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AP Top Political News at 6:15 a.m. EDT

Trump, Clinton trade caustic barbs as roast turns bitter
NEW YORK (AP) -- The annual Alfred E. Smith Memorial Foundation Dinner, a white-tie gala in New York that is often the last time the two presidential nominees share a stage before Election Day, is traditionally a time when campaign hostilities are set aside....

Trump says he'll accept a clear election result, won't lose
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Donald Trump has stepped back only slightly from his refusal to say during his debate with Hillary Clinton whether he would concede if he loses on Election Day, failing to stem the criticism that flowed from Republicans and Democrats over an attitude some contended struck at the heart of American democracy....

After rejecting Trump, McCain navigates tough GOP path
PHOENIX (AP) -- In his pursuit of a sixth term, Republican Sen. John McCain reluctantly stood by Donald Trump for months despite personal insults and the bombastic businessman's string of controversial claims....

Who is Evan McMullin, third-party candidate surging in Utah?
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) -- Two months after he jumped into the presidential race as a political unknown on the fringe, independent candidate Evan McMullin is surging in the polls in Utah and drawing large crowds at rallies as he becomes the conduit for conservative voters fed up with Republican Donald Trump's crudeness and antics....

Trump, Clinton spending furiously as Election Day nears
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Defying his notorious stinginess, Donald Trump more than doubled his campaign spending last month compared to August. He burned through roughly $70 million as his standing in polls and among fellow Republicans dropped....

Carter to meet with Turkey leaders, stress Iraqi sovereignty
ANKARA, Turkey (AP) -- Defense Secretary Ash Carter, arriving in Turkey Friday, said he will tell Turkish leaders that it's important to respect Iraqi sovereignty. But he stopped short of saying that he will press the Turks to remove any forces that are operating in Iraq without Baghdad's invitation....

Ex-California state senator faces 5 years for taking bribes
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Charged in a corruption scandal that could have sent him to prison for three lifetimes, former Sen. Ron Calderon dropped his entrapment defense, pleaded guilty and admitted taking bribes in exchange for his influence in Sacramento....

Bayh didn't stay overnight in Indiana condo once in 2010
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) -- Evan Bayh says that his Indianapolis condominium has long been his home, and that he has spent "lots and lots" of time there since deciding to run for his old Senate seat. But a copy of his schedule shows Bayh did not stay overnight there once during his last year in office in 2010....

In Kentucky coal country, Democrats fear Trump
FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) -- Democrats could lose control of their only legislative chamber in the South because of a blustery hero for folks in coal country - Donald Trump....

AP FACT CHECK: Sharp contrast between Gore in 2000 and Trump
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Donald Trump, who's railed for months about a "rigged" political system, used the final presidential debate to defiantly say he won't decide until the election ends whether he will accept its results....

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