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Wednesday, Apr 27, 2016 at 11:02 AM PDT

Trump Vows to Put 'America First' in Foreign Policy

Trump Vows to Put 'America First' in Foreign Policy

Republican Donald Trump said Wednesday he wants to "shake the rust off" American foreign policy and place a new, unyielding focus on what's best for the U.S. "America first will be the major and over-riding...

Thursday, Apr 28, 2016 at 04:07 AM PDT

Ex-House Speaker Dennis Hastert Gets 15 Months in Prison

Ex-House Speaker Dennis Hastert Gets 15 Months in Prison

Former House Speaker Dennis Hastert was sentenced Wednesday to 15 months in prison for breaking federal banking rules in a hush-money scheme attempting to cover up decades of sexual abuse. He was also...

Wednesday, Apr 27, 2016 at 10:38 AM PDT

Trump: Clinton Playing Woman Card

Trump: Clinton Playing Woman Card

Coming off a huge win on Tuesday night, Donald Trump said he has all but clinched the Republican nomination, NBC News reported. "I consider myself the presumptive nominee, absolutely," Trump said at a...

Wednesday, Apr 27, 2016 at 09:19 AM PDT

Clinton Surges Toward Nomination With 4 More Wins

Clinton Surges Toward Nomination With 4 More Wins

Hillary Clinton rolled to victory in four more states Tuesday, putting her at least 90 percent of the way toward clinching the Democratic presidential nomination. The Democratic front-runner expanded her...

Tuesday, Apr 26, 2016 at 07:16 PM PDT

Sanders Says 'Poor Don’t Vote'

Sanders Says 'Poor Don’t Vote'

Bernie Sanders says low income people don't vote. Is that true? Sam Brock investigates.

Tuesday, Apr 26, 2016 at 06:57 PM PDT

Primary Day: Voters in 5 States Cast Ballots

Democratic and Republican primary voters in five Northeastern states went to the... View gallery

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Tuesday, Apr 26, 2016 at 03:48 AM PDT

Philly Cheesesteak Serves as Unique Test for Candidates

Philly Cheesesteak Serves as Unique Test for Candidates

Five-point plans, engaging speeches and star endorsements are all important in a presidential campaign, but how well do candidates REALLY know the cities and towns where they're wooing voters? The supreme...

Wednesday, Apr 27, 2016 at 07:08 AM PDT

Trump, Clinton Dominate Northeast Primaries

Trump, Clinton Dominate Northeast Primaries

In a front-runner's rout, Republican Donald Trump roared to victory Tuesday in five contests across the Northeast and confidently declared himself the GOP's "presumptive nominee." Hillary Clinton was dominant in...

Tuesday, Apr 26, 2016 at 07:53 AM PDT

Bernie Sanders Floats Elizabeth Warren's Name for VP

Bernie Sanders Floats Elizabeth Warren's Name for VP

Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders said a female vice president would be a "great idea" and mentioned Massachusetts Sen. Elizabeth Warren as an example of a woman qualified to hold the office.

Tuesday, Apr 26, 2016 at 06:28 AM PDT

Voters Cheer, Jeer, Shrug Off GOP Pact

Voters Cheer, Jeer, Shrug Off GOP Pact

While the political world waits to see if Texas Sen. Ted Cruz and Ohio Gov. John Kasich's alliance proves brilliant or desperate, some voters in the three states most affected applauded the move while others...

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