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FBI's October surprise complicates race for Hillary Clinton

Lisa Lerer and Kathleen Hennessey, Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 28th - 5:50pm

A new shock hit Hillary Clinton's campaign Friday in the unpredictable and often unbelievable presidential race: The FBI is looking into whether there was classified information on a device belonging to the estranged husband of one of her closest aides.


Former Miss Utah says she won't be bullied by Trump lawsuit threat

Dennis Romboy  |  Posted  Oct 28th - 5:45pm

A Utah woman who accused Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump of kissing her without consent says she won't let him bully her with threats of a lawsuit.

Boosting Clinton, Obama aims to build up Democratic Party

Josh Lederman, Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 28th - 5:41pm

President Barack Obama had a warning Friday for Democrats in battleground Florida who may be slightly too confident that Hillary Clinton will win the election: Even if she does, it's not enough.

Evan McMullin has raised more than $1M in presidential campaign

Dennis Romboy  |  Posted  Oct 28th - 5:40pm

Independent presidential candidate Evan McMullin has raised just over a $1 million since entering the race in August.

FBI investigating new emails for classified information

Michael Biesecker and Eric Tucker, Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 28th - 5:31pm

The FBI is investigating whether there is classified information in new emails uncovered during the sexting investigation of disgraced former congressman Anthony Weiner, the estranged husband of one of Hillary Clinton's closest aides.

Activists split as Clinton makes push for black millennials

Errin Haines Whack, Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 28th - 2:13pm

Six months into Hillary Clinton's presidential campaign, she met with a group of Black Lives Matter activists in Washington to make her case and seek their support.

Kirk apologizes for mocking rival's family military history

Sara Burnett, Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 28th - 2:10pm

Illinois Republican U.S. Sen. Mark Kirk apologized Friday for mocking his Democratic rival's immigrant background and her claim that her family's military service dates back to the Revolution — comments that drew wide criticism and threatened an already difficult re-election campaign.

Trump's still short on promise to invest $100M into campaign

Julie Bykowicz and Chad Day, Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 28th - 1:32pm

Donald Trump has repeatedly said he will spend $100 million or more of his own money on his presidential bid. Yet even with a fresh donation, he'd be $34 million short of that promise.

Congressional race is bitter in wealthy New Jersey district

David Porter, Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 28th - 12:31pm

In a congressional district across the river from New York filled with million-dollar homes and massive shopping malls, a former speechwriter for President Bill Clinton is waging a well-funded campaign against a seven-term incumbent Republican who has been dragged down by reports he challenged his party's support for gay candidates.

Denver election officials say vote-counting system is secure

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 28th - 6:21pm

Denver city and county officials have begun counting ballots received in Colorado's mail-in election using a system they're confident is hack-proof.

Emails show how Clinton campaign chairman apparently hacked

Tami Abdollah and Michael Biesecker, Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 28th - 6:21pm

New evidence appears to show how hackers earlier this year stole more than 50,000 emails of Hillary Clinton's campaign chairman, an audacious electronic attack blamed on Russia's government and one that has resulted in embarrassing political disclosures about Democrats in the final weeks before the U.S. presidential election.

Kansas high court justices defend handling of capital cases

John Hanna, Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 28th - 6:10pm

Four Kansas Supreme Court justices facing a campaign to oust them in the Nov. 8 election say the court has decided capital murder cases on legal and constitutional issues while avoiding politics and emotion.

News Guide: What we know about the FBI's new email inquiry

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 28th - 6:00pm

Thought the furor over Hillary Clinton's private emails was over? Think again.

Hillary Clinton says she is confident new emails will not change FBI's conclusion she should not face prosecution

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 28th - 5:11pm

Hillary Clinton says she is confident new emails will not change FBI's conclusion she should not face prosecution.

Hillary Clinton calls on FBI to immediately release all information it has on newly discovered emails

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 28th - 5:11pm

Hillary Clinton calls on FBI to immediately release all information it has on newly discovered emails.

Sheriff Joe Arpaio pleads not guilty to criminal charge

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 28th - 5:00pm

Sheriff Joe Arpaio of Arizona has pleaded not guilty to a criminal contempt-of-court charge less than two weeks before he tries to win his seventh term.

TV station find votes by dead, but official sees no fraud

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 28th - 3:51pm

A Philadelphia TV station reported that it found at least three instances in which votes appeared to have been cast in recent elections under the names of dead people, but the city's Republican election commissioner said it didn't represent intentional fraud.

AP-GFK Poll: Most think Clinton's email server broke law

Emily Swanson, Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 28th - 1:51pm

Most voters say they think Hillary Clinton broke the law by using a private email address on a personal server while she was secretary of state, a new Associated Press-GfK poll shows. But those concerns may thus far have been blunted by allegations about Donald Trump's behavior toward women.

AP-GfK Poll: Most believe allegations about Trump and women

Laurie Kellman and Emily Swanson, Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 28th - 1:45pm

Donald Trump's behavior has long grated on Carolyn Miller, but the allegations he sexually assaulted women was one factor that helped her decide in the last week to cast her ballot for Hillary Clinton.