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Longtime aide Huma Abedin like 'second daughter' to Clinton

Ken Thomas and Catherine Lucey, Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 30th - 4:10am

Longtime Hillary Clinton aide Huma Abedin has won plaudits for her campaign instincts, her deep-rooted loyalty and her glamorous personal style. But she has been thrust into the spotlight for another attribute — as a wronged political wife.

Phoenix sheriff enters primary amid toughest campaign yet

Jacques Billeaud, Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 30th - 2:41am

Sheriff Joe Arpaio faces three Republican challengers in Tuesday's primary in what has turned out to be the toughest election in his 23 years as the top law enforcer in metro Phoenix.

Kasich back in New Hampshire with nostalgia, eye on future

Kathleen Ronayne, Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 30th - 1:23am

Ohio Gov. John Kasich is campaigning again in New Hampshire.

Trump's deportation waffle highlights campaign weaknesses

Jill Colvin, Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 30th - 1:23am

Donald Trump and his aides used to say that voters didn't care about the nitty-gritty of policy details. But now those details are tripping up his campaign.

Democrats, Clinton sending anti-Trump mailers to Utah voters

Lisa Riley Roche  |  Posted  Aug 29th - 10:15pm

A new push in Utah by the Democratic National Committee and Hillary Clinton's campaign to turn voters against GOP nominee Donald Trump is the latest sign the state may be in play in this year's presidential race.

FBI warns of possible state election-system hacks

Bree Fowler and Eric Tucker, Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 29th - 7:10pm

The FBI is warning state officials to boost their election security in light of evidence that hackers targeted related data systems in two states.

Clinton aide Abedin dumps husband Weiner over new scandal

Jennifer Peltz and Ken Thomas, Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 29th - 6:11pm

Hillary Clinton aide Huma Abedin is done playing the good wife to Anthony Weiner, announcing Monday she is leaving the serially sexting ex-congressman after he was accused of sending raunchy photos and messages to yet another woman.

Trump criticizes 49ers QB who didn't stand for anthem

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 29th - 5:30pm

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Suddenly unsure on immigration, Trump trying to clear it up

Jill Colvin, Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 29th - 4:50pm

It's been the driving issue of Donald Trump's campaign. Build a wall along the southern border. Make Mexico pay for it. And expel everyone living in the U.S. illegally with the help of a "deportation force."

US meets target of admitting 10,000 Syrian refugees

Kevin Freking, Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 29th - 3:52pm

The United States on Monday met President Barack Obama's goal of admitting 10,000 Syrian refugees into the country, the White House announced.

Phoenix sheriff enters primary amid toughest campaign yet

Jacques Billeaud, Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 29th - 3:34pm

Sheriff Joe Arpaio faces three Republican challengers in Tuesday's primary in what has turned out to be the toughest election in his 23 years as the top law enforcer in metro Phoenix.

Clinton could face mounting problem with health overhaul

Ricardo Alonso-Zaldivar, Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 29th - 3:02pm

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.

Trump plans major ad buy after weeks of being outspent

Jill Colvin, Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 29th - 9:10am

Donald Trump's campaign is making its biggest general election ad buy to date, with plans to spend upward of $10 million on commercials airing over the next week or so.

On Syria, Democrats look to deflect the conversation

Vivian Salama, Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 29th - 5:00am

In his speech at the Republican National Convention, Donald Trump made six references to the conflict in Syria, pointing to the war-ravaged nation as a source of much of the world's turmoil, particularly immigration and extremism.

News Guide: McCain, Arpaio draw interest in Arizona primary

Bob Christie, Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 29th - 1:40am

A challenge to longtime U.S. Sen. John McCain leads the lists of contests drawing attention in Tuesday's Arizona primary election. Here's a look at some of the races and issues:

Neighbor churches, split on race lines, work to heal divide

Rachel Zoll, Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 28th - 10:10pm

There are two First Baptist Churches in Macon — one black and one white. They sit almost back-to-back, separated by a small park, in a hilltop historic district overlooking downtown.

Florida primary election kicks off smoothly

Brendan Farrington and Gary Fineout, Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 30th - 9:53am

Florida has had a smooth start to a primary election Tuesday that will set the field for a race that could determine whether Democrats regain control of the U.S. Senate, the state's top elections official said.

Clinton says she doesn't know "which" Trump will debate

Catherine Lucey, Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 29th - 5:50pm

Hillary Clinton is telling supporters that she doesn't know "which Donald Trump" will show up at the presidential debates.

Hillary Clinton aide Huma Abedin says she is leaving husband Anthony Weiner after latest sexting revelation

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 29th - 9:30am

Hillary Clinton aide Huma Abedin says she is leaving husband Anthony Weiner after latest sexting revelation.