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Local Republicans celebrating, but still cautious; Dems hold out hope

CAPITAL REGION

Local Republicans celebrating, but still cautious; Dems hold out hope

The polls had America on the verge of choosing its first female president ever heading into Tuesday’s election, but Donald Trump may have pulled off his biggest surprise yet late Tuesday night.

Race for the presidency hangs on vote tally in a handful of states

Race for the presidency hangs on vote tally in a handful of states

As Election Night turns to the wee hours of Wednesday morning, there is still no declared winner in the 2016 presidential election.

Skidmore students watch election results anxiously

SARATOGA SPRINGS

Skidmore students watch election results anxiously

Fifty tattered American flags, part of Mel Ziegler’s “A More Perfect Union” exhibit, hung above hundreds of chattering Skidmore students gathered at the Tang Teaching Museum on Skidmore College’s campus election night.

In vote for Clinton, many women felt history's echoes

In vote for Clinton, many women felt history's echoes

The 2016 presidential campaign has been ugly, brutal and vitriolic, leaving a bitter, anxious feeling in the air. But despite all that, a strange thing happened on Tuesday: Women across the country felt history tapping on their shoulders, propelling them out the door, following them into voting booths.

GOP Sen. Marco Rubio, onetime presidential hopeful, wins reelection in Florida

FLORIDA

GOP Sen. Marco Rubio, onetime presidential hopeful, wins reelection in Florida

The race Florida's seat in the U.S. Senate was one of this election season's more competitive races.

Students, teachers hold mock election

NISKAYUNA

Students, teachers hold mock election

Niskayuna High School students were given a taste of the voting process, and the complexities of the electoral process, during Tuesday's mock election.

Millions on election day make a different decision: not voting

Millions on election day make a different decision: not voting

As one of the most divisive and least predictable campaign seasons in memory came to an end on Tuesday, millions of Americans from all walks of life took part in a time-honored national tradition: They did not vote.

Election day a historic one for Pantsuit Nation

CAPITAL REGION

Election day a historic one for Pantsuit Nation

The mostly secret Facebook group, which has more than 2.5 million members, has inspired local members to wear their own versions of Clinton's famed garments to the polls.

What states to watch tonight, when and why

What states to watch tonight, when and why

If you are a Normal Person, you will probably watch election returns come in tonight but will probably not dive 14 layers deep into the turnout patterns in Pottawattamie County, Iowa.

Clinton or Trump? A changing electorate will decide

Clinton or Trump? A changing electorate will decide

Election Day is here at last. America is set to decide between Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump.

Optimism from Clinton, darkness from Trump at campaign's end

Optimism from Clinton, darkness from Trump at campaign's end

Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump hopscotched from Pennsylvania to North Carolina to Michigan on Monday in the final, frenzied hours of the presidential campaign, offering clashing closing arguments as the sprawling map of the United States was reduced to a string of must-win states.

Capital District schools make final election push

SCHENECTADY, SCOTIA & GLENVILLE

Capital District schools make final election push

Hillary Clinton’s primary school firewall appeared to hold strong Monday as students at Scotia-Glenville’s Lincoln Elementary and Schenectady middle schoolers let their political loyalties be known.

Pantsuit Nation movement brings women together for Clinton

Pantsuit Nation movement brings women together for Clinton

In an election cycle that has polarized families, friends and the nation, fashion is playing an unexpected role.

State rules set for selfies taken while voting

CAPITAL REGION

State rules set for selfies taken while voting

If you're thinking of taking a selfie while voting Tuesday, you can. But a federal court ruling in New York City on Thursday set the ground rules.

Teen charged with stealing Trump/Pence sign

DUANESBURG

Teen charged with stealing Trump/Pence sign

A Duanesburg teen swiped a Donald Trump yard sign over the weekend and is now facing a misdemeanor charge, state police said.

Clinton, Trump scramble to make final pleas

Clinton, Trump scramble to make final pleas

Surpassing the anxious entreaties of an ordinary presidential race, Clinton and Trump begged voters to see the 2016 election as a choice of almost apocalyptic significance.

Emails warrant no new action against Clinton, FBI director says

WASHINGTON

Emails warrant no new action against Clinton, FBI director says

FBI director James 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.

Clinton, Schumer continue to own big leads

Clinton, Schumer continue to own big leads

The results of the New York State presidential poll don't necessarily reflect national polls, where Clinton leads by a much smaller margin.

Trump taken off stage during scare

RENO, Nev.

Trump taken off stage during scare

The Secret Service said in a statement that no weapon was found but that a joint investigation with Reno police was underway.

Events honor the state's political past in week leading up to election

CAPITAL REGION

Events honor the state's political past in week leading up to election

If you’re a political junkie who’s had more than enough of the 2016 presidential election brouhaha, there are other things to do than watching cable news.

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