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Billionaire's aide says no plans to help Trump

Steve Peoples, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 30th - 7:00pm

Billionaire industrialist and conservative benefactor Charles Koch's expansive political network will not help Donald Trump win the presidency.

Trump, Clinton spar for national security upper hand

Robert Burns, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 30th - 10:31am

In their struggle for the upper hand on national security, Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump are emphasizing strikingly different themes - he as the bold and cunningly unpredictable strongman who will eliminate terrorism; she as the calm, conventional commander in chief who will manage all manner of crises.

Courts derail voting limits pushed by GOP in 3 states

Greg McCune, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 30th - 9:00am

Courts have dealt setbacks in three states to Republican efforts that critics contend restrict voting rights — blocking a North Carolina law requiring photo identification, loosening a similar measure in Wisconsin and halting strict citizenship requirements in Kansas.

Clinton campaign: Computer service used by campaign hacked

Alan Fram, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 29th - 8:40pm

A computer service used by the campaign of Hillary Clinton was hacked as part of a broader breach of the Democratic National Committee, an intrusion for which the Russian government is the leading suspect, the campaign said Friday.

The Latest: Trump slams Clinton's 'rosy-dory' optimism

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 29th - 7:51pm

The Latest on the 2016 presidential race after the Democratic and Republican nominating conventions (all times EDT):

Courts strike blows to GOP voter restrictions in 3 states

Greg McCune, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 29th - 7:41pm

Courts dealt setbacks on Friday to Republican efforts in three states to restrict voting, blocking a North Carolina law requiring photo identification, loosening a similar measure in Wisconsin and halting strict citizenship requirements in Kansas.

10 takeaways from the Democratic convention

Eric Bradner, CNN  |  Posted  Jul 29th - 6:10pm

Hillary Clinton accepted the Democratic presidential nomination Thursday night, casting herself as a uniter working for the common good and Donald Trump as a divider stoking fear for political gain.

Trump's Russia reset ideas alarming allies, many in US

Nancy Benac, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 29th - 3:02pm

Donald Trump's flurry of offhand remarks and abrupt zingers on Russia — praising Vladimir Putin, dismissing NATO — have jolted the world, not to mention the U.S. presidential campaign.

AP Fact Check: Misfires in Hillary Clinton's speech

Christoper S. Rugaber and Bradley Klapper, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 29th - 7:43am

In her speech accepting the Democratic nomination, Hillary Clinton wrongly implied Donald Trump has proposed banning Islam in America and sketched out a plan for defeating Islamic State militants that merely mirrors what the U.S. is already trying to do.

Police, protesters at DNC praised for restraint, courtesy

Geoff Mulvihill and Kristen By Groot, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 28th - 11:41pm

They came. They protested. They got their message out.

Clinton promises steady hand in dangerous world

Julie Pace and Robert Furlow, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 28th - 11:09pm

Promising Americans a steady hand, Hillary Clinton cast herself Thursday night as a unifier for divided times, an experienced leader steeled for a volatile world. She aggressively challenged Republican Donald Trump's ability to do the same.

Takeaways: Clinton's big moment wraps up convention

Matthew Daly, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 28th - 10:31pm

It was a moment America had never seen: a woman accepting a major party's nomination for president.

The Latest: Trump slams Clinton over 'radical Islam'

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 28th - 10:31pm

The Latest on the Democratic National Convention and 2016 presidential campaign. (all times EDT):

Donald Trump rescued from stalled elevator in Colorado city

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 30th - 6:20pm

The Colorado Springs Fire Department says that Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump had to be rescued from an elevator that was stuck between the first and second floors of a resort.

The Latest: Ruling upends Kansas primary preparations

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 29th - 5:10pm

The Latest on a judge's ruling on Kansas' two-tiered voting system (all times local):

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The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 29th - 4:51pm

Computer service used by Clinton campaign was accessed as part of DNC hack, campaign says.

GOP VP hopeful Pence plans trip Monday to Carson City, Reno

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 29th - 4:51pm

Indiana Gov. Mike Pence plans his first visit to Nevada next week as Donald Trump's running mate on the Republican presidential ticket.

Kansas voters to decide fate of GOP congressional incumbents

Roxana Hegeman, Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 29th - 11:11am

A Republican congressman who was swept into office during the 2010 tea party surge faces an aggressive primary challenge in the mostly rural 1st Congressional District in a contest that makes other GOP primary races in deeply conservative Kansas look tepid by comparison.

Maine GOP chairman apologizes to gay Democrat, can keep job

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Jul 29th - 9:10am

The head of the Republican Party in a Maine county will be permitted to keep his position after apologizing for degrading an openly gay Democratic lawmaker in an email.