Hillary Clinton on Friday tapped Sen. Tim Kaine to be her running mate, taking a cautious, safe approach that could earn her goodwill with moderates and may aid her in Mr. Kaine’s swing state of Virginia — but her choice surely will leave progressives who had been hoping for a bolder choice disappointed.
In a move with huge implications for the presidential election, the Virginia Supreme Court late Friday ruled against Gov. Terry McAuliffe’s effort to restore the voting rights of more than 200,000 convicted felons.
President Obama vetoed a measure late Friday that would have cut the allowances for former presidents such as Bill Clinton and, as of January, Mr. Obama himself.
Hillary Clinton and Sen. Ted Cruz agree about one thing this election cycle: Both candidates want Americans to “vote your conscience” in November.
Former House Speaker Newt Gingrich called out President Obama late Friday for giving a rosy view of world affairs at nearly the same hour that suspected terrorists were attacking again, this time in Germany.
President Obama told a group of police officers Friday afternoon that ignoring the causes of tension between police and minorities “is not going to make things better.”
President Obama hit back Friday at criticism from the Republican National Convention of his leadership, saying crime and illegal immigration in the U.S. are at their lowest levels in decades.
Rejecting anti-Mexico rhetoric from Republican nominee Donald Trump, President Obama said Friday that Mexico is “critically important to our own well-being.”
Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton are statistically tied in New Hampshire after Mrs. Clinton had led by nearly 20 points three months ago, according to a poll released Thursday.
Sen. Elizabeth Warren of Massachusetts told late-night TV host Stephen Colbert that if she were Hillary Clinton’s vice presidential pick, she’d probably know it by now.
Donald Trump completed his takeover of the Republican Party on Thursday, claiming the presidential nomination, calling for unity within the party and holding himself out as the real agent of change all voters have been waiting for.
Despite promising “the truth, and nothing else” in his convention speech, Donald Trump presented the nation with a series of previously debunked claims and some new ones Thursday night - about the U.S. tax burden, the perils facing police, Hillary Clinton’s record and more.
Top liberals on Thursday warned Hillary Clinton not to pick Sen. Tim Kaine as her vice presidential nominee, arguing that the Virginia Democrat’s positions on Wall Street and trade represent a betrayal of progressive values and could doom the party’s ticket in the fall.
President Obama praised Muslim Americans Thursday as patriots and heroes, and decried an increase of violence against Muslims in the U.S.
On the heels of Donald Trump’s acceptance of the Republican presidential nomination, President Obama will give his Mexican counterpart a megaphone Friday to criticize Mr. Trump’s plans to build a border wall and restrict immigration.