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Oscar Salazar, 21, wears full Bernie Sanders garb outside City Hall. “Right now, [Hillary Clinton] doesn’t deserve my vote,” Salazar said. “She needs to show that she’ll be continuing the progressive ideas of Bernie.” (Evan Garcia / Chicago Tonight)

The scene outside Philadelphia's City Hall on the second day of the Democratic National Convention was electric, with protesters advocating a wide range of messages. Speakers on Tuesday include former President Bill Clinton and former Secretary of State Madeleine Albright.

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Hillary Clinton (Facebook)

Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton on Tuesday became the first woman in the history of the U.S. to earn a major party's nomination for president.

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Chris Kennedy (Evan Garcia / Chicago Tonight)

Once again, the buzz among the Illinois Democratic delegation at breakfast Tuesday was the 2018 race for governor–and finding a challenger to take on Gov. Bruce Rauner.

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Joy Williams, a Hillary Clinton supporter and delegate from Mississippi, stands outside Philadelphia City Hall. "Since Bernie didn't carry the primary, his supporters need to unite," Williams said. (Evan Garcia / Chicago Tonight)

Join us all week for special coverage of the Democratic National Convention.

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Former Democratic presidential candidate, Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders delivers the final speech of the first day of the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia. (Evan Garcia / Chicago Tonight)

Although plenty of Bernie Sanders supporters made their voices heard, Hillary Clinton's former presidential opponent stressed for unity, declaring Clinton "must become the next president of the United States."

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While the Democratic National Convention began with fissures in the party, U.S. Rep. Luis Gutierrez says “people are coming together.”

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A Bernie Sanders supporter protests outside Philadelphia City Hall on the first day of the Democratic National Convention. (Evan Garcia / Chicago Tonight)

The Illinois delegation is divided among Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders supporters, and the latter are divided on whether or not to get behind the party's presumptive nominee. 

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U.S. Sen. Dick Durbin (Evan Garcia / Chicago Tonight)

Gov. Bruce Rauner's agenda and finding a Democratic challenger to take him on in 2018 were the focus of the opening breakfast of the Illinois delegation on Monday at the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia.

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Kimmie Knapp, Penny Neiman and Kristie Sollins travelled from southern Indiana to Philadelphia to support Bernie Sanders at the 2016 Democratic National Convention. (Evan Garcia / Chicago Tonight)

A heat wave that struck Philadelphia on Sunday didn’t keep Bernie Sanders supporters from marching the city’s streets on the eve of the Democratic National Convention.

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Philadelphia City Hall (Evan Garcia / Chicago Tonight)

Dozens of high-level Illinois Democratic officials are arriving Sunday in Philadelphia for the Democratic National Convention. It's a stark contrast to the delegation at the Republican National Convention, where hardly an elected official was to be found. Though the Illinois delegates may be united by party title, they represent a cross section of differing philosophies that in some cases are bitterly at odds with each other.

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The two top editors from the Chicago Tribune and Sun-Times share their thoughts on the Republican National Convention. A modest tax rebate is coming to Chicago property owners. And the Cubs get back to their winning ways. Join Eddie Arruza and guests for these stories and more.

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While some may find Donald Trump’s style brash, Kent Gray says people like him because “he’s an authentic truth teller.”

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Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump and vice presidential nominee Gov. Mike Pence greet the crowd at the front of the stage. (Evan Garcia / Chicago Tonight)

Donald Trump officially accepted the GOP nomination for president on Thursday, the final night of the Republican National Convention. 

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Merchandise for sale at the Republican National Convention. (Evan Garcia)

Join us all week for special coverage of the Republican National Convention.

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A new report clears a division of the city's law department of intentional misconduct, but makes more than 50 recommendations to improve the practices of the division, which defends Chicago police officers against allegations of misconduct and civil rights violations.

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Rudy Giuliani (Evan Garcia / Chicago Tonight)

Republican former New York Mayor Rudy Giuliani on Thursday didn't hold back his criticism of Chicago's ballooning murder rate and the handling of it by his counterpart, Mayor Rahm Emanuel.