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Obama Delivers Speech At Funeral For Former Israeli President Shimon Peres

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Donald Trump Hints At Attacking Hillary Clinton Over Husband's Affairs

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Candidates Shift Focus To Early Voting In Swing States

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Platform Check: Candidates Signal Support Of New Gun Restrictions

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Week In Politics: Trump Attacks Former Miss Universe After Debate

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Donald Trump Continues Attack On Former Miss Universe Alicia Machado

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Has Hillary Clinton Done Enough To Reach Out To Black Voters?

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2016's Presidential Campaign Has Turned Into A Gender War

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White Working-Class Voters May Be Key To A Presidential Victory

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Donald Trump stands with New York Mayor Ed Koch, Gov. Hugh Carey and Robert T. Dormer of the Urban Development Corp. at the launching ceremony of the New York Hyatt Hotel in June 1978. AP hide caption

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Decades-Old Housing Discrimination Case Plagues Donald Trump

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President Obama nominated Judge Merrick Garland to the Supreme Court in March. Since then, the Senate has denied him a confirmation hearing. Whoever wins the presidential election will have a big impact on the future of the highest court in the land. Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images hide caption

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The Supreme Court: A Winning Issue In The Presidential Campaign?

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