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Khizr Khan speaks during the last night of the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia

Fox News Didn’t Show Democratic Convention Speeches That Cut Against Its Right-Wing Narrative

Fox News did not air several Democratic National Convention speeches from figures promoting issues that run counter to the narrative the network has pushed for years—including racial justice, reproductive rights, gun safety reform, LGBT equality, and respect for Muslim-Americans.

July 29, 2016
Supporters gather to see Sanders speak during a election night rally in Santa Monica, California

Sanders Delegates Are Not Going Away Quietly at the DNC

Hundreds of Bernie Sanders delegates and their supporters met for several hours on Monday morning to orchestrate their protests on the floor of the Democratic Convention and to hound members of Congress who are rejecting their issues.

July 26, 2016
Protesters march in the street ahead of Monday's start of the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, U.S., July 24, 2016. REUTERS/Bryan Woolston

Why Philly Will Face More Protests Than Cleveland

While Cleveland saw an aggressive police presence enforce civility between pro- and anti-Trump demonstrators—an LA Times reporter compared the scene to “a heavily militarized debate camp”—Philadelphia is expected to experience a much more active protest scene.

July 25, 2016
Supporters cheer as U.S. Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders addresses supporters following the closing of the polls in the California presidential primary in Santa Monica, California

How Many Anti-Hillary Protests Are Sanders Delegates Likely To Generate In Philly? Well, That Depends…

As Democratic insiders signal that Hillary Clinton is likely to pick a centrist as her running mate, Sanders delegates are organizing among themselves to anticipate a range of possible responses in Philly. A handful of big decisions will be made in the next few days that will either please or frustrate them.

July 23, 2016
Bernie Sanders delivers a live-streamed address to his supporters

What Sanders’ ‘Concession’ Speech Means For Democrats

In a live-streamed address on Thursday, Bernie Sanders stopped short of endorsing presumptive nominee Hillary Clinton, but said he would work together with her in the general election to fight against Donald Trump. Here’s what that really means.

June 17, 2016