Routine exams found 32 kids in and near Salina, Kan., with high lead levels, sparking a state probe. Residents wonder whether to blame the drinking water, a battery factory, old houses or something else. And while the frustration eats at them, a pediatrician says the “Flint influence” may be heightening concerns.
Hillary Clinton heads into the general election dogged by polls that show voters don’t find her trustworthy, and even some delegates at the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia concede they wish she was more transparently honest.
Cory Booker on Tuesday responded to a tweet posted by Donald Trump following the New Jersey senator’s Democratic convention speech, saying he prays for Trump and hopes that he finds kindness in his heart. Trump tweeted that if Booker is the future of the Democratic party, they have no future and that he knows “more about Cory than he knows about himself.”
Sen. Bernie Sanders spoke to both delegations on Tuesday morning, following his his speech Monday night urging support for Hillary Clinton. He promised to get more campaign money into heavily Republican states like Kansas.
First lady Michelle Obama stepped into the presidential election Monday with a forceful, impassioned defense of Hillary Clinton, casting her as the only candidate who can be trusted as a role model for the nation’s children. She took numerous swipes at Republican Donald Trump, all without mentioning his name.
Bernie Sanders told his supporters who are protesting at the Democratic National Convention to back Hillary Clinton in clear and strong words Monday night, but his delegates and those who are marching in the streets of Philadelphia aren’t all embracing the idea.
Former President Bill Clinton will speak on presumptive Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton at the Democratic National Convention, seeking to sing the political and personal praises of his wife without overshadowing her.
Day 1: Bernie Sanders delivered an unequivocal endorsement of Hillary Clinton in Philadelphia, sowing harmony in a party recently marked by discord. Party luminary senators Cory Booker, Elizabeth Warren and Al Franken also graced the stage, but it was Michelle Obama who was the highlight of the night, with a powerful, personal and emotional speech. Day 2: We’re watching for Bill Clinton.
You never know what is going to catch Twitter’s eye during a political convention. On the first night of the Democratic National Convention, a Sarah Silverman scold of Bernie Sanders supporters nearly blew up Twitter. And thanks to actor Ken Jeong, Democrats have a new catch phrase that will likely not go over well in the Trump household.
Missouri Democrats Rep. Emanuel Cleaver and Sen. Claire McCaskill were on opposite sides of the Barack Obama-Hillary Clinton primary in 2008. Cleaver backed the female candidate. McCaskill lined up behind the black candidate. They took heat but now say they’re enthusiastic about Clinton’s candidacy.
Democrats meeting in Philadelphia for their national convention make history by voting to approve a platform that endorses a “pathway” for the legalization of marijuana. As a first step, the platform calls for removing marijuana from the federal government’s list of Schedule 1 drugs, those considered the most dangerous.
Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump hasn’t released his tax returns because they will show that he isn’t as wealthy or as charitable as he claims to be, House Democratic Caucus Chair Xavier Becerra charges at a McClatchy’s America breakfast at the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia.
A White House agreement with Costa Rica to host hundreds of Central American refugee applicants is another acknowledgment by the Obama administration of the humanitarian crisis in El Salvador, Honduras and Guatemala, but advocates question whether it’s too late to make the policies stick if a different administration – with a different focus – takes over.
Sen. Bernie Sanders ended the first night of the 2016 Democratic National Convention by pleading with supporters to rally around Hillary Clinton in November. Hecklers disrupted much of the first day of the convention in Philadelphia, despite Sanders pleas.
Bernie Sanders: Hillary Clinton must become the next president
First lady Michelle Obama: 'In this election, I'm with her'
Sanders pays surprise morning visit to Kansas delegates
Comedian Sarah Silverman has a message for her fellow Bernie Sanders supporters