Politics & Government

Politics & Government

In VP pick, Clinton chooses a ‘happy warrior’

Kaine checked most of the boxes Clinton was searching for in a running mate

Virginia senator has the executive, national security experience Clinton sought

Clinton and Kaine will appear together at a rally at a Miami university

National

Scripted and fiery, Trump says U.S. deserves law and order – and him

Donald Trump always said he could be presidential. But he seemed to be having too much fun being the bombastic billionaire who enjoyed pummeling his opponents with mockery and offering the occasional profanity or off-color allusion. It was a much more disciplined, but still loud and blustery, Trump who, reading from prepared remarks on a teleprompter, accepted the Republican Party’s presidential nomination, however.

Politics & Government

Are we a nation in fear, as Trump’s convention speech claims?

While experts denounce Donald Trump’s apocalyptic portrayal of a country beset by violence and fear as exaggerated, they acknowledge that there are many in America who respond emotionally to high-profile police shootings, Islamic jihadist attacks or killings by police of unarmed men – especially when they receive unprecedented attention not just on television, but also in today’s world of social media.

Videos

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