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Trump rips Clinton’s “deplorables” remark as divisive

Donald Trump criticized Hillary Clinton Monday for her characterization that half of his supporters belonged in “a basket of deplorables,” denouncing the comment as “an explicit attack on the American …


Doctor: Clinton was diagnosed with pneumonia Friday

Hillary Clinton’s doctor says the Democratic presidential nominee was diagnosed on Friday with pneumonia, put on antibiotics and advised to rest and modify her campaign schedule. Dr. Lisa Bardack says …


Clinton got a clean bill of health last year

Hillary Clinton, whose sudden departure from a 9/11 commemoration Sunday threatened to raise questions anew about her health, has hypothyroidism, seasonal pollen allergies and takes blood thinners as a precaution …


Kathleen Parker: Last week was not America’s finest

At the forum, we learned that Lauer apparently just got wind that Clinton used a private email server because he devoted fully one-third of her allotted time to questions about …


Clinton: I regret calling Trump supporters ‘deplorables’

Republicans went on the attack Saturday after Hillary Clinton, during remarks at a fundraiser late Friday night, said that “you could put half of (Donald) Trump’s supporters into what I …


Trump, Clinton to visit ground zero

Donald Trump is planning to mark the 15th anniversary of the Sept. 11 terror attacks by attending the official commemoration at ground zero, a source tells the Associated Press.


Trump praises Schlafly as ‘hero’ of conservatism

Republican presidential nominee Donald J. Trump said Saturday at the funeral for conservative icon Phyllis Schlafly that the “movement has lost its hero.”


Get your ballots ready: Voting in White House race underway

Get ready: Voting in the 2016 election is now underway. Advance voting began Friday in North Carolina, the first of 37 states that will allow balloting by mail for any …


White House pressured to call out Russia over hacking actions

There is a debate within the Obama administration over whether to publicly blame Russia for the hack of the Democratic National Committee or to wait for the FBI to complete …


Clinton puts many Trump backers in ‘basket of deplorables’

Hillary Clinton verbally banished half of Donald Trump’s backers to a “basket of deplorables,” and the Republican presidential nominee quickly pounced, saying Saturday she had smeared many Americans and would …


Froma Harrop: Trump a phony on immigration

Had the Republican House leadership allowed a vote on similar legislation, which would have been approved, America would now be well on its way to curbing illegal immigration..


Pence’s tax returns released; Trump’s still under wraps

Donald Trump’s vice presidential running mate, Indiana Gov. Mike Pence, on Friday released 10 years worth of tax returns to the press – revealing a modest family income, relative to …


WSU students plan to raise a controversial ‘Trump wall’ on campus

Washington State University students plan to erect a so-called “Trump wall” on the Pullman campus in support of the presidential candidate’s stance on immigration policy and his proposal to build …


Trump Taj Mahal casino owner files formal petition to close

Billionaire Carl Icahn’s management team is asking state gambling regulators for permission to shut down the Trump Taj Mahal casino next month.


FACT CHECK: Trump, Clinton forum marked by multiple missteps

Republican Donald Trump repeated a bevy of previous misstatements in a forum on national security issues, while his Democratic presidential rival Hillary Clinton continued to gloss over her lax treatment …


Military forum gets 10.8 million viewers; Matt Lauer pummeled for his moderating

The first joint appearance of presidential nominees Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump on NBC’s “Commander in Chief Forum” averaged 10.8 million viewers on Wednesday.


Libertarian Johnson asks ‘What is Aleppo’; says he ‘blanked’ when asked

If it was greater attention Libertarian presidential candidate Gary Johnson wanted, he got it – but probably not the kind he wanted.


Trump: U.S. generals ‘reduced to rubble,’ he’d replace some

During a televised national security forum, Donald Trump and rival Hillary Clinton each fielded 30 minutes of questions about their experience and judgment to be commander in chief. While the …


Mexico’s finance secretary resigns after Trump visit

One of President Enrique Pena Nieto’s closest advisers and confidants, Finance Secretary Luis Videgaray, has resigned in a move seen as linked to the unpopular decision to invite Republican presidential …


Libertarian Johnson makes western advertising push ahead of New York debate

In a bid to propel his candidacy onto the presidential debate stage later this month, Libertarian Party nominee Gary Johnson is deploying an unusual advertising strategy to help him meet …


Trump promises huge boost in military spending

Republican Donald Trump unveiled a plan to boost military spending by tens of billions of dollars on Wednesday, promising major increases in the number of active troops, Navy ships and …


Trump seeks distance from donation supporting Florida AG

Donald Trump spoke to Florida Attorney General Pam Bondi before his charity cut a 2013 check to support her re-election effort, but his campaign said Tuesday the two never discussed …


Could a debate smackdown shake up the election?

Get ready for some must-see TV. The fall debates are always a big part of any presidential campaign. But with many 2016 voters underwhelmed by both Hillary Clinton and Donald …


Trump says he never discussed $25,000 donation with Florida attorney general

Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump said Monday that he “never spoke to” Florida Attorney General Pam Bondi about a $25,000 donation from his foundation to a group with connections to …


Clinton blasts Russia; Trump softens immigration stance

Their planes parked on the same tarmac, Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton made competing Labor Day pitches in Ohio on Monday, setting the stage for a critical month in their …


Arizona is best chance for a third-party spoiler in presidential campaign

PHOENIX – If Hillary Clinton carries Arizona in November, there’s a good chance it won’t be because Democrats on their own have flipped a reliable GOP state they hope to …


Pence to release tax returns next week; no word on release by Donald Trump

Republican vice presidential hopeful Mike Pence is ready to release his tax returns. But don’t expect the same from Donald Trump.


Only immigration solution: Legalize now

You can rail for a year about the squishy soft, weak-kneed politicians who have opened our borders to the wretched refuse of Mexico. You can promise to round them up. …


Brotherly love for Trump? N. Philly visit stirs strong opposition

GOP presidential candidate Donald Trump arrived in North Philadelphia on Friday as protesters gathered outside a church venue where he was to meet privately with African-American voters – stirring visible …


Melania Trump escort story retracted after lawsuit

The Daily Mail newspaper and its website retracted a story about Melania Trump on Friday after she filed a lawsuit accusing the Daily Mail Online and a Maryland blogger of …