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    More Than 50 Pro-Sanders Demonstrators Cited by Police

    PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Police briefly detained more than 50 people after they tried to storm the barricades outside the Democratic National Convention on Monday in a show of anger over Bernie Sanders' treatment by...

    Minority Dem Delegates Frustrated with ‘Bernie or Bust’

    PHILADELPHIA (AP) — As most Democrats rally around Hillary Clinton, the lingering "Bernie or Bust" movement is stirring frustration at the party's convention among delegates of color, who say they're upset at the refusal...

    Michelle Electrifies

    Sets a New Standard for Troubled Dem Convention PHILADELPHIA (AP) — First lady Michelle Obama stepped into the presidential election Monday with a forceful, impassioned defense of Hillary Clinton, casting her as the only candidate...

    Like a Boss: Three Black Women Hold Reins of Democratic Party

    Three African-American women have been tapped to lead the Democratic Party during a critical time in the nation’s and political organization’s history. Rep. Marcia Fudge was named chair of the recently-concluded Democratic National Convention, while...

    Clinton, Dems Put Gun Control at Center of Convention Stage

    With mothers of police violence victims on the stage and anti-gun protesters in the streets, Hillary Clinton and Democrats are giving gun control and efforts to curb police violence a starring role at their...

    Thousands Hit Philadelphia’s Steamy Streets to Protest DNC

    PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Thousands of demonstrators are taking to Philadelphia's sweltering streets Sunday, chanting and beating drums in the first major protests ahead of the Democratic National Convention, as the city wilts during a...

    Slaves Built the White House, Say Obama and Historians

    PHILADELPHIA (AP) — First lady Michelle Obama declared at the Democratic National Convention that the White House she and President Barack Obama have lived in since 2009 was built by slaves. Mrs. Obama is right,...

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