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Seeking to exit on his terms, Bernie Sanders meets with Obama, other Democrats

Bernie Sanders began meeting with President Obama and other leading Democrats in Washington on Thursday, determined to exit the presidential race on his own terms, even as he was being increasingly nudged to focus on party unity. The senator from Vermont came to the White House around 11 a.m. for a meeting with Obama and had an early afternoon get-together ...

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Hillary Clinton Wins California, Claims Historic Victory

Wednesday June 08, 2016 – Hillary Clinton claimed the Democratic presidential nomination on Tuesday night after decisive victories in the California, New Jersey and New Mexico primaries, and she quickly appealed to supporters of Senator Bernie Sanders of Vermont to unite with her against Donald J. Trump. The Associated Press reported early Wednesday that Mrs. Clinton had won California, but ...

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Clinton may get the nod, but Sanders not finished yet

Tuesday June 07, 2016 – Eight years ago today, Hillary Clinton ended her presidential campaign after a long and bitter Democratic primary fight. Tonight, by the time the votes are counted in California, Clinton is expected to secure enough delegates (including pledged delegates and endorsing superdelegates) to make her the party’s presumptive nominee, even as Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) plans ...

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Trump asked to tone it down with Latino comments

Monday June 06, 2016 – Top Republican officials and donors are increasingly worried about the threat Donald Trump’s attack on a judge’s Mexican heritage could pose to their party’s chances in November — and about the GOP’s ability to win Latino votes for many elections to come. Trump is under fire for repeatedly accusing U.S. District Judge Gonzalo Curiel, who ...

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San Jose protesters attack Trump supporters with punches, eggs

Friday June 03, 2016 – Protesters attacked Donald Trump supporters on the sidelines of a San Jose rally Thursday night, in a raucous scene where a dozen or more people were punched and at least one woman was pelted with an egg. Protesters also reportedly grabbed Trump hats from supporters and set the hats on fire on the ground. Police ...

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Speaker Paul Ryan, Endorses Donald Trump

Friday July 03, 2016 – Ending weeks of reluctance to embrace his party’s presumptive nominee, Speaker Paul D. Ryan endorsed Donald J. Trump for president on Thursday in a modest but unequivocal backing of a candidate whose views Mr. Ryan has frequently condemned. In a column in his hometown newspaper in Janesville, Wis., Mr. Ryan said speaking with Mr. Trump ...

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New York Attorney General on Trump University: ‘This is straight up fraud’

Thursday June 02, 2016 – New York’s attorney general, who is leading a lawsuit against Trump University there, made his view of the case clear on Thursday: “It’s fraud. This is straight up fraud.” Eric Schneiderman laced into presumptive Republican nominee Donald Trump over the suit during an appearance on MSNBC’s “Morning Joe,” repeatedly describing the businessman as dishonest and ...

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