Chelsea Clinton joins bid to win Bernie Sanders backers

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The Latest on the Democratic National Convention and 2016 presidential campaign. (all times EDT):

10:22 p.m.

Chelsea Clinton is joining in the effort to woo Bernie Sanders‘ supporters.

The former first daughter says her mother, Hillary Clinton, is a progressive and a fighter.

Clinton says her mom will fight to protect the planet, stop gun violence, overhaul the criminal justice system and work to secure human rights abroad.

The list is aimed at winning over reluctant liberals who haven’t yet let go of Sanders’ primary bid.

Clinton says her mother “always believes we can do better, if we come together.”

10:16 p.m.

Chelsea Clinton is offering a daughter’s view of her mom’s life work.

The former first daughter says she’s had a “front-row seat” to watch how Hillary Clinton serves. She’s describing her mom as a diligent public servant who looks for solutions and dives into policy.

Chelsea Clinton tells the Democratic convention in Philadelphia on Thursday that she’s seen her mom surrounded by “stack of memos and reports” to review policy.

And she’s seen her promise struggling mothers she’d do all she could to help them.

Chelsea Clinton says she’s learned this from her mom: “Public service is about service.”

10:12 p.m.

Chelsea Clinton tells the Democratic convention that her mother has always made her feel “valued and loved,” and she says Hillary Clinton wants that for every child.

The younger Clinton calls that desire “the calling of her life.”

She’s introducing the former secretary of state, who’s set to formally accept the Democratic Party’s nomination for the presidency on Thursday night.

Chelsea Clinton notes that her parents “expected me to have opinions” – and that they taught her “to back them up with facts.”

10:10 p.m.

Hillary Clinton may not be a typical grandma, but she’s a doting one.

That’s how daughter Chelsea Clinton is describing her mom as she introduces the presidential candidate at the Democratic convention.

Chelsea Clinton says her mother will drop everything to FaceTime her 2-year-old granddaughter Charlotte – even if she’s about to walk on stage for a debate or campaign speech.

Chelsea Clinton says her mom will pause “for a few minutes of blowing kisses and reading ‘Chugga-Chugga Choo-Choo.'”

9:55 p.m.

Katy Perry isn’t afraid to get political.

The pop star prefaced her Democratic convention performance with a message for her young fans: Get out and vote.

Perry says the election is a chance to be as powerful as a National Rifle Association lobbyist – or a chance to cancel out what she’s calls “your weird cousin’s vote.”

Perry notes she’s been campaigning for Hillary Clinton since the Iowa caucuses.

Republished with permission of the Associated Press.

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