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August 27, 2016

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    Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump arrives to speak at a campaign rally in Manchester, N.H., Thursday, Aug. 25, 2016.

    Trump's reversals move him closer to politics as usual
    Aug. 27, 2016
    As he powered through his rivals in the Republican primary, Donald Trump sold himself as the "tell-it-like-it-is" candidate, a brash truth-teller whose policy pronouncements wouldn't be swayed by ...
  • Trump campaign CEO faced domestic violence charge in 1996
    Aug. 26, 2016
    Donald Trump's new campaign CEO faced domestic violence charges in the 1990s following an altercation with his then-wife. The charges were eventually dropped after she failed to appear …
  • Maine Gov. Paul LePage delivers a keynote address Saturday at the Maine GOP convention in Bangor.
    Lawmakers call Maine governor unhinged after obscene tirade
    Aug. 26, 2016
    Maine's bombastic Republican governor has built a reputation on his unfiltered comments, but his obscene tirade unleashed on a liberal lawmaker prompted Democratic lawmakers Friday to warn that the governor was coming unhinged and to call for a …
  • Trump meets with Hispanic backers in visit to Las Vegas
    Aug. 26, 2016
    Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump met with Hispanic supporters at the Trump International Hotel in Las Vegas this afternoon. Trump arrived …
  • Chicago Story: Trump sends GOP donors spinning
    Aug. 26, 2016
    Ron Gidwitz, Dan Webb and William Kunkler are veteran Republicans — and friends — from Chicago's political money circuit. They raised buckets of cash for Mitt Romney four years ago. This time, however, their …
  • Candidates capitalize on the ever-powerful 'religious vote'
    Aug. 26, 2016
    Republican Donald Trump has told conservative evangelical pastors in Florida that his presidency would preserve "religious liberty" and reverse what he insists is a government-enforced muzzling …
  • Deportations just latest topic where Trump has wavered
    Aug. 26, 2016
    As he powered through his rivals in the Republican primary, Donald Trump sold himself as the "tell-it-like-it-is" candidate, a brash truth-teller whose policy pronouncements wouldn't be …
  • Clinton defends family foundation, says work will continue
    Aug. 26, 2016
    Hillary Clinton defended her family's foundation on Friday, saying that the charitable work it has conducted is in line with American …
  • The latest: Trump unveils 'America First' mobile app
    Aug. 26, 2016
    Donald Trump's presidential campaign now has its own mobile app. The campaign on Wednesday unveiled its "America First" smartphone application …
  • Maine Gov. Paul LePage attends an opioid-abuse conference June 7 in Boston.
    Maine governor leaves obscene tirade on lawmaker's voicemail
    Aug. 26, 2016
    Republican Gov. Paul LePage has unleashed an obscene tirade on a Democratic legislator, leaving him a voicemail message that said "I am after you" and telling reporters he wished it were 1825 so he could challenge the legislator to a duel and point a …
  • Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump speaks at a campaign rally in Manchester, N.H., Thursday, Aug. 25, 2016.
    Suddenly it's Trump sounding soft on illegal immigration
    Aug. 25, 2016
    Donald Trump defeated 16 rivals in the Republican primaries by being the most anti-immigrant of them all, promising to build a giant wall on the border and deport millions. He labeled opponents like Jeb Bush and Marco Rubio as weak and ...
  • U.S. Rep. Joe Heck, R-Nev., speaks Thursday, June 2, 2016, during a roundtable event in Henderson.
    Ad campaign paints GOP’s Heck as ‘anti-woman’ candidate
    Aug. 25, 2016
    Two organizations that focus on women’s rights, healthcare and access to abortions are launching a six-figure joint ad campaign today targeting Republican U.S. Senate candidate Joe Heck. The independent ...
  • Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump arrives to speak at a campaign rally in Fredericksburg, Va., Saturday, Aug. 20, 2016.
    How Donald Trump almost missed the ballot in Minnesota (and what that says about his campaign)
    Aug. 25, 2016
    Donald Trump was not expected to win Minnesota — but he very nearly didn't even have the chance to try. And the reason is a perfect reminder of all the things that can go wrong when a candidate relies on ...
  • Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton arrives at a campaign event at Truckee Meadows Community College, in Reno, Nev., Thursday, Aug. 25, 2016.
    Trump rebukes racism claims as Clinton in Reno warns of radicalism
    Aug. 25, 2016
    Donald Trump confronted head-on allegations that he is racist on Thursday, defending his hard-line approach to immigration while trying to make the case to minority voters that Democrats have ...
  • Candidate for Nevada office to withdraw amid extortion claim
    Aug. 24, 2016
    A Reno Republican running for the Legislature said he will end his campaign after alleging his online accounts were hacked and nude photos of him were sent to ...
  • Trump aides covertly fought freeing of Ukraine prisoner
    Aug. 24, 2016
    For more than three years, lobbyist Jim Slattery worked in Washington to secure the release in Ukraine of the imprisoned political rival of the country's then-president. He said the work was sometimes harder …
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