WTOP's Dave McConnell and Nick Iannelli will be in Philadelphia this week for the Democratic National Convention. Follow along all week for complete coverage.
Workers prepare a mass of balloons for the 2016 Democratic National Convention, Friday, July 22, 2016, in Philadelphia. As Cleveland breathes a sigh of relief after protests during the Republican convention came and went without major chaos, eyes now turn to Philadelphia. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum)
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Stylish statements: Fashion at the political conventions
Delegates, candidates and participants at the Republican and Democratic National Conventions aren’t just making political statements -- they’re making fashion statements.
D.C.-based fashion blogger Marissa Mitrovich, of Politiquette, has spent the last week and a half studying the crowds in Cleveland and Philadelphia. And while the outfits of celebrity speakers are the ones splashed in the media, Mitrovich says the delegates and passionate participants are the ones making the statements this year.
Former Maryland Gov. Martin O’Malley is scheduled to speak at the Democratic National Convention.
O’Malley, who ended his bid for the party’s presidential nomination in February, is scheduled to speak Wednesday evening.
Democratic presidential candidate, former Maryland Gov. Martin O'Malley rolls up his sleeves as he speaks at the West Des Moines Public Library in West Des Moines, Iowa, Saturday, Jan. 2, 2016. O'Malley is spending the weekend doing a campaign swing through central and west Iowa. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)