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New DNC chair Jaime Harrison is borrowing from the Howard Dean playbook

Jaime Harrison. Photo: Michael Ciaglo/Getty Images


The centering of their voices served as a reminder that lawmakers work at the behest of the people — not the other way around

Brayden Harrington addresses the Democratic National Convention. Photo: Handout/Getty Images


The Democratic presidential nominee promised light in dark times and a way out of our present crises

Joe Biden delivers his acceptance speech at the Democratic National Convention. Photo: Win McNamee/Getty Images


Kamala Harris’ big night was also the Democrats’ invocation of girl power

Sen. Kamala Harris speaks on the third night of the Democratic National Convention. Photo: Win McNamee/Getty Images


From D.C. to the Northern Mariana Islands, the convention’s roll call was a reminder of the strength and beauty of America’s diversity

Rep. Veronica Escobar announces the Texas delegates during the virtual convention on August 18, 2020. Photo: Handout/DNCC via Getty Images


The opening night of the DNC showcased Republicans and socialists and dire warnings about Trump. Whatever happened to inspiring voters?

In this screenshot from the livestream of the 2020 Democratic National Convention, actress and activist Eva Longoria introduces former first lady Michelle Obama to address the virtual convention on August 17, 2020. Photo: Handout/DNCC via Getty Images


Sanders supporters are still haunted by the ghosts of 2016’s primary battles

Photo: Bastiaan Slabbers/NurPhoto/Getty


The Democratic Party faces a tough balancing act: Alleviating concerns of elitism while also screening out far-flung candidates

Photo: Drew Angerer/Getty

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