JULIE PACE

Criticism grows for Trump's assailing of Muslim vet's family

WASHINGTON (AP) — Angry and anxious, Republican lawmakers and veterans groups hastened to disavow Donald Trump's repeated criticism of a bereaved military family Monday, but the GOP presidential nominee refused to back down.

Aug. 1, 2016 10:15 PM EDT
Clinton promises steady hand in dangerous world

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Promising Americans a steady hand, Hillary Clinton cast herself Thursday night as a unifier for divided times, an experienced leader steeled for a volatile world.

Jul. 29, 2016 12:02 AM EDT
Obama boosts Clinton: Carry her like you carried me

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — His own legacy on the line, President Barack Obama implored Americans to elect Hillary Clinton to the White House, casting her as a candidate who believes in the optimism that drives the nation's democracy and warning against the "deeply pessimistic vision" of Republican Donald Trump.

Jul. 28, 2016 2:12 AM EDT
Clinton wins historic nomination, says glass ceiling cracked

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — On a night awash in history, Hillary Clinton triumphantly became the first woman to lead a major American political party toward the White House, breaking through a barrier that painfully eluded her eight years ago.

Jul. 27, 2016 1:16 AM EDT
After turmoil, Sanders, Mrs. Obama, Warren thrill convention

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Seeking to bridge deep Democratic divides, Bernie Sanders robustly embraced his former rival Hillary Clinton Monday night as a champion for the same economic causes that enlivened his supporters, signaling it was time for them, too, to rally behind her in the campaign against Republican Donald Trump.

Jul. 26, 2016 12:31 AM EDT
Trump says America in crisis _ and he'll fix it 'fast'

CLEVELAND (AP) — Declaring America in crisis, Donald Trump pledged to cheering Republicans and still-skeptical voters Thursday night that as president he will restore the safety they fear they're losing, strictly curb immigration and save the nation from Hillary Clinton's record of "death, destruction, terrorism and weakness.

Jul. 21, 2016 11:58 PM EDT
Thunderous boos for Cruz for refusing to endorse Trump

CLEVELAND (AP) — Undercutting calls for Republican unity, Texas Sen. Ted Cruz stubbornly refused to endorse Donald Trump Wednesday night as he addressed the GOP convention, igniting thunderous boos from furious delegates as he encouraged Americans to simply "vote your conscience" in November.

Jul. 20, 2016 11:51 PM EDT
Trump triumphs as GOP nominee, completing stunning climb

CLEVELAND (AP) — Cementing an extraordinary political takeover, Republicans nominated Donald Trump Tuesday night as their presidential standard-bearer, hitching their hopes of keeping Democrat Hillary Clinton out of the White House on an unorthodox candidate who has sown divisions within the party and across the nation.

Jul. 20, 2016 12:53 AM EDT
Some Melania Trump speech lines mirror Michelle Obama speech

CLEVELAND (AP) — Melania Trump's well-received speech Monday to the Republican National Convention contained two passages that match nearly word-for-word the speech that first lady Michelle Obama delivered in 2008 at the Democratic National Convention.

Jul. 19, 2016 8:00 AM EDT
Melania Trump ignites GOP convention after gloom, turmoil

CLEVELAND (AP) — After a harsh primary, Republicans kicked off Donald Trump's general election campaign with a warm and personal validation from his wife, Melania Trump, who emotionally assured GOP convention delegates and voters across the country that the brash candidate has the character and determination to unite a divided nation"If you want someone to fight for you and your country, I can assure you, he is the guy," Mrs.

Jul. 19, 2016 2:11 AM EDT
Eight years after hope and change, voters are angry, anxious

ARVADA, Colo. (AP) — Eight years ago, Barbara Conley was one of the millions of Americans swept up in Barack Obama's promises of hope and change when he accepted the Democratic nomination at a packed football stadium a few miles from her home in the Denver suburbs.

Jul. 18, 2016 4:14 AM EDT
8 years after hope and change, voters are angry, anxious

ARVADA, Colo. (AP) — Eight years ago, Barbara Conley was one of the millions of Americans swept up in Barack Obama's promises of hope and change when he accepted the Democratic nomination at a packed football stadium a few miles from her home in the Denver suburbs.

Jul. 18, 2016 4:03 AM EDT
Eight years after hope and change, voters are angry, anxious

ARVADA, Colorado (AP) — Eight years ago, Barbara Conley was one of the millions of Americans swept up in Barack Obama's promises of hope and change when he accepted the Democratic nomination at a packed football stadium a few miles from her home in the Denver suburbs.

Jul. 16, 2016 8:10 AM EDT
8 years after hope and change, voters are angry, anxious

ARVADA, Colorado (AP) — Eight years ago, Barbara Conley was one of the millions of Americans swept up in Barack Obama's promises of hope and change when he accepted the Democratic nomination at a packed football stadium a few miles from her home in the Denver suburbs.

Jul. 16, 2016 8:02 AM EDT
With Pence a favorite, Trump postpones naming running mate

WASHINGTON (AP) — Donald Trump abruptly postponed plans to announce his vice presidential pick after an attack left scores dead in Nice, France, a decision that raised questions about Trump's selection process.

Jul. 15, 2016 3:37 AM EDT
Trump postpones VP announcement, citing France attacks

WASHINGTON (AP) — Donald Trump abruptly postponed plans to announce his vice presidential pick following a day of rampant speculation, citing the "horrible attack" in Nice, France, that left scores dead.

Jul. 14, 2016 11:31 PM EDT
Trump seeks $10 million in damages from former campaign aide

WASHINGTON (AP) — In a highly unusual campaign dispute, Donald Trump is seeking $10 million in damages from his former political consultant Sam Nunberg, arguing Nunberg violated the nondisclosure agreement nearly every Trump employee is required to sign.

Jul. 14, 2016 5:08 PM EDT
Trump seeks $10 million from former aide in disclosure case

WASHINGTON (AP) — Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump is seeking $10 million in damages from former senior campaign consultant Sam Nunberg, alleging that Nunberg leaked confidential information to reporters in violation of a nondisclosure agreement.

Jul. 13, 2016 7:59 PM EDT
Trump seeks $10 million from former aide in disclosure case

WASHINGTON (AP) — Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump is seeking $10 million in damages from former senior campaign consultant Sam Nunberg, alleging that Nunberg leaked confidential information to reporters in violation of a nondisclosure agreement.

Jul. 13, 2016 4:39 PM EDT
Poll: Clinton struggles to make inroads with young Americans

WASHINGTON (AP) — Hillary Clinton is struggling to make inroads among young Americans who overwhelmingly supported Bernie Sanders during the Democratic presidential primary, a worrisome sign as she tries to reassemble the coalition that twice propelled Barack Obama into the White House.

Jul. 12, 2016 5:07 AM EDT
Rare restraint, calls for understanding from candidates

WASHINGTON (AP) — In this heated and deeply divisive campaign year, America's presidential candidates responded Friday with striking reflection and restraint to the week's killings of five police officers and two black men.

Jul. 8, 2016 8:03 PM EDT
Clinton: Atlantic City proves Trump's no great businessman

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — Standing on Atlantic City's famed Boardwalk, Hillary Clinton ripped Donald Trump as a "shameful" businessman who contributed to the decline of the oceanfront resort town and would be just as disastrous for America's workers as president.

Jul. 6, 2016 9:56 PM EDT
'Ready to pass the baton': Obama campaigns with Clinton

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — President Barack Obama vigorously vouched for Hillary Clinton's trustworthiness and dedication Tuesday, making his first outing on the campaign stump for his former secretary of state just hours after his FBI director blasted her handling of classified material.

Jul. 5, 2016 10:48 PM EDT
Obama to tell foe-to-friend story at Hillary Clinton event

WASHINGTON (AP) — They've been bitter rivals, allies and colleagues.When they take the stage at their first joint campaign appearance on Tuesday, President Barack Obama and Hillary Clinton will show off a new phase in their storied relationship: co-dependents.

Jul. 4, 2016 9:08 PM EDT
Clinton's VP thinking: Don't harm Dem chances to take Senate

WASHINGTON (AP) — As Hillary Clinton considers her choices for vice president, she's seriously weighing the potential negative impact her decision could have on Democratic efforts to retake control of the Senate, according to party members familiar with her thinking.

Jun. 27, 2016 1:01 PM EDT
Trump lambastes Clinton: 'She gets rich making you poor'

NEW YORK (AP) — Donald Trump launched a blistering attack Wednesday on Hillary Clinton's record and character, slamming his presidential rival as a "world class liar" who raked in personal profits from her tenure at the State Department.

Jun. 22, 2016 4:23 PM EDT
Trump's changes coming too late? Republicans worrying

WASHINGTON (AP) — Republicans increasingly fear Donald Trump is missing valuable opportunities to build a winning case against Hillary Clinton, compounding their concerns about his campaign's day-to-day decision making and seeming lack of preparedness for the general election.

Jun. 21, 2016 6:42 PM EDT
Hillary Clinton's VP search moves into more intense phase

WASHINGTON (AP) — Hillary Clinton's search for a running mate is moving into a more intense phase, according to several Democrats, as aides contact a pared-down pool of candidates to ask for reams of personal information and set up interviews with the presumptive Democratic nominee's vetting team.

Jun. 21, 2016 4:17 AM EDT
For many Trump employees, keeping quiet is legally required

WASHINGTON (AP) — Just hours after his public firing, Donald Trump's longtime campaign manager Corey Lewandowski spoke only glowingly of his former boss, deflecting any question about the dysfunction inside the Republican campaign.

Jun. 21, 2016 3:58 AM EDT
Hillary Clinton's VP search moves into more intense phase

WASHINGTON (AP) — Hillary Clinton's search for a running mate is moving into a more intense phase, according to several Democrats, as aides contact a pared-down pool of candidates to ask for reams of personal information and set up interviews with the presumptive Democratic nominee's vetting team.

Jun. 20, 2016 10:22 PM EDT
'Highly offensive': GOP lawmakers distance selves from Trump

WASHINGTON (AP) — Dismayed Republicans scrambled for cover Tuesday from Donald Trump's inflammatory response to the Orlando massacre, while President Barack Obama and Democrat Hillary Clinton delivered fiery denunciations that underscored the potential peril for the GOP.

Jun. 14, 2016 9:14 PM EDT

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