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Quick Takes: Twitterrific Edition

There is a much bigger story to tell about people other than the fact that they donated to the Clinton Foundation – like the fact that one such donor is a Romanian-born American Jewish writer, professor, political activist, Nobel Laureate and Holocaust survivor. Another "donor" who met with Hillary Clinton, according to AP: the late... Read more »

How the AP Spun the Story About the Clinton Foundation

This is why it's important to be vigilant in how we consume the news as it's reported.

Quick Takes: Play Dough vs FEMA

Trump gave cartoonists a field day when he handed out play dough to the victims of flooding in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. Still…he thinks this is relevant political commentary about President Obama’s visit there today: President Obama should have gone to Louisiana days ago, instead of golfing. Too little, too late! — Donald J. Trump... Read more »

Can the Democrats Win the House?

A Clinton win doesn't guarantee realignment, but it could be a first step.

Quick Takes: Trump Running a 1980’s Campaign

Last week, in writing about the competence of the Clinton campaign, I quoted from an article by Sasha Issenberg on their campaign structure. Jim Tankersley noticed that piece as well and interviewed Issenberg. In talking about how the Clinton campaign has developed different groupings of states by messaging rather than a regional approach, he... Read more »

Some Facts About the Clinton Foundation

"It seems to me that an awful lot of information has been left out of this discussion."

A Feminist View of Strength and Stamina

Clinton's 11-hour performance in front of the House Benghazi Committee is proof of her qualifications.

Trump, Russia, and “McCarthyism”

The Republican candidate is getting assistance from a foreign power only interested in its own power.

It’s About More Than Globalists vs. Nationalists

"If the nationalist right needs to see that their fears are being respected, so, too does the multicultural left need to see that their concern about income inequality is being addressed."

The Hope Gap

If you assume that life is worse today for people like you than it was 50 years ago, you're probably a Trump supporter.

How States Are Solving the Retirement Crisis

State-sponsored "Secure Choice" plans will help more Americans get access to workplace retirement savings.

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