u.s. elections

Hillary Clinton: Wall Street’s Favorite Enemy

By Amanda Becker WASHINGTON, Nov 2 – Hillary Clinton began her presidential campaign by promising to do what it takes to rein in Wall Street. Boosted by Wall Street’s toughest critics, U.S. senators Bernie Sanders and Elizabeth Warren, the Democratic candidate has declared “the deck is still stacked in favor of those at the top”

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Clinton Camp says FBI Should say What it Knows about Trump’s Russia Ties

By Mark Hosenball and Roberta Rampton WASHINGTON/FT. LAUDERDALE, Fla., Nov 2 – A top aide to Hillary Clinton urged the FBI on Tuesday to disclose what it knows about any ties between Donald Trump and Russia, accusing the agency of unfairly publicizing its inquiry into Clinton’s email practices while staying quiet about the Republican presidential candidate.

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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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Tech Billionaire Thiel says Trump Movement ‘Not Going Away’

By Alana Wise WASHINGTON, Nov 1 – Billionaire technology investor Peter Thiel, a lightning rod for criticism in Silicon Valley for his support of Donald Trump, predicted on Monday that the movement the Republican presidential nominee has created would carry on even if he loses his bid for the White House on Nov. 8. “No

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Trump Raises Specter of Crisis if Clinton Wins the White House

By Steve Holland and Roberta Rampton GRAND RAPIDS, Mich./KENT, Ohio, November 1 – Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump called Democratic rival Hillary Clinton a threat to the country on Monday, saying that if she is elected a probe into her emails could shadow her entire term in office, as the latest Reuters/Ipsos poll showed Clinton’s

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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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Clinton Email Problem Resurfaces as FBI Announces Review

By Mark Hosenball and Jonathan Allen WASHINGTON/NEW YORK – The FBI is investigating more emails as part of a probe into Hillary Clinton’s use of a private email system, it said on Friday, in a new twist to the U.S. presidential campaign that could damage the Democratic candidate just 11 days before Election Day. Federal

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