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YOUR PRESIDENTIAL CAMPAIGN UPDATE

Five people in Donald Trump's political orbit who have pleaded guilty

Five people from President Donald Trump's political orbit have now pleaded guilty to federal charges. Read more

Stormy Daniels shares XXX-rated details of her alleged affair with Trump in new book

Stormy Daniels wants readers to know her life is "a lot more interesting than an encounter with Donald Trump," but her new tell-all book reveals graphic details about the president, in addition to narratives about her childhood and life. Read more

Fact check: Trump's blustery myths on hurricanes, income

In a stormy week, President Donald Trump blustered and distorted reality, denying massive deaths from a hurricane that scientists believe t… Read more

ON THE TRAIL

New misconduct accusations roil Kavanaugh nomination

WASHINGTON (AP) — A second allegation of sexual misconduct has emerged against Judge Brett Kavanaugh, a development that has further imperiled his nomination to the Supreme Court, forced the White House and Senate Republicans onto the defensive and fueled calls from Democrats to postpone further action on his confirmation. Read more

Inside Democrats' struggle with the Kavanaugh accusation

WASHINGTON (AP) — By the time Sen. Dianne Feinstein huddled with the other Democrats on the Judiciary Committee in a room just off the Senate floor, the rumors were flying. Read more

Congress set to fund government, but not Trump's wall

WASHINGTON (AP) — Congress is set to pass a crucial spending bill that averts a government shutdown, but there's one potential obstacle: President Donald Trump. Read more

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DIGITAL EXCLUSIVES

New misconduct accusations roil Kavanaugh nomination

WASHINGTON (AP) — A second allegation of sexual misconduct has emerged against Judge Brett Kavanaugh, a development that has further imperiled his nomination to the Supreme Court, forced the White House and Senate Republicans onto the defensive and fueled calls from Democrats to postpone further action on his confirmation. Read more

Inside Democrats' struggle with the Kavanaugh accusation

WASHINGTON (AP) — By the time Sen. Dianne Feinstein huddled with the other Democrats on the Judiciary Committee in a room just off the Senate floor, the rumors were flying. Read more

Congress set to fund government, but not Trump's wall

WASHINGTON (AP) — Congress is set to pass a crucial spending bill that averts a government shutdown, but there's one potential obstacle: President Donald Trump. Read more