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  • Aug 9- When Hewlett Packard Enterprise CEO Meg Whitman announced last week that she wouldn't vote for her party's presidential nominee, Donald Trump, she pledged to raise money for the Democratic candidate, Hillary Clinton, and to urge like-minded Republicans to follow suit. While the Democrat has raised 25 times more than Trump from tech donors so far, she has...

  • Donald Trump, 2016 Republican presidential nominee, is seen on a monitor during an event to discuss his economic plans at the Detroit Economic Club in Detroit, Aug. 8, 2016.

    Forget the comments about Mexican immigrants, Muslims and nuclear weapons. What could cause serious damage to Trump's campaign is his economic-policy speech, says Jake Novak.

  • Aug 9- When Hewlett Packard Enterprise CEO Meg Whitman announced last week that she wouldn't vote for her party's presidential nominee, Donald Trump, she pledged to raise money for the Democratic candidate, Hillary Clinton, and to urge like-minded Republicans to follow suit. While the Democrat has raised 25 times more than Trump from tech donors so far, she has...

  • DETROIT/ WASHINGTON, Aug 8- Republican Donald Trump sought to regain momentum for his White House campaign on Monday by proposing sweeping tax breaks, cuts to federal regulations and a revival of the stalled Keystone XL oil pipeline project. The New York businessman used a speech on the economy in Detroit to try to turn the page after a week of missteps in which he...

  • DETROIT/ WASHINGTON, Aug 8- Republican Donald Trump sought to regain momentum for his White House campaign on Monday by proposing sweeping tax breaks, cuts to federal regulations and a revival of the stalled Keystone XL oil pipeline project. The New York businessman used a speech on the economy in Detroit to try to turn the page after a week of missteps in which he...

  • DETROIT/ WASHINGTON, Aug 8- Republican Donald Trump sought to regain momentum for his White House campaign on Monday by proposing sweeping tax breaks, cuts to federal regulations and a revival of the stalled Keystone XL oil pipeline project. The New York businessman used a speech on the economy to try to turn the page after a week of missteps in which he came under...

  • DETROIT/ WASHINGTON, Aug 8- Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump on Monday sought to regain momentum with an economic speech in which he floated new tax breaks and cuts to regulation, as protesters repeatedly interrupted him. He told the Detroit Economic Club, a traditional venue for political candidates to discuss their economic vision, that...

  • DETROIT/ WASHINGTON, Aug 8- Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump will propose tax breaks for working families and for corporations as he outlines his economic plans on Monday in an effort to regain momentum lost during a damaging spate of controversies. The proposals in his speech in Detroit also include measures to simplify taxes for everyone, to...

  • President Barack Obama, speaks about Republican Presidential candidate Donald Trump during a news conference with Singapore's Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong, in the East Room at the White House August 2, 2016 in Washington, DC.

    Obama says Trump "doesn't appear to have basic knowledge on critical issues."

  • Republican vice presidential nominee Mike Pence (R) claps as presidential candidate Donald Trump gestures during the Republican National Convention at the Quicken Loans Arena in Cleveland, Ohio, on July 20, 2016.

    Donald Trump's pick of Mike Pence as his running mate may hurt his fundraising with Wall Street and the corporate world.

  • Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump walks on stage after his daughter, Ivanka Trump, introduced him during the evening session on the fourth day of the Republican National Convention on July 21, 2016 at the Quicken Loans Arena in Cleveland, Ohio.

    There is literally a bounty for the Trump tax documents.

  • NEW YORK, July 26- Democrats beat Republicans in U.S. television ratings, according to Nielsen data released on Tuesday for the first night of the Democratic National Convention. The total is about three million more TV eyes than for the first night of the Republican convention last week when White House contender Donald Trump's wife Melania was the keynote...

  • Data from the six main TV and cable news networks showed some 25.8 million Americans watched Monday evening's 10 p.m. to 11:30 p.m. hour when first lady Michelle Obama and Senator Bernie Sanders were among the key speakers in Philadelphia. That is about 2.8 million more TV eyes than for the first night of the Republican convention last week, when White House...

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    After the Republican convention, just 52 percent of respondents to a small CNBC survey believe Hillary Clinton will prevail over Donald Trump.

  • NEW YORK, July 26- Democrats beat Republicans in the TV ratings, according to early data on Tuesday for the first night of the Democratic National Convention ratings. Preliminary data from the three main TV networks ABC, NBC and CBS showed some 10.6 million Americans watched Monday evening's 10 p.m. to 11 p.m. hour when first lady Michelle Obama and Senator Bernie...

  • LOS ANGELES, July 22- Donald Trump's 75- minute acceptance speech at the Republican National Convention attracted a bigger U.S. television audience than the same event four years ago but failed to match the all-time record, according to Nielsen data released on Friday. That compared with 30.3 million who watched Mitt Romney four years ago and 38.9 million...

  • LOS ANGELES, July 22- Donald Trump's 75- minute acceptance speech at the Republican National Convention attracted roughly 30 million television viewers on major U.S. cable and broadcast networks, according to early ratings data that suggested the audience will not break convention records. Trump's audience on Thursday night appeared similar to the number...

  • LOS ANGELES, July 22- Donald Trump's 75- minute acceptance speech at the Republican National Convention attracted roughly 30 million television viewers on major U.S. cable and broadcast networks, according to early ratings data that suggested the audience will not break convention records. Trump's audience on Thursday night appeared similar to the number...

  • Harold Hamm, CEO of Continental Resources Shale Oil Company, delivers a speech on the third day of the Republican National Convention on July 20, 2016 at the Quicken Loans Arena in Cleveland, Ohio.

    Donald Trump is considering nominating oil and gas mogul Harold Hamm as energy secretary if elected to the White House, according to sources.

  • Donald Trump, 2016 Republican presidential nominee, right, gestures to his wife Melania Trump while on stage during the Republican National Convention (RNC) in Cleveland, Ohio, U.S., on Monday, July 18, 2016.

    Melania Trump's speech did not go as planned, and has eclipsed much of the action at the party gathering in Cleveland, the New York Times reports.