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AP FACT CHECK: Trump on hacking into Democratic accounts

WASHINGTON (AP) — A claim from the final presidential debate and how it stacks up with the facts: DONALD TRUMP: Hillary Clinton "has no idea whether it's Russia, China or anybody else" that is behind recent hacks of Democratic organizations and individuals.

Oct. 19, 2016 10:23 PM EDT
AP FACT CHECK: Trump on hacking into Democratic accounts

WASHINGTON (AP) — A claim from the final presidential debate and how it stacks up with the facts: DONALD TRUMP: Hillary Clinton "has no idea whether it's Russia, China or anybody else" that is behind recent hacks of Democratic organizations and individuals.

Oct. 19, 2016 10:15 PM EDT
Video: Dem activist bragged about disrupting Trump rallies

MIAMI (AP) — Conservative activist James O'Keefe has released secretly recorded, selectively edited video footage that includes a Democratic activist bragging about deploying troublemakers at rallies held by Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump.

Oct. 19, 2016 8:13 PM EDT
Bayh, Young keep up biting attacks during Senate debate

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Democrats this campaign season have gleefully attacked as their Republican opponents awkwardly try to distance themselves from Donald Trump, the party's provocative presidential nominee.

Oct. 18, 2016 11:06 PM EDT
South Dakota Democrat reveals rape in condemning Trump

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — South Dakota's Democratic U.S. House candidate on Tuesday shared the story of her sexual assault in condemning Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump for making predatory comments about women in 2005.

Oct. 18, 2016 7:45 PM EDT
Confident Clinton expanding her campaign into 'red' states

WHITE PLAINS, New York (AP) — Hillary Clinton is advancing into states the Democrats haven't won in decades, confidently expanding her offensive against Donald Trump and aiming to help her party win back control of Congress.

Oct. 17, 2016 10:36 PM EDT
Trump out of Atlantic City but an issue in House race there

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — The legacy of Donald Trump's casino empire disappeared from Atlantic City with last week's closing of the Trump Taj Mahal, but donations he made years ago are factoring into a New Jersey congressional race.

Oct. 15, 2016 12:19 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:MONEY IN POLITICSVoters are disgusted with the way political races are paid for — disproportionately by big-money donors, including those who stand to gain or lose from government decisions.

Oct. 15, 2016 12:18 PM EDT
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

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