- Unity and the role of women
House speaker Nancy Pelosi says the Democratic party still has to work to unite voters divided by the primary. Hillary Clinton says she backs Barack Obama, but acknowledges her delegates still want to vote for their choice. Two political observers talk about the remaining divisions in the party, including women who still want to cast their votes for Senator Clinton.9:06 a.m.
Kathy Kiely: Washington correspondent for USA Today.
Jennifer Duffy: Reporter with The Cook Political Report.
Susan Rice: Barack Obama's foreign policy advisor.
- DNC spotlight segment: Nancy Pelosi
Today's spotlight segment from the Democratic National Convention is with House Speaker Nancy Pelosi. MPR's Kerri Miller attended a gathering of women delegates in Denver yesterday, where Pelosi shared a story about what it was like when she first got to Capitol Hill decades ago.9:22 a.m.
- Women's political participation
Just 88 years ago, women in the United States could not vote. Midmorning celebrates the anniversary of the women's suffrage movement at the Democratic National Convention in Denver, ahead of Sen. Hillary Clinton's much anticipated speech.7:06 p.m.
Dee Dee Myers: former press secretary for President Bill Clinton. She's the author of "Why Women Should Rule the World."
Ellen DuBois: Professor of History at UCLA. She is co-author of "Through Women's Eyes: An American History with Documents."
Ellen Moran: Executive Director of EMILY's List.
You can follow Kerri Miller on Twitter at @KerriMPR
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