For Michelle Obama, this election is about the kids. On the opening night of the Democratic National Convention, the first lady wove her vision for the next generation with her hope for the next president."This election, and every election, is about who will have the power to shape our children for the next four or eight years of their lives," she said, adding that Hillary Clinton is the only candidate "who I trust with that responsibility."On a night struck by discord, with Bernie Sanders...
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The first night of the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia was marked by acrimony despite constant calls for unity by party leaders.Still reeling from the revelations of an email leak, supporters of Sen. Bernie Sanders disrupted the proceedings throughout the night with boos and jeers. A night that was supposed to mark the beginning of a party coalescing behind its presidential nominee was instead punctuated by acts of division.The opening invocation was interrupted with chants of ...
Democrats' attempts to put on a unified front on the first day of their convention in Philadelphia got off to a disastrous start Monday morning.Primary runner-up Bernie Sanders was loudly booed when he spoke to his supporters after telling them they needed to vote for Hillary Clinton and her running mate Tim Kaine.It was at least the second incidence of booing ahead of the convention — Democratic National Committee Chair Debbie Wasserman Schultz was booed earlier in the morning while speaking...
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