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Tuesday, Jul 19, 2016 at 03:33 AM CDT

Trump Ghostwriter Calls Him a Sociopath

Trump Ghostwriter Calls Him a Sociopath

The ghostwriter behind Donald Trump's best-selling 1987 book, "The Art of the Deal," now says he regrets the way he presented the real estate mogul after spending many months with him as they wrote the...

Monday, Jul 18, 2016 at 07:35 PM CDT

GOP Convention: Congressman Defends 'Old, White People'

GOP Convention: Congressman Defends 'Old, White People'

Defending his party's reputation of consisting mainly of "old, white people," Republican Rep. Steve King of Iowa on Monday questioned where "any other subgroup of people" contributed more to society than...

Thursday, Jul 21, 2016 at 10:47 PM CDT
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By Jessica Glazer

A Look Inside the 2016 Republican National Convention

The Republican National Convention kicked off on Monday evening, July 18, 2016...View gallery

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Thursday, Jul 21, 2016 at 10:47 AM CDT
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By Emilie Plesset, Kate Guarino

Wildest Moments in Convention History

Republicans and Democrats will crown their presumptive nominees at back-to-back...View gallery

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Monday, Jul 18, 2016 at 05:21 PM CDT

Textbook Reignites Mexican-American Studies Flap in Texas

Textbook Reignites Mexican-American Studies Flap in Texas

Activists and educators on Monday called a Mexican-American studies textbook proposed for use across Texas biased and poorly researched and argued that its contents are especially offensive in a state where...

Monday, Jul 18, 2016 at 02:28 PM CDT

Sanders Fans Plan DNC 'Fart-In' Protest

Sanders Fans Plan DNC 'Fart-In' Protest

A number of Bernie Sanders supporters are organizing a "fart-in" for July 28 both inside Philadelphia's Wells Fargo Center and outside on the street at the moment presumptive Democratic presidential candidate...

Monday, Jul 18, 2016 at 10:38 PM CDT

Insurgents Blocked as GOP Leaders Approve Convention Rules

Insurgents Blocked as GOP Leaders Approve Convention Rules

Over angry and prolonged objections from anti-Donald Trump forces, Republican Party leaders approved rules for their national convention on Monday and rejected demands for a state-by-state roll call vote,...

Monday, Jul 18, 2016 at 12:36 PM CDT

'This Madness Has to Stop': Clinton Condemns Killing of Cops

'This Madness Has to Stop': Clinton Condemns Killing of Cops

Hillary Clinton condemned the killing of three Louisiana law enforcement officers, saying police represent the "rule of law" and the shootings amount to taking aim "at all of us." Clinton was speaking...

Monday, Jul 18, 2016 at 12:31 PM CDT

Here Is the List of Republican Convention Speakers

Here Is the List of Republican Convention Speakers

Former presidential candidates Ted Cruz, Chris Christie, Scott Walker and Marco Rubio — the latter by video link — are among those set to speak at the Republican National Convention in Cleveland. Military...

Thursday, Jul 21, 2016 at 08:51 PM CDT
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By Kazi Awal, Jessica Glazer

Scenes From the GOP Convention in Cleveland

Thousands of people have poured into Cleveland for the 2016 Republican National...View gallery

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