Democrats Make The Optimist’s Case For America

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We’ll be reporting from Philadelphia all week and live-blogging each night. Check out all our dispatches from the Democratic convention here.

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Wednesday night at the Democratic National Convention featured speeches from President Obama and Vice President Joe Biden, both of whom painted a U.S. that has its problems but is improving. They also made a moral argument for Hillary Clinton and against Donald Trump. The elections podcast crew talks about the unique role Obama will play in the Clinton campaign, since most Americans both approve of his job as president and think the country is on the wrong track. We also preview what’s to come in the final night of the convention.

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