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August 30, 2016

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    A Culinary Union member holds up a sign during a rally in front of the Trump International Hotel, Friday, Aug. 26, 2016, in Las Vegas.

    Trump, Clinton concentrate efforts on crucial Nevada
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    Aug. 30, 2016
    Politically, Nevada is the anti-California. The GOP runs both houses of the Legislature. Brian Sandoval, the state’s popular governor, is a Republican. Just like California, one party holds every state constitutional office, only in Nevada, it’s the GOP that ran the table. And in Nevada, there’s also an actual ...
  • Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump arrives to speak at a campaign rally in Fredericksburg, Va., Saturday, Aug. 20, 2016.
    Trump to make quick trip to Mexico before immigration speech
    Aug. 30, 2016
    In a surprise move, Donald Trump will travel to Mexico on Wednesday to meet with President Enrique Pena Nieto, just hours before the Republican delivers an anticipated speech on ...
  • Former Gov. Richard Bryan and first lady Bonnie Bryan are shown in an undated file photo.
    First lady, activist and ambassador Bonnie Bryan dies at 77
    Aug. 30, 2016
    Bonnie Bryan officially was first lady of Nevada from 1983 to 1989, but because of her many worthy deeds, her civic activism and her devotion to helping the youth and the elderly, in spirit, she was a first lady for most of her adult life. Bryan worked to improve medical care for the aged, boost education and safety for ...
  • In this, Thursday, Aug. 18, 2016 file photo, Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., center, smiles as he leaves the Republican Party of Palm Beach County's 15th annual Lobsterfest in Boca Raton, Fla.
    Rubio, Murphy win Florida's Senate primaries
    Aug. 30, 2016
    Republican Sen. Marco Rubio and Democratic U.S. Rep. Patrick Murphy each easily won their primaries Tuesday, setting up a November showdown that's guaranteed to be …
  • McCain, sheriff's races top Arizona primary
    Aug. 30, 2016
    Primary challenges to two of the state's longest-serving Republicans are drawing attention as Arizona voters head to the polls …
  • Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump points toward vice-presidential candidate Indiana Gov. Mike Pence after Pence's acceptance speech during the third day session of the Republican National Convention in Cleveland.
    Video: 'Women Know Better' ad against Trump to run first in Nevada
    Aug. 30, 2016
    The super PAC American Bridge 21st Century and the pro-choice group EMILY’s List’s independent expenditure arm are partnering to release a new digital ad in Nevada today, painting Donald Trump as an anti-woman …
  • Huma Abedin waves to supporters as an aide to Democratic nominee for President  Hillary Clinton who greets the crowd after a rally to talk about her plans for growing the economy and other concerns at IBEW Local 357 on Thursday, August 4, 2016.
    Longtime aide Huma Abedin like 'second daughter' to Clinton
    Aug. 30, 2016
    Longtime Hillary Clinton aide Huma Abedin has won plaudits for her campaign instincts, her deep-rooted loyalty and her glamorous personal style. But she has been thrust into the spotlight for another attribute — as ...
  • Republican Rep. Cresent Hardy speaks at the Asian Culture Alliance amid a fierce re-election campaign against Democratic state Sen. Ruben Kihuen, Saturday, Aug. 27, 2016.
    Cresent Hardy is hospitalized after heart attack
    Aug. 29, 2016
    The Republican congressman underwent a routine medical procedure after the attack and remains under observation from doctors while he recovers ...
  • Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton leaves a fundraiser at a private home in Southampton, N.Y., Sunday, Aug. 28, 2016.
    Clinton says she doesn't know 'which' Trump will appear at debates
    Aug. 29, 2016
    Hillary Clinton is telling supporters that she doesn't know "which Donald Trump" will show up at the presidential debates. She called this year "the most unpredictable electoral season" she had ever seen ...
  • Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump leads a Hispanic leaders and small business owners roundtable in Las Vegas, Friday, Aug. 26, 2016. Left is Pastor Pasqual Urrabazo, of the International Church of Las Vegas, and right is Irma Aguirre, a local business owner.
    Video: New Trump ad paints a stark portrait of America if Clinton elected
    Aug. 29, 2016
    Trump’s new ad, called “Two Americas: Economy,” paints a stark portrait of America under the presidency of Democratic hopeful Hillary Clinton, saying she would bring “more of the same, but worse.” Under a Trump presidency, the ad suggests, middle-class families will receive tax relief, new jobs will be created, and ...
  • Former New York congressman Anthony Weiner glances at his wife, Huma Abedin, as she speaks during a news conference at the Gay Men's Health Crisis headquarters, Tuesday, July 23, 2013, in New York.
    Clinton aide Abedin dumps husband Weiner over new sexting scandal
    Aug. 29, 2016
    Hillary Clinton aide Huma Abedin is done playing the good wife to Anthony Weiner, announcing Monday she is leaving the serially sexting ex-congressman after ...
  • Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump arrives to speak at a campaign rally in Fredericksburg, Va., Saturday, Aug. 20, 2016.
    Trump plans detailed immigration talk as questions remain
    Aug. 29, 2016
    Donald Trump says he'll deliver a detailed speech Wednesday on his proposal to crack down on illegal immigration — but it's anyone's guess what he will say ...
  • Can Clinton save health overhaul from its mounting problems?
    Aug. 29, 2016
    With the hourglass running out for his administration, President Barack Obama's health care law is struggling in many parts of the country. Double-digit premium increases and exits by big-name insurers have caused some to wonder whether "Obamacare" will go down as a failed experiment. If Democrat Hillary Clinton wins the White House, expect her to mount a rescue effort ...
  • Trump stand-ins struggle to speak for and defend nominee
    Aug. 29, 2016
    Donald Trump isn't making it easy for top supporters and advisers, from his running mate on down, to defend him or explain some campaign positions ...
  • Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump speaks at a campaign rally in Manchester, N.H., Thursday, Aug. 25, 2016.
    Wednesday speech could clarify Trump's immigration policy
    Aug. 29, 2016
    Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump announced Sunday he'll be making a speech on illegal immigration on Wednesday in Arizona, after a week of speculation that he might be softening his hard-line promise to deport 11 million people living in the United States illegally ...
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