Blog Profile / Taegan Goddard's Political Wire


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Presidential Race Is a Dead Heat

A new Bloomberg poll finds Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton are locked in a tied two-way race for the presidency, 46% to 46%, as they prepare for one of the most highly anticipated debates in modern politics. Trump leads by [...] The post Presidential Race Is a Dead Heat appeared first on Political Wire.

Cruz Has Been Profiting from Trump for Months

Politico: “Just six weeks after he dropped out – and more than a month before Cruz would dramatically snub the nominee at the Republican National Convention – the senator quietly began renting his vast donor email file to his former [...] The post Cruz Has Been Profiting from Trump for Months appeared first on Political Wire.

Clinton Holds Small Lead Nationally

The latest Economist/YouGov poll shows Hillary Clinton just ahead of Donald Trump in the presidential race, 44% to 41%, with Gary Johnson at 5% and Jill Stein at 2%. The post Clinton Holds Small Lead Nationally appeared first on Political Wire.

Both Campaigns Shift Focus to the Moderator

Rick Klein: “The public’s expectations are clear: 47 percent of Americans expect Hillary Clinton to win Monday’s first presidential debate, compared to only 33 percent for Donald Trump. As for the campaigns’ expectations, they’re focused on the moderator. Critical to [...] The post Both Campaigns Shift Focus to the Moderator appeared first on Political Wire.

Democratic Hopes of Winning Senate Fade

“Democrats are now facing a tougher road to capturing the Senate majority as the presidential race tightens and Donald Trump is not proving to be the dramatic drag on down-ballot candidates that Republicans once feared,” the Washington Post reports. “Trump’s [...] The post Democratic Hopes of Winning Senate Fade appeared first on Political Wire.

Clinton Has Focused on Trump’s Personality

Washington Post: “At a working group session in August, Clinton advisers met with a small group hand-picked by the campaign to help shed light on the Republican nominee. The focus on Trump’s personality suggests that Clinton’s approach on Monday may [...] The post Clinton Has Focused on Trump’s Personality appeared first on Political Wire.

Why Trump Should Not Be President

From the New York Times editorial board: Voters attracted by the force of the Trump personality should pause and take note of the precise qualities he exudes as an audaciously different politician: bluster, savage mockery of those who challenge him, [...] The post Why Trump Should Not Be President appeared first on Political Wire.

Clinton Pulls Back In Ohio

CNN reports that Hillary Clinton’s campaign “is pulling back on its Ohio focus. The emphasis will now be on securing the states Obama won in 2012.” Of course, Obama won Ohio in 2012. The post Clinton Pulls Back In Ohio appeared first on Political Wire.

One Third of Voters Say Debates Will Help Them Decide

“One-third of voters say the presidential debates will be very important in helping them decide who to support for president, with slightly more Republicans than Democrats saying so,” a new Wall Street Journal/NBC News poll has found. “Some 34% of [...] The post One Third of Voters Say Debates Will Help Them Decide appeared first on Political Wire.

Trump Has a ‘Psychological Profile’ of Clinton

“Donald Trump’s team has created a detailed analysis of Hillary Clinton’s debate style — including her body language and verbal tics — with the goal of helping the GOP nominee exploit weaknesses during Monday’s debate,” Politico reports. “The advisers believe [...] The post Trump Has a ‘Psychological Profile’ of Clinton appeared first on Political Wire.

State Poll Roundup: Sunday

Here are the latest state polls from the presidential race: Virginia: Clinton 45%, Trump 37%, Johnson 7% (CBS News/YouGov) Colorado: Clinton 40%, Trump 39%, Johnson 7% (CBS News/YouGov) Maine: Clinton 40%, Trump 36% (UNH) Missouri: Trump 46%, Clinton 37%, Johnson [...] The post State Poll Roundup: Sunday appeared first on Political Wire.

Trump Campaign Changes Tone on Debate Moderator

Donald Trump’s campaign manager Kellyanne Conway today NBC Nightly News anchor Lester Holt who will preside over Monday night’s presidential debate a “respected, brilliant newsman,” a sharp change in tone for the campaign, which in recent days has claimed they [...] The post Trump Campaign Changes Tone on Debate Moderator appeared first on Political Wire.

Two New Polls Show a Dead Heat

A new Washington Post-ABC News poll shows Hillary Clinton leading Donald Trump by just two points among likely voters, 46% to 44%. Key finding: Trump leads by 59 points among non-college educated white men, a group Mitt Romney won in [...] The post Two New Polls Show a Dead Heat appeared first on Political Wire.

Scope of Trump Falsehoods Is Unprecedented

Los Angeles Times: “Never in modern presidential politics has a major candidate made false statements as routinely as Trump has. Over and over, independent researchers have examined what the Republican nominee says and concluded it was not the truth — [...] The post Scope of Trump Falsehoods Is Unprecedented appeared first on Political Wire.

A Week of Trump’s Lies

Washington Post: “An examination by the Washington Post of one week of Trump’s speeches, tweets and interviews show a candidate who not only continues to rely heavily on thinly sourced or entirely unsubstantiated claims but also uses them to paint [...] The post A Week of Trump’s Lies appeared first on Political Wire.

Record Numbers Expected for First Debate

“The uniquely uncivil presidential campaign is about to produce one of the biggest civic gatherings in decades: For 90 minutes on Monday night, a polarized nation will pause to watch the first head-to-head encounter between Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump,” [...] The post Record Numbers Expected for First Debate appeared first on Political Wire.

Trump Has An Edge in Several Key Swing States

This piece is only available to Political Wire members. Do you enjoy Political Wire? Join today for exclusive analysis, new features and no advertising. Sign in to your account or join today! Monthly – $5 per month or Annual – [...] The post Trump Has An Edge in Several Key Swing States appeared first on Political Wire.

Trump Threatens to Bring Gennifer Flowers to Debate

Donald Trump threatened to bring a woman that Bill Clinton had an extramarital affair with when he debates Hillary Clinton, The Hill reports. Tweeted Trump: “If dopey Mark Cuban of failed Benefactor fame wants to sit in the front row, [...] The post Trump Threatens to Bring Gennifer Flowers to Debate appeared first on Political Wire.

Jim Messina: ‘It Was Always Going to be Close’

Chris Riback caught up with Jim Messina, President Obama’s campaign manager in 2012, in an airport lounge. The audio quality is sometimes spotty but Messina’s insights into the 2016 campaign are great. Listen to the conversation here: Subscribe via iTunes [...] The post Jim Messina: ‘It Was Always Going to be Close’ appeared first on Political Wire.

Clinton Aide Plays Trump In Mock Debates

New York Times: “Philippe Reines, a longtime aide to Hillary Clinton and one of the most astute observers of her personal and political vulnerabilities, is playing Donald Trump in her mock debate sessions… His selection as the Trump stand-in means [...] The post Clinton Aide Plays Trump In Mock Debates appeared first on Political Wire.

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