Presidential elections 2016

Hillary Clinton: ‘Don’t lose heart, don’t give up’

In a speech to the Children’s Defense Fund in Washington, the 2016 Democratic presidential nominee urged supporters not to “lose heart, don’t give up on the values we share.” And she gave among the most personal testimonials ever about the original inspiration

US election 2016: Clinton has 90 per cent of winning according to polls

Clinton’s chances are roughly similar to last week's odds, and any upset by Trump on Tuesday depends on an unlikely combination of turnouts of white, black and Hispanic voters in six or seven states, according to the survey released on Monday, according

WikiLeaks’ Assange signals release of documents before U.S. election

Assange said the documents would be released before the end of the year, starting with an initial batch in the coming week, Reuters reports. He criticized Clinton, the Democratic presidential candidate, for demonizing the group's work after a spate of releases related

Clinton and Trump to square off in highly anticipated debate

The tight race for the White House and the unpredictable clash in styles between well-known but polarizing foes has generated wide interest in the potentially pivotal encounter, which comes six weeks before the Nov. 8 election, according to Reuters. The size of

Wealthy Republicans campaign for Hillary Clinton

They say they are seeking money and endorsements from other Republicans disillusioned by Trump, their party's candidate for the Nov. 8 presidential election, Reuters reports. Some have received encouragement from Clinton and members of her campaign staff. "I made the decision that I

Obama: Trump ‘unfit’ to be president

During a press conference at the White House with Singapore Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong, Obama posed the question to the Republican Party: "If you are repeatedly having to say what Trump says is unacceptable, why are you still endorsing him?" –

Hillary Clinton makes history with U.S. presidential nomination

In a symbolic show of party unity, Clinton's former rival, U.S. Senator Bernie Sanders of Vermont, on Tuesday told the chairwoman from the convention floor that Clinton, 68, should be selected as the party's nominee at the dramatic climax of a state-by-state

Donald Trump accepts Republican nomination, says ‘I alone can fix’ system

"Nobody knows the system better than me, which is why I alone can fix it," Trump said in his address, the USA Today reports. After ascending the stage to the theme from the action film Air Force One, Trump said he "humbly

CNN: Poll shows Clinton with battleground leads

According to CNN, Ballotpedia's battleground poll shows that Clinton leads Trump: 51% to 37% in Florida 45% to 41% in Iowa 50% to 33% in Michigan 48% to 38% in North Carolina 46% to 37% in Ohio 49% to 35% in Pennsylvania 45% to 38% in Virginia Separate polling

Donald Trump fires campaign manager Lewandowski, taps Manafort as successor

Donald Trump fired Corey Lewandowski, the campaign manager who helped him win the Republican Party's presidential nominating contests but has clashed with other advisers about how to appeal to the broader general electorate, two people with knowledge of the decision said on