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Sen. Hillary Clinton (D-NY) greets members of the New York delegation on the first day of the 2008 Democratic National Convention (DNC) in Denver. Getty Images hide caption

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Hi, Everyone. It's Cheryl Corley, here in Washington, D.C. Tell Me More's host Michel Martin and producer Teshima Walker are on the ground in Denver covering the Democratic National Convention (DNC). They'll be blogging each day giving you a backstage pass to what's happening at the DNC.

This is Day Two of the Democratic National Convention, and everyone is waiting to hear from former presidential candidate Sen. Hillary Clinton. She's the keynote speaker tonight and her words could make the difference for supporters still smarting over her loss to Sen. Barack Obama.

You can hear more about Clinton, and about what Obama still needs to do to win her supporters over in the TMM Beauty Shop, where three Democratic female leaders had their say on party unity.

Today, the convention theme's focus is women. It's an appropriate nod to today's 88th anniversary of the passage of the 19th Amendment, which gave women the right to vote. Atlanta Mayor Shirley Franklin, a co-chair of the convention, joined us to talk about the role of women in the party now and whether she expects there will ever be a woman heading the party's presidential ticket.

By the way, Franklin is a long-time Obama supporter.

Also on the program, the Mocha Moms weighed in on "family friendly" policies. An investigation by Working Woman Magazine took a look at which lawmakers not only talk the talk, but practice what they preach.

All for now,