As Clinton cheers, Donald Trump digs in after debate
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As Clinton cheers, Donald Trump digs in after debate

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — A defensive Donald Trump gave Hillary Clinton plenty of fresh material for the next phase of her presidential campaign on Tuesday, choosing to publicly reopen and relitigate some her most damaging attacks. The day after his first general election debate, Trump blamed the moderator and a bad microphone and said he … Continue reading

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The Latest: Obama encourages Trump to visit new museum
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The Latest: Obama encourages Trump to visit new museum

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the U.S. presidential election campaign (all times EDT): 7:30 a.m. President Barack Obama says it would good for Donald Trump to visit the Smithsonian Institution’s new National Museum of African American History and Culture that is opening this weekend. Obama was disputing the Republican presidential candidate’s assertion that “African-American … Continue reading

Political risk for all in Trump-Clinton ‘deplorables’ debate
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Political risk for all in Trump-Clinton ‘deplorables’ debate

WASHINGTON (AP) — A war of words over Donald Trump’s “deplorables” is intensifying as Republicans and Democrats fight for political points over Hillary Clinton’s claim that many of the New York billionaire’s supporters are racist, sexist and homophobic. Trump and his allies across the country insisted Tuesday that the Democratic presidential nominee’s comments reflect an … Continue reading

Democrats fear their Senate takeover chances dimming
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Democrats fear their Senate takeover chances dimming

WASHINGTON (AP) — Democrats are sounding increasingly concerned about their chances of retaking control of the Senate, as Republicans demonstrate a commanding fundraising advantage and Hillary Clinton’s lead narrows in key battleground races. Although most Democrats still express confidence that they will win back the Senate majority in November, they now appear to have fewer … Continue reading