Today in 5 Lines
The second day of the Democratic National Convention has begun: Mothers of the Movement, which includes the mothers of Tamir Rice, Michael Brown, Eric Garner, and Trayvon Martin, and former President Bill Clinton are among those scheduled to deliver remarks. We’re covering it live here. The Indiana GOP nominated state Lieutenant Governor Eric Holcomb to replace Mike Pence as governor. A priest was killed and another person wounded in an attack on a Catholic church in Normandy, France.
Today on The Atlantic
DNC You Later, Debbie: Not many Democrats were sad to see Debbie Wasserman Schultz step down as chair of the DNC. Here’s why. (Molly Ball)
Why Does the World Look So Grim?: Media coverage of world events shapes public perception, leading people to believe acts of violence or extreme events are more common than they are. (Derek Thompson)
Shame, Shame, Shame: Democratic leaders are being forced to play the role of peacekeepers among the party’s divided base, and nowhere was it more clear than during the opening night of the Democratic National Convention. (Alex Wagner)
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