Cory Booker preached love and unity at the Democratic convention here Monday night, a message aimed not only at a divided country but a divided party. The New Jersey senator critiqued the Republican claim to ownership over patriotic sentiment.
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Karla Ortiz, an 11-year-old girl from Nevada, told the Democratic National Convention on Monday night that Hillary Clinton told her not to worry about her parents getting deported, because she would help. Ortiz, a U.S. citizen born in Las Vegas, was accompanied by her mother, Francisca Ortiz. Ortiz and Clinton met in February at a roundtable in Vegas, when the little girl told Clinton she was worried her parents would be deported.
One of the Democratic Party’s top fundraisers said Monday that the Democratic National Committee should fire its chief financial officer for suggesting in a leaked email that Bernie Sanders should be pressed on whether he is an atheist. “I think he should be fired,” Ben Barnes, a veteran Washington lobbyist and onetime protégé of President Lyndon Johnson, said in an interview with Yahoo News’ Michael Isikoff about the controversial email sent by DNC chief financial officer Brad Marshall.
Just hours before the Democratic National Convention kicked off in Philadelphia, hundreds of pro-Sanders protesters marched from New Jersey to Pennsylvania across the Benjamin Franklin Bridge.
On Monday, July 25, 2016, Baltimore Mayor and DNC secretary Stephanie Rawlings-Blake gaveled in the Democratic National Convention. Democratic National Committee chairwoman Debbie Wasserman Schultz relinquished the role to Rawlings-Blake after she announced she would step down from her chairmanship at the end of the DNC.
On Monday, July 25, 2016, Yahoo Global News Anchor Katie Couric is joined by Congresswoman Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., at the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia. The two discuss upheaval in the Democratic Party as well as the policy platforms of Hillary Clinton.
On Monday, July 25, 2016, Yahoo Global News Anchor Katie Couric sits down with civil rights leader and former CEO of the NAACP Ben Jealous at the Wells Fargo Center in Philadelphia. Jealous addresses the unrest among the rank and file of the Democratic Party and more.
On Monday, July 25, 2016, Yahoo Global News Anchor Katie Couric sits down with Rep. Debbie Dingell, D-Mich., at the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia. The two discuss party tensions, the Clinton campaign, and more.
On Monday, July 25, 2016, Sen. Bernie Sanders was booed by his supporters at a DNC event in Philadelphia after he asked them to vote for Hillary Clinton.
On Monday, July 25, 2016, Hillary Clinton attacked Donald Trump on foreign policy during a speech to U.S. veterans in the battleground state of North Carolina. She said, “You will never hear me say I only listen to myself on national security.”
Follow along with the Yahoo Politics team as we provide updates from the 2016 Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia. From the speeches to the protests and everything in between, this will be the go-to place for the latest news all week long.
Addressing a roomful of thousands of military veterans, Hillary Clinton on Monday offered a direct contrast to rival Donald Trump, presenting herself as a steady hand who as president would honor the nation’s commitment to veterans and to allies overseas.
On Monday, July 25, 2016, Yahoo News Investigative Correspondent Michael Isikoff is joined by Ben Barnes at the Wells Fargo Center in Philadelphia where the Democratic National Convention is being held. Barnes is a legendary lobbyist and onetime LBJ protege who has been to more Democratic conventions than anyone in history.
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A day after the announcement of her ouster as chair of the Democratic National Committee, the Florida congresswoman addressed her state's delegation at a raucous meeting in Philadelphia on Monday morning.
Sen. Tim Kaine called Hillary Clinton his soulmate on Saturday, in his first appearance as her vice presidential pick in front of a crowd of 5,000 at Florida International University. The presumptive Democratic nominee introduced Kaine as “everything Donald Trump and Mike Pence are not” and a “progressive who likes to get things done.”
Hillary Clinton announced Friday that she has picked Sen. Tim Kaine of Virginia as her running mate, making a safe, centrist choice that will likely disappoint some in the progressive wing of her party. “I’m thrilled to tell you this first: I’ve chosen Sen. Tim Kaine as my running mate,” Clinton wrote in a text message to her supporters Friday night. In a later email, she said she chose Kaine because she was confident he could step in and be president at a “moment’s notice” and because he is beloved by his staff and Senate colleagues.
At a rally in Tampa, Fla., on Friday, Hillary Clinton reacted to the Republican National Convention, saying, “I never thought I'd say this, but Ted Cruz was right,” agreeing that people should vote their conscience this November.
When Ivanka Trump took the stage at the Republican National Convention Thursday night and pledged that her father would support working mothers, it was one of the few times the campaign has addressed the issue in the year Donald Trump has been running for president. “Politicians talk about wage equality, but my father has made it a practice at his company,” Ivanka said.
Donald Trump kicked off his general election campaign Friday with a scathing attack — not on Hillary Clinton, but his Republican primary rival Ted Cruz, calling the Texas senator’s decision not to endorse him “dishonorable” and insisting he would not accept his support even if Cruz ever decided to endorse him.
Coming to you live every morning from Cleveland, Unconventional is the one thing you need to read to understand what’s really happening at the conventions. Each edition will provide a behind-the-scenes look at the biggest (and weirdest) moments of the day, with original dispatches from the entire Yahoo Politics team — plus a sneak peek at what’s next. Presidential candidate Donald Trump speaks during the final day of the Republican National Convention in Cleveland, Ohio, July 21, 2016.
On the final night of the Republican National Convention in Cleveland, Donald Trump officially accepted the Republican presidential nomination.
Donald Trump formally accepted the Republican presidential nomination Thursday night, casting himself as a political outsider uniquely prepared to steady a troubled country and come to the rescue of struggling Americans betrayed by the Washington establishment and both political parties. In what was the biggest speech of his unlikely political career, Trump sounded many of the same themes that have driven his insurgent campaign since he rode down a golden escalator into the presidential race a little over a year ago. Linking her to President Obama, Trump called Clinton a “puppet” of special interests, determined to maintain the “rigged system” in Washington and someone who has ignored the plight of millions of blue-collar workers who have seen their jobs outsourced overseas.
From the moment she walked to the podium to the song “Here Comes the Sun,” the daughter of the Republican nominee for president did the job set out for her on the final night of the party’s convention — providing a confident, reassuring portrait of Donald Trump as a man, a father and a leader. Ivanka Trump has been a constant presence on the campaign trail this past year, beginning when she introduced him at Trump Tower the day he entered the race last year, and including the weeks when she was heavily pregnant before giving birth to her third child in March.
Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump says America is “far less safe” since President Obama made the decision to put Hillary Clinton in charge of foreign policy. The RNC crowd responded to Trump’s statement chanting “lock her up.”
As GOP presidential nominee Donald Trump spoke at the Republican National Convention on Thursday night, he was briefly interrupted by veteran protester Medea Benjamin. Benjamin was forcibly removed from the convention floor by police. “He’s a danger to our country and the world! He’s a danger to all of us! Say no to Donald Trump! He’s a danger to the world!” she exclaimed.