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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.

Hillary Clinton Is Crushing Donald Trump In The Money Race

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Donald Trump has almost no cash on hand. That doesn’t bode well for his campaign going forward.

Evaluating Hillary’s Short List For Running Mates

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A purported ‘short list’ of potential running mates for Hillary Clinton is out. Here’s how the candidates stack up.

Americans Really, Really, Really Don’t Like Donald Trump

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A new poll shows that public opinion about Donald Trump is at the lowest point its been since he entered the race. That bodes poorly for Trump, and for the the political party that has chosen to nominate him for President.

Hillary Clinton Wins Final Democratic Primary, Meets With Bernie Sanders

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Hillary Clinton easily won the final contest of the 2016 primary season, and the Clinton-Sanders reconciliation dance began.

Clinton Holds Slight Lead Over Trump As General Election Race Begins

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Hillary Clinton has a slight lead in national polling over Donald Trump as the battle for the White House really begins.

Elizabeth Warren Endorses Clinton, Attacks Trump, As Democrats Unite Behind Clinton

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Senator Elizabeth Warren is the latest Democrat to unite behind the party’s presumptive nominee. A marked contrast to the chaos that reigns on the Republican side of the aisle.

President Obama Formally Endorses Hillary Clinton

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With the race for the Democratic nomination over, President Obama is ready to hit the campaign trail for Hillary Clinton.

Clinton Wins Final ‘Super Tuesday’ Of 2016, Claims Victory In Nomination Fight

NEW YORK, NY - JUNE 7: Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton arrives onstage during a primary night rally at the Duggal Greenhouse in the Brooklyn Navy Yard, June 7, 2016 in the Brooklyn borough of New York City. Clinton has secured enough delegates and commitments from superdelegates to become the Democratic Party's presumptive presidential nominee. She will become the first woman in U.S. history to secure the presidential nomination of one of the country's two major political parties. (Photo by Drew Angerer/Getty Images)

Hillary Clinton won the final Super Tuesday of the 2016 primary season, thus officially sending us into what promises to be among the most contentious General Election battles in recent memory.

Clinton Clinches Democratic Nomination, Multiple Media Outlets Project

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An historic achievement.

Should The Media Ignore The Fact That Hillary Clinton Will Clinch The Nomination Tomorrow?

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One media critic is arguing that news organizations should ignore the fact that Hillary Clinton will become the Presumptive Democratic Nominee tomorrow. This is utterly ridiculous.

Clinton Wins Puerto Rico Primary, Inches Closer To Clinching Democratic Nomination

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Closer to making history.

Bernie Sanders Is Either Delusional, Or He’s Lying To His Supporters

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Bernie Sanders is continuing to let his supporters believe he has a chance to win the Democratic nomination. He is either delusional, or he is lying to his supporters.

Clinton Grabs Big Endorsement A Week Ahead Of The Battle For California

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Hillary Clinton is hoping to avoid an embarrassing loss in California to Bernie Sanders, and she just got some help from an unlikely source.

Release Of Inspector General’s Report Indicates Hillary’s Email Woes Likely To Continue

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The Clinton campaign probably thought the email story was behind them. The new report from the State Department’s Inspector General shows just how wrong they were about that.

State Department Inspector General Faults Hillary Clinton, State Dept. In Email Probe

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A bad day for the Clinton campaign.

Donald Trump Resurrects The Worst Of Clinton Derangement Syndrome

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For Donald Trump at least, the start of the General Election campaign is the perfect time to dredge up decades old conspiracy theories.

Republican Mega-Donors Not Exactly Warming Up To Donald Trump

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Some of the GOP’s top donors still aren’t sold on Donald Trump.

Hillary Clinton And Bernie Sanders Walk Into A Bar…..

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Last night’s Saturday Night Live cold open was most likely the last time we’ll see Larry David as Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders but, along with Kate McKinnon’s Hillary Clinton, it was one of the best of the season: Very well done guys, although the first skit remains my personal favorite:

Bernie Sanders Continues To Wage War Against The Party He Claims To Support

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Even as it becomes more and more apparent that he cannot win the Democratic nomination for President, Bernie Sanders is not letting up on his rhetoric against the leadership of the party he claims he’ll support in November.

Yes, The Trump/Clinton Polls Are Tightening. No, It Doesn’t Mean Much Of Anything

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Several recent polls have shown the race between Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton tightening, but it likely means far less than the media hype makes it sound like.

Clinton Hoping For Win In Kentucky To Blunt Sanders Momentum

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Hillary Clinton will be the Democratic nominee regardless of what happens in Kentucky and Oregon today, but her campaign is hoping for a win in Kentucky that puts an end to the repetitive stories about Bernie Sanders continuing to win primaries.

Rush Limbaugh Explains Trump’s Praise of Clintons

Four years ago, Trump lavished praise on Hillary. Brilliant!

Sanders Wins West Virginia, Continues To Fall Behind In Delegate Race

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Bernie Sanders won another primary last night, but he continues to fall behind in the race for delegates nonetheless.

Eight Years Ago, Clinton Trounced Obama In West Virginia. Today, She Looks Likely To Lose

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Thanks largely to the fact that she has moved left on coal, Hillary Clinton seems likely to lose today’s West Virginia primary. But it will have only a minimal impact on Clinton’s quest for a delegate majority.

GOP Begins 2016 General Election Race With A Big Electoral College Disadvantage

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A first look at the Electoral College paints a very grim picture for Donald Trump and the GOP.

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