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Toomey crosses gun-rights divide in Pennsylvania Senate race

Marc Levy, Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 27th - 9:10am

Freshman U.S. Sen. Pat Toomey is the rare conservative Republican who is running for re-election with the support of leading gun-control groups, but it may not be enough to save him in Democratic-leaning Pennsylvania in this unusual election year.

The Latest: Trump headliner in Iowa, but skipping cycle ride

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 27th - 8:40am

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Nevada becomes one of Trump's big hopes for swing state win

Nicholas Riccardi, Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 27th - 8:12am

Russ Wheeler bears the financial scars of Nevada's lost decade, and he hopes Donald Trump can heal them.

Kaine's wife, Anne Holton, no stranger to political stage

Alan Suderman, Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 27th - 6:11am

Anne Holton first stepped into the spotlight in 1970 as a white student enrolling in a predominantly black middle school in Virginia's capital as part of a push for school integration by her father, the state's governor at the time.

Trump's reversals move him closer to politics as usual

Jill Colvin, Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 27th - 12:50am

As he powered through his rivals in the Republican primary, Donald Trump sold himself as the "tell-it-like-it-is" candidate, a brash truth-teller whose policy pronouncements wouldn't be swayed by the polls.

Trump, Clinton appeals speak to Utah concerns

Lisa Riley Roche  |  Posted  Aug 26th - 10:16pm

Both Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton are making appeals that seem tailor-made for usually reliably Republican Utah voters uncertain about Trump's tone toward immigration and minority faiths.

The Latest: Trump's CEO accused of anti-Semitic remarks

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 26th - 8:41pm

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US: Clinton calendars won't be released until after election

Ted Bridis, Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 26th - 7:22pm

Seven months after a federal judge ordered the State Department to begin releasing monthly batches of the detailed daily schedules showing meetings by Hillary Clinton during her time as secretary of state, the government told The Associated Press it won't finish the job before Election Day.

Oregon fair generates buzz with 1st legal pot display in US

Gillian Flaccus, Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 26th - 6:51pm

Living marijuana plants went on display Friday at the Oregon State Fair, with organizers saying it's the first state fair in the nation to allow cannabis for public viewing.

Clinton says controversies behind her; Trump begs to differ

Lisa Lerer and Ken Thomas, Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 26th - 5:23pm

Hillary Clinton vigorously defended her family's foundation against Donald Trump's criticism on Friday and declared she's confident there will be no major further accusations involving the foundation, her emails or anything else that could undermine her chances of defeating him in November.

The Latest: Pot plants on display at Oregon State Fair

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 26th - 4:40pm

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Deportations just latest topic where Trump has wavered

Jill Colvin, Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 26th - 2:11pm

As he powered through his rivals in the Republican primary, Donald Trump sold himself as the "tell-it-like-it-is" candidate, a brash truth-teller whose policy pronouncements wouldn't be swayed by the polls.

Trump immigration waffle reflects voter confusion on issue

Nicholas Riccardi and Bill Barrow, Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 26th - 1:41pm

Dean Green supports Donald Trump partly because of the GOP presidential nominee's tough, deport-them-all stance on illegal immigration. But the 57-year-old Republican paused as he complained about U.S. immigration policy and acknowledged that deporting all 11 million people in the U.S. illegally would separate families.

CIA declassifies documents detailing world reactions after Nixon quit

Amy Taxin and Deb Riechmann, Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 26th - 8:47am

Overseas reaction to President Richard Nixon's resignation in 1974 was mixed: The Soviets expressed worry about the future of detente. North Korea reacted brashly, calling Nixon's exit the "falling out" of the "wicked boss" of American imperialists. South Vietnam put its forces on high alert because it feared the North Vietnamese would take advantage of the vulnerable U.S. political situation.

Burr sticks to low-key style in N. Carolina re-election bid

Gary D. Robertson, Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 26th - 4:50am

Republican Sen. Richard Burr drives alone, steering his white 2013 Hyundai sedan to dozens of factory tours and other North Carolina stops. If there's a TV camera or a reporter, he'll talk. If not, he'll move on.

Chicago Story: Trump sends GOP donors spinning

Julie Bykowicz, Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 26th - 1:40am

Ron Gidwitz, Dan Webb and William Kunkler are veteran Republicans — and friends — from Chicago's political money circuit. They raised buckets of cash for Mitt Romney four years ago. This time, however, their party's nominee has sent them spinning off in three directions.

Ex-wife says Trump campaign CEO made anti-Semitic remarks

Brian Melley and Jill Colvin, Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 27th - 6:00am

An ex-wife of Donald Trump's new campaign CEO, Stephen Bannon, said Bannon made anti-Semitic remarks when the two battled over sending their daughters to private school nearly a decade ago, according to court papers reviewed Friday by The Associated Press.

Ex-wife says Trump campaign CEO made anti-Semitic remarks

Brian Melley and Jill Colvin, Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 26th - 9:34pm

An ex-wife of Donald Trump's new campaign CEO, Stephen Bannon, said Bannon made anti-Semitic remarks when the two battled over sending their daughters to private school nearly a decade ago, according to court papers reviewed Friday by The Associated Press.

US won't provide before Election Day all Clinton schedules of her meetings as secretary of state

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Aug 26th - 5:21pm

US won't provide before Election Day all Clinton schedules of her meetings as secretary of state.