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Sen. Toomey expects congressional investigations of Clinton

CAMP HILL, Pa. (AP) — Republican U.S. Sen. Pat Toomey, in a neck-and-neck race to keep his seat in the presidential battleground of Pennsylvania, said Friday he expects Democrat Hillary Clinton will face congressional investigations next year if she becomes president.

Nov. 4, 2016 4:33 PM EDT
Pittsburgh chief resigning weeks after no-confidence vote

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Pittsburgh's police chief resigned Friday, weeks after a no-confidence vote by the police union and months after angering some officers by addressing the Democratic National Convention while in uniform.

Nov. 4, 2016 11:24 AM EDT
This isn't 'Survivor,' Obama says; Trump, Clinton fire away

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Donald Trump warned Thursday that a cloud of investigation would follow Hillary Clinton into the White House, evoking the bitter impeachment battle of the 1990s in a closing campaign argument meant to bring wayward Republicans home.

Nov. 3, 2016 9:53 PM EDT
Fending off Trump, Clinton tries to secure Midwest blue wall

WASHINGTON (AP) — Hillary Clinton is rushing to secure Michigan and bolster the Democrats' vaunted blue wall of upper Midwestern states that have backed the party's presidential nominee for two decades, sending in reinforcements as Donald Trump aims to blow up the former secretary of state's path to 270 electoral votes.

Nov. 3, 2016 7:24 PM EDT
Pennsylvania GOP senator maintains mystery over Trump vote

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Republican U.S. Sen. Pat Toomey is staying mum on how he'll vote on the presidential ballot, despite being pressed repeatedly during a 10-minute television appearance Thursday as he seeks re-election in a neck-and-neck race with Democrat Katie McGinty in moderate Pennsylvania.

Nov. 3, 2016 1:20 PM EDT
Questions linger about Trump's relationship with Russia

WASHINGTON (AP) — The questions have been a recurring undercurrent throughout the presidential campaign: What is Donald Trump's relationship with Russia? Why does he keep praising its president, Vladimir Putin? Is Russia meddling in the U.

Nov. 3, 2016 3:07 AM EDT
The Latest: Clinton celebrates Cubs Series win

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the U.S. presidential race (all times EDT):1 a.m.Hillary Clinton finally is getting a chance to cheer her hometown Chicago Cubs' victory in the World Series.

Nov. 3, 2016 1:24 AM EDT
Editorial Roundup: Excerpts from recent editorials

Excerpts from recent editorials in the United States and abroad: ____ Nov. 2 The Baltimore Sun on early voting: Even before Maryland's week-long period of early voting concludes Thursday night, voter turnout records have been set.

Nov. 2, 2016 5:49 PM EDT
Questions linger about Trump's relationship with Russia

WASHINGTON (AP) — The questions have been a recurring undercurrent throughout the presidential campaign: What is Donald Trump's relationship with Russia? Why does he keep praising its president, Vladimir Putin? Is Russia meddling in the U.

Nov. 2, 2016 4:30 PM EDT
Clinton campaign weighed forcing out Democratic chairwoman

WASHINGTON (AP) — As early as last December, the Clinton campaign was plotting ways to sideline the head of the Democratic Party amid complaints about internal fights in the party's leadership, according to the latest WikiLeaks release of hacked emails.

Nov. 2, 2016 3:44 AM EDT
Clinton campaign weighed forcing out Democratic chairwoman

WASHINGTON (AP) — As early as last December, the Clinton campaign was plotting ways to sideline the head of the Democratic Party amid complaints about internal fights in the party's leadership, according to the latest WikiLeaks release of hacked emails.

Nov. 1, 2016 4:37 PM EDT
Trump sticks to attacks, insults, hoping to overtake Clinton

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (AP) — Donald Trump plunged into his final-week sprint to Election Day Monday decidedly on his terms: unleashing a harsh new attack against Democrat Hillary Clinton in Michigan, a state that hasn't favored a Republican for president in nearly three decades.

Oct. 31, 2016 10:48 PM EDT
Paul, Gray clash over Supreme Court in US Senate debate

LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) — Republican U.S. Sen. Rand Paul says he "can't imagine" voting for a Supreme Court nominee from Hillary Clinton, but stopped short of vowing to continue a blockade of Democratic appointments during the first and only televised debate with challenger Jim Gray.

Oct. 31, 2016 9:56 PM EDT
Correction: Campaign 2016-How It Happens story

WASHINGTON (AP) — In a story Oct. 29 about Election Day, The Associated Press reported erroneously that people in Colorado, Oregon and Washington have no choice but to vote by mail.

Oct. 31, 2016 5:34 PM EDT
Contest for Senate control comes down to the wire

WASHINGTON (AP) — The race for control of the Senate is tearing toward its finale on a last-minute burst of cash from both sides, with a half-dozen top races essentially tied.

Oct. 31, 2016 3:31 AM EDT
Most routes to 270 blocked for Trump, needs last-ditch surge

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — The race for president reaches its final mile next week amid October surprises, but on the road to the 270 electoral votes needed to win the White House, Hillary Clinton still has several ways to find her way to Washington.

Oct. 31, 2016 3:25 AM EDT
Most routes to 270 blocked for Trump, needs last-ditch surge

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — The race for president reaches its final mile next week amid October surprises, but on the road to the 270 electoral votes needed to win the White House, Hillary Clinton still has several ways to find her way to Washington.

Oct. 30, 2016 4:38 PM EDT
Boosting Clinton, Obama aims to build up Democratic Party

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — President Barack Obama had a warning Friday for Democrats in battleground Florida who may be slightly too confident that Hillary Clinton will win the election: Even if she does, it's not enough.

Oct. 28, 2016 7:39 PM EDT
Congressional race is bitter in wealthy New Jersey district

PARAMUS, N.J. (AP) — In a congressional district across the river from New York filled with million-dollar homes and massive shopping malls, a former speechwriter for President Bill Clinton is waging a well-funded campaign against a seven-term incumbent Republican who has been dragged down by reports he challenged his party's support for gay candidates.

Oct. 28, 2016 2:29 PM EDT
The Latest: Trump not giving much cash to his own campaign

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the U.S. presidential race (all times EDT):10 p.m.Donald Trump has repeated it so much it's almost part of his stump speech: He's going to put $100 million of his own money into his campaign before Election Day.

Oct. 27, 2016 10:06 PM EDT
North Carolina early voting surge comes after long fight

GREENSBORO, N.C. (AP) — As Hillary Clinton and Michelle Obama campaigned together Thursday for the first time in North Carolina, early voting in the presidential battleground state appeared likely to surge beyond 2012 levels with the rollout of more polling sites after a protracted battle on voting access.

Oct. 27, 2016 7:48 PM EDT
Early voting: More good signs for Clinton in key states

WASHINGTON (AP) — The millions of votes that have been cast already in the U.S. presidential election point to an advantage for Hillary Clinton in critical battleground states, as well as signs of strength in traditionally Republican territory.

Oct. 27, 2016 4:12 PM EDT
AP-GfK Poll: Clinton advantage fueled by growing enthusiasm

NEW YORK (AP) — Hillary Clinton appears on the cusp of a potentially commanding victory over Donald Trump, fueled by solid Democratic turnout in early voting, massive operational advantages and increasing enthusiasm among her supporters.

Oct. 27, 2016 6:38 AM EDT
AP-GfK Poll: Clinton lead fueled by increased enthusiasm

NEW YORK (AP) — Hillary Clinton appears on the cusp of a potentially commanding victory over Donald Trump, fueled by solid Democratic turnout in early voting, massive operational advantages and increasing enthusiasm among her supporters.

Oct. 27, 2016 6:37 AM EDT

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