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Conventional wisdom: What to watch for Monday

Activists including hundreds of environmentalists and Bernie Sanders supporters gather before the start of the Democratic National Convention on Sunday, July 24, 2016, in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. | Jeff J Mitchell/Getty Images

OH, THE TIMING: Bernie Sanders will address the Democratic National Convention, a day after Democratic National Committee Chair Debbie Wasserman Schultz announced she’ll resign after the convention amid some nasty emails targeting the Sanders camp. Sources close to Sanders on Sunday said it’s unlikely he will address the Wikileaks scandal during his address. Sanders issued a statement regarding the leak, saying Wasserman Schultz “made the right decision for the future of the Democratic Party.” The Vermont senator has been calling for unity among the Democrats to defeat Donald Trump. That appears to be a common goal among many Democrats.

PROTESTS: Thousands took to the streets on Sunday, including an anti-fracking group and Sanders supporters freshly miffed over the email leak. Various groups plan to protest throughout the week in a very organized fashion, compared to some staggered protests in Cleveland at the Republican National Convention. Occupy DNC protesters have one big goal: Swaying superdelegates away from Clinton and in Sanders’ direction.

FIRST LADY: First Lady Michelle Obama will close out day one of the convention. If her speech is memorable, maybe we’ll hear it again in eight years. Other speakers on Monday include Pam Livengood, a New Hampshire woman affected by the growing substance abuse epidemic, and Karla Ortiz, of Las Vegas, whose mother Francisca is undocumented and living in fear of deportation.