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After disputes, Michelle Obama electrifies Dem convention

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.

Politics & Government

Will Latino voters turn out for Hillary Clinton?

Donald Trump may be hurting badly in Latino polls, but he could still win the presidency if enough Latino voters don’t go to the polls. Recent polls show Trump has little support among the fast-growing voter bloc. But a lack of support for Trump does not mean the often-underrepresentated Latinos will mobilize for Hillary Clinton. They may just stay home.

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Democratic National Convention, Day 1: Converging post-WikiLeaks

There’s a lot going on as Democrats converge in Philadelphia. Party Chair Debbie Wasserman Schultz has resigned, after a WikiLeaks release showed she helped undermine Bernie Sanders’ campaign. Sanders is due to speak to his supporters. Hillary Clinton is hoping for a successful convention. Meanwhile, the leak of stolen DNC emails is sparking a new question: Has Vladimir Putin found a way to manipulate the U.S. election?

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Ted Cruz draws boos after refusing to endorse Trump

In his speech Wednesday night at the GOP Convention, Ted Cruz refused to endorse Donald Trump, instead saying “vote your conscience” which drew loud boos from inside Quicken Loans Arena.
Ted Cruz draws boos after refusing to endorse Trump 2:18

Ted Cruz draws boos after refusing to endorse Trump

NYT: At the Libertarian Convention 1:52

NYT: At the Libertarian Convention

Clinton and Trump respond to Orlando shooting 3:50

Clinton and Trump respond to Orlando shooting

Modesto voters talk about candidates, Election Day 2:01

Modesto voters talk about candidates, Election Day