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Castro is a politician in not too much of a hurry. This does not mean the 38-year-old mayor of San Antonio lacks ambition.
Highlights of the first day of the Democratic National Convention, including speeches by first lady Michelle Obama and keynote speaker Julian Castro, plus a video tribute to Ted Kennedy that included a not-so-subtle swipe at Mitt Romney.
President Obama accepts his party’s nomination, former GOP Florida Gov. Charlie Crist switches sides and Michelle Obama will not be talking to an empty chair.
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A look at the day’s political happenings, including another GOP lawmaker goes birther and Jon Stewart mocks the Romney campaign’s latest international gaffe.
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