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Clinton spokesmen tried to fend off questions about Hillary's speech excerpts
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Clinton spokesmen tried to fend off questions about Hillary's speech excerpts

Leaders of Hillary Clinton’s campaign were forced on the defensive on Sunday, over apparent leaks from paid speeches the Democratic presidential nominee made to top bankers, whom she said she had fought for as a senator for New York and whose role after the 20...
Paul Ryan: I won't defend Donald Trump
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Paul Ryan: I won't defend Donald Trump

Speaker Paul Ryan is telling congressional Republicans that he won't defend Donald Trump now or in the future and will spend the next month defending his party's House majority. The Wisconsin Republican is holding a conference call with GOP lawmakers. Many ...
Injured Chicago police officer did not shoot suspect for fear of backlash
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Injured Chicago police officer did not shoot suspect for fear of backlash

The female officer who Chicago's top cop said didn't use her gun to defend herself for fear of a public backlash suffered a severe concussion after her attacker repeatedly slammed her head onto concrete pavement until she lost consciousness and pulled chunks o...
Billy Bush suspended from 'Today' show for role in Trump tape
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Billy Bush suspended from 'Today' show for role in Trump tape

Billy Bush, a host on the Today Show, was suspended by the network Sunday night for his presence in a controversial recording of Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump speaking degradingly about women. NBC executives suspended Bush, who can be heard...
Suspect in shooting deaths of Palm Springs officers wanted to shoot police
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Suspect in shooting deaths of Palm Springs officers wanted to shoot police

PALM SPRINGS, Calif. (AP) -- The young officer had just returned to the police force after maternity leave. The older one was two months short of retirement. Both Southern California officers were fatally shot over the weekend, allegedly by a gang member "acti...
Gutless wing of GOP rushes away from Trump
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Gutless wing of GOP rushes away from Trump

WASHINGTON (UPI) -- Republicans from across the ideological spectrum moved quickly to distance themselves from Donald Trump after a tape was released of the GOP nominee describing in vulgar terms his desire to "grab" women who he said allow it because he is fa...
Trump brings Clinton women to debate; lets them speak
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Trump brings Clinton women to debate; lets them speak

In his latest salvo in a war over past sexual misdeeds that cost him support of several Republicans, Donald Trump called a press conference shortly before last night's town hall debate with three women who accused former President Bill Clinton of rape and unwa...
Moderators continue to draw scrutiny in debates
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Moderators continue to draw scrutiny in debates

Moderators were again in the line of fire after a presidential debate last night, as Donald Trump framed the stern inquiries of ABC's Martha Raddatz and CNN's Anderson Cooper as tantamount to "one-on-three." "I think it was clear that the moderators were bi...
Remark by Hillary's top aide infuriates Jewish People
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Remark by Hillary's top aide infuriates Jewish People

Huma Abedin – the longtime top aide of former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton – was caught disparaging the Jewish community in an email exchange that recently surfaced in the Democratic presidential nominee’s ongoing private email scandal. Volumes of email...
Trump issues video apology as Clinton campaign scrambles to cover damaging speech transcripts
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Trump issues video apology as Clinton campaign scrambles to cover damaging speech transcripts

WASHINGTON — A surreal day in American politics ended with Donald Trump releasing a midnight video apologizing for vulgar comments about women that triggered disgust, condemnation and even the defection of some of his own Republican supporters. The unmitiga...