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Presidential candidates offer dark visions to anxious voters

March 12, 2016
Lisa Lerer | AP
In back-to-back debates just miles apart, Democrats and Republicans painted a dark vision of America, a place where jobs are vanishing, leaders are corrupt and threats loom from across the globe.
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Hillary Clinton on Super Tuesday: The stakes have never been higher

March 1, 2016
Hillary Clinton, fresh off Super Tuesday victories in Arkansas, Tennessee, Georgia and Virginia, took aim at the Republican Party in her election night speech. "It's clear tonight that the stakes in this election have never been higher, and the rhetoric we're hearing on the other side has never been lower," Clinton said, setting up her general election message. "Trying to divide America between us and them is wrong, and we're not going to let it work."
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Bernie Sanders on Super Tuesday: "This campaign about transforming America"

March 1, 2016
Sen. Bernie Sanders spoke early on Super Tuesday night, after beating Hillary Clinton in his home state Vermont. "This campaign is not just about electing a president; it is about transforming America," Sanders said. "It is about making our great country the nation it has the potential to be."
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Washington Week Extra - Milwaukee Edition: A Special Voice of the Voters Town Hall

February 12, 2016
Washington Week goes to Wisconsin to talk to voters about the 2016 presidential campaign.
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What are the key political issues on the minds of college students?

February 11, 2016
On the campus of the University of Wisconsin Milwaukee, the 2016 presidential election is not a big priority for the students heading to and from class. But ask them the issues they care about and it ranges from education to health care to inequality. For one student "drenched in privilege," he is most interested in "economic inequality."
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