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Voters may diverge on party alignment, but they agree broadly on qualities they want in a president: judgment, maturity, honesty.
The event seeks to move past a rollicking, roiling kickoff set to the score of chants over the wisdom of Sanders backers’ opposing Hillary Clinton in perpetuity.
The Massachusetts senator issued an implicit warning to supporters of Senator Bernie Sanders that not voting for Mrs. Clinton could put Donald J. Trump in the White House.
The Müller Quaker Dairy plant in Batavia, N.Y., closed less than three years after opening despite receiving major tax credits from the state’s Excelsior Jobs Program.
Judging by the speakers’ list, the Democratic convention will show significantly more harmony and continuity than the Republican one.
The prime-time lineup for Night 1 of the Democratic National Convention is full of political star power.
White voters without a college degree, particularly men, strongly favor Donald Trump. And that’s still a large voting bloc.
History suggests that, before the conventions are finished, you’re better off focusing on a two-month average than a two-week average.
Hillary Clinton promised a Democratic convention different from the bitterly divided Republican gathering. The scene in Philadelphia signals otherwise.
Officials in Philadelphia for the party’s national convention sought to spread the idea that the Kremlin wanted to see Mr. Trump elected instead of Hillary Clinton.
Federal officials say the inquiry has been underway since the spring, when the agency was first notified of the D.N.C.’s suspicions about hacking.
Costumed babies. Disheveled wigs. Worse-than-usual Brooklyn accents. The influence of Mr. Sanders, who is set to speak on Monday at the Democratic convention, extends beyond politics.
The Vermont senator, who lost the nomination to Mrs. Clinton, told his supporters it was important to vote for her to stop Donald J. Trump.
The presumptive Democratic nominee said he would shore up the nation’s alliances rather than unravel them, and never order American troops to commit war crimes.
With a lineup including President Obama, Bill Clinton, Bernie Sanders and Michael R. Bloomberg, the Democrats will be managing a tight schedule.
Democratic National Committee emails released by hackers show how donors are coaxed and flattered, with invitations, meetings and proximity to the president.
The airline industry opposes the administration’s plan to curb airplane emissions, saying it could endanger passengers and hurt American companies.
Supporters of the congresswoman, who was trying to address delegates from her home state of Florida, could not drown out the protesters in Philadelphia on Monday.
Urged to be more open about changes, the Supreme Court has started pointing out after-the-fact edits, both stylistic and factual, to its opinions.
The party will attempt to find unity under a “United Together” theme, and Bernie Sanders will get one last chance to push his agenda on a big stage as he speaks.