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Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton and Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., take the stage during a campaign stop at the University Of New Hampshire in Durham, N.H., Wednesday, Sept. 28, 2016. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)

Clinton, Sanders court millennials with free college plan

- The Washington Times

Courting a group of voters key to her White House hopes, Hillary Clinton on Wednesday joined with one-time rival Sen. Bernard Sanders in pleading with millennial voters to turn out in November and take a step toward making progressive goals such as debt-free college a reality.

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.

Miss Sweden, Camilla Hansson, poses for the judges, during the national costume show during the 63rd annual Miss Universe Competition in Miami, Fla., Wednesday, Jan. 21, 2015. (AP Photo/J Pat Carter)

Miss Sweden sides with Trump in ‘Miss Piggy’ flap

- The Washington Times

Camilla Hansson, who competed as Miss Sweden in the 2014 Miss Universe pageant, defended Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump Wednesday over allegations he called former Miss Universe Alicia Machado “Miss Piggy” when she gained weight.

President Obama participates in a receiving line with Saudi King Salman bin Abdul Aziz at Erga Palace in Riyadh on Jan. 27, 2015. (Associated Press)

Congress bucks Obama’s veto of Saudi 9/11 lawsuit bill in stinging rebuke

- The Washington Times 54 minutes ago

Republicans and Democrats linked arms and delivered a stinging defeat to President Obama on Wednesday, voting to override his veto of a bill that would give victims of the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks a chance to sue Saudi Arabia in U.S. courts over the behavior of Saudi officials they believe may have been complicit in the attack.

House Speaker Paul Ryan of Wis., left, accompanied by Rep. Lynn Jenkins, R-Kan., right, speaks at a news conference following a closed-door meeting of House Republicans on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, Sept. 27, 2016. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)

Senate passes bill to avert government shutdown

- The Washington Times

The Senate cleared its pre-election agenda Wednesday by passing a bill to stave off a government shutdown and combat the Zika virus, after leaders from both parties broke a stalemate over funds for the Flint, Michigan, water crisis.

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- Associated Press

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Political consultant pleads guilty to federal crimes

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A Democratic activist and political consultant in Kentucky has pleaded guilty to federal crimes as part of an investigation into a bribery and kickback scheme that ensnared a former state personnel secretary.

Wells Fargo Chief Executive Officer John Stumpf testifies on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, Sept. 20, 2016, before Senate Banking Committee. Stumpf was called before the committee for betraying customers' trust in a scandal over allegations that employees opened millions of unauthorized accounts to meet aggressive sales targets. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)

Wells Fargo CEO to face lawmakers with better defense

- Associated Press

Wells Fargo's CEO, newly stripped of tens of millions in compensation in a scandal over sales practices, will face lawmakers with more defenses than he had in the last round, when some senators called for his resignation.