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Hillary Is Acting Like a Winner

In North Carolina, the Democratic candidate basked in her debate victory. As for her supporters, they’re feeling better, but they’re not ready to exhale.<p>RALEIGH, N.C.— "Did anybody see that debate last night? Ooooh yes," Hillary Clinton said, her first words after striding confidently out on stage …

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'That's Called Business, by the Way'

Donald J. Trump on why he hoped for the housing market to collapse<p>In 2006, two years before the crash that would destroy the livelihoods of millions of Americans, Donald J. Trump said he “sort of hope[d]” for that eventuality. He stood to make money.<p>Confronted by Hillary Clinton with that comment …

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Trump keeps praising a controversial American general whose actions nearly prompted World War III

Hillary Clinton "tells you how to fight ISIS on her website," Trump said of the Democratic nominee. "I don't think Gen. Douglas MacArthur would like that very much."<p>MacArthur has quite a storied, yet controversial, military career. He served in World War I and World War II, and received the Medal …

Donald Trump claims stop-and-frisk had a 'very, very big impact' on New York City's crime — here's what the data really says

"In New York City, stop-and-frisk, we had 2,200 murders, and stop-and-frisk brought it down to 500 murders," Trump said.<p>He continued:<p>"But we went from 2,200 to 500. And it was continued on by Mayor Bloomberg. And it was terminated by current mayor [Bill de Blasio]. But stop-and-frisk had a …

As Clinton cheers, Donald Trump digs in after debate

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — A defensive Donald Trump gave Hillary Clinton plenty of fresh material for the next phase of her presidential campaign on …

First Clinton-Trump matchup breaks presidential debate record with 84 million TV viewers

The contentious first presidential debate between Hillary Clinton and<p>Donald Trumplived up to its high ratings expectations, delivering the largest-ever TV audience for a presidential debate.<p>The audience for Monday's matchup for the ad-supported broadcast and cable networks as well as PBS reached 84 …

Trump, doubling down on anger and outrage, shows no signs of shifting after widely panned first debate

If Donald Trump was concerned or contrite after his widely panned debate performance, there was no sign of it Tuesday as he resumed his attack on a former Miss Universe and blamed the moderator and a faulty microphone for repeatedly throwing him on the defensive.<p>While Hillary Clinton took a victory …

Trump tries to echo Reagan, but leaves out an essential element: Optimism

Donald Trump sought to evoke Ronald Reagan from his first answer in the presidential debate, but as he has throughout the campaign, he left out Reagan's elemental quality: optimism.<p>In Trump's words Monday night, American jobs "are being stolen from us," blacks and Latinos are "living in hell" and …

Half of Americans Don't Think Transgender People Should Be Able to Pick Their Bathroom

A new survey suggests gender identity, along with sexuality, continues to divide Americans.<p>Americans are still divided on transgender rights and identity. In a new study from Pew Research Center, 46 percent of respondents said transgender people should be required, presumably by law, to “use the …

Hillary Clinton is up slightly in the first major poll after the debate

According to the latest survey, taken Monday and Tuesday, Clinton leads Donald Trump in a two-way matchup with 45% support to his 41% support among registered voters nationally.<p>In a four-way race including Gary Johnson, the Libertarian nominee, and Jill Stein, the Green Party nominee, Clinton …

Questions to Consider if Your Trump-Clinton Vote Doesn’t Really Count

If you live in California, the value of your vote this November will be much smaller than a neighbor’s a few miles away in Nevada. The same contrast exists along many other state borders, like those of Vermont and New Hampshire.<p>That’s because the Electoral College system leaves people in deeply red …