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Bernie Sanders Leaves Democratic Party to Return to Independent in Senate

Bernie Sanders is returning to his status as an independent after losing the Democratic nomination for president to Hillary Clinton.<p>According to the</i> …

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Trump vs. Clinton battle goes digital

The battle is on. The Republican National Convention is in the rearview mirror, the Democratic one is nearing its end, and there are just over 100 days until the presidential election.<p>Both the major candidates are leveraging tech and social media to reach voters, but they have notably different …

Government

“America is already great”: President Obama’s moving DNC speech lifts Hillary, crushes Trump

“I promise you, our strength, our greatness, does not depend on Donald Trump,” Obama said at the DNC<p>His own legacy on the line, President Barack Obama implored Americans to elect Hillary Clinton to the White House, casting her as a candidate who believes in the optimism that powers the nation's …

Social Media
Government

Donald Trump's Restrictions On The Press Reach Chilling New Low

Even as Donald Trump’s presidential campaign has denied press credentials to news organizations throughout the 2016 election season, journalists generally have had another option: Get a ticket, like anyone else, and walk in.<p>But in a disturbing interaction Wednesday night, private security, in …

Donald Trump

How Donald Trump Made the U.S. a Target For Russia's New Brand Of Warfare

One afternoon in the fall of 2014, Konstantin Sivkov, a well-known strategist in Russia’s military and intelligence circles, invited me out to a …

This Is Donald Trump's Biggest Weakness

On Tuesday, Hillary Clinton made American history as the first woman to become a major party’s nominee for President of the United States. But the …

Finally, Clinton claims her Democratic crown tonight

PHILADELPHIA — Hillary Clinton will take center stage at the Democratic National Convention tonight when she formally accepts her historic presidential nomination and kicks off a 15-week race to the White House.<p>Clinton's speech, before what will be a packed house at the Wells Fargo Center here, …

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Trump campaign: 'Tonight was a sad night for the Democratic Party'

"Tonight was a sad night for the Democratic Party," Trump senior adviser Stephen Miller said in a statement on Wednesday night. "They offered no solutions for the problems facing America — in fact, they pretended those problems didn't even exist."<p>He added: "They described a vision of America that …

Democratic Party

Democrats Promise a Different Tone Than Republican Convention

Democrats are promising a radically different tone at their convention from the “doom and gloom” of the GOP gathering in Cleveland last week.<p>Clinton …

Tim Kaine Did His Best Donald Trump Impression At The DNC

On the third night of the Democratic convention, Virginia Senator Tim Kaine preceded President Obama’s keynote speech. This political renaissance man only received the job last Friday, but he swiftly showed the audience why he can be an enormous asset to Hillary Clinton’s campaign. He’ll balance …

Government

Watch Michael Bloomberg on Trump at DNC: 'I Know a Con When I See One'

"Truth be told, the richest thing about Donald Trump is his hypocrisy," the former New York City Mayor said<p>Former New York City Mayor Michael …

Donald Trump

Democratic donors rip Trump for failure to share tax returns

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The wealthy Democratic donors, many of whom run complex businesses, know firsthand how revealing tax returns can be. Perhaps that's why they can't stop talking about Republican nominee Donald Trump's refusal to release his.<p>From their suites at the Ritz-Carlton hotel, the finance …

Government

Kaine accepts party nomination as Obama praises Clinton, blasts Trump

US Democratic Party vice presidential candidate Tim Kaine has formally accepted his party nomination. Kaine, like President Barack Obama, praised …

After seeking to bolster Clinton in acceptance speech, Kaine prepares for Richmond rally Monday

PHILADELPHIA -- Sen. Timothy M. Kaine (D-Va.) plans to return home to Richmond on Monday for a campaign rally following his address to the Democratic National Convention here on Wednesday night and an upcoming three-day bus tour with his running mate, Hillary Clinton.<p>The rally in Richmond will be …

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Survivors and families affected by gun violence made an emotional appearance at the Democratic National Convention

One of them was a mother who lost her son in the Orlando LGBT nightclub massacre that left 49 people dead.<p>Two survivors of the Charleston church shooting spoke, as did a woman who stood for her mother, who was killed at Sandy Hook Elementary.<p>Former congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords, who survived an …

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Joe Biden

Clinton Campaign: Trump Needs To Guarantee He Won't Leak Before Getting Briefed

PHILADELPHIA ― The chairman of Hillary Clinton’s campaign urged U.S. intelligence agencies on Wednesday to get an ironclad agreement from Donald Trump that he would not leak information to the Russians before providing him with presidential candidate briefings.<p>“I think it’s an issue that … Jim …

Elections

The 21 harshest Trump burns from DNC Day 3

Democrats roasted Donald Trump on Wednesday night, delivering burn after burn on the convention stage.<p>The third night of the Democratic National Convention shifted from an infomercial for Hillary Clinton to a systematic takedown of her Republican rival, with speakers delivering both somber warnings …

Donald Trump

5 takeaways from Obama’s last convention

Obama steals the show with a methodical takedown of Donald Trump’s dystopian worldview.<p>President Barack Obama sent a simple message Wednesday night: Yes, we still can.<p>Obama’s convention speech in Philadelphia framed the 2016 election in a very Obama way: the audacity of hope over the politics of …

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