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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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Paul Ryan: Trump made "textbook definition of a racist comment"

June 7, 2016
House Speaker Paul Ryan delivered a harsh rebuke of the recent comments made by presumptive Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump about an Indiana-born judge with Mexican heritage who is presiding over a lawsuit about Trump University.
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AP count: Clinton has delegates to win Democratic nomination

June 7, 2016
Lisa Lerer, Hope Yen, Stephen Ohlemacher, Catherine Lucey | AP
Striding into history, Hillary Clinton will become the first woman to top the presidential ticket of a major U.S. political party, capturing commitments Monday from the number of delegates needed to win the Democratic nomination.
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Democrats Jump on Allies of Donald Trump in Judge Dispute

June 7, 2016
Jonathan Martin, Patrick Healy, Maggie Haberman | The New York Times
Democratic leaders nationwide sought to exact a political price from Republican officials and candidates on Monday for continuing to support Donald J. Trump after his explosive remarks challenging the objectivity of judges with Mexican or Muslim backgrounds.
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Paul Ryan rips Donald Trump remarks as 'textbook definition of a racist comment'

June 7, 2016
Manu Raju, Deirdre Walsh | CNN
House Speaker Paul Ryan ripped Donald Trump's recent remarks saying a judge presiding over a lawsuit involving his business was biased because of his Mexican heritage as "the textbook definition of a racist comment."
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Sanders plans to ‘assess’ presidential bid at home in Vermont after Tuesday contests

June 7, 2016
Robert Costa | The Washington Post
Sen. Bernie Sanders plans to take stock of his presidential campaign at his home in Burlington, Vt., following Tuesday’s primary here and in five other states.
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Tantalizingly close to the nomination, Clinton reflects on making history

June 7, 2016
Abby Phillip | The Washington Post
Hillary Clinton paused in a day of frenetic campaigning in California to reflect on the possibility that on Tuesday, she is likely to make history as the first female nominee of a major political party in the United States.
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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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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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