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Bipartisan coalition tells Trump his comments were ‘unacceptable’

A bipartisan coalition of 40 combat veterans, family members of military personnel killed in the line of duty and a veteran serving in Congress sent a letter to Donald Trump on Monday calling his criticism of the Muslim American parents of an Army soldier who was killed in Iraq "unacceptable …

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Broad array of military luminaries condemn Trump over attacks on Khan family

A bipartisan constellation of decorated combat veterans, members of Congress and family members of slain soldiers admonished Donald Trump Monday for criticizing the Muslim American parents of an Army officer killed in Iraq, threatening to undermine his support among core Republican voters. The condemnations by Senate Armed Services Chairman John …

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Federal judge blocks N. Dakota’s voter-ID law

A federal judge on Monday called North Dakota’s strict voter-ID law unfair to Native Americans and blocked its use in the coming election, continuing a series of recent victories against restrictions imposed by state legislatures. In recent days, judges have blocked or loosened voting restrictions in Texas, North Carolina …

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Khan confrontation keys in on human decency

Donald Trump, as he has repeatedly over the course of his 14-month presidential campaign, said several things over the past week that could have caused lasting damage to any ordinary candidate. The Republican nominee invited the Russian government to uncover and release Democratic opponent Hillary Clinton’s private emails. He …

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Paul Ryan: GOP in ‘fight for the soul of our party’

House Speaker Paul D. Ryan (R-Wis.) warned Monday that Republicans were engaged in a “fight for the soul of our party” when it comes to championing free-market principles and combating the influence of special interests, heralding his policy agenda as a bulwark against “forms of progressivism” seeping into the GOP …

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Trump calls Hillary Clinton ‘the devil’

Donald Trump launched a familiar attack against Sen. Bernie Sanders on Monday, saying the lawmaker from Vermont made an arrangement that he shouldn't have when he decided to support Hillary Clinton for president. But this time, his word choice was more aggressively critical of Clinton. "He made a deal with …

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