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Stories with subject: Political conventions
  • updated storyCA convention is a homecoming of sorts for Carly Fiorina 
    Updated: May-01-16 8:09 am

    BURLINGAME, California - When Carly Fiorina spoke at the California Republican Party convention at a hotel outside San Francisco airport, it was a brief homecoming of sorts for the newly minted vice presidential candidate.

  • Trump backers yell foul over loss at Arizona GOP convention 
    Updated: May-01-16 5:46 am

    PHOENIX - Texas Sen. Ted Cruz pulled out a strategic victory at the Arizona Republican Party convention, nailing down a large majority of delegates to the national convention amid cheating accusations from backers of businessman Donald Trump.

  • The Latest: Trump backers yell foul over Arizona party loss story has photos
    Updated: Apr-30-16 9:02 pm

    MESA, Arizona - The Latest on the Arizona Republican Party convention (all times local):

  • North Carolina Republican Party chairman removed from post 
    Updated: Apr-30-16 8:14 pm

    RALEIGH, North Carolina - The North Carolina Republican Party's first black state chairman was removed from his post Saturday, the climax of months of conflict with other party leaders who recently reprimanded him after deciding he exceeded his authority and tried to crash a GOP website.

  • Cruz wins majority of delegates at Virginia convention 
    Updated: Apr-30-16 7:56 pm

    HARRISONBURG, Virginia - Supporters of U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz prevailed over backers of front-runner Donald Trump in a fight Saturday over delegates to the national Republican party convention, delegates that could help decide who becomes the GOP presidential nominee.

  • Many Missouri Trump delegates aren't his supporters 
    Updated: Apr-30-16 7:21 pm

    BALLWIN, Missouri - Donald Trump earned 37 of Missouri's 52 delegates to the Republican National Convention when he won the March 15 primary, but as the state party began selecting delegates on Saturday, the New York businessman can't count on that level of support unless he clinches a first-ballot nomination.

  • The Latest: Former congressman Hayes back as party chairman 
    Updated: Apr-30-16 7:10 pm

    RALEIGH, North Carolina - The Latest on North Carolina Republican Party activists meeting Saturday to consider a petition to remove the state party's chairman (all times local):

  • Massachusetts Republicans elect 27 delegates for convention 
    Updated: Apr-30-16 6:58 pm

    BOSTON - Massachusetts Republicans on Saturday selected 27 of the state's 42 delegates to the GOP National Convention, where rivals of presidential candidate Donald Trump hope he will fail to get the required number of delegate-votes needed to win the nomination.

  • Arkansas Republicans select 12 delegates to GOP convention 
    Updated: Apr-30-16 6:49 pm

    LITTLE ROCK, Arkansas - Arkansas Republicans have met in each of the state's four congressional districts to select 12 delegates to the GOP National Convention in July.

  • The Latest: Massachusetts Republicans elect 27 delegates 
    Updated: Apr-30-16 6:12 pm

    BOSTON - The Latest on Massachusetts Republicans selecting delegates at nine caucuses (all times local):

  • The Latest: Many Missouri Trump delegates aren't supporters 
    Updated: Apr-30-16 5:42 pm

    BALLWIN, Missouri - The Latest on Missouri's congressional district Republican conventions (all times local):

  • Delaware Republicans pick delegates to national convention 
    Updated: Apr-30-16 3:00 pm

    DEWEY BEACH, Delaware - Delaware Republicans on Saturday overwhelmingly approved the state party's slate of delegates to the Republican National Convention in Cleveland, where they are obligated to support billionaire businessman and Delaware primary winner Donald Trump on the first ballot.

  • Protests in Germany overshadow anti-Islam party's convention 
    Updated: Apr-30-16 12:03 pm

    BERLIN - A national convention by a populist German party was overshadowed Saturday by clashes between leftists and police, who temporarily detained more than 400 demonstrators in the southern city of Stuttgart.

  • Texas' 155 delegates could all go to Cruz at GOP convention 
    Updated: Apr-30-16 9:05 am

    AUSTIN, Texas - If Ted Cruz can prevail in Indiana and keep alive his slim hope of denying Donald Trump enough delegates to secure the Republican presidential nomination outright, Texas' full slate of delegates will be poised to help him become the party's White House contender.

  • The Latest: Kasich calls for balance on gay rights, religion story has photos
    Updated: Apr-29-16 7:40 pm

    BURLINGAME, California - The Latest on the California Republican Party's convention, a stage for the GOP presidential candidates (all times local):

  • Maryland governor says he still won't support Trump 
    Updated: Apr-29-16 5:27 pm

    ANNAPOLIS, Maryland - Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan said Friday that he still won't support Donald Trump's campaign for the White House, despite the Republican's sweeping victory in the state's primary this week when he won all of the state's 38 delegates.

  • Ohio Republicans meeting for reorganization, convention 
    Updated: Apr-29-16 12:20 am

    COLUMBUS, Ohio - Ohio Republicans are gathering in the Columbus area for a state party organizational session and a meeting of their delegation to this summer's national convention in Cleveland.

  • Kasich, Cruz to get some delegates despite Trump landslide 
    Updated: Apr-28-16 10:29 pm

    PROVIDENCE, Rhode Island - Rhode Island gave GOP presidential candidate Donald Trump his biggest majority of any state primary this year, but it's awarding a consolation prize that's a significant gain for Ohio Gov. John Kasich.

  • The Latest: Rhode Island GOP holds off finalizing delegates 
    Updated: Apr-28-16 10:12 pm

    PROVIDENCE, Rhode Island - The Latest on Rhode Island's GOP delegate selection (all times local):

  • California Democrats will meet to choose national delegates 
    Updated: Apr-28-16 8:43 pm

    SACRAMENTO, California - While much of the political attention is focused on the California GOP convention this weekend, Democrats are holding meetings around the state to select delegates to the national convention in Philadelphia.

  • Significant premium hikes expected under Obama health law story has photos
    Updated: Apr-28-16 12:37 pm

    WASHINGTON - Insurers will seek significant premium hikes under President Barack Obama's health care law this summer - stiff medicine for consumers and voters ahead of the national political conventions.

  • Ted Cruz taps Carly Fiorina to serve as running mate story has photos
    Updated: Apr-27-16 5:28 pm

    INDIANAPOLIS - In need of momentum after a five-state shutout, Republican presidential candidate Ted Cruz on Wednesday tapped former technology executive Carly Fiorina - a woman he said has repeatedly "shattered glass ceilings" - to serve as his running mate.

  • Amid outside pressure, N. Korea sets date for key convention story has photos
    Updated: Apr-27-16 6:12 am

    SEOUL, South Korea - Facing mounting international pressure over its nuclear and missile ambitions, North Korea has set a date for its biggest political convention in decades next week that is expected to bolster young dictator Kim Jong Un's grip on power.

  • Trump routs rivals in Northeast; Clinton carries 4 states story has photosstory has video
    Updated: Apr-27-16 12:43 am

    PHILADELPHIA - In a front-runner's rout, Republican Donald Trump roared to victory Tuesday in five contests across the Northeast and confidently declared himself the GOP's "presumptive nominee." Hillary Clinton was dominant in four Democratic races and now is 90 percent of the way to the number she needs to claim her own nomination.

  • Age gap shows in Clinton win helped by older voters 
    Updated: Apr-27-16 12:28 am

    HARTFORD, Connecticut - Democrat Hillary Clinton got a winning boost Tuesday from older voters who turned out in larger numbers than the younger voting bloc that swamped rival Bernie Sanders with support in Connecticut's presidential primary, exit polls showed.