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Donald Trump: Remarks Disqualify Hillary Clinton

September 13, 2016
Janet Hook | The Wall Street Journal
Donald Trump on Monday demanded that Hillary Clinton retract comments in which she labeled some of his supporters “deplorables,” trying to turn the tables after months of criticism of his own remarks about women, Muslims and other groups.
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Questioning Clinton’s health transparency and Trump’s charitable giving

September 12, 2016
Amid questions about her health, Hillary Clinton has caused a stir with comments about Donald Trump supporters. Gwen Ifill talks to Susan Page of USA Today and Tamara Keith of NPR about Clinton’s privacy about her pneumonia diagnosis and a Washington Post investigation into Trump’s charitable contributions.
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In the reddest part of Colorado, some Republicans rethink their loyalty

September 12, 2016
In most elections, Colorado has been a key battleground state. But this season, Hillary Clinton is polling far ahead of Donald Trump. Gwen Ifill speaks with voters in one of the state’s most conservative counties, home to five military installations and where Mitt Romney was a slam dunk in 2012. Now, some conservatives are turning to third-party candidates and even to the Democratic opposition.
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Pneumonia diagnosis fuels questions about Clinton's health

September 12, 2016
Lisa Lerer, Julie Pace | AP
For weeks, Hillary Clinton dismissed questions about her health as little more than a conspiracy theory, part of a "wacky strategy" cooked up by rival Donald Trump as he embraced an "alternative reality."
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Clinton aide says, ‘We could have done better,’ amid criticism over health disclosures

September 12, 2016
Abby Phillip | The Washington Post
A top aide to Hillary Clinton acknowledged that the campaign could have handled news of her pneumonia diagnosis better after being criticized for keeping the public and the media in the dark.
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Trump Plans to Keep Quiet on Clinton’s Health Issues

September 12, 2016
Jennifer Jacobs, Kevin Cirilli | Bloomberg Politics
The news that Clinton had to make a sudden exit from Sunday’s 9/11 memorial service could present him with a difficult test.
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Hillary Clinton, Donald Trump Contest Expands to New Battlegrounds

September 12, 2016
Janet Hook | The Wall Street Journal
In a sign that the list of competitive states in the presidential race is expanding, Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump are locked in tight contests in four states, including two that haven't been battlegrounds for decades, new Wall Street Journal/NBC News/Marist polls find.
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Clinton holds lead over Trump in new poll, but warning signs emerge

September 12, 2016
Dan Balz, Scott Clement | The Washington Post
Hillary Clinton maintains a lead over Donald Trump, but lagging interest among some of her supporters poses a potential turnout challenge for Democrats with less than nine weeks before Election Day, according to a new Washington Post-ABC News poll.
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Washington Week Extra: Colorado Edition -- What swing-state voters are watching 60 days before Election Day

September 9, 2016
Colorado voters ask our panel questions about Clinton's likeability and debate moderators.
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