Stories tagged: Convention
SATURDAY, JULY 30, 2016, 9:56 P.M.
Clintons, Kaine: Trump lacks empathy for family of fallen U.S. Army captain
Hillary Clinton’s top surrogates are taking aim at rival Donald Trump for criticizing the bereaved mother of a Muslim U.S. Army captain, a comment that sparked outrage across the political …
TUESDAY, JULY 19, 2016, 4:44 P.M.
Donald Trump Jr. puts dad over top with N.Y. votes
Donald Trump’s son Donald Jr. cast the final votes his father needed to become the Republican presidential nominee.
UPDATED: SUNDAY, JULY 17, 2016, 8:38 P.M.
Louisiana police shootings add new Cleveland GOP convention concerns
An Ohio man says he decided to visit Cleveland’s Public Square armed with a semi-automatic rifle and a handgun the day before the start of the Republican National Convention to …
SATURDAY, JULY 16, 2016, 8:38 A.M.
Missing from Democratic convention speakers list: potential VP nominees
On Friday, Hillary Clinton’s campaign announced the headlining speakers for this month’s Democratic National Convention. Missing from the partial list: anyone on the short list for vice president.
SATURDAY, JULY 16, 2016, 7:37 A.M.
Sanders, Clinton negotiating over nomination procedures
Now that Bernie Sanders has offered his support to Hillary Clinton, the two campaigns are negotiating over the convention nominating process.
FRIDAY, JULY 8, 2016, 5:14 P.M.
GOP lobbyist backs ‘Free the Delegates’ after butting heads with Trump
Lobbyist Jack Burkman on Friday was opening up his Northern Virginia home to what he says is a mounting number of Republican loyalists eager to bankroll a last-minute challenge to …
MONDAY, JULY 4, 2016, 12:15 P.M.
Bernie Sanders protesters book campgrounds for Democratic convention
Bernie Sanders is proving to be good for the campground business. Campgrounds outside Philadelphia are getting booked up by Sanders supporters planning to protest during this month’s Democratic National Convention.
FRIDAY, MAY 27, 2016, 9:59 A.M.
Democrats holding forums on convention platform around country
Seeking to defuse tensions, the Democratic National Committee said Friday it will hold public hearings around the country to develop the platform for its summer convention, a focal point for …
SATURDAY, MAY 21, 2016, 4:15 P.M.
Ted Cruz’s delegates fight on nationally
After Ted Cruz dropped out of the presidential race, his campaign staffers boxed up their mementos and souvenirs as they prepared to shutter the Houston headquarters, and the Texan announced …
WEDNESDAY, APRIL 20, 2016, 3 P.M.
Doug Clark: Smokey Bear getting long in the tooth, but still popular
Smokey Bear enthusiasts gathered in Coeur d’Alene this week for their semi-annual convention. Doug Clark dropped in.
FRIDAY, APRIL 15, 2016, 9:55 A.M.
GOP convention rule changes unlikely before July event, officials say
Three top Republican Party officials said Thursday that they believe there’s a consensus that the GOP should not propose rewriting rules about picking a presidential nominee before this summer’s national …
TUESDAY, APRIL 12, 2016, 3:25 P.M.
GOP convention’s rules controlled by small group of delegates
With the Republican Party seemingly headed for a contested convention in July, an obscure committee of 112 delegates could effectively determine the outcome before House Speaker Paul Ryan even gavels …
SATURDAY, APRIL 9, 2016
Charles Krauthammer: Trump has his core, but that’s it
With these candidates. Republicans seem determined to lose a highly winnable presidential race.
FRIDAY, MARCH 4, 2016, 8:40 A.M.
Cleveland seeks 2,000 riot-control suits for GOP convention
Cleveland plans to buy 2,000 riot-control suits with collapsible batons as it prepares for hosting the Republican National Convention in July.
SATURDAY, AUG. 10, 2013
The life fantastic
Andrew Stepan is indecisive. “I’m either a human or a dwarf, or a human who’s one-quarter dwarf,” he said. “Whatever I need for that particular game.”
THURSDAY, AUG. 29, 1996
Clear Choice: Line Dance, Or Macarena? Chicago Convention Contrasts Sharply With San Diego’s
Karen Baker, a delegate from Spokane, does “La Macarena” on the floor of the Democratic National Convention. Photo by Associated Press
THURSDAY, AUG. 29, 1996
Clinton Wins Nomination For Second Term Gore Draws Distinction Between Democratic, Republican Agendas
Vice President Al Gore arrives on the podium at the Democratic National Convention on Wednesday night. Photo by Associated Press
TUESDAY, AUG. 27, 1996
Democrats Open On Crime Theme Bradys Highlight Clinton Anti-Gun Proposal
1. Harvey Brooks of University Place, Wash., dances “La Macarena” as the Democratic convention opens Monday. Photo by Associated Press 2. Actor Christopher Reeve brought convention delegates to tears Monday …
WEDNESDAY, AUG. 14, 1996
The Right Bides Its Time The Most Powerful Force In The Party Stands, Waits
Alexis Pringle of Orange, Calif., and her daughter, Katie, 6, bow their heads in prayer before the start of Tuesday night’s session. Photo by Associated Press
SATURDAY, JUNE 10, 1995
Northwest Presence Noted At Booksellers Convention
The “City of the Big Shoulders” turned into the City of the Big Wait. Or at least that’s how it often seemed to the 42,000 people who gathered here last …