1. Can't Make It

    Hillary Clinton to Skip DNC

    Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton speaks at the 2012 Global Chiefs of Mission Conference, Tuesday, March 13, 2012, at the State Department in Washington. (AP Photo/Charles Dharapak)

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    Hillary Clinton has long been a stable figure at Democratic conventions—a consistent presence dating back to the infamous 1968 convention in Chicago, her spokesman pointed out. But the secretary of state is sitting out this year’s convention in North Carolina, as part of her commitment to avoiding political activity (she’s actually banned from taking part by federal law). Her husband, Bill, however will make an appearance at the Democratic gathering. 

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