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First lady's apolitical image big part of her political draw

Nancy Benac, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 26th - 1:51pm

Sorry, Democrats. #ElectMichelle will never be more than a wishful hashtag.

The Latest: Activists drown out anti-gay protest at clinic

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 26th - 1:50pm

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

Poll: Clinton's image at lowest level in 24 years, Trump also bad

Eric Bradner, CNN  |  Posted  Jul 26th - 1:38pm

Hillary Clinton's image is now at its lowest point in her 24-year career on the national political scene, a new poll shows.

The Latest: Pence praises GOP replacement choice

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 26th - 1:11pm

The Latest on replacing Republican vice presidential nominee Mike Pence as the GOP candidate for Indiana governor (all times local):

The Latest: Democratic luminaries to nominate Clinton

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 26th - 1:11pm

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

Democrat drops out of US House race for Boehner's old seat

Dan Sewell, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 26th - 10:30am

The Democratic nominee in former House Speaker John Boehner's district has withdrawn from the November election, leaving a clear field for now for recently elected Republican U.S. Rep Warren Davidson to win a full term.

History as Clinton ascends to nomination — hostility too

Kathleen Hennessey and Calvin Woodward, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 26th - 8:20am

A glass ceiling is shattering at the Democratic National Convention as Hillary Clinton ascends to the presidential nomination with Tuesday's roll call of the states, making her the first woman to lead a major party into a White House race.

Cash for opponent pours in as FL congresswoman struggles

Julie Bykowicz, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 26th - 8:11am

The Democratic National Convention is fertile fundraising ground this week for one Florida congressional candidate, but not in the traditional sense of high-priced donor dinners or lobbyist happy hours.

The Latest: Sarandon waits to be convinced to back Clinton

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 26th - 5:10am

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

After turmoil, Sanders, Mrs. Obama, Warren thrill convention

Julie Pace and Ken Thomas, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 25th - 11:28pm

Seeking to bridge deep Democratic divides, Bernie Sanders robustly embraced his former rival Hillary Clinton Monday night as a champion for the same economic causes that enlivened his supporters, signaling it was time for them, too, to rally behind her in the campaign against Republican Donald Trump.

Takeaways: Sanders, Michelle Obama dominate convention

Matthew Daly, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 25th - 10:50pm

Bernie Sanders gave a strong endorsement of Hillary Clinton for president and Michelle Obama went on the attack against Donald Trump as Democrats struggled to appear unified at their national convention in the face of a storm over hacked emails.

Ohio GOP official resigns over Trump nomination

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 25th - 10:30pm

A low-level Republican Party official from Ohio has resigned over the GOP's nomination of Donald Trump as its presidential candidate.

Die-hard Sanders' backers divided on backing Clinton

Catherine Lucey and Ken Thomas, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 25th - 9:51pm

Bernie Sanders tried to calm tensions among his delegates Monday at the Democratic National Convention but some weren't in a listening mood, seething over a lengthy primary campaign and a damaging email disclosure.

The Latest: Russian diplomat scoffs at DNC hack allegations

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 25th - 9:41pm

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

First lady draws sharp portrait of Trump, without naming him

Nancy Benac, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 25th - 9:32pm

Without mentioning Donald Trump by name, first lady Michelle Obama stood before the Democratic convention on Monday and drew a sharp sketch of the Republican nominee that stood in harsh contrast to her gauzy portrait of Hillary Clinton as a woman who has looked out for children and the disadvantaged all her life.

More than 50 pro-Sanders demonstrators cited by police

Geoff Mulvihill and Megan Trimble, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 25th - 9:31pm

Police briefly detained more than 50 people after they tried to storm the barricades outside the Democratic National Convention on Monday in a show of anger over Bernie Sanders' treatment by party leaders, even as he urged his supporters to fall in line behind Hillary Clinton.

Major Democratic fundraiser, Clinton friend Mark Weiner dies

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 26th - 1:41pm

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

Indiana GOP panel backs Gov. Mike Pence's choice, Lt. Gov. Eric Holcomb, to replace him on ballot

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

Indiana GOP panel backs Gov. Mike Pence's choice, Lt. Gov. Eric Holcomb, to replace him on ballot.

Kerry discusses email hack with Russia's top diplomat

Matthew Lee, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 26th - 1:00am

Secretary of State John Kerry says he raised the email hack of the Democratic National Committee with Russia's top diplomat but stopped short of making any allegation about who might be responsible.