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Pence says evidence points to Russia in email hacks

Republican vice presidential candidate Mike Pence said evidence implicates Russia in recent email hacks tied to the U.S. election, contradicting his running mate, Donald Trump, who cast doubt on Russia’s involvement. Pence said in an interview aired on “Fox News

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Paul Ryan said he won’t defend Donald Trump

House Speaker Paul Ryan told fellow Republicans Monday he will no longer defend GOP nominee Donald Trump and will instead use the next 29 days to focus on preserving his party’s hold on Congress. “The speaker is going to spend

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Ahead of debate, Trump defies calls he quit over vulgar video

Republican Donald Trump on Sunday struck a defiant tone in the face of calls for him to abandon the U.S. presidential race, attacking prominent Republicans and saying he has “tremendous support” despite a storm over his vulgar comments about women.

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‘No doubt’ Russia behind hacks on U.S. election system: senior Democrat

A senior Democratic lawmaker said Sunday he had “no doubt” that Russia was behind recent hacking attempts targeting state election systems, and urged the Obama administration to publicly blame Moscow for trying to undermine confidence in the Nov. 8 presidential

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Talk of shifting funds away from Trump premature: Republican official

A senior official with the Republican National Committee on Sunday played down the prospect that the party would cut off cash and logistical support to White House nominee Donald Trump in order to shift resources toward congressional races. Last week

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Republican security experts rail against Trump in open letter

An open letter signed by 50 Republican national security experts has warned that nominee Donald Trump “would be the most reckless president” in US history. The group, which includes the former CIA director Michael Hayden, said Mr Trump “lacks the

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As party unease grows with Trump, Republican lawmaker says he will back Clinton

A Republican lawmaker in Congress became the first to break with the party and support Democrat Hillary Clinton for the White House on Tuesday amid signs of growing Republican unease with volatile presidential nominee Donald Trump. The break by Representative

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