Sanders: ‘Political Revolution’
Will Continue

Bernie Sanders

Sen. Bernie Sanders (I., Vt.) capped the first night of the Democratic National Convention by cheering the “political revolution” spurred by his presidential campaign before expressing his support for Hillary Clinton.

“Together, my friends, we have begun a political revolution to transform America, and that revolution—our revolution—continues,” Sanders told the crowd in Philadelphia. “Election days come and go, but the struggle of the people to create a government that represents all of us and not just the one percent … that struggle continues.”

Trump Officially Nominated in
Face of Dissenters

Donald Trump

CLEVELAND, Ohio—Donald Trump was formally declared the Republican presidential nominee on Tuesday evening at the Republican National Convention, despite some delegates opposing his nomination.

A handful of delegates unsuccessfully attempted to direct their votes to other candidates despite GOP officials declaring them bound to Trump, while others abstained from the roll call vote altogether.