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Accepting White House nomination, Clinton offers 'clear-eyed' vision 9:58am EDT

PHILADELPHIA U.S. presidential candidate Hillary Clinton cast herself as the steady leader at a "moment of reckoning" for America, contrasting her character with what she described as a dangerous and volatile Donald Trump. | Video

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Among Democrats, another convention hums in Sanders fans' phones

PHILADELPHIA There is the Democratic convention unfolding onstage in Philadelphia this week, broadcast to millions on television. Then there is a second convention that exists largely hidden from public view in the smartphones of Bernie Sanders' delegates.

Election 2016, Jul 28 2016
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For inspiration, new Democratic stars look to Elizabeth Warren

PHILADELPHIA Twelve years ago, Barack Obama’s electrifying speech at the Democratic National Convention brought tears to Andrew Gillum’s eyes.

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Trump says was being 'sarcastic' in Russia hack comments

WASHINGTON Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump on Thursday tried to quell the furor over his call for Russia to find Hillary Clinton's deleted emails, saying he was being sarcastic.

Election 2016, Russia Jul 28 2016
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Russia to U.S., Trump: Sort out your own pre-election hacking scandal

MOSCOW Russia told the United States on Thursday to get to the bottom of a hacking scandal involving Democratic Party emails itself and rejected what Donald Trump said was a sarcastic suggestion that Moscow should dig up Hillary Clinton's "missing" emails.

Election 2016, Tech, Russia Jul 28 2016