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Analysis: Obama dares GOP to let Clinton, Trump pick justice

WASHINGTON (AP) — By nominating an uncontroversial judge, President Barack Obama gives Republicans an unwelcome election-year proposition: Approve him or risk letting Hillary Clinton or Donald Trump pick a Supreme Court justice you might like even less.

Mar. 17, 2016 8:40 AM EDT
Analysis: Obama dares GOP to let Clinton, Trump pick justice

WASHINGTON (AP) — By nominating an uncontroversial 63-year-old judge, President Barack Obama handed Republicans an unwelcome election-year proposition: Give in or risk letting Hillary Clinton or Donald Trump pick a Supreme Court justice the GOP might like even less.

Mar. 17, 2016 3:37 AM EDT
Analysis: Obama dares GOP to let Clinton, Trump pick justice

WASHINGTON (AP) — By nominating an uncontroversial 63-year-old judge, President Barack Obama handed Republicans an unwelcome election-year proposition: Give in or risk letting Hillary Clinton or Donald Trump pick a Supreme Court justice the GOP might like even less.

Mar. 16, 2016 7:19 PM EDT
After a night of primary victories, Clinton looks ahead

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Sweeping to victory in four key primary contests, Hillary Clinton has solidified her hold on the Democratic nomination, allowing her to begin the work of unifying her party against GOP front-runner Donald Trump.

Mar. 16, 2016 5:27 PM EDT
Democratic voters embrace stability over leftward turn

WASHINGTON (AP) — Bernie Sanders has clearly tapped a vein of economic populism, but the latest presidential primary exit polls — along with previous primary and caucus results — suggest a Democratic Party electorate unwilling to embrace the kind of leftward shift the Vermont senator proposes.

Mar. 16, 2016 5:00 PM EDT
Clinton, Trump lead in Missouri by slim margins

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — Democrat Hillary Clinton and Republican Donald Trump clung to slim advantages over their challengers in Missouri's presidential primaries following victories in several other pivotal states that bolstered their standing as national front-runners.

Mar. 16, 2016 4:29 PM EDT
Clinton defeats Sanders in Florida, Ohio and 2 other states

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Hillary Clinton rolled up primary victories in four states — Florida, Ohio, Illinois and North Carolina — and dealt a severe blow Tuesday to Bernie Sanders' hopes of denying her the Democratic presidential nomination.

Mar. 16, 2016 1:43 AM EDT
The Latest: Trump, Clinton delegate leads growing

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the 2016 presidential campaign, with primaries in five states Tuesday and Republican front-runner Donald Trump trying to move closer to nailing down his party's nomination (all times Eastern Standard Time):12:52 a.

Mar. 16, 2016 1:32 AM EDT
AP News Guide: Trump drives Rubio from race; 3 Clinton wins

WASHINGTON (AP) — The front-runners are even farther out front after presidential primary contests Tuesday delivered Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton big wins and a hefty cache of delegates, bringing them closer to their party nominations.

Mar. 16, 2016 1:10 AM EDT
Exit poll: Trump wins broad support in FL, Clinton wins 4

WASHINGTON (AP) — Donald Trump claimed Florida, the biggest delegate haul of Tuesday night's five Republican primary elections, by sweeping nearly all categories of voters— men and women, rich and poor, the highly educated and those without college degrees.

Mar. 16, 2016 1:00 AM EDT
Trump wins Florida, loses Ohio; Rubio drops out

WASHINGTON (AP) — Donald Trump scored victories Tuesday in three states, including the big-prize Florida, but lost Ohio to the state's governor, John Kasich, as the billionaire continued to move ahead in his stunning campaign for the Republican presidential nomination.

Mar. 16, 2016 12:00 AM EDT
Clinton wins Democratic primary in Ohio

WASHINGTON (AP) — Hillary Clinton wins the Democratic presidential primary in Ohio, scoring her latest victory over rival Bernie Sanders.

Mar. 15, 2016 8:38 PM EDT
GOP prepares to fight Obama nominee, no matter whom he picks

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court fight is about to get personal.Republicans prepared Monday to unleash a torrent of activity opposing President Barack Obama's nominee to replace the late Justice Antonin Scalia.

Mar. 14, 2016 4:49 PM EDT
The Latest: Clinton says foreign leaders wary of Trump

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the 2016 presidential race two days before critical contests in Florida, Ohio, Missouri, North Carolina and Illinois (all times Eastern Daylight Time):___9:50 p.

Mar. 13, 2016 9:55 PM EDT
Questions about the Missouri religious objections proposal

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — The Missouri Senate has given initial approval to a measure to amend the state Constitution to provide further religious protections for those objecting to gay marriage, advancing the proposal after a 37-hour filibuster by Democrats opposed to it.

Mar. 10, 2016 2:16 AM EST
Who's best for Hispanics? Clinton, Sanders debate

MIAMI (AP) — Fighting for Florida and beyond, Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders tangled repeatedly in their eighth presidential debate Wednesday night over who's a true advocate for Latinos and who has a track record of letting Hispanics down.

Mar. 9, 2016 11:08 PM EST
With fresh momentum, Trump tells GOP to embrace his bid

FORT MYERS, Fla. (AP) — His party in disarray, a surging Donald Trump called on mainstream Republicans to unify behind his candidacy on Wednesday as his White House rivals pursued their last best opportunity to block the billionaire businessman from building an insurmountable delegate lead in two key states.

Mar. 9, 2016 8:03 PM EST
Editorial Roundup: Excerpts from recent editorials

Excerpts from recent editorials in newspapers in the United States and abroad: ____ March 9 The Detroit Free Press on the Michigan presidential primaries: The results are in from Michigan's primary balloting in the 2016 presidential contest, and the best news was likely the number of voters: Unusually high turnout shows how much Michigan voters want to matter, on both sides of the political spectrum.

Mar. 9, 2016 5:06 PM EST
Questions about the Missouri religious objections proposal

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) — The state Senate early Wednesday gave initial approval to a measure to amend the Missouri Constitution to provide further religious protections for those objecting to gay marriage, advancing the proposal after a 37-hour filibuster by Democrats opposed to it.

Mar. 9, 2016 3:37 PM EST

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