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Clinton, Kaine begins bus tour

Clinton, Kaine begins bus tour

Washington, July 30 : Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton along with her Vice President candidate Tim Kaine began a bus campaign that will take them through economically struggling regions of Pennsylvania and Ohio.

The bus has the slogan "Stronger Together" written on it and its been painted a bright, royal blue, CBS News reported.

"This is the part of the campaign I really like," Kaine said at a joint rally in Philadelphia, the unofficial starting point of the tour.

"I don't like wearing a tie that much. I'd rather just go out and pound the pavement," the Virginia Senator added.


Hillary Clinton campaign 'hacked'

Hillary Clinton campaign 'hacked'

Washington, July 30 : Hillary Clinton's presidential campaign along with other Democratic Party organisations has been hacked as part of a larger cyber attack, law enforcement officials said on Friday night.

The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) and the Justice Department has launched a probe against the latest hack that follows two data breaches involving the Democratic National Committee (DNC) and the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee (DNCC), CNN reported.

"An analytics data programme maintained by the DNC, and used by our campaign and a number of other entities, was accessed as part of the DNC hack," said Clinton campaign spokesman Nick Merrill.


Clinton hits Trump for picture frames made in India

Clinton hits Trump for picture frames made in India

Philadelphia (US), July 29 : "Made in India" versus "Make in America" has emerged an election issue in the US.

Democratic Party's presidential nominee Hillary Clinton on Thursday night criticized her Republican rival Donald Trump for making in India the picture frames he sells under his brand.

In her speech accepting the party nomination on Thursday night here, one of her many criticisms of Trump was that while he has said he would bring back jobs to the US through a policy of Make in America, his own products were made abroad.

One of the products she cited were Trump picture frames made in India.


Hillary Clinton accepts historic Democratic presidential nomination

Hillary Clinton accepts historic Democratic presidential nomination

Philadelphia, July 29 : Promising a populist agenda to build a better nation based on unity, Hillary Clinton on Thursday night aceppted the Democratic Party's historic presidential nomination making her the first women candidate of a major US party and challenged Republican rival Donald Trump on what she said was his message of hate and divisiveness.

"It is with humility, determination and boundless confidence in America's promise that I accept your nomination for President of the United States," Clinton said to thunderous applause at the Wells Fargo Centre in Philadelphia.

"Your cause is our cause," she declared as her party members waved placards and flags and roared their support. "Our country needs your ideas and commitment."


I'm a very, very proud daughter: Chelsea Clinton

I'm a very, very proud daughter: Chelsea Clinton

Philadelphia, July 29 : Chelsea Clinton beamed with pride as she introduced her mother Hillary Clinton on Wednesday night at the Democratic National Convention (DNC) in Philadelphia where the former secretary of state will formally accept the presidential nomination.

"It is such an honour to be here tonight," she said. "I'm here as a proud American, a proud Democrat, a proud mother and, tonight, in particular, a very, very proud daughter," Politico reported.

Chelsea, 36, delivered a potent testimony of her mother, who will become the first woman in US history to accept the presidential nomination of a major political party.


History-maker Clinton accepts Democratic presidential nomination

History-maker Clinton accepts Democratic presidential nomination

Philadelphia (Pennsylvania), July 29 : Scripting history at the Democratic convention by becoming the first woman to accept the U.S. presidential nomination of a major political party, Hillary Clinton has said when there are no ceilings, the sky's the limit and criticised her Republican opponent Donald Trump over his policy promises.

Clinton was welcomed with loud cheers as she entered the arena and embraced her daughter Chelsea, who introduced her as the next President of the United States.

"It is with humility, determination and boundless confidence in America's promise that I accept your nomination for President of the United States," CNN quoted her as saying at the Wells Fargo Center in Philadelphia.


Hillary most qualified to lead the US, says Obama

Hillary most qualified to lead the US, says Obama

Philadelphia, July 28 : "There has never been a man or a woman, not me, not Bill (Clinton), more qualified to be president", declared US President Barack Obama while endorsing Hillary Clinton for the Democratic Party's presidential nomination on Wednesday night.

Making a surprise appearance at the ongoing Democratic National Convention here, Obama praised his one-time rival, Clinton, whom he defeated eight years ago, as the candidate who could accomplish all that needs yet to be done.

He proudly listed his achievements and said more was needed to be accomplished and Hillary Clinton was the leader to do it.


Hillary Clinton nominated for US president

Hillary Clinton nominated for US president

Washington, July 27 : Making history, Hillary Clinton on Tuesday secured the Democratic Party's U.S. presidential nomination for the US Presidential polls.

She has become the first woman to get the ticket for the polls from a major party in the country.

She will accept the nomination on Thursday.

Endorsing his wife, former US President Bill Clinton said: She is the best qualified person for this moment in history.

Remembering her,Clinton said: In the spring of 1971 I met a girl. The first time I saw her we were in a class on Political and Civil Rights.

I married my best friend. I was still in awe ofhow smart and strong and loving and caring she was, he said.

He said Hillary opened his eyes to a whole new world of public service.


Bernie Sanders booed by supporters over support for Clinton

Bernie Sanders booed by supporters over support for Clinton

Philadelphia, July 26 : Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders was booed by his own delegates after calling on them to support presumptive presidential nominee Hillary Clinton on the opening day of a Democratic National Convention (DNC) here on Monday evening.

Sanders lamented his 2016 primary loss but insisted that "Hillary Clinton must become the next president of the US", NBC News reported.

"This election is about which candidate understands the real problems facing this country and has offered real solutions - not just bombast, fear-mongering, name-calling and divisiveness," Politico quoted Sanders as saying.


Michelle Obama endorses Hillary Clinton at Democratic Convention

Michelle Obama endorses Hillary Clinton at Democratic Convention

Philadelphia, July 26 : US First Lady Michelle Obama on Monday addressed the opening night of the Democratic National Convention (DNC) with a message of hope and unity for the party while endorsing presumptive nominee Hillary Clinton, saying she "trusts Hillary to lead the country".

"Hillary Clinton has never quit on anything in her life," Michelle Obama said at the Wells Fargo Centre in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania state's largest city.

"I want someone with proven strength ... someone who understands that the issues a president faces are not black and white and cannot be boiled down to 140 characters," ABC News quoted the First Lady as saying.


Clinton, Kaine make debut as running mates in Miami

Clinton, Kaine make debut as running mates in Miami

Washington, July 24 : Presumptive US Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton and Virginia Senator Tim Kaine spoke for the first time as running mates at a rally in Miami, Florida on Saturday, two days before the party's convention kicks off in Philadelphia.

Kaine is "everything Donald Trump and Mike Pence are not," Xinhua quoted Clinton as saying.

She formally introduced her low-key Spanish-fluent ally to the crowd at Florida International University, where the student body is more than half Hispanic.

"He is qualified to step into this job and lead on day one and he is a progressive who likes to get things down," said the former Secretary of State, with a grinning Kaine at her side.


Hillary Clinton picks Tim Kaine as running mate

Hillary Clinton picks Tim Kaine as running mate

Washington, July 23 : U S Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton has picked Virginia Senator Tim Kaine as her choice for vice president and running mate, for the upcoming national elections.

"I'm thrilled to announce my running mate, @TimKaine, a man who's devoted his life to fighting for others," Clinton tweeted, reports the CNN.

She will introduce her new partner at a campaign rally Saturday in Miami. It's also a chance for Kaine, a fluent Spanish speaker, to introduce Clinton to Latino voters, who are a critical section of the electorate.

Earlier, Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump announced Indiana Governor Mike Pence as his vice-presidential pick.


Hillary Clinton announces senator Tim Kaine as her vice presidential pick

Hillary Clinton announces senator Tim Kaine as her vice presidential pick

Washington, July 23 : Presumptive Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton named Senator of Virginia Tim Kaine, a low-key Spanish-speaking ally, as her long-anticipated running mate on Friday.

Kaine, she believes, would bolster her chances to defeat Republican nominee Donald J. Trump in November.

Clinton's choice, which she announced via text message to supporters, came after her advisers spent months poring over potential vice-presidential candidates who could lift the Democratic ticket in an unpredictable race against Trump, New York Times reported.

Kaine, 58, a former governor of Virginia who sits on the Senate Foreign Relations Committee and speaks fluent Spanish, has the qualifications and background and the personal chemistry with her to make the ticket a success.


Clinton selects Senator Tim Kaine as running mate

Clinton selects Senator Tim Kaine as running mate

Washington, July 23 : Democratic Party's presumptive presidential nominee Hillary Clinton has chosen Virginia Senator Tim Kaine to be her running mate.

"I'm thrilled to announce my running mate, @TimKaine, a man who's devoted his life to fighting for others," Clinton tweeted on Friday night.

In response, Kaine, also a former chairman of the he Democratic National Committee (January 2009 - April 2011), tweeted, "Just got off the phone with Hillary. I'm honoured to be her running mate. Can't wait to hit the trail tomorrow in Miami!" CNN reported.

Clinton will introduce her new partner at a campaign rally on Saturday in Miami, Florida.


Hillary Clinton leads Trump in four states: Poll

Hillary Clinton leads Trump in four states: Poll

Washington, July 16 : Democratic Party's presumptive presidential nominee Hillary Clinton is leading Republican rival Donald Trump in four crucial swing states, a new poll has revealed. A swing state is a US state where the two major political parties have similar levels of support among voters, important in deciding the final result of a presidential election.

The NBC News/Wall Street Journal/Marist poll issued on Friday found Clinton with high single-digit leads in Colorado, Florida, North Carolina and Virginia, CNN reported.

Clinton leads Trump in Colorado 43 per cent to 35 per cent, the poll showed.


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