After turmoil, Sanders, Warren, Michelle Obama thrill DNC

After turmoil, Sanders, Warren, Michelle Obama thrill DNC

Seeking to bridge deep Democratic divides, Bernie Sanders robustly embraced his former rival Hillary Clinton Monday night as a champion for the same economic causes.

Franken takes on Trump at DNC

July 25
Minnesota senator calls himself 'world renowned expert on right wing megalomaniacs.'

Rybak apologizes to DFLers over email flap, rallies Clinton support

9:44am
Former Minneapolis Mayor R.T. Rybak, a vice chairman of the Democratic National Committee, apologized to DFL delegates to the national convention for the email controversy that angered Bernie Sanders supporters.
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Meet the one farmer in the DFL delegation to the Democratic National Convention

Farmer says DFL must compete outstate if it is to win the Legislature.
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9:16am

Labor is key to a Democratic victory, Minnesota delegates say

Local Democrats stress importance of labor vote to a win in November.
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8:23am

Morning Hot Dish: 'It was quite a night for Minnesota'

Philly Day Two
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6:55am

Michelle Obama: 'I'm with her'

Michelle Obama says Hillary Clinton is advancing the cause for women so "all our sons and daughters now take for granted that a woman can be President of the United States."
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6:54am

Sanders: 'Clinton must become next president'

Ending months of animosity, Bernie Sanders robustly embraced his former rival Hillary Clinton Monday night, signaling it was time for his supporters, too, to rally behind the Democratic nominee in the campaign against Republican Donald Trump.
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5:33am

DNC Day 1: Calls for unity

Bernie Sanders joined a high-wattage lineup of speakers, including first lady Michelle Obama who made a forceful, impassioned case for the Democratic nominee.
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2016 Republican National Convention
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Coverage of the convention July 18-21 in Cleveland.
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July 25

Ellison takes DNC stage, introduces Bernie Sanders

U.S. Rep. Keith Ellison of Minnesota, an early supporter of Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders, was tapped to introduce him Monday night at the Democratic National Convention.
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July 25

Morning Hot Dish: Will Sanders and Clinton play nice?

The newsletter is live from the Democratic National Convention
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July 25

Minnesota DFLers kick things off in Philly

Members of Minnesota's delegation to the Democratic National Convention kicked off their week Monday morning with speeches by the state's two U.S. senators.
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July 25

Thousands of protesters hit Philadelphia streets

Thousands of demonstrators took to Philadelphia's sweltering streets Sunday, cheering, chanting and beating drums in the first major protests ahead of the Democratic National Convention, as the city wilts during a heat wave.
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July 25
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Dismayed by Trump, Bloomberg will endorse Clinton

Michael R. Bloomberg, who bypassed his own run for the presidency this election cycle, will endorse Hillary Clinton in a prime-time address at the Democratic…
National
July 24

Convention a chance at a reintroduction to a well-known politician

WASHINGTON – The convention the Republicans just wrapped up in Cleveland, with its prime-time plagiarism, backstabbing rivals and missing dignitaries, may not be a…
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July 24

Hillary Clinton looks to close trust deficit at convention

In Philadelphia, the Democrats' presidential hopeful has a full plate between winning over party progressives and speaking to a broader audience.
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2016 Democratic National Convention
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Coverage of the convention July 25-28 in Philadelphia.
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July 24

Retired major giving House Speaker Daudt challenge in primary

Military veteran Alan Duff will take him on in the GOP primary Aug. 9.
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July 24

RNC: Trump outlines his vision for America

Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump made his case to the country in his speech at the Republican National Convention in Cleveland, outlining his vision for the future of America.
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July 24

Kaine: Clinton is 'opposite of Trump'

Sen. Tim Kaine is using his debut appearance as Hillary Clinton's running mate on Saturday to introduce himself to voters. He offered a tough assault on Donald Trump, and then added that Clinton is the opposite of him.
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July 24
The 2012 Democratic National Convention wrapped up it's business on Th...

2016 Democratic National Convention

Coverage of the convention July 25-28 in Philadelphia.
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July 23

Democratic National Convention schedule

Monday 2 p.m. CDT: “Putting families first” is the theme. Speakers include Sen. Bernie Sanders and First Lady Michelle Obama. Others will highlight substance…
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July 23

Comparing and contrasting Tim Kaine with Hillary Clinton, on the issues

Environment Kaine: He calls himself an “avid outdoorsman” and says that conservation can stimulate tourism and fishing economies. He supported opening Virginia’s coast…
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July 23

Reconsidering Hillary Clinton

PHILADELPHIA – The Democratic National Convention, which begins Monday, has one huge goal: Make people like Hillary Clinton. Make her warm, gentle, compassionate. It…