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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.

Trump, Clinton Win Arizona, While Sanders And Cruz Capture Caucus Wins

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As expected, Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton both scored big wins in Arizona, while Ted Cruz and Bernie Sanders both continued to win caucus states.

Previewing The Biggest Night So Far In The 2016 Race For President

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By the end of the night, we’re likely to be in an entirely new phase of the race for both the Republican and Democratic nominations.

Voters Head To Polls And Caucuses In Five States On ‘Super Saturday’

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They haven’t gotten much attention, but there are five contests today as the 2016 nomination process continues to move forward.

A Look At The Final New Hampshire Polls, Plus Projections

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Unless the polls are very wrong, it looks to be a good night for Bernie Sanders and Donald Trump. Beyond that, there’s a lot that’s still up in the air.

Final Iowa Polling Shows It All Depends On Turnout, Plus A Projection

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The final polls of the Iowa Caucus show that the outcome of tonight’s caucuses depend almost entirely on turnout at this point. Plus, a projection of who will win and the order of finish.

Clinton, Sanders, Cruz And Carson Won Fourth Quarter 2015 Money Race

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Fundraising in the final three months of 2015 largely reflected the state of the race itself, but some candidates are better positioned going forward than others.

Former Benghazi Committee Staffer Sues Committee, And Rep. Trey Gowdy

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A former staffer for the House Select Committee investigation the attack in Benghazi is suing the Committee for improper employment practices, and Chairman Trey Gowdy for defamation.

The Money Race

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It’s all about the Benjamins.

Chelsea Clinton And Privilege

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When you’re being paid $65,000 to speak for less than an hour, you’re pretty much the poster child for privilege.

Election Losses Lead To Debate Inside Democratic Party

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Another round of election losses is leading Democrats to contemplate the direction they should take going forward.

That Des Moines Register 2016 Poll? Yea, It’s Largely Meaningless

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It’s way too early, folks.

Chelsea Clinton Pregnancy Reveals Everything Bad About Political Media

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Chelsea Clinton is pregnant, and once again America’s political pundits are making fools of themselves.

Christie Leads All Other Potential GOP Candidates In Match-Up Against Hillary Clinton

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The one Republican currently polling anywhere close to Hillary Clinton is, unfortunately for the GOP base, Chris Christie.

Hillary Clinton’s Presidential Run Un-Officially Began Yesterday

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Yesterday, Hillary Clinton gave a speech that will most likely be remembered as the start of her 2016 Presidential campaign.

The GOP’s Battle Plan Against Hillary: Arguing That “She’s Old?”

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The GOP is going to have to come up with a lot more than just age if they end up facing off against Hillary Clinton in 2016.

Hillary Clinton’s Poll Numbers Take A Dip

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According to a new Quinnipiac Poll, Hillary Clinton’s poll numbers have taken a hit over the months since she  left office, primarily it would seem due to the slow drip of ongoing news regarding the attack in Benghazi last September: Hillary Clinton’s favorability rating dropped significantly in a Quinnipiac University poll released Friday, as the […]

Does Benghazi Rise To The Level Of A “Scandal?”

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Republicans looking to Benghazi for political ammunition are likely going to be disappointed.

Clinton Remains Heavy Favorite Among Democrats

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Hillary Clinton continues to lead any other potential Democratic candidate for President by a huge margin: The latest is a Quinnipiac University national survey released Thursday showing Clinton claiming the support of 65 percent of Democratic voters. Vice President Biden trails by a wide margin in second place, with 13 percent support. Quinnipiac is just one of several polling […]

Andrew Cuomo Won’t Run If Hillary Does

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Andrew Cuomo’s name has been mentioned as a Presidential candidate since he took office as Governor of New York after the 2010 elections, but he’s apparently made clear that he would stay out of the race if Hillary Clinton decided to run: New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo (D) won’t run for president in 2016 if former […]

Republicans Are Afraid Of Hillary

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Reporting from the RNC’s meeting in California, Zeke Miller notes that Republican insiders are dreading the prospect of another Hillary for President campaign: HOLLYWOOD — Republican leaders plotted their party’s political comeback on Thursday with plans to court minority voters and modernize their political operations. But some wondered if one person could make it all […]

The 2016 Democratic Nomination Is Hillary’s If She Wants It

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For the moment, Hillary Clinton looks unbeatable if she chooses to run in 2016

Hillary Clinton Backs Same-Sex Marriage

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Hillary Clinton has become the latest politician to back same-sex marriage: In a move that could have implications for a 2016 White House campaign, former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton endorsed gay marriage on Monday, saying she supports it “personally, and as a matter of policy and law.” “LGBT Americans are our colleagues, our teachers, […]

Hillary Clinton Hospitalized With Blood Clot

Secretary of State Clinton was hospitalized yesterday after doctors discovered a blood clot apparently related to her recent concussion: (CNN) – Secretary of State Hillary Clinton was hospitalized Sunday after doctors discovered a blood clot during a follow-up exam related to a concussion she suffered this month, her spokesman said. She is expected to remain at New […]

Allen West: Concussion Truther

Allen West will only be a member of Congress for another two weeks or so, but he’s clearly going to remain a raving lunatic: Rep. Allen West said Thursday that Secretary of State Hillary Clinton seems to have a “case of Benghazi flu” on the day she was slated to testify before Congress regarding the […]

Call Them The Concussion Truthers

Over the weekend, the State Department reported that Secretary of State Clinton had fallen earlier in the week and suffered a mild concussion that caused doctors to order to to stay at home. This resulted in the cancellation of Clinton’s testimony before a Congressional Committee investigating the Benghazi attack. In her place, the committee will […]

Hillary Clinton Still Says She Doesn’t Plan On Running In 2016

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With no more than a month or so left in her tenure at Foggy Bottom, Hillary Clinton is once again batting down the idea of running for President again: When Hillary Rodham Clinton steps down from her post as secretary of state as expected early next year her political career will have spanned over two […]

Hillary Clinton Prefers John Kerry For Next Secretary Of State

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So says Michael Sneed of the Chicago Sun-Times: The big question: Who would Secretary of State Hillary Clinton like to get her job? It ain’t embattled U.N. Ambassador Susan Rice, who is dealing with the way she handled the terrorist attack in Benghazi, Libya, that led to the killing of U.S. Ambassador Chris Stevens and three […]

Hillary Clinton Leads Prospective 2016 Democrats In Iowa

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Thirty-eight months from the Iowa Caucuses, Hillary Clinton is lapping the field: Secretary of State Hillary Clinton would start out as a dominant favorite in the 2016 Iowa caucuses if she chooses to run for president, a new survey from Public Policy Polling finds. The PPP poll, which was shared exclusively with POLITICO, shows Clinton taking […]

No Whining On Team Hillary

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Hillary Clinton doesn’t have much sympathy for her former aide’s inability to “have it all.”

Hillary Clinton: “I Take Responsibility” For What Happened In Benghazi

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Falling on the sword?

Michele Bachmann’s McCarthyite Crusade Against Huma Abedin And Other Muslims

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Michele Bachmann and several other Members of Congress are engaging in the despicable tactics of Joe McCarthy.

Hillary Clinton Gets An Unpleasant Reception In Egypt

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Hillary Clinton’s visit to Egypt isn’t getting off to a good start: CAIRO (Reuters) - Protesters threw tomatoes and shoes at U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton’s motorcade on Sunday during her first visit to Egypt since the election of Islamist President Mohamed Mursi. A tomato struck an Egyptian official in the face, and shoes and a water bottle landed near […]

DOD Reports Call Into Question Claims About Russian Helicopter Shipments To Syria

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Yesterday’s claims by Secretary of State Clinton that the Russians were shipping attack helicopters to Syria seem to be far more ambiguous in the light of information that Department of Defense officials have provided to reporters: WASHINGTON — When Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton accused Russia on Tuesday of shipping attack helicopters to Syria that would “escalate the conflict quite […]

Who’s On The Democratic Bench For 2016?

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If not Hillary Clinton or Joe Biden, who might the Democrats have to choose from in 2016?

No, Hillary Clinton Is Not Going To Replace Joe Biden As Vice-President

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The “Clinton-Biden Switcheroo” Scenario is the pundit’s fantasy that will not die.

Hillary Clinton Hints She Won’t Run In 2016

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In the run-up to the 2012 elections we saw speculation, all of it utter nonsense, that Hillary Clinton might replace Joe Biden on the Democratic ticket or even that Obama would step aside and let Hillary run in his place. With those possibilities out the window (they always were, of course) the next Hillary-related speculation […]

Hillary Clinton, Joe Biden, And The Pundit’s Fantasy That Will Not Die

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Yes, it’s time to talk about that again.

Debunking Yet Another Obama-Clinton Fantasy, Two of Them Actually

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Once again, people are engaging in largely mindless speculation involving Hillary Clinton.

Draft Hillary? The Political Hackery Of Pat Caddell & Doug Schoen

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“Democratic” Pollsters Pat Caddell and Doug Schoen are out with another wacky Op-Ed.

Obama’s Second Term

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“Democratic” pollsters Pat Caddell and Doug Schoen argue that President Obama should decline to run for re-election.

Hillary Clinton: “Below Zero” Chance That She’ll Be Challenging Obama In 2012

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In a move that will no doubt dash the hopes of Dick Cheney, Secretary of State Hillary Clinton once again shot down speculation that she would consider running for President again in 2012: Secretary of State Hillary Clinton says there is a “below zero” chance that she will challenge President Barack Obama for the presidency […]

Dick Cheney: Hillary Should Run Against Obama

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Former Vice-President Cheney wants to see a repeat of the 2008 primary battle between Barack Obama and Hillary Clinton: Go for it, Hillary! That was former Vice President Dick Cheney’s advice to Secretary of State Hillary Clinton – take on Barack Obama in 2012. “I think it would be good for the country [for Clinton […]

Hillary Clinton To Libyan War Critics: Whose Side Are You On?

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This excerpt from Secretary of State Hillary Clinton’s press availability earlier this week with the Jamaican Foreign Minister and the St. Kitts and Nevis Deputy Prime Minister is, in all honestly, simply astounding: QUESTION: It’s a good subject for the floor. (Laughter.) We’ve entered a situation in Libya that looks increasingly quagmire-like. And it’s starting […]

Hillary Clinton Denies Reports She Wants World Bank Presidency

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As James Joyner reported this morning, Reuters reported yesterday that Hillary Clinton was contemplating a move to the Presidency of the World Bank. Those reports have been quickly shot down by Clinton’s staff and the White House: Hillary Clinton’s staff is denying a Reuters news report that the secretary of state wants to be president […]

Roger Ailes: Maybe I’ll Give Hillary Clinton A Show On Fox News Channel

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A new Newsweek interview with Roger Ailes has this interesting quote: There was this, for instance, from the man who conferred cable stardom on Sarah Palin: “I’d like to hire Hillary Clinton. She looks unhappy at the State Department. She’d get ratings.” Hillary on Fox. Now that would be something that would make more than […]

Hillary Clinton: No Intervention In Syria Because They’re Only Shooting People, Not Bombing Them

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The rhetorical legerdemain that members of the Obama Administration have been using to justify the nation’s intervention in Libya was on full display this morning when Hillary Clinton dismissed the idea of a Libya-like intervention in Syria using some of the most tortured logic ever: Secretary of State Hillary Clinton said the U.S. won’t enter […]

Hillary Clinton Was Against Unilateral Presidential Use Of Force Before She Was For It

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Hillary Clinton February 14, 2007: CLINTON: “If the administration believes that any, any use of force against Iran is necessary, the president must come to Congress to seek that authority,” “It would be a mistake of historical proportion if the administration thought that the 2002 resolution authorizing force against Iraq was a blank check for […]

Yet Another War

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America is about to enter a third war in the Muslim world with no clear idea of the end game.

Hillary Clinton Says No Second Term, No Second Cabinet Position

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Hillary Clinton sounds for all the world like a woman who intends to leave the public stage come January 2013: Secretary of State Hillary Clinton told CNN’s Wolf Blitzer she does not want to serve a second term as secretary of state or run for president of the United States. Blitzer sat down with the […]

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