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Trump sues to challenge early voting in Las Vegas area, which had big Latino turnout

Trump sues to challenge early voting in Las Vegas area, which had big Latino turnout

By Evan Halper | Tribune Washington Bureau
November 8, 2016
Filed under National

WASHINGTON — Donald Trump's campaign has filed a lawsuit in Nevada, alleging that polls were improperly kept open late in the Las Vegas area during early voting. The filing comes as the surge of Latinos voting early in Nevada has Hillary Clinton's campaign expressing confidence that it will win...

Debate’s red sweater guy Ken Bone won’t say who got his vote for president

Debate’s red sweater guy Ken Bone won’t say who got his vote for president

By Kim Bell | St. Louis Post-Dispatch
November 8, 2016
Filed under National

Red sweater guy Ken Bone won't say who got his vote for president Tuesday. He's keeping that to himself. Bone, who gained national fame asking a question at the debate in St. Louis, said he cast a paper ballot before 8 a.m. at the Cornerstone Christian Church, 775 North Green Mount Road near Belleville....

NYC’s security headache: Trump, Clinton will be almost within shouting distance on election night

NYC’s security headache: Trump, Clinton will be almost within shouting distance on election night

By Barbara Demick | Los Angeles Times
November 8, 2016
Filed under National

NEW YORK — It is a rare celestial crossing that has both Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump spending election night not only in the same city, but barely more than a mile apart in midtown Manhattan — and it is creating unprecedented security headaches for New York City. Not since they sparred with...

Hour-by-hour guide to watching election results Tuesday night

Hour-by-hour guide to watching election results Tuesday night

By David Lightman | McClatchy Washington Bureau
November 7, 2016
Filed under More Headlines, National

WASHINGTON — The outcome of the 2016 election between Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton will begin to unfold Tuesday night in Georgia and Virginia. And then quickly move into North Carolina, Florida, Ohio and Pennsylvania. The polls in those states are among those that close by 8 p.m. EST, meaning...

One day out, Clinton focuses on ground game, Trump on enthusiasm

One day out, Clinton focuses on ground game, Trump on enthusiasm

By Ben Brody | Bloomberg News
November 7, 2016
Filed under National

WASHINGTON — Hillary Clinton's campaign touted its ground game one day before the U.S. presidential election while Donald Trump's portrayed him as the candidate of change championed by enthusiastic voters. The return to the campaigns' core strengths and longtime arguments came as polling continued...

42 million voters cast ballots early

42 million voters cast ballots early

By Alex Daugherty | McClatchy Washington Bureau
November 6, 2016
Filed under National

WASHINGTON — Nearly 42 million Americans have already voted for president, casting their ballots before the FBI announced Sunday afternoon that it stands by its July decision not to recommend charges over Hillary Clinton's use of a private email server. Early voters turned out in record numbers...

Clinton in the clear after FBI review of newfound emails

Clinton in the clear after FBI review of newfound emails

By By David Lauter and Del Quentin Wilber | Tribune Washington Bureau
November 6, 2016
Filed under National, Uncategorized

WASHINGTON — The FBI's new scrutiny of emails related to Hillary Clinton has turned up nothing that would cause the bureau to recommend charges against her, Director  James B. Comey said. Nine days after announcing that a new trove of emails had been found, Comey sent a brief letter to Congress...

Trump welcomes FBI probe: ‘Clinton’s corruption is on a scale we have never seen’

Trump welcomes FBI probe: ‘Clinton’s corruption is on a scale we have never seen’

By Lisa Mascaro | Tribune Washington Bureau
October 28, 2016
Filed under National

MANCHESTER, N.H. — Donald Trump stepped on stage for a rally here with news even he wasn't expecting to deliver: the FBI's new investigation of his rival's email server. "Hillary Clinton's corruption is on a scale we have never seen before," Trump said as the crowed roared "lock her up," a staple...

Vice President Biden expected to campaign in St. Louis for Senate candidate Jason Kander

Vice President Biden expected to campaign in St. Louis for Senate candidate Jason Kander

By St. Louis Post-Dispatch
October 24, 2016
Filed under National

ST. LOUIS — Vice President Joe Biden will be in St. Louis on Friday to campaign for Jason Kander, the Democrat challenging incumbent Sen. Roy Blunt. Kander, Missouri's secretary of state, announced the planned visit during a labor rally Sunday at IBEW Local 1 headquarters in St. Louis. Details of...

‘All of these liars will be sued when the election is over’: Donald Trump denounces accusers

‘All of these liars will be sued when the election is over’: Donald Trump denounces accusers

By Noah Bierman | Los Angeles Times
October 22, 2016
Filed under National

GETTYSBURG, PA. — Donald Trump launched another late attempt to fix his sagging campaign Saturday, delivering a speech billed as a closing argument in a hotel ballroom near the battlefield that turned the direction of the Civil War. Yet, even as Trump praised Abraham Lincoln for uniting the country,...

Supreme Court ruling makes it harder to monitor US elections

Supreme Court ruling makes it harder to monitor US elections

By Tony Pugh | McClatchy Washington Bureau
October 22, 2016
Filed under National

WASHINGTON — Next month's presidential election will be the first in more than 50 years that the federal government won't send special observers to monitor elections in states with histories of discriminatory voting practices. After the Supreme Court's 2013 decision in Shelby County v. Holder weakened...

A new problem for the wealthy: Living in a building named ‘Trump’

A new problem for the wealthy: Living in a building named ‘Trump’

By Barbara Demick | Los Angeles Times
October 22, 2016
Filed under National

NEW YORK — Donald Trump has long been one of this city's top figures in real estate, affixing his name — invariably in gold — to the marquees of more than a dozen Manhattan buildings. But as his polarizing campaign for president has turned a segment of the population against him, home has become...

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