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Trump’s shocking crude comments on women leave him reeling

Editor’s note: This story contains sexually explicit language that readers may find offensive. Donald Trump reeled Friday under revelations of shockingly crude comments he made about women, dangerously undermining the …


UPDATED: Fri., Oct. 7, 2016, 11:07 p.m.

Trump recorded having extremely lewd conversation about women in 2005

Donald Trump bragged in vulgar terms about kissing, groping and trying to have sex with women during a 2005 conversation caught on a hot microphone, according to a video obtained …


Trump suggests immigrants allowed in illegally to vote

Seizing on comments from a Border Patrol union leader, Donald Trump said Friday that agents have been told to allow immigrants into the United States illegally “so they can vote …


APNewsBreak: UN criticism of Trump prompts Russian response

Russia’s government lodged a formal complaint last month with the United Nations over a top U.N. official’s condemnations of Donald Trump and some European politicians, diplomats told The Associated Press, …


Barely half of illegal border crossers caught, Homeland Security report shows

Immigration authorities caught just over half of the people who illegally entered the U.S. from Mexico last year, according to a report commissioned by the Department of Homeland Security that …


McMorris Rodgers, Pakootas talk Trump, veterans’ health care and guns in televised debate

Cathy McMorris Rodgers defended her record of supporting veterans as a member of the House of Representatives against claims by Joe Pakootas she was “privatizing” the military’s health care, while …


After testy VP debate, Trump rebuffs claim he ‘loves’ Putin

Donald Trump pushed back Wednesday on Hillary Clinton’s accusation that he’s cozying up to Russian President Vladimir Putin after the charge put Trump’s running mate on the defensive during the …


A record number of U.S. billionaires are immigrants

Forbes Magazine on Tuesday released its annual list of the 400 richest Americans, a record 42 of whom are immigrants from 21 countries.


Kaine, Pence get into bitter dispute over Trump’s comments about undocumented Mexican immigrants

Donald Trump’s running mate, Gov. Mike Pence, attacked Russian president Vladimir Putin as a “small and bullying leader” during Tuesday night’s vice-presidential debate – a sharp break from Trump’s own …


Trump comments on PTSD show insensitivity and ignorance, Clinton says

Hillary Clinton denounced Donald Trump’s comments about post-traumatic stress disorder, saying it showed his “insensitivity and ignorance” and reinforced a “stigma” around the condition.


Analysis: What Donald Trump got right about PTSD – and what he left out

Donald Trump continues to be hammered for suggesting that soldiers and veterans who suffer from post-traumatic stress disorder are somehow weaker than those who do not. Experts say that view …


Trump promises revival of US steel, but buys his steel from China

Donald Trump has deep support in the coalfields and steel-producing towns of southwest Pennsylvania, and he has promised to get the foundry furnaces burning again, to get the U.S. steel …


Trump’s co-author on ‘The Art of the Deal’ donates $55,000 royalty check to charity

The co-author of Donald Trump’s best-selling “The Art of the Deal” – who has become one of Trump’s most outspoken critics during this presidential campaign – said Tuesday that he …


Did Donald Trump really earn only $6,108 in wages in 1994?

The bombshell leak of portions of Donald Trump’s 1995 tax returns show that he declared a minuscule wage income that year for a man of his wealth and corporate responsibilities.


Clinton heading to Seattle for fundraiser; Macklemore & Ryan Lewis to speak at closed event

Hillary Clinton will be in Seattle next week for a political fundraiser.


Pence has bigger challenge as understudies take debate stage

Indiana Gov. Mike Pence and Virginia Sen. Tim Kaine will arrive at a debate stage Tuesday night with three main assignments: defend their bosses from attack, try to land a …


Robert J. Samuelson: Rosy Scenario gets magic wand

The notion that Trump can wave a magic wand over these matters and – presto! – produce vast revenues is either wishful thinking or deliberate deception.


Trump suggests military members with mental health issues aren’t ‘strong’ and ‘can’t handle it’

Donald Trump told a group of veterans on Monday that some members of the military develop mental health issues because they are not “strong” and “can’t handle it.”


Trump says he ‘brilliantly used’ tax laws to his advantage

Donald Trump addressed the intense national scrutiny of his taxes Monday, saying at a rally here that he “brilliantly used” tax laws to his advantage.


‘Apprentice’ cast and crew say Trump was lewd and sexist

In his years as a reality TV boss on “The Apprentice,” Donald Trump repeatedly demeaned women with sexist language, according to show insiders who said he rated female contestants by …


New York attorney general orders Trump Foundation to stop fund-raising in the state

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) – The New York attorney general’s office has ordered the Trump Foundation to immediately stop fundraising in the state, saying it isn’t registered to do so. James …


Leonard Pitts Jr.: The presidency isn’t a reality show

Since when is knowing things no longer a prerequisite to running for president?


Clinton the rational choice for president

Hillary Clinton is clearly qualified to be president. The breadth of experience – from White House, to U.S. Senate, to secretary of state – is unrivaled


Trump could have avoided paying taxes for 18 years, report says

Donald Trump declared a loss of $916 million on his income tax returns for 1995, and – because of tax rules that favor wealthy real estate investors – he could …


Sanders aides defend Clinton’s remarks on hacked recording

Donald Trump’s campaign and the Republican National Committee have latched onto a newly hacked audio recording of Hillary Clinton critiquing Bernie Sanders’ campaign as a way to disrupt Clinton’s outreach …


Poll: Half of Trump backers don’t trust vote count

NEW YORK – Donald Trump is making the unprecedented assertion that the general election “is going to be rigged,” and many people who are drawn to his presidential campaign have …


Unscripted Trump overshadows his own economic message

Thousands of Michigan voters roared with approval as Donald Trump lashed out at an economic system he said was rigged against everyday Americans. They cheered louder when he declared that …


Froma Harrop: The debate exposes Emperor Trump

The rubber bands Trump’s advisers had wrapped around his brain to hold it together during the debate with Hillary Clinton apparently snapped after about the first half-hour.


Charles Krauthammer: Facts, logic, history don’t matter in this election

We are operating in an alternate universe where the geometry is non-Euclidean, facts don’t matter, history and logic have disappeared.


Trump under fire after sending tweets about ‘disgusting’ ex-Miss Universe

Donald Trump came under intense scrutiny Friday after he disparaged former Miss Universe Alicia Machado in a series of scathing early morning statements on Twitter, including an accusation that she …