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The presidential candidates exchanged barbs as the final stretch of the campaign began.

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Amid jubilation in Philadelphia, new activists struggled to find their place.

Trump also took aim at Clinton directly during the rally Friday, promising to escalate his attacks against her.

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Some delegates for Bernie Sanders had a hard time accepting the end of their candidate's campaign during the four days of the Democratic National Convention.

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Here’s what happened to that giant balloon Bill Clinton carried off-stage in Philadelphia

Bill Clinton gave his really big balloon from the Democratic National Convention to his granddaughter, Charlotte. I hope she lets him play with it.

Donald Trump may have pulled out a surprise victory (in television ratings)

Trump's convention appears to have beaten Clinton's on the most important night.

More than 400,000 American women alive now were born before women had the right to vote

And now they can vote for — or against — the first woman to top a major-party presidential ticket.

While the convention saw divisions, many delegates found it deeply moving.

Donald Trump said he is "starting to agree" with audience chants of "lock her up" in reference to Democratic rival Hillary Clinton. Trump was speaking at a rally in Colorado Springs, Colo. July 29.

Donald Trump defended his controversial comments about Fox News host Megyn Kelly and his alleged mocking of a disabled reporter, during a rally in Colorado July 29.

Bill Clinton kicked around and tossed a few balloons to the crowd at the close of the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia, and seemed to enjoy it.

Donald Trump paused during a speech in Colorado Springs, Colo., July 29. to tell a vocal supporter “thank you darling, I love you.”

Donald Trump criticized Hillary Clinton's Democratic convention speech during his rally in Colorado Springs, Colo., July 29.

These three graphs explain who was protesting the DNC, and why.

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The veteran civil-rights activists joined others in defending protesters against criticism that they are divisive.

This campaign ad in support of Republican candidate Roger Marshall attacks his primary election opponent Rep. Tim Huelskamp (R-Kan.), who is running for reelection in the 1st Congressional District of Kansas.

“We’ve had a great convention but now we’ve got to go out and fight for our vision of America,” Clinton told the crowd at Temple University in Philadelphia.

This campaign ad in support of Republican candidate Roger Marshall attacks his primary election opponent Rep. Tim Huelskamp (R-Kan.), who is running for reelection in the 1st Congressional District of Kansas.

This campaign ad in support of the reelection of Rep. Tim Huelskamp (R-Kan.) criticizes his primary election opponent Roger Marshall for not being conservative enough.

Clinton and Kaine will campaign across Ohio and Pennsylvania, two key states.

The Fix’s Chris Cillizza breaks down both the Republican and Democratic conventions, and explains what’s coming next in the presidential election.

The campaign of the runner-up sent a text message beforehand asking people to be respectful.

"As a medical doctor, there was a time where I looked very closely at those issues, and not all those issues were completely resolved," said Green Party's likely candidate for president.

Trump called Clinton's speaking style "a very average scream."

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