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Pro-Sanders demonstrators march in the sweltering heat

Geoff Mulvihill and Megan Trimble, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 25th - 11:20am

Chanting "We are the 99 percent," about 100 Bernie Sanders supporters began marching across a bridge from New Jersey into Philadelphia in the sweltering heat Monday ahead of the opening of the Democratic convention.

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Women underrepresented across Utah's political spectrum

Michelle L. Price, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 25th - 11:09am

Utah elected the nation's first female state senator in 1896, when Martha Hughes Cannon defeated her husband and four other candidates to win the job.

The Latest: Danny Glover tells black caucus: Push for change

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 25th - 10:52am

The Latest on protests on the first day of the Democratic National Convention (all times local):

Sanders talks unity, but will his followers listen?

Catherine Lucey, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 25th - 10:42am

Bernie Sanders on Monday readied a simple message to his backers at the Democratic National Convention: Unite behind Hillary Clinton to defeat Donald Trump in November.

'Shame!' Dems' division roils party on Day 1 of convention

Ken Thomas and Kathleen Hennessey, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 25th - 10:41am

Angry Democrats heckled outgoing party chief Debbie Wasserman Schultz with boos and cries of "shame!" on Monday as the party tried to recover from an embarrassing email hack that ripped open primary wounds just hours before they planned to mount a four-day showcase of unity.

Hacked emails complicate Democratic National Convention; DNC chair resigns

Ken Thomas and Catherine Lucey, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 24th - 10:27pm

Democratic National Committee chair Debbie Wasserman Schultz says she will step down at end of party's convention after Democratic officials on Sunday were weighing whether the party's chairwoman should leave her position due to the publication of hacked emails suggesting favoritism in the primary for Hillary Clinton.

The Latest: Clinton saddened by GOP's 'lock her up' chants

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 24th - 5:21pm

The Latest on the 2016 presidential race (all times EDT):

Trump vs. Clinton: Is a 2017 'peaceful transfer' possible?

Bill Barrow, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 24th - 10:31am

Hillary Clinton should be in jail. Donald Trump threatens America's very existence.

Obama: Trump's NATO comments show 'lack of preparedness'

Andrew Taylor, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 24th - 8:40am

President Barack Obama says GOP nominee Donald Trump's recent suggestion that the U.S. might not come to the defense of NATO allies is another sign of Trump's "lack of preparedness" on foreign policy.

Kaine in Miami: 'Bienvenidos a todos'

MJ Lee CNN  |  Posted  Jul 23rd - 11:32pm

Tim Kaine took the stage alongside Hillary Clinton in Miami Saturday and offered his first greeting to voters as a vice presidential nominee -- in Spanish.

Energized white supremacists cheer Trump convention message

Steve Peoples, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 23rd - 10:40pm

They don't like to be called white supremacists.

Clinton says veep pick Kaine is everything GOP ticket isn't

Ken Thomas and Lisa Lerer, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 23rd - 9:50pm

Hillary Clinton debuted running mate Sen. Tim Kaine on Saturday as a can-do progressive committed to social justice and equality — "everything Donald Trump and Mike Pence are not" — at a boisterous rally ahead of next week's Democratic National Convention.

The Latest: Cheers greet Tim Kaine on return to Richmond

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 23rd - 9:30pm

The Latest on the 2016 presidential campaign (all times EDT):

How Hillary Clinton chose Virginia Sen. Tim Kaine as her VP

Ken Thomas, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 23rd - 4:11pm

Hillary Clinton's search for a vice president started with a commanding victory in the New York primary and a special delivery in a plastic Duane Reade bag. Three months later, it ended with a phone call to a shipyard office, where Virginia Sen. Tim Kaine was waiting.

Fewer women in office than men in Connecticut

Susan Haigh, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 25th - 11:20am

Like much of the country, women in Connecticut lag behind men when it comes to elected representation in city halls, state legislature and Congress.

Bernie Sanders tells his backers: 'Make no mistake. We have made history.'

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 25th - 11:20am

Bernie Sanders tells his backers: 'Make no mistake. We have made history.'

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The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 25th - 7:30am

Outgoing Democratic Party chairwoman Debbie Wasserman Schultz heckled at Florida breakfast, opponents shout, "Shame."

Democratic National Committee chair Debbie Wasserman Schultz says she will step down at end of party's convention

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 24th - 2:00pm

Democratic National Committee chair Debbie Wasserman Schultz says she will step down at end of party's convention.

Trump: France, others hit by terror may face more screening

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 23rd - 10:12pm

Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump is asserting that countries like France that he says are compromised by terrorism may be subjected to the "extreme vetting" he proposes as a deterrent to attacks in the U.S.