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Wednesday, Feb 10, 2016 at 07:00 PM PST

Obama Back in Ill. on Anniversary of Presidential Announcement

Obama Back in Ill. on Anniversary of Presidential Announcement

President Barack Obama arrived in Springfield on Wednesday morning prepared to make history, becoming the fourth U.S. president to address the Illinois General Assembly. Nine years ago was Obama’s last time in...

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By Daniel Sircar, Eric Jankiewicz

ICYMI: 5 Things to Know From the NH Primary

Here's a quick summary of what happened on Tuesday night at the New Hampshire... View gallery

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Tuesday, Feb 9, 2016 at 09:25 PM PST

Trump Wins New Hampshire Primary

Trump Wins New Hampshire Primary

After winning the New Hampshire GOP primary, Donald Trump claimed he would be the "greatest jobs president that God every created." He also stated that the unemployment rate could be as high as 28 or even...

Tuesday, Feb 9, 2016 at 07:44 PM PST

Sanders Wins New Hampshire Primary

Sanders Wins New Hampshire Primary

Bernie Sanders won the Democratic primary in New Hampshire, beating Hillary Clinton. He slammed Republican policies and "establishment politics" for supporting the interests of large donor groups instead of the...

Tuesday, Feb 9, 2016 at 07:44 PM PST

Clinton Concedes New Hampshire Primary to Sanders

Clinton Concedes New Hampshire Primary to Sanders

Hillary Clinton conceded the New Hampshire primary to Bernie Sanders, appealing to his voters in her address by discussing income inequality and Citizens United.

Tuesday, Feb 9, 2016 at 05:24 PM PST

Adele Parody Skewers SF Mayor Ed Lee

Adele Parody Skewers SF Mayor Ed Lee

A new song and its accompanying video take San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee to task for a city many view as being divided between the haves and have-nots. Candace Roberts' "Hello Ed Lee" addresses the elected...

Wednesday, Feb 10, 2016 at 05:18 AM PST
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By Caitlin Fichtel

See Photos of NH Primary Vote

Voters in New Hampshire took to their polling places to cast their ballots on... View gallery

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Tuesday, Feb 9, 2016 at 11:52 AM PST

Cruz Takes High Road in Response to Trump's Profanity

Cruz Takes High Road in Response to Trump's Profanity

U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz took the high road Tuesday in his response to rival Donald Trump's use of profanity to describe the Texas Republican. Trump, the GOP frontrunner, derided his opponents while addressing about...

Tuesday, Feb 9, 2016 at 10:36 AM PST

N.H.'s Undeclared: Less Independent Than You Might Think

N.H.'s Undeclared: Less Independent Than You Might Think

New Hampshire voters have a reputation of being free thinkers, but truly independent voters could be hard to find in the Granite State. Undeclared voters in the state are allowed to vote in the Democratic...

Tuesday, Feb 9, 2016 at 09:04 AM PST

Iowa vs. New Hampshire: Who Better Predicts GOP Nominee

Iowa vs. New Hampshire: Who Better Predicts GOP Nominee

"Iowa picks corn and New Hampshire picks presidents," former New Hampshire Gov. John Sununu famously said. Among Republicans, New Hampshire's primary results over the last few decades have been better than...

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