Hillary Clinton announced Virginia Sen. Tim Kaine as her vice presidential running mate on Friday, and the Democratic ticket made their debut together at a Miami rally on Saturday.
(The New York Times)
In a 4-3 decision, the Virginia Supreme Court overruled Gov. Terry McAuliffe’s April executive order to restore voting rights to more than 200,000 former convicts.
A shooting at a nightclub in Fort Myers, Florida killed two and injured at least 17 people early Monday morning. The violence follows a little more than a month after a shooting at an Orlando nightclub that killed 49.
Debbie Wasserman Schultz announced her resignation as Democratic National Committee chairwoman following criticism over her involvement in leaked emails that showed the organization gave preference to Hillary Clinton over her primary opponent Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders. Wasserman Schultz’s departure comes just a day before the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia where Clinton will officially accept the party’s presidential nomination.
Philip Thompson, president of the Loudoun NAACP, said the county’s public schools’ new diversity training program for hiring managers is a “joke” and more needs to be done to rectify the lack of diversity among teaching staffs.