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Politics Nov 14Oil billionaire considered to lead Energy Department
WASHINGTON — An oil billionaire, a North Dakota lawmaker and a former Bush administration official are being considered to run Donald Trump's Energy Department, according to transition planning documents obtained by The Associated Press.
Politics Nov 10Obama extends olive branch to Trump at the White House Thursday
Thursday's Oval Office meeting is the symbolic start of the transition of power from Obama, a Democrat who ushered in a sweeping health care law and brokered a landmark nuclear accord with Iran, and Trump, a Republican who has promised…
Politics Nov 08Election Day: Americans choose between Clinton and Trump
WASHINGTON — A polarized America went to the polls Tuesday to pick its 45th president, choosing to elect either Hillary Clinton as the first woman to be president or billionaire businessman Donald Trump, the final act of a long and…
Politics Oct 22For Clinton, struggle to change public perception persists
While many see her as better prepared to be commander in chief than Trump, she is consistently viewed unfavorably by more than half of the country.
Politics Oct 19Clinton, Trump set for last debate as ugly race nears finish
Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump's acrimonious battle for the White House is barreling toward the end.
Politics Oct 16Why Trump ‘rigged’ vote claim could leave lasting impact
Donald Trump keeps peddling the notion the vote may be rigged. It's unclear whether he understands the potential impact of his words.
Politics Oct 13Presidential election spirals into debate of who treats women worse
Trump's campaign is now signaling it will spend the election's final month relitigating Bill Clinton's marital affairs and unproven charges of sexual assault, as well as what Trump says is Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton's role in intimidating the women who…
Politics Oct 08Analysis: Why didn’t more Republicans abandon Trump before the tape?
For months, they stomached his incendiary remarks about Mexicans, Muslims, prisoners of war, a Gold Star military family and a Hispanic judge, along with offensive statements about women too numerous to count. Democratic critics argue that their silence — or…
Politics Sep 26Debate Night: Clinton, Trump set for high-stakes showdown
WASHINGTON — After months of tangling from afar, Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump will confront each other face-to-face for the first time in Monday night's presidential debate, laying out for voters their vastly different visions for America's future.
Politics Sep 17Trump glosses over past actions, hopes voters do same
Donald Trump is brazenly betting that voters now settling on their choice for president are willing to set aside all that came before his late-in-the-campaign recalibration.