Inside the DNC: A look at the free delegate swag

From pedometers to ‘Harry Potter,’ see what Democrats walk away with this year—aside from a greater love for Michelle Obama. Plus, Julian Castro’s daughter channels Willow Smith, meet Cosmo’s new editor, the Egg McMuffin turns 40, and more.

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“Harold and Kumar” actor Kal Penn offered one four-letter word to the Democratic National Convention in Charlotte, N.C., on Tuesday: vote. For those in attendance, however, sponsors had quite another word: free. Newsday offers a peek at the swag delegates scored during the DNC, including antibacterial spray provided by Yahoo, a tire pressure gauge from the Rubber Manufacturer’s Association, a clutch from Kenneth Cole, Odwalla Chewy Nut Bars, and even a DVD of “Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, Part II.”

Also making its presence known at this year’s DNC was UnitedHealth Group, which put plastic pedometers inside delegates’ bags.

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