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  • Contact Sheet: Party Animals

    Contact Sheet: Party Animals

    Kitsch transcends race, gender, and political party. There are three things that are guaranteed at a political convention: blowhard speeches, balloons, and people decked out in outrageous garb to support their candidate of choice. We kept an eye out for the best of the red, white, and really, really...

  • CP at the DNC

    CP at the DNC

    Our reporters and photographers are on the ground in Philadelphia covering the action inside and outside the Democratic National Convention. Check back for more updates.

  • Dispatches from The DNC: The Finale

    Dispatches from The DNC: The Finale

    Following a long week of protests and walkouts, members of the law enforcement community and the military spoke at the final day of the Democratic National Convention. But face it, the crowd was waiting to cheer for two powerful women. Katy Perry and Democratic nominee Hillary Rodham Clinton. Both...

  • The Democratic National Convention: Hillary Clinton opts for feminism-lite in her historic speech

    The Democratic National Convention: Hillary Clinton opts for feminism-lite in her historic speech

    It is hard being a feminist in 2016. I mean, not hard like Elizabeth-Cady-Stanton-at-Seneca-Falls hard or Shulamith-Firestone-Dialetic-of-Sex hard, but hard in its own troubling way to be both pleased that we are seeing the first woman nominee for president walk onto to the stage of the Democratic...

  • The Democratic National Convention: Day three offers the summer's biggest blockbuster

    The Democratic National Convention: Day three offers the summer's biggest blockbuster

    If the Republican National Convention, held in Cleveland last week, was a shabby Shakespeare production—put on by a cast that was past their prime and, frankly, not always super committed to the script—then the Democratic National Convention is a slick, big summer blockbuster. Come in from the...

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