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State audit: DCF fails to ensure safety of children in foster care

A state audit has concluded that the Kansas Department for Children and Families has failed to ensure the safety of kids in the state’s foster care system. The findings have prompted calls for the resignation of DCF Secretary Phyllis Gilmore from Democratic lawmakers.

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Obama boosts Clinton: Carry her like you carried me

His own legacy on the line, President Barack Obama implored Americans to elect Hillary Clinton to the White House, casting her as a candidate who believes in the optimism that drives the nation's democracy and warning against the "deeply pessimistic vision" of Republican Donald Trump.

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Trump’s Russia remarks put Republicans in awkward spot

Democrats attack Republican Sen. Roy Blunt and other GOP lawmakers for remaining silent on controversial remarks by their party’s presidential nominee, Donald Trump, who urged Russia to find Hillary Clinton’s missing emails and expose them. Blunt and other Republican lawmakers either decline to comment or suggest Trump was speaking in jest.

Elections 2016

Joe Biden: Donald Trump is full of malarkey

Vice president Joe Biden addressed the Democratic National Convention on Wednesday with an emotional tribute to his family and the Obamas as well as an energized takedown of Trump. The vice president endorsed a Hillary Clinton presidency from the podium in Philadelphia.

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Mother of Orlando victim: In my son’s DNA that ‘love always trumps hate'

Christine Leinonen, mother of Orlando shooting victim Christopher Leinonen, spoke of her son's support for Hillary Clinton and called for gun reform in an emotional speech at the Democratic National Convention. Leinonen was part of several consecutive speeches on gun reform Wednesday at the Philadelphia convention.
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Mother of Orlando victim: In my son’s DNA that ‘love always trumps hate' 4:56

Mother of Orlando victim: In my son’s DNA that ‘love always trumps hate'

Charleston shooting survivors​ at DNC​: ​'​Together we can heal. Together we can love​'​ 3:31

Charleston shooting survivors​ at DNC​: ​'​Together we can heal. Together we can love​'​

Joe Biden: Donald Trump is full of malarkey 3:24

Joe Biden: Donald Trump is full of malarkey

Tim Kaine accepts VP nomination — and works on Trump impersonation 2:13

Tim Kaine accepts VP nomination — and works on Trump impersonation

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