Government & Politics

Government & Politics

Democrats promise new push for gun control

This year’s Democratic National Convention is making gun violence a higher priority than it was at the past three. Presidential nominee Hillary Clinton and her running mate, Tim Kaine have put the fight for tougher gun laws at the heart of their campaign for the White House.

Government & Politics

Heads may need to roll at DNC, former chairman says

Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe urges the Democratic National Committee and Hillary Clinton’s presidential campaign to get ahead of any potentially damaging emails that WikiLeaks’ founder has vowed to make public. However, Clinton campaign Communications Director Jennifer Palmieri tells McClatchy the former secretary of state’s camp hasn’t asked to see the DNC emails and isn’t likely to.

Elections 2016

Sen. Blunt prods challenger Kander with Jayhawk mascot

Republican U.S. Sen. Roy Blunt is using a Kansas Jayhawk to take a political swipe at Democratic challenger Jason Kander. When Kander made a campaign stop Tuesday in Jefferson City, the applauding audience included someone dressed like a Kansas Jayhawk mascot. A Blunt spokesman said later that it was a campaign volunteer. Blunt’s campaign is trying to make an issue of Kander’s assertion that he is a fifth-generation Missourian.

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Bill Clinton recounts how he met and married Hillary Clinton

Former President Bill Clinton spoke of Hillary Clinton at the Democratic National Convention on Tuesday, recalling the beginnings of their relationship and calling his wife "the best darn change maker I ever met."
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Bill Clinton recounts how he met and married Hillary Clinton 3:25

Bill Clinton recounts how he met and married Hillary Clinton

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The best of the nominations that helped Hillary Clinton make history

Elizabeth Banks mocks Trump's 'We Are The Champions' intro at DNC 4:20

Elizabeth Banks mocks Trump's 'We Are The Champions' intro at DNC

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Bernie Sanders supporters crash media tent at Democratic National Convention

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