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Trump Under Fire for Fat Comments, Says Next Debate Will Be Ugly

Donald Trump says he won the first presidential debate and will be on the attack for the next one.

Why It Matters: Jobs

FINANCE | By Christopher S. Rugaber | Sep 29
Tepid income growth and shrinking opportunities for blue-collar workers have kept many Americans anxious about jobs and the economy, seven years after the Great Recession ended.

Voter Reactions to Debates

Some of the millions of Americans who watched the debate spent the evening at watch parties around the country.

Showdown: Congress Looks to Override Obama Veto of 9/11 Bill

LEGAL | By Richard Lardner | Sep 27
Congress is poised to override President Barack Obama's veto of a bill that would allow families of Sept. 11 victims to sue Saudi Arabia for the kingdom's alleged backing of the terrorists who carried out the attacks that killed nearly 3,000 people.

Russian Star Thrilled by Possibility of Trump Presidency

Not since the Cold War has Russia played such a central role in American elections. One of Donald Trump's biggest fans is also one of Russia's biggest stars.

Hillary Clinton Reaches Out to LGBT Voters

POLITICS | By Mike Halterman | Sep 26
Secretary Clinton talks about her proposed policies should she be elected, the legacy of the LGBT rights movement, and her vision for our country's future.

Russia and Trump

Vladimir Zhirinovsky has been called Russia's Donald Trump and he just won big in recent elections.

Openly Gay Candidates Run for Seats in Russian Parliament

POLITICS | By Brittany Ferrendi | Sep 25
They know they won't get elected, but that won't stop them from trying: Aleksei Korolyov and Bulat Barantayev, two openly gay men and longtime activists, are running for seats in Russia's Duma elections on Sept. 28.

What Clinton, Trump Need to Do to Win Presidential Debate

Monday's first presidential debate between Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump could be one of the most-watched events in TV history.

Trump Wants Nationwide "Stop and Frisk" Policing

To reduce crime, Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump wants to initiate a "stop and frisk" policy for police officers.

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