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CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — If Cory Booker decides to run for president one day, he already has a personal connection to the first caucus state of Iowa.
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel says former President Bill Clinton will help Democrats offer a clear vision of the future when he takes the podium at the Democratic National Convention.
Former president expected to speak to middle class on behalf of Obama Wednesday night.
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Every political party has had leaders it would like to exalt and leaders it would like to forget. Bill Clinton has managed to be both. He is the closest thing American politics has to a rock star, and he has sometimes behaved like one.
Some things to watch for at the Democratic National Convention on Tuesday:
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Democratic National Convention is a watershed event for America's gay rights movement, which never before has been embraced so warmly by a major political party.
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Better off than four years ago? Even some of President Barack Obama's biggest fans have to work to get to "yes," but they expect him to make the case more forcefully.
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Hispanics with the highest profiles in this year's political conventions, Sen. Marco Rubio of Florida and Mayor Julian Castro of San Antonio, stand as opposites in a cultural and political split that has divided millions of U.S. Latinos for decades.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Bill Clinton's in, George W. Bush is out. Jimmy Carter gets only a cameo. Ronald Reagan is ever-present, almost a quarter century after his presidency and eight years after his death. The way Democrats and Republicans treat their ex-presidents at convention time reflects each man's personal popularity — and how well he's weathered changing party politics.
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — San Antonio Mayor Julian Castro's keynote speech to the Democratic convention was a potent message blending immigrant dreams with partisan bite.