Bill Barrow, Associated Press | Posted Jul 27th - 2:31pm
Democrats are celebrating diversity in Philadelphia this week. They're nominating the first women to head a major party ticket. They will celebrate the tenure of the first black president. The speaker lineup features Latinos, African-Americans, gays and lesbians.
Delegates took center stage at a downtown rally with Bernie Sanders supporters Wednesday, as relatively small protests and no major marches contributed to quieter streets on Day 3 of the Democratic convention.
Julie Pace and Catherine Lucey, Associated Press | Posted Jul 27th - 1:41pm
Their political fates now entwined, President Barack Obama will implore voters Wednesday to elect Hillary Clinton to the White House, appealing to the women, minorities and young people who powered his rise and are now crucial to hers.
President Barack Obama acknowledged Wednesday that his hopes for a new tone in politics, embodied in the rousing Democratic convention speech he delivered 12 years ago, never materialized. Still, he says he remains undaunted.