Government & Politics

Government & Politics

Democratic National Convention, Day 1: Converging post-WikiLeaks

There’s a lot going on as Democrats converge in Philadelphia. Party Chair Debbie Wasserman Schultz has resigned, after a WikiLeaks release showed she helped undermine Bernie Sanders’ campaign. Sanders is due to speak to his supporters. Hillary Clinton is hoping for a successful convention. Meanwhile, the leak of stolen DNC emails is sparking a new question: Has Vladimir Putin found a way to manipulate the U.S. election?

Elections 2016

Trump’s convention message cheers white supremacists

They don’t like to be called white supremacists. The well-dressed men who gathered in Cleveland’s Ritz-Carlton bar after Donald Trump’s speech accepting the Republican nomination for president prefer the term “Europeanists,” ‘'alt-right,” or even “white nationalists.” They are also die-hard Trump supporters.

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Bernie Sanders supporters are restless in Philadelphia

Thousands of Bernie Sanders supporters took to the streets Sunday to offer support and encouragement for the candidate. Dave Helling was there.
Dave Helling dhelling@kcstar.com+
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Bernie Sanders supporters are restless in Philadelphia

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Clinton/Kaine 2016: It's official

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