Hillary Clinton

Trump, Clinton Capture Key Wins on U.S. Super Tuesday

By John Whitesides and Steve Holland March 2 – Republican Donald Trump and Democrat Hillary Clinton rolled up a series of wins on Tuesday, as the two presidential front-runners took a step toward capturing their parties’ nominations on the 2016 campaign’s biggest day of state-by-state primary voting. Trump and Clinton turned their sights on each other

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Clinton Has One Eye on Trump After Huge Win in South Carolina

By John Whitesides and Amanda Becker COLUMBIA, S.C., Feb 28  – Fresh off a runaway win in the South Carolina primary, Democrat Hillary Clinton turned her sights to a possible match-up with Republican front-runner Donald Trump in the Nov. 8 presidential election. Without mentioning Trump’s name, the former secretary of state made it clear on

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Judge Orders Clinton Aides to be Questioned Under Oath on Emails

By Jonathan Allen Feb 23 – A federal judge ruled on Tuesday that U.S. State Department officials and aides to Hillary Clinton should be questioned under oath about whether the former secretary of state’s use of a private email system was an effort to skirt open records laws. The ruling by U.S. District Judge Emmet

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Trump Takes South Carolina, Clinton Wins Nevada

By Luciana Lopez and Steve Holland LAS VEGAS/COLUMBIA, S.C., Feb 21 – Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump rolled to victory on Saturday in South Carolina in a contest that saw former Florida Governor Jeb Bush drop out, while Democratic hopeful Hillary Clinton beat back a strong challenge from Bernie Sanders in Nevada. The victories by Trump

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Hillary Clinton Promises to Tackle Racial Disparities

By Jonathan Allen NEW YORK, Feb 17 – U.S. Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton courted the critical black vote on Tuesday as she met with civil rights leaders in New York and promised in a speech to tackle “very real barriers” confronting African-Americans. Clinton is seeking to maintain her lead among black voters over U.S.

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In Crucial Vote, Clinton Fails to Rally Women to Her History-making Bid

By Amanda Becker and Emily Stephenson MANCHESTER, N.H./COLUMBIA, S.C., Feb 10 – Hillary Clinton made the prospect of her being elected the first woman U.S. president a centerpiece of her campaign, then lost a critical nominating contest to a 74-year-old man in part because women preferred him. NBC News exit polls showed Clinton, a former

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Cruz Tops Trump in Iowa Presidential Race, Clinton and Sanders Tie

By John Whitesides and Amanda Becker DES MOINES, Iowa, Feb 2 – Republican Senator Ted Cruz beat billionaire Donald Trump in Iowa on Monday while Democrats Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders remained deadlocked in the first presidential nominating contests of the 2016 White House race. Cruz, a conservative lawmaker from Texas, won with 28 percent

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Sanders Lashes Out at Clinton in Contentious Debate

By John Whitesides and Amanda Becker CHARLESTON, S.C., Jan 18 – Democratic White House contender Bernie Sanders put front-runner Hillary Clinton on the defensive at a debate on Sunday, criticizing her for accepting speaking fees from Wall Street investors and sparring with her over healthcare. Sanders highlighted his own rise in opinion polls and showed

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Clinton Calls Daesh Persecution of Christians, Yazidis, a Genocide

By Amanda Becker Dec 30 – U.S. Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton on Tuesday said that Daesh violence against Christians, Iraqi Yazidis and other religious minorities in the Middle East was genocide. “I think I was asked this a couple months ago, and I said that term carries with it legal import, it is a very important

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