Sanders vowed to stay in the race and bring his fight to the convention in Philadelphia. Clinton celebrated an historic milestone when she declared herself the first woman to lead a major party’s bid for the White House.
Sanders and Obama announced plans to meet on Thursday. Hillary Clinton has cemented her position as the presumptive Democratic nominee, seizing her place in history as the first woman to contest a US presidential election at the head of a major political party
When she conceded defeat to Barack Obama at the end of a long and grueling primary season in 2008, Ms Clinton expressed regret that she had been unable to “shatter that highest and hardest glass ceiling”, the presidential nomination. As she at last celebrated her 2016 primary triumph with supporters in New York on Tuesday night, she returned to the metaphor, saying: “This campaign is about making sure there are no ceilings, no limits on any of us.”
Google says it’s not deliberately filtering “Crooked Hillary” suggested search to favor Clinton Google offers an autocomplete suggestion of “Lying Ted” for “lying” but fails to do similar for Clinton, raising questions. Compilation of Trump calling out Hillary Clinton ‘Crazy’ Bernie, ‘goofy’ Biden or ‘crooked’ Hillary?
Brace yourself, America – the Democrats may be about to pull Hillary Clinton from the 2016 presidential ticket. And that could mean it’s “Biden Time.” Hillary Clinton regaining a solid lead over Republican Donald Trump. Clinton is backed by 46 percent of likely voters, while 35 percent back Trump. Clinton’s 11-point lead is a sharp reversal from last month, when Clinton and Trump were tied.
Hillary Clinton claimed the Democratic presidential nomination on Tuesday night after decisive victories in the California, New Jersey and New Mexico primaries, and she quickly appealed to supporters of Senator Bernie Sanders of Vermont to unite with her against Donald J. Trump.
The Associated Press reported early Wednesday that Mrs. Clinton had won California, but Mr. Sanders gave no indication that he would yield, insisting earlier that he would continue his campaign and barely acknowledging her achievement.
With the 14-month Democratic race nearing a close, Mrs. Clinton savored the biggest night of her extraordinary journey from lawyer, wife and first lady to senator, secretary of state and, now, the first woman to win a major party’s nomination. At a rally in Brooklyn, she took the stage with her hands clasped over her heart in gratitude, then threw open her arms in joy and savored a long moment as a jubilant crowd waved American flags and chanted “Hillary.”
Reaching for history, Mrs. Clinton pledged to build on the achievements of pioneers like the 19th-century leaders at Seneca Falls, N.Y., who began the fight for women’s rights in America.
“Tonight caps an amazing journey — a long, long journey,” she said, nearly a century after women won the right to vote nationwide. “We all owe so much to those who came before, and tonight belongs to all of you.”
Bernstein said the former first lady’s problems are “about lying” and called her actions “reckless.” Bernstein also added the explosive claim Democratic Party leaders are “terrified” Hillary’s campaign “is in freefall.”
From 1993 to 2001, Alexander Cockburn and I wrote dozens of articles on the political corruption of Bill and Hillary Clinton and their cronies in DC and Arkansas. In many ways, those years represented the golden age of political journalism, with a fresh scandal ripening each month. As Hillary cruises toward the Democratic nomination, if not the White House, it’s time to dig into the Clinton Files and resurrect the stories of sleaze, malfeasance and transgression from that feculent decade. polls suggesting Donald Trump leads Hillary Clinton nationally and for the first time during this campaign RealClearPolitics ‘tracker’ has Trump with a 0.2pt lead – the unofficial “death cross” of Clinton’s campaign as Wayne Allyn Root right remarks “Hillary is sinking faster than the Titanic.” Voters are putting their money where their polls are too as bookies odds of a Hillary victory in November are tumbling.
Meanwhile, Democrats are beginning to dare to hope that the continuing FBI investigation of Hillary’s emails will trigger an event which will force her to step down from the presidential race providing an excuse for Vice President Joe Biden to emerge as a last-minute candidate. They are hoping this because they believe, probably correctly, that Biden has better prospects against The Donald. Still the longer this takes to happen, assuming it happens at all, the longer The Donald has to build momentum. The stories about Bill’s reckless and possibly criminal behavior keep popping out of the closet. First there’s the beautiful blonde “friend” who got $2 million from the Clinton Global Initiative and another $800,000 in government contracts with Bill’s help. Don’t we all wish we had friends like that?
I’ve always predicted Obama would prefer Joe Biden or Elizabeth Warren as the nominee, or the combination of Biden/Warren. He may yet get his wish. But this much I know:
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