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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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Can either party achieve unity after contentious primaries?

June 6, 2016
Amy Walter of The Cook Political Report and Stuart Rothenberg of The Rothenberg & Gonzales Political Report join Gwen Ifill to discuss the latest in politics, including Donald Trump’s racially charged standoff with a federal judge, how a diverse electorate could hurt Trump in the general election and whether the Democrats or the Republicans are in a tougher spot
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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.
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Obama will travel to Hiroshima, Supreme Court preview, criticism of DNC & RNC chairs and an expensive California primary

May 20, 2016
Obama pivots to Asia in his final year, Supreme Court set to decide immigration and affirmative action, the 2016 battleground map and Clinton's hopes for California