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The Latest: Sarandon says Bernie followers slighted at DNC

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 27th - 5:31pm

The Latest on protests and demonstrations on Day 3 of the Democratic National Convention (all times local):

Obama boosts Clinton; Trump talks emails and Russia

Julie Pace and Catherine Lucey, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 27th - 4:50pm

Their political fates now entwined, President Barack Obama is imploring voters to elect Hillary Clinton to the White House, appealing to the women, minorities and young people who powered his rise and are now crucial to hers.

Democrats highlight diversity, but face gap with white men

Bill Barrow, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 27th - 4:01pm

The Democratic National Convention lineup of speakers has highlighted an increasingly diverse country that could soon elect the first female president to succeed its first black chief executive.

Schumer prepares to be Senate leader, or Trump antagonist

Erica Werner, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 27th - 2:31pm

As Hillary Clinton claims the Democratic Party's nomination for president, fellow New Yorker Chuck Schumer is preparing for his own next act, as Clinton's top Senate partner — or chief antagonist to Donald Trump if he wins in November.

Smaller protests, no marches on convention's Day 3

Geoff Mulvihill and Megan Trimble, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 27th - 2:22pm

Delegates took center stage at a downtown rally with Bernie Sanders supporters Wednesday, as relatively small protests and no major marches contributed to quieter streets on Day 3 of the Democratic convention.

Obama returns to convention stage to make case for Clinton

Josh Lederman, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 27th - 10:42am

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.

'Jill not Hill' _ Green Party's Stein seeks Sanders' backers

Kathleen Ronayne, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 27th - 10:21am

Angry and disaffected Bernie Sanders' backers have a new rallying cry: "Jill not Hill."

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?

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):

Woman seeks to retract lawsuit deal with US Rep. Duckworth

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 27th - 5:51pm

One of two women who filed a workplace retaliation lawsuit against Democratic U.S. Rep. Tammy Duckworth says she wants to back out of a settlement reached last month.

Assembly candidate who lost race drops challenge to results

Michelle Rindels, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 27th - 2:01pm

A Republican Nevada Assembly candidate who lost in the primary dropped a legal challenge of the election results after a judge ruled against three other candidates who made similar arguments.

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.