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The Latest from DNC: Mayor warns about heat wave during DNC protests

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Philadelphia's mayor says he's not sure if the heat wave baking Philadelphia will lead to smaller crowds at marches and rallies before the Democratic National Convention, but he's urging people to limit time outdoors.Read more

Democrats reach a compromise on superdelegates

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The role of superdelegates could be significantly reduced in future Democratic presidential primaries under a compromise deal struck at the Democratic National Convention rules committee meeting.Read more

Decision 2016: Clinton says running mate Kaine gets things done

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Hillary Clinton and running mate Tim Kaine are sharing a stage at their first public campaign event as the Democratic ticket.Read more

Indiana Democrats pick Evan Bayh to run for U.S. Senate seat

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Indiana Democratic Party leaders have selected former U.S. Sen. Evan Bayh to be the party's new U.S. Senate candidate.Read more

NBC's Meet the Press host Chuck Todd on the RNC

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"I can't say that the country knows Mike Pence."Read more

Hillary Clinton announces Sen. Tim Kaine as running mate

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Hillary Clinton has picked Virginia Sen. Tim Kaine as her vice presidential running mate.Read more

Pence endorses Holcomb as next GOP nominee for governor

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Donald Trump's new running mate Mike Pence says Indiana's lieutenant governor should take his place on the November ballot as the GOP nominee for governor.Read more

Mike Pence's candidacy could prevent Illinois man's pardon

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Donald Trump's decision to have Mike Pence as his running mate on the GOP presidential ticket may put in limbo a historic pardon request to the Indiana governor from a wrongfully convicted Illinois man.Read more

Trump says he doesn't want Cruz's endorsement

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Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump is meeting with supporters in Cleveland this morning, the day after he officially accepted the GOP nomination.Read more

Donald Trump's RNC speech leaked ahead of Thursday night appearance

Donald Trump's RNC speech leaked ahead of Thursday night appearance

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Supporters of presumptive Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton say they transcribed the full text of the speech from a teleprompter at Donald Trump's run-through Thursday at the GOP Convention.Read more

Exclusive: One on one with Gov. Mike Pence

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WTHR's Kevin Rader has been reporting from the Republican National Convention all week. On Thursday, he had a chance to sit down with vice presidential nominee and Indiana Gov. Mike Pence, one day after Pence gave what was arguably the most important speech of his career.Read more

Donald Trump formally accepts GOP nomination for president

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Donald Trump officially accepted the Republican nomination for president as he addressed the GOP Convention in Cleveland Thursday night.Read more