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Ben Wolfgang

Ben Wolfgang

Ben Wolfgang covers the White House for The Washington Times.

Before joining the Times in March 2011, Ben spent four years as a political reporter at the Republican-Herald in Pottsville, Pa.

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Articles by Ben Wolfgang

Hillary Clinton argues a point as Sen. Bernard Sanders listens during the Democratic debate Sunday night in Flint, Mich. (Associated Press) **FILE**

Bernie slams Hillary's Wall Street ties, takes heat for opposing auto bailout

Sen. Bernard Sanders on Sunday night accused Hillary Clinton of being in the pocket of Wall Street and charged that she, along with her husband, made decisions two decades ago that have devastated the middle class, while the former secretary of state shot back and said her presidential primary rival would have let the American auto industry go bankrupt. Published March 6, 2016

The campaign for Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Bernard Sanders not only insists it will forge ahead, but says it's still taking the fight to Hillary Clinton. Sanders campaign manager pointed to the fact that Mr. Sanders raised $42.7 million in February, compared to just $30 million for Mrs. Clinton. (Associated Press)

Bernie Sanders to forge ahead, fighting for relevance

Hillary Clinton is firmly in control of the Democratic presidential primary after adding to her delegate lead with a string of victories on Super Tuesday, but Sen. Bernard Sanders made clear Wednesday he'll continue hitting the presumed nominee on her close ties to Wall Street and won't soon abandon the movement he's created. Published March 2, 2016

With a strong delegate advantage and a significant lead in national polls, Hillary Clinton now is in the driver's seat and appears destined for the Democratic nomination, and some political analysts say the party essentially can begin shifting to general election mode ahead of the inevitable exit of Sen. Bernard Sanders. (Associated Press)

Hillary Clinton routs Bernie Sanders in the South, moves closer to nomination

Hillary Clinton took a major step toward her party's presidential nomination on Tuesday night, routing rival Sen. Bernard Sanders across the South by a two-to-one margin - but the Vermont senator racked up desperately needed wins in his home state and in Oklahoma, and vowed to fight all the way to the party convention in July. Published March 1, 2016