Report: Clinton Campaign Network Compromised
Third reported breach affecting Democratic groups this week

Hillary Clinton takes the stage to accept the nomination to be President at the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia on Thursday, July 28, 2016. (Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call)

A computer network used by Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton's campaign has been compromised, according to Reuters .  

The hack is the third in a series targeting the Democratic establishment. The Democratic National Committee and the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee were also targeted, reports earlier this week said.  

New Jersey Senator's Bribery Appeal Denied

Sen. Robert Menendez, D-NJ, arrives in the Capitol for a vote on Tuesday, April 29, 2014. (Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call)

A federal appeals court has denied a request by Sen. Robert Menendez to throw out bribery charges against him, ruling that his purported legislative acts are not protected by the Speech and Debate clause.

The New Jersey Democrat has been charged with accepting gifts from Florida-based eye doctor Salomon Melgen that included chartered flights to Paris and the Dominican Republic, which he allegedly did not disclose on Senate financial reports.

Hillary Clinton: The Star of Both Conventions
Democrats were more willing than Republicans to talk about their nominee

Hillary Clinton makes her entrance on the Wells Fargo Center stage in Philadelphia Thursday night. (Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call)

After reporting last week that speakers at the Republican National Convention chose to attack their opponent more than support their candidate, we quickly heard from some people who were sure the Democratic convention would be no different. 

Not quite.  

Despite Convention Jeers, Obama to Continue TPP
Trade issues continue to pit president against presidential ticket

Supporters of Sen. Bernie Sanders hold signs expressing opposition to a massive trade deal with Asian countries during the Democratic National Convention. (CQ Roll Call photo)

Despite public admonishment of his Asian trade deal by some Democrats at the party’s convention this week, President Barack Obama continues to keep pushing for its approval.  

“No,” Eric Schultz , principal deputy White House press secretary, responded flatly Friday when asked if the Democratic National Convention jeers had convinced Obama to drop his efforts to get floor votes on his Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) after the Nov. 8 elections.  

Rep. Grace Meng Elected DNC Vice Chairwoman
Second-term congresswoman replaces Rep. Tulsi Gabbard

Rep. Grace Meng, D-N.Y., speaks at the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia on Wednesday. (Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call)

New York Rep. Grace Meng has been selected as the Democratic National Committee’s vice-chairwoman.  

Meng was elected unanimously by the DNC’s members at their post-Democratic National Convention meeting, Politico reported .  

Anti-Clintonites Invade #ImWithHerNow
Haters have fun with updated rallying cry

The Twitterverse stormed right into an attempted addendum to Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton’s campaign speech, clouding the #ImWithHerNow trend with insults and ire.  

Appeals Court Halts North Carolina Voter ID Law
Panel says law was adopted with "discriminatory intent"

The North Carolina General Assembly adopted provisions in the state's voter ID law with "discriminatory intent," a federal appeals court found. (Al Drago/CQ Roll Call file photo)

North Carolina’s voter photo identification law can’t be enforced because the state General Assembly enacted provisions of the law with discriminatory intent, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 4th Circuit ruled Friday.  

The order also stops changes to North Carolina’s elections that curtailed early voting, same-day registration, out-of-precinct voting and preregistration.  

Khan DNC Speech Drives Spike in Voter Registration Searches
Inquiring minds Googled registration, third party candidates

Khizr Khan, father of Army Capt. Humayun Khan, who was killed in Iraq, delivered one of the most powerful speeches on the final night of the Democratic National Convention. (Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Trend watchers noticed a spike in online searches about voter registration even before Khizr Khan left the stage after his passionate rebuke of Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump during Thursday's last night of the Democratic National Convention.  

"Tonight we are honored to stand here as parents of Capt. Humayun Kahn and as patriotic American Muslims," the Pakistani immigrant said in a loving tribute to his son, an Army captain killed while serving in Iraq.  

Witnessing History, Through the Eyes of a 90-Year-Old Delegate
Felicia Kahn of New Orleans was among the most enthusiastic

Felicia Kahn, center, had a prime seat in the Louisiana delegation Thursday night at the Democratic National Convention. (Niels Lesniewski/CQ Roll Call)

PHILADELPHIA — Felicia Kahn was born less than a decade after women's suffrage was guaranteed by the 19th amendment.  

And Thursday night, the New Orleans resident had a prime seat in the lower bowl of Wells Fargo Arena as part of the Democrats' Louisiana delegation to witness Hillary Clinton becoming the first woman to accept a major party's nomination for president.  

Trump: Clinton Speech a 'Very Average Scream'
GOP nominee says rival's Thursday address came from a 'fantasy universe'

Donald Trump took issue with Hillary Clinton's assertion that he couldn't handle the rough and tumble of a political campaign. "Really, I just beat 16 people and am beating her!" he tweeted. (Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call)

Donald Trump broke out some of his greatest hits on Friday to attack Hillary Clinton's acceptance speech before the Democratic National Convention on Thursday.

DCCC Hacked in Series of Cyberattacks Against Democratic Groups
FBI investigating the targeting of House Democrats' campaign outfit

The disclosure of the computer network breach at the DCCC follows earlier reports of a similar cyberattack on the DNC. (Courtesy

The Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee confirmed Friday that its computer network had been “the target of a cybersecurity incident” and there appeared to be a link to the earlier Democratic National Committee hack.  

DCCC National Press Secretary Meredith Kelly said in a statement: “Upon discovering the issue, we immediately took action and engaged with CrowdStrike, a leading forensic investigator, to assist us in addressing this incident. The investigation is ongoing.”  

Did Bill Clinton Catch a Little Shut-Eye During Hillary's Speech?
It was pretty late

Virginia Sen. Tim Kaine glances over at former President Bill Clinton during Hillary Clinton's acceptance speech Thursday night. (Screen shot)

Bill Clinton tweeted last night that watching his daughter Chelsea introduce her mother at the Democratic National Convention was one of the greatest moments of his life. It seems that he came down from that emotional high pretty quickly.

While Hillary Clinton was giving her acceptance speech, video appears to show the former president falling asleep. Virginia Sen. Tim Kaine, Hillary Clinton's running mate, appears to glance over at the former president, whose eyes are closed, then looks off camera to his left before leaning forward as if to block the camera's view.

What's Next for Sanders Backers? Replace the Entire Congress!
Former campaign staffers have launched "Brand New Congress"

Some Sanders supporters are looking at congressional races. (Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call)

PHILADELPHIA -- The thousands gathered at the Democratic convention this week are focused on the upcoming presidential election. But a small cadre of Sen. Bernie Sanders' supporters are setting their sights on the 2018 midterm elections.  

Roughly 20 volunteers with the new group "Brand New Congress" are on the ground in Philadelphia for the convention. Their mission is to spread the word about their goal to replace most members of Congress in two years. That means Democrats, as well as Republicans.  

Ohio Senate Race: Who Has the Union Label?
Both Strickland and Portman claim union support

Former Ohio Gov. Ted Strickland said he is still beating Sen. Rob Portman in union backing in their Senate race. (Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call)

Former Ohio Democratic Gov. Ted Strickland said he still has strong union support even after two major unions in his state backed his Senate race opponent.  

The Ohio Fraternal Order of Police and the Ohio Conference of Teamsters this week both backed Strickland's Republican rival, incumbent Sen. Rob Portman.  

With 'Humility,' Clinton Accepts Democratic Nomination
She makes history as first woman to lead major party in U.S. presidential campaign

Hillary Clinton and running mate Tim Kaine acknowledge cheers from supporters in Philadelphia. (Photo by Bill Clark/CQ Roll Call)

Hillary Clinton’s historic address Thursday night shows she knows her general election battle with Donald Trump could be a photo finish.  

Just before 11 p.m. on Thursday, Clinton became the first woman in American history to accept a major political party’s presidential nomination.