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.
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.
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.
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.
Seeking to bridge deep Democratic divides, Bernie Sanders robustly embraced his former rival Hillary Clinton Monday night as a champion for the same economic causes that enlivened his supporters, signaling it was time for them, too, to rally behind her in the campaign against Republican Donald Trump.
Chris Koster is all but certain to capture the Democratic Party’s nomination for Missouri governor Aug. 2, despite having only joined the party nine years ago and having deep ideological differences with the party’s base.
Some atheists are suing over $65,000 in tourism tax dollars approved for a use related to a Baptist convention coming to Kansas City. But the city responds that this money would be used for a secular purpose.
Comic Sarah Silverman joined Sen. Al Franken Monday night to urge Democratic National Convention delegates to unite – then stirred up Bernie Sanders die-hards with some choice words: “To the Bernie or bust people, you’re being ridiculous.”
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.
After a turbulent opening day dominated chiefly by Bernie Sanders and his ardent supporters, the Democratic National Convention will center Tuesday on telling Hillary Clinton’s story, her campaign said Tuesday.
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 made a surprise visit Tuesday to the Kansas and Missouri delegations at the Democratic National Convention. To thunderous applause, Sanders thanked Kansas Democrats for backing his candidacy. “Of the 50 states in the country, what is the first state that we visited during this process? Kansas,” he said. “We’re delighted to be here.”
Dave HellingThe Kansas City Star
Sanders pays surprise morning visit to Kansas delegates
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