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Sanders gets a lesson on California farmworkers

As the political calendar slows this Memorial Day weekend, Bernie Sanders is full steam ahead in California, where he has spent the past two days learning about farmworker conditions in the central valley of California, already incorporating his conc...

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Libertarians pick ticket, slam Trump

Libertarians on Sunday selected a presidential ticket headed by former New Mexico Gov. Gary Johnson, who lit into presumptive Republican nominee Donald Trump on immigration and a range of other issues.

At the party convention in Orlando, Florida, Joh...

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Garland returns to alma mater for commencement

Stalled Supreme Court nominee Merrick Garland on Sunday returned to his suburban Chicago high school to deliver its commencement address.

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Trump jabs at Bill Kristol over independent candidate prediction

Donald Trump took aim Sunday night at Weekly Standard Editor William Kristol, who suggested on Twitter that news of an "impressive" independent conservative presidential candidate is forthcoming.

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Trump: GOP weighed 'second convention in August'

Donald Trump said Sunday some unnamed Republicans discussed a "second convention in August."

The presumptive GOP presidential nominee made the claim during the Rolling Thunder motorcycle rally at the Lincoln Memorial in Washington.

"You know I was su...

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Trump to finally account for veterans' fundraiser

Donald Trump will hold a news conference Tuesday to provide a full accounting of a veterans' fundraiser in January, the presumptive Republican nominee said Sunday.

Trump said repeatedly that the fundraiser, held in lieu of Trump participating in a Fo...

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Trump aide: VP list is 'very small'

Donald Trump has narrowed his potential running mates to a "very small" list, his top aide said Sunday.

Former Sen. Bob Dole greets fellow veterans while attending a Veterans Day ceremony at the National World War II Memorial on Nov. 11, 2015 in Washington, DC

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Dole says GOPers should fall in line behind Trump

Bob Dole encouraged fellow Republicans Saturday to back Donald Trump and suggested the presumptive GOP nominee select Newt Gingrich as his running mate.

In an interview with CNN's Ana Cabrera, Dole -- the 1996 Republican nominee who said he spoke with...

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Sanders warns Clinton against moderate as VP

Bernie Sanders is warning Hillary Clinton against picking a moderate Democrat as her running mate.

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Rubio says he apologized to Trump for 'small hands' jest

Marco Rubio apologized privately to Donald Trump in person backstage before a Republican debate for crude remarks he made about Trump's appearance, the Florida senator said in an exclusive CNN interview.

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Rubio: I'd 'maybe' run for re-election if friend wasn't

Marco Rubio said he would consider running for re-election to the Senate if Florida's lieutenant governor, a close friend of his, had not entered the race to succeed him.

Rubio, who said last year while he was running for president that he would not s...

Sanders gaining on Hillary Clinton in polls

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Sanders to DNC: Remove Clinton backers from platform committee

Bernie Sanders' campaign wants the Democratic National Committee to remove two Hillary Clinton supporters from key convention roles, accusing them of being "aggressive attack surrogates."

The campaign on Saturday announced that it had written the DNC ...

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