Kamala Harris Takes the Spotlight, a Moment for Her and History As a barrier-breaking candidate, and as the running mate to a 77-year-old, Ms. Harris arrives at the Democratic convention carrying an extraordinary set of hopes and expectations from party members. 7 Takeaways From the Democratic National ConventionJoe Biden rallied the party around him, with help from Barack Obama and Bernie Sanders. But even as Democrats reach out to disaffected moderates, they’re also holding together a fractured coalition. Joe Biden vows to end ‘chapter of American darkness’ as he accepts Democratic presidential nominationJoe Biden vowed to “end the chapter of American darkness” by defeating President Trump in the presidential election as he capped the virtual Democratic convention with a vow to work hard for The Biggest Moments From Night 2 of the Democratic ConventionJill Biden’s speech, bipartisan nostalgia, a nomination from a security guard and an unusual roll call: Tonight the Democrats finally and officially named Joe Biden as their candidate for president. Live Takeaways From the Democratic National ConventionDemocrats are making the case that Joe Biden is a big-tent candidate for a big-tent moment, appealing to Republicans and progressives alike who are determined to defeat President Trump. Joe Biden Accepts Democratic Nomination: ‘I Will Draw on the Best of Us’Mr. Biden urged Americans to have faith that they could “overcome this season of darkness,” and he pledged to bridge the country’s divisions in ways President Trump had not. In D.N.C. Speech, Biden Will Preview a Fall Campaign Strategy Against TrumpMr. Biden plans to ride out of the convention with a general election message centered on compassion, linking his biography of setback and recovery to the lives of Americans experiencing hardships. The short-sighted silencing of Alexandria Ocasio-CortezIf you got up to get a drink or go to the bathroom or sneezed or blinked, you might have missed Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez's role in the Democratic National Convention on Tuesday night.