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Democratic presidential candidate and former Vice President Joe Biden and Senator and vice presidential candidate Kamala Harris celebrate after Biden accepted the presidential nomination during the 4th and final night of the Democratic National Convention, as participants from across the country are hosted over video links from the originally planned site of the convention in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, August 20, 2020. REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque

Democratic presidential candidate and former Vice President Joe Biden and Senator and vice presidential candidate Kamala Harris celebrate after Biden accepted the presidential nomination during the 4th and final night of the Democratic National...more

Democratic presidential candidate and former Vice President Joe Biden and Senator and vice presidential candidate Kamala Harris celebrate after Biden accepted the presidential nomination during the 4th and final night of the Democratic National Convention, as participants from across the country are hosted over video links from the originally planned site of the convention in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, August 20, 2020. REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque
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Joe Biden vowed to heal a United States battered by a deadly pandemic and divided by four years of Donald Trump's presidency. "The current president has cloaked America in darkness for much too long. Too much anger. Too much fear. Too much division," Biden said. "Here and now, I give you my word: if you entrust me with the presidency, I'll draw on the best of us, not the worst."

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Joe Biden vowed to heal a United States battered by a deadly pandemic and divided by four years of Donald Trump's presidency. "The current president has cloaked America in darkness for much too long. Too much anger. Too much fear. Too much division,"...more

Joe Biden vowed to heal a United States battered by a deadly pandemic and divided by four years of Donald Trump's presidency. "The current president has cloaked America in darkness for much too long. Too much anger. Too much fear. Too much division," Biden said. "Here and now, I give you my word: if you entrust me with the presidency, I'll draw on the best of us, not the worst." REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque
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Describing the current moment as one of the most difficult times the country has ever faced, Biden offered himself as a uniter who would work "just as hard" for those who do not support him - drawing a stark contrast with the Republican Trump, who has kept the focus on his base of voters. "While I'll be a Democratic candidate, I'll be an American president," said Biden. "That's the job of a president. To represent all of us, not just our base or our party. This is not a partisan moment. This must be an American moment. It's a moment that calls for hope, and light, and love."

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Describing the current moment as one of the most difficult times the country has ever faced, Biden offered himself as a uniter who would work "just as hard" for those who do not support him - drawing a stark contrast with the Republican Trump, who...more

Describing the current moment as one of the most difficult times the country has ever faced, Biden offered himself as a uniter who would work "just as hard" for those who do not support him - drawing a stark contrast with the Republican Trump, who has kept the focus on his base of voters. "While I'll be a Democratic candidate, I'll be an American president," said Biden. "That's the job of a president. To represent all of us, not just our base or our party. This is not a partisan moment. This must be an American moment. It's a moment that calls for hope, and light, and love." REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque
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Joe Biden, his wife Jill Biden, Kamala Harris and her husband Douglas Emhoff celebrate after Joe Biden accepted the nomination, August 20. The event also put the Democrats' diversity on display, particularly the nomination of Harris, the first Black woman and Asian American on a major-party ticket.

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Joe Biden, his wife Jill Biden, Kamala Harris and her husband Douglas Emhoff celebrate after Joe Biden accepted the nomination, August 20. The event also put the Democrats' diversity on display, particularly the nomination of Harris, the first Black...more

Joe Biden, his wife Jill Biden, Kamala Harris and her husband Douglas Emhoff celebrate after Joe Biden accepted the nomination, August 20. The event also put the Democrats' diversity on display, particularly the nomination of Harris, the first Black woman and Asian American on a major-party ticket. REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque
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Democrats used the convention to highlight the broad coalition working to oust Trump, showcasing liberals and moderates, elder statesmen and rising stars - and even some high-profile Republicans, who urged their fellow conservatives to place patriotism above party.

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Democrats used the convention to highlight the broad coalition working to oust Trump, showcasing liberals and moderates, elder statesmen and rising stars - and even some high-profile Republicans, who urged their fellow conservatives to place...more

Democrats used the convention to highlight the broad coalition working to oust Trump, showcasing liberals and moderates, elder statesmen and rising stars - and even some high-profile Republicans, who urged their fellow conservatives to place patriotism above party. REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque
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Joe Biden arrives on stage to accept the nomination. While Democrats laid out plenty of areas in which Biden would pursue dramatically different policies than Trump, including immigration, climate change and gun safety, much of Thursday was devoted to themes such as integrity and faith.

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Joe Biden arrives on stage to accept the nomination. While Democrats laid out plenty of areas in which Biden would pursue dramatically different policies than Trump, including immigration, climate change and gun safety, much of Thursday was devoted...more

Joe Biden arrives on stage to accept the nomination. While Democrats laid out plenty of areas in which Biden would pursue dramatically different policies than Trump, including immigration, climate change and gun safety, much of Thursday was devoted to themes such as integrity and faith. REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque
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Joe Biden and his wife Jill Biden celebrate in front of fireworks. After Biden spoke, he joined Harris and their spouses outside the arena, where they watched a fireworks display with cheering supporters who had viewed the speech on a drive-in screen - his first appearance in front of an in-person crowd of voters in months. REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque

Joe Biden and his wife Jill Biden celebrate in front of fireworks. After Biden spoke, he joined Harris and their spouses outside the arena, where they watched a fireworks display with cheering supporters who had viewed the speech on a drive-in screen...more

Joe Biden and his wife Jill Biden celebrate in front of fireworks. After Biden spoke, he joined Harris and their spouses outside the arena, where they watched a fireworks display with cheering supporters who had viewed the speech on a drive-in screen - his first appearance in front of an in-person crowd of voters in months. REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque
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People watch a projection of the DNC during a drive-in watch party in Derry, New Hampshire, August 20. REUTERS/Elizabeth Frantz

People watch a projection of the DNC during a drive-in watch party in Derry, New Hampshire, August 20. REUTERS/Elizabeth Frantz

People watch a projection of the DNC during a drive-in watch party in Derry, New Hampshire, August 20. REUTERS/Elizabeth Frantz
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Mounted police separate demonstrators against racial injustice from a counter-protester near the site of the DNC in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, August 20. REUTERS/Brian Snyder

Mounted police separate demonstrators against racial injustice from a counter-protester near the site of the DNC in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, August 20. REUTERS/Brian Snyder

Mounted police separate demonstrators against racial injustice from a counter-protester near the site of the DNC in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, August 20. REUTERS/Brian Snyder
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Demonstrators against racial injustice march to the site of the DNC in Milwaukee, August 20. REUTERS/Brian Snyder

Demonstrators against racial injustice march to the site of the DNC in Milwaukee, August 20. REUTERS/Brian Snyder

Demonstrators against racial injustice march to the site of the DNC in Milwaukee, August 20. REUTERS/Brian Snyder
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Singer John Legend and rapper Common perform the song "Glory," August 20, including the lyrics: "The biggest weapon is to stay peaceful; We sing, our music is the cuts that we bleed through; Somewhere in the dream we had an epiphany; Now we right the wrongs in history; No one can win the war individually; It takes the wisdom of the elders and young people's energy." 2020 Democratic National Convention/Pool via REUTERS

Singer John Legend and rapper Common perform the song "Glory," August 20, including the lyrics: "The biggest weapon is to stay peaceful; We sing, our music is the cuts that we bleed through; Somewhere in the dream we had an epiphany; Now we right the...more

Singer John Legend and rapper Common perform the song "Glory," August 20, including the lyrics: "The biggest weapon is to stay peaceful; We sing, our music is the cuts that we bleed through; Somewhere in the dream we had an epiphany; Now we right the wrongs in history; No one can win the war individually; It takes the wisdom of the elders and young people's energy." 2020 Democratic National Convention/Pool via REUTERS
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Several Democrats who challenged Biden for the nomination, including Bernie Sanders, Amy Klobuchar, Pete Buttigieg, Elizabeth Warren, Andrew Yang and Beto O'Rourke, pressed the case for Biden.

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Several Democrats who challenged Biden for the nomination, including Bernie Sanders, Amy Klobuchar, Pete Buttigieg, Elizabeth Warren, Andrew Yang and Beto O'Rourke, pressed the case for Biden. 2020 Democratic National Convention/Pool via REUTERS

Several Democrats who challenged Biden for the nomination, including Bernie Sanders, Amy Klobuchar, Pete Buttigieg, Elizabeth Warren, Andrew Yang and Beto O'Rourke, pressed the case for Biden. 2020 Democratic National Convention/Pool via REUTERS
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Former Democratic presidential candidate Senator Cory Booker speaks, August 20: "We'll stand for those who cook and serve and clean; who plant and harvest; who pack and always deliver, whose hands are thick with calluses, like my granddad's who held mine when I was a boy ... Joe Biden and Kamala Harris know the dignity of all working Americans. They know the urgency and the demand of our dream. But working people are under attack." 2020 Democratic National Convention/Pool via REUTERS

Former Democratic presidential candidate Senator Cory Booker speaks, August 20: "We'll stand for those who cook and serve and clean; who plant and harvest; who pack and always deliver, whose hands are thick with calluses, like my granddad's who held...more

Former Democratic presidential candidate Senator Cory Booker speaks, August 20: "We'll stand for those who cook and serve and clean; who plant and harvest; who pack and always deliver, whose hands are thick with calluses, like my granddad's who held mine when I was a boy ... Joe Biden and Kamala Harris know the dignity of all working Americans. They know the urgency and the demand of our dream. But working people are under attack." 2020 Democratic National Convention/Pool via REUTERS
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Former Democratic presidential candidate and former South Bend Mayor Pete Buttigieg: "Just over 10 years ago, I joined a military where firing me because of who I am wasn't just possible -- it was policy. Now in 2020, it is unlawful in America to fire anyone because of who they are or who they love. The very ring on my finger ... reflects how this country can change."

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Former Democratic presidential candidate and former South Bend Mayor Pete Buttigieg: "Just over 10 years ago, I joined a military where firing me because of who I am wasn't just possible -- it was policy. Now in 2020, it is unlawful in America to...more

Former Democratic presidential candidate and former South Bend Mayor Pete Buttigieg: "Just over 10 years ago, I joined a military where firing me because of who I am wasn't just possible -- it was policy. Now in 2020, it is unlawful in America to fire anyone because of who they are or who they love. The very ring on my finger ... reflects how this country can change." 2020 Democratic National Convention/Pool via REUTERS
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As the DNC's final night began, Julia Louis-Dreyfus and Andrew Yang pretend not to know how to pronounce Mike Pence's name, in a nod to his repeated mispronunciation of "Kamala". Louis-Dreyfus, who portrayed a U.S. vice president in the comedy television show "Veep," took some digs at both Trump and Vice President Mike Pence: "Just remember, Joe Biden goes to church so regularly that he doesn't even need tear gas and a bunch of federalized troops to help him get there."

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As the DNC's final night began, Julia Louis-Dreyfus and Andrew Yang pretend not to know how to pronounce Mike Pence's name, in a nod to his repeated mispronunciation of "Kamala". Louis-Dreyfus, who portrayed a U.S. vice president in the comedy...more

As the DNC's final night began, Julia Louis-Dreyfus and Andrew Yang pretend not to know how to pronounce Mike Pence's name, in a nod to his repeated mispronunciation of "Kamala". Louis-Dreyfus, who portrayed a U.S. vice president in the comedy television show "Veep," took some digs at both Trump and Vice President Mike Pence: "Just remember, Joe Biden goes to church so regularly that he doesn't even need tear gas and a bunch of federalized troops to help him get there." 2020 Democratic National Convention/Pool via REUTERS
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Bloomberg said Trump had failed both as a businessman and as a president. "I'm not asking you to vote against Donald Trump because he's a bad guy. I'm urging you to vote against him because he's done a bad job," said Bloomberg, the former mayor of New York. "And let me tell you a little secret. Donald Trump's economic plan was to give a huge tax cut to guys like me, who didn't need it. And then lie about it to everyone else," he said.

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Bloomberg said Trump had failed both as a businessman and as a president. "I'm not asking you to vote against Donald Trump because he's a bad guy. I'm urging you to vote against him because he's done a bad job," said Bloomberg, the former mayor of...more

Bloomberg said Trump had failed both as a businessman and as a president. "I'm not asking you to vote against Donald Trump because he's a bad guy. I'm urging you to vote against him because he's done a bad job," said Bloomberg, the former mayor of New York. "And let me tell you a little secret. Donald Trump's economic plan was to give a huge tax cut to guys like me, who didn't need it. And then lie about it to everyone else," he said. 2020 Democratic National Convention/Pool via REUTERS
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Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms: "People often think they can't make a difference like our civil rights icons, but every person in the movement mattered --those who made the sandwiches, swept the church floors, stuffed the envelopes. They, too, changed America and so can we ... We have cried out for justice, we have gathered in our streets to demand change, and now, we must pass on the gift (the late civil rights activist and congressman) John Lewis sacrificed to give us, we must register and we must vote."

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Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms: "People often think they can't make a difference like our civil rights icons, but every person in the movement mattered --those who made the sandwiches, swept the church floors, stuffed the envelopes. They, too,...more

Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms: "People often think they can't make a difference like our civil rights icons, but every person in the movement mattered --those who made the sandwiches, swept the church floors, stuffed the envelopes. They, too, changed America and so can we ... We have cried out for justice, we have gathered in our streets to demand change, and now, we must pass on the gift (the late civil rights activist and congressman) John Lewis sacrificed to give us, we must register and we must vote." 2020 Democratic National Convention/Pool via REUTERS
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Cedric Richmond, Jr., son of Rep Cedric Richmond, leads the Pledge of Allegiance, August 20. 2020 Democratic National Convention/Pool via REUTERS

Cedric Richmond, Jr., son of Rep Cedric Richmond, leads the Pledge of Allegiance, August 20. 2020 Democratic National Convention/Pool via REUTERS

Cedric Richmond, Jr., son of Rep Cedric Richmond, leads the Pledge of Allegiance, August 20. 2020 Democratic National Convention/Pool via REUTERS
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Senator Tammy Duckworth: "Joe Biden would stand up for what's right. Stand tall for our truth and stand strong against our enemies, because, unlike Trump, Joe Biden has common decency. He has common sense. He can command from experience, and from strength. Donald Trump doesn't deserve to call himself commander in chief for another four minutes, let alone another four years. Our troops deserve better. Our country deserves better." 2020 Democratic National Convention/Pool via REUTERS

Senator Tammy Duckworth: "Joe Biden would stand up for what's right. Stand tall for our truth and stand strong against our enemies, because, unlike Trump, Joe Biden has common decency. He has common sense. He can command from experience, and from...more

Senator Tammy Duckworth: "Joe Biden would stand up for what's right. Stand tall for our truth and stand strong against our enemies, because, unlike Trump, Joe Biden has common decency. He has common sense. He can command from experience, and from strength. Donald Trump doesn't deserve to call himself commander in chief for another four minutes, let alone another four years. Our troops deserve better. Our country deserves better." 2020 Democratic National Convention/Pool via REUTERS
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Joe Biden's son Beau Biden is seen speaking in archival video footage. The program emphasized Biden's personal experience with tragedy - his first wife's and infant daughter's deaths in a car accident, and the death of his son Beau from cancer - to underscore his ability to empathize with suffering Americans. Critics accuse Trump, whose instincts are more combative than comforting, of failing to offer solace at a time of crisis.

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Joe Biden's son Beau Biden is seen speaking in archival video footage. The program emphasized Biden's personal experience with tragedy - his first wife's and infant daughter's deaths in a car accident, and the death of his son Beau from cancer - to...more

Joe Biden's son Beau Biden is seen speaking in archival video footage. The program emphasized Biden's personal experience with tragedy - his first wife's and infant daughter's deaths in a car accident, and the death of his son Beau from cancer - to underscore his ability to empathize with suffering Americans. Critics accuse Trump, whose instincts are more combative than comforting, of failing to offer solace at a time of crisis. 2020 Democratic National Convention/Pool via REUTERS
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Joe Biden's son Hunter Biden speaks by video feed, August 20. 2020 Democratic National Convention/Pool via REUTERS

Joe Biden's son Hunter Biden speaks by video feed, August 20. 2020 Democratic National Convention/Pool via REUTERS

Joe Biden's son Hunter Biden speaks by video feed, August 20. 2020 Democratic National Convention/Pool via REUTERS
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Joe Biden's daughter Ashley Biden speaks by video feed, August 20. 2020 Democratic National Convention/Pool via REUTERS

Joe Biden's daughter Ashley Biden speaks by video feed, August 20. 2020 Democratic National Convention/Pool via REUTERS

Joe Biden's daughter Ashley Biden speaks by video feed, August 20. 2020 Democratic National Convention/Pool via REUTERS
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Joe Biden's granddaughters Maisy, Finnegan, Naomi, and Natalie speak by video feed, August 20. 2020 Democratic National Convention/Pool via REUTERS

Joe Biden's granddaughters Maisy, Finnegan, Naomi, and Natalie speak by video feed, August 20. 2020 Democratic National Convention/Pool via REUTERS

Joe Biden's granddaughters Maisy, Finnegan, Naomi, and Natalie speak by video feed, August 20. 2020 Democratic National Convention/Pool via REUTERS
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Brayden Harrington, 13, spoke about what Joe Biden's nomination means to him: "He told me that we were members of the same club: We stutter. It was really amazing to hear that someone like me became vice president." 2020 Democratic National Convention/Pool via REUTERS

Brayden Harrington, 13, spoke about what Joe Biden's nomination means to him: "He told me that we were members of the same club: We stutter. It was really amazing to hear that someone like me became vice president." 2020 Democratic National...more

Brayden Harrington, 13, spoke about what Joe Biden's nomination means to him: "He told me that we were members of the same club: We stutter. It was really amazing to hear that someone like me became vice president." 2020 Democratic National Convention/Pool via REUTERS
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NBA player Steph Curry and his family speak by video feed, August 20. 2020 Democratic National Convention/Pool via REUTERS

NBA player Steph Curry and his family speak by video feed, August 20. 2020 Democratic National Convention/Pool via REUTERS

NBA player Steph Curry and his family speak by video feed, August 20. 2020 Democratic National Convention/Pool via REUTERS
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The Chicks - Natalie Maines, Martie Erwin Maguire and Emily Strayer - sing the National Anthem, August 20. 2020 Democratic National Convention/Pool via REUTERS

The Chicks - Natalie Maines, Martie Erwin Maguire and Emily Strayer - sing the National Anthem, August 20. 2020 Democratic National Convention/Pool via REUTERS

The Chicks - Natalie Maines, Martie Erwin Maguire and Emily Strayer - sing the National Anthem, August 20. 2020 Democratic National Convention/Pool via REUTERS
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Comedian Sarah Cooper does an impression of President Donald Trump by video feed, August 20. 2020 Democratic National Convention/Pool via REUTERS

Comedian Sarah Cooper does an impression of President Donald Trump by video feed, August 20. 2020 Democratic National Convention/Pool via REUTERS

Comedian Sarah Cooper does an impression of President Donald Trump by video feed, August 20. 2020 Democratic National Convention/Pool via REUTERS
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WWII veteran Ed Good speaks by video feed August 20. 2020 Democratic National Convention/Pool via REUTERS

WWII veteran Ed Good speaks by video feed August 20. 2020 Democratic National Convention/Pool via REUTERS

WWII veteran Ed Good speaks by video feed August 20. 2020 Democratic National Convention/Pool via REUTERS
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Journalists cover the speech of Joe Biden as he accepts the nomination in Wilmington, Delaware, August 20. REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque

Journalists cover the speech of Joe Biden as he accepts the nomination in Wilmington, Delaware, August 20. REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque

Journalists cover the speech of Joe Biden as he accepts the nomination in Wilmington, Delaware, August 20. REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque
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Senator Kamala Harris accepts the Democratic vice presidential nomination, August 19, 2020. Harris implored Americans to elect Joe Biden in November and accusing President Donald Trump of failed leadership that had cost lives and livelihoods during a pandemic. Making history as the first Black woman and Asian-American on a major U.S. presidential ticket, Harris said Trump's divisive leadership had brought the country to an "inflection point" and made a direct appeal to the party's diverse electorate whose vote is crucial to defeat Trump on Nov. 3. REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque

Senator Kamala Harris accepts the Democratic vice presidential nomination, August 19, 2020. Harris implored Americans to elect Joe Biden in November and accusing President Donald Trump of failed leadership that had cost lives and livelihoods during a...more

Senator Kamala Harris accepts the Democratic vice presidential nomination, August 19, 2020. Harris implored Americans to elect Joe Biden in November and accusing President Donald Trump of failed leadership that had cost lives and livelihoods during a pandemic. Making history as the first Black woman and Asian-American on a major U.S. presidential ticket, Harris said Trump's divisive leadership had brought the country to an "inflection point" and made a direct appeal to the party's diverse electorate whose vote is crucial to defeat Trump on Nov. 3. REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque
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Joe Biden waves next to Kamala Harris wave after she accepted the Democratic vice presidential nomination. "The constant chaos leaves us adrift, the incompetence makes us feel afraid, the callousness makes us feel alone. It's a lot," the California senator and former prosecutor said. "We must elect a president... who will bring all of us together -- Black, White, Latino, Asian, Indigenous -- to achieve the future we collectively want. We must elect Joe Biden," she said. REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque

Joe Biden waves next to Kamala Harris wave after she accepted the Democratic vice presidential nomination. "The constant chaos leaves us adrift, the incompetence makes us feel afraid, the callousness makes us feel alone. It's a lot," the California...more

Joe Biden waves next to Kamala Harris wave after she accepted the Democratic vice presidential nomination. "The constant chaos leaves us adrift, the incompetence makes us feel afraid, the callousness makes us feel alone. It's a lot," the California senator and former prosecutor said. "We must elect a president... who will bring all of us together -- Black, White, Latino, Asian, Indigenous -- to achieve the future we collectively want. We must elect Joe Biden," she said. REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque
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Former President Barack Obama assailed his successor Trump as deeply unfit for the office he occupies and argued that voting for Biden was necessary to ensure the survival of American democracy. "He's shown no interest in putting in the work; no interest in finding common ground; no interest in using the awesome power of his office to help anyone but himself and his friends; no interest in treating the presidency as anything but one more reality show that he can use to get the attention he craves," Obama said. After avoiding direct criticism for most of Trump's first term, the scathing broadsides from Obama constituted an unusually harsh appraisal of one president by another - although Trump has rarely hesitated to attack Obama, often leveling accusations of misconduct without evidence. 2020 Democratic National Convention/Pool via REUTERS

Former President Barack Obama assailed his successor Trump as deeply unfit for the office he occupies and argued that voting for Biden was necessary to ensure the survival of American democracy. "He's shown no interest in putting in the work; no...more

Former President Barack Obama assailed his successor Trump as deeply unfit for the office he occupies and argued that voting for Biden was necessary to ensure the survival of American democracy. "He's shown no interest in putting in the work; no interest in finding common ground; no interest in using the awesome power of his office to help anyone but himself and his friends; no interest in treating the presidency as anything but one more reality show that he can use to get the attention he craves," Obama said. After avoiding direct criticism for most of Trump's first term, the scathing broadsides from Obama constituted an unusually harsh appraisal of one president by another - although Trump has rarely hesitated to attack Obama, often leveling accusations of misconduct without evidence. 2020 Democratic National Convention/Pool via REUTERS
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Hillary Clinton told the convention she constantly hears from voters who regret backing Trump or not voting at all. She won the popular vote against Trump but lost in the Electoral College that determines the U.S. presidency. "This can't be another woulda coulda shoulda election," she said. "No matter what, vote. Vote like our lives and livelihoods are on the line, because they are." Clinton said Biden needs to win overwhelmingly. "Joe and Kamala can win by 3 million votes and still lose," she said. "Take it from me. So we need numbers overwhelming so Trump can't sneak or steal his way to victory." 2020 Democratic National Convention/Pool via REUTERS

Hillary Clinton told the convention she constantly hears from voters who regret backing Trump or not voting at all. She won the popular vote against Trump but lost in the Electoral College that determines the U.S. presidency. "This can't be another...more

Hillary Clinton told the convention she constantly hears from voters who regret backing Trump or not voting at all. She won the popular vote against Trump but lost in the Electoral College that determines the U.S. presidency. "This can't be another woulda coulda shoulda election," she said. "No matter what, vote. Vote like our lives and livelihoods are on the line, because they are." Clinton said Biden needs to win overwhelmingly. "Joe and Kamala can win by 3 million votes and still lose," she said. "Take it from me. So we need numbers overwhelming so Trump can't sneak or steal his way to victory." 2020 Democratic National Convention/Pool via REUTERS
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Senator Elizabeth Warren, a leading progressive who ran against Biden in the 2020 primary, spoke from a childcare center in Massachusetts that is now closed because of the coronavirus. She cited Biden's proposal to make childcare more affordable as a vital part of his agenda to help working Americans. "COVID-19 was Trump's biggest test. He failed miserably," Warren said. "Joe and Kamala will make high-quality childcare affordable for every family, make preschool universal, and raise the wages for every childcare worker." 2020 Democratic National Convention/Pool via REUTERS

Senator Elizabeth Warren, a leading progressive who ran against Biden in the 2020 primary, spoke from a childcare center in Massachusetts that is now closed because of the coronavirus. She cited Biden's proposal to make childcare more affordable as a...more

Senator Elizabeth Warren, a leading progressive who ran against Biden in the 2020 primary, spoke from a childcare center in Massachusetts that is now closed because of the coronavirus. She cited Biden's proposal to make childcare more affordable as a vital part of his agenda to help working Americans. "COVID-19 was Trump's biggest test. He failed miserably," Warren said. "Joe and Kamala will make high-quality childcare affordable for every family, make preschool universal, and raise the wages for every childcare worker." 2020 Democratic National Convention/Pool via REUTERS
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Singer Billie Eilish performs August 19. Before her performance, she delivered a strong message: "Donald Trump is destroying our country and everything we care about ... We need leaders who will solve problems like climate change and COVID, not deny them." 2020 Democratic National Convention/Pool via REUTERS

Singer Billie Eilish performs August 19. Before her performance, she delivered a strong message: "Donald Trump is destroying our country and everything we care about ... We need leaders who will solve problems like climate change and COVID, not deny...more

Singer Billie Eilish performs August 19. Before her performance, she delivered a strong message: "Donald Trump is destroying our country and everything we care about ... We need leaders who will solve problems like climate change and COVID, not deny them." 2020 Democratic National Convention/Pool via REUTERS
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Democrats opened the third night with a plea to end gun violence, spearheaded by former Representative Gabby Giffords of Arizona, a victim of a mass shooting. "America needs all of us to speak out even when you have to fight to find the words. We are at a crossroads: We can let the shooting continue or we can act we can protect our families our future. We can vote. We can be on the right side of history. We must elect Joe Biden. He was there for me. He'll be there for you too." 2020 Democratic National Convention/Pool via REUTERS

Democrats opened the third night with a plea to end gun violence, spearheaded by former Representative Gabby Giffords of Arizona, a victim of a mass shooting. "America needs all of us to speak out even when you have to fight to find the words. We are...more

Democrats opened the third night with a plea to end gun violence, spearheaded by former Representative Gabby Giffords of Arizona, a victim of a mass shooting. "America needs all of us to speak out even when you have to fight to find the words. We are at a crossroads: We can let the shooting continue or we can act we can protect our families our future. We can vote. We can be on the right side of history. We must elect Joe Biden. He was there for me. He'll be there for you too." 2020 Democratic National Convention/Pool via REUTERS
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Emma Gonzalez, who became an activist after the 2018 mass shooting at her high school in Parkland, Florida, seen here speaking in archival video footage, was also on hand to plea for an end to gun violence. 2020 Democratic National Convention/Pool via REUTERS

Emma Gonzalez, who became an activist after the 2018 mass shooting at her high school in Parkland, Florida, seen here speaking in archival video footage, was also on hand to plea for an end to gun violence. 2020 Democratic National Convention/Pool...more

Emma Gonzalez, who became an activist after the 2018 mass shooting at her high school in Parkland, Florida, seen here speaking in archival video footage, was also on hand to plea for an end to gun violence. 2020 Democratic National Convention/Pool via REUTERS
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Nancy Pelosi, the first woman Speaker of the House, told the convention she had seen firsthand Trump's "disrespect for facts, for working families, and for women in particular -- disrespect written into his policies toward our health and our rights, not just his conduct. But we know what he doesn't: that when women succeed, America succeeds." 2020 Democratic National Convention/Pool via REUTERS

Nancy Pelosi, the first woman Speaker of the House, told the convention she had seen firsthand Trump's "disrespect for facts, for working families, and for women in particular -- disrespect written into his policies toward our health and our rights,...more

Nancy Pelosi, the first woman Speaker of the House, told the convention she had seen firsthand Trump's "disrespect for facts, for working families, and for women in particular -- disrespect written into his policies toward our health and our rights, not just his conduct. But we know what he doesn't: that when women succeed, America succeeds." 2020 Democratic National Convention/Pool via REUTERS
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Kamala Harris waves to supporters after accepting the nomination, where she outlined her background as a child of immigrants from India and Jamaica who as a district attorney, state attorney general and now vice-presidential candidate shattered gender and racial barriers. She said she was able to make history because of the trailblazing efforts of women before her who fought for the right to vote. "That I am here tonight is a testament to the dedication of generations before me," she said. "They ?organized?, marched?, and ?fought ?-- not just for their ?vote?, but for a ?seat? at the table." REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque

Kamala Harris waves to supporters after accepting the nomination, where she outlined her background as a child of immigrants from India and Jamaica who as a district attorney, state attorney general and now vice-presidential candidate shattered...more

Kamala Harris waves to supporters after accepting the nomination, where she outlined her background as a child of immigrants from India and Jamaica who as a district attorney, state attorney general and now vice-presidential candidate shattered gender and racial barriers. She said she was able to make history because of the trailblazing efforts of women before her who fought for the right to vote. "That I am here tonight is a testament to the dedication of generations before me," she said. "They ?organized?, marched?, and ?fought ?-- not just for their ?vote?, but for a ?seat? at the table." REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque
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Members of the South Asian community in the U.S. watch Kamala Harris speak at the DNC during a small gathering in Edison, New Jersey, August 19. Harris paid tribute to her mother saying, "My mother instilled in my sister Maya and me the values that would chart the course of our lives. She raised us to be proud strong Black women. And she raised us to know and be proud of our Indian heritage." Roshni Khatri/Handout via REUTERS

Members of the South Asian community in the U.S. watch Kamala Harris speak at the DNC during a small gathering in Edison, New Jersey, August 19. Harris paid tribute to her mother saying, "My mother instilled in my sister Maya and me the values that...more

Members of the South Asian community in the U.S. watch Kamala Harris speak at the DNC during a small gathering in Edison, New Jersey, August 19. Harris paid tribute to her mother saying, "My mother instilled in my sister Maya and me the values that would chart the course of our lives. She raised us to be proud strong Black women. And she raised us to know and be proud of our Indian heritage." Roshni Khatri/Handout via REUTERS
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Journalists wait for Kamala Harris's acceptance speech during a largely virtual DNC from the Chase Center in Wilmington, Delaware, August 19. REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque

Journalists wait for Kamala Harris's acceptance speech during a largely virtual DNC from the Chase Center in Wilmington, Delaware, August 19. REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque

Journalists wait for Kamala Harris's acceptance speech during a largely virtual DNC from the Chase Center in Wilmington, Delaware, August 19. REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque
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Silvia Sanchez, an undocumented immigrant in North Carolina, speaks by video feed with her daughters Jessica, who is a Dreamer, and Lucy, August 19. 2020 Democratic National Convention/Pool via REUTERS

Silvia Sanchez, an undocumented immigrant in North Carolina, speaks by video feed with her daughters Jessica, who is a Dreamer, and Lucy, August 19. 2020 Democratic National Convention/Pool via REUTERS

Silvia Sanchez, an undocumented immigrant in North Carolina, speaks by video feed with her daughters Jessica, who is a Dreamer, and Lucy, August 19. 2020 Democratic National Convention/Pool via REUTERS
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Kerry Washington speaks during the virtual 2020 DNC, August 19. Democratic National Convention/Pool via REUTERS

Kerry Washington speaks during the virtual 2020 DNC, August 19. Democratic National Convention/Pool via REUTERS

Kerry Washington speaks during the virtual 2020 DNC, August 19. Democratic National Convention/Pool via REUTERS
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DeAndra Dycus, a mother whose son was left paralyzed by a stray bullet at the age of 13, speaks by video feed, August 19. 2020 Democratic National Convention/Pool via REUTERS

DeAndra Dycus, a mother whose son was left paralyzed by a stray bullet at the age of 13, speaks by video feed, August 19. 2020 Democratic National Convention/Pool via REUTERS

DeAndra Dycus, a mother whose son was left paralyzed by a stray bullet at the age of 13, speaks by video feed, August 19. 2020 Democratic National Convention/Pool via REUTERS
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Singer Jennifer Hudson performs, August 19. 2020 Democratic National Convention/Pool via REUTERS

Singer Jennifer Hudson performs, August 19. 2020 Democratic National Convention/Pool via REUTERS

Singer Jennifer Hudson performs, August 19. 2020 Democratic National Convention/Pool via REUTERS
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Demonstrators protesting against racial injustice sit in the road outside the site of the DNC in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, August 19. REUTERS/Brian Snyder

Demonstrators protesting against racial injustice sit in the road outside the site of the DNC in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, August 19. REUTERS/Brian Snyder

Demonstrators protesting against racial injustice sit in the road outside the site of the DNC in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, August 19. REUTERS/Brian Snyder
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Wisconsin Governor Tony Evers prepares to speak at the Wisconsin Center, August 19. Stephen Voss/Pool via REUTERS

Wisconsin Governor Tony Evers prepares to speak at the Wisconsin Center, August 19. Stephen Voss/Pool via REUTERS

Wisconsin Governor Tony Evers prepares to speak at the Wisconsin Center, August 19. Stephen Voss/Pool via REUTERS
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Televisions at Good City Brewing show Hillary Clinton speaking at the DNC in Milwaukee, August 19. REUTERS/Brian Snyder

Televisions at Good City Brewing show Hillary Clinton speaking at the DNC in Milwaukee, August 19. REUTERS/Brian Snyder

Televisions at Good City Brewing show Hillary Clinton speaking at the DNC in Milwaukee, August 19. REUTERS/Brian Snyder
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The U.S. Army said on August 19 it was investigating two soldiers who appeared in uniform behind delegates in a video shown during the DNC. The appearance renewed questions about the politicization of the military in the run up to November's presidential election. During the virtual roll call, each state and territory used a background that was symbolically important to them. The two delegates from American Samoa - which has the highest rate of military enlistment in the United States - appeared in front of two U.S. Army reservist soldiers in uniform. 2020 Democratic National Convention/POOL via REUTERS

The U.S. Army said on August 19 it was investigating two soldiers who appeared in uniform behind delegates in a video shown during the DNC. The appearance renewed questions about the politicization of the military in the run up to November's...more

The U.S. Army said on August 19 it was investigating two soldiers who appeared in uniform behind delegates in a video shown during the DNC. The appearance renewed questions about the politicization of the military in the run up to November's presidential election. During the virtual roll call, each state and territory used a background that was symbolically important to them. The two delegates from American Samoa - which has the highest rate of military enlistment in the United States - appeared in front of two U.S. Army reservist soldiers in uniform. 2020 Democratic National Convention/POOL via REUTERS
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Joe Biden is seen in a video feed from Delaware being applauded by his wife Jill and his grandchildren after winning the votes to become the Democratic Party's 2020 nominee for president, August 18. REUTERS/Brian Snyder/Pool

Joe Biden is seen in a video feed from Delaware being applauded by his wife Jill and his grandchildren after winning the votes to become the Democratic Party's 2020 nominee for president, August 18. REUTERS/Brian Snyder/Pool

Joe Biden is seen in a video feed from Delaware being applauded by his wife Jill and his grandchildren after winning the votes to become the Democratic Party's 2020 nominee for president, August 18. REUTERS/Brian Snyder/Pool
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Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez speaks by video feed, August 18. In a symbolic nominating speech for Senator Bernie Sanders, Biden's final primary rival, she said millions "are looking for deep systemic solutions to our crises of mass evictions, unemployment and lack of healthcare." Ocasio-Cortez has said she will vote for Biden in November and reiterated her support for the nominee on Twitter late on Tuesday. But her speech may have stirred hard feelings among some on the Democratic left after Biden’s win over Sanders and his decision to bypass a liberal such as Senator Elizabeth Warren for his running mate in favor of like-minded Senator Kamala Harris. 2020 Democratic National Convention/Pool via REUTERS

Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez speaks by video feed, August 18. In a symbolic nominating speech for Senator Bernie Sanders, Biden's final primary rival, she said millions "are looking for deep systemic solutions to our crises of mass evictions,...more

Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez speaks by video feed, August 18. In a symbolic nominating speech for Senator Bernie Sanders, Biden's final primary rival, she said millions "are looking for deep systemic solutions to our crises of mass evictions, unemployment and lack of healthcare." Ocasio-Cortez has said she will vote for Biden in November and reiterated her support for the nominee on Twitter late on Tuesday. But her speech may have stirred hard feelings among some on the Democratic left after Biden’s win over Sanders and his decision to bypass a liberal such as Senator Elizabeth Warren for his running mate in favor of like-minded Senator Kamala Harris. 2020 Democratic National Convention/Pool via REUTERS
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The program started by showcasing some of the party's rising politicians. But rather than a single keynote speech that could be a star-making turn, as it was for then-state Senator Barack Obama in 2004, the convention featured 17 Democrats in a video address, including Stacey Abrams (C), the one-time Georgia gubernatorial nominee whom Biden considered for a running mate. "America faces a triple threat: a public health catastrophe, and economic collapse and a reckoning with racial justice and inequality," Abrams said. "So our choice is clear: a steady experienced public servant who can lead us out of this crisis just like he's done before, or a man who only knows how to deny and distract." 2020 Democratic National Convention/Pool via REUTERS

The program started by showcasing some of the party's rising politicians. But rather than a single keynote speech that could be a star-making turn, as it was for then-state Senator Barack Obama in 2004, the convention featured 17 Democrats in a video...more

The program started by showcasing some of the party's rising politicians. But rather than a single keynote speech that could be a star-making turn, as it was for then-state Senator Barack Obama in 2004, the convention featured 17 Democrats in a video address, including Stacey Abrams (C), the one-time Georgia gubernatorial nominee whom Biden considered for a running mate. "America faces a triple threat: a public health catastrophe, and economic collapse and a reckoning with racial justice and inequality," Abrams said. "So our choice is clear: a steady experienced public servant who can lead us out of this crisis just like he's done before, or a man who only knows how to deny and distract." 2020 Democratic National Convention/Pool via REUTERS
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The keynote speech that opened Tuesday's program featured 17 voices, a departure from a tradition that most famously anointed former President Barack Obama as a rising Democratic star at the 2004 convention in Boston, seen here on screen at the convention site, August 18. That speech, in which Obama argued there was no true Red-Blue divide in the country, paved the way for the largely post-partisan presidential campaign he tried to run in 2008. This time around, the party said it wanted to accommodate as many young Democratic officeholders as possible given the time constraints of the virtual convention. But the slot of “rising star” may have already been filled at this convention - either by Ocasio-Cortez or Harris, who speaks on Wednesday. REUTERS/Brian Snyder/Pool

The keynote speech that opened Tuesday's program featured 17 voices, a departure from a tradition that most famously anointed former President Barack Obama as a rising Democratic star at the 2004 convention in Boston, seen here on screen at the...more

The keynote speech that opened Tuesday's program featured 17 voices, a departure from a tradition that most famously anointed former President Barack Obama as a rising Democratic star at the 2004 convention in Boston, seen here on screen at the convention site, August 18. That speech, in which Obama argued there was no true Red-Blue divide in the country, paved the way for the largely post-partisan presidential campaign he tried to run in 2008. This time around, the party said it wanted to accommodate as many young Democratic officeholders as possible given the time constraints of the virtual convention. But the slot of “rising star” may have already been filled at this convention - either by Ocasio-Cortez or Harris, who speaks on Wednesday. REUTERS/Brian Snyder/Pool
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Former President Bill Clinton speaks during the live video feed, August 18. "At a time like this, the Oval Office should be a command center," Clinton said of President Trump in a prerecorded video. "Instead, it's a storm center. There's only chaos. Just one thing never changes - his determination to deny responsibility and shift the blame." 2020 Democratic National Convention/Pool via REUTERS

Former President Bill Clinton speaks during the live video feed, August 18. "At a time like this, the Oval Office should be a command center," Clinton said of President Trump in a prerecorded video. "Instead, it's a storm center. There's only chaos....more

Former President Bill Clinton speaks during the live video feed, August 18. "At a time like this, the Oval Office should be a command center," Clinton said of President Trump in a prerecorded video. "Instead, it's a storm center. There's only chaos. Just one thing never changes - his determination to deny responsibility and shift the blame." 2020 Democratic National Convention/Pool via REUTERS
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Jill Biden speaks from an empty classroom at Brandywine High School, where she taught English from 1991 to 1993, a poignant reminder of the schools that sit shuttered because of COVID-19 but also of the losses many families have suffered during the pandemic. She offered a deeply personal account of how their love helped him heal after his first wife and infant daughter were killed in a car accident. "I never imagined at the age of 26 I would be asking myself, 'How do you make a broken family whole?'" she said. The answer, she said, is the same for a broken nation: "With love and understanding ... If we entrust this nation to Joe, he will do for your family what he did for ours: bring us together and make us whole," she said. 2020 Democratic National Convention/Pool via REUTERS

Jill Biden speaks from an empty classroom at Brandywine High School, where she taught English from 1991 to 1993, a poignant reminder of the schools that sit shuttered because of COVID-19 but also of the losses many families have suffered during the...more

Jill Biden speaks from an empty classroom at Brandywine High School, where she taught English from 1991 to 1993, a poignant reminder of the schools that sit shuttered because of COVID-19 but also of the losses many families have suffered during the pandemic. She offered a deeply personal account of how their love helped him heal after his first wife and infant daughter were killed in a car accident. "I never imagined at the age of 26 I would be asking myself, 'How do you make a broken family whole?'" she said. The answer, she said, is the same for a broken nation: "With love and understanding ... If we entrust this nation to Joe, he will do for your family what he did for ours: bring us together and make us whole," she said. 2020 Democratic National Convention/Pool via REUTERS
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Journalists sit in the room watching while socially distanced and wearing masks at the Wisconsin Center in Milwaukee, August 18. REUTERS/Brian Snyder/Pool

Journalists sit in the room watching while socially distanced and wearing masks at the Wisconsin Center in Milwaukee, August 18. REUTERS/Brian Snyder/Pool

Journalists sit in the room watching while socially distanced and wearing masks at the Wisconsin Center in Milwaukee, August 18. REUTERS/Brian Snyder/Pool
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Singer John Legend performs over video links, August 18. 2020 Democratic National Convention/Pool via REUTERS

Singer John Legend performs over video links, August 18. 2020 Democratic National Convention/Pool via REUTERS

Singer John Legend performs over video links, August 18. 2020 Democratic National Convention/Pool via REUTERS
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New York Times security guard Jacquelyn Brittany and Joe Biden pose for a selfie in this still image projected during the convention, August 18. 2020 Democratic National Convention/Pool via REUTERS

New York Times security guard Jacquelyn Brittany and Joe Biden pose for a selfie in this still image projected during the convention, August 18. 2020 Democratic National Convention/Pool via REUTERS

New York Times security guard Jacquelyn Brittany and Joe Biden pose for a selfie in this still image projected during the convention, August 18. 2020 Democratic National Convention/Pool via REUTERS
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Former Secretary of State John Kerry speaks August 18, attacking a Trump foreign policy he called "incoherent." "When this president goes overseas, it isn't a goodwill mission, it's a blooper reel...America deserves a president who is looked up to, not laughed at," Kerry said. 2020 Democratic National Convention/Pool via REUTERS

Former Secretary of State John Kerry speaks August 18, attacking a Trump foreign policy he called "incoherent." "When this president goes overseas, it isn't a goodwill mission, it's a blooper reel...America deserves a president who is looked up to,...more

Former Secretary of State John Kerry speaks August 18, attacking a Trump foreign policy he called "incoherent." "When this president goes overseas, it isn't a goodwill mission, it's a blooper reel...America deserves a president who is looked up to, not laughed at," Kerry said. 2020 Democratic National Convention/Pool via REUTERS
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Republican former Secretary of State Colin Powell, a retired four-star general who endorsed Biden in June, was one of several national security officials who spoke on the Democrat's behalf, August 18. "He will trust our diplomats and our intelligence community, not the flattery of dictators and despots," Powell said. "He will make it his job to know when anyone dares to threaten us. He will stand up to our adversaries with strength and experience." 2020 Democratic National Convention/Pool via REUTERS

Republican former Secretary of State Colin Powell, a retired four-star general who endorsed Biden in June, was one of several national security officials who spoke on the Democrat's behalf, August 18. "He will trust our diplomats and our intelligence...more

Republican former Secretary of State Colin Powell, a retired four-star general who endorsed Biden in June, was one of several national security officials who spoke on the Democrat's behalf, August 18. "He will trust our diplomats and our intelligence community, not the flattery of dictators and despots," Powell said. "He will make it his job to know when anyone dares to threaten us. He will stand up to our adversaries with strength and experience." 2020 Democratic National Convention/Pool via REUTERS
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Ady Barkan, a progressive activist who leads the group "Be A Hero", speaks by video feed, August 18. "We live in the richest country in history, and yet we do not guarantee this most basic human right. Everyone living in America should get the healthcare they need," he said. 2020 Democratic National Convention/Pool via REUTERS

Ady Barkan, a progressive activist who leads the group "Be A Hero", speaks by video feed, August 18. "We live in the richest country in history, and yet we do not guarantee this most basic human right. Everyone living in America should get the...more

Ady Barkan, a progressive activist who leads the group "Be A Hero", speaks by video feed, August 18. "We live in the richest country in history, and yet we do not guarantee this most basic human right. Everyone living in America should get the healthcare they need," he said. 2020 Democratic National Convention/Pool via REUTERS
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Judy and Dennis Shepard, parents of Matthew Shepard, a gay student at the University of Wyoming who was kidnapped and killed in October 1998, on behalf of the Wyoming delegation, cast their delegates' votes for Joe Biden during the roll call of states, August 18. A diverse group of delegates from each state stood before local backdrops and recited delegate counts for Biden and Sanders in a manner that felt like a quick, coronavirus-safe road trip with some humorous and sobering reminders of the nation's history. 2020 Democratic National Convention/Pool via REUTERS

Judy and Dennis Shepard, parents of Matthew Shepard, a gay student at the University of Wyoming who was kidnapped and killed in October 1998, on behalf of the Wyoming delegation, cast their delegates' votes for Joe Biden during the roll call of...more

Judy and Dennis Shepard, parents of Matthew Shepard, a gay student at the University of Wyoming who was kidnapped and killed in October 1998, on behalf of the Wyoming delegation, cast their delegates' votes for Joe Biden during the roll call of states, August 18. A diverse group of delegates from each state stood before local backdrops and recited delegate counts for Biden and Sanders in a manner that felt like a quick, coronavirus-safe road trip with some humorous and sobering reminders of the nation's history. 2020 Democratic National Convention/Pool via REUTERS
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Khizr Khan, the father of a decorated American soldier killed in Iraq, on behalf of the Virginia delegation, casts their delegates' votes for Joe Biden during the roll call of states, August 18. 2020 Democratic National Convention/Pool via REUTERS

Khizr Khan, the father of a decorated American soldier killed in Iraq, on behalf of the Virginia delegation, casts their delegates' votes for Joe Biden during the roll call of states, August 18. 2020 Democratic National Convention/Pool via REUTERS

Khizr Khan, the father of a decorated American soldier killed in Iraq, on behalf of the Virginia delegation, casts their delegates' votes for Joe Biden during the roll call of states, August 18. 2020 Democratic National Convention/Pool via REUTERS
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Joe Biden and his wife Jill Biden speak about their personal lives, August 18. 2020 Democratic National Convention/Pool via REUTERS

Joe Biden and his wife Jill Biden speak about their personal lives, August 18. 2020 Democratic National Convention/Pool via REUTERS

Joe Biden and his wife Jill Biden speak about their personal lives, August 18. 2020 Democratic National Convention/Pool via REUTERS
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People clap as they celebrate after Joe Biden was formally nominated, August 18. 2020 Democratic National Convention/Pool via REUTERS

People clap as they celebrate after Joe Biden was formally nominated, August 18. 2020 Democratic National Convention/Pool via REUTERS

People clap as they celebrate after Joe Biden was formally nominated, August 18. 2020 Democratic National Convention/Pool via REUTERS
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Former Acting U.S. Attorney General Sally Yates speaks by video feed from Atlanta, August 18. "From the moment President Trump took office, he's used his position to benefit himself, rather than our country. He's trampled the rule of law, trying to weaponize our Justice Department to attack his enemies and protect his friends, rather than standing up to Vladimir Putin. He fawns over a dictator who is still trying to interfere in our elections. He's even trying to sabotage our Postal Service to keep people from being able to vote," she said. "Put simply, he treats our country like it's his family business. This time, bankrupting our nation's moral authority at home and abroad." REUTERS/Brian Snyder/Pool

Former Acting U.S. Attorney General Sally Yates speaks by video feed from Atlanta, August 18. "From the moment President Trump took office, he's used his position to benefit himself, rather than our country. He's trampled the rule of law, trying to...more

Former Acting U.S. Attorney General Sally Yates speaks by video feed from Atlanta, August 18. "From the moment President Trump took office, he's used his position to benefit himself, rather than our country. He's trampled the rule of law, trying to weaponize our Justice Department to attack his enemies and protect his friends, rather than standing up to Vladimir Putin. He fawns over a dictator who is still trying to interfere in our elections. He's even trying to sabotage our Postal Service to keep people from being able to vote," she said. "Put simply, he treats our country like it's his family business. This time, bankrupting our nation's moral authority at home and abroad." REUTERS/Brian Snyder/Pool
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Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer speaks by video feed August 18: "We need a president with dignity, integrity, and the experience to lead us out of this crisis, a man with a steady hand and a big heart who will never - ever - quit on America: that man is my friend Joe Biden. He will be a great president." 2020 Democratic National Convention/Pool via REUTERS

Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer speaks by video feed August 18: "We need a president with dignity, integrity, and the experience to lead us out of this crisis, a man with a steady hand and a big heart who will never - ever - quit on America:...more

Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer speaks by video feed August 18: "We need a president with dignity, integrity, and the experience to lead us out of this crisis, a man with a steady hand and a big heart who will never - ever - quit on America: that man is my friend Joe Biden. He will be a great president." 2020 Democratic National Convention/Pool via REUTERS
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Joe Biden speaks to people about healthcare, August 18. 2020 Democratic National Convention/Pool via REUTERS

Joe Biden speaks to people about healthcare, August 18. 2020 Democratic National Convention/Pool via REUTERS

Joe Biden speaks to people about healthcare, August 18. 2020 Democratic National Convention/Pool via REUTERS
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Emcee Tracee Ellis Ross speaks by video feed, August 18. 2020 Democratic National Convention/Pool via REUTERS

Emcee Tracee Ellis Ross speaks by video feed, August 18. 2020 Democratic National Convention/Pool via REUTERS

Emcee Tracee Ellis Ross speaks by video feed, August 18. 2020 Democratic National Convention/Pool via REUTERS
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A woman wearing a formal gown enters a parking garage near the site of the convention, August 17. REUTERS/Brian Snyder

A woman wearing a formal gown enters a parking garage near the site of the convention, August 17. REUTERS/Brian Snyder

A woman wearing a formal gown enters a parking garage near the site of the convention, August 17. REUTERS/Brian Snyder
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A Secret Service officer keeps watch in front of the Chase Center where Joe Biden will make his acceptance speech later this week to the DNC in Wilmington, Delaware, August 18. REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque

A Secret Service officer keeps watch in front of the Chase Center where Joe Biden will make his acceptance speech later this week to the DNC in Wilmington, Delaware, August 18. REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque

A Secret Service officer keeps watch in front of the Chase Center where Joe Biden will make his acceptance speech later this week to the DNC in Wilmington, Delaware, August 18. REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque
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Former first lady Michelle Obama speaks, August 17. Obama launched a scathing attack on President Trump, calling him the "wrong president" for the country and urging Americans to elect Joe Biden in November to end the chaos created by Trump's presidency: "So if you take one thing from my words tonight, it is this: if you think things cannot possibly get worse, trust me, they can; and they will if we don't make a change in this election. If we have any hope of ending this chaos, we have got to vote for Joe Biden like our lives depend on it." 2020 Democratic National Convention/POOL via REUTERS

Former first lady Michelle Obama speaks, August 17. Obama launched a scathing attack on President Trump, calling him the "wrong president" for the country and urging Americans to elect Joe Biden in November to end the chaos created by Trump's...more

Former first lady Michelle Obama speaks, August 17. Obama launched a scathing attack on President Trump, calling him the "wrong president" for the country and urging Americans to elect Joe Biden in November to end the chaos created by Trump's presidency: "So if you take one thing from my words tonight, it is this: if you think things cannot possibly get worse, trust me, they can; and they will if we don't make a change in this election. If we have any hope of ending this chaos, we have got to vote for Joe Biden like our lives depend on it." 2020 Democratic National Convention/POOL via REUTERS
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A television at Buck Bradley’s Saloon and Eatery shows former first lady Michelle Obama speaking at the DNC, in Milwaukee, August 17. REUTERS/Brian Snyder

A television at Buck Bradley’s Saloon and Eatery shows former first lady Michelle Obama speaking at the DNC, in Milwaukee, August 17. REUTERS/Brian Snyder

A television at Buck Bradley’s Saloon and Eatery shows former first lady Michelle Obama speaking at the DNC, in Milwaukee, August 17. REUTERS/Brian Snyder
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Senator Bernie Sanders speaks in a frame grab from the live video feed, August 17. "Joe Biden will end the hate and division Trump has created. He will stop the demonization of immigrants, the coddling of white nationalists, the racist dog whistling, the religious bigotry and the ugly attacks on women," he said. While acknowledging he and Biden do not agree on everything, he portrayed Trump as an existential threat to American democracy and offered a full-throated endorsement of his former rival: "The price of failure is just too great to imagine." 2020 Democratic National Convention/POOL via REUTERS

Senator Bernie Sanders speaks in a frame grab from the live video feed, August 17. "Joe Biden will end the hate and division Trump has created. He will stop the demonization of immigrants, the coddling of white nationalists, the racist dog whistling,...more

Senator Bernie Sanders speaks in a frame grab from the live video feed, August 17. "Joe Biden will end the hate and division Trump has created. He will stop the demonization of immigrants, the coddling of white nationalists, the racist dog whistling, the religious bigotry and the ugly attacks on women," he said. While acknowledging he and Biden do not agree on everything, he portrayed Trump as an existential threat to American democracy and offered a full-throated endorsement of his former rival: "The price of failure is just too great to imagine." 2020 Democratic National Convention/POOL via REUTERS
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Republican former Ohio Governor John Kasich starts his speech with the words "America is at a crossroads" in a frame grab from the live video feed, August 17. Kasich, a frequent Trump critic who lost to Trump in the 2016 Republican primary, described his opposition to Trump as a patriotic duty. Standing literally at a fork in a road, he called Biden "a man who can help us see the humanity in each other." Democratic National Convention/POOL via REUTERS

Republican former Ohio Governor John Kasich starts his speech with the words "America is at a crossroads" in a frame grab from the live video feed, August 17. Kasich, a frequent Trump critic who lost to Trump in the 2016 Republican primary, described...more

Republican former Ohio Governor John Kasich starts his speech with the words "America is at a crossroads" in a frame grab from the live video feed, August 17. Kasich, a frequent Trump critic who lost to Trump in the 2016 Republican primary, described his opposition to Trump as a patriotic duty. Standing literally at a fork in a road, he called Biden "a man who can help us see the humanity in each other." Democratic National Convention/POOL via REUTERS
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Rodney and Philonise Floyd, brothers of George Floyd, lead a moment of silence for their brother, August 17. The convention highlighted a call for a broad racial reckoning over systemic racism and police brutality amid protests that broke out after the death of George Floyd in Minnesota under the knee of a white policeman. Speaking from Houston, Philonise Floyd introduced a moment of silence and honored other Black victims of police violence. "So, it's up to us to carry on the fight for justice. Our actions will be their legacies," Floyd said. 2020 Democratic National Convention/POOL via REUTERS

Rodney and Philonise Floyd, brothers of George Floyd, lead a moment of silence for their brother, August 17. The convention highlighted a call for a broad racial reckoning over systemic racism and police brutality amid protests that broke out after...more

Rodney and Philonise Floyd, brothers of George Floyd, lead a moment of silence for their brother, August 17. The convention highlighted a call for a broad racial reckoning over systemic racism and police brutality amid protests that broke out after the death of George Floyd in Minnesota under the knee of a white policeman. Speaking from Houston, Philonise Floyd introduced a moment of silence and honored other Black victims of police violence. "So, it's up to us to carry on the fight for justice. Our actions will be their legacies," Floyd said. 2020 Democratic National Convention/POOL via REUTERS
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Democratic presidential candidate and former Vice President Joe Biden appears by video feed from Delaware, August 17. Biden held a conversation about police reform with several activists, including Gwen Carr, whose son, Eric Garner, died after a New York City police officer put him in a chokehold in 2014, sparking nationwide protests. 2020 Democratic National Convention/POOL via REUTERS

Democratic presidential candidate and former Vice President Joe Biden appears by video feed from Delaware, August 17. Biden held a conversation about police reform with several activists, including Gwen Carr, whose son, Eric Garner, died after a New...more

Democratic presidential candidate and former Vice President Joe Biden appears by video feed from Delaware, August 17. Biden held a conversation about police reform with several activists, including Gwen Carr, whose son, Eric Garner, died after a New York City police officer put him in a chokehold in 2014, sparking nationwide protests. 2020 Democratic National Convention/POOL via REUTERS
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Kristin Urquiza, who lost her father to COVID-19, blamed Trump's mismanagement of the pandemic for his death. "My dad was a healthy 65-year-old. His only pre-existing condition was trusting Donald Trump, and for that, he paid with his life," she said August 17. "When I cast my vote for Joe Biden, I will do it for my Dad." 2020 Democratic National Convention/POOL via REUTERS

Kristin Urquiza, who lost her father to COVID-19, blamed Trump's mismanagement of the pandemic for his death. "My dad was a healthy 65-year-old. His only pre-existing condition was trusting Donald Trump, and for that, he paid with his life," she said...more

Kristin Urquiza, who lost her father to COVID-19, blamed Trump's mismanagement of the pandemic for his death. "My dad was a healthy 65-year-old. His only pre-existing condition was trusting Donald Trump, and for that, he paid with his life," she said August 17. "When I cast my vote for Joe Biden, I will do it for my Dad." 2020 Democratic National Convention/POOL via REUTERS
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Adelana Akindes takes part in a demonstration against racial injustice by the Coalition to March on the Democratic Convention outside the site of the DNC in Milwaukee, August 17. REUTERS/Brian Snyder

Adelana Akindes takes part in a demonstration against racial injustice by the Coalition to March on the Democratic Convention outside the site of the DNC in Milwaukee, August 17. REUTERS/Brian Snyder

Adelana Akindes takes part in a demonstration against racial injustice by the Coalition to March on the Democratic Convention outside the site of the DNC in Milwaukee, August 17. REUTERS/Brian Snyder
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Singer Billy Porter performs Stephen Stills' song "For What It's Worth", August 17. 2020 Democratic National Convention/POOL via REUTERS

Singer Billy Porter performs Stephen Stills' song "For What It's Worth", August 17. 2020 Democratic National Convention/POOL via REUTERS

Singer Billy Porter performs Stephen Stills' song "For What It's Worth", August 17. 2020 Democratic National Convention/POOL via REUTERS
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Former Democratic presidential candidate and Senator Amy Klobuchar speaks from Minnesota, August 17. "The president may hate the Post Office, but he's still going to have to send them a change of address card come January," said Klobuchar, who ran unsuccessfully against Biden in the 2020 primary. 2020 Democratic National Convention/POOL via REUTERS

Former Democratic presidential candidate and Senator Amy Klobuchar speaks from Minnesota, August 17. "The president may hate the Post Office, but he's still going to have to send them a change of address card come January," said Klobuchar, who ran...more

Former Democratic presidential candidate and Senator Amy Klobuchar speaks from Minnesota, August 17. "The president may hate the Post Office, but he's still going to have to send them a change of address card come January," said Klobuchar, who ran unsuccessfully against Biden in the 2020 primary. 2020 Democratic National Convention/POOL via REUTERS
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Senator Doug Jones speaks in a frame grab from the live video feed, August 17. 2020 Democratic National Convention/POOL via REUTERS

Senator Doug Jones speaks in a frame grab from the live video feed, August 17. 2020 Democratic National Convention/POOL via REUTERS

Senator Doug Jones speaks in a frame grab from the live video feed, August 17. 2020 Democratic National Convention/POOL via REUTERS
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The control room where live feeds are managed is in operation for the first night at the Wisconsin Center in Milwaukee, August 17. Scott Olson/Pool via REUTERS

The control room where live feeds are managed is in operation for the first night at the Wisconsin Center in Milwaukee, August 17. Scott Olson/Pool via REUTERS

The control room where live feeds are managed is in operation for the first night at the Wisconsin Center in Milwaukee, August 17. Scott Olson/Pool via REUTERS
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Former Republican Rep. Susan Molinari speaks in a frame grab from the live video feed, August 17. 2020 Democratic National Convention/POOL via REUTERS

Former Republican Rep. Susan Molinari speaks in a frame grab from the live video feed, August 17. 2020 Democratic National Convention/POOL via REUTERS

Former Republican Rep. Susan Molinari speaks in a frame grab from the live video feed, August 17. 2020 Democratic National Convention/POOL via REUTERS
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Rep. James Clyburn speaks by video feed from Charleston, South Carolina, August 17. Clyburn, the influential representative from South Carolina whose endorsement of Biden was critical to his breakthrough primary victory in that state in February, said Biden understood the need to unify people was part of presidential leadership. 2020 Democratic National Convention/POOL via REUTERS

Rep. James Clyburn speaks by video feed from Charleston, South Carolina, August 17. Clyburn, the influential representative from South Carolina whose endorsement of Biden was critical to his breakthrough primary victory in that state in February,...more

Rep. James Clyburn speaks by video feed from Charleston, South Carolina, August 17. Clyburn, the influential representative from South Carolina whose endorsement of Biden was critical to his breakthrough primary victory in that state in February, said Biden understood the need to unify people was part of presidential leadership. 2020 Democratic National Convention/POOL via REUTERS
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Michigan Governor Gretchen Whitmer speaks by video feed from Michigan, August 17. 2020 Democratic National Convention/POOL via REUTERS

Michigan Governor Gretchen Whitmer speaks by video feed from Michigan, August 17. 2020 Democratic National Convention/POOL via REUTERS

Michigan Governor Gretchen Whitmer speaks by video feed from Michigan, August 17. 2020 Democratic National Convention/POOL via REUTERS
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New York Governor Andrew Cuomo speaks by video feed from New York, August 17. 2020 Democratic National Convention/POOL via REUTERS

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo speaks by video feed from New York, August 17. 2020 Democratic National Convention/POOL via REUTERS

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo speaks by video feed from New York, August 17. 2020 Democratic National Convention/POOL via REUTERS
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Representative Gwen Moore speaks at the DNC in Milwaukee, August 17. Morry Gash/Pool via REUTERS

Representative Gwen Moore speaks at the DNC in Milwaukee, August 17. Morry Gash/Pool via REUTERS

Representative Gwen Moore speaks at the DNC in Milwaukee, August 17. Morry Gash/Pool via REUTERS
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Eva Longoria introduces small business owner Scott Richardson, who owns a catering business in Swarthmore, Pennsylvania, August 17. 2020 Democratic National Convention/POOL via REUTERS

Eva Longoria introduces small business owner Scott Richardson, who owns a catering business in Swarthmore, Pennsylvania, August 17. 2020 Democratic National Convention/POOL via REUTERS

Eva Longoria introduces small business owner Scott Richardson, who owns a catering business in Swarthmore, Pennsylvania, August 17. 2020 Democratic National Convention/POOL via REUTERS
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Stephen Parlato holds a banner outside the Wisconsin Center, the site of the DNC, in Milwaukee, August 17. REUTERS/Brian Snyder

Stephen Parlato holds a banner outside the Wisconsin Center, the site of the DNC, in Milwaukee, August 17. REUTERS/Brian Snyder

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