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Who, When, Where: Guide to the Third Clinton-Trump Presidential Debate

The third and final presidential debate of the 2016 general-election campaign takes place on Wednesday, Oct. 19, at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas. Here are details on the event.

Capital Journal Daybreak: Campaign 2016, More

HERE’S A LOOK AT THE DAY AHEAD OBAMA ADMINISTRATION: President Barack Obama and first lady Michelle Obama host Italian Prime Minister Matteo Renzi and his wife, Agnese Landini. The president and prime minister deliver remarks at 9:30 a.m., hold a joint press conference at noon, and attend a state dinner at 7 p.m. Secretary of State John […]

Trump’s Claims of ‘Rigged’ Election Could Hurt His Own Campaign, Research Shows

Republican Donald Trump's unsubstantiated claim that the election is rigged against him because of a corrupt political system may have the effect of lowering turnout among his own supporters, research shows.

Americans for Prosperity Launches Ad Campaign Tying Democratic Senate Hopefuls to Clinton

The Koch-backed group Americans for Prosperity on Tuesday launched its first ad campaign of the cycle tying Democratic Senate candidates to Hillary Clinton, even as the group continues to withhold support for Republican nominee Donald Trump.

Donald Trump Shifts ‘Rigged’ Talk to Immigrants’ Votes

Donald Trump expanded his argument that the November election could be rigged against him, saying Monday that votes from immigrants without the right to vote in the U.S. may have played a role in President Obama's election in 2008.

Leaked Chelsea Clinton Emails Reveal Discord at Foundation

n email sent by Chelsea Clinton in 2011 pointed to discord within the Clinton Foundation and bitter tensions inside the network of Clinton associates and aides. The email was one of thousands made public Monday by WikiLeaks. U.S. officials...Show More Summary

White House Spokesman Rebuts Trump’s Clinton Comment With Own Drug Gibe

White House press secretary Josh Earnest on Monday joked that Donald Trump “snorted” his way through the first presidential debates, lobbing a drug accusation back at the GOP presidential nominee, who two days earlier suggested his opponent had used substances to enhance her debate performance.

The Destabilizing Effects of Donald Trump’s Talk of ‘Rigged’ Elections

Doug Heye: Mr. Trump’s rhetoric preemptively lowers voter participation by suggesting to people that the process is not open and transparent--or fair--and that their vote is wasted.

John McCain Promises Supreme Court Confirmation Fights if Clinton Wins

Sen. John McCain (R., Ariz.) on Monday said that Republicans wouldn't confirm any Supreme Court nominees picked by Hillary Clinton if she were elected president, a newly hard-line stance that a spokeswoman later softened.

‘Trump Mains Hanzo’: A Super PAC Runs Ad Targeting Florida Videogamers

An anti-Donald Trump super PAC is hoping to influence young Florida videogamers with a billboard containing a simple message: "Donald Trump Mains Hanzo and complains about team comp in chat.”

Clinton Aide Says Paid Protesters Show Trump Campaign’s ‘Scorched Earth’ Desperation

Hillary Clinton’s campaign manager said Monday that nasty protests at Clinton events are a sign of how desperate Republican Donald Trump and his supporters have become. These protesters are yelling and wearing T-shirts proclaiming that former President Bill Clinton is a rapist.

Trump Sees Financial Costs of Alienating Lobbyists

Hillary Clinton has drawn more than $20 million for her campaign and joint Democratic Party accounts through funds raised by registered lobbyists, according to campaign-finance disclosures,

Paul Ryan to Skip Donald Trump Rally in Wisconsin

Earlier this month, House Speaker Paul Ryan uninvited GOP presidential nominee Donald Trump from campaigning with him in Wisconsin. On Monday night, Mr. Trump will hold a rally in Wisconsin -- but Mr. Ryan won’t be anywhere near him...

Seeing Opening, Clinton Team to Spend $2 Million on Ads in Arizona, Dispatch First Lady

Hillary Clinton’s campaign manager, seeing potential to flip Arizona into the Democratic column, said Monday the campaign would spend another $2 million there and send First Lady Michelle Obama to campaign in Phoenix on Thursday.

Takeaways From WikiLeaks’s Clinton Campaign Emails

Here are four takeaways from what's come out so far in WikiLeaks release of thousands of Clinton campaign emails. The Clinton campaign hasn't confirmed or denied the authenticity of the emails.

Pence Acknowledges Evidence Russia Behind Cyber Attacks

Vice President Joe Biden underscored on Sunday the U.S. would send a message to Moscow over hacked political emails, and Republican vice presidential candidate Mike Pence acknowledged increasing evidence that Russia was behind the attacks.

Donald Trump’s Claims of Rigged Election Divides Republicans

Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump’s intensifying accusations that the election is rigged is dividing GOP supporters facing pressure to defend the legitimacy of the voting process.

Vice Presidential Running Mates Battle Over Trump, Clinton Controversies

Vice presidential nominee Republican Mike Pence painted hacked emails released by WikiLeaks as a sign donors got access to Hillary Clinton on Sunday while Democrat Tim Kaine said Donald Trump was "going a bit wild" because he lost the most recent presidential debate.

Justice Ginsburg Apologizes for Criticism of Quarterback’s National Anthem Protests

Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg apologized Friday for criticizing professional football players who have protested racial discrimination by not standing for the national anthem when it is played before games.

Ryan Advocates for GOP Future — Avoids Mention of Trump Altogether

House Speaker Paul Ryan, whose already fraught relationship with Donald Trump has further soured in recent days, avoided the Republican Party's presidential nominee altogether in a talk Friday with college students in Wisconsin.

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