clinton

Clinton Adds Pop of Celebrity in Homestretch of Campaign

By Roberta Rampton MIAMI, Oct 30 – Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton, whose buoyant position in opinion polls has been threatened by a surprising new twist in the saga over her emails, on Saturday harnessed some celebrity star power she hopes will help win the battleground state of Florida on Nov. 8. Musician and actor

[ Read More ]

Clinton Warns Against Complacency, Trump Warns of World War Three

By Luciana Lopez COCONUT CREEK, Fla., Oct 26 – Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton warned her supporters on Tuesday against complacency as opinion polls show her holding a clear lead over Republican rival Donald Trump with two weeks left until the Nov. 8 election. Clinton told voters in Florida, one of the battleground states where

[ Read More ]

Transcripts of Clinton’s Wall Street Talks Released in New Wikileaks Dump

By Emily Stephenson and Luciana Lopez Oct 16 – U.S. Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton’s full remarks to several Wall Street audiences appeared to become public on Saturday when the controversial transparency group Wikileaks dumped its latest batch of hacked emails. The documents showed comments by Clinton during question-and-answer sessions with Goldman Sachs Chief Executive

[ Read More ]

Trump vs Clinton: He Calls Her A Devil, She Says He Abuses Women

By Steve Holland and Emily Stephenson ST. LOUIS, Oct 10 – A defiant Donald Trump on Sunday said Hillary Clinton would go to jail if he were president and attacked her husband for his treatment of women in a vicious presidential debate less than a month before the U.S. election. Their debate, the second of

[ Read More ]

Trump, Clinton Haunt U.S. Halloween Display

By Michelle McLoughlin WEST HARTFORD, Conn. – A Styrofoam model of a hot air-blowing Donald Trump and another of a toothy Hillary Clinton riding the Democratic Party’s donkey mascot are among the skeletons and zombies in a Halloween display that has become an attraction and is stopping traffic in a Connecticut town. With a little

[ Read More ]

London’s Muslim Mayor Backs Clinton for U.S. President

By Dave McKinney CHICAGO, Sept 16 – London’s first Muslim mayor, Sadiq Khan, voiced support for Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton on Thursday, warning that anti-Muslim views like those espoused by Republican Donald Trump “plays into the hands” of Islamic State. During a stop in Chicago on his first visit to the United States, Khan

[ Read More ]

Clinton Voices Concern About Russian Interference in Election

By Jeff Mason HAMPTON, Ill., Sept 6 – Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton on Monday expressed concern about “credible reports” of Russian interference in the U.S. election and accused Donald Trump of being fixated on dictators including Russia’s Vladimir Putin. Taking questions from reporters for more than 20 minutes on her campaign plane, Clinton said

[ Read More ]

Obama Urges Americans to Get Behind Clinton, Slams Trump

By Jeff Mason and Alana Wise PHILADELPHIA, July 28 – President Barack Obama painted an optimistic picture of America’s future and offered full-throated support for Hillary Clinton’s bid to defeat Republican Donald Trump in a speech that electrified the Democratic National Convention. He urged Democrats to enable Clinton to finish the job he started with

[ Read More ]

Hackers Target Presidential Campaigns: U.S. Spy Chief

By Dustin Volz and Mark Hosenball WASHINGTON, May 18 – U.S. presidential campaigns face threats from hackers bent on espionage and other activity more nefarious than mere political mischief, the office of U.S. National Intelligence Director James Clapper said on Wednesday, but did not provide details on specific intrusions. “We’re aware that campaigns and related

[ Read More ]