2012 Democratic National Convention

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As the Democratic National Convention wraps up, Kentucky Democrats are trying to present a more unified front for President Barack Obama.

In this year’s primary, 42 percent of Democrats who cast ballots voted uncommitted rather than for the president. That created a problem for delegates to the party’s national convention, since uncommitted isn’t a candidate.

Democratic National Committee

Today on NPR:

  • Fact checkers dubious on some claims made at the DNC.

In Kentucky:

  • Commonwealth Education Commissioner Terry Holliday braces teachers for lower-than-expected test scores.

In Illinois:

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Today on NPR:

San Antonio Mayor Julian Castro will be the DNC's first Latino keynoter.

In Kentucky:

  • Kentucky's state auditor is among the first-time delegates headed to the Democrats' National Convention in Charlotte, North Carolina.
  • This year's Kentucky Women Writers Conference features foodie authors.
Democratic National Committee

Today on NPR:

The end of the Labor Day holiday marks the beginning of the 2012 Presidential race's last lap.

In Kentucky: