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6:13am

Thu September 6, 2012

5:54am

Thu September 6, 2012
Politics

VIDEO & TRANSCRIPT: Bill Clinton's DNC Speech

Screencap from the President Bill Clinton's nomination address at the DNC via PBS NewsHour
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5:23am

Thu September 6, 2012
It's All Politics

Clinton And Other Dems Did Some Cherry-Picking, Fact Checkers Say

Originally published on Thu September 6, 2012 10:28 am

Former President Bill Clinton at the Democratic National Convention in Charlotte, N.C., Wednesday night.
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11:45pm

Wed September 5, 2012
It's All Politics

Wonky Clinton Wows Convention In Muscular Obama Sales Pitch

Originally published on Wed September 5, 2012 11:52 pm

Former President Bill Clinton speaks Wednesday at the Democratic National Convention.
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President Obama still has a case to make for a second term, and specific people to whom he needs to make it.

But while it's two months too early to call former President Bill Clinton Obama's closer, he came about as close as it gets Wednesday night at the Democratic convention with a bravura defense of the current White House occupant.

"We are here to nominate a president," Clinton said after strolling onto the stage to tumultuous applause, "and I've got one in mind."

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10:43pm

Wed September 5, 2012
It's All Politics

Five Takeaways From Wednesday At The Democratic Convention

Originally published on Wed September 5, 2012 11:19 pm

Former President Bill Clinton hugs President Obama onstage after Clinton's rousing speech during the Democratic National Convention on Wednesday in Charlotte, N.C.
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If you missed the second night of the Democratic National Convention in Charlotte, N.C., we live blogged it here.

But if you want a quick review, we've compiled five things that struck us about the night:

It's Not What You Say, It's How You Say It: In other hands, the very wonky speech that former President Clinton delivered on Wednesday could have been a snoozer.

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