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Obama to pitch for Clinton as having the judgment for the White House 11:16am EDT

PHILADELPHIA Barack Obama will add an optimistic pitch on Wednesday to the campaign to elect Hillary Clinton as the first woman U.S. president, as he seeks to hand off the White House to a trusted fellow Democrat and stop Republican Donald Trump. | Video

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Trump, Pence master delicate art of dancing together on campaign trail

MIAMI Donald Trump was in the middle of creating another nickname for Democratic rival Hillary Clinton - "Hillary Rotten Clinton!" - when he suddenly thought of his mild-mannered vice presidential running mate, Mike Pence.

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Democrats beat Republicans in first night TV convention audience

NEW YORK Democrats beat Republicans in U.S. television ratings, according to Nielsen data released on Tuesday for the first night of the Democratic National Convention.

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Obama says it is possible Russia would try to sway U.S. election

WASHINGTON U.S. President Barack Obama said it was possible that Russia would try to influence the U.S. presidential election, after a leak of Democratic National Committee emails that experts have attributed to Russian hackers.

Election 2016, World, Russia Jul 26 2016
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Trump pledges reforms at Veterans Administration if elected

CHARLOTTE, N.C. Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump sought to turn a scandal involving the Veterans Administration to his political advantage on Tuesday, pledging to war veterans that he would clean up a mess he blamed on Washington politicians. | Video

Election 2016, Jul 26 2016