Hillary Clinton makes history as the first woman to become the presidential nominee of a major U.S. political party, winning the nomination of the Democratic Party. The former first lady, New York senator and secretary of state claimed her party's nomination over Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders, who asked Democrats to nominate her by acclimation.
Dan Sewell, Associated Press | Posted Jul 26th - 10:30am
The Democratic nominee in former House Speaker John Boehner's district has withdrawn from the November election, leaving a clear field for now for recently elected Republican U.S. Rep Warren Davidson to win a full term.
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.
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.