Commentary: The nagging doubts about Hillary’s health


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Commentary: The nagging doubts about Hillary’s health
Why, exactly, should we trust that Clinton’s problems aren’t worse than her campaign insists?

Clinton campaign working to recover from stumble
Hillary Clinton’s campaign is apologizing for not revealing her pneumonia diagnosis sooner. Now, Clinton’s team is attempting to manage the damage and says it will release more medical records soon. Nancy Cordes reports.

Clinton’s pneumonia raises health concerns
Hillary Clinton was unsteady on her feet while leaving the 9/11 memorial on Sunday, raising questions about her health. The revelation that she was diagnosed with pneumonia could provide some answers. Dr. Jon LaPook explains how the infection can cause weakness and dehydration.

Bill Clinton weighs in on Hillary’s health
Former president Bill Clinton will fill in for his wife on the campaign trail over the next few days as she recovers from pneumonia. Clinton spoke about his wife’s health with “CBS This Morning” co-host Charlie Rose.

Trump releases ad targeting Clinton’s “deplorables” comment
Hillary Clinton got into hot water when she called half of Donald Trump supporters a “basket of deplorables.” Trump is doubling down on the comments, releasing a TV ad and relentlessly attacking her on the campaign trail. Major Garrett reports.

Dickerson on Trump and Clinton’s transparency failings
“Face the Nation” host John Dickerson weighs in on both Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump have problems being transparent to the American publich and how their strategies could play out if elected.

Dickerson: Trump and Clinton both have transparency strikes
Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump have both faced tough questions when it comes to their transparency — whether it is over emails, tax returns, or health records

Clinton on pneumonia: “I just didn’t think it was going to be that big a deal”
The Democratic nominee said she did not faint as she was leaving a 9/11 memorial Sunday, and that she’s now feeling “much better”

Bill Clinton on Foundation: “We’ve been as transparent as we can be”
The former president told CBS News’ Charlie Rose in an interview Monday that he is “unaware” of any instance in which a foundation donor got special treatment at the State Department

Hillary Clinton’s medical scare highlights her transparency problem
CBS News Political Director and “Face the Nation” moderator John Dickerson comments on Clinton’s health scare and how it adds fuel to her ongoing problem of transparency

Campaign spokesman: Hillary Clinton plans to release more medical information this week
Donald Trump also said he plans to release new information from a physical he had done last week

How serious is pneumonia? Clinton’s health raises questions
With antibiotics, sleep and plenty of liquids, most patients recover quickly, experts say

Trump: Clinton “divides people into baskets as if they’re objects”
At a speech to the National Guard Association, Trump attacked Hillary Clinton for her “basket of deplorables” remark

Obama plans to veto bill allowing 9/11 victims to sue Saudi Arabia
Congress could still have the votes to override his veto, however

Campaigns focus on turnout operations in closing weeks
The biggest unknown is how voter turnout will be affected by high interest in the election and low approval ratings for both candidates

Poll: Hillary Clinton, Donald Trump tied in 4 battleground states
The poll also measured support in the state’s key Senate races

Clinton cancels Calif. trip to recover from pneumonia
Video captured Hillary Clinton appearing to lose her balance as she was helped into her motorcade on Sunday. She left the September 11 memorial in New York City early. Her doctor said Clinton was dehydrated and diagnosed with pneumonia on Friday. But the video reignited conspiracy theories about Clinton’s health on some conservative websites. Nancy Cordes reports.

Dr. Narula on Clinton pneumonia diagnosis, recovery outlook
CBS News medical contributor Dr. Tara Narula, a cardiologist at Lenox Hill Hospital in New York, joins “CBS This Morning” to discuss Hillary Clinton’s recent pneumonia diagnosis.

GOP bombards Clinton over Trump supporters “deplorables” insult
Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton are virtually tied in the battleground states of Arizona, Florida, Nevada and New Hampshire. Trump is leading by three points in Georgia. At a fundraiser last week, Clinton called half of Trump supporters “deplorables.” Major Garrett reports on how Trump and his allies are responding.

How will Clinton’s pneumonia scare impact campaign?
CBS News political director and “Face the Nation” moderator John Dickerson joins “CBS This Morning” to discuss Hillary Clinton’s recent health scare and how that could impact the 2016 campaign.

Colin Powell on significance of new African American museum
Retired Gen. Colin Powell’s Army uniform is on display at the Smithsonian’s National Museum of African American History and Culture. Powell became the first black Joint Chiefs chairman, retiring from the Pentagon as a four-star general. He was also the first black secretary of state. He and his wife are not only donors to the museum, but also serve on the museum council. Powell joins “CBS This Morning” to discuss black Americans’ contributions to the U.S. military and more.

Sens. Scott and Booker talk connection beyond politics
Republican Sen. Tim Scott of South Carolina and Democratic Sen. Cory Booker of New Jersey are the only African-Americans currently serving in the United States Senate. They came together to visit the Smithsonian’s National Museum of African American History and Culture for the very first time, speaking to Charlie Rose about growing up as African-Americans and their hopes for the future of this country.

Trump releases TV ad hitting Clinton on “deplorables” remark
On Friday, Clinton said that you could put half of Trump’s supporters into “the basket of deplorables” and she later tried to walk back that comment

100-year battle to bring new African American museum to life
As “CBS This Morning” broadcasts live from the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, we take a look at the museum’s vivid path. It’s been a long road, and the story of this museum, like the African-American experience, is one of trial and triumph. Jan Crawford reports.

Rep. John Lewis on “holding back tears” at African American museum
Georgia Congressman John Lewis has risked his life many times in the fight for civil rights. He has been a central figure in that movement for more than half a century and has fought in Congress for 15 years to create the National Museum of African American History and Culture. Lewis joins “CBS This Morning” to discuss who he was inspired by and recount his experiences.

AG Loretta Lynch on African American museum, voter ID laws
One of the most celebrated protests of the civil rights era happened in Greensboro, North Carolina, in 1960. An exhibit at the National Museum of African American History and Culture highlights a sit-in by black college students to force Woolworth’s and another chain store to desegregate their lunch counters. Loretta Lynch, who was born in Greensboro and became the first African-American woman to be U.S. attorney general, joins “CBS This Morning” to share her family’s history.

Donald Trump reacts to Hillary Clinton’s pneumonia diagnosis
GOP presidential nominee says he plans to release “very, very specific numbers” from a physical he had done last week

How Russian hackers could disrupt the U.S. election
CBS News spoke to more than a half-dozen cybersecurity experts about what Russian hackers are capable of, as well as their motivations

Hillary Clinton leaves 9/11 event early, diagnosed with pneumonia
While attending a 9/11 memorial service at New York’s ground zero, Hillary Clinton left early, feeling “overheated.” Video later emerged of Clinton appearing to stumble, and her doctor released a statement Sunday night saying Clinton had been diagnosed with pneumonia Friday. Dr. Jon LaPook has more.

New poll shows battleground states tightening
A new CBS News poll shows Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump running tighter in Florida. Errol Barnett and CBS News Elections Director Anthony Salvanto have more on the new numbers.

Clinton doctor explains why she felt “overheated”
Democratic candidate abruptly left New York’s 9/11 ceremony Sunday, raising questions about her health and campaign transparency

FTN: Page 2
Missed the second half of the show? The latest on the memorials marking the 15th anniversary of the September 11th attacks, as well as past highlights from Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton’s presidential campaigns.

9/11: Nunes, Salvanto, Brennan
On the 15th anniversary of 9/11, “Face the Nation” reflects on the fight against terror, with guests CIA director John Brennan, Rep. Devin Nunes, R-California, CBS News Elections Director Anthony Salvanto, and others.

On 9/11, the presidential campaigns go silent
On the 15-year anniversary of the terror attacks in New York City, both Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump attend a memorial service but will not campaign

What do Trump supporters see in their candidate?
Despite controversies that swirl around the real estate tycoon and reality TV star-turned-politician, his supporters’ faith in the political neophyte is unshakable

Poll: Clinton holds narrow national lead over Trump
The national poll finds Clinton with just a five-point advantage among likely voters; nearly 60 percent find both candidates not trustworthy

Poll: Differences on terrorism divide voters across battlegrounds
Clinton, Trump face commander-in-chief test; race in Florida tightens; Clinton remains up in Ohio

9/11 victims’ families ask Obama for right to sue Saudis
The House passed a bill last week that will let victims’ families sue Saudi Arabia over 9/11, but the Obama administration has concerns

Trump voters explain their unshakable faith
What motivates the Republican presidential candidate’s most loyal supporters? Seen as a loose cannon by many, Donald Trump has positioned himself as the voice of a part of America that’s given up on politics and the two major political parties. They are backing the real estate tycoon/reality TV star on faith, as if buying a political lottery ticket. Major Garrett introduces us to some Trump voters speaking from their hearts.

Clinton leaves 9/11 ceremony feeling “overheated”
The Democratic candidate attended only an early portion of the ceremony in New York City Sunday

CIA director: Country safer from big terror than pre-9/11
“It’s much more difficult for these groups to carry out the type of attack than they did 15 years ago,” John Brennan told “Face the Nation”

Intel chair: Russia could try to alter election
Rep. Devin Nunes cautioned against creating “panic” among the American people, saying he’s sure elections will still be “free and fair”

Tim Kaine opens up on reconciling LGBTQ equality, religious faith
Democratic nominee for vice president said it was a struggle to balance his views on marriage with being a devout Catholic

Clinton tries to walk back “basket of deplorables” comment
Hillary Clinton stirred controversy when, addressing supporters Friday, she described “half of Trump supporters” as a “basket of deplorables.” Clinton tried to walk back the comments Saturday, but Trump supporters were quick to pounce. Errol Barnett has more from Washington.

Trump at Phyllis Schlafly’s funeral: “A movement has lost its hero”
“What a great lady,” Trump said of conservative icon, grassroots activist at St. Louis funeral

Clinton, Trump pledge not to campaign on 9/11 anniversary
Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump are expected to attend the 9/11 memorial service in lower Manhattan Sunday, but they’ve both pledged not to campaign on that day. Errol Barnett has more from Washington.

Big change for gunman in Reagan shooting after years in hospital
Federal judge ruled in late July 61-year-old John Hinckley Jr. not danger to himself or the public

Obama honors American “resilience” ahead of 9/11 anniversary
President Obama pays tribute to the victims and first responders during the Sept. 11 terror attacks on the 15th anniversary of the tragedy.

GOP senator commemorates 9/11 victims, first responders
Sen. Johnny Isakson, R-Georgia, urges Americans to “never forget the patriotism that ensued in the days and months following the September 11, 2001 terror attacks.

Trump: Clinton could “shoot somebody” and not get prosecuted
GOP nominee gives freewheeling speech at Florida rally

Obama honors American “resilience” ahead of 9/11 anniversary
President marks anniversary with video urging Americans not to “give in to those who would divide us”

Clinton remarks on “half” of Trump backers spark uproar
Democratic presidential nominee’s comments in New York compared to remarks made by Mitt Romney in 2012

Hillary Clinton says half of Trump’s supporters are in a “basket of deplorables”
The Democratic nominee spoke to donors about some of the “racist, sexist, homophobic” backers of Trump’s campaign, but called for empathy for “the other basket” of his supporters, who are “people who feel that government has let them down.”

Clinton and Trump battle over foreign policy
With less than two months until Election Day, the presidential candidates have shifted their attention to foreign policy. Hillary Clinton used her time as secretary of state as a qualifier for commander-in-chief, while Donald Trump tried to turn those experiences. Errol Barnett reports from Washington.

Hillary Clinton, Donald Trump square off over diplomacy
Foreign policy moves front and center in race for White House after 24 hours of major developments overseas

Rep. McCaul: Allegations of Russians hacking U.S. elections is “disturbing”
CBS News Homeland Security Correspondent Jeff Pegues interviews House Homeland Security Chairman Rep. Michael McCaul, R-Texas, about allegations that Russia is attempting to hack U.S. elections

Hillary Clinton says North Korean nuclear threat not unconnected to ISIS
She met Friday with top former federal officials about national security issues, particularly ISIS

U.S., Russia announce breakthrough cease-fire deal in Syria
Nationwide cease-fire set to begin at sundown Monday in “turning point” for Syria, says Sec. of State John Kerry

Explaining Trump interview that aired on Russian TV
GOP nominee sat down with Larry King for a discussion that ran on Russian government-owned network

Clinton will visit Ground Zero memorial on Sunday
Sunday marks the 15th anniversary of the 9/11 terrorist attacks in New York, Virginia and Pennsylvania

Trump makes pitch to conservative Christians at D.C. summit
The GOP nominee addressed the Values Voter Summit Friday

Photos show Bill Clinton smiling, laughing with Trump, Melania, and model
The pictures from 16 years ago were taken by the official White House photographer when Clinton visited Trump Tower for a fundraiser

Trump’s new Florida campaign chief eyes a different strategy
Suzie Wiles, Trump’s new Florida strategist, helped elect Rick Scott governor in 2010

Hillary Clinton says she can’t blame people for thinking she’s cold
Clinton wrote a blog post for Human of New York

Facebook co-founder gives $20 million to Clinton, Dems
Dustin Moskovitz predicted that if Trump wins, the country would “fall backward”

Bill allowing 9/11 victims to sue Saudi Arabia heads to Obama’s desk
The House passed it on a voice vote on Friday, the Senate passed it earlier this year and The White House has expressed opposition to the bill

Sunday: CIA Director John Brennan, Rep. Devin Nunes
Tune in for the latest news and analysis on the presidential election, global politics, and more

Donald Trump: Russian interference in U.S. election “unlikely”
In interview on a Russian-backed TV station, Trump said Democrats seem to be spreading the rumor that Russia is trying to interfere with the election

Kaine: Putin praise shows Trump’s “irrational hostility” to Obama
The Democrats’ vice presidential nominee discusses his past civil rights work, along with the current news from the campaign trail

Minnesota Dems sue to get Donald Trump off the ballot
Democrats say the state’s GOP didn’t comply with state election law

What to know about early voting for the 2016 election
Thirty-six states allow early voting in 2016

Clinton aims to focus on the finer points of foreign policy
New polling shows a tight race between Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton with just under two months until the election

Clinton meets with foreign policy leaders to focus on details
New polling shows a tight race between Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton with just under two months until the election. In a number of critical battleground states, the two candidates are running neck and neck, virtually tied in Florida and Ohio. Clinton is meeting with foreign policy leaders Friday in hopes it will showcase her focus on the details. Nancy Cordes reports.

Trump campaign manager on Iraq War, Putin praise and N. Korea
Donald Trump is standing by his view that Russian President Vladimir Putin is a stronger leader than President Obama. Other Republicans strongly objected to that. Trump campaign manager Kellyanne Conway joins “CBS This Morning” to discuss why the GOP nominee keeps praising Putin and what Trump would do about nuclear threat from North Korea.

Mike Pence to release tax returns, receive first intelligence briefing Friday
Donald Trump has refused to release his tax returns, claiming that he can’t while he’s under audit

VP nominee Kaine on civil rights work, Trump campaign’s Putin praise
On Monday “CBS This Morning” will broadcast live from the new Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture in Washington, D.C. Democratic vice presidential candidate and Virginia Sen. Tim Kaine, who offered the first formal apology for Richmond’s role in the slave trade as mayor, joins “CBS This Morning” to discuss his experiences as a civil rights lawyer who earned a reputation as a bridge builder.

Campaign manager defends Trump on Iraq war, Putin praise
Kellyanne Conway takes on critics of Trump’s past support for the Iraq war and his lauding comments of Russian president Vladimir Putin

Does Trump now believe Obama was born in U.S.? Giuliani weighs in
Giuliani claims Trump held that belief two or three years ago, but Trump questioned the president’s citizenship during a 2015 event

In Laos, Obama blasts Donald Trump
“You actually have to know what you’re talking about” when you’re president, Mr. Obama said

Hillary Clinton: Donald Trump is a “gift for ISIS”
The Democratic nominee also criticized Trump for his support of Putin and “inappropriate and undisciplined” comments

FBI Director Comey defends decision not to prosecute Hillary Clinton over email servers
Comey said that the case was not a “cliff-hanger”

Fact check: Multiple missteps mark Trump, Clinton forum
A look at some of the exaggerations repeated in the candidates’ back-to-back appearances Wednesday night

North Carolina poll shows Trump with small lead over Clinton
Though more likely voters said they support Trump, more said they thought Clinton would win in November

Colin Powell defends personal email set-up while secretary of state
A newly-released 2009 email exchange between Powell and Hillary Clinton shows how he tried to evade State Department servers to communicate with some people

Donald Trump raises $90 million in August
That’s $53 million less than what Hillary Clinton drew in the same month

Feds decide whether to pursue new case against ex-governor
U.S. Supreme Court overturned former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell’s corruption conviction in June

Clinton to meet with former officials, experts on terror
The meeting, in New York on Friday, comes just days before the 15th anniversary of 9/11

Scientist gives President Obama a dubious honor
Naming this newly-discovered creature for the president was an honor, not an insult, biologist insists

U.S. officials investigating hacking into more state election systems
Last week, the FBI confirmed that hackers had accessed the voter databases in Arizona and Illinois, but investigators believe more states were affected

Poll: Young voters from newer immigrant families more liberal in views
Young Hispanic and Asian-Americans who are immigrants or have an immigrant parent are more likely to be liberal in their views, a new poll finds

Hillary Clinton slams Trump over comments about military, Obama
Hillary Clinton battled back against attacks launched by Donald Trump during a forum Wednesday night. Among his more controversial statements were disparaging comments about U.S. military leaders and Trump ranking Vladimir Putin as a better leader than President Obama. Nancy Cordes reports.

Trump’s comments on Putin spark outrage
Donald Trump heaped praise on Russian president Vladimir Putin during a national security forum Wednesday night. Hillary Clinton and Speaker of the House Paul Ryan each took issue with his comments on Thursday. Major Garrett reports.

Cuba airport security causes senators to call for pause in U.S.-Cuba flights
But TSA says it has reviewed operations at eight of the 10 Cuban airports set to provide flights to and from the U.S. — here’s a look at what Cuban airport security was like for CBS News during the first commercial flights

Clinton and Trump’s policies, in their own words
Plenty of time has been spent on what the candidates have said during this campaign, but what is the actual substance of their policies?

How voters see the presidential candidates
“Face The Nation” moderator and CBS News political director John Dickerson weighs in on why Trump and Clinton supporters view their candidates so differently.

Gary Johnson causes a firestorm after Aleppo gaffe
Libertarian presidential nominee Gary Johnson got plenty of the national attention he wants on Thursday. But his response to a question about Aleppo, Syria, likely did not make voters feel more comfortable with his candidacy. Julianna Goldman reports.

John Dickerson on the perceived pros and cons of the candidates
Supporters of Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton grade their candidates differently, says CBS News political director John Dickerson

Pence: “Inarguable” that Putin is a “stronger leader” than Obama
Indiana governor stands by Donald Trump in Russian president spat.

One new Benghazi-related email found in trove of FBI documents
The latest findings by the State Department could signal good news for the Clinton campaign ahead of the general election

Trump says of Clinton “she’s trigger-happy and unstable”
The GOP nominee gave a national security speech in which he said he’d expand the nation’s military and eliminate defense spending limits known as sequestration

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