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While much of Silicon Valley has supported Hillary Clinton, billionaire investor Peter Thiel is backing Donald Trump. "We're voting for Trump because we judge the leadership of our country to have failed," Thiel says. Bloomberg via Getty Images hide caption

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Peter Thiel Stands Out In Silicon Valley For Support Of Donald Trump

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Ehlena Fry and her service dog, Wonder, visit the Supreme Court on Monday. An-Li Herring/NPR hide caption

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Service Dog Case Draws Skepticism From Both Sides At The Supreme Court

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White House spokesman Josh Earnest at the White House briefing Tuesday, where he said he would "neither defend nor criticize what Director [James] Comey has decided to communicate to the public" regarding the investigation of Hillary Clinton's private email server. Nicholas Kamm/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Campaign signs are placed outside a polling precinct open for early voting in Akron, Ohio. Spencer Platt/Getty Images hide caption

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Plans To Watch Polls For Fraud Raise Fears Of Intimidation

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DNC Chair Donna Brazile Resigns Role As CNN Commentator

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Donald Trump Works To Expand Reach In Democratic Leaning States

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Hillary Clinton Campaigns In Ohio Amid Fallout From FBI Announcement

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Historically Conservative Ohio Newspapers Endorse Hillary Clinton

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FBI Director James Comey Suffers Backlash Over Email Investigation

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FBI Reviews Newly Discovered Emails For Connection To Clinton Probe

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A letter from FBI Director James Comey (above) to Congress regarding emails that could be related to Hillary Clinton's private server has raised questions as to whether the timing and style of the announcement make it illegal. Pablo Martinez Monsivais/AP hide caption

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Campaigns Head Into Final Week After Friday's FBI Bombshell

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Ex-Justice Department Official Critical Of FBI Director's Email Letter

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