The Republican Convention did one thing very well: set a very low bar for the Democrats to clear in order to convince America that they are the adults in this race.
Describing Donald Trump as a "fighter" and a leader in women's rights, Ivanka Trump introduces her father on Thursday night at the Republican National Convention in Cleveland.
Peter Thiel, co-founder of PayPal and an openly gay man, spoke at the Republican National Convention in Cleveland Thursday, supporting Donald Trump as his pick for the next president of the United States. Thiel described the bathroom debates as a 'distraction from our real problems.'
Republican delegates descended on Cleveland to hear speeches, cast votes and... dance. From Bruce Springsteen to Johnny Cash, a live band covers all the GOP favorites, and the Quicken Loans Arena floor turns in to one big GOP dance floor.
In his speech Wednesday night at the GOP Convention, Ted Cruz refused to endorse Donald Trump, instead saying “vote your conscience” which drew loud boos from inside Quicken Loans Arena.
A group attempted to burn an American flag on Prospect Avenue near the security entrance of Cleveland's Quicken Loans arena. Police swarmed the area and made arrests outside the RNC venue.
The transition from a strong supporter of Sen. Marco Rubio to a delegate representing Donald Trump at the Republican National Convention was not quick or seamless for Jessica Fernandez. And yet the 30-year-old latina delegate for Florida’s Miami-Dade county cast her vote Tuesday night to nominate the New York businessman as her beloved party’s nominee for president.
Visitors at the Hollywood Walk of Fame in California noticed a wall, complete with little U.S. flags, barbed wire and "Keep Out" signs, constructed around presidential candidate Donald Trump's star. A man dressed as Edward Scissorhands appears to have removed the border around the star after it got so much attention. Reports indicate that street artist Plastic Jesus was responsible for the display, which references Trump's remarks about building a wall between the United States and Mexico.
Protesters took a stand against Donald Trump's plan to build a wall between the United States and Mexico by forming their own wall in downtown Cleveland during the Republican National Convention. They wore canvas sheets and stood side by side in Cleveland's Public Square, which is just blocks away from the RNC. Some people held banners saying, "Wall Off Trump." A Donald Trump supporter stepped up and spoke out against the protesters.
McClatchy politics editor Steve Thomma, GOP strategist Kevin Madden, State political correspondent Jamie Self and Charlotte Observer political correspondent Jim Morrill discuss what Donald Trump needs to do in his Thursday acceptance speech in order to energize the delegates and electorate.
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