Friday, August 28, 2015
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Inside Democratic Party, Growing Concerns About Clinton

By David Lightman, McClatchy Washington Bureau (TNS) MINNEAPOLIS — As Democratic Party insiders gather for their summer meeting, there is a growing undercurrent of concern whether Hillary Clinton would be the party’s strongest candidate to keep the White House next year. They still like and mostly support her. But many are increasingly questioning her handling […]

August 27, 2015
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The Media Chase Hillary, Time And ‘Times’ Again

If one were of a low and suspicious nature regarding The New York Times’ historically inept Washington Bureau, one might suspect yet another example of the “Clinton Rules” — that is, a shaky allegation unsupported by facts.

August 26, 2015
U.S. Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton speaks at the Iowa Democratic Wing Ding dinner in Clear Lake

Poll: Clinton Ahead By Over 30 Points In Iowa

Hillary Clinton might be falling behind Bernie Sanders in New Hampshire — but she’s still ahead by a huge — even overwhelming — margin in the first caucus state of Iowa.

August 25, 2015
U.S. Vice President Joe Biden delivers remarks at the U.S.-Ukraine Business Forum in Washington

Obama Endorsement Possible As Biden Considers Clinton Challenge

White House spokesman Josh Earnest said nothing to discourage a run by Joe Biden.

August 24, 2015
Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton speaks during a town hall meeting in Las Vegas, Nevada

Former New Mexico Governor Richardson Backs Hillary Clinton

The former cabinet secretary under Bill Clinton says he’s “patched things up” with them, after he drew their ire in 2008 by endorsing Barack Obama.

August 23, 2015
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Hillary Clinton And Alice Paul: Suffrage Strategy For A Hard Road Forward

If only Hillary Clinton and Alice Paul could have a cup of coffee. A major figure in American history, suffrage champion Paul was a political strategist with few equals. Her winning blueprint for social change gives Clinton the best way forward.

August 21, 2015
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Clinton Emails: Is This Watergate? Or Just Another Whitewater?

Obscured by sensational and often stupid media coverage, the fundamental facts are simple. There is no evidence that Hillary Clinton violated any rule or law in her use of a private email server, however badly advised.

August 20, 2015
U.S. Vice President Joe Biden delivers remarks at the U.S.-Ukraine Business Forum in Washington

‘There Is Another': Joe Biden For President?

With Hillary Clinton getting knocked about by press coverage of her emails, could there be another Democratic hope? A new round of polls suggest that it’s someone who’s been under our noses the whole time: Vice President Joe Biden.

August 20, 2015
Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton speaks during a town hall meeting in Las Vegas, Nevada August 18, 2015. REUTERS/David Becker

Clinton Tells Black Lives Matter Activists To Change Policies, Not Hearts

“I believe you change laws, you change allocation of resources, you change the way the systems operate,” Clinton said.

August 19, 2015
U.S. Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton speaks at the Iowa Democratic Wing Ding dinner in Clear Lake

Analysis: In Iowa, Hillary Clinton Battles The Ghosts Of 2008

The projection of realness — naturalism, authenticity, approachability — on Clinton’s part has been a central aim of her campaign from the start. Her swing through the Hawkeye State this past weekend was replete with efforts at being (or, at least, seeming) real (or, at least, real-ish).

August 19, 2015
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Late Night Roundup: Hillary Clinton Meets ‘Black Lives Matter’

Larry Wilmore took a look at the leaked video of Hillary Clinton meeting with Black Lives Matter activists, joined for this segment by “The Nightly Show” contributor Holly Walker and Clinton campaign “official” Carlos Jordanson.

August 19, 2015
U.S. Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton arrives for a campaign town hall meeting in Claremont,

Why Hillary Clinton Drives Her Enemies Crazy

Same as it ever was. When the evidence finally emerges, it will turn out that Clinton has been diligently coloring inside the lines all along. That’s because she’s smarter and tougher than her enemies.

August 19, 2015
Maryland Governor Martin O'Malley delivered a keynote presentation at Canada 2020 on November 26, 2014 and sat down in conversation with Justin Trudeau, Leader of the Liberal Party of Canada. (Canada 2020/Flickr)

What If Martin O’Malley Or Bernie Sanders Disobey The DNC On Debates?

Unsanctioned debates were also part of the 2004 and 2008 election cycles.

August 18, 2015
U.S. Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton speaks at the Iowa Democratic Wing Ding dinner in Clear Lake

Democrat Hillary Clinton Says Arctic Drilling ‘Not Worth The Risk’

Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton said in a Twitter post on Tuesday that drilling for oil and gas in the Arctic Ocean was “not worth the risk.”

August 18, 2015
United States Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton poses for a photo with a woman at the Iowa State Fair in Des Moines

No, Hillary Clinton Isn’t Going Anywhere

If Hillary Clinton did not have a problem, it would be necessary for the chattering classes to invent one.

August 17, 2015
U.S. Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton speaks at the Iowa Democratic Wing Ding dinner in Clear Lake

Clinton Tells Organized Labor She Would Enhance Social Security For Some

Hillary Clinton has told the AFL-CIO she wants to improve Social Security benefits for women and lower-income seniors.

August 17, 2015
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Obamas, Clintons Golf And Fete Friend On Martha’s Vineyard

President Obama played golf with former President Clinton and attended a party with former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton on Saturday, to celebrate the birthday of Washington power broker and mutual friend Vernon Jordan.

August 17, 2015
U.S. Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton speaks at the Iowa Democratic Wing Ding dinner in Clear Lake

Clinton Hits Back At Jeb Bush On Iraq And Islamic State

Hillary Clinton on Saturday hit back at comments from Jeb Bush that President Obama’s policies on Iraq created instability that led to the rise of the Islamic State militant group.

August 15, 2015
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Late Night Roundup: ‘Revisionist History Alert!’

Larry Wilmore looked at Jeb Bush’s recent speech on Iraq — in which he blamed Hillary Clinton and President Obama for the problems there.

August 14, 2015
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Candidates, Interrupted: Black Lives Matter Takes Over The Campaign Trail

Black Lives Matter protesters have been feeding their racial justice message to 2016 presidential candidates – without reservations.

August 13, 2015
U.S. Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton speaks at a campaign event in West Columbia

Still Perplexed And Worried About Hillary Clinton’s Emails? Calm Down

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.

August 13, 2015
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Late Night Roundup: Feeling The Bern

One political story was the talk of all the late night shows: The news that Bernie Sanders has overtaken Hillary Clinton in a poll of the New Hampshire primary.

August 13, 2015
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Hillary Clinton, Jeb Bush, And Ignoring The Past

At least we’d know what to expect from them. That’s the cheeriest way to cast the latest in presidential dynasty news.

August 13, 2015
2016 Republican U.S. presidential candidate and former Florida Governor Jeb Bush is the first candidate on stage before the start of the Voters First Presidential Forum in Manchester

Jeb Bush’s Brotherly Wager

Bush’s attack on Clinton and Obama for their “blind haste” to get out of Iraq played well with the GOP voters — but it might haunt him later.

August 13, 2015
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Analysis: Jeb Bush Offered Inaccurate Version Of Iraq War History

Republican presidential candidate Jeb Bush, in his Tuesday speech that was billed as a major foreign policy address, provided a distorted version of the U.S. troop withdrawal from Iraq and an incorrect account of the origins of the Islamic State.

August 12, 2015
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