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.”
Hillary Clinton and Sen. Tim Kaine (D., Va.), her vice presidential pick, are at odds on efforts to make cuts to the post-9/11 GI Bill providing education benefits to U.S. military members, veterans, and their families.
Ted Strickland, a Democratic candidate for Senate in Ohio, accepted over $118,000 in bundled lobbyist contributions this year while his campaign blasted his competitor for relying on “wealthy special interests.”
Debbie Wasserman Schultz will resign her position as chair of the Democratic National Committee following the party’s convention in Philadelphia this week.
CLEVELAND, Ohio—Donald Trump formally accepted the Republican nomination for president on Thursday night, declaring “Americanism, not globalism” would be his credo should he win the presidency.
CLEVELAND, Ohio—Republican lawmakers are criticizing Donald Trump for suggesting he would only offer military support to a NATO member country invaded by Russia if the country was meeting its defense spending obligations in the alliance.
CLEVELAND, Ohio—Sen. Ted Cruz (R., Texas) did not endorse Donald Trump, the Republican nominee for president, during his remarks Wednesday evening at the Republican National Convention, despite chants on the convention floor calling on him to back the party’s candidate.
CLEVELAND, Ohio—Rep. Adam Kinzinger (R., Ill.) on Wednesday expressed concern about Donald Trump’s dismissive tone on NATO and friendliness toward Russian President Vladimir Putin.
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.
CLEVELAND, Ohio—Sen. Rob Portman (R., Ohio) participated in a kayaking race with wounded veterans on Tuesday, raising awareness and funds for an organization helping disabled service members rehabilitate after returning from the battlefield.