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Sanders Urges Supporters to Back Clinton as Democratic Convention Opens

July 26, 2016 01:51 AM
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U.S. Democrats opened their national convention in Philadelphia Monday amid renewed tension between backers of nominee-in-waiting Hillary Clinton and former rival Bernie Sanders. Supporters of the insurgent candidacy are angry about leaked emails from Democratic Party officials that seem to show they preferred Clinton over Sanders in the primaries. VOA National correspondent Jim Malone has more from Philadelphia.