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Tuesday, Jul 26, 2016 at 05:26 AM CDT

Over 50 Pro-Sanders Demonstrators Cited Outside DNC

Over 50 Pro-Sanders Demonstrators Cited Outside DNC

Several hundred Bernie Sanders supporters and other demonstrators marched down Philadelphia's sweltering Broad Street on the opening day of the Democratic convention Monday, chanting "Nominate Sanders or lose in...

Monday, Jul 25, 2016 at 04:54 PM CDT

Rep. Luis Gutierrez Scheduled to Speak at DNC Monday

Rep. Luis Gutierrez Scheduled to Speak at DNC Monday

Rep. Luis Gutierrez is scheduled to give a speech at the Democratic National Convention Monday night.

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By Kazi Awal

A Look Inside the 2016 Democratic National Convention

An estimated 50,000 people are expected in Philadelphia, including hundreds of...View gallery

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Monday, Jul 25, 2016 at 04:49 PM CDT

The Democratic Email Uproar, Explained

The Democratic Email Uproar, Explained

First came the hack, then the leak. Now, the Clinton and Trump campaigns are fighting over Russia's role in the release of thousands of internal Democratic National Committee emails.

Monday, Jul 25, 2016 at 04:45 PM CDT

It's Clinton's Convention, but Obama Is Key

It's Clinton's Convention, but Obama Is Key

Though the Democratic convention is Hillary Clinton's party, President Barack Obama could be the most important figure in the presidential contest between now and Election Day, NBC News reports. Obama, who...

Monday, Jul 25, 2016 at 08:53 AM CDT

Democrats Seek Display of Unity Despite Leadership Shuffle

Democrats Seek Display of Unity Despite Leadership Shuffle

Democrats are opening their national convention in Philadelphia eager to show off a forward-looking party united behind Hillary Clinton, but they face lingering bitterness among supporters of defeated rival...

Monday, Jul 25, 2016 at 08:29 AM CDT

Indiana GOP Leaders Nearing Vote on Pence Ballot Replacement

Indiana GOP Leaders Nearing Vote on Pence Ballot Replacement

Republicans hoping to take Indiana Gov. Mike Pence's place on the November ballot have one more full day of jockeying ahead of them before state Republican Party leaders make their pick.

Monday, Jul 25, 2016 at 07:29 AM CDT

Hastert Attorney Wants Breach-of-Contract Lawsuit Dismissed

Hastert Attorney Wants Breach-of-Contract Lawsuit Dismissed

An attorney for Dennis Hastert has asked a judge to dismiss a lawsuit brought by a victim of sexual abuse seeking outstanding hush-money payments from the imprisoned former U.S. House speaker.

Monday, Jul 25, 2016 at 07:31 AM CDT

Clinton's Turn: Guide to the Democratic National Convention

Clinton's Turn: Guide to the Democratic National Convention

It's Hillary Clinton's turn. The Democratic National Convention opening Monday in Philadelphia is Clinton's chance to hit reset after a vigorous primary against Bernie Sanders and the unlikely movement...

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Sanders: 'Hillary Clinton Must Become the Next President'

Sanders: 'Hillary Clinton Must Become the Next President'

Senators Bernie Sanders and Elizabeth Warren took the stage at the Democratic National Convention Monday night, two liberal firebrands speaking amid tumult that exposed deep tensions between the party's...

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