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  • Clinton wins convention votes to make history

    July 26, 2016 6:54 PM

    PHILADELPHIA - Hillary Clinton has won the convention votes needed to capture the Democratic presidential nomination - and make history as the first woman to become the White House nominee of a major U.S. political party. The former first lady, New York senator and secretary of state had faced Vermont... more »
  • Trump accepts GOP nomination, addresses police shooting in Baton Rouge

    July 21, 2016 11:16 PM

    CLEVELAND, OH - Donald Trump officially accepted the GOP nomination for President of the United States Thursday night at the Republican National Convention in Cleveland. Trump was introduced by his daughter Ivanka, Trump took the stage, accepted the nomination and laid out his platform for this fall's campaign. He... more »
  • Trump unveils list of 11 potential Supreme Court justices

    May 18, 2016 2:29 PM

    JERSEY CITY, N.J. - Presumptive Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump has released a list of 11 potential Supreme Court justices he plans to vet to fill the seat of late Justice Antonin Scalia. Trump's picks include Steven Colloton of Iowa, Allison Eid of Colorado and Raymond Gruender of Missouri.... more »
  • Trump would need to sway broader group of voters in November

    May 4, 2016 10:17 AM

    DENVER - Nomination within his grasp, Donald Trump would need to win over a broader group of voters in November beyond those who have helped clear the Republican presidential field for him. As a whole, voters in the general election will be younger, more likely to be female and... more »
  • Trump, Clinton expand lead with wins in New York

    April 20, 2016 12:43 AM

    WASHINGTON, D.C. - Democratic presidential front-runner Hillary Clinton is picking up a majority of New York's delegates with her win Tuesday over Bernie Sanders. With 247 delegates at stake, Clinton will pick up at least 135. Sanders will win at least 104. Eight remain to be allocated pending final vote... more »
  • Protests against Trump risk backlash in GOP primary

    March 26, 2016 3:04 PM

    FOUNTAIN HILLS, Ariz. - Activists have increased their protests against Donald Trump but are also running the risk of helping his bid for the Republican presidential nomination. Trump uses protesters at his rally to incite his supporters. As demonstrations have turned more heated and some activists have tried to block... more »
  • Obama nominates economist Kathryn Dominguez to Fed board

    July 20, 2015 4:16 PM

    WASHINGTON - President Barack Obama is nominating economist Kathryn Dominguez to serve on the Federal Reserve's board of governors. In a statement, Obama says Dominguez's deep knowledge of the financial system, monetary policy and international markets qualifies her to serve at "this important time for our economy." The White House... more »
  • LSU WR Travin Dural named to Biletnikoff Award Watch List

    July 15, 2015 5:44 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Junior LSU wide receiver Travin Dural has been named to the 2015 Biletnikoff Award Watch List, according to an announcement from the Tallahassee Quarterback Club Wednesday. The distinction is presented every year to college football's most outstanding set of hands. Dural racked up three 100-yard receiving... more »
  • Senate panel OK's Obama attorney general pick

    February 26, 2015 11:04 AM

    WASHINGTON - The Senate Judiciary Committee has approved Loretta Lynch's nomination to be attorney general, sending it to the full Senate. The vote was 12 to 8, with three Republicans joining all committee Democrats in voting in favor of Lynch. She is also expected to win approval by the full... more »
  • 'Birdman,' 'Budapest' top Oscar nominations with 9 nods each

    January 15, 2015 7:53 AM

    Two extravagant comedies, "Birdman" and "The Grand Budapest Hotel," tied for the most Oscar nominations Thursday morning with nine nods each, including best picture. They were joined in best-picture nominations by "Boyhood," ''Whiplash," ''The Theory of Everything," ''The Imitation Game," ''American Sniper" and "Selma." "The Imitation Game" trailed close behind... more »

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