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Thursday, Jul 28, 2016 at 09:02 AM PDT

Obama Evokes Reagan as Democrats Woo GOP Voters

Obama Evokes Reagan as Democrats Woo GOP Voters

On one of the biggest nights of the Democratic National Convention, President Barack Obama evoked the words of a Republican hero — former President Ronald Reagan. Obama repeatedly summoned Reagan's hope...

Thursday, Jul 28, 2016 at 07:56 AM PDT

'Bird-Flipping' Delegate Stands by Making Obscene Gesture

'Bird-Flipping' Delegate Stands by Making Obscene Gesture

Hawaii delegate Chelsea Lyons Kent is defending her decision to make an obscene gesture on national television during the roll call vote at the Democratic National Convention on Tuesday, July 27, 2016.

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Trump Says He 'Was Being Sarcastic' on Russia Hack

Trump Says He 'Was Being Sarcastic' on Russia Hack

Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump walked back remarks he made on Wednesday that encouraged Russia to uncover and make public hacked emails that might damage Hillary Clinton. "Of course I was being

Thursday, Jul 28, 2016 at 04:45 AM PDT

Bloomberg on Trump: 'I Know a Con When I See One'

Bloomberg on Trump: 'I Know a Con When I See One'

Former New York City mayor Mike Bloomberg took the stage at the Democratic National Convention Wednesday in a bid to reach independents and undecided voters. He blasted Donald Trump, calling him a "risky...

Thursday, Jul 28, 2016 at 04:39 AM PDT

DNC Day 3 Top Moments: Obama Backs Clinton, Knocks Trump

DNC Day 3 Top Moments: Obama Backs Clinton, Knocks Trump

President Barack Obama excoriated Donald Trump's vision of America Wednesday night as he endorsed Hillary Clinton, telling Democrats Trump was betting he could get win in November by scaring enough people...

Thursday, Jul 28, 2016 at 06:10 AM PDT

Fact Check: Democratic National Convention Day 3

Fact Check: Democratic National Convention Day 3

The president headlined the night’s speeches, and a few of his boasts of his record headline our fact-checking report

Wednesday, Jul 27, 2016 at 08:40 PM PDT

'Empire' Producer, Other Celebs Light Up DNC Day 3

'Empire' Producer, Other Celebs Light Up DNC Day 3

Lee Daniels, the co-creator of TV's "Empire," spoke passionately of his own family's struggles as he endorsed Hillary Clinton Wednesday at the Democratic National Convention, calling her a true advocate...

Thursday, Jul 28, 2016 at 01:53 AM PDT

Hillary Clinton Joins These 13 Historic Female 'Firsts'

Hillary Clinton Joins These 13 Historic Female 'Firsts'

Tuesday marked a historic moment as former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton became the first woman nominated for president by a major political party. Clinton joined good company when she claimed the...

Wednesday, Jul 27, 2016 at 08:30 PM PDT

Read President Obama's Speech to the DNC

Read President Obama's Speech to the DNC

President Barack Obama spoke at the Democratic National Convention Wednesday evening to back Hillary Clinton as the party's nominee and its leader.

Thursday, Jul 28, 2016 at 06:01 AM PDT

Tim Kaine Dad Jokes Take Twitter by Storm

Tim Kaine Dad Jokes Take Twitter by Storm

The Democratic Party may be losing the beloved goofiness of "Uncle" Joe Biden, but they could be gaining a new cult hero. Tim Kaine, who was tapped by Hillary Clinton as her running mate, introduced himself to...

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