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Sunday, May 01, 2016

Elections

Trump, Clinton angle for advantage in politics of gender
Donald Trump is dismissing former senator, secretary of state and first lady Hillary Clinton as little more than a token female who’s playing the “woman’s card.”
ASSOCIATED PRESS FILE
WASHINGTON – She has no stamina. She shouts. She’s got nothing going for her but being a woman.
A damaged Costa Mesa police cruiser sits near  where Donald Trump spoke earlier Thursday in Costa Mesa, Calif. THE ORANGE COUNTY REGISTER
Protesters get rowdy at California hotel before Trump speech
In a 1976 file photo, first lady Betty Ford, second from left, stands surrounded by signs supporting Pres. Gerald Ford and Ronald Reagan at the nominating session of the GOP convention, Kansas City, Mo. As the GOP stares down the possibility of a contested convention this summer, the bitter fight for the 1976 nomination provides a window into just how ugly things could get. THE ASSOCIATED PRESS
1976 a window into ugliness of a GOP contested convention
Republican presidential candidate Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, announces he has selected former Hewlett-Packard CEO Carly Fiorina to serve as his running mate.
THE ASSOCIATED PRESS
Cruz selects Fiorina to serve as running mate
Trump's NY co-chair has challenge of his own _ from teenager

Trump's NY co-chair has challenge of his own _ from teenager

Trump's New York co-chair faces campaign challenge of his own _ from a teenager
Updated: 3 hours ago
Trump gets outside help for potential GOP convention battle

Trump gets outside help for potential GOP convention battle

Donald Trump has a Plan B if he's faced with a contested convention _ and it involves the sort of outside groups that he's called "corrupt."
Updated: 4 hours ago
Campaign rumbles into Indiana with underdogs struggling

Campaign rumbles into Indiana with underdogs struggling

The 2016 presidential campaign has rumbled into Indiana on Sunday focused on Tuesday's critical primary, even as front-runners Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump are itching to fully engage in the one-on-one battle they cast as inevitable
Updated: 5 hours ago
May Day marchers take to US streets in heated election year

May Day marchers take to US streets in heated election year

Hundreds of May Day marchers have taken to the streets of Los Angeles, chanting slogans and carrying signs
Updated: 7 hours ago
As path narrows, Sanders asks party insiders to back his bid

As path narrows, Sanders asks party insiders to back his bid

Bernie Sanders acknowledged Sunday that his "uphill climb" to the Democratic nomination depends on persuading superdelegates, the elected officials, lobbyists and other party insiders who are free to back either candidate
Updated: 7 hours ago
COLUMN

Faceoff: Tribune columnists debate merits of Cruz-Kasich alliance

There have been a lot of terrible mergers, Joe Henderson writes.
Updated: 11 hours ago

Clinton vies for blue-collar votes in Indiana campaign stop

Hillary Clinton is making a pitch to Indiana's blue-collar workers, blaming Republicans for trickle-down economic policies "on steroids" that she says have harmed the middle class
Updated: 11 hours ago

Bill Clinton stumps for wife in southern West Virginia

Former President Bill Clinton has made campaign stops in West Virginia ahead of the state's May 10 primary election
Updated: 11 hours ago
Next up in NY Legislature: Uber, ethics and NYC schools

Next up in NY Legislature: Uber, ethics and NYC schools

Uber's upstate expansion, the state's chronic corruption problem and control of schools in New York City are on the agenda as lawmakers return to Albany for the final seven weeks of their 2016 session
Published: 05/01/16

Poll: Clinton has big lead over Trump in Minnesota

A new statewide poll finds Democrat Hillary Clinton holding a big lead over Republican Donald Trump among Minnesota voters
Published: 05/01/16