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Obama: Republicans should withdraw support for Trump

WASHINGTON

Obama: Republicans should withdraw support for Trump

In his strongest denunciation of Donald Trump so far, President Barack Obama on Tuesday said Trump was “unfit to serve as president” and urged the leaders of the Republican Party to withdraw their backing for his candidacy.

List of big-name Republicans supporting Clinton grows

List of big-name Republicans supporting Clinton grows

While some Republicans have refused to endorse Donald Trump, others have gone a step further and thrown their support behind Hillary Clinton.

Fact checking Clinton’s acceptance speech

PHILADELPHIA

Fact checking Clinton’s acceptance speech

Hillary Clinton, in accepting her party’s presidential nomination, described her love of tough issues, saying bluntly that “I sweat the details of policy.”

Clinton sees U.S. at ‘moment of reckoning’

PHILADELPHIA

Clinton sees U.S. at ‘moment of reckoning’

Hillary Clinton became the first woman to accept a major party’s presidential nomination Thursday night, a prize that generations of American women have dreamed about for one of their own.

Democrats make a case for optimism

PHILADELPHIA

Democrats make a case for optimism

In an election season in which restive voters of all stripes are frustrated with the status quo, it fell to President Barack Obama on Wednesday to argue for staying the course by giving Democrats a third term in the White House.

DNC: Obama, Biden, Kaine set to tout Clinton as commander in chief

PHILADELPHIA

DNC: Obama, Biden, Kaine set to tout Clinton as commander in chief

President Barack Obama, Vice President Joe Biden and former New York mayor Michael Bloomberg are among the speakers slated to outline why Hillary Clinton should be the next commander in chief.

Democrats make Hillary Clinton a historic nominee

PHILADELPHIA

Democrats make Hillary Clinton a historic nominee

The Democratic convention formally nominated Hillary Clinton for president Tuesday, making history by choosing a woman to be the first standard-bearer of a major political party.

Fact-checking the first night of the 2016 Democratic National Convention

Fact-checking the first night of the 2016 Democratic National Convention

Here's a roundup of some of the most noteworthy claims that were made.

Democrats struggle for unity on first day of convention

PHILADELPHIA

Democrats struggle for unity on first day of convention

Democratic Party leaders scrambled on Monday night to rescue their convention from political bedlam as supporters of Sen. Bernie Sanders erupted in boos, jeers and protests against Hillary Clinton.

Clinton, Kaine debut ticket in Florida

Clinton, Kaine debut ticket in Florida

The vetting is over — the hard choice has been made. And on Saturday, Hillary Clinton and Senator Tim Kaine of Virginia made their debut as a presidential ticket.

Emails suggest the DNC derided the Sanders campaign

Emails suggest the DNC derided the Sanders campaign

Top officials at the Democratic National Committee criticized and mocked Sen. Bernie Sanders of Vermont during the primary campaign, even though the organization publicly insisted that it was neutral in the race.

Clinton picks Sen. Tim Kaine as running mate

Clinton picks Sen. Tim Kaine as running mate

Hillary Clinton named Sen. Tim Kaine of Virginia to be her running mate Friday selecting a battleground state politician with working-class roots and a fluency in Spanish.

Trump, as nominee, says: ‘I am your voice’

CLEVELAND

Trump, as nominee, says: ‘I am your voice’

Donald Trump accepted the Republican presidential nomination Thursday night with an unusually vehement appeal to Americans who feel that their country is spiraling out of control.

GOP tries to focus on issues, but primary anger remains

CLEVELAND

GOP tries to focus on issues, but primary anger remains

Republican leaders attempted Wednesday to steer their national convention in a more substantive and unified direction behind GOP presidential nominee Donald Trump.

Embracing evangelical christianity, Mike Pence broke with his family

Embracing evangelical christianity, Mike Pence broke with his family

When Gov. Mike Pence of Indiana was in college, he found himself admiring a gold cross hanging from the neck of his fraternity “big brother.”

Albany Law grad Vilsack a possible Clinton VP pick

ALBANY

Albany Law grad Vilsack a possible Clinton VP pick

Multiple national media outlets are reporting that 1975 Albany Law School graduate Tom Vilsack is now one of the two leading candidates to be named Hillary Clinton’s running mate.

Two names emerge from Clinton's VP deliberations: Kaine and Vilsack

Two names emerge from Clinton's VP deliberations: Kaine and Vilsack

Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack and Sen. Timothy Kaine of Virginia have emerged as the leading candidates among a longer list of finalists Hillary Clinton is considering to be her vice-presidential running mate.

GOP makes Trump its official choice for president

CLEVELAND

GOP makes Trump its official choice for president

Donald Trump was formally crowned the Republican nominee for president at the party’s convention on Tuesday, ending a tumultuous primary season but not the nagging questions about his polarizing candidacy.

Melania Trump’s speech similar to Michelle Obama’s 2008 address

CLEVELAND

Melania Trump’s speech similar to Michelle Obama’s 2008 address

Melania Trump earned praise for her speech on Monday at the opening night of the Republican National Convention, but her remarks almost immediately came under scrutiny when striking similarities were discovered between her speech and one delivered by Michelle Obama

RNC: Brief chaos as anti-Trump delegates are rebuffed

CLEVELAND

RNC: Brief chaos as anti-Trump delegates are rebuffed

The Republican National Convention kicks off with anti-Trump delegates highlighting current rifts within the party.

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