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The Scramble Goes To Philly

Chion Wolf
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WNPR
Barack Obama

It's the final day of the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia -  and the ride has been almost as wild as last week's Republican National Convention in Cleveland.

Cleveland brought us a plagiarzed speech for Melania Trump, a public walk-out by delegates from the "Stop Trump" movement, Ted Cruz's public rejection of Donald Trump, chants from the floor to "Lock [Hillary] her up,"and a rambling seventy-five minute acceptance speech by Donald Trump. 

The Democrats were not to be outdone. WikiLeaks released almost 20,000 emails that included plans by the DNC to undermine the Sanders campaign, the DNC Chair abruptly resigned her post, Sanders lost control of his supporters, and Donald Trump encouraged Russian hackers to find Clinton's lost emails. 

And then...President Obama spoke.

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Colin McEnroe, Jonathan McNicol, and Greg Hill contributed to this show.

Betsy started as an intern at WNPR in 2011 after earning a Master's Degree in American and Museum Studies from Trinity College. She served as the Senior Producer for 'The Colin McEnroe Show' for several years before stepping down in 2021 and returning to her previous career as a registered nurse. She still produces shows with Colin and the team when her schedule allows.

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