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Proof of Trump's charity giving elusive

Jeff Horwitz, Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 2nd - 8:30am

Donald Trump, widely believed to the be the wealthiest American ever to run for president, is nowhere among the ranks of the country's most generous citizens, according to an Associated Press review of his financial records and other government filings.

Graham says he can win New Hampshire - and McCain agrees

Kathleen Ronayne, Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 1st - 5:20pm

Sen. Lindsey Graham says he's confident he can win the Republican presidential primaries in New Hampshire and his home state of South Carolina, two of the first voting states in the nomination contest.

Christie, others turn to McCain's town hall playbook in 2016

Kathleen Ronayne and Jill Colvin, Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 1st - 4:01pm

In the summer of 1999, John McCain didn't have many big names backing his campaign for president. He didn't have much money, either, and even resorted at one point to giving away ice cream to drum up a decent-size crowd.

Judge issues restraining order against anti-abortion group

Eugene Scott CNN  |  Posted  Aug 1st - 12:17pm

A federal judge in California issued a temporary restraining order Friday against the group that has released several undercover videos of Planned Parenthood leaders after it attempted to release secretly-recorded footage of a different abortion group.

Data: Nearly 5 dozen give a third of all '16 campaign cash

Julie Bykowicz and Jack Gillum, Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 1st - 10:03am

It took Ted Cruz three months to raise $10 million for his campaign for president, a springtime sprint of $1,000-per-plate dinners, hundreds of handshakes and a stream of emails asking supporters to chip in a few bucks.

Mayor Becker's spokesman placed on administrative leave after online comments

Katie McKellar  |  Posted  Jul 31st - 7:02pm

The spokesman for Salt Lake City Mayor Ralph Becker was placed on paid administrative leave Thursday while city officials investigate online comments he allegedly posted criticizing the mayor's campaign opponents.

Seeking pre-debate boost, Kasich zeroes in on New Hampshire

Kathleen Ronayne, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 31st - 3:32pm

Days before Fox News announces who will participate in the first GOP primary debate, Ohio Gov. John Kasich is projecting a laid-back attitude toward his chances of being on stage and saying he's pleased with the support he's received since joining the race July 21.

Group vows '8 to 10' more Planned Parenthood videos coming

Eugene Scott, CNN  |  Posted  Jul 31st - 1:33pm

The group that has released Planned Parenthood videos allegedly showing the illegal sale of fetal tissue plans to release about a dozen total videos with the ultimate goal of seeing the group defunded.

Bush, Clinton court black voters at Urban League meeting

Sergio Bustos and Kelli Kennedy, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 31st - 5:21pm

Republican presidential candidate Jeb Bush went into historically Democratic territory Friday to tell a predominantly African-American audience that the country's decades-long efforts to fight poverty are failing — and his record as Florida governor, especially in education, serves as a blueprint for a future presidency.

At a Glance: A look at Hillary Clinton's medical background

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 31st - 4:11pm

Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Rodham Clinton released a letter from her doctor Friday that declared her to be in "excellent physical condition and fit to serve as president of the United States."

Dozens of Clinton emails censored for security reasons

Ken Dilanian and Lisa Lerer, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 31st - 4:01pm

Dozens of emails that traversed Hillary Clinton's private, unsecure home server contain national security information now deemed too sensitive to make public, according to the latest batch of records released Friday.