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Clinton seizes on debate woes

Clinton seizes on debate woes

Hillary Clinton moved to capitalize Tuesday on a sharp-edged debate performance that exposed vulnerabilities for Donald Trump, while Trump scrambled to move his campaign forward.

It's Voter Registration Day! Here's how to get registered

It's Voter Registration Day! Here's how to get registered

The deadline to register to vote in this year's presidential election is October 14th.

Trump says he may hit 'harder' in next debate; Clinton hammers back with web spot

Trump says he may hit 'harder' in next debate; Clinton hammers back with web spot

Donald Trump on Tuesday insisted that Hillary Clinton did not get under his skin during their first debate and suggested he may "hit her harder" in their next encounter by raising the subject of former President Bill Clinton's infidelities.

Clinton, Trump press pointed attacks in first debate

HEMPSTEAD

Clinton, Trump press pointed attacks in first debate

Donald Trump relentlessly attacked Hillary Clinton over trade and her private email server during their fiery first debate Monday night, often brusquely interrupting her, while Clinton portrayed Trump as unqualified for the presidency and lacking facts to back up his arguments.

Live from Skidmore's debate watch party

Live from Skidmore's debate watch party

Zach Matson's live Twitter stream of the crowd's reactions throughout the debate

Trump, Clinton deadlocked in poll before first presidential debate

Trump, Clinton deadlocked in poll before first presidential debate

The candidates remain in a dead heat for both voter support and unfavorability.

In N.Y. House race, presidential election hard to avoid

NEW PALTZ

In N.Y. House race, presidential election hard to avoid

The race for New York's 19th Congressional District, which covers a large and politically split swath of the Hudson Valley, is a glimpse at what the 2016 presidential campaign might have been.

Poll: Clinton holds large lead over Trump in N.Y.

Poll: Clinton holds large lead over Trump in N.Y.

While the race for president may be tightening up nationally, in New York Hillary Clinton continues to own a commanding lead over her Republican rival Donald Trump.

Trump retreats from Obama ‘birther’ theory

WASHINGTON

Trump retreats from Obama ‘birther’ theory

Donald Trump said he would like to move on from the conspiracy theory that said the president was not born in the United States, which he has been clinging to for years.

Trump offers quick rundown of medical exam on ‘Dr. Oz’

Trump offers quick rundown of medical exam on ‘Dr. Oz’

After a whiplash-inducing morning of mixed messages, Donald Trump on Wednesday gave a small window into some of the results from his most recent physical examination in a taped appearance with television celebrity Dr. Mehmet Oz.

Candidates flex debate muscles during TV forum

NEW YORK

Candidates flex debate muscles during TV forum

Hillary Clinton vowed not to send U.S. ground troops to Iraq “ever again” and Donald Trump insinuated that he had learned shocking new information involving President Barack Obama — without ever revealing it.

New 50-state poll shows why Clinton has advantage over Trump

New 50-state poll shows why Clinton has advantage over Trump

With nine weeks until Election Day, Donald Trump is within striking distance in the Upper Midwest, but Hillary Clinton's strength in many battlegrounds and some traditional Republican strongholds gives her a big electoral college advantage.

Democrats’ edge in voter registration declining, but looks can be deceiving

Democrats’ edge in voter registration declining, but looks can be deceiving

With Donald Trump behind in the polls, one apparent sign of hope for Republicans is the dwindling Democratic advantage in voter registration, particularly in battleground states like Florida and Pennsylvania.

Trump’s start in real estate included accusations of bias

NEW YORK

Trump’s start in real estate included accusations of bias

“Absolutely ridiculous,” Donald Trump was quoted saying of the government’s allegations in 1973.

Clinton to paint ominous portrait of Trump’s links to ‘alt-right’

Clinton to paint ominous portrait of Trump’s links to ‘alt-right’

Hillary Clinton plans to deliver a major address on Thursday denouncing Donald Trump’s embrace of the “alt-right” political philosophy, presenting his choice as an especially ominous turn in a presidential election full of them.

Manafort out as Trump’s chairman, a shake-up’s latest casualty

Manafort out as Trump’s chairman, a shake-up’s latest casualty

Paul Manafort, a Republican political operative since the 1970s, was supposed to impose order on Donald Trump’s chaotic presidential campaign.

5 US cities wake up to naked statues of Donald Trump

LOS ANGELES

5 US cities wake up to naked statues of Donald Trump

A stark-naked likeness of Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump appeared on a Los Angeles street corner early Thursday morning — and boy, is it unflattering.

Trump sounds like a Democrat on some economic issues

Trump sounds like a Democrat on some economic issues

Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump isn’t always in line with the traditional GOP economic platform.

At Olde Bryan Inn, the Mug Club tradition dates back to 1979

At Olde Bryan Inn, the Mug Club tradition dates back to 1979

When newcomers walk into the Olde Bryan Inn, the first thing they do is look up at the ceiling. “Wow! What’s that? People are amazed,” says general manager Jason Lynch.

New life for old tools at Colonie store

New life for old tools at Colonie store

Is your basement or garage packed with old tools? If you donate them to the Tool Box in Colonie, you can tidy up and lend a hand to senior citizens at the same time.

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