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July 20

Trump, Vance hit the campaign trail for 1st time together

The rally is in Michigan, a critical 2024 battleground state.
July 20
Former President Donald Trump and vice-presidential nominee J.D. Vance attend their first campaign rally together at Van Andel Arena in Grand Rapids, Mich, July 20, 2024.
July 20

Biden continues to 'improve steadily' after testing positive for COVID-19: Doctor

The White House announced that Biden tested positive for COVID on Wednesday.
July 20
President Joe Biden and Maritza Rodriguez, Biden for President Latina adviser, greets patrons at Linda Michoacan Mexican Restaurant, during a stop in Las Vegas, on July 17, 2024.
July 20

Some DNC delegates push to remove Biden from top of ticket, oppose virtual roll call

They are trying to stop a vote to nominate Biden early.
July 20
President Joe Biden speaks at the 115th NAACP National Convention in Las Vegas, July 16, 2024.
July 20

Union support for Biden weakens amid calls for him to step aside

The softening of a staunch ally puts further pressure on Biden.
July 20
President Joe Biden speaks at the 115th NAACP National Convention in Las Vegas, July 16, 2024.
July 20

Immigration rhetoric and border policy in the 2024 election

ABC News' Gio Benitez breaks down key election issues, including immigration and border policy, with consultant Carmen Pelaez, and president of Latino partnership Alfonso Aquilar.
July 20
VIDEO: Immigration rhetoric and border policy in the 2024 election
July 20

Donald Trump returns to the campaign trail

Former President Donald Trump and VP pick JD Vance returns to the campaign trail in Michigan after Trump's assassination attempt.
July 20
VIDEO: Donald Trump returns to the campaign trail
July 20

These are the Democrats who have called for Joe Biden to step aside

Several congressional Democrats have expressed concern about Biden's viability.
July 20
President Joe Biden speaks on economics during the Vote To Live Prosperity Summit at the College of Southern Nevada in Las Vegas, NV, July 16, 2024.
July 20

Growing questions surround Biden's bid for re-election

More than three dozen Democrats have called for President Joe Biden to step down from 2024 election.
July 20
VIDEO: Growing questions surround Biden's bid for re-election
July 20

Rep. Sheila Jackson Lee of Texas dies at 74

The Democratic congresswoman announced she had pancreatic cancer in June.
July 20
WASHINGTON, DC - SEPTEMBER 23: Representative Sheila Jackson Lee attends the Congressional Black Caucus Foundation Annual Legislative Conference Phoenix Awards on September 23, 2023 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Jemal Countess/Getty Images for Congressional Black Caucus Foundation's Annual Legislative Conference)
July 20

The RNC was a raucous, charged party. It likely doesn't change the race: ANALYSIS

"It takes what are akin to earthquakes to change anything," one strategist said.
July 20
Balloons fall after former President Donald Trump accepted his party's nomination on the last day of the 2024 Republican National Convention, in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, July 18, 2024.
July 20

Wisconsin farmers want their voices heard in 2024 election

Wisconsin farmers say they're struggling to survive.
July 20
Only 1% of the population are farmers, and yet this small percentage is responsible for feeding the world.
July 20

JD Vance's wife Usha faces racist online backlash from far-right social media users

Usha Chilukuri Vance is the daughter of Indian immigrants.
July 20
Republican vice presidential candidate Sen. J.D. Vance and his wife Usha Chilukuri Vance during the Republican National Convention in Milwaukee, WI, July 17, 2024.
July 20

RNC calls for unity ring hollow for some in LGBTQ community

"I am running to be president for all of America," Trump said.
July 20
Republican presidential candidate former President Donald Trump stands on stage with his family, vice presidential candidate Sen. J.D. Vance and his wife Usha Chilukuri Vance, during the 2024 Republican National Convention, July 18, 2024, in Milwaukee.
July 20

How Biden's floating pier off Gaza wound up a 'disappointment'

The U.S. military warned the White House it was a complicated option.
July 20
A truck carries humanitarian aid across Trident Pier, a temporary pier to deliver aid, off the Gaza Strip, amid the ongoing conflict between Israel and Hamas, near the Gaza coast, June 25, 2024.
July 19

Biden, 'stuck at home with COVID,' dissects Trump's RNC speech

The president posted a 13-post thread on X Friday evening.
July 19
President Joe Biden speaks on economics during the Vote To Live Prosperity Summit at the College of Southern Nevada in Las Vegas, NV, July 16, 2024.
July 19

By the Numbers: US economy a main focus at the RNC

Republicans presented the U.S. economy as a “trainwreck,” but the numbers tell a very different story.
July 19
VIDEO: By the Numbers: US economy a main focus at the RNC
July 19

Dissecting the immigration chart Trump says saved his life

The chart displays inaccuracies and facts about immigration that lack context.
July 19
Former President and 2024 Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump speaks during the last day of the 2024 Republican National Convention, in Milwaukee, July 18, 2024.
July 19

Growing questions surround Biden's reelection bid

Vice President Kamala Harris spoke to major democratic donors as Democrats call on President Joe Biden to drop out of the 2024 presidential race.
July 19
VIDEO: Growing questions surround Biden's reelection bid
July 19

Trump says he had a 'very good phone call' with Zelenskyy

Zelenskyy reached out to Trump, the former president said.
July 19
President Donald Trump meets with Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy at the InterContinental Barclay New York hotel during the United Nations General Assembly in New York, Sept. 25, 2019.
July 19

Trump gives longest convention acceptance speech in history

Breaking his own record, Donald Trump delivered his 1 hour and 33-minute speech. Our panel reacts.
July 19
VIDEO: Trump gives longest convention acceptance speech in history
July 19

Biden says he’s returning to campaign trail as calls grow for him to step aside

He said he would continue to expose the "threat" from Donald Trump.
July 19
President Joe Biden walks toward Air Force One, at Harry Reid international airport in Las Vegas, on July 17, 2024.
July 19

DNC readies to move forward with virtual roll call Biden nomination despite concerns

It should be wrapped up by Aug. 7, before the Aug. 19 Democratic convention.
July 19
President Joe Biden walks down the steps of Air Force One at Dover Air Force Base in Delaware, July 17, 2024.
July 19

Trump says 'drill, baby, drill,' but the record for US oil production isn't his

Crude oil production in the U.S. averaged 12.9 million barrels per day in 2023.
July 19
Republican presidential nominee, former U.S. President Donald Trump speaks after officially accepting the Republican presidential nomination on stage during Republican National Convention, July 18, 2024, in Milwaukee.
July 19

RNC speakers target LGBTQ community in speeches

After the assassination attempt of former President Donald Trump, unity was supposed to be the theme of the Republican National Convention.
July 19
After the assassination attempt of former President Donald Trump, unity was supposed to be the theme of the Republican National Convention.
July 19

State of the race in the 2024 election

ABC News' Kyra Phillips breaks down the latest standings between President Joe Biden and Donald Trump with political contributor Ramesh Ponnuru and Democratic strategist Amanda Renteria.
July 19
VIDEO: State of the race in the 2024 election
July 19

Young voters weigh in on the 2024 election and if America is on the right track

538's Galen Druke spoke with three Gen Z voters in battleground Wisconsin.
July 19
Gen Z voters speak with 538 Politics podcast host Galen Druke in Milwaukee, Wisconsin.
July 19

Trump back on the campaign trail following RNC

The former president spoke for over 90 minutes at the convention Thursday night.
July 19
VIDEO: Trump back on the campaign trail following RNC
July 19

How Biden, Trump are fighting for Black and Hispanic voters

Amid the backdrop of the RNC, the two are vying for wavering voting blocs.
July 19
President Joe Biden and Former President Donald Trump
July 19

House Speaker Mike Johnson, Sen. Joe Manchin and Rep. Ro Khanna Sunday on 'This Week'

This is a listing for 'This Week' airing Sunday, July 21, 2024.
July 19
This Week with George Stephanopoulos
July 19

Biden pressured to drop out of race as Trump offers unity message at RNC

Republican strategist David Polyansky and former Senator Heidi Heitkamp break down Trump’s unification speech, and the concerns President Biden faces from Democrats.
July 19
VIDEO: Biden pressured to drop out of race as Trump offers unity message at RNC
July 19

Biden recovering from COVID-19 at Delaware home

President Joe Biden is recovering from COVID-19 at his home in Delaware, as he faces growing pressure from top Democrats to drop out of the race and make way for a new nominee.
July 19
VIDEO: Growing pressure from Democratic Party on Biden
July 19

Trump takes the stage on last night of RNC to accept nomination

Former President Trump took center stage for the last night of the Republican national convention to accept his party's nomination.
July 19
VIDEO: Recap of the RNC and the latest polling in the 2024 election
July 19

Trump, RNC speakers cite ‘divine intervention’ for shooting survival

The former president was among the speakers at the Republican National Convention to state that God had spared his life in Butler, Pennsylvania.
July 19
The former president was among the speakers at the Republican National Convention to state that God had spared his life in Butler, Pennsylvania.
July 19

2024 Republican National Convention: Final Night

The final night of the 2024 RNC features appearances from professional wrestler Hulk Hogan, UFC CEO Dana White and Republican candidate for president Donald Trump.
July 19
VIDEO: 2024 Republican National Convention: Final Night
July 19

Trump pitches unity but revives old grievances

"It was really two separate speeches in one," one strategist said.
July 19
Former President and 2024 Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump speaks during the last day of the 2024 Republican National Convention, in Milwaukee, July 18, 2024.
July 19

Donald Trump’s full speech at the RNC

The former president delivered the keynote speech during the final night of the Republican National Convention in Milwaukee.
July 19
VIDEO: Donald Trump’s full speech at the RNC
July 19

Fact-checking Donald Trump's RNC speech on immigration, the economy and more

Our teams analyzed his comments to separate fact from fiction.
July 19
Former President and 2024 Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump speaks during the last day of the 2024 Republican National Convention, in Milwaukee, July 18, 2024.
July 19

RNC Day 4 highlights: Trump accepts nomination, delivers speech on ‘unity’

On the final day of the Republican National Convention, former President Donald Trump delivered remarks with former first lady Melania Trump in attendance.
July 19
On the final day of the Republican National Convention, former President Donald Trump delivered remarks with former first lady Melania Trump in attendance.
July 19

Trump recounts assassination attempt during RNC speech, 'I'm not supposed to be here'

"I felt very safe because I had God on my side, I felt that," he said.
July 19
Former President Donald Trump accepts his party's nomination on the last day of the 2024 Republican National Convention, in Milwaukee, July 18, 2024.
July 19

Trump wraps up RNC speech with family on stage

"America's future will be bigger, better, bolder, brighter, happier, stronger, freer, greater and more united than ever before," the former president said.
July 19
VIDEO: Trump wraps up RNC speech with family on stage
July 19

Recapping Day 4 at the RNC

ABC News’ Jay O’Brien recaps the fourth and final day of the Republican National Convention, from Tucker Carlson and Hulk Hogan to Kid Rock and Donald Trump himself.
July 19
VIDEO: Recapping Day 4 at the RNC
July 19

Trump urges unity at final night of the RNC

Former Pres. Trump states "Ambition is our heritage, greatness is our birthright, but as long as our energy is spent fighting each other, our destiny will remain out of reach."
July 19
VIDEO: Trump urges unity at final night of the RNC
July 19

Trump credits chart with saving his life at rally shooting

The former president displayed a chart on undocumented migrants coming into the U.S. that he said he was discussing at the time of his assassination attempt during Saturday's rally.
July 19
VIDEO: Trump credits chart with saving his life at rally shooting
July 19

Trump touches on Iron Dome plan at RNC

The former president said he wants to build a "great Iron Dome" as part of his defense plan.
July 19
VIDEO: Trump touches on Iron Dome plan at RNC
July 18

Trump says 'no tax on tips' is part of his economic relief plan

The former president said a large group of people, including "waitresses and caddies and drivers," are being hurt.
July 18
VIDEO: Trump says 'no tax on tips' is part of his economic relief plan
July 18

Trump claims undocumented immigrants are taking jobs from Black, Latino population

Trump repeated his argument made during the presidential debate that undocumented immigrants were taking away jobs from Americans, particularly minority groups.
July 18
VIDEO: Trump repeats claim that undocumented immigrants are taking jobs from Black, Latino populations
July 18

Trump takes direct jab at Biden at RNC

The former president said the damage Joe Biden has done to the U.S. is "unthinkable."
July 18
VIDEO: Trump takes direct jab at Biden at RNC
July 18

Trump jokes to Wisconsin: 'I'm trying to buy your vote'

Donald Trump praised the RNC's host city and argued the convention helped Milwaukee's economy.
July 18
VIDEO: Trump jokes to Wisconsin: 'I'm trying to buy your vote'
July 18

Trump calls Vance his 'new friend' at RNC

The former president said he is thrilled to have Sen. JD Vance as his "new friend and partner fighting by my side."
July 18
VIDEO: Trump calls Vance his 'new friend' at RNC
July 18

Trump gushes over Hulk Hogan's RNC speech

The former praised Hulk Hogan for his speech at the Republican National Convention.
July 18
VIDEO: Trump gushes over Hulk Hogan's RNC speech
Republican vice presidential candidate Sen. J.D. Vance and his wife Usha Chilukuri Vance during the Republican National Convention in Milwaukee, WI, July 17, 2024.
Republican vice presidential candidate Sen. J.D. Vance and his wife Usha Chilukuri Vance during the Republican National Convention in Milwaukee, WI, July 17, 2024.
Jul 20
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