Trump pushes DOJ on Clinton, won’t rule out firing Sessions
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Trump pushes DOJ on Clinton, won’t rule out firing Sessions

  WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump said he is “disappointed” with the Justice Department and won’t rule out firing Attorney General Jeff Sessions if Sessions won’t investigate Democrats. “Honestly, they should be looking at the Democrats,” Trump told reporters before departing the White House on his 12-day trip to Asia. His comments came after … Continue reading

AP Exclusive: Clinton book has sold more than 300,000 copies
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AP Exclusive: Clinton book has sold more than 300,000 copies

NEW YORK (AP) — Hillary Clinton’s “What Happened” had a big debut. Clinton’s book about her stunning loss in 2016 to Donald Trump sold more than 300,000 copies in the combined formats of hardcover, e-book and audio, Simon & Schuster told The Associated Press on Wednesday. The book’s hardcover sales of 168,000 was the highest … Continue reading

White House accuses Clinton of ‘reckless attacks’ in book
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White House accuses Clinton of ‘reckless attacks’ in book

WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House is accusing former campaign rival Hillary Clinton of “propping up book sales with false and reckless attacks.” White House spokeswoman Sarah Huckabee Sanders says she’s unsure if President Donald Trump will be reading “What Happened,” Clinton’s account of the 2016 campaign. She says the president is “pretty well-versed on … Continue reading

Ex-US Rep. Anthony Weiner pleads guilty in sexting case
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Ex-US Rep. Anthony Weiner pleads guilty in sexting case

NEW YORK (AP) — Former U.S. Rep. Anthony Weiner, whose penchant for sexting strangers ended his political career and led to an investigation that upended the presidential race, pleaded guilty Friday to criminal charges in connection with his online communications with a 15-year-old girl. Weiner pleaded guilty to a charge of transmitting sexual material to … Continue reading

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Bill would end ‘winner take all’ electoral vote system

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — A bill to end Virginia’s “winner take all” system of awarding Electoral College votes was approved by a House subcommittee Tuesday. The electoral votes should be divided among presidential candidates based on how many of Virginia’s 11 congressional districts they win, the subcommittee of the House Privileges and Elections Committee decided … Continue reading

WHY IT MATTERS: Beneath the fury, issues that matter
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WHY IT MATTERS: Beneath the fury, issues that matter

WASHINGTON (AP) — This is a presidential campaign about trust, temperament, honesty, judgment, character, personality and, some are convinced, a personality disorder or two. It’s pocked with Donald Trump’s ballistic-missile tweets in the middle of the night. It’s enlivened by the spectacle of Hillary Clinton’s campaign innards spilling day after day into public view, quite … Continue reading

Correction: Campaign 2016-Debate story
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Correction: Campaign 2016-Debate story

LAS VEGAS (AP) — In one version of an Oct. 20 story about the final presidential debate, The Associated Press reported erroneously that Donald Trump “repeatedly” called Hillary Clinton a “nasty woman.” Trump did so once. A corrected version of the story is below: Debate stunner: Trump won’t say he’ll accept election result Threatening to … Continue reading

The Latest: Obama encourages Trump to visit new museum
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The Latest: Obama encourages Trump to visit new museum

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the U.S. presidential election campaign (all times EDT): 7:30 a.m. President Barack Obama says it would good for Donald Trump to visit the Smithsonian Institution’s new National Museum of African American History and Culture that is opening this weekend. Obama was disputing the Republican presidential candidate’s assertion that “African-American … Continue reading