The Texas senator was heckled by the audience for not endorsing Trump. The GOP nominee said that he considered not letting Cruz speak at the convention after reviewing his speech, but decided against it.
Here’s how U.S. Sen. Claire McCaskill, a Missouri Democrat, reacted to presumptive Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton’s selection of Sen. Tim Kaine of Virginia as her running mate. “It’s just a terrific selection. We now have a ticket that signals that they are the grown-ups.”
Hillary Clinton texted supporters Friday that her vice presidential pick is Tim Kaine. The U.S. senator from Virginia has deep roots in the Kansas City area, with family still living here. Friends say he’s anything but boring, despite his public image.
Four Democrats are vying for a Missouri Senate seat that hasn’t been held by a Republican in at least a century. But only two — John Rizzo and Jessica Podhola — have raised any money or built a campaign infrastructure. And despite agreeing on nearly every issue, the race has become contentious.
Sen. Tim Kaine of Virginia hails from the Kansas City area, has working-class roots and is fluent in Spanish. He is also strong in a state that Democrats need to win. Some liberals may not like his support of trade deals, though
WikiLeaks posted almost 20,000 emails sent or received by a handful of top committee officials. While WikiLeaks did not reveal its source, the committee said last month that Russian hackers had penetrated its computer system.
Tobacco 21 ordinances raise the legal age to buy tobacco to 21. Fifteen metro cities have passed the ordinances ahead of schedule, largely because of partnerships between public health advocates and the business community.
President Barack Obama on Friday signed into law a bill to curb abuse of heroin and opioid drugs, even as he expressed bitter disappointment with Republicans for not providing more money for addiction treatment.
Cleveland authorities are investigating stickers that protesters at the Republican National Convention gave to police officers. A Georgia state trooper and Cleveland police officer were treated for minor skin irritation after coming in contact with the stickers.
A Donald Trump ad featuring the phrase “a working America is a winning America” caught the attention of some eagle eyes at BuzzFeed. A photo of a miner in a hard hat in the ad is a stock picture of a Dutch model in a miner’s costume.
While experts denounce Donald Trump’s apocalyptic portrayal of a country beset by violence and fear as exaggerated, they acknowledge that there are many in America who respond emotionally to high-profile police shootings, Islamic jihadist attacks or killings by police of unarmed men – especially when they receive unprecedented attention not just on television, but also in today’s world of social media.
Hillary Clinton, the presumptive Democratic nominee for president, on Friday announced that Sen. Tim Kaine of Virginia, who grew up in Kansas City, would be her running mate. Here's what that says about her campaign.
Clinton/Kaine 2016: It's official
Why Sen. Tim Kaine is Hillary Clinton’s VP pick
Tim Kaine's deep Kansas City area roots
Trump's big night: Promises security and better trade deals for America