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Democratic U.S. presidential candidate Hillary Clinton departs a discussion on national security during a campaign stop at the Virginia Air and Space Center in Hampton, Virginia, U.S., June 15, 2016. REUTERS/Gary Cameron

Clinton Widens Lead Over Trump In New Poll

The ABC/Post poll indicated two-thirds of Americans view Trump as biased against women, minorities and Muslims, and 64 percent say Trump is unqualified to be president. Sixty-eight percent of those polled said his remarks that Curiel couldn’t fairly decide the case because of his Mexican heritage were racist.

June 26, 2016
Democratic U.S. presidential candidate Hillary Clinton speaks during a campaign event at the North Carolina State Fairgrounds in Raleigh, North Carolina, June 22, 2016. REUTERS/Jason Miczek

Clinton Regains Double-Digit Lead Over Trump: Reuters/Ipsos Poll

Trump had enjoyed a brief boost in support following the June 12 mass shooting in Orlando, Florida, as he doubled down on his pledge to ban Muslims from entering the country, cutting Clinton’s lead to nine points. But Trump’s rise in popularity appeared to be only temporary, unlike his lasting surge among the Republican field last year after the attacks in Paris and in San Bernardino, California.

June 26, 2016
U.S. Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders addresses the audience at the theater of the University of Puerto Rico in San Juan, Puerto Rico, May 16, 2016. REUTERS/Alvin Baez

Sanders Says Will Vote For Hillary Clinton For President

“We do not need a president whose cornerstone of his campaign is bigotry, who is insulting Mexicans and Latinos and Muslims and women, who does not believe in the reality of climate change,” he continued.

June 24, 2016
U.S. Democratic presidential candidates Senator Bernie Sanders and former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton talk before the start of the first official Democratic candidates debate of the 2016 presidential campaign in Las Vegas, Nevada October 13, 2015. REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson

Nearly Half Of Sanders Supporters Say They’ll Refuse To Support Clinton In The General Election

Fifty-five percent of voters who supported Sanders in the primary say they’ll vote for the former Secretary of State, while over a fifth—22 percent—of Sanders supporters claim they will cast their ballot for Republican nominee Donald Trump. Eighteen percent say they plan to vote for the Libertarian choice, Gary Johnson.

June 23, 2016
Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump delivers a speech during a campaign event at the Trump Soho Hotel in Manhattan, New York City, U.S., June 22, 2016. REUTERS/Mike Segar

Donald Trump’s Speech: The Fact-Checking Game

Donald Trump gave a speech Wednesday in New York City attacking Hillary Clinton’s economic and foreign policy positions and record. But how do you know if what he said was true or false? Test your lie-detecting skills below in The National Memo’s fun new fact-checking game, “Go Fact-Check Yourself”!

June 23, 2016
U.S. Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump's campaign manager Corey Lewandowski speaks with an unidentified aide after a demonstrator was detained at a rally at the Dayton International Airport in Dayton, Ohio March 12, 2016. REUTERS/William Philpott

Trump Dumps Campaign Manager, Keeps Daughter

Given the choice of picking a new campaign manager or picking a new eldest daughter, Trump went with Ivanka. And dumping Lewandowski, embarrassing as it was, gave the media something else to write about — like how embarrassing Trump’s running mate is going to be.

June 22, 2016
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#EndorseThis: Clinton Takes On Trump’s Business Record

“You know, when I was working on this speech, i had the same experience I had when I was working on the speech I gave about foreign policy and national security,” she said, before talking about Trump’s tax plan. “I’d have my researchers and my speechwriters send me information, and then I’d say, ‘Really? He really said that?’ And they’d send me all the background and the video clip… So here it goes.”

June 21, 2016
A combination photo shows Republican U.S. presidential candidate Donald Trump (L) in Palm Beach, Florida and Democratic U.S. presidential candidate Hillary Clinton (R) in Miami, Florida at their respective Super Tuesday primaries campaign events on March 1, 2016. REUTERS/Scott Audette (L), Javier Galeano (R)

Trump Doubles Monthly Campaign Fundraising, Lags Clinton

The primary Super PAC supporting Trump, Great America PAC, reported raising $1.4 million in May – accounting for most of the $2.5 million the group has raised this year. The PAC had $500,971 cash remaining at the beginning of June.

June 21, 2016
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Major Wall Street Donors Threaten To Pull Support For Clinton If Warren Is Named VP

“It’s very clear that Wall Street guys don’t like her because she has been a lot more effective than most in communicating an anti-Wall Street message that has been part of the Democratic Party for 80 years, since the 1930s,” Wall Street historian Charles Geisst told White.

June 21, 2016
Republican U.S. presidential candidate Donald Trump jokes about how difficult he says it is for him to listen to Democratic candidate Hillary Clinton's voice, as he holds a rally with supporters in Fresno, California, U.S. May 27, 2016. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst.

Trump Hates Fundraising — That’s Why Watching Him Raise $500 Million Is So Entertaining

Fundraising has become Trump’s priority: He’s spending his time fundraising in solidly Republican states instead of focusing on battleground ones, and last week, Trump and RNC Chairman Reince Preibus went on a Southern fundraising tour.

June 20, 2016
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Hispanic Leaders Announce Mobilization Efforts Against Trump

Ruben De Jesus, the director of operations at All Star Boxing, told Reuters that “desperate times call for desperate measures,” and he contacted Mi Familia Vota after hearing alarming rhetoric against the Hispanic community in the presidential election.

June 20, 2016
Chelsea Clinton arrives with husband Marc Mezvinsky at the Metropolitan Museum of Art Costume Institute Benefit celebrating the opening of "PUNK: Chaos to Couture" in New York, May 6, 2013. REUTERS/Lucas Jackson

Clintons Welcome First Grandson

“We are all over the moon as Chelsea and Marc welcome Charlotte’s little brother to the world, and grateful for our many blessings,” the Clintons said. Daughter Chelsea and son-in-law Marc Mezvinsky welcomed their first child, Charlotte, on Sept. 26, 2014, just as the former secretary of State was gearing up for the presidential campaign.

June 19, 2016
Democratic U.S. presidential candidate Bernie Sanders and his wife Jane O'Meara Sanders arrive for a meeting with Democratic U.S. presidential candidate Hillary Clinton at a hotel in Washington, U.S., June 14, 2016. REUTERS/Joshua Roberts

Green Lefties Grieve Sanders’ Loss

For many environmentally-focused liberals, hope remains in the crafting of the Democratic platform at the convention in Philadelphia. “I wouldn’t say I’m disappointed myself — I would say that I’m resigned,” said RL Miller chair of the California Democratic Party’s environmental caucus. “Bernie had a good run. It’s over.”

June 19, 2016
Bernie Sanders delivers a live-streamed address to his supporters

What Sanders’ ‘Concession’ Speech Means For Democrats

In a live-streamed address on Thursday, Bernie Sanders stopped short of endorsing presumptive nominee Hillary Clinton, but said he would work together with her in the general election to fight against Donald Trump. Here’s what that really means.

June 17, 2016
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Sanders Vows To Help Clinton Beat Trump, But Keeps Campaign Alive

“Defeating Donald Trump cannot be our only goal. We must continue our grassroots efforts to create the America that we know we can become,” he said.

June 17, 2016
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#EndorseThis: An Eighth Grade Presidential Impressionist

Occasionally, in the grim, months-long slog of the presidential election cycle, there is a brief beacon of light and hope for the next generation.

June 17, 2016
Republican U.S. presidental candidate Governor John Kasich speaks to supporters after being declared the winner of the Ohio primary by the television networks, during a campaign rally in Berea, Ohio, March 15, 2016. REUTERS/Aaron Josefczyk

The List Of Big Name #NeverTrump Republicans Keeps Growing

Donald Trump’s candidacy has the Republican Party at a crossroads. Trump won the votes, fair and square, but an ever-larger list of Republican big wigs have shunned his candidacy, revealing it as the racist, sexist, xenophobic ego trip it really is.

June 17, 2016
U.S. Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump speaks during a news conference at Trump Tower in the Manhattan borough of New York, U.S., May 31, 2016. REUTERS/Carlo Allegri

Donald Trump Might Turn Utah — Utah! — Blue

In the Republican primary, Trump finished last in Utah with just 14 percent of the vote, and was defeated by Ted Cruz in Kansas with 23 percent of the vote.

June 15, 2016
Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump speaks at a campaign rally in Greensboro, North Carolina on June 14, 2016. REUTERS/Jonathan Drake

Trump Reaches New Popularity Low

Donald Trump’s standing with the American public has worsened significantly over the last month.

June 15, 2016
Democratic U.S. presidential candidate Bernie Sanders and his wife Jane O'Meara Sanders arrive for a meeting with Democratic U.S. presidential candidate Hillary Clinton at a hotel in Washington, U.S., June 14, 2016. REUTERS/Joshua Roberts

Where Does Sanders Stand In His Adopted Party?

Democrats have a good chance of retaking the Senate in November; Republicans should be worried — according to a recent Reuters/Ipsos poll, over 75 percent of Democrats say Sanders, the guy who legitimized socialism in America, should have a “major role” in shaping the party’s positions.

June 15, 2016
Democratic U.S. presidential candidate Senator Bernie Sanders shakes hands with rival Hillary Clinton at the conclusion of the Democratic presidential candidates debate at St. Anselm College in Manchester, New Hampshire December 19, 2015. REUTERS/Brian Snyder

Sanders, Clinton To Meet Tuesday, Discuss Agenda

“What I need to see (is) a commitment that there will be progressive taxation,” Sanders said, referring to his push for corporations and billionaires to pay higher tax rates. He also said he wanted to see Clinton embrace his views on healthcare and free education at public universities.

June 14, 2016
Republican U.S. presidential candidate Donald Trump speaks at a rally in Pittsburgh, PA June 11, 2016. REUTERS/Aaron Josefczyk

Trump Focuses On ‘Radical Islamic Terrorism’ Terminology Because He Doesn’t Know How To Fix It

A day after 49 people lost their lives in the worst shooting in U.S. history, Republicans continue to steer the debate towards terminology.

June 13, 2016
Democratic U.S. presidential candidate Hillary Clinton addresses the Planned Parenthood Action Fund in Washington, U.S. June 10, 2016. REUTERS/Gary Cameron

Guide To Democratic Unity Written In 2008

“Nothing unites the people of Earth like a threat from Mars,” said Paul Begala, a longtime adviser to Bill and Hillary Clinton, now the strategist for the main super PAC seeking to elect her. “To Democrats, Donald Trump is not just in a parade of conservative Republicans they disagree with. They view him, rightly, as a bigot.”

June 11, 2016
U.S. Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders climbs up the steps to the podium as he arrives at a rally in Vista, California, United States May 22, 2016.REUTERS/Mike Blake

Sanders ‘Accepts’ Clinton’s Nomination, Says Harry Reid

Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid said on Thursday that Senator Bernie Sanders “accepted” Hillary Clinton’s nomination.

June 10, 2016
Democratic U.S. presidential candidate Hillary Clinton speaks in New York

Hillary Thanks Our Foremothers

Hallelujah, we lived to see the day — as Hillary Clinton spoke with grace to claim her place in American history. Nothing’s over yet, but as the Democratic Party standard-bearer, Clinton is riding high. And she worked for it.

June 10, 2016
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