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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 ...

Trump woos oil, gas industry in Pittsburgh visit

Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump promised more than 1,000 oil and gas professionals gathered Thursday in Pittsburgh that he would be the energy industry's ally ...

Trump vows to 'lift restrictions' on energy industry in Pittsburgh speech

Republican presidential candidate Donald J. Trump is scheduled to speak this morning to natural gas industry officialss gathered for the annual Shale Insight conference Downtown. Organizers ...

House panel wants Clinton aide cited for contempt in email probe

WASHINGTON — A House committee voted along party lines to recommend that Bryan Pagliano, who helped maintain the private email server that Hillary Clinton used ...

Top Democrats say Russia behind hacks targeting party

WASHINGTON — The top Democrats on the House and Senate intelligence committees said Thursday that they have concluded that Russian intelligence agencies are making a ...

Clinton proposes 65 % tax on estates of billionaires to fund middle class aid

WASHINGTON — Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton on Thursday proposed raising taxes on inherited property to 65 percent for the largest estates as she bolstered ...

Trump volunteer resigns after tying racism to president

COLUMBUS, Ohio — The campaign of Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump accepted the resignation of its volunteer chair in blue-collar Mahoning County on Thursday, after ...

Clinton, Trump decry latest shootings of black men by officers

CLEVELAND — Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton decried a fresh round of police-involved shootings on Wednesday, with the Republican nominee saying he was "very troubled" ...

Donald Trump Jr. likens Syrian refugees to poisoned Skittles

WASHINGTON - Donald Trump Jr. has posted a message on Twitter likening Syrian refugees to a bowl of poisoned Skittles. Seeking to promote his father's presidential ...

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 ...