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Friday, Apr 22, 2016 at 07:54 AM CDT

Brooklyn Election Clerk Suspended in Wake of Voter Complaints

Brooklyn Election Clerk Suspended in Wake of Voter Complaints

A New York City Board of Elections official has been suspended amid reports that some voters were turned away from polling sites during the state's presidential primary, officials said Thursday. Brooklyn Chief...

Friday, Apr 22, 2016 at 06:10 AM CDT

Even Without Numbers, Kasich Can Still Get Nomination

Even Without Numbers, Kasich Can Still Get Nomination

It's all but impossible for Ohio Gov. John Kasich to gain enough delegates to put his name into nomination at the convention this July, but he can become the GOP nominee anyway, NBC News reported.

Friday, Apr 22, 2016 at 06:05 AM CDT

Aide Tells RNC Trump Has Different Private Persona

Aide Tells RNC Trump Has Different Private Persona

Donald Trump's top aide assured Republicans that the presidential candidate has the capacity to shift his personality to appeal to women, minorities and other voters in a general election, NBC News...

Thursday, Apr 21, 2016 at 09:59 PM CDT

AP Analysis: Clinton Speeches Paid by Connected Firms

AP Analysis: Clinton Speeches Paid by Connected Firms

It's not just Wall Street banks. Most companies and groups that paid Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton to speak between 2013 and 2015 have lobbied federal agencies in recent years, and more than...

Thursday, Apr 21, 2016 at 08:30 PM CDT

Sanders Allies Plan Meeting to Discuss Future of Movement

Sanders Allies Plan Meeting to Discuss Future of Movement

Bernie Sanders allies are planning to meet in Chicago to plot the future of the movement started by Sanders’ presidential campaign, NBC News reports. The two-day People’s Summit will take place in mid-June...

Thursday, Apr 21, 2016 at 05:47 PM CDT

Cruz Blasts Trump After Today Show

Cruz Blasts Trump After Today Show

Texas Senator Ted Cruz was quick to blast Donald Trump after his Today Show townhall, saying Trump succumbed to the left.

Thursday, Apr 21, 2016 at 03:42 PM CDT

GOP Leaders Won't Change Rules for Nominee

GOP Leaders Won't Change Rules for Nominee

Republican Party leaders turned aside an effort Thursday to change the rules at their national convention to make it harder for the GOP to choose a fresh presidential candidate, a prelude to what may be sharper...

Thursday, Apr 21, 2016 at 03:23 PM CDT

'Wal-Mart Moms': Candidate With Most Votes Should be Nominee

'Wal-Mart Moms': Candidate With Most Votes Should be Nominee

A group of nine Republican “Wal-Mart moms” said they would feel "cheated" and that the system is “corrupt” if Donald Trump did not become the Republican presidential nominee if he won the most delegates,...

Thursday, Apr 21, 2016 at 02:56 PM CDT

Cruz Attacks Trump for Transgender Bathroom Comments

Cruz Attacks Trump for Transgender Bathroom Comments

Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump said Thursday that transgender people should be able to use whichever bathroom they choose, wading into one of the most contentious issues in politics and opposing...

Thursday, Apr 21, 2016 at 10:07 AM CDT

Trump Says Tubman on $20 Is 'Pure Political Correctness'

Trump Says Tubman on $20 Is 'Pure Political Correctness'

Republican presidential front-runner Donald Trump said Thursday that abolitionist Harriet Tubman is "fantastic" but she shouldn't replace former President Andrew Jackson on the front of the $20 bill. He...

 
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