Trump calls SNL spoof ‘hit job,’ calls for end of show
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Trump calls SNL spoof ‘hit job,’ calls for end of show

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Donald Trump has some choice words for “Saturday Night Live.” The Republican presidential candidate tweeted early Sunday morning that the show’s skit depicting him this week was a “hit job.” Trump went on to write that it’s “time to retire” the show, calling it “boring and unfunny” and adding that Alec … Continue reading

Debate Takeaways: Kaine challenges Pence to defend Trump
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Debate Takeaways: Kaine challenges Pence to defend Trump

Virginia Sen. Tim Kaine repeatedly challenged Mike Pence during Tuesday’s vice presidential debate, attempting to tie the Indiana governor to some of Donald Trump’s most controversial statements about women, immigrants and foreign policy. Trump’s running mate maintained a folksy, soft-spoken demeanor, even as he mounted an uneven defense of the New York billionaire. Rather than … Continue reading

Viewers’ guide: Rising tensions on display in 3rd GOP debate
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Viewers’ guide: Rising tensions on display in 3rd GOP debate

WASHINGTON (AP) — Expect the 10 candidates participating in the third Republican presidential debate to highlight rising tensions in the unsettled field. Political outsiders Donald Trump and Ben Carson are the front-runners in national polls, and they may take aim one another during the 8 p.m. EDT debate in Boulder, Colorado. But the anticipated sparring … Continue reading

Debate day-after: Sanders raises cash, Clinton camp pleased
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Debate day-after: Sanders raises cash, Clinton camp pleased

WASHINGTON (AP) — Bernie Sanders said his campaign raised more than $1.3 million in the hours after the first Democratic debate of the 2016 race, and social media metrics showed he was the most-searched candidate on Google and most-discussed on Facebook and Twitter. Meanwhile, Hillary Rodham Clinton’s backers celebrated the day after what some said … Continue reading

Debate Takeaways: Clinton on offense, defuses email issue
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Debate Takeaways: Clinton on offense, defuses email issue

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Hillary Rodham Clinton, Vermont independent Sen. Bernie Sanders and three more Democratic presidential hopefuls met Tuesday night at the Wynn Las Vegas resort and casino for the party’s first prime-time debate. Here are five takeaways from the debate in Nevada. ___ CLINTON VS. SANDERS Buffeted by an email controversy and sagging … Continue reading