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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
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

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