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Chaffetz resigns at career pinnacle after years in spotlight
U.S. Rep. Jason Chaffetz climbed to power by stepping into the spotlight and taking on confrontations
Roger Ailes, media guru and political strategist, dies at 77
Roger Ailes, the communications maestro who transformed television news and America's political conversation by creating and ruling Fox News Channel for two decades before being ousted last year for alleged sexual harassment, died Thursday, according to his wife, Elizabeth Ailes. He was 77. The
Trump Administration Corrects Electoral Votes Error in President's Biography
The Trump administration’s version of the WhiteHouse.gov website debuted today with an error in the 45th president's biography about his margin of victory in the 2016 election -- a mistake that was corrected a short time later. The biography stated: "Mr. Trump won the election on November 8 of 2016
Diminished Enthusiasm Dogs Trump; Clinton Gains in Affirmative Support (POLL)
Diminished enthusiasm and a high level of negative support are undermining Donald Trump’s candidacy in the closing stretch of the 2016 campaign, the ABC News election tracking poll finds –- while Hillary Clinton has improved on both these measures. Fifty-six percent of Clinton's backers in the
The Impact of Debates? It's Debatable
With the Hillary Clinton-Donald Trump debates upon us, the quadrennial question comes begging: Do these showdowns matter? The chances for impact seem ripe this year. The two most unpopular major-party candidates in the history of ABC News/Washington Post polls are facing off. Donald Trump's
The Note: Counting Down to Debate Day
NOTABLES --TRUMP SAYS CLINTON SHARES RESPONSIBILITY FOR CHARLOTTE UNREST: Addressing supporters in suburban Philadelphia last night, Donald Trump laid blame for this week's unrest in Charlotte on Democratic rival Hillary Clinton. "Those peddling the narrative of cops as a racist force in our
Michael Dukakis Gives Debate Advice to Hillary Clinton
Former Massachusetts governor and 1988 presidential candidate Michael Dukakis knows a little something about unpredictable election cycles and over-preparing for debates. He spoke to ABC’s Jonathan Karl and Rick Klein this week on the “Powerhouse Politics” podcast and the topic of Hillary Clinton
FiveThirtyEight Elections: Backfire - How to Destroy a Presidential Candidate
FiveThirtyEight examines the 1988 presidential race, and seeks to answer if one moment can change the outcome of a campaign.
Has Donald Trump Finally Gone Too Far?
ABC News' Jon Karl breaks down what Trump needs to do to win the general election.
Cokie Roberts on the Significance of the 2016 Democratic National Convention
ABC News' Jonathan Karl interviews Cokie Roberts ahead of Hillary Clinton's speech at the Democratic National Convention.