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Analysis: Clinton seizes historic role but ready to win ugly against Trump

WASHINGTON – If Hillary Clinton’s best argument for unifying Democrats and winning the White House is Donald Trump, then she picked a good week to clinch the nomination. Clinton’s victory-night …

UPDATED: Tue., June 7, 2016, 9:09 p.m.

The Latest: President Barack Obama congratulates Hillary Clinton, calls Bernie Sanders

The Latest on campaign 2016 as California, Montana, New Jersey, New Mexico, North Dakota and South Dakota vote.

Trump faces backlash as GOP leaders say attacks on judge are racist

A day that could have been another victory lap for Donald Trump veered into more chaos for the new Republican standard-bearer, as he faced unprecedented fury from top party leaders …

Meryl Streep takes stage dressed as Donald Trump at NYC gala

Meryl Streep has made use of a spray tan, a fake belly and an oversized red tie to get in character for her latest role, Donald Trump.

UPDATED: Tue., June 7, 2016, 8:35 p.m.

Hillary Clinton claims historic victory in Democratic primary

Claiming her place in history, Hillary Clinton declared victory Tuesday night in her bruising battle for the Democratic presidential nomination, becoming the first woman to lead a major American political …

UPDATED: Tue., June 7, 2016, 7:20 p.m.

Voter Voices: Voters in 6 states speak out on their picks for president

Voters in six states cast ballots in presidential primary contests Tuesday, but many were looking ahead to the general election.

Ryan: Trump made ‘textbook definition of a racist comment’

House Speaker Paul Ryan said Tuesday that Donald Trump’s comments about a U.S.-born judge of Mexican heritage are the “textbook definition of a racist comment.” The presumptive GOP presidential nominee …

UPDATED: Tue., June 7, 2016, 8:06 p.m.

News Guide: 6 states casting presidential primary ballots

Spoiler Alert: Democrat Hillary Rodham Clinton and Republican Donald Trump emerged from Tuesday’s coast-to-coast contests the presumptive presidential nominees of their parties.

Idaho Sen. Crapo calls on Trump to withdraw comments on judge

Idaho GOP Sen. Mike Crapo, pressed by Democratic challenger Jerry Sturgill to disavow presumptive GOP nominee Donald Trump’s statements that a federal judge presiding over a fraud case involving Trump …

Florida AG asked Trump for donation, then backed away from fraud case against him

Florida’s attorney general personally solicited a political contribution from Donald Trump around the same time her office deliberated joining an investigation of alleged fraud at Trump University and its affiliates

President Obama preparing to endorse Hillary Clinton

President Barack Obama is ready to make it official. With Hillary Clinton on the verge of securing the Democratic nomination for president, Obama is on the verge of formally endorsing …

Trump orders surrogates to intensify criticism of judge and journalists

An embattled Donald Trump urgently rallied his most visible supporters to defend his attacks on a federal judge’s Mexican ancestry during a conference call on Monday in which he ordered …

Donald Trump called a racist by Democratic congressman

Donald Trump’s criticism of a Latino judge overseeing a lawsuit involving Trump University shows that the presumptive Republican nominee for president is a racist, a Democratic congressman said Monday, and …

Unfiltered Donald Trump gets boot as BuzzFeed likens ads to cigarettes

BuzzFeed terminated a deal to run “Trump for President” advertising on its website, likening the decision to rejecting spots for cigarettes.

Hillary Clinton adds delegates in Puerto Rico, on cusp of nomination

Hillary Clinton stands on the cusp of having enough delegates to claim the Democratic presidential nomination, having overwhelmed Bernie Sanders in a pair of weekend elections in the Caribbean.

Kathleen Parker: GOP surrenders to the dark side

Of all the carefully examined flaws in Trump’s persona, the most concerning and potentially dangerous is his immaturity.

Tale of Trump and partner in Azerbaijan real estate project

Six months before he launched his presidential campaign, Donald Trump announced a new real estate project in Baku, Azerbaijan. The partner was Anar Mammadov, the son of a government minister …

Beyond California, Sanders signaling post-primary future

With the primary season near its end, a defiant Bernie Sanders declared Saturday that the Democratic presidential process should not be decided by party leaders and elected officials, predicting a …

Froma Harrop: Suckers for Trump need to believe

The skilled con artist knows how to identify chumps and work their emotions.

William Stimson: Democracy dangerous without education

In recent decades liberal arts courses have been nudged aside by “career skills” courses. Whatever the arguments for these, they unwittingly undermine the old aim of getting students to look …

Paul Ryan endorses Trump

House Speaker Paul Ryan endorsed Donald Trump on Thursday, ending an extraordinary public split between the GOP’s presumptive presidential nominee and the nation’s highest-ranking Republican office holder.

Clinton unleashes attacks on Trump’s foreign policy

Hillary Clinton is set to unleash a major foreign policy attack on Donald Trump, using a speech in San Diego to cast the Republican as unqualified and dangerous.

Dana Milbank: Trump’s guarantees never run out

The guy is a one-man Lloyd’s of London. But how will he make good on all his assurance policies? Are they money-back guarantees? Full faith and credit guarantees?

Clinton assails Trump as a ‘fraud’ trying to scam Americans

Hillary Clinton on Wednesday assailed presumptive Republican nominee Donald Trump as a “fraud” intent on scamming the American people following new revelations about the businessman’s now-defunct education company.

SiriusXM suspends Glenn Beck over Trump comments on show

Conservative host Glenn Beck has been suspended by SiriusXM satellite radio for agreeing with an author who asked hypothetically “what patriot will step up” to remove Republican Donald Trump from …

Big Trump checks to vets groups sent on day of media report

Under pressure to account for money he claimed to raise for veterans, an angry and irritated Donald Trump listed charities Tuesday he says have now received millions of dollars from …

As in U.S., Trump draws strong reactions in China

China features prominently in the rhetoric of presumed Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump, who accuses the country of stealing American jobs and cheating at global trade. In China itself, though, …

Voters feel disconnected, helpless in 2016, poll shows

Republicans and Democrats feel a massive disconnect with their political parties and helpless about the presidential election.

Voters interested, not excited about election, poll shows

While 65 percent of Americans say they’re interested in the White House race, just 23 percent say they’re excited as the presidential contest shifts from the primaries to the general …

Kathleen Parker: Some are saying Trump deceives

Trump is just clever enough to deflect responsibility for these long-ago, defanged conspiracy theories by shifting blame to others.