• Democratic vice presidential candidate Sen. Tim Kaine, D-Va., talks with friends as he arrives for breakfast at a diner in Richmond, Va., Tuesday, July 26, 2016. (AP Photo/Steve Helber)

    Clinton campaign seeks to make most of Kaine’s Spanish

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — When Virginia Sen. Tim Kaine and Hillary Clinton made their debut as the Democratic presidential ticket, he proudly declared, “Hillary and I are soul mates in this struggle.”

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  • In this July 1, 2016 file photo, a ruby star on the Kremlin's Nikolskaya Tower is reflected in a window glass of GUM department store in Red Square in Moscow, Russia. Experts who’ve followed the leak of Democratic National Committee documents say they believe the party’s claim that Moscow had a hand in the hack, lending weight to the extraordinary allegation that the Kremlin is trying to tamper with the U.S. presidential contest.  (AP Photo/Ivan Sekretarev, File)

    Cybersecurity experts see merit in claims of Russian hacking

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Russia may have been behind the leak of hacked Democratic National Committee documents, President Barack Obama said Tuesday in his first public comments on the breach.

  • Martinez: Democrats’ emails ‘attempt to stereotype’ Latinos

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — New Mexico Gov. Susana Martinez says leaked internal Democratic National Committee emails showed an “attempt to stereotype” Latino voters.

  • In this Feb. 4, 2016, file photo, Sen. Tim Kaine, D-Va., gives a 'thumbs-up' as he takes his seat at the head table for the National Prayer Breakfast in Washington. Kaine is one of several Democrats that Hillary Clinton is considering for her vice presidential running mate.  (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais, File)

    Kaine brings steady hand, confidence to Clinton ticket

    RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Nerdy? Sure. Boring? Never.

  • Sen. Tim Kaine, D-Va., listens to community leaders at a roundtable discussion on religious freedom with the regional interfaith community at All Dulles Area Muslim Society (ADAMS) Mosque in Sterling, Va., Thursday, July 21, 2016. (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta)

    Kaine liberal appeal muted by energy ties, abortion concerns

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Hillary Clinton and running mate Tim Kaine are closely aligned on many issues, but Kaine’s cautious, left-leaning political profile in a closely contested state is blurred by his ties to energy industry interests and his personal qualms over abortion.

  • Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton, center, speaks at the American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees 42nd International Convention at the Las Vegas Convention Center in Las Vegas, Tuesday, July 19, 2016. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)

    The Latest: Warren: ‘Probably not’ Clinton’s running mate

    CLEVELAND (AP) — The Latest on Campaign 2016 between the Republican and Democratic nominating conventions (all times local):

  • In this July 14, 2016, file photo, Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton, accompanied by Sen. Tim Kaine, D-Va., speaks at a rally at Northern Virginia Community College in Annandale, Va. Clinton has chosen Kaine to be her running mate (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)

    Trump’s closer is over, Clinton set to snag attention

    TAMPA, Florida (AP) — Hillary Clinton named Virginia Sen. Tim Kaine as her vice presidential running mate Friday, adding a centrist former governor of a crucial battleground state to the Democratic ticket.

  • Supporters watch Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump speak on a outdoor screen in downtown on Thursday, July 21, 2016, in Cleveland, during the final day of the Republican convention. (AP Photo/John Minchillo)

    GOP convention ends quietly with few arrests after protests

    CLEVELAND (AP) — Tensions gave way to relief in Cleveland as the Republican convention concluded quietly with two dozen arrests over four days thanks to a massive police presence and protesters’ own concerns for their safety.

  • Protesters argue in Public Square on Thursday, July 21, 2016, in Cleveland, during the final day of the Republican convention. (AP Photo/John Minchillo)

    Protests simmer, then fizzle on convention’s last day

    CLEVELAND (AP) — Hundreds of demonstrators for and against Donald Trump gathered in Cleveland’s Public Square late Thursday but slowly — and peacefully — scattered ahead of Trump’s prime-time acceptance speech on the last night of the Republican convention.

  • Cleveland Police Chief, Calvin Williams, left, talks with protesters on Wednesday, July 20, 2016, in Cleveland, during the third day of the Republican convention. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)

    Cleveland police chief hits the streets to keep the peace

    CLEVELAND (AP) — Cleveland Police Chief Calvin Williams has never been far from the action during the Republican convention, taking charge when a flag-burning turned into a melee, wading into the crowd when demonstrators nearly came to blows and joining bicycle officers on patrol.