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In Address to Veterans Group, Clinton to Draw Contrast With Trump on Defense

Hillary Clinton will stress the need for the U.S. to uphold its commitments to NATO and the role of diplomacy to avoid war in a speech Monday morning to a prominent veterans group.

Capital Journal Daybreak: Democratic Convention Opens in Philadelphia, More

Today on the campaign trail and more of the biggest news stories and exclusive features from Washington on politics, policy, financial regulation and defense.

Anti-Union Ad Campaign Launches in Philadelphia Over Minimum-Wage Waivers

Democratic delegates and other convention-goers will get a series of stark reminders this week in Philadelphia that the union organizers who have been among the loudest advocates for a $15-per-hour wage floor have also sought carve-outs to allow companies to pay their own members less if they hire union workers.

Monday Preview: What Will Bernie Sanders Say in Philadelphia?

Eight years ago this summer, Hillary Clinton's presidential campaign ended with a loss. Her comeback was a rocky one and the rival who made it so will be front-and-center at the Wells Fargo Center in Philadelphia.

Debbie Wasserman Schultz’s DNC Resignation and Headlines the Clinton Campaign Doesn’t Want During Convention

Jim Manley: Debbie Wasserman Schultz's decision to step down and try to avoid fanning the flames was the right one--but a day late and a dollar short.

Bernie Sanders Supporters Chant ‘Lock Her Up’ in Philadelphia Protest Against Clinton

At a lively Sunday march in support of former Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders, chants of "lock her up," "Hillary for Prison" signs and t-shirts and calls for indictment were common among the most ardent supporters of Sanders.

‘Lock Her Up’ Chants Made Clinton Feel Sad

Presumptive Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton said she was saddened by chants at the Republican Convention calling for her incarceration for the use of a private email server while she was secretary of state.

Trump Threatens to Pull U.S. Out of World Trade Organization

Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump threatened to pull the U.S. out of the World Trade Organization Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump.

Michael Bloomberg to Endorse Hillary Clinton for President

Former New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg, who considered an independent presidential run of his own this year, will endorse Democrat Hillary Clinton and speak at her convention this week.

Obama Knocks Trump on Foreign Policy

President Barack Obama turned up his attacks on Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump, saying Mr. Trump's stances on Muslims and NATO showed he was unqualified to hold the government's highest office and worked in the interest of American enemies.

Trump to Spend Millions in Bid to Defeat Cruz, Kasich

Donald Trump said he would fund efforts to defeat Texas Senator Ted Cruz and Ohio Governor John Kasich, primary rivals who refused to endorse him in his race against Democrat Hillary Clinton for the presidency.

Rudy Giuliani: At Convention, Cruz ‘Hung Himself’ With Trump’s Rope

Former New York City Mayor Rudy Giuliani said the Republican Convention went "way better than reported" and that Ted Cruz's speech Wednesday night helped presidential nominee Donald Trump instead of hurting him.

Philadelphia Airport Workers Call Off Strike During Democratic Convention

Hundreds of airport workers who had threatened to strike for a $15 minimum wage have backed down after moving closer to their goal of joining a union that can negotiate higher pay.

Staying Home: Many Democratic Senate Hopefuls Are Skipping Philadelphia

When Democrats gather in Philadelphia next week to formally nominate Hillary Clinton as their presidential candidate, several Democratic Senate challengers (hoping to unseat Republican incumbents will be staying behind.

After Clinching Nomination, Donald Trump Campaigns Like It’s Still the Primaries

Dan Schnur: Donald Trump has nothing to gain from an ongoing debate over his past comments about Ted Cruz’s wife and father: Not one undecided voter will cast his or her ballot over the resolution of this feud.

Trump’s Review Is In: GOP Convention Was Really, Really Great

Even in his newly bestowed role as Republican presidential nominee, Donald Trump can’t help thinking about his convention as a television show, and a great one. A really, really great one.

In Wake of Coup Attempt in Turkey, Lessons for the U.S. From Egypt’s Military Takeover

Eric Trager: U.S. officials' ability to moderate Turkish President Erdogan’s domestic political behavior is limited.

Philly Extends Last Call for Democratic Convention

If there are bleary-eyed delegates at next week's Democratic National Convention, consider this: last call will be later than usual in the host city for them.

Obama Challenges Trump on Grim Law-and-Order View

President Barack Obama challenged Republican nominee Donald Trump’s grim view of U.S. law-and-order, saying Friday that the country is faring far better on immigration and crime than when he entered office.

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