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Pro-Sanders demonstrators march in the sweltering heat

Geoff Mulvihill and Megan Trimble, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 25th - 12:50pm

Hundreds of Bernie Sanders supporters and other demonstrators marched down Philadelphia's Broad Street in the sweltering heat Monday afternoon just ahead of the opening of the Democratic convention, chanting "Nominate Sanders or lose in November!" and "Hey, hey, ho, ho, the DNC has got to go!"

The Latest: High temperatures have some seeking medical help

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 25th - 12:50pm

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

Die-hard Sanders' backers divided on backing Clinton

Catherine Lucey, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 25th - 12:41pm

With boos and chants of "Feel the Bern," die-hard backers of Bernie Sanders signaled on Monday that they just aren't ready to coalesce around the presidential bid of Hillary Clinton despite his pleas.

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Boos and jeers: Dem convention roiled by emails, chairwoman

Ken Thomas and Kathleen Hennessey, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 25th - 12:10pm

Seeking to avoid a televised display of disunity, Bernie Sanders on Monday urged supporters to line up behind Democrat Hillary Clinton and claimed victory in deposing and sidelining a top party official.

Women underrepresented across Utah's political spectrum

Michelle L. Price, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 25th - 11:30am

Utah elected the nation's the first female state senator in 1896, when Martha Hughes Cannon defeated her husband and four other candidates to win the job.

Hacked emails complicate Democratic National Convention; DNC chair resigns

Ken Thomas and Catherine Lucey, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 24th - 10:27pm

Democratic National Committee chair Debbie Wasserman Schultz says she will step down at end of party's convention after Democratic officials on Sunday were weighing whether the party's chairwoman should leave her position due to the publication of hacked emails suggesting favoritism in the primary for Hillary Clinton.

The Latest: Clinton saddened by GOP's 'lock her up' chants

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 24th - 5:21pm

The Latest on the 2016 presidential race (all times EDT):

Trump vs. Clinton: Is a 2017 'peaceful transfer' possible?

Bill Barrow, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 24th - 10:31am

Hillary Clinton should be in jail. Donald Trump threatens America's very existence.

Obama: Trump's NATO comments show 'lack of preparedness'

Andrew Taylor, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 24th - 8:40am

President Barack Obama says GOP nominee Donald Trump's recent suggestion that the U.S. might not come to the defense of NATO allies is another sign of Trump's "lack of preparedness" on foreign policy.

Kaine in Miami: 'Bienvenidos a todos'

MJ Lee CNN  |  Posted  Jul 23rd - 11:32pm

Tim Kaine took the stage alongside Hillary Clinton in Miami Saturday and offered his first greeting to voters as a vice presidential nominee -- in Spanish.

Energized white supremacists cheer Trump convention message

Steve Peoples, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 23rd - 10:40pm

They don't like to be called white supremacists.

Clinton says veep pick Kaine is everything GOP ticket isn't

Ken Thomas and Lisa Lerer, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 23rd - 9:50pm

Hillary Clinton debuted running mate Sen. Tim Kaine on Saturday as a can-do progressive committed to social justice and equality — "everything Donald Trump and Mike Pence are not" — at a boisterous rally ahead of next week's Democratic National Convention.

Outgoing Democratic Party chair Debbie Wasserman Schultz tells Florida newspaper she will not gavel in party's convention

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 25th - 11:40am

Outgoing Democratic Party chair Debbie Wasserman Schultz tells Florida newspaper she will not gavel in party's convention.

Sanders calls on backers to help elect Hillary Clinton, calls Trump a demagogue, gets cheers and boos

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 25th - 11:40am

Sanders calls on backers to help elect Hillary Clinton, calls Trump a demagogue, gets cheers and boos.

Fewer women in office than men in Connecticut

Susan Haigh, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 25th - 11:20am

Like much of the country, women in Connecticut lag behind men when it comes to elected representation in city halls, state legislature and Congress.

Bernie Sanders tells his backers: 'Make no mistake. We have made history.'

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 25th - 11:20am

Bernie Sanders tells his backers: 'Make no mistake. We have made history.'

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The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 25th - 7:30am

Outgoing Democratic Party chairwoman Debbie Wasserman Schultz heckled at Florida breakfast, opponents shout, "Shame."

Democratic National Committee chair Debbie Wasserman Schultz says she will step down at end of party's convention

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 24th - 2:00pm

Democratic National Committee chair Debbie Wasserman Schultz says she will step down at end of party's convention.

Trump: France, others hit by terror may face more screening

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 23rd - 10:12pm

Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump is asserting that countries like France that he says are compromised by terrorism may be subjected to the "extreme vetting" he proposes as a deterrent to attacks in the U.S.