Mark Sherman, Associated Press | Posted Oct 21st - 11:30pm
THE ISSUE: No one likes an even number on a court that makes decisions by majority vote. Yet that's just what the Supreme Court has been left with, eight justices, since the death of Antonin Scalia in February.
Ken Thomas and Lisa Lerer, Associated Press | Posted Oct 21st - 7:20pm
Hillary Clinton's campaign is increasingly preparing for the possibility that Donald Trump may never concede the presidential election should she win, a development that could enormously complicate the crucial early weeks of her preparations to take office.
Elliot Spagat, Associated Press | Posted Oct 21st - 5:42pm
In an unusual legal maneuver, Donald Trump's attorneys have asked a federal judge to exclude any statements made by or about the Republican nominee during the presidential campaign from his upcoming civil trial over the now-defunct Trump University.
Hope Yen, Associated Press | Posted Oct 21st - 3:11pm
Hillary Clinton appears to be displaying strength in the crucial battleground states of North Carolina and Florida among voters casting ballots before Election Day, and may also be building an early vote advantage in Arizona and Colorado.
Sean Murphy, Associated Press | Posted Oct 21st - 3:01pm
Oklahoma and at least two other states said Friday that they have denied efforts by Russian officials to be present at polling stations during the election, requests the U.S. State Department's spokesman dismissed as "nothing more than a PR stunt."
Jonathan Lemire, Associated Press | Posted Oct 21st - 12:33pm
Every four years, the Alfred E. Smith Memorial Foundation Dinner is meant to be a campaign cease-fire, when the presidential nominees share the stage a final time before Election Day and trade warm-hearted jokes.
While the U.S. is in the process to elect President Barack Obama's successor next month, it’s also a reminder of all the accomplishments from the last eight years. Several of those accomplishments came from ideas from his platform in 2008.
Stephen Braun and Michael Biesecker, Associated Press | Posted Oct 21st - 8:10am
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.
Julie Bykowicz and Chad Day, Associated Press | Posted Oct 21st - 8:10am
Defying his notorious stinginess, Donald Trump more than doubled his campaign spending last month compared to August. He burned through roughly $70 million as his standing in polls and among fellow Republicans dropped.
Jonathan Lemire, Associated Press | Posted Oct 21st - 4:10am
The annual Alfred E. Smith Memorial Foundation Dinner, a white-tie gala in New York that is often the last time the two presidential nominees share a stage before Election Day, is traditionally a time when campaign hostilities are set aside.
Liberty University President Jerry Falwell Jr. had a student's sports column pulled from the school's newspaper because it focused on vulgar comments made by Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump and the notion of "locker room talk."