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Donald Trump Wins Rhode Island GOP Primary

Donald Trump won the Republican primary in the small state of Rhode Island on Tuesday, adding to his delegates haul on a night when he was expected to expand his lead in the GOP nominating contest.

Donald Trump Wins Pennsylvania GOP Primary

Donald Trump won the Republican primary in Pennsylvania on Tuesday in a result that is more symbolic than binding.

Donald Trump Wins Maryland GOP Primary

Donald Trump won the Republican primary in Maryland Tuesday as he looked to open up an even bigger delegate lead over his two remaining rivals.

Hillary Clinton Wins Maryland Democratic Primary

Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton won the Maryland Democratic primary, one of a series of East Coast battles Tuesday.

Donald Trump Wins Connecticut GOP Primary

New York businessman Donald Trump notched a decisive victory in the neighboring state of Connecticut on Tuesday as he looked to build on his overall delegate lead in the Republican presidential primary.

Secret Service: Man Fleeing Scene of Robbery Jumps White House Fence

A man was arrested at the White House complex on Tuesday after hoping the fence while fleeing the scene of a robbery in downtown Washington, D.C., the Secret Service said.

Donald Trump Welcomes Stars’ Departures for Canada

Donald Trump said he welcomes the prospect of his show-business detractors moving to Canada if he wins the presidency.

Five Questions and Answers About Donald Trump’s Foreign Policy Address

Aaron David Miller: Does Donald Trump have a foreign policy? Not really. His view of the world seems to be a mix of isolationism, retrenchment, and muscular nationalism with a dose of bottom-line pragmatism.

Jane Sanders’s New Deal: Bernie’s Tax Returns for Hillary’s Speech Transcripts

Bernie Sanders won't release his tax returns until Hillary Clinton releases transcripts of her paid speeches, the candidate's wife, Jane, said on Tuesday.

Donald Trump’s Tone Was ‘Evolving.’ Will His Upcoming Speeches Be Presidential?

Michael Steel: The night of the New York primary, he was in statesman mode, referring to his rival as Sen. Cruz, but he quickly reverted to saying “Lyin’ Ted.” He also criticized John Kasich’s “disgusting” eating habits.

Bernie Sanders Mentions Elizabeth Warren as Possible Running Mate

Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders said he would give "very, very serious thought" to choosing a female vice-presidential running mate if he were the Democratic presidential nominee, and pointed to Massachusetts Sen. Elizabeth Warren as a possible candidate.

Clinton and Trump Hit Uncharted Depths With Independents

Peter D. Hart: For Clinton and Trump, the contest looks like a race to Badwater Basin, the lowest point in Death Valley. Each is loathed by independent voters.

How Tuesday’s East Coast Primaries Could Fuel Donald Trump’s Momentum

Donald Trump looks poised to sweep the primaries in Pennsylvania, Maryland, Connecticut, Delaware, and Rhode Island on Tuesday. Political strategists David Kochel and Jim Manley explain what they're watching.

Congressional Primaries in Pa., Md. to Test Anti-Establishment Wave Among Democrats

Is Washington as toxic a word among Democratic voters as it is among Republicans? Tuesday’s batch of East Coast primaries will hold clues as to how much appetite Democratic voters have to elect candidates challenging the party establishment for House and Senate seats.

What to Look For in Tuesday’s East Coast Primaries

Opinion polls indicate Tuesday’s slate of Democratic and Republican primaries are likely to reaffirm the leads of the two front-runners, Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump. But the results will be about more than simple momentum; they will tell us a lot about the state of races that have been in flux for months.

Bernie Sanders in No Mood for Party Unification

Sen. Bernie Sanders and former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton each said it is the other’s job to unite the party around Mrs. Clinton if she wins the Democratic presidential nomination.

Colorado’s Jon Keyser Falls Short In Bid for Spot on Senate Ballot

Former Colorado state Rep. Jon Keyser, whose chances for winning a U.S. Senate seat were once considered promising, has failed to qualify for the state's Republican primary June 28, Colorado's secretary of state said on Monday.

Martin O’Malley Backs Chris Van Hollen in Tight Maryland Senate Race

Former Maryland Gov. Martin O'Malley is wading into an intraparty fight between two Democratic lawmakers, throwing his support behind Chris Van Hollen in the Democratic Maryland Senate primary.

With Term Waning, Barack Obama Aims to Stabilize Relations in Middle East

Aaron David Miller: Recent U.S. efforts in the Middle East suggest Barack Obama aims to stabilize tense relationships with three key Middle East nations.

Donald Trump Trashes Cruz-Kasich Deal, Rolls Out Fresh Insults

Republican front-runner Donald Trump on Monday railed against the deal between rivals Ted Cruz and John Kasich to try to block him from the presidential nomination and went on to trash their win-loss records, debate skills and even table manners.

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