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How AP rates the presidential race and the Road to 270

With the three presidential debates complete, and amid a steady stream of allegations and revelations about Donald Trump's treatment of women, the Republican nominee's poll numbers are casting doubt on his ability to win some traditionally GOP states.

Posting ballot selfies: Personal choice or illegal act?

You probably already know whether you'll vote for Donald Trump or Hillary Clinton on Election Day, leaving one important question to consider when you walk into your polling place: Is it OK to take a picture of your ballot?

Ballot selfies: A look at where they are allowed or not

Ex-state attorney general hopes to avoid jail for perjury

A once-rising star in Pennsylvania politics will learn Monday whether she is heading to prison over a feud that led the state attorney general to leak grand jury materials to the press and lie about it under oath.

West Virginia candidate for governor owes millions in taxes

Jim Justice, a coal billionaire running for West Virginia governor, owes millions in back taxes to some of Appalachia's most impoverished counties, including one in Kentucky that is struggling to pay the debt on a new rec center and has turned the lights off in its parks and reduced hot meals for senior citizens.

The Latest: Brewer says Trump 'waterboarded' by accusers

The Latest on 2016 presidential race (all times EDT):

Fight over Vanderbilts' Breakers mansion goes to high court

The Rhode Island Supreme Court is stepping into a fight that has pitted dozens of members of the Vanderbilt family against a nonprofit that owns several well-known mansions in Newport.

GOP MN Senate candidate Brad Sanford declared personal bankruptcy
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Bradley Sanford, a Republican candidate for the Senate in the northwest suburbs, declared personal bankruptcy in 2014, federal filings show.

Wikileaks: Sen. Klobuchar on list of veep considerations
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Wikileaks: Sen. Klobuchar on list of veep considerations

Paulsen distances himself from Trump as he fends off DFL blitz

Incumbent snubs nominee after latest flap, while DFL sees Bonoff as its best chance in years.

Seeking productive last 2 years, Dayton pushes for DFL-led Legislature

Governor says he wants his last two years in office to be more productive.

A few Trump die-hards, but many in GOP deplore remarks

– It seems that GOP presidential nominee Donald J. Trump has very few comrades among Republicans in Minnesota. Two weeks after a 2005…

Outside money favors Hillary Clinton at 2-to-1 rate over Donald Trump

Six years after a Supreme Court decision opened vast new channels for money to flow into national elections, Democrats have built the largest and best-coordinated…

Most competitive U.S. Senate races

Control of the U.S. Senate is at stakeThe political math in states where tight races could determine control of the Senate:North CarolinaGay rights battle…

Debate over forced arbitration finds its second wind, with help from events like Wells Fargo scandal

– Nearly eight years after launching a legislative assault on binding arbitration clauses buried in service and employment contracts, U.S. Sen. Al Franken,…

DFL state House candidate disowned by two of his three daughters

They say Jerald Loud is a bully and not a family man.

What if it doesn't end on Nov. 8?

How Trump could challenge the results after the votes are countedStory by Philip Bump • Washington Post Photo by Jason Hoekema • Associated Press

Inboxes could be hackers' top political targets

Heading toward Election Day, hackers may target your inbox instead of the ballot box.It's difficult to alter overall ballot counts in the U.S., which doesn't…

Reversing course from Obama's races, Iowa tilts toward Trump

Iowa gave President Obama its six electoral votes in 2008 and 2012. But this year, it's been flagged as the U.S. state most likely to flip back from Democratic to Republican in the presidential vote.