2016 United States presidential election

FILE - In this Jan. 10, 2017 file photo, then-FBI Director James Comey testifies on Capitol Hill in Washington. Lawyers for President Donald Trump unleashed a blistering attack on Comey in a confidential memo last year addressed to special counsel Robert Mueller, casting him as “Machiavellian,” dishonest, self-serving and “unbounded by law and regulation.” The June 27, 2017 letter, obtained by The Associated Press, underscores the Trump legal team’s intense effort over the last year to undermine the credibility of a law enforcement leader it sees as a critical witness against the president. (AP Photo/Cliff Owen, File)
June 15, 2018 - 6:55 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — An inspector general report condemning the FBI's actions in the Hillary Clinton email investigation blasts former FBI Director James Comey but also denies total vindication to the president who fired him. The 500-page document stops far short of endorsing the attacks levied at...
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Part of the the Department of Justice Inspector General's report after its release in Washington, Thursday, June 14, 2018. The report documented in painstaking detail one of the most consequential investigations in modern FBI history and revealed how the bureau, which for decades has endeavored to stand apart from politics, came to be entangled in the 2016 presidential election.(AP Photo/Jon Elswick)
June 15, 2018 - 12:58 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — As the FBI investigated both candidates running for president in 2016, two FBI employees exchanged thousands of personal texts and messages that included a running political commentary — including newly released messages in which one of them expressed a desire to "stop" the...
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FILE - In this Jan. 10, 2017 file photo, then-FBI Director James Comey testifies on Capitol Hill in Washington. Lawyers for President Donald Trump unleashed a blistering attack on Comey in a confidential memo last year addressed to special counsel Robert Mueller, casting him as “Machiavellian,” dishonest, self-serving and “unbounded by law and regulation.” The June 27, 2017 letter, obtained by The Associated Press, underscores the Trump legal team’s intense effort over the last year to undermine the credibility of a law enforcement leader it sees as a critical witness against the president. (AP Photo/Cliff Owen, File)
June 14, 2018 - 11:50 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — In a stinging rebuke, the Justice Department watchdog declared Thursday that former FBI Director James Comey was "insubordinate" in his handling of the Hillary Clinton email investigation in the explosive final months of the 2016 presidential campaign. But it also found there was...
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FILE - In this file July 7, 2016, photo then-FBI Director James Comey testifies before the House Oversight Committee to discuss Hillary Clinton's email investigation, at the Capitol in Washington. The Justice Department's watchdog faults former Comey for breaking with protocol in his handling of the Hillary Clinton email investigation. But it says his decisions were not driven by political bias ahead of the 2016 election.(AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite, File)
June 14, 2018 - 9:58 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on a report by the Justice Department's internal watchdog on the FBI's handling of the Hillary Clinton email investigation (all times local): 9:55 p.m. The Justice Department has issued a stinging rebuke to the FBI for its handling of the Hillary Clinton email...
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FILE - In this Jan. 28, 2016 file photo, Donald Trump speaks behind a DonaldTrumpforVets.com sign at a fundraising event in Des Moines, Iowa, at Drake University during Trump's campaign for president. New York Attorney General Barbara Underwood filed a lawsuit Wednesday June 13, 2018, accusing Trump of illegally using his charitable foundation to pay legal settlements related to his golf clubs and to bolster his presidential campaign. The complaint said the Iowa event, held in lieu of Trump participating in a televised debate the same day, which billed itself as allowing donors to make charitable contributions to veterans’ organizations was, in reality, a Trump campaign event in which the Trump Foundation shouldn’t have participated. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik, File)
June 14, 2018 - 6:29 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — New York's attorney general sued President Donald Trump and his foundation Thursday, accusing him of illegally using the charity's money to settle disputes involving his business empire and to boost his political fortunes during his run for the White House. The president called the...
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U.S. Rep. Mark Sanford hugged his sons after addressing his supporters at Liberty Tap Room in Mount Pleasant, S.C., Tuesday, June 12, 2018. Sanford lost his first election ever Tuesday, beaten for the Republican nomination for another term in the coastal 1st District around Charleston by state Rep. Katie Arrington. (Wade Spees/The Post And Courier via AP)
June 14, 2018 - 1:02 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Don't cross President Donald Trump. That's the lesson many Republicans are drawing from Rep. Mark Sanford's surprise defeat Tuesday in his primary election in South Carolina. The victor, state Rep. Katie Arrington, repeatedly highlighted Sanford's criticism of the president. The...
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FILE - In this Monday Oct. 9, 2017 filer, Iceland's captain Aron Gunnarsson celebrates at the end of the World Cup Group I qualifying soccer match between Iceland and Kosovo in Reykjavik, Iceland. Icelandic footballers are the tallest at the World Cup in Russia, with an average height of 1.85 meters (just over 6 feet), making them especially strong in aerial duels in defense and attack. (AP Photo/Brynjar Gunnarsson, File )
June 13, 2018 - 2:27 pm
MOSCOW (AP) — The Latest at the World Cup , including the FIFA Congress vote for the 2026 hosting rights (all times local): 9:23 p.m. In theory, two-time World Cup winner Argentina really shouldn't be fearful of facing tournament rookies Iceland. But there is a bit of worry in the Argentina camp:...
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U.S. Rep. Mark Sanford hugged his sons after addressing his supporters at Liberty Tap Room in Mount Pleasant, S.C., Tuesday, June 12, 2018. Sanford lost his first election ever Tuesday, beaten for the Republican nomination for another term in the coastal 1st District around Charleston by state Rep. Katie Arrington. (Wade Spees/The Post And Courier via AP)
June 13, 2018 - 7:58 am
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — President Donald Trump is crediting his Election-Day tweet in part for the defeat of a South Carolina Republican congressman who has been critical of his administration. Trump tweeted Wednesday that his advisers didn't want him to get involved in the Republican primary,...
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FILE - In this April 26, 2016 file photo, Danny Tarkanian participates in a Republican debate for Nevada's 3rd Congressional District in Henderson, Nev. The most closely-watched race in Nevada's primary election Tuesday, June 12, 2018, is the battle for governor. U.S. Sen. Dean Heller is the only GOP senator seeking re-election in a state won by Democrat Hillary Clinton in 2016. He is expected to breeze through his primary after President Donald Trump asked his main opponent, Tarkanian, to run for Congress instead. (AP Photo/John Locher, File)
June 13, 2018 - 3:25 am
RENO, Nev. (AP) — Democrats in Nevada have two open congressional seats to defend in November, and Tuesday's primary voting set the stage for what could be some of the most expensive, hard-fought House races in the country. Republican Danny Tarkanian, son of legendary UNLV basketball coach Jerry...
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FILE - In this Aug. 24, 2015 file photo, Rep. Mark Amodei, R-NV., speaks at the 19th Annual Lake Tahoe Summit at Zephyr Cove in South Lake Tahoe, Nevada. The most closely-watched race in Nevada’s primary election Tuesday, June 12, 2018, is the battle for governor. Amodei is favored in their battle for the Republican nomination. (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli, File)
June 13, 2018 - 1:39 am
The Latest on primaries in five states (all times EDT): 1:35 a.m. Election officials in Nevada blamed the state's new touch-screen voting machines for glitches that affected a small number of voters and delayed the count of ballots in one rural county. Registrars in Las Vegas and Reno said some...
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