Republicans and Democrats can’t even agree about how they disagree


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Republicans and Democrats can’t even agree about how they disagree
One party is zealous about ideology. One party is fighting for its constituents’ interests.

America cares most about one issue. It’s not the one Donald Trump keeps talking about.
In our 50-state poll, voters in all 50 states saw jobs and the economy as the biggest concern.

In every state, pessimism about Trump, Clinton and the impact of the election
A new poll also indicates that the Obama coalition believes the country reflects its values more than other Americans.

Hillary Clinton relies on Bush-era official for new Spanish-language TV ad campaign
It’s the first Spanish-language ad campaign from either major-party presidential candidate.

The fight for the Senate ain’t over yet
Control of the Senate could well depend on the answers to two crucial questions.

What exactly are ‘sanctuary cities’ in immigration policy?
There’s a lot of talk about “sanctuary cities” this election, so we dug into exactly what they are and how they work.

Donald Trump appears to contradict Mexican president on not paying for wall: ‘He didn’t say that’
More drama a week after the high-profile meeting.

Trump, reversing position, says he will release full medical record
“I’d love to give full reports,” Trump said.

Trump attacks the Clinton foundation where it hurts — its mixed record in Haiti
The attacks in some way echo complaints that have been made by Haitians on the ground.

Liberal watchdog group to ask IRS to investigate Trump Foundation’s political gift
They plan to ask the tax agency to investigate a $25,000 campaign donation that the charity made to help Florida Attorney General Pam Bondi.

Another failed Zika vote could be the start of a resolution
Lawmakers in both parties said they now hope negotiations will begin in earnest to quickly come up with a bipartisan deal to address the potential public health crisis.

Trump won’t talk about being a birther — or many other controversial comments
The GOP nominee tries to ignore old controversies as he focuses on the general election.

Trump draws rebuke from Clinton campaign for saying she lacks ‘a presidential look’
Trump has said regularly on the campaign trail that Clinton does not look presidential.

Trump: No visas for countries refusing to take back criminal undocumented immigrants
At a rally in Greenville, N.C., Sept. 6, Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump said that countries refusing to take back undocumented immigrants who have committed crimes will lose access to the U.S. visa program.

Trump will ask generals to submit plan against ISIS
At a rally in Greenville, N.C., Sept. 6, Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump said that as president he would give his top generals 30 days to present him with a plan to defeat the Islamic State terrorist group.

Republicans seek to censure Obama administration on $400 million ‘ransom’ to Iran
The payment to Iran is one issue on which House Speaker Paul Ryan (R-Wis.) and Donald Trump agree.

Clinton steps up attacks on Trump’s character, accusing him of concealing ‘scams’
The Democrat prodded the business mogul to explain his past donation to Florida’s attorney general.

Trump on Clinton’s emails: She destroyed evidence
At a rally in Greenville, N.C., Sept. 6, Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump blamed his Democratic opponent Hillary Clinton for her email practices while she was secretary of state, adding that “people who have nothing to hide don’t smash phones with hammers.”

How change came to Ferguson, Mo., and a community ‘willing to answer the call’
“The reason Ferguson happened the way it happened had a lot to do with people not being a part of the process,” said Ferguson Police Chief Delrish Moss, who was sworn in earlier this year.

Trump: If leaders didn’t greet me, I would ‘go back to Washington’
At a campaign event in Virginia Beach, Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump mocked President Obama’s arrival at Hangzhou airport and spoke about what he would do as president if foreign officials didn’t greet him upon his arrival in their countries.

Clinton knocks Trump over Florida AG donation, accuses him of ‘scams’
“He owes it to the American people to come clean,” Clinton said.

McCain portrays immigration record differently in English and Spanish
It’s not so much what is said, it’s what’s not said on the English- and Spanish-language sites.

Ahead of ‘commander-in-chief forum,’ Clinton mocks Trump’s fitness for the job
The former secretary of state touted her own credentials working with President Obama.

Phyllis Schlafly is gone. Her ideas are not.
She may be an icon of a bygone era, but her policies still have far more widespread currency than some may think.

Donald Trump doesn’t have much of an opinion on this new-fangled ‘cyber’ thing
And he doesn’t offer much detail on how cyberwarfare can be deployed against the Islamic State.

This swing-state GOP senator is officially at war with Donald Trump. And he’s not looking for a truce.
Expect this Flake-Trump feud to keep going.

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