Julie Pace and Jill Colvin, Associated Press | Posted Sep 26th - 9:53pm
In a combative opening debate, Hillary Clinton emphatically denounced Donald Trump Monday night for keeping his personal tax returns and business dealings secret from voters and peddling a "racist lie" about President Barack Obama. Businessman Trump repeatedly cast Clinton as a "typical politician" as he sought to capitalize on Americans' frustration with Washington.
Donald Trump's habit of peddling hype and fabrication emerged unabated in the first presidential debate while Hillary Clinton played it cautiously in her statements, though not without error. They both denied making statements that they are on the record as saying.
Richard Lardner, Associated Press | Posted Sep 26th - 1:38pm
Congress is poised to override President Barack Obama's veto of a bill that would allow families of Sept. 11 victims to sue Saudi Arabia for the kingdom's alleged backing of the terrorists who carried out the attacks that killed nearly 3,000 people.
In a story Sept. 14, The Associated Press reported Michael Chertoff was the Homeland Security secretary under George W. Bush and Barack Obama. Chertoff served under Bush and resigned one day after Obama was inaugurated.
Patrick Whittle and David Sharp, Associated Press | Posted Sep 26th - 2:53pm
Gov. Paul LePage on Monday released his informal documentation on drug arrests and they don't back up his claim that out-of-state blacks and Hispanics account for "90-plus percent" of Maine's trafficking arrests for heroin and similar drugs.