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The most memorable moments from the Cleveland and Philly conventions

The chants, the jabs, the sound bites and everything in between: we take a look back at some of the highlights from the Democratic and Republican conventions these past two weeks.

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  • JUDY WOODRUFF:

    But, first: some of the moments that stand out of a wild two weeks at the political conventions.

    Here's a look.

  • GOV. CHRIS CHRISTIE (R-N.J.):

    As to Hillary Clinton, the charge of putting herself ahead of America, guilty or not guilty?

  • CROWD:

    Guilty!

  • SEN. TED CRUZ (R-Texas):

    If you love our country, and love our children as much as I know that you do, stand and speak and vote your conscience, vote for candidates up and down the ticket who you trust to defend our freedom, and to be faithful to the Constitution.

    (BOOING)

    GOV. MIKE PENCE (R), Vice Presidential Nominee: I'm a Christian, a conservative and a Republican, in that order.

    (CHEERING AND APPLAUSE)

    DONALD TRUMP (R), Presidential Nominee: I have joined the political arena, so that the powerful can no longer beat up on people who cannot defend themselves.

    (CHEERING AND APPLAUSE)

  • DONALD TRUMP:

    Nobody knows the system better than me.

    (LAUGHTER)

  • DONALD TRUMP:

    Which is why I alone can fix it.

  • MICHELLE OBAMA, First Lady:

    When you have the nuclear codes at your fingertips and the military in your command, you can't make snap decisions. You can't have a thin skin or a tendency to lash out. You need to be steady and measured and well-informed.

  • SEN. BERNIE SANDERS (I-VT):

    I have known Hillary Clinton for 25 years. Hillary Clinton will make an outstanding president, and I am proud to stand with her tonight.

  • FORMER MAYOR MICHAEL BLOOMBERG, New York City:

    There are times when I disagree with Hillary. But let me tell you, whatever our disagreements may be, I have come here to say, we must put them aside for the good of our country. And we must unite around the candidate who can defeat a dangerous demagogue.

    (CHEERING AND APPLAUSE)

    JOSEPH BIDEN, Vice President of the United States: Think about that. Think about everything you learned as a child, no matter where you were raised. How can there be pleasure in saying, "You're fired"?

    SEN. TIM KAINE (D), Vice Presidential Nominee: Hillary Clinton and I are (SPEAKING SPANISH).

    (CHEERING AND APPLAUSE)

  • SEN. TIM KAINE:

    And we share this basic belief. It's simple. Do all the good you can, and serve one another. Pretty simple. Pretty simple. That's what I'm about.

    (CHEERING AND APPLAUSE)

    BILL CLINTON, Former President of the United States: If you were sitting where I'm sitting and you heard what I have heard at every dinner conversation, at every lunch conversation, on every long walk, you would say, this woman has never been satisfied with the status quo in anything. She always wants to move the ball forward. That is just who she is.

    BARACK OBAMA, President of the United States: We're not a fragile people. We're not a frightful people. Our power doesn't come from some self-declared savior promising that he alone can restore order, as long as we do things his way. We don't look to be ruled.

    (CHEERING AND APPLAUSE)

  • KAREEM ABDUL-JABBAR, Retired NBA Player:

    I'm Michael Jordan, and I'm here with Hillary.

    (LAUGHTER)

  • KAREEM ABDUL-JABBAR:

    I said that because I know that Donald Trump couldn't tell the difference.

    (LAUGHTER)

    KHIZR KHAN, Father of Soldier Killed in Iraq: Donald Trump, you are asking Americans to trust you with their future. Let me ask you, have you even read the U.S. Constitution?

    (CHEERING AND APPLAUSE)

  • KHIZR KHAN:

    I will gladly lend you my copy.

    HILLARY RODHAM CLINTON (D), Presidential Nominee: And most of all, don't believe anyone who says, "I alone can fix it."

    (CHEERING AND APPLAUSE)

  • HILLARY RODHAM CLINTON:

    He's forgetting every last one of us. Americans don't say, I alone can fix it. We say, we will fix it together.

    (CHEERING AND APPLAUSE)

  • HILLARY RODHAM CLINTON:

    That's — that's the country we're fighting for. That's the future we're working toward.

    And so, my friends, it is with humility, determination, and boundless confidence in America's promise, that I accept your nomination for president of the United States!

    (CHEERING AND APPLAUSE)

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