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How Bernie Sanders Is Trying To Quell Disunity Within The DNC06:11
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Bernie Sanders supporters prepare to march through downtown on the first day of the Democratic National Convention (DNC) on July 25, 2016 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. The convention is expected to attract thousands of protesters, members of the media and Democratic delegates to the City of Brotherly Love.  (Spencer Platt/Getty Images)
Bernie Sanders supporters prepare to march through downtown on the first day of the Democratic National Convention (DNC) on July 25, 2016 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. The convention is expected to attract thousands of protesters, members of the media and Democratic delegates to the City of Brotherly Love. (Spencer Platt/Getty Images)
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Supporters of Bernie Sanders were irate yesterday at the revelation that top party officials exerted influence to helped Hillary Clinton win the nomination. But by the time Sanders finished his speech on the importance of party unity to close out the night, his supporters seemed to have calmed down.

NPR’s Ron Elving joins Here & Now's Robin Young to talk about how Sanders was able to soothe his supporters, and looks ahead to Bill Clinton's speech tonight.

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Ron Elving, NPR’s senior Washington editor and correspondent. He tweets @NPRrelving.

This segment aired on July 26, 2016.

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