• DNC Chairwoman, Debbie Wasserman Schultz, D-Fla., greeted the Florida delegation at a breakfast in Philadelphia, July 25, 2016. She quit the post amid a furor over leaked emails that show party leaders mocked and criticized the upstart campaign of Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders.
    • Clinton supporter t-shirt in Philadelphia, July 24, 2016. (Photo: C. Mendoza/VOA)
    • Preparations for opening day of the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia, July 24, 2016. (Photo: C. Mendoza/VOA)
    • Protesters gather at Independence Park ahead of Monday's start of the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia, July 24, 2016.
    • Police ride bicycles down Market Street toward City Hall ahead of the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia, July 24, 2016.
    • Dan Amadie installs an Arkansas sign before the 2016 Democratic Convention in Philadelphia, July 24, 2016.
    • Protesters yell during a demonstration in downtown Philadelphia, July 24, 2016.
    • A supporter of U.S. Senator Bernie Sanders walks past a water hydrant during a protest march ahead of the 2016 Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia, July 24, 2016.
    • House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi of Calif., meets with comedian Stephen Colbert ahead of the 2016 Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia, July 24, 2016.
    • Alex Schaefer of Los Angeles prepares a giant Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., before a march during a protest in downtown Philadelphia, July 24, 2016.
    • Protesters march during a demonstration in downtown Philadelphia, July 24, 2016.
    • A supporters of Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., holds up a sign calling for Debbie Wasserman Schultz, chairwoman of the Democratic National Committee to be fired, in Philadelphia, July 24, 2016.

    In Photos: Preparations for Democratic National Convention

    Published July 25, 2016

    The Democratic National Convention is getting underway in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, to affirm former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton as the party's 2016 presidential nominee.


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