The Democratic presidential nominee – who joked that she stayed up late after the Democratic National Convention and was running on a caffeine infusion – used a rally here to open the general election, taking direct aim at Republican rival Donald Trump’s appeal to working-class voters and his promise to bring jobs back to communities still struggling to recover from the economic downturn.
In her speech accepting the Democratic nomination, Hillary Clinton wrongly implied Donald Trump has proposed banning Islam in America and sketched out a plan for defeating Islamic State militants that merely mirrors what the U.S. is already trying to do.
Turns out the State Department already has some of them. The FBI found them during its investigation of Clinton’s email use and turned some of them over to the State Department a week ago. State Department spokesman John Kirby says his staff has begun reviewing them for possible release.
Accepting the Democratic Party’s nomination, she tried to do what her husband did for her in his own address Tuesday night – humanize herself by telling personal stories and showing glimmers of her personality. She shared an often-not seen personal side, talking about her late mother, her daughter and grandchildren. And she rallied the crowd with details from her broad policy portfolio.
Some Bernie Sanders delegates are shifting to Green Party candidate Dr. Jill Stein, while others are planning a political strategy to help Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton in key states in hope of raising their group’s political influence.
Who are the rising stars of the 2016 Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia? Cory Booker of New Jersey delivered a speech that had delegates abuzz. Conventions can launch political careers, including President Obama’s.
Trump has yet to grasp that words, especially those from an aspiring world leader, can have serious consequences at home and abroad, presidential and political scholars say. And, they say, that’s pretty worrisome. Here are some of the reasons why.
The final night of the Democratic National Convention on Thursday featured heavy representation from the Palmetto State, with U.S. Rep Jim Clyburn, South Carolina Democratic Party Chairman Jaime Harrison and former state Rep. Bakari Sellers making the case for Hillary Clinton just hours before she stood on stage herself.
Rep. James Clyburn (D-SC) addressed the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia on Thursday. The congressman argued Hillary Clinton is the best person for the presidency, saying it "ain't even close" between the two candidates.
On a night where Hillary Clinton made history, her friends, family and old political allies took turns extolling the Democratic presidential nominee Tuesday as a leader with the experience to keep the country safe and the heart to help those who have been forgotten.
SC Rep. Gilda Cobb-Hunter, who chairs the DNC’s southern caucus, expressed regret for the emails attacking presidential candidate Bernie Sanders on Tuesday, ameliorating some of the anger of Sanders’s South Carolina delegates.
If a court ruling on North Carolina’s voter ID law sparks a backlash against Republicans, time and distance are on U.S. Sen. Thom Tillis’ side – though he’s one of the controversial law’s most ardent defenders and he cited the protracted legal battle over the measure as one of the reasons he voted against Attorney General Loretta Lynch during last year’s confirmation hearings.
NATO will soon play a crucial role in stamping out the overseas threat posed by the Islamic State. North Carolina lawmakers have been cautious not to rail against an anti-alliance message by Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump while highlighting the importance and value of the multinational relationship. Maintaining a careful balance between public support and quiet opposition has become an art form in the 2016 presidential election.