Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders will formally declare an end to their political rivalry Tuesday, a moment that couldn’t come quickly enough for the former secretary of state trying to unite Democrats against Donald Trump. Clinton, the presumptive Democratic nominee, hopes to rev up voters on the left with help from Sanders, the 74-year-old self-described democratic socialist

who excited the liberal base and won young voters by large margins during the primary. The joint rally here in Portsmouth will begin putting to rest Democratic fears of a political nightmare scenario: that Sanders might sit on his hands in the general election — or worse, run as a third-party candidate on the left. READ MORE