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Clinton and Kaine to debut as Democratic ticket in Florida

Ken Thomas, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 23rd - 12:51am

Hillary Clinton and Tim Kaine will debut as a presidential ticket in the crucial battleground state of Florida as they head toward next week's Democratic Party convention.

Ex-KKK leader Duke tries political comeback in US Senate run

Melinda Deslatte, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 23rd - 12:31am

A quarter century after his credible run for governor of Louisiana rattled the national political establishment, white supremacist David Duke has jumped into the crowded competition for a U.S. Senate seat in his home state, receiving rebuke from Republicans who don't want him running on a ballot as a member of their party.

The Latest: Democratic delegates mostly positive about Kaine

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 22nd - 8:42pm

The Latest on Campaign 2016 between the Republican and Democratic nominating conventions (all times local):

Hillary Clinton chooses Va. Sen. Tim Kaine as running mate

Ken Thomas and Alan Suderman, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 22nd - 8:11pm

Hillary Clinton named Virginia Sen. Tim Kaine as her vice presidential running mate Friday, adding a centrist former governor of a crucial battleground state to the Democratic ticket.

Critics: Trump speech signals shift to coded race language

Russell Contreras and Jesse J. Holland, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 22nd - 4:50pm

During the primaries, Donald Trump threw red-meat rhetoric to supporters, pledging to build a wall on the Mexico border and to ban Muslim immigrants. He even told at least one crowd that he wanted to punch a demonstrator who disrupted an event.

Obama rejects Trump depiction of US in crisis

Darlene Superville and Bradley Klapper, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 22nd - 3:52pm

President Barack Obama fiercely rejected Donald Trump's depiction of an America in crisis on Friday, arguing that violent crime and illegal immigration have plunged under his leadership to their lowest rates in decades.

Convention missteps renew concerns about Trump and governing

Steve Peoples and Jill Colvin, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 22nd - 3:52pm

Donald Trump followed the script in his big speech to the Republican National Convention. Less than 12 hours later, he was free-form again, Trump being Trump, resurrecting a conspiracy theory linking the father of his chief rival from the primaries to John F. Kennedy's assassination.

10 takeaways from Donald Trump's Republican Convention

Eric Bradner, CNN  |  Posted  Jul 22nd - 1:38pm

Donald Trump painted a picture of a dystopian America — and sold himself as the only one who can fix it.

The Latest: Ex-Gov. Edwards surprised at Duke's Senate bid

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 22nd - 1:20pm

The Latest on former Ku Klux Klan leader David Duke's announcement that he will run for U.S. Senate (all times local):

Safe GOP convention boosts Cleveland's image to the world

Mark Gillispie, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 22nd - 12:51pm

Cleveland's safe and successful turn as host of the Republican National Convention has helped establish it as an ideal location for large events but also a city that people will consider when deciding where to live and do business, Cleveland Mayor Frank Jackson said Friday.

Philadelphia readies for DNC after quiet Cleveland protests

Kristen By Groot, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 22nd - 11:31am

As Cleveland breathes a sigh of relief after protests during the Republican convention came and went without mass disruptions and violence, eyes now turn to Philadelphia, the nation's fifth largest city that offers a bigger stage for bigger protests over a much larger area.

The Latest: 2,800 out-of-town officers part of RNC security

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 22nd - 10:01am

The Latest on protests, marches and security in Cleveland during the Republican National Convention (all times local):

Nevada Democrats have mixed reactions as Clinton picks Kaine

Michelle Rindels, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 22nd - 8:11pm

Prominent Nevada Democrats had mixed reactions Friday after Hillary Clinton announced that Virginia Sen. Tim Kaine will be her running mate, with some praising his varied resume and others saying the choice did little to heal rifts with Bernie Sanders supporters.

Ex-KKK leader David Duke runs for Senate: 'My time has come'

Melinda Deslatte, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 22nd - 7:31pm

Declaring "the climate of this country has moved in my direction," white supremacist David Duke registered Friday for Louisiana's U.S. Senate race, saying he was partially spurred by the recent shooting deaths of three law enforcement officers by a black man.

Hillary Clinton says Virginia Sen. Tim Kaine will join her on Democratic ticket as candidate for vice president

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 22nd - 6:21pm

Hillary Clinton says Virginia Sen. Tim Kaine will join her on Democratic ticket as candidate for vice president.

County worker accused of threatening Florida AG Pam Bondi

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 22nd - 3:01pm

Authorities say Florida Attorney General Pam Bondi got a death threat from a county worker in central Florida who accused her of hating gays and taking bribes from Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump.

Former Ku Klux Klan leader David Duke officially signs up to run for U.S. Senate in Louisiana

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 22nd - 11:01am

Former Ku Klux Klan leader David Duke officially signs up to run for U.S. Senate in Louisiana.

Obama: US had no knowledge or involvement in failed coup attempt in Turkey

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 22nd - 10:50am

Obama: US had no knowledge or involvement in failed coup attempt in Turkey.

Former Ku Klux Klan leader David Duke has announced that he plans to run for U.S. Senate in Louisiana

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 22nd - 9:30am

Former Ku Klux Klan leader David Duke has announced that he plans to run for U.S. Senate in Louisiana.