Kaine wraps up whirlwind campaign at home in Virginia
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Kaine wraps up whirlwind campaign at home in Virginia

In the last three months, Tim Kaine has crisscrossed the country, been taunted by WikiLeaks, dropped in on a World Series game, attended his high school reunion with Secret Service agents in tow, rubbed shoulders with the rich and famous, posed for untold number of selfies, played harmonica for millions of TV watchers, and spawned … Continue reading

Donald Trump’s victory sets off protests on both coasts
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Donald Trump’s victory sets off protests on both coasts

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Donald Trump’s presidential victory set off protests early Wednesday on both coasts. From Pennsylvania to California, Oregon and Washington hundreds of people hit the streets to voice their opposition to Trump’s victory over Hillary Clinton. Police said at least 500 people swarmed on streets in and around UCLA, some shouting anti-Trump … Continue reading

Business leaders call Trump bad for economy in new letter
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Business leaders call Trump bad for economy in new letter

WASHINGTON (AP) — A dozen big-name business leaders, including lifelong Republicans and independents, say they won’t support real estate mogul Donald Trump for president. They say he would be bad for the economy, and they question how successful he’s been as a businessman. “For sustained investment, economic growth and job creation, American business needs as … Continue reading

Johnson races around US to qualify for presidential debates
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Johnson races around US to qualify for presidential debates

DENVER (AP) — Most presidential hopefuls spend their Septembers in places like Ohio and Florida, hoping to win over a handful of swing voters in battleground states. But Libertarian presidential nominee Gary Johnson is crisscrossing the country in a desperate, last-ditch attempt to boost his national poll numbers and qualify for the presidential debates. Johnson … Continue reading

The Latest: Clinton rolls out plan for mental health care
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The Latest: Clinton rolls out plan for mental health care

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the 2016 presidential campaign. (all times local): 6:00 a.m. Hillary Clinton is rolling out a comprehensive plan to address millions of Americans coping with mental illness. She’s pointing to the need to fully integrate mental health services into the nation’s health care system. Clinton’s campaign is releasing a multi-pronged … Continue reading

Clinton could face mounting problem with health overhaul
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Clinton could face mounting problem with health overhaul

WASHINGTON (AP) — With the hourglass running out for his administration, President Barack Obama’s health care law is struggling in many parts of the country. Double-digit premium increases and exits by big-name insurers have caused some to wonder whether “Obamacare” will go down as a failed experiment. If Democrat Hillary Clinton wins the White House, … Continue reading

Democrats, Sanders on the brink as campaign nears end
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Democrats, Sanders on the brink as campaign nears end

WASHINGTON (AP) — The awkward embrace between Bernie Sanders and the Democratic Party may be nearing a breaking point. Leading Democrats are growing increasingly vocal in their concerns about the White House hopeful’s continued candidacy, and if he and his legions of enthusiastic supporters ultimately will unite behind Hillary Clinton in a general election against … Continue reading

Palin joins Trump on campaign trail
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Palin joins Trump on campaign trail

TULSA, Oklahoma (AP) — Conservative firebrand Sarah Palin joined Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump in Oklahoma Wednesday as part of her endorsement pledge in the increasingly intense race for the GOP nomination. “Are you all ready to work to make America great again?” Palin asked a crowd of thousands packed into an arena at Oral … Continue reading

Sarah Palin: Trump ‘would let our warriors do their job’
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Sarah Palin: Trump ‘would let our warriors do their job’

AMES, Iowa (AP) — Donald Trump is brandishing the endorsement of conservative Republican firebrand Sarah Palin in the increasingly intense 2016 GOP presidential sweepstakes, giving the billionaire businessman a boost against Texas Sen. Ted Cruz less than two weeks before Iowa’s kick-off caucuses. “Media heads are spinning,” the former vice presidential candidate said after taking … Continue reading

Clinton to pitch sentencing, police changes to black voters
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Clinton to pitch sentencing, police changes to black voters

ATLANTA (AP) — Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Rodham Clinton is using a Southern campaign swing to outline criminal justice proposals she says would treat black Americans more fairly. The trip to Georgia and South Carolina comes as Clinton works to solidify her advantage in the African-American community over Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders. Both candidates have … Continue reading

Ex-State Dept. worker refuses to testify on Clinton emails
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Ex-State Dept. worker refuses to testify on Clinton emails

WASHINGTON (AP) —A former State Department employee who helped set up and maintain Hillary Rodham Clinton’s private email server refused to testify to a House committee Thursday, and his lawyers said he won’t testify before any congressional committees. Bryan Pagliano appeared briefly behind closed doors Thursday before a House panel investigating the deadly 2012 Benghazi … Continue reading

Amid campaign concerns, Clinton seeks to rally her loyalists
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Amid campaign concerns, Clinton seeks to rally her loyalists

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — With poll numbers declining and email questions persisting, Hillary Rodham Clinton labored Thursday to shore up support among some of her strongest backers and ease concerns about the trajectory of her presidential campaign. As Clinton worked in Ohio to marshal female voters, a sturdy base of support in a historically favorable … Continue reading