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Sunday, Jul 24, 2016 at 03:01 PM PDT

Two LA Lawmakers Added to DNC Speakers List

Two LA Lawmakers Added to DNC Speakers List

Two more Los Angeles-area lawmakers have been added to the list of speakers for this week's Democratic National Convention.

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Independent Bloomberg to Endorse Democrat Clinton at DNC

Independent Bloomberg to Endorse Democrat Clinton at DNC

Michael Bloomberg is expected to endorse Hillary Clinton during his speech at the Democratic National Convention, an adviser for the former New York City mayor told NBC News. Bloomberg is making the endorsement...

Sunday, Jul 24, 2016 at 10:00 AM PDT

Fact Checking Clinton’s Greatest Hits

Fact Checking Clinton’s Greatest Hits

In advance of the Democratic National Convention, which begins July 25 in Philadelphia, we present a wrap-up of some of the more egregious falsehoods from Hillary Clinton, who is set to accept her party’s...

Sunday, Jul 24, 2016 at 08:07 AM PDT

Trump on Convention Speech: 'It Was Very Optimistic'

Trump on Convention Speech: 'It Was Very Optimistic'

Donald Trump pushed back against critics who called his speech at the Republican National Convention Thursday night too pessimistic, telling NBC's Chuck Todd he offered an optimistic message because "we're going...

Saturday, Jul 23, 2016 at 07:53 PM PDT

Clinton on Running Mate: Kaine 'Gets Things Done'

Clinton on Running Mate: Kaine 'Gets Things Done'

Hillary Clinton introduced running mate Tim Kaine as "a progressive who likes to get things done," joining the Virginia senator in the crucial battleground state of Florida to help kick off next week's...

Friday, Jul 22, 2016 at 08:15 PM PDT

Va. Court Overturns Orders Allowing Felons to Vote

Va. Court Overturns Orders Allowing Felons to Vote

The Virginia Supreme Court has overturned Gov. Terry McAuliffe's executive orders that allowed more than 200,000 convicted felons to vote in the state. In an order posted on the court's website late Friday, the...

Saturday, Jul 23, 2016 at 07:00 AM PDT

Clinton Picks Sen. Tim Kaine as Running Mate

Clinton Picks Sen. Tim Kaine as Running Mate

Virginia Sen. Tim Kaine is Hillary Clinton's pick to become the next vice president of the United States, Clinton told supporters Friday evening. Clinton, the presumptive Democratic presidential nominee, said...

Friday, Jul 22, 2016 at 04:49 PM PDT

Judge Inclined to Deny Request to Dismiss Trump U. Suit

Judge Inclined to Deny Request to Dismiss Trump U. Suit

A federal judge said Friday that he is inclined to deny a request by Donald Trump's lawyers to dismiss a lawsuit that accuses the Republican presidential nominee of defrauding customers at the now-defunct Trump...

Friday, Jul 22, 2016 at 03:34 PM PDT

Fact Check: Trump Defends Oswald Claim

Fact Check: Trump Defends Oswald Claim

Donald Trump doubled down on his baseless insinuation that a photograph published by the National Enquirer shows Ted Cruz’s father with “crazy Lee Harvey Oswald having breakfast.” A day after accepting...

Friday, Jul 22, 2016 at 08:55 AM PDT

David Duke Says He Plans to Run for US Senate

David Duke Says He Plans to Run for US Senate

Former Ku Klux Klan leader David Duke announced Friday on his website that he plans to run for U.S. Senate in Louisiana. A registered Republican, he would be seeking an open seat vacated by Republican...

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