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Stories tagged: Donald Trump

Suspect arrested in destruction of Trump’s Hollywood star

Los Angeles police arrested a man suspected of using a sledgehammer to destroy Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump’s star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame, officials said Thursday.

Dana Milbank: Baby boomers, you’ve done enough

Boomers inherited the sole superpower and squandered U.S. influence with two long and inconclusive wars. They gave us the financial collapse of 2008, a crushing federal debt and worse inequality. …

AP-GfK Poll: Clinton appears on cusp of commanding victory

Hillary Clinton appears on the cusp of a potentially commanding victory over Donald Trump, fueled by solid Democratic turnout in early voting, massive operational advantages and increasing enthusiasm among her …

House Republicans are already preparing for ‘years’ of investigations of Clinton

If Republicans retain control of the House, something GOP-friendly maps make possible even in the event of a Trump loss, Clinton will become the first president since George H.W. Bush …

Trump opens hotel with a media circus – but few Washington VIPs

The grand opening of Donald Trump’s luxury hotel in Washington on Wednesday was like no other ribbon-cutting of its kind. There was press in from as far away as Estonia. …

Clinton’s promise to ‘fix’ Obamacare rate hikes unlikely to happen with GOP-held House

Hillary Clinton promised to fix problems with Obamacare that led to average rate hikes of 25 percent next year for mid-level health plans before subsidies.

Police investigate vandalism of Donald Trump’s Hollywood Walk of Fame star

Donald Trump’s star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame has had a rough go of it since the controversial business mogul and reality television star became a Republican presidential candidate.

Trudy Rubin: Mexico also awaits election outcome

Mexico, the United States and Canada are now tied into a single integrated economy that would be extremely difficult to tear apart.

Who’s tougher? Trump says it sure isn’t Biden

Donald Trump is mocking Vice President Joe Biden’s wish to bully the Republican nominee, saying that Biden is only a tough guy “when he’s standing behind a microphone by himself.”

Trump ‘makes me fear for the ultimate well-being of the country,’ Libertarian Bill Weld says

Bill Weld, the Libertarian vice presidential nominee, explicitly warned Tuesday against the dangers of a Donald Trump presidency in a message aimed at voters torn between the two major parties’ …

Colin Powell endorses Hillary Clinton for president

Former Secretary of State Colin Powell says he will vote for Hillary Clinton over Donald Trump.

Trump stops holding high-dollar fundraisers that were raising big cash for the GOP

Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump has stopped holding events for his high-dollar fundraising operation for the rest of the campaign, an unusual move that deals another serious blow to the …

Shawn Vestal: Chris Vance maintains his courage in bucking Trump, while Mike Crapo waffles

Time to redraw and rename the Crapo Line, after the guy who really deserved it all along: Chris Vance.

Jay Z to headline free Cleveland show in support of Clinton

Jay Z is planning to hold a free concert in Cleveland to encourage people to vote for Democrat Hillary Clinton for president.

Trump launches nightly campaign broadcast via Facebook Live

Donald Trump launched a nightly Facebook Live program this week, amid speculation that the Republican presidential nominee is plotting some sort of media channel should he lose the election Nov. …

Trump or Clinton? Kids can vote in state’s Mock Election

Washington state’s annual

Robert J. Samuelson: Election calls for ticket-splitting

Not only may one party be unable to push them through Congress; neither party may want to act alone, because that implies accepting all the blame for unpopular policies.

Attacks fly right and left in sprint to Nov. 8

GOFFSTOWN, N.H. – Democrat Hillary Clinton and Republican Donald Trump each launched fresh attacks against the other on Monday, signaling that harshly negative closing arguments may dominate the final two …

Trump, name now awash in controversy, readies Scion as new brand

Throughout his presidential campaign, Donald Trump has promoted his namesake business, holding events at Trump-branded hotels and golf courses from Scotland to Florida. As the race approaches its conclusion amid …

Clinton, Warren join forces in campaign’s final stretch

Joining forces in the presidential campaign’s final stretch, Hillary Clinton and Sen. Elizabeth Warren pounded Donald Trump on Monday for disrespecting women and denigrating U.S. troops assisting Iraqis in their …

Polls are ‘phony,’ Trump insists; ‘we are winning’

A defiant Donald Trump blamed his worsening campaign struggles on “phony polls” from the “disgusting” media on Monday, fighting to energize his most loyal supporters as his path to the …

Idaho Sen. Crapo now says he’ll vote for Trump

Idaho Sen. Mike Crapo now says he’ll vote for Donald Trump for president, according to the Idaho State Journal. That means Crapo has come full circle – first he endorsed …

Leonard Pitts Jr.: Trump whines, but he’s not the victim

Who has ever been more in need of lectures about personal responsibility than the Republican candidate for president?

Looking past Trump, Clinton aims to help other Democrats

Newly confident and buoyant in the polls, Hillary Clinton is looking past Donald Trump while widening her mission to include helping Democrats seize the Senate and chip away at the …

‘No evidence’ Trump rally violence incited by Democrats, Clinton campaign manager says

Hillary Clinton’s campaign manager said Sunday that there is no evidence to suggest that the State Department used the Clinton Foundation as political leverage during Hillary Clinton’s time as secretary …

Eric Trump says his father will accept election results – ‘if they’re fair’

Eric Trump, the second son of Donald Trump, cast his father as the victim of a smear campaign when asked to respond to numerous new allegations from women, who have …

Trump team says ‘we are behind’ but can still win the race

Donald Trump’s campaign bluntly acknowledged Sunday that the real estate mogul is trailing Hillary Clinton as the presidential race hurtles toward a close, but insisted he still has a viable …

Clinton, Kaine criticize Trump’s Gettysburg pledge to sue his accusers

Hillary Clinton criticized Donald Trump’s use of his speech in Gettysburg on Saturday to promise that he would sue the women who have come forward to accuse him of sexual …

Spin Control: The 2004 Washington election was not – repeat NOT – rigged

Suggestions of a “rigged” presidential election this year brings up comments about Washington’s gubernatorial election in 2004. They aren’t remotely comparable.

Garrison Keillor: From Trump Tower to Broken Bow

He should pick up his traps and move to Nebraska. He is leading in Nebraska, about 2-to-1. There are wonderful warmhearted people there who love and admire him, so he …