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For Donald Trump, low-turnout strategy unlikely to work

ATLANTA (AP) — In the final weeks of his presidential campaign, Donald Trump is countering allegations of his own sexual misconduct by recounting accusations against former President Bill Clinton.

Oct. 14, 2016 3:26 PM EDT
GOP senator: Trump's comments forced me to pull endorsement

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio (AP) — GOP U.S. Senator Rob Portman on Friday called a video showing fellow Republican Donald Trump boasting about groping women "the final straw" in his decision to rescind his endorsement of the presidential candidate.

Oct. 14, 2016 2:32 PM EDT
Obama: Republicans deserve no credit for disavowing Trump

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — President Barack Obama insisted Thursday that Republicans who are disavowing Donald Trump deserve no credit for their sudden change of heart after having "stood by silently" for so long.

Oct. 13, 2016 10:48 PM EDT
Early voting offers positive signs in key states for Clinton

WASHINGTON (AP) — Advance voting shows positive signs for Hillary Clinton in two states that could help her lock up the presidency, North Carolina and Florida, as the election enters a critical, final stretch.

Oct. 13, 2016 5:13 PM EDT
New allegations of sexual assault emerge against Trump

PUEBLO, Colo. (AP) — Several women levied allegations of sexual assault against Donald Trump on Wednesday in a series of interviews, adding to the already damaging revelations about the Republican presidential nominee's aggressive sexual comments about women.

Oct. 13, 2016 1:54 AM EDT
Correction: Campaign 2016-Matthew story

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — In a story Oct. 10 about voter registration, The Associated Press reported erroneously that North Carolina has same-day registration on Election Day.

Oct. 11, 2016 4:31 PM EDT
Heavy-hitters, cash flow to Nevada in fight to replace Reid

LAS VEGAS (AP) — On a warm October afternoon in Las Vegas, Massachusetts Sen. Elizabeth Warren was joyfully fuming from an outdoor stage, shaking her fists and branding Donald Trump "a selfish little sleaze ball" — and that was before Democrats pounced on the revelation of his predatory language about women from a 2005 recording.

Oct. 11, 2016 3:50 AM EDT
The Latest: Portman pulls Trump support

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the presidential campaign a day before the second presidential debate between Democrat Hillary Clinton and Republican Donald Trump (all times EDT):9:45 p.

Oct. 8, 2016 9:48 PM EDT
WHY IT MATTERS: Issues at stake in election

WASHINGTON (AP) — A selection of issues at stake in the presidential election and their impact on Americans, in brief:RACE and POLICINGThe continued deaths of unarmed African-American men women and children at the hands of police are turning into one of the most consequential civil rights issues of the new millennium.

Oct. 8, 2016 5:53 PM EDT
Correction: Divided North Carolina story

GREENSBORO, N.C. (AP) — In a story Oct. 5 about North Carolina politics, The Associated Press reported erroneously that state legislator Chris Sgro is the state's first openly gay legislator.

Oct. 7, 2016 6:27 PM EDT
Aggressive in spotlight, Kaine charms donors in private

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Tim Kaine may not have wowed America in his biggest moment on the national stage, the vice presidential debate, but Democrats aren't regretting Hillary Clinton's choice for running mate.

Oct. 7, 2016 5:44 PM EDT
Obama campaigns for Democratic House candidates

CHICAGO (AP) — President Barack Obama urged donors Friday to rally around Democratic candidates for the House in next month's election, saying a stronger caucus will make the difference on such issues as immigration, rebuilding roads and bridges, and ensuring access to an early education.

Oct. 7, 2016 5:17 PM EDT
Democrat reports attack by Trump supporter in New Mexico

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — A New Mexico Democratic candidate called police after he said an angry Donald Trump supporter tried to run over him and his mother in a parking lot after hurling insults and expletives at them about Hillary Clinton and Democrats.

Oct. 6, 2016 6:47 PM EDT
Political donor charged in $30M investment fraud scheme

ALEXANDRIA, Va. (AP) — A well-heeled political donor and committee member at this summer's Democratic National Convention was arrested Thursday and charged with using his health technology company to run a $30 million investment fraud scheme.

Oct. 6, 2016 6:06 PM EDT
Bernie Sanders urges Democratic unity in return to Wisconsin

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Bernie Sanders urged party unity, while also delivering a sharp rebuke of Donald Trump, on Wednesday during his first visit to Wisconsin since winning the state's primary over Hillary Clinton six months ago.

Oct. 5, 2016 5:09 PM EDT
Ayotte says she 'misspoke' when she said Trump is role model

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — New Hampshire Sen. Kelly Ayotte said Tuesday she "misspoke" when she said Donald Trump is a role model for children, a tortured response that Democrats moved quickly to exploit in the competitive Senate race.

Oct. 4, 2016 1:33 PM EDT
Trump's down-ballot impact? Dems, GOP disagree

WASHINGTON (AP) — From Minnesota to the San Diego suburbs, Democrats are throwing millions of dollars into TV ads tethering House Republican candidates to Donald Trump.

Oct. 4, 2016 12:15 PM EDT
Tough race forces wealthiest congressman to spend

OCEANSIDE, Calif. (AP) — Republican Rep. Darrell Issa, the wealthiest member of Congress with a fortune estimated at more than $250 million, didn't spend a penny on television ads or yard signs as he cruised to victory in recent elections.

Oct. 4, 2016 3:48 AM EDT
Tough race forces wealthiest congressman to spend

OCEANSIDE, Calif. (AP) — Republican Rep. Darrell Issa, the wealthiest member of Congress with a fortune estimated at more than $250 million, didn't spend a penny on television ads or yard signs as he cruised to victory in recent elections.

Oct. 3, 2016 10:25 PM EDT
Clinton tries economic appeal on Ohio voters

TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — Returning to Ohio for the first time in a month, Hillary Clinton tried to make up for lost time Monday with a fiery populist pitch aimed at upending rival Donald Trump in a battleground state where he's tapped into voters' economic anxieties.

Oct. 3, 2016 10:16 PM EDT
North Carolina could provide Clinton knockout over Trump

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Republican Donald Trump can do little to stop Democrat Hillary Clinton from winning the presidency if she carries North Carolina, where their close race reflects the national liabilities of both candidates.

Oct. 3, 2016 3:17 AM EDT
Clinton could put away Trump by carrying North Carolina

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Republican Donald Trump can do little to stop Democrat Hillary Clinton from winning the presidency if she carries North Carolina, where their close race reflects the national liabilities of both candidates.

Oct. 2, 2016 1:37 PM EDT
The Latest: Clinton campaign seizes on Trump tax report

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the 2016 campaign (all times EDT):11:55 p.m.Hillary Clinton's presidential campaign is seizing on a New York Times report about rival Donald Trump's taxes as a sign of his business failures and evidence he may not have paid taxes for years.

Oct. 1, 2016 11:59 PM EDT

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