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Trump continues outreach to African-American amid zero percent approval

As Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump made his surprise trip to Mexico this week to meet with President Enrique Peña Nieto, one poll suggests his approval rating among African-American has gotten worse.

Trump backer apologizes for blackface tweet, but stands by message

A prominent African-American pastor who supports Donald Trump apologized Tuesday for a tweet featuring a cartoon of Hillary Clinton in blackface, but said he stood by the message he was trying to convey that Democrats take black voters for granted.

Abedin, Weiner separating after new sexting allegations

Longtime Hillary Clinton aide Huma Abedin announced Monday that she and former US Rep. Anthony Weiner are separating after new reports surfaced that he sent sexually suggestive photos again.

Trump will directly address Black voters, top aide says

Donald Trump's campaign manager said Sunday he will soon be courting black voters more directly, scheduling events in front of predominantly African-American audiences.

Donald Trump’s outreach to the Black community falls flat

Aimed at trying to swing Black voters to his side, Trump’s statements pointing out that life for Black Americans is terrible don’t appear to be having any affect.

New York Amsterdam News Endorsements for 2016 State Primaries

Check out New York Amsterdam New endorsements for the New York State Primaries.

Trump pitches Black voters: 'What the hell do you have to lose?'

Donald Trump on Friday continued his outreach to African-American voters, presenting them with a stark question: "What the hell do you have to lose?"

Trump: Democrats have 'failed and betrayed' African-Americans

Donald Trump made a pitch for African-American voters on Tuesday by calling for more police in America's inner cities, arguing that Democratic policies have failed minority communities and accusing Democrats of "peddling the narrative of cops as a racist force."

RNC looks to expand outreach to African-Americans

The Republican National Committee is upping its outreach to black voters as Donald Trump's candidacy faces a steep battle to win over minorities.

Poll: Most NYC voters disapprove of Mayor Bill de Blasio

Mayor de Blasio has had a tough year with an ongoing federal probe into his administration, resignation of his press secretary and public feud with Gov. Cuomo, but now voters are saying they're not happy with him either.

North Carolina voter ID law overturned on appeal

A federal appeals court Friday overturned parts of North Carolina's 2013 voting law, including provisions that required voters to show a photo identification card, saying they were enacted "with racially discriminatory intent" in violation of the Constitution and the Voting ...

Hillary Clinton: 'The sky's the limit'

Hillary Clinton accepted the Democratic nomination Thursday with "humility, determination and boundless confidence in America's promise," taking her place in history as the first woman to lead a presidential ticket.

10 takeaways from the Democratic convention

Hillary Clinton accepted the Democratic presidential nomination Thursday night, casting herself as a uniter working for the common good and Donald Trump as a divider stoking fear for political gain.

Has Clinton's convention message resonated with the party?

Democrats who came to Philadelphia this week fretting about party division say there is only one way to ensure Hillary Clinton wins in November: defining themselves as the party of national unity.

VIDEO: Replay of the 2016 Democratic National Convention

Watch the replay of the 2016 Democratic Convention from Philadelphia.