Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — Florida Gov. Rick Scott is going to become national chairman of a super PAC that is backing Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump. Scott announced Wednesday that he would start raising money and work on behalf of Rebuilding America Now. Scott is a multi-...
WASHINGTON (AP) — It's hot out there, politically speaking, with Hillary Clinton's convention going full steam and Donald Trump refusing to stay quiet while Democrats put on their big show. Reality is sometimes getting warped in the process. A look at some claims Wednesday and...
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Facing a backlash from the left, Virginia Sen. Tim Kaine is expected to affirm his liberal credentials in his first prime-time speech as Hillary Clinton's running mate. Kaine was speaking Wednesday to the Democratic National Committee as supporters of Clinton...
ATLANTA (AP) — The Democratic National Convention speaker's lineup has highlighted an increasingly diverse country that could soon elect the first female president to succeed its first black chief executive. Yet the stream of women, African-Americans, Latinos, gay Americans —...
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — As Hillary Clinton claims the Democratic Party's nomination for president, fellow New Yorker Chuck Schumer is preparing for his own next act, as Clinton's top Senate partner — or chief antagonist to Donald Trump if he wins in November. Schumer is in line to...
MOSCOW (AP) — Bias is often in the eye of the beholder, and President Barack Obama's claim that Russia's news media favor Donald Trump isn't an open-and-shut case. But informal surveys of Russia's main outlets suggest that Trump gets plenty of praise — especially for his "anti-...
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Michael Bloomberg, elected mayor of New York City as a Republican, will offer a forceful denunciation of fellow New York billionaire Donald Trump on Wednesday at the Democratic convention. Now a political independent, Bloomberg considered making a third-party...
They heard the pleas for unity. The dire warnings about a Donald Trump presidency. The tributes to Hillary Clinton as a champion of the downtrodden. And they were not moved. Through protests and jeers, a small-but-vocal group of Bernie Sanders supporters have made clear they...
MIAMI (AP) — Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump took a shot Wednesday at Hillary Clinton's running mate, Democratic U.S. Sen. Tim Kaine, for doing a terrible job as governor of New Jersey. The problem, of course, is that Kaine was governor of Virginia. "Her running...