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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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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.
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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

Tensions rise in the Democratic Party, Trump names his SCOTUS shortlist and Obama acts on overtime pay

May 20, 2016
Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders continuing to fight for the Democratic nomination while Donald Trump shores up Republican support.
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Is there room for a third-party candidate?

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March 22, 1996
Now that Donald Trump is the last Republican standing in a 17-candidate field and the party's presumptive nominee, some in the GOP establishment are talking about the possibility of an independent candidate mounting a campaign to carry the conservative message. 2012 nominee Mitt Romney is among the high-profile Republicans pushing such a run. But the deadline to make a decision for a serious run is coming up quickly. In fact, some state filing deadlines to be on the ballot have already passed.
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Continuing to fight for the Democratic nomination

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May 23, 2008
With less than a month left until the last presidential primary, Hillary Clinton holds a nearly-insurmountable delegate lead over her Democratic rival Bernie Sanders. As her campaign frequently points out, her nearly-300 pledged delegate lead is greater than the less-than-200 delegates she trailed Barack Obama at the same point in 2008. Despite the long odds, Clinton refused to suspend her campaign until every state voted, which is one of the reasons Clinton hasn't publicly called for Sanders to get out.
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China's Cyber Spying

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May 28, 1999
Threats of state-sponsored cyber spying from China are nothing new. In 1999, Congress released a report alleging China was responsible for years of espionage and stealing U.S. nuclear secrets. As Haynes Johnson explained on Washington Week, the threat didn't come from traditional spies, but was a threat "in cyberspace." "It's about computers," he said.
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Bernie Sanders & the Democratic convention, Congress passes opioid bill and House GOP wins Obamacare lawsuit

May 13, 2016
Can Bernie Sanders influence the Democratic platform? Obamacare faces a Republican-led setback.

Trump, Ryan try to unify the Republican Party while Clinton fights a two-front campaign. And the fight over transgender rights.

May 13, 2016
Can the Republican Party unite before November? Can Hillary Clinton turn her focus to Trump?