Most pundits believed Hillary Clinton would easily win the 2016 Democratic nomination for president.
Her most serious opponent was Bernie Sanders, an independent U.S. Senator from Vermont. But Sanders received surprising support, and Clinton had to fight negative perceptions from multiple controversies. Still, when the primaries were over, Clinton was poised to become the first woman nominated for president by a major party.
Throughout, editorial cartoonist Robert Ariail – a three-time finalist for the Pulitzer Prize – told the story of the Democratic campaign with insight, satire and humor. On the eve of the Democratic National Convention, we revisit the campaign through Ariail’s work.