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.


Democrats, Looking Past Obama, Are a Party Without a Cause

Without the president’s unifying presence, or the singular focus on health care, Democrats are searching for a next great project they can agree on. Infrastructure?


Indiana Hometown Molded Mike Pence Even as It Began to Change

Many of Mr. Pence’s deeply conservative views hark back to the tranquil, insular Columbus, Ind., of decades ago, a place that is vastly different today.


As Pick for No. 2, Tim Kaine Sees Gifts Come Under Scrutiny

The gifts he received during his time in the Virginia Statehouse are certain to be cited by Republicans as a sign that Mr. Kaine is not as clean as he … Continue Reading →


This Land: Migrants and Smugglers Won’t Be Stopped by Donald Trump’s Wall, Ranchers Say

Ranchers near the Mexican border see smugglers and sometimes find bodies, but they favor a different approach to illegal immigration from Donald J. Trump’s wall.


Debut of the Clinton-Kaine Ticket

On Saturday, Hillary Clinton and Senator Tim Kaine of Virginia made their debut as a presidential ticket, offering a first glimpse of the team that will take on Donald J. … Continue Reading →


On Death Penalty Cases, Tim Kaine Revealed Inner Conflict

Hillary Clinton’s running mate fervently opposed capital punishment, but carried it out 11 times as governor of Virginia, while granting clemency only once.


Hillary Clinton and Tim Kaine to Debut Ticket in Battleground of Florida

A noon rally is set for Florida International University in Miami, in a state where Mrs. Clinton hopes to woo Hispanic voters with the help of Mr. Kaine, who speaks … Continue Reading →


Hillary Clinton and Tim Kaine Debut Ticket in Battleground of Florida

Mrs. Clinton appeared with Mr. Kaine in Miami, who peppered his remarks with Spanish in a bid to woo Hispanic voters in the swing state of Florida.


Emails Suggest Democratic Officials Derided Bernie Sanders’s Campaign

Some of the nearly 20,000 messages, made public through WikiLeaks, show officials at the Democratic National Committee thought little of Mr. Sanders’ chances of becoming president.


Released Emails Suggest the D.N.C. Derided the Sanders Campaign

Some of the nearly 20,000 messages, made public through WikiLeaks, show officials at the Democratic National Committee thought little of Mr. Sanders’ chances of becoming president.


Donald Trump’s Journey: From Crashing a Party to Controlling Its Future

It is hard to imagine the Republican Party returning anytime soon to being the party of free trade, democracy building and at least modest immigration reform.


News Analysis: With Pick, Hillary Clinton Signals She’s Looking Past Inauguration Day

The Virginia politician’s value is almost entirely about governing — it’s less about his ballot box impact than about what he’ll bring to the White House.


Donald Trump Basks in Convention ‘Love’ (but Has None for Ted Cruz)

After bragging that he had unified Republicans in one of the most “love-filled” conventions in history, the nominee went on an extended diatribe against his primary rival.


Tim Kaine Picked as Clinton Running Mate

Hillary Clinton announced Friday that Senator Tim Kaine of Virginia would be her vice-presidential choice.


Man in the News: Tim Kaine: A Self-Effacing Senator in a Sharp-Elbows Era

Mr. Kaine, Hillary Clinton’s running mate, a senator and former governor of Virginia, is known for his calm temperament, willingness to build bridges and Catholic faith.


The 2016 Race: If Tim Kaine Can Help Clinton in Virginia Even a Bit, It’s a Big Deal

Hillary Clinton might not need Mr. Kaine to secure Virginia, but it’s a crucial state, and he can only help.


Who Is Tim Kaine? Virginia Senator Is Hillary Clinton’s Running Mate

Mr. Kaine is a senator and former governor from Virginia, a crucial swing state, but his credentials as a moderate might not satisfy the Democratic Party’s base.


How Tim Kaine and Hillary Clinton Compare on the Issues

The Democrats agree on many issues, including proposals for the criminal justice system and foreign policy agreements, but may not be equally keen on trade deals.


Hillary Clinton Selects Tim Kaine, a Popular Senator From a Swing State, as Running Mate

Mr. Kaine, a former governor of Virginia who is now on the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, speaks fluent Spanish and has a strong friendship with Mrs. Clinton.


Smirk or Smile? The New York Tabloids Disagree About Trump

The New York Post and The Daily News covered Trump’s nomination speech in their own inimitable — and opposing — ways.


News Analysis: For Trump, an America That Is Not a Nation of Nations

In his convention speech on Thursday, the presidential candidate took a negative tone on immigrants, avoiding even a boilerplate mention of their positive contributions.


His Tone Dark, Donald Trump Takes G.O.P. Mantle

Donald J. Trump accepted the Republican presidential nomination with an unusually vehement appeal to Americans who feel that their country is spiraling out of control.


It’s Donald Trump’s Republican Party Now

It is hard to imagine the party returning anytime soon to being the party of free trade, democracy building and at least modest immigration reform.


Fact-Checking the Truth That Donald Trump Promised

Many facts in Mr. Trump’s acceptance speech appear to be true, though he sometimes failed to offer the entire story or provide all of the context.


Donald Trump Basks in Convention ‘Love’ (and Rips Ted Cruz)

After bragging that he had unified Republicans in one of the most “love-filled” conventions in history, the nominee went on an extended diatribe against his primary rival.


G.O.P. Convention Day 4 Takeaways: It’s Donald Trump’s Party

Mr. Trump completed his unlikely rise to Republican standard-bearer, capping a convention that rarely veered from his theme of restoring American dominance.


Trump’s Speech Casts U.S. in Dark Light

Donald J. Trump accepted the Republican presidential nomination with an emphatic appeal to Americans who feel that their country is spiraling out of control.


News Analysis: Escape His Caricature? Donald Trump Passes Up the Chance

To an electorate that remains anxious about his demeanor, his honesty and his character, Mr. Trump offered no acknowledgment, no rebuttal, no explanation.


Tim Kaine Seems Likely for Hillary Clinton’s No. 2, but Liberals Balk

Mrs. Clinton’s campaign has kept a tight lid on its search for a vice-presidential candidate but was expected to make her choice known on Friday afternoon.


Donald Trump Promised the Truth. We Checked the Facts.

Many facts in Mr. Trump’s acceptance speech appear to be true, though he sometimes failed to offer the entire story or provide all of the context.


Introducing Her Father, Ivanka Trump is Character Witness

The speech was a sharp departure in tone from some of the earlier presentations at the convention, including chants of “lock her up!” about Hillary Clinton.


Republican Convention Night 4: What You Missed

The final night of the Republican National Convention was Donald J. Trump’s night.


Donald Trump Vows Action Against Threats

The Republican candidate for president, preparing to accept the nomination, promised aggressive action to protect Americans.


Republican Convention Night 4: What You’ve Missed So Far

The final night of the Republican National Convention is Donald J. Trump’s night


Contributing Op-Ed Writer: The Apotheosis of Donald J. Trump

Who said it couldn’t happen here? Rising to the top of the Republican ticket, Trump has activated forces on the political right that cannot be deactivated.


In Speech Draft, Donald Trump Offers Himself as Champion of the ‘Forgotten’

Mr. Trump planned to use his acceptance speech to attack politicians for failing to stand up for blue-collar Americans, though it was unclear if the draft obtained by The Times … Continue Reading →


Tim Kaine May Not Be Liberals’ First Choice as Hillary Clinton’s No. 2

Mrs. Clinton’s campaign has kept a tight lid on its search for a vice-presidential candidate and is trying to be agile in deciding when to make the announcement.


Notebook: Ted Cruz Might Be the Only Republican Who Understands Donald Trump

On the pro-wrestler logic of last night’s speech.


Donald Trump’s Remarks Rattle NATO Allies and Stoke Debate on Cost Sharing

The candidate’s contention that he might not defend allies that do not pay enough of the costs raised alarms across a continent unsettled by Russia and rising populism.