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Clinton Says 'My Skin Crawled' During Debate With Trump

Wednesday  16:25,   23 august 2017
NBC News

In the first excerpt from "What Happened," Clinton reveals how her "skin crawled" during a debate with Trump.In audio clips of Clinton reading from the book, "What Happened," which were first obtained by MSNBC's "Morning Joe,"[...]

Clapper questions Trump’s fitness for office after ‘downright scary and disturbing’ speech

Wednesday  16:25,   23 august 2017
The Hill

The former Director of National Intelligence blasted President Trump's speech during an Arizona rally late Tuesday and raised questions about Trump's fitness for office.The former Director of National Intelligence blasted President Trump's[...]

The strange story of that ‘Blacks for Trump’ guy standing behind POTUS at his Phoenix rally

Wednesday  15:24,   23 august 2017
MSN

He's showed up at a number of Trump rallies. He's been in a controversial cult, has called Oprah "the Devil" and thinks Hillary Clinton is a KKK member.At a number of political rallies over the last two years, a character calling[...]

Trump to face friendly crowd at American Legion convention

Wednesday  15:24,   23 august 2017
USA TODAY

President Trump will be following a long tradition of presidential addresses at the American Legion's national convention when he speaks in Reno on Wednesday. The country's largest war time veterans group routinely invites the[...]

Poll: Trump job approval hits new low

Wednesday  15:21,   23 august 2017
The Hill

President Trump's job approval rating has reached a new low, according to a recent survey. President Trump's job approval rating has reached a new low, according to a[...]

Uncounted Kansas ballots fuel fears about Kobach's proposals

Wednesday  15:21,   23 august 2017
Associated Press

A conservative firebrand promoting President Donald Trump's unsubstantiated claims of widespread voter fraud oversees a Kansas election system that threw out at least three times as many ballots as any similarly sized state did, fueling concerns [...]

The Memo: Seven takeaways from Trump’s Arizona speech

Wednesday  13:58,   23 august 2017
The Hill

President Trump travelled to Arizona Tuesday for a campaign-style rally that drew a near-capacity crowd to the Phoenix Convention Center and brought protestors onto the streets outside.The occasi on was sharply different from Trump's speech the[...]

12 Days That Stunned a Nation: How Hillary Clinton Lost

Wednesday  13:31,   23 august 2017
NBC News

Less than two weeks before Election Day, Hillary Clinton's campaign held a clear lead in the polls. Republican Donald Trump would ultimately win. How?At 12:37 p.m. ET on Friday, Oct. 28 — with 12 days left in the election — the campaign blasted[...]

Sanders: Trump not condemning Nazis is worse than Charlottesville rally

Wednesday  12:25,   23 august 2017
The Hill

Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) slammed President Trump over his comments last week blaming both sides for the violence at Charlottesville, Va., saying his remarks were "worse" than the rally itself."What we saw last week with Nazis and[...]

Kansas Rep. Yoder tries to balance GOP views, centrist tone

Wednesday  10:37,   23 august 2017
Associated Press

A Republican congressman in Kansas sought Tuesday night to sound bipartisan, centrist notes while defending the GOP's approach on health care and other issues during a town hall meeting with national Democrats already targeting him in a[...]

Unbridled and Defensive, Trump Takes Aim at Press

Wednesday  08:40,   23 august 2017
The New York Times

President Trump defended his earlier statement about the racially charged violence in Charlottesville, Va., and accused the “dishonest media” of distorting his words. • Speaking against illegal immigration, Mr. Trump suggested that Joe Arpaio, the[...]

Melania Trump thanks Chelsea Clinton for defending Barron

Wednesday  07:36,   23 august 2017
The Hill

First Lady Melania Trump thanked Chelsea Clinton on Tuesday after the former first daughter launched a plea to the media to keep her son Barron out of negative coverage. "Thank you Chelsea Clinton - so important to support all of our[...]

At Phoenix rally, Trump suggests he will pardon controversial Arizona sheriff

Wednesday  07:26,   23 august 2017
MSN

The president’s divisive remarks on Charlottesville violence lead thousands to gather outside the arena.PHOENIX — President Trump on Tuesday stopped short of pardoning former Arizona sheriff Joe Arpaio but signaled to a boisterous rally crowd here[...]

Trump adviser Kushner leading US delegation to Middle East

Wednesday  06:50,   23 august 2017
Associated Press

White House adviser Jared Kushner is leading a delegation to the Middle East on behalf of President Donald Trump to discuss the possibility of resuming the Israeli-Palestinian peace process. A White House official said Kushner, the president's[...]

Trump threatens to shut down government to build border wall

Wednesday  06:50,   23 august 2017
The Hill

President Trump on Tuesday threatened to shut down the government, if necessary, to make sure his proposed border wall with Mexico is approved and funded by lawmakers. "Build that wall. Now the obstructionist Democrats would like us not to do[...]