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A Night Of Comity Turns Bitter

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What was supposed to be a night away from the campaign trail quickly turned partisan.

Final Presidential Debate Draws 71.6 Million Viewers

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The final debate of 2016 didn’t draw as many viewers as the first Hillary v. Donald match-up, but it still drew a respectable number.

Third Presidential Debate Marked By Trump’s Refusal To Accept Election Result

Third Presidential Debate

For better or worse, the third Presidential debate will largely be remembered for one thing.

Independent Evan McMullin Leads Trump In New Utah Poll

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Independent candidate Evan McMullin is at the top of a new poll out of Utah, a state that hasn’t gone for a Democrat since 1964: Independent presidential candidate Evan McMullin is leading in Utah, according to an Emerson College Polling Society survey released Wednesday. McMullin is favored by 31 percent of likely voters in the […]

Trump Only Leading By Three Points In Texas

Elections 2016

As if the news out of Arizona weren’t bad enough, new polling out of Texas gives Donald Trump only a slim lead in Texas, which hasn’t gone for a Democrat in a Presidential election since 1976: Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump has one of his slimmest leads yet over Democratic rival Hillary Clinton in Texas, […]

Clinton Up Four Points In New Arizona Poll


With the lone exception of Bill Clinton in 1996, Arizona hasn’t gone for a Democrat since 1948. That streak could end this year.

John McCain Says Republicans Will Refuse To Confirm Any Clinton SCOTUS Nominee

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John McCain said that Senate Republicans will unite to block any Supreme Court appointment by a President Hillary Clinton.

With Three Weeks To Go, Clinton’s Momentum Appears To Be Surging

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With twenty-one days to go until Election Day, things are looking very good for Hillary Clinton.

Second Presidential Debate Draws 66.5 Million Viewers

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Viewership for the second debate fell some twenty percent from the first debate, but that doesn’t necessarily mean that voter are losing interest.

Second Debate Unlikely To Halt Clinton’s Momentum

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Last night’s debate was indeed the low point everyone anticipated it would be, but it seems unlikely to change the status quo.

Clinton Keeps Pulling Ahead Heading Into Second Presidential Debate

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As we head into the second Presidential debate, Hillary Clinton looks to be in very good shape.

Feel Free To Skip Tonight’s Vice-Presidential Debate, Because It’s Not Going To Matter

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Nothing that happens tonight during the Vice-Presidential debate is likely to matter, so feel free to skip it.

With Five Weeks To Go, Clinton Appears To Have Momentum

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With five weeks to go, the momentum in the race is moving decidedly in Hillary Clinton’s favor.

First Clinton v. Trump Debate Sets Record At 81 Million Viewers

First Presidential Debate 2016

Last night’s Presidential debate drew a record number of viewers: The first general election debate between Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump averaged nearly 81 million viewers, according to data from Nielsen, making it the most watched presidential debate in modern history. Until last night, the most-watched debate in history was the 1980 debate between Jimmy […]

Clinton And Trump Clash In First Presidential Debate

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It wasn’t exactly Lincoln-Douglas but, in the end, Hillary Clinton clearly outperformed Donald Trump last night.

Watching Tonight’s Debate Guide For Cord Cutters

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If you’re among that growing group of people who have cut the cord to their cable television provider, there are still ways to catch the debate if you’re so inclined. With the proper antenna, you can watch on any of the over-the-air networks and PBS or, you can check out the live-streaming services that will […]

Presidential Race Remains Tight Heading Into First Debate

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With just hours before the first debate, and six weeks until Election Day, the race for President remains tight.

George H.W. Bush Reportedly Voting For Hillary Clinton

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According to one report, the GOP’s longest living former President plans to vote for a Democrat this fall.

Presidential Race Continues To Tighten With Seven Weeks To Go

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With just forty-nine days left in the campaign, and less than a week before the first debate, the race for President is tighter than ever.

Third Party Candidates Excluded From Presidential, Vice-Presidential Debate


Once again, the debate commission controlled by the two major parties is excluding third-party candidates from the Presidential debates.

Trump’s Campaign Says He Now Believes Obama Was Born In The U.S.


Donald Trump’s campaign is apparently finally acknowledging reality, although its claim that birtherism originated with the Clinton campaign in 2008 does not comport with the facts.

With Eight Weeks To Go, A Tighter Race But It’s Still Advantage Clinton

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The election is now fifty-six days away and, while the race is tighter than it has been, it’s still one in which Hillary Clinton has seemingly all the advantages.

Clinton Health Scare Raises Questions

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Clinton stumbles and leaves an event early, leading to the news that her campaign has been withholding health information from the press.

Republicans Vow To Continue Investigations Even If Hillary Clinton Wins The White House

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House Republicans are vowing to continue their investigations even if Hillary Clinton wins the White House.

With Nine Weeks To Go, Clinton’s Post-Convention Bounce Seems To Have Disappeared

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It’s the traditional start of the campaign season, and the race for President is getting close, at least at the national level.

Latino Voters Really Don’t Like Donald Trump, And That’s Hurting The GOP As A Whole

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Another poll shows that Latino voters are set to reject Donald Trump in record numbers, and now they’re turning against the GOP.

New Emails And F.B.I. Notes Show Clinton Still Hasn’t Put Email Issue Behind Her

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Another set of revelations shows that the Clinton campaign has yet to put the email story behind it.

Hillary Clinton Raises $143 Million For Campaign, Democratic Party In August


Hillary Clinton’s campaign had a very prosperous August: Hillary Clinton raised $143 million in August, a total that includes her own campaign’s collections as well as money for joint fundraising committees with the national and state parties. Her campaign hailed the monthly fundraising haul Thursday as its best of the campaign cycle. The Democratic nominee […]

Republicans Starting To Cave On “No Hearings, No Votes” For Merrick Garland?

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Comments from one Republican Senator are raising the possibility we could see hearings and a vote on Merrick Garland during the post-election lame duck session of Congress.

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?


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.

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