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Presidential Candidates React to New York City Explosion
ABC News' Mary Bruce and Martha Raddatz track the latest news from the 2016 presidential campaign trail.
'This Week' Transcript: Sen. Tim Kaine and Gov. Mike Pence
THIS IS A RUSH TRANSCRIPT FOR 'THIS WEEK' ON September 18, 2016 and it will be updated. MARTHA RADDATZ : On Friday, for the very first time, Mr. Trump said that Barack Obama was born in the U.S.. Why did it take him so long? MIKE PENCE: Well, let me say that-- the momentum in this campaign is
GOP Vice Presidential Candidate Mike Pence on Birtherism: 'It's Over'
Republican vice presidential candidate Mike Pence has declared birtherism -- the notion that President Obama wasn’t born in the United States -- “over.” “I think Donald Trump put an end to this issue,” Pence said today on ABC’s This Week, referring to Trump's brief statement Friday acknowledging
The Latest: Clinton and Trump Weigh in on NYC Explosion
Hillary Clinton says she has been briefed about explosions in New York and New Jersey and a mall attack in Minnesota and is calling on the nation to support first responders and to pray for victims
Trump Calls Former Defense Secretary Gates a 'Clown,' Following Scathing Op-Ed
Donald Trump took aim again at former Secretary of Defense Robert Gates at a Colorado rally today, one day after Gates slammed the GOP presidential hopeful in a scathing Wall Street Journal op-ed. "We had a clown today, an absolute clown, Robert Gates. He’s supposed to be an expert, he’s been there
Trump Says 'Open Borders' Cost Lives and 'This Will End'
Donald Trump, who has made a hard-line stance on immigration a centerpiece of his presidential campaign, says "not one more American life should be given up in the name of open borders."
What You Need to Know About NATO Amid Donald Trump's Skepticism
Donald Trump raised doubts about whether the United States, under his leadership, would jump to the defense of its NATO allies in Europe if Russia attacked them. When specifically asked in an interview with The New York Times Wednesday about his views of Russia, Trump said that if it attacked some
Obama is Attending his Final NATO Summit: What You Need to Know About the Alliance
President Obama on Friday will attend his fifth and final NATO Summit in Warsaw, Poland, where he will hold national security talks and urge unity with European Union (EU) leaders in the wake of the United Kingdom’s vote to leave the EU. So what exactly is NATO? ABC News breaks down the
The Note: Countdown to Indiana
NOTABLES --STATE OF THE RACE -- TRUMP HOLDS 15-POINT LEAD OVER CRUZ IN INDIANA: Donald Trump holds a 15 percentage point lead over Texas Sen. Ted Cruz in Indiana ahead of the state's Republican primary this Tuesday, according to a new poll from NBC/WSJ/Marist released Sunday morning. Trump earned