Trump's day-after: I'll accept election results — if I win

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The comments came almost less than 18 hours after daughter Ivanka said he’d do the opposite...


Trump first swept into the nation's capital 40 years ago and it didn't go well

(c) 2016, The Washington Post. WASHINGTON - In the fall of 1976, Fred Trump made a rare visit to a housing complex he owned in Seat Pleasant, Maryland. For months, Prince George’s County inspectors had complained of broken windows, rotted rain gutters and missing fire extinguishers at the 504-unit...


Adviser says he told Christie officials knew of bridge plot

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NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie was told that two of his staffers had knowledge of the George Washington Bridge lane closures before he told reporters that no one in his administration knew about the closings, one of his top political advisers testified Friday. Mike DuHaime said...


Governor playing key role in two California ballot battles

Photo Credit: Justin Sullivan, Getty Images News October 21, 2016 - California Governor Jerry Brown isn’t on the November ballot, but he’s playing a key role in two state initiative campaigns. He is the author of Proposition 57, a measure aimed at reducing overcrowding in the state’s prisons, and...


Appeals court revives lawsuit by Abu Ghraib inmates

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — A federal appeals court has reinstated a lawsuit against a military contractor filed by former inmates of Iraq’s Abu Ghraib prison. The lawsuit, which has now been bounced between courts for eight years, had most recently been tossed out after a judge ruled the allegations...


Why Twitter, Spotify and other major services were down Friday

(c) 2016, The Washington Post. Someone attacked a key part of the Internet’s infrastructure Friday morning, causing some major services such as Twitter, Spotify and Airbnb to be inaccessible for some users. The attack targeted Dyn, a company that helps people connect to websites, with a huge amount...


Biden's last stand: Convincing Democrats not to give up on white working-class

(c) 2016, The Washington Post. CLAYTON, Mo. - As his motorcade barreled into a high-dollar fundraiser in this wealthy St. Louis suburb recently, Vice President Joe Biden noticed the firehouse next door. He told his aides to cut the fundraiser short a few minutes so that he and the Democrat running...


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North Carolina GOP attacks anti-gerrymanding ad for 'race-baiting'

(c) 2016, The Washington Post. Days after one of its office was firebombed in what it called a “hate crime,” North Carolina’s Republican Party has denounced a TV spot that reminds voters of a map drawn by GOP lawmakers that packed black voters into a long, unwieldy district. “This is a new low in...


Internet service disrupted in large parts of Eastern U.S.

(c) 2016, Bloomberg. Problems experienced by Internet users across the Eastern U.S. appear to have eased, with most sites back online after web-hosting services were invaded by hackers. Dyn Inc., a significant Domain Name Server that facilitates the loading of web pages, said service was restored...


Peanut butter vandal mistakes gathering for Trump rally

AMHERST, Wis. (AP) — Disorderly conduct charges are pending against a woman who authorities say smeared peanut butter on 30 vehicles outside a gathering in central Wisconsin that she mistakenly thought was a Donald Trump rally. WSAW-TV reports ( ) that investigators say the...

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