Democratic National Convention

Founded in 1832, the Democratic National Convention (DNC) serves as a coronation for the Democratic Party. Hosted every four years, it clarifies the party's core principles and political intentions (referred to as the "party platform") and confirms the Democratic presidential nominee. At the 2012 DNC, President Barack Obama accepted his re-nomination for presidency and he laid out his agenda regardiing issues such as job creation, energy conservation, taxes and education reform.

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Donna Brazile and Lee Saunders will help provide a blueprint for the party's future.

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