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A look at the fight for control of the Senate

Control of the Senate is on the ballot in November, with Republicans fighting to hold their majority while defending far more seats in Democratic-leaning states.

Oct. 24, 2016 4:12 AM EDT
WHERE THEY STAND: Clinton, Trump on the issues

WASHINGTON (AP) — A look at where Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump stand on three dozen issues:ABORTIONPersistent Republican-led efforts to restrict access to abortion and to curb government funding for Planned Parenthood have been hotly debated in Washington and in states.

Oct. 24, 2016 3:46 AM EDT
How AP rates the presidential race and the Road to 270

WASHINGTON (AP) — With the three presidential debates complete, and amid a steady stream of allegations and revelations about Donald Trump's treatment of women, the Republican nominee's poll numbers are casting doubt on his ability to win some traditionally GOP states.

Oct. 24, 2016 3:42 AM EDT
Arizona, long a Republican bastion, targeted by Clinton

PHOENIX (AP) — There is palpable momentum for Democrat Hillary Clinton in Arizona, a state so traditionally Republican that her party's nominee for president has carried it just once in the past 64 years.

Oct. 24, 2016 3:38 AM EDT
Senate control may be at stake in GOP-friendly Missouri

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — The clamor for change fueling Republican Donald Trump's presidential campaign may help a little-known Democrat upset a powerful GOP senator in red-state Missouri on Election Day.

Oct. 24, 2016 3:37 AM EDT
Looking past Trump, Clinton aims to help other Democrats

DURHAM, N.C. (AP) — Newly confident and buoyant in the polls, Hillary Clinton is looking past Donald Trump while widening her mission to include helping Democrats seize the Senate and chip away at the Republican-controlled House.

Oct. 23, 2016 10:55 PM EDT
WHERE THEY STAND: Clinton, Trump on the issues

WASHINGTON (AP) — A look at where Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump stand on three dozen issues:ABORTIONPersistent Republican-led efforts to restrict access to abortion and to curb government funding for Planned Parenthood have been hotly debated in Washington and in states.

Oct. 23, 2016 1:54 PM EDT
Clinton takes fight to Arizona, long a Republican bastion

PHOENIX (AP) — There is palpable momentum for Democrat Hillary Clinton in Arizona, a state so traditionally Republican that her party's nominee for president has carried it just once in the past 64 years.

Oct. 23, 2016 10:22 AM EDT
AP Interview: Kaine already reaching out to GOP

BOSTON (AP) — Tim Kaine is sounding a hopeful note that a Democratic White House could work with Republicans to bridge deep divides laid bare by this bitter presidential campaign.

Oct. 22, 2016 5:54 PM EDT
WHERE THEY STAND: Clinton, Trump on the issues

WASHINGTON (AP) — A look at where Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump stand on three dozen issues:ABORTIONPersistent Republican-led efforts to restrict access to abortion and to curb government funding for Planned Parenthood have been hotly debated in Washington and in states.

Oct. 22, 2016 5:38 PM EDT
A look at the fight for control of the Senate

Control of the Senate is on the ballot in November, with Republicans fighting to hold their majority while defending far more seats in Democratic-leaning states.

Oct. 22, 2016 10:36 AM EDT
Early voting data shows strengths for Trump and Clinton

WASHINGTON (AP) — Hillary Clinton appears to be displaying strength in the crucial battleground states of North Carolina and Florida among voters casting ballots before Election Day, and may also be building an early vote advantage in Arizona and Colorado.

Oct. 22, 2016 9:50 AM EDT
From Utah, McMullin calls for 'new conservative movement'

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Two months after he jumped into the presidential race as a political unknown, independent candidate Evan McMullin is surging in Utah polls and drawing large crowds of Republican-leaning voters fed up with Donald Trump's crudeness and antics.

Oct. 22, 2016 9:33 AM EDT
Pence continues to massage Trump's controversial remarks

RENO, Nev. (AP) — It's become a familiar routine for Mike Pence.Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump says something headline-grabbing, dubious or outright false, and his mild-mannered running mate sets out to refashion the boss's argument.

Oct. 22, 2016 3:21 AM EDT
WHY IT MATTERS: Abortion

NEW YORK (AP) — THE ISSUE: Persistent Republican-led efforts to restrict access to abortion and to curb government funding for Planned Parenthood have been hotly debated in Washington and in states, and will be shaped in some way by the next president.

Oct. 22, 2016 1:40 AM EDT
Clinton camp preparing for possibility Trump won't concede

WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. (AP) — Hillary Clinton's campaign is increasingly preparing for the possibility that Donald Trump may never concede the presidential election should she win, a development that could enormously complicate the crucial early weeks of her preparations to take office.

Oct. 21, 2016 9:15 PM EDT
Early voting: Democrats show strength in key battlegrounds

WASHINGTON (AP) — Hillary Clinton appears to be displaying strength in the crucial battleground states of North Carolina and Florida among voters casting ballots before Election Day, and may also be building an early vote advantage in Arizona and Colorado.

Oct. 21, 2016 5:07 PM EDT
Pence again finds himself as Donald Trump's clean-up man

RENO, Nevada (AP) — It's become a familiar routine for Mike Pence.Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump says something headline-grabbing, dubious or outright false, and his mild-mannered running mate sets out to refashion the boss's argument.

Oct. 21, 2016 4:28 PM EDT
After rejecting Trump, McCain navigates tough GOP path

PHOENIX (AP) — In his pursuit of a sixth term, Republican Sen. John McCain reluctantly stood by Donald Trump for months despite personal insults and the bombastic businessman's string of controversial claims.

Oct. 21, 2016 3:25 AM EDT
Correction: Campaign 2016-Debate story

LAS VEGAS (AP) — In one version of an Oct. 20 story about the final presidential debate, The Associated Press reported erroneously that Donald Trump "repeatedly" called Hillary Clinton a "nasty woman.

Oct. 20, 2016 7:26 PM EDT
Editorial Roundup: Excerpts from recent editorials

Excerpts from recent editorials in the United States and abroad: ____ Oct. 18 The St. Louis Post-Dispatch on the use of animals in medical training: Washington University medical school is weaning itself off the use of cats in medical training after concluding that technological advances in simulators and mannequins reduced the need to use live animals.

Oct. 19, 2016 6:03 PM EDT
Grassley: GOP can't stonewall a Clinton Supreme Court pick

WASHINGTON (AP) — Republicans "can't just simply stonewall" nominees to the Supreme Court even if the president making the choice is Democrat Hillary Clinton, says the GOP chairman of the Judiciary Committee in a reaffirmation of the Senate's advise-and-consent role on judicial picks.

Oct. 19, 2016 12:34 PM EDT

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