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Planned Donald Trump speech to pivot from Hillary Clinton to terror, immigration following Orlando attack

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Following the nation’s most deadly mass shooting which left 50 dead at a gay nightclub in Orlando, Donald Trump said Sunday he will change the subject of a planned Monday speech to address “this terrorist attack, immigration, and national security.” Trump had originally planned to use the speech to present a litany of attacks against Democratic frontrunner Hillary Clinton. According to senior Trump campaign staff, the presumptive GOP nominee was going to serve up a “charge sheet” against Clinton, including broadside attacks on her…

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Hillary Clinton set to raise campaign funds in Fort Lauderdale on October 2

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The Hillary Clinton campaign will stop in Florida in early October to hold a ritzy fundraiser at the Fort Lauderdale residence of longtime Clinton supporters and Democratic mega-donors Sharon and Mitchell Berger. An entry-level ticket to the October 2 event, which includes a photo opportunity with the former secretary of state, will set attendees back $2,700, the maximum an individual can contribute to a campaign by law. Raising $15,000 in campaign cash will get donors into the host reception with Clinton, while a $27,000 fundraising…

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Donald Trump: ‘I don’t recognize’ insults of women

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Donald Trump says he can’t recall specifics of insulting women. The GOP presidential hopeful says he didn’t recognize the words Fox News’s Megyn Kelly used during a debate on Thursday. Kelly asked about him having called women “fat pigs,” ”dogs,” ”slobs,” and “disgusting animals.” On NBC’s “Today” and MSNBC’s “Morning Joe,” Trump says he didn’t recognize the insults and will “have it checked out.” In fact, news outlets have reported that he wrote a New York Times columnist that she…

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Attack targets Donald Trump webiste, Gawker posts old cell phone number

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Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump‘s corporate website was the target of a cyberattack Monday, the same day a celebrity gossip website published an old mobile telephone number for the billionaire businessman. Aides to Trump said hackers were able to access non-public pages inside Trump.com, where they posted a tribute to comedian and late-night talk show host Jon Stewart. The aides described the episode as a prank and not a serious threat. They said the hackers’ temporary entry into a low-level…

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Jeb Bush strikes at “Mount Washington” from his old perch in Tallahassee

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Set against a wall-sized backdrop reading “Reform D.C.,” Jeb Bush continued his push for the GOP’s presidential nomination in the state capital Monday morning at Florida State University’s Turnbull Conference Center. Bush, who lived in Tallahassee from 1999 until 2007 when he was governor, took on what he called the excesses of “Mount Washington,” by using the days when he struck fear into state lawmakers with his line-item veto pen as an example for the nation. “We used to call this city…

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Jeb Bush swipes Hillary Clinton’s economic plan, says his will grow jobs

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Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush dismissed new economic proposals from Hillary Rodham Clinton on Monday, saying her plan would not grow the economy or boost wages. During an Iowa campaign stop, the GOP presidential hopeful said Clinton’s new economic agenda is a “continuation of the Obama economics, which has been a complete disaster.” Before more than 100 people gathered at Morningside College, Bush said he wanted to overhaul taxes and regulations to grow the economy. He said he wants people…

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