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Twitter storm: Trump shames former-beauty pageant winner

NEW YORK — Donald Trump shamed a former beauty pageant winner Friday for her sexual history and encouraged presidential voters to check out what he ...

Allegations surface that Trump broke Cuba embargo in 1990s

Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump came under intense scrutiny Thursday for allegations that he knowingly violated the U.S. embargo on Cuba in the 1990s, a ...

Political minds meet at St. Vincent

The nation's political elite failed to foresee that a television reality star could become the Republican Party nominee or that social Democrat Bernie Sanders could ...

First Lady: Hillary Clinton as close to 'perfect candidate' as it gets

First Lady Michelle Obama told more than 3,000 supporters Wednesday in Pittsburgh that "there is no such thing" as a perfect presidential candidate. But, Obama ...

Trump has turned over tax returns - for lawsuits and loans

WASHINGTON — While Donald Trump won't publicly release his income tax returns, the New York businessman has turned them over when it suited his needs ...

Michelle Obama rallies Millennials for Clinton in Pittsburgh

First Lady Michelle Obama is speaking Wednesday afternoon in Pittsburgh as she ramps up her involvement in the presidential campaign. Obama is scheduled to deliver a ...

Judge curbs Election Day registration in Illinois

CHICAGO — Voters in highly populated areas of Illinois will have fewer options to register on Election Day this November after a federal judge on ...

Clinton builds on solid debate as Trump defends performance

Hillary Clinton moved to capitalize Tuesday on a sharp-edged debate performance that exposed vulnerabilities for Donald Trump, excoriating his values and character in an effort ...

Michelle Obama to stump for Hillary Clinton in Pittsburgh Wednesday

First Lady Michelle Obama is scheduled to deliver a campaign speech Wednesday for Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton at the University of Pittsburgh's Fitzgerald Field ...

Clinton, Trump spar fiercely over taxes, race, terror

HEMPSTEAD, N.Y. — In a combative opening debate, Hillary Clinton emphatically denounced Donald Trump Monday night for keeping his personal tax returns and business dealings ...

Clinton could find millennials' votes hard to get

A critical part of the coalition that elected Barack Obama was younger voters. In 2008, voters younger than 30, a group that was almost entirely ...

Presidential debates make for memorable, influential TV

Many media experts predict that Monday's presidential debate will make history by drawing more viewers than the record-setting 1980 showdown between President Jimmy Carter and ...

Flowers won't attend presidential debate

WASHINGTON — Gennifer Flowers, who had an affair with Bill Clinton before his 1992 presidential run, will not attend Monday night's presidential debate, members of ...

Michelle Obama to stump for Clinton on Wednesday in Pittsburgh

First Lady Michelle Obama will campaign Wednesday in Pittsburgh for Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton. Obama is scheduled to speak at 3:30 p.m. at the University ...

Experts offer debate dos, don'ts for Clinton, Trump

Monday's presidential debate could draw more viewers than the record-setting 1980 showdown between Ronald Reagan and Jimmy Carter and help decide who will be the ...

Bill Clinton's former lover accepts Trump's invite to debate

Gennifer Flowers, who revealed a sexual relationship with Bill Clinton in the 1990s, will reportedly accept Donald Trump's invitation to attend the first presidential debate ...

Clinton, Trump look to overcome weaknesses on debate stage

WASHINGTON — Donald Trump needs to prove to voters that he has the policy depth and gravitas to serve as commander in chief. Hillary Clinton ...

Clinton server tech told FBI of colleagues' worries about system

NEW YORK — A technician hired by Hillary Clinton to run the private email system she used while secretary of State told investigators he tried ...

GOP lawmaker Chaffetz blasts FBI for immunity deals in Clinton email probe

WASHINGTON — Hillary Clinton's former chief of staff, Cheryl Mills, and two other staff members were granted immunity deals in exchange for their cooperation in ...

Obama: African-American museum tells 'story of all of us'

WASHINGTON — President Obama on Friday celebrated the pending opening of the Smithsonian's African-American museum and said the institution, decades in the making, is a ...

Twitter storm: Trump shames former-beauty pageant winner

NEW YORK — Donald Trump shamed a former beauty pageant winner Friday for her sexual history and encouraged presidential voters to check out what he ...