Political News http://enews.earthlink.net/channel/news/pol Political News Supplied by AP en-us (c) 2016 EarthLink Networks Inc. Tue, 25 Oct 2016 16:40:44 EDT Tue, 25 Oct 2016 16:47:35 EDT 5 As Trump falters, more Republicans say they'll block Clinton http://enews.earthlink.net/article/pol?guid=20161025/201fa5fb-299c-437b-b797-949cdd77c573 WASHINGTON (AP) — A new fundraising email from House Speaker Paul Ryan's political operation, over former Speaker Newt Gingrich's signature, seeks money for Republican congressional candidates by calling the appeal "our very last chance to stop Pelosi and Hillary." Tue, 25 Oct 2016 16:40:44 EDT 20161025/201fa5fb-299c-437b-b797-949cdd77c573 By ALAN FRAM Associated Press Trump brand loses luster with affluent http://enews.earthlink.net/article/pol?guid=20161025/147c375a-73ba-4118-8a40-098272403043 NEW YORK (AP) — Event planner Beth Bernstein decided she had had enough with Donald Trump after his 2005 hot-mic boasts about groping women came to light earlier this month. Tue, 25 Oct 2016 16:34:46 EDT 20161025/147c375a-73ba-4118-8a40-098272403043 By MAE ANDERSON and BERNARD CONDON Associated Press The Latest: Trump vows 1st act in WH would repeal Obamacare http://enews.earthlink.net/article/pol?guid=20161025/367fa9f3-2f0d-42ca-9242-fb4687a1c076 WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the U.S. presidential race (all times EDT): 4:05 p.m. Donald Trump says his first presidential act would be to repeal the Affordable Care Act. Tue, 25 Oct 2016 16:30:39 EDT 20161025/367fa9f3-2f0d-42ca-9242-fb4687a1c076 Associated Press US official: Russia might shoot down US aircraft in Syria http://enews.earthlink.net/article/pol?guid=20161025/e041803a-ccd3-4a06-b43a-e70322cb5f04 WASHINGTON (AP) — Russia could shoot down a U.S. aircraft if a no-fly zone were imposed over Syria, National Intelligence Director James Clapper said Tuesday. Tue, 25 Oct 2016 16:27:47 EDT 20161025/e041803a-ccd3-4a06-b43a-e70322cb5f04 By DEB RIECHMANN Associated Press US intel chief: Getting NKorea to give up nukes 'lost cause' http://enews.earthlink.net/article/pol?guid=20161025/b6d33ca8-c64a-47dc-a6e0-006ac632059c WASHINGTON (AP) — National Intelligence director James Clapper said Tuesday that the U.S. goal of persuading North Korea to abandon its nuclear weapons is probably a "lost cause" and the best hope is to cap its capability. Tue, 25 Oct 2016 16:25:20 EDT 20161025/b6d33ca8-c64a-47dc-a6e0-006ac632059c By MATTHEW PENNINGTON Associated Press