Boosting education and ensuring America's success in the 21st-century economy were key themes espoused during day two of the Democratic National Convention in Denver Aug. 26.


Former Virginia Gov. Mark Warner, delivering the convention's keynote speech, said American voters "have one shot to get it right" by electing Barack Obama president to end an era of Republican leadership that is stuck in the past. And Massachusetts Gov. Deval Patrick drew sharp distinctions between Obama and his presumptive Republican challenger for president, Arizona Sen. John McCain, on education in particular.


Watch Gov. Deval Patrick's speech


"My fellow Americans," Warner began, "the most important...

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