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Sean Hannity fires back at Jon Stewart for criticism of Fox News, Donald Trump

Twenty-four hours after Jon Stewart ripped into Sean Hannity and Fox News over their unabashed support of Donald Trump, Hannity responded with his own criticism of the former late-night host. >> Jon Stewart returns to TV, blasts Trump, Fox News on Stephen Colbert's 'The Late Show' On Thursday, Stewart made an appearance on ...

DNC rules meeting agrees to a compromise on superdelegates

The role of superdelegates could be significantly reduced in future Democratic presidential primaries under a compromise deal struck at the Democratic National Convention rules committee Saturday. Efforts by Bernie Sanders supporters to pass amendments eliminating or limiting the power of superdelegates failed to win approval at the committee meeting in ...

As Democratic convention nears, excessive heat settles in

As thousands of delegates arrive in Philadelphia for the Democratic National Convention, it's not just politics they have to contend with — it's also the hot and sticky weather. The heat wave that descended on the city is expected show no mercy on Sunday with temperatures around 96 degrees. It ...

In this July 22, 2016, photo, former Ku Klux Klan leader David Duke talks to the media at the Louisiana Secretary of State's office in Baton Rouge, La. And far from hiding in chat rooms or under white sheets, they cheered the GOP presidential nominee inside the Republican National Convention over the last week. While not official delegates, they nevertheless obtained credentials to attend the party’s highest-profile quadrennial gathering. Donald Trump has publicly disavowed the white supremacist movement when pressed by journalists. Seizing on the energy, Duke on Friday announced a bid for the Senate.  (AP Photo/Max Becherer)

Energized white supremacists cheer Trump convention message

They don't like to be called white supremacists. The well-dressed men who gathered in Cleveland's Ritz-Carlton bar after Donald Trump's speech accepting the Republican nomination for president prefer the term "Europeanists," ''alt-right," or even "white nationalists." They are also die-hard Trump supporters. And far from hiding in chat rooms or ...

Tim Kaine gets warm welcome from neighbors

Sen. Tim Kaine received a hero's welcome Saturday night outside his Richmond home, capping off his debut as Hillary Clinton's running mate. Hundreds of neighbors and other well-wishers greeted Kaine and his wife, Anne Holton, on their return to their home in Richmond on a hot and sticky evening. The ...

Trump: France, others hit by terror may face more screening

Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump is asserting that countries like France that he says are compromised by terrorism may be subjected to the "extreme vetting" he proposes as a deterrent to attacks in the U.S. When asked if his proposal might lead to a point when not a lot of ...

Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton and Sen. Tim Kaine, D-Va., arrive at a rally at Florida International University Panther Arena in Miami, Saturday, July 23, 2016. Clinton has chosen Kaine to be her running mate. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)

Clinton says veep pick Kaine is everything GOP ticket isn't

Hillary Clinton debuted running mate Sen. Tim Kaine on Saturday as a can-do progressive committed to social justice and equality — "everything Donald Trump and Mike Pence are not" — at a boisterous rally ahead of next week's Democratic National Convention. "He is qualified to step into this job and ...

Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton arrives with Sen. Tim Kaine, D-Va., at a rally at Florida International University Panther Arena in Miami, Saturday, July 23, 2016. Clinton has chosen Kaine to be her running mate. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer)

The Latest: Cheers greet Tim Kaine on return to Richmond

The Latest on the 2016 presidential campaign (all times EDT): 11:25 p.m. Hundreds of neighbors and other well-wishers greeted Hillary Clinton's running mate, Sen. Tim Kaine, when Kaine and his wife returned to their home in Richmond, Virginia, on a hot and humid Saturday night. The Kaines had spent the ...

Sen. Tim Kaine, D-Va., accompanied by Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton, left, speaks at a rally at Florida International University Panther Arena in Miami, Saturday, July 23, 2016. Clinton has chosen Kaine to be her running mate. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)

Tim Kaine becomes Trump's newest nickname victim

So we've got Lyin' Ted, Little Marco and Crooked Hillary, and now Donald Trump has given Hillary Clinton's vice presidential pick, Tim Kaine, a nickname: Corrupt Kaine. >> Read more trending stories In a pretty unsurprising move, the GOP nominee has been bashing the Virginia senator on the $160,000 in gifts Kaine accepted during his time ...

With Pence joining Trump campaign, mansion security grows

Gov. Mike Pence's office confirms that the appearance of greater security that people who live around the governor's mansion have been reporting is real. A spokesperson for the governor tells WISH-TV (http://bit.ly/2akf5v4 ) that security has been beefed up since Pence became Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump's running mate. Michael ...

Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton and Sen. Tim Kaine, D-Va., take the stage together at a rally at Florida International University Panther Arena in Miami, Saturday, July 23, 2016. Clinton has chosen Kaine to be her running mate. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)

Delegates: Clinton VP pick solid, may not help Dem unity

Delegates to the Democratic National Convention are giving mostly positive reviews to Hillary Clinton's choice for vice president, saying Virginia Sen. Time Kaine will appeal to moderates but do little to soothe disenchanted Bernie Sanders supporters. Kaine is receiving praise for his wide-ranging experience, even as many delegates acknowledged that ...

Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban delivers his speech during the 27th Balvanyos Summer University and Students' Camp in Baile Tusnad, central Romania, Saturday, July 23, 2016. The week-long Balvanyos Summer University and Camp is held annually since 1990 and it's one of the most important national political workshops of Hungary's governing Fidesz - Hungarian Civic Alliance. This is the biggest public forum of Hungary's dialogue with the ethnic Hungarian minority and with Romania. Beyond the lectures and roundtables there are rich variety of cultural programmes, including plenty of concerts in each year. (Zoltan Mathe/MTI via AP)

Hungary's Viktor Orban says Donald Trump better for Europe

The anti-terrorism proposals of U.S. Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump make him the better option for Europe and Hungary, Prime Minister Viktor Orban said Saturday. Orban, who has built razor-wire border fences to stop migrants, said in Romania that Trump's ideas about the need for the best intelligence services and ...

FILE - In this Feb. 4, 2016, file photo, Sen. Tim Kaine, D-Va., gives a 'thumbs-up' as he takes his seat at the head table for the National Prayer Breakfast in Washington. Kaine is one of several Democrats that Hillary Clinton is considering for her vice presidential running mate.  (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais, File)

Tim Kaine: Here are 9 things you may not know about him

Hillary Clinton has named Virginia Sen. Tim Kaine as her choice for running mate. While Kaine has been on the national stage before (see number 9), here are a few things to know about the U.S. Senator from Virginia.  Timothy Michael Kaine, 58, U.S. Senator representing Virginia 1. His family: ...

American flags lean against a wall in the convention hall as setup continue before the 2016 Democratic Convention in Philadelphia, Saturday, July 23, 2016. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)

Philadelphia primps, activists prepare for DNC convention

Protesters, party leaders and city officials were making final plans as Philadelphia prepared to host the four-day Democratic National Convention that starts Monday. More than 5,000 delegates are among the 50,000 people set to attend the gathering at the Wells Fargo Center in South Philadelphia, which is expected to culminate ...

DNC chairwoman, Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz speaks during a campaign event for Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton at the Florida State Fairgrounds Entertainment Hall, Friday, July 22, 2016, in Tampa, Fla. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer)

Hacked emails show Democratic party hostility to Sanders

A cache of more than 19,000 emails from Democratic party officials, leaked in advance of Hillary Clinton's nomination at the party's convention next week in Philadelphia, details the acrimonious split between the Democratic National Committee and Clinton's former rival, Sen. Bernie Sanders. Several emails posted by Wikileaks on its document ...

Viewers Guide: What to watch for from Ohio Democrats

Ohio's Democrats head to Philadelphia for their national convention hopeful their party will build unity after a Republican convention in Cleveland that showed some scars lingering from primary season. Story lines to watch for the delegation range from whether they can do that to who is positioning for 2018 statewide ...

FILE- In this June 24, 2016, file photo, Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt. speaks in Albany, N.Y. Sanders failed in his quest to include opposition to the Trans-Pacific Partnership trade deal in a draft of the Democratic Party's policy positions at a meeting Saturday, July 9, where several amendments against the deal were voted down by Hillary Clinton supporters.
(AP Photo/Mike Groll, File)

WikiLeaks dump could confirm Sanders fans' worst fears about the DNC

That WikiLeaks dump of Democratic National Committee emails happened as promised Friday. And one email allegedly shows DNC staffers plotting to attack Bernie Sanders' religious beliefs. >> Read more trending stories The message from May says, "He had skated on saying he has a Jewish heritage. I think I read he is an atheist. ...

This photo combo of file images shows U.S. presidential candidates Donald Trump, left, and Hillary Clinton. Income inequality has been a rallying cry of the 2016 election, with more Americans turning fearful and angry about a shrinking middle class. Trump has pledged to restore prosperity by ripping up trade deals and using tariffs to return manufacturing jobs from overseas. Clinton has backed a debt-free college option and higher minimum wages to help the middle class. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer, Chuck Burton)

Texas woman’s obit cites '2016 election' as cause of death

University of Texas at Austin alum and native Texan Elene Meyer Davis lived a full life. But, ultimately, the 2016 presidential election was too much for her. >> Read more trending stories According to Davis' obituary, the Houston Chronicle reports, the 91-year-old died last month from a combination of both "complications due ...

Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump shakes hands during an goodbye reception with friends and family following the Republican National Convention, Friday, July 22, 2016, in Cleveland. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)

Trump's criticism of Cruz renews questions about temperament

Donald Trump followed the script in his big speech to the Republican National Convention. Less than 12 hours later, he was free-form again, Trump being Trump, resurrecting a conspiracy theory linking the father of his chief rival from the primaries to John F. Kennedy's assassination. Trump's plunge into a lengthy ...

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