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Trump elected as president

Haley Pegg

November 16, 2016

Filed under National, Politics, Worldview

After one of the most controversial campaigns in United States history, businessman Donald Trump became the 45th president-elect after defeating former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton Tuesday, Nov. 8. Trump’s victory a...

Clinton trumps Republican in first debate, polls show

September 27, 2016

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HEMPSTEAD, N.Y. (AP) — Donald Trump blamed the moderator, a bad microphone and anyone but himself Tuesday after he was forced onto defense by Hillary Clinton's cascade of critiques about his taxes, honesty and character in...

Third party candidates excluded from debate

Nick Reimann

September 24, 2016

Filed under National, Politics, Worldview

DENVER (AP) — The commission that oversees presidential debates has invited only Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump to the first presidential debate. It excluded two third-party candidates who had hoped the event could he...

Sandra Bland family settles lawsuit

Nick Reimann

September 23, 2016

Filed under National, Worldview

(AP)--Sandra Bland's family has settled a wrongful death lawsuit for $1.9 million, according to CNN. Bland, a black woman, was found dead in a Texas jail three days after a confrontation with a white state trooper in 2015.The se...

With Cruz and Kasich out, Trump now considered presumptive nominee

Starlight Williams

May 5, 2016

Filed under National, Politics, Worldview

After Donald Trump’s victory in the Indiana primary, Texas Sen. Ted Cruz, his closest rival, and Ohio Gov. John Kasich have ended their presidential campaigns. Running on a unique platform with self-funding and controversial...

Presidential candidates are racing to the convention finish line

Nick Reimann

April 29, 2016

Filed under National, Politics, Worldview

With delegate leads growing for Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton, many experts believe that the 2016 presidential primary contest may now be all but over. On the Republican side, Donald Trump stands with 987 delegates, far...

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