- AP-NORC poll: Americans want nomination system changed
DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Superdelegates. Closed-off primaries. Complicated caucuses.
- Documents show aggressive sales tactics at Trump University
SAN DIEGO (AP) — Trump University gave employees detailed instructions on how to entice people to enroll in its real estate seminars, from targeting people making at least $90,000 a year and choosing words of flattery that are most persuasive to picking music for the gatherings — The O'Jays' "For the Love of Money."
- NPR ombudsman has issues with funding by pro-Iran deal group
WASHINGTON (AP) — National Public Radio should consider avoiding grants such as one the Ploughshares Fund provided for coverage of the Iran nuclear agreement and related issues, the radio network's ombudsman said. The White House recently identified Ploughshares as a group that helped sell the multinational deal to a skeptical public.
- Veteran Clinton aide cites email server talks in testimony
WASHINGTON (AP) — A veteran aide to Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton said she discussed Clinton's private email server with a technical aide who helped set up and run the system, according to a court deposition released Tuesday by a conservative legal group.
- Big Trump checks to vets groups sent on day of media report
NEW YORK (AP) — More than a dozen big checks flowed out of New York last week, bound for veterans' charities from Donald Trump. On Tuesday, he announced he had made good on his promise of last January to give the groups millions of dollars from a highly publicized fundraiser.
- Clinton scores prized endorsement from Gov. Jerry Brown
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Hillary Clinton landed a coveted endorsement from California Gov. Jerry Brown Tuesday, patching up a strained relationship between the two Democrats as she seeks to deliver a final blow to Bernie Sanders' campaign.
- Intelligence briefings come with presidential nomination
WASHINGTON (AP) — After the political convention confetti is swept away, a more sobering tradition of the presidential election begins: The regular, top-secret intelligence briefings for Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton, the likely Democratic nominee.
- Capitol Hill Buzz: McConnell dishes on Obama, conservatives
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama is condescending. Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid veers from friendly in private to nasty before TV cameras. And one of Washington's leading conservatives backstabs fellow Republicans.
- NYC scrutinizing Trump campaign's use of Trump Tower atrium
NEW YORK (AP) — Donald Trump's frequent campaign events in Trump Tower are attracting scrutiny from New York City officials, who want to know whether he is abiding by rules requiring the building's atrium to be open to the public.
- Obama urges public to get ready for hurricane season
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama is urging the public to prepare for the coming hurricane season and warning against what he says is a growing "complacency" when it comes to dangerous weather.