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Social media's inescapable presence at the RNC

The GOP confab in Cleveland witnessed Facebook and Twitter playing a bigger role than ever before.

By July 21, 2016

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Election 2016

It's election year, when candidates hit the campaign trail and craft sound bites they hope will win votes while attacking the opposition. More than ever, 2016 will be the year the politicians, pundits, pollsters and people turn to Facebook, Twitter and other social media to deliver their messages. CNET News' reporters will be there to help you cut through the noise and figure out what they're really talking about.

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The Road to Philly: DNC delegates turn to crowdfunding

Like their candidates, delegates to the convention are turning to the internet and social media to help raise money.

By July 24, 2016

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Twitter dazzled, dismayed by Bill Clinton's star turn at DNC

With his speech at the Democratic National Convention, the former president shows that he still knows how to rock a lectern. The Twitterati weigh in.

By July 26, 2016

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Clinton camp accuses Russians of releasing DNC emails to help Trump

Clinton campaign says Russian hackers are to blame for WikiLeaks release of emails showing the Democratic National Committee favored Clinton over Sanders in the primaries.

By July 24, 2016

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Michelle Obama throws shade at Twitter, it adores her anyway

​The first lady takes a subtle dig at the Twitter echo chamber, but social media can't get enough of her curtain-raiser at the Democratic National Convention.

By July 25, 2016

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Can you hear me now? Mobile operators beef up networks for conventions

Wireless carriers say they've got you covered with fast, reliable mobile service at this summer's big political events.

By July 20, 2016

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Inside the RNC's secret cybersecurity battle

The Republican National Convention is under constant attack. Here's how cyberdefense firms keep thousands of connected devices safe around the clock.

By July 20, 2016

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DNC head resigns over WikiLeaks email dump

​Debbie Wasserman Schultz gives up her post after emails are released showing Democratic National Committee officials worked to undermine Bernie Sanders' presidential campaign.

By July 24, 2016

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Twitter reacts swiftly to Donald Trump's acceptance speech

Trump's usually hyperactive Twitter account was, naturally, radio silent, but others had their say on social media during the GOP presidential nominee's acceptance speech.

By July 21, 2016

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At RNC, Peter Thiel talks gay pride, warns Republicans away from 'fake culture wars'

During a speech at the Republican National Convention, the PayPal co-founder calls gender issues a "distraction from our real problems" and says Trump can rebuild an ailing economy.

By July 21, 2016