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For the Record: 4 days until the Clinton-Trump smackdown

With just days left before what could be an election-changing debate, a new poll has Hillary up by 7. But none of it matters, because after...        

Trump calls for 'stop-and-frisk' policing to fight crime

Donald Trump called for boosting controversial “stop-and-frisk” policing to curb inner-city violence Wednesday.        

Spending Bill Seems Likely to Take Up Ted Cruz’s Fight Over Internet Directory

His effort to halt the government’s plan to transfer oversight of the internet’s master directory of website addresses seems set to find purchase in a congressional measure.

At Shareblue, Activating Hillary Clinton’s Outrage Machine

In an increasingly competitive presidential race, the website aims to expose what it considers to be news coverage stacked against Mrs. Clinton.

Hillary Clinton Struggles to Replicate Obama’s Small-Donor Juggernaut

Showing the lack of enthusiasm for her among some liberal activists, just 24 percent of the contributions to Mrs. Clinton’s campaign have been $200 or less.

What Does the F.B.I. Do to Prevent Terrorist Attacks?

The bureau has been criticized for failing to prevent a series of recent attacks, but there are limitations on what it can investigate without justification.

Fight Between Saudis and 9/11 Families Escalates in Washington

President Obama is facing pressure from each side of legislation allowing families to sue Saudi Arabia. He has said he will veto the bill.

Paris Climate Deal Passes Milestone as 20 More Nations Sign On

The moves essentially ensure that the agreement will go into force by the end of the year, but the specifics of each country’s plans to curb climate change are voluntary.

I.R.S. Chief Calls Efforts to Oust Him ‘Improper’

John A. Koskinen warned that an attempt by House Republicans to impeach him would discourage people from government service.

Fair Game: In Wells Fargo’s Bogus Accounts, Echoes of Foreclosure Abuses

The bank’s practice of opening fake accounts and charging customers fees to do so has parallels with its mistreatment of some borrowers after the financial crisis.

Texas Threatens to Pull Out of Refugee Resettlement Program

The state is demanding to limit the number of refugees it accepts and receive additional security assurances, though a withdrawal from the program may not have much effect.

Yellen hits back at Trump: Fed not 'politically compromised'

Trump has accused the Federal Reserve of keeping interest rates low to help Obama's popularity.        

Top 5 insults Donald Trump has used on Twitter

Donald Trump’s Twitter feed is an endless stream of his musings, insults and event information.        

Libertarian Gary Johnson says 2016 election is his last chance

“This is my last shot at this, OK?” the former New Mexico governor said.        

Don King Uses Racial Epithet in Introducing Donald Trump

In the middle of making the case for why America, and “especially black people,” need to elect Mr. Trump, Mr. King recalled something he once told Michael Jackson about assimilation.

Corey Lewandowski Continues to Be Paid by Donald Trump’s Campaign

The former campaign manager, who has since joined CNN as a commentator, was paid $20,000 in August by the Trump team for “strategy consulting.”

Poll: Clinton leads Trump in Wisconsin

Clinton continued to hold a lead over Trump in Wisconsin's presidential battle, while Feingold increased his lead over Johnson in pivotal Se...        

Clinton 9 points ahead in New Hampshire poll

Hillary Clinton is enjoying a comfortable lead over Donald Trump in New Hampshire.        

Donald Trump's campaign still pays Corey Lewandowski

Ex-campaign manager's firm received $20,000 in August        

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