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Obama asks U.S. voters to 'carry' Clinton to White House, defeat Trump 6:53am EDT

PHILADELPHIA President Barack Obama painted an optimistic picture of America's future and offered full-throated support for Hillary Clinton's bid to defeat Republican Donald Trump in a speech that electrified the Democratic National Convention. | Video

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U.S. theory on Democratic Party breach: Hackers meant to leave Russia's mark

WASHINGTON Some U.S. intelligence officials suspect that Russian hackers who broke into Democratic Party computers may have deliberately left digital fingerprints to show Moscow is a "cyberpower" that Washington should respect.

Election 2016, Russia 8:37am EDT
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Activist Steyer expands agenda in bid to defeat 'dangerous' Trump

PHILADELPHIA Billionaire environmental activist Tom Steyer is expanding his political agenda beyond climate change to embrace issues ranging from immigration to income inequality, which he expects will be critical to mustering votes for Democrat Hillary Clinton in the November presidential election.

Election 2016, Jul 27 2016
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Make Hillary Likable Again: Democrats seek to recast Clinton

PHILADELPHIA When Hillary Clinton first ran for president in 2008 she was badly stung by a backhanded compliment from rival Barack Obama, who called her "likable enough" before going on to win the Democratic nomination and the White House.

Election 2016, Jul 27 2016
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Senior U.S. lawmakers want information on DNC hack declassified

WASHINGTON The top Democrats on the U.S. Senate and House of Representatives intelligence committees called on Wednesday for the White House to consider declassifying and releasing any intelligence community assessments of the hack into the Democratic National Committee email system.

Election 2016, Jul 27 2016