elle.com – As Republicans wrapped a deeply divided, sparsely attended, and heavily guarded convention in Cleveland last week, many Democrats looked toward their own convention as an easy public relations victory. A balloon drop, a Liberty bell, and a historic hand-off from the nation’s first black president to its first woman nominee for the presidency—what could go wrong?
But on Friday, WikiLeaks revealed thousands of emails from Democratic Party leaders demonstrating favoritism for candidate Clinton over candidate Sanders. DNC chairwoman Debbie Wasserman Schultz announced her resignation shortly thereafter, effective at the convention’s close.
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