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Senate confirms Rex Tillerson as secretary of state in 56-to-43 vote

Senate confirms Rex Tillerson as secretary of state in 56-to-43 vote

Rex Tillerson won confirmation Wednesday to become secretary of state, placing a longtime oil company executive at the helm of what President Trump has promised will be an “America first” foreign policy. The final vote was 56 to 43, with four members of the Democratic caucus in favor of confirmation: Sens. Heidi Heitkamp (D-N.D.), Angus […]

Clinton doubles ad spending in Arizona as polls show Trump’s lead growing

Hillary Clinton's campaign moved Wednesday to nearly double its spending on television ads in Arizona for the final week of the campaign as the Democratic nominee prepared to hold an evening rally in the reliably Republican state. The buy comes as polls suggest that Republican Donald Trump has reversed a slide in Arizona and retaken […]

In critical Florida, Hillary Clinton warns against complacency

COCONUT CREEK, Fla. — Although Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton holds what appears to be a durable three-point lead in crucial Florida, she warned supporters here Tuesday not to get too comfortable. Campaigning simultaneously with Republican opponent Donald Trump in the key battleground state that represents potentially his last, tenuous, chance to rebound and win […]

In N.C., a confident Clinton jokes she will be the listmaker in chief

RALEIGH, N.C. — A confident and cheerful Hillary Clinton allowed herself a little sarcasm and a more cocksure tone on Sunday as she mocked Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump and unapologetically touted herself as the listmaker in chief. Clinton's campaign also announced that she will stump again Thursday in battleground North Carolina, alongside first lady and […]