2016 Election  (Page 30)

Media Myopia: Huma involvement with Islamist mag for a decade no biggie

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, August 22, 2016 at 8:30pm 8/22/2016 at 8:30pm

The MSM can’t stop talking about Donald Trump having brought onto his campaign the Chairman of Breitbart News.

But Hillary’s closest aide being for 12 years an editor of an Islamist magazine that among other things blamed the US for 9/11? Meh!

On today’s With All Due Respect, guest co-host Alex Wagner seconded the...

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North Carolina Republican Senate Seat At Risk

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, August 22, 2016 at 5:30pm 8/22/2016 at 5:30pm

The GOP has panicked lately about their majority in Congress, especially in the Senate, as the party divides over Donald Trump and the lack of fundraising. Their worst fears appear to becoming true in North Carolina, once seen as a lock for the GOP. The Wall Street Journal reports that Democrat...

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Colin Powell: Hillary’s People Have Been Trying to Pin Her Private Email Account Flubs Me

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, August 22, 2016 at 1:00pm 8/22/2016 at 1:00pm

Friday, the New York Times reported Hillary told FBI investigators that fellow former Secretary of State, Colin Powell, advised her to use a private email account.

24 hours later and Powell is all, “nah, brah.”

Speaking to People Magazine, Powell said Hillary’s people were trying to use him as an email...

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Hillary Ad Tries to Scare People About Trump: But Will It Backfire?

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, August 22, 2016 at 11:30am 8/22/2016 at 11:30am

Will Hillary Clinton’s latest ad, which attempts to scare people about Donald Trump when it comes to national security, actually wind up winning him votes? Today’s Morning Joe opened by playing the ad, which features clips of Trump making various bellicose statements, e.g., “I would bomb the s— out of them.”

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Ritzy Clinton Global Initiative Event A Week Before First Debate Worries Dems

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, August 22, 2016 at 8:30am 8/22/2016 at 8:30am

A week before the first presidential debate between Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton in September, the Clinton Global Initiative is holding an event which will be attended by many of Hillary’s favorite one percenters.

Democrats are concerned because the optics of this will play right into Trump’s narrative about Hillary being an...

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Report: Hillary Will Raise $1 Billion to Defeat Vulnerable GOP Congress Members

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, August 21, 2016 at 5:00pm 8/21/2016 at 5:00pm

The rise of Donald Trump has divided the GOP more than ever, leading many to worry if the party could maintain their majority in Congress whether he wins or loses the presidency. The Democrats have noticed and now Politico reports that Hillary Clinton plans to raise $1 billion to defeat the...

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FBI and Justice Dept Investigate Manafort’s Firm

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, August 19, 2016 at 8:00pm 8/19/2016 at 8:00pm

Earlier this morning Donald Trump’s campaign manager, Paul Manafort, resigned from his post.

Speculation Manafort was entangled in a pro-Russian lobbying scheme made headlines earlier this week and was cited as a possible reason for his campaign resignation.

That speculation has turned into a full-on federal investigation.

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Hillary’s Latest Email Defense: Colin Powell Made Me Do It

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, August 19, 2016 at 6:00pm 8/19/2016 at 6:00pm

Suuuure. Blame the black man…

During an interview with FBI investigators about her private email address and home-brewed servers, Hillary said it was former Secretary of State Colin Powell that advised her to use a private email account.

From the New York Times:

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Clinton Foundation Will Stop Accepting Foreign, Corporate Donations IF Hillary Wins

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, August 19, 2016 at 3:00pm 8/19/2016 at 3:00pm

Former President Bill Clinton told staffers at the Clinton Foundation if Hillary wins the presidency they will stop accepting foreign and corporate donations. From Fox News:

While Hillary Clinton stepped down from its board after launching her 2016 campaign, her husband and daughter have remained in leadership roles, leading to questions about...

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Was Trump’s Charlotte pivot speech letting “Trump Be Trump”?

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, August 19, 2016 at 12:00pm 8/19/2016 at 12:00pm

I didn’t watch Donald Trump’s speech last night, but I saw Twitter blow up but not in the usual way.

The speech was being received by all but the most diehard #NeverTrump-ers as the long-awaited “pivot,” a reasonable policy and campaign speech read from a teleprompter.

The prepared text of the speech ...

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Trump Campaign Manager Paul Manafort Resigns

http://www.nbcnews.com/meet-the-press/video/compressed-trump-s-new-convention-manager-sanders-de-blasio-662927427673
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Posted by  ▪  Friday, August 19, 2016 at 10:28am 8/19/2016 at 10:28am
http://www.nbcnews.com/meet-the-press/video/compressed-trump-s-new-convention-manager-sanders-de-blasio-662927427673

Wednesday, news that Breitbart Chair Steve Bannon would be running the Trump show (officially) broke the internet. Not twenty-four hours ago, the Trump campaign refused to answer questions about the campaign’s staffing shakeup. This morning, Trump’s campaign manager, Paul Manafort resigned.

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Can the GOP Maintain Their Majority in Congress?

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, August 19, 2016 at 8:30am 8/19/2016 at 8:30am

The 2016 primaries and election so far has rattled the GOP, leaving many to wonder if the political party can hold their majority in the House and Senate. GOP presidential candidate Donald Trump’s numbers aren’t helping:

But, as Trump’s numbers — nationally and in key swing states — continue to tank, a...

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Trump’s outreach to black voters mirrors past GOP candidates

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, August 18, 2016 at 8:30pm 8/18/2016 at 8:30pm

Donald Trump made a speech recently in an appeal to black voters.

I’ve noticed many pundits on both left and right treating this as a very unusual thing for a Republican to do (see this, for example). And here’s how one commenter on my blog described it:

Trump makes the best speech of the...

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Breitbart News Chair Steve Bannon now in charge of Trump campaign

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, August 17, 2016 at 8:40am 8/17/2016 at 8:40am
http://www.breitbart.com/big-government/2016/08/17/ny-times-donald-trump-shake-hires-breitbart-executive-stephen-k-bannon-top-campaign-post/

Numerous news outlets are reporting that Donald Trump has shifted leadership of his campaign, and named Breitbart News Chairman Steve Bannon and pollster Kellyanne Conway as de facto leaders of his campaign.

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Rand Paul: Hillary Should Have Been Prosecuted

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, August 12, 2016 at 12:30pm 8/12/2016 at 12:30pm

Senator Rand Paul has said lock her up, but not as a campaign rally chant. He really means it. Paul shares the feeling of many Americans that Hillary Clinton got a free pass for something that would have sent other people to jail.

The New American reports:

Rand Paul Launches Effort to “Hold...

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Hillary Chickens Out – Jokes as Cops Carry Away Animal Rights Protester

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, August 11, 2016 at 2:30pm 8/11/2016 at 2:30pm

Hillary Clinton was rushed by an animal rights protester during a campaign event in Iowa this week. The protester, who was a young woman, was taken down by Secret Service and carried out of the venue by police.

CBS News New York reports:

VIDEO: Animal Rights Protester Tackled By Security Trying To Rush...

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Hillary Surrogate: ‘No Parallel’ Between Trump Gun Comment and Hillary Remark on RFK Assassination

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, August 9, 2016 at 7:00pm 8/9/2016 at 7:00pm

Late in the 2008 primary season, Hillary Clinton justified her refusal to drop out when it appeared impossible for her to win the nomination by saying “we all remember Bobby Kennedy was assassinated in June in California” during the 1968 primary.

On today’s With All Due Respect, host Mark Halperin asked Hillary...

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