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History: Hillary Clinton nominated for Presidency of the United States

The historic nomination takes on significance, because it comes at a time when women's rights are under attack by Republicans in state after state across this country.

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Progressive all-stars talk voting, future at Philly LGBT center

Rep. Alan Grayson, the Rev. Jesse Jackson, and Jim Hightower were among the cavalcade of progressives who made appearances.

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Women of the DNC come together to elect Hillary Clinton

"A woman being elected to office is not just about that woman's achievement but what it means in the lives of the women in the nation."

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Democratic National Convention delegates chant “Black lives matter”

"When a young black life is cut short, it's a personal loss, but it's also a loss that diminishes all of us."

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Watch: First Lady Michelle Obama delivers must-see DNC speech

It was a speech that delivered an eloquent and profound truth about the stakes of the presidential outcome.

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Defying high court, Va. Gov. McAuliffe moves to restore ex-felons’ voting rights

The Virginia Supreme Court struck down the governor's restoration of voting rights for ex-felons. But McAuliffe has a back-up plan.

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Sanders says, “Our revolution continues; support Hillary Clinton”

"We have begun a political revolution to transform America and that revolution - our revolution - continues," said Sanders, to prolonged, thunderous applause.

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Landslide in November?

"Winning in a landslide" is needed now more than ever; don't count out the American people in seeing with new eyes, and what's at stake in November.

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Democratic Party Labor Council: Unite, fight for voters’ rights

"We must see ourselves and our unions as the labor component of a much bigger progressive coalition."

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Rolling out the Clinton-Kaine ticket

Kaine pushed the political envelope of Virginia, an erstwhile red southern state, in a progressive direction - and won; everyone agrees he's a sincere, nice guy.

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