>

Political News

Untitled Document
AP Top Political News at 10:46 a.m. EDT

For Clinton, concern lingers over enthusiasm for candidacy
KING OF PRUSSIA, Pa. (AP) -- Hillary Clinton has a problem....

Kaine liberal appeal muted by energy ties, abortion concerns
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Hillary Clinton and running mate Tim Kaine are closely aligned on many issues, but Kaine's cautious, left-leaning political profile in a closely contested state is blurred by his ties to energy industry interests and his personal qualms over abortion....

Competitive Pennsylvania race turns on suburban Philadelphia
BRYN MAWR, Pennsylvania (AP) -- The Democratic National Convention is heading to Philadelphia, but Hillary Clinton has her sights set just beyond the city limits....

Clinton and Kaine to debut as Democratic ticket in Florida
TAMPA, Fla. (AP) -- Hillary Clinton and Tim Kaine will debut as a presidential ticket in the crucial battleground state of Florida as they head toward next week's Democratic Party convention....

Delegates: Clinton VP pick solid, may not help Dem unity
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Delegates to the Democratic National Convention gave mostly positive reviews to Hillary Clinton's choice for vice president Friday, saying he will appeal to moderates but also do little to soothe disenchanted Bernie Sanders supporters....

Political scandals linger as Philly readies for convention
PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- The streets are freshly swept, the hotel rooms are pristine, the party invitations have gone out and extra police patrols are assigned....

The Latest: Clinton-Kaine ticket set to make debut in Miami
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Latest on the 2016 presidential campaign (all times EDT):...

Self-assured, Kaine brings a steady hand to Clinton ticket
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) -- Tim Kaine has an Election Day tradition when his name is on the ballot. The avid outdoorsman votes early, then goes hiking in the woods with friends and family for a few hours of calm away from the nervous last-minute energy of political campaigns....

How Hillary Clinton chose Virginia Sen. Tim Kaine as her VP
TAMPA, Fla. (AP) -- Hillary Clinton's search for a vice president started with a commanding victory in the New York primary and a special delivery in a plastic Duane Reed bag. Three months later, it ended with a phone call to a shipyard office, where Virginia Sen. Tim Kaine was waiting....

Trump's criticism of Cruz renews questions about temperament
CLEVELAND (AP) -- 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....

AP Photo
AP Photo/Mary Altaffer
Politics Video
Up to the Minute
Obama vetoes bill to cap ex-presidents' expense accounts

Obama signs compromise drug-abuse bill into law

Obama denies US involvement in failed Turkey coup

AP Poll: Support grows among Americans for stricter gun laws

A look at the AP-Gfk poll on American attitudes about guns

How the AP-GfK poll on guns was conducted

Pence's Indiana record more complicated than he says

GOP leaders hastily approve rules, setting off uproar

Ethics panel wants Alabama chief justice removed from office


  • 490 First Avenue South
  • St. Petersburg, FL 33701
  • 727-893-8111