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    Clinton leads Trump, pair of polls show

    Hillary Clinton leads Donald Trump in the 2016 presidential race, two new polls of registered voters show -- but they differ on the size of her advantage.


Decision 2016: News 5 WCYB's continuing coverage of the Race for the Presidency

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Virginia's primary election will be May 3. The deadline to register, or update an existing registration, is 5pm Monday, April 11. The deadline to request an absentee ballot to be mailed to you is Tuesday, April 26. The deadline to request an absentee ballot by appearing in-person is 5pm Saturday, April 30. Tennessee's primary election will be Aug. 4.
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Panama canal expansion

Panama Canal expansion set to open

The $5.25 billion expansion to the Panama Canal is set to open Sunday. The drop in world oil prices, the slowdown in China and other factors are affecting traffic and income at the canal, but the expansion will allow larger ships to pass, increasing efficiency.

Brexit results

Wall Street, Washington react to Brexit

Wall Street and Washington react to the U.K.'s historic vote to leave the E.U.


Brexit vote: US markets plummet

The U.S. markets plummet following the U.K.'s vote to leave the European Union.


Sanders: Vote likely going to Clinton

Presidential candidate Bernie Sanders says in all likelihood the nomination will go to Hillary Clinton.


Obama: Immigration ruling is 'heartbreaking'

President Obama expresses frustration after the U.S. Supreme Court announced Thursday it was evenly divided in a case concerning his controversial executive actions on immigration.

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Democrats continue House floor sit-in

House Democrats are discussing possibly staying on the floor through Friday as they continue their push for gun control legislation. Wednesday's late drama on Capitol Hill came in the wake of the deadliest mass shooting in modern U.S. history.

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Democrats continue House sit-in

Fervor over gun-control on Capitol Hill crested and broke in the House of Representatives Wednesday. The day started with an hours-long sit-in as Democrats demanded action in the wake of the massacre in Orlando. When the chamber reconvened, the sit-in it became a shout-in as lawmakers made their voices heard.

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Oprah Winfrey

Notable presidential endorsements of 2016

Oprah Winfrey endorsed Hillary Clinton on June 15. Take a look at other notable endorsements as Republican and Democratic candidates battle for presidential nominations.

George H. W. Bush

George H.W. Bush through the years

With former President George H.W. Bush celebrating his 92nd birthday on Sunday, take a look back at his life and career.

Brian May, Roger Taylor of Queen

Feuds between politicians, musicians

Queen is the latest act to express their displeasure at a political candidate using their music without permission. Click through for more on that and other kerfuffles between politicians and musicians.

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Female world leaders currently in power

Hillary Clinton may be making history as the first female presumptive U.S. presidential nominee of a major party, but many other countries got there first.

Hillary Clinton 1995

Hillary Clinton through the years

Take a look back at the former first lady, U.S. senator and secretary of state through the years.

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Protesters, supporters clash at Trump events

As Donald Trump has emerged as the front-runner of the Republican presidential candidates, increasingly violent protests and demonstrations have plagued his campaign events across the country.

Primary voter

Democrats focus on Kentucky, Oregon primaries

Two states are holding presidential primaries Tuesday, May 17: Oregon and Kentucky.  

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8 hated things more popular than Donald Trump

Despite being the presumptive GOP nominee for president, Donald Trump remains quite unpopular, even among many Republicans. But just how unpopular is he really?


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