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Democratic National Convention Starts Now – WATCH LIVE

Watch The Democratic National Convention Live Stream Starting Tonight The first day of the Democratic National Convention starts this Monday, July 25, at Wells Fargo Center in Philadelphia at 4:00 pm Eastern. The Schedule Where: Wells Fargo Center, Philadelphia Monday’s theme: United Together Gavel time expected at 4:30 pm Eastern Headlining speakers: first lady Michelle…

New CNN/ORC Poll: Trump Leading After GOP Convention

After the RNC in Cleveland last week, Donald Trump is having a significant bump in the polls, leading Hillary Clinton by 44 percent to 39 percent in a new CNN/ORC survey released Monday morning. Gary Johnson garnered 9 percent, with Jill Stein in fourth place at 3 percent. Before the convention, Clinton was ahead in…

Hillary Clinton to Announce Her VP Pick

Hillary Clinton is expected to announce her choice for running mate via email Friday afternoon and to appear with her new pick on Saturday in Miami. Sen. Elizabeth Warren said Thursday night that it’s “probably not” going to be her and sources close to Clinton say she’ll likely choose Sen. Tim Kaine of Virginia for…

Trumps Talks Foreign Policy Tradition, NATO [VIDEO]

In a New York Times’s Donald Trump interview he said that he would likely reconsider several existing agreements between the U.S. and other countries if he wins the presidency—and might not even provide military aid to any NATO member countries if they were under attack. He is reported to have said that if Russia, for…

Trump Sues ‘Art of the Deal’ Ghostwriter [VIDEO]

Tony Schwartz, the ghostwriter for Donald Trump’s 1987 book The Art of the Deal, said Wednesday that the Republican presidential nominee sent him a “cease and desist” letter following his interview with The New Yorker. The letter, from the Trump Organization, demands Schwartz return all royalties he received. “It’s nuts and completely indicative of who…

Third Eye Blind Trolls GOP at RNC Show

Third Eye Blind trolled a crowd of Republicans in attendance at their concert in Cleveland during the Republican National Convention. Frontman Stephen Jenkins discussed his gay cousins, and how the band rejects the party’s anti-LGBT platform—to loud boos from the crowd at the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. “To love this song is to…

Benghazi Victim’s Mom: ‘I Blame Hillary Clinton’ [VIDEO]

Patricia Smith, the mother of an American killed at the U.S. consulate in Benghazi, Libya in 2012, said she blames Hillary Clinton for the death of her son. Speaking in primetime on day one of the Republican National Convention in Cleveland, Smith accused Clinton’s State Department of ignoring requests for more security in Libya and…

Watch Stephen Colbert Hijacking Mic At RNC [VIDEO]

Stephen Colbert took over a microphone at the GOP Convention in Cleveland to mock presumptive presidential nominee Donald Trump, before he was quickly escorted off stage by security. The 52-year-old late-night host, in town to do live coverage of the convention for his struggling CBS program, was dressed in costume as Caesar Flickerman from the…

RNC Speaker & Underwear Model: Obama ‘Absolutely’ a Muslim

Antonio Sabato Jr., the actor and underwear model who spoke Monday night at the Republican National Convention, said after his speech that he “absolutely” thinks President Obama is a Muslim. “I believe we need Donald Trump, who shares my beliefs and my faith, to get our country back on track,” he said in his address…

Melania Trump Plagiarized Michelle Obama’s Speech [VIDEO]

Here’s the excerpt from Obama in 2008: “And Barack and I were raised with so many of the same values: that you work hard for what you want in life; that your word is your bond and you do what you say you’re going to do; that you treat people with dignity and respect, even…

WATCH The RNC National Convention Is Underway [LIVESTREAM]

Watch Live The Republican National Convention 2016 The “Make America Great Again” convention begins today July 18-21, in Cleveland. Veterans, political outsiders, faith leaders and presumptive Republican nominee Donald Trump’s family members will lead an unconventional lineup of speakers who have real-world experience and will make a serious case against the status quo and for…

Watch The Weird Donald Trump & Mike Pence 60 Minutes Interview

Watch Donald Trump and Mike Pence in their first joint interview on 60 Minutes with a lot pretty awkward moments. PENCE: Clearly this man is not a politician. He doesn’t speak like a politician–– STAHL: He’s done pretty well. PENCE: He speaks from his heart TRUMP: Well, I––I speak from my heart and my brain.…

Trump Delays VP Announcement After France Attack

Donald Trump is postponing unveiling his vice-presidential pick by at least a day. The presumptive Republican presidential nominee had scheduled a news conference in New York on Friday to name his running mate. But in a tweet, Trump said he would postpone the event because of Thursday’s attack in southern France that left several dozen…

Trump Poll: Zero Percent with Blacks in OH, PA

New Polls made by NBC News and The Wall Street Journal shows presumptive Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump is polling at zero percent among black voters in states of Ohio and Pennsylvania. The Poll show that African-Americans overwhelmingly favor Hillary Clinton—by an 88-point margin in Ohio and a 91-point margin in Pennsylvania.

Republican National Convention Speakers Schedule Dates

The platform committee met on Monday and Tuesday. The Republican National Committee held its summer meeting Wednesday, July 13. The convention rules committee meets Thursday and Friday, July 14-15. That’s where anti-Trump delegates are expected to push for a “conscience clause” that would allow delegates to vote for whichever presidential candidate they want on the…

Paul Ryan To Speak At GOP Convention [VIDEO]

House Speaker Paul Ryan will give a 10-minute speech at the Republican National Convention next week, according to Politico. Ryan will speak on “the sharp contrast between Republican ideas and four more years of Obama-like progressive policies; and the need for conservatives to unite around Republican candidates in advance of a critical election,” an aide…

Paul Ryan Sent Letter To DNI To Block Clinton From Info [VIDEO]

On Wednesday The House Speaker Paul Ryan sent a letter to Director of National Intelligence James Clapper asking that Hillary Clinton be denied access to classified information for the remainder of the 2016 presidential campaign. Ryan sent the letter in the wake of FBI Director James Comey’s scathing assessment of Clinton’s “extremely careless” handling of…

Snoop Dogg to Perform in Support of Clinton [VIDEO]

Snoop Dogg is set to perform on the sidelines of the Democratic Party convention in support of Hillary Clinton. The marijuana guru will be the main act at a show in Philadelphia on July 28, just a day before Clinton is expected to accept the party’s presidential nomination. The event was announced Tuesday by three…

Trump Team Deletes Controversial Antisemitic Clinton Tweet

Donald Trump tweeted on Monday that the six-pointed star on his controversial anti-Hillary Clinton ad was actually meant to represent law enforcement. “Dishonest media is trying their absolute best to depict a star in a tweet as the Star of David rather than a sheriff’s star, or a plain star!” he wrote. Corey Lewandowski, Trump’s…

Joe Biden Says Sanders Will Endorse Clinton

Vice President Joe Biden said he spoke with Bernie Sanders and said the Vermont senator is going to endorse presumptive Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton. “Oh, I’ve talked to Bernie. Bernie’s going to endorse her. This is going to work out,” Biden told NPR. Sanders has previously said he would vote for Clinton, but he hadn’t…

Donald Trump Compares TPP To Rape [VIDEO]

Donald Trump compared during a rally in Ohio after delivering an address on trade the Trans-Pacific Partnership to rape. “The Trans-Pacific Partnership is another disaster,” Trump said. “Done and pushed by special interests who want to rape our country. Just a continuing rape of our country. That’s what it is, too—it’s a harsh word—it’s a…

Five Stabbed at Neo-Nazi Rally for Trump [VIDEO]

At least 10 people were injured—five of them stabbed—during a violent clash Sunday at California’s State Capitol between 400 anarchist counterprotesters and a group of neo-Nazis who had gotten permission to assist a rally there to support presumptive GOP presidential nominee Donald Trump. The stabbings involved victims on both sides of the fight, police said.…

WAPO/ABC News Poll: Hillary Clinton Widens Lead on Trump

In a new poll conducted by The Washington Post and ABC News, Hillary Clinton leads Donald Trump overall 51 percent to 39 percent. Almost one-third of Republicans and Republican-leaning independents surveyed said that Trump was unqualified for office. Only 69 percent of Republicans who supported another candidate in the primary besides Trump say they support…

Bernie Sanders Says Will Vote For Hillary Clinton In November [VIDEO]

Bernie Sanders says that he will vote for Hillary Clinton. Asked on MSNBC’s Morning Joe whether he will vote for Clinton in November, Sanders responded “Yes.” The Vermont senator, who has not yet formally ended his 2016 campaign, said that stopping Donald Trump from becoming president must be an overarching goal. “I think the issue…

Trump In Scotland: Brexit A ‘Good Thing’ [VIDEO]

Donald Trump is visiting the United Kingdom and has given his perspective on its vote to exit the European Union. “You can’t unite a country by forcing things down people’s throats, and that’s what happened here,” he said at a press conference in Scotland. The presumptive Republican nominee, who recently admitted to a reporter that…