• Local Trump delegate heads to Cleveland
Local Trump delegate heads to Cleveland

When the topic of whether the Republican party was looking to replace Trump as nominee, Ryan stated it's not his job as the chairman of the Republican National Convention to tell the delegates who they need to choose. Erie County Elections Commissioner Ralph Mohr is one of two delegates from New York State who will have a seat at the powerful rul...

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  • Mike Pence Reserves Ad Time for Indiana Governor Reelection
Mike Pence Reserves Ad Time for Indiana Governor Reelection

Republicans close to the campaign said they believed the NY businessman had narrowed his short list to Pence, former U.S. House of Representatives Speaker Newt Gingrich and New Jersey Governor Chris Christie. Some Trump supporters and political observers indicated that Pence - the former congressman and conservative IN governor - would make the m...

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  • Speakers list: Trump's convention lineup has pols and celebs
Speakers list: Trump's convention lineup has pols and celebs

Trump's campaign: national security, immigration, trade and jobs", said Jeff Larson, CEO of the 2016 Republican National Convention, in release an initial list of speakers. (Caitlyn Jenner, Kid Rock, and Lynyrd Skynyrd plan to attend the Republican convention.) But the expected list of political heavyweights endorsing Clinton - including Preside...

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  • Pence: No VP offer from Trump
Pence: No VP offer from Trump

Both The New York Times and The Washington Post have skewered Ginsburg, with The Times publishing an editorial Wednesday declaring Trump "right" in the war of words. Painter, a professor of law at the University of Minnesota and a former ethics counsel for President George W. Bush, told the Times . The Times' editorial concludes , " Wash...

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  • Troopers arrest 41 blocking highway traffic in Minneapolis
Troopers arrest 41 blocking highway traffic in Minneapolis

On Saturday, Black Lives Matter protesters shut down Interstate 94 in Minneapolis for five hours in a demonstration that turned into a violent riot. Lorne Ahrens - all three slain in downtown Dallas Thursday by a sniper during a march to protest recent fatal shootings of black men in Minnesota and Louisiana by police.

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  • Republican convention speakers include Ivanka Trump, Gingrich, Lt. Gen. Flynn
Republican convention speakers include Ivanka Trump, Gingrich, Lt. Gen. Flynn

All four of Trump's adult children will take the podium during the Republican convention, along with his wife, Melania. The (probably) former NFL quarterback is among a list of speakers slated to speak at next week's Republican National Convention, according to the New York Times .

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  • Donald Trump: America needs a 'law and order' president
Donald Trump: America needs a 'law and order' president

FLYNN: I vote for leaders. When the former New Mexico governor is included in the race between Clinton and Republican Donald Trump, Clinton's support drops by 13 points from 60 percent to 47 percent. He left in 2014 amid clashes with top intelligence officials and has since become a strong critic of the Obama administration approach to counterterro...

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  • Donald Trump Will Reportedly Pick Indiana Governor Mike Pence as His VP
Donald Trump Will Reportedly Pick Indiana Governor Mike Pence as His VP

Later on Wednesday, the next contender, former Speaker of the House Newt Gingrich , who has publicly announced that he is being vetted for the job, flew into Indianapolis, meeting with Trump at the Conrad Hotel. Trump, in various interviews, has also held out the possibility of a surprise pick whom nobody knows about. I mean I'm - I'm at potential...

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  • Gay activist shuts down claim Black Lives Matter is 'inherently racist'
Gay activist shuts down claim Black Lives Matter is 'inherently racist'

Dour says this will be a peaceful rally, filled with people, coming together to spread the message that Black Lives Matter. To their supporters, Black Lives Matter represents the most important civil rights group in the country, fighting for racial equality and highlighting allegations of police brutality.

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  • Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg backtracks on her comments about Donald Trump
Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg backtracks on her comments about Donald Trump

Ms Ginsburg received criticism from both the Times and the Washington Post , who said her remarks, especially in the context of this extremely volatile election season, should have remained unsaid. "I'm questioning her mental capacity", he told Fox News Channelon Wednesday. The court has a sometimes pivotal role as a judicial counterweight to ...

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  • Hillary Clinton Receives Long-Awaited Presidential Endorsement
Hillary Clinton Receives Long-Awaited Presidential Endorsement

The campaign rally was held in New Hampshire, where Sanders pummeled Clinton in the state's primary earlier this year. "That's why we will fight to secure universal health care, raise the minimum wage, and protect Americans' fundamental right to vote - not corporations' right to buy elections", Mrs.

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  • Miami Marlins' Giancarlo Stanton wins 2016 Home Run Derby
Miami Marlins' Giancarlo Stanton wins 2016 Home Run Derby

Todd Frazier , White Sox third baseman: "He's a different beast". He managed 42 to extend his record to 92 homers. Last year, in the first season of the timed format, no hitter topped 15 homers in the first round. Needing 16 home runs to reach the semifinals, Trumbo trailed 15-8 with 75 seconds to go. That's where you built it up, childhood memo...

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  • Trump nears end of vice presidential search
Trump nears end of vice presidential search

He was joined by his eldest daughter, Ivanka Trump, and her husband, Jared Kushner; his sons Donald and Eric; and campaign chairman Paul Manafort. "I don't know if I should say this, but it's so much fun that I'm going to", Newt Gingrich, one of Donald Trump's finalists, said on " Hannity " on Fox News .

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  • Philando Castile stopped by cops 52 times in past 14 years
Philando Castile stopped by cops 52 times in past 14 years

State officials said a gun was recovered from the scene, though the Facebook Live video suggested Castile might have had a permit to carry a gun legally. Yanez and his partner, Officer Joseph Kauser , were placed on administrative leave. Both officers have been with the St. Anthony Police Department for four years.

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  • Police mystified by 'R.B.' scrawled in blood by Dallas attacker
Police mystified by 'R.B.' scrawled in blood by Dallas attacker

He said a search of Johnson's home turned up signs the gunman had practiced using explosives, and that other evidence suggested he wanted to use them against law enforcement targets. Brown said that they have to do that for the sake of their families. During negotiations that lasted about two hours, Johnson insisted that he would speak only wit...

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  • Thousands thought dead amid South Sudan unrest
Thousands thought dead amid South Sudan unrest

South Sudan's President Salva Kiir has ordered a ceasefire after days of intense fighting in Juba left more than 150 dead and many more injured since fighting broke out on Thursday. Kiir called for implementing the peace agreement between the government forces and previous opposition army led by Riek Machar. An army spokesman said that any ...

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  • IL finds money to fund schools, other offices for six-months
IL finds money to fund schools, other offices for six-months

IL schools will receive $500 million more than they did previous year and as for social services, the plan allows for $673 million to be distributed to them. The House approved it 105-4. But even with the new money, many services are still coming up short. Stafford said Vienna High School has lost about $600,000 because the state hasn't fully f...

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  • On the issues: Ruth Bader Ginsburg vs. Donald Trump
On the issues: Ruth Bader Ginsburg vs. Donald Trump

Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg made clear that her criticism of Republican Donald Trump was not the result of an unguarded moment. "That shows bias to me", he said . "I think I'll pursue a similar approach in this instance". But Dick Durbin the top Democrat in the senate saying maybe she got out ahead of her skis.

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  • More establishment than celebrity in Trump convention lineup
More establishment than celebrity in Trump convention lineup

House Speaker Paul Ryan is among featured guests planned for Ohio's delegation during next week's Republican National Convention. Additionally, UFC president Dana White and pro golfer Natalie Gulbis will be in attendance from the sports world.

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  • APNewsBreak: Sanders has book deal; will reflect on campaign
APNewsBreak: Sanders has book deal; will reflect on campaign

A total of 955 OH voters surveyed were evenly split, 41 percent-41percent, between Republican and Democrat, compared to a 40 percent-40 percent split last month. Clinton's favorability is at 37 percent among registered voters in the new poll, with 58 percent viewing her unfavorably. Russ Feingold, D-Wisconsin, rose three points to 48 percent suppo...

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