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With Trump certain to lose, you can forget about a progressive Clinton

Come November, Clinton will have won her great victory – not as a champion of working people’s concerns, but as the greatest moderate of them all<p>And so ends the great populist uprising of our time, fizzling out pathetically in the mud and the bigotry stirred up by a third-rate would-be caudillo …

Is the Trump Campaign Collapsing?

Despite a wild ride over the last week, the nominee can count on a solid, fervent base. His problem is reaching out beyond those backers.<p>The Donald Trump campaign is unraveling.<p>The Republican nominee has spent the last week feuding with Gold Star parents, calling the election rigged, and lying …

Republican Party

Clinton extends lead over Trump to 8 percentage points: Reuters/Ipsos

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton extended her lead over Republican rival Donald Trump to eight percentage points, according to a Reuters/Ipsos poll released on Tuesday, from six points on Friday.<p>The bump for Clinton followed the Democratic National Convention in …

Government

Trump Allies Plot Candidate Intervention After Disastrous 48 Hours

Key Republicans close to Donald Trump’s orbit are plotting an intervention with the candidate after a disastrous 48 hours led some influential voices in the party to question whether Trump can stay at the top of the Republican ticket without catastrophic consequences for his campaign and the GOP at …

Donald Trump

Destroying the party to save the party: Donald Trump is the existential crisis the GOP needs

Trump’s dredged up the racism lurking within the GOP for decades. The party can finally reboot after his defeat<p>Since Richard Nixon's administration, the GOP has walked a thin line: They wanted to be the party of racists and ethno-nationalists without actually being racist or ethno-nationalist. It …

Obama Calls Trump 'Unfit' To Be President, Questions Why Republicans Still Endorsing

President Obama reiterated that he believes Donald Trump is "unfit" to be president, issuing a sharp rebuke of the Republican nominee from the White House East Room on Tuesday.<p>"Yes, I think the Republican nominee is unfit to serve as president," Obama said in response to a question from a reporter …

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Donald Trump is getting slammed by billionaires with way more money than him

Clinton is campaigning with the ultrarich for two reasons:<p>Unlike Trump, Clinton's billionaires are self-made. Cuban has particular authority when he mocks Trump for having to "ask daddy for a small loan of a million dollars" when he started his career — and when he calls Trump a "jagoff."<p>Bloomberg, …

Donald Trump

Correction: Campaign 2016-Trump-Election story

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — In a story Aug. 1 about Donald Trump's comments at an event in Ohio, The Associated Press misspelled Captain Khan's last name.<p>A corrected version of the story is below:<p>Trump suggests general election could be 'rigged'<p>Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump suggested …

Government

McCain: Trump defamed Khan, does not represent GOP

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> Sen. John McCain accused Donald Trump of defaming Khizr Khan and argued the Republican presidential candidate does not represent the GOP.<p>"While our Party has bestowed upon him the nomination, it is not accompanied by unfettered license to defame those who are the best among us," …

CNN

Is Trump shifting his immigration rhetoric?

CLEVELAND (AP) — As he turns his attention to the general election, Donald Trump is signaling that he is ready to tone down his fiery rhetoric on illegal immigration — at least behind closed doors.<p>At the same time, Republican officials appear eager to push him in a more moderate direction, telling …

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Trump attacks Muslim father's Democratic convention speech

Hillary Clinton calls on ‘all Americans to stand with the Khans’ Khizr Khan’s wife ‘probably … wasn’t allowed to have anything to say’ Fallen soldier’s father to Trump: ‘Have you even read the constitution?’ Donald Trump and Russia: a web that grows more tangled all the time<p>Donald Trump has given …

David Brooks on Trump: "It is the 'sane' and 'reasonable' Republicans who deserve the shame"

In a column for the New York Times, David Brooks says that the Republican Party has lost its way with Donald Trump.<p>But he doesn’t lay the blame entirely on Trump.<p>Instead, in his column reflecting on the Democratic and Republican conventions, Brooks points his finger at the Mike Pences and Paul …

How Donald Trump Made the U.S. a Target For Russia's New Brand Of Warfare

One afternoon in the fall of 2014, Konstantin Sivkov, a well-known strategist in Russia’s military and intelligence circles, invited me out to a …

10 Donald Trump Quotes That Should Horrify His Evangelical Supporters

This is how far Trump and his supporters have departed from the gospel.<p>After months of campaigning, flip-flopping on important issues, and generally wreaking havoc on the party that for decades has presented itself as defenders of Christian America, Donald Trump took to the stage at the Republican …

Donald Trump does his Reddit AMA in the most Donald Trump way possible

Republican Party nominee for president of the U.S., Donald J. Trump, made good on his promise and held a Reddit AMA (ask me anything) session late …

Democratic donors rip Trump for failure to share tax returns

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The wealthy Democratic donors, many of whom run complex businesses, know firsthand how revealing tax returns can be. Perhaps that's why they can't stop talking about Republican nominee Donald Trump's refusal to release his.<p>From their suites at the Ritz-Carlton hotel, the finance …

Government

Trump: Comments about Russia, Clinton emails were sarcastic

WASHINGTON (AP) — Donald Trump says he was using sarcasm when he prodded Russia to unearth Hillary Clinton's missing emails. But Democrats aren't likely to let the Republican presidential nominee's extraordinary comments simply fade away.<p>"Of course I'm being sarcastic," Trump said Thursday on Fox …

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New Rules Would Require Debt Collectors Have Proof You Actually Owe Money

One of the most common complaints about debt collectors is that they harass people over debts that are either no longer owed, or weren’t owed in the …

Personal Finance

Donald Trump Has Turned the Republicans Into the Party of Russia

His call on a foreign government to hack Hillary Clinton’s email account is a complete subversion of GOP ideals.<p>The first excuse for Donald Trump’s amazing press conference on Wednesday, in which he called on the Russians to hack and publish the 30,000 emails wiped from Hillary Clinton’s home …

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George Will: Trump Is Hiding Bribes From Russian Oligarchs In His Tax Returns

[mashshare]<p>Longtime conservative columnist George Will believes that Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump is hiding his tax returns, to …

Trump Time Capsule #57: Russia, and Taxes

When something goes wrong, I start with blunder, confusion, and miscalculation as the likely explanations. Planned-out wrongdoing is harder to pull off, more likely to backfire, and thus less probable.<p>But it is getting more difficult to dismiss the apparent Russian role in the DNC hack as blunder …

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Why Playing the Odds Underestimates Trump's Chances

What are the odds that Hillary Clinton will win the White House this November? The polls-plus model at FiveThirtyEight shows her with a roughly 60 …

Trump paints troubling picture

<b>(CNN) —</b> Over the years, I have watched campaigns in third world countries in which one candidate accuses the other of being a criminal, sometimes even threatening to jail his opponent once elected. But I cannot recall this happening in any Western democracy until this week. The Republican …

Republican National Convention

Mike Pence Argued In An Op-Ed That Disney's "Mulan" Was Liberal Propaganda

"Obviously, this is Walt Disney's attempt to add childhood expectation to the cultural debate over the role of women in the military," Pence wrote. Obviously.<p>When Donald Trump's running mate Mike Pence was a talk radio show host in Indiana, he wrote an op-ed declaring the film <i>Mulan</i> was an attempt …

Donald Trump Reminds Me of Bernie Madoff, Tom Vilsack Says

MT. PLEASANT, Iowa — Potential Democratic vice presidential pick Tom Vilsack compared Donald Trump to one of the most notorious fraudsters in U.S. history.<p>In an exclusive interview with NBC News in the town where he began his political career, Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack delivered a strong …

Government

Clinton pledges constitutional amendment to overturn Citizens United ruling

ST. LOUIS – Hillary Clinton committed Saturday to introducing a constitutional amendment to overturn the Citizens United decision within her first 30 days in office, if she’s elected president.<p>The announcement will come in a video during the closing keynote of the progressive Netroots Nation …

Government

Hillary Clinton’s Campaign Uses Pokémon Go to Register Voters

Hillary Clinton is hoping to use Pokémon Go to catch voters. At a rally on Thursday, Mrs. Clinton talked about the game phenomenon, saying “I don’t know who created ‘Pokemon Go,’ but I’ve tried to figure out how we get them to have Pokémon go to the polls.” The game, created by Niantic Labs in […]

Government

GOP convention sponsors have second thoughts as online activists notch win

ColorOfChange and Credo Action pressure 30 big companies to ditch or curtail their sponsorship of the Republican National Convention because of its divisive candidate. Half, including Apple and HP, listen.<p>One by one they dropped out.<p>HP, which donated $1 million in funds and tech equipment to the …

Why Republicans Should Actually Vote for Hillary Clinton

<i>Donald Brand is a professor of political science at the College of the Holy Cross in Worcester, Mass.</i><p>If Alexander Hamilton were alive today, I am …

Trump has a problem with female voters. Pence could make it even worse.

Donald Trump’s running mate has been in public office since 2000, mostly in Congress, and is a favorite among social conservatives.<p>Donald Trump’s running mate has been in public office since 2000, mostly in Congress, and is a favorite among social conservatives.<p>Donald Trump has already had problems …

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