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The Latest: Some Sanders backers want DNC apology on TV

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 28th - 3:01pm

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

The Latest: Police report using pepper spray once near DNC

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 28th - 3:01pm

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

Grayson vows to stay in Senate race, calls ex an abuser

Brendan Farrington, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 28th - 2:31pm

Florida Democrat Alan Grayson vowed to stay in the state's Senate race despite calls from party leaders to stand down over abuse claims from his children's mother, and he alleged she was the abuser who repeatedly hit him and their five children.

Clinton backers asked to speak at Sanders rally, then booed

Geoff Mulvihill and Megan Trimble, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 28th - 2:01pm

Bernie Sanders supporters asked fans of Hillary Clinton to explain why anyone should back her for president, then booed them at a rally Thursday on the final day of the Democratic National Convention.

Clinton using convention to send message to wary GOP voters

Ken Thomas and Julie Bykowicz, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 28th - 1:41pm

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.

Her turn now: Hillary Clinton makes her case for presidency

Julie Pace and Robert Furlow, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 28th - 1:31pm

It's Hillary Clinton's turn.

Clinton ready to sell herself in biggest political moment

Lisa Lerer, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 28th - 8:21am

Hillary Clinton is set to face the nation with the goal of introducing the woman that speaker after speaker, including a pair of presidents, have spent days promising the American public they'll finally get to see: the "real" Hillary Clinton.

Washington Post: Reporter barred from entering Pence event

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 28th - 8:20am

The Washington Post says one of its reporters was barred from entering a campaign rally for Republican vice presidential nominee Mike Pence near Milwaukee.

Takeaways: Obama vouches for Clinton, Kaine steps up

Matthew Daly, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 28th - 1:50am

President Barack Obama used what is likely his last high-profile speech as president to make a powerful case for Hillary Clinton's election, saying it wasn't even a close choice between her and Donald Trump, whom he described as a homegrown demagogue.

Obama boosts Clinton: Carry her like you carried me

Julie Pace and Catherine Lucey, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 28th - 12:20am

His own legacy on the line, President Barack Obama implored Americans to elect Hillary Clinton to the White House, casting her as a candidate who believes in the optimism that drives the nation's democracy and warning against the "deeply pessimistic vision" of Republican Donald Trump.

Actors, delegates protest on quiet Day 3 of Dem convention

Geoff Mulvihill and Megan Trimble, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 27th - 11:10pm

Actors and delegates took center stage in smaller and more subdued protests by Bernie Sanders supporters on a mostly quiet Day 3 of the Democratic National Convention.

Obama boosts Clinton: Carry her like you carried me

Julie Pace and Catherine Lucey, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 27th - 10:34pm

His own legacy on the line, President Barack Obama implored Americans to elect Hillary Clinton to the White House, casting her as a candidate who believes in the optimism that drives the nation's democracy and warning against the "deeply pessimistic vision" of Republican Donald Trump.

The Latest: Obama has special Twitter fan back in Illinois

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 27th - 10:22pm

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

Congressman asks Obama to keep classified intel from Trump

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 27th - 10:21pm

A Rhode Island congressman says he's asking President Barack Obama to withhold classified materials and briefings from Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump in the interest of national security.

Durbin rips Rauner, says governor tries to divide Illinois

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 28th - 1:21pm

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

Man arrested for video threats against police, ex-KKK leader

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 28th - 12:21pm

Louisiana State Police say a Baton Rouge man was jailed for posting online videos threatening violence against Baton Rouge police and a former Ku Klux Klan leader who is running for the Senate.

German FM: Trump victory could affect trans-Atlantic ties

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 28th - 8:11am

A victory for Donald Trump in the U.S. presidential election could affect trans-Atlantic ties, Germany's foreign minister said Thursday.

Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton joins President Barack Obama on stage at their party's convention

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 27th - 9:41pm

Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton joins President Barack Obama on stage at their party's convention.

President Barack Obama says 'deeply pessimistic vision' of America at GOP convention is 'not the America I know'

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 27th - 9:11pm

President Barack Obama says 'deeply pessimistic vision' of America at GOP convention is 'not the America I know'