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Trump's team says Obama's birth is a settled issue, but Trump hasn't
Donald Trump is getting some not-so-gentle prodding from his team to renounce 'birtherism'       
180 points by USA Today | United States Barack Obama Democratic Party President of the United States United States presidential election 2008 Bill Clinton Republican Party Hawaii
Latest ad in Senate race spotlights Heck’s support for Trump
The latest ad in Nevada’s bitter U.S. Senate race targets Republican Rep. Joe Heck by contrasting his support for Donald Trump with the way two of Nevada’s top Republican officials have ...
9 points by Las Vegas Sun | United States Senate Members of the Nevada Assembly Democratic Party Donald Trump Republican Party United States United States presidential election 2008 John McCain
Bill Clinton, After a Year of Restraint, Unleashes an Impassioned Self-Defense
In a series of swing-state appearances this week, Mr. Clinton struck back at criticism of the family foundation, by turns sarcastic and almost pleading.
11620 points by The New York Times | Bill Clinton Hillary Rodham Clinton Barack Obama Democratic Party George W. Bush President of the United States Lewinsky scandal United States presidential election 2008
The cost of repealing our motorcycle helmet law
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64 points by Detroit Free Press | Barack Obama Donald Trump Hillary Rodham Clinton Democratic Party Bill Clinton United States presidential election 2008 Republican Party President of the United States
Where McCain, challenger stand in Arizona Senate race?
Voters have well-defined views of incumbent, but many have yet to make up minds about Ann Kirkpatrick.       
-1 points by USA Today | Arizona John McCain George W. Bush Republican Party United States presidential election 2008 Arizona's 1st congressional district Democratic Party Alaska
Clinton tries, again, to share warmer side
Campaign 2016 updates: With Trump's resilience, Clinton can't afford to coast Sept. 9, 2016, 8:20 a.m. After his stop in Washington, D.C., Donald Trump heads to Florida on Friday. Hillary Clinton can't coast in this election against Donald Trump's resilienceTrump plans another visit to Capitol...
17 points by Los Angeles Times | Voting Elections Presumptive nominee Hillary Rodham Clinton President of the United States United States presidential election 2008 Poll Candidate
On birtherism, Donald Trump's campaign manager wants him to be somebody Trump doesn't want to be
Kellyanne Conway is the latest Republican to offer a version of Trump that doesn't exist.
1696 points by The Washington Post | United States Donald Trump President of the United States John McCain United States presidential election 2008 Republican Party Ivana Trump Fred Trump
Donald Trump to campaign in Maryland
Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump will travel to Baltimore on Monday to speak with a conference of National Guard officers taking place in the Inner Harbor – his first visit to the city as a candidate.  Trump is set to speak to the annual conference of the National Guard Association...
-1 points by Baltimore Sun | Barack Obama Democratic Party George W. Bush John McCain President of the United States United States Vladimir Putin United States presidential election 2008
Navy SEALs fail in 2 bids to rescue Taliban-held Western hostages
US Navy SEALs twice failed to rescue American and Australian university professors being held by the Taliban in a remote part of Afghanistan, during unsuccessful operations launched since early August, top military sources told US media. Read Full Article at RT.com
123 points by Russia Today | Barack Obama President of the United States Iraq War Democratic Party United States Department of Defense United States Illinois United States presidential election 2008
The week in 34 photos
Take a look at 34 photos of the week from September 2 through September 9.
434 points by CNN | Barack Obama Vladimir Putin President of the United States Week-day names United States International Space Station United States presidential election 2008
Trump allies say he now believes Obama born in U.S. -- but what does Trump say?
Campaign 2016 updates: With Trump's resilience, Clinton can't afford to coast Sept. 9, 2016, 6:40 a.m. After his stop in Washington, D.C., Donald Trump heads to Florida on Friday. Hillary Clinton can't coast in this election against Donald Trump's resilienceTrump plans another visit to Capitol...
22 points by Los Angeles Times | Barack Obama Democratic Party United States President of the United States United States presidential election 2008 Hillary Rodham Clinton George W. Bush Republican Party
Philippines leader calls Obama ‘son of a b****,’ rejects lecturing from US on human rights
In an acid comment, Philippines leader Rodrigo Duterte called Barack Obama a “son of a b****,” warning the US president against lecturing him over the Philippines’ human rights record in its brutal war on drugs at a global summit in Laos, where the two are set to meet. Read Full Article at RT.com
21711 points by Russia Today | United States Barack Obama Southeast Asia Philippines President of the United States United States presidential election 2008 ASEAN Illegal drug trade
Giuliani claims Trump suddenly 'confirms' Obama was born in U.S.
"I confirm that and Donald Trump now confirms that,” the former New York City mayor said.
1809 points by Daily News | George W. Bush President of the United States Hillary Rodham Clinton Rudy Giuliani United States presidential election 2008 Barack Obama Iraq War John McCain
Donald Trump on Russia-backed TV: Russian meddling in U.S. election 'probably unlikely'
As Democrats slam him for cozying up to Russian President Vladimir Putin, Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump told a Russia-backed news outlet it's "probably unlikely" that the country is trying to meddle in the U.S. election. Asked about reports that U.S. officials are investigating whether Russia launched a covert operation ...
12 points by The Washington Times | Vladimir Putin Russia President of the United States Washington D.C. United States United States presidential election 2008 Donald Trump United States presidential election
Philippines’ Duterte tells Obama he never cursed him
Duterte told the Filipino community Friday that he told Obama: “I never made that statement, check it out”        
-1 points by The Detroit News | Barack Obama Iraq War Democratic Party Illinois Ronald Reagan United States United States presidential election 2008 United States Senate election in Illinois 2004
Donald Trump, ahead in new Ohio poll, swings through Cleveland: Ohio Politics Roundup
Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump visits a Cleveland charter school to talk education. The billionaire leads Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton in Ohio by 4 points, according to a new Quinnipiac University poll. Read more in today's Ohio Politics Roundup. Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump visits a Cleveland charter school to talk education. The billionaire leads Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton in Ohio by 4 points, according to a new Quinnipiac University poll. Read more in today's Ohio Politics Roundup. Trump's Throwback Thursday: During a visit to a charter school on Cleveland's East Side, Trump looked to the past while continuing to make his case for an urban agenda, cleveland.com's Andrew J. Tobias reported. "If we can put a man on the moon, dig out the Panama Canal and win two World Wars, I have no doubt that we can provide school choice to every disadvantaged child in the country," Trump said during his 40-minute speech, which focused on education issues. The scene at Trump's visit: Trump fans and detractors peacefully faced off before the billionaire's appearance at the Cleveland Arts & Social Sciences Academy charter school, cleveland.com reporter Henry Gomez writes. "Fans of the Republican nominee for president outnumbered the foes. Their encounter was mostly peaceful, but hardly polite," writes Gomez, who posted a video of the encounter. "Most of those outside demonstrating against Trump were abortion-rights advocates who are upset with the New York businessman's shifty, but ultimately anti-abortion stance." Background on Trump's charter school visit: The owner of the charter school Trump visited, Ron Packard, is a "major figure in the national charter school community for years," Plain Dealer reporter Patrick O'Donnell writes. "He's also made several moves in the last two years to be a significant charter school force in Ohio." Packard said he did not offer his school to Trump because he is a supporter. "My position is irrelevant," he said. "I wouldn't say I am a supporter or I'm not. I support school choice and what's relevant is the attention for high quality charter schools." Trump's visit to CASSA was not without controversy, O'Donnell writes. Critics "blasted the choice of CASSA for Trump's speech today, pointing to the school's poor grades on Ohio's 2014-15 school report cards," O'Donnell writes. "CASSA, located at 10701 Shaker Blvd., received a D for Performance Index, a composite of scores across multiple grades and subjects that Ohio uses to summarize results." Things are looking up for Trump in Ohio:  The billionaire leads Clinton in the Buckeye State by 4 points, according to a new Quinnipiac University poll. "The Quinnipiac University survey marks the first time Trump has led an Ohio presidential poll since May," cleveland.com reporter Jeremy Pelzer writes. "The survey found that Trump leads Clinton 41 percent to 37 percent among likely Ohio voters. Libertarian nominee Gary Johnson polled 14 percent, while the Green Party's Jill Stein had 4 percent support. In a head-to-head matchup, the poll found that Trump is ahead of Clinton 46 percent to 45 percent. "The results show that Ohio's presidential election may ultimately be decided by supporters of Johnson, the former governor of New Mexico, according to Peter A. Brown, assistant director of the Quinnipiac University poll." Ohio generals support Clinton: Two Ohio generals stressed their support for Clinton in Cleveland on Tuesday, ahead of Trump's visit. "Four Star Retired Gen. Johnnie Wilson, who grew up in Lorain, emphasized Clinton's commitment to the military and their families -- and said he was hurt by Trump's criticism of a Khizr Khan, a Muslim American military father who lost his son in Iraq," I write in my report. "Hillary has been a staunch supporter of the military her entire adult life," Wilson said.  "She understands what a military family endures."  Higher taxes? Ten school districts across Cuyahoga County plan to ask voters in this November for more money. "Four of those issues ask voters to approve more tax dollars for expenses. Another two are bond issues that would raise money for school construction and renovation," cleveland.com reporter Robert Higgs writes. "The remaining four issues are a combination of the two - issues that would allow the district to sell bonds for construction and improvement projects and levy a tax to pay off those bonds. They also would levy an additional tax for further improvements." Protecting victims: People who survived domestic abuse can now vote in Ohio without having their address becoming public, cleveland.com reporter Emily Bamforth writes. "The Safe At Home program aims to protect Ohioans whose abusers might seek out their public information," Bamforth writes. "Its launch comes a month before the deadline for voter registration for this year's presidential election." Marijuana and Ohio: Medical marijuana became legal in Ohio on Thursday -- but patients won't be able to purchase the drug in the Buckeye State for another year or two, cleveland.com reporter Jackie Borchardt writes. "Starting today, patients who would qualify for the program have an 'affirmative defense' against prosecution for possessing marijuana and paraphernalia that would be legal under the law, if a doctor signs off," Borchardt writes. "The affirmative defense only protects patients using one of the forms described in the law: Marijuana-infused edibles, tinctures, oils, patches and plant material. The law prohibits smoking marijuana and allows vaping, but the final list of approved forms and methods will be decided by the Ohio State Board of Pharmacy." The law doesn't make it clear how patients are supposed to procure the drug. It's illegal to grow in Ohio, and it's against federal law to bring marijuana from a legal state into Ohio. Meanwhile: A state lawmaker is asking Ohio municipalities to not ban or restrict medical marijuana. "In an open letter, Sen. Kenny Yuko acknowledged the concerns communities have about Ohio's new medical marijuana law but reminded them it will be months or even years before businesses will be growing or selling marijuana," Borchardt writes. "The Richmond Heights Democrat issued the letter on Wednesday, the day before Ohio's medical marijuana took effect." "I understand the urge to act, but keep an open mind," Yuko wrote. "Please consider all the good that this medicine can do for the citizens of your communities." Other parts of the country watching Ohio: Medical marijuana observers in Colorado, a state that helped pioneer the drug, see potential in Ohio's future marketplace. "Medicine Man was among the first medical marijuana companies in Colorado, and it plans to help Ohio businesses get off the ground. Carrie Roberts, a licensing consultant with the company's consulting arm, Medicine Man Technologies, said the law's medical conditions and allowed forms should encourage a healthy market," Borchardt writes. "The rules we've seen so far are very robust and it looks like Ohio could be a very good marketplace both for patients and business operators," Roberts told Borchardt.  Ohio Senate race: Democratic U.S. Senate nominee Ted Strickland's campaign is criticizing a new Rob Portman TV ad, which touts the senator's work on behalf of an Ohio company previously accused of delivering faulty helmets to the U.S. Army, cleveland.com reporter Jeremy Pelzer reports. The ad, seen on the air in Cleveland, highlights the Republican senator's efforts to ensure Hebron-based ArmorSource was able to successfully bid to make the Army's lightweight advanced combat helmet, securing more than 200 jobs. But earlier this year, ArmorSource paid $3 million to settle allegations that a different kind of helmet, sold to the U.S. military between 2006 and 2009, failed ballistic safety tests. Strickland campaign spokesman David Bergstein said in a statement that Portman should apologize to Ohio's military families and take down the ad. "It's hard to know what's worse: that Senator Portman would champion a company that was endangering the lives of our military service members by producing faulty helmets, or that Portman is using this same company to try and win his political campaign," Bergstein said. Portman campaign spokeswoman Michawn Rich said in a statement that the Republican incumbent is "proud" to have helped ArmorSource secure the contract. An ArmorSource spokesman didn't return a phone call Wednesday seeking comment. Beautiful politicos: Bay Village native and Rep. Tim Ryan legislative aide Samantha Fay made The Hill's 50 most beautiful list. How exciting for her. In a short profile, the 25-year-old reveals her feelings about makeup. We learn that, for Fay, "having a polished look is just as important in her professional life as having refined policy chops," The Hill writes. "Wearing makeup is like putting on your war paint," Fay told the Hill. "It calms me down, I can relax into it, and at the end of it, I feel like I am ready for anything." She also likes to dance. Get Battleground Briefing, our FREE politics newsletter, delivered to your inbox: Sign up here. Tips or links? Send here. Follow along on Twitter: @_marykilpatrick.
254 points by The Plain Dealer | Ohio Charter school Cannabis President of the United States Legality of cannabis by country Charter Hillary Rodham Clinton United States presidential election 2008
Coasting is no longer an option for Hillary Clinton, given Donald Trump's resilience
As Donald Trump’s resilience defies his erratic style, thin policy plans and incendiary pronouncements, Hillary Clinton is confronting the reality that coasting to election day is no longer a viable strategy. Clinton has abruptly switched gears in her effort to lure the vast numbers of suburban...
1815 points by Los Angeles Times | George W. Bush Joe Biden Barack Obama Democratic Party Ronald Reagan President of the United States United States presidential election 2008 Republican Party
Fiction: Hillary’s First 100 Days
A speculative political fiction by the showrunner of “Veep.”
2344 points by The New York Times | Bill Clinton Barack Obama President of the United States Democratic Party George W. Bush Hillary Rodham Clinton United States presidential election 2008 Gerald Ford
Why Florida is a key state in the 2016 presidential race
What to expect from the state's 29 electoral votes.
31 points by The Washington Post | Voting Southern United States Democratic Party Barack Obama President of the United States United States presidential election 2008 John McCain United States
Why Texas is a surprisingly key state in the 2016 presidential race
What to expect from Texas's 38 electoral votes.
119 points by The Washington Post | Democratic Party Barack Obama Voting Republican Party United States presidential election 2008 President of the United States Elections Southern United States
How Hillary Clinton could win
Hillary Clinton has advantages heading into the final stretch of the campaign that any presidential candidate would envy: a fleet of popular surrogates, a mountain of cash and an opponent who is often sidetracked by self-inflicted wounds.
2775 points by CNN | Barack Obama Joe Biden Democratic Party John McCain Bill Clinton Hillary Rodham Clinton United States presidential election 2008 President of the United States
Poll: Arizona a toss-up between Clinton, Trump
Close race in typically red state is a departure for Arizona as 22.9% of likely voters are undecided.       
30 points by USA Today | Bill Clinton Democratic Party President of the United States Hillary Rodham Clinton Arizona George W. Bush United States presidential election 2008 Barack Obama
How Trump or Clinton win would affect stocks
Strategist Greg Valliere says Wall Street expects Clinton to win but says the odds have gone up to 40% for a Trump win.        
-1 points by Detroit Free Press | Hillary Rodham Clinton Bill Clinton President of the United States Democratic Party Donald Trump United States presidential election 2008 Presidency of Bill Clinton 1946 births
Justice Dept. Granted Immunity to Specialist Who Deleted Hillary Clinton’s Emails
Republicans have called for the department to investigate the deletions, but the deal with the specialist, Paul Combetta, makes it unlikely that the request will go far.
13810 points by The New York Times | Hillary Rodham Clinton Federal Bureau of Investigation Barack Obama Bill Clinton United States presidential election 2008 E-mail Joe Biden John McCain
Trump attacks U.S. foreign policy in interview with Larry King on Russian TV network
Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump criticized U.S. foreign policy and the American political press corps Thursday during an interview on RT America, a state-owned Russian television network. In a wide-ranging interview that aired Thursday evening, Trump spoke with journalist Larry King...
-1 points by Chicago Tribune | George W. Bush President of the United States Barack Obama United States presidential election 2008 Bill Clinton Democratic Party United States Vladimir Putin
Things just got very, very heated between Rudy Guiliani and Chris Matthews
A fascinating duel, with our analysis.
8181 points by The Washington Post | Barack Obama George W. Bush Hillary Rodham Clinton President of the United States Rudy Giuliani Democratic Party United States United States presidential election 2008
Trump attacks U.S. foreign policy, political press corps in state-owned Russian television network
The interview came as Trump faced sustained criticism for praising Russian President Vladimir Putin.
25851 points by The Washington Post | George W. Bush President of the United States Vladimir Putin Bill Clinton Barack Obama United States presidential election 2008 United States Democratic Party
Hillary Clinton gives spirited address on spirituality
Hillary Clinton refuses to lose this election, and on Thursday, she said she wouldn’t be losing her religion either.
158 points by Daily News | Barack Obama Democratic Party African American Hillary Rodham Clinton Racism 2008 Democratic National Convention Bill Clinton United States presidential election 2008
Clinton blames Trump for birther claims
Speaking at the National Baptist Convention in Kansas City, Mo., Sept. 8, Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton accused her Republican opponent Donald Trump of questioning President Obama’s citizenship.
27 points by The Washington Post | Barack Obama Democratic Party John McCain George W. Bush President of the United States Hillary Rodham Clinton Bill Clinton United States presidential election 2008
Trump, Clinton deadlocked in Ohio, Florida: polls
Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump are deadlocked the key battleground states of Ohio and Florida, a pair of polls released Thursday showed.
17 points by Daily News | United States presidential election 2008 U.S. state North Carolina Pennsylvania Southern United States Ohio President of the United States United States
TV News Roundup: Lifetime Reveals ‘Project Runway: Fashion Startup’ Judges, Premiere Date
In today’s TV news roundup, “Project Runway: Fashion Startup” will debut on Lifetime on Oct. 20; Joe Biden joins the annual Stand Up to Cancer telecast; David Mackenzie has signed on to direct the USA Network pilot “Damnation”; and the Jackal Group has acquired the television rights to Chloe Benjamin’s novel “The Immortalists.” DATES “Project Runway: Fashion... Read more »
-1 points by Variety | Joe Biden Vice President of the United States Television Reality television Richard Lugar American television actors United States presidential election 2008 Project Runway
The Latest: Colin Powell defends use of private emails
WASHINGTON — The Latest on Campaign 2016 (all times EDT):5:20 p.m.Former Secretary of State Colin Powell is defending himself following the release of a 2009 email exchange with Hillary Clinton, describing his use of a private, dial-up email account to carry out U.S. government business.
-1 points by Boston Herald | President of the United States George W. Bush Ronald Reagan Barack Obama Democratic Party John McCain United States presidential election debates United States presidential election 2008
Clinton will be speaking more openly about her faith and values, campaign says
Clinton is delivering the first of at least four speeches meant to convey her larger goals for the country, and to be “more about her than about” Donald Trump, a Clinton aide says.
173 points by The Washington Post | Donald Trump Hillary Rodham Clinton George W. Bush President of the United States United States presidential election 2008 Kansas Democratic Party Missouri
Pence agrees with Trump that Putin 'stronger’ leader than Obama
They'll always have Putin.
77 points by Daily News | George W. Bush Barack Obama Democratic Party United States Hillary Rodham Clinton President of the United States Bill Clinton United States presidential election 2008
Trump vs Clinton race heats up with two months to go
US election kicks into high gear, with both candidates spending Labour Day in battleground state of Ohio.
1068 points by Al Jazeera English | President of the United States Election United States presidential election 2008 United States presidential election debates Elections Voting United States presidential election Electoral College
The day in photos: Sept. 8, 2016
Barack Obama beams and more.
3 points by New York Post | Barack Obama Joe Biden United States presidential election 2008 Hillary Rodham Clinton Rio de Janeiro Democratic Party Google New York Post
Clinton allies set to open Houston office
Hillary Clinton's campaign arm in Texas will open a party headquarters in downtown Houston this weekend meant to energize and organize the area's Democrats with about two months until Election Day.
108 points by The Houston Chronicle | United States House of Representatives Democratic Party Barack Obama United States Senate President of the United States United States presidential election 2008 George W. Bush John McCain
Clinton and Trump: Candidates in chief
Donald Trump sets social media ablaze by insisting he opposed the Iraq War from the start, which he didn't.
785 points by Al Jazeera English | President of the United States George W. Bush Barack Obama United States presidential election 2008 Iraq War United States Joe Biden Democratic Party
Donald Trump is finally seeing signs of life in key swing states
But he's still not yet positioned to win.
301 points by The Washington Post | Democratic Party United States presidential election 2008 John McCain U.S. state Barack Obama President of the United States Republican Party Illinois
The Latest: Graham unimpressed by candidates at forum
WASHINGTON — The Latest on Campaign 2016 (all times EDT):3:55 p.m.Republican Sen. Lindsey Graham, a frequent critic of both Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton, was less than impressed with the two candidates at a televised national security forum.Graham said Thursday: "It makes me want to move to Canada."The South Carolina lawmaker made an unsuccessful bid for the Republican nomination. He has railed against his party for backing Trump and has expressed serious concerns about Democrat Clinton.
-1 points by Boston Herald | President of the United States Ronald Reagan Barack Obama Democratic Party George W. Bush John McCain United States presidential election 2008 United States presidential election debates
Who does Islamic State want to see elected? Clinton and Trump point to each other
Campaign 2016 updates: Gary Johnson wonders what Aleppo is Sept. 8, 2016, 1:03 p.m. Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton campaign in swing states after their town hall on military issues. Libertarian nominee Gary Johnson is widely mocked after asking, "What is Aleppo?"Voters are finding it harder than...
8 points by Los Angeles Times | President of the United States Barack Obama Hillary Rodham Clinton Democratic Party Bill Clinton United States Terrorism United States presidential election 2008
Iraq, Hillary and baseball: Donald Trump talks to Larry King (RT EXCLUSIVE)
Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump tells RT's Larry King that he doesn’t dislike Hillary Clinton, but that she’s not the person to make America great again – and that their televised duel Wednesday was more fun than baseball. Read Full Article at RT.com
717 points by Russia Today | Barack Obama Iraq War President of the United States George W. Bush United States presidential election 2008 United States Democratic Party Joe Biden
The Latest: Trump insists, falsely, that he opposed Iraq war
WASHINGTON — The Latest on Campaign 2016 (all times EDT):2:54 p.m.Donald Trump is insisting he opposed the war in Iraq from the beginning, even though fact checkers have repeatedly said that claim is false.Radio host Howard Stern in 2002 asked Trump if he supported the looming invasion. Trump responded, "I guess so."The Republican presidential nominee also said Thursday that if had been in the Congress at the time, he would have voted against authorizing the military conflict.
-1 points by Boston Herald | President of the United States Ronald Reagan Barack Obama George W. Bush Democratic Party John McCain United States presidential election debates United States presidential election 2008
Donald Trump leads Hillary Clinton in latest Ohio poll
The Quinnipiac University survey marks the first time Trump has led an Ohio presidential poll since May. COLUMBUS, Ohio--Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump has a 4-point lead in Ohio over Democratic rival Hillary Clinton, according to a poll released Thursday. The Quinnipiac University survey marks the first time Trump has led an Ohio presidential poll since May. The survey found that Trump leads Clinton 41 percent to 37 percent among likely Ohio voters. Libertarian nominee Gary Johnson polled 14 percent, while the Green Party's Jill Stein had 4 percent support. The results show that Ohio's presidential election may ultimately be decided by supporters of Johnson, the former governor of New Mexico, according to Peter A. Brown, assistant director of the Quinnipiac University poll. "He is getting 14 percent from Ohio voters, and how that cohort eventually votes could be critical in this swing state - and in the nation," Brown said in a statement. Thursday's poll is the first survey of the presidential race in Ohio to be released this month. The last Quinnipiac poll of Ohio, released nearly a month ago, showed Clinton with a 2-point lead among likely Buckeye State voters.  The new poll shows only 88 percent of Democratic likely voters in Ohio back Clinton - down from 95 percent support in last month's survey. The survey also showed that Trump gained support among likely male voters in the state, while Clinton lost backing among Ohio men. However, Trump's support among independent voters fell to 43 percent, compared to 50 percent in last month's Quinnipiac poll. For reasons that aren't completely clear yet, Clinton's lead in national polls has slipped since mid-August, when she led Trump by about 8 percentage points. The new Quinnipiac poll was conducted by phone between Aug. 29 and Sept. 7 among 775 registered Ohio voters. The poll has a margin of error of +/- 3.5 percentage points.  Follow @TwitterDev
2470 points by The Plain Dealer | United States presidential election 2008 President of the United States Voting Ohio Democratic Party Hillary Rodham Clinton United States United States presidential election 1968
The Latest: Priebus says Trump doesn't endorse Putin
WASHINGTON — The Latest on Campaign 2016 (all times EDT):2:14 p.m.The head of the Republican National Committee says Donald Trump isn't endorsing Russian President Vladimir Putin.GOP chairman Reince Preibus told The Associated Press in a brief interview on Thursday that Trump "doesn't agree with his style of government."
-1 points by Boston Herald | President of the United States Ronald Reagan Barack Obama George W. Bush Democratic Party John McCain United States presidential election debates United States presidential election 2008
Republican congressman says U.S. payment to Iran was like a 'drug drop'
Democrats walked out of the hearing in protest.       
6 points by USA Today | Barack Obama Democratic Party President of the United States United States United States presidential election 2008 Joe Biden Illinois John McCain
Chelsea Clinton hits Chicago for Hillary fundraiser on Sept. 23
WASHINGTON – Chelsea Clinton hits Chicago on Sept. 23 to headline a fundraiser for the Hillary Victory Fund to benefit the presidential campaign of her mom, Hillary at the home of “Gone Girl” author Gillian Flynn and her husband Brett Nolan. The price range for the “Conversation with Chelsea” is $1,000 to be a “fighter” […]
-1 points by Chicago Sun-Times | Bill Clinton Democratic Party Barack Obama Hillary Rodham Clinton President of the United States George W. Bush Chicago United States presidential election 2008
Hillary Clinton leads Donald Trump in Pa., N.C.; OH, Fla. close: Quinnipiac
Hillary Clinton holds single-digit leads over Donald Trump in head-to-head matchups in the battleground states of Pennsylvania and North Carolina, while the two candidates are tied in Florida and Mr. Trump is slightly ahead in Ohio, according to Quinnipiac University polling released Thursday. Head-to-head, Mrs. Clinton held a ...
32 points by The Washington Times | United States presidential election 2008 President of the United States Democratic Party Ohio Southern United States Bill Clinton Hillary Rodham Clinton U.S. state
Lauer gets rough reviews after candidate forum
The longtime 'Today' host was panned following Wednesday night's event with Trump and Clinton.         
-1 points by Arizona Republic | John McCain Iraq War George W. Bush President of the United States Armed forces United States presidential election 2008 Barack Obama Army
Critic's Notebook: Matt Lauer Loses the War in a Battle Between the Candidates
NBC’s presidential military forum exposed Mr. Lauer’s weaknesses as an informed interviewer.
34146 points by The New York Times | Barack Obama Question John McCain President of the United States George W. Bush Hillary Rodham Clinton United States presidential election 2008 Bill Clinton