NEW: A group of House Democrats is seeking to halt the DNC from quickly coronating Joe Biden as the party’s presidential nominee before the August convention ... Show more

Group of House Democrats pushes to delay Biden nomination
Fact-checking what Biden said in his NBC interview as the RNC began: As Republicans railed against him at their convention in Milwaukee, President Joe Biden sat ...
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Fact-checking what Biden said in his NBC interview as the RNC began
Quick Glance: JD Vance's Impact on European Concerns Over Trump Presidency
  • European politicians and diplomats brace for changes under a potential second term of Donald Trump, particularly after JD Vance is selected as his running mate.

  • Vance criticizes US military aid for Ukraine, suggesting a shift in US focus to East Asia.

  • Warnings of possible trade wars and uncertainties under a renewed Trump presidency are expressed by EU diplomats and politicians.

  • Growing concerns in Europe about the potential implications of a Trump-Vance presidency on EU relations and international security.
Donald Trump appears alongside his running mate, Ohio Sen. JD Vance, at the Republican National Convention. The former president has a bandage on his ear after ... Show more
Rwandans vote in presidential election that’s set to extend the 30-year rule of Paul Kagame
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Quick Glance: Kagame's Potential Fourth Term: Rwanda Elections Update
  • Rwanda's President Paul Kagame, the de facto leader of the country since 1994, is eyeing a fourth term, facing only two challengers after courts banned his most prominent critics.

  • Rwandans have started voting in the presidential and legislative elections, likely extending the tenure of longstanding leader Paul Kagame for another five years.

  • Frank Habineza, leader of Rwanda's Democratic Green Party, and independent Philippe Mpayimana were the only two candidates approved to run against Kagame, following court disqualifications of prominent opposition figures.

  • The National Electoral Commission also barred prominent Kagame critic Diane Rwigara from running, and rights group Amnesty International highlighted severe restrictions and threats faced by Rwanda's opposition ahead of the elections.
President Joe Biden told NBC News in an interview airing Monday that it was a “mistake” to say he wanted to put a “bull's-eye” on Republican nominee Donald ... Show more

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Biden wants to cap rent at 5% annually for half of tenant households: A record number of renters can't afford their housing costs. Biden wants to discourage big ...
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Biden wants to cap rent at 5% annually for half of tenant households
Melania Trump absent on first night of the Republican convention: Although the former first lady was not there in person, one of the speakers on Monday praised ...
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Melania Trump absent on first night of the Republican convention
Quick Glance: Trump Calls for Unity Following Assassination Attempt
  • Donald Trump is urging Americans to 'stand united' and 'show our true character as Americans' in the wake of an assassination attempt that has shocked the US.

  • During the attack near Trump's campaign rally, retired fire chief Corey Comperatore was tragically killed by a gunman firing from a rooftop.

  • Expressing gratitude to supporters on social media, Trump emphasized that 'it was God alone who prevented the unthinkable from happening'.

  • FBI investigators are actively examining the background of Thomas Matthew Crooks, a 20-year-old from Bethel Park, Pennsylvania, identified as the 'subject involved'. Reports indicate explosives were discovered in Crooks's vehicle and suspected explosives at his residence.
Biden says it was a 'mistake' to say he wanted to put a 'bull's-eye' on Trump: President Joe Biden told NBC News in an interview Monday that it was a “mistake” ...
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Quick Glance: Biden Admits Mistake in Targeting Trump
  • President Joe Biden acknowledges it was a mistake to target Republican nominee Donald Trump, highlighting concerns over Trump's threat to democratic institutions.

  • Biden's campaign criticized Trump's choice of JD Vance as his running mate, emphasizing similarities in policies with Trump.

  • Despite an attempt on Trump's life, Biden plans to continue focusing on Trump and resume campaigning, aiming to prove his fitness for office.

  • Concerns within the Democratic Party persist regarding Biden's candidacy, with discussions on potential pressure for him to step aside resuming after the assassination attempt.
With the clock ticking to the RNC last week, Donald Trump met privately to discuss his running mate search with two of his closest advisers: his sons ... Show more

The inside story of how Trump chose JD Vance as his running mate
Republican convention focuses on immigration a day after a bandaged Trump makes triumphant entrance
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Republican convention focuses on immigration a day after a bandaged Trump ...
Judge dismisses Trump classified documents case: Judge Aileen Cannon has dismissed the classified documents case against Donald Trump. Follow here for the latest ...
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Judge dismisses Trump classified documents case
Quick Glance: Judge Dismisses Trump's Classified Documents Case
  • A Florida federal judge dismissed the US Justice Department's case against Donald Trump due to the unconstitutional appointment of special prosecutor Jack Smith.

  • The former president faced charges related to mishandling classified documents, including lying to investigators.

  • The indictment against Trump included 37 felony counts for his alleged actions with classified files.

  • Questions arise regarding the constitutionality of appointing special counsels in other cases following the judge's ruling.
Biden puts the focus on policy – not personality – in return to campaign trail after attempt on Trump’s life
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Biden puts the focus on policy – not personality – in return to campaign ...
US election campaign: Biden accuses Trump of using explosive language: Joe Biden attacks Donald Trump over his language during the election campaign ...
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US election campaign: Biden accuses Trump of using explosive language
Biden allies worry he is not getting complete information about race : Biden allies worry he is hearing from a shrinking number of aides
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Biden allies worry he is not getting complete information about race
WATCH: Teamsters president Sean O'Brien speaks at Republican National Convention
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Quick Glance: Teamsters President's Impactful Speech at RNC Amid Political Shifts
  • Teamsters President Sean O’Brien addressed the Republican National Convention in Milwaukee Monday night, marking the first time that a leader of the storied union has addressed the GOP convention.

  • O’Brien criticized big businesses like Amazon, Uber, and Lyft for betraying American workers and praised Senator Josh Hawley for challenging corporate power.

  • The Teamsters, with about 1.3 million members in key battleground states, will delay endorsements until after both conventions, according to Teamsters spokesperson Kara Deniz.

  • Trump's selection of Senator J.D. Vance as his running mate signifies a move towards a right-wing populist agenda, blending cultural conservatism with economic nationalism to safeguard American workers from free trade and deindustrialization.
President Joe Biden may lose key labor endorsement ahead of the US presidential race, as leaders of the 1.3 million-member Teamsters union consider backing no ... Show more

Exclusive: In blow to Biden, Teamsters consider no endorsement in 2024 race | Reuters
Trump leading Biden in all 7 major swing states: Polling: Former President Trump is leading President Biden across seven major swing states ...
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Trump leading Biden in all 7 major swing states: Polling
Elon Musk Giving Massive Amounts To Trump Super PAC: Reports: The tech billionaire previously said he had no plans to donate to presidential candidates.
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Elon Musk Giving Massive Amounts To Trump Super PAC: Reports
Quick Glance: Elon Musk Allegedly Plans $45 Million Monthly Donations to Trump Campaign
  • Tech billionaire Elon Musk intends to financially support Donald Trump's campaign.

  • Musk plans to donate around 45 million dollars monthly to a Pro-Trump Super-PAC.

  • The alignment of Musk with Trump is noteworthy given Trump's criticisms of electric cars.

  • Musk's planned financial commitment could significantly impact the dynamics of the election campaign.
Corey Comperatore's wife said Trump hasn't called her, Biden did: report: The wife of Corey Comperatore, who died during the Trump assassination attempt ...
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Corey Comperatore's wife said Trump hasn't called her, Biden did: report
Wife Of Man Killed At Trump Rally Has Not Heard From Former President: Helen Comperatore said she declined to speak with President Joe Biden ...
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Wife Of Man Killed At Trump Rally Has Not Heard From Former President
“This shit was staged”: After the Trump assassination attempt: Now the left are swearing
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“This shit was staged”: After the Trump assassination attempt: Now the ...
Delegates wore Trump hats with his signature stitched on the brim, “Trump for President” bucket hats and Uncle Sam-esque spangled top hats ... Show more

The Cowboy Hat Is the Early Winner of the Republican National Convention - WSJ
Republicans welcome Donald Trump with a bandaged ear as he becomes official presidential candidate#DonaldTrump #us #republican
Trump up by 3 points in Virginia: Survey: A new poll found former President Trump leading President Biden by 3 points in Virginia — a state Biden easily carried ...
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Trump up by 3 points in Virginia: Survey
Quick Glance: Poll Results: Trump Leading Biden in Virginia
  • Recent research indicates that former President Trump is leading President Biden in Virginia by 3 points - a state Biden won comfortably in 2020.

  • Findings from the Virginia Commonwealth University (VCU) - Wilder School suggest Trump received 39% support, while Biden received 36%, as per information shared in a press release by The Hill.

  • Another survey by The New York Times/Siena College, conducted from July 9 to 12, showed Biden leading Trump by only 3 points in Virginia.

  • The survey was conducted among 809 adults in Virginia from June 24 to July 3. It comes with a margin of error of around 4.8 percentage points.
Violence stalks the president who has rejoiced in violence to others, David Frum writes. The Gunman and the Would-Be Dictator - The Atlantic A shooting at a Trump rally on Saturday killed a person nearby ... Show more
Republican Party conference: When Trump appears with a bandage on his ear, the crowd chants "Fight"
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Quick Glance: Trump officially nominated as presidential candidate
  • Former President Donald Trump was officially nominated as the Republican candidate for the presidential election.

  • The alleged assailant of Trump was identified and the incident classified as an "assassination attempt."

  • The Secret Service assures full cooperation in the investigation of the incident, while Biden calls for a policy of justice and decency.

  • Biden apologizes for his rhetoric against Trump and emphasizes the need to treat political opponents with respect.
Donald Trump made his first public appearance since the assassination attempt on Saturday, at Fiserv Forum in Milwaukee. Follow our live coverage here. RNC Live Updates: Trump Appears After Picking JD Vance as VP - The New York Times
The briefing comes just days after an assassination attempt against the former president.
Biden administration to unveil new actions aimed at lowering housing costs
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Biden administration to unveil new actions aimed at lowering housing costs
What to know about the attempt on Trump's life and its aftermath: The FBI is still trying to determine a motive behind Saturday's attempt to ...
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What to know about the attempt on Trump's life and its aftermath
Quick Glance: Insights on Trump Rally Gunman
  • FBI identifies Thomas Matthew Crooks as the shooter in the attempted assassination of Donald Trump. Investigations into his motives are ongoing.

  • Crooks, a registered Republican, donated to progressive causes and hailed from an affluent Pittsburgh suburb.

  • Likely acting alone, he used a legally purchased AR-15 rifle from his father and was a member of a gun club.

  • Explosive materials were discovered during a search of his home. Crooks was a quiet, lonely nerd during high school.
Biden says he considers himself a Zionist, adds that he’s done ‘more for the Palestinian community than anybody’
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Biden says he considers himself a Zionist, adds that he’s done ‘more for ...
Trump enters Republican convention with a bandage covering his right ear after assassination attempt
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Trump enters Republican convention with a bandage covering his right ear ...
Donald Trump Does Not Get Post-Shooting Poll Boost: The new poll has revealed that Donald Trump is leading Joe Biden by just one percentage point ahead of the ...
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Donald Trump Does Not Get Post-Shooting Poll Boost
Fact-checking Day 1 of the 2024 Republican National Convention: Speakers made false or misleading claims about border crossings, gas prices, tax cuts ...
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Fact-checking Day 1 of the 2024 Republican National Convention
'The devil came to Pennsylvania:' Tim Scott rocks RNC with booming speech calling Trump a 'lion'
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'The devil came to Pennsylvania:' Tim Scott rocks RNC with booming speech ...
Quick Glance: Tim Scott Rocks RNC, Calls Trump a 'Lion' After Assassination Attempt
  • Sen. Tim Scott delivered a powerful opening night speech at the Republican National Convention in Milwaukee, drawing loud cheers after praising God for saving former President Donald Trump's life following the weekend assassination attempt.

  • Scott, a former presidential candidate, delivered a nearly 9-minute address highlighting his optimistic vision for the US and the gospel of personal responsibility. He criticized Democrat-run cities, emphasizing that gun violence was primarily concentrated in urban areas leaning Democratic.

  • His opening remarks inside the 18,000-seat FISERV Arena resonated with the crowd as he spoke about the shooting attempt on Trump's life at his Pennsylvania rally, where he referred to Trump as an American lion who got back up and roared after the devil came with a rifle.

  • Considered a rising star in the Republican Party, Scott, the only African-American to serve in both chambers of Congress, remains a strong fundraiser with a bright political future ahead as he continues to support and be endorsed by Trump.
Star Wars' Mark Hamill Under Fire Over Donald Trump Message: This isn't the first time the actor has mocked Donald Trump online, as he is a vocal critic of the ...
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Star Wars' Mark Hamill Under Fire Over Donald Trump Message
The man killed at a campaign rally for former President Trump in Pennsylvania Saturday has been identified as 50-year-old former firefighter Corey Comperatore ... Show more

Trump rally shooting victim: What we know about Corey Comperatore
Quick Glance: Heroic Death of Corey Comperatore at Trump Rally
  • A 50-year-old volunteer firefighter who tragically lost his life at the Trump rally sacrificed himself to protect his family from gunfire, as reported by officials.

  • During the attempted assassination of former president Donald Trump, Corey Comperatore attended the event with his wife and two daughters.

  • Following the incident, his daughter Allyson and his wife Helen took to social media to praise his heroic actions.

  • In remembrance, his equipment will be permanently showcased at the fire station as a tribute to his legacy.
Trump shooting: Biden once said it's time to put him in a 'bullseye'. Now he regrets it
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Trump shooting: Biden once said it's time to put him in a ...
A struggling Democratic president warned of a ‘threat to democracy’ 45 years ago: Like President Biden, Jimmy Carter faced challenges to his reelection from ...
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A struggling Democratic president warned of a ‘threat to democracy’ 45 ...
WATCH: Marjorie Taylor Greene tells RNC that Trump 'will make America successful again'
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WATCH: Marjorie Taylor Greene tells RNC that Trump 'will make America ...
Quick Glance: Marjorie Taylor Greene Refers to Trump as 'Founding Father of America First Movement' at RNC
  • U.S. Representative Marjorie Taylor Greene referred to former President Donald Trump as 'the founding father of the America First Movement' at the Republican National Convention.

  • The phrase 'America First' has a complicated history, dating back to 1940 when the America First Committee objected to U.S. involvement in World War II.

  • While Greene was met with cheers at the convention, social media users expressed confusion and outrage over her remarks, particularly regarding Trump as the 'founding father' and the phrase's associations with anti-Semitism.

  • In addition to her controversial statements about Trump and Transgender Visibility Day, Greene also stated that there are 'only two genders,' sparking reactions on social media.
Crypto stocks, gun stocks and shares that could benefit from a Donald Trump presidency jumped, sending shares of all three of Wall Street's main indexes up ... Show more

Trump Media, gun stocks surge after assassination attempt | Reuters
Quick Glance: Podcast: Trump's Assassination Incident, Biden's Remarks, and White House Competition
  • Following an attempt on his life, Donald Trump is now present in Milwaukee for the Republican National Convention.

  • A bullet grazed the former president's ear, resulting in the death of a rally attendee and the suspect being shot dead at the scene.

  • The impact of the assassination attempt on Trump's life on the RNC this week and the upcoming months' campaign is under scrutiny.

  • Despite the assassination incident involving Trump, there are no planned security changes for the RNC.
Trump’s emotional entrance to the Republican National Convention was a fitting culmination to a nearly three-week stretch during which he survived an attempt ... Show more

Trump, after assassination attempt and a string of wins, makes his RNC entrance - The Washington Post
BREAKING: Former Pres. Donald Trump has selected his running mate, a senior campaign official told ABC News. RNC 2024 Day 1 live updates: Trump makes VP pick, Rubio told he's not it - ABC News
WATCH LIVE: White House holds briefing with Secretary Mayorkas after Trump rally shooting
Private efforts to nudge Biden to step aside continue: The public calls from Democrats asking President Joe Biden to bow out of the presidential race have ...
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Private efforts to nudge Biden to step aside continue
WATCH: President Biden addresses his fitness for office, the attempt on former President Trump's life and more in an exclusive interview with Lester Holt.
Sen. Katie Britt told the convention center that "Donald Trump is the change we need" and that President Joe Biden was "in decline ... Show more
‘You Should Retire’: Ocasio-Cortez Rips ‘Functionally Useless’ Senior Dem Over Trump
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‘You Should Retire’: Ocasio-Cortez Rips ‘Functionally Useless’ Senior Dem ...
What to know about the attempt on Trump's life and its aftermath: Details so far about the man who authorities say tried to kill former President Donald Trump ...
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What to know about the attempt on Trump's life and its aftermath
Quick Glance: Trump-Assassin Thomas Matthew Crooks: The Peril of Loneliness
  • The 20-year-old assassin Thomas Matthew Crooks was a lonely and bullied child from the middle class, highlighting the neglected issue of loneliness in America.

  • Crooks was an outsider at his high school, bullied and without real friends.

  • Although Crooks excelled academically, his loneliness was evident in his life, leading to the devastating act.

  • The epidemic of loneliness in the USA must be addressed urgently, as loneliness fosters violence and promotes radicalism, as evidenced by Crooks' case.
How reggaeton stars like like Bad Bunny, Ozuna and Anuel AA are driving a basketball boom in Puerto Rico
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Trump flipped script with JD Vance, not aimed at balancing the ticket: Donald Trump selected JD Vance of Ohio as his running mate, opting for a loyalist who ...
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Trump flipped script with JD Vance, not aimed at balancing the ticket
Former Pres. Donald Trump has picked Ohio Sen. J.D. Vance as his running mate, placing a young, ideological ally alongside him on the Republican 2024 ticket ... Show more

Trump picks JD Vance as 2024 running mate - ABC News
Biden says his 'mental acuity has been pretty damn good' in defending his decision to stay in the race
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Biden says his 'mental acuity has been pretty damn good' in defending his ...
Quick Glance: Biden reaffirms decision to continue presidential candidacy
  • After tempering his attacks on Donald Trump following the assassination attempt on Saturday, President Joe Biden returned to campaign mode on Monday, defending his decision to remain in the race despite calls for him to drop out.

  • In an interview with NBC News anchor Lester Holt, Biden emphasized that he has no intention of withdrawing from the race, despite concerns raised by some Democratic leaders about his electability.

  • He emphasized that Democratic voters chose him to lead the ticket during the primary season and that he will not change course.

  • A recent national NBC News poll revealed that Trump holds a 2-percentage-point lead over Biden - falling within the poll's margin of error. However, the poll indicated that over 60% of Democrats would prefer someone else at the top of the ticket, while 80% of all voters expressed worries about Biden's mental and physical capabilities.
"We must stand together": President Biden condemns the attempted assassination of Trump, calling on Americans to take a step back and lower the ... Show more

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After Trump Shooting, Biden Criticizes Policies, Defends Rhetoric: President Joe Biden defended his suggestion that Donald Trump should be “put in the bullseye” ...
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After Trump Shooting, Biden Criticizes Policies, Defends Rhetoric
WATCH: Trump arrives at 2024 Republican National Convention: Delegates cheered wildly when he was seen onscreen two days after being injured after a would-be ...
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WATCH: Trump arrives at 2024 Republican National Convention
Biden campaign: Harris prepared to debate Vance: Vice President Harris is prepared to debate former President Trump’s vice president pick, Sen. JD Vance (R-Ohio) ...
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Biden campaign: Harris prepared to debate Vance
Opinion | About Biden’s Pledge to Unify the Nation: He was elected to ‘be normal and stop the chaos.’ At that he has manifestly failed.
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Opinion | About Biden’s Pledge to Unify the Nation
Biden touts record in NBC interview – but the doubts won’t go away: As Trump basked in Republican adulation, Biden was still confronting the question he thought ...
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Biden touts record in NBC interview – but the doubts won’t go away
Biden’s call for unity falls short as Trump supporters rally at Republican convention | Opinion
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Biden’s call for unity falls short as Trump supporters rally at Republican ...