US ‘at moment of reckoning’ Clinton tells Democratic convention

US ‘at moment of reckoning’ Clinton tells Democratic convention

U.S. presidential candidate Hillary Clinton said on Thursday Americans faced challenges at home and abroad that demand steady leadership and a collective spirit, and attacked Republican Donald Trump for sowing fear and divisiveness. In the biggest speech of her more than 25-year-old career in the public eye, Clinton accepted theDemocratic presidential nomination for the Nov. […]

‘Nobody more qualified than Hillary Clinton’, Obama tells Democratic convention

‘Nobody more qualified than Hillary Clinton’, Obama tells Democratic convention

  President Barack Obama painted an optimistic picture of America’s future in a speech Wednesday aimed at giving full-hearted support to Hillary Clinton to help her defeat Republican rival Donald Trump and become the first woman elected US president. “There has never been a man or woman, not me, not Bill (Clinton) – nobody more […]

Democratic Party chair resigns ahead of convention to nominate Clinton

Democratic Party chair resigns ahead of convention to nominate Clinton

The head of the Democratic Party resigned on Sunday amid a furor over embarrassing leaked emails, hoping to head off a growing rebellion by Bernie Sanders supporters on the eve of the convention to nominate Hillary Clinton for the White House. Lingering bitterness from the heated primary campaign between Clinton and Sanders erupted after more […]

Ted Cruz jeered after failing to endorse Trump at Republican convention

Ted Cruz jeered after failing to endorse Trump at Republican convention

Underscoring deep divisions at the Republican National Convention, U.S. Senator Ted Cruz was loudly booed on Wednesday night after he declined to endorse the party’s presidential nominee Donald Trump and urged people to vote their conscience. Anti-Trump Republican delegate Ken Cuccinelli told Reuters he escorted Cruz’s wife Heidi off the convention floor in Cleveland out […]