First lady makes a splash at DNC

First lady Michelle Obama pleaded with voters Tuesday to reward her husband with re-election, telling delegates at the Democrats’ convention that President Obama comes from humble beginnings and was able to reach the White House by taking advantage of the same kind of government assistance he is defending on the campaign trail.

Protesters pull out a tent and cram 13 people inside of it, chanting, "This is affordable housing!" and then, "Out of the tents and into the streets!" in Charlotte, N.C. There are hundreds of Occupy protesters in town for the Democratic National Convention. (Barbara L. Salisbury/The Washington Times)

Protesters pull out a tent and cram 13 people inside of it, chanting, "This is affordable housing!" and then, "Out of the tents and into the streets!" in Charlotte, N.C. There are hundreds of Occupy protesters in town for the Democratic National Convention. (Barbara L. Salisbury/The Washington Times)

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