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Emails released by Wikileaks raise questions of DNC's impartiality

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Democratic National Committee Chairwoman Debbie Wasserman Schultz will not have a major speaking role or preside over daily convention proceedings this week, a decision reached by party officials Saturday after emails surfaced raising questions about...


Clinton's campaign manager: Russia helping Trump

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Hillary Clinton's campaign manager is alleging that Russian hackers are leaking Democratic National Committee emails critical of Bernie Sanders in an effort to help Donald Trump win the election in November.

It comes on the heels of "changes to the R...


Obama: Trump lacks preparation on foreign policy

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President Barack Obama said Donald Trump's suggestion he might not back NATO allies show he's unprepared to handle foreign policy, in an interview aired Sunday.


Trump calls latest iteration of Muslim ban an expansion

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Donald Trump said his latest proposal to stop immigration "from any nation that has been compromised by terrorism" is an "expansion" of his blanket ban on Muslims, in an interview aired Sunday.


Trump rebukes David Duke 'as quick as you can say it'

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Donald Trump said Sunday he rebukes the support of David Duke, the white supremacist who recently launched a Senate campaign in Louisiana, who said he was inspired by Trump's nomination.


Several swing state Democrats skipping Philly

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As the Democratic National Convention kicks off in Philadelphia this week, some of the members of the party in the toughest races across the country will be staying home.

Several Democrats in tough, swing-state races are also steering clear of the DNC...


Donald Trump on Roger Ailes' Fox News exit: 'So sad'

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Donald Trump says Roger Ailes' forced exit from Fox News is "so sad."

The GOP nominee for president called the Fox News mastermind, his longtime friend, "such a great guy" in an interview for the Showtime series "The Circus."

And in an interview on NB...


Benghazi victim's mother to Trump: Stop the mentions

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The mother of U.S. Ambassador J. Christopher Stevens, who died during the 2012 Benghazi attacks, penned a short letter to the editor of The New York Times asking that Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump and the GOP stop invoking her son's death.


Turkey: Decree makes it easier to hold suspects

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Suspects in Turkey can now be detained for as long as 30 days without charge and the government can listen in on all conversations they have with their lawyers under a new presidential decree, according to the Resmi Gazette, an official government pu...


Pundit cites 'Dora the Explorer' to criticize Kaine's use of Spanish

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CNN political commentator Scottie Nell Hughes on Saturday criticized Virginia Sen. Tim Kaine for speaking in Spanish, saying it contrasted with this week's Republican convention in which "I didn't have to get a translator."

Hughes, who supports Donald...


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