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Take our poll: Should Trump administration pursue charges against Hillary Clinton?

10:22 am Nov. 22, 2016

By Laurie Kellman

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President-elect Donald Trump “doesn’t wish to pursue” further investigations into Hillary Clinton‘s email practices, a top adviser said Tuesday, a turnaround from all the campaign rallies when Trump roused supporters to chants of “lock her up.”

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“I think Hillary Clinton still has to face the fact that a majority of Americans don’t find her to be honest or trustworthy, but if Donald Trump can

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New poll says it’s tied in Ohio: Who would you vote for

9:03 pm Oct. 20, 2016

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The poll of 500 likely voters has a margin of error of plus or minus 4.4 percent. The two polls show the presidential race in Ohio is extremely close.

But the poll indicates Trump is losing ground among independent voters. In last month’s poll, Trump held a 27-point advantage among independents compared to a smaller 6-point lead in the new poll.

“If Clinton takes the lead among independents, she

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Take our poll: Who won the debate?

9:20 pm Oct. 19, 2016

Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton are debating tonight for the last time.

Election Day is less than 20 days away. Here’s a look at some of the comments on Twitter about tonight’s debate.

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Take our poll: What do you think of Donald Trump’s latest comments?

7:07 pm Oct. 8, 2016

Republican presidential nominee is coming under fire for comments he made on a hot mic back in 2005 about women.

Republicans like Ohio Gov. John Kasich and Ohio Sen. Rob Portman have denounced Trump’s comments as disgusting.

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“Donald Trump is a man I cannot and should not support,” said Kasich, a Republican. “The actions of the last day are disgusting.”

However, Kasich has never been a Trump supporter.

Trump campaign opens second office in Montgomery County

1:33 pm Oct. 5, 2016

The campaign for Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump has opened an office in Kettering inside Shops at 3000,  3020 Far Hills Ave.  The store-front location is in addition to the campaign’s first Montgomery County office,

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Who won the VP debate?

9:38 pm Oct. 4, 2016

Seeking to draw a contrast with Clinton and Kaine, Pence said Trump was “a businessman, not a career politician.” He panned the Democrats for offering frustrated Americans “more of the same.” He also leapt

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Who do you think won the debate?

10:07 pm Sep. 26, 2016

Well the first presidential debate is going on now. It’s been a long time coming.

Election Day is just a little more than a month away. Here’s a look at some of the coverage tonight from our team and others.

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Dayton League of Women Voters partners with WSU on Electoral College program

6:01 pm Sep. 19, 2016

Will your vote really count in the upcoming presidential election? Are national elections as rigged as they sometimes seem? On Tuesday, September 27, the public will gather in the Wright State University student union to hear political experts discuss the pros and cons of the electoral college.

“This uniquely American political invention has been confounding voters for generations,” said Susan Hesselgesser, executive director of the local League of Women Voters. “Some