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Foundation donors' access to Hillary Clinton examined

WASHINGTON — More than half the people outside the government who met with Hillary Clinton while she was secretary of State gave money — personally ...

Appeals court backs Ohio on early voting trim

COLUMBUS, Ohio — A federal appeals court Tuesday upheld an Ohio law that trims a week of early voting in the swing state, reversing a ...

Trump raises rent on campaign

WASHINGTON — Donald Trump's campaign is taking up more space inside Trump Tower in New York — and paying a lot more in rent. The Republican ...

McGinty gets endorsement from Pennsylvania gun-safety group

HARRISBURG — A prominent Pennsylvania group that advocates for tougher gun restrictions endorsed Democrat Katie McGinty for U.S. Senate on Tuesday, on the heels of ...

FBI uncovers 14,900 emails undisclosed by Clinton lawyers

The FBI's year-long investigation of Hillary Clinton's private email server uncovered 14,900 emails and documents from her time as secretary of State that had not ...

Trump postpones speech on immigration

As Donald Trump continued to mull his stance on deporting millions of immigrants illegally living in the United States, his campaign Monday postponed an immigration ...

Election officials: Voting machines 'extensively' tested, can't be hacked

More than 4,600 electronic voting machines were idle Monday, locked in a warehouse in Pittsburgh's North Side. Surveillance cameras monitor the doors. The 10-year-old ...

Voting rights restored again for 13,000 felons in Virginia

RICHMOND — A defiant Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe announced Monday that he again restored the voting rights of about 13,000 felons who served their time ...

Trump wrestles with deportation plan

Aides to Donald Trump suggested Sunday that the Republican presidential nominee may be reconsidering his campaign promise to deport 11 million people who are in ...

Audit 'serious matter,' Trump's campaign manager Conway says

WASHINGTON — Donald Trump's new campaign manager said Sunday that the GOP nominee will not release his income tax returns to the public until an ...

Trump-Clinton fight tests Senate race in reliably GOP Georgia

ATLANTA — Republican Sen. Johnny Isakson insists he won't be a "volunteer apologist" for Donald Trump or anyone else who utters something stupid, but that ...

Clinton's campaign manager defends foundation money

WASHINGTON — Days after the Clinton Foundation said it would stop accepting donations from corporations and foreign entities if Hillary Clinton becomes president, her campaign ...

Democratic megadonors spend freely; GOP's deepest pockets focus on down-ballot races

WASHINGTON — Democratic mega-donors, including George Soros and Tom Steyer, are putting millions of dollars into efforts to put Hillary Clinton in the White House ...

Trump calls on GOP to improve African-American outreach

FREDERICKSBURG, Va. — Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump said his party must do a better job appealing to black voters and that he wants the ...

Trump tries to reboot amid chaos

WASHINGTON — Seeking to move past the tumult that has damaged his campaign since he accepted the GOP presidential nomination, Donald Trump sought this week ...

Trump campaign manager Manafort resigns as Ukraine scandal grows

WASHINGTON — Donald Trump's campaign chairman Paul Manafort resigned on Friday in the wake of campaign shake-up and revelations about his work in Ukraine. In a ...

Trump calls for 'law and order' at North Carolina rally

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Speaking at his first campaign rally after shaking up his top campaign staff, Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump called for "law and ...

Few expect much from next president, poll finds

WASHINGTON — A deeply divided electorate has at least one thing in common: Few expect big things from the next president. Fewer than one-third of registered ...

Weary GOP hopeful Trump staff shake-up triggers new momentum

WASHINGTON — Weary Republican leaders are accepting Donald Trump's latest staff shake-up, hopeful that a new leadership team can reverse the New York businessman's struggles ...

Trump to begin buying ads in swing states, including Pennsylvania

Television viewers in the Pittsburgh region have seen plenty of ads featuring Donald Trump in recent weeks, but that's because he's been the star of ...

Foundation donors' access to Hillary Clinton examined

WASHINGTON — More than half the people outside the government who met with Hillary Clinton while she was secretary of State gave money — personally ...