Fact-checking Bill Clinton's defense of his legacy on crime and poverty

The decreases in African American victimization and poverty rates which Clinton boasted about on Thursday began years before he took office

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Why Cruz and Sanders' victories in the Wisconsin primaries matter

In theory, Wisconsin’s primaries aren’t that much of a big deal, with only 138 delegates available across both the Democratic and Republican parties.

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Why doesn't anyone care about voter turnout? Well, it's complicated

If you’re reading this, you’re probably a voter. The fact that you’re here on a news site means you’re more likely to believe that your vote matters, according to 3,760 US respondents in a survey conducted earlier this year by Pew Research. And it seems fair to assume that if you think your vote matters, you’re more likely to vote.

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How Hillary Clinton can tap into Donald Trump's support base

Donald Trump is a populist. That adjective might have once seemed like a surprising one to use for the New York billionaire, but polling shows it’s become increasingly hard to refute – and Hillary Clinton’s team are starting to study the numbers to understand why.

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Super Tuesday cheat sheet: Here's your state-by-state guide to everything you need to know

Presidential candidates face their first true test of national electability on March 1. Here, a primer on which states are voting — and what outcomes are likeliest

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Could foreign policy be Bernie Sanders' undoing? Yes -- if you believe the polls

In the last Democratic debate before the New Hampshire primary, Hillary Clinton went on the attack against Bernie Sanders . The former secretary of state did so by focusing on the Vermont senator’s perceived weak spot: foreign policy.

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New data reveals how Hispanic voters could decide the next American president

Clarissa Martínez-de-Castro thought she knew right away that this article would say what a bunch of journalists say every four years: Latino voters won’t matter much. She was only half-right: Latino voters probably won’t decide the next president – but that doesn’t mean they couldn’t.

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Trump's angry white men – and why there are more of them than you think

Michael has presumably had a rough day. Nine hours working as an exterminator takes a physicaltoll on the 45-year-old , who didn’t go to college, makes $33,000 a year, and relies on a steady swarm of pests to pester people in his 90% rural county.

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Donald Trump appeals to the 55 percent of Americans who hold anti-Muslim views

Who exactly was Donald Trump appealing to when he called on Monday for a “total and complete shutdown of Muslims entering the United States”? Quite a few people, according to a YouGov poll conducted earlier this year which found that 55% of surveyed Americans had an “unfavorable” opinion of Islam.

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What Americans get wrong: Survey reveals gap between public perception and reality

Americans think there are almost twice as many atheists in their country than there actually are, according to a new poll. They also overestimate the number of immigrants, but do guess correctly the percentage of women who work.

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