Philadelphia leaders assail claims of impending voter fraud

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Elected leaders in Philadelphia took issue Monday with Trump campaign allegations that the presidential election could be compromised by fraud, saying that the claims are meant to disrupt voting and discourage minorities from going to the polls.

Oct. 17, 2016 5:30 PM EDT
Biden assails Trump on housing crisis remarks

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Vice President Joe Biden on Tuesday questioned Donald Trump's "moral center" as a result of the Republican presidential candidate's comments about America's housing collapse.

Sep. 27, 2016 2:26 PM EDT
Clinton backers asked to speak at Sanders rally, then booed

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Bernie Sanders supporters asked fans of Hillary Clinton to explain why anyone should back her for president, then booed them at a rally Thursday on the final day of the Democratic National Convention.

Jul. 28, 2016 3:57 PM EDT
Sanders loyalists bash Clinton nomination, clash with police

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Bernie Sanders loyalists protested inside and outside the Democratic National Convention site and clashed with police on Tuesday after Hillary Clinton won the party's presidential nomination.

Jul. 26, 2016 10:37 PM EDT
More than 50 pro-Sanders demonstrators cited by police

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Police briefly detained more than 50 people after they tried to storm the barricades outside the Democratic National Convention on Monday in a show of anger over Bernie Sanders' treatment by party leaders, even as he urged his supporters to fall in line behind Hillary Clinton.

Jul. 25, 2016 11:24 PM EDT
Thousands of pro-Sanders, anti-fracking marchers hit streets

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Thousands of demonstrators took to Philadelphia's sweltering streets Sunday, cheering, chanting and beating drums in the first major protests ahead of the Democratic National Convention, as the city wilted during a heat wave.

Jul. 24, 2016 9:53 PM EDT
After Nice, feds say nothing left to chance at conventions

CLEVELAND (AP) — Security planning for the Republican and Democratic national conventions took into account large-scale threats like the vehicle attack that occurred in France and left dozens dead and wounded, a U.

Jul. 15, 2016 7:09 PM EDT
Transit woes to linger through Democratic convention

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The Philadelphia area's hobbled transit agency expects most of its sidelined commuter rail cars to remain out of service until at least Labor Day, but officials do not expect the problems to have a major impact on the Democratic National Convention later this month.

Jul. 8, 2016 10:06 PM EDT
City settles lawsuit over rush-hour convention protest ban

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Philadelphia has lifted a blanket ban on rush-hour protests in its central business district during the Democratic National Convention and has agreed to give a demonstration permit to an anti-poverty group.

Jul. 1, 2016 3:32 PM EDT