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Manafort out as Trump’s chairman, a shake-up’s latest casualty

Manafort out as Trump’s chairman, a shake-up’s latest casualty

Paul Manafort, a Republican political operative since the 1970s, was supposed to impose order on Donald Trump’s chaotic presidential campaign.

5 US cities wake up to naked statues of Donald Trump

LOS ANGELES

5 US cities wake up to naked statues of Donald Trump

A stark-naked likeness of Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump appeared on a Los Angeles street corner early Thursday morning — and boy, is it unflattering.

Trump sounds like a Democrat on some economic issues

Trump sounds like a Democrat on some economic issues

Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump isn’t always in line with the traditional GOP economic platform.

At Olde Bryan Inn, the Mug Club tradition dates back to 1979

At Olde Bryan Inn, the Mug Club tradition dates back to 1979

When newcomers walk into the Olde Bryan Inn, the first thing they do is look up at the ceiling. “Wow! What’s that? People are amazed,” says general manager Jason Lynch.

New life for old tools at Colonie store

New life for old tools at Colonie store

Is your basement or garage packed with old tools? If you donate them to the Tool Box in Colonie, you can tidy up and lend a hand to senior citizens at the same time.

Obama: Republicans should withdraw support for Trump

WASHINGTON

Obama: Republicans should withdraw support for Trump

In his strongest denunciation of Donald Trump so far, President Barack Obama on Tuesday said Trump was “unfit to serve as president” and urged the leaders of the Republican Party to withdraw their backing for his candidacy.

List of big-name Republicans supporting Clinton grows

List of big-name Republicans supporting Clinton grows

While some Republicans have refused to endorse Donald Trump, others have gone a step further and thrown their support behind Hillary Clinton.

Fact checking Clinton’s acceptance speech

PHILADELPHIA

Fact checking Clinton’s acceptance speech

Hillary Clinton, in accepting her party’s presidential nomination, described her love of tough issues, saying bluntly that “I sweat the details of policy.”

Clinton sees U.S. at ‘moment of reckoning’

PHILADELPHIA

Clinton sees U.S. at ‘moment of reckoning’

Hillary Clinton became the first woman to accept a major party’s presidential nomination Thursday night, a prize that generations of American women have dreamed about for one of their own.

Democrats make a case for optimism

PHILADELPHIA

Democrats make a case for optimism

In an election season in which restive voters of all stripes are frustrated with the status quo, it fell to President Barack Obama on Wednesday to argue for staying the course by giving Democrats a third term in the White House.

DNC: Obama, Biden, Kaine set to tout Clinton as commander in chief

PHILADELPHIA

DNC: Obama, Biden, Kaine set to tout Clinton as commander in chief

President Barack Obama, Vice President Joe Biden and former New York mayor Michael Bloomberg are among the speakers slated to outline why Hillary Clinton should be the next commander in chief.

Democrats make Hillary Clinton a historic nominee

PHILADELPHIA

Democrats make Hillary Clinton a historic nominee

The Democratic convention formally nominated Hillary Clinton for president Tuesday, making history by choosing a woman to be the first standard-bearer of a major political party.

Fact-checking the first night of the 2016 Democratic National Convention

Fact-checking the first night of the 2016 Democratic National Convention

Here's a roundup of some of the most noteworthy claims that were made.

Democrats struggle for unity on first day of convention

PHILADELPHIA

Democrats struggle for unity on first day of convention

Democratic Party leaders scrambled on Monday night to rescue their convention from political bedlam as supporters of Sen. Bernie Sanders erupted in boos, jeers and protests against Hillary Clinton.

Clinton, Kaine debut ticket in Florida

Clinton, Kaine debut ticket in Florida

The vetting is over — the hard choice has been made. And on Saturday, Hillary Clinton and Senator Tim Kaine of Virginia made their debut as a presidential ticket.

Emails suggest the DNC derided the Sanders campaign

Emails suggest the DNC derided the Sanders campaign

Top officials at the Democratic National Committee criticized and mocked Sen. Bernie Sanders of Vermont during the primary campaign, even though the organization publicly insisted that it was neutral in the race.

Clinton picks Sen. Tim Kaine as running mate

Clinton picks Sen. Tim Kaine as running mate

Hillary Clinton named Sen. Tim Kaine of Virginia to be her running mate Friday selecting a battleground state politician with working-class roots and a fluency in Spanish.

Trump, as nominee, says: ‘I am your voice’

CLEVELAND

Trump, as nominee, says: ‘I am your voice’

Donald Trump accepted the Republican presidential nomination Thursday night with an unusually vehement appeal to Americans who feel that their country is spiraling out of control.

GOP tries to focus on issues, but primary anger remains

CLEVELAND

GOP tries to focus on issues, but primary anger remains

Republican leaders attempted Wednesday to steer their national convention in a more substantive and unified direction behind GOP presidential nominee Donald Trump.

Embracing evangelical christianity, Mike Pence broke with his family

Embracing evangelical christianity, Mike Pence broke with his family

When Gov. Mike Pence of Indiana was in college, he found himself admiring a gold cross hanging from the neck of his fraternity “big brother.”

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