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Tuesday, Aug 30, 2016 at 04:48 AM PDT

Race Tightens as Trump Chips Away at Clinton's Lead

Race Tightens as Trump Chips Away at Clinton's Lead

Hillary Clinton's national lead over Donald Trump has narrowed to 6 points, according to the latest NBC News|Survey Monkey Tracking Poll. Clinton now has 48 support and Trump 42 percent, according to the poll of...

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Florida to Pick a Democrat to Face Rubio in November

Florida to Pick a Democrat to Face Rubio in November

After a failed presidential run, Sen. Marco Rubio is seeking to secure the Republican nomination for a second term Tuesday and Democrats are deciding who should face him. Democrats also are hoping to gain seats...

Tuesday, Aug 30, 2016 at 03:07 AM PDT

France Criticizes Turkish Military Intervention in Syria

France Criticizes Turkish Military Intervention in Syria

French President Francois Hollande has criticized Turkey's "contradictory" military intervention in Syria and warned Russia not to become a "protagonist" in the war. Hollande, in a diplomatic speech Tuesday...

Tuesday, Aug 30, 2016 at 03:57 AM PDT

Longtime Aide Huma Abedin Like 'Second Daughter' to Clinton

Longtime Aide Huma Abedin Like 'Second Daughter' to Clinton

Longtime Hillary Clinton aide Huma Abedin has won plaudits for her campaign instincts, her deep-rooted loyalty and her glamorous personal style. But she has been thrust into the spotlight for another attribute —...

Tuesday, Aug 30, 2016 at 03:57 AM PDT

Brazil's President Proclaims Innocence at Impeachment Trial

Brazil's President Proclaims Innocence at Impeachment Trial

In a 14-hour session that was less electric than expected, Brazil's suspended president proclaimed her innocence at her impeachment trial Monday, branding her vice president a "usurper," calling the drive...

Monday, Aug 29, 2016 at 06:56 PM PDT

Clinton Proposes Plan to Address Mental Health Treatment

Clinton Proposes Plan to Address Mental Health Treatment

Hillary Clinton rolled out a comprehensive plan to address millions of Americans coping with mental illness, pointing to the need to fully integrate mental health services into the nation's health care

Monday, Aug 29, 2016 at 05:28 PM PDT

Fact Check: US Sen. John McCain's Life Expectancy

Fact Check: US Sen. John McCain's Life Expectancy

Sen. John McCain’s primary opponent implied that if re-elected, McCain may not live long enough to fulfill another six-year term. Actually, the odds are in his favor.

Monday, Aug 29, 2016 at 09:20 PM PDT

Huma Abedin Announces Separation From Anthony Weiner

Huma Abedin Announces Separation From Anthony Weiner

Hillary Clinton aide Huma Abedin announced Monday that she was separating from her husband, former congressman and onetime New York City mayoral candidate Anthony Weiner. "After long and painful consideration...

Monday, Aug 29, 2016 at 09:32 AM PDT

Trump Ad Credits Tax Plan He Doesn't Support

Trump Ad Credits Tax Plan He Doesn't Support

Donald Trump's new $10 million TV ad cites two contradictory tax plans — one that Trump has explicitly ruled out and another that he has yet to endorse — raising more questions about what policies the GOP...

Monday, Aug 29, 2016 at 04:09 AM PDT

Trump Could Clarify Policy in Speech on Wednesday

Trump Could Clarify Policy in Speech on Wednesday

Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump announced he'll be making a speech on illegal immigration on Wednesday in Arizona, after a week of speculation that he might be softening his hard-line promise...

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