Stories tagged: convention
Fri., June 29, 2018
Idaho Democrats marked the start of their annual state convention with plenty of first-time attendees and remarks from gubernatorial candidate Paulette Jordan.
UPDATED: Sun., June 3, 2018
Sunday at the convention, while slower and more laid back than Saturday’s affair, still saw hundreds of people passing through to look at comic books, buy art for their walls, …
Thu., Jan. 25, 2018
Idaho lawmakers will once again be asked to consider joining fellow Republican-dominated states calling for a constitutional amendment to limit federal government power.
Tue., June 27, 2017
The Metropolitan King County Council has voted to sell a 4-acre bus station in downtown Seattle to make way for the Washington State Convention Center.
Sat., July 30, 2016
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 …
Tue., July 19, 2016
Donald Trump’s son Donald Jr. cast the final votes his father needed to become the Republican presidential nominee.
UPDATED: Sun., July 17, 2016
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 …
Sat., July 16, 2016
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.
Sat., July 16, 2016
Now that Bernie Sanders has offered his support to Hillary Clinton, the two campaigns are negotiating over the convention nominating process.
Fri., July 8, 2016
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 …
Mon., July 4, 2016
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.
Fri., May 27, 2016
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 …
Sat., May 21, 2016
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 …
Wed., April 20, 2016
Smokey Bear enthusiasts gathered in Coeur d’Alene this week for their semi-annual convention. Doug Clark dropped in.
Fri., April 15, 2016
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 …
Tue., April 12, 2016
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 …
Sat., April 9, 2016
With these candidates. Republicans seem determined to lose a highly winnable presidential race.
Fri., March 4, 2016
Cleveland plans to buy 2,000 riot-control suits with collapsible batons as it prepares for hosting the Republican National Convention in July.
Sat., Aug. 10, 2013
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.”
Thu., Aug. 29, 1996
Karen Baker, a delegate from Spokane, does “La Macarena” on the floor of the Democratic National Convention. Photo by Associated Press
Thu., 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
Tue., Aug. 27, 1996
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 …
Wed., Aug. 14, 1996
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
Sat., June 10, 1995
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 …