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The Flame Starts To Fade For Some Bernie Sanders Supporters

Wed, 06/08/2016 - 3:27pm

Both on Capitol Hill and with Twitter's #GirlIGuessImWithHer, some Sanders supporters are starting to come to terms with their candidate's loss

California's Geographic Sanders-Clinton Divide Suggests Ethnic, Rural-Urban Split

Wed, 06/08/2016 - 11:41am

Sanders tended to win in the Northern part of the state, which also tends to be more white and more rural. Clinton's victories were more in cities and minority-heavy areas.

The Last Big Night Of The Primaries, In 5 Headlines

Wed, 06/08/2016 - 8:24am

Hillary Clinton secured her status as presumptive nominee and took home California. Bernie Sanders said he will stay in the fight. And Donald Trump gave a scripted speech — an unusual move for him.

Obama Stumping For Clinton Is Likely, But Not The Norm For Incumbents

Wed, 06/08/2016 - 7:43am

In past elections, sitting presidents haven't often stuck their neck out for the next in line, but Obama will likely be a valuable player in Clinton's campaign going forward.

It Ends With Both A Bang And A Whimper For Clinton, Trump And Sanders

Wed, 06/08/2016 - 5:44am

Tuesday was the triumphal night that Hillary Clinton had worked for and awaited for a decade — or perhaps several decades. Yet with all the celebration, a whimper was audible in the background.

Senate Colleagues Mount Pressure On Bernie Sanders To 'Stand Down Now'

Wed, 06/08/2016 - 5:00am

It's getting awkward in the Senate, where members go out of their way to avoid directly chastising each other. The low-simmering annoyance with Sanders for staying in the contest is palpable.

Clinton Breaks Glass Ceiling, Claims Party's Presidential Nomination

Wed, 06/08/2016 - 4:10am

Hillary Clinton marked the historic moment as she became the first female presumptive nominee of a major American political party. And she delivered her speech from a hall with a glass ceiling.

Where Do Democrats Stand As Far As Unifying The Party?

Wed, 06/08/2016 - 4:10am

The president is eager to endorse Hillary Clinton but Bernie Sanders fights on. David Greene and Renee Montagne talk to Clinton supporter Sen. Sherrod Brown and Rep. Raul Grijalva, who backs Sanders.

After Tuesday's Primaries, Bernie Sanders Presses On

Wed, 06/08/2016 - 4:10am

Bernie Sanders has vowed to stay in the race, despite Hillary Clinton claiming the Democratic presidential nomination. Sanders' supporters reject the idea that Clinton has won the nomination.

Trump Pivots Toward A Presidential Image In Primary Results Speech

Wed, 06/08/2016 - 4:10am

Donald Trump finds himself in a head-to-head race for the presidency with Hillary Clinton. Renee Montagne talks to writer Roger Simon about what to expect from the Trump campaign.

Republicans Wonder If Trump Can Learn To Follow A Script

Wed, 06/08/2016 - 4:10am

As the campaign moves into general election mode, Donald Trump is trying to reassure members of the GOP that he can successfully represent the party in the months to come.

Exploring Clinton And Trump's Weaknesses Heading Into November

Wed, 06/08/2016 - 4:10am

As the primary season is about to end, the general election season is gearing up. What are the demographic strengths and weakness of each candidate as they try to win over general election voters?

Clinton Reaches Milestone While Sanders Continues The Fight

Wed, 06/08/2016 - 4:10am

NPR's Mara Liasson reports on Tuesday's primary results; David Greene and Renee Montagne talk to Democratic pollster Mo Elleithee and Republican analyst and Trump supporter John Feehery.

Clinton Expected To Claim Victory Tuesday Night, Marking Historical Moment

Wed, 06/08/2016 - 1:34am

A day after an AP analysis unexpectedly indicated Clinton had the pledged delegates and superdelegates to claim the Democratic nomination, she and Sen. Bernie Sanders await results from six states.

Special Election Coverage: The June 7 Primaries

Tue, 06/07/2016 - 11:55pm

Catch up on interviews from NPR's special election coverage of the June 7 primaries, hosted by Ari Shapiro and Michel Martin and in collaboration with WNYC and KQED.

On Last Big Primary Day, Presumptive Candidates Pivot To General Election

Tue, 06/07/2016 - 10:53pm

Hillary Clinton plans to use tonight's speech to declare a historic victory in the primaries, though Bernie Sanders shows every sign of fighting until the last primary in Washinton, D.C., next week.

First GOP Incumbent Is Ousted As Conservatives Defeat One-Time Ally

Tue, 06/07/2016 - 9:21pm

North Carolina Rep. Renee Ellmers is the first Republican incumbent to lose a primary this year, the victim of heavy conservative spending against her and a new congressional map.

First GOP Incumbent Loses House Primary

Tue, 06/07/2016 - 9:21pm

North Carolina Rep. Renee Ellmers is the first Republican incumbent to lose a primary this year, the victim of heavy conservative spending against her and a new congressional map.

Clinton Looks To Historic Night While Sanders Hopes For Calif. Upset

Tue, 06/07/2016 - 6:53pm

Six states are voting in the last major primary contest of 2016: New Jersey, New Mexico, North Dakota, South Dakota, Montana and California.

Who Is Judge Gonzalo Curiel, The Man Trump Attacked For His Mexican Ancestry?

Tue, 06/07/2016 - 6:20pm

The likely GOP standard-bearer has accused the judge of bias in the Trump University fraud case because of his Mexican ancestry. But he's widely respected and took on a drug cartel under death threat.

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