2016 presidential election

getty image: President-elect Donald Trump vowed Wednesday to unify a deeply divided nation, having scored a stunning victory backed by extraordinary support from working-class America. The tough-talking New York billionaire claimed victories in the nation’s premier battleground states, but his appeal across the industrial Midwest — Pennsylvania and Wisconsin, in particular — sealed a victory […]

Hillary Clinton’s rocking the vote in a major way. The Democratic nominee’s campaign tapped mega rap superstar Jay Z to hold a get out the vote concert in Ohio right before the election, sources from Clinton’s campaign told BuzzFeed on Monday. The concert will take place in Cleveland, but a date has yet to be confirmed, the […]

First lady Michelle Obamahas emerged as perhaps the most effective Donald Trumpcritic in the Democrats’ lineup, and she’s done it without ever uttering two key words: Donald Trump. In her six campaign trail speeches for Hillary Clinton, the first lady has never said the Republican nominee’s name. She’s talked about “this candidate” and dedicated much […]

The second presidential debate between Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump in St. Louis was one for the history books. Catch up on all the highlights right here: Energy and the environment A town hall guests asks about energy policy — and how it might affect the environment. Trump says “energy is under siege by the […]

In 2008, 6 million Americans didn’t vote because they missed a registration deadline or didn’t know how to register. In 2016, we want to make sure no one is left out. On September 27, 2016, volunteers, celebrities, and organizations from all over the country will “hit the streets” for National Voter Registration Day. This single […]

GETTY IMAGES: In an effort to reach out to African American voters, Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump will make his first foray into black churches with a visit to the Great Faith Ministries Church in Detroit on Saturday and tape an interview with the church’s Bishop Wayne T. Jackson. Jackson told his parishioners that the visit was […]

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The Republican National Committee recently named Ashley Bell the National Committee’s new Director of African-American Political Engagement as part of its attempt to attract Black voters. Bell spoke with Roland Martin during Tuesday’s edition of NewsOne Now about Donald Trump‘s campaign and Republican voter outreach to the African-American community. Bell explained Republicans have a job to do in […]

Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders said Thursday in an address to his supporters that he will work with Hillary Clinton to transform the Democratic Party, adding that his “political revolution” must continue and ensure the defeat of Republican Donald Trump. Sanders said in a capstone livestream address to his political followers that the major task […]

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Banner explained why he doesn't trust Republicans or Democrats saying, "You have the Left Wing and the Right Wing, but they're part of the same bird and the same system."

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During Wednesday's edition of NewsOne Now, hip-hop artist and activist Jasiri X spoke with Roland Martin about Cannon's "Too Broke To Vote" video that has caused quite a stir on social media and sparked a heated debate over the virtues of voting.

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Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders and Texas Sen. Ted Cruz both lead their competitors in Tuesday's presidential primary race in Wisconsin, but they may face significant obstacles in the battle for the nomination, which comes in just three months, according to The Associated Press.

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Democratic presidential candidates Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders declined to call Republican front-runner Donald Trump a racist when asked the question during a debate Wednesday at Miami Dade College in Miami, Florida. But they hammered away at his racist and xenophobic rhetoric.