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Kaine: Trump 'pushing' KKK values

Tim Kaine assumed the role of Hillary Clinton's attack dog Friday, saying Donald Trump embraces "Ku Klux Klan" values.

"Yesterday, Hillary Clinton gave a speech in Reno, Nevada, calling out Donald Trump on a lot of things on this equality idea. Callin...

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Judge blocks UNC from enforcing 'bathroom bill'

A federal judge on Friday temporarily blocked the University of North Carolina from enforcing the state's so-called "bathroom bill" from applying to three transgender plaintiffs in a challenge brought by LGBT rights groups.

Judge Thomas D. Schroeder o...

Donald Trump, Aug. 23, 2016

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Doctor: I wrote Trump's bill of health in 5 minutes

The doctor who has produced the only public medical record about Donald Trump during his presidential campaign reportedly said he spent only five minutes writing it.

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Trump campaign CEO once charged with domestic violence

Donald Trump's newly appointed campaign chairman, Steve Bannon, faced multiple charges, including one for misdemeanor domestic violence, stemming from an incident involving his ex-wife more than 20 years ago. But Trump campaign manager Kellyanne Conw...

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Maine gov. leaves explicit voicemail for lawmaker

The state lawmaker who received an expletive-laced voicemail from Maine Gov. Paul LePage said Friday he did not call LePage a racist, as the governor claims.

"I've never received a voicemail like that before," Democratic State Rep. Drew Gattine told C...

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Clinton subject of new Trump campaign apparel

Donald Trump's campaign has unveiled new additions to its merchandise range, with the latest line of products including "Hil-liar-y" T-shirts and "Hillary for Prison" buttons.

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Biden announces $2.45 billion federal loan to Amtrak

Vice President Joe Biden announced Friday a $2.45 billion loan to Amtrak from the Department of Transportation, the largest loan in the department's history.

Biden announced the new loan at his namesake Joseph R. Biden Jr., Train Station in Wilmington...

Janet Yellen

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Calls grow for U.S. government to spend more

The next president of the United States should be ready to work with Congress to spend more money.

Paul Wolfowitz

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Wolfowitz 'might have to vote' for Clinton

Former Bush administration official Paul Wolfowitz said he is considering voting for Hillary Clinton in an interview in which he lambasted Donald Trump as dangerous.

Wolfowitz, who was the deputy secretary of defense for President George W. Bush in th...

John McCain


McCain challenger: He's too old for the job

Sen. John McCain's primary opponent is standing by her criticism one day after she declared that the soon-to-be 80-year-old Arizona Republican is too old to be re-elected.

"John McCain has stayed in Washington, D.C. for way too long -- almost four dec...

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