Greatest show on Earth: The 2012 presidential campaign
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Greatest show on Earth: The 2012 presidential campaign

NEW YORK (AP) — Jon Casey has no confidence in his NCAA bracket picks this year. The 28-year-old technician from Scranton, Pennsylvania, spends hours absorbed in delegate counts and debate strategy instead of his usual winter evening routine of watching college basketball. For Casey and tens of thousands of other Americans now, the presidential campaign … Continue reading

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AP FACT CHECK: Clinton on guns; Sanders on wage inequality
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AP FACT CHECK: Clinton on guns; Sanders on wage inequality

WASHINGTON (AP) — Bernie Sanders persisted in using shopworn stats on income inequality and Hillary Rodham Clinton glossed over the well-heeled donors to her campaign in the latest Democratic presidential debate. Some of the claims in the debate Saturday, November 14, night and how they compare with the facts: CLINTON: “Since we last debated in … Continue reading

Chafee to unveil presidential run, puzzling longtime allies
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Chafee to unveil presidential run, puzzling longtime allies

WASHINGTON (AP) — Former Rhode Island Gov. Lincoln Chafee plans to formally open his campaign for the Democratic presidential nomination on Wednesday, June 3, setting off on a quixotic political quest that has left even some of his closest allies scratching their heads. Chafee, a former Republican turned independent who joined the Democratic Party two years … Continue reading