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Dismissing risks, Trump goes all-in on Bill Clinton's past
NEW YORK (AP) -- Donald Trump says he took the moral high ground at the first presidential debate by not mentioning the infidelities of former President Bill Clinton. But he hinted at them, talked about them immediately afterward and then sent his campaign's top backers out to do the same....
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In Charlotte, police shooting affects presidential politics
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) -- The killing of a black man by a Charlotte police officer, and the sometimes violent protests that followed, have intensified the political divide in a state crucial to deciding whether Hillary Clinton or Donald Trump wins the presidency....
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Clinton struggling to win over the young voters she needs
BOULDER, Colo. (AP) -- John Morales was interning for Bernie Sanders' campaign when the longshot Democratic candidate's hopes started to fade in the spring. That's when Libertarian Gary Johnson caught his interest....
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WHY IT MATTERS: Russia looms as key issue for United States
WASHINGTON (AP) -- THE ISSUE: Russia cannot be ignored. Since the end of the Cold War, Russia has never posed such a vexing problem to U.S. policymakers as it does now. From Eastern Europe to the Middle East and increasingly Asia and the Americas, Russia is making its voice heard and its presence felt....
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Correction: Campaign 2016-Debate-Fact Check-Audits story
WASHINGTON (AP) -- In a story Sept. 26 fact-checking Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump's claims about having his tax returns audited, The Associated Press reported erroneously that the IRS does not use the term "examination" for any kind of formal action. The terms "examination" and "audit" are synonymous....
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Clinton and Sanders sell young voters eying third-parties
DURHAM, N.H. (AP) -- Appealing to elusive young voters, Hillary Clinton turned to former primary adversary Bernie Sanders on Wednesday to connect with millennials drawn to third-party candidates threatening to act as spoilers in the 2016 campaign....
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Massive Texas district isn't big enough for either candidate
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) -- A West Texas congressional district sprawls 58,000-plus square miles and two time zones, from San Antonio to just outside El Paso. Yet neither the Republican who represents it nor the Democrat trying to reclaim the seat actually lives there....
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WHY IT MATTERS: Guns
ATLANTA (AP) -- THE ISSUE: The right to bear arms is fundamental to the U.S., carved into the Constitution and seemingly embedded in the national DNA. But after a seemingly endless stretch of violence, Americans are confronting how far those rights extend, propelling gun issues to the forefront of this year's elections....
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In Trump's debate remarks, women hear sexism and bullying
KING OF PRUSSIA, Pa. (AP) -- When Donald Trump challenged Hillary Clinton's stamina on the debate stage, Pennsylvania voter Patricia Bennett said she heard a "dog whistle" that smacked of unmistakable sexism....
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Judge's ruling weakens Election Day registration in Illinois
CHICAGO (AP) -- Voters in highly populated areas of Illinois will have fewer options to register on Election Day this November after a federal judge on Tuesday temporarily halted broader registration rules that Republicans call unconstitutional....
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