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Democratic National Convention Day One: Michele Obama, Whitmer, among those who stress importance of healing the nation

The Democratic National Convention’s first day focused on three major issues — the pandemic, the resulting economic crisis and the racial justice crisis.  A diverse lineup of speakers and guests including former First Lady Michele Obama, U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders and Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer, among others — including many Republicans, front line workers and members of George Floyd’s family — urged voters of all political persuasions to elect the ticket that will stand up for UAW members and their families while rebuilding America. Whitmer, one of the women Biden considered for the No. 2 spot on the ticket before ... Read more