A look at Monday's big political stories


The Democrats face off in primaries in Kentucky and Oregon on Tuesday. Hillary Clinton made a big final push in Kentucky and Bernie Sanders is expected to do very well in Oregon as the primary heads toward the final states.

A win in at least one of the two upcoming contests would give Clinton momentum heading into the primaries in California and New Jersey in early June. Oregon is favorable terrain for Sanders, but Clinton's campaign thinks the race is competitive in Kentucky, where she planned to spend Sunday and Monday courting voters.

Read more on the election here

New attack puts more focus on ISIS

The Islamic State group launched a coordinated assault Sunday on a natural gas plant north of Baghdad that killed at least 14 people, while a string of other bomb attacks in or close to the capital killed 15 others, Iraqi officials said. Read more about that story here

Who is Donald Trump looking at for vice president

Voters could be looking at a Donald Trump-Sarah Palin ticket come November, according to a list of Trump's possible vice presidential picks that was accidentally released over the weekend. Ohio Gov. John Kasich is also on the list. Find out who else is on the list here.

 


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