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Why It’s Still Clinton’s Race to Lose

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GOP May Penalize Those Who Don’t Endorse Trump

RNC Chairman Reince Priebus told CBS News “that it’s high time for Donald Trump’s former primary challengers to come on board and support his campaign—and suggested there could be trouble for them in 2020 or 2024 if they don’t.” Said [...]

Dead Heat in the Battleground States

A CBS News/YouGov tracking poll across 11 battleground states shows Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump tied, 42% to 42%. Key finding: “Fifty-five percent of battleground voters want to see ‘big changes’ in the nation’s politics and economy in the next [...]

Pence Says Cheney Is His Role Model

Gov. Mike Pence told ABC News that his role model for the number two spot is the last Republican to hold the job — Dick Cheney. Said Pence: “I frankly hold Dick Cheney in really high regard in his role [...]

Quote of the Day

“We need ideas, not insults. Real plans to help struggling Americans in communities that have been left out and left behind—not prejudice and paranoia. We can’t let Barack Obama’s legacy fall into the hands of someone who doesn’t understand that.” [...]

Obama Puts Himself on the Ballot

Politico: “Declaring he would consider it ‘a personal insult, an insult to my legacy’ if black turnout falters for Hillary Clinton, Obama did what he got reamed for doing almost exactly two years ago, in the heat of midterm elections [...]

Trump Push Left on Key Women’s Issues

“Over the past week, Donald Trump has staked out positions on women’s issues that tack far to the left of his party and his running mate, a marked shift from Republican orthodoxy and the presidential nominee’s past comments about mothers [...]

Clinton Struggles In Florida

“Hillary Clinton has vastly outspent Donald J. Trump on TV ads in Florida. Her 57 campaign offices dwarf Mr. Trump’s afterthought of a ground game. And Mr. Trump is deeply unpopular among Hispanics, who account for nearly one in five [...]

State Poll Roundup: Sunday

Here are the latest state polls from the presidential race: Pennsylvania: Clinton 40%, Trump 32% (Muhlenberg)

Has Trump Set a New Low for Candidates?

New York Times: “Routine falsehoods, unfounded claims and inflammatory language have long been staples of Mr. Trump’s anything-goes campaign. But as the polls tighten and November nears, his behavior, and the implications for the country should he become president, are [...]

Trump Says Gates Likely ‘Has a Problem’

Donald Trump launched a series of fierce attacks against former Defense Secretary Robert Gates after the former defense secretary wrote an op-ed critical of him, the Washington Post reports. Said Gates: “He’s a nasty guy. Probably has a problem that [...]

Clinton Denounces ‘Hateful Nonsense’ Thrown at Obama

Hillary Clinton answered her opponent’s admission that Barack Obama was born in the United States with an ardent tribute to the president as a leader and a man of “class, grace, and integrity,” BuzzFeed reports. Clinton did not refer to [...]

Why Trump’s Birther Charade May Finally Backfire

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Debates Are on TV, But Advertisers Seek Viewers Online

Wall Street Journal: “Ten days or so ahead of the first presidential debate, political advertisers are planning to grab millions of viewers’ eyes—but with a difference. The candidate showdowns have no television commercials, so the focus will be online … [...]

Cuban Offers $10 Million If Trump Can Explain Policies

After Donald Trump said Mark Cuban “is not smart enough to understand what we are doing,” Cuban challenged Trump to a four-hour interview concerning the candidate’s “policies and their substance,” offering to donate $10 million to a charity of Trump’s [...]

Narrow Win Now Forecast for Clinton

“An election analysis conducted in the Reuters/Ipsos States of the Nation project shows that the race has tightened considerably over the past few weeks.” “If the election were held today, the project estimates that Clinton has a 60 percent chance [...]

A $1 Trillion Lie

New York Times: “A few hours after Donald J. Trump publicly backed away from a $1 trillion tax cut for small businesses, campaign aides on Thursday privately assured a leading small-business group that Mr. Trump in fact remained committed to [...]

Quote of the Day

“We got played again.” — CNN’s John King, after Donald Trump staged another media spectacle before announcing he agreed that President Obama was in fact born in the United States.

Democrats Now Worried Clinton Can Lose

New York Times: “For both parties, every election can feel like the most vital of a lifetime, the one day standing between a still-proud nation and its imminent demise. Among liberals, there is an especially rich tradition of bed-wetting, as [...]

Trump Suggests Clinton Bodyguards Disarm

Donald Trump “once again raised the specter of violence against Hillary Clinton, suggesting Friday that the Secret Service agents who guard her voluntarily disarm to ‘see what happens to her’ without their protection, the New York Times reports. Said Trump: [...]

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