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Thursday, Jul 28, 2016 at 09:37 PM PDT

The Great DNC Balloon Drop of 2016

The Great DNC Balloon Drop of 2016

After all of the speeches, and the videos, and the cheers, and the tears, and a historic speech by Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton, there was still one final order of business Thursday night...

Friday, Jul 29, 2016 at 04:56 AM PDT

Watch Hillary Clinton's Full Speech at the 2016 DNC

Watch Hillary Clinton's Full Speech at the 2016 DNC

All eyes were on Hillary Clinton as she stepped into history formally accepting the Democratic nomination for president and becoming the first woman to lead a political party's ticket.

Friday, Jul 29, 2016 at 10:58 AM PDT

Did Donald Trump Commit Treason?

Did Donald Trump Commit Treason?

After Donald Trump urged Russia to find Hillary Clinton's deleted emails, there was a 76-percent spike in people searching the word "treason" on Merriam-Webster's website, NBC News reported. Trump and...

Friday, Jul 29, 2016 at 04:43 AM PDT

Fact Checking Clinton's Big Speech at DNC

Fact Checking Clinton's Big Speech at DNC

On the night Hillary Clinton accepted her party’s nomination for president, Clinton and other Democrats played loose with some facts

Friday, Jul 29, 2016 at 04:52 AM PDT

DNC Day 4: Clinton Makes History and Other Top Moments

DNC Day 4: Clinton Makes History and Other Top Moments

To President Barack Obama, she is a leader who will “blast through glass ceilings.” To former President Bill Clinton, she is the “best darn change agent” he has ever seen. To former New York City Mayor...

Thursday, Jul 28, 2016 at 08:19 PM PDT

Transcript: Hillary Clinton Accepts Presidential Nomination at the Democratic National Convention

Transcript: Hillary Clinton Accepts Presidential Nomination at the Democratic National Convention

Hillary Clinton accepted the Democratic nomination for president on the final evening of the Democratic National Convention. Here are her remarks as prepared.

Thursday, Jul 28, 2016 at 07:09 PM PDT

Fact-Checking Claims Made By Kaine, Brown

Fact-Checking Claims Made By Kaine, Brown

As anticipation builds for Hillary Clinton's speech, her running mate, Tim Kaine, introduced himself to America. In this edition of Reality Check, Sam Brock looks at claims made by Kaine and California

Thursday, Jul 28, 2016 at 07:07 PM PDT

Pence Rallies in Michigan, Calls Trump 'Pro-Life'

Pence Rallies in Michigan, Calls Trump 'Pro-Life'

Donald Trump's stand on abortion has been inconsistent, but his running mate says Trump would be a "pro-life president." Mike Pence is campaigning in Grand Rapids, Michigan, and he makes clear he opposes...

Thursday, Jul 28, 2016 at 02:46 PM PDT

Protest Lifestyle at DNC: Arrests, Disease, 'Awesome' Times

Protest Lifestyle at DNC: Arrests, Disease, 'Awesome' Times

Taralei Griffin began to cry shortly after 9 a.m. and moments later became the nucleus of a 20-person hug. It was during the wake up meeting for protest group Democracy Spring, inside the tiny front room of...

Thursday, Jul 28, 2016 at 04:30 PM PDT

Fact Check: Looking at Trump's Comments on Torture

Fact Check: Looking at Trump's Comments on Torture

Donald Trump said that “enhanced interrogation … works.” But scientists have shown that the stress and pain induced by techniques like waterboarding can impair memory, and, therefore, inhibit a person from...

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