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U.S. Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton makes a speech during a campaign stop in Lynwood, California, United States June 6, 2016. REUTERS/Mike Blake

Clinton Clinches Democratic Nomination: AP Delegate Count

Hillary Clinton has reached the number of delegates needed to clinch the Democratic presidential nomination, the Associated Press said on Monday, putting her on course to become the first woman to head a major U.S. party ticket.

June 6, 2016
U.S. Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton waves as she sits down to talk during a campaign stop at a small restaurant in Vallejo, California, United States June 5, 2016. REUTERS/Mike Blake - RTSG4YM

Obama Close To Endorsing Clinton For Democratic Presidential Nominee: Media

While U.S. President Barack Obama has made remarks indicating a preference for Hillary Clinton, his former secretary of state, he has so far avoided a clear endorsement and has focused his remarks about the campaign on blasting Donald Trump. A senior White House official would not comment on timing of any endorsement but said Obama is eager to campaign where he might be useful. The expected Obama endorsement, reported by The New York Times and CNN, would come as a welcome boost to Clinton and to Democrats concerned that the party needs to turn its attention fully to campaigning against Republican nominee Donald Trump.

June 6, 2016
Democratic U.S. presidential candidate Senator Bernie Sanders speaks to supporters on the night of the Michigan, Mississippi and other primaries at a Sanders campaign rally in Miami

Bernie Sanders Wins Indiana, Keeping His Movement Alive

Bernie Sanders is still far behind in delegates but he nonetheless managed to keep his agenda at the center of the Democratic race with a victory in Indiana over front-runner Hillary Clinton.

May 4, 2016

Iran Debate: Clinton Steps Up To Oppose The Demagogues

Clinton has found a balance and a voice that are more vital than ever in a contest against irresponsible politicians, whose demagogy points us again toward war.

September 8, 2015

Same Old Media Double Standard — And More To Come From This Clinton ‘Fan’

The media double standard becomes apparent when they arraign Democrats over the same alleged misdemeanors for which they have historically neglected to criticize Republicans.

May 27, 2015

5 Ways Hillary Clinton And Progressives Could Win The Democratic Primary

Unless a viable opponent arises, most Democratic debate will take place inside Hillary Clinton’s campaign. Here are five ways the front-runner can signal that she plans to win with progressives and heed their priorities.

April 20, 2015