Democratic Party

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
Cruz, Sanders emerge victorious in Wisconsin primaries

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Republican Ted Cruz stormed to a commanding victory in Wisconsin Tuesday, denting front-runner Donald Trump's chances of capturing the Republican nomination before the party's convention.

Apr. 6, 2016 12:36 AM EDT
Cruz, Sanders emerge victorious in Wisconsin primaries

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Republican Ted Cruz stormed to a commanding victory in Wisconsin Tuesday, denting front-runner Donald Trump's chances of capturing the GOP nomination before the party's convention.

Apr. 6, 2016 12:11 AM EDT

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