Government & Politics

Government & Politics

Sen. Tim Kaine is a safe pick who offers several advantages to the Democratic ticket

The Virginia senator has working-class roots and is fluent in Spanish

He’s also strong in a state that Democrats need to win

Some liberals may not like his support of trade deals, though

Government & Politics

Are we a nation in fear, as Trump’s convention speech claims?

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.

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Why Sen. Tim Kaine is Hillary Clinton’s VP pick

Experienced and popular, the 58-year-old senator from Virginia rounds out the Democratic ticket for the 2016 race for the White House. What makes Tim Kaine Hillary Clinton’s ideal vice presidential running mate?
Natalie Fertig McClatchy
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Why Sen. Tim Kaine is Hillary Clinton’s VP pick

Tim Kaine's deep Kansas City area roots 2:34

Tim Kaine's deep Kansas City area roots

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Ivanka Trump introduces her father at the Republican National Convention

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Republican delegates dance like your dad

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