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GOP senator apologizes for 'bull's-eye' remark about Clinton

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina Sen. Richard Burr is apologizing after he was caught telling Republican supporters that he was surprised Hillary Clinton appeared on the cover of a gun magazine without a bull's-eye on her face.

Nov. 1, 2016 1:41 PM EDT
Trump sticks to attacks, insults, hoping to overtake Clinton

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (AP) — Donald Trump plunged into his final-week sprint to Election Day Monday decidedly on his terms: unleashing a harsh new attack against Democrat Hillary Clinton in Michigan, a state that hasn't favored a Republican for president in nearly three decades.

Oct. 31, 2016 10:48 PM EDT
Paul, Gray clash over Supreme Court in US Senate debate

LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) — Republican U.S. Sen. Rand Paul says he "can't imagine" voting for a Supreme Court nominee from Hillary Clinton, but stopped short of vowing to continue a blockade of Democratic appointments during the first and only televised debate with challenger Jim Gray.

Oct. 31, 2016 9:56 PM EDT
Contest for Senate control comes down to the wire

WASHINGTON (AP) — The race for control of the Senate is tearing toward its finale on a last-minute burst of cash from both sides, with a half-dozen top races essentially tied.

Oct. 31, 2016 3:31 AM EDT
Most routes to 270 blocked for Trump, needs last-ditch surge

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — The race for president reaches its final mile next week amid October surprises, but on the road to the 270 electoral votes needed to win the White House, Hillary Clinton still has several ways to find her way to Washington.

Oct. 31, 2016 3:25 AM EDT
Most routes to 270 blocked for Trump, needs last-ditch surge

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — The race for president reaches its final mile next week amid October surprises, but on the road to the 270 electoral votes needed to win the White House, Hillary Clinton still has several ways to find her way to Washington.

Oct. 30, 2016 4:38 PM EDT
How AP rates the presidential race and the Road to 270

WASHINGTON (AP) — Hillary Clinton appears to have expanded her likely electoral college advantage amid strong early vote numbers in key states and national polling that, while tightening, consistently shows her leading Republican rival Donald Trump.

Oct. 30, 2016 4:37 PM EDT
AP-GfK Poll: Most believe allegations about Trump and women

WASHINGTON (AP) — Donald Trump's behavior has long grated on Carolyn Miller, but the allegations he sexually assaulted women was one factor that helped her decide in the last week to cast her ballot for Hillary Clinton.

Oct. 28, 2016 3:40 PM EDT
Congressional race is bitter in wealthy New Jersey district

PARAMUS, N.J. (AP) — In a congressional district across the river from New York filled with million-dollar homes and massive shopping malls, a former speechwriter for President Bill Clinton is waging a well-funded campaign against a seven-term incumbent Republican who has been dragged down by reports he challenged his party's support for gay candidates.

Oct. 28, 2016 2:29 PM EDT
Cruz's Trump flip-flop may hurt his popularity back in Texas

SAN MARCOS, Texas (AP) — It's a refrain Ted Cruz has long used, but he's trotting it out more frequently these days — laying on the Texas charm thick for audiences in his home state, where his popularity may suddenly be on the line.

Oct. 28, 2016 1:28 AM EDT
GOP TV ad backing Republican congressman criticizes Trump

WASHINGTON (AP) — In a remarkable slap at their own presidential nominee, Republicans are running a TV ad in Chicago that touts a GOP congressman's independence by showing him saying Donald Trump "has disqualified himself.

Oct. 27, 2016 11:31 PM EDT
The Latest: Trump not giving much cash to his own campaign

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the U.S. presidential race (all times EDT):10 p.m.Donald Trump has repeated it so much it's almost part of his stump speech: He's going to put $100 million of his own money into his campaign before Election Day.

Oct. 27, 2016 10:06 PM EDT
Texas officials refute 'vote-flipping' after Trump tweet

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — In his latest attempt to cast doubt on the election process, GOP presidential candidate Donald Trump raised suspicions Thursday about the voting machines in reliably Republican Texas despite producing no evidence of an actual problem.

Oct. 27, 2016 8:43 PM EDT
North Carolina early voting surge comes after long fight

GREENSBORO, N.C. (AP) — As Hillary Clinton and Michelle Obama campaigned together Thursday for the first time in North Carolina, early voting in the presidential battleground state appeared likely to surge beyond 2012 levels with the rollout of more polling sites after a protracted battle on voting access.

Oct. 27, 2016 7:48 PM EDT
Ted Cruz's Supreme Court remark draws White House criticism

WASHINGTON (AP) — Sen. Ted Cruz's suggestion of an indefinite Supreme Court vacancy under a President Hillary Clinton raises questions about the credibility and integrity of Republicans who have said the next president should get to the choose who fills the vacancy, White House spokesman Josh Earnest said Thursday.

Oct. 27, 2016 5:52 PM EDT
Early voting: More good signs for Clinton in key states

WASHINGTON (AP) — The millions of votes that have been cast already in the U.S. presidential election point to an advantage for Hillary Clinton in critical battleground states, as well as signs of strength in traditionally Republican territory.

Oct. 27, 2016 4:12 PM EDT
AP-GfK Poll: Clinton advantage fueled by growing enthusiasm

NEW YORK (AP) — Hillary Clinton appears on the cusp of a potentially commanding victory over Donald Trump, fueled by solid Democratic turnout in early voting, massive operational advantages and increasing enthusiasm among her supporters.

Oct. 27, 2016 6:38 AM EDT
AP-GfK Poll: Clinton lead fueled by increased enthusiasm

NEW YORK (AP) — Hillary Clinton appears on the cusp of a potentially commanding victory over Donald Trump, fueled by solid Democratic turnout in early voting, massive operational advantages and increasing enthusiasm among her supporters.

Oct. 27, 2016 6:37 AM EDT

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