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Weiner: I’d beat Donald Trump Jr. like ‘rented mule’ in NYC mayoral run

Weiner: I'd beat Donald Trump Jr. like 'rented mule' in NYC mayoral runDemocratic former congressman Anthony Weiner, who resigned in disgrace amid a sexting scandal, said on Tuesday he would come out of political retirement to thwart a potential mayoral bid by Republican Donald Trump Jr. and would beat him "like a rented mule."


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Obama warns Democrats to ‘stay worried’ about Trump

US President Barack Obama refused to rule out the possibility that Russia is trying to sway the US presidential election in favor of Donald TrumpObama, who is the keynote speaker Wednesday at the Democratic National Convention, was asked in an interview with NBC's Today Show whether Republican candidate Donald Trump could defeat the Democrat's Hillary Clinton. Clinton was proclaimed the Democratic presidential nominee Tuesday night at a star-studded convention in Philadelphia keynoted by husband and former president Bill Clinton.


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UAW chief says Clinton told him she would renegotiate NAFTA

UAW President Williams at press briefing in DetoitUnited Auto Workers President Dennis Williams said on Tuesday that Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton has assured him she would renegotiate the North American Free Trade Agreement if she is elected president. Williams' comments come as Clinton is under pressure on international trade deals from Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump and supporters of her former Democratic rival Bernie Sanders. Clinton has previously said she wanted to rework NAFTA.


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Weiner: I’d beat Trump Jr. like ‘rented mule’ in mayoral run

FILE - In this Tuesday, Sept. 10, 2013 file photo, Democratic mayoral hopeful Anthony Weiner makes his concession speech at Connolly's Pub in midtown in New York. Weiner, a Democratic former congressman who resigned in disgrace amid a sexting scandal, said Tuesday, July 26, 2016, he'd come out of political retirement to thwart a potential New York City mayoral bid by Republican Donald Trump Jr. (AP Photo/Jin Lee, File)NEW YORK (AP) — Democratic former congressman Anthony Weiner, who resigned in disgrace amid a sexting scandal, said on Tuesday he would come out of political retirement to thwart a potential mayoral bid by Republican Donald Trump Jr. and would beat him "like a rented mule."


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Trump edges ahead of Clinton in U.S. presidential race: Reuters/Ipsos poll

U.S. Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump speaks to the Veterans of Foreign Wars conference at a campaign event in CharlotteBy Chris Kahn NEW YORK (Reuters) - Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump posted a two-point lead over his Democratic rival Hillary Clinton, according to a Reuters/Ipsos opinion poll released on Tuesday, the first time he has been ahead since early May. Trump's gains came as he accepted his party's nomination to the Nov. 8 ballot at the four-day Republican National Convention in Cleveland last week, and as Clinton's nomination in Philadelphia this week was marred by party divisions and the resignation of a top party official. The July 22-26 poll found that 39 percent of likely voters supported Trump, 37 percent supported Clinton and 24 percent would vote for neither. The poll had a credibility interval of 4 percentage points, meaning that the two candidates should be considered about even in support.


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N. Carolina GOP spends over $176,000 to defend House Bill 2

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — More than $176,000 in legal bills have been racked up by North Carolina Republican Gov. Pat McCrory and state GOP legislative leaders to defend the law directing transgender people to use school or government restrooms corresponding to their birth certificate.

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It gets personal: ex-President Bill Clinton to make the case for his wife

Supporters of Senator Sanders chant his name as they protest on the floor during the first day of the Democratic National Convention in PhiladelphiaBy John Whitesides and Alana Wise PHILADELPHIA (Reuters) - Hillary Clinton was set to become the first woman presidential nominee of a major U.S. party on Tuesday, a historic moment that Democrats hope will help eclipse rancor between her supporters and those of her rival in the primaries, Bernie Sanders. The party will seek to burnish Clinton's biography and make its formal nomination on the second day of a convention that began on Monday with anti-Clinton feeling among die-hard Sanders supporters on full and vocal display. The day's star turn in Philadelphia will be the traditional warm spousal endorsement - with the twist that it will be former President Bill Clinton making the case for his wife to beat Republican Donald Trump in the Nov. 8 election.


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