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Thursday, Sep 29, 2016 at 11:04 AM PDT

Pa. Town Asks Mayor to Resign Over Racist Facebook Posts

Pa. Town Asks Mayor to Resign Over Racist Facebook Posts

The mayor of a tiny central Pennsylvania town is being asked to resign over racist pictures on his Facebook page, including two depicting apes with captions referring to President Barack Obama and his family....

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Trump Calls Merkel 'Great World Leader,' With a Caveat

Trump Calls Merkel 'Great World Leader,' With a Caveat

Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump held a rally in New Hampshire on Thursday afternoon at the New Hampshire Sportsplex in Bedford, where he also spoke one-on-one with necn's Alison King. A day after...

Thursday, Sep 29, 2016 at 04:06 AM PDT

Trump Campaign Says Debate Two Must Be Better

Trump Campaign Says Debate Two Must Be Better

Two days after the first presidential debate, top aides and people close to Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump admit the candidate's performance was subpar and that he must dramatically improve in his...

Thursday, Sep 29, 2016 at 04:03 AM PDT

Gary Johnson Can't Name His Favorite Foreign Leader

Gary Johnson Can't Name His Favorite Foreign Leader

Libertarian presidential candidate Gary Johnson went on the offensive over foreign policy Wednesday night, but not before drawing a blank on the names of just about every foreign leader alive today. Even...

Wednesday, Sep 28, 2016 at 03:48 PM PDT

Court Rules New Hampshire Can't Ban Voter Selfies

Court Rules New Hampshire Can't Ban Voter Selfies

A state law that prohibits voters from posting photos of their ballots online suppresses a large swath of political speech and is unconstitutional, a federal appeals court ruled on Wednesday. The law, which...

Wednesday, Sep 28, 2016 at 03:35 PM PDT

How Trump Fared With Women After the Debate

How Trump Fared With Women After the Debate

Donald Trump's debate performance did not help his standing among among women likely to vote in the election in November, according to a new NBC News|SurveyMoney poll taken after Monday’s debate. NBC News...

Wednesday, Sep 28, 2016 at 02:43 PM PDT

Majority of Voters Say Clinton Won the Debate: Poll

Majority of Voters Say Clinton Won the Debate: Poll

A majority (52 percent) of voters who followed the first presidential debate said Hillary Clinton won, according to an NBC News/Survey Monkey post-debate poll. Twenty-one percent of those polled thought...

Wednesday, Sep 28, 2016 at 06:08 PM PDT

Trump Feeling 'Just Fine' Despite Low-Tempo Chicago Speech

Trump Feeling 'Just Fine' Despite Low-Tempo Chicago Speech

An uncharacteristically low-tempo speech in Chicago Wednesday, paired with noticeable congestion, has fueled further questions about Trump's health following his infamous debate-night sniffles. Still, his...

Wednesday, Sep 28, 2016 at 04:29 PM PDT

Clinton, Sanders Appeal to Young Voters Eying 3rd-Parties

Clinton, Sanders Appeal to Young Voters Eying 3rd-Parties

Hillary Clinton sought Wednesday to build on her widely praised debate performance by making a direct appeal to younger voters whose enthusiasm drove Bernie Sanders' unlikely campaign. Clinton was joining...

Wednesday, Sep 28, 2016 at 05:55 AM PDT

Trump Turned Over Tax Returns for Lawsuits, Loans, Casinos

Trump Turned Over Tax Returns for Lawsuits, Loans, Casinos

While Donald Trump won't publicly release his income tax returns, the New York businessman has turned them over when it suited his needs — if he stood to make a profit, needed a loan or when a judge forced...

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