Democratic Party

Trump rails against delegate system; Clinton looks to Pa.

WASHINGTON (AP) — Hillary Clinton, the nearly unstoppable Democrat, and Republican front-runner Donald Trump accelerated Wednesday toward Northeast primaries on an increasingly direct path to presidential nominations after trouncing party challengers in New York.

Apr. 21, 2016 1:27 AM EDT
Clinton close to nomination prize; Trump strengthens hand

WASHINGTON (AP) — Hillary Clinton, the nearly unstoppable Democrat, and Republican front-runner Donald Trump accelerated Wednesday toward upcoming primaries on an increasingly direct path to presidential nominations after trouncing party challengers in New York.

Apr. 20, 2016 11:17 PM EDT
Trump, Clinton win big in NY, push closer to nominations

NEW YORK (AP) — Front-runners Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton swept to resounding victories in Tuesday's New York primary, with Trump bouncing back convincingly from a difficult stretch in his Republican campaign and Clinton pushing tantalizingly close to locking up the Democratic nomination.

Apr. 20, 2016 1:16 AM EDT
Front-runners Trump and Clinton win NY primary

NEW YORK (AP) — Front-runners Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton swept to victory with ease in Tuesday's New York primary, with Trump bouncing back from a difficult stretch in the Republican contest and Clinton pushing closer to locking up the Democratic nomination.

Apr. 19, 2016 11:57 PM EDT
Study: Fox, CNN spent more time on GOP candidates than Dems

NEW YORK (AP) — Anyone who used Fox News Channel's prime-time lineup as their main source of campaign news over the past month may be forgiven for thinking there was only one presidential nomination contest.

Apr. 19, 2016 3:06 PM EDT
Clinton, Trump seek to quiet critics in New York primaries

NEW YORK (AP) — From a car wash in Queens to a hockey arena in Buffalo, both parties' presidential candidates spread out across New York Monday in a final quest for votes, a surreal scene for a state that hasn't experienced contested White House primaries in decades.

Apr. 18, 2016 8:45 PM EDT
At the Vatican, Sanders blasts 'immoral' wealth inequality

VATICAN CITY (AP) — Bernie Sanders issued a global call to action at the Vatican on Friday to address "immoral and unsustainable" wealth inequality and poverty, using the high-profile gathering to echo one of the central platforms of his presidential campaign.

Apr. 16, 2016 12:47 AM EDT
The Latest: Sanders expands on campaign message at Vatican

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders' trip to Rome to speak the Vatican conference on social and economic justice (all times Eastern Daylight Time):12:10 p.

Apr. 15, 2016 12:33 PM EDT
New York delivers rowdy night of campaigning

NEW YORK (AP) — Democrats brawled in Brooklyn while Republicans in black tie threw sharp elbows at a Manhattan gala in a rowdy New York night of politics ahead of the state's Tuesday presidential primary.

Apr. 15, 2016 12:07 PM EDT
Bitterly feuding, Clinton, Sanders clash in NY debate

NEW YORK (AP) — Deepening their increasingly bitter feud, Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders aggressively challenged each other's judgment to be president in Thursday night's Democratic debate, sparring over Wall Street banks, how high to raise the minimum wage and gun control.

Apr. 15, 2016 1:50 AM EDT
New York primary brings campaign tension to a boil _ again

NEW YORK (AP) — Democrats clashed on a Brooklyn debate stage while Republicans courted donors in Manhattan as "New York values" framed the 2016 race for the White House Thursday night, just days before the state's high-stakes presidential primaries in both parties.

Apr. 15, 2016 1:47 AM EDT
Clinton, Sanders spar in debate days before NY primary

NEW YORK (AP) — Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders aggressively challenged each other's judgment to be president in Thursday night's Democratic debate, wrangling over Wall Street banks, the minimum wage and gun control just days before the critical New York primary.

Apr. 14, 2016 11:31 PM EDT
Democrats launching challenge to Arizona voting practices

PHOENIX (AP) — National and state Democratic groups and presidential candidate Hillary Clinton's campaign launched a broad challenge Thursday to Arizona's voting practices in the latest fallout from the state's troubled presidential primary.

Apr. 14, 2016 8:04 PM EDT
Sanders says comments by campaign surrogate 'inappropriate'

NEW YORK (AP) — Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders on Thursday disavowed remarks made by a campaign surrogate who said during a large New York City rally that voters should not "continue to elect corporate Democratic whores.

Apr. 14, 2016 9:44 AM EDT
Obama, Biden in high demand on campaign trail this year

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama may be staying neutral in the Democratic presidential race, but he is putting himself at the center of his party's campaigns for seats in Congress, state legislatures and even mayor's offices.

Apr. 12, 2016 5:57 PM EDT
GOP attempt to change Nebraska's electoral vote system fails

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A Republican attempt to reinstate the winner-take-all system for Nebraska's presidential electors was thwarted Tuesday by a legislative filibuster, derailing a GOP effort to increase the chances of their 2016 presidential nominee winning all five of the state's votes.

Apr. 12, 2016 4:51 PM EDT
Missouri certifies wins for Trump, Clinton in close primary

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — Republican businessman Donald Trump and former Democratic Secretary of State Hillary Clinton were certified Tuesday as the winners of Missouri's presidential primaries, though a recount remains a possibility.

Apr. 12, 2016 3:23 PM EDT
With new monument, Obama and Dems seize on Equal Pay Day

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama and other Democrats on Tuesday seized on Equal Pay Day — a symbolic event dramatizing how much longer it takes a woman to earn as much as a man — to court women voters and call out Republicans for inaction on the issue.

Apr. 12, 2016 2:15 PM EDT
Sanders lags in delegates but leads in likability

WASHINGTON (AP) — Bernie Sanders is still behind when it comes to delegates and votes, but he has one clear advantage over his Democratic and Republican presidential rivals — a lot of people actually like him.

Apr. 12, 2016 3:31 AM EDT

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