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Day after debate, Trump, Clinton square off again at roast

Jonathan Lemire, Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 20th - 6:51pm

Bitter presidential rivals Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump have one more face-to-face showdown before Election Day. And they're supposed to make it funny.

Trump spends $70M in September, Lewandowski cashes out

Julie Bykowicz and Chad Day, Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 20th - 6:43pm

Donald Trump's campaign blew through more than $70 million last month, more than double what it spent in August.

For first lady, Trump is he who shall remain nameless

Thomas Beaumont, Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 20th - 5:00pm

First lady Michelle Obama has emerged as perhaps the most effective Donald Trump critic in the Democrats' lineup, and she's done it without ever uttering two key words: Donald Trump.

Trump mocks critics: I'll accept election results _ if I win

Julie Pace, Josh Lederman and Jill Colvin, Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 20th - 5:00pm

Mocking his critics, Donald Trump pledged Thursday to fully accept the outcome of next month's presidential election — if he wins. The Republican said he reserved the right to contest questionable results, deepening his unsubstantiated assertions that the race against Hillary Clinton could be rigged against him.

Obama: Trump 'dangerous' for suggesting he won't concede

Darlene Superville, Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 20th - 4:41pm

Calling it "dangerous," President Barack Obama said Thursday that Donald Trump's attempt to "sow the seeds of doubt" about the integrity of elections in America undermines U.S. democracy and does the work of the nation's adversaries.

Parents teaching about sexual assault with help from presidential campaign

Kelly Wallace, CNN  |  Posted  Oct 20th - 4:18pm

Parents never imagined the presidential campaign would provide learning moments for kids on sexual assault. Mothers and fathers are even talking to younger kids — in age-appropriate ways — about consent.

Trump's 'bad hombres' draws jeers, Spanish lessons

Adam Kealoha Causey, Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 20th - 2:50pm

Donald Trump's utterance of "bad hombres" offended some of the millions of people watching the final presidential debate, who called it racially divisive.

AP FACT CHECK: Sharp contrast between Gore in 2000 and Trump

Alan Fram, Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 20th - 2:41pm

Donald Trump, who's railed for months about a "rigged" political system, used the final presidential debate to defiantly say he won't decide until the election ends whether he will accept its results.

Election officials, experts rebuff Trump's 'rigged' claim

Jonathan Lemire, Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 20th - 1:21pm

Election officials nationwide dismiss Donald Trump's incendiary claim the presidential election is rigged against him, with Republicans and Democrats alike rejecting the idea anyone could overcome the logistical challenges of tilting a process run by officials of both parties and average citizens at thousands of polling places and election offices.

Hacked emails: Clinton pushed for charity meeting in Morocco

Stephen Braun and Michael Biesecker, Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 20th - 12:51pm

Hacked emails reveal internal disagreement among top aides to Hillary Clinton about her determination to hold a Clinton Foundation summit in Morocco that later drew attention over its reliance on large financial pledges from foreign governments.

GOP lawmakers dispute Trump, will accept election results

Erica Werner, Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 20th - 12:31pm

Fellow Republicans on Thursday condemned Donald Trump's refusal to agree to accept the outcome of the election. Even supporters distanced themselves, warning that Trump's stance could undermine the nation's democratic system.

Donald Trump most discussed on Twitter during final debate

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 20th - 11:01am

Donald Trump has dominated the Twitter conversation surrounding the third and final presidential debate.

Group named in Indiana probe was registering black voters

Rick Callahan, Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 20th - 7:01pm

A Democratic-aligned group at the center of an Indiana investigation into possible voter fraud said Thursday it focused on registering black residents of Indiana because the state had the nation's lowest overall voter turnout in 2014.

Chaffetz spars with Democrat Tryon in heated debate

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 20th - 2:11pm

Democrat and former executive Stephen Tryon said he is challenging Utah Rep. Jason Chaffetz because the congressman is more interested in chasing the national spotlight than representing his district.

Virginia voter-registration deadline extended through Friday

Matthew Barakat, Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 20th - 1:51pm

A federal judge has granted a brief extension of Virginia's voter-registration deadline after heavy demand prevented some voters from registering online.

Voters react to 'nasty woman' remark with disgust, mockery

Tamara Lush, Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 20th - 1:41pm

Donald Trump's reference to Hillary Clinton as "a nasty woman" during the last presidential debate before the election has inspired reactions ranging from disgust to mockery. For many women, the moment Wednesday night recalled their own experiences being called names by men. What some of them (and some men) are saying:

Judge: Ohioans cut from voter list can cast November ballots

Ann Sanner, Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 20th - 11:51am

Ohio voters who were wrongfully removed from the swing state's registration lists can cast ballots in the Nov. 8 presidential election, a federal judge has ruled.

Donald Trump says he will 'totally accept' the results of the presidential election 'if I win'

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 20th - 10:41am

Donald Trump says he will 'totally accept' the results of the presidential election 'if I win'

Judge grants brief extension of Virginia's voter-registration deadline after demand prevented some online registrations

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 20th - 10:21am

Judge grants brief extension of Virginia's voter-registration deadline after demand prevented some online registrations.