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Self-Assured, Kaine Brings a Steady Hand to Clinton Ticket

By Alan Suderman | Jul 23
Tim Kaine has an Election Day tradition when his name is on the ballot. The avid outdoorsman votes early, then goes hiking in the woods with friends and family for a few hours of calm away from the nervous last-minute energy of political campaigns.

Trump Convention Speech Draws 32.2 Million TV Viewers

Jul 23
The Nielsen company says an estimated 32.2 million people watched Donald Trump deliver his GOP nomination acceptance speech.

Star of 'The Bachelor' Not Running for Office After All

Jul 23
Ben Higgins, the most recent star of ABC's "The Bachelor," announced Friday he had abandoned a campaign for public office in Colorado, just two days after filing the required paperwork to run.

Democratic Delegates Mostly Positive About Kaine

Jul 23
Delegates to the Democratic National Convention are giving mostly positive reviews to Hillary Clinton's choice for vice president, saying he will appeal to moderates but do little to soothe disenchanted Bernie Sanders supporters.

Did Trump's Dark Tone at Convention Resonate With Voters?

Jul 23
CBS News contributor and Republican strategist Frank Luntz joins "CBS This Morning" to discuss the tone of Donald Trump's acceptance speech and how he predicts Trump will poll after Thursday night at the GOP convention.

Openly Gay Candidate Runs for Berkeley Mayor

By Matthew S. Bajko | Jul 23
Gay Berkeley City Councilman Kriss Worthington has decided to run this November for mayor of the East Bay city.

Clinton Chooses Tim Kaine as Running Mate

Jul 22
Hillary Clinton says in a text message to supporters that she's picked Virginia Sen. Tim Kaine to join her on the Democratic ticket as their party's nominee for vice president.

Gay Rights Group Says Trump Pandering for Votes

Jul 22
The nation's largest gay rights group is accusing Donald Trump of "pandering" to gay voters in his convention speech by denouncing violence and oppression against the LGBT community.

Philadelphia Readies for DNC After Quiet Cleveland Protests

By Kristen De Groot | Jul 22
As Cleveland breathes a sigh of relief after protests during the Republican convention came and went without mass disruptions and violence, eyes now turn to Philadelphia, the nation's fifth largest city that offers a bigger stage for bigger protests.

Ex-KKK Leader David Duke Says He Plans to Run for US Senate

By Melinda Deslatte | Jul 22
Former Ku Klux Klan leader David Duke announced Friday on his website that he plans to run for U.S. Senate in Louisiana.

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