A.M. Links: Trump Leads Clinton By 2 Points in New Poll, Conservative Activist Phyllis Schlafly Dead at 92, Philippine President Apologies for Insulting Obama


  • Todd Kranin

    New poll: Donald Trump 45 percent, Hillary Clinton 43 percent, Gary Johnson 7 percent.

  • Gary Johnson, "who will be on the ballot in all 50 states, has the backing of 10 percent of registered voters," according to another new poll.
  • Conservative activist Phyllis Schlafly has died at age 92.
  • Congress returns to work today.
  • "Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte expressed regret Tuesday over his 'son of a bitch' remark while referring to President Barack Obama, in a rare display of contrition by a politician whose wide arc of profanities has unabashedly targeted world figures including the pope and the U.N. chief."
  • U.S. intelligence services are reportedly investigating a covert Russian plot to disrupt the U.S. elections in November.

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