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Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton takes the stage at a rally at Sacramento City College on Sunday, June 5, 2016, in Sacramento, Calif. (John Locher / Associated Press)

Sun., June 5, 2016, 2:48 p.m.

Clinton wins Puerto Rico’s Democratic presidential primary

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico – Puerto Ricans frustrated by the island’s economic crisis voted Sunday in the U.S. territory’s Democratic presidential primary and local elections, as front-runner Hillary Clinton drew closer to securing the number of delegates needed to win her party’s White House nomination. After a blowout victory Saturday in the U.S. Virgin Islands, Clinton was just 60 delegates short of the 2,383 needed to win the Democratic nomination and advance to the November general election, according to an Associated Press count.

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Idaho Gov. Butch Otter addresses the state Republican Party convention in Nampa on Friday (Betsy Z. Russell)

Fri., June 3, 2016, 11:45 a.m.

Otter: ‘Trump will tower over Hillary’ 

Gov. Butch Otter is addressing the luncheon session of the Idaho GOP state convention today, and he said Idaho is faring better than other states that have taken big economic hits due to changing oil prices. “Our economy is broad, our economy is well-diversified,” he...

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Thu., June 2, 2016, 1:14 p.m.

Paul Ryan endorses Trump

JANESVILLE, Wis. – House Speaker Paul Ryan endorsed Donald Trump’s bid for president on Thursday, bringing an end to the extraordinary public split between the GOP’s presumptive White House nominee and the nation’s top Republican in office. “I had friends ...

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Mon., May 30, 2016, 5:34 p.m.

On cutting-edge voter data, Trump critically behind Clinton

PHILADELPHIA – Donald Trump trails Hillary Clinton by months, even years, in using fast-evolving digital campaigning to win over voters, data specialists working with the GOP say. The presumptive Republican presidential nominee has dismissed the science that defines 21st century political campaigns, a tool that President Barack Obama used effectively in winning two terms and the Clinton campaign has worked on for nearly a year.

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