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Pro-Sanders demonstrators march in the sweltering heat

Chanting "We are the 99 percent," about 100 Bernie Sanders supporters began marching across a bridge from New Jersey into Philadelphia in the sweltering heat Monday ahead of the opening of the Democratic convention.

Minnesota DFLers kick things off in Philly

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Members of Minnesota's delegation to the Democratic National Convention kicked off their week Monday morning with speeches by the state's two U.S. senators.

Feingold says DNC's Wasserman Schultz right to step down

Democratic Senate candidate Russ Feingold says Debbie Wasserman Schultz did the right thing by resigning as head of the Democratic National Committee following an embarrassing email hack.

Never naming names, Clinton slams Trump's foreign policy

Hillary Clinton offered a scathing critique of Donald Trump's foreign policy on Monday, casting her Republican presidential rival as disrespectful of America's role in the world and too reckless to serve as the country's commander in chief.

Alabama Supreme Court presides over sheriff's impeachment

The Alabama Supreme Court is holding an impeachment trial to determine whether a sheriff should be removed from office on grand jury charges of corruption and neglect of duty.

Man accused of trying to run over deputy in Florida

Authorities in Florida say a deputy sheriff shot at a 24-year-old Kissimmee man who was trying to run over him in a vehicle.

Get Started: OSHA penalties rising nearly 80 percent Aug. 1


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Minnesota DFLers kick things off in Philly

Members of Minnesota's delegation to the Democratic National Convention kicked off their week Monday morning with speeches by the state's two U.S. senators.

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Vikings veteran Fran Tarkenton speaks at Republican convention

Former Minnesota Vikings quarterback Fran Tarkenton spoke to the Republican National Convention on its last night in Cleveland.


Thousands of protesters hit Philadelphia streets

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 wilts during a heat wave.


Dismayed by Trump, Bloomberg will endorse Clinton

Michael R. Bloomberg, who bypassed his own run for the presidency this election cycle, will endorse Hillary Clinton in a prime-time address at the Democratic…


Convention a chance at a reintroduction to a well-known politician

– The convention the Republicans just wrapped up in Cleveland, with its prime-time plagiarism, backstabbing rivals and missing dignitaries, may not be a…


Hillary Clinton looks to close trust deficit at convention

In Philadelphia, the Democrats' presidential hopeful has a full plate between winning over party progressives and speaking to a broader audience.


Retired major giving House Speaker Daudt challenge in primary

Military veteran Alan Duff will take him on in the GOP primary Aug. 9.


RNC: Trump outlines his vision for America

Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump made his case to the country in his speech at the Republican National Convention in Cleveland, outlining his vision for the future of America.


Kaine: Clinton is 'opposite of Trump'

Sen. Tim Kaine is using his debut appearance as Hillary Clinton's running mate on Saturday to introduce himself to voters. He offered a tough assault on Donald Trump, and then added that Clinton is the opposite of him.


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Coverage of the convention July 25-28 in Philadelphia.


Democratic National Convention schedule

Monday 2 p.m. CDT: “Putting families first” is the theme. Speakers include Sen. Bernie Sanders and First Lady Michelle Obama. Others will highlight substance…


Comparing and contrasting Tim Kaine with Hillary Clinton, on the issues

Environment Kaine: He calls himself an “avid outdoorsman” and says that conservation can stimulate tourism and fishing economies. He supported opening Virginia’s coast…