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Hillary most qualified to lead the US, says Obama

Philadelphia, July 28 : "There has never been a man or a woman, not me, not Bill (Clinton), more qualified to be president", declared US President Barack Obama while endorsing Hillary Clinton for the Democratic Party's presidential nomination on Wednesday night.

Making a surprise appearance at the ongoing Democratic National Convention here, Obama praised his one-time rival, Clinton, whom he defeated eight years ago, as the candidate who could accomplish all that needs yet to be done.

He proudly listed his achievements and said more was needed to be accomplished and Hillary Clinton was the leader to do it.

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Hillary Clinton nominated for US president

Washington, July 27 : Making history, Hillary Clinton on Tuesday secured the Democratic Party's U.S. presidential nomination for the US Presidential polls.

She has become the first woman to get the ticket for the polls from a major party in the country.

She will accept the nomination on Thursday.

Endorsing his wife, former US President Bill Clinton said: She is the best qualified person for this moment in history.

Remembering her,Clinton said: In the spring of 1971 I met a girl. The first time I saw her we were in a class on Political and Civil Rights.

I married my best friend. I was still in awe ofhow smart and strong and loving and caring she was, he said.

He said Hillary opened his eyes to a whole new world of public service.

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Bernie Sanders booed by supporters over support for Clinton

Philadelphia, July 26 : Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders was booed by his own delegates after calling on them to support presumptive presidential nominee Hillary Clinton on the opening day of a Democratic National Convention (DNC) here on Monday evening.

Sanders lamented his 2016 primary loss but insisted that "Hillary Clinton must become the next president of the US", NBC News reported.

"This election is about which candidate understands the real problems facing this country and has offered real solutions - not just bombast, fear-mongering, name-calling and divisiveness," Politico quoted Sanders as saying.

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Michelle Obama endorses Hillary Clinton at Democratic Convention

Philadelphia, July 26 : US First Lady Michelle Obama on Monday addressed the opening night of the Democratic National Convention (DNC) with a message of hope and unity for the party while endorsing presumptive nominee Hillary Clinton, saying she "trusts Hillary to lead the country".

"Hillary Clinton has never quit on anything in her life," Michelle Obama said at the Wells Fargo Centre in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania state's largest city.

"I want someone with proven strength ... someone who understands that the issues a president faces are not black and white and cannot be boiled down to 140 characters," ABC News quoted the First Lady as saying.

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Clinton, Kaine make debut as running mates in Miami

Washington, July 24 : Presumptive US Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton and Virginia Senator Tim Kaine spoke for the first time as running mates at a rally in Miami, Florida on Saturday, two days before the party's convention kicks off in Philadelphia.

Kaine is "everything Donald Trump and Mike Pence are not," Xinhua quoted Clinton as saying.

She formally introduced her low-key Spanish-fluent ally to the crowd at Florida International University, where the student body is more than half Hispanic.

"He is qualified to step into this job and lead on day one and he is a progressive who likes to get things down," said the former Secretary of State, with a grinning Kaine at her side.

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Hillary Clinton picks Tim Kaine as running mate

Washington, July 23 : U S Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton has picked Virginia Senator Tim Kaine as her choice for vice president and running mate, for the upcoming national elections.

"I'm thrilled to announce my running mate, @TimKaine, a man who's devoted his life to fighting for others," Clinton tweeted, reports the CNN.

She will introduce her new partner at a campaign rally Saturday in Miami. It's also a chance for Kaine, a fluent Spanish speaker, to introduce Clinton to Latino voters, who are a critical section of the electorate.

Earlier, Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump announced Indiana Governor Mike Pence as his vice-presidential pick.

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Hillary Clinton announces senator Tim Kaine as her vice presidential pick

Washington, July 23 : Presumptive Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton named Senator of Virginia Tim Kaine, a low-key Spanish-speaking ally, as her long-anticipated running mate on Friday.

Kaine, she believes, would bolster her chances to defeat Republican nominee Donald J. Trump in November.

Clinton's choice, which she announced via text message to supporters, came after her advisers spent months poring over potential vice-presidential candidates who could lift the Democratic ticket in an unpredictable race against Trump, New York Times reported.

Kaine, 58, a former governor of Virginia who sits on the Senate Foreign Relations Committee and speaks fluent Spanish, has the qualifications and background and the personal chemistry with her to make the ticket a success.

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Clinton selects Senator Tim Kaine as running mate

Washington, July 23 : Democratic Party's presumptive presidential nominee Hillary Clinton has chosen Virginia Senator Tim Kaine to be her running mate.

"I'm thrilled to announce my running mate, @TimKaine, a man who's devoted his life to fighting for others," Clinton tweeted on Friday night.

In response, Kaine, also a former chairman of the he Democratic National Committee (January 2009 - April 2011), tweeted, "Just got off the phone with Hillary. I'm honoured to be her running mate. Can't wait to hit the trail tomorrow in Miami!" CNN reported.

Clinton will introduce her new partner at a campaign rally on Saturday in Miami, Florida.

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Hillary Clinton leads Trump in four states: Poll

Washington, July 16 : Democratic Party's presumptive presidential nominee Hillary Clinton is leading Republican rival Donald Trump in four crucial swing states, a new poll has revealed. A swing state is a US state where the two major political parties have similar levels of support among voters, important in deciding the final result of a presidential election.

The NBC News/Wall Street Journal/Marist poll issued on Friday found Clinton with high single-digit leads in Colorado, Florida, North Carolina and Virginia, CNN reported.

Clinton leads Trump in Colorado 43 per cent to 35 per cent, the poll showed.

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Weapons of war have no place on America's streets: Clinton

Washington, July 13 : Presumptive Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton called on Tuesday for an end to racism and gun violence in the US during her first joint rally with primary rival Senator Bernie Sanders, D-Vt., in New Hampshire.
Just minutes after Sanders endorsed Clinton, the former secretary of state said trust and respect must be restored between police and communities to avoid more tragedies like the massacre in Dallas.

"Surely, we can agree that weapons of war have no place on the streets of America," the 68-year-old Clinton said, according to EFE news agency.

Clinton said she supported bias training and nationwide use-of-force guidelines for police officers to curb the "tragedy of black men and women and black children being killed in police incidents".

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Donald Trump slams Hillary Clinton for talking e-mail on Dallas shooting day

Washington: Donald Trump has slammed Hillary Clinton for talking about the e-mail controversy surrounding her US presidential bid when five police officers were killed in a shootout by at least one sniper in Dallas, saying she was answering "softball questions" on a day of national tragedy.

Hillary yesterday appeared on three American networks and answered questions related to her use of a private e-mail account as secretary of state during President Barack Obama's first term. And refuted the assertion by FBI director James Comey that she was "extremely careless" with classified information.

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FBI accused of 'double standard' over Clinton email probe

Washington, July 8 : US House Republicans accused the FBI of using a "double standard" to investigate Hillary Clinton's usage of several private e-mail servers for official business when she was secretary of state from 2009-2013.

House Oversight and Government Reform Committee Chairman Jason Chaffetz on Thursday said he believed that there was a legitimate concern of a double standard, with Clinton being treated differently by the US Department of Justice than regular citizens, EFE news reported.

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Clinton leads Trump by 30 points in California

Washington, July 8 : Presumptive Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton leads Republican rival Donald Trump by 30 points in California, according to a new poll released on Thursday.

The new Field Poll found that Clinton is currently leading Trump by 58 to 28 percent, The Hill daily reported.

When Libertarian nominee Gary Johnson is factored into the poll, Clinton topped Trump by 24 points, 50 to 26 per cent, with Johnson receiving 14 per cent.

The poll also found that she won the support of 16 per cent Republicans. Trump only got the backing of 5 per cent of Democrats.

Trump told Republican senators on Thursday during a private meeting on Capitol Hill that he would expand the map of battleground states but will not ignore safe Democratic states like California.

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U.S. State Department reopens Hillary Clinton email probe

Washington D.C., July 8 : The US State Department will restart its investigation into Hillary Clinton's handling of classified material as Secretary of State.

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FBI Director to testify before Congress the decision of 'no charges' against Hillary

Washington, July 7 : Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) Director James B. Comey has confirmed that he will testify before the U. S. Congress on Thursday, to explain his decision not to press criminal charges against Democratic presidential nominee and former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton in the private email investigation regarding her mishandling of classified emails.

Next week, Attorney General Loretta E. Lynch will be called to testify before the House Judiciary Committee.

A Senate panel has asked the FBI to give answers to pointed questions on Clinton's email faux pax, reports the New York Times.

Reacting to 'no-charges' against Clinton, her Republican presidential nominee rival Donald Trump tweeted "The system is rigged."

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