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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
GOP, Presidential Race, 2016, Nominee, Candidates, Debates, Politcs, Top News, Swing State, Primaries

How To Fix An Unfair Presidential Debate System

Fox News and CNN have effectively made a top-tier and also-rans class out of the GOP candidates.

May 28, 2015
GOP, Presidential Race, 2016, Nominee, Candidates, Debates, Politcs, Top News, Swing State, Primaries

Is Anyone Not Running For The Republican Presidential Nomination?

What to expect when you’re expecting 15 GOP presidential candidates.

May 26, 2015
Court, L. Felipe Restrepo, Appointment, Nominee, Partisan, Judiciary, Congress, Third Circuit, Politics, Patrick Toomey, Bob Casey

New Congress, New Round In Senate Fight Over Obama’s Judges

L. Felipe Restrepo, a Colombian immigrant, “could become the latest high-profile victim of partisan brinkmanship in the shaping of the judicial branch.”

May 5, 2015

Chris Christie’s Style Colors Presidential Prospects

Republicans can’t decide whether Chris Christie is a savior for their party or a loose-cannon liability.

November 24, 2014

Obama Faces Liberal Anger Over Judicial Nominees

By Timothy M. Phelps, Tribune Washington Bureau WASHINGTON — The Obama administration is facing a liberal revolt in the Senate over two high-priority judicial nominations, potentially jeopardizing its push to shape the federal judiciary in advance of the midterm congressional election. The disputes, which involve hot-button issues including abortion, the Confederate flag and drones, could come […]

May 12, 2014

Obama’s Pick To Head Health And Human Services Draws GOP Support

By Noam N. Levey, Tribune Washington Bureau WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama’s pick to take over the administration of his signature health law drew support Thursday from several Republicans in her first appearance before a congressional committee, signaling her likely confirmation to head the Department of Health and Human Services. “Regardless of my objections to Obamacare, […]

May 8, 2014

5 Reasons Republican Ted Cruz Would Be A Democrat’s Dream 2016 GOP Nominee

Ted Cruz is running for president. It’s a dream for Democrats.

May 1, 2013