Democratic Party

Awkward: Dems dance around the word 'quit' on Sanders

WASHINGTON (AP) — What to do when one presidential candidate clinches her party's presidential nod but her effectively vanquished rival refuses to leave the race?First, avoid saying the words "quit" or "exit" and "Bernie Sanders" in the same discussion, according to interviews with Democrats the day after Hillary Clinton claimed her place in history.

Jun. 9, 2016 3:33 AM EDT
AP Interview: Clinton says Trump behaving like a demagogue

WASHINGTON (AP) — Hillary Clinton is opening her general election campaign against Donald Trump by accusing him of behaving like a "demagogue," likening his attacks on judges, the media, his opponents and their families to dark moments in world history.

Jun. 9, 2016 2:28 AM EDT
AP Interview: Clinton says Trump behaving like a demagogue

WASHINGTON (AP) — Hillary Clinton opened her general election campaign against Donald Trump on Wednesday by accusing him of behaving like a "demagogue," likening his attacks on judges, the media, his opponents and their families to dark moments in world history.

Jun. 8, 2016 10:03 PM EDT
Ready to back Clinton, Obama works to unite fractured Dems

NEW YORK (AP) — President Barack Obama opened a determined fence-mending mission Wednesday, hoping to use his popularity among Democrats to unite the party behind Hillary Clinton and draw in Bernie Sanders supporters reluctant to give up after a grueling primary fight.

Jun. 8, 2016 10:00 PM EDT
Sanders under pressure to quit as Democrats look to unite

WASHINGTON (AP) — Under mounting pressure from Democratic leaders to abandon his presidential campaign, Bernie Sanders returned home to Vermont on Wednesday following dispiriting losses to Hillary Clinton.

Jun. 8, 2016 9:52 PM EDT
News Guide: Clinton, Trump sharpen contrasts for matchup

WASHINGTON (AP) — With a splash of history and a dose of reassurance, Democrat Hillary Clinton and Republican Donald Trump claimed their parties' presidential nominations and are turning their political guns on each other.

Jun. 8, 2016 7:44 AM EDT
Clinton claims historic victory in Democratic primary

NEW YORK (AP) — Claiming her place in history, Hillary Clinton declared victory Tuesday night in her bruising battle for the Democratic presidential nomination, becoming the first woman to lead a major American political party and casting herself as the beneficiary of generations who fought for equality.

Jun. 8, 2016 2:52 AM EDT
Sanders wins Democratic presidential primary in Montana

WASHINGTON (AP) — Bernie Sanders has won the Democratic presidential primary in Montana, a late victory on the night rival Hillary Clinton claimed victory in the race for their party's nomination.

Jun. 8, 2016 2:10 AM EDT
Clinton wins Democratic presidential primary in South Dakota

WASHINGTON (AP) — Hillary Clinton wins the Democratic presidential primary in South Dakota, adding a third victory to her tally on the night she claimed victory over rival Bernie Sanders in the race for her party's nomination.

Jun. 7, 2016 11:48 PM EDT
Sanders 'disappointed' and 'upset' at news of Clinton's win

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Bernie Sanders said Tuesday he was "really disappointed" and "upset" that The Associated Press declared rival Hillary Clinton the presumptive Democratic nominee on the eve of primary elections in six states, adding a somewhat muted voice to the outrage expressed by many of his supporters.

Jun. 7, 2016 11:37 PM EDT
Clinton wins Democratic presidential primary in New Mexico

WASHINGTON (AP) — Hillary Clinton wins the Democratic presidential primary in New Mexico, adding another state to her tally and extending her delegate lead over rival Bernie Sanders after she claimed victory in the race for her party's nomination.

Jun. 7, 2016 10:56 PM EDT
Clinton claims victory in race for Democratic nomination

NEW YORK (AP) — Hillary Clinton claims victory in the race for the Democratic presidential nomination, eight years after conceding defeat in her first White House bid and one day after reaching the number of delegates needed to defeat rival Bernie Sanders.

Jun. 7, 2016 10:29 PM EDT
Delegate math: Clinton wins, and how AP counts delegates

WASHINGTON (AP) — Lifted by a big win in Puerto Rico and a burst of late support from Democratic superdelegates, Hillary Clinton has commitments from the number of delegates needed to become the Democratic Party's presumptive nominee for president.

Jun. 7, 2016 11:51 AM EDT
Sanders focus on California; Clinton has sufficient backing

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Facing elimination, Bernie Sanders vowed Monday to win primaries in California and beyond even as Hillary Clinton secured the commitments of enough delegates to become the presumptive Democratic presidential nominee.

Jun. 7, 2016 8:33 AM EDT
President Obama preparing to endorse Hillary Clinton

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama is ready to make it official.As Hillary Clinton secured the delegates needed to become the presumptive Democratic presidential nominee, Obama was on the verge of formally endorsing his former secretary of state.

Jun. 6, 2016 9:15 PM EDT
Delegate math: Clinton wins, and how AP counts delegates

WASHINGTON (AP) — Lifted by a big win in Puerto Rico and a burst of late support from Democratic superdelegates, Hillary Clinton has commitments from the number of delegates needed to become the Democratic Party's presumptive nominee for president.

Jun. 6, 2016 8:47 PM EDT
Democratic congressman calls Trump a racist

WASHINGTON (AP) — Donald Trump's criticism of a Latino judge overseeing a lawsuit involving Trump University shows that the presumptive Republican nominee for president is a racist, a Democratic congressman said Monday, and he told Trump to take his proposed border wall and "shove it up your ass.

Jun. 6, 2016 6:05 PM EDT
Delegate Update: The latest count in the Democratic race

It takes 2,383 delegates to win the Democratic nomination for president. A look at where the race for those delegates stands, based on an Associated Press count: ___ PLEDGED DELEGATES These are the delegates won in primaries and caucuses.

Jun. 6, 2016 2:21 PM EDT
Clinton wins Puerto Rico's Democratic presidential primary

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — Hillary Clinton overwhelmed Bernie Sanders in Puerto Rico's Democratic presidential primary on Sunday, putting her within striking distance of capturing her party's nomination.

Jun. 6, 2016 2:15 AM EDT
The Latest: Sanders avoids mention of Puerto Rico outcome

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the presidential campaign, with Democrats Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders holding events Sunday in California and Democrats in Puerto Rico voting in the party's primary (all times Eastern Daylight Time):11:10 p.

Jun. 5, 2016 11:15 PM EDT
Delegate Update: The latest count in the Democratic race

It takes 2,383 delegates to win the Democratic nomination for president. A look at where the race for those delegates stands, based on an Associated Press count, as voters cast ballots Sunday in Puerto Rico.

Jun. 5, 2016 4:20 PM EDT

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