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Who's best for Hispanics? Clinton, Sanders debate

MIAMI (AP) — Fighting for Florida and beyond, Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders tangled in an intense debate Wednesday night over who's the true friend of American Hispanics, trading accusations over guest worker programs "akin to slavery" and the embracing of "vigilantes" against immigrants.

Mar. 10, 2016 1:00 AM EST
Who's best for Hispanics? Clinton, Sanders debate

MIAMI (AP) — Fighting for Florida and beyond, Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders tangled repeatedly in their eighth presidential debate Wednesday night over who's a true advocate for Latinos and who has a track record of letting Hispanics down.

Mar. 9, 2016 11:08 PM EST
Rattled Republicans seek a last-ditch strategy to stop Trump

WASHINGTON (AP) — Staring down the prospect of nominating Donald Trump for president, Republicans spiraled into a chaotic, last-ditch search Wednesday for a way to save the GOP from hitching its fortunes to an unpredictable celebrity candidate without alienating his throng of followers.

Mar. 2, 2016 5:19 PM EST
Clinton solidifies lead with wins in 7 states

MIAMI (AP) — Hillary Clinton widened her lead over Democratic rival Bernie Sanders as minority voters helped her secure key victories in seven states in the Super Tuesday contests.

Mar. 2, 2016 2:04 AM EST
Clinton focuses on general, while Sanders sticks to script

BOSTON (AP) — Preparing for the biggest delegate haul of the campaign, Hillary Clinton is trying to leave Bernie Sanders with little room to operate and douse the flames behind his once insurgent campaign.

Feb. 29, 2016 9:04 PM EST
Clinton starts shifting her focus to the unpredictable Trump

COLUMBIA, South Carolina (AP) — Hillary Clinton is shifting her focus to Republican front-runner Donald Trump as her party looks for the best ways to challenge the billionaire's unpredictable nature in a general election.

Feb. 29, 2016 7:43 AM EST
Clinton allies shift for to Trump nomination, fall campaign

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Emboldened by her South Carolina landslide, Hillary Clinton is shifting her focus to Republican front-runner Donald Trump as her party seeks consensus on the best ways to challenge the billionaire's unpredictable nature in a general election.

Feb. 29, 2016 6:29 AM EST
Former Klan leader at center of latest GOP campaign joust

LEESBURG, Va. (AP) — Republican front-runner Donald Trump drew sharp criticism from his rivals in both parties Sunday for refusing to denounce an implicit endorsement from former Ku Klux Klan leader David Duke, raising the specter of racism as the presidential campaign hits the South.

Feb. 29, 2016 1:55 AM EST
White supremacist leader at center of new Trump furor

LEESBURG, Virginia (AP) — Republican presidential front-runner Donald Trump is drawing criticism for refusing to denounce an implicit endorsement from a white supremacist leader, with his main rivals, Sens.

Feb. 28, 2016 8:54 PM EST
Clinton allies preparing for Trump nomination, fall campaign

COLUMBIA, South Carolina (AP) — Hillary Clinton, fresh off her South Carolina primary landslide, is shifting her focus to Republican front-runner Donald Trump as her party seeks consensus on the best ways to challenge the billionaire's unpredictable nature in a general election campaign.

Feb. 28, 2016 7:05 PM EST
Clinton allies preparing for Trump nomination, fall campaign

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Emboldened by her South Carolina landslide, Hillary Clinton is shifting her focus to Republican front-runner Donald Trump as her party seeks consensus on the best ways to challenge the billionaire's unpredictable nature in a general election.

Feb. 28, 2016 6:04 PM EST
Clinton thunders to big win over Sanders in South Carolina

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Hillary Clinton overwhelmed Bernie Sanders in Saturday's South Carolina primary, drawing staggering support from the state's black Democrats and seizing an increasingly strong position as the presidential race barrels toward Super Tuesday's crucial contests.

Feb. 27, 2016 10:36 PM EST
Clinton cruises to big win over Sanders in South Carolina

COLUMBIA, South Carolina (AP) — Hillary Clinton overwhelmed Bernie Sanders in Saturday's South Carolina primary, drawing staggering support from the state's black Democrats and putting her in a strong position as the race barrels toward crucial multi-state contests on Tuesday.

Feb. 27, 2016 10:22 PM EST
Clinton gives blunt talk on race, where Obama moved lightly

COLUMBIA, South Carolina (AP) — Hillary Clinton is addressing race in increasingly blunt terms as the presidential race turns to Southern states, where black voters make up a significant portion of the Democratic electorate.

Feb. 26, 2016 9:06 AM EST
Clinton turns back Sanders challenge with Nevada victory

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Hillary Clinton seized the momentum in the fierce fight for the Democratic presidential nomination, turning back a challenge from Bernie Sanders in Nevada's caucuses on Saturday and pushing toward even friendlier primaries in the South.

Feb. 21, 2016 12:35 AM EST
Republicans get emotional on eve of South Carolina primary

MYRTLE BEACH, South Carolina (AP) — The Republican battle for South Carolina turned deeply personal on the eve of Saturday's presidential primary, as front-runner Donald Trump eyed a delegate sweep and his rivals fought for a southern surprise.

Feb. 19, 2016 8:10 PM EST
Clinton aims to boost campaign with focus on black voters

MILWAUKEE (AP) — After an overwhelming loss in New Hampshire, Hillary Clinton is staking a campaign comeback on her ability to woo black and Latino voters, placing outreach to those communities at the center of her strategy to re-energize her 2016 bid.

Feb. 11, 2016 7:25 PM EST
Sandra Bland's mother to campaign for Hillary Clinton

WASHINGTON (AP) — Hillary Clinton will campaign next week with the mother of Sandra Bland, the Chicago-area woman who was discovered hanged in her jail cell three days after being pulled over for a routine traffic stop near Houston.

Feb. 10, 2016 5:49 PM EST
Sanders surpasses Clinton in NH primary with wide support

MANCHESTER, N.H. (AP) — Sen. Bernie Sanders won a decisive victory over Hillary Clinton in the New Hampshire Democratic primary Tuesday, propelled by support from a formidable alliance of men, women and young people.

Feb. 9, 2016 11:35 PM EST
Clinton making a personal pitch to New Hampshire voters

MANCHESTER, N.H. (AP) — From a Michigan pulpit to New Hampshire's town halls, Hillary Clinton is working to establish a personal connection with voters as she faces an increasingly difficult struggle against Bernie Sanders for the Democratic nomination.

Feb. 8, 2016 3:22 AM EST
Clinton calls Flint water crisis 'immoral' in break from NH

FLINT, Mich. (AP) — Taking a detour from New Hampshire's campaign trail, Hillary Clinton said Sunday that a water crisis in a Michigan city was "immoral" and demanded that Congress approve $200 million in emergency aid to address the community's battle with lead-contaminated water.

Feb. 7, 2016 7:38 PM EST
Debate Takeaways: Clinton, Sanders mix it up over Wall St.

DURHAM, N.H. (AP) — For months, Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders have campaigned against each other with a velvet touch, eager to distinguish their race for the Democratic presidential nomination from the combative contest taking place in the Republican primary.

Feb. 5, 2016 3:10 AM EST
Fireworks fly as Clinton, Sanders square in debate

DURHAM, New Hampshire (AP) — Fireworks flying in their first one-on-one debate, Hillary Clinton accused Bernie Sanders Thursday night of subjecting her to an "artful smear" while Sanders suggested the former secretary of state was a captive of America's political establishment.

Feb. 4, 2016 11:51 PM EST
Debate Takeaways: Clinton, Sanders mix it up over Wall St.

DURHAM, N.H. (AP) — For months, Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders have campaigned against each other with a velvet touch, eager to distinguish their race for the Democratic presidential nomination from the combative contest taking place in the Republican primary.

Feb. 4, 2016 11:35 PM EST
Fireworks fly as Clinton, Sanders square in debate

DURHAM, New Hampshire (AP) — Fireworks flying in their first one-on-one debate, Hillary Clinton accused Bernie Sanders Thursday night of subjecting her to an "artful smear" while Sanders suggested the former secretary of state was a captive of America's political establishment.

Feb. 4, 2016 11:29 PM EST
Fireworks fly as Clinton, Sanders square off before NH

DURHAM, N.H. (AP) — Fireworks flying in their first one-on-one debate, Hillary Clinton accused Bernie Sanders Thursday night of subjecting her to an "artful smear" while Sanders suggested the former secretary of state was a captive of America's political establishment.

Feb. 4, 2016 11:19 PM EST
Clinton defends progressive record against Sanders critique

MANCHESTER, N.H. (AP) — Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders opened up a new line of attack in the Democratic presidential primary on Wednesday, putting Hillary Clinton on the defensive over her liberal credentials just days after she eked a slim victory in the Iowa caucuses.

Feb. 4, 2016 2:32 AM EST
Clinton defends progressive record against Sanders critique

MANCHESTER, New Hampshire (AP) — Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders opened up a new line of attack in the Democratic presidential primary on Wednesday, putting Hillary Clinton on the defensive over her liberal credentials just days after she eked a slim victory in the Iowa caucuses.

Feb. 3, 2016 11:51 PM EST
Clinton wins Iowa, campaigns turn to New Hampshire

NASHUA, N.H. (AP) — Hillary Clinton tried to turn a skin-of-her-teeth victory in Iowa into a bit of momentum for her battered Democratic campaign, and Ted Cruz sought to lock in his spot at the top of the Republican field as the presidential candidates packed up Tuesday and sped to New Hampshire.

Feb. 3, 2016 1:17 AM EST
Clinton, Sanders locked in extremely tight duel for Iowa

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders were locked in an extremely tight duel in Iowa's leadoff presidential caucuses Monday as the two rivals offered Americans a stark choice between political pragmatism and revolution.

Feb. 2, 2016 12:28 AM EST

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