2016 US Democratic Party primaries - updates

Rappler's latest stories on 2016 US Democratic Party primaries


Clinton, Sanders trade blows in crunch Brooklyn debate

Apr 15, 2016 - 10:15 AM

A significant haul of 247 Democratic delegates are up for grabs in the New York primary where minorities and wealthy Democrats are likely to favor Clinton although polls suggest that Sanders has narrowed her lead

DEMOCRATIC DEBATES. Democratic presidential candidates Secretary Hillary Clinton (L) and Sen. Bernie Sanders stand together during the National Anthem during the start of a CNN-sponsored debate between the two candidates at the Brooklyn Navy Yard in Brooklyn, New York, USA, on April 14, 2016. Photo by Justin Lane/EPA

Sanders concedes defeat to Clinton in Missouri primary

Mar 18, 2016 - 9:20 AM

The Missouri results had been too close to call until Thursday Senator Bernie Sanders concedes defeat and will not request a recount

NO NEED FOR RECOUNT. Democratic presidential candidate Senator Bernie Sanders (D-VT) speaks during the CNN Democratic Presidential Primary Debate on March 6, 2016 in Flint, Michigan. File photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images/AFP

#USVote: Lessons from Super Tuesday

Mar 02, 2016 - 2:22 PM

Four lessons learned from the events of Super Tuesday

epa05189535 Mary Austin hands out 'I Voted' stickers at a polling center in Edmond, Oklahoma, USA, 01 March 2016. People in 12 states are voting in primary elections to determine the candidates for president of the United States of America. EPA/J PAT CARTER

#USVote: Super Tuesday winners, state by state

Mar 02, 2016 - 10:53 AM

3rd UPDATE Here is a state by state breakdown of projected winners on the pivotal day of the 2016 White House race

Poll manager Ty Stepter hands a sticker to a voter after they cast their ballot at All Saints Episcopal Church, during the Super Tuesday US presidential primary voting in Atlanta, Georgia, USA, March 1, 2016. Erik S Lesser/EPA

US elections: Clinton, Trump win big on Super Tuesday

Mar 02, 2016 - 8:50 AM

UPDATED Super Tuesday is the most pivotal day of the presidential primary season so far with Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump hoping to wipe out all rivals for their party nominations

BIG WINNER. US Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton holds a campaign rally at a film studio in Miami, Florida, USA, March 1, 2016. Joe Skipper/EPA

Super Tuesday: Trump, Clinton eye big boost

Mar 02, 2016 - 12:29 AM

UPDATED Millions of people are taking part in Super Tuesday – a series of primary votes and caucuses in a dozen states stretching from Virginia on the east coast all the way to Alaska

SUPER TUESDAY. People wait in line to vote at a polling center in Edmond, Oklahoma, USA, March 1, 2016. Photo by J Pat Carter/EPA

FAST FACTS: US 'Super Tuesday'

Mar 01, 2016 - 9:18 AM

Here is what is at stake on Super Tuesday which could have a big impact on Democratic and Republican contenders still in the race for the White House

A poll worker at a polling station in a school gym during the Democratic presidential primary in Charleston, South Carolina, USA, February 27, 2016. Richard Ellis/EPA

Super Tuesday: Trump, Clinton heavy favorites

Mar 01, 2016 - 7:49 AM

UPDATED With just hours to go before polls open the Republican and Democratic frontrunners fend off rivals and appeal to supporters in a dozen states

SUPER TUESDAY COMBATANTS. This combination of pictures created on February 25, 2016 shows top US presidential candidates (L-R) Republican Marco Rubio on January 14, 2016; Republican Ted Cruz on February 23, 2016; Democrat Bernie Sanders on on February 04, 2016; Republican Donald Trump on February 23, 2016; and Democrat Hillary Clinton on February 04, 2016. AFP photos

Clinton, Trump shoot for inevitability on Super Tuesday

Feb 29, 2016 - 3:33 PM

Clinton and Trump are well positioned to secure the lion s share of the delegate bonanza in the 11 states voting in each party s primaries

DEMOCRATIC FRONTRUNNER. Democratic presidential candidate former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton speaks during a 'Get Out The Vote' rally at the University of Arkansas-Pine Bluff on February 28, 2016 in Pine Bluff, Arkansas. Justin Sullivan/Getty Images/AFP

Clinton wins South Carolina primary as 'Super Tuesday' looms

Feb 28, 2016 - 8:26 AM

4th UPDATE Clinton gains momentum against Bernie Sanders before the high stakes Super Tuesday contest

US Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton waves after addressing a primary night rally in Columbia, South Carolina, on February 27, 2016. Clinton defeated Bernie Sanders by an overwhelming margin in the Democratic primary in South Carolina, projections showed, seizing momentum ahead of the most important day of the nomination race: next week's "Super Tuesday" contests. / AFP / Nicholas Kamm

As South Carolina readies to vote, tensions ferment

Feb 18, 2016 - 5:37 PM

The hearts of the people have not changed says the brother of a black man shot by a white police officer

LAURENS, SC - FEBRUARY 14: A memorial to the Civil War sits on a town green along Route 176 in rural South Carolina on February 14, 2016 in Laurens, South Carolina. South Carolinians, who will vote in the Republican presidential primary this coming Saturday, are being inundated with signs, candidate appearances and newspaper and television advertising. Spencer Platt/Getty Images/AFP

Clinton calls for 'better deal' at first major rally

Jun 14, 2015 - 2:00 AM

UPDATED Clinton: America can t succeed unless you succeed that is why I am running for president of the United States

OFFICIAL KICKOFF RALLY. Democratic Presidential candidate Hillary Clinton speaks at her official kickoff rally at the Four Freedoms Park on Roosevelt Island in Manhattan on June 13, 2015 in New York City. Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images/AFP

Hillary Clinton dodges questions about family foundation

Apr 21, 2015 - 9:57 AM

Hillary Clinton faces unsettling new accusations of financial conflicts of interest involving her family s philanthropic foundation including some in a new book

In this file photo, Hillary Clinton speaks to journalists at the United Nations headquarters, March 10, 2015. Devra Berkowitz/UN Photo

Clinton makes first campaign stop in small-town America

Apr 15, 2015 - 9:54 AM

After 3 decades in the public eye the former first lady senator and secretary of state wants to reintroduce herself to voters as a down to earth champion of middle class aspiration

LISTENING TOUR. Hillary Clinton (2nd L) listens to a voter at the Jones Street Coffee House in Monticello, Iowa, in the first official stop of her campaign for the US presidency, April 14, 2015. Photo courtesy of Clinton's official campaign page on Facebook

Clinton in Iowa on humble campaign tour

Apr 14, 2015 - 2:59 PM

It is in Monticello a small town of 4 000 inhabitants in the key Midwestern state that the former top US diplomat will hold her first small roundtables with middle class voters after crowding into a van traveling from New York

READY. Hillary Clinton in a scene from her campaign video. Image via Clinton's official page on Facebook

Candidate Clinton quits Clinton Foundation

Apr 13, 2015 - 10:15 AM

The Clinton family foundation is a major international charity organization having raised almost two billion dollars since its creation in 2001

Former United States Secretary of State Hillary Clinton speaks to journalists following her keynote address at the annual Women’s Empowerment Principles event, 10 March 2015 United Nations, New York. Devra Berkowitz/UN Photo

Hillary, hungry for White House, to launch Clinton 2.0

Apr 12, 2015 - 4:03 PM

UPDATED The former US secretary of state and one time first lady will enter the race as the Democratic Party s overwhelming favorite

RUNNING. Former US Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton presents her new memoir 'Hard Choices' in Berlin, Germany, 06 July 2014. Maurizio Gambarini/EPA