Helen Keller was born on June 27, 1880, in Tuscumbia, Alabama. Though born with the ability to see and hear, at 19 months-old she contracted an acute illness that left her both deaf and blind. Eventually, 20-year-old Anne Sullivan, herself visually impaired, became Keller's speech instructor. It was the beginning of a 49-year-long relationship during which Sullivan evolved into Keller's governess and eventually her companion.
Donald Trump hammered Hillary Clinton as corrupt in the final hours before Election Day and urged voters to “deliver justice at the ballot box,” while Clinton pivoted away from the email controversy that has dogged her campaign and suggested Monday that early voter turnout was breaking her way.
Hillary Clinton sought to borrow from first lady Michelle Obama’s star power Thursday, as her campaign warned supporters that the presidential election is likely to be closer than polls now appear.
"Democratic National Convention: Warren, Sanders to Speak Tonight as Party Tries to Move Past Disarray" is from the July 25, 2016 Politics section of The Washington Post. It was written by Sean Sullivan and Anne Gearan and narrated by Jenny Hoops.
"Can Clinton and Trump Ride to Big Victories in next Week's 'Acela Primary'?" is from the April 20, 2016 Politics section of The Washington Post. It was written by Sean Sullivan and Anne Gearan and narrated by Sam Scholl.