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The week in politics

Sat, 09/10/2016 - 5:59pm
Take a look at the week in politics from September 4 through September 10.
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Ex-Cuba prisoner backs Clinton for president

Sat, 09/10/2016 - 4:16pm
A former Cuban prisoner says he's voting for Hillary Clinton because he believes the Democratic nominee will advance the new US politics toward the island.
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Trump expected to visit Ground Zero memorial Sunday

Sat, 09/10/2016 - 3:32pm
Donald Trump is expected to visit the Ground Zero memorial in New York on Sunday to mark the 15th anniversary of the September 11 terrorist attacks, a campaign source and a New York City official told CNN.
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Kerry announces US-Russia deal on Syrian ceasefire

Sat, 09/10/2016 - 1:31pm
The US and Russia announced a plan Friday to bring about a ceasefire in Syria, Secretary of State John Kerry said.
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New Clinton ad highlights Republicans criticizing Trump

Sat, 09/10/2016 - 1:17pm
A new Hillary Clinton ad is turning to Republicans to make the case that Donald Trump is unfit for the Oval Office.
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The post-gaffe election

Sat, 09/10/2016 - 11:38am
Monumental blunders and political gaffes just don't seem to have the same kinds of consequences this election year.
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Where 9/11 once united, it now divides

Sat, 09/10/2016 - 10:35am
The days following the September 11, 2001, attacks were marked by political solidarity over confronting America's enemies. No longer.
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King contradicts Trump camp, says interview wasn't for podcast

Fri, 09/09/2016 - 11:28pm
Donald Trump's campaign says Trump's interview with Larry King was recorded for a podcast, not for a TV program that aired on a Russian-owned network.
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Trump on Iran ship behavior: 'They will be shot out of the water'

Fri, 09/09/2016 - 10:36pm
Donald Trump vowed Friday that if Iran inappropriately approached US ships, they would be "shot out of the water."
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Trump: Clinton could shoot somebody and not be arrested

Fri, 09/09/2016 - 9:43pm
Donald Trump said Friday that Hillary Clinton could "shoot somebody" in public and avoid prosecution -- echoing a phrase he once used to describe his electoral invulnerability.
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North Korea nuclear test becomes election weapon

Fri, 09/09/2016 - 7:24pm
Within hours of North Korea's nuclear test Friday, it had become a political weapon in the US.
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What Trump got right and wrong about sexual assault in the military

Fri, 09/09/2016 - 6:46pm
Donald Trump stepped on a landmine with his recent comments about sexual assault in the military.
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Clinton plays role of commander in chief after national security meeting

Fri, 09/09/2016 - 6:31pm
Hillary Clinton seized on Donald Trump's latest string of gaffes and touted support from some of the most respected national security leaders on Friday to cast herself as the only presidential candidate ready to assume the role of commander in chief.
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Rudy Giuliani: Waterboarding may be more humane than drone strikes

Fri, 09/09/2016 - 5:59pm
Rudy Giuliani said Friday he wasn't sure which was more humane: death by drone strike or being waterboarded, a tactic widely regarded as torture.
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Newly released photos show how close Bill Clinton once was with Trump

Fri, 09/09/2016 - 5:47pm
The Clinton Presidential Library released photos Friday featuring former President Bill Clinton interacting jovially with Donald Trump, a reminder of how close the Clinton and Trump families were before they ran against each other for the presidency.
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Warren: Voters are 'angry'

Fri, 09/09/2016 - 5:33pm
Sen. Elizabeth Warren said she understands why Republican nominee Donald Trump's tone in the election might appeal to "angry" voters -- but she insists his solutions won't work if they're implemented.
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Congress looks to end standoff over Zika

Fri, 09/09/2016 - 5:09pm
The big battle over Zika could be coming to an abrupt end on Capitol Hill.
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How Russian hacking has tied US government in knots

Fri, 09/09/2016 - 4:48pm
Whatever Vladimir Putin's goal is in a year-long campaign of apparent cyberattacks against the US political system, the Russian leader has accomplished this much: tying the US government in knots over what to do about it.
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Trump to speak at conservative icon Phyllis Schlafly's funeral

Fri, 09/09/2016 - 4:47pm
Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump is expected to make remarks at prominent conservative leader Phyllis Schafly's funeral in St. Louis Saturday, a source told CNN Friday.
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Poll: Independents like third-party ads better than Clinton, Trump ads

Fri, 09/09/2016 - 3:48pm
Libertarian presidential candidate Gary Johnson may have had a rough 24 hours following comments he made regarding the Syrian city of Aleppo, but third party candidates have managed to have some good luck with at least one audience in a recent poll.
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