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Thursday, Apr 28, 2016 at 12:49 PM PDT

$16 Million Approved for June Primary

$16 Million Approved for June Primary

Lawmakers approve $16 million to help county election officials deal with a surge of interest in the June primary

Thursday, Apr 28, 2016 at 03:46 PM PDT

USHCC Endorses Clinton, Kasich

USHCC Endorses Clinton, Kasich

The U.S. Hispanic Chamber of Commerce announced Thursday it is endorsing Democrat Hillary Clinton and Republican John Kasich, in its first ever endorsement of any presidential candidate, NBC News...

Friday, Apr 29, 2016 at 08:30 PM PDT

17 Arrested After Protests Erupt Outside Trump Rally

17 Arrested After Protests Erupt Outside Trump Rally

Raucous protesters and supporters of Donald Trump took to the streets in California, leading to nearly 17 arrests, as the Republican presidential contender brought his campaign to conservative Orange County...

Thursday, Apr 28, 2016 at 04:04 AM PDT

Powerful Testimony Unfolds At Hastert Sentencing

Powerful Testimony Unfolds At Hastert Sentencing

For seasoned court watchers, attorneys, even veteran prosecutors, the sentencing of former House Speaker Dennis Hastert proved to be powerful and troubling. "Nothing is more disturbing than having 'serial child...

Thursday, Apr 28, 2016 at 04:49 AM PDT

Tapping Fiorina Early, Cruz Echoes Reagan's Gamble

Tapping Fiorina Early, Cruz Echoes Reagan's Gamble

Ted Cruz's unconventional decision to tap Carly Fiorina on Wednesday as his running mate echoes Ronald Reagan's gambit heading into the 1976 convention, a history that offers cautionary notes for Cruz. Reagan...

Wednesday, Apr 27, 2016 at 06:55 PM PDT

Fundraiser for John McCain Arrested in Phoenix Drug Bust

Fundraiser for John McCain Arrested in Phoenix Drug Bust

A Phoenix woman has been dropped as a political fundraiser for U.S. Sen. John McCain's re-election campaign after being arrested on suspicion of drug possession and other charges.

Wednesday, Apr 27, 2016 at 03:35 PM PDT

Get More Census Info for LGBTQ Community: Rep. Grijalva

Get More Census Info for LGBTQ Community: Rep. Grijalva

Arizona Democratic congressman Raúl Grijalva believes sexual orientation should be included in the Census to strengthen the LGBTQ community's access to resources and legislation, NBC News reported. Rep.

Wednesday, Apr 27, 2016 at 07:10 PM PDT

Sanders Campaign to Lay Off Hundreds of Staffers

Sanders Campaign to Lay Off Hundreds of Staffers

Bernie Sanders' presidential campaign said Wednesday it plans to lay off hundreds of field staffers and other aides, even as the Democratic candidate promises to keep running against Hillary Clinton through the...

Wednesday, Apr 27, 2016 at 12:44 PM PDT

Sanders Vows to Keep Pursuing Nomination

Sanders Vows to Keep Pursuing Nomination

Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders said Wednesday he's plowing forward with his efforts to become the Democratic nominee, despite a growing gap between him and front-runner Hillary Clinton.

Wednesday, Apr 27, 2016 at 07:32 PM PDT

Ted Cruz Names Carly Fiorina as Running Mate

Ted Cruz Names Carly Fiorina as Running Mate

Republican presidential candidate Ted Cruz has tapped former technology executive Carly Fiorina to serve as his running mate. The Texas senator unveiled his pick for vice president Wednesday afternoon during a...

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