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The 2016 Democratic National Convention just wrapped its first day in Philadelphia. Here's what's happened:

• Tonight's speakers included Sen. Elizabeth Warren, Sen. Bernie Sanders and First Lady Michelle Obama.
Watch their full speeches below.

• Matt Pearce kept up his reporter's journal from the streets of Philadelphia.

• A series of leaked emails revealing the party’s pro-Hillary Clinton tilt has overshadowed efforts to rally delegates behind the presumptive nominee.

• Nearly every mention of Hillary Clinton's name was met with a chorus of boos from the convention floor. Bernie Sanders' supporters also shouted down speakers at California's delegation gathering and booed when he implored them to support Hillary Clinton. Tonight's convention theme was "United Together."

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Bernie Sanders supporters push to make sure he gets a roll-call vote

Bernie Sanders volunteers fanned out across Philadelphia on Monday morning, collecting signatures to ensure the Vermont senator gets a roll call vote on the convention floor.

Thank you for being here, and for all the work you’ve done. I look forward to your votes during the roll call on Tuesday night.

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They staked out hotel breakfasts, waiting to catch delegates as they finished their eggs or grabbed coffee. Some of the volunteers hope Sanders will find a way to bypass Hillary Clinton and become the Democratic nominee; others just want to ensure Sanders gets a prominent show of support.

"I think this will help further the things that he's fighting for," said Frank Burns, 58, who lives nearby in Pennsylvania.

He was making the rounds at a hotel near the airport where state delegations from New Hampshire, Rhode Island, Vermont and Maine, all strongholds of Sanders support, were staying. The volunteers said they were asked by the Sanders campaign to collect signatures; whether there will be a roll-call vote has also been the subject of negotiations between Clinton and Sanders representatives.

Another volunteer, Kim Gollub, 55, of New Jersey, said she won't support Clinton and doesn't plan to heed Sanders' endorsement of her.

"That was a formality," she said. "As far as I'm concerned, he's still a candidate."

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