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September 5, 2012
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Women from the US Senate hold hands after Sen. Barbara Mikulski of Maryland’s speech at the Democratic National Convention in Charlotte, N.C., on Wednesday, Sept. 5, 2012.

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Los Angeles Mayor and Democratic Convention Chairman Antonio Villaraigosa calls for a vote to amend the platform the Democratic National Convention in Charlotte, N.C., on Wednesday, Sept. 5, 2012.

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Olympic gold medalist Gabby Douglas recites the Pledge of Allegiance at the Democratic National Convention in Charlotte, N.C., on Wednesday, Sept. 5, 2012.

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Rep. Judy Chu of California waves to the delegates before addressing the Democratic National Convention in Charlotte, N.C., on Wednesday, Sept. 5, 2012.

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Chelsea Clinton moderates a town-hall style meeting called “Conversations With the Next Generation,” as MTV’s Andrew Jenks listens, Wednesday, Sept. 5, 2012, in Charlotte, N.C., during the second day of the Democratic National Convention.

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North Carolina delegates pray during the Democratic National Convention in Charlotte, N.C., on Wednesday, Sept. 5, 2012.