TIMELINE: US election calendar countdown

2016-07-24 08:02

Here is a timeline of the remaining key dates in the US election calendar.

Hacked emails show Democratic party disunity

2016-07-23 20:00

A cache of emails from Democratic party officials leaked before next week's Philadelphia convention detail the bitter split between the Democratic National Committee and Bernie Sanders.

Delegates: Clinton VP pick solid

2016-07-23 07:53

Delegates to the Democratic National Convention are giving mostly positive reviews to Hillary Clinton's choice for vice president, saying he will appeal to moderates.

'Lock her up,' shout Republicans denouncing Clinton

2016-07-20 06:53

Republican delegates savaged Hillary Clinton by breaking into angry chants of "lock her up" and "guilty" as New Jersey Governor Chris Christie laid out a criminal-style case against her.

Republican convention: Trump prepares, Clinton capitalises

2016-07-17 12:00

The Donald Trump-Mike Pence presidential ticket's debut at a weekend event may have seemed awkward at times. Hillary Clinton hopes to capitalise on that.

Fear Factor: Americans scared of presidential options

2016-07-14 21:27

More than half of the vast majority of Americans say they are afraid of at least one of the two major candidates - Hillary Clinton or Donald Trump - winning the White House.

I am the law and order candidate - Trump

2016-07-12 09:45

Donald Trump has proclaimed himself the "law and order candidate", emphasising increased threats to police and declaring only he can keep Americans safe in a nation reeling from gun violence.

In nod to Sanders, Clinton offers new health care proposals

2016-07-09 22:45

In another nod to primary rival Bernie Sanders, Hillary Clinton is proposing to increase federal money community health centres.

Key findings from FBI investigation into Clinton emails

2016-07-07 11:36

Attorney General Loretta Lynch says she has accepted the FBI's recommendation that the probe into Hillary Clinton's use of a private email server while serving as secretary of state be closed with no charges.

Obama says he is ready to 'pass the baton' to Clinton

2016-07-06 15:50

President Barack Obama says he is "ready to pass the baton" to Hillary Clinton and voters should make her the nation's first female commander in chief.


Clinton introduces VP Kaine

2016-07-23 22:08

Hillary Clinton has shown off her freshly picked running mate Tim Kaine and praised him as the antithesis of the Republican presidential ticket led by Donald Trump.

Clinton still hard to define before convention

2016-07-23 17:37

Americans first knew Hillary Clinton as a governor's wife and working mother, then as the nation's first lady and is ready to appear with her running mate.

Clinton looks to steal Trump thunder with VP pick

2016-07-22 19:05

Hillary Clinton has moved closer to introducing her running mate, snatching attention from newly crowned Republican nominee Donald Trump just hours after he closed out his convention with a fiery and foreboding turn at the podium.

Clinton condemns shooting of Baton Rouge officers

2016-07-19 05:35

Hillary Clinton has condemned the shooting of three police officers in Baton Rouge, saying "this madness has to stop".

Clinton airs thousands of positive ads

2016-07-16 07:08

Hillary Clinton has aired tens of thousands of ads since the general election campaign began but her opponent Donald Trump has chosen to remain silent.

Sanders finally endorses Clinton

2016-07-12 18:06

Bernie Sanders has offered a long-awaited endorsement of his Democratic rival Hillary Clinton, calling for unity just two weeks shy of the Democratic National Convention.

Fizzy drink maker's specials: Trump Tonic and Hillary Hooch

2016-07-11 22:54

A Connecticut soft drink company has released two specialty drinks named for candidates in this year's presidential election.

Obama dodges Clinton email question

2016-07-09 21:09

US President Barack Obama has ducked questions about an FBI investigation into Hillary Clinton's use of a private email account for sensitive government business.

In overture to Sanders, Clinton unveils college costs plan

2016-07-06 22:33

In a gesture to her former Democratic primary rival Bernie Sanders, Hillary Clinton is announcing new steps aimed at tackling the rising cost of college tuition and the burden of student loan debt.

Clinton campaign glad email matter resolved

2016-07-05 19:35

Hillary Clinton's presidential campaign says it is "pleased" over the FBI's decision not to recommend criminal charges over her handling of emails as secretary of state.

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