Politics

Donald Trump used money donated for charity to buy himself a Tim Tebow-signed football helmet

Donald Trump speaks at a town hall-style campaign event at the former Osram Sylvania light bulb factory in Manchester, N.H., on Thursday, June 30, 2016. (AP Photo/Robert F. Bukaty) Did Donald Trump violate IRS rules, by using a charity’s money to buy himself a signed football helmet? Four years ago, at a charity fundraiser in Palm Beach, Donald Trump got into ...

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Senators and delegates remain cool to ‘dump Trump’ plot

Presumptive GOP presidential nominee Donald Trump  speaks during a rally at Ohio University Eastern Campus in St. Clairsville on June 28. (Patrick Semansky/AP) On cable news, Twitter  and a few conference calls, the debate over dumping Donald Trump at the Republican National Convention is fierce. Speaker of the House Paul Ryan’s insistence that delegates could vote their “conscience” is read ...

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As the E.U. falls apart, North American leaders seek unity in Ottawa Wednesday

President Obama answers questions from members of the audience at an event in central London on April 23, 2016.(Justin Tallis/AFP/Getty Images) At a time when European integration is faltering, North American leaders are hoping to signal Wednesday that their continent’s economies and citizens are becoming more tightly knit. President Obama will join Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and Mexican President ...

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With voters fed up with Washington, Clinton decries inaction in the nation’s capital

Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton greets a throng of people attending a gay pride parade in New York. (CBS) INDIANAPOLIS — Hillary Clinton took aim Sunday at Washington politicians, telling a meeting of the country’s mayors that they could never stay in good stead with their constituents amid the kind of inaction and paralysis that has become commonplace in the nation’s capital. ...

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Trump now proposes only Muslims from terrorism-heavy countries would be banned from U.S.

Donald Trump speaks with spokeswoman Hope Hicks Saturday on the course at his Trump International Golf Links in Aberdeen, Scotland. (Carlo Allegri/Reuters) BALMEDIE, Scotland — Donald Trump has revised his proposed ban on foreign Muslims, with spokeswoman Hope Hicks saying Saturday that the presumptive Republican presidential nominee only wants to ban Muslims from countries with heavy terrorism. Hicks said in an ...

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On Brexit and immigration ruling, Libertarian presidential hopeful swerves

Libertarian presidential candidate Gary Johnson speaks to supporters and delegates at the National Libertarian Party Convention, in Orlando, Fla. on Sunday, May 29, 2016. (AP Photo/John Raoux, File) Gary Johnson, the Libertarian Party’s candidate for president, has generally steered away from the movement’s dogmas in favor of politics that sound pragmatic. He did so again at the end of the ...

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Sanders begins speaking tour on ‘Where we go now’

A woman holds a sign before a speech by Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders at Town Hall in New York on June 23, 2016. (EPA/JUSTIN LANE) Bernie Sanders said nothing new in his speech at New York’s Town Hall — but he said plenty of it. For 87 minutes, to rapturous applause and at least once cry of “We won California!”, Sanders ...

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