Several explosive questions remain ahead of the Democratic Party Convention. Will Clinton be able to unify the party as protesters prepare to demonstrate?
A week after Hillary Clinton declared herself the presumptive Democratic presidential nominee, she clinched the Washington, D.C. primary Tuesday, paving the way to lay the groundwork for a general election campaign. She also met with rival Bernie Sanders to plot out next steps on the road to the general election, according to The New York […]
In 1988, Rev. Jesse Jackson ran for the Democratic presidential nomination, but Governor Michael Dukakis ultimately won the spot. Jackson mesmerized and galvanized many voters during the ’88 campaign, just as Sen. Bernie Sanders has done in 2016. Rev. Jackson understood that in order to increase his leverage and have an impact on the Democratic Party going […]
The Twitterverse did what it does best, using a hashtag to air out grievances about Hillary's rise in becoming the presumptive Democratic nominee.
Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton has reached a historic milestone. She’s the first woman to become the presidential nominee for a major political party. After Tuesday’s primary contests in New Jersey, New Mexico, South Dakota, and California, Secretary Clinton now has well over the required 2,383 delegates needed to be named the Democratic Party’s nominee. The focus now shifts […]
Tennis star Serena Williams has hit another major milestone in her career, becoming the world’s highest paid woman athlete. According to Forbes, Williams, 34, garnered $28.9 million from endorsements and money she’s earned from winning tournaments throughout the past year. Williams exceeded her rival Maria Sharapova, who consecutively topped the list for 11 years. Sharapova’s […]
"I am pretty good in arithmetic and I know that the fight in front of us is a very, very steep fight," he told cheering supporters at an election night rally in Santa Monica. "But we will continue to fight for every vote and every delegate ... The struggle continues!"
Tuesday marks the final multi-state primary before the Republican and Democratic national conventions. Voters in California, North Dakota, Montana, New Jersey, New Mexico, and South Dakota will head to the polls to voice their choice for the presidential nominees for their respective parties. The Associated Press is reporting that Hillary Clinton already has reached the magic number […]
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President Obama made history on Friday by becoming the first U.S. sitting president to visit the Hiroshima bomb site in Japan. The city was destroyed 71 years ago by the world’s first atomic bomb, dropped by American forces. Prior to his arrival, a large crowd gathered by the memorial site. President Obama and Japanese Prime Minister […]
Lake, a Bernie Sanders supporter, told The Staten Island Advance that she has received numerous death threats and biting criticism after wearing the hat.
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