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Once Skeptical of Executive Power, Obama Has Come to Embrace It

Mr. Obama will leave the White House as one of the most prolific authors of major regulations in presidential history.

Reshaping Lives, Without Congress

The Obama White House has issued hundreds of major regulations in an effort to reshape aspects of American life.

House Measure Protecting Embryos Threatens Veterans’ Fertility Treatments

The stem cell debate of the 1990s is recalled in legislation that touches on the fate of unused embryos.

Donald Trump ‘Fine’ With Prosecuting U.S. Citizens at Guantánamo

If Mr. Trump were elected and followed through on his impulse, the move would face legal, political and practical obstacles, specialists said.

Marco Rubio Warns Christian Conservatives of the Costs of Gay Intolerance

The senator, speaking to the Florida Renewal Project, near the site of the Orlando nightclub massacre, urged the group to resist passing judgment on gays.

Big City: Golf Course Deal With Donald Trump Leaves New York City in the Rough

A lavish municipal property bearing a presidential candidate’s name yields little for the Bronx residents who live nearby.

Philippines Talks of Barring Donald Trump for Calling It a ‘Terrorist Nation’

After the candidate said the country was among those sending “animals” to the United States, a Philippine lawmaker urged that Mr. Trump be denied entry.

Are the Trump Kids Off-Limits? Thomas Friedman Says No

Thomas Friedman of The Times explains why, despite criticism from Bob Woodward, he thinks Donald Trump’s children “should be ashamed of him.”

The 2016 Race: How Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump Differ on Taxes

One major difference is that Mr. Trump would give the wealthy a big tax cut, and Mrs. Clinton would raise their taxes.

Fact-Checking Hillary Clinton’s Economic Speech

What Mrs. Clinton got right, and wrong, in her promotion of her economic agenda and attacks on that of her rival, Donald J. Trump.

At a Donald Trump Rally, a Confederate Flag Goes Up, and Quickly Comes Down

A Trump supporter who had hung the flag near the stage was prodded to remove it and did so, unhappily.

Military Officials Distorted ISIS Intelligence, Congressional Panel Says

The United States Central Command altered its analysis to portray a more optimistic picture of the war than events in Iraq and Syria warranted, a report concluded.

Mike Pence Campaigns With an Eye on His Own Future

In addition to being cast as cleaner-up in chief for Donald J. Trump, Mr. Pence and his loyalists are hoping to position him for a post-2016 landscape.

Abroad in America: American Muslims and the Politics of Division

The rise of Donald J. Trump, and a Muslim immigrant’s stern rebuke of the Republican nominee, have stirred a debate on what it means for Muslims to be considered “good” Americans.

Donald Trump, Insisting He Won’t Change His Style, Repeats Claim Obama Founded ISIS

The Republican presidential nominee said that he intended to stick by his unorthodox campaign style, even if it meant taking “a very, very nice long vacation” after Nov. 8.

Letter From America: Hillary Clinton and the Evolution of American Politics

Voters once compared male and female candidates through the lens of characteristics they assumed to be inherent. Things have changed.

Puerto Ricans in Florida Are Being Courted by Hillary Clinton’s Campaign

With as many as 1,000 families a month relocating to Florida from Puerto Rico, Democrats aim to register as many coveted new voters as possible.

Hillary Clinton to Attack Donald Trump on Tax Plan in Michigan Speech

Mrs. Clinton plans to eviscerate her Republican rival over policies that she said would favor the super wealthy and hurt average Americans.

The 2016 Race: Does Donald Trump Need the Hispanic Vote? Not as Much as You Might Think

Yes, Florida is a crucial state, but there are more than enough whites to put a Republican candidate like Mr. Trump over the top.

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