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The Latest: Podesta: Clinton campaign has 'robust security'

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 26th - 8:50am

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

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):

Sanders urges fans to rally behind Clinton as DNC heats up

Geoff Mulvihill and Megan Trimble, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 26th - 4:30am

Sen. Bernie Sanders urged supporters to rally behind Hillary Clinton at the Democratic convention, but ardent followers who marched for hours in punishing heat Monday and planned to do so again seemed intent on keeping his upstart campaign alive.

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.

The Latest: 41 get medical help on convention's 1st day

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 25th - 6:41pm

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

VIEWER'S GUIDE: Tuesday's roll call says it all

Nancy Benac, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 25th - 6:31pm

For all of the hoopla attached to a political convention, it all comes down to this: that moment when the presumptive nominee becomes the nominee outright.

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

Dan Sewell, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 26th - 8:40am

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.

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.

Aiming to quell supporters' fervor, Bernie Sanders tells Democrats: 'Hillary Clinton must become the next president of the Unite

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 25th - 9:11pm

Aiming to quell supporters' fervor, Bernie Sanders tells Democrats: 'Hillary Clinton must become the next president of the United States'

Vegas immigrants tell their stories at Democratic convention

Michelle Rindels, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 25th - 8:01pm

Several Las Vegas residents took center stage at the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia on Monday, telling the audience at the nationally televised event that Hillary Clinton will fight to keep immigrant families together.

Florida man admits helping foreigner give to Obama committee

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 25th - 3:51pm

A Florida man on Monday admitted he arranged an $80,000 campaign contribution from a foreign source to a joint fundraising committee of President Barack Obama.