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American Idol Runner-Up Jessica Sanchez WOWS Crowd During DNC Performance!

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Jessica Sanchez may have lost the American Idol crown to Phillip Phillips last season, but she won BIG at the Democratic National Convention on Wednesday night!

Her soulful cover of Marvin Gaye's You're All I Need to Get By (above) brought the entire audience to their feet as everyone grooved along with the young singer and the God's Appointed People Choir, all of whom did an amazing job backing Sanchez's incredible vocals up!

Isn't it crazy that voice is only 17 years old!? It's SO powerful and is DEFINITELY going places in the music industry!

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Bill Clinton Blasts GOP With DNC Speech!

First Lady Michelle Obama clearly wasn’t alone in singing President Obama’s praises at the Democratic National Convention!

The POTUS also received some endorsement from former President Bill Clinton, when he took the stage last night in Charlotte, North Carolina!

Check out Bill’s return to the podium (above), with his full speech!

Clinton also reportedly made history last night, when he became the FIRST former president to ever nominate one currently in office!

Nice one, Bill! Now, where’s Hillary?!

Also, pretty cool to see both Barack and Bill hug it out at the end of his speech! Bros Prezzes forever!

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Rosario Dawson Protests On Behalf Of Undocumented Immigrants At The DNC

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Rosario Dawson protesting the DNC

Shout it from the rooftops, gurl!

Rosario Dawson wanted her voice to be heard at the Democratic National Convention on Tuesday because she was speaking up on behalf of undocumented immigrants.

She shouted, "Education not deportation" through a megaphone while holding up a banner reading, "Undocumented."

The actress joined others for the cause following the Voto Latino policy forum "People Powered Politics,” at which she was featured on a panel discussing issues like immigration, economics and education.

Check out another pic of the Rent star exercising her First Amendment right …AFTER THE JUMP!!!

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Scarlett Johansson, Natalie Portman & Kerry Washington Are Speaking At The DNC!

And since three is better than one, they'll all be taking the stage at the Democratic National Convention TOGETHER!

In what may be the hottest Hollywood threesome to ever appear at a political rally, Scarlett Johansson, Natalie Portman and Kerry Washington are scheduled to speak at the event on Thursday.

They'll follow a performance from the Foo Fighters on the final night of the convention, which is definitely the biggest because both Joe Biden AND Barack Obama will be accepting the Democratic Party's nomination to once again run for office.

The three talented actresses are a pretty

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Gay Delegates Supremely Represent At The DNC!!

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President Obama and the democrats are tearin' it UP for the all the non-straights out there!

Tuesday's Democratic National Convention marked an unprecedented political win for the LGBT community, as a record number of non-straight delegates were welcomed by the Prez and his fellow lovers of democracy!

486 gay, lesbian, or transgender delegates from all 50 states - a whopping 8% of the whole number of delegates present - attended the DNC which featured LGBT community speakers among the event's other impressive pontificators.

Jerame Davis of National Stonewall Democrats, a gay-rights affiliate of the party, states:

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Kal Penn Asks For The Young Vote At The DNC!

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Who needs pants? Not young voters!

During his energetic speech at the Democratic National Convention, Kal Penn urged young voters to get to the polls this November to support President Barack Obama. Using humor to engage the hearts and minds (not to mention, attention span) of viewers, the Harold & Kumar star said:

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First Lady Michelle Obama Kills It At The DNC 2012! Watch Here!

First Lady Michelle Obama took the stage last night at the Democratic National Convention and proved just how FIERCE a FLOTUS can be!

Mz. Obama gave probably one of the best speeches of the convention thus far, as she ignited the crowd with hope and inspiration.

Check out Michelle’s speech in full (above), which she reportedly wrote herself!!!

AH-Mazing! So moving! And we’re sure she made Barack and the girls proud!

Oh… and did we mention she walked off the stage to a Beyoncé song?? Move Your Body was played, the Beyonce track that was rewritten for Michelle's "Let's Move" campaign to fight childhood obesity!

Take a look at the super cute pic (below) of Malia, Barack and Sasha, watching Michelle’s speech from the White House!

[Image via White House.]

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