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Poll: Election 2016 shapes up as a contest of negatives

May 23, 2016
Dan Balz, Scott Clement | The Washington Post
The coming presidential race between Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump begins in a virtual dead heat, a competition between two candidates viewed unfavorably by a majority of the current electorate and with voters motivated as much by whom they don’t like as by whom they do, according to a new Washington Post-ABC News poll.
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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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Behind the divide in the Democratic Party

May 19, 2016
John Dickerson | CBS News
CBS News political director and "Face the Nation" moderator John Dickerson joins "CBS This Morning" to discuss the discord within the Democratic Party, with Bernie Sanders and party leaders accusing each other of lying about a disputed Nevada convention that ended in chaos.
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Clinton, Democrats Confronting Dangerous Rift Within Party

May 19, 2016
Margaret Talev | Bloomberg Politics
Hillary Clinton’s claim of a narrow victory in Kentucky and Bernie Sanders’s win in Oregon illustrated a deepening rift among Democrats with the potential to hobble the party heading into the general election.
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