elections

Clinton and Trump Chase Last-Minute Support on U.S. Election Eve

By Amanda Becker and Emily Stephenson PHILADELPHIA/MANCHESTER, N.H., Pa., Nov 8 – The U.S. presidential campaign neared its end on Monday in the same angry tone it began, with Republican Donald Trump calling Democrat Hillary Clinton a “phony” and Clinton accusing him of splitting the country, as a new Reuters/Ipsos opinion poll showed Clinton with

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Mexicans on U.S. Border Fear Economic Catastrophe if Trump Wins

By Joanna Zuckerman Bernstein and David Alire Garcia TIJUANA/NOGALES, Mexico, Nov 8 – Mexicans on the U.S. border anxiously awaited the outcome of the U.S. presidential election on Tuesday, plagued by fears of economic disaster if Republican Donald Trump wins and tries to choke local industry, isolate the country and deport millions. Trump’s campaign has

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Amid Scandal, Bluster and Insults, Trump Closes in on White House

By Bill Trott WASHINGTON – Supercharging the bluster, hyperbole and media mastery that made him one of the world’s best-known businessmen, Donald Trump upended U.S. democratic traditions on a 17-month quest he hopes will lead to the White House. From his grand Trump Tower escalator entrance into the Republican presidential race on June 16, 2015,

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Trump Says His Language is “Much, Much Cleaner” Than Jay Z

By Amanda Becker and Emily Stephenson MANCHESTER, N.H./STERLING HEIGHTS, MICHIGAN, Nov 7 – As Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton criss-crossed the United States on Sunday in a final, frenzied burst of campaigning, the Republican said he was the “last chance” to fix a broken country while his Democratic rival said a “moment of reckoning” had

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FBI Clears Clinton in Email Review Two Days Before Election

By Alana Wise and Mark Hosenball WASHINGTON, Nov 7 – The FBI said on Sunday it stood by its earlier finding that no criminal charges were warranted against Democrat Hillary Clinton for using a private email server for government work, lifting a cloud over her presidential campaign two days before the U.S. election. FBI Director

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Clinton, Trump Target North Carolina as Clinton Holds Slight Lead

By Emily Stephenson and Amanda Becker MIAMI/PHOENIX, Nov 3 – Democrat Hillary Clinton and Republican Donald Trump head to North Carolina on Thursday in a final effort to shore up support in the swing state as two polls showed Clinton maintaining a narrow lead nationally just days ahead of the Nov. 8 presidential election. The

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Why the U.S. Voting System is Among the Worst

No voting scheme can ever be entirely fair. But the system in the U.S. is among the worst By Paul Raeburn From time to time during this turbulent election season, it has seemed that the Republican standard-bearer might tell his staff they’re fired and return to New York real estate. It’s a world Donald Trump

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As Clinton Struggles, Trump Tries to Raise Doubts

By Steve Holland and John Whitesides ALBUQUERQUE, N.M./WASHINGTON, Oct 31 – Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump is fighting to raise doubts about Democratic rival Hillary Clinton as she struggles to get past a new firestorm over her emails that have posed a sudden danger with eight days to go until Election Day. The announcement by

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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

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