United States Presidential Election

September 22, 2017 - 7:57 pm
The federal government on Friday told election officials in 21 states that hackers targeted their systems before last year's presidential election. The notification came roughly a year after U.S. Department of Homeland Security officials first said states were targeted by hacking efforts possibly...
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August 31, 2017 - 8:43 pm
DUMMERSTON, Vt. (AP) — Peter Diamondstone, a political activist who helped found the Vermont political party that first launched Bernie Sanders for office in the 1970s, has died at age 82. Diamondstone, a perennial political candidate and the co-founder in 1970 of the anti-war Liberty Union Party,...
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August 31, 2017 - 7:48 pm
DUMMERSTON, Vt. (AP) — A man who helped found the Vermont political party that first launched Bernie Sanders for office in the 1970s has died. Peter Diamondstone was 82. Diamondstone co-founded the Liberty Union Party and was a perennial political candidate. His daughter says he died Wednesday in...
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FILE - In this Oct. 9, 2016 file photo, Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton, right, speaks as Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump listens during the second presidential debate at Washington University in St. Louis, Sunday, Oct. 9, 2016. (Rick T. Wilking/Pool via AP)
August 23, 2017 - 9:10 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Hillary Clinton says Donald Trump's pacing, hovering demeanor onstage during an October 2016 presidential debate made her so uncomfortable "my skin crawled." She says in her upcoming book that Trump shadowed her so closely she had to resist shouting out, "Back up you creep, get...
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August 23, 2017 - 8:59 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Hillary Clinton says Donald Trump's pacing, hovering demeanor onstage during an October 2016 presidential debate made her so uncomfortable "my skin crawled." In an upcoming book, Clinton says Trump shadowed her closely she had to resist shouting, "Back up you creep, get away from...
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Protestors shout slogans in front of Trump Tower ahead President Donald Trump's visit to the building New York, Monday, Aug. 14, 2017. (AP Photo/Andres Kudacki)
August 14, 2017 - 10:37 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — President Donald Trump went home to Trump Tower on Monday for the first time since his inauguration, with a throng of chanting protesters awaiting — but never seeing — him. Thousands of demonstrators roared "shame, shame, shame" and "not my president!" while watching for Trump's...
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An inflatable caricature of President Donald Trump rises above pedestrians at W. 59th Street and 5th Ave. in New York Monday, Aug. 14, 2017, just three blocks north of Trump Tower. (AP Photo/Craig Ruttle)
August 14, 2017 - 8:54 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Thousands of protesters and heavy security were ready to greet President Donald Trump as he headed for his home in the city on Monday for the first time since his inauguration. Demonstrators stood in pens that police erected across the street from Trump Tower in Manhattan and lined...
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FILE- In this Monday, July 24, 2017, file photo, President DonaldTrump, front left, gestures as former boys scouts, Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke, left, Energy Secretary Rick Perry, watch at the 2017 National Boy Scout Jamboree at the Summit in Glen Jean, W.Va. Boy Scouts president Randall Stephenson told The Associated Press on Wednesday, July 26, in his first public comments on the furor over President Donald Trump's speech on Monday that he'd be "disingenuous" if he suggested he was surprised by the Republican president's comments. (AP Photo/Steve Helber, File)
July 26, 2017 - 9:29 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — The Boy Scouts of America anticipated President Donald Trump would spark controversy with a politically tinged speech at its national jamboree in West Virginia but felt obliged to invite him out of respect for his office, its leader said Wednesday in his first public comments on the...
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FILE- In this Monday, July 24, 2017, file photo, President DonaldTrump, front left, gestures as former boys scouts, Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke, left, Energy Secretary Rick Perry, watch at the 2017 National Boy Scout Jamboree at the Summit in Glen Jean, W.Va. Boy Scouts president Randall Stephenson told The Associated Press on Wednesday, July 26, in his first public comments on the furor over President Donald Trump's speech on Monday that he'd be "disingenuous" if he suggested he was surprised by the Republican president's comments. (AP Photo/Steve Helber, File)
July 26, 2017 - 8:29 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — The Boy Scouts of America anticipated President Donald Trump would spark controversy with a politically tinged speech at its national jamboree in West Virginia but felt obliged to invite him out of respect for his office, its leader said Wednesday in his first public comments on the...
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July 14, 2017 - 8:58 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump's campaign data and digital director says he will speak with the House intelligence committee later this month as part of its Russia probe. Brad Parscale says in a statement to The Associated Press he's "unaware of any Russian involvement" in the data and...
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