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Inside the Annual Gathering of Abe Lincoln Presenters

Ever year, dozens of men and women channeling Abe and Mary Lincoln descend onto Freeport, Illinois.
VICE Staff
6.28.18
american conventions

Inside the World's Largest Ventriloquist Convention

VICE met roughly 500 puppeteers who gather at Vent Haven every year to buy new dummies, perform, and trade techniques.
VICE Staff
10.17.17
Food

I Went to a Brunch Convention to Discover the Secrets of Brunch

Is brunch a stupid meal for the privileged? I set out to find out.
Megan Koester
8.17.17
The VICE Guide to the 2016 Election

Photographing the Political Art of the 2016 Conventions

The intersection of politics and art remains vibrant in these insane times.
Pete Voelker
8.2.16
The VICE Guide to the 2016 Election

Bun B's Final Convention Dispatch: Taking It to the Streets

Now that the conventions are over, VICE's political correspondent calls for people to take their fight to the ballot box this November.
Bun B
8.1.16
The VICE Guide to the 2016 Election

What Hillary Clinton's Campaign Means to Democratic Women in America

At the Democratic National Convention this week, Clinton's female supporters praised the majesty of the moment—but kept their expectations limited.
Matt Taylor
7.29.16
The VICE Guide to the 2016 Election

The Only Way Hillary Clinton Will Win the Election Is with a Lot of Help from Her Friends

An anticlimactic end to the Democratic Party's show in Philadelphia.
Harry Cheadle
7.29.16
The VICE Guide to the 2016 Election

Bun B's Convention Dispatch Five: Behind the Scenes on Barack Obama's Big Night

Wednesday night was Barack Obama's shining moment—and his party was soaking it up.
Bun B
7.28.16
The VICE Guide to the 2016 Election

How Barack Obama Stole the Democratic Convention from Hillary Clinton

The president gave the party's most effective rebuttal yet to the apocalyptic vision of America laid out by Donald Trump.
Harry Cheadle
7.28.16
The VICE Guide to the 2016 Election

Did Bill Clinton Convince Democrats That His Wife Is a Human?

The former president spent Tuesday night describing his early romance with the first woman nominated as a major party's presidential candidate.
Matt Taylor
7.27.16
The VICE Guide to the 2016 Election

Bernie Bros Crashed the First Night of the Democratic Convention

Hillary Clinton's coronation is off to a rocky start.
Matt Taylor
7.26.16
The VICE Guide to the 2016 Election

The Democratic Convention Is Starting and Bernie Sanders Fans Are Still Super Pissed

Hillary Clinton's coronation is already devolving into chaos.
Matt Taylor
7.25.16
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