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Philadelphia – Minority Dem Delegates Frustrated With ‘Bernie Or Bust’

Thursday, July 28th, 2016 Philadelphia - As most Democrats rally around Hillary Clinton, the lingering "Bernie or Bust" movement is stirring frustration at the party's convention among delegates of color, who say they're upset at the refusal of the Vermont senator's most fervent backers to fall in line. "I am so exhausted by it," said Danielle Adams, a black Clinton delegate from North Carolina. "I think there are...

Philadelphia – NY Israeli American Philanthropist Offers $1M To Trump To Share Tax Returns

Thursday, July 28th, 2016 Philadelphia - The wealthy Democratic donors, many of whom run complex businesses, know firsthand how revealing tax returns can be. Perhaps that's why they can't stop talking about Republican nominee Donald Trump's refusal to release his. From their suites at the Ritz-Carlton hotel, the finance hub at this week's Democratic convention, and at the event's auxiliary swanky parties, supporters of...

Philadelphia – It’s Clinton’s Show, But Trump Does His Best To Steal It

Wednesday, July 27th, 2016 Philadelphia - It's Hillary Clinton's show, but rival Donald Trump is doing his best to steal it. The Democrats' historic handoff to Clinton arrived with affection from one ex-president and an endorsement from an outgoing one. But also came with a warning: That last glass ceiling isn't shattered yet and the Republican nominee is a formidable and unpredictable foe. Clinton formally captured...

Philadelphia – Meet The New Hillary Clinton, Different From The Old One?

Wednesday, July 27th, 2016 Philadelphia - Meet the new Hillary Clinton, repackaged and updated from previous versions. But will voters notice or care? After decades in the public eye, Clinton is being presented to Americans again at the Democratic convention in Philadelphia, this time as a barrier-breaking liberal champion who fights for families and children. But even as Democratic Party stars delivered one...

Philadelphia – In 10th Convention Speech, Bill Clinton Faces Tougher Crowd

Tuesday, July 26th, 2016 Philadelphia - Bill Clinton was once the Democrats explainer-in-chief, electrifying the convention crowd with his support of President Barack Obama. Today, he increasingly seems to be explaining himself. In the four years since the party's last national convention, the center of gravity in Democratic politics has shifted decidedly to the left. Clinton must finesse some of his...

Roanoke, VA – Trump’s New Derisive Nickname For Clinton _ ‘Rotten’

Monday, July 25th, 2016 Roanoke, VA - Donald Trump has a new, derisive nickname for his Democratic rival: Hillary "Rotten" Clinton. Addressing backers Monday in an overly warm ballroom in Roanoke, Virginia, the Republican presidential nominee lashed out at Clinton as low-energy and needing naps. He argued that she dropped her maiden name, Rodham, because it sounds like "rotten." "Why did she get rid of it? Hillary...

Philadelphia – Die-hard Sanders’ Backers Divided On Backing Clinton

Monday, July 25th, 2016 Philadelphia - Bernie Sanders tried to calm tensions among his delegates Monday at the Democratic National Convention but some weren't in a listening mood, seething over a lengthy primary campaign and a damaging email disclosure. Sanders' delegates chanted the Vermont senator's name during the start of the convention and booed lustily at any mention of rival Hillary Clinton. Behind the scenes...

Atlanta – Trump Vs. Clinton: Is A 2017 ‘Peaceful Transfer’ Possible?

Sunday, July 24th, 2016 Atlanta - Hillary Clinton should be in jail. Donald Trump threatens America's very existence. These are not fringe opinions. They are widespread views across the nation's bitter political divide. That means that on Nov. 9, the morning after Election Day, tens of millions of Americans will awaken to the realization that someone they loathe will be the 45th president of the United States. The...

Cleveland – Cruz: Won’t ‘sit Down, Shut Up,’ Endorse Trump

Thursday, July 21st, 2016 Cleveland - A day after being booed off the Republican National Convention stage, Texas Sen. Ted Cruz remained defiant about not endorsing Donald Trump, insisting he is not a "servile puppy dog" who would back anyone who personally attacks his family. The blatant sign of GOP disunity angered some GOP delegates, former vice presidential candidate Sarah Palin, the Trump campaign and members of...

Cleveland – Cruz Backers Chant 2020 As 2nd White House Run Possible

Wednesday, July 20th, 2016 Cleveland - To chants of "2020, 2020," Republican Sen. Ted Cruz on Wednesday left open the possibility of a second White House run even as Donald Trump arrived in Cleveland to accept the GOP presidential nomination. "I don't know what the future is going to hold. I don't know what's going to happen," Cruz told his rowdy supporters, many of them cheering another bid. "But what I do know what...

Falls Church, VA – Campaign Aims To Register A Million U.S. Muslims Voters In Anti-Trump Move

Wednesday, July 20th, 2016 Falls Church, VA - U.S. Muslim leaders hope to register a million voters from within their community to help combat what they say is the anti-Muslim stance of Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump. The United States has only about 3.3 million Muslims, but campaign organizers say Muslim voters could have an outsize impact in swing states that are key to the November general election...

Cleveland – ‘Trump Museum’ In Cleveland Is A Trove Of Opposition Research

Wednesday, July 20th, 2016 Cleveland - The "Trump Museum," just steps from the Republican National Convention, displays artifacts such as the Trump action figure, the Trump board game and sartorial splendor from the Trump clothing line. So much Trump is on exhibit that at first glance it may appear to be a campaign office for Donald Trump, the Republican presidential nominee. But this is actually enemy territory...

Cleveland – Pro- And Anti-Trump Forces Hold Dueling Rallies In Cleveland

Monday, July 18th, 2016 Cleveland - With police on edge in this summer of bloodshed, hundreds of Donald Trump supporters and foes held dueling rallies a half-mile apart Monday in a tense but mostly peaceful start to the four-day Republican National Convention. About a dozen Trump backers showed up with handguns strapped to their belts as allowed under Ohio law. Blocks away, protesters shouted about police...

Cleveland – Party Disunity: Trump Team Says Kasich ‘Embarrassing’ GOP

Monday, July 18th, 2016 Cleveland - Donald Trump's supporters promised party unity this week at the Republican National Convention. Then his campaign manager called the Ohio Republican Gov. John Kasich "embarrassing" and "petulant" for refusing to show. The remarks escalated an intra-party feud that had many Republicans groaning and wondering whether the party could conclude this week's festivities with any semblance...

San Francisco – Uber Reaches 2 Billion Rides Six Months After Hitting Its First Billio

Monday, July 18th, 2016 San Francisco - Uber has completed more than 2 billion trips on its app, the company's chief executive said on Monday, a milestone that arrives just weeks after the ride service added another $4.7 billion to its warchest. Uber [UBER.UL] hit 2 billion rides on June 18, CEO Travis Kalanick said in a Facebook post, six months after marking its first billion rides. The company, then, completed the...
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