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August 28, 2016

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    Old photos kept by Mae Wiggins from her Queens College days and on the job as a nurse are seen Aug. 24 at her home in Virginia Beach, Va. Wiggins says that in 1963, she and a friend were both turned away from a Queens borough apartment complex owned by the Trumps. “We were both professional people with good credit ratings,” Wiggins recalled. “No reason to be denied apartments in a location that we thought was desirable and nice.”

    Trump’s start in real estate included accusations of bias
    Aug. 28, 2016
    She seemed like the model tenant. A 33-year-old nurse who was living at the YWCA in Harlem, she had come to rent a one-bedroom at the still-unfinished Wilshire Apartments in the Jamaica Estates neighborhood of Queens. She filled out …
  • Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton arrives at a campaign event at Truckee Meadows Community College, in Reno, Nev., Thursday, Aug. 25, 2016.
    Clinton invokes father's memory to hit Trump on business
    Aug. 28, 2016
    Hillary Clinton has landed on a very personal counterpunch to what she says is Donald Trump's checkered business past: her dad. As the Democratic presidential nominee works to undercut Trump's economic record and promote her plans for small businesses, she is invoking memories of her late father's Chicago drapery business ...
  • Kerry heads to Bangladesh, India amid South Asian tensions
    Aug. 28, 2016
    U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry's stops in Bangladesh and India come amid increasing concerns about terrorism in both South Asian nations ...
  • Once an outlier, Breitbart rises to potent voice
    Aug. 28, 2016
    Breitbart News has arrived. The opinion and news site, once a curiosity of the fringe right wing, is now an increasingly powerful voice, and virtual rallying spot, for millions of disaffected conservatives who propelled …
  • Democrats shift to embrace religious left
    Aug. 28, 2016
    Four months ago, as Hillary Clinton turned her attention from the Democratic primary toward a fall race against Donald Trump, her campaign released a commercial titled …
  • Two views on media coverage of 2016
    Aug. 28, 2016
    The media cannot be singularly blamed for the state of the presidential race. Public opinion, social media and the weak performances of the also-ran candidates affected this cycle. And if you strip away some of the contagious critiques, perhaps we come to a different perspective: The media are doing a remarkable job on behalf of the American public.
  • Clinton has first intelligence briefing as nominee
    Aug. 27, 2016
    Hillary Clinton received her first national security briefing Saturday as the Democratic presidential nominee, meeting with intelligence officials for an overview of the major threats facing the nation around …
  • A supporter holds a flag with the image of Donald Trump as he waits for the  Republican presidential candidate at the Treasure Island in Las Vegas Saturday, June 18, 2016.
    Nevada one of Trump's big hopes for swing-state win
    Aug. 27, 2016
    Democrats and Republicans agree that the state's competitiveness is not just a quirk of public polling, which has a spotty track record in Nevada, but is reflected in private surveys, the tightness …
  • 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 …
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