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Florida Once Again a Focus in 2016 Campaign

Tue, 25 Oct 2016 21:48:02 EDT

The struggle for the White House and the Capitol took center stage this week in one familiar battleground—Florida—as Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton swept across the state. image

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Clinton Confidants Privately Questioned Handling of Email Controversy

Tue, 25 Oct 2016 17:54:23 EDT

Newly released emails show deep divisions within Hillary Clinton’s political circle about the handling of the controversy over her use of a private email server when she was secretary of state, with some upset that the arrangement wasn't publicly disclosed far earlier. image

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NRA Spends Big on Ads for Donald Trump

Tue, 25 Oct 2016 20:26:16 EDT

Donald Trump, who has seen Republican support for his candidacy deteriorate, has found a stalwart in one conservative institution: the National Rifle Association, which spent more than $26.8 million on ads promoting Mr. Trump. image

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Clinton's Free-College Plan Draws Scrutiny

Tue, 25 Oct 2016 20:27:14 EDT

Some policy experts say Hillary Clinton’s free-state-college plan would deliver hundreds of billions of additional dollars to schools without a clear strategy to ensure they spend it wisely and keep costs in check.image

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GOP Congressional Campaign Ads Pitch Candidates as a Check on Clinton White House

Tue, 25 Oct 2016 20:28:20 EDT

Groups backing Republican House and Senate candidates are running new campaign ads urging voters to elect them as a check on a potential Democratic White House, a shift in tone that acknowledges Hillary Clinton’s strength in the polls.image

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Intelligence Czar Says Data Suggest 'Nonstate Actor' Behind Cyberattack

Tue, 25 Oct 2016 22:30:09 EDT

National Intelligence Director James Clapper said it appeared that a “nonstate actor” was behind a massive cyberattack last week that briefly blocked access to websites including Twitter and Netflix.image

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See Latest State and National Poll Averages

Mon, 10 Oct 2016 12:38:24 EDT

See RealClearPolitics averages of latest polls of where Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump stand among voters.image

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Senate Fight Hinges on Tight Races

Mon, 24 Oct 2016 10:20:28 EDT

The battle for control of the Senate enters its final two weeks with the focus on states where races remain tight enough for undecided voters to make a difference.image

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Diversifying Florida District Poses Challenge for GOP

Tue, 25 Oct 2016 12:14:20 EDT

Democratic Party’s battle to retake the House of Representatives runs through districts like one in suburban Florida, where a woman with an immigrant story and a background in national security is trying to end the 23-year tenure of an incumbent Republican.image

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Billionaires' Spending on 2016 Election Reaches $88 Million

Sun, 23 Oct 2016 21:59:27 EDT

Two dozen billionaires have spent $88 million on the 2016 presidential campaign, bankrolling an election in which both major-party nominees have railed against the influence of money in politics. image

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Democratic Conventions Through the Years

Tue, 26 Jul 2016 01:35:05 EDT

The 2016 Democratic National Convention kicks off Monday in Philadelphia. A look back at some prior conventions, including one of the longest in 1924 and one of the most contentious in 1968.image

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The Candidates Take New York

Fri, 15 Apr 2016 17:03:28 EDT

The 2016 presidential candidates visited New York City and other parts of the state, ahead of its primary on April 19. Here are some photos from the campaign trail.image

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Who Is Bankrolling 2016 Election?

Sun, 28 Feb 2016 04:07:21 EST

A look at who is bankrolling the 2016 election—and at which candidates are benefiting most from the biggest donations.image

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The Democratic Battle on Facebook

Fri, 13 Nov 2015 13:30:58 EST

Marco Rubio, Ash Carter to Appear at WSJ CEO Council

Sun, 28 Feb 2016 03:41:03 EST

The annual meeting of The Wall Street Journal’s CEO Council kicks off Monday night, with Florida Sen. Marco Rubio and Defense Secretary Ash Carter set to be interviewed at the opening of the two-day gathering.image

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2016 Presidential Election : A Donor's Guide

Sun, 28 Feb 2016 03:50:30 EST

Candidate, PAC, super PAC or nonprofit? Here’s a tour of the world of campaign finance—from the perspective of you, the donor.image

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STREAMING VIDEO: Clinton Addresses South Carolina

Sun, 27 Mar 2016 02:30:20 EDT

Watch Hillary Clinton respond to the outcome of the Democratic primary in South Carolina.image

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Photos: South Carolina, Nevada Vote For Presidential Nominees

Sun, 20 Mar 2016 02:31:22 EDT

South Carolina Republicans and Nevada Democrats cast their votes.

Bush Has $10.3 Million on Hand, as Fundraising Slowed

Sun, 28 Feb 2016 03:15:07 EST

Republican presidential candidate Jeb Bush has $10.3 million on hand after raising $13.4 million in the past three months, according to his campaign. Reflecting his fall from the front-runner pedestal, he raised only $2 million more in the third quarter than he did in the first 15 days of his campaign in June.image

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Fri, 27 Feb 2015 09:44:43 EST

Facebook, Politics and Midterms

Mon, 03 Nov 2014 09:55:22 EST

Since July, more than 20 million Facebook users added posts, comments and other messages about this week’s U.S. elections. These maps show several categories by congressional district, with darker shades representing proportionally more discussion.