2016 Presidential Race

Is Bernie's Hat Going Into the Ring?

Is Bernie's Hat Going Into the Ring?
Senator Bernie Sanders of Vermont, the longest-serving independent member of the U.S. Congress, will announce his candidacy for the Democratic presidential nomination on Thursday, Vermont Public Radio reported on Tuesday. He will release a short statement and hold a campaign kickoff event in subsequent weeks, the radio said, citing several sources. The senator's office did not respond to a request for comment.
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Hillary Clinton Calls on Country to Combat 'Assault on Voting Rights'

Hillary Clinton Calls on Country to Combat 'Assault on Voting Rights'
Potential 2016 presidential candidate Hillary Clinton kicked off a series of speeches on Monday with a call to combat what she called an "assault on voting rights." She assailed a recent U.S. Supreme Court ruling striking down a significant part of the Voting Rights Act and discussing what she sees as "deep flaws in our electoral system" as it relates to racial discrimination at the polls.
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Why Chris Christie’s Girth is a Weighty Issue

Why Chris Christie’s Girth is a Weighty Issue
Chris Christie got laughs on the Letterman show last week when he showed up with a doughnut, figuring that the best way to defuse the issue is to make light of his weight. But this is no laughing matter.
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