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Bernie Sanders endorses Hillary Clinton

Sanders endorses ClintonBernie Sanders has officially endorsed Hillary Clinton for president, lining up behind the presumptive Democratic nominee after a bruising primary.

The Vermont senator gave Clinton his blessing at a Tuesday rally in Portsmouth, N.H.; their first joint appearance comes less than two weeks ahead of the Democratic National Convention (DNC).


GOP poised to endorse Donald Trump's border wall in platform

Trumps border wall in platformThe Republican Party is set to give a formal endorsement to the wall along the U.S.-Mexico border espoused by Donald Trump, solidifying it in the party's platform.

Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach and Amy Carnevale of Massachusetts, both on the Republican National Convention Platform Committee, successfully petitioned to have the language in the draft platform given to delegates changed to include mention of a wall during subcommittee meetings Monday morning.

After saying securing borders is of the "highest priority," the new language makes clear the party seeks a wall.


DNC staffer shot and killed in DC

Seth Conrad Rich killed in DCA staffer with the Democratic National Committee (DNC) was shot to death in Washington, D.C., over the weekend.

Seth Conrad Rich, 27, was shot multiple times on the 2100 block of Flagler Place NW, located in the Bloomingdale neighborhood of D.C., NBC Washington reported. Rich was taken to a hospital, where he was pronounced dead.

Police patrolling the area heard gunshots at about 4:20 a.m. Sunday morning and responded to the incident. Police don't have any witnesses at the time, and they refused to comment on whether the shooting was related to recent robberies in the neighborhood.


Students From Donald Trump’s Alma Mater: ‘You Do Not Represent Us’

Wharton students open letter to TrumpDonald Trump is constantly reminding people he attended the Wharton School of Finance at the University of Pennsylvania. It’s evidence of his “very good brain.”

But nearly 1,400 students and alumni from the Wharton school published an open letter on Friday to let Trump know they in no way support him.

“We, proud students, alumni, and faculty of Wharton, are outraged that an affiliation with our school is being used to legitimize prejudice and intolerance,” the letter states. “Although we do not aim to make any political endorsements with this letter, we do express our unequivocal stance against the xenophobia, sexism, racism, and other forms of bigotry that you have actively and implicitly endorsed in your campaign.”




Potential Trump VP slams Clinton, indicates support for abortion rights

Lt. Gen. Michael FlynnThe latest name to surface in Donald Trump's vice presidential search criticized Democrat Hillary Clinton on Sunday for what he called a lack of leadership in the wake of last week's shootings involving police and African Americans.

Retired Gen. Michael Flynn, speaking on ABC's This Week, also indicated he supports abortion rights and downplayed the significance of the same-sex marriage issue, saying the election should be about national security.


Police Commissioner denied Trump request for ‘photo op’ with NYPD officers after Dallas shooting

NYPD refuses Trump photo opNew York City Police Commissioner Bill Bratton has taken another swipe at Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump.

At a press conference with Bratton and New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio Friday, a reporter asked if it was true that Donald Trump had asked to appear at a roll call for the New York Police Department in the wake of the Dallas shooting. Five officers were killed and another seven were wounded in the attack Thursday night during a peaceful protest. Two civilians were also injured.


Are Trump's 'Made in USA' hats really made in USA?

Trump hats made where?Donald Trump's "Make America Great Again" hats tout they are "Made in USA." Not necessarily always the case, an Associated Press review found.

The iconic, baseball-style hats are indeed stitched together at a small factory in the Los Angeles area. But at least one of the hats in a small sample tested by AP and an outside expert did not contain the specific type of American-made fabric the hats' manufacturer insists his factory always uses to make each one.


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