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All posts tagged "Presidential race"

  • In Florida, Trump faces a Clinton campaign behemoth

    MIAMI – For Donald Trump, the fight for Florida begins and ends with mass appeal: signature rallies and direct social media contact with voters who believe he can “make America great again.” Add some 30 Florida Trump...

    • Posted September 14, 2016
  • What If? There’s Still Time for Drama Before Election Day

    WASHINGTON – What could go possibly go wrong? (Or right?) It’s the Labor Day question that keeps presidential candidates up at night. Nine weeks from Election Day, the electoral math favors Democrat Hillary Clinton. But both Clinton...

    • Posted September 5, 2016
  • WHY IT MATTERS: The Role of Government

    WASHINGTON – THE ISSUE: It’s the Goldilocks conundrum of American politics: Is the federal government too big, too small or just right? Few think it’s just right. Ever since the first Americans bucked their colonial overlords in...

    • Posted August 31, 2016
  • Divided America: Diverse Millennials Are no Voting Monolith

    The oldest millennials – nearing 20 when airplanes slammed into New York City’s Twin Towers – are old enough to remember the relative economic prosperity of the 1990s, and when a different Clinton was running for president. The nation’s...

    • Posted August 22, 2016
  • Clinton team hits report of Trump aide’s ties to Russia

    NEW YORK – Hillary Clinton’s campaign is questioning Donald Trump’s top political aide’s ties to a pro-Kremlin political party in the Ukraine and claiming it is further evidence of the Republican nominee’s cozy relationship with Russia. The New...

    • Posted August 15, 2016
  • Frustration abundant, GOP could be near Trump breaking point

    ALTOONA, Pa. – The Republican Party could be nearing a breaking point with Donald Trump. As he skips from one gaffe to the next, GOP leaders in Washington and in the most competitive states have begun openly...

    • Posted August 13, 2016
  • Pundits or Trump campaign coaches? A twist in news coverage

    LOS ANGELES – When radio host Hugh Hewitt asked Donald Trump this week if he really meant that President Barack Obama had founded the Islamic State group, it was the equivalent of offering him a do-over. Trump...

    • Posted August 12, 2016
  • Fact Check: Trump Wrongly Calls Obama ‘Founder’ of IS

    WASHINGTON – Donald Trump says President Barack Obama is the “founder” of the Islamic State group. He’s not, of course. According to the GOP presidential nominee, Obama’s decision to pull U.S. forces from Iraq in 2011 destabilized the...

    • Posted August 12, 2016
  • Unfriended? Divisive presidential campaign roils Facebook

    CINCINNATI – Some friends don’t let friends talk politics anymore on Facebook. Others are on “unfriending” sprees. And some, such as Adolfo Olivas of Hamilton, Ohio, have decided to just shut down their accounts, as the divisive...

    • Posted August 12, 2016
  • Clinton Knocks ‘Outlandish Trumpian Ideas’ in Policy Speech

    WARREN, Mich. – Her political fortunes flourishing, Hillary Clinton attempted to undercut Donald Trump’s claim to working-class voters Thursday, portraying her Republican rival as untrustworthy on economic issues and pushing policies that would only benefit the super-wealthy...

    • Posted August 12, 2016