Democratic Party

Boosting Clinton, Obama aims to build up Democratic Party

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — President Barack Obama had a warning Friday for Democrats in battleground Florida who may be slightly too confident that Hillary Clinton will win the election: Even if she does, it's not enough.

Oct. 28, 2016 7:39 PM EDT
Congressional race is bitter in wealthy New Jersey district

PARAMUS, N.J. (AP) — In a congressional district across the river from New York filled with million-dollar homes and massive shopping malls, a former speechwriter for President Bill Clinton is waging a well-funded campaign against a seven-term incumbent Republican who has been dragged down by reports he challenged his party's support for gay candidates.

Oct. 28, 2016 2:29 PM EDT
The Latest: Trump not giving much cash to his own campaign

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the U.S. presidential race (all times EDT):10 p.m.Donald Trump has repeated it so much it's almost part of his stump speech: He's going to put $100 million of his own money into his campaign before Election Day.

Oct. 27, 2016 10:06 PM EDT
North Carolina early voting surge comes after long fight

GREENSBORO, N.C. (AP) — As Hillary Clinton and Michelle Obama campaigned together Thursday for the first time in North Carolina, early voting in the presidential battleground state appeared likely to surge beyond 2012 levels with the rollout of more polling sites after a protracted battle on voting access.

Oct. 27, 2016 7:48 PM EDT
Early voting: More good signs for Clinton in key states

WASHINGTON (AP) — The millions of votes that have been cast already in the U.S. presidential election point to an advantage for Hillary Clinton in critical battleground states, as well as signs of strength in traditionally Republican territory.

Oct. 27, 2016 4:12 PM EDT
AP-GfK Poll: Clinton advantage fueled by growing enthusiasm

NEW YORK (AP) — Hillary Clinton appears on the cusp of a potentially commanding victory over Donald Trump, fueled by solid Democratic turnout in early voting, massive operational advantages and increasing enthusiasm among her supporters.

Oct. 27, 2016 6:38 AM EDT
AP-GfK Poll: Clinton lead fueled by increased enthusiasm

NEW YORK (AP) — Hillary Clinton appears on the cusp of a potentially commanding victory over Donald Trump, fueled by solid Democratic turnout in early voting, massive operational advantages and increasing enthusiasm among her supporters.

Oct. 27, 2016 6:37 AM EDT
AP-GfK Poll: Clinton appears on cusp of commanding victory

NEW YORK (AP) — Hillary Clinton appears on the cusp of a potentially commanding victory over Donald Trump, fueled by solid Democratic turnout in early voting, massive operational advantages and increasing enthusiasm among her supporters.

Oct. 26, 2016 11:15 PM EDT
AP-GfK Poll: Clinton appears on cusp of commanding victory

NEW YORK (AP) — Hillary Clinton appears on the cusp of a potentially commanding victory over Donald Trump, fueled by solid Democratic turnout in early voting, massive operational advantages and increasing enthusiasm among her supporters.

Oct. 26, 2016 11:13 PM EDT
The Latest: Pence scoffs at Clinton's post-election plans

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the U.S. presidential race (all times EDT):11 p.m.Donald Trump's running mate is poking fun at Hillary Clinton for perhaps being a bit too presumptuous about her plans after the November election.

Oct. 26, 2016 11:11 PM EDT
Cruz suggests leaving vacancy on Supreme Court

WASHINGTON (AP) — Texas Sen. Ted Cruz is raising the possibility that Republicans would decline to fill the Supreme Court's vacancy if Democrat Hillary Clinton is elected president.

Oct. 26, 2016 8:03 PM EDT
Toomey's split strategy embraces Kaine and attacks Clinton

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Republican U.S. Sen. Pat Toomey, in a campaign pitch to moderate voters, has launched a TV ad that recounts praise from Democratic vice presidential candidate Tim Kaine, but he also is on TV attacking Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton in other parts of the state.

Oct. 26, 2016 7:25 PM EDT
GOP faces obstacle in motivating Hispanic voters: Trump

HIALEAH, Fla. (AP) — Berta Delgado told the Spanish-speaking conservative activists at her door that she is "100 por ciento" Republican, and agreed with their assessment that Democratic Senate candidate Patrick Murphy is too liberal.

Oct. 26, 2016 4:08 PM EDT
Trump, GOP look to 'Obamacare' report as comeback lifeline

DORAL, Florida (AP) — Suddenly armed with fresh political ammunition, Donald Trump and anxious Republicans across the nation seized on spiking health care costs Tuesday in a final-days effort to spark election momentum.

Oct. 25, 2016 11:14 PM EDT
As Trump falters, more Republicans say they'll block Clinton

WASHINGTON (AP) — A new fundraising email from House Speaker Paul Ryan's political operation, over former Speaker Newt Gingrich's signature, seeks money for Republican congressional candidates by calling the appeal "our very last chance to stop Pelosi and Hillary.

Oct. 25, 2016 9:02 PM EDT
McGinty, Toomey quarrel through final debate in Senate race

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Republican U.S. Sen. Pat Toomey and Democrat Katie McGinty plowed through a fast-paced, final debate Monday night, as they shook off questions at times to focus exclusively on attacking their opponent in Pennsylvania's neck-and-neck race.

Oct. 24, 2016 11:13 PM EDT
Obama increasingly looks to boost down-ballot Democrats

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Entering the last two weeks of the campaign, President Barack Obama is putting more emphasis on helping Democrats in close Senate and House races with a strategy that ties their Republican opponents to Donald Trump — regardless of whether they support the GOP nominee.

Oct. 24, 2016 9:28 PM EDT
A look at the fight for control of the Senate

Control of the Senate is on the ballot in November, with Republicans fighting to hold their majority while defending far more seats in Democratic-leaning states.

Oct. 24, 2016 4:12 AM EDT
WHERE THEY STAND: Clinton, Trump on the issues

WASHINGTON (AP) — A look at where Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump stand on three dozen issues:ABORTIONPersistent Republican-led efforts to restrict access to abortion and to curb government funding for Planned Parenthood have been hotly debated in Washington and in states.

Oct. 24, 2016 3:46 AM EDT
Arizona, long a Republican bastion, targeted by Clinton

PHOENIX (AP) — There is palpable momentum for Democrat Hillary Clinton in Arizona, a state so traditionally Republican that her party's nominee for president has carried it just once in the past 64 years.

Oct. 24, 2016 3:38 AM EDT
Senate control may be at stake in GOP-friendly Missouri

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — The clamor for change fueling Republican Donald Trump's presidential campaign may help a little-known Democrat upset a powerful GOP senator in red-state Missouri on Election Day.

Oct. 24, 2016 3:37 AM EDT
Looking past Trump, Clinton aims to help other Democrats

DURHAM, N.C. (AP) — Newly confident and buoyant in the polls, Hillary Clinton is looking past Donald Trump while widening her mission to include helping Democrats seize the Senate and chip away at the Republican-controlled House.

Oct. 23, 2016 10:55 PM EDT
WHERE THEY STAND: Clinton, Trump on the issues

WASHINGTON (AP) — A look at where Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump stand on three dozen issues:ABORTIONPersistent Republican-led efforts to restrict access to abortion and to curb government funding for Planned Parenthood have been hotly debated in Washington and in states.

Oct. 23, 2016 1:54 PM EDT
Clinton takes fight to Arizona, long a Republican bastion

PHOENIX (AP) — There is palpable momentum for Democrat Hillary Clinton in Arizona, a state so traditionally Republican that her party's nominee for president has carried it just once in the past 64 years.

Oct. 23, 2016 10:22 AM EDT
How AP rates the presidential race and the Road to 270

WASHINGTON (AP) — With the three presidential debates complete, and amid a steady stream of allegations and revelations about Donald Trump's treatment of women, the Republican nominee's poll numbers are casting doubt on his ability to win some traditionally GOP states.

Oct. 23, 2016 8:33 AM EDT

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