2016 Democratic Primary  (Page 21)

Martin O’Malley: Democratic Party acting “in such an un-Democratic way”

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, August 26, 2015 at 7:00am 8/26/2015 at 7:00am

Martin O’Malley is angry at his own party for the lack of Democratic debates, and who could blame him? He’s so starved for media attention that he’s taken to bashing Donald Trump.

O’Malley makes a valid point—what’s the DNC so afraid of?

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Report: Obama Gives ‘Blessing’ to 2016 Biden Run

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, August 25, 2015 at 7:00am 8/25/2015 at 7:00am

CNN reported last night that President Obama has given his blessing to a 2016 presidential run for Vice President Joe Biden.

This news isn’t completely unexpected but as Legal Insurrection readers know, it will change the landscape of the Democratic Party’s 2016 primary, especially if Elizabeth Warren is involved.

From CNN’s report...

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Josh Earnest tiptoes around a Presidential endorsement…for Biden?!

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, August 24, 2015 at 2:45pm 8/24/2015 at 2:45pm
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With Hillary on the ropes over the small matter of an insecure email server, and Elizabeth Warren coyly refusing a public anointing, Democrats appear ready to pull out a wild card just in time for the 2016 primary cycle.

Vice President Joe Biden has proven himself to be a savvy politician...

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Biden-Warren 2016?

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, August 22, 2015 at 7:30pm 8/22/2015 at 7:30pm

There has been speculation Joe Biden may run.

There has been speculation Elizabeth Warren may run.

Either of them individually would be a dream come true for the pure theater of it (and with Warren, for some other reasons).

But together, it will have the conservative media and blogosphere shouting “Thank You God!”

Could it...

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Bernie Sanders Now Courting Black Voters … Big Time

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, August 22, 2015 at 10:30am 8/22/2015 at 10:30am

It looks like Bernie Sanders learned something from his recent run-in with #BlackLivesMatter in Seattle because he’s now taking great pains to reach out to black voters.

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Rasmussen Poll: Narrative of Hillary’s inevitability tanking

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, August 18, 2015 at 1:17pm 8/18/2015 at 1:17pm

Polling released by Rasmussen Tuesday show’s the “Hillary meter” dropping dramatically.

Rasmussen explains:

Last month, we introduced this year’s edition of the Hillary Meter to regularly update public perceptions of the f...

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Hillary busts a move

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, August 17, 2015 at 8:00pm 8/17/2015 at 8:00pm

Living it up in Martha’s Vineyard this past weekend, the Clinton’s were seen cuttin’ a rug.

“Hillary and Bill Clinton let their hair — and other body parts — down during a birthday party on Martha’s Vineyard this past weekend, and the candid moment was caught on tape and posted online,”...

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Lincoln Chafee: Jeb Bush is drinking neo-con Kool-Aid

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, August 17, 2015 at 6:13pm 8/17/2015 at 6:13pm
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Are Bernie Sanders’ big crowds any match for the Clinton Machine?

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, August 15, 2015 at 5:30pm 8/15/2015 at 5:30pm

Plenty of people in political media are taking note of the large crowds Bernie Sanders is drawing at his events, but at the end of the day, it still might not be enough for Sanders to trounce Clinton.

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Hillary in the “let’s laugh about it” stage of campaign grieving

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, August 15, 2015 at 12:00pm 8/15/2015 at 12:00pm
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Hillary still is the odds-on favorite to get the Democratic nomination because of her enormous war chest and gigantic operative staff and SuperPACs.

But the Clinton Machine is not doing nearly as well as expected, and is in trouble in early states against Bernie Sanders. The crowds are turning out for Bernie,...

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Vultures circling Hillary: Al Gore insiders talking up potential run (Update: Heartbreak)

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, August 13, 2015 at 5:30pm 8/13/2015 at 5:30pm

Hillary is politically wounded by her never-ending email scandal, which keeps sucking the life out of her favorability ratings, and has Democrats panicked with fear:

“I’m not sure they completely understand the credibility they are losing, by the second,” said one Democratic strategist, who spoke on the condition of anonymity. “At some...

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How the Democrats’ debate problem could hurt Hillary

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, August 10, 2015 at 1:00pm 8/10/2015 at 1:00pm

The Democratic Party recently released its primary debate schedule and compared to the prolonged schedule of 2008, it’s tiny.

Party leaders are obviously trying to protect Hillary Clinton by limiting the amount of damage that could be done to her campaign in debate soundbites and video clips, but her Democratic rivals are...

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Dems Announce Curiously Short and Delayed Debate Schedule

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, August 8, 2015 at 1:00pm 8/8/2015 at 1:00pm

While everyone has been talking about the Republican debate on Thursday night, the Democratic Party finally announced its (small) debate schedule.

It’s almost like the party wants to minimize the number of times Ms. Clinton appears in a debate with her challengers, some of whom are already complaining.

CNN reported:

CNN to host...

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Reince Priebus Throws Biden-Shaped Wrench in Clinton Machine

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, August 5, 2015 at 1:07pm 8/5/2015 at 1:07pm

Are you ridin’ with Biden?

If you’re reading articles on Legal Insurrection, probably not; but I’d be willing to wager anyone spending as much time as we have analyzing the Republican field isn’t planning on voting for Biden, Hillary Clinton, or any other candidate with a “D” after her name. When ...

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Is America Ready to “Fall in Love” with Joe Biden?

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, August 4, 2015 at 1:15pm 8/4/2015 at 1:15pm

The Democratic Party side of the 2016 Presidential race got a bit more intriguing this week, after Vice President Joe Biden released a zeppelin-sized trial balloon:

Vice President Joseph R. Biden Jr....

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Some data in Hillary’s emails came from intelligence agencies

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, July 30, 2015 at 1:15pm 7/30/2015 at 1:15pm

Though it’s no longer leading the headlines, EmailGate is still alive and well.

Hillary Clinton’s use of a personal email account and private servers during her tenure as Secretary of State was bound to be problematic.

When use of a private email account initially surfaced, Clinton repeatedly insisted no classified information...

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Hillary on Keystone Pipeline – I’ll tell you my position when I’m President

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, July 29, 2015 at 7:00am 7/29/2015 at 7:00am

As Ed Morrissey comments at Hot Air, “Profiles in Courage this ain’t.”

At a campaign event in New Hampshire yesterday, an attendee asked Hillary if she would approve the Keystone XL Pipeline. Her answer, if you can call it one, was that she would answer the question if and when she...

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