Democratic Convention Begins The Democratic National Convention begins in Boston, a city of political sensibilities that nonetheless has never hosted a Democratic or Republican presidential nominating event. Hear NPR's Robert Siegel and NPR's Melissa Block.
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The Democratic National Convention begins in Boston, a city of political sensibilities that nonetheless has never hosted a Democratic or Republican presidential nominating event. Hear NPR's Robert Siegel and NPR's Melissa Block.

The Democratic National Convention site at Boston's FleetCenter. Barry Gordemer, NPR hide caption

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