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Has Clinton's convention message resonated with the party?

Democrats who came to Philadelphia this week fretting about party division say there is only one way to ensure Hillary Clinton wins in November: defining themselves as the party of national unity.

VIDEO: Replay of the 2016 Democratic National Convention

Watch the replay of the 2016 Democratic Convention from Philadelphia.

TRANSCRIPT: President Barack Obama's speech at the 2016 Democratic National Convention

Read President Barack Obama's speech at the 2016 DNC

Obama to Trump: America is already great

President Barack Obama on Wednesday harnessed the rhetorical skills that catapulted him to White House with an address to the Democratic National Convention dismissing Donald Trump in withering terms and establishing Hillary Clinton as his political heir.

Michelle’s moment: First Lady shines at DNC

It took fiery speeches from First Lady Michelle Obama and Senators Cory Booker, Elizabeth Warren and Bernie Sanders to somewhat stifle the dissension in the ranks as the Democratic convention got underway Monday in Philadelphia.

Another crack in the glass ceiling by Clinton

“I move that Hillary Clinton be selected the nominee of the Democratic Party for the presidency of the United States,” Sen. Bernie Sanders announced Tuesday evening, saying words he probably never hoped to say.

Barack Obama to make case for Hillary Clinton, his legacy

President Barack Obama's three Democratic convention speeches have, in succession, launched his national career, thrust him into the Oval Office and secured him a second term.

It's official: Hillary Clinton makes history

Democrats made Hillary Clinton the first female presidential nominee of a major party in the nation's history on Tuesday, shattering one of the last remaining glass ceilings in American politics.

Clinton says there is an unfair 'Hillary standard' on trust and honesty

Hillary Clinton "felt sad" watching a Republican National Convention that was mostly about "criticizing me," she said an interview aired Sunday night on CBS' "60 Minutes."

Wasserman Schultz resigning as party leader

Debbie Wasserman Schultz announced Sunday she is stepping down as chairwoman of the Democratic National Committee at the end of the party's convention, which is set to begin here Monday.

Hillary Clinton selects Tim Kaine as her running mate

Hillary Clinton has chosen Virginia Sen. Tim Kaine to be her running mate, turning to a steady and seasoned hand in government to fill out the Democratic ticket, she announced Friday.

Donald Trump's America: Scary but fixable

Donald Trump painted a foreboding picture Thursday of an America adrift as he accepted the Republican presidential nomination with a sober speech in Cleveland.

GOP convention off to a roiling start

Rather than sit through hours of the Republican convention, many viewers watched the event on C-SPAN, which allowed them to select the speakers they wanted to see and hear.

Clinton closes in on VP choice: Kaine and Vilsack leading the way

Hillary Clinton is spending two days at home in New York, finalizing her decision for a running mate, before formally introducing her Democratic ticket during a weekend campaign swing in Florida, according to several Democrats familiar with the search.

Trump aide offers resignation in Melania Trump plagiarism incident

A speechwriter working for Donald Trump's company identified herself on Wednesday as the person responsible for plagiarism in Melania's Trump convention speech and offered her resignation.