Clinton holds a five-point lead over Trump in the latest Washington Post-ABC Tracking Poll, increasing her margin by two points in two days.
Most national polls now show the Democrat with a substantial lead. The ABC News tracking poll, second most accurate in 2012, also places Clinton at 50 percent and Trump at 38 percent.
Most networks ignored a report that American intelligence officials are probing Russian government ties to a man identified as a foreign policy adviser to Donald Trump.
Donald Trump has never participated in a one-on-one presidential debate. Hillary Clinton has been in 10 of them. Yet it’s Clinton, not Trump, who is under the most pressure when the two presidential candidates face off Monday night in New York.
We can expect some partisan figures – like Rep. Trey Gowdy (R-SC) and his fellow Republicans on the House Select Committee on Benghazi – to continue to willfully misrepresent these fundamental facts.