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The Latest: Dems Clinton, Kaine start bus tour in OH, PA

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 29th - 12:01pm

The Latest on the 2016 presidential race after the Democratic and Republican nominating conventions (all times EDT):

AP Fact Check: Misfires in Hillary Clinton's speech

Christoper S. Rugaber and Bradley Klapper, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 29th - 7:43am

In her speech accepting the Democratic nomination, Hillary Clinton wrongly implied Donald Trump has proposed banning Islam in America and sketched out a plan for defeating Islamic State militants that merely mirrors what the U.S. is already trying to do.

Police, protesters at DNC praised for restraint, courtesy

Geoff Mulvihill and Kristen By Groot, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 28th - 11:41pm

They came. They protested. They got their message out.

Clinton promises steady hand in dangerous world

Julie Pace and Robert Furlow, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 28th - 11:09pm

Promising Americans a steady hand, Hillary Clinton cast herself Thursday night as a unifier for divided times, an experienced leader steeled for a volatile world. She aggressively challenged Republican Donald Trump's ability to do the same.

The Latest: Trump slams Clinton over 'radical Islam'

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 28th - 10:31pm

The Latest on the Democratic National Convention and 2016 presidential campaign. (all times EDT):

Takeaways: Clinton's big moment wraps up convention

Matthew Daly, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 28th - 10:31pm

It was a moment America had never seen: a woman accepting a major party's nomination for president.

Clinton promises steady hand in dangerous world

Julie Pace and Robert Furlow, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 28th - 10:11pm

Promising Americans a steady hand, Hillary Clinton cast herself Thursday night as a unifier for divided times, an experienced leader steeled for a volatile world. She aggressively challenged Republican Donald Trump's ability to do the same.

Clinton using convention to send message to wary GOP voters

Ken Thomas and Julie Bykowicz, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 28th - 9:31pm

Long a lightning rod on the right, Hillary Clinton is making a targeted appeal to Republicans who challenge Donald Trump's claim to the conservative mantle and fear his possible presidency.

The Latest: 2 men argue over flag at flag-burning protest

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 28th - 6:40pm

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

The Latest: Wisconsin official says police let reporter in

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 28th - 6:30pm

The Latest on a Washington Post reporter being denied entrance to a campaign stop by Republican vice presidential nominee Mike Pence (all times local):

Washington Post: Reporter barred from entering Pence event

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 28th - 6:30pm

A Wisconsin law enforcement official said Thursday he doesn't know why a Washington Post reporter was kicked out of a Wednesday night campaign rally near Milwaukee for Republican vice presidential nominee Mike Pence, but stressed it wasn't his department that removed him.

Computers hacked at Democrats' House campaign committee

Alan Fram, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 29th - 12:11pm

The computers of the House Democratic campaign committee have been hacked, an intrusion that investigators say resembles the recent cyber breach of the Democratic National Committee for which the Russian government is the leading suspect.

Kansas voters to decide fate of GOP congressional incumbents

Roxana Hegeman, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 29th - 11:11am

A Republican congressman who was swept into office during the 2010 tea party surge faces an aggressive primary challenge in the mostly rural 1st Congressional District in a contest that makes other GOP primary races in deeply conservative Kansas look tepid by comparison.

Maine GOP chairman apologizes to gay Democrat, can keep job

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 29th - 9:10am

The head of the Republican Party in a Maine county will be permitted to keep his position after apologizing for degrading an openly gay Democratic lawmaker in an email.

Hillary Clinton accepts nomination for president with 'determination and boundless confidence in America's promise'

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 28th - 8:51pm

Hillary Clinton accepts nomination for president with 'determination and boundless confidence in America's promise'

FBI investigates hack at House Democrats' campaign committee

Erica Werner, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 28th - 8:00pm

The FBI is investigating an apparent hack into computer systems at the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee, following a similar intrusion at the Democratic National Committee.

The Latest: Contentious Alaska sex ed measure to take effect

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 28th - 6:51pm

The Latest on legislation that would limit who could teach sex education in Alaska public schools (all times local):

Durbin rips Rauner, says governor tries to divide Illinois

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 28th - 5:31pm

U.S. Sen. Dick Durbin has sharply criticized Gov. Bruce Rauner for attacking downstate Democrats who supported additional funding for Chicago Public Schools.

In DNC speech, Kihuen decries Trump in English and Spanish

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 28th - 4:51pm

Nevada state Sen. Ruben Kihuen took the stage at the Democratic National Convention to decry Donald Trump in both English and Spanish.