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AP Top Political News at 3:51 a.m. EDT

As Trump courts Latinos, Clinton links him to radical fringe
LAS VEGAS (AP) -- Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump met with about two dozen Latino supporters in Nevada to discuss strategies for boosting Hispanic turnout in the swing state, part of his effort to make the case that his economic policies would be better for small minority-owned businesses than those of Democratic rival Hillary Clinton....

Ex-wife says Trump campaign CEO made anti-Semitic remarks
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- An ex-wife of Donald Trump's new campaign CEO, Stephen Bannon, said Bannon made anti-Semitic remarks when the two battled over sending their daughters to private school nearly a decade ago, according to court papers reviewed Friday by The Associated Press....

WHY IT MATTERS: Issues at stake in election
WASHINGTON (AP) -- A selection of issues at stake in the presidential election and their impact on Americans, in brief:...

Kaine's wife, Anne Holton, no stranger to political stage
GREENSBORO, N.C. (AP) -- Anne Holton first stepped into the spotlight in 1970 as a white student enrolling in a predominantly black middle school in Virginia's capital as part of a push by her father, then Virginia's governor, for school integration....

US: Clinton calendars won't be released until after election
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Seven months after a federal judge ordered the State Department to begin releasing monthly batches of the detailed daily schedules showing meetings by Hillary Clinton during her time as secretary of state, the government told The Associated Press it won't finish the job before Election Day....

Despite progress, US-Russia fall short on truce for Syria
GENEVA (AP) -- The United States and Russia say they have resolved a number of issues standing in the way of restoring a nationwide truce to Syria and opening up aid deliveries, but were unable once again to forge a comprehensive agreement on stepping up cooperation to end the brutal war that has killed hundreds of thousands....

Trump's reversals move him closer to politics as usual
WASHINGTON (AP) -- As he powered through his rivals in the Republican primary, Donald Trump sold himself as the "tell-it-like-it-is" candidate, a brash truth-teller whose policy pronouncements wouldn't be swayed by the polls....

Trump immigration waffle reflects voter confusion on issue
AKRON, Ohio (AP) -- Dean Green supports Donald Trump partly because of the GOP presidential nominee's tough, deport-them-all stance on illegal immigration. But the 57-year-old Republican paused as he complained about U.S. immigration policy and acknowledged that deporting all 11 million people in the U.S. illegally would separate families....

The Latest: Trump's CEO accused of anti-Semitic remarks
WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Latest on the U.S. presidential race (all times EDT):...

'Religious vote' hears messages from both candidates
ATLANTA (AP) -- Republican Donald Trump has told conservative evangelical pastors in Florida that his presidency would preserve "religious liberty" and reverse what he insists is a government-enforced muzzling of Christians....

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