Tom Beaumont

Associated Press

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National political reporter for the Associated Press, based in Des Moines, Iowa; former chief political reporter for the Des Moines Register

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Donald Trump and Bernie Sanders are outraged that the presidential nominating process turns out not to be an exercise in direct democracy, and many voters agree.

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Last night was  episode thirteen  for the Republican presidential candidates. Has it been serious politics or reality TV?

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Virginia's former Governor  Mark Warner  won't be challenging  Senator Hillary Rodham Clinton  for the Democratic presidential nomination.

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Virginia's former Governor Mark Warner won't be challenging Senator Hillary Rodham Clinton for the Democratic presidential nomination.

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