton is making history as the first female nominee of a major U.S. political party. But for many this milestone doesn't feel like a big deal, in part because of her long experience.

In North Philadelphia, 'The Best And Worst Of The City'

Sun, 07/24/2016 - 4:08pm

Community activist and Clinton delegate Malcolm Kenyatta gives Michel Martin a tour of his neighborhood in North Philadelphia, where he was born and where he sees lessons for the Democratic Party.

A Brief History Of Spousal Speeches At Political Conventions

Sun, 07/24/2016 - 4:08pm

Following the controversy surrounding Melania Trump's speech at the RNC, NPR looks at a history of speeches given by the spouses of those running for president, starting with Eleanor Roosevelt.

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