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Get off my song! The Rolling Stones to Trump

Fri, 05/06/2016 - 1:20pm
Donald Trump can't always get what he wants.

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Bobby Jindal skipping GOP convention

Fri, 05/06/2016 - 1:19pm
Former Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal said that although he's not currently planning on attending the Republican National Convention, it's not because of any resistance to Donald Trump.

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Trump now open to raising minimum wage

Fri, 05/06/2016 - 11:27am
Donald Trump on Wednesday said John Kasich is "doing the right thing" by dropping out of the presidential race, adding that he is interested in vetting the Ohio governor as a potential running mate.
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Trump stumps for first time as presumptive GOP nominee

Fri, 05/06/2016 - 11:27am
Donald Trump on Thursday held his first rally as the Republican Party's presumptive nominee and jokingly lamented the end of the bitter primary season.
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First on CNN: Perry endorses Trump for president

Fri, 05/06/2016 - 11:25am
Former Texas Gov. Rick Perry told CNN Thursday he will support Donald Trump as the Republican presidential nominee and will do everything he can do help him get elected.
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Former Ron Paul aide, Trump super PAC chief convicted in campaign finance trial

Fri, 05/06/2016 - 10:48am
A former aide to Ron Paul and current strategist for a pro-Donald Trump super PAC was convicted Thursday of falsifying campaign records in a 2012 scheme to pay for a presidential endorsement.

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Clinton to Latino audience: Trump has doubled down on anti-immigrant policies

Fri, 05/06/2016 - 10:11am
Hillary Clinton told a Latino audience here on Thursday that Donald Trump is doubling down on his promises to deport immigrants and build a wall along the U.S.-Mexico border.

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Pictured with taco bowl, Trump proclaims, 'I love Hispanics!'

Fri, 05/06/2016 - 10:11am
Two days after becoming the presumptive Republican nominee, Donald Trump wished the world a happy Cinco de Mayo on Thursday when he shared a photo of himself grinning and eating a taco bowl at his desk at Trump Tower.
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Obamas dance with stormtroopers on Star Wars Day

Fri, 05/06/2016 - 9:29am
May the dance be with you.
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First on CNN: FBI interviews Clinton aides including Huma Abedin as part of email probe

Fri, 05/06/2016 - 8:16am
Some of Hillary Clinton's closest aides, including her longtime adviser Huma Abedin, have provided interviews to federal investigators, as the FBI probe into the security of her private email server nears completion, U.S. officials briefed on the investigation tell CNN. The investigation is still ongoing, but so far investigators haven't found evidence to prove that Clinton willfully violated the law the U.S. officials say.
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Former Bill Clinton aide: Dear Bernie, don't drop out

Fri, 05/06/2016 - 6:19am
Dear Bernie:
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Flake, McCain split over backing Trump

Fri, 05/06/2016 - 6:18am
Arizona Sen. John McCain says he'll back Donald Trump as his presidential nominee because GOP voters have had their say.
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Pentagon: Sexual assault cases in the military remain constant

Fri, 05/06/2016 - 6:16am
The number of individuals reporting cases of sexual assault in the military dropped slightly in 2015, though the reporting rate stayed the same, according to the Pentagon.
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Paul Ryan: 'I'm just not ready' to back Trump

Thu, 05/05/2016 - 10:34pm
House Speaker Paul Ryan said Thursday he doesn't support presumptive Republican nominee Donald Trump's presidential campaign.
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Why Clinton isn't pushing Sanders to exit race

Thu, 05/05/2016 - 10:33pm
Hillary Clinton is itching to take on Donald Trump in a one-on-one contest for the White House -- but she isn't pushing Bernie Sanders off the stage yet.
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8 leading Republicans who must choose whether to back Trump

Thu, 05/05/2016 - 10:05pm
Now that Republicans have their nominee, the party elites have a big choice to make. With Donald Trump winning by sizable majorities in the last few rounds of primaries there will be growing pressure for Republican leaders to back the ticket. Some are indicating that they won't give into this pressure. "Republicans for Clinton" have started to express their opinion via social media.
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Anti-Trump forces ponder options, including a Sasse bid

Thu, 05/05/2016 - 9:40pm
With Donald Trump now the presumptive Republican nominee, the various #NeverTrump forces are pondering everything Thursday from enlisting first-term Sen. Ben Sasse to avoiding the White House battle altogether.
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Pew report: Americans apprehensive about role in world

Thu, 05/05/2016 - 9:10pm
On the international issues defining the 2016 election -- global trade, foreign aid and national security -- new research shows that Americans are divided and wary, split along ideological lines but generally reluctant to engage with the world.
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Coast Guard helps rescue man after 2 months adrift in Pacific

Thu, 05/05/2016 - 8:18pm
He spent two months adrift in the Pacific and saw three of his companions die -- and the Coast Guard is calling him "fortunate."
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Buzz grows in Democratic circles over Kaine as Clinton's VP

Thu, 05/05/2016 - 7:00pm
Virginia Sen. Tim Kaine is emerging as an early favorite to be Hillary Clinton's running mate among major Democratic donors, operatives and congressional Democrats, who argue the Spanish-speaking former governor could be a steady hand in a difficult election environment.
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