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50-50 Senate a recipe for 'partisanship on nitroglycerin'

Mon, 10/17/2016 - 9:24am
No matter which party wins the White House in November, attention could quickly turn to the other end of Pennsylvania Avenue if the Senate finds itself in unusual -- but not unprecedented -- territory.
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At 100 Planned Parenthood at center of abortion debate

Mon, 10/17/2016 - 7:46am
As Planned Parenthood turns 100, the presidential race is spotlighting the often-controversial and conflicted role of the women's health organization in American politics.
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Voting wars continue over ballot collection law in Arizona

Mon, 10/17/2016 - 7:17am
Arizona Democrats will ask a federal appeals court on Monday to put on hold a state law that criminalizes the practice of ballot collection, arguing that the law could disenfranchise thousands of voters -- particularly in minority communities -- that rely upon neighbors and activists to collect and hand deliver early ballots.
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ISIS in the crosshairs: Battle for Mosul begins

Mon, 10/17/2016 - 6:50am
The offensive to liberate Mosul from ISIS control has begun, Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi said in a televised statement early Monday.
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Brownstein: GOP must embrace broader policy agenda

Mon, 10/17/2016 - 6:14am
The Republican Party will not win the presidency unless it embraces a broader policy agenda that resonates beyond the older, predominately white voters that make up a large but shrinking core of the party's base of support, according to one of the leading observers of American politics today.
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Trump on India: 'We're going to be best friends'

Mon, 10/17/2016 - 2:35am
Donald Trump proclaimed Saturday that if elected, the US would be "best friends" with India, a comment that could cause consternation in Pakistan.
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Conservative newspaper that endorsed Clinton details death threats

Sun, 10/16/2016 - 6:40pm
The Arizona Republic's editorial board knew it was wading into controversy last month when it endorsed a Democrat for president -- the first time it had done so in its 126-year history.
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Reality Check: The week in whoppers

Sun, 10/16/2016 - 5:56pm
Here's a round-up of this week's whoppers from the campaign trail:
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Bill Maher: Trump is 'the Che Guevara of deplorables'

Sun, 10/16/2016 - 3:30pm
Comedian Bill Maher declared Sunday that Donald Trump voters live in a "fact-free bubble" and that he feared what they might do if their candidate loses on November 8.
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Pelosi: Trump 'projecting' his problems onto others

Sun, 10/16/2016 - 1:48pm
House Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi attacked Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump Sunday saying "he's always projecting" his own political problems onto Hillary Clinton.
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WikiLeaks releases transcripts of Clinton Goldman Sachs speeches

Sun, 10/16/2016 - 1:38pm
WikiLeaks released Saturday what appear to be transcripts of Hillary Clinton's three paid speeches to financial heavyweight Goldman Sachs.
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Giuliani on rigged election: 'Dead people generally vote for Democrats'

Sun, 10/16/2016 - 1:05pm
Top Donald Trump adviser Rudy Giuliani claimed Sunday that Democrats could steal an close election by having dead people vote in inner cities.
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Pence appears to split with Trump over Russian hacking role

Sun, 10/16/2016 - 12:40pm
Mike Pence broke from his running mate Donald Trump Sunday in acknowledging that US intelligence indicates Russia is behind the hacks of the Democratic National Committee and Hillary Clinton's campaign chairman's emails.
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Clinton eyes turning red states blue as GOP braces for the 'Trump Effect'

Sun, 10/16/2016 - 12:38pm
The Clinton campaign's debate about expanding the electoral map, a Donald Trump investment hint and GOP concerns about the "Trump Effect" on key Senate races: It's all part of our "Inside Politics" forecast.
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Giuliani on Trump groping allegations: 'I believe Donald Trump'

Sun, 10/16/2016 - 12:19pm
Rudy Giuliani said Sunday that he believes Donald Trump's denial of the claims by nine different women who have accused him of sexual misconduct within the last week.
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Clinton leads Trump, 2 new polls show

Sun, 10/16/2016 - 12:10pm
Hillary Clinton is leading Donald Trump nationally among likely voters -- but two new polls diverge on the size of her lead.
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Tapper corrects GOP congresswoman who says Trump allegations 'a she said, he said situation'

Sun, 10/16/2016 - 11:52am
Rep. Renee Ellmers on Sunday called the accusations of sexual misconduct against Donald Trump "a she said, he said situation."
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Kaine makes history: Delivers speech entirely in Spanish during Spanish-language church service

Sun, 10/16/2016 - 11:16am
Democratic vice presidential candidate Tim Kaine made campaign history Sunday morning as the first presidential ticket candidate to deliver a speech entirely in Spanish during a Spanish-language church service.
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Trump thinks SNL is rigging the election and should be canceled

Sun, 10/16/2016 - 9:04am
Donald Trump thinks that even "Saturday Night Live" is part of a media conspiracy to bring down his presidential candidacy.
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US Navy's stealth destroyer joins the fleet

Sun, 10/16/2016 - 7:08am
The US Navy officially welcomed its largest and most technologically advanced destroyer to the fleet Saturday as the USS Zumwalt was commissioned in Baltimore.
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