Diehard supporters of Sen. Bernard Sanders stormed media tents and staged a sit-in Tuesday night minutes after Hillary Clinton officially claimed the party’s presidential nomination, injecting another round of drama into the convention and pouring cold water on claims Democrats are fully uniting behind their White House nominee.
The political glass ceiling shattered Tuesday as Hillary Clinton earned enough votes to claim Democrats’ presidential nomination, surmounting still-simmering divisions over the way her party treated her opponent, Sen. Bernard Sanders.
California’s racially charged all-Democrat Senate race spilled Monday into the Democratic National Convention as the candidates continued to feud over President Obama’s endorsement of one over the other.
If you are going to start a revolution, you probably want to finish it. Either win or die trying. That is why revolutions are always so bloody. Whatever you do, if you start a real movement and then try to sell it away, don’t be surprised if you lose control.
While the Democratic National Convention rolls along over increasingly rough terrain, GOP presidential nominee Donald Trump is blazing down the campaign trail, with a bold and nimble itinerary. And an energetic one.
Rep. Alan Grayson’s ex-wife has accused him of physically abusing her over a two-decade period, Politico reported Tuesday.
The Obama administration on Tuesday invited thousands of new Central Americans to apply for refugee status in the U.S., creating a new path to bring not only the vulnerable children fleeing the region, but also their parents, adult siblings and even aunts, uncles, grandparents or others “related” to the kids.
Insurgent delegates to the Democratic convention admitted defeat Tuesday in their bid to try to deny Sen. Tim Kaine the vice presidential nomination, saying party officials gave them the runaround and prevented them from even getting the paperwork needed to get their pick on the floor.
Donald Trump vowed Tuesday to fire those responsible for the problems that have plagued the Department of Veterans Affairs and to give military veterans access to private health care providers, warning that “crooked Hillary Clinton” seems bent on sweeping the entire controversy “under the rug.”
Even Democrats paid more attention to the GOP’s convention than they did to the first night of their own party’s shindig in Philadelphia, according to a professor who tracks reactions on Twitter.
As D.C. Mayor Muriel Bowser mingles with Hollywood celebrities to push statehood at the Democratic National Convention, some lifelong statehood activists in the District are wondering what happened to their grass-roots movement.
Sen. Bernard Sanders said on Tuesday that Donald Trump is a historically bad presidential candidate and said he’s transitioning his campaign to a new organization that will work to support like-minded candidates in races as far down the ballot as school board elections.
The lead plaintiff in the Supreme Court case that legalized same-sex marriage across the United States said Tuesday that Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump is no friend of LGBTQ citizens despite his recent overtures to that community.
Buoyed by increased support among Republicans in Ohio, Donald Trump has pulled even with Hillary Clinton in a head-to-head match-up in the state, and he is ahead of her in a four-way contest, according to a survey taken in the days after the Republican National Convention in Cleveland.
Sen. Bernard Sanders did what he needed to do in his speech at the Democratic National Convention Monday evening — even as Mr. Sanders’ supporters are still “kind of emotional” about things, Hillary Clinton’s campaign chairman said Tuesday.