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Charles Krauthammer: Serious voices raising doubts about Trump’s sanity

Donald Trump’s behavior suggests an infantile character and raises questions about his fitness to lead.


October Taj Mahal closing may sway NJ casino expansion vote

Atlantic City’s Trump Taj Mahal casino plans to shut down on Oct. 10.


Trump ends standoff with Ryan, strains to fix split GOP

Donald Trump faced an all-too-clear sign of GOP divisions Friday in two Midwestern battlegrounds, embraced by party leaders in one state but ignored in another as he strained to overcome …


Clinton’s post-convention bounce runs into a familiar wall: emails

Hillary Clinton acknowledged Friday the challenge she’d face leading a country where most Americans don’t trust her, saying she takes “seriously” the work she must do to build confidence in …


Former modeling agent says he got Melania Trump’s visa

Melania Trump’s former modeling agent says she obtained a work visa before she modeled professionally in the United States in the mid-1990s. Those comments came Thursday in response to questions …


Trump to visit Washington, Oregon, within next month

Campaign officials said that Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump will be traveling to the Pacific Northwest within the next month for rallies and fundraisers.


Union got Taj Mahal casino workers to kill own jobs, Icahn says

Billionaire investor Carl Icahn has written a letter to the soon-to-be unemployed workers of the Trump Taj Mahal casino, accusing their union of inciting them to destroy their own jobs …


Pence tries to win over conservatives despite Trump gaffes

Since his selection as Donald Trump’s running mate, Mike Pence has tried to stay focused on winning over conservatives skeptical of the New York billionaire. His new boss keeps getting …


Trump conflict overshadows attacks on Clinton foreign policy

WASHINGTON – House Speaker Paul Ryan reaffirmed his support for Donald Trump Thursday in his first comments since the GOP presidential nominee declined to endorse the speaker in an upcoming …


Dana Milbank: Has Trump finally gone too far?

It’s welcome to see Republicans, conservatives and even some Trump supporters tiring of his assaults on democracy and decency.


Obama presses ahead on TPP, brushing off Clinton’s critique

President Barack Obama brushed off opposition from Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump to a free-trade agreement with Asia on Tuesday, vowing to try to force the Trans-Pacific Partnership through Congress …


UPDATED: Tue., Aug. 2, 2016, 5:34 p.m.

Trump University case: Judge blocks release of Trump’s video testimony

A judge in San Diego who has been a target of Donald Trump’s repeated criticism has blocked the release of videos of the Republican presidential nominee testifying in a lawsuit …


UPDATED: Tue., Aug. 2, 2016, 5:46 p.m.

Trump is ‘unfit’ to be president, Obama says

In a searing denouncement, President Barack Obama castigated Donald Trump as “unfit” and “woefully unprepared” to serve in the White House. He challenged Republicans to withdraw their support for their …


Clinton sees best-yet fundraising numbers as general election begins

Hillary Clinton raised $63 million in July for her presidential campaign, her best month yet and a summertime haul that puts her ahead of President Barack Obama’s fundraising at the …


Trump suggests general election could be ‘rigged’

Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump has suggested that he fears the general election “is going to be rigged” – an unprecedented assertion by a modern presidential candidate.


Billionaire Warren Buffett ready to take on Donald Trump

Billionaire investor Warren Buffett says he’ll do whatever it takes to defeat Donald Trump – including escorting people to the polls himself.


Criticism grows for Trump’s assailing of Muslim vet’s family

WASHINGTON (AP) – A rising chorus of Republican lawmakers and veterans groups hastened to disavow Donald Trump’s repeated criticism of a bereaved military family Monday, but the GOP presidential nominee …


Leonard Pitts Jr.: Election will be moment of truth

In the end, it wasn’t even close. After a GOP gathering in Cleveland that had all the incandescent joy of a biblical plague, the Democratic Convention in Philadelphia was as …


Clinton accuses Trump of ‘degrading comments about Muslims’

Hillary Clinton said Sunday that Donald Trump repaid the “ultimate sacrifice” of a U.S. Army captain killed in Iraq with insults and degrading comments about Muslims, as the soldier’s bereaved …


Kathleen Parker: We’re all Democrats now

Kathleen Parker’s Republican friends are abandoning the GOP. They’re with Hillary. They want no part of Trump. As for conservative Kathleen? You lose, Donald.


Clintons, Kaine: Trump lacks empathy for family of fallen U.S. Army captain

Hillary Clinton’s top surrogates are taking aim at rival Donald Trump for criticizing the bereaved mother of a Muslim U.S. Army captain, a comment that sparked outrage across the political …


Trump’s xenophobia makes white hearts race. Clinton’s nanny state? Not so much.

The Clinton campaign’s premise is that we’re doing OK but we can do better. There are holes to patch in the nanny-state safety net. She’s the one to do it. …


Clinton, Kaine launch campaign’s last 100 days from Temple University

Hillary Clinton kicked off her general election campaign Friday in Philadelphia by comparing Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump to a king, while she argued the historic nature of her candidacy …


Pence says campaign might stop banning news outlets

Donald Trump’s running mate is saying that the Republican presidential campaign might lift its ban of certain media outlets from campaign events.


FACT CHECK: Trump’s misreading of Iran deal

Donald Trump entertained an Iowa audience Thursday with an animated account of how he would have wrung a better nuclear deal out of Iran if he’d been president when it …


FACT CHECK: Misfires in Hillary Clinton’s speech

In her speech accepting the Democratic nomination, Hillary Clinton wrongly implied Donald Trump has proposed banning Islam in America and sketched out a plan for defeating Islamic State militants that …


Can Hillary Clinton unify her cracked party?

The Democratic Party faces a challenge, in the divide between supporters of Hillary Clinton and supporters of Bernie Sanders. If the fissure is not healed, a bigot could seize the …


Clinton’s pledge: Steady hand at ‘moment of reckoning’

Promising Americans a steady hand, Hillary Clinton cast herself Thursday night as a unifier for divided times, an experienced leader steeled for a volatile world. She aggressively challenged Republican Donald …


Kareem Abdul-Jabbar needles Trump: ‘I’m Michael Jordan’

Pro basketball Hall of Famer Kareem Abdul-Jabbar needled Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump with humor Thursday and then skewered him with seriousness.


Trump has a record of siding with Putin on key issues

Donald Trump has refused to condemn Russia’s military takeover of Ukraine’s Crimean Peninsula, saying if elected he would consider recognizing it as Russian territory, in the latest of a series …