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Politics Nov 09Clinton tells supporters to greet Trump with ‘open mind’
NEW YORK — Hillary Clinton told supporters Wednesday that they owed Donald Trump "an open mind and a chance to lead," urging acceptance of the celebrity businessman's stunning win after a campaign that appeared poised until Election Day to make…
Politics Nov 08An anxious Clinton campaign waits for election returns
Anxious aides to Democrat Hillary Clinton watched key swing states Ohio and Florida go for Republican Donald Trump on Tuesday night, and they kept a close eye on Michigan and Wisconsin — two states that had seemed like safe bets…
Politics Oct 27Post-election unity? Clinton and Trump won’t say yet
WASHINGTON — With a dozen days left until Election Day, Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton are refusing to commit to working with each other after the election, putting in question their abilities to heal the country's wounds after a volatile…
Politics Sep 13Clinton has history of powering through illness — and paying a price
Clinton's desire to work through illness — and penchant for keeping her health secret — has helped cause the most damaging 48-hour period in her presidential campaign and given fresh ammunition to GOP rival Donald Trump.
Politics Jul 30Hacker breaches a computer system Clinton campaign uses
Officials say a computer service used by the campaign of Hillary Clinton was hacked as part of a broader breach of the Democratic National Committee, an intrusion for which the Russian government remains the leading suspect.
Politics Jun 27‘Go bold’ urge Clinton and Warren at first joint appearance
CINCINNATI — Elizabeth Warren offered an impassioned endorsement of Hillary Clinton on Monday morning, symbolically unifying the Democratic Party behind the presumptive nominee and giving voters a rousing preview of what could be a historic joint ticket.
Politics May 14Democrats fear Sanders may undermine efforts to beat Trump
Democratic Party leaders are upping the pressure on Bernie Sanders to drop out, alarmed that his continued presence could undermine efforts to beat the presumptive Republican nominee, Donald Trump.
Politics May 10Bernie Sanders wins presidential primary in West Virginia
Donald Trump wins the Republican presidential primary in West Virginia, adding to his claim on the GOP's nomination. Meanwhile, Bernie Sanders aimed to add another state to his tally over Hillary Clinton with a win in West Virginia on Tuesday…
Politics Apr 02After several primary losses, Clinton begins showing frustration
After a year of campaigning, months of debates and 35 primary elections, Sanders is finally getting under Clinton's skin in the Democratic presidential race.
Politics Mar 15Clinton defeats Sanders in Florida, Ohio and North Carolina
WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. -- Hillary Clinton rolled up primary victories in Florida, Ohio and North Carolina on Tuesday, dealing a severe blow to Bernie Sanders' bid to slow her march toward the Democratic presidential nomination.