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Ten Weeks Out: The Presidential Race Tightens A Bit, But Clinton Still Leads

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With ten weeks to go ,there’s been some tightening in the polls but Hillary Clinton continues to maintain a commanding lead in the race for the White House.

Should Presidential Candidates Be Required To Undergo Independent Medical Reviews?

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Much like their predecessors, Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump have released only limited information about their health. It may be time for that to change.

Clinton Hits Trump On Demagoguery, Ties To Extreme Right

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Yesterday, Hillary Clinton pointed out truths about Donald Trump that his fellow Republicans were too scared to point out during the primary..

With Eleven Weeks To Go, Hillary Clinton Appears To Be Unstoppable

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It’s eleven weeks — just 77 days — until Election Day, and things are looking pretty good for Hillary Clinton, and pretty bad for Donald Trump.

Even If Clinton Wins, Don’t Expect Supreme Court Justices To Start Retiring Immediately

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Early indications are the Ruth Bader Ginsburg and other older Justices don’t plan on leaving any time soon.

The Election Isn’t Over Quite Yet

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Don’t be fooled into thinking that the election is “over,” because it isn’t.

Clinton Continues To Show That Virginia Probably Isn’t A Swing State This Year

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Another poll confirms that Virginia is firmly in the pocket of Hillary Clinton.

Latino Voters Overwhelmingly Favor Clinton Over Trump

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Not surprisingly, Latino voters are heavily turned off by Donald Trump and seemingly quite eager to vote against him in the fall.

Another Round Of Battleground Polls Puts Clinton In The Lead

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Donald Trump’s path to 270 Electoral Votes is becoming less likely by the day.

Trump Barely Leading In South Carolina?

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A new poll shows Donald Trump barely winning in a state that should be solidly red.

Wisconsin Unlikely To Go Republican In 2016

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Republican hopes that Wisconsin might go Republican this year seem to be slipping away.

Emails Revive Issues Regarding Clinton Foundation And Clinton Led State Department

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Allegations of influence peddling by Clinton Foundation donors are being rehashed thanks to the release of a new batch of emails.

Trump Polling Worse Among African-Americans Than Any Republican Since Barry Goldwater

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Donald Trump’s support among African-Americans is at historic lows, and seems unlikely to recover.

Donald Trump: “Second Amendment People” May Be Only Way To Stop Hillary Clinton On Judges

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Did Donald Trump really suggest assassination as a political weapon, even as a joke? It sure sounds like it.

More Bad News For Trump From State-Level Polling

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New polling from the states has good news for Hillary Clinton, and an even less plausible path to 270 for Donald Trump.

Anti-Trump Republicans Get Behind Campaign Of Some Guy Nobody’s Ever Heard Of

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The latest desperation bid from anti-Trump Republicans is guaranteed to make a GOP civil war more likely.

Virginia Not Exactly Looking Like A Battleground State

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The Old Dominion seems like it’s going to be even more firmly Democratic in 2016.

Another Poll Brings More Bad News For Trump

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The first round of post-convention polls is now complete, and it’s not looking good for The Donald.

Clinton Starting To Gain Ground In States Romney Won in 2012

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In a sign of just how bad the trends are right now for Donald Trump, Hillary Clinton is gaining ground in states that Mitt Romney won four years ago.

July Jobs Report Shows Solid Jobs Growth Continuing

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The July Jobs Report was largely a continuation of the good news from June, but the question is how long that can last.

Donald Trump’s Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Week

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It’s been a bad week for Donald Trump, something he can ill-afford with less than 100 days left until Election Day.

Donald Trump’s Electoral Map Isn’t Growing, It’s Shrinking

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Post-convention polling at the state level holds some bad news for the Trump campaign.

Meg Whitman Says She’ll Vote For Hillary Clinton

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Meg Whitman, a top Republican donor and fundraiser who ran for Governor of California in 2010, has become the latest Republican to announce she will support Hillary Clinton for President: Meg Whitman, a Hewlett Packard executive and Republican fund-raiser, said Tuesday that she would support Hillary Clinton for president and give a “substantial” contribution to […]

Hillary Clinton Gets Her Post-Convention Bounce, Takes Back The Lead In The Polls

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Hillary Clinton appears to be doing very well in the wake of the first round of post-convention polls.

Donald Trump’s Path To Potential Victory Is Already Narrowing

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Looking at the Electoral College, it’s already apparent that Donald Trump’s campaign faces a daunting, perhaps impossible, path to victory.

Conventions Helped Trump More, Even Though His Was Awful and Hers Wasn’t

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The one with the better convention seems to have lost ground over the last two weeks.

Hillary Clinton Accepts Nomination To Cap Off A Largely Successful Convention

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Hillary Clinton delvers a largely successful acceptance speech that caps off a convention that ran far smoother than its Republican counterpart.

With A Reaganesque Tone, Barack Obama Passes The Torch To Hillary Clinton

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Eight years after beating her for the Democratic Nomination, Barack Obama passed the torch to Hillary Clinton with a speech that sounded more like Ronald Reagan than anything we’ve heard from the Republican nominee.

Hillary Clinton Makes History As Convention Tone Changes

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The second night of the Democratic Convention seemed much calmer than the first, as the Clinton campaign moves forward toward the biggest speech of Hillary Clinton’s life.

Vast Majority Of Sanders Supporters Backing Clinton

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Ignore the focus on discord, most of Bernie’s supporters are supporting Hillary.

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

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

Trump Leads Clinton After Convention Bounce

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

Democrats To Consider Changes To How Superdelegates Are Allocated

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

Hillary Clinton Picks Tim Kaine As Her Running Mate

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

Could Crazy Donald Trump Actually Win The Presidency?

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

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

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

Bernie Sanders Finally Endorses Hillary Clinton

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Well that took long enough.

America’s Perpetual Wars

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President Obama will leave office as the first two term President who presided over eight years of war. It didn’t start with him and it won’t end with him.

Presidential Debate Schedule Announced

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The Commission on Presidential Debates has announced the dates and venues for this fall’s Presidential and Vice-Presidential debates: Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton will participate in three general election debates from September through October, according to the schedule released Thursday by the nonpartisan organization that sponsors the debates. The Commission on Presidential Debates (CPD) announced […]

Majority Disapprove Of Decision Not To Charge In Clinton Email Case

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A new poll suggests that the decision not to bring charges related to her use of a private email server will likely have only a minimal impact on Hillary Clinton’s campaign.

Clinton Cleared Legally, But Her ‘Extreme’ Carelessness Will Follow Her To The White House

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Hillary Clinton’s extreme carelessness with classified information probably won’t cost her the election, but it should.

Hillary Clinton Interviewed By F.B.I. Regarding Private Server Investigation

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In a sign that the ongoing F.B.I. investigation into her use of a private email server and handling of classified information is coming to an end, the former Secretary of State was interviewed by Federal Agents today.

13% Of Americans Would Prefer A Giant Meteor Over Trump Or Hillary

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Public Policy Polling’s new national poll finds that 13% of Americans favor a giant meteor striking the Earth over Donald Trump or Hillary Clinton: More than 1 in 10 voters say they’d prefer a giant meteor hitting earth over supporting Donald Trump or Hillary Clinton. The left-leaning Public Policy Polling (PPP) offered the hypothetical “Giant […]

Hillary Clinton Raises $70 Million In June Alone

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Hillary Clinton’s campaign raised nearly  $70 million for itself and the Democratic National Committee for the just-concluded month of June: Hillary Clinton’s campaign reported Friday that it had raised more than $68.5 million for Hillary for America, the Democratic National Committee and state parties in the month of June. Of that total, $40.5 million went […]

Attorney General Will Defer To F.B.I. In Investigation Of Hillary Clinton’s Email

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Attorney General Loretta Lynch will essentially recuse herself from making a decision about indictments in the investigation of Hillary Clinton’s email server.

Hillary Clinton Leads Donald Trump In Seven Battleground States

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Hillary Clinton holds solid leads over Donald Trump in seven battleground states.

The Beginning Of The End Of The ‘Conservative’ Supreme Court

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Depending on the outcome of the election, the Supreme Court’s just concluded term will most likely be remembered as the point at which the Court’s rightward tilt that began at the end of the Warren Court Era came to an end.

Clinton Acting Like She Won, Alienating Bernie Fans

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Backers of the losing candidate for the Democratic nomination are surprised that they’re not getting their way.

Benghazi Committee Report Uncovers Mistakes, But No Wrongdoing

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As with each previous committee that investigated the 2012 attack on the U.S outpost in Benghazi, the House Select Committee finds that mistakes were made but no evidence of wrongdoing or cover-ups.

Donald Trump’s Bad June Shows Up In The Polls

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Donald Trump has had a bad June, and it’s showing in the poll numbers.

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