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Hillary Clinton: "Historic, unprecedented moment"

June 7, 2016
Monday night, Hillary Clinton became the presumptive Democratic presidential nominee after securing enough pledged and super delegates according to an Associated Press count. Clinton was campaigning in California ahead of today's primary contest when the news broke, and she encouraged her supporters to still head to the polls. "We are on the brink of a historic, historic, unprecedented moment, but we still have work to do. Don't we?"
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Donald Trump: I will make GOP proud

June 7, 2016
Donald Trump struck a more subdued tone in his speech after the final primary night of the 2016 presidential campaign. Reading from a teleprompter, the presumptive Republican nominee promised the GOP: "I will make you proud of your party and our movement."
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Hillary Clinton declares victory, acknowledges historic nomination

June 7, 2016
Eight years after conceding defeat to Barack Obama in the Democratic primary race and the day after the Associated Press declared her the presumptive nominee, Hillary Clinton claimed victory in the Democratic race. "Thanks to you, we've reached a milestone, the first time in our nation's history that a woman will be a major party nominee," Clinton said, acknowledging the historic moment in American politics.
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Hillary Clinton in California: Important to unify Democratic Party

June 6, 2016
As voters in California prepare to head to the polls tomorrow, both Democratic presidential candidates are campaigning in the Golden State, hoping for a win in the state with biggest delegate prize. The latest Associated Press​ count shows Hillary Clinton​ is just 23 delegates short of clinching the Democratic nomination, a threshold she is all but certain to reach tomorrow.
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Sanders: Trump's comments about judge "beyond comprehension"

June 6, 2016
Bernie Sanders, making his final pitch to Democratic voters in California, hit presumptive Republican nominee Donald Trump for his recent comments about the Indiana-born judge handling the class action case against Trump University. Sanders said Trump's comments that Judge Gonzalo Curiel cannot be fair because of his Mexican heritage is "beyond comprehension."
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Paul Ryan endorses Trump, modest job growth in May and Libertarian nominee Gary Johnson

June 3, 2016
House speaker will support Republican nominee despite their "differences." Economy adds 38k jobs in May.

The Trumpian campaign, California dreaming and America's standing in the world

June 3, 2016
The stakes are high for Clinton, Sanders and Trump heading into the California primary.
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The Libertarian Ticket, Delegate Count Puts Trump Over the Top and Clinton Staffers Role in Email Investigation

May 27, 2016
As Libertarians meet to pick their nominee for president, Gary Johnson seen as the likely candidate.

Trump Clinches Republican Nomination, Clinton's Email Troubles Continue and Obama’s Historic Visit to Hiroshima

May 27, 2016
Donald Trump surpassed the 1,237 delegates needed to clinch the Republican nomination while Hillary Clinton continues to deal with fallout over her private email server.