Politics & Government

Politics & Government

Sanders’ strong words for Clinton quiet his supporters – at least for now

He pleads to supporters to get behind Democrat Hillary Clinton

His Monday night speech drew cheers from his supporters and Clinton’s

Some supporters, in Philadelphia for the Democratic National Convention, aren’t falling in line

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First lady draws sharp portrait of Trump, without naming him

Without mentioning Donald Trump by name, first lady Michelle Obama stood before the Democratic convention on Monday and drew a sharp sketch of the Republican nominee that stood in harsh contrast to her gauzy portrait of Hillary Clinton as a woman who has looked out for children and the disadvantaged all her life.

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For some SC women, Hillary is long overdue

This week, Hillary Clinton will become the first woman to win the presidential nomination of a major U.S. political party. It’s a historic feat that is long overdue, some S.C. women say. Other S.C. women are less thrilled.

Elections 2016

Columbia Mayor Benjamin gets air time during first night of DNC

During the first night of the Democratic National Convention on Monday, Columbia Mayor Steve Benjamin was a common sight. During speeches by Sen. Cory Booker, D-NJ., and First Lady Michelle Obama, Benjamin was pictured sitting next to former President Bill Clinton at the Wells Fargo Center in Philadelphia. Clinton’s wife, the former U.S. senator and Secretary of State, Hillary Clinton is expected to be named the Democrats presidential nominee.

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Hecklers for Sanders disrupt start of the DNC

Despite calls from Sen. Bernie Sanders for party unification, his supporters booed and chanted as speakers called for support of Hillary Clinton at the Democratic National Convention. The four-day convention kicked off on Monday in Philadelphia. CREDIT: Natalie Fertig - McClatchy
Hecklers for Sanders disrupt start of the DNC 0:54

Hecklers for Sanders disrupt start of the DNC

First Lady Michelle Obama: 'In this election, I'm with her' 3:16

First Lady Michelle Obama: 'In this election, I'm with her'

Comedian Sarah Silverman has a message for her fellow Sanders supporters 0:35

Comedian Sarah Silverman has a message for her fellow Sanders supporters

Ted Cruz draws boos after refusing to endorse Trump 2:13

Ted Cruz draws boos after refusing to endorse Trump