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Sanders loyalists ready to quit party as Clinton gets nod

Geoff Mulvihill and Megan Trimble, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 26th - 5:20pm

Protesters loyal to Bernie Sanders signaled their intent to leave the Democratic Party after front-runner Hillary Clinton on Tuesday won the presidential nomination.

The Latest: As Clinton claims nomination, protests continue

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 26th - 5:11pm

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

Democrats formally nominate Hillary Clinton for president

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 26th - 5:02pm

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.

Cybersecurity experts see merit in claims of Russian hacking

Raphael Satter, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 26th - 5:01pm

Experts who've followed the leak of Democratic National Committee documents say they believe the party's claim that Moscow had a hand in the hack, lending weight to the extraordinary allegation that the Kremlin is trying to tamper with the U.S. presidential contest.

It's official: Hillary Clinton makes history

Stephen Collinson and MJ Lee, CNN  |  Posted  Jul 26th - 4:48pm

Democrats made Hillary Clinton the first female presidential nominee of a major party in the nation's history on Tuesday, shattering one of the last remaining glass ceilings in American politics.

Slaves built the White House, say Obama and historians

Jesse J. Holland, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 26th - 4:31pm

First lady Michelle Obama declared at the Democratic National Convention that the White House she and President Barack Obama have lived in since 2009 was built by slaves.

First lady's apolitical image big part of her political draw

Nancy Benac, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 26th - 4:01pm

Sorry, Democrats. #ElectMichelle will never be more than a wishful hashtag.

Poll: Clinton's image at lowest level in 24 years, Trump also bad

Eric Bradner, CNN  |  Posted  Jul 26th - 1:38pm

Hillary Clinton's image is now at its lowest point in her 24-year career on the national political scene, a new poll shows.

The Latest: Pence praises GOP replacement choice

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 26th - 1:11pm

The Latest on replacing Republican vice presidential nominee Mike Pence as the GOP candidate for Indiana governor (all times local):

Democrat drops out of US House race for Boehner's old seat

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.

History as Clinton ascends to nomination — hostility too

Kathleen Hennessey and Calvin Woodward, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 26th - 8:20am

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.

Cash for opponent pours in as FL congresswoman struggles

Julie Bykowicz, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 26th - 8:11am

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.

The Latest: Sarandon waits to be convinced to back Clinton

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 26th - 5:10am

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

Bernie Sanders asks convention to name Hillary Clinton as Democratic nominee for president

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 26th - 5:01pm

Bernie Sanders asks convention to name Hillary Clinton as Democratic nominee for president.

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The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 26th - 5:01pm

Hillary Clinton makes history as the first woman to become the presidential nominee of a major US political party.

Hillary Clinton becomes first woman to win convention votes needed to claim presidential nomination of major US party

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 26th - 4:40pm

Hillary Clinton becomes first woman to win convention votes needed to claim presidential nomination of major US party.

Student who tried to rush stage at Trump rally pleads guilty

Dan Sewell, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 26th - 4:10pm

An Ohio college student pleaded guilty Tuesday to trying to rush the stage at a Donald Trump rally and was ordered to stay out of future GOP presidential events during one year of probation.

Major Democratic fundraiser, Clinton friend Mark Weiner dies

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 26th - 1:41pm

Mark Weiner, a major Democratic fundraiser, Hillary Clinton supporter and provider of merchandise to the Democratic National Convention, died Tuesday in Rhode Island.

Indiana GOP panel backs Gov. Mike Pence's choice, Lt. Gov. Eric Holcomb, to replace him on ballot

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 26th - 11:10am

Indiana GOP panel backs Gov. Mike Pence's choice, Lt. Gov. Eric Holcomb, to replace him on ballot.