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Democrats say hacking attempt was unauthorized 'test'

Aug 23, 2018 - 11:06 PM

DNC Chief Security Officer Bob Lord said the party and its security partners 'now believe it was built by a third party as part of a simulated phishing test on VoteBuilder,' the party's crucial computerized files on voters

BOB LORD. Chief Information Security Officer at Yahoo Bob Lord speaks onstage during TechCrunch Disrupt NY 2017 at Pier 36 on May 15, 2017 in New York City. Photo by Noam Galai/Getty Images for TechCrunch/AFP

McCain slams Trump for disparaging family of slain soldier

Aug 01, 2016 - 10:15 PM

McCain: While our party has bestowed upon him the nomination it is not accompanied by unfettered license to defame those who are the best among us

MCCAIN SLAMS TRUMP. This file photo taken on February 9, 2016 shows US Senator John McCain, Republican of Arizona and chairman of the Senate Armed Services Committee, speaking during a hearing on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC. File photo by Saul Loeb / AFP

Jessica Sanchez records DNC anthem for Hillary Clinton

Jul 30, 2016 - 3:26 PM

Stronger Together which Jessica recorded just days before the DNC will follow Hillary Clinton on her campaign trail

JESSICA SANCHEZ. Jessica sings the DNC anthem 'Stronger Together' for Hillary Clinton. Screengrab from Instagram/jessicaesanchez

IN PHOTOS: Celebrities go all out for Hillary Clinton at DNC

Jul 29, 2016 - 11:06 PM

Watch Katy Pery perform Rise and Roar and see photos of Demi Lovato Lady Gaga Meryl Streep and more

epa05446372 US singer Katy Perry performs during final day of the Democratic National Convention at the Wells Fargo Center in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA, 28 July 2016. The four-day convention is expected to end with Hillary Clinton formally accepting the nomination of the Democratic Party as their presidential candidate in the 2016 election. EPA/SHAWN THEW

FULL TEXT: Hillary Clinton's acceptance speech, 2016 Democratic convention

Jul 29, 2016 - 11:22 AM

Clinton: Yes America s destiny is ours to choose So let s be stronger together

Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton delivers remarks during the fourth day of the Democratic National Convention at the Wells Fargo Center, July 28, 2016 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Jessica Kourkounis/Getty Images/AFP

Clinton accepts historic nomination, slams Trump vision

Jul 29, 2016 - 9:36 AM

4th UPDATE The former secretary of state faces her biggest test on the national stage as she urges voters to embrace 4 more years of a Democratic White House rather than elect Republican billionaire Donald Trump

Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton arrives on stage during the fourth and final night of the Democratic National Convention at Wells Fargo Center on July 28, 2016 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Saul Loeb/AFP

Trump to Republicans: 'Don't watch' Democratic convention

Jul 29, 2016 - 7:45 AM

Unless you want to be lied to belittled and attacked for your beliefs don t watch Hillary s DNC speech tonight Trump s campaign says in a fundraising email

DEMOCRATS. Delegates hold signs on the convention floor during final day of the Democratic National Convention at the Wells Fargo Center in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA, July 28, 2016. Photo by Andrew Gombert/EPA

WATCH: Broadway stars unite to sing 'What the World Needs Now Is Love' at DNC

Jul 28, 2016 - 1:07 PM

Love trumps hate the Democratic National Convention delegates proclaim at the end of their performance

Screengrab from YouTube/PBS NewsHour

FULL TEXT: Barack Obama's speech at the 2016 Democratic convention

Jul 28, 2016 - 11:48 AM

Obama: Tonight I ask you to do for Hillary Clinton what you did for me I ask you to carry her the same way you carried me

MAKING THE CASE. US President Barack Obama speaks during the Democratic National Convention at the Wells Fargo Center in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, July 27, 2016. Nicholas Kamm/AFP

Bloomberg to voters: President Trump? 'God help us'

Jul 28, 2016 - 10:40 AM

Former New York mayor Michael Bloomberg: I m a New Yorker and I know a con when I see one

NO TO TRUMP. Michael Bloomberg speaks on the third evening session of the Democratic National Convention at the Wells Fargo Center in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, July 27, 2016. Nicholas Kamm/AFP

Obama passes torch to Clinton

Jul 28, 2016 - 10:31 AM

UPDATED Obama: I can say with confidence there has never been a man or a woman – not me not Bill Clinton nobody – more qualified than Hillary Clinton to serve as president of the United States of America

PRESENT – AND FUTURE PREZ? US President Barack Obama (L) waves with US Presidential nominee Hillary Clinton during the third night of the Democratic National Convention at the Wells Fargo Center in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, July 27, 2016. Nicholas Kamm/AFP

US Democrats nominate Tim Kaine as VP pick

Jul 28, 2016 - 6:41 AM

Tim Kaine a 58 year old senator from the battleground state of Virginia was nominated by voice vote

Democratic vice presidential candidate US Sen. Tim Kaine (D-VA) at a campaign rally at Florida International University Panther Arena on July 23, 2016 in Miami, Florida. Gustavo Caballero/Getty Images/AFP

WATCH: Stars unite for Hillary Clinton in 'Pitch Perfect'-inspired 'Fight Song'

Jul 27, 2016 - 2:52 PM

Elizabeth Banks Sia Eva Longoria Idina Menzel Ian Somerhalder Kristin Chenoweth Mandy Moore and more joined forces to sing Fight Song in a show of support for Democratic presidential bet Hillary Clinton

Screengrab from YouTube/Democratic National Convention

History: Hillary Clinton is Democratic presidential bet

Jul 27, 2016 - 6:43 AM

UPDATED Hillary Clinton – former first lady senator and secretary of state – takes a monumental step on her quest to become America s first female president

HISTORY MADE. Democratic presidential candidate former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton speaks at the 117th National Convention of Veterans of Foreign Wars on July 25, 2016 in Charlotte, North Carolina.  Justin Sullivan/Getty Images/AFP

FULL TEXT: Michelle Obama's speech at the Democratic convention

Jul 26, 2016 - 1:15 PM

As my daughters set out on the world I want a leader who is worthy of that truth a leader worthy of my girls promise and all of our kids promise

First lady Michelle Obama acknowledges the crowd after delivering remarks on the first day of the Democratic National Convention at the Wells Fargo Center, July 25, 2016 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Drew Angerer/Getty Images/AFP

Michelle Obama says Clinton 'only one' qualified to be president

Jul 26, 2016 - 11:40 AM

US First Lady: In this election I m with her

SHE'S WITH HILLARY. First lady Michelle Obama acknowledges the crowd after delivering remarks on the first day of the Democratic National Convention at the Wells Fargo Center, July 25, 2016 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Joe Raedle/Getty Images/AFP

WATCH: Paul Simon sings 'Bridge Over Troubled Water' for divided Democrats

Jul 26, 2016 - 11:33 AM

Folk rock legend Paul Simon offers a badly needed message of unity to divided Democrats as he sang Bridge Over Troubled Water at their national convention

Screengrab from YouTube/PBS NewsHour

Sanders says Clinton 'must become' next US president

Jul 26, 2016 - 11:19 AM

UPDATED Sanders: This election is about which candidate understands the real problems facing this country and has offered real solutions

FOR HILLARY. Vermont Senator and former Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders addresses delegates on Day 1 of the Democratic National Convention at the Wells Fargo Center in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, July 25, 2016. Robyn Beck/AFP

Sarah Silverman to Bernie Sanders die-hards: Get over it

Jul 26, 2016 - 11:13 AM

I am proud to be a part of Bernie s movement and a vital part of that movement is making absolutely sure that Hillary Clinton is our next president says comedian and two time Emmy winner said at the Democratic National Convention

US Senator from Minnesota Al Franken and comedian, actress and two-time Emmy Award winner Sarah Silverman speak on the first day of the Democratic National Convention at the Wells Fargo Center in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA, July 25. The four-day convention is expected to end with Hillary Clinton formally accepting the nomination of the Democratic Party as their presidential candidate in the 2016 election. Photo by Shawn Thew/EPA

Scandal rocks Democratic Party truce on eve of convention

Jul 25, 2016 - 8:13 AM

US Democrats scramble to contain damaging revelations of an insider effort to hobble Bernie Sanders s presidential campaign

This file photo taken on September 05, 2012 shows Democratic National Committee Chair Debbie Wasserman Schultz on stage during the final day of the Democratic National Convention at Time Warner Cable Arena in Charlotte, North Carolina. Alex Wong/Getty/AFP

Philadelphia to host 2016 Democratic Convention

Feb 13, 2015 - 4:12 AM

The City of Brotherly Love as it is affectionately known beat out Columbus Ohio and Brooklyn New York

Choose America's future

Sep 16, 2012 - 6:12 PM

The path we offer may be harder but it leads to a better place And I’m asking you to choose that future

Romney on swing state campaign blitz

Sep 08, 2012 - 8:04 AM

Mitt Romney uses poor jobs data to stomp on any uplift President Barack Obama received from the Democratic convention

'Tested and proven' Obama asks for second term

Sep 07, 2012 - 10:30 AM

UPDATED US President Barack Obama warns of the starkest election choice in a generation

Clinton asks America to believe in Obama

Sep 06, 2012 - 2:05 PM

UPDATED I want Barack Obama to be the next president of the United States and I proudly nominate him to the standard bearer of the Democratic Party former US President Clinton said

ENDORSED. US President Barack Obama waves alongside former US President Bill Clinton after Clinton's speech during the Democratic National Convention (DNC) at the Time Warner Cable Arena in Charlotte, North Carolina, on September 5, 2012. AFP PHOTO / Saul LOEB

Video: Jessica Sanchez at the Democratic convention

Sep 06, 2012 - 11:47 AM

Backed by the God s Appointed People Choir Jessica Sanchez performed the classic You re All I Need to Get By at the Time Warner Cable Arena in Charlotte for the 2012 Democratic National Convention

"YOU'RE ALL I NEED TO GET BY" Jessica Sanchez performs during the 2012 Democratic National Convention in Charlotte, North Carolina, September 5, 2012. Courtesy of the DNC.

Jessica Sanchez, Longoria support Obama

Sep 06, 2012 - 9:54 AM

As the Democratic convention moves to its second day celebrities continue to show support for US President Barack Obama

ACTRESS EVA LONGORIA IS co-chair of Obama's national re-election campaign. Image from Facebook

Jessica Sanchez to perform at Democratic convention

Sep 03, 2012 - 1:12 PM

Sanchez is scheduled to perform at the Time Warner Cable Arena in Charlotte North Carolina on Wednesday September 5 Thursday September 6 in Manila at the second day of the DNC

"American Idol" season 11 finalist Jessica Sanchez sings "The Star Spangled Banner" at the National Memorial Day Concert, at the West Lawn of the US Capitol in Washington, DC, May 27, 2012. Screengrab from the PBS telecast.

Obama: Romney has no 'single new idea'

Sep 03, 2012 - 9:52 AM

US President Barack Obama accused Republican foe Mitt Romney on Sunday September 2 of failing to offer a single new idea and being a relic of the last century

CAMPAIGN STOP. US President Barack Obama greets supporters in a campaign rally in Des Moines, Iowa, September 1, 2012. Photo by Scout Tufankjian for Obama for America.