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Venezuela is seriously offended by campaign ad comparing Trump to Chávez

The Venezuelan government is lashing out at the DNC for a new ad that compares Donald Trump to former revolutionary president Hugo Chávez, calling …

Donald Trump is now attacking Michelle Obama. That won't end well.

Donald Trump, a desperate man whose campaign strategy is to swing a big stick at anything that moves, has finally taken to attacking First Lady …

Early voting: Democrats show strength in key battlegrounds

WASHINGTON (AP) — Hillary Clinton appears to be displaying strength in the crucial battleground states of North Carolina and Florida among voters …

Government

Trump faces his fate

With three weeks to go, the GOP nominee stokes anger, conspiracy theories and chaos.<p>Donald Trump just had his worst week of his presidential campaign. Again.<p>With only 22 days until Election Day and early voting already underway in many places, Hillary Clinton has one last major hurdle to clear — …

22 toxic days for Hillary Clinton

The polls point to the promised land. But she'll have to get past Trump and WikiLeaks first.<p>The final three weeks should have been an anxious but happy time for a Hillary Clinton team on the cusp of making history.<p>Her odds of victory, according to most prediction experts, sit north of 80 percent, …

Hillary Clinton should accept Donald Trump's drug-test challenge

"I'm willing to do it," he said of mandatory pre-debate drug testing.<p>Clinton should take him up on the offer.<p>You may remember former Vermont Gov. Howard Dean got in some trouble for suggesting Trump might have a cocaine problem after he sniffled his way through the first debate. Not unreasonably, …

INSIDE CLINTON’s big money machine -- TRUMP continues nuclear approach -- WSJ pines for Paul Ryan -- SCOOP: Snapchat scores OBAMA interview -- WEEKEND READS – B’DAY: Rick Berke

Presented by<p>Driving the Day<p><b>TRUMP MORNING TWEET STORM</b> -- <b>@realDonaldTrump</b> <b>at 6:51 a.m.:</b> “100% fabricated and made-up charges, pushed strongly by the media and the Clinton Campaign, may poison the minds of the American Voter. FIX!” ... <b>at 7:45 a.m</b>.: “This election is being rigged by the media pushing …

Hillary Clinton

Trump Warns Hillary May Rig Election by Getting More Votes

GREENSBORO, N.C. (The Borowitz Report)—Hillary Clinton is “plotting to rig the election by getting more votes than I do,” Donald J. Trump warned his supporters on Friday.<p>Speaking at a rally, Trump detailed what he called Clinton’s “vast conspiracy” to accrue more votes than he does on Election …

Government

Trump denounces Paul Ryan and GOP for secret 'sinister deal'

Donald Trump blasted House Speaker Paul Ryan and other Republicans on Wednesday, suggesting that they’ve turned their backs on the GOP nominee because “there’s a whole sinister deal going on” behind his back.<p>At a rally in Ocala, Florida, Trump warned supporters “this is the last time you’ll ever …

Poll: Trump tied with Clinton in Utah

Amid flagging support nationally from Republicans, a poll conducted earlier this week puts Donald Trump in a virtual three-way tie in one of the country’s deepest red states: Utah.<p>The poll, first reported by the Deseret News and conducted by Salt Lake City-based Y2 Analytics, puts both Trump and …

Government

Trump campaign manager squabbles with Anderson Cooper over polls

Donald Trump campaign manager Kellyanne Conway stole a play from the GOP nominee’s playbook Tuesday night, labeling Hillary Clinton “the magic 46” for her inability to climb higher in the polls despite an array of advantages.<p>But given Trump’s own struggles in the polls, the nickname didn’t quite …

Election Update: Women Are Defeating Donald Trump

<i>Want these election updates emailed to you right when they’re published? Sign up</i> <i>here</i><i>.</i><p>A series of national polls released on Tuesday showed Hillary …

The Latest: Trump says he saved Machado's job

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the U.S. presidential election (all times EDT):<p>8:33 p.m.<p>Donald Trump says he saved former Miss Universe Alicia …

Government

Election polls 2016: Is Hillary Clinton or Donald Trump winning after the debate?

While polls show the presidential race remains close, new polling appears to show Hillary Clinton has halted or even reversed Donald Trump's steady …

Trump Threatens to Skip Remaining Debates If Hillary Is There

HEMPSTEAD, N.Y. (The Borowitz Report)—Plunging the future of the 2016 Presidential debates into doubt, Donald J. Trump said on Tuesday morning that he would not participate in the remaining two debates if Hillary Clinton is there.<p>Trump blasted the format of Monday night’s debate by claiming that …

Government

SOLDIERS SPEAK OUT ON KAEPERNICK: His protest 'makes him more American than anyone'

Colin Kaepernick's decision to sit or kneel in silent protest during the national anthem before NFL games has attracted praise and criticism since he began doing it more than a year ago.<p>The then-49ers quarterback said he was "not going to stand up to show pride in a flag for a country that …

This shadowy group is assassinating ISIS members within its borders

It almost seems inevitable.<p>With such an oppressive regime and a weakening infrastructure, the organization that touts itself as the caliphate is facing growing dissent within its civilian populace.<p>And it looks like this gap is widening, especially after the efforts of a secret group called the …

Mosul

The Clinton campaign is already assuming victory in two key battleground states

The US presidential election is two and a half months out, and Hillary Clinton is already confident enough in two key battleground states to stop advertising to voters there.<p>An aide for the Clinton campaign told CNN that the campaign doesn’t plan to run local TV ads in Virginia and Colorado through …

Government

How AP rates the presidential race and the Road to 270

WASHINGTON (AP) — Hillary Clinton heads into the fall out front in enough states to give her at least a tie in the Electoral College, meaning that a victory in any of the several states now considered a toss-up would be enough to push her over the top and into the White House.<p>For Donald Trump, the …

North Carolina a snapshot of Trump's shrinking trade appeal

ASHEVILLE, N.C. (AP) — Hillary Clinton "owes the state of North Carolina a very big apology," Donald Trump thundered, condemning the loss of manufacturing jobs due to free-trade deals supported by the Democratic presidential nominee.<p>The attack line drew no more than polite applause at his event …

Trump and the black vote: Is there a road to redemption?

ATLANTA<p>In a bid to redraw an increasingly unfavorable electoral map, Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump on Friday crystallized his recent …

Black Voters

Trump slams voting rights for felons, wants GOP to court black voters

<b>Fredericksburg, Virginia (CNN) —</b> Donald Trump acknowledged Saturday that the Republican Party "must do better" in appealing to African-Americans.<p>But in the same speech here, he again slammed an order by the state's Democratic governor, Terry McAuliffe, to restore voting rights to some convicted …

It’s time to accept that Donald Trump is never going to learn basic stuff about the world

On Monday, Donald Trump gave a speech billed as a major address on terrorism policy. It was nonsense, meant literally: not merely wrong but actually incoherent; a mishmash of logical fallacies, lies, and contradictions.<p>Over the course of a single speech, Trump managed to: completely contradict many …

Is Hillary Clinton Guilty of Pay-to-Play Politics?

Did Clinton Foundation donors really benefit from her State Department term, as Trump running mate Mike Pence and campaign manager Paul Manafort …

Trump campaign doubles down on election fraud claims

<b>(CNN) —</b> Donald Trump and his campaign are increasingly casting doubt on the legitimacy of the presidential election.<p>The Republican nominee declared Friday there's only one way he could lose the state of Pennsylvania: if he's cheated out of it.<p>"We're going to watch Pennsylvania. Go down to certain …

20 absurd headlines from Trump's week

<b>(CNN) —</b> In most campaign seasons, the days following the conventions are counted on to provide a bit of a breather ahead of the sprint to Election Day. But 2016 is a different beast -- and Donald Trump a unique candidate. This past week delivered a volume of political attacks, zingers, morality …

Obama's approval rating is at its highest point in years, and that could be a big problem for Donald Trump

He spoke in the primetime hour Wednesday night, a spot typically reserved for a vice-presidential nominee.<p>In 2000, for instance, former President Bill Clinton spoke on Monday night of then-Democratic nominee Al Gore's convention. Former President George W. Bush, deeply unpopular in his second term, …

Hillary Clinton

Trump: ‘I don’t know why we’re not leading by a lot’

Donald Trump said he’s puzzled as to why he’s not leading Hillary Clinton by large margins at a rally Wednesday night, making no mention of the controversies that have mired his campaign all week.<p>Speaking to a large crowd at Jacksonville Veterans Memorial Arena in Florida, Trump boasted about the …

Donald Trump

Get Ready for Obama’s ‘October Surprise’ in Iraq

If Iraqi and Kurdish troops—with stepped-up U.S. support—retake Mosul as planned, it could be a big boost for Hillary.<p>The American public could be treated to a major U.S.-led military victory in Iraq this fall, just as voters are deciding who will be the nation’s next president—but U.S. military …