2012 Democratic National Convention

Philadelphia primps, activists prepare for DNC convention

Protesters, party leaders and city officials were making final plans as Philadelphia prepared to host the four-day Democratic National Convention that starts Monday.

More than 5,000 delegates are among the 50,000 people set to attend the gathering at the Wells Fargo Center in South Philadelphia, which is expected to culminate with Hillary Clinton being named the party's official nominee for president.

The former secretary of state and first lady has named Sen. Tim Kaine of Virginia as her running mate.

Protest groups prepared Saturday for events scheduled throughout the week that address health care, immigration, economic justice and other concerns. Clean energy...