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LIVE: #USVote: US election 2016

Nov 09, 2016 - 10:01 AM

Live coverage of the 2016 United States presidential election November 8 2016

Trump within reach of shock White House win

Nov 09, 2016 - 9:42 AM

UPDATED As polls closed in all but the westernmost states and media called state races one by one pollsters are scrambling to update their forecasts and pointing to either a dead heat or an upset

Voters cast ballots at a polling station at the Big Bear Lake Methodist Church in Big Bear, California, November 8, 2016. Bill Wechter/AFP

Future at stake as Americans choose next president

Nov 08, 2016 - 6:35 PM

UPDATED As the world holds its collective breath Americans are called to make a historic choice between two radically different visions for the most powerful nation on Earth

WHO WILL IT BE? This combination of pictures created on November 07, 2016 shows Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump in Sioux City, Iowa on November 6, 2016 and Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton in Detroit, Michigan on November 4, 2016. Mandel Ngan and Brendan Smialowski/AFP

#USVote 2016: America at the cusp of history

Nov 07, 2016 - 10:47 PM

Who will be the next President of the United States? After nearly 2 years of a brutal divisive campaign we ll soon know

(COMBO) This combination of pictures created on November 03, 2016 shows Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump in Cleveland, Ohio on October 22, 2016 and Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton in Las Vegas, Nevada on October 19, 2016.  Just five days before the bitter presidential campaign comes to a head a new poll on November 3, 2016 showed a tightening race, with Hillary Clinton's edge over Donald Trump shrinking and few voters saying they remain undecided. The New York Times/CBS News poll showed the Democratic White House hopeful with 45 percent to her Republican rival's 42, a three-point lead that had diminished from the more comfortable nine-point margin she had weeks earlier. / AFP PHOTO / Jay LaPrete AND SAUL LOEB

The United States: vital statistics

Nov 07, 2016 - 10:38 PM

Here are some key figures about the world s biggest economy heading to the polls on November 8

Political calculation: The math behind the US election

Nov 01, 2016 - 3:25 PM

UPDATED The victor must get to the magic number of 270 electoral college votes – but just trying to anticipate the result is a complicated exercise in adding subtracting and combining

Clinton edges ahead of Trump in post-debate poll bump

Oct 01, 2016 - 12:45 PM

The nationwide results come as Hillary Clinton s numbers improve in a number of critical swing states following the debate

AFTER THE DEBATE. Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton (L) and Republican nominee Donald Trump leave the stage after the first presidential debate at Hofstra University in Hempstead, New York on September 26, 2016. Timothy A. Clary/AFP

White House candidate Johnson unable to name any foreign leader

Sep 29, 2016 - 7:49 PM

In the minute long segment Johnson sits speechless as host Chris Matthews poses the question: Who s your favorite foreign leader? Any one of the continents any country name one foreign leader that you respect and look up to anybody

GARY JOHNSON. Vice Presidential Candidate Governor William Weld and Presidential Candidate Governor Gary Johnson attend the SiriusXM Libertarian Presidential Forum at the National Constitution Center September 12, 2016 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Photo by Bill McCay/Getty Images for SiriusXM/AFP

Doing it for the kids: Sanders and Clinton court youth vote

Sep 29, 2016 - 12:48 PM

Clinton is hoping that millennial whisperer Sanders can up her street cred among young voters – a tall order the self described democratic socialist from Vermont has taken on

COURTING THE YOUTH. Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton (L) and U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT) greet supporters during a campaign rally at University of New Hampshire on September 28, 2016 in Durham, New Hampshire. Justin Sullivan/Getty Images/AFP

20 science questions for US presidential candidates

Aug 10, 2016 - 7:44 PM

The questions range from how to support vaccine science to defining the scope of America s goals in space to the candidates views on climate change and what would they would do about it


Libertarians name ex-Republican governor as presidential pick

May 30, 2016 - 7:29 AM

In at least two recent national polls former New Mexico governor Gary Johnson scored 10 in hypothetical 3 way contests against Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton

IN THE RACE. US Libertarian Party presidential candidate Gary Johnson speaks to AFP during an interview in Washington, DC, on May 9, 2016. Nicholas Kamm/AFP

#USVote: Libertarians to pick bet in a year when they might matter

May 29, 2016 - 9:18 AM

With many American voters seeming dismayed or at least uninspired by the apparent choices on the major party menu Libertarians are hoping the nominee they select can lure large numbers of the disaffected

THIRD CANDIDATE. US Libertarian Party presidential candidate Gary Johnson walks in Lafayette Park across from the White House during an interview with Agence France-Presse in Washington, DC, on May 9, 2016. Nicholas Kamm/AFP