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Capital JournalDaybreak: Campaign 2016, More

Today on the campaign trail and more of the biggest news stories and exclusive features from Washington on politics, policy, financial regulation and defense.

With Next President, U.S. Syria Policy Is Poised to Shift

Donald Trump’s disagreement with his running mate's position on Syria during Sunday's presidential debate has overshadowed some significant differences between the policy Hillary Clinton outlined that night and the President Barack Obama's approach.

Rudy Giuliani Makes ‘Locker Room’ Joke at Rally

Former New York City Mayor on Monday made a joke about ’s explanation for the 11-year-old video in which the Republican presidential nominee bragged about groping women without their consent. Speaking to a rally in Wilkes-Barre, Pa., Mr. Giuliani accused Democratic nominee of selling “20% of our uranium to Russia” to enrich herself. “Do you […]

Donald Trump Campaign Fires Virginia Chairman Who Participated in RNC Protest

Donald Trump’s campaign fired its Virginia campaign chairman, Corey Stewart, Monday after he participated in a protest outside the Republican National Committee’s Washington headquarters.

RNC Chairman Priebus Says He Remains ‘In Full Coordination’ With Trump Campaign

Republican National Committee Chairman Reince Priebus told RNC members Monday that he remains “in full coordination” with Donald Trump’s campaign after a tumultuous and damaging weekend for the party’s nominee.

Wikileaks Emails Purport to Reveal Ties Between Clinton Campaign, Super PAC

WikiLeaks’ latest release of what the website says are emails taken from the Clinton campaign reveals the close ties between campaign and its allied super PAC, illustrating a growing trend this election cycle.

Informal Adviser Larry Kudlow Warns He Might Drop Trump Support

Larry Kudlow, the conservative commentator and economic analyst who has served as an adviser to Donald Trump, sharply criticized the GOP nominee’s response to his lewd comments about women that surfaced last week.

Lauren Bush Lauren Endorses Hillary Clinton

At least one member of the Bush family will be voting for Hillary Clinton in November. Lauren Bush Lauren posted an image of the Democratic nominee on her social media accounts with the hashtag #ImWithHer.

Recent Republican Exodus From Donald Trump May Hurt the Defectors, WSJ Poll Finds

Peter D. Hart: For those Republican candidates who only recently withdrew their support from Mr. Trump, their moral courage comes six months too late.

WikiLeaks Reveals UFO ?Messages in Clinton Campaign Emails

The lead singer of the band Blink 182 was in recent contact with Hillary Clinton's campaign manager John Podesta about UFOs, newly disclosed emails show.

New Clinton Ad Features Republicans Who Abandoned Trump for Her

Democrat Hillary Clinton is trying to take advantage of fresh Republican anxiety with rival Donald Trump, releasing four new TV ads featuring Republicans who support her.

Prominent Cuban-American Trade Group Endorses Clinton

In the latest sign of the GOP’s loosening grip on Florida’s Cuban-American community, a prominent Miami-based group of Hispanic builders is endorsing the Democratic presidential nominee for the first time in its 45-year history, according to people familiar with the decision.

Clinton vs. Trump: Sharpest Exchanges and Highlights From the Second Debate

It was quite evident that there's no love lost between presidential candidates Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump when they appeared on stage at Washington University in St. Louis for their second presidential debate. Here are some of the top moments.

Capital Journal Daybreak: Did Trump ‘Stop the Bleeding’?

HERE’S A LOOK AT THE DAY AHEAD OBAMA ADMINISTRATION: President Barack Obama has meetings at the White House. Defense Secretary Ash Carter is on foreign travel to Trinidad and Tobago to meet with security partners and participate in the 12th Conference of Defense Ministers of the Americas. ELECTION 2016: Hillary Clinton campaigns at a voter-registration event […]

Donald Trump’s Aggressive Debate–and the Election’s Unchanged Dynamic

Rodell Mollineau: Mr. Trump missed an opportunity to connect with regular voters; this was most notable in his non-answers to the Islamic woman and African-American man in the audience who asked questions.

Hillary Clinton Surprised by ‘Avalanche of Falsehoods’

Coming off a highly contentious debate against Donald Trump, Hillary Clinton said she wasn't surprised by the tone but was taken aback by what she called an "avalanche of falsehoods."

Donald Trump’s Debate Stunt–and the Opening for Down-Ballot Democrats

Jim Manley: The question smart strategists are asking is whether Democrats can possibly reclaim the House as well as the Senate in November.

Donald Trump Holds Media Event With Bill Clinton’s Accusers

Donald Trump held a media event with women who have accused Bill Clinton of sexual misconduct, making it clear that Sunday night's debate is likely be a no-holds-barred showdown.

Clinton Campaign Seeks to Snatch Voters in Trump Fallout

Hillary Clinton's campaign communications directors, Jennifer Palmieri, said that the Clinton campaign sees potential to pick up supporters repelled by Donald Trump’s offensive comments about women on a 2005 video that surfaced Friday. That video prompted many Republican officials who were backing Mr. Trump to renounce their support.

Giuliani Turns Spotlight to Clinton Bank Speeches

The Trump campaign this weekend sought to throw a harsh spotlight back on Hillary Clinton by highlighting leaked remarks purporting to show she spoke favorably about trade and banks.

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