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    Clinton selects Kaine as her running mate

    Hillary Clinton has chosen Virginia Sen. Tim Kaine to be her running mate, turning to a steady and seasoned hand in government to fill out the Democratic ticket, she announced Friday.

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Labor, abortion rights groups praise Kaine pick

Tim Kaine at news conference

Potential progressive backlash to Tim Kaine was slow to mount Friday evening after Hillary Clinton chose him as her running mate, though a few traditional Democratic interest groups did take shots at him after the selection was made.

Kaine is not as l...


Judge Curiel denies Trump U. motion to dismiss case

Trump University

A federal judge Friday issued a tentative ruling to deny a bid to dismiss a lawsuit by unhappy customers of Trump University.


Clinton's new VP pick could be point man on guns

Tim Kaine at Senate hearing

Tim Kaine refers to April 16, 2007, as the worst day of his life.


TV ratings for Trump's acceptance speech weren't 'huge'

Donald Trump, RNC, July 21

According to Donald Trump, the "television ratings for this convention were through the roof."


Clinton on Trump: 'I can't really imagine him on a white horse'

Clinton Tampa rally

Hillary Clinton on Friday cast Donald Trump's nomination speech as arrogant and his entire Republican National Convention as dark and depressing, in her first response following the week-long event.

Speaking in Tampa, Florida, Clinton said the Republi...


Trump: I wouldn't accept Cruz's endorsement

Ted Cruz at RNC

Ted Cruz won't endorse Donald Trump, but the Republican nominee said Friday he wouldn't take the support even if the Texas senator offered.

"If he gives it, I will not accept it," Trump said at a news conference in Cleveland at the close of the Republ...


Trump offers low-key response to Munich attack

Donald Trump on RNC video screens

Donald Trump gave an uncharacteristically subdued response Friday to the shooting rampage in Munich, Germany, offering his prayers to the victims.


Obama: Trump's doom-and-gloom doesn't match reality

Obama, Pena Nieto

The deeply pessimistic outlook that Donald Trump offered at this week's Republican National Convention doesn't match reality, President Barack Obama insisted on Friday.

Noting he didn't watch Trump's prime-time acceptance speech on Thursday -- "I've g...


This is how much loss of NBA All-Star Game will cost Charlotte

NBA commissioner Adam Silver at 2016 All-Star Game

The NBA's decision to pull its All-Star Game out of Charlotte means an estimated loss of $100 million to the city's economy.


Will the public get to see Mike Pence's tax returns?

Donald Trump, Mike Pence

Will Mike Pence release his tax returns or won't he?



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