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Breaking Down The Results of Maryland's Primary Elections

What do the results of Maryland's primaries mean for the future of the Old Line State?

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Results From Tuesday’s Republican and Democratic Primaries In Five States

Results from Tuesday’s Republican and Democratic primaries in five states. Join us for a discussion on the latest delegate count, Republican efforts to coordinate against Donald Trump, and the outlook for the ongoing nominating race in both parties.

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Former House Speaker Dennis Hastert Admits To Sexual Abuse

Hastert has been sentenced to 15 months in prison after pleading guilty to structuring cash withdrawals used to mask allegations that he abused students when he was a teacher and wrestling coach.
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First House Incumbent Loses Primary, Plus 4 Other Important Down-Ballot Results

The Democratic establishment's favored candidates won in two Senate contests, and a millionaire wine mogul's $12.4 million went down the drain in the most expensive House primary this year.
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What Does Tuesday's Primary Mean For Maryland As A Progressive State?

Chris Van Hollen won the headline primary race in Maryland on Tuesday night, defeating Donna Edwards, who was vying to be just the second black woman in the U.S. Senate. With her defeat, what does that mean for politics in the Old Line State?

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On To Indy: Hoosier State Could Be Stand For Trump Challengers, Sanders

Donald Trump, with about 75 percent of the delegates, and Hillary Clinton, with 90 percent, are so far ahead in their parties that only the most extraordinary events could prevent their nominations.
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Clinton's Road To The Nomination Was Paved By Other Women Who Ran

Barring something extraordinary happening, Hillary Clinton will be the Democratic nominee. That would make her the first woman to top a major party ticket.

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With The Nomination All But Decided, Clinton's And Sanders' Goals Change

Now that Tuesday's wins virtually ensure Hillary Clinton's nomination, she is doing her best to win over Bernie Sanders' supporters. Sanders is intent on keeping his progressive politics relevant.
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Supreme Court To Hear Arguments In Bob McDonnell Corruption Case

The former Virginia governor and his wife were charged with 11 counts of conspiracy to commit fraud under federal law. Now, the nation's top court will decide whether to uphold the conviction.
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GOP Candidates Court Indiana, The Next State To Hold A Primary

After Donald Trump won Tuesday's primaries, Ted Cruz and John Kasich are looking ahead. They are mathematically eliminated from getting the GOP nomination unless they can force a contested convention.

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