Democratic Party

Democrats eye Senate takeover after establishment wins

WASHINGTON (AP) — Democrats are increasingly optimistic they will take back control of the Senate in November, buoyed by establishment wins in Maryland and the key battleground state of Pennsylvania.

Apr. 27, 2016 5:04 PM EDT
Exit poll: Front-runners for both parties draw broad support

WASHINGTON (AP) — Donald Trump attracted a broad coalition of Republican voters as he won presidential primary elections in Connecticut, Maryland and Pennsylvania, pulling in support across income groups, from men and women and from those who want a candidate who will shake things up.

Apr. 27, 2016 3:33 AM EDT
Trump routs rivals in Northeast; Clinton carries 4 states

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — In a front-runner's rout, Republican Donald Trump roared to victory Tuesday in five contests across the Northeast and confidently declared himself the GOP's "presumptive nominee.

Apr. 27, 2016 12:43 AM EDT
AP News Guide: Trump sweeps 5 states, Clinton wins 4

WASHINGTON (AP) — Donald Trump scored a five-state East Coast sweep Tuesday to embolden his hopes of clinching the Republican presidential nomination without a catfight at the convention.

Apr. 26, 2016 11:58 PM EDT
Exit poll: Trump, Clinton draw support of broad coalitions

WASHINGTON (AP) — Donald Trump attracted a broad coalition of Republican voters as he won presidential primary elections in Connecticut, Maryland and Pennsylvania on Tuesday, pulling in support across income groups, from men and women and from those who want a candidate who will shake things up.

Apr. 26, 2016 11:55 PM EDT
Voters testify in Arizona presidential primary challenge

PHOENIX (AP) — Voters dismayed with Arizona's problematic presidential primary voiced frustrations with long lines and registration issues Monday during a hearing for a court challenge to have the election results thrown out.

Apr. 25, 2016 10:46 PM EDT
Delegate math: How Tuesday could close door on Sanders bid

WASHINGTON (AP) — Hillary Clinton can't win enough delegates on Tuesday to officially knock Bernie Sanders out of the presidential race, but she can erase any lingering honest doubts about whether she'll soon be the Democratic nominee.

Apr. 23, 2016 2:17 PM EDT
In Pa., Sanders offers mixed signals on approach to Clinton

GETTYSBURG, Pa. (AP) — Bernie Sanders is sending mixed signals on whether he will persist in his pointed critique of Hillary Clinton's record as some Democrats urge the party to coalesce around the former secretary of state.

Apr. 22, 2016 10:38 PM EDT
Correction: Campaign 2016 story

HOLLYWOOD, Fla. (AP) — In a story April 21 about a presentation made by Donald Trump's chief lieutenants at an RNC meeting in Florida, The Associated Press reported erroneously that Trump aide Paul Manafort said, "You'll see a real different guy.

Apr. 22, 2016 4:01 PM EDT
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

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