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Tipton holds comfortable lead

November 9, 2016 — Republican incumbent Scott Tipton apparently won re-election to his 3rd Congressional District seat over Democratic challenger Gail Schwartz, but Schwartz was waiting for stalled returns from the most populous county in the district before conceding. Computer server problems in Pueblo County slowed balloting, and final […]

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Trump gains rattle world markets, as shares, dollar tumble

November 8, 2016 — BC-Financial Markets, 1st Ld-Writethru,556 Trump gains rattle world markets, as shares, dollar tumble AP Photo XKAN101, XKAN102, XKC103, NYBZ232, XKAN106, XKAN104, XKAN103, XKC102, XKC101, XKAN102, XKAN101 Eds: Adds photos. With AP Photos. By KELVIN CHAN AP Business Writer HONG KONG — The rising prospect of […]

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U.S. Sen. Bennet coasts to re-election over Glenn

November 8, 2016 — DENVER — Colorado Democratic U.S. Sen. Michael Bennet won re-election Tuesday, defeating Republican challenger Darryl Glenn, who was vastly outfunded and struggled to make his bedrock conservatism appealing to centrist voters. Colorado’s Senate race mostly was a sleeper this year — a far cry from […]

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Thompson Divide stance looms large in 3rd CD race

October 27, 2016 — A recurring argument in former state Sen. Gail Schwartz’s campaign to unseat three-term incumbent Republican Scott Tipton in the 3rd Congressional District race is her opinion that Tipton turns a deaf ear to the desires of certain constituents. It’s something she says has rung true […]

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APNewsbreak: Voter group says dead people likely registered

October 25, 2016 — AP-US-Voting-Investigations-Indiana,740 APNewsbreak: Voter group says dead people likely registered Eds: Updates with details, background, quotes and context. Will be Updated. By BRIAN SLODYSKO Associated Press INDIANAPOLIS — A data analysis firm hired by a voter registration group said on Tuesday that its analysis of Indiana’s […]

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Trump hits hard at ‘Obamacare’ after gloomy report

October 25, 2016 — BC-US–Campaign 2016, 4th Ld-Writethru,815 Trump hits hard at ‘Obamacare’ after gloomy report AP Photo FLEV111, FLEV103, NHAH103 Eds: Updates with Trump quote from Fox interview. With AP Photos. AP Video. By JONATHAN LEMIRE and STEVE PEOPLES Associated Press DORAL, Florida — Hoping for a potent […]

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Clinton camp preparing for possibility Trump won’t concede after Nov. 8 election

October 25, 2016 — WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. — Hillary Clinton’s campaign is increasingly preparing for the possibility that Donald Trump may never concede the presidential election should she win, a development that could enormously complicate the crucial early weeks of her preparations to take office. Aiming to undermine any […]

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Off his message again: Trump vows to sue all female accusers

October 22, 2016 — GETTYSBURG, Pa. — Steering his campaign toward controversy yet again, Donald Trump vowed Saturday to sue every woman who has accused him of sexual assault or other inappropriate behavior. He called them “liars” whose allegations he blamed Democrats for orchestrating. Trump’s blunt threat of legal […]

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Donald Trump to campaign in Colorado Springs, Grand Junction on Tuesday

October 14, 2016 — Donald Trump is planning a return trip to Colorado next Tuesday — just in time for the beginning of mail-in ballot season. The upcoming visit to Colorado Springs and Grand Junction on Oct. 18 comes a day after Colorado’s Secretary of State will start sending […]

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Facebook co-founder pledging $20 million to defeat Trump

October 13, 2016 — WASHINGTON — With a new promise of $20 million to help defeat Donald Trump, billionaire Facebook co-founder Dustin Moskovitz becomes one of the top Democratic donors of the election The Silicon Valley entrepreneur called the Republican presidential candidate dangerous and divisive and says his appeal […]

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Reversing course, Trump says Obama was born in America

October 13, 2016 — WASHINGTON — After five years as the chief promoter of the false idea that Barack Obama wasn’t born in the United States, Donald Trump reversed course and admitted Friday that the president was — and then claimed credit for putting the issue to rest. “President […]

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A reflective Clinton returns to campaign trail after falling ill

October 13, 2016 — GREENSBORO, N.C. — Back on the campaign trail, a reflective Hillary Clinton said Thursday that her three-day, doctor-mandated break gave her new perspective on why she’s running to be president. “I am running for everyone working hard to support their families, everyone who has been […]

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With his wife sidelined, Bill Clinton fills void

October 13, 2016 — WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. — When Hillary Clinton was sidelined this week with pneumonia, her campaign didn’t rush to cancel a busy slate of events out West. The presidential candidate’s husband simply stepped in to take her place. Former President Bill Clinton hobnobbed with wealthy donors […]

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Pneumonia diagnosis fuels Clinton questions

October 13, 2016 — WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. — Hillary Clinton plans to release additional health records, after an abrupt departure from a 9/11 anniversary ceremony Sunday raised concerns about her fitness to serve as commander in chief. The questions about her health were compounded by the nearly eight hours […]

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Clinton outdoing Trump in Penn., a must-win state

October 13, 2016 — PHILADELPHIA — Hillary Clinton’s campaign is aggressively outworking Donald Trump in battleground Pennsylvania, a state the billionaire businessman can scarcely afford to lose and still hope to become president. Despite polling well in Pennsylvania throughout the summer, Clinton’s team is nevertheless bearing down in a […]

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Trump supporters struggle to sideline ‘birther’ issue

October 13, 2016 — WASHINGTON — Donald Trump’s most prominent supporters insisted Sunday that he’s put the burden of “birtherism” behind him with his concession that President Barack Obama was born in the United States. But like their candidate, they tried to blame Hillary Clinton’s campaign and rejected any […]

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Trump Jr. stumps for father in Grand Junction

October 13, 2016 — GRAND JUNCTION — Billed as a candid conversation on public lands with Donald Trump Jr., one thing was noticeably missing from the younger Trump’s roughly 17-minute speech at the Mesa County Fairgrounds Thursday: public lands. A self-described avid outdoorsman, the eldest child of Republican presidential […]

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Trump calls for racial unity, embraces ‘stop and frisk’

October 13, 2016 — PITTSBURGH — Lamenting a “lack of spirit” between whites and blacks, Donald Trump encouraged racial unity in the face of “a national crisis” Thursday, even as he called for one of America’s largest cities to adopt policing tactics that have been condemned as racial profiling. […]

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Trump, Clinton deny their own words in debate

October 13, 2016 — WASHINGTON — For all of his occasional restraint, Donald Trump offered debate viewers a greatest-hits collection from his history of mangled facts, with some new ones thrown in. For all of her policy sobriety, Hillary Clinton was far from flawless. People who had somehow avoided […]

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Clinton, Trump buff foreign policy bona fides on debate eve

October 13, 2016 — NEW YORK — Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump were meeting separately with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Sunday, giving each candidate fresh bragging rights about their knowledge of foreign policy and readiness to lead the nation on the eve of their first presidential debate. […]

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