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Wednesday, Feb 3, 2016 at 11:04 AM PST

Obama: Anti-Muslim Bias Must Be Tackled 'Head On'

Obama: Anti-Muslim Bias Must Be Tackled 'Head On'

President Barack Obama says bias against any segment of American society tears at the fabric holding the nation together and must be tackled "head on." In an address Wednesday at the Islamic Society of...

Wednesday, Feb 3, 2016 at 04:57 AM PST

Sanders on Contesting Iowa: 'We're Looking at It Right Now'

Sanders on Contesting Iowa: 'We're Looking at It Right Now'

Bernie Sanders said Wednesday his campaign is looking into contesting Hillary Clinton's razor-thin win over him in Tuesday's caucuses in Iowa. "We're looking at it right now," the Vermont senator said on NBC's...

Tuesday, Feb 2, 2016 at 07:08 PM PST

Fact-Checking the Iowa Caucus

Fact-Checking the Iowa Caucus

Showdown in Iowa on Monday night, and each of the candidates had something to say and claim about their standing. Who was telling the truth? Sam Brock investigates.

Tuesday, Feb 2, 2016 at 06:35 PM PST

Trump Nabs 1st Endorsement From an Ex-Senator

Trump Nabs 1st Endorsement From an Ex-Senator

Donald Trump's campaign spokeswoman has confirmed that former Massachusetts Sen. Scott Brown will endorse the billionaire developer at rally in New Hampshire Tuesday night. Brown's backing marks Trump's...

Tuesday, Feb 2, 2016 at 09:50 AM PST

Trump Takes to Twitter to Complain of Media Coverage

Trump Takes to Twitter to Complain of Media Coverage

Billionaire Donald Trump began complaining about the media’s treatment of his campaign Tuesday morning after his loss to U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz in Iowa, tweeting that it was covering his “long-shot great finish”...

Tuesday, Feb 2, 2016 at 09:14 AM PST

Iowa Entrance Polls: Who Backed Clinton, Sanders

Iowa Entrance Polls: Who Backed Clinton, Sanders

Hillary Clinton did best in the Iowa caucuses with married women, moderates and Democrats at least 65 years of age, while Bernie Sanders outperformed among Democrats between the ages of 17 and 44, first-time...

Tuesday, Feb 2, 2016 at 06:13 AM PST

Ben Carson: Other Campaigns Sabotaged Us With 'Dirty Tricks'

Ben Carson: Other Campaigns Sabotaged Us With 'Dirty Tricks'

Ben Carson accused his rivals of spreading rumors that he was dropping out of the presidential race, and singled out Ted Cruz's campaign for trying to thwart his chances in the Iowa caucuses.

Monday, Feb 1, 2016 at 09:26 PM PST

Why Clinton and Sanders Are in a Dead Heat

Why Clinton and Sanders Are in a Dead Heat

The NBC News Entrance Poll shows age, issues and ideological differences strongly influenced which groups of Democrats supported Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders in the Democratic caucus in Iowa. Clinton was...

Monday, Feb 1, 2016 at 08:25 PM PST

Mike Huckabee Ends Presidential Bid

Mike Huckabee Ends Presidential Bid

Mike Huckabee ended his second campaign for the White House on Monday amid a dismal showing in the Iowa caucuses that he won in his first bid eight years ago. As caucus results were still streaming in, Huckabee...

Monday, Feb 1, 2016 at 07:21 PM PST

Money Hasn't Made a Difference in Election Yet: Stanford Law Professor

Money Hasn't Made a Difference in Election Yet: Stanford Law Professor

The 2016 presidential race is shaping up to be the most expensive in history – nearly a billion dollars spent so far, according to year-end campaign finance reports released Sunday.

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