Hillary Clinton to Coordinate Fundraising with Democratic Party

The DNC aims to make similar agreements with the other candidates In the latest sign that Hillary Clinton is looking ahead to the general election, the Democratic frontrunner’s campaign has signed an agreement with the Democratic Nation Committee party allowing her to raise additional funds for the November 2016 contest. The agreement lets Clinton raise funds in excess of $2,700 […]

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Hillary Clinton Calls For Greater Investment in Rural America

She makes her pitch on Wednesday in Iowa Hillary Clinton announced a multi-step plan on Wednesday to grow the economy and local services in rural areas, marking the latest effort for the Democratic frontrunner to firm up support for her candidacy in Iowa and broaden her appeal outside major metropolitan areas. The proposal, which Clinton will officially announce Wednesday in […]

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Why Bernie Sanders Won’t Add Debates Without Hillary Clinton

Strategic interests of the various candidates have frozen the Democratic debate plan Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders has been hearing it from all sides. A former governor’s top staffer begged him to consider participating in an additional Democratic primary debate. A television outlet reached out repeatedly, eager to sponsor one. Thousands of the Vermont Senators’ fans signed petitions, appealing for more […]

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Hillary Clinton Proposes Major Expansion of AmeriCorps

As part of Hillary Clinton’s central campaign vow to rein in student debt and cut the cost of college, the Democratic frontrunner announced a plan Thursday to expand the AmeriCorps service program and increase aid to program participants for education payments. Clinton’s $20-billion plan would triple the number of AmeriCorps service members to 250,000, according to Clinton’s campaign. It would […]

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Donald Trump Gains on Hillary Clinton in 2016 Poll

He trails Clinton by just six points Donald Trump is starting to close the gap in a potential general election matchup with Hillary Clinton, according to a new poll, even amid growing concerns about his electability. The CNN/ORC survey released Wednesday found Trump, who is leading national and early-state polls in the Republican presidential primary race, trailing Clinton, the Democratic […]

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Hillary Clinton Says She Opposes Arctic Drilling in Break With Obama

Given what we know, it’s not worth the risk” Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton declared her opposition to oil and gas drilling in the Arctic on Tuesday, a day after a federal agency gave Shell final approval to begin drilling there. The move marks a significant break with the Obama administration and an attempt by Clinton to bolster her environmental […]

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Hillary Clinton Tells Black Activists to Aim Beyond ‘Changing Hearts’

“I believe you change laws, you change allocation of resources, you change the way systems operate” (CONCORD, N.H.) — Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Rodham Clinton told activists from the “Black Lives Matter” movement they should promote specific policy changes rather than only focusing on “changing hearts.” “Look, I don’t believe you change hearts. I believe you change laws, you change […]

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Hillary Clinton Fires Back at Jeb Bush on Iraq Withdrawal

“He expects the American people to have a collective case of amnesia” Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton fired back at former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush’s claim this week that she and President Barack Obama bear responsibility for the continued destabilization of Iraq after U.S. troops left in 2011. Speaking at a town hall in Dubuque, Iowa, the Democratic presidential […]

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Hillary Clinton Outlines College Plan for Students With Children

Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton outlined plans Friday to make it easier for students with children to complete a college degree. In a town hall in Dubuque, Iowa, the Democratic presidential candidate continued her week-long focus on college affordability, what she terms a “new college compact,” announcing she would seek to dramatically increase in federal funding for college child-care […]

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