Dismayed by Donald Trump, Michael Bloomberg Will Endorse Hillary Clinton

The former mayor of New York City, who chose not to run for president this year, will back Mrs. Clinton in a speech at the Democratic convention.


Campaign 2016: 365 Days in 3 Minutes

A brief look back at the 2016 presidential campaigns leading up to this year’s party conventions.


Sparkling and Blighted, Convention Cities Spotlight Ignored Urban Issues

Cleveland and Philadelphia, with areas of gleaming renewal and others of crushing poverty, illustrate the plight of America’s cities, little discussed in the campaign.


Battle of the Network Stars: Trump vs. Clinton

The Republican and Democratic conventions will have an unusual job: rebooting two series we’ve been watching for decades.


Elizabeth Warren Is Invited to Speak on Democratic Convention’s First Night

The invitation from the Clinton campaign to speak earlier than vice-presidential picks normally do was taken by many as a sign that the senator would not be chosen.


A More Personal Hillary Clinton Tries to Erase a Trust Deficit

Mrs. Clinton has slowly owned up to the trustworthiness problem. But it will take more than acknowledgment to fix the issue.


Will Dominant Images of Conventions Be of Unity or Protest?

Cleveland and Philadelphia are preparing for the possibility that anger may spill into the streets during the Republican and Democratic conventions.