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AP Top Political News at 3:05 p.m. EDT

Energized white supremacists cheer Trump convention message
CLEVELAND (AP) -- They don't like to be called white supremacists....

The Latest: Progressives push to end use of superdelegates
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Latest on the 2016 presidential campaign (all times EDT):...

Clinton and Kaine debut as Democratic ticket in Florida
MIAMI (AP) -- Hillary Clinton introduced running mate Tim Kaine as "a progressive who likes to get things done," joining the Virginia senator in the crucial battleground state of Florida to help kick off next week's Democratic National Convention....

Hacked emails show Democratic party hostility to Sanders
WASHINGTON (AP) -- 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....

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....

Delegates: Clinton VP pick solid, may not help Dem unity
WASHINGTON (AP) -- 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....

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....

Self-assured, Kaine brings a steady hand to Clinton ticket
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) -- Nerdy? Sure. Boring? Never....

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