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Nate Cohn: “Vice President Joe Biden has less support in the polls than Bernie Sanders and hasn’t raised a single dollar for a presidential campaign. Yet if Mr. Biden does decide to seek the presidency, he will pose a greater [...]
“If I had a little kid in kindergarten somewhere would feel much more comfortable if I knew on that campus there was a police officer or somebody who was trained with a weapon. I would feel more comfortable. If the [...]
Gabriel Sherman: “According to a Clinton campaign source, a team of opposition researchers working on behalf of Clinton is currently digging through Biden’s long record in office to develop attack lines in case the vice-president runs. The research effort started [...]
Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-SC) “is asking for federal aid for his home state of South Carolina as it battles raging floods, but he voted to oppose similar help for New Jersey in the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy in 2013,” CNN [...]
New York Times: “For months, Mrs. Clinton has gingerly approached Mr. Sanders, the Vermont senator who has routinely drawn tens of thousands of Democrats to his rallies and who is rivaling her in polls of Iowa and New Hampshire voters. [...]
Nate Cohn: “He hasn’t quite had his moment in the media spotlight, he hasn’t made big gains in the polls, and he hasn’t earned many endorsements. But the political landscape surrounding his candidacy could not have changed much more in [...]
“Republicans mangle the English language at twice the rate of Democrats,” USA Today reports. “According to a new study by the grammar-checking app Grammarly, supporters commenting on Democratic candidates’ Facebook pages made an average of 4.2 mistakes per 100 words compared [...]
Here’s what’s trending on Wonk Wire today: America Has More Guns Than People The GOP’s Fossilized Energy Policy NRA = GOP What Are the Implications of the Troubling Jobs Report ? The More Americans Know About Congress, the More [....
A new Goucher poll in Maryland finds Martin O’Malley (D) has made no headway in the presidential race even in his home state. Hillary Clinton leads the Democratic field with 43%, followed by Joe Biden at 23% and Bernie Sanders [...]
A new WMUR poll in New Hampshire finds Sen. Kelly Ayotte (R) leading Gov. Maggie Hassan (D) in the U.S. Senate race, 45% to 43%.
The Hill: “At Hillary Clinton’s campaign headquarters in Brooklyn, staffers are invited to complete a phrase that is written on a wall: ‘Hillary for…'” “Beside it, staffers have plastered dozens of sticky notes with various words and phrases.” “While the [...]
Charlie Cook: “It is hard to overstate the unusual boom-and-bust nature of our elections these days. Depending on whether the year is divisible by four, we have two very different Americas. One of them exists when the presidency is at [...]
“In the last few days, Hillary Clinton has been, well, everywhere,” First Read notes. Rick Klein: “Hillary Clinton is a week away from debating her Democratic opponents – a first for the campaign cycle, on several levels. It will, of [...]
MSNBC: “Trump campaign officials say he has only spent about $2 million – far less than fellow GOP candidates Dr. Ben Carson and Sen. Ted Cruz, for instance. each spent $5.5 million just through July, according to the latest FEC [.....
First Read: “Speaking of McCarthy, with the leadership elections now set for Oct. 29, time isn’t his friend as he runs to succeed John Boehner as speaker. Think about it: His opponents now have three weeks to thwart his bid. [...]
Hillary Clinton “is losing in New Hampshire, and at least one small contingent of family allies thinks it’s nearly time to cut bait,” Politico reports. “The group — veterans of the family’s old campaigns and people close to Clinton’s fundraising [...]
Politico: “With less than four weeks left in his decades-long congressional career, Boehner is maneuvering to shape the House Republican Conference on his way out. His goal is to leave the conference he helped build —with countless hours of grunt [...]
Hillary Clinton criticized President Obama’s immigration policies in an interview with Telemundo, accusing the White House of breaking up families through an aggressive deportation policy. Wall Street Journal: “Her comments echoed long-running complaints of the immigration advocacy community that Mr. [...]
Donald Trump predicts a “major collapse” in the Republican campaign and a “depression” for the television industry should he prematurely exit the presidential race, the New York Times reports. Said Trump: “There’d be a major collapse of the race, and [...]
According to Politico, it was Joe Biden himself who first talked to Maureen Dowd of the New York Times, “painting a tragic portrait of a dying son, Beau’s face partially paralyzed, sitting his father down and trying to make him [......