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Friday, October 28, 2016
Hillary Clinton
GOP Nominee Trump at Ohio rally on October 27, 2016

Rigged, For Him: ‘We Should Just Cancel The Election And Just Give It To Trump’

Trump, without evidence, has blamed his sagging poll numbers on a rigged election, and said the media had fixed the opinion polls in order to inflate Clinton’s numbers.

October 28, 2016
Social Secuity

Beneath The Rancor, Social Security’s Future Is On The Ballot

Sixty-seven percent of registered voters rank Social Security as a “very important” part of their voting decision this year – just behind the economy, terrorism, gun policy and immigration, according to the Pew Research Center.

October 27, 2016
Chris Wallace interviews Donald Trump on Fox News.Chris Wallace interviews Donald Trump on Fox News.

Three Ways Fox News Is Attempting To Delegitimize Clinton’s Lead In The Polls

Fox News has attempted to delegitimize Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton’s lead in the polls for months, claiming that the polls are skewed due to oversampling, that the size of rallies Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump holds is more indicative of his support than polls, and that there are “secret” Trump supporters who are too embarrassed to tell pollsters whom they support.

October 27, 2016
Bill Clinton did not call Obamacare crazy

No, Bill Clinton Did Not Call Obamacare ‘Crazy’

No, Bill Clinton did not call Obamacare “crazy.” Could Obamacare have been better designed? Sure. As they say in politics, a camel is a horse made in committee. But this camel functions a lot better than the wheezing health-coverage beast we had in the pre-Obamacare era. Now that was crazy.

October 27, 2016
A combination photo shows U.S. Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton (L) and Republican U.S. presidential candidate Donald Trump (R) in Los Angeles, California on May 5, 2016 and in Eugene, Oregon, U.S. on May 6, 2016 respectively. REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson (L) and Jim Urquhart/File Photos

Network Evening Newscasts Have Abandoned Policy Coverage For 2016 Campaign

Since the beginning of 2016, ABC’s World News Tonight, CBS Evening News, and NBC Nightly News have devoted just 32 minutes to issues coverage. Just eight years ago, the network newscasts devoted 220 minutes to issues coverage.

October 27, 2016
Donald Trump speaks at third and final presidential debate

The Other Video Donald Trump Doesn’t Want Voters To See

“Look at what happened during the Clinton years,” Trump continued. “I mean we had no war, the economy was doing great, everybody was happy, a lot of people hated him because they’re jealous as hell… but Bill Clinton was a great president.”

October 27, 2016
Bill Weld walks away from candidacy

Libertarian Candidate Gives Up, Tells Supporters They Must Defeat Trump

Libertarian Vice Presidential candidate Bill Weld effectively walked away from his candidacy and called for voters to vote for Hillary Clinton. No, he did not say “vote for Hillary,” but his call for voters to vote to defeat Trump was pointed and clear

October 26, 2016
Protesters in Minnesota call for smaller government and the repeal of the health care law enacted in March, 2010. (Fibonacci Blue via Flickr)

Right-Wing Media Use Old Lies To Trash A Public Option For Obamacare

Right-wing media are pre-emptively attacking a “public option” health care proposal supported by Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton and President Barack Obama by linking it to supposedly “socialist” single-payer systems that have been routinely demonized through the history of health care reform.

October 26, 2016
Hillary Clinton leading among young voters

Harvard Poll: Clinton Leading Among Young Voters

The former U.S. secretary of state had the support of 49 percent of likely voters, ahead of Republican rival Donald Trump’s 28 percent support, a substantially wider lead than Democratic President Barack Obama had over Republican former Massachusetts Governor Mitt Romney at the same point in 2012.

October 26, 2016
Protests outside Trump's new Washington DC hotel

Trump Detours Off Campaign Trail To Tout New Washington Hotel

Trump’s luxury hotel in Washington’s Old Post Office building has not escaped controversy, as its opening came in the middle of the presidential campaign.

October 26, 2016
Voters take to the polls for early voting in North Carolina

North Carolina’s Black Voters Shrug Off Trump’s Voting Threats

As the early-voting period gets underway in the 2016 election, black voters are not about to let concerns about conflict at polling places—fanned by Donald Trump’s sinister predictions of voter fraud—keep them from casting their ballot.

October 26, 2016
Roger Stone

A Revealing Lunch With Legendary Republican Dirty Trickster Roger Stone

Among his greatest hits: Stone takes credit for bringing down Client 9—otherwise known as former New York Governor Eliot Spitzer—by parlaying intel he got from an off-duty prostitute he met in a sex club into an FBI tip about a Democrat who hired hookers and never removed his socks. Before that, he organized the so-called Brooks Brothers riot in the Miami-Dade County clerk’s office that stopped the 2000 election recount and arguably gave America the presidency of George W. Bush

October 26, 2016
questions for donald trump

Trump’s ‘Celebrity Candidate 2016’ Will End — Even Without A Concession Speech

So now “Celebrity Candidate 2016” is about to be canceled. What’s more, there’s no audience for repeat broadcasts after everybody knows who won.

October 26, 2016
Hillary Clinton at debate

New Poll: Democracy Corps Says Clinton Boasts ‘Commanding’ 12-Point Lead

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.

October 26, 2016
Clinton tells supporters to vote

Clinton Warns Against Complacency, Trump Warns Of World War Three

Hillary Clinton told her supporters to ignore the polls and show up to vote. Trump claims Clinton’s policies on Syria will lead to World War Three.

October 25, 2016
Supreme Court

Poll: Racial Discrimination, Supreme Court Influencing Voters More Than The Economy

While the economy is important to voters, it’s not having a powerful effect on their vote, the poll found. The Supreme Court, immigration, and racial discrimination were all cited as top issues for voters.

October 25, 2016
Delegates from West Virginia hold signs supporting coal.

Two Clashing Visions Of How America Will Power Its Cars, Homes

How the country decides on Nov. 8 will have far-reaching implications for the price of electricity and gas at the pump, as well as the future of the U.S. energy industry, which employs about 10 million people.

October 25, 2016
Gutting NAFTA unlikely to bring jobs back to US

Why Gutting NAFTA Is Unlikely To Create More U.S. Jobs

Even many who oppose NAFTA acknowledge it would be disruptive to suddenly erect barriers, given the way companies have shifted supply chains to integrate Mexico.

October 25, 2016
Wayne LaPierre's letter to NRA

Wayne LaPierre’s Election Message To The NRA: America Is An Unlivable Hellscape

The leader of the NRA insisted he wasn’t “crazy,” “paranoid,” or “nuts” before ranting to NRA members in an “urgent” video message where he made claims at odds with reality, including claiming that his widely ridiculed prediction that President Obama would come for Americans’ guns “came true.”

October 25, 2016
Democratic U.S. presidential candidate Hillary Clinton and Sen. Bernie Sanders stand together during a campaign rally where Sanders endorsed Clinton in Portsmouth, New Hampshire, U.S., July 12, 2016. REUTERS/Brian Snyder

Bernie Sanders Makes Powerful Case For Continuing The Revolution — Under A Clinton Administration

Sanders urged his supporters not to see a Clinton presidency as an end to the political revolution. “The day after the election, we don’t sit back and say, well, Clinton is president,” Sanders said. He insisted the next step is to “mobilize our people” and make sure the government “moves forward with an agenda that helps transform this country.”

October 24, 2016
Elizabeth Warren campaigns for Hillary Clinton

Elizabeth Warren Mobilizes ‘Nasty Women’ During Clinton Campaign Rally

Get this Donald, nasty women are tough,” Warren said. “Nasty women are smart. And nasty women vote. And on Nov. 8 we nasty women are gonna march our nasty feet to cast our nasty votes to get you out of our lives forever.”

October 24, 2016
Democrats may have trouble winning the Senate and House in future elections.

The Democrats’ Bad Map

Republican-led gerrymandering, which has put Democrats at a disadvantage in the House and in many state legislatures. But this overlooks an even bigger problem for their party. More than ever, Democrats are sorting themselves into geographic clusters where many of their votes have been rendered all but superfluous, especially in elections for the Senate and the House.

October 24, 2016
CNN and Fox News push baseless accusations about Hillary Clinton

WikiLeaks: Baseless ‘Pay To Play’ Accusation Against Clinton For Morocco Speech She Didn’t Give

The suggestion by CNN and Fox News that Clinton’s activities with regard to Morocco are a corrupt pay to play are dubious and baseless.

October 24, 2016
Hillary Clinton laughs as Elizabeth Warren delivers a fresh, nasty message to Trump

#EndorseThis: Elizabeth Warren’s Fresh, Nasty Message To Donald Trump

Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-MA), has a fresh message for Donald Trump. Sitting next to her, Hillary Clinton laughed. We think you will too.

October 24, 2016