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U.S. Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton tours John Marshall High School before holding a rally in Cleveland, Ohio August 17, 2016. REUTERS/Mark Makela

‘Scientific American’, ‘WIRED’ Break Precedent To Come Out Against Trump

Regardless their and Scientific American’s steps against the Trump campaign are unusual forays into the political for two prominent science and technology publications. Guns and Ammo and National Geographic have 81 days to let the public know where they stand.

August 18, 2016
U.S. Democratic presidential candidate and U.S. Senator Bernie Sanders speaks about his attempts to influence the Democratic party's platform in Albany, New York, U.S. June 24, 2016. REUTERS/Brian Snyder

Sanders Always Said He’d Support Clinton If She Won The Primary

Although some Bernie Sanders supporters have insisted at the Democratic National Convention that they will not be voting for Hillary Clinton in November, their preferred candidate has a track record of saying he will.

July 26, 2016
Former Republican U.S. presidential candidate Senator Ted Cruz speaks during the third night of the Republican National Convention in Cleveland, Ohio, U.S. July 20, 2016. REUTERS/Brian Snyder

Ted Cruz Jeered, Wife Escorted Out At Raucous Republican Convention

Anti-Trump Republican delegate Ken Cuccinelli told Reuters he escorted Cruz’s wife, Heidi, off the floor of the Republican National Convention out of concern for her safety.

July 20, 2016
U.S. Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton smiles as she visits Galvanize, a learning community for technology, in Denver, U.S. June 28, 2016. REUTERS/Rick Wilking

In A First, U.S. Hispanic Chamber Of Commerce Endorses Clinton For President

The Trump campaign “has gone from frankly something that was entertaining, comical, and has devolved into something that is frankly scary,” said Javier Palomarez, the chamber president and chief executive officer.

July 20, 2016
Democratic U.S. presidential candidate Hillary Clinton and Sen. Bernie Sanders stand together during a campaign rally where Sanders endorsed Clinton in Portsmouth, New Hampshire, U.S., July 12, 2016. REUTERS/Brian Snyder

The Political World Reacts To Bernie’s Endorsement

The substance of Sanders’ speech was no different than any other campaign stop. It was an of corporate greed, environmental destruction, regressive taxes, educational and health care debt, and nativism. Absent, though, were any associations between Clinton and Wall Street, a staple of the tone of his campaign in primary season.

July 12, 2016
Bernie Sanders Hillary Clinton Democratic Debate

WATCH LIVE: Sanders And Clinton Take The Stage In New Hampshire

Bernie Sanders and Hillary Clinton are sharing a stage in Portsmouth, New Hampshire this morning. Sanders has endorsed Clinton, marking the beginning of a unified effort against Donald Trump.

July 12, 2016
Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders shake hands before the start of the Democratic presidential candidates debate in Durham, New Hampshire, February 4, 2016. REUTERS/Carlo Allegri

Sanders To Join Clinton In New Hampshire Presidential Rally

Sanders and Clinton will discuss “their commitment to building an America that is stronger together and an economy that works for everyone, not just those at the top,” according to a statements released early on Monday from both campaigns.

July 11, 2016
U.S. President Barack Obama delivers remarks to reporters after meeting with India's Prime Minister Narendra Modi in the Oval Office at the White House in Washington, U.S. June 7, 2016. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst

WATCH: Barack Obama Endorses Hillary Clinton

Hours after meeting with Bernie Sanders, President Obama released a video endorsement — the beginning his likely active involvement in the presidential campaign to replace him.

June 9, 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
McCain Endorses Trump

Cartoon: McCain Endorses Trump

Great to have you aboard, John!

June 5, 2016
Speaker of the House Paul Ryan (R-WI) speaks during a news conference in Washington, U.S., May 26, 2016. REUTERS/Joshua Roberts

Republican House Speaker Ryan Backs Trump After Long Courtship

In a tweet, Trump responded: “So great to have the endorsement and support of Paul Ryan. We will both be working very hard to Make America Great Again!”

June 3, 2016
U.S. Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders holds a rally in National City, California, United States May 21, 2016. REUTERS/Mike Blake

Who Deserves Bernie Sanders’ Endorsements?

The irony here is obvious: Why is Sanders endorsing candidates at all? The former independent democratic socialist has been a member of the Democratic Party for just a few months, and the vast majority of Democrats in politics have endorsed his rival for the party’s nomination.

June 2, 2016
California Governor Jerry Brown speaks before signing a bill hiking California's minimum wage to $15 by 2023 in Los Angeles, California, United States, April 4, 2016. REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson -

California Governor Endorses Clinton, Calls Trump Dangerous

“I have decided to cast my vote for Hillary Clinton because I believe this is the only path forward to win the presidency and stop the dangerous candidacy of Donald Trump,” Brown said in a letter to California Democrats and independents posted online.

May 31, 2016
Republican U.S. presidential candidate Marco Rubio announces the suspension of his presidential campaign during a rally in Miami, Florida March 15, 2016. REUTERS/Carlo Allegri

Marco Rubio: The Latest #NeverTrump’er To Jump On The Trump Bandwagon

“I don’t want Hillary Clinton to be president. If there’s something I can do to help that from happening, and its helpful to the cause, I’d most certainly be honored to be considered for that.”

May 27, 2016
Susana Martinez

Latina GOP Governor Susana Martinez To Trump: ‘I Will Not Be Bullied’

When the chairwoman of the Republican Governor’s Association and the only Latina governor in the United States failed to endorse Donald Trump before he campaigned in her state on Tuesday night, Don didn’t take it lightly. One Trumper tantrum later, a spokesman for Susana Martinez’ office said simply, “Governor Martinez doesn’t care about what Donald Trump says about her.”

May 25, 2016
Jeff Merkley

Bernie Sanders Gets His First Endorsement From The Senate

“People know that we don’t just need better policies, we need a wholesale rethinking of how our economy and our politics work, and for whom they work.”

April 13, 2016
Donald Trump Ben Carson

Ben Carson And Sarah Palin Are Awful Trump Surrogates

Two of Donald Trump’s most prominent political endorsers, Ben Carson and Sarah Palin, have not been doing a very good job convincing voters to support Trump. The two have spent much of the time since they endorsed Trump either publicly regretting their choice or passing off a verbal stream of consciousness as public speaking.

April 4, 2016
Scott Walker makes a campaign stop at the Billy Goat Tavern in Chicago, Illinois, July 27, 2015. REUTERS/Jim Young

Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker Endorses Ted Cruz

Wisconsin is the only state with a primary on April 5, and the candidates are camping out in the Badger State.

March 29, 2016
Harry Reid Senate Minority Leader scorched James Comey in letter, October 30, 2016

Hillary Clinton Scores Endorsement From Harry Reid

In a move that seems to signal the readiness of Democratic leaders to end their party’s contentious rivalry on the campaign trail, Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid has endorsed Hillary Clinton for president in the November general election.

February 24, 2016
Democratic U.S. presidential candidate and former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton greets members of the culinary workers union local 226.

Powerful Nevada Union Will Not Endorse In Democratic Primary

Nevada’s largest labor organization, the powerful Culinary Union, will not offer an endorsement before the state’s Democratic caucuses next month, a reversal from 2008, when a bitter fight emerged over its backing.

January 20, 2016
Bernie Sanders Rally America

The Nation, America’s Oldest Weekly Magazine, Endorse Sanders for President

‘The Nation’ magazine, America’s oldest continuously published weekly magazine, endorsed Democratic candidate Bernie Sander’s (I-VT) for President. “He has summoned the people to a ‘political revolution,'” they wrote in an editorial published Thursday. “We believe such a revolution is not only possible but necessary—and that’s why we’re endorsing Bernie Sanders for president.”

January 15, 2016
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America’s Socialists Say Bernie Sanders Can Advance Their Cause

Bernie Sanders, the unabashed senator from Vermont who is now running for president, now has the backing of the Democratic Socialists of America.

May 7, 2015
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Bill Clinton Endorses Strickland In Ohio

Bill Clinton, knowing the importance of the swing state, makes an early endorsement, backing Ohio Governor Ted Strickland’s bid for Senate.

March 31, 2015

Chris Christie Endorses Mitt Romney

Mitt Romney received the endorsement of New Jersey Governor and Republican establishment favorite Chris Christie in New Hampshire today. “I’m here for one simple reason: America cannot survive another four years of Barack Obama,” Christie said. This isn’t a shock, as the two men are both Northeastern moderates who have defied party orthodoxy. But to […]

October 11, 2011

NEA Endorses Obama (Who Else?)

Not a surprise, but a sign that Obama’s education “reform” efforts haven’t alienated a powerful ally, despite their frustration with him: The nation’s largest teachers union voted Monday to endorse President Barack Obama’s 2012 re-election bid, during a raucous convention that highlighted widespread unhappiness with the president’s education policies. The vote, during the annual convention […]

July 5, 2011