Democratic Party

Clinton: Atlantic City proves Trump's no great businessman

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — Standing on Atlantic City's famed Boardwalk, Hillary Clinton ripped Donald Trump as a "shameful" businessman who contributed to the decline of the oceanfront resort town and would be just as disastrous for America's workers as president.

Jul. 6, 2016 9:56 PM EDT
AP Source: Clinton, Sanders discussing endorsement event

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders campaigns are discussing a potential event next week in New Hampshire, during which the Vermont senator would endorse Clinton's White House bid.

Jul. 6, 2016 9:36 PM EDT
House Democrats frustrated Sanders won't endorse Clinton

WASHINGTON (AP) — Bernie Sanders faced intense pressure from House Democrats on Wednesday to endorse Hillary Clinton's presidential campaign, as rank-and-file lawmakers confronted him behind closed doors with shouts of "Timeline! Timeline!" and even scattered boos.

Jul. 6, 2016 12:37 PM EDT
'Ready to pass the baton': Obama campaigns with Clinton

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — President Barack Obama vigorously vouched for Hillary Clinton's trustworthiness and dedication Tuesday, making his first outing on the campaign stump for his former secretary of state just hours after his FBI director blasted her handling of classified material.

Jul. 5, 2016 10:48 PM EDT
Clinton to get help from Obama campaign machine

WASHINGTON (AP) — The vaunted data-driven machine that twice got President Barack Obama elected is revving up to help elect Hillary Clinton, as Democrats look to recreate the tactical advantage they used against Republicans in 2008 and 2012.

Jul. 5, 2016 3:40 AM EDT
Obama to tell foe-to-friend story at Hillary Clinton event

WASHINGTON (AP) — They've been bitter rivals, allies and colleagues.When they take the stage at their first joint campaign appearance on Tuesday, President Barack Obama and Hillary Clinton will show off a new phase in their storied relationship: co-dependents.

Jul. 4, 2016 9:08 PM EDT
Obama campaign machine revving up to elect Clinton

WASHINGTON (AP) — The vaunted data-driven machine that twice got President Barack Obama elected is revving up to help elect Hillary Clinton, as Democrats look to recreate the tactical advantage they used against Republicans in 2008 and 2012.

Jul. 3, 2016 8:12 AM EDT
Clinton's choice for first event with Obama: North Carolina

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama and Hillary Clinton campaign together next week for the first time this year, and their decision to meet up in Charlotte says a lot about how her campaign views her path to replace him in the White House.

Jul. 2, 2016 2:13 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
GOP shifting to become the anti-trade party

DENVER (AP) — Donald Trump's break with conservative economic thinking on free trade comes as Republicans are increasingly relying on older, struggling white voters who are the most skeptical of trade deals and have lost out during an age of globalization.

Jun. 29, 2016 5:48 PM EDT
Clinton's VP thinking: Don't harm Dem chances to take Senate

WASHINGTON (AP) — As Hillary Clinton considers her choices for vice president, she's seriously weighing the potential negative impact her decision could have on Democratic efforts to retake control of the Senate, according to party members familiar with her thinking.

Jun. 27, 2016 1:01 PM EDT
Odd couple: Campaign chiefs push to unite Democratic Party

WASHINGTON (AP) — It seemed like a surprising party of two.There was Robby Mook, Hillary Clinton's top campaign aide, known for his calm temperament and fiercely disciplined ways, and Jeff Weaver, a combative political fighter often called Bernie Sanders' alter ego, sharing a Friday night dinner at The Farmhouse Tap & Grill in Burlington, Vermont.

Jun. 27, 2016 3:27 AM EDT
Primary odd couple pushes to unite Democratic party

WASHINGTON (AP) — It seemed like a surprising party of two.There was Robby Mook, Hillary Clinton's top campaign aide, known for his calm temperament and fiercely disciplined ways, and Jeff Weaver, a combative political fighter often called Bernie Sanders' alter ego, sharing a Friday night dinner at The Farmhouse Tap & Grill in Burlington, Vermont.

Jun. 26, 2016 2:34 PM EDT
Draft of Dems' policy positions reflects Sanders' influence

ST. LOUIS (AP) — A draft of the Democratic Party's policy positions reflects the influence of Bernie Sanders' presidential campaign: endorsing steps to break up large Wall Street banks, advocating a $15 hourly wage, urging an end to the death penalty.

Jun. 25, 2016 7:59 PM EDT
Democrats reject platform proposal opposing trade deal

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Democrats on Friday voted down an amendment to the party's platform that would have opposed the Trans-Pacific Partnership trade deal, avoiding an awkward scenario that would have put its statement of values at odds with President Barack Obama.

Jun. 25, 2016 1:25 AM EDT
Sanders says he'll vote for Clinton, but no endorsement yet

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Bernie Sanders said Friday he will vote for Hillary Clinton for president, stopping short of a full endorsement of his Democratic presidential rival more than a week after the final primary contests.

Jun. 24, 2016 10:39 AM EDT
Sanders says his revolution is 'just getting started'

NEW YORK (AP) — Bernie Sanders told a roaring crowd of supporters Thursday that his campaign is "just getting started" fighting economic inequality, changing the Democratic Party and bolstering Democrats running for Congress.

Jun. 23, 2016 11:50 PM EDT
57 donkeys get painted for Democratic National Convention

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — They've begun painting the donkeys in Philadelphia.Fifty-seven fiberglass donkeys representing the delegations to the Democratic National Convention are being painted with iconic images and will be placed on display starting July 1 at city landmarks.

Jun. 23, 2016 4:41 PM EDT
Philadelphia: No crackdown on Democratic convention protests

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Philadelphia officials say they will respect the First Amendment rights of all protesters during the Democratic National Convention, but they are sticking with requirements that all demonstrators have permits.

Jun. 22, 2016 9:48 PM EDT
Responding to Trump, Clinton says he has 'no answers'

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Hillary Clinton pushed back against Donald Trump's questions about her religion and her competence Wednesday, casting him as a candidate with not much else to say about how he'd lead the nation.

Jun. 22, 2016 4:57 PM EDT
Shuttered prison being prepared for Democratic convention

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A shuttered Philadelphia prison that was built 120 years ago and once used inmates as test subjects for biochemical research is being readied in case space is needed to hold protesters arrested during the Democratic National Convention.

Jun. 22, 2016 7:58 AM EDT

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