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Hell Has Officially Frozen Over

The Wall Street Journal traditionally does not make presidential endorsements. So when a member of the editorial board of the most-prominent conservative publication in the country endorses Hillary Clinton for president, a flash goes off in your mind of where …

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America’s Top Newspaper Whacks Trump

USA Today, the top circulated newspaper in America, has never taken sides in a presidential race. Until now. “This year, the choice isn’t between two capable major party nominees who happen to have significant ideological differences,” reads the editorial. “This …

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More Republicans Jump On Clinton Bandwagon

The massive Republican exodus from Donald Trump to Hillary Clinton continues with just 39 days to go until the election. The Clinton camp released the names of 40 more prominent Republicans, many of whom served in prior GOP administrations, who …

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Big Bounce For Clinton In Battlegrounds

Let there be no doubt, Hillary Clinton beat Donald Trump in the first presidential debate by a huge margin in every corner of the nation. COLORADO: Clinton 53%, Trump 31% FLORIDA: Clinton 52%, Trump 35% NORTH CAROLINA: Clinton 53%, Trump …

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Fox News: Online Polls Are Garbage

In my 15 plus years covering campaigns I have never quoted an online poll. Not once. Why? Because online polls can be easily manipulated. A candidate can organize to have their volunteers flood the website. Worse, campaigns can pay people …

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Arizona Paper Backs A Democrat In Historic First

The Arizona Republic newspaper has been around since 1890. Before telephones were common, automobiles were on the road, and Arizona was even a state. In all those years its conservative editorial board has never — not once — endorsed a …

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40 DAYS TO GO: Florida, Florida, Florida

The memory of the late great Tim Russert holding up his “Florida, Florida, Florida” sign on election night 2000 still provokes scary images of hanging chads, recounts, protests, uncertainty and a controversial Supreme Court ruling that led to the presidency …

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Global Stocks Soar After Presidential Debate

You can’t argue what the financial markets think of Donald Trump. While many investors find difficulty supporting Hillary Clinton, they really don’t trust Trump’s unpredictability and uncertainty. So the day after the first presidential debate, where Clinton clearly held her …

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Cartoonist Backs Trump Because Clinton May Die

At this point everything about this election year is worth writing about because nothing seems especially wacky. Such is the case of Scott Adams, the creator of the Dilbert cartoon series. A few months ago he endorsed Hillary Clinton, “for …

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Giuliani Says Clinton “Too Stupid” To Be President

Former New York City Mayor Rudy Giuliani says Hillary Clinton is “too stupid” to be president because she did not divorce her husband, former president Bill Clinton. “The president of the United States, her husband, disgraced this country with what …

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