Democratic Party

The Latest: Rubio keeps up taunts of Trump

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the 2016 presidential campaign as candidates in both parties look ahead to Super Tuesday, the biggest single-day haul of delegates on the election calendar (all times local):9:55 p.

Feb. 28, 2016 10:15 PM EST
White supremacist leader at center of new Trump furor

LEESBURG, Virginia (AP) — Republican presidential front-runner Donald Trump is drawing criticism for refusing to denounce an implicit endorsement from a white supremacist leader, with his main rivals, Sens.

Feb. 28, 2016 8:54 PM EST
Clinton allies preparing for Trump nomination, fall campaign

COLUMBIA, South Carolina (AP) — Hillary Clinton, fresh off her South Carolina primary landslide, is shifting her focus to Republican front-runner Donald Trump as her party seeks consensus on the best ways to challenge the billionaire's unpredictable nature in a general election campaign.

Feb. 28, 2016 7:05 PM EST
Clinton allies preparing for Trump nomination, fall campaign

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Emboldened by her South Carolina landslide, Hillary Clinton is shifting her focus to Republican front-runner Donald Trump as her party seeks consensus on the best ways to challenge the billionaire's unpredictable nature in a general election.

Feb. 28, 2016 6:04 PM EST
The South takes its place in 2016 campaign spotlight

LITTLE ROCK, Arkansas (AP) — The South steps into the spotlight of the 2016 presidential election in this week's Super Tuesday contests, a delegate-rich day that will highlight the region's sharp demographic and ideological divides.

Feb. 28, 2016 1:53 PM EST
The South takes its place in 2016 campaign spotlight

LITTLE ROCK, Arkansas (AP) — The South steps into the spotlight of the 2016 presidential election in this week's Super Tuesday contests, a day that will highlight the region's sharp demographic and ideological divides.

Feb. 28, 2016 1:01 PM EST
Clinton thunders to big win over Sanders in South Carolina

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Hillary Clinton overwhelmed Bernie Sanders in Saturday's South Carolina primary, drawing staggering support from the state's black Democrats and seizing an increasingly strong position as the presidential race barrels toward Super Tuesday's crucial contests.

Feb. 27, 2016 10:36 PM EST
Clinton cruises to big win over Sanders in South Carolina

COLUMBIA, South Carolina (AP) — Hillary Clinton overwhelmed Bernie Sanders in Saturday's South Carolina primary, drawing staggering support from the state's black Democrats and putting her in a strong position as the race barrels toward crucial multi-state contests on Tuesday.

Feb. 27, 2016 10:22 PM EST
Exit poll: Black voters lead Clinton to resounding victory

WASHINGTON (AP) — Hillary Clinton won the support by an overwhelming majority of black voters, large majorities of men and women, and even a majority of voters under 45 on her way to a claiming a commanding victory in South Carolina's Democratic primary Saturday.

Feb. 27, 2016 9:33 PM EST
Clinton wins South Carolina Democratic presidential primary

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Hillary Clinton wins the Democratic presidential primary in South Carolina, with the overwhelming support of black voters powering the former secretary of state to a commanding victory over Vermont Sen.

Feb. 27, 2016 7:00 PM EST
Democrats voting in South Carolina primary

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — The spotlight for Democrats' race for the White House is on South Carolina, one week after Hillary Clinton beat Bernie Sanders in Nevada.

Feb. 27, 2016 6:09 PM EST
The Latest: Donald Trump rings up 'Late Show'

NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on campaign 2016 (all times local):12:20 a.m.Donald Trump was granted a rare honor by Stephen Colbert on Tuesday's "Late Show" when the GOP presidential hopeful was welcomed as a surprise phone-in guest and spared from making an actual appearance on the CBS program.

Feb. 17, 2016 1:05 AM EST
Obama to nominate Scalia successor 'in due time'

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama declared Saturday night he would seek to fill the Supreme Court seat left vacant by the death of Justice Antonin Scalia, charging into a heated and likely prolonged election-year fight with Republicans.

Feb. 14, 2016 3:08 AM EST
Debate: Republican contenders say no court nominee for Obama

GREENVILLE, South Carolina (AP) — Republican White House hopefuls called for President Barack Obama to step aside and allow his successor to nominate the next Supreme Court justice, in a debate jolted by Saturday's death of conservative Justice Antonin Scalia.

Feb. 13, 2016 11:13 PM EST
Obama to nominate Scalia successor 'in due time'

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama declared Saturday night he would seek to fill the Supreme Court seat left vacant by the death of Justice Antonin Scalia, charging into a heated and likely prolonged election-year fight with Republicans.

Feb. 13, 2016 10:44 PM EST
Black Democrats question Sanders' commitment to Obama

ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — Hillary Clinton's presidential campaign enlisted the support of black Democrats on Friday to undermine Bernie Sanders' push to claim a piece of President Barack Obama's legacy, arguing she is the rightful heir to the nation's first black president.

Feb. 12, 2016 10:15 PM EST
Presidential contenders fight for minority voters

DENMARK, South Carolina (AP) — 2016 Democratic presidential hopefuls fighting for black voters looked for an edge in South Carolina on Friday as Republicans crisscrossed the state in search of a path out of Donald Trump's long shadow.

Feb. 12, 2016 9:04 PM EST
Presidential contenders fight for minority voters in SC

DENMARK, S.C. (AP) — The fight for black voters turned into a tug-of-war over President Barack Obama's legacy Friday as Democratic presidential hopefuls looked for an edge in South Carolina.

Feb. 12, 2016 5:19 PM EST
Clinton, Sanders clash over minorities, money _ and Obama

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders battled for the crucial backing of black and Hispanic voters in Thursday night's Democratic debate and clashed heatedly over their support for Barack Obama as the presidential race shifted toward states with more minority voters.

Feb. 11, 2016 11:37 PM EST
Debate Takeaways: Clinton, Sanders appeal to SC, Nevada

MILWAUKEE (AP) — In the first Democratic presidential debate since Bernie Sanders' sweeping victory in New Hampshire's primary, the Vermont senator sought to build upon success and introduce himself to voters who may be open to an alternative to Iowa caucuses winner Hillary Clinton.

Feb. 11, 2016 11:30 PM EST
Wisconsin's Feingold avoiding Democratic presidential pick

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Hillary Clinton or Bernie Sanders? The question is much more than a ballot choice for Democrat Russ Feingold, whose hopes of reclaiming the Senate seat he held for 18 years rests with Wisconsin voters heavily invested in the presidential nomination fight.

Feb. 10, 2016 4:33 PM EST
Sanders surpasses Clinton in NH primary with wide support

MANCHESTER, N.H. (AP) — Sen. Bernie Sanders won a decisive victory over Hillary Clinton in the New Hampshire Democratic primary Tuesday, propelled by support from a formidable alliance of men, women and young people.

Feb. 9, 2016 11:35 PM EST
Sanders defeats Clinton, Trump wins in New Hampshire

MANCHESTER, New Hampshire (AP) — Bernie Sanders won a commanding victory over Hillary Clinton in the New Hampshire primary Tuesday, and Donald Trump also scored a big win in a triumph of two candidates who have seized on Americans' anger at the Washington political establishment.

Feb. 9, 2016 11:00 PM EST
Elizabeth Warren's hard choice in Democrats' White House run

WASHINGTON (AP) — A coy Elizabeth Warren is withholding an endorsement of Hillary Clinton or Bernie Sanders for now and using her leverage as liberal icon to focus the two Democratic presidential rivals on her populist agenda.

Feb. 8, 2016 1:08 PM EST

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