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Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton, followed by Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., waves as they arrive for a rally in Portsmouth, N.H., July 12, 2016, where Sanders endorsed Clinton for president. (Photo by Andrew Harnik/AP)

Op-ed: Superdelegates impede the democratic process

07/22/16 11:56AM

As early supporters of Bernie Sanders’ campaign, we have been incredibly excited to see the progress that the progressive wing of the Democratic Party has made this election cycle. We endorsed Bernie because he spoke to the concerns that so many of our constituents have about government working for them, not just the wealthy or the well... read more

Republican National Convention kicks off in Cleveland

07/18/16 02:14PM

The Republican National Convention kicked off Monday in Cleveland, where Donald Trump is expected to officially clinch the Republican presidential nomination. The theme of the first day of the convention is "Make America Safe Again," a riff on Trump's "Make America Great Again" campaign slogan. read more

The presidential campaign: Donald Trump

07/18/16 10:00AM

Donald Trump has traveled the country since his presidential campaign announcement in June, toting his official campaign slogan, “Make America Great Again.” The real estate mogul has has ran a primarily self-funded, anti-establishment campaign, and he has led nearly every national poll since campaigning began. read more

 Edith Windsor acknowledges her supporters as she leaves the Supreme Court March 27, 2013 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty)

Op-ed: Love trumps hate, or why I'm voting for Hillary Clinton

06/26/16 07:01AM

Don’t ever let anybody tell you love can’t change the world. I’m the out lesbian who had the temerity to sue the United States government – and won federal recognition for all married LGBT couples – so you can take my word for it. The night I met Thea Spyer, we danced so long that I wore a hole in my stockings. Although we weren’t able to live... read more

Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump waves during a campaign rally at the American Airlines Center in Dallas, Texas on Sept. 14, 2015. (Photo by Laura Buckman/AFP/Getty)

Trump turns 70: Age ain't nothing but a number in 2016 campaign

06/14/16 01:10PM

Donald Trump turned 70 on Tuesday, and while it's unlikely that his fellow Republicans and Democratic opponents will be sending him gift baskets anytime soon -- especially after his recent run of incendiary remarks on race and religion, his birthday does illuminate something else about the current campaign for the presidency, it appears age... read more

Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump speaks during a campaign stop at the Allen County War Memorial Coliseum, May 1, 2016, in Fort Wayne, Ind. (Photo by Darron Cummings/Getty)

Stark divide between Clinton, Trump seen in Orlando attack responses

06/12/16 05:03PM

Clinton denounces ‘act of terror’ in Orlando, Trump takes credit for predicting attackPresumptive nominees Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump each weighed in Sunday on the mass shooting at the gay club Pulse in Orlando, which authorities say claimed at least 50 lives.The two took contrasting approaches, reflecting their very different campaigns... read more

Senator Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) listens during a hearing in Washington, D.C., on Nov. 21, 2014. (Photo by Andrew Harrer/Bloomberg/Getty)

As vice president, could Elizabeth Warren get what she wants?

06/11/16 01:20PM

What does Elizabeth Warren want?Elizabeth Warren is back in the center of Democratic politics, after staying conspicuously neutral during the party’s presidential primary, as many wonder if Hillary Clinton will choose the senator as her vice presidential nominee.What Clinton wants in a number-two pick is murky. Aides say she’s looking for... read more

N.J. Gov. Chris Christie exits following a meeting of U.S. Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump's national finance team at the Four Seasons Hotel in New York City on June 9, 2016. (Photo by Brendan McDermid/Reuters)

GOP donors gather to hear Donald Trump's pitch

06/09/16 07:06PM

NEW YORK -- The man who vehemently eschewed donor dollars during the GOP primary is now looking to ramp up his fundraising for the general election.Donald Trump, who for much of the primary bragged about “self-funding,” met on Thursday with over 60 leading Republicans in Midtown Manhattan to discuss his fundraising operations going into the... read more

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