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On raucous opening night, Democratic stars make a pitch for Clinton 6:05am EDT

PHILADELPHIA The Democratic Party's deep divisions were on full display on a raucous first day of its convention, with Bernie Sanders portraying Hillary Clinton as a fellow soldier in his fight for economic equality while his supporters booed the mere mention of her name. | Video

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Democratic National Committee apologizes to Sanders over emails

The Democratic National Committee apologized to Senator Bernie Sanders on Monday after leaked emails suggested the party's leadership had worked to sabotage Sanders' presidential campaign. | Video

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Email leak may hurt Democratic party chair's re-election bid

WASHINGTON An email leak that led to the resignation of Democratic National Committee Chairwoman Debbie Wasserman Schultz could plague her bid for re-election to Congress, after a challenger said on Monday he would file a complaint alleging she had broken election rules. | Video

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Wasserman Schultz will not open Democratic convention: media reports

WASHINGTON Democratic National Committee Chairwoman Debbie Wasserman Schultz said on Monday she will not open the party's national convention in Philadelphia, the Sun Sentinel newspaper reported.

Election 2016, Jul 25 2016
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U.S. lawmaker wants new budget requests for Iraq, Afghanistan troops

WASHINGTON The chairman of the House of Representatives Armed Services Committee called on the Obama administration on Monday to ask Congress for more money to fund its plans for Iraq and Afghanistan, amid expectations of a defense budget battle when lawmakers return to Washington this fall.