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How would you describe the election in one word?

July 26, 2016
As the Democrats gather in Philadelphia, we asked the city's residents to describe the 2016 Election in just one word. Democrats and Republicans alike seemed united on one issue: the 2016 campaign is unlike any other in history. What would you say? Share your answer on Twitter #16for2016.
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Are superdelegates really super?

July 25, 2016
Democratic presidential runner-up Bernie Sanders has made reforming the Party's nominating system and the use of superdelegates a cornerstone of his campaign. But do you know how the Democratic superdelegate process works? We asked people in Philadelphia to weigh in on superdelegates. Do you think Democrats should get rid of superdelegates? Share your answer on Twitter #16for2016.
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Advice for DNC Delegates from Philadelphians

July 25, 2016
Are you in Philadelphia for the Democratic National Convention? We asked locals for advice about where you should go during your free time. And, yes, cheesesteaks make the list.
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Pop Quiz in Philadelphia: Democratic Convention Edition

July 25, 2016
As the Democratic National Convention heads to Philadelphia, how closely are the city's residents paying attention to the 2016 election and how much do they they know about the history of the DNC? We were on the ground with a Washington Week pop quiz.
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Clinton Picks Virginia's Kaine as Running Mate

July 23, 2016
Alexis Simendinger | Real Clear Politics
Hillary Clinton named Virginia Sen. Tim Kaine to be her vice presidential running mate, a choice that reflects her political ambitions as well as her affinity for a comfortable and reliable partner in governance.
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Friday from Philadelphia: A special Washington Week EXTRA town hall

July 19, 2016
After the Republican Convention wraps ups, attention shifts to Philadelphia, where the Democratic Party will hold its convention to nominate Hillary Clinton next week. Washington Week will be in the City of Brotherly Love before the convention begins to take questions from voters about the issues they care about. Washington Week EXTRA: Philadelphia Edition airs Friday at 8:30 PM on many PBS stations and will be available on our website. Check your local listings.
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Friday from Cleveland: A special Washington Week EXTRA town hall

July 14, 2016
Just days before the Republican Party meets in Cleveland to officially nominate Donald Trump as its presidential nominee, Washington Week is in the Buckeye State to take questions from voters about the issues they care about. Washington Week EXTRA: Cleveland Edition airs Friday at 8:30 PM on many PBS stations and will be available on our website. Check your local listings.
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