A look at the sharply contrasting images of the United States depicted in the conventions and how they could shape the presidential race:
According to Smithsonian historians, the number exceeds 200, a list that comprises nominees of many minor parties, and includes candidates who ran for president before women won the right to vote in 1920.
Mike Pence is campaigning in Grand Rapids, Michigan, and he makes clear he opposes abortion. And the Indiana governor told a town hall rally Thursday, “I don’t apologize for it.”
Donald Trump’s campaign is calling Democrat Hillary Clinton’s acceptance speech at the Democratic National Convention “an insulting collection of clichés and recycled rhetoric”
To rapturous cheers, Pakistan-born Khizr Khan fiercely attacked the billionaire businessman Thursday at the Democratic convention in Philadelphia, saying that if it were up to Trump, his son never would have been American or served in the military
“America is once again at a moment of reckoning. Powerful forces are threatening to pull us apart,” Clinton said to a rapt Democratic convention audience. “And just as with our founders, there are no guarantees. It truly is up to us. We have to decide whether we all will work together so we all can rise together.”
“There’s been a lot of difficulty in executing the will of Bernie Sanders’ people and surrogates, and this was just a topping for the whole thing because she was ready to go. And she was very, very disappointed,” Sarandon said as the other celebrities joined her on a platform. “This has not gone by lightly, and … we are upset.”
OBAMA: “After a century of trying, we declared that health care in America is not a privilege for a few, but a right for everybody.”
The meeting in the college town involves members of the Association of Prosecuting Attorneys and the Major County Prosecutors Council, which represents prosecutors from 35 of the nation’s most populated counties.