Clinton campaign concedes work needed to woo young voters
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Clinton campaign concedes work needed to woo young voters

WASHINGTON (AP) — Hillary Clinton is wooing younger voters in Philadelphia as her campaign acknowledges they need to do more to get millennials on board. Campaign communications director Jennifer Palmieri says Clinton will use the Monday morning event at Temple University to “speak directly to millennial voters about how they have the most at stake … Continue reading

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Clinton campaign suggested intros, questions prior to events
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Clinton campaign suggested intros, questions prior to events

WASHINGTON (AP) — For Hillary Clinton, the presidential campaign has been about building an approachable image: She’s often eschewed big arenas in favor of town halls, peppered her ads with personal stories and planned less-scripted gatherings with voters. But emails obtained by The Associated Press reveal a careful, behind-the-scenes effort to review introductory remarks for … Continue reading

Clinton, Trump cemented as 2016 leaders; GOP desperate
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Clinton, Trump cemented as 2016 leaders; GOP desperate

  MIAMI (AP) — Democrat Hillary Clinton and Republican Donald Trump seized decisive Super Tuesday victories with math and momentum on their side, leaving rivals scrambling for last-chance, long-shot strategies. For the Republican establishment, the search was increasingly dire. Trump’s seven victories in states across the country amounted to a GOP establishment collapse with no … Continue reading

Bush bust as Cruz, Rubio, Clinton get million-dollar boosts
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Bush bust as Cruz, Rubio, Clinton get million-dollar boosts

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Republican and Democratic presidential contenders reported on the financial health of their national campaigns even as they were in the thick of the Nevada Democratic caucuses and South Carolina primary. Most of the outside groups known as super political action committees also faced a midnight Saturday deadline to report to the … Continue reading

Clinton, Sanders take different lessons from Obama’s ’08 win
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Clinton, Sanders take different lessons from Obama’s ’08 win

MARION, Iowa (AP) — To Bernie Sanders, President Barack Obama’s improbable victory in the 2008 Iowa caucuses was a testament to the power of an inspirational underdog. To Hillary Clinton, Obama’s win over her eight years ago proved the importance of a robust and refined political apparatus. The Democratic presidential candidates’ theories are driven in … Continue reading

Obama contrasts Clinton’s pragmatism with Sanders’ idealism
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Obama contrasts Clinton’s pragmatism with Sanders’ idealism

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Barack Obama is casting the Democratic primary to replace him as a contest between Hillary Clinton’s pragmatism and experience versus Bernie Sanders’ idealism and liberalism. Obama, in his most extensive assessment to date of the 2016 Democratic primary, said Clinton is “wicked smart,” but that her strengths are also her weaknesses. … Continue reading

Clinton, digging at Sanders, says don’t scrap health law
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Clinton, digging at Sanders, says don’t scrap health law

AMES, Iowa (AP) — Fresh from the second Democratic presidential debate, Hillary Rodham Clinton has suggested that Bernie Sanders would raise middle-class taxes and “scrap” President Barack Obama’s health care law, in an escalating critique of the Vermont senator. Joined by her husband, former President Bill Clinton, at a fall barbecue, the front-runner said Sunday … Continue reading