The DNC crowd went wild during the first lady’s blockbuster speech.
First lady Michelle Obama on Monday asked Americans to decide who they want serving as a role model for their children ― Donald Trump orHillary Clinton.
This election, Obama said during her speech at the Democratic National Convention, “is about who will have the power to shape our children for the next four or eight years of their lives.”
The crowd waved purple signs that simply read “Michelle.”
Obama made clear...Read more
Florida man Charles Kinsey claims he was shot in the leg by police while lying on the ground with his hands in the air. And now, local news station WSVN is airing cell phone footage, which seems to back up Kinsey's claims.
Kinsey told WSVN: "When he shot me, it was so surprising. It was like a mosquito bite."
The cell phone video doesn't show the actual shooting, but it captures Kinsey lying down, arms in the air,...Read more
Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, walks from the podium and receives some boos after speaking during the Republican National Convention Wednesday night.
Republican leaders attempted Wednesday to steer their national convention in a more substantive and unified direction behind GOP presidential nominee Donald Trump, but their efforts came up against more eruptions of lingering bitterness from the brutal primary campaign season.
The capstone of the evening should have been a speech by Indiana Gov. Mike Pence, the newly...Read more
Donald Trump's wife, Melania, was the star of the show on the first night of the Republican National Convention Monday.
But political observers on Twitter were quick to note that parts of Melania's speech seemed to be ripped from First Lady Michelle Obama's 2008 speechat the Democratic National Convention.
Here are the relevant passages from each speech:
Melania: From a young age my parents impressed on me the values that you work hard for what you want in life, that...Read more
Last week, only hours after the chilling killing of prone-and-restrained Baton Rouge, Louisiana, resident Alton Sterling, the next police shooting of a black man burst onto America's radar. Philando Castile had been gunned down in Falcon Heights, Minnesota, during a traffic stop. Horrified legions swarmed to Facebook and watched as Castile's fiancée, Diamond Reynolds, livestreamed the bloody aftermath, reciting what has now become a familiar allegation of a cop pulling over a black person for a trivial infraction,...Read more
Sen. Steve Daines of Montana will be fly-fishing with his wife.
Sen. Jeff Flake of Arizona said he has to mow his lawn (yes, he has one even in Arizona).
Sen. Lisa Murkowski of Alaska will be traveling her state by bush plane.
And Sen. John McCain of Arizona will be visiting the Grand Canyon, and joked that his friend Sen. Lindsey Graham of South Carolina would be coming along and might even fall in (just kidding, an...Read more
President Barack Obama cut short his trip to Europe and returned home to handle the aftermath of Dallas shootings, as well as calm tensions surrounding the shooting deaths of two black men at the hands of police.
Obama will be joined by former President George W. Bush in Dallas on Tuesday. Bush has kept a relatively low profile since leaving office. The two will deliver remarks at an interfaith memorial service for the five officers who were...Read more