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Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton arrives with Sen. Tim Kaine, D-Va., at a rally at Florida International University Panther Arena in Miami, Saturday, July 23, 2016. Clinton has chosen Kaine to be her running mate. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer)

The Latest: Sanders delegates assured they won't miss votes

The Latest on the 2016 presidential campaign (all times EDT): 7:30 p.m. The Bernie Sanders campaign is assuring its delegates they will not miss votes if they attend a private meeting with him before the start of the Democratic National Convention. A text message Saturday to Sanders' 1,900 delegates says ...

Effort to abolish superdelegates fails at DNC rules meeting

Efforts by Bernie Sanders supporters to eliminate or reduce the influence of superdelegates failed at a meeting of the Democratic National Convention rules committee Saturday. At the gathering in a Philadelphia conference room Saturday, an amendment to get rid of superdelegates — party insiders who can vote for the candidate ...

Sen. Tim Kaine, D-Va., accompanied by Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton, left, speaks at a rally at Florida International University Panther Arena in Miami, Saturday, July 23, 2016. Clinton has chosen Kaine to be her running mate. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)

How Hillary Clinton chose Virginia Sen. Tim Kaine as her VP

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 Reade bag. Three months later, it ended with a phone call to a shipyard office, where Virginia Sen. Tim Kaine was waiting. From the start, ...

Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton and Sen. Tim Kaine, D-Va., arrive at a rally at Florida International University Panther Arena in Miami, Saturday, July 23, 2016. Clinton has chosen Kaine to be her running mate. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)

Clinton says veep pick Kaine is everything GOP ticket isn't

Hillary Clinton debuted running mate Sen. Tim Kaine on Saturday as a can-do progressive committed to social justice and equality — "everything Donald Trump and Mike Pence are not" — at a boisterous rally ahead of next week's Democratic National Convention. "He is qualified to step into this job and ...

Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton and Sen. Tim Kaine, D-Va., take the stage together at a rally at Florida International University Panther Arena in Miami, Saturday, July 23, 2016. Clinton has chosen Kaine to be her running mate. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)

Delegates: Clinton VP pick solid, may not help Dem unity

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. Kaine is receiving praise for his wide-ranging experience, even as many delegates acknowledged that ...

Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orban delivers his speech during the 27th Balvanyos Summer University and Students' Camp in Baile Tusnad, central Romania, Saturday, July 23, 2016. The week-long Balvanyos Summer University and Camp is held annually since 1990 and it's one of the most important national political workshops of Hungary's governing Fidesz - Hungarian Civic Alliance. This is the biggest public forum of Hungary's dialogue with the ethnic Hungarian minority and with Romania. Beyond the lectures and roundtables there are rich variety of cultural programmes, including plenty of concerts in each year. (Zoltan Mathe/MTI via AP)

Hungary's Viktor Orban says Donald Trump better for Europe

The anti-terrorism proposals of U.S. Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump make him the better option for Europe and Hungary, Prime Minister Viktor Orban said Saturday. Orban, who has built razor-wire border fences to stop migrants, said in Romania that Trump's ideas about the need for the best intelligence services and ...

FILE - In this Feb. 4, 2016, file photo, Sen. Tim Kaine, D-Va., gives a 'thumbs-up' as he takes his seat at the head table for the National Prayer Breakfast in Washington. Kaine is one of several Democrats that Hillary Clinton is considering for her vice presidential running mate.  (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais, File)

Tim Kaine: Here are 9 things you may not know about him

Hillary Clinton has named Virginia Sen. Tim Kaine as her choice for running mate. While Kaine has been on the national stage before (see number 9), here are a few things to know about the U.S. Senator from Virginia.  Timothy Michael Kaine, 58, U.S. Senator representing Virginia 1. His family: ...

American flags lean against a wall in the convention hall as setup continue before the 2016 Democratic Convention in Philadelphia, Saturday, July 23, 2016. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)

Philadelphia primps, activists prepare for DNC convention

Protesters, party leaders and city officials were making final plans as Philadelphia prepared to host the four-day Democratic National Convention that starts Monday. More than 5,000 delegates are among the 50,000 people set to attend the gathering at the Wells Fargo Center in South Philadelphia, which is expected to culminate ...

DNC chairwoman, Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz speaks during a campaign event for Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton at the Florida State Fairgrounds Entertainment Hall, Friday, July 22, 2016, in Tampa, Fla. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer)

Hacked emails show Democratic party hostility to Sanders

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. Several emails posted by Wikileaks on its document ...

Hillary Clinton says running mate Tim Kaine is 'everything Donald Trump and Mike Pence are not'

Hillary Clinton says running mate Tim Kaine is 'everything Donald Trump and Mike Pence are not'

Congressional, state races head to runoff elections Tuesday

Georgians head back to the polls on Tuesday to settle primary runoff elections, including the GOP primary for retiring Rep. Lynn Westmoreland's seat in west Georgia. Several incumbent state lawmakers also face challengers. Georgia law requires a runoff when no candidate in a primary election takes more than half of ...

FILE- In this June 24, 2016, file photo, Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt. speaks in Albany, N.Y. Sanders failed in his quest to include opposition to the Trans-Pacific Partnership trade deal in a draft of the Democratic Party's policy positions at a meeting Saturday, July 9, where several amendments against the deal were voted down by Hillary Clinton supporters.
(AP Photo/Mike Groll, File)

WikiLeaks dump could confirm Sanders fans' worst fears about the DNC

That WikiLeaks dump of Democratic National Committee emails happened as promised Friday. And one email allegedly shows DNC staffers plotting to attack Bernie Sanders' religious beliefs. >> Read more trending stories The message from May says, "He had skated on saying he has a Jewish heritage. I think I read he is an atheist. ...

This photo combo of file images shows U.S. presidential candidates Donald Trump, left, and Hillary Clinton. Income inequality has been a rallying cry of the 2016 election, with more Americans turning fearful and angry about a shrinking middle class. Trump has pledged to restore prosperity by ripping up trade deals and using tariffs to return manufacturing jobs from overseas. Clinton has backed a debt-free college option and higher minimum wages to help the middle class. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer, Chuck Burton)

Texas woman’s obit cites '2016 election' as cause of death

University of Texas at Austin alum and native Texan Elene Meyer Davis lived a full life. But, ultimately, the 2016 presidential election was too much for her. >> Read more trending stories According to Davis' obituary, the Houston Chronicle reports, the 91-year-old died last month from a combination of both "complications due ...

Ex-KKK leader Duke tries political comeback in US Senate run

A quarter century after his credible run for governor of Louisiana rattled the national political establishment, white supremacist David Duke has jumped into the crowded competition for a U.S. Senate seat in his home state, receiving rebuke from Republicans who don't want him running on a ballot as a member ...

Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump, center, watch balloons fall alongside son Barron, from left, wife Melania, Republican vice presidential candidate Gov. Mike Pence of Indiana and Pence's wife Karen after Trump's address to delegates during the final day session of the Republican National Convention in Cleveland, Thursday, July 21, 2016. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)

The Latest: Democratic delegates mostly positive about Kaine

The Latest on Campaign 2016 between the Republican and Democratic nominating conventions (all times local): 10:40 p.m. Delegates to the Democratic National Convention are giving mostly positive reviews to Hillary Clinton's choice for vice president, saying he will appeal to moderates but do little to soothe disenchanted Bernie Sanders supporters. ...

Trump takes time from victory lap to swat at Ted Cruz

A day after accepting the Republican presidential nomination, Donald Trump pivoted back to the GOP primaries on Friday, choosing to re-litigate a pair of monthsold battles with rival Ted Cruz. In what should have been a feel-good victory lap the morning after his thundering acceptance speech, Trump instead defended his ...

Republican Presidential Candidate Donald Trump, wraps up his acceptance speech during the final day of the Republican National Convention in Cleveland, Thursday, July 21, 2016. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)

Hillary Clinton chooses Va. Sen. Tim Kaine as running mate

Hillary Clinton named Virginia Sen. Tim Kaine as her vice presidential running mate Friday, adding a centrist former governor of a crucial battleground state to the Democratic ticket. In a text message to supporters, the presumptive Democratic nominee said, "I'm thrilled to tell you this first: I've chosen Sen. Tim ...

FILE - In this May 29, 2004, file photo, former Ku Klux Klan leader David Duke speaks to supporters in Kenner, La. Duke said he plans to run for U.S. Senate in Louisiana. Duke's announcement came Friday, July 22, 2016, on his website. (AP Photo/Burt Steel, File)

Ex-KKK leader David Duke runs for Senate: 'My time has come'

Declaring "the climate of this country has moved in my direction," white supremacist David Duke registered Friday for Louisiana's U.S. Senate race, saying he was partially spurred by the recent shooting deaths of three law enforcement officers by a black man. "I believe my time has come," the former Ku ...

US Libertarian Party presidential candidate Gary Johnson speaks at a National Press Club Luncheon on July 7, 2016, in Washington, DC.   / AFP / MOLLY RILEY        (Photo credit should read MOLLY RILEY/AFP/Getty Images)

Searching for Trump, Clinton alternatives? Google says you're not alone

If the back and forth between Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump is bumming you out more than it's inspiring you to get out and vote, you're not alone. Google revealed that searches for the phrase "3rd party candidate 2016" have shot up by more than 1,000 percent during the Republican National Convention. ...

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