(PICS) DNC Day 1: Welcome to Charlotte

5 years ago

The speeches don't begin until Tuesday, but it's already a who's who of the political and media world gathered for the Democratic National Convention. There are delegates, journalists, and local families milling around uptown Charlotte.

Arianna Huffington

Ariana Huffington signs a book at the Huffington Post Oasis

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A twist on a kids' book -- Don't Let the Republicans Drive the Bus

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An Obama fan shows her pride on her wheelchair.

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man in cowboy hat

Republicans haven't cornered the market on cowboy hats.

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Ask Me Obama sign

Lots of helpful volunteers at the convention center.

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Habitat for Humanity building a home for a North Carolina family.

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Obama faithful at the Carolina Fest.

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News and Politics Editor Grace Hwang Lynch blogs at HapaMama and A Year (Almost) Without Shopping.