WASHINGTON — The F.B.I. director, James B. Comey, told Congress on Sunday that he had seen no evidence in a recently discovered trove of emails to change his conclusion that Hillary Clinton should face no charges over her handling of classified information.
Mr. Comey’s announcement, just two days before the election, was an effort to clear the cloud of suspicion he had publicly placed over her presidential campaign late last month when he alerted Congress that the F.B.I. would examine the emails.
“Based on our review, we have not changed our conclusions that we expressed in July with respect to Secretary Clinton,” Mr. Comey wrote in a letter to the leaders of several congressional committees. He said agents had reviewed all communications to and from Mrs. Clinton in the new trove from when she was secretary of state.
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The long presidential campaign is down to the final six days, and the candidates are preparing their final strategies.
To win in Florida, Clinton needs to generate Obama-level enthusiasm, CBS News’ Nancy Cordes reports. Especially from African Americans, who made up a quarter of the state’s early voting electorate when he was on the ballot in 2012.
So far this year that rate is off by about 7 points.
“The African American vote right now is not where it needs to be,” President Obama said on the Tom Joyner Morning Show on Wednesday.
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Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton called on the FBI Friday to release all information in its renewed investigation into her use of a private server while secretary of state after discovering new emails – apparently during the probe of former Rep. Anthony Weiner’s sexting – in a stunning turn of events just days before the presidential election.
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Tuesday night’s “Commander-in-Chief” forum on NBC was the first time Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton have appeared on the same stage for a candidate event—and it proved a difficult night for both of them.
Clinton, who took the stage first, faced a barrage of questions about her use of private email—including some from veterans themselves—and seemed irritated by the focus on that and her past actions with regard to the Iraq War and the intervention in Libya.
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The Clinton campaign responded to AP investigation that found that 85 donors contributed as much as $156 million to the Foundation while she was secretary of state
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(CNN)Hillary Clinton told the FBI that her predecessor Colin Powell recommended that she use a private email account during her tenure as Secretary of State, according to a new report.
The New York Times reported on the revelation Thursday,
based on notes from Clinton’s interview with the FBI about her server that were delivered to Congress this week, and on a preview of a book about Bill Clinton’s post-presidential years.
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Your move, Mr. Trump.
After hammering Donald Trump on the campaign trail for refusing to reveal his tax returns, Hillary Clinton released her latest federal income tax return Friday, showing she and Bill paid roughly a third of their multi-million dollar income to Uncle Sam.
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Donald Trump’s comments Tuesday suggesting that “2nd Amendment people” could stop Hillary Clinton from making judicial nominations sparked outrage from opponents — but the campaign defended the remarks by arguing that Trump was referring to the group’s considerable political power.
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Donald Trump is a billionaire. Just how many billions of dollars he is worth is a subject of dispute. Trump claims that he is worth more than $10 billion while Forbes estimates he is worth less than half that amount.
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