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Tuesday, Sep 20, 2016 at 01:34 PM CDT

Trump Used His Foundation for Legal Settlements: Report

Trump Used His Foundation for Legal Settlements: Report

The Washington Post says Donald Trump used $258,000 from his charitable foundation for legal settlements involving his Mar-a-Largo resort in Florida and a New York golf course.

Tuesday, Sep 20, 2016 at 12:04 PM CDT

Gary Johnson Makes Another Blunder on Live TV

Gary Johnson Makes Another Blunder on Live TV

Gary Johnson, the presidential candidate for the Libertarian Party, is facing backlash again, after saying "nobody got hurt" in recent attacks in New York, New Jersey and Minnesota, according to NBC News. When...

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

Fla. AG Defends Asking for Donation From Trump

Fla. AG Defends Asking for Donation From Trump

Florida Attorney General Pam Bondi on Tuesday defended her decision three years ago to solicit $25,000 from Donald Trump at the same time questions were arising about Trump University. The Republican and former...

Tuesday, Sep 20, 2016 at 05:17 PM CDT

George H.W. Bush Said to Be Voting for Clinton

George H.W. Bush Said to Be Voting for Clinton

A prominent member of the Kennedy family said former Republican President George H.W. Bush told her that he plans to vote for Democrat Hillary Clinton for president this fall.

Wednesday, Sep 21, 2016 at 06:08 AM CDT

In Parting Words to UN, Obama Calls for 'Course Correction'

In Parting Words to UN, Obama Calls for 'Course Correction'

In a closing dispatch to the world he's tried to shape, President Barack Obama conceded Tuesday that the United States and other major powers have only limited ability to solve the world's most profound...

Tuesday, Sep 20, 2016 at 02:19 PM CDT

Skittles on Trump Jr. Tweet: Refugees Are People, Not Candy

Skittles on Trump Jr. Tweet: Refugees Are People, Not Candy

Donald Trump Jr. has posted a message on Twitter likening Syrian refugees to a bowl of poisoned Skittles. Seeking to promote his father's presidential campaign, the younger Trump posted a tweet featuring a bowl...

Tuesday, Sep 20, 2016 at 05:44 AM CDT

Fact Check: Trump Surrogates Spin ‘Birther’ Narrative

Fact Check: Trump Surrogates Spin ‘Birther’ Narrative

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie falsely claimed that Donald Trump did not question President Barack Obama’s birthplace “on a regular basis” after the president produced his long-form birth certificate in April...

Monday, Sep 19, 2016 at 06:29 PM CDT

Clinton Reaches Out to Millennial Voters at Philly Event

Clinton Reaches Out to Millennial Voters at Philly Event

Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton returned to Philadelphia Monday to reach out to millennial voters. Clinton briefly turned her focus from national security, wooing younger voters at a midday...

Monday, Sep 19, 2016 at 05:43 PM CDT

Clinton, Trump Jockey on Fighting Terrorism

Clinton, Trump Jockey on Fighting Terrorism

The presidential candidates, following the bombings in New York and New Jersey, sparred over who would better fight terrorism, with Hillary Clinton citing her experience as secretary of state and Donald Trump...

Monday, Sep 19, 2016 at 05:59 AM CDT

Polls Show Clinton Losing Some Millennial Voters

Polls Show Clinton Losing Some Millennial Voters

New polls released this week suggest Hillary Clinton may have a growing problem with millennial voters. Both national polls and surveys in swing states show Clinton has seen a slide with voters younger than 35,...

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