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Clinton says IG report won't affect her presidential bid

Michael Biesecker, Associated Press  |  Posted  May 26th - 1:41pm

Hillary Clinton contends a new government audit critical of her use of a private email server as secretary of state won't affect her Democratic presidential campaign.

Mister 1,237: North Dakota delegate puts Trump over the top

Stephen Ohlemacher, Associated Press  |  Posted  May 26th - 1:40pm

John Trandem wanted to be the delegate who would put Donald Trump over the top, giving him enough delegates to clinch the Republican presidential nomination.

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Delegates in hand, Trump says he's got GOP nomination

Stephen Ohlemacher and Jill Colvin, Associated Press  |  Posted  May 26th - 1:40pm

With a triumphant pile of delegates in hand, Republican Donald Trump on Thursday claimed support from "almost everybody" in his party and turned his attention to his likely Democratic presidential opponent, Hillary Clinton, who is still locked in a divisive primary contest.

Some Hispanics face ridicule over support for Trump

Steve Peoples and Jill Colvin, Associated Press  |  Posted  May 26th - 1:31pm

Hispanic voters in Florida, New Mexico and California have waved Mexican flags and bashed Donald Trump piñatas — clashing with police, at times — to protest the Republican presidential contender's hard line approach to immigration.

Ohio attorney general inadvertently reveals run for governor

Julie Carr Smyth, Associated Press  |  Posted  May 26th - 12:11pm

Mike DeWine, the state attorney general and a former U.S. senator, confirmed Thursday what political prognosticators have reported for months: He's running for governor.

Trump to deliver energy policy speech in North Dakota

Jill Colvin and Matthew Daly, Associated Press  |  Posted  May 26th - 11:21am

Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump will deliver his first policy speech on energy on Thursday, hours after locking up enough delegates to secure the GOP nomination.

Libertarian Gary Johnson to never-Trumpers: 'I'm it'

Steve Peoples, Associated Press  |  Posted  May 26th - 10:32am

He has virtually no money, no strategy to compete in battleground states and no plan to stop talking about his drug use.

Obama: World leaders rightfully 'rattled' by Trump

Nancy Benac, Associated Press  |  Posted  May 26th - 8:19am

President Barack Obama said Thursday that foreign leaders are "rattled" by Donald Trump and have good reason to feel that way, as he accused the presumptive Republican presidential nominee of ignorance about world affairs.

State Department email report complicates Clinton's message

Lisa Lerer, Associated Press  |  Posted  May 26th - 1:41am

Hillary Clinton is telling voters not to trust Donald Trump. But a new government report about her usage of a private email server as secretary of state is complicating that message.

Trump says he gave himself aliases often in business

Jill Colvin and Amy Taxin, Associated Press  |  Posted  May 25th - 11:00pm

Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump said Wednesday that he often used aliases to purchase real estate — but continued to deny he'd been caught on tape pretending to be an imaginary spokesman in a recently-released recording.

Utah and 10 states sue Obama administration over transgender bathroom directive

McKenzie Romero  |  Posted  May 25th - 10:29pm

Utah is joining a coalition of 10 states suing members of the Obama administration for clarification on a directive regarding transgender bathroom policies in schools.

Sanders accepts Kentucky primary result; Clinton wins state

The Associated Press  |  Posted  May 26th - 2:01pm

Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders says his campaign accepts the primary results in Kentucky, handing front-runner Hillary Clinton another victory and an additional pledged delegate.

US senator testifies at congressman's corruption trial

Maryclaire Dale, Associated Press  |  Posted  May 26th - 1:50pm

Democratic U.S. Sen. Bob Casey of Pennsylvania testified for the prosecution Thursday in the trial of a congressman accused of trying to land an ambassadorship for a friend in exchange for a bribe.

Republican hopes to unseat Senate's longest-serving member

The Associated Press  |  Posted  May 26th - 1:40pm

Republican Scott Milne (mihln) has made it official: He's looking to unseat the U.S. Senate's longest-serving member, Vermont Democrat Patrick Leahy (LAY'-hee).

Bernie Sanders won't contest Democratic presidential primary results in Kentucky; Hillary Clinton wins state.

The Associated Press  |  Posted  May 26th - 1:00pm

Bernie Sanders won't contest Democratic presidential primary results in Kentucky; Hillary Clinton wins state.

Trump thanks North Dakota delegates for helping him clinch GOP nomination; says Clinton 'can't close the deal'

The Associated Press  |  Posted  May 26th - 12:31pm

Trump thanks North Dakota delegates for helping him clinch GOP nomination; says Clinton 'can't close the deal'

AP count: Donald Trump reaches the number of delegates needed to clinch the Republican nomination for president

The Associated Press  |  Posted  May 26th - 8:21am

AP count: Donald Trump reaches the number of delegates needed to clinch the Republican nomination for president.

Trump wins the Republican nomination for president

The Associated Press  |  Posted  May 26th - 8:21am

AP count: Billionaire businessman Donald Trump has reached the number of delegates needed to clinch the Republican nomination for president. Trump, the only remaining GOP candidate left in the race, will go on to accept the nomination at the party's national convention in Cleveland.

Groups say GOP convention protest area could foster clashes

Mark Gillispie, Associated Press  |  Posted  May 26th - 3:20am

Organizers for two groups on opposite ends of the political spectrum are unhappy with a protest route designated for the Republican National Convention in Cleveland, arguing it restricts their free-speech rights and creates the possibility of clashes.