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Trump touts child care programs, but they’re for guests only

When Donald Trump vowed this week to make child care more accessible and affordable, it was just the second time during his White House campaign that he’s talked about an issue that affects millions of working Americans with young children.


RNC hires strategists to help woo African-American voters

The Republican National Committee is trying to strengthen its outreach to black voters by hiring a new national director of African-American engagement and bringing on new advisers and strategists to bolster its efforts to bring in more minority voters.


Trump wrongly says nation is short of coal, fact checker says

Asked Tuesday about the price of gasoline and how regulation may affect the price of electricity, Donald Trump stood up for American’s fossil fuel industry – coal in particular.


In Miami, Clinton to call on Congress to act on Zika virus

Hillary Clinton will call on Congress to return to Washington and pass emergency funding for the Zika response during a visit to a Miami neighborhood dealing with the first U.S. outbreak of the disease.


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 her character.


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 about Mrs. Trump’s own remarks that appeared inconsistent with U.S. immigration rules.


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 about the now-defunct Trump University.


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 party’s nominee, declaring “There has to come a point at which you say enough.”


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 same point in his re-election race.


Wisconsin election laws struck down by federal judge

A federal judge in Wisconsin has declared multiple Republican-authored election laws unconstitutional in a sweeping ruling.



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Trump touts child care programs, but they’re for guests only

When Donald Trump vowed this week to make child care more accessible and affordable, it was just the second time during his White House campaign that he’s talked about an issue that affects millions of working Americans with young children.


RNC hires strategists to help woo African-American voters

The Republican National Committee is trying to strengthen its outreach to black voters by hiring a new national director of African-American engagement and bringing on new advisers and strategists to bolster its efforts to bring in more minority voters.


Trump wrongly says nation is short of coal, fact checker says

Asked Tuesday about the price of gasoline and how regulation may affect the price of electricity, Donald Trump stood up for American’s fossil fuel industry – coal in particular.


In Miami, Clinton to call on Congress to act on Zika virus

Hillary Clinton will call on Congress to return to Washington and pass emergency funding for the Zika response during a visit to a Miami neighborhood dealing with the first U.S. outbreak of the disease.


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 her character.


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 about Mrs. Trump’s own remarks that appeared inconsistent with U.S. immigration rules.


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 about the now-defunct Trump University.


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 party’s nominee, declaring “There has to come a point at which you say enough.”


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 same point in his re-election race.


Wisconsin election laws struck down by federal judge

A federal judge in Wisconsin has declared multiple Republican-authored election laws unconstitutional in a sweeping ruling.