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Thursday, Jul 28, 2016 at 06:39 AM CDT

DNC Day 3 Top Moments: Obama Backs Clinton, Knocks Trump

DNC Day 3 Top Moments: Obama Backs Clinton, Knocks Trump

President Barack Obama excoriated Donald Trump's vision of America Wednesday night as he endorsed Hillary Clinton, telling Democrats Trump was betting he could get win in November by scaring enough people...

Thursday, Jul 28, 2016 at 08:10 AM CDT

Fact Check: Democratic National Convention Day 3

Fact Check: Democratic National Convention Day 3

The president headlined the night’s speeches, and a few of his boasts of his record headline our fact-checking report

Wednesday, Jul 27, 2016 at 10:40 PM CDT

'Empire' Producer, Other Celebs Light Up DNC Day 3

'Empire' Producer, Other Celebs Light Up DNC Day 3

Lee Daniels, the co-creator of TV's "Empire," spoke passionately of his own family's struggles as he endorsed Hillary Clinton Wednesday at the Democratic National Convention, calling her a true advocate...

Thursday, Jul 28, 2016 at 03:53 AM CDT

Hillary Clinton Joins These 13 Historic Female 'Firsts'

Hillary Clinton Joins These 13 Historic Female 'Firsts'

Tuesday marked a historic moment as former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton became the first woman nominated for president by a major political party. Clinton joined good company when she claimed the...

Wednesday, Jul 27, 2016 at 10:30 PM CDT

Read President Obama's Speech to the DNC

Read President Obama's Speech to the DNC

President Barack Obama spoke at the Democratic National Convention Wednesday evening to back Hillary Clinton as the party's nominee and its leader.

Thursday, Jul 28, 2016 at 08:01 AM CDT

Tim Kaine Dad Jokes Take Twitter by Storm

Tim Kaine Dad Jokes Take Twitter by Storm

The Democratic Party may be losing the beloved goofiness of "Uncle" Joe Biden, but they could be gaining a new cult hero. Tim Kaine, who was tapped by Hillary Clinton as her running mate, introduced himself to...

Wednesday, Jul 27, 2016 at 09:46 PM CDT

Trump's Reddit Q&A: Appeals to Youth, Sanders Fans

Trump's Reddit Q&A: Appeals to Youth, Sanders Fans

As the Democratic National Convention prepared to receive President Barack Obama Wednesday, Republican nominee Donald Trump jumped online for an appearance of his own, answering questions from some of his...

Wednesday, Jul 27, 2016 at 09:24 PM CDT

Read Sen. Tim Kaine's Speech at the DNC

Read Sen. Tim Kaine's Speech at the DNC

Virginia Sen. Tim Kaine accepted the nomination for vice president at the Democratic National Convention Wednesday evening. Here are his remarks as prepared.

Wednesday, Jul 27, 2016 at 08:12 PM CDT

Shooting Survivor Gabby Giffords Gets DNC Ovation

Shooting Survivor Gabby Giffords Gets DNC Ovation

Gabby Giffords, the former Arizona congresswoman nearly killed in a 2011 shooting, told the Democratic National Convention Wednesday that she believes Hillary Clinton will reform gun laws in the U.S. "Speaking

Wednesday, Jul 27, 2016 at 07:38 PM CDT

Plaintiffs Reject Settlement in Duckworth Suit: Report

Plaintiffs Reject Settlement in Duckworth Suit: Report

Rep. Tammy Duckworth’s workplace retaliation suit is, once again, set for trial, after the case’s plaintiffs refused to accept a settlement offer, the Daily Herald reports.

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