Hillary Clinton didn't shy away from expressing her feelings in her first public appearance since conceding the presidential election a week ago. “I will admit coming here tonight wasn't the easiest thing for me. There have been a few times this past week where all I wanted to do was curl up with a good book or our dogs and never leave the house again," she said in a speech at a Children's Defense Fund event in Washington, D.C. on Wednesday, November 16, 2016.
Hillary Clinton delivered her concession speech on Wednesday morning offering her congratulations to President-elect Donald Trump. After a long and hard fought campaign, the first female major party candidate urged her supporters to keep fighting and to offer Trump a chance to lead the country.
At a rally in Miami, Donald Trump told supporters that despite his lead in Florida, he wants them to vote like they’re behind. Meanwhile in Chapel Hill, N.C., President Obama said "it's strange" that Trump's rhetoric has become accepted. Hillary Clinton and Trump also received starkly different endorsements to match their contrasting campaigns, one from the KKK and the other from Variety – it's the entertainment magazine's first endorsement in its 111-year history.
Both candidates tweeted that the other is “unfit to be president” on Tuesday. On the trail, Mike Pence campaigned with Donald Trump in Valley Forge, Pa., calling for the repeal of Obamacare, and criticizing Clinton’s support of the Canadian health care system. Former Miss Universe Alicia Machado introduced Clinton in Dade City, Fla., sharing how Trump weight-shamed her. Machado recently became a citizen and will vote for the first time this year.
Pedro Ramirez, 28, organizing director at Community Water Center, talks about the focus of the non-profit's voter registration and education campaign. Ramirez was participating in a registration event Oct. 19, 2016 at College of the Sequoias in Visalia.
Bishop Ron Allen and other area leaders including Fresno County Sheriff Margaret Mims speak at a news conference Tuesday, Oct. 25 against Proposition 64, the California marijuana legalization initiative.
Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton argued over leaked video, deleted emails and the ability to lead at the second presidential debate in St. Louis on Sunday, Sept. 10, 2016, but managed to find something nice to say about one another (after a questioner asked them to do so).
Fresno mayoral candidates Lee Brand and Henry R. Perea appear together at a forum hosted by Fresno State students on Tuesday, Oct. 4, 2016. Here, they each address the issue of tainted municipal water and what they would do to fix it.