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Unscripted Trump overshadows his own economic message

Steve Peoples, Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 1st - 4:11pm

Thousands of Michigan voters roared with approval as Donald Trump lashed out at an economic system he said was rigged against everyday Americans. They cheered louder when he declared that Hillary Clinton was to blame.

Clinton gives frank take on Sanders supporters in audio from hacked email

Eugene Scott, CNN  |  Posted  Oct 1st - 3:06pm

Hillary Clinton expressed sympathy earlier this year for Bernie Sanders supporters who "are living in their parents' basement" who were attracted to his "false promise" because they are "children of the Great Recession."

Governor hopefuls distancing themselves from Clinton, Trump

David A. Lieb, Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 1st - 2:44pm

In West Virginia, the Democrat running for governor has defended the coal industry while decrying his party's presidential nominee, Hillary Clinton.

AP-NORC Poll: Half of Trump backers don't trust vote count

Jonathan Lemire and Emily Swanson, Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 1st - 12:52pm

Donald Trump is making the unprecedented assertion that the general election "is going to be rigged," and many people who are drawn to his presidential campaign have major doubts about the accuracy of the Nov. 8 vote.

Official: No 'manipulation' of data seen in election hacks

Tami Abdollah, Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 1st - 11:54am

Hackers have made their way into state election systems "in a few cases," but the federal government hasn't found "any manipulation" so far of voting information, the Homeland Security secretary said Saturday.

AP-GfK poll: Third party backers a wild card in 2016 race

Emily Swanson and Jonathan Lemire, Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 1st - 8:00am

Most people who are drawn to third party candidates in the presidential election aren't sold on their choice, making these voters wild cards in an already unpredictable contest.

Analysis: Change isn't part of Trump's character - or appeal

Julie Pace, Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 1st - 12:22am

Donald Trump will not change.

Clinton wins endorsements, but they may not hold much sway

David Bauder and Hillel Italie, Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 1st - 12:22am

"A clear and present danger to our country." ''Xenophobia, racism and misogyny." ''Beneath our national dignity."

Trump's habit of fuming over slights comes at political cost

Jonathan Lemire, Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 1st - 12:22am

Donald Trump's five-day feud with a former beauty queen is only the latest example of his insistence on airing and re-airing his grievances no matter the political cost.

Analysis: Trump won't change; he can't let go of a grudge

Julie Pace, Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 30th - 8:11pm

Donald Trump will not change.

Twitter, 'lies' and videotape: Trump shames beauty queen

Josh Lederman and Steve Peoples, Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 30th - 6:41pm

Plunging deeper into campaign controversy, Donald Trump publicly shamed a former beauty queen on Friday for her "disgusting" sexual past and then — in one of presidential history's more bizarre moments — encouraged Americans to watch a "sex tape" he said would support his case.

The Latest: Ivanka Trump promotes dad's childcare proposals

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 30th - 6:33pm

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Trump's habit of fuming over slights comes at political cost

Jonathan Lemire, Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 30th - 5:41pm

Donald Trump's five-day feud with a former beauty queen is only the latest example of his insistence on airing and re-airing his grievances no matter the political cost.

'Guac the Vote:' Houston taco trucks seek to register voters

John L. Mone and Will Weissert, Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 30th - 4:12pm

At Tacos Tierra Caliente — a food truck parked in a section of Houston where Spanish is spoken as often as English — $1.50 can buy such street taco staples as pollo (chicken), barbacoa (shredded beef) and lengua (tongue).

Clinton calls Trump Twitter tirade 'unhinged, even for him'

Catherine Lucey, Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 30th - 3:51pm

Hillary Clinton is criticizing Donald Trump's Twitter tirade against a former beauty pageant winner, calling it "unhinged, even for him."

Hillary Clinton's young people problem

Dana Bash and Abigail Crutchfield, CNN  |  Posted  Sep 30th - 1:30pm

Walk through campus at East Carolina State University in Greenville, North Carolina, and ask students whom they plan to vote for, and Hillary Clinton's struggle to win millennial voters is immediately clear.

Clinton's 'nasty' Trump ads are mostly his own words

Julie Bykowicz, Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 30th - 9:10am

Donald Trump says Hillary Clinton is making "nasty" ads about him. Most of Clinton's commercials about Trump, though, merely include clips of him speaking. Her campaign seems to have concluded that Trump is his own worst enemy.

Missouri woman accuses fellow Legislature candidate of rape

Jim Salter, Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 1st - 2:11pm

A Ferguson lawyer who is running for a seat in the Missouri House has accused another Democratic candidate of raping her during an August meeting to discuss how they could work together in the upcoming legislative session.

Doctor's letter says Gary Johnson 'extremely physically fit'

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Sep 30th - 4:30pm

Libertarian presidential candidate Gary Johnson, a triathlete who has climbed Mount Everest, released a letter Friday from his doctor declaring him "extremely physically fit" with no medical issues.