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Decision 2016: Hillary Clinton and the Dems

Decision 2016: Hillary Clinton and the Dems

Full coverage of the Democrats in the 2016 presidential election

Friday, Nov 18, 2016

Some Dems Hope to Draft Biden for DNC Chair

Some Dems Hope to Draft Biden for DNC Chair

While some new faces look to lead the Democratic National Committee, others hope Vice President Joe Biden will take the job as committee chair, NBC News reported. It's not clear if Biden is interested and...

Monday, Nov 14, 2016

Obama, Clinton Tell Democrats Not to Despair

Obama, Clinton Tell Democrats Not to Despair

Democratic leaders delivered pep talks to demoralized supporters on Monday, promising to reassess their strategy, message and organization in the wake of last week's devastating defeat. "You're allowed to...

Wednesday, Nov 9, 2016

GOP Wins Key Senate Races, Keeps Control of House

GOP Wins Key Senate Races, Keeps Control of House

Republicans held onto the House of Representatives on Tuesday and retained their slim Senate majority, another stinging blow to Democrats in a night full of them. Democrats had been nearly certain of retaking...

Sunday, Nov 6, 2016

Federal Judge Rejects Voter Intimidation Arguments

Federal Judge Rejects Voter Intimidation Arguments

A federal judge in New Jersey on Saturday denied a motion by the Democratic National Committee to sanction the Republican National Committee before Election Day. Judge John Michael Vazquez's ruling came one day...

Tuesday, Nov 1, 2016

Democrats Weigh Down-Ballot Drag of Clinton Email Saga

Democrats Weigh Down-Ballot Drag of Clinton Email Saga

Hillary Clinton is not the only one playing defense after the FBI's disclosure last week of additional emails relevant to its probe of her use of a private email server. Other Democrats are under the gun,...

Tuesday, Nov 1, 2016

CNN Cuts Ties With Interim DNC Chair Donna Brazile

CNN Cuts Ties With Interim DNC Chair Donna Brazile

CNN announced Monday that it has ended its relationship with contributor Donna Brazile because of reports that she may have leaked two primary event questions to Democratic presidential nominee Hillary...

Sunday, Oct 23, 2016

Looking Past Trump, Clinton Aims To Help Other Dems

Looking Past Trump, Clinton Aims To Help Other Dems

Newly confident and buoyant in the polls, Hillary Clinton is looking past Donald Trump while widening her mission to include helping Democrats seize the Senate and chip away at the Republican-controlled...

Saturday, Oct 22, 2016

Powder Mailed to Clinton Campaign HQ Is Not Harmful

Powder Mailed to Clinton Campaign HQ Is Not Harmful

Police in New York say preliminary tests on a white powdery substance contained in an envelope that was sent to Hillary Clinton's campaign, forcing an office to be evacuated, is not harmful. A spokesman for the...

Monday, Sep 19, 2016

Polls Show Clinton Losing Some Millennial Voters

Polls Show Clinton Losing Some Millennial Voters

New polls released this week suggest Hillary Clinton may have a growing problem with millennial voters. Both national polls and surveys in swing states show Clinton has seen a slide with voters younger than 35,...

Wednesday, Sep 14, 2016

'A Workhorse': Clinton Has History of Powering Through Illness, Guarding Privacy

'A Workhorse': Clinton Has History of Powering Through Illness, Guarding Privacy

The White House was submerged in scandal. Democrats faced tough midterm elections. And Hillary Clinton, far more popular than her embattled husband, had become a one-woman campaign machine. But the nonstop...

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GOP Says It's Got a Deal on Taxes; Cuts Coming for Next Year
GOP Says It's Got a Deal on Taxes; Cuts Coming for Next Year

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