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PHILADELPHIA (CNN) -- Bernie Sanders on Monday led an orchestrated attempt by Democratic leaders to pull their party together, but simmering anger among his die-hard supporters proved that Democratic unity will be a work in progress. On a dramatic first night of the Democratic...
(CNN) -- Two people are dead and at least 14 others injured after a shooting at a Fort Myers, Florida, nightclub, according to Captain Jim Mulligan of the Fort Myers Police. The shooting took place in the parking lot of Club Blu Bar and Grill, according to CNN affiliate WINK...
PHILADELPHIA, Pa. -- A slew of leaked emails was the last straw for Debbie Wasserman Schultz, who announced Sunday afternoon her resignation as chairwoman of the Democratic National Committee effective later this week. But for the Florida congresswoman, her dramatic exit was a...
Hillary Clinton has chosen Virginia Sen. Tim Kaine to be her running mate, turning to a steady and seasoned hand in government to fill out the Democratic ticket, she announced Friday. "I'm thrilled to announce my running mate, @TimKaine, a man who's devoted his life to fighting...
(CNN) -- Tim Kaine refers to April 16, 2007, as the worst day of his life. Kaine, then the governor of Virginia, had landed in Japan for an Asia trade mission. Shortly after arriving at his hotel, Kaine was awoken by a phone call from his chief-of-staff: a gunman had opened fire...
CLEVELAND, OH. - After Melania Trump delivered a speech on Monday, which in part was taken from an address given by Michelle Obama in 2008 at the Democratic National Convention, Trump's speech writer admitted to mistakes in writing the speech, and offered to resign. Melania's...
CLEVELAND (CNN) -- Melania Trump stepped onto center stage Monday for the highest-profile speech of her life, but the moment was quickly overshadowed by controversy after it emerged that portions of the speech were plagiarized from Michelle Obama's 2008 address to the Democratic...
(CNN) -- Four days after the police-involved shooting of Alton Sterling turned his city upside down, Baton Rouge, Louisiana, Police officer Montrell Jackson issued a plea to the embattled community and vowed to do his part to help it heal. "These are trying times. Please don't...
The Turkish military has taken over the government and imposed martial law, according to an announcement read by an anchor on state broadcaster TRT. The statement was made on behalf of the "Peace in the Nation" council, the announcer said. "The political administration that has...