The Latest on the Democratic National Convention and 2016 presidential campaign. (all times EDT):
Hillary Clinton is questioning whether Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump has the temperament to be commander in chief.
She says Trump “can’t even handle the rough-and-tumble of a presidential campaign.”
Clinton says Trump loses his cool at the “slightest provocation” – when he’s gotten tough questions from reporters, when he’s challenged in a debate or when he sees a protester at a rally.
Here’s her take: “A man you can bait with a tweet is not a man we can trust with nuclear weapons.”
Hillary Clinton says the U.S. needs a leader who’ll work with allies to keep America safe.
Clinton says the presidential election presents a stark choice on national security, with the U.S. facing what she says are “determined enemies that must be defeated.”
She says people want “steady leadership.”
Clinton says she’s proud of the Iran nuclear and global climate agreements – and says both must be enforced now.
Neither deal happened while she was in government.
Clinton says she’ll stand by NATO allies against any Russian threats.
And she’s pledging to defeat the Islamic States group with airstrikes and support for local ground forces, while authorizing a “surge” in intelligence to prevent terrorist attacks.
Clinton says: “We will prevail.”
Hillary Clinton is assailing Donald Trump‘s record as a businessman.
She points to Atlantic City, New Jersey – about 60 miles from Philadelphia, site of the Democratic convention. She says there are contractors and small businesses that lost everything because Trump refused to pay his bills for work they did in his casinos.
Clinton says Trump talks a “big game” about putting America first. But Trump’s clothing line is made overseas, not in the United States. The same goes for other Trump products, such as furniture and picture frames, Clinton says.
“Donald Trump says he wants to make America great again,” she says. “Well, he could start by actually making things in America again,” she says.
Hillary Clinton is checking off one policy difference after another with Republican rival Donald Trump.
She’s promising to appoint Supreme Court justices “who will get money out of politics” and expand voting rights, “not restrict them.”
Clinton is calling for a constitutional amendment to overturn the high court’s 2010 Citizens United ruling that’s especially unpopular among Democrats.
The Democratic nominee says she’ll fight to overhaul the immigration system.
She’s voicing support for raising the minimum wage, expanding health insurance and ensuring women are paid the same as men.
Clinton is talking about issues on which she’s moved closer to primary rival Bernie Sanders. They include support for companies sharing more profits with workers and opposition to what she calls “unfair trade deals.”
Hillary Clinton says Donald Trump didn’t offer any solutions to problems when he gave his nominating speech last week.
The Democratic nominee is citing several goals for the first 100 days of a Clinton administration.
Topping her list is bipartisan support to pass what she says will be the biggest investment in new, good-paying jobs since World War II.
Jobs in manufacturing, clean energy, technology and innovation, small business, and infrastructure.
Clinton says she’ll work with primary rival Bernie Sanders to make college tuition-free for the middle class and debt-free for all. She also promises to “liberate” millions of people already with student debt.
Hillary Clinton says her presidential nomination is a milestone on America’s “march toward a more perfect union.”
Clinton is the first woman nominee of a major party. She tells the Democratic convention that the achievement is special “for grandmothers and little girls and everyone in between.”
But she says the nation must keep going until all 161 million women and girls in the country have the opportunities they deserve.
Clinton says: “When there are no ceilings, the sky’s the limit.”
She says she’s happy for boys and men, too, because when a barrier fall, it clears the way for all.
Hillary Clinton says her mother – who was abandoned by her parents as a young girl – taught her an important life lesson.
Clinton says Dorothy Rodham told her: “No one gets through life alone.”
Clinton mentioned her late mother several times in her nomination speech at the Democratic National Convention.
She says her mom was saved by the kindness of others, including a first-grade teacher who brought extra food to share with the little schoolgirl.
She says her mother, who ended up on her own at age 14 and worked as a maid, told her daughter that people have to look out for one another and “lift each other up.”
Republished with permission of the Associated Press.