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Thursday, Feb 11, 2016 at 05:51 AM CST

Chris Christie Ends Presidential Campaign

Chris Christie Ends Presidential Campaign

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie is suspending his presidential bid, his campaign confirmed to NBC News. Christie had announced Tuesday night that he would return home to New Jersey rather than head to...

Wednesday, Feb 10, 2016 at 02:31 PM CST

Carly Fiorina Suspends Presidential Campaign

Carly Fiorina Suspends Presidential Campaign

Republican candidate Carly Fiorina has suspended her campaign for president. The former Hewlett-Packard executive's decision comes a day after a disappointing showing in the New Hampshire primary, where...

Wednesday, Feb 10, 2016 at 10:22 AM CST

'Free Ponies for All' Candidate Vermin Supreme Finishes 4th in NH Primary

'Free Ponies for All' Candidate Vermin Supreme Finishes 4th in NH Primary

Pony-loving, boot wearing Vermin Supreme finished fourth among Democrats in Tuesday's New Hampshire primary. Bernie Sanders beat Hillary Clinton in a rout. Martin O'Malley, who dropped out of the race after the...

Wednesday, Feb 10, 2016 at 09:00 PM CST

'I Missed You Guys': Obama Gives Historic Speech in Illinois

'I Missed You Guys': Obama Gives Historic Speech in Illinois

President Barack Obama arrived in Springfield Wednesday morning prepared to make history, becoming the fourth U.S. president to address the Illinois General Assembly.

Thursday, Feb 11, 2016 at 10:06 AM CST
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By Daniel Sircar, Eric Jankiewicz

ICYMI: 5 Things to Know From the NH Primary

Here's a quick summary of what happened on Tuesday night at the New Hampshire... View gallery

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Tuesday, Feb 9, 2016 at 11:25 PM CST

Trump Wins New Hampshire Primary

Trump Wins New Hampshire Primary

After winning the New Hampshire GOP primary, Donald Trump claimed he would be the "greatest jobs president that God every created." He also stated that the unemployment rate could be as high as 28 or even...

Tuesday, Feb 9, 2016 at 09:44 PM CST

Sanders Wins New Hampshire Primary

Sanders Wins New Hampshire Primary

Bernie Sanders won the Democratic primary in New Hampshire, beating Hillary Clinton. He slammed Republican policies and "establishment politics" for supporting the interests of large donor groups instead of the...

Tuesday, Feb 9, 2016 at 09:44 PM CST

Clinton Concedes New Hampshire Primary to Sanders

Clinton Concedes New Hampshire Primary to Sanders

Hillary Clinton conceded the New Hampshire primary to Bernie Sanders, appealing to his voters in her address by discussing income inequality and Citizens United.

Tuesday, Feb 9, 2016 at 05:58 PM CST

Rauner to Suburban Leaders: State Should Try ‘to Be Average’

Rauner to Suburban Leaders: State Should Try ‘to Be Average’

During a town hall meeting with businesses and community leaders in Wheeling, Gov. Bruce Rauner discussed Illinois’ dire economic situation and stressed the need for the state to try “to be average.”

Wednesday, Feb 10, 2016 at 07:18 AM CST
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By Caitlin Fichtel

See Photos of NH Primary Vote

Voters in New Hampshire took to their polling places to cast their ballots on... View gallery

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