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British singer Elton John has been fundraising for Hillary Clinton since the 2008 election, and will do so Thursday at a Hollywood event. (Associated Press)

Time for fundraising: Hillary heads to Hollywood

- The Washington Times

The West Coast still calls Hillary Clinton, and no wonder. The Democratic presidential nominee has some mighty, moneyed fans standing by, checkbooks at the ready. On Thursday Mrs. Clinton herself heads to the greater Tinseltown area for what is dramatically billed as "the final Los Angeles dinner" before the presidential election, staged in a sumptuous Beverly Hills home with tickets priced up to $100,000. Each.

GOP presidential candidate Donald Trump, here with Laredo Police officers, has won the support of many law enforcement organizations. (Associated Press)

Trump: Loyal to law enforcement, wins endorsement from 354,200 officers

- The Washington Times

Donald Trump continues to win the confidence of the nation's law enforcement officers -- of particular interest to voters in a dangerous age. So far this year, Mr. Trump has been endorsed by the National Fraternal Order of Police, which represents 330,000 officers; the National Border Patrol Council, representing 16,500 Border Patrol agents; and the National Immigration and Customs Enforcement Council, which counts 5,000 federal immigration officers in its ranks.

Author Ed Klein has a new investigative book out which showcases controversies surrounding Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton. (Regnery Publishing)

Ed Klein: 'Hillary is guilty as sin'

- The Washington Times

Here comes an October surprise. Behold, it's "Guilty as Sin" by Ed Klein, former editor-in-chief of The New York Times Magazine, a contributing editor to Vanity Fair and author of numerous investigative books, including "The Truth About Hillary."

Oscar-winning actor Jon Voight has stepped forward to clearly support and defend GOP presidential nominee Donald Trump. (Image from Fox News Channel)

Jon Voight defends Donald Trump: 'He tells the truth'

- The Washington Times

A Hollywood powerhouse came forward this week to speak well of Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump. In an interview with Fox News, Oscar-winning actor Jon Voight called the candidate "an extraordinary fellow who has accomplished much in his life," adding that Mr. Trump remains "clear and strong" even at the end of a 12-hour day -- and is exceptionally considerate to event staff and other personnel he encounters on the campaign trail.

Only 69 percent of the nation are sure they will vote Nov. 8, a poll found. (Associated Press)

Sick: Americans now suffering from 'election-related stress'

- The Washington Times

Election fatigue and even election sickness now appears to be gripping the nation. Blame it on shrill news coverage, chaotic details, emotional pressures and persistent partisan discord, perhaps. Weary Americans are uneasy about election day, now 42 days off and closing in fast. Things have gotten so challenging that the medical community has noticed.

Plenty of Hillary Clinton's surrogates will be on the campaign and fundraising  trail this week. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)

Cast of thousands: It takes a village to run Clinton's campaign

- The Washington Times

Exactly 20 years ago, then-first lady Hillary Clinton advised the world that "it takes a village" to raise a child. Nowadays, it also appears to take a village to run her campaign. Mrs. Clinton and what seems like a cast of thousands are out and about, business as usual, happy talk and all -- the presidential debate fast disappearing in the rearview mirror. Private moneymaking events for Mrs. Clinton's campaign abound this week.

Ralph Nader is the driving force behind "Breaking Through Power," a four-day summit that begins Monday in the nation's capital. (Associated Press)

Ralph Nader: Congress is the 'graveyard of democracy'

- The Washington Times

Presidential debate obsession has reached its zenith. But there's big doings elsewhere. Consumer advocate, author, activist, attorney, corporate critic and former presidential hopeful Ralph Nader is the driving force behind "Breaking Through Power," a four-day summit that begins Monday in the nation's capital, centered on civil justice, civic culture, citizen action and other robust themes. There are 93 speakers, including Mr. Nader himself, who favors the idea of "daily" democracy and "daily" citizenship.

Country music and rock great Charlie Daniels will win an award for his conservative opinion columns from the Media Research Center. (Webster PR)

Charlie Daniels receives award for his conservative opinion writing from Media Research Center

- The Washington Times

It is a rare thing. Those who support conservative thought and culture don't get much of a chance to celebrate with good cheer, resolve and optimism — that is, unless they go to the annual Media Research Center Gala. On Thursday night the conservative press watchdog's sold-out event will draw 800 revelers to a monumental building in the nation's capital for a very swell affair. Along with the convivial company, the highlight of the evening is the "Dishonors Awards," which cites the most outrageous examples of liberal bias in the media.

Gary Johnson, Libertarian nominee for president. File photo. (Image from Gary Johnson)

Gary Johnson, instant movie star

- The Washington Times

Libertarian star-power is growing. The party's presidential nominee, Gary Johnson, has appeared in nationally broadcast town halls, intraparty debates and talk shows, and he continues his fight to have a say in upcoming sanctioned presidential debates.

Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump smiles as he arrives to a campaign rally at the James L. Knight Center, Friday, Sept. 16, 2016, in Miami. (AP Photo/ Evan Vucci)

Debate etiquette: Should Trump call his opponent 'Crooked Hillary' on stage?

- The Washington Times

Donald Trump continues to bypass both the media and popular pollsters by creating his own provocative public surveys, each loaded with at least 30 questions. And here comes the fifth one: With signature grass-roots flair, Mr. Trump's newest poll asks voters to weigh in on his upcoming debate with Hillary Clinton, now just six days off, and a crucial event for both nominees.

After a bout of illness, Hillary Clinton has returned to the campaign trail, despite suggestions that her election efforts are in "crisis." (Associated Press)

Hillary Clinton's campaign: 'Nothing short of a disaster'

- The Washington Times

The repercussions just keep rolling in: Hillary Clinton's recent decision to call Donald Trump's fans a "basketful of deplorables" has turned into "nothing short of a crisis" for the Democratic presidential nominee, says veteran pollster John Zogby. Ah, but it gets worse. "The entire fainting and pneumonia issue is nothing short of a disaster," he continues, noting that the distress and drama of Mrs. Clinton's health challenges have prompted voters to ask visceral questions about her truthfulness and judgment.