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Libertarian Candidate Gary Johnson Says Endorsement From Romney Could Be Coming

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — A third-party candidate for president said he could be getting support from a former presidential candidate.

On Thursday, Libertarian presidential candidate Gary Johnson told CNN’s Wolf Blitzer that 2012 Republican nominee Mitt Romney was considering endorsing him for president. 532 more words


Chelsea Clinton: My Mother 'Never, Ever Gives Up'

PHILADELPHIA (CBSNewYork) — Chelsea Clinton described her presidential nominee mother Thursday night as a woman of passion, strength, empathy and love who “never forgets what she’s fighting for,” and “never, ever gives up.” 523 more words


Kareem Abdul-Jabbar Introduces Himself As Michael Jordan At DNC Because 'Trump Couldn't Tell The Difference'

PHILADELPHIA (CBSNewYork/AP) — Basketball legend Kareem Abdul-Jabbar had a slam-dunk of a joke at the Democratic National Convention on Thursday night.

“I’m Michael Jordan and I’m here with Hillary. 361 more words


Activist Sarah McBride Becomes First Openly Transgender Person To Address National Convention

PHILADELPHIA (CBSNewYork) — Activist Sarah McBride became the first openly transgender person to speak at a national political convention Thursday.

“It’s about time,” U.S. Rep. Sean Patrick Maloney, D-N.Y., said as he introduced McBride — national press secretary for the Human Rights Campaign — at the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia. 340 more words


Clinton: 'We Will Rise To The Challenge'

PHILADELPHIA (CBSNewYork/AP) — Hillary Clinton told a nationally televised audience during her historic speech at the Democratic National Convention that “America is once again at a moment of reckoning.” 2,126 more words


Cuomo: 'Soul Of America' At Stake

PHILADELPHIA (CBSNewYork) — Seeking to echo his father’s keynote address at the 1984 Democratic National Convention, Gov. Andrew Cuomo said the “soul of America” is at stake this presidential election. 407 more words