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How Hillary Clinton chose Virginia Sen. Tim Kaine as her VP

Ken Thomas, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 23rd - 4:11pm

Hillary Clinton's search for a vice president started with a commanding victory in the New York primary and a special delivery in a plastic Duane Reade bag. Three months later, it ended with a phone call to a shipyard office, where Virginia Sen. Tim Kaine was waiting.

Floods kill at least 154 across China, leave scores missing

Didi Tang, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 23rd - 3:35pm

Torrential rains that have swept through China have killed at least 154 people and left 124 missing, officials said Saturday, with most of the casualties reported from a northern province where villagers complained about lack of warning before a deadly flash flood.

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

Ken Thomas and Lisa Lerer, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 23rd - 2:51pm

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.

Philadelphia primps, activists prepare for DNC convention

Maryclaire Dale, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 23rd - 1:31pm

Protesters, party leaders and city officials were making final plans as Philadelphia prepared to host the four-day Democratic National Convention that starts Monday.

Energized white supremacists cheer Trump convention message

Steve Peoples, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 23rd - 12:41pm

They don't like to be called white supremacists.

Kaine in Miami: 'Bienvenidos a todos'

MJ Lee CNN  |  Posted  Jul 23rd - 9:53am

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.

Ruling on dismissing Shurtleff charges might not come until August

Dennis Romboy  |  Posted  Jul 23rd - 9:06am

A 3rd District judge has not yet ruled on motions to dismiss public corruption charges against former Utah Attorney General Mark Shurtleff not has she canceled a hearing next month on the matter.

DNC treatment of Sanders at issue in emails leaked to Wikileaks

Theodore Schleifer, CNN  |  Posted  Jul 23rd - 8:31am

Nearly 20,000 emails sent and received by Democratic National Committee staff members were released Friday by Wikileaks, with one message in particular raising questions about the committee's impartiality during the Democratic primary.

For Clinton, concern lingers over enthusiasm for candidacy

Catherine Lucey and Lisa Lerer, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 23rd - 8:01am

Hillary Clinton has a problem.

Rep. Mia Love buying $1M in TV ads for battle with Doug Owens

Dennis Romboy  |  Posted  Jul 23rd - 7:50am

Rep. Mia Love is buying $1 million in television advertising for her battle with Democrat Doug Owens, twice as much as she spent in 2014.

Political scandals linger as Philly readies for convention

Catherine Lucey, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 23rd - 6:51am

The streets are freshly swept, the hotel rooms are pristine, the party invitations have gone out and extra police patrols are assigned.

Competitive Pennsylvania race turns on suburban Philadelphia

Thomas Beaumont and Marc Levy, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 23rd - 6:21am

The Democratic National Convention is heading to Philadelphia, but Hillary Clinton has her sights set just beyond the city limits.

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.

Hillary Clinton says running mate Tim Kaine is 'everything Donald Trump and Mike Pence are not'

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 23rd - 11:20am

Hillary Clinton says running mate Tim Kaine is 'everything Donald Trump and Mike Pence are not'

Sanders delegates use crowdfunding to help get to convention

Kimberlee Kruesi, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 23rd - 10:10am

From the beginning, millennials have flocked to Bernie Sanders. Yet getting that young flock of delegates to the Democratic National Convention can be a challenge when the price tag can be as high as $5,000.

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.