Democratic Party

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
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. 11, 2016 9:29 PM EDT
The Latest: Clinton pokes fun at her subway swipe

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the presidential campaign, with the focus Saturday on the delegate hunt for Republicans in Colorado and Democrats in Wyoming, while several candidates campaign in New York, which holds its primary April 19 (all times Eastern Daylight Time):12:30 a.

Apr. 10, 2016 12:31 AM EDT
Cruz picks up all delegates in Colo.; Sanders win in Wyo.

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colorado (AP) — Republican presidential candidate Ted Cruz completed his sweep of Colorado's 34 delegates on Saturday while rival Donald Trump angled for favor a half-continent away in New York's all-important April 19 primary.

Apr. 9, 2016 10:45 PM EDT
Sanders wins Democratic presidential caucuses in Wyoming

WASHINGTON (AP) — Bernie Sanders wins the Democratic presidential caucuses in Wyoming, adding another state to his victory total in his race for the nomination against front-runner Hillary Clinton.

Apr. 9, 2016 4:37 PM EDT
Obama says Democrats are good for American government

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — President Barack Obama praised Democratic lawmakers for having his back through some politically tough votes and encouraged supporters to help elect more of them in November.

Apr. 9, 2016 5:13 AM EDT
Obama says Democrats are good for American government

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — President Barack Obama on Friday praised Democratic lawmakers for having his back through some politically tough votes and encouraged supporters to help elect more of them in November.

Apr. 8, 2016 11:45 PM EDT
Clinton hits Sanders on gun control, sharpens attacks

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Armed with a blistering tabloid cover, Hillary Clinton is pitting Bernie Sanders against the parents of children murdered in Sandy Hook, part of an effort to punch her way into the critical New York primary.

Apr. 7, 2016 2:01 AM EDT

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