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Candidates clash in battlegrounds as Trump path narrows

Steve Peoples, Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 24th - 6:52am

Election Day just 15 days off, Donald Trump is fighting to preserve his narrow path to the presidency in must-win Florida on Monday as Hillary Clinton tries to slam the door on her Republican opponent in battleground New Hampshire.

Obama campaigns in Nevada, visits California

Kevin Freking, Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 24th - 4:50am

President Barack Obama is stepping up the pace of his campaign to boost Hillary Clinton as his successor while pushing as well for Democrats to retake the Senate, visiting tightly contested Nevada before headlining party fundraisers Monday in California.

With email dumps, WikiLeaks tests power of full transparency

Raphael Satter, Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 24th - 1:51am

WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange first outlined the hypothesis nearly a decade ago: Can total transparency defeat an entrenched group of insiders?

Trump's 'nasty woman' remark rallies Clinton voters

Jocelyn Noveck, Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 24th - 1:50am

"Such a nasty woman."

Arizona, long a Republican bastion, targeted by Clinton

Thomas Beaumont, Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 24th - 1:40am

There is palpable momentum for Democrat Hillary Clinton in Arizona, a state so traditionally Republican that her party's nominee for president has carried it just once in the past 64 years.

Hacked trove shows Clinton aides suggesting email jokes

Laurie Kellman, Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 23rd - 9:01pm

Hacked emails from the personal account of Hillary Clinton's top campaign official show her aides considered inserting jokes about her private email server into her speeches at several events — and at least one joke made it into her remarks.

Looking past Trump, Clinton aims to help other Democrats

Josh Lederman and Catherine Lucey, Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 23rd - 9:01pm

Newly confident and buoyant in the polls, Hillary Clinton is looking past Donald Trump while widening her mission to include helping Democrats seize the Senate and chip away at the Republican-controlled House.

The Latest: Obama works for Democrats in tight Nevada races

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 23rd - 6:31pm

The Latest on 2016 presidential race (all times EDT):

Posting a ballot selfie? Better check your state laws first

Bruce Shipkowski, Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 23rd - 6:20pm

You probably already know whether you'll vote for Donald Trump or Hillary Clinton on Election Day, leaving one important question to consider when you walk into your polling place: Is it OK to take a picture of your ballot?

Deadlines, rules and requirements: What Utah voters need to know for the 2016 election

Katie McKellar  |  Posted  Oct 23rd - 5:50pm

Now that the third and final presidential debate has come and gone, and less than three weeks remain until Election Day, Utah elections officials are urging residents to cast their votes sooner rather than later.

New poll shows Clinton over Trump by double-digits

Eric Bradner, CNN  |  Posted  Oct 23rd - 3:25pm

Hillary Clinton has a 12-point lead over Donald Trump and has reached 50% support nationally among likely voters, a new ABC News tracking poll shows.

Democratic hopeful aims to unseat Hawaii's only GOP senator

Cathy Bussewitz, Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 23rd - 1:32pm

Stanley Chang hiked up a ridge in an affluent neighborhood overlooking the Pacific Ocean, his crisp white shirt deflecting the hot Hawaii sun.

Vice presidential nominee shrugs off threat by WikiLeaks

Alan Suderman, Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 23rd - 12:31pm

Tim Kaine is shrugging off any possibility that he could be embarrassed by the release of hacked emails.

South Dakota voters have choices to reshape state government

James Nord, Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 23rd - 10:30am

On a recent morning, former U.S. Senate candidate Rick Weiland walked between businesses in downtown Sioux Falls, pushing a trio of ballot measures he's dubbed the "trifecta of reform."

Liz Cheney has GOP advantage in Wyoming US House bid

Mead Gruver, Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 23rd - 10:10am

Three years after Liz Cheney clashed with fellow Republicans by launching a troubled and short-lived campaign against a popular and long-serving U.S. senator, she's looking to win her father's former post as Wyoming's lone U.S. representative.

Online analysis: Google autocomplete results show negativity in how people view Clinton, Trump

Carter Williams  |  Posted  Oct 23rd - 10:02am

2016 has provided an interesting election cycle to say the least, and an online study by a Utah-based digital marketing agency shows exactly how interesting it is online.

Trump's 'nasty woman' remark adds to woes with female voters

Jocelyn Noveck, Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 23rd - 9:40am

"Such a nasty woman."

Younger, diverse voters are reshaping California politics

Michael R. Blood, Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 23rd - 9:11am

Come Election Day, California could legalize pot. Its new U.S. senator will be black or Hispanic — a first for the state. And voters could end the death penalty and revive bilingual education in schools.

Newspaper: Texas Latinos underrepresented in local politics

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 23rd - 3:01pm

A newspaper analysis has found deep patterns of underrepresentation of Texas' fast-growing Hispanic population on city councils and county commissioners courts across the state.