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Tuesday, Aug 23, 2016 at 11:45 AM EDT

Trump's History Undermines New Outreach to Black Voters

Trump's History Undermines New Outreach to Black Voters

Donald Trump began to reach out to African-American voters over the past week and boasted that he would win 95 percent of the black vote in a theoretical re-election bid in 2020.

Tuesday, Aug 23, 2016 at 01:16 PM EDT

Trump's Stamina Attack on Clinton Stirs Talk of Gender Bias

Trump's Stamina Attack on Clinton Stirs Talk of Gender Bias

Intent on undermining his Democratic rival Hillary Clinton, Donald Trump and GOP backers are increasingly relying on rhetoric that academics and even some Republican strategists say has an undeniable edge...

Tuesday, Aug 23, 2016 at 04:56 AM EDT

Racism and Talk of Religious War: Trump Staff’s Online Posts

Racism and Talk of Religious War: Trump Staff’s Online Posts

Donald Trump's paid campaign staffers have declared on their personal social media accounts that Muslims are unfit to be American citizens, ridiculed Mexican accents, called for Secretary of State John...

Tuesday, Aug 23, 2016 at 03:53 AM EDT

Clinton: Trump Health Allegations a ‘Wacky Strategy’

Clinton: Trump Health Allegations a ‘Wacky Strategy’

Hillary Clinton pushed back Monday against charges that she's physically unfit for the White House in an appearance on ABC's "Jimmy Kimmel Live." The Democratic presidential candidate said the accusations...

Monday, Aug 22, 2016 at 08:43 PM EDT

Voting Rights Restored Again for 13,000 Felons in Virginia

Voting Rights Restored Again for 13,000 Felons in Virginia

Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe has again restored the voting rights of about 13,000 felons after his previous attempt was blocked by the state's Supreme Court. McAuliffe's announcement Monday came nearly a month...

Tuesday, Aug 23, 2016 at 07:03 AM EDT

Thousands More Clinton Emails to Be Released

Thousands More Clinton Emails to Be Released

The State Department said Monday it is reviewing nearly 15,000 previously undisclosed emails recovered as part of the FBI's now-closed investigation into the handling of sensitive information that flowed through...

Monday, Aug 22, 2016 at 02:03 PM EDT

Giuliani Continues to Fuel Clinton Health Rumors

Giuliani Continues to Fuel Clinton Health Rumors

Rudy Giuliani, former New York City mayor and now Donald Trump's adviser, continued to insist Monday that Hillary Clinton's physical and mental health is failing, citing debunked theories on the Internet,...

Monday, Aug 22, 2016 at 08:02 PM EDT

Trump Vows 'Fair, But Firm' Approach to Illegal Immigration

Trump Vows 'Fair, But Firm' Approach to Illegal Immigration

Republican Donald Trump promised Monday to be "fair, but firm" toward the estimated 11 million immigrants living in the United States illegally, a shift in tone that raised questions on whether he's backtracking...

Monday, Aug 22, 2016 at 07:20 AM EDT

Back in Washington, Obama's Vacation Glow May Fade Quickly

Back in Washington, Obama's Vacation Glow May Fade Quickly

After two weeks of sunshine and 10 rounds of golf, President Barack Obama is preparing for the busy fall awaiting him. The glow from his vacation on the Massachusetts island of Martha's Vineyard may fade sooner...

Monday, Aug 22, 2016 at 06:39 AM EDT

GOP Kingmaker Sheldon Adelson Continues to Snub Donald Trump

GOP Kingmaker Sheldon Adelson Continues to Snub Donald Trump

With fewer than 80 days until election day, Republican kingmaker Sheldon Adelson still hasn't put any money toward Donald Trump's campaign for president, according to newly released filings from the Federal...

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