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Sunday, May 1, 2016 at 08:40 AM PDT

‘Mr. Hate Leave Our State’: Trump Protest in Burlingame

‘Mr. Hate Leave Our State’: Trump Protest in Burlingame

Vociferously chanting "Dump Trump," and "Run Trump Run," protesters trying to prevent Donald Trump from giving the kick-off speech at the California Republican Convention Friday blocked the entrance, jumped over...

Friday, Apr 29, 2016 at 04:48 AM PDT

Do Celebrity Endorsements Help or Hurt?

Do Celebrity Endorsements Help or Hurt?

Celebrity surrogates have been ubiquitous on the campaign trail this season, frequently been driving the 2016 news cycle — and in some cases, forcing their preferred candidates off message. In a crowded...

Thursday, Apr 28, 2016 at 05:40 PM PDT

The Rocky History Between Cruz and Boehner

The Rocky History Between Cruz and Boehner

Texas Sen. Ted Cruz personally told NBC News he had not met John Boehner, when he addressed comments made about him by the former House Speaker. But the two men do have a past: Ted Cruz was once Boehner’s...

Thursday, Apr 28, 2016 at 11:27 PM PDT

Protests Expected at Donald Trump's Bay Area Event

Protests Expected at Donald Trump's Bay Area Event

It’s not unusual for Donald Trump protesters to show up wherever he goes – and on Friday it’s expected to be just as much.

Thursday, Apr 28, 2016 at 07:06 PM PDT

Stanford Reporter Who Broke 'Lucifer' Story

Stanford Reporter Who Broke 'Lucifer' Story

Twenty-year-old Ada Statler-Throckmorton, a cub reporter at the Stanford Daily, broke the national story when former House Speaker John Boehner called presidential candidate Ted Cruz "Lucifer in the flesh."

Thursday, Apr 28, 2016 at 02:48 PM PDT

'If We Win In Indiana, It's Over': Trump

'If We Win In Indiana, It's Over': Trump

Donald Trump set the stakes of the Indiana primary Thursday, saying he refused to take time off from the campaign trail because of the importance of the primary, NBC News reported.

Thursday, Apr 28, 2016 at 03:46 PM PDT

USHCC Endorses Clinton, Kasich

USHCC Endorses Clinton, Kasich

The U.S. Hispanic Chamber of Commerce announced Thursday it is endorsing Democrat Hillary Clinton and Republican John Kasich, in its first ever endorsement of any presidential candidate, NBC News...

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

Powerful Testimony Unfolds At Hastert Sentencing

Powerful Testimony Unfolds At Hastert Sentencing

For seasoned court watchers, attorneys, even veteran prosecutors, the sentencing of former House Speaker Dennis Hastert proved to be powerful and troubling. "Nothing is more disturbing than having 'serial child...

Friday, Apr 29, 2016 at 08:30 PM PDT

17 Arrested After Protests Erupt Outside Trump Rally

17 Arrested After Protests Erupt Outside Trump Rally

Raucous protesters and supporters of Donald Trump took to the streets in California, leading to nearly 17 arrests, as the Republican presidential contender brought his campaign to conservative Orange County...

Thursday, Apr 28, 2016 at 04:49 AM PDT

Tapping Fiorina Early, Cruz Echoes Reagan's Gamble

Tapping Fiorina Early, Cruz Echoes Reagan's Gamble

Ted Cruz's unconventional decision to tap Carly Fiorina on Wednesday as his running mate echoes Ronald Reagan's gambit heading into the 1976 convention, a history that offers cautionary notes for Cruz. Reagan...

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