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Democrats call for probe of Trump check to Florida AG

WASHINGTON (AP) — House Democrats called Tuesday for a federal criminal investigation into an improper $25,000 donation Donald Trump's charity made to a political group supporting Florida's attorney general after her office said it was weighing legal action against Trump University.

Sep. 13, 2016 10:52 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. 13, 2016 9:46 PM EDT
Obama: Clinton 'steady,' Trump 'not fit in any way' to lead

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Accusing Republicans of fanning hate, President Barack Obama on Tuesday stepped in to defend a bruised and temporarily benched Hillary Clinton, hoping to reassure Democrats nervous both about their presidential candidate's health and her handling of fresh trouble on her campaign.

Sep. 13, 2016 8:39 PM EDT
Democrats' best shot in Texas is party-switching judge

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — The last time a Democrat won statewide office in Texas, Lisa Marie Presley and Michael Jackson were newlyweds and "Friends" would soon make "The Rachel" haircut a thing.

Sep. 13, 2016 8:28 AM EDT
Clinton tries to blunt fallout from not disclosing pneumonia

WASHINGTON (AP) — When Hillary Clinton was diagnosed with pneumonia late last week, she informed a handful of her closest advisers, but pressed on with a busy campaign schedule and did not inform the public that she was sick.

Sep. 13, 2016 6:39 AM EDT
Clinton scrambles to head off fallout from brutal weekend

WASHINGTON (AP) — Hillary Clinton and her campaign scrambled Monday to head off any lasting damage from a brutal weekend, promising to release more of her medical records following her bout of pneumonia and conceding they were too slow in providing information about her condition.

Sep. 12, 2016 9:20 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:IMMIGRATIONThe future of millions of people living in the U.

Sep. 10, 2016 3:31 PM EDT
Facebook co-founder pledging $20 million to defeat Trump

WASHINGTON (AP) — With a new promise of $20 million to help defeat Donald Trump, billionaire Facebook co-founder Dustin Moskovitz becomes one of the top Democratic donors of the electionThe Silicon Valley entrepreneur calls the Republican presidential candidate dangerous and divisive and says his appeal to Americans who feel left behind is "quite possibly a deliberate con.

Sep. 10, 2016 4:19 AM EDT
Facebook co-founder pledging $20 million to defeat Trump

WASHINGTON (AP) — With a new promise of $20 million to help defeat Donald Trump, billionaire Facebook co-founder Dustin Moskovitz becomes one of the top Democratic donors of the electionThe Silicon Valley entrepreneur calls the Republican presidential candidate dangerous and divisive and says his appeal to Americans who feel left behind is "quite possibly a deliberate con.

Sep. 9, 2016 3:10 PM EDT
The Latest: Clinton offers intimate look at her faith

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on Campaign 2016 (all times EDT):7:45 p.m.Hillary Clinton is offering an intimate look at her Methodist faith and how it has influenced her life in public service.

Sep. 8, 2016 7:43 PM EDT
The Latest: Emails show Powell advising Clinton on emails

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the U.S. presidential race (all times EDT):10 p.m.The top Democrat on the House Oversight committee has released a 2009 email exchange in which former Secretary of State Colin Powell advised Hillary Clinton on the use of personal email.

Sep. 7, 2016 10:05 PM EDT
The Latest: Trump would give generals 30 days for IS plan

WASHINGTON (AP) —The Latest on Campaign 2016 (all times Eastern):7:21 p.m.If elected president, Trump says he will give his top generals a "simple" instruction: Within 30 days, come up with a plan for "soundly and quickly defeating" the Islamic State group.

Sep. 6, 2016 8:21 PM EDT
Scarce targets curb Dem hopes for House gains, despite Trump

WASHINGTON (AP) — In a taste of ads to come, House Democrats have run national TV spots in which actors recount Donald Trump's derogatory remarks about immigrants, women and veterans and one asks, "How can Republican members of Congress support that?"The commercials, by the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee, underscore the party's hopes for an Election Day bumper crop of new House seats, fueled by the GOP presidential candidate's disparaging verbal assaults and poor showing in most polls.

Sep. 6, 2016 8:27 AM EDT
Scarce targets curb Dem hopes for House gains, despite Trump

WASHINGTON (AP) — In a taste of ads to come, House Democrats have run national TV spots in which actors recount Donald Trump's derogatory remarks about immigrants, women and veterans and one asks, "How can Republican members of Congress support that?"The commercials, by the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee, underscore the party's hopes for an Election Day bumper crop of new House seats, fueled by the GOP presidential candidate's disparaging verbal assaults and poor showing in most polls.

Sep. 5, 2016 10:36 AM EDT
Scarce targets curb Dem hopes for House gains, despite Trump

WASHINGTON (AP) — In a taste of ads to come, House Democrats have run national TV spots in which actors recount Donald Trump's derogatory remarks about immigrants, women and veterans and one asks, "How can Republican members of Congress support that?"The commercials, by the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee, underscore the party's hopes for an Election Day bumper crop of new House seats, fueled by the GOP presidential candidate's disparaging verbal assaults and poor showing in most polls.

Sep. 5, 2016 10:36 AM EDT
Arizona could be a spoiler on the road to 270

PHOENIX (AP) — If Hillary Clinton carries Arizona in November, there's a good chance it won't be because Democrats on their own have flipped a reliable GOP state they hope to win consistently someday.

Sep. 5, 2016 2:10 AM EDT
Democrats counting on Indiana as they eye Senate takeover

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Republican Senate candidates around the country, from Wisconsin to Florida, are bracing for Donald Trump to lose their states, and they're looking for ways to win in spite of him.

Sep. 5, 2016 2:05 AM EDT
Democrats counting on Indiana as they eye Senate takeover

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Republican Senate candidates around the country, from Wisconsin to Florida, are bracing for Donald Trump to lose their states, and they're looking for ways to win in spite of him.

Sep. 5, 2016 2:05 AM EDT
Democrats counting on Indiana as they eye Senate takeover

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Republican Senate candidates around the country, from Wisconsin to Florida, are bracing for Donald Trump to lose their states, and they're looking for ways to win in spite of him.

Sep. 3, 2016 9:32 AM EDT
Black vote concentrated, but key in Trump-Clinton matchup

ATLANTA (AP) — Donald Trump will visit a predominantly black church in Detroit this weekend and, his campaign says, "outline policies that will impact minorities and the disenfranchised in our country.

Sep. 2, 2016 4:25 PM EDT
McCain defeats Republican challengers to win Arizona primary

PHOENIX (AP) — Sen. John McCain beat back a primary challenge Tuesday from a Republican tea party activist to win the right to seek a sixth term in November in a race that has been inundated with questions about GOP presidential candidate Donald Trump.

Aug. 31, 2016 2:56 AM EDT
Rubio, Murphy win Florida's Senate primaries

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Republican Sen. Marco Rubio and Democratic U.S. Rep. Patrick Murphy each easily won their Senate primaries Tuesday, setting up a November showdown that's guaranteed to be nasty as each party grapples for a majority in the chamber.

Aug. 30, 2016 11:10 PM EDT
A guide to Florida's primary election

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Florida voters will select Tuesday the nominees for U.S. Senate, decide whether to amend the state constitution to give a property tax break to promote solar energy and have a say in who should represent them in the U.

Aug. 30, 2016 3:53 AM EDT
On Syria, Democrats look to deflect the conversation

WASHINGTON (AP) — In his speech at the Republican National Convention, Donald Trump made six references to the conflict in Syria, pointing to the war-ravaged nation as a source of much of the world's turmoil, particularly immigration and extremism.

Aug. 29, 2016 6:56 AM EDT
Warning of 'war' on farmers, Trump seeks support in Iowa

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Donald Trump warned Saturday of a "war on the American farmer," telling a crowd in Iowa that rival Hillary Clinton "wants to shut down family farms" and implement anti-agriculture policies.

Aug. 27, 2016 8:04 PM EDT

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