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Sanders Narrows Clinton's Lead Nationally

Meanwhile, Trump continues to cruise

(Newser) - Following his decisive victory in the New Hampshire primary this week, Bernie Sanders narrowed the gap between himself and Hillary Clinton in a national poll released Friday, the Hill reports. According to the Morning Consult survey , Clinton has the support of 46% of likely Democratic voters versus Sanders' 39%. It'... More »

It Was Clinton's Best Debate, but Big Loser Wasn't Bernie

Henry Kissinger came under merciless attack from Bernie Sanders

(Newser) - After Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders faced off in the first Democratic debate since Sanders' big win in New Hampshire, critics agreed there was one big loser: Henry Kissinger, who came under merciless attack from Bernie Sanders. "I'm proud to say that Henry Kissinger is not my friend,... More »

The Biggest Lines From the Democratic Debate

'Madame Secretary, that is a low blow'

(Newser) - Bernie Sanders and Hillary Clinton squared off once again Thursday in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, for a Democratic presidential debate hosted by PBS. While they agreed to agree numerous times throughout the night, there were some points of contention on immigration, healthcare, and Henry Kissinger. Here are some of the biggest lines... More »

Clinton Tries to Cash In on Her Obama Connection

But will it work with voters?

(Newser) - During Thursday's Democratic debate in Milwaukee, Hillary Clinton seemed eager to align herself with President Obama and his policies at every opportunity, Politico reports. "Before it was called ObamaCare, it was called HillaryCare," she claimed early in the debate. She also lauded Obama for his ability to... More »

Clinton Claims Sanders Will Grow Government by 40%

She came out swinging against Sanders in Thursday's Democratic debate

(Newser) - Hillary Clinton claimed Bernie Sanders wants to grow the US government by "about 40%" during the opening minutes of Thursday's democratic debate in Milwaukee, CNN reports. She went on to claim "the numbers don't add up" when looking at what Sanders is promising in services versus... More »

Clinton Isn't Losing in NH Delegate Count

'Superdelegates' are back

(Newser) - "Superdelegates"—and their importance to Hillary Clinton—are back in the news for the first time since 2008. Such delegates are Democratic Party insiders free to support any candidate at the convention, and Clinton has the support of six of them in New Hampshire, the Hill reports. That... More »

Bill Clinton Accuser to Campaign Against Hillary

Kathleen Willey joins 'RAPE PAC'

(Newser) - A woman who says Bill Clinton sexually assaulted her is now campaigning against Hillary Clinton. Kathleen Willey, who says Clinton groped her in an Oval Office hallway when she was a White House volunteer in 1993, will be a paid national spokesperson for an anti-Clinton PAC that will become active... More »

Review Shrinks Clinton's Iowa Victory Margin

Party won't release raw vote count

(Newser) - Hillary Clinton's razor-thin margin of victory in Iowa just shrank even more. The Iowa Democratic Party says that after reviewing the counts from 14 of the 1,681 Democratic precincts, errors were found in five precincts that cut her lead over Bernie Sanders from 0.27% to 0.25%,... More »

Clinton Says Get Your Selfies While You Can

She might stop taking them if elected president

(Newser) - Hillary Clinton is becoming an expert at taking selfies while on the campaign trail. But that might come to an end if she finds herself in the White House, the Hill reports. "I don't have that long an arm," Clinton explains her selfie skills to People . "... More »

Democratic Debate Was the Fiercest Yet

Clinton, Sanders both seen as winners

(Newser) - Martin O'Malley may have been a more calming influence than he knew: Thursday night's Democratic debate was the first with just Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders on the stage, and analysts agree that it was the fiercest debate yet, with heated exchanges over issues like the meaning of... More »

An Iowa Tie Might Be Bad News for Sanders

Not that Clinton should be whooping it up, either

(Newser) - Bernie Sanders and Hillary Clinton are so ridiculously close in Iowa that the AP still hasn't called the race . A look at what the outcome means for both campaigns:
  • One common theme: The virtual tie is an OK result for Clinton but an "ominous one" for Sanders, as
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Clinton Claims Narrow Iowa Win, Sanders Not So Sure

Sanders campaign 'isn't comfortable yet'

(Newser) - After hours of uncertainty , Hillary Clinton appears to have prevailed in Iowa—but the win is about as far from resounding as you can get. Politico reports that according to the Iowa Democratic Party—which tallies "state delegate equivalents" instead of individual votes—Clinton has won the narrowest victory... More »

Clinton, Sanders in Dead Heat

Some precincts had to resort to coin tosses

(Newser) - While the GOP ponders the implications of Ted Cruz's victory in Iowa, all the Democrats can say for certain is that Martin O'Malley isn't their winner. Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders are locked in a dead heat with more than 99% of precincts counted, and Iowa Democratic... More »

Final Iowa Poll: Clinton Hangs on, Trump Back on Top

But turnout could be key for Sanders

(Newser) - With the Iowa caucuses kicking off voting in the 2016 presidential election on Monday, the final Des Moines Register-Bloomberg poll out of the state shows Hillary Clinton hanging onto a three-point lead over Bernie Sanders, 45% to 42%, reports NBC News . Martin O'Malley is polling at 3%. But results... More »

Clinton, Sanders Reach Deal for 4 More Debates

O'Malley happy to debate 'any time, anywhere'

(Newser) - After months of complaints, Bernie Sanders appears primed to get his wish: additional debates. The Hill reports Sanders and Hillary Clinton have reached an agreement to hold four more debates, starting with an unsanctioned-by-the-DNC event on Feb. 4 in New Hampshire. The deal was actually spurred by Clinton, who pushed... More »

Clinton Emails Found to Contain Top-Secret Info

22 emails will not be released to the public—ever

(Newser) - The State Department will be releasing approximately 1,000 pages of Hillary Clinton's emails on Friday evening, the Washington Post reports. Not being released: 22 emails determined to contain "top-secret" information. According to the AP , it's the first time officials have given any of Clinton's emails... More »

Justice Obama? 'Great Idea,' Says Clinton

She tells Iowa crowd she'd consider her former boss

(Newser) - From President Obama to Justice Obama? It could happen. Hillary Clinton says she would consider appointing Obama to the Supreme Court should she take his place in the Oval Office. Clinton looked pleased and a little surprised when a man at a campaign event in Deocorah, Iowa, asked her about... More »

Best Lines From the Democratic Town Hall

'You campaign in poetry. You govern in prose,' Clinton says

(Newser) - With a week to go before the Iowa caucuses begin, Hillary Clinton, Bernie Sanders, and Martin O'Malley treated a CNN town hall event as their last chance to make a pitch to the state's voters. But this was no debate: The candidates appeared in turn to take questions... More »

Walter Scott Lawyer Jumps to Sanders in Critical SC

Justin Bamberg yanks his support for Clinton

(Newser) - Justin Bamberg, a South Carolina lawmaker and lawyer for the family of Walter Scott , the man gunned down by a North Charleston cop, made a surprise political announcement Monday: He's taking back his endorsement of Hillary Clinton and throwing it Bernie Sanders' way instead, the New York Times reports.... More »

Clinton Emails Went Beyond 'Top Secret': IG

Clinton camp says State official shared a news article on drones

(Newser) - Intelligence officials say Hillary Clinton's private email server included information that went a step beyond top secret. In a Jan. 14 letter obtained by Fox News , an inspector general tells the Senate Intelligence and Foreign Relations committees that "several dozen emails" contained information declared by an unnamed intelligence... More »

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