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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.
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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
Lauer's rough night increases pressure on debate moderators
NEW YORK (AP) — Traffic cop or truth detector? The rough reception given Matt Lauer for his back-to-back interviews with Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump laid bare a disagreement over whether journalists who moderate presidential debates should call candidates out…
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James Buckley on 2016: 'I am an unhappy man': Column
An elder statesman of conservatism says the presidential campaign is 'too depressing to contemplate.'         
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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
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
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
Twitter Reorganizes Video Groups Under Periscope CEO Kayvon Beykpour
Kayvon Beykpour, co-founder and CEO of Twitter’s live-streaming app division Periscope, is now overseeing operational and product aspects of all of the company’s video initiatives. Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey on Tuesday confirmed in a tweet the expanded duties for Beykpour overseeing the Twitter and Periscope video teams, a move previously reported by Recode. However, Twitter chief... Read more »
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Twitter to Live-Stream Bloomberg’s Presidential Debate Broadcasts
You’ll be able to watch Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton mix it up in the 2016 U.S. presidential debates this fall on Twitter — alongside a real-time tweet-stream of reactions and commentary. Twitter will stream Bloomberg Television’s live broadcast of the 2016 U.S. presidential and VP debates, under an exclusive agreement that expands its pact with Bloomberg Media announced in... Read more »
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Abroad in America: Donald Trump, the Unsinkable Candidate
Many of Mr. Trump’s remarks would have seriously damaged other candidates, but he has remained popular in spite of accusations of racism and graft.
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Campaign 2016 updates: Trump, Clinton respond to New York bombing
Campaign 2016 updates: Trump, Clinton respond to New York bombing Sept. 19, 2016, 9:03 p.m. Hillary Clinton is set to appear Monday night on the "Tonight Show" with Jimmy Fallon after campaigning in Pennsylvania and meetings at the United Nations. Donald Trump campaigns in Florida.Voters might...
57 points by Los Angeles Times | President of the United States Barack Obama Terrorism George W. Bush John McCain Bill Clinton United States presidential election debates Hillary Rodham Clinton
Potent Critiques of NBC Forum Raise Stakes for Moderators
Criticisms over a prime-time forum hosted by Matt Lauer foreshadow the scrutiny, and anxiety, facing the anchors presiding over a trio of Trump-Clinton debates.
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Gary Johnson’s ‘What Is Aleppo’ Flub Underscores Skepticism of Republicans
Mr. Johnson, a Libertarian, is drawing one-tenth of the vote in recent polls, enough to alter the electoral map and send battleground states in unpredictable directions.
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