Blog Profile / Taegan Goddard's Political Wire


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Trump Diverted Income to Charity Instead

“Donald Trump’s charitable foundation has received approximately $2.3 million from companies that owed money to Trump or one of his businesses but were instructed to pay Trump’s tax-exempt foundation instead,” the Washington Post reports. “In cases where he diverted his [...] The post Trump Diverted Income to Charity Instead appeared first on Political Wire.

Clinton Maintains Small National Lead

A new Monmouth poll finds Hillary Clinton has a 4 point lead over Donald Trump among likely voters nationally, 46% to 42%, with Gary Johnson at 8% and Jill Stein at 2%. A new NBC News-Survey Monkey poll shows Clinton [...] The post Clinton Maintains Small National Lead appeared first on Political Wire.

Quote of the Day

“My vote is between me and God and the ballot box.” — Rep. Martha McSally (R-AZ), quoted by the Arizona Daily Star, on whether she’ll back Donald Trump for president. The post Quote of the Day appeared first on Political Wire.

The Only 30 Minutes That Matter

Politico: “That’s when Al Gore first sighed, Mitt Romney knocked President Obama on his heels, and Marco Rubio, earlier this year, glitched in repeating the same talking point — over and over and over. It’s when Gore tried, unsuccessfully, to [...] The post The Only 30 Minutes That Matter appeared first on Political Wire.

One Screenshot Shows Why Trump Will Probably Win Tonight

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 One Screenshot Shows Why Trump Will Probably Win Tonight appeared first on Political Wire.

Yes, It’s Time to Panic

Jonathan Chait: “So what do the polls say? FiveThirtyEight, Silver’s site, gives Clinton a 51.5 percent chance of winning. The Upshot, the New York Times calculator, gives her a 69 percent chance. (Both forecasts are based mostly on polling results.) [...] The post Yes, It’s Time to Panic appeared first on Political Wire.

If the Election Were Held Today…

The new FiveThirtyEight “now cast” gives Donald Trump a 55% chance of winning the election. The post If the Election Were Held Today… appeared first on Political Wire.

A Humble Trump May Win the Debate

Rick Klein: “What if he apologizes? What if he behaves himself? What if he drops “Crooked Hillary” for “Madam Secretary”? What if – stay with us here – he doesn’t stretch the truth? Forget the no-holds-barred attacks Donald Trump has [...] The post A Humble Trump May Win the Debate appeared first on Political Wire.

Are Most Public Polls Garbage?

David Plouffe talks to Greg Sargent about the tightening polls: “Some polls closely capture where the race stands. But they’re very incomplete. The Clinton campaign is doing large samples for modeling surveys of everybody on the voter file. So you [...] The post Are Most Public Polls Garbage? appeared first on Political Wire.

Two Keys to Winning the Presidential Race

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 Two Keys to Winning the Presidential Race appeared first on Political Wire.

Do the Debates Really Matter?

NBC News: “Looking at pre-debate NBC News/Wall Street Journal presidential polls and the final election results since 1992, there is only one campaign where the debate may have made a serious difference — 2000. In every other case, the candidate [...] The post Do the Debates Really Matter? appeared first on Political Wire.

Trump Has Most to Gain In First Debate

Harry Enten: “Eight out of 10 times, the non-incumbent party’s candidate — that’s Trump this year — gained in the polls after the first debate. That includes each of the last five times. There are various theories to explain this. [...] The post Trump Has Most to Gain In First Debate appeared first on Political Wire.

Tips for Debating Trump

Just out: Debating The Donald by Aaron Kall. The post Tips for Debating Trump appeared first on Political Wire.

Trump Can Win Debate By Not Losing It

Matt Mackowiak: “In a change year, Trump is the change candidate. Clinton is a lot of things, but she is not a change agent after eight years of Obama.The question for voters, particularly swing voters in battleground states, is whether Trump [...] The post Trump Can Win Debate By Not Losing It appeared first on Political Wire.

State Poll Roundup: Monday

Here are the latest state polls from the presidential race: Colorado: Trump 42%, Clinton 41%, Johnson 13% (CNN/ORC) Pennsylvania:  Clinton 45%, Trump 44%, Johnson 6% (CNN/ORC) Virginia: Clinton 39%, Trump 33%, Johnson 15% (Christopher Newport University) The post State Poll Roundup: Monday appeared first on Political Wire.

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.

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