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Read Sen. Tim Kaine's Speech at the DNC

Read Sen. Tim Kaine's Speech at the DNC

Virginia Sen. Tim Kaine accepted the nomination for vice president at the Democratic National Convention Wednesday evening. Here are his remarks as prepared.

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Shooting Survivor Gabby Giffords Gets DNC Ovation

Shooting Survivor Gabby Giffords Gets DNC Ovation

Gabby Giffords, the former Arizona congresswoman nearly killed in a 2011 shooting, told the Democratic National Convention Wednesday that she believes Hillary Clinton will reform gun laws in the U.S. "Speaking

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CA Delegates Say 'Passion' in DNC Similar to '92 Event

CA Delegates Say 'Passion' in DNC Similar to '92 Event

California Gov. Jerry Brown called for unity at this week's Democratic National Convention, but a couple of California delegates remember when it was his supporters who were disrupting the convention.

Wednesday, Jul 27, 2016 at 05:08 PM PDT

Fact-Checking Donald Trump's Press Conference

Fact-Checking Donald Trump's Press Conference

Donald Trump made several false and misleading statements in an hour-long press conference — on Bernie Sanders, Vladimir Putin, Hillary Clinton’s emails and more.

Wednesday, Jul 27, 2016 at 04:42 PM PDT

Trump Wants Female President, 'Just Not' Clinton

Trump Wants Female President, 'Just Not' Clinton

Speaking to supporters in Pennsylvania, Donald Trump warned women to be “careful what they wished” for if they were supporting Hillary Clinton in her bid to become the first female president, NBC News reported.

Wednesday, Jul 27, 2016 at 03:07 PM PDT

Fact Check: Trump Blasts Kaine for Syrian Refugee Plan

Fact Check: Trump Blasts Kaine for Syrian Refugee Plan

Donald Trump falsely claims that Tim Kaine signed a letter recently asking to bring in even more Syrian refugees to the U.S. than Hillary Clinton has proposed. But Kaine recently only asked President Obama...

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Democrats Highlight Diversity, But Face Gap With White Men

Democrats Highlight Diversity, But Face Gap With White Men

The Democratic National Convention speaker's lineup has highlighted an increasingly diverse country that could soon elect the first female president to succeed its first black chief executive.

Wednesday, Jul 27, 2016 at 01:59 PM PDT

'Jill Not Hill': Green Party's Stein Seeks Sanders' Backers

'Jill Not Hill': Green Party's Stein Seeks Sanders' Backers

Angry and disaffected Bernie Sanders' backers have a new rallying cry: "Jill not Hill." That's Green Party candidate Jill Stein, whose liberal agenda of tuition-free college, $15-per-hour minimum wage and...

Wednesday, Jul 27, 2016 at 09:31 AM PDT

Bill O'Reilly: Slaves That Built White House Were 'Well-Fed'

Bill O'Reilly: Slaves That Built White House Were 'Well-Fed'

Bill O'Reilly said the slaves who helped build the White House "were well-fed and had decent lodgings provided by the government." The Fox News commentator was responding to first lady Michelle Obama's remarks...

Tuesday, Jul 26, 2016 at 03:37 PM PDT

Tim Kaine's Left Eyebrow Captures Attention

Tim Kaine's Left Eyebrow Captures Attention

As Virginia delegates root for Sen. Tim Kaine at the Democratic National Convention, they also are poking good-natured fun at a distinctive part of his face -- his left eyebrow. Virginia delegates cheered...

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