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10 Things to Know for Tuesday

Dem convention, Al Franken

Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Tuesday: 1. CLINTON CONVENTION TRIES TO END DEMOCRATIC DISUNITY Hillary Clinton’s campaign sought to squelch a political firestorm over hacked emails that deepened dissent among Bernie Sanders’ supporters, turning to some of the party’s biggest stars to heal divisions on the Democratic convention’s opening ...

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Ventura says he won’t run for president in 2016

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Former Minnesota Gov. Jesse Ventura says he won’t run for president. Ventura had said earlier that he was considering a possible presidential campaign. But in a statement posted Thursday to his “Off the Grid” website, he says he “unequivocally” will not run. The 64-year-old Ventura says he’d love to debate Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump, but he ...

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Trump reaches the magic number to clinch nomination

WASHINGTON (AP) — Donald Trump reached the number of delegates needed to clinch the Republican nomination for president Thursday, completing an unlikely rise that has upended the political landscape and set the stage for a bitter fall campaign. Trump was put over the top in the Associated Press delegate count by a small number of the party’s unbound delegates who ...

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Donald Trump, Bernie Sanders win West Virginia primaries

Bernie Sanders, Donald Trump

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — Donald Trump has delivered on a promised blowout win in the heart of Appalachian coal country, even drawing symbolic support from West Virginians who can’t vote for him until November. Though Bernie Sanders defeated Hillary Clinton in the state, some conservative Democrats said they left the tops of their ballots blank in Tuesday’s primary, rebuking Clinton ...

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Trump returns to campaign trail, targets Clinton on coal

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) -€” Republican Donald Trump returned to the campaign trail for his first rally as his party’s presumptive nominee on Thursday night, delivering a series of searing attacks against likely rival Hillary Clinton and making clear he has no intention of toning down the rhetoric that drove his spectacular rise. Trump, arriving to John Denver’s “Take Me Home, ...

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Clinton campaign blasts Blankenship for appearing near event

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — Hillary Clinton is linking Donald Trump to a convicted coal executive who attended a protest at her West Virginia campaign stop. Clinton state campaign director Talley Sergent called Don Blankenship’s appearance Monday in Williamson “a pretty outrageous sight.” Protesters with Trump signs booed Clinton on Monday outside her Williamson campaign event, and Blankenship was spotted in ...

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Why fracking matters to the New York Primary

Although it won’t be on the ballot, the New York primary could become a referendum on fracking. With passions running high both for and against the technology used to produce oil and natural gas, the candidates’ positions on fracking could affect the New York primary’s outcome. Both Democrat candidates oppose fracking. In the seventh debate, Sen. Bernie Sanders stated he ...

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Sanders criticizes Clinton record on fracking

The Latest: Sanders criticizes Clinton record on fracking

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on campaign 2016 (all times Eastern Daylight Time): 11:05 a.m. A swing through upstate New York is providing Bernie Sanders with a fresh opportunity to contrast himself with Hillary Clinton on fracking — an oil and gas drilling method that’s been banned in the state. In a lengthy riff at a rally in Binghamton, New ...

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