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White House Aides Using Personal Devices, Private Email For Official Communication

White House Aerial View

While there are real differences between what’s being reported about White House officials such as Jared Kushner and what Hillary Clinton did, the charge of hypocrisy is well-founded.

Federal Government Tells Twenty-One States Their Election Systems Were Targeted By Hackers

Election Hacking

More evidence of apparent Russian-backed efforts to interfere in the election.

Hillary Clinton Won’t Rule Out Challenging The Legitimacy Of The 2016 Election

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Some more interesting post-election commentary from Hillary Clinton.

Hillary Clinton Has A Theory To Explain Why White Married Women Didn’t Vote For Her

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Hillary Clinton has found another group to blame for her loss, educated white married women in suburbia.

Hillary Clinton Says She’s Done Being A Candidate For Office

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Hillary Clinton delivers the most obvious news ever.

Hillary Clinton Blames Obama, Biden, Others for Her Loss

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Hillary Clinton’s latest memoir lashes out at those to blame for her unexpected loss.

Is Donald Trump Really As Vulnerable As He Appears?

Trump Victory Speech

Democrats and “Never Trump”ers shouldn’t count their chickens before they’re hatched.

Hillary Clinton Blames Everyone For Her Election Loss, Except Herself

Hillary Bored

Hillary Clinton is blaming everyone she can for her loss, except the most obvious suspects.

Anthony Weiner To Plead Guilty

Image: Rep. Anthony Weiner Admits To Tweeting Lewd Photo, Lying

The Anthony Weiner saga comes to an ignominious end.

Donald Trump Was Against Leaking Classified Information Before He Was For It

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Remember this Donald Trump? Yea, he’s President now and today he admitted to sharing classified information with the Russians: As President I wanted to share with Russia (at an openly scheduled W.H. meeting) which I have the absolute right to do, facts pertaining…. — Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) May 16, 2017 …to terrorism and airline […]

Jim Comey Explains Himself

FBI Director James Comey

F.B.I. Director James Comey testified yesterday on the reasons he chose to publicly speak out just days before the 2016 election about the reopened Clinton email investigation.

Why Hillary Clinton Lost

Clinton, Gates, And Mullen Testify Before Senate Foreign Relations Cmte

Six months after the election, the postmortems of the Clinton campaign all seem to have one thing in common, they all point at things other than the candidate and her campaign as being the reason she lost.

What To Expect Today From The Electoral College

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Beginning late this morning, the Electors in each of the states will meet to carry out their Constitutional function. Despite the drama accompanying this year’s election, there’s likely to be far less drama than some people seem to be hoping for.

Why Did Clinton Lose The Election? Perhaps The Blame Lies With Her Own Campaign

Hillary Bored

Hillary Clinton’s national campaign wasn’t nearly as well-organized as we’d been led to believe.

Let’s Look At Potential Democratic Candidates For 2020!

Democrat-Donkey

Just 1,436 days until Election Day 2020!

Donald Trump Claims ‘Illegal Voting’ In Three States He Lost

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Now Donald Trump is alleging that the 2016 Election was tainted by ‘illegal voting,’ even though he won!

Gratitude for the Art of Losing Graciously

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Democracy produces good rulers, right?  Sometimes.  What good democracies actually produce best is good losers. Let us then be grateful for gracious losers, for our losers no less than our winners carry forward the American experiment in self-rule.  

Trump Backs Away From Idea Of New Clinton Email Investigation, Prosecution

Donald Trump Shrug

Trump backs away from yet another campaign promise.

Was Bernie Sanders The Ralph Nader Of 2016?

Bernie Sanders Ralph Nader

One professor is suggesting that Bernie Sanders played a role in 2016 similar to the one that Ralph Nader did in 2000. It doesn’t pass even cursory examination.

Hillary Clinton Blames Her Loss On The Director Of The F.B.I.

Hillary Bored

In a call to supporters, Hillary Clinton blames her loss on F.B.I. Director James Comey

No, The Democratic Party Is Not ‘Decimated’

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Reports of the demise of the Democratic Party have been greatly exaggerated.

Hillary Clinton Supporters Have A Foolish And Unworkable Idea To Overturn The Election Result

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Some Hillary Clinton supporters have a foolish and unworkable “plan” to steal Trump’s victory in the Electoral College. They should abandon it.

Donald Trump Defies Pollsters, Pundits, And The Odds To Become 45th U.S. President

Trump Victory Speech

Defying the odds and the polls, Donald Trump triumphed over Hillary Clinton to become the 45th President of the United States.

What To Watch For While You’re Watching Election Returns

2016 Election Buttons

What to watch for tonight.

Poll Closing Times For Election 2016

Poll Closing Times

Politico has a great summary of the poll closing times for the entire United States, summarized in the chart above (click map to enlarge), that should give you a fairly good idea of how the night will unfold. By 9pm Eastern, most of the states will have closed their polls and we should already have […]

Clinton Wins Dixville Notch And Guam

Elections 2016

While most of America was sleeping, Hillary Clinton took an early lead in New Hampshire thanks to the hamlet of Dixville Notch: Dixville Notch, the quirky northern New Hampshire town that traditionally votes early on Election Day, has tallied this year’s results — and Hillary Clinton is the local winner. Clinton won four votes, while […]

2016 Presidential Election Prediction

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And the winner is……

A Final Look At The Polls

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With just one day to go, Clinton’s paths to victory continue to look far more realistic than Donald Trump’s.

F.B.I. To Congress: Never Mind

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F.B.I. Director Comey tells Congress that it’s investigation into new emails revealed no information to change its conclusions about Hillary Clinton and her email server.

Anyone But Trump

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Even if you’re not sure who you should vote for, it’s obvious who you shouldn’t vote for.

Electoral College Wargames And Paths To Victory

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A look at the Electoral College shows that It is far more likely that Hillary Clinton will win the election than that Donald Trump will.

Bush Family Member Says Bush 41 And 43 May Vote For Clinton

Bush 43 And Bush 41 Together

Are these the faces of Clinton voters? George P. Bush thinks so.

I’m A Political Junkie, But 2016 Has Burned Me Out

2016 Election Buttons

I’ve been something of a political news junkie for 40 years now. This year has burned me out.

With One Week To Go, The Presidential Race Tightens But Clinton Still Has The Advantage

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Seven days from now, millions of Americans will be headed to the polls. So far at least, Hillary Clinton is still the front runner.

Early Polling Shows Little Impact From Additional Revelations About Clinton Email Investigation

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For now at least, it looks as though last week’s email news is having little impact on the state of the race for President.

Early Voting Seems To Favor Democrats

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Early voting is favoring Democrats in a wide variety of swing states.

F.B.I. Investigating New Emails That May Or May Not Be Connected To Hillary Clinton

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A late Friday news dump by the Director of the F.B.I. has thrown a confusing curve ball into the race.

Joe Biden For Secretary Of State?

Joe Biden Campaigns With Hillary And Bill Clinton In Scranton

According to reports, Vice-President Biden is on a Clinton campaign short list for Secretary of State.

GOP Committee Chair Says Investigations Will Continue If Hillary Clinton Becomes President

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Get ready for more hearings if Hillary Clinton becomes President.

It’s Two Weeks Until Election Day, And Things Are Looking Very Good For Hillary Clinton

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Two weeks before Election Day, everything seems to be going Hillary Clinton’s way.

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

Third Presidential Debate

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

Elections 2016

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

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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

Trump Clinton Second Debate

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

Trump Clinton Second Debate

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

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