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Tuesday, Aug 23, 2016 at 01:56 AM PDT

Racism and Talk of Religious War: Trump Staff’s Online Posts

Racism and Talk of Religious War: Trump Staff’s Online Posts

Donald Trump's paid campaign staffers have declared on their personal social media accounts that Muslims are unfit to be American citizens, ridiculed Mexican accents, called for Secretary of State John...

Tuesday, Aug 23, 2016 at 12:53 AM PDT

Clinton: Trump Health Allegations a ‘Wacky Strategy’

Clinton: Trump Health Allegations a ‘Wacky Strategy’

Hillary Clinton pushed back Monday against charges that she's physically unfit for the White House in an appearance on ABC's "Jimmy Kimmel Live." The Democratic presidential candidate said the accusations...

Monday, Aug 22, 2016 at 06:44 PM PDT

Examining Latest on Trump and Immigration

Examining Latest on Trump and Immigration

Donald Trump may be reversing course on the nation's 11 million undocumented immigrants. NBC Bay Area political analyst Larry Gerston reports.

Monday, Aug 22, 2016 at 05:43 PM PDT

Voting Rights Restored Again for 13,000 Felons in Virginia

Voting Rights Restored Again for 13,000 Felons in Virginia

Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe has again restored the voting rights of about 13,000 felons after his previous attempt was blocked by the state's Supreme Court. McAuliffe's announcement Monday came nearly a month...

Tuesday, Aug 23, 2016 at 04:03 AM PDT

Thousands More Clinton Emails to Be Released

Thousands More Clinton Emails to Be Released

The State Department said Monday it is reviewing nearly 15,000 previously undisclosed emails recovered as part of the FBI's now-closed investigation into the handling of sensitive information that flowed through...

Monday, Aug 22, 2016 at 11:03 AM PDT

Giuliani Continues to Fuel Clinton Health Rumors

Giuliani Continues to Fuel Clinton Health Rumors

Rudy Giuliani, former New York City mayor and now Donald Trump's adviser, continued to insist Monday that Hillary Clinton's physical and mental health is failing, citing debunked theories on the Internet,...

Monday, Aug 22, 2016 at 05:02 PM PDT

Trump Vows 'Fair, But Firm' Approach to Illegal Immigration

Trump Vows 'Fair, But Firm' Approach to Illegal Immigration

Republican Donald Trump promised Monday to be "fair, but firm" toward the estimated 11 million immigrants living in the United States illegally, a shift in tone that raised questions on whether he's backtracking...

Monday, Aug 22, 2016 at 04:20 AM PDT

Back in Washington, Obama's Vacation Glow May Fade Quickly

Back in Washington, Obama's Vacation Glow May Fade Quickly

After two weeks of sunshine and 10 rounds of golf, President Barack Obama is preparing for the busy fall awaiting him. The glow from his vacation on the Massachusetts island of Martha's Vineyard may fade sooner...

Monday, Aug 22, 2016 at 03:39 AM PDT

GOP Kingmaker Sheldon Adelson Continues to Snub Donald Trump

GOP Kingmaker Sheldon Adelson Continues to Snub Donald Trump

With fewer than 80 days until election day, Republican kingmaker Sheldon Adelson still hasn't put any money toward Donald Trump's campaign for president, according to newly released filings from the Federal...

Monday, Aug 22, 2016 at 03:53 AM PDT

Obama Eyes Busy Fall After Return From Summer Vacation

Obama Eyes Busy Fall After Return From Summer Vacation

President Barack Obama returned from vacation Sunday, ready for a busy fall season and more battles with Congress over Zika funding, the federal budget and $400 million the administration paid Iran this year for...

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