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Hillary Clinton’s statement on the Comey letter and some useful information

Some facts on the new e-mail developments, with props to Steve Benen: The FBI has not reopened its investigation into Clinton’s e-mail service because that investigation was never closed. Republicans would like us to believe the FBI found something new, … Continue reading

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Quote of the Day

“In connection with an unrelated case, the FBI has learned of the existence of emails that appear to be pertinent to the investigation. I am writing to inform you that the investigative team briefed me on this yesterday, and I … Continue reading

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Hillary makes gains in Texas and North Carolina. Yes, I said Texas

The Cook Political Report acknowledges it is unlikely Trump will lose Texas, but the fact that we are even talking about the possibility is nonetheless remarkable. In their forecasting model, they have moved Texas from Solid Republcan to Lean Republican, … Continue reading

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Donald Trump confirms he is a danger to our democracy

There are many things one could say about tonight’s presidential debate but there is probably only one thing everyone will be talking about tomorrow. When asked directly by debate moderator Chris Wallace if he would accept the results of next … Continue reading

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Al Gore to court millennials for Hillary (God help us all)

By now we have heard that former vice-president, failed presidential candidate, and famed eco-warrior Al Gore has agreed to act as a campaign surrogate for Hillary Clinton in an attempt to appeal to millennial voters who are worried about climate … Continue reading

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Trump may go all Lewinsky on Hillary in the next debate

There are few people unaware of the fact that Bill Clinton has a past when it come to stepping out. There is no doubt that Hillary Clinton has told a few lies over the decades in order to minimize the … Continue reading

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When is a poll not a poll?

I suspect many people were confused after Monday’s presidential debate to discover that several “on-line” polls found Donald Trump to be the winner by an overwhelming margin. It turns out that the  polls which support this claim are really just for … Continue reading

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Time to get serious…

It would be silly for those supporting Hillary Clinton to deny they are mightily relieved today. No, we don’t think it’s over, but we are feeling a great deal more bullish about a positive outcome than we were before last … Continue reading

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On the Hustings

Bloomberg Politics: Clinton excels in debate by laying trap on Trump’s temperament Washington Post: Trump says he’ll “hit her harder” in next debate  Politico: Trump points fingers after shaky debate New York Times: The morning after the debate, Trump goes … Continue reading

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The price of denouncing Trump

The Cleveland Plain Dealer has a story today speculating that Ohio Governor John Kasich is already planning to contest the GOP presidential nomination in 2020. They note that Kasich is scheduled to be in New Hampshire on August 28-29 ” for … Continue reading

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Hillary Clinton Campaign ad: “Role Models”

I like this ad. It’s the latest effort by the Hillary Clinton campaign to remind voters that boorish behaviour in a candidate aspiring to the presidency of the United States is not acceptable. The best part is that it relies … Continue reading

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New Clinton ad: Competence vs. foolishness

I have long thought the question of a politician’s “likeability” or “relateability” to be overblown factors in determining how they’ll do with the electorate. For the record, I don’t want to have a beer with any of them, unless they … Continue reading

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Bend it like Bernie

By now we’ve all heard how the Democratic presidential nomination contest has turned nasty as Bernie Sanders, claiming he was responding to Hillary Clinton in kind, told a Philadelphia rally that Clinton was the one not qualified to be president. … Continue reading

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The Paul Ryan option

Joe Scarborough may be overstating the matter just a bit when he says that if Trump falls even one vote short of a clinch [for the GOP presidential nomination], the convention will “look for someone else.” Overstating, but not by … Continue reading

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