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Vast Majority Of Sanders Supporters Backing Clinton

Doug Mataconis · 51 Comments
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Ignore the focus on discord, most of Bernie’s supporters are supporting Hillary.

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Debbie Wasserman Schultz Out As DNC Chair After Leaked Emails Lead To DNC Chaos

Doug Mataconis · 203 Comments

Florida Congresswoman Debbie Wasserman-Schultz is out as head of the Democratic National Committee after the release of a trove of embarrassing emails.

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Trump Leads Clinton After Convention Bounce

James Joyner · 72 Comments

The worst convention in history has given Trump a yuuge bounce.

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A delegate awaits the start of the first day of the 2012 Democratic National Convention in Charlotte

Democrats To Consider Changes To How Superdelegates Are Allocated

Doug Mataconis · 42 Comments

Democrats will consider changing superdelegate rules, but not as much as Bernie Sanders would like.

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Hillary Clinton Picks Tim Kaine As Her Running Mate

Doug Mataconis · 117 Comments

As expected, Hillary Clinton went with the ‘safe’ choice, and has selected Virginia Senator Tim Kaine as her running mate.

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Could Crazy Donald Trump Actually Win The Presidency?

James Joyner · 62 Comments

While a Clinton landslide seems obvious after the dumpster fire of a Republican convention, the race is close.

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Donald Trump Returns To Dark, Dystopian Themes In Convention Speech

Doug Mataconis

Donald Trump started out his campaign by telling us that the American dream is dead, and he returned to those dark and pessimistic themes in his acceptance speech last night.00

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Roger Ailes

Roger Ailes Is Out At Fox News Channel

Doug Mataconis

Big change at America’s most-watched cable news network.

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Federal Court Rules Texas Voter ID Law Violates Voting Rights Act

Doug Mataconis

A big setback for one of the most restrictive Voter ID Laws in the country.

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Ted Cruz Refuses To Endorse Trump In Convention Speech

Doug Mataconis

Ted Cruz’s convention speech was about what you’d expect, a gamble designed to set up his campaign for President in 2020 or beyond.

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Does Donald Trump Even Really Want To Be President?

Doug Mataconis

If Donald Trump actually became President, would he really do the work, or just delegate it to others? An anecdote from the campaign trail makes one wonder.

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Garry Marshall

Garry Marshall, Creator Of Classic Television Shows, Dies At 81

Doug Mataconis

The creator of some of the most popular television programming of the 1970s has passed away at the age of 81.

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Stampeding Elephants

Some Republicans Already Looking Ahead To 2020

Doug Mataconis

The 2016 Republican Convention is barely halfway over, but some Republicans are already looking ahead to 2020.

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CLEVELAND, OH - JULY 18:  Delegates crowd the convention floor on the first day of the Republican National Convention on July 18, 2016 at the Quicken Loans Arena in Cleveland, Ohio. An estimated 50,000 people are expected in Cleveland, including hundreds of protesters and members of the media. The four-day Republican National Convention kicks off on July 18. (Photo by John Moore/Getty Images)

Donald Trump Claims Nomination Of A Party That Remains Divided

Doug Mataconis

Donald Trump completed his unlikely journey to the Republican Presidential Nomination last night, but he the party he now leads remains divided.

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Roger Ailes

Roger Ailes May Be On The Way Out At Fox News Channel

Doug Mataconis

As the allegations of sexual harassment grow, reports are also growing that Roger Ailes may be out at Fox News much sooner than many may have anticipated.

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Melania Trump

Donald Trump’s Campaign Fumbles As Plagiarism Plagues Aftermath Of Melania Trump’s Speech

Doug Mataconis

Speeches by the wife and kids are supposed to be the easy part of a convention. If you mess that up, you truly are an amateur.

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Baltimore Police

Trial Of Fourth Baltimore Police Officer In Freddie Gray Case Ends In Acquittal

Doug Mataconis

Another acquittal in Baltimore leads to questions about whether or not prosecutors should continue with the trials against the officers involved in the Freddie Gray matter.

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Pre-Convention Polls Show Clinton Leading, Johnson Rising, Major Party Candidates Hated

Doug Mataconis

A look at the state of the race before the two party conventions begin.

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Tom Brady Abandons ‘Deflategate’ Appeals, Will Serve Suspension Beginning In September

Doug Mataconis

New England Patriots Quarterback Tom Brady has abandoned his option to appeal the ‘Deflategate’ ruling to the Supreme Court and will serve his four game suspension beginning in September.

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Turkey Coup Protesst

Attempted Coup Rocks Turkey, But Fails To Overthrow Government

Doug Mataconis

Turkey’s government appears to have rebuffed a coup attempt, but questions remains about the stability of the government going forward.

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Donald Trump Makes It Official, Mike Pence Is His Running Mate

Doug Mataconis

The least likely choice ascends to the Number Two position on the Republican ticket.

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Final Effort To Block Trump Fails In RNC Rules Committee

Doug Mataconis

Predictably, the latest effort to prevent Donald Trump from gaining the Republican nomination has ended in failure.

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Nice, France Truck Attack

Dozens Dead, Dozens More Injured, As Truck Rams Bastille Day Crowd In Nice

Doug Mataconis

A night of terror mars Bastille Day celebrations in France.

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Ruth Bader Ginsburg Regrets Anti-Trump Comments

Doug Mataconis

Justice Ginsburg walks back her comments about the presumptive Republican nominee.

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ObamaCare Having Predictable Effects on Healthcare Market

James Joyner

We’re further from a public option than we were in 2009. The need for it has become more acute.

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Donald Trump To Pick Mike Pence As Running Mate, Reports Say

Doug Mataconis

If reports are correct, Indiana Governor Mike Pence will be Donald Trump’s choice for a running mate.

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Tom Brady, N.F.L.P.A. Lose Petition For Full Second Circuit Review

Doug Mataconis

Tom Brady and the N.F.L. Player’s Association suffered another legal setback in their appeal of the ‘Deflategate’ suspension.

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Republican Platform Veers To The Right

Doug Mataconis

Once again, the GOP platform is turning into a surrender to social conservatives on issues such as same-sex marriage and transgender rights.

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Ruth Bader Ginsburg

Ruth Bader Ginsburg Attacks Donald Trump, Raising Judicial Ethics Questions

Doug Mataconis

Justice Ginsburg made some recent comments about the election that have, to say the least, raised some eyebrows.

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