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Clinton spoke with supporters on Nov. 12, 2016

Clinton Blames Defeat On Comey Letter In Call To Top Donors

Clinton’s campaign staff drafted a memo reviewing polls before the election, which showed the FBI director’s letter had proved to be a turning point, especially in the upper Midwest.

November 13, 2016
Trump supporters will they show up to vote?

The Great 2016 Campaign Mystery: Who’s In The Electorate?

There’s another factor that could spell a departure in the 2016 race from the presidential contests of 2012 and 2008, which will not be known until after the vote is in — just who will decide to vote? The trick for pollsters will be to find ways of measuring any such changes to the composition of the electorate. The trick for everybody else: understanding what it means for our politics.

October 31, 2016
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Ethical Questions Surround FBI Director’s Decision On Email Probe

Nothing could be less surprising than the partisan response by Congressional Republicans, ever ready to string up someone named Clinton immediately, if not sooner.

October 29, 2016
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Trump’s Son-In-Law Held Informal Talks For Post-Election Trump TV Network

Donald Trump’s son-in-law, Jared Kushner, informally approached LionTree Advisors about setting up a Trump TV network after the U.S. presidential election.

October 18, 2016
Jared Kushner Trump TV Talks

Trump’s Son-In-Law Held Informal Talks For Post-Election Trump TV Network

Donald Trump’s son-in-law, Jared Kushner, informally approached LionTree Advisors about setting up a Trump TV network after the U.S. presidential election.

October 17, 2016
Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump holds a campaign rally in Fort Myers, Florida, U.S. September 19, 2016. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst

The Importance of Keeping Trump Afloat

Dr. Bornstein, please keep Donald healthy. He can’t lose it if he’s not in it. America needs Trump to plunge headfirst into the black lagoon — and stay there.

October 17, 2016
Businessman and real estate developer Donald Trump greets U.S. Republican presidential candidate and former Massachusetts Governor Romney after endorsing his candidacy for president at the Trump Hotel in Las Vegas. Trump could lose more states than Romney this November.

Landslide? 5 States Mitt Romney Won That Donald Trump Could Lose

Donald Trump once bragged about turning New York and California red. Then he promised to strike a path to victory through the Rust Belt.
Now, unless something drastically changes in the next few weeks, he will struggle to invalidate the results of a landslide worse than the one suffered by Mitt Romney — the man Trump once maligned as a “choker.”

October 17, 2016
Former U.S. President Bill Clinton (L-R) campaigns for his wife Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton as she rallies with supporters at an outdoor plaza in Columbia, South Carolina February 26, 2016. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst

Blame Game: Why Donald Trump’s Clinton Gambit Won’t Work

Of the women brought forward by the Trump campaign, only Kathy Shelton’s complaint directly and credibly involves Hillary Clinton. Ms. Shelton, now 53, was raped in 1975 at age 12 by a factory worker – and the trial court appointed Clinton, then a young attorney in Arkansas, to represent him.

October 14, 2016
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#EndorseThis: Dangerous Comic Says You’d Better Vote, Or Else…

Listening to some young Americans whine that casting a ballot is too difficult or they just don’t like any of the candidates has made the grouchy comic even angrier than usual.

October 6, 2016
Republican presidential candidate Trump addresses an audience at The Fox Theatre in Atlanta

Trump Taps Consultant Accused Of Defrauding PAC To Lead Colorado Campaign

Davis denied all allegations of wrongdoing, saying he was trying to clean up a troubled PAC. But according to records and interviews, Davis pushed for much of the group’s nearly $3 million to go to organizations run by him or his close associates.

July 1, 2016
U.S. Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump delivers a campaign speech about national security in Manchester, New Hampshire, U.S. June 13, 2016 in response to the mass shooting at Orlando's Pulse nightclub. REUTERS/Brian Snyder

Trump Revokes Washington Post’s Campaign Press Credentials

“They have no journalistic integrity and write falsely about Mr. Trump,” his campaign said in a statement explaining the decision. “Mr. Trump does not mind a bad story, but it has to be honest.”

June 14, 2016
Bernie Sanders artwork by Amanda Burkman is displayed during the candidate's campaign rally at Colton Hall in Monterey, California, May 31, 2016. REUTERS/Michael Fiala

Robert Reich: Dear Bernie, A Note Of Thanks

“Let me tell you this: You’ve already succeeded.”

June 9, 2016
Democratic U.S. presidential candidates Hillary Clinton (L) and Bernie Sanders both gesture during a Democratic debate hosted by CNN and New York One at the Brooklyn Navy Yard in New York April 14, 2016. REUTERS/Lucas Jackson

Bernie Sanders Discusses Possible Trump Debate On Kimmel

A day after Donald Trump showed willingness to debate Bernie Sanders on Jimmy Kimmel Live, Sanders discusses the possibility of debating Trump with Kimmel.

May 27, 2016
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Cartoon: Cruz And Kasich Have A New Plan

Donald Trump won’t know what hit him…

April 25, 2016
Republican U.S. presidential candidate Bush speaks during the second official Republican presidential candidates debate of the 2016 U.S. presidential campaign at the Ronald Reagan Presidential Library in Simi Valley

Why Jeb Bush Is The Worst Major Presidential Candidate We’ll Ever See

Jeb Bush is the real life-version of the robotic, soulless, gaffe-prone Mitt Romney we parodied in the last election cycle.

October 5, 2015
Donald Trump and Rick Perry, 2013

5 Reasons It’s So Easy For Trump To Make Republicans Look Like Fools

Why is Trump so successful in drawing his opponents into battles they can’t win? He riffs on a Republican Party that is ripe for contemptible comedy, ridiculous rhetoric, and daring demagoguery.

September 14, 2015
Republican 2016 U.S. presidential candidate Trump answers a question as fellow candidate Walker listens at the first official Republican presidential candidates debate of the 2016 U.S. presidential campaign in Cleveland

5 Biggest Losers Of The GOP Primary So Far

A big chunk of the right loves Trump because all he does is humiliate his foes and refuse to act humiliated himself. Here are the 5 GOP candidates who have suffered the most in Trump’s wake. In his parlance, they are “losers.”

August 31, 2015
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Trump Card: Could Dark Money Win The Nomination For The Donald?

An actual billionaire on the Democratic side — someone like George Soros or Tom Steyer — could simply set up a pro-Trump SuperPAC, funded by “dark money.”

July 10, 2015
George W. Bush, Laura Bush, George H.W. Bush

What Clintons Do Is ‘Scandalous,’ What Republicans Do Is… Ignored

George W. Bush’s foundation solicited millions of dollars while he was president — and refused to disclose its foreign donors for years.

May 26, 2015
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More Of Chait’s Fashionable Bashing: Are We Having Fun Yet?

There is literally nothing more than insinuation by the likes of Peter Schweizer, echoed and amplified by Chait. I don’t apologize for exposing the emptiness of these exercises.

April 29, 2015
Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton speaks at a World Bank Forum.

Hillary Clinton’s Emails: Is This A Scandal? Or A ‘Scandal’?

Is there any evidence of actual wrongdoing by Hillary Clinton and her staff – or merely the same old stink of insinuation?

March 4, 2015
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Stop Hillary? Not With These Mistakes (Or The Wisdom Of Dick Morris)

The latest attempted journalistic takedown of Hillary Clinton is rife with substantive errors.

October 27, 2014