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Citizenship application spike follows election-year trend 

Voting rights were a foreign concept for Htoo Eh nine years ago when he arrived in America. Now Eh, who is applying for U.S. citizenship, can't ...

Voters feel disconnected, helpless in 2016, poll finds

WASHINGTON — Republicans and Democrats feel a massive disconnect with their political parties and helpless about the presidential election. That's according to a new poll by ...

Judge criticized by Trump unseals documents in Trump University case

WASHINGTON — A judge, called "a hater" by Donald Trump for his handling of a lawsuit related to the businessman's Trump University real estate school, ...

Libertarians pick ex-New Mexico Governor Johnson as presidential candidate

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. — The Libertarian Party again nominated former New Mexico Gov. Gary Johnson as its presidential candidate Sunday, believing he can challenge presumptive ...

Sanders changes tone on Clinton's emails

Months after telling Hillary Clinton the American people were "sick and tired of hearing about your damn emails," the times may be a-changing for Bernie Sanders as ...

AP-NORC Poll: Voters interested, not excited about election

ALLENTOWN — Mary Heintzelman shakes her head in disgust over the presidential election. "I don't think we have a candidate that's really suitable to be president ...

GOP unites under banner: 'Never Hillary'

WASHINGTON — Donald Trump's best ally in winning over skeptical Republicans is turning out to be Hillary Clinton. Having overcome a multimillion-dollar "Never Trump" campaign ...

Clinton broadens financial network with new donors

WASHINGTON — Hillary Clinton is expanding the ranks of her money operation to people new to major Democratic Party fundraising, even as Donald Trump struggles ...

Trump sews up requisite delegates for Republican presidential nomination

BISMARCK, N.D. — Triumphantly armed with a majority of his party's delegates, Republican Donald Trump unleashed a broadside attack Thursday on Hillary Clinton's prescriptions for ...

Rowdy protests but no violence outside Trump rally in California

ANAHEIM, Calif. — A day after violent protesters outside a Donald Trump rally threw burning items at police and toppled barricades, the presumptive Republican presidential ...

State Department audit blames Clinton, others for email management

WASHINGTON — A finding by the State Department's internal watchdog that Hillary Clinton broke department rules when she used private email for government business focuses ...

GOP fundraisers rally to support Trump presidential bid

Donald Trump spent much of the Republican presidential primary contest inveighing against politicians for leaning on wealthy contributors for support. Now he's doing the same. On ...

Clinton, Sanders go all-out in California

ANAHEIM, Calif. — Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders dueled for support Tuesday ahead of California's presidential primary, as the Vermont senator showed few signs of ...

Clinton email probe in late stage, expected to lead to her questioning

WASHINGTON — FBI agents probing whether Hillary Clinton's use of a private email server imperiled government secrets appear close to completing their work, a process ...

Trump, a climate change denier, proposes wall to protect Irish golf resort from sea

WASHINGTON — Donald Trump wants to build another huge wall, this time to keep out the rising sea threatening to swamp his luxury golf resort ...

Mark Cuban open to being vice president for either Trump or Clinton

Imagine: Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban one heartbeat away from the presidency. The billionaire who also happens to have a reality show says he would listen ...

Presidential candidates no strangers to odd legal claims

Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton became more popular targets for federal lawsuits after they started running for president, and a South Side man has filed ...

Trump blurs political outlook for Jeb's son, George P. Bush

DALLAS — George P. Bush was talking about his political plans — and how Donald Trump won't reshape them — when two women approached, giddy ...

In swing state suburbs, white women skeptical of Donald Trump

WESTERVILLE, Ohio — For Donald Trump to win the White House in November, he'll need the votes of women such as lifelong Republican Wendy Emery. ...

Pa. GOP completes presidential delegation

The Pennsylvania Republican Party on Saturday selected its 14 delegates bound to vote for Donald Trump at the party's July national convention in Cleveland. The 14 ...

Citizenship application spike follows election-year trend 

Voting rights were a foreign concept for Htoo Eh nine years ago when he arrived in America. Now Eh, who is applying for U.S. citizenship, can't ...