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Trump fact-checks debate moderator on stop-and-frisk and gets it wrong

If Rudy Giulliani were the Republican presidential nominee, he’d take his ball and go home. Right now. The former mayor of New York City and a Donald Trump advisor thinks that Lester Holt, the NBC anchor and moderator for the presidential...Show More Summary

Insurance for gun owners is growing. For cops? Not so much

As noted last week, there is a growing movement within the U.S. of legally registered gun owners, especially those with concealed carry permits, to secure insurance in case they shoot someone. Complete with a hotline number to call—after...Show More Summary

The battle for Maricopa County, AZ, where Latino voters could hold the reins to the state

Maricopa County, Arizona, has voted Republican in every presidential election since 1948. Bill Clinton won the state in 1996 and still lost the county. But with 60 percent of the state's population centered in Maricopa, it's usuallyShow More Summary

For Donald Trump, the rest of the world might as well be Narnia

Most of the things that Donald Trump says about domestic policy are nothing more than conservative mythology that’s become hard-baked into the alt-right. So it shouldn’t be surprising that much of what he said about foreign affairs in...Show More Summary

Let's surround Republicans in Congress with even more 'bitchy' women

This is the kind of shit Republicans were texting each other last night: x Text from a GOP friend of mine in Congress. I'm sorry, Congressman, but tonight Hillary is coming across as presidential. #DebateNight More Summary

Hillary Clinton revels in her debate win with a point-by-point replay of Monday night

Hillary Clinton spent much of her Tuesday rally in Raleigh, North Carolina, touching on Donald Trump's greatest hits from Monday night's debate, pounding them home one by one with gusto. One of her best advances reflected on Trump's assertion that not paying any federal taxes is "smart," seemingly a confirmation that he hasn't paid them. Show More Summary

Trump achieves new personal best in debate: A lie every 2.65 minutes

Donald Trump went for the liar’s gold in Monday’s debate, and scored. Last week he clocked an impressive rate of lying at one falsehood every 3.25 minutes of his public speeches, interviews, and tweets. He blew that record out of the water on Monday night. Show More Summary

Again, the climate crisis barely got a debate mention, and even then, only because Clinton raised it

Despite the fact that polls indicate most Americans put a low priority on dealing with the climate crisis (with the percentages giving it a high priority on it registering in just single digits), our leadership needs to make clear—in...Show More Summary

Pot, meet kettle: Absentee Sen. Marco Rubio attacks Democrat Murphy for being 'ineffective'

The last time we checked in on Little Marco Rubio and his last-minute Senate campaign, he was lying about Democrat Patrick Murphy's support for Zika research and prevention funding. The fact-checkers have dinged Rubio and his allies repeatedly for lying about his opponent, but that's not slowing Rubio down. Show More Summary

More than 80 million tuned in to watch presidential debate, breaking 36-year-old record

The highly anticipated debate between Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump on Monday lived up to its billing, drawing more than 80 million viewers and setting a new record in the 60-year history of televised presidential debates, according to Nielsen. The final numbers are still being tallied by Nielsen. Show More Summary

President Obama not impressed by Trump's debate performance, temperament, or preparation

Monday night’s debate did not change President Obama’s opinion of Donald Trump, shockingly enough. In an interview with Ryan Seacrest: …  he blasted Trump for not having the “preparations and the temperament or the core values of inclusion...Show More Summary

If you liked last night's debate, it's time to register to vote!

It's National Voter Registration Day and there's no time like the present to sign yourself up! You want reasons? Here's five of the best, most tremendous reasons ever: 1. Hillary Clinton killed last night at the debate. 2. We don't want a president who thinks climate change is a Chinese hoax. 3. Show More Summary

Midday open thread: A make-believe poll, bad news for Chris Christie

Today’s comic is Who's on the ballot? by Jen Sorensen: x On @foxandfriends @realDonaldTrump said he won a @CBSNews post-debate poll. We did not conduct a post-debate poll. — Major Garrett (@MajorCBS) September 27, 2016 How many people...Show More Summary

Crucial battles for state legislatures are underway, and Democrats could pick up several chambers

After taking a beating two years ago, Democrats are feeling pretty good about their chances to make gains in state legislatures nationwide this fall. Indeed, there’s really almost nowhere to go but up: With Republicans dominating legislatures at a level not seen since the Civil War, Democrats pretty much only have room to improve their standing. Show More Summary

Trump's fearmongering and racist lies about crime in America

Over the past few months, Donald Trump has blustered on and on about violent crime, promoting the false narrative that crime in America is vastly out of control and only getting worse.  It’s another Trump lie, a misleading story he tells to stoke fear as he  crowns himself the “law-and-order” candidate. Show More Summary

Is Trump's slush fund charitable foundation also an old-fashioned tax dodge?

With weeks of diligent, old-fashioned reporting, David Fahrenthold of the Washington Post has been digging through the books of the Donald J. Trump Foundation. He’s discovered that Trump used his fund to buy himself a signed football...Show More Summary

Paul Ryan raves about Trump's debate performance, but gets weaselly on 'Miss Piggy'

House Speaker Paul Ryan once again showed what a total weasel he is in his assessment of Donald Trump’s debate performance. Ryan offered up a glowing review: “I saw Donald Trump give a spirited voice to those of us who don’t like the...Show More Summary

Clinton's most remarkable debate moment got lost in Trump's suckage—but it shouldn't

Let’s not let this moment get lost: She brought up his abuse of one of his beauty-pageant contestants — noting, as an aside, his fondness for hanging around them — and that he called one contestant “Miss Piggy” and, because she is Latina,...Show More Summary

Trump defends stiffing thousands of people who built his 'unbelievable company'

Right after Donald Trump refused to deny that he doesn’t pay any federal income taxes, Hillary Clinton turned to his business record, saying that “ if your main claim to be president of the United States is your business, then I think...Show More Summary

Hillary Clinton wins the debate—and the next-day trolling

You can tell who won a debate by which one does the best trolling the next day. Here's Trump: x I won every poll from last nights Presidential Debate - except for the little watched @CNN poll. — Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) September...Show More Summary

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