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Wednesday, Sep 21, 2016 at 02:16 PM CDT

Watch: Donald Trump, Mike Pence Campaign in Ohio

Watch: Donald Trump, Mike Pence Campaign in Ohio

Donald Trump and Mike Pence hold a campaign rally in Toledo, Ohio.

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Wednesday, Sep 21, 2016 at 02:48 PM CDT

Watch: Clinton Campaigns in Florida

Watch: Clinton Campaigns in Florida

Hillary Clinton is holding a campaign event at the Frontline Outreach Youth and Family Center in Orlando, Florida.

Wednesday, Sep 21, 2016 at 12:49 PM CDT

7 in 10 Have Concerns About Trump's Comments: Poll

7 in 10 Have Concerns About Trump's Comments: Poll

In a new national NBC News/Wall Street Journal poll, 69 percent of registered voters said they are concerned by Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump's comments and language in regard to women,...

Wednesday, Sep 21, 2016 at 11:55 AM CDT

Donald Trump Jr. Becomes Flashpoint in Father's Campaign

Donald Trump Jr. Becomes Flashpoint in Father's Campaign

Donald Trump is trying to run a more disciplined campaign, but his eldest son is another story. In recent tweets, Donald Trump Jr. likened Syrian refugees to a bowl of poisoned Skittles candy, spread an...

Wednesday, Sep 21, 2016 at 10:47 AM CDT

Don King Uses N-Word While Introducing Donald Trump

Don King Uses N-Word While Introducing Donald Trump

Boxing promoter Don King used a racial slur for black people, the N-word, while introducing Donald Trump at a church in Cleveland Wednesday. King supports Trump for president, and was arguing that black people...

Wednesday, Sep 21, 2016 at 08:19 AM CDT

Trump: Afghanistan Safer Than Some US Inner Cities

Trump: Afghanistan Safer Than Some US Inner Cities

Donald Trump promised to "rebuild our inner cities" at a rally on Tuesday, telling a North Carolina crowd that “places like Afghanistan are safer than some of our inner cities.” Violent crime in American cities...

Wednesday, Sep 21, 2016 at 05:20 AM CDT

Deadlock: FEC Commissioners Say They’re Failing to Investigate Campaign Violations

Deadlock: FEC Commissioners Say They’re Failing to Investigate Campaign Violations

If a campaign cheats during this election season, chances are high it’ll never be investigated. That’s according to some of the very Federal Election Commissioners tasked with enforcing the law, who call the...

Wednesday, Sep 21, 2016 at 12:16 PM CDT

Clinton, Trump Report Largest Fundraising Month Yet

Clinton, Trump Report Largest Fundraising Month Yet

August was a good month for Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump, both of whom reported their best fundraising yet, NBC News reported. Clinton brought in $59.5 million and TruaAugust was a good month for Hillary...

Tuesday, Sep 20, 2016 at 05:37 PM CDT

Ricketts Family Now Backing Trump's Candidacy

Ricketts Family Now Backing Trump's Candidacy

Chicago Cubs owners Joseph and Marlene Ricketts are now backing Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump and plan to put money into his campaign, NBC News reports.

Tuesday, Sep 20, 2016 at 05:12 PM CDT

Trump Hits Back at Clinton's Islamic State Claim

Trump Hits Back at Clinton's Islamic State Claim

Donald Trump is again pushing back on rival Hillary Clinton's assertion that his rhetoric serves as a recruiting tool for Islamic State militants. Trump told a rally crowd Tuesday: "I'm being tough. How is...

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