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FBI investigating new emails for classified information

Michael Biesecker and Eric Tucker, Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 28th - 3:10pm

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.

New FBI inquiry reinjects Clinton emails into 2016 race

Lisa Lerer and Jill Colvin, Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 28th - 2:23pm

The FBI says it will investigate whether there is classified information in newly discovered emails that appear to be related to its probe of Hillary Clinton's email practices, reinjecting one of the most toxic political issues into the presidential campaign less than two weeks before Election Day.

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.

Talk of Clinton winning Texas has GOP craving reality check

Paul J. Weber, Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 28th - 8:40am

It's no surprise that Hillary Clinton hasn't gambled much on Texas, a state no Democratic presidential candidate has won in 40 years. What's surprising is the scare she's giving Republicans anyway.

Kansas high court justices defend handling of capital cases

John Hanna, Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 28th - 2:41pm

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.

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.

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

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 28th - 1:31pm

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.

With newfound vigor, Obama works to rebuild Democratic Party

Josh Lederman, Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 28th - 1:21pm

Gone is the old President Barack Obama, who approached campaigning for other Democrats as a chore. The new Obama is throwing himself into rebuilding his party in his final months in the White House and vowing to keep at it once he's left.

Democrats are spending as Senate race tightens in Wisconsin

Erica Werner, Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 28th - 12:01pm

A major Democratic Senate campaign committee is pouring $2 million into Wisconsin as the contest for control of the U.S. Senate goes down to the wire.

Tim Kaine puts his Spanish to good use on the trail

Alan Suderman and Kathleen Ronayne, Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 28th - 11:51am

Tim Kaine's workmanlike Spanish is the only game in town when it comes to speaking directly to one of the country's fastest growing voting blocs during the presidential campaign.

Education gap divides white voters

Nicholas Riccardi, Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 28th - 11:44am

At 18, Mike Smith chose trucking over college. Hauling cattle feed was lucrative for a teenager, and it seemed he could have a pretty good life without a degree. Now, 40 years later his income is stalled as immigrants pour into western Kansas and depress wages.

FBI notifies Congress it will investigate new emails found in probe of Clinton's private server

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 28th - 11:21am

FBI notifies Congress it will investigate new emails found in probe of Clinton's private server.

The Latest: Kirk sorry for mocking rival's military heritage

The Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 28th - 10:51am

The Latest on Illinois Republican U.S. Sen. Mark Kirk mocking Democratic U.S. Rep. Tammy Duckworth's family history of military service (all times local):

Lost cause? North Korea nuke threat awaits next president

Matthew Pennington, Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 28th - 1:32am

If North Korea has been a foreign policy headache for Barack Obama's presidency, it threatens to be a migraine for his successor. The next president will likely contend with an adversary able to strike the continental U.S. with a nuclear weapon.

Memo describes Bill Clinton's business ventures, fundraising

Stephen Braun and Eileen Sullivan, Associated Press  |  Posted  Oct 28th - 1:31am

A 2011 confidential memo written by a longtime Bill Clinton aide during Hillary Clinton's State Department tenure describes overlap between the former president's business ventures and fundraising for the family's charities. The former aide also described free travel and vacations arranged for the Clintons by corporations, reinforcing ethics concerns about the Democratic presidential nominee.