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AP Top Political News at 1:56 p.m. EDT

Clinton to nation: It's a 'moment of reckoning'
PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- Hillary Clinton capped a four-day convention celebration with a plea for national unity and tolerance. Now, one of the most divisive and distrusted figures in American politics must convince voters that she, rather than Republican rival Donald Trump, can bring a deeply divided nation together....

The Latest: Dems Clinton, Kaine start bus tour in OH, PA
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Latest on the 2016 presidential race after the Democratic and Republican nominating conventions (all times EDT):...

Computers hacked at Democrats' House campaign committee
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The computers of the House Democratic campaign committee have been hacked, an intrusion that investigators say resembles the recent cyber breach of the Democratic National Committee for which the Russian government is the leading suspect....

AP FACT CHECK: Misfires in Hillary Clinton's speech
WASHINGTON (AP) -- In her speech accepting the Democratic nomination, Hillary Clinton wrongly implied Donald Trump has proposed banning Islam in America and sketched out a plan for defeating Islamic State militants that merely mirrors what the U.S. is already trying to do....

Appeals court won't toss charges against US Sen. Menendez
PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- A federal appeals court on Friday refused to toss a corruption case against U.S. Sen. Bob Menendez of New Jersey, casting aside his argument that charges he accepted gifts in exchange for political influence should be thrown out because of a constitutional clause protecting sitting lawmakers....

Pelosi tracks the mega-donors to political campaigns
NEW YORK (AP) -- As she sat overlooking a hotel lobby in Philadelphia during the Democratic National Convention this week, Alexandra Pelosi said she spied three of the wealthy men featured in her HBO documentary, "Meet the Donors: Does Money Talk?"...

AP EXPLAINS: Conventions depict contrasting views of America
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Democratic and Republican party conventions have starkly framed the core question facing voters in November: Is America broken?...

Trump transition tests outsider's governing ability
WASHINGTON (AP) -- His status as a presidential nominee barely a week old, Donald Trump is already tasked with assembling a complex transition team capable of hiring thousands of high-level government officials and crafting a detailed policy agenda should he win the presidency....

Clues in DNC hacking point to Russia, despite Trump claims
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump said is reasserting that whoever hacked the Democratic National Committee and stole years of internal emails remains a mystery. But private security experts - although not yet any U.S. government agencies - say they found persuasive clues that point to hacking groups whose previous targets track closely with the strategic interests of Russia's government, especially its civilian and military intelligence and security agencies....

Takeaways: Clinton's big moment wraps up convention
PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- It was a moment America had never seen: a woman accepting a major party's nomination for president....