Democratic National Convention

Donald Trump Jr., speaks as he tapes his speech for the first day of the Republican National Convention from the Andrew W. Mellon Auditorium in Washington, Monday, Aug. 24, 2020. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)
August 25, 2020 - 2:45 am
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Tuesday's program at the Republican National Convention is likely to wade into familiar waters, with a lineup expected to speak on divisive issues like abortion and “cancel culture,” while lambasting Democratic rival Joe Biden and the Democrats' progressive wing. Unlike Democrats,...
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Democratic presidential candidate former Vice President Joe Biden raises his arm with his running mate Sen. Kamala Harris, D-Calif., during the fourth day of the Democratic National Convention, Thursday, Aug. 20, 2020, at the Chase Center in Wilmington, Del. Jill Biden is at left. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)
August 24, 2020 - 2:34 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — In a notable change, Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden and his running mate, Kamala Harris, will now be regularly tested for the coronavirus as the race heats up, a campaign aide confirmed Monday. “This announcement is another step demonstrating Joe Biden and Kamala Harris...
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U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo speaks during a joint statement to the press with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu after their meeting, in Jerusalem, Monday, Aug. 24, 2020. (Debbie Hill/Pool via AP)
August 24, 2020 - 9:42 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Mike Pompeo’s planned speech to the Republican National Convention this week has sparked a fury of criticism for breaking decades of precedent for sitting secretaries of state avoiding overt partisan political activity. Despite State Department assurances that Pompeo will be...
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President Donald Trump arrives to speak to a crowd of supporters at Mariotti Building Products in Old Forge, Pa. on Thursday, Aug. 20, 2020. (Christopher Dolan / The Times-Tribune via AP)
August 24, 2020 - 3:33 am
NEW YORK (AP) — President Donald Trump will try to reintroduce himself — and his party — to voters this week at the Republican National Convention. It will be no easy task. Over the last four years, the GOP has been fundamentally redefined by the instinct, attitude and social media posts of the...
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President Donald Trump pauses while speaking during a media briefing in the James Brady Briefing Room of the White House, Sunday, Aug. 23, 2020, in Washington.(AP Photo/Alex Brandon)
August 24, 2020 - 3:19 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Presidential politics move fast. What we’re watching heading into a new week on the 2020 campaign: Days to general election: 71 Days to first debate: 36 ___ THE NARRATIVE Joe Biden’s Democratic Party just pulled off the first national convention of the coronavirus era, an all-...
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In this image from video, Cedric Richmond Jr., recites the Pledge of Allegiance during the fourth night of the Democratic National Convention on Thursday, Aug. 20, 2020. (Democratic National Convention via AP)
August 23, 2020 - 4:48 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is accusing the Democrats of taking God out of the Pledge of Allegiance at their national convention. He’s distorting what happened. TRUMP: “The Democrats took the word GOD out of the Pledge of Allegiance at the Democrat National Convention. At first I...
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President Donald Trump speaks to the 2020 Council for National Policy Meeting, Friday, Aug. 21, 2020, in Arlington, Va. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
August 22, 2020 - 7:02 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Republicans will aim to recast the story of Donald Trump's presidency when they hold their national convention, featuring speakers drawn from everyday life as well as cable news and the White House while drawing a stark contrast with Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden...
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President Donald Trump speaks during a campaign rally at Mariotti Building Products, Thursday, Aug. 20, 2020, in Old Forge, Pa. (AP Photo/John Minchillo)
August 22, 2020 - 3:41 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump spent the week of the Democratic National Convention forsaking what has historically been an incumbent’s greatest advantage: He's in the job his challenger wants. Traditionally, an incumbent would devote the week of his rival’s convention to bolstering his...
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FILE - In this Aug. 6, 2020, file photo, President Donald Trump speaks during an event at the Whirlpool Corporation Manufacturing Plant in Clyde, Ohio. The presidential election outlook in the Buckeye State has gotten a little nuttier. Ohio Republicans are trying to rally and present a united front heading into their party's national convention, following a week when one of their best-known politicians spoke for Joe Biden to the Democrats' convention, their state attorney general challenged Trump about his mail policy. (AP Photo/Tony Dejak, File)
August 22, 2020 - 1:59 pm
CINCINNATI (AP) — Complications pummeled Ohio Republicans this week as they sought to put up a united front headed into the GOP's national convention. One of their best-known politicians threw his support behind Democrat Joe Biden, their Republican state attorney general challenged the Trump...
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Democratic presidential candidate former Vice President Joe Biden, left, his wife Jill Biden, second from left, Democratic vice presidential candidate Sen. Kamala Harris, D-Calif., second from right, and her husband Doug Emhoff, right, wave to supporters after Biden spoke during the fourth day of the Democratic National Convention, Thursday, Aug. 20, 2020, at the Chase Center in Wilmington, Del. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)
August 22, 2020 - 5:50 am
The future of the Supreme Court is on the line, though it would be hard to tell from the Democratic National Convention that just concluded. There was a fleeting glimpse of a younger Ruth Bader Ginsburg, a brief reference to the court by Senate Democratic leader Chuck Schumer of New York and a...
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