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  • Bernie Sanders put Democrats on notice Monday that he's not just hoping to influence Washington's agenda under the next president— he's got his eye on this fall's "lame duck" session of Congress. Sanders is concerned that President Barack Obama may try to get legislators to approve the TPP in the congressional session that takes place after the November...

  • DNC set to kick off

    With the Democratic National Convention about to kick off, CNBC's John Harwood reports on what to expect and an email controversy that is costing the head of the DNC her job.

  • Clinton's campaign, citing a cybersecurity firm hired to investigate the leak, blamed Russia for hacking the party's computers and suggested the goal was to benefit Donald Trump's campaign. Trump dismissed that idea as laughable, tweeting: "The new joke in town is that Russia leaked the disastrous DNC e-mails." Michael Buratowski, a cyber analyst with the firm...

  • DNC Chairwoman, Debbie Wasserman Schultz, D-Fla., greeted the Florida delegation at a breakfast, Monday, July 25, 2016, in Philadelphia, during the first day of the Democratic National Convention.

    Embattled Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz will no longer gavel open the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia.

  • Heat wave gripping regions across US

    The excessive heat warnings continue on Monday as parts of the country experience above normal temperatures.

  • Democratic Presumptive Nominee for President former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton speaks with her Democratic candidate for Vice President, U.S. Senator Tim Kaine (D-VA) during a campaign rally with voters at the Florida International University Panther Arena in Miami, Florida on July 23, 2016.

    As the DNC gets underway in Philadelphia, things are not going very well for Hillary Clinton, Politico's Ben White says.

  • Dems gather in Philly in wake of email scandal

    Admiral James Stavridis, former NATO commander, discusses cybersecurity issues ahead of the general election and after the email hack at the DNC. Also Stavridis shares his thoughts on Sen. Tim Kaine.

  • Bernie Sanders supporters protest in Philadelphia

    Thousands of demonstrators march in the city streets ahead of the Democratic Convention.

  • PHILADELPHIA— Aiming to quell supporters' fervor, Bernie Sanders tells Democrats:' Hillary Clinton must become the next president of the United States'.

  • WASHINGTON— Hillary Clinton and running mate Tim Kaine are closely aligned on many issues, but Kaine's cautious, left-leaning political profile in a closely contested state is blurred by his ties to energy industry interests and his personal qualms over abortion. The Virginia senator is regarded as a careful, earnest politician who has navigated the...

  • Democratic Presidential candidate Hillary Clinton and US Senator Tim Kaine, Democrat of Virginia, arrive for a campaign rally at Ernst Community Cultural Center in Annandale, Virginia, July 14, 2016.

    Hillary Clinton chose her running partner Friday evening.

  • District Judge Cynthia Rufe in Philadelphia after a federal jury in February found him guilty on charges of securities fraud and making a false statement. He was also ordered to pay $77,000 in restitution, which his lawyer, Robert Welsh, said will be considered satisfied once Sudfeld pays $91,747 plus interest to the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission in a...

  • July 22- The Democratic Party is poised to adopt a policy platform at its convention next week that would prohibit bankers from serving on the boards of the Federal Reserve's 12 regional headquarters and would aim to make the U.S. central bank more diverse. The platform was approved by the party's committee earlier this month and its delegates are expected to...

  • Senate President Steve Sweeney and Assembly Speaker Vincent Prieto, both Democrats, announced a deal Friday that also would phase out the estate tax and make other tax cuts. New Jersey's Senate president says he's confident a new proposal that boosts the state gas tax by 23 cents a gallon to fund transportation projects can get a veto-proof majority in both...

  • Police, state troopers and other security forces are seen outside the Quicken Loans Arena in Cleveland, Ohio, on July 20, 2016, on the third day of the Republican National Convention. Police arrested several people as clashes erupted when protesters tried to burn American flags.

    Predictions of unrest had Cleveland on high alert for the Republican Convention, but in the end security went relatively smoothly.

  • PHILADELPHIA— Facing hotel bills running into the thousands of dollars, some delegates to the Democratic National Convention are planning to do like college students on spring break and squeeze as many people into a room as they can. Nicole Lutkemuller, a Bernie Sanders delegate from Tahoma, California, said her two-bed room at the Marriott Hotel Philadelphia...

  • Annual increases in rent surpassed 9 percent in both the Seattle and Portland, Oregon areas, although it has moderated in markets such as San Francisco, where yearly price growth went from double-digit gains to 7.4 percent. Prices are rising above the national average in New York City and Los Angeles. But they've settled at less than 2 percent in Cincinnati and...

  • PHILADELPHIA _ Beneficial Mutual Bancorp Inc. on Friday reported second-quarter profit of $2.7 million. The bank, based in Philadelphia, said it had earnings of 4 cents per share. Keywords: Beneficial Mutual Bancorp, Earnings Report.

  • NEW YORK, July 22- U.S. independent refiners such as Valero Energy Corp and Phillips 66 look set to post another quarter of disappointing earnings, putting the industry on track for its worst year since the U.S. shale boom began in 2011.. High volumes of imports, combined with refiners switching to maximum gasoline output earlier than usual, resulted in...

  • NEW YORK— May 15, 1940: Roger Ailes born in Warren, Ohio. 1970 s: Produces television programs and plays including "The Hot l Baltimore," which opens off- Broadway in New York in 1973 and runs for three years. 1989-91: Manages the unsuccessful first campaign by Rudolph Giuliani for mayor of New York, and the unsuccessful campaign of Jim Courter for governor of New Jersey.