The plight of the American worker and the middle class will be a central theme at the Democratic National Convention in two weeks as the party nominates Sen. Barack Obama to win back the White House for the first time in eight years.
There will be many firsts at the four-day meeting that begins Aug. 25 in Denver, where thousands of party loyalists, lawmakers and delegates will gather at the Pepsi Center to approve a platform, nominate a vice presidential running mate and anoint Obama.
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