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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: GUNS: The right to bear arms is carved into the Constitution and seemingly embedded in the national DNA.

Oct. 1, 2016 2:12 AM EDT
In Charlotte, police shooting affects presidential politics

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — The killing of a black man by a Charlotte police officer, and the sometimes violent protests that followed, have intensified the political divide in a state crucial to deciding whether Hillary Clinton or Donald Trump wins the presidency.

Sep. 30, 2016 7:29 AM EDT
Congress, after partisan convulsions, does the bare minimum

WASHINGTON (AP) — Acutely partisan and all but dysfunctional, Congress has completed its most elementary task after an intense weekslong struggle, finalizing a deal to fund the government just days ahead of a shutdown deadline.

Sep. 29, 2016 11:40 AM EDT
Early votes: High interest buoys Clinton in key states

WASHINGTON (AP) — More people are seeking or casting early ballots in the critical states of North Carolina and Florida than at this point in 2012, with Hillary Clinton the likely beneficiary, as early voting shows signs of surging nationwide.

Sep. 29, 2016 8:51 AM EDT
Early votes: High interest buoys Clinton in key states

WASHINGTON (AP) — More people are seeking or casting early ballots in the critical states of North Carolina and Florida than at this point in 2012, with Hillary Clinton the likely benefactor, as early voting shows signs of surging nationwide.

Sep. 28, 2016 4:38 PM EDT
WHY IT MATTERS: Issues at stake in presidential election

WASHINGTON (AP) — A selection of issues at stake in the presidential election and their impact on Americans, in brief:EXECUTIVE AUTHORITY"Your Majesty" isn't in the American political lexicon.

Sep. 24, 2016 11:31 AM EDT
What's in, what's out of bill to avert government shutdown

WASHINGTON (AP) — The short-term spending bill to prevent the government from shutting down is, to be honest, the only thing lawmakers really have to do before exiting Washington for the fall campaign.

Sep. 23, 2016 3:44 PM EDT
Update from Clinton's doctor: Democrat is 'fit to serve'

WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. (AP) — Hoping to put the issue of her health behind her as she gets ready to return to the campaign trail, Hillary Clinton on Wednesday released an updated review of her physical fitness and details about a recent bout of pneumonia.

Sep. 14, 2016 10:32 PM EDT
Editorial Roundup: Excerpts from recent editorials

Excerpts from recent editorials in the United States and abroad: ____ Sept. 13 The New York Times on Donald Trump, Hillary Clinton and the poor: Poverty in the United States is deeper than in all other wealthy nations.

Sep. 14, 2016 5:41 PM EDT
Democrats fear their Senate takeover chances dimming

WASHINGTON (AP) — Democrats are sounding increasingly concerned about their chances of retaking control of the Senate, as Republicans demonstrate a commanding fundraising advantage and Hillary Clinton's lead narrows in key battleground races.

Sep. 14, 2016 12:40 PM EDT
Political risk for all in Trump-Clinton 'deplorables' debate

WASHINGTON (AP) — A war of words over Donald Trump's "deplorables" is intensifying as Republicans and Democrats fight for political points over Hillary Clinton's claim that many of the New York billionaire's supporters are racist, sexist and homophobic.

Sep. 14, 2016 4:12 AM EDT

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