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Hacked trove shows Clinton aides suggesting email jokes
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Hacked emails from the personal account of Hillary Clinton's top campaign official show her aides considered inserting jokes about her private email server into her speeches at several events - and at least one joke made it into her remarks....

Looking past Trump, Clinton aims to help other Democrats
DURHAM, N.C. (AP) -- Newly confident and buoyant in the polls, Hillary Clinton is looking past Donald Trump while widening her mission to include helping Democrats seize the Senate and chip away at the Republican-controlled House....

The Latest: Obama works for Democrats in tight Nevada races
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Latest on 2016 presidential race (all times EDT):...

Clinton takes fight to Arizona, long a Republican bastion
PHOENIX (AP) -- There is palpable momentum for Democrat Hillary Clinton in Arizona, a state so traditionally Republican that her party's nominee for president has carried it just once in the past 64 years....

How AP rates the presidential race and the Road to 270
WASHINGTON (AP) -- With the three presidential debates complete, and amid a steady stream of allegations and revelations about Donald Trump's treatment of women, the Republican nominee's poll numbers are casting doubt on his ability to win some traditionally GOP states....

Trump's 'nasty woman' remark adds to woes with female voters
NEW YORK (AP) -- "Such a nasty woman."...

Vice presidential nominee shrugs off threat by WikiLeaks
GAINESVILLE, Fla. (AP) -- Tim Kaine is shrugging off any possibility that he could be embarrassed by the release of hacked emails....

Black judges in voting dispute recall civil rights fight
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) -- In Ohio's decade-old voting lawsuit, federal appeals Judge Damon Keith said he was "deeply saddened and distraught" with a majority opinion last month and filled 11 pages with photographs of those slain in the fight for civil rights....

Obama says Nevadans have drawn a winning hand with Democrats
LAS VEGAS (AP) -- Getting into the Las Vegas spirit, President Barack Obama told Nevadans late Sunday they have a winning hand in Democrats Hillary Clinton and Senate candidate Catherine Cortez Masto....

West Virginia candidate for governor owes millions in taxes
HINDMAN, Ky. (AP) -- Jim Justice, a coal billionaire running for West Virginia governor, owes millions in back taxes to some of Appalachia's most impoverished counties, including one in Kentucky that is struggling to pay the debt on a new rec center and has turned the lights off in its parks and reduced hot meals for senior citizens....

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