National Headlines 9-15-16

Powell’s persona takes a hit from email flap (Politico)

Polls: Trump holds edge in several battleground counties (Politico)

Polls darken for Democrats (The Hill)

Hillary Clinton faces dilemma following ‘deplorables’ remark (The Hill)

With ‘Snowden’ set to open, House panel calls former NSA contractor a ‘serial exaggerator and fabricator’ (Los Angeles Times)

Nevada test site: Can Clinton’s top-down organization overcome Trump’s bottom-up enthusiasm? (Chicago Tribune)

Provocative ads target gun rights in Missouri Senate race (USA Today)

Oregon settles lawsuit for botched health care rollout (Associated Press)

U.S. tax avoidance clampdown a potential headache for Apple (Reuters)

Trump scales back his tax proposal (Washington Post)

America Is ‘Failing The Test of Competitiveness,’ Harvard Study Says (Forbes)