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Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders delivers a statement after his meeting with President Obama at the White House in Washington

Sanders: It Doesn’t Appear That I’m Going To Be The Nominee

U.S. Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders said that while he does not think he will be the party’s nominee for the Nov. 8 election, he will likely speak at the Democratic National Convention in July, according to an interview with C-SPAN.

June 22, 2016
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Clinton, Sanders Fight On In Indiana

On the eve of Indiana’s primary, Hillary Clinton is looking to add the state to her list of electoral victories over Bernie Sanders. But even if Sanders were to somehow win the state, Clinton will likely still capture the party’s nomination.

May 2, 2016
Brooklyn Working Families Party

Why Young Voters Are Flocking To Sanders And Older Ones To Clinton

At Bernie Sanders’ rally in Brooklyn’s Prospect Park, thousands of supporters, most of them young, gathered Sunday for what seemed more like a concert than a campaign stop. On Monday, Hillary Clinton brought her supporters together in a midtown Manhattan hotel where there was one distinct difference besides the absence of a band named Grizzly Bear: the age of many of those in attendance.

April 19, 2016
Democratic U.S. presidential candidate Hillary Clinton speaks at a campaign rally at Carl Hayden Community High School in Phoenix, Arizona March 21, 2016. REUTERS/Mario Anzuoni

New York’s Politicians Overwhelmingly Endorse Clinton

Despite still being two weeks away, Bernie Sanders and Hillary Clinton have both brought the full force of their campaigns to New York state with the opening of campaign offices and widely televised rallies heralding the upcoming vote. Now it’s a matter how much support each candidate has in this important electoral contest.

April 6, 2016
Bernie Sanders Rally

Sanders’s Meeting With New York Daily News Didn’t Go So Well

The interview showed a level of unpreparedness that’s surprising, especially this late in the game.

April 5, 2016
Hillary Clinton on Broad City

Can Celebrity Endorsements Sway An Election?

This election cycle, the candidates aren’t the only stars.

April 1, 2016
Bernie Sanders Rally

Bern-Storming Through The South Bronx

Sanders addressed a diverse crowd of 15,000 assembled in St. Mary’s Park.

April 1, 2016
Democratic U.S. presidential candidate Bernie Sanders leaves after holding a rally at Safeco Field in Seattle, Washington March 25, 2016. REUTERS/David Ryder -

Bernie Sanders’s Superdelegate Hypocrisy

After Sanders’s huge wins in Washington, Alaska, and Hawaii on Saturday, he went on television to make his case. “A lot of these superdelegates may rethink their position with Hillary Clinton,” he said on CNN.

March 28, 2016

Cartoon: Horse Race

A victory lap for political entropy.

March 28, 2016
Supporters of Democratic U.S. presidential candidate Bernie Sanders listen during a Sanders rally at Safeco Field in Seattle, Washington March 25, 2016. REUTERS/David Ryder

Bernie Sanders Wins Alaska, Washington, Hawaii Caucuses

Democratic presidential contender Bernie Sanders easily won nominating contests in Alaska, Washington and Hawaii on Saturday.

March 27, 2016
People wait to vote in the U.S. presidential primary election outside a polling site in Glendale, Arizona March 22, 2016. REUTERS/Nancy Wiechec

Trump, Clinton Win Arizona On Big Night In The West

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. Republican front-runner Donald Trump swept to victory in Arizona on Tuesday but rival Ted Cruz showed some fight with a win in Utah that gave hope to establishment Republicans who fear Trump would lead the party to ruin in the presidential election. On the Democratic side, favorite Hillary Clinton routed challenger […]

March 23, 2016
Rosemary Harder wears a hat supporting Republican U.S. presidential candidate Donald Trump during a news conference in Palm Beach

Trump Wins Florida, Kasich Takes Ohio As Rubio Bows Out

U.S. Republican presidential front-runner Donald Trump won a crucial contest in Florida on Tuesday, knocking rival Marco Rubio out of the race, but lost Ohio to John Kasich in a mixed result that set the stage for a long, bitter nominating fight.

March 16, 2016
Democratic U.S. presidential candidate Clinton speaks as rival Sanders listens during the Democratic U.S. presidential candidates' debate in Flint

Clinton, Sanders Clash Over Trade And Auto Bailout In Michigan Debate

Flint provided a dramatic backdrop for the pair — who were actually willing to discuss the systematic failures that led to the poisoning of an entire city.

March 6, 2016
U.S. Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton speaks during a worship service at the Mississippi Boulevard Christian Church in Memphis

Clinton Sets Sights On Trump, General Election After Huge Win In South Carolina

“Despite what you hear, we don’t need to make America great again. America has never stopped being great,” she told supporters in her victory speech.

February 29, 2016
Bernie Sanders Hillary Clinton South Carolina

Sanders, Clinton Scour South Carolina Black Colleges For Votes

Clinton and Sanders were busy rallying young, black voters in South Carolina during the run up to next Saturday’s Democratic primary.

February 22, 2016

Democratic Candidates Release New Ads Championing Minorities

The Clinton camp’s “firewall” of black and Latino support should make for a comfortable two weeks.

February 22, 2016
Democratic U.S. presidential candidate Bernie Sanders speaks to supporters after rival candidate Hillary Clinton was projected as the winner in the Nevada Democratic caucuses as he appears at a rally in Henderson

After Nevada, Sanders Faces Struggle To Broaden Appeal

If the Vermont senator cannot quickly find a way to broaden his appeal to minorities and union members, last week’s 22-point rout of Clinton in New Hampshire could prove to be his campaign highlight.

February 21, 2016
Democratic U.S. presidential candidate Hillary Clinton introduced by U.S. Representative Rangel for address in Harlem in New York City

Put Puppy-Whistle Politics On A Leash

So-called political establishments and Washington insiders should be judged by what they do, rather than what they are.

February 18, 2016
Democratic U.S. presidential candidate Hillary Clinton introduced by U.S. Representative Rangel for address in Harlem in New York City

Hillary Clinton, In Push For Black Support, Promises To Tackle Racial Disparities

“There are still very real barriers holding back African-Americans from fully participating in our economy and our society,” Clinton said

February 17, 2016
Saudi Arabia Soldier Military Patrol

The Leading Presidential Candidates Can Only Agree On One Thing: Make Arab States Fight ISIS

Asking neighboring states to right a historic wrong will find few sympathetic ears in any Arab capital. But at least America’s presidential contenders can agree that they should.

February 17, 2016
File photo of Hillary Clinton arriving at the NALEO conference in Las Vegas, Nevada.

The Nevada Democratic Caucuses Are More Uncertain Than Ever

One thing is clear: Karl Rove wants Bernie Sanders to be the Democratic nominee.

February 16, 2016

Sanders And Clinton Split On Henry Kissinger’s Legacy

Bernie Sanders clashed with Hillary Clinton over her praise for Henry Kissinger, who he described as one of the worst secretaries of state in living memory.

February 12, 2016
People holding mobile phones are silhouetted against a backdrop projected with the Twitter logo in Warsaw

Understanding Bernie Bros

I suspect many of these jokers are Internet trolls in the original sense: right-wing Hillary-haters seeking to foment discord among Democrats.

February 10, 2016
Fox News staff rush additional podiums into place for those participating in the main event for top polling candidates that Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump announced he was withdrawing from in Des Moines.

How To Lose New Hampshire

In this case, “the narrative” requires hauling the dead weight of too many candidates much farther than they have any right being hauled.

February 9, 2016
U.S. Republican presidential candidate Marco Rubio arrives at a polling place on voting day in Manchester, New Hampshire

Rubio Needs Strong New Hampshire Showing To Rebut Debate Critics

A week ago, it looked like the stars were aligning for Marco Rubio. Now, as New Hampshire holds its pivotal primary on Tuesday, the Republican presidential contender has to hope the sky does not come crashing down on him.

February 9, 2016