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Intraparty squabbles and protests made for a difficult start. But by the end of the evening, the Democrats began to focus on beating Donald Trump rather than fighting among themselves.
Collectively, Michelle Obama, Bernie Sanders, Elizabeth Warren and Cory Booker projected the kind of high voltage a political party needs when it is in danger of losing its focus.
It was supposed to be a morning of personal triumph for Debbie Wasserman Schultz. Instead, it was a cringeworthy spectacle.
The divided-party narrative was already firmly in place by the time liberal crusaders Elizabeth Warren and Bernie Sanders took the stage.
Activists and campaign officials worried about the alleged involvement of the Russian government, with campaign officials suggesting that the Kremlin was releasing the documents to damage Hillary Clinton.
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There is a chance of heavy downpours for some in the region today as Washington continues to grapple with a heat wave.
Demarko Wheeler, 24, had been charged in connection with a stolen-car case in the District. He was charged Sunday with first- and second-degree murder in the death of 68-year-old Alonzo Jackson.
At the Democratic National Convention, Virginia’s governor used his plan to restore voting rights to about 200,000 felons to rally the party’s liberal base.
The outside linebacker tore an Achilles' tendon before he logged any time on the field last season. The same thing just happened — to his other leg.
They are among the 500 D.C. Public Schools students who have summer internships with the White House, the Washington Nationals, Microsoft and elsewhere.
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The 2016 election is unlike any before it. The campaign has seen the rise of Donald Trump, the New York provocateur who has seized the Republican Party from its bewildered establishment and seized an angry electorate. What's happening in America? What does it mean to be American? For nearly 35 days, Washington Post journalists crossed the nation looking for answers, chronicling them in this book.