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Government & Politics

After disputes, Dem stars turn their convention positive

Hillary Clinton's campaign sought to squelch a political firestorm over hacked emails that deepened dissent among Bernie Sanders' loyal supporters, turning to some of the party's biggest stars Monday to heal divisions on the Democratic convention's opening night.

Government & Politics

Emanuel Cleaver: Hillary Clinton faces ‘irrational hatred’ because of gender

Rep. Emanuel Cleaver, a black lawmaker who backed Hillary Clinton over Barack Obama in 2008, will speak on her behalf at the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia. The moment comes as both a vindication and call of duty for Cleaver, a former Kansas City mayor and Methodist preacher who befriended the Clintons 25 years ago. Cleaver took flak from some in the black community for not supporting then-Sen. Barack Obama.

Government & Politics

Will Latino voters turn out for Hillary Clinton?

Donald Trump may be hurting badly in Latino polls, but he could still win the presidency if enough Latino voters don’t go to the polls. Recent polls show Trump has little support among the fast-growing voter bloc. But a lack of support for Trump does not mean the often-underrepresentated Latinos will mobilize for Hillary Clinton. They may just stay home.

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Kris Kobach talks about Donald Trump

The Kansas secretary of state spoke Monday about the Trump campaign and responded to criticism that the GOP nominee lacks conservative credentials.
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Bernie Sanders supporters are restless in Philadelphia

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