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Melania makes immigrant case for Donald at RNC, Biden’s camp responds

August 26, 2020

WASHINGTON (AP) — Melania Trump portrayed her husband as an authentic, uncompromising leader in a Rose Garden address as President Donald Trump turned to family, farmers and the trappings of the presidency to boost his reelection chances on the second night of the scaled-down Republican National Convention. Mrs. Trump offered a polished portrait of Trump’s…

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Trump-a-palooza

August 24, 2020

During this week’s Republican National Convention, President Donald Trump and a lineup comprised mostly of his family will be making the argument for while he should stay in office. By Denise Clay The late political columnist Molly Ivins said that in politics, you’ve got to dance with the one that brung you. So it really…

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An overview of the 2020 Democratic Party platform

August 21, 2020

This year’s document features a focus on the unprecedented times we are living in, damage caused by the GOP response to the COVID-19 crisis and a call for a renewed commitment to core party values. By Amy V. Simmons Fewer traditions produce more ambivalence than the unveiling of American political party platforms. They provide an…

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Sen. Kamala Harris’s historic acceptance speech

August 20, 2020

ABOVE PHOTO: Vice Presidential nominee Kamala Harris  (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster, File) MILWAUKEE—Below are Vice Presidential Nominee Kamala Harris’ full remarks as prepared for delivery; Greetings America. It is truly an honor to be speaking with you. That I am here tonight is a testament to the dedication of generations before me. Women and men who…

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Day 3: Democratic convention takeaways

August 20, 2020

There has been one persistent theme in the Democratic National Convention so far: to portray President Donald Trump in highly personal ways as one unsuited for the White House both in skills and temperament. And no one, not even former President Barack Obama, has been holding back. Here are some key takeaways from the third…

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History Makers… Assemble!

August 19, 2020

ABOVE PHOTO: Democratic presidential candidate former Vice President Joe Biden’s running mate Sen. Kamala Harris, D-Calif., looks up as she signs required documents for receiving the Democratic nomination for President and Vice President of the United States in Wilmington, Del., Friday, Aug. 14, 2020.  (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster) On the third night of the Democratic National…

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“It Is What It Is”

August 18, 2020

ABOVE PHOTO: In this image from video, former first lady Michelle Obama speaks during the first night of the Democratic National Convention on Monday, Aug. 17, 2020. (Democratic National Convention via AP) On the first night of the Democratic National Convention, former First Lady Michelle Obama keeps it real. By Denise ClayThe 2020 Democratic National…

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Biden picks Kamala Harris as running mate, first Black woman

August 13, 2020

ABOVE PHOTO: Democratic presidential candidate former Vice President Joe Biden and his running mate Sen. Kamala Harris, D-Calif., arrive to speak at a news conference at Alexis Dupont High School in Wilmington, Del., Wednesday, Aug. 12, 2020. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster) By Kathleen Ronayne And Will Weissert ASSOCIATED PRESS  WILMINGTON, Del. — Joe Biden named California…

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