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Donald Trump team says ‘we are behind’ but can still win the race

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Donald Trump‘s campaign bluntly acknowledged Sunday that the real estate mogul is trailing Hillary Clinton as the presidential race hurtles toward a close, but insisted he still has a viable path to win the White House. With barely two weeks left and early voting underway in most of the U.S., Trump’s team said “the race is not over” and pledged to keep campaigning hard — even in states like Virginia and Pennsylvania that polls show are now trending Clinton’s way.…

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Rick Scott won’t extend voter registration deadline

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Florida Gov. Rick Scott on Thursday night said the state’s deadline next Tuesday to register to vote is staying put. “I’m not going to extend it,” Scott told reporters at a Hurricane Matthew briefing in the state’s Emergency Operations Center in Tallahassee. “Everybody has had a lot of time to register,” he said. “On top of that, we’ve got lots of opportunities to vote: Early voting, absentee voting and Election Day. So I don’t intend to make any changes.” The…

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Hillary Clinton looks to extend voter registration in Florida due to Matthew

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The Clinton campaign is calling on Florida officials to extend voter registration deadlines because of Hurricane Matthew. Voters in the state must register by Tuesday to be eligible to vote in the November election. Clinton campaign manager Robby Mook said: “We would hope a little bit more time would be given.” Mook said the campaign is focused on ensuring the safety of residents and staff in affected states and will “get back to campaigning when it is appropriate.” The hurricane…

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Joe Henderson: 5 things we’re curious about the Hillary Clinton-Donald Trump debate

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Things we are curious about for the Trump-Clinton I: The Debate. The television audience How many people will be watching? Well, a lot – that’s for sure. Some predict the audience could exceed 100 million people. The record audience for a presidential debate is 80 million people for Ronald Reagan and Jimmy Carter in 1983. By comparison, the audience for the first 2012 debate between President Barack Obama and Mitt Romney was 67.2 million. Even at 100 million though, Clinton…

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Debate Night: Hillary Clinton, Donald Trump set for high-stakes showdown

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After months of tangling from afar, Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump will confront each other face-to-face for the first time in Monday night’s presidential debate, laying out for voters their vastly different visions for America’s future. The high-stakes showdown — the first of three presidential debates — comes as both candidates are viewed negatively by large numbers of Americans, with Democrat Clinton facing questions about her trustworthiness and Republican Trump struggling to convince many voters that he has the temperament…

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Primary odd couple pushes to unite Democratic party

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It seemed like a surprising party of two. There was Robby Mook, Hillary Clinton‘s top campaign aide, known for his calm temperament and fiercely disciplined ways, and Jeff Weaver, a combative political fighter often called Bernie Sanders‘ alter ego, sharing a Friday night dinner at The Farmhouse Tap & Grill in Burlington, Vermont. But over the long months of a frequently contentious primary, the two rival Democratic campaign managers struck up an unusually friendly relationship, founded on exhaustion, goofy jokes…

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Hillary Clinton campaign reports $37M in primary money in Q4

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Hillary Clinton‘s presidential campaign said Friday it raised $37 million in the past three months and more than $112 million in all of 2015 to support her bid for the Democratic nomination. Clinton’s team also said she raised $18 million for the Democratic National Committee and state Democratic parties nationwide in the fourth quarter, putting her total haul for the past three months at $55 million. The fundraising for the DNC and state parties is aimed at helping Clinton in…

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