Tag: Primary elections

Hillary Wins Big in California, Declares Victory

Hillary Clinton won Tuesday’s Democratic primary in California, the Associated Press declared early Wednesday morning. With 93 percent of the vote reported, Clinton took 56 percent against her rival, Bernie Sanders, who had 43 percent. Clinton had effectively claimed the nomination Tuesday night after her victory in New Jersey. “We are all standing under the…

Hillary Victory Primary Night Speech, Brooklyn, New York [FULL VIDEO]

Hillary Clinton declared victory on Tuesday night in the Democratic presidential primary. “We are all standing under the glass ceiling now,” Clinton said of the historic milestone of a major party nominating a woman for president. She also congratulated her lone opponent, Bernie Sanders, who has been reluctant thus far to concede to Clinton. “I…

Super Tuesday: Primary Day For CA,NJ, MT, NM, SD & ND Voters Head To Polls

Tuesday is the last big primary day of the 2016 campaign, with six states voting: California, New Jersey, New Mexico, Montana, South Dakota and North Dakota (just the Democrats). Democratic front-runner Hillary Clinton has already clinched the Democratic nomination – on Monday she reached the 2,383 delegates necessary to secure her party’s nod for the…

Nancy Pelosi Endorses Hillary Clinton

“I’m a voter in California and I have voted for Hillary Clinton for president of the United States and proud to endorse her for that position,” House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi said on ABC’s Good Morning America. Pelosi said it would be “fabulous” to have two women on the Democratic ticket, when asked about Sen.…

Hillary Clinton Presumptive Democratic Nominee

Hillary Clinton has enough support from pledged delegates and superdelegates to be declared the Democratic nominee according to an updated tally from the AP. She has reached the necessary number of 2,383 delegates which makes her the winner. Previously, without the recent tally including superdelegates, Clinton was expected to secure it by Tuesday when New…

Newt Gingrich: Trump Attack On Judge ‘Inexcusable [VIDEO]

After Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump criticized a federal judge for his Mexican heritage, former House speaker Newt Gingrich called the billionaire’s behavior “inexcusable.” Gingrich, who has been a long-time supporter of Trump, said on Fox News Sunday that it was “one of the worst mistakes” the orange-hued demagogue has made in the 2016 campaign.…

Clinton Won The Democratic Primary In Puerto Rico

Hillary Clinton won the Democratic primary in Puerto Rico on Sunday, moving her within 30 delegates of clinching the party’s presidential nomination. “We just won Puerto Rico! ¡Gracias a la Isla del Encanto por esta victoria!” she tweeted shortly after multiple outlets called the race in her favor. With a victory in Tuesday’s upcoming California…

Trump: ‘Morning Joe’ Has ‘Lost Their Way’ [VIDEO]

Donald Trump on Friday accused “Morning Joe” co-hosts Mika Brzezinski and Joe Scarborough of losing their way. “I don’t watch or do @Morning_Joe anymore,” he tweeted. “Small audience, low ratings! I hear Mika has gone wild with hate. Joe is Joe. They lost their way!” The billionaire businessman’s latest attack on the media may be…

Paul Ryan Endorses Donald Trump [VIDEO]

Republican House Speaker Paul Ryan wrote in a Thursday op-ed that he will vote for presumptive Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump in the fall. This comes after Ryan had previously said he was not “ready” to endorse him. The pair had a series of discussions—by phone and in person—in the weeks leading up to the…

Violence Protests Erupt At Donald Trump San Jose Rally [VIDEO]

Dozens of fights broke out on the streets of downtown San Jose on Thursday night as police in riot gear struggled to keep the peace between hundreds of protesters and streams of Donald Trump fans leaving his rally at the city’s convention center. Several protesters jumped on cars of Trump supporters, while others burned red…

Trump: Judge’s Mexican Heritage Is a ‘Conflict of Interest’ [VIDEO]

Donald Trump continued with his insults on U.S. District Judge Gonzalo Curiel. In an interview Thursday with The Wall Street Journal, Trump said Curiel, the presiding judge over the Trump University fraud lawsuits, has “an inherent conflict of interest” because he is of “Mexican heritage.” Although Curiel was born in Indiana and is American, Trump…

Donald Trump Involved In 3500 Lawsuits

An exclusive analysis of legal filings across the United States finds that the presumptive Republican presidential nominee and his businesses have been involved in at least 3,500 legal actions in federal and state courts during the past three decades. They range from skirmishes with casino patrons to million-dollar real estate suits to personal defamation lawsuits,…

Clinton Calls Trump a ‘Fraud’ Over Trump University ‘Scam’ [VIDEO]

Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton issued one of her sharpest critiques yet of Donald Trump, calling him a “fraud” and accusing him of “trying to scam America.” “He is trying to scam America the way he scammed all those people at Trump U,” Clinton said while campaigning at Rutgers University in Newark, New Jersey, today.…

Stephen Hawking: ‘Trump Is a Demagogue’ [VIDEO]

The theoretical physicist Stephen Hawking said in an interview for ITV’s Good Morning Britain that he doesn’t understand the widening appeal of presumptive Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump in the U.S. Despite his seminal work on black holes, quantum mechanics, space, and stars, Hawking said he just doesn’t get it. “I can’t. He’s a demagogue…

California Gov. Jerry Brown Endorses Hillary Clinton

California Governor Jerry Brown gave his support to Hillary Clinton Tuesday, saying it was the only way to “stop the dangerous candidacy of Donald Trump.” California is the final battleground for Clinton, as prepares to clinch the nomination. But it has become an unexpectedly tight race between her and Bernie Sanders. In an open letter…

Trump Chickens Out of Bernie Debate [VIDEO]

Donald Trump backed out of a debate with Bernie Sanders on Friday afternoon, saying it would be “inappropriate to debate the second place finisher.” “As much as I want to debate Bernie Sanders — and it would be an easy payday — I will wait to debate the first place finisher in the Democratic Party,…

Donald Trump and Bernie Sanders Agree to Debate

Republican nominee Donald Trump and Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders independently agreed Wednesday night to debate each other. On ABC’s “Jimmy Kimmel Live!” Trump was asked if he would consider holding a debate with Sanders. Trump agreed to the idea. “If he paid a sum toward charity I would love to do that,” said the business…

The Weeknd Cancels Kimmel Performance Because of Trump [VIDEO]

Grammy-winning R&B singer The Weeknd was set to perform Wednesday evening on Jimmy Kimmel Live as a guest for rapper Belly, but nixed the appearance over the latter’s objections to Donald Trump appearing on the same show. “I feel like the way I was raised was to be able to see through all the titles…

Stephen Colbert Mocks Trump’s Gun Stance [VIDEO]

According to the latest polls, this summer is going to suck, thanks to the presidential campaigns. They show Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton neck and neck with 10 percent of undecided respondents begging for death,Stephen Colbert said. So, Trump and Clinton are already attacking each other, “which will make things really awkward when she attends…

Clinton Leads Trump By 6 Points In New NYT/CBS Poll

Clinton leads Trump by 6 points, 47 to 41 percent, among registered voters in a hypothetical general election matchup, according to a New York Times/CBS News poll. The poll comes on the heels of two other national surveys this week, from Fox News and Rasmussen Reports, that showed Trump with a single-digit lead. The latest…

Trevor Noah Mocks Megyn Kelly For Bootlicking Trump [VIDEO]

Trevor Noah taunt Megyn Kelly for going soft on Donald Trump in their big showdown last night, saying that this felt less like an interview and more like a branding opportunity for both of them. Noah was a little amazed that the man running to control the most powerful military in the world “doesn’t think…

Trump Accuses Bill Clinton of Rape [VIDEO]

During another interview with Sean Hannity, Donald Trump accused former President Bill Clinton of rape. “For example, I looked at The New York Times. Are they going to interview Juanita Broaddrick? Are they going to interview Paula Jones? Are they going to interview Kathleen Willey?” Hannity asked Trump, per the transcript of the show. “In…

Trump Reveals All-White List of Potential SCOTUS Nominees

Donald Trump on Wednesday released the names of 11 people he would nominate to the Supreme Court to succeed Antonin Scalia. They include Steven Colloton of Iowa, Allison Eid of Colorado, Raymond Gruender of Missouri, Thomas Hardiman of Pennsylvania, Raymond Kethledge of Michigan, Joan Larsen of Michigan, Thomas Lee or Utah, William Pryor of Alabama,…

Sanders wins Oregon, Clinton in Ky. & Trump wins Ore. [VIDEO]

Bernie Sanders won Oregon’s presidential primary and battled Hillary Clinton to a razor-thin margin in Kentucky, vowing to stay in the race until the end as Clinton aimed to blunt his momentum and prepare for a fall campaign against Republican Donald Trump. Tuesday’s primary in Kentucky was too close to call with Clinton leading Sanders…

WATCH LIVE: Primary Day For Kentucky And Oregon

Primary Day For Kentucky And Oregon – WATCH LIVE HERE Polls have opened in the Kentucky primary Tuesday as Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders and former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton eye the state’s 60 Democratic delegates. Approximately 20 percent voter turnout is expected in the Bluegrass State, the Lexington Herald Leader reported. Presumptive Republican nominee…