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Clinton Expected To Claim Victory Tuesday Night, Marking Historical Moment

A day after an AP analysis unexpectedly indicated Clinton had the pledged delegates and superdelegates to claim the Democratic nomination, she and Sen. Bernie Sanders await results from six states.
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On Last Big Primary Day, Presumptive Candidates Pivot To General Election

Hillary Clinton plans to use tonight's speech to declare a historic victory in the primaries, though Bernie Sanders shows every sign of fighting until the last primary in Washinton, D.C., next week.
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First GOP Incumbent Is Ousted As Conservatives Defeat Onetime Ally

North Carolina Rep. Renee Ellmers is the first Republican incumbent to lose a primary this year, the victim of heavy conservative spending against her and a new congressional map.
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Clinton Marks Historic Win As Sanders Vows To Fight On

Clinton made history on Tuesday as the first woman to become the presumptive nominee of a major party in the U.S. Bernie Sanders vowed to stay in the race until next week's D.C. primary.
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Who Is Judge Gonzalo Curiel, The Man Trump Attacked For His Mexican Ancestry?

The likely GOP standard-bearer has accused the judge of bias in the Trump University fraud case because of his Mexican ancestry. But he's widely respected and took on a drug cartel under death threat.
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Who Is Gonzalo Curiel? The Federal Judge Attacked By Donald Trump

Controversy is roiling the highest ranks of the Republican Party over criticism of a federal judge by the party's presumptive White House nominee, Donald Trump. The judge in question, Gonzalo Curiel, is a drug-cartel busting former prosecutor first named to a state court by a Republican governor, then to the federal bench by President Obama.
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'This Is A Big Deal': Sen. Amy Klobuchar On Hillary Clinton

NPR's Ari Shapiro talks with Sen. Amy Klobuchar, a Democrat from Minnesota, about where Hillary Clinton goes with her presidential campaign now that she has secured enough delegate support for the Democratic nomination.
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Sen. Jeff Flake Condemns Donald Trump's Attacks On Federal Judge

NPR's Robert Siegel does a follow up interview with Arizona Sen. Jeff Flake about Donald Trump's recent comments about Judge Curiel and Muslims. Flake hoped Trump would walk back his statements, but now that he hasn't, he says he is not able endorse Trump, even though he is the presumptive GOP nominee.
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Ready To Hit The Stump, Obama Expected To Endorse Clinton This Week

President Obama is expected to endorse Hillary Clinton for president this week. He will be the rare two-term president to be welcome and active on the campaign trail.
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Democratic Delegate Math: How Hillary Clinton Clinched The Nomination

Hillary Clinton has already clinched the Democratic presidential nomination, regardless of whether she wins or loses any primaries on Tuesday night. She reached the threshold with a combination of pledged and superdelegates.

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