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4 Takeaways From Night 3 Of The Democratic National Convention

Kamala Harris used her prime-time speech to introduce herself and excoriate President Trump. Former President Barack Obama launched a rare attack on his successor. And Democrats urged people to vote.

Kamala Harris made history with her formal nomination as the first Black woman and person of Asian descent on a major party's national ticket.

The 55-year-old California senator used much of her first prime-time address as Joe Biden's running mate to tell her own story before turning her fire on President Trump.

Former President Barack Obama, who has mostly stayed on the sidelines as Democrats blasted President Trump's policies over the past 3 1/2 years, took off the gloves and questioned Trump's fitness for the job.

Here are four takeaways from Night 3 of the Democratic National Convention.

1. Kamala Harris introduced herself and began to prosecute the case against President Trump

Speaking in a quiet and mostly empty hall in Wilmington, Del., Harris used much of her speech to tell her story — and try to link it to the stories of other children of immigrants and their experiences.

With some political observers already setting expectations that this national introduction could determine the success or failure of a

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