President Obama endorses Hillary Clinton for the White House

WASHINGTON — President Obama told Senator Bernie Sanders in an Oval Office meeting on Thursday to channel the energy of his presidential campaign’s millions of supporters behind Hillary Clinton , and said that Mr. Sanders would play a central role in shaping the Democratic agenda if he did. Less than an hour and a half later, Mr. Obama, who had tried to remain neutral in the race between Mr. Sanders and Mrs. Clinton, formally endorsed her. Moving swiftly to unite his party after a primary campaign that has left many…

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Fact Checker Fact-checking the ninth Democratic debate

CNN hosted the ninth Democratic presidential debate on April 14, a face-off between former secretary of state Hillary Clinton and Sen. Bernie Sanders (Vt.). Not every statement could be easily fact-checked, but here are 14 suspicious or interesting claims. As is our practice, we do not award Pinocchios when we review assertions in debates. Clinton “voted for virtually every disastrous trade agreement which cost us millions of decent-paying jobs.” — Sanders As a senator, Clinton had a chance to vote on 10 trade deals, and she voted for or supported…

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Who will be the next US President come November 8, 2016 in the 58th Presidential elections?

The field of candidates eyeing a White House run in 2016 is a wide one. Some have declared and still more are expected to. Here is a list of the ones to watch. REPUBLICANS Jeb Bush – DECLARED brother to one ex-president, son of another was Florida governor for eight years has large war chest with Wall Street backing moderate positions on immigration and some social issues could hinder him in primaries Read full profile Ben Carson – DECLARED author and neurosurgeon became a popular conservative figure after National Prayer…

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