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Clinton made history, but Sanders stubbornly ignored it

Clinton made history, but Sanders stubbornly ignored it

Revolutions rarely give way to gracious expressions of defeat.

Clinton claims Democratic nomination

NEW YORK

Clinton claims Democratic nomination

Hillary Clinton laid claim to the Democratic presidential nomination Tuesday night, making a full pivot to a nasty general-election fight against Donald Trump even as she faced the possibility of an embarrassing primary loss to Sen. Bernie Sanders in California.

Nancy Pelosi endorses Hillary Clinton ahead of voting in California

Nancy Pelosi endorses Hillary Clinton ahead of voting in California

Rep. Nancy Pelosi endorsed Hillary Clinton on Tuesday ahead of voting in the California primary, the first female former House speaker backing the first female presidential nominee of a major party.

AP: Clinton has Democratic nomination clinched

LOS ANGELES

AP: Clinton has Democratic nomination clinched

Hillary Clinton has secured enough delegates to win the Democratic presidential nomination, according to The Associated Press, emerging from a long and bruising primary to become the first woman to lead a major party in the race for the White House.

Clinton wants Sanders to help unify party after primaries

Clinton wants Sanders to help unify party after primaries

Hillary Clinton, who's almost sure to win enough delegates Tuesday to clinch the Democratic presidential nomination, said Sunday that Bernie Sanders must help her unify the party after their extended battle.

House Speaker Paul Ryan endorses Donald Trump

WASHINGTON

House Speaker Paul Ryan endorses Donald Trump

House Speaker Paul Ryan, R-Wis., ended a month-long holdout by formally backing his party's presumptive presidential nominee: Donald Trump.

Trump lashes out at media while detailing gifts to veterans

Trump lashes out at media while detailing gifts to veterans

A defensive Donald Trump angrily listed more than two dozen veterans’ groups that he said had received $5.6 million thanks to his fundraising and personal largesse during a contentious news conference Tuesday in which he repeatedly railed against reporters who questioned him.

Siena poll: Voters not happy with presidential candidates

LOUDONVILLE

Siena poll: Voters not happy with presidential candidates

When New Yorkers go to the polls in November and vote for president, more than half of them may be wishing there was someone else on the ballot.

Skidmore professor has dark take on Trump’s popularity

SARATOGA SPRINGS

Skidmore professor has dark take on Trump’s popularity

On television and on the stump, at debates and in speeches, Donald Trump is reminding the American people that they are going to die.

Trump: It would be ‘inappropriate’ to debate Sanders

Trump: It would be ‘inappropriate’ to debate Sanders

Donald Trump won’t debate Sen. Bernie Sanders after all.

AP: Trump has delegate majority for Republican nomination

AP: Trump has delegate majority for Republican nomination

Donald J. Trump officially secured the number of delegates he needed to clinch the Republican presidential nomination Thursday, according to an Associated Press tally that showed unbound delegates putting him over the top.

State Dept. report sharply criticizes Clinton's email practices

State Dept. report sharply criticizes Clinton's email practices

The State Department's independent watchdog has issued a highly critical analysis of Hillary Clinton's email practices while running the department.

Mark Cuban open to being VP for either Trump or Clinton

Mark Cuban open to being VP for either Trump or Clinton

Imagine: Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban one heartbeat away from the presidency.

Democrats are set to retake state legislatures in 2016

Conventional wisdom says Donald Trump is going to be a nightmare for Republicans on the ballot this November. His extraordinary unpopularity could help Democrats take over the U.S. Senate this fall and chomp into or even erase Republicans' historic majority in the House of Representatives.

Trump's business booms as he runs for president

WASHINGTON

Trump's business booms as he runs for president

Business has boomed in Donald Trump's financial empire during the time he has run for president, according to an analysis of his federal disclosure forms.

Trump releases list of Supreme Court picks

Trump releases list of Supreme Court picks

Donald Trump, the apparent Republican presidential nominee, released a list of potential Supreme Court nominees on Wednesday as part of an effort to quell concerns that he is unfit to select conservative jurists.

Megyn Kelly preps for her Trump interview

NEW YORK

Megyn Kelly preps for her Trump interview

Over the course of the 2016 presidential campaign, Megyn Kelly has been called a few choice names by Donald Trump. A one-sided feud began last summer when the Fox News Channel host asked him a sharp debate question about his "temperament" and history of disparaging remarks about women.

Welcome to a Bernie Sanders Wiccan ritual

PORTLAND, Ore.

Welcome to a Bernie Sanders Wiccan ritual

Instead of metal detectors, entrance required burning ceremonial sweetgrass. Participants were "smudged," meaning the smoke from the sweetgrass was wafted over them before they could enter the sacred circle and begin a Wiccan ritual to support Sanders ahead of Oregon's primary on Tuesday.

Next president likely to face a recession

WASHINGTON

Next president likely to face a recession

Talk about a poisoned chalice. No matter who is elected to the White House in November, the next president will probably face a recession.

Cruz returns to Senate, with hints at 2020 bid

Cruz returns to Senate, with hints at 2020 bid

One week after his campaign for president ended, Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, returned to the Senate unready to endorse Donald Trump - and very ready to talk about the next election.

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