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The Democratic Convention papers over the cracks.

Clinton’s acceptance speech borrowed policies, language and themes from Sanders. She promised to invest in jobs, expand Social Security, oppose free trade deals, make university tuition free, support a $15 minimum wage and tax “Wall Street, corporations, and the super-rich.” As she spoke, scattered outbreaks of heckling were drowned out by chants of “Hill-A-Ry, Hill-A-Ry.”

Andrew Purcell

I am a British freelance journalist based in New York. My principal clients are the Age and the Sydney Morning Herald (Australia), the Sunday Herald (Scotland), the Guardian (UK) and BBC World Service radio. For a complete list of contents, click here. Twitter: @andrewpurcellny

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