Part of Philadelphia's budget for the Democratic National Convention was set aside to help tackle homelessness. The money temporarily paid for more outreach workers and shelter beds.
Trying to prevent gun violence by tying it to mental health legislation began in 1966 when a young gunman killed 16 people in Austin, Texas. But some believe the approach is misguided.
Accepting her party's nomination, Hillary Clinton acknowledged the uncertainty this year about who'll win over one of the traditional Democratic constituencies — blue collar voters.
Amid calls in the community for healing, Vice President Joe Biden attended a memorial service in Baton Rouge, La., for three law enforcement officers killed July 17. He said their deaths "touched the soul of the entire nation."
In her acceptance speech, Hillary Clinton had two big jobs to do — take down Donald Trump and reintroduce herself to a public who now views her as unfavorably as they do her GOP rival.
Tried-and-true red, white and blue stood out these last two weeks of political convergence. Here are some looks that also tell a story about the parties and the people who sported them.
NPR's politics team has annotated Clinton's speech, providing analysis, context and fact checking key portions.
Khizr Khan told Democrats to honor his son's sacrifice by voting for Hillary Clinton.
All eyes are on Hillary Clinton, as the former first lady, senator and secretary of state, accepts her party's nomination for president. Clinton will be introduced by her daughter Chelsea.
Clinton has addressed Democratic conventions four times, but nothing will compare to tonight as she accepts the party's nomination for president. What do her past speeches tell us?
Watch even a few minutes of the Democratic National Convention, and you're bound to see some synchronized sign-holding — with brightly colored slogans like "Stronger Together" waving in the crowd.
Discontent and skepticism are central to this presidential campaign, says Gov. Jerry Brown, who ran an idealistic, outsider presidential campaign in 1992 but has governed California as a pragmatist.
As the fourth night of the Democratic National Convention gets underway, NPR's Audie Cornish speaks with Labor Secretary Tom Perez.
With Day 4 of the Democratic National Convention set to kick off, Hillary Clinton's headlining speech is the main attraction — but it's by no means the only story line swirling on the final night.
Not every liberal voter had been eyeing the upcoming Democratic National Convention with uniform eagerness. NPR's Tovia Smith looks at how Democrats far from the convention floor are viewing the week.
Chelsea Clinton will introduce her mother Thursday night at the Democratic National Convention. And when she does, there will be some obvious parallels to the Republican convention last week, when Ivanka Trump introduced her dad.
It's the fourth and final night at the Democratic National Convention, and Hillary Clinton is set to take the stage, to accept the nomination and make the case for her White House bid.
Ruby Gilliam is 93 years old, a lifelong Democrat — and the oldest delegate at the party's national convention this year. "It's almost like a dream come true," she tells NPR's Audie Cornish.
Donald Trump's promise to be the "law-and-order" candidate revived a slogan often associated with Nixon's 1968 presidential campaign. Linguist Geoff Nunberg discusses the term's racial underpinings
Clear toy candies are a centuries-old local tradition. With the Democratic convention in town, an old-school candy maker is peddling some with a political bent. Think lollipop meets Mount Rushmore.