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Openly Gay Candidates Run for Seats in Russian Parliament

POLITICS | By Brittany Ferrendi | Sep 25
They know they won't get elected, but that won't stop them from trying: Aleksei Korolyov and Bulat Barantayev, two openly gay men and longtime activists, are running for seats in Russia's Duma elections on Sept. 28.

What Clinton, Trump Need to Do to Win Presidential Debate

POLITICS | Sep 25
Monday's first presidential debate between Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump could be one of the most-watched events in TV history.

Trump Wants Nationwide "Stop and Frisk" Policing

POLITICS | Sep 24
To reduce crime, Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump wants to initiate a "stop and frisk" policy for police officers.

Frank, Polis Endorse Out Gay SF City Supervisor's State Senate Bid

POLITICS | By Matthew S. Bajko | Sep 24
Two gay national leaders have endorsed Scott Wiener's bid for a California state Senate seat, with both noting the significance of having LGBT representation as playing into their decision.

AP-GfK Poll: 'Deplorables' Comment Sticks to Him, Not Her

POLITICS | By Lisa Lerer and Emily Swanson | Sep 23
A new Associated Press-GfK poll finds that Clinton's "deplorable" comment didn't have quite the impact that Trump and his supporters wanted. Instead, it's Trump who's viewed as most disconnected and disrespectful.

Did Trump Use Charity Donations for Private Spending?

POLITICS | Sep 22
Sting and his wife, Trudie Styler, a filmmaker and actress, invited "Sunday Morning" anchor Charles Osgood to talk music, and to share a lunch with recipes from Trudie's cookbook.

Florida AG Defends Decision to Take Money from Trump

LEGAL | By Gary Fineout and Michael Biesecker | Sep 21
Florida Attorney General Pam Bondi on Tuesday defended her decision three years ago to solicit $25,000 from Donald Trump at the same time questions were arising about Trump University.

The Historical Role of Third-Party Candidates

POLITICS | Sep 21
American voters may want a third option -- but is it realistic to hope for a presidential winner this November who is neither Republican nor Democrat?

Shifting Cuban Voters Could Be the Difference in Florida

LEGAL | By Bill Barrow | Sep 20
Many Cuban-Americans express solidarity with other Latin-Americans who see Donald Trump as anti-Hispanic. Still others hear in Trump's nationalistic populism echoes of the government strongmen they once fled.

Maureen Dowd on Trump's Political Evolution and Clinton's Worst week

POLITICS | Sep 15
Maureen Dowd's new book compiles columns focused on both Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump. Dowd talks about Clinton's "worst week."

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