During the first night of the Democratic National Convention on Monday, Columbia Mayor Steve Benjamin was a common sight. During speeches by Sen. Cory Booker, D-NJ., and First Lady Michelle Obama, Benjamin was pictured sitting next to former President Bill Clinton at the Wells Fargo Center in Philadelphia. Clinton’s wife, the former U.S. senator and Secretary of State, Hillary Clinton is expected to be named the Democrats presidential nominee.
Bernie Sanders fan and comedian Sarah Silverman called on DNC hecklers to unite together behind Hillary Clinton at the Democratic National Convention. Sanders supporters disrupted day one of the DNC inside and outside of the Philadelphia arena.
Despite calls from Sen. Bernie Sanders for party unification, his supporters booed and chanted as speakers called for support of Hillary Clinton at the Democratic National Convention. The four-day convention kicked off on Monday in Philadelphia.
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Bernie Sanders fan and comedian Sarah Silverman called on DNC hecklers to unite together behind Hillary Clinton at the Democratic National Convention. Sanders supporters disrupted day one of the DNC inside and outside of the Philadelphia arena. Credit: FedNet
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