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It's her party now: Ex-presidents handoff to Hillary Clinton

Kathleen Hennessey and Calvin Woodward, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 27th - 8:31am

It's her party now.

Obama returns to convention stage to make case for Clinton

Josh Lederman, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 27th - 8:13am

President Barack Obama acknowledged Wednesday that his hopes for a new tone in politics, embodied in the rousing Democratic convention speech he delivered 12 years ago, never materialized. Still, he says he remains undaunted.

Clinton campaign seeks to make most of Kaine's Spanish

Russell Contreras and Amy Taxin, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 27th - 7:50am

When Virginia Sen. Tim Kaine and Hillary Clinton made their debut as the Democratic presidential ticket, he proudly declared, "Hillary and I are soul mates in this struggle."

Kaine adds to Virginia governor's potential White House ties

Alan Suderman and Lisa Lerer, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 27th - 7:10am

Soon after Virginia Sen. Tim Kaine accepted Hillary Clinton's offer to be her running mate, he called Terry McAuliffe to say thanks.

Meet the new Hillary Clinton, different from the old one?

Erica Werner, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 27th - 7:00am

Meet the new Hillary Clinton, repackaged and updated from previous versions. But will voters notice or care?

Sanders loyalists warn of party split after Clinton victory

Geoff Mulvihill and Megan Trimble, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 27th - 2:00am

Bernie Sanders loyalists warned that the Democratic Party could rupture over the nomination of Hillary Clinton after a volatile night that saw a large group of Sanders delegates and supporters exit the party's national convention to stage a sit-in at a nearby media tent.

Terror fears permeated GOP week _ Dems barely mention them

Bradley Klapper, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 27th - 1:42am

After terrorism fears permeated Republican speeches a week ago, Democrats have barely mentioned the Islamic State group through two days of their convention.

It's official: Hillary Clinton makes history

Stephen Collinson and MJ Lee, CNN  |  Posted  Jul 26th - 10:47pm

Democrats on Tuesday made Hillary Clinton the first female presidential nominee of a major party in the nation's history, shattering one of the last remaining glass ceilings in American politics.

Takeaways: Glass ceiling shattered; 'change agent' hailed

Matthew Daly, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 26th - 10:21pm

Hillary Clinton became the first female presidential nominee of a major party, and her husband made a personal but forceful case for her to reoccupy the White House — this time from the West Wing.

The Latest: Clinton sees 'biggest crack' in glass ceiling

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 26th - 9:31pm

The Latest on the Democratic National Convention (all times EDT):

Sanders loyalists bash Clinton nomination, clash with police

Geoff Mulvihill and Megan Trimble, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 26th - 8:41pm

Bernie Sanders loyalists protested inside and outside the Democratic National Convention site and clashed with police on Tuesday after Hillary Clinton won the party's presidential nomination.

The Latest: Israeli flag set on fire outside of convention

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 26th - 8:21pm

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

Utah Democrats see opportunity in frustration over Clinton, Trump

Lisa Riley Roche  |  Posted  Jul 26th - 8:11pm

Utahns at this week's Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia see opportunity in the lack of enthusiasm both Democrats and Republicans in the state feel toward their parties' presidential nominees.

'Anything's possible' _ Obama points to Russia on DNC hack

Raphael Satter and Josh Lederman, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 26th - 7:21pm

Russia may have been behind the leak of hacked Democratic National Committee documents, President Barack Obama said Tuesday in his first public comments on the breach.

VIEWER GUIDE: Can Barack Obama top his wife in Philly?

Nancy Benac, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 26th - 6:11pm

Can Barack Obama top his wife?

Assembly candidate who lost race drops challenge of results

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 27th - 4:30am

A Republican Nevada Assembly candidate who lost her race says she's dropping a legal challenge of the election results.

Heated political debate spurs shooting at Cleveland bar

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 26th - 10:11pm

A heated argument over presidential politics turned violent at a bar in Cleveland, leaving one man with a gunshot wound to the leg.

Hillary Clinton says Democrats 'just put the biggest crack in that glass ceiling' on night of her presidential nomination

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 26th - 9:21pm

Hillary Clinton says Democrats 'just put the biggest crack in that glass ceiling' on night of her presidential nomination.

Major Democratic fundraiser, Clinton friend Mark Weiner dies

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 26th - 9:01pm

Mark Weiner, a major Democratic fundraiser, Hillary Clinton supporter and provider of merchandise to the Democratic National Convention, died Tuesday in Rhode Island.