Hillary Clinton

A web of lies

Donald Trump is being paid millions of dollars by the Russian government, according to ABC News, showing why he’s been deferential to Vladimir Putin. “October Surprise: ABC Uncovers ‘Millions’ of Payments From Russia To Trump,” blares the headline from one outlet. Hillary Clinton told the Des Moines Register that when she’s elected president she’ll take away your(...)

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Trump needs a debate win. Bigly.

Trump needs a debate win. Bigly.

Time is running out for a course correction

DONALD TRUMP SORELY needs to turn in a strong debate performance this weekend. The last two weeks have brought a near-constant stream of bad news for the Republican candidate: After the first debate, every scientific poll showed Trump lost to Hillary Clinton by a wide margin. Trump made matters worse after the debate by spending(...)

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Elizabeth Warren, queen of the trolls

Was there ever any thought Sen. Elizabeth Warren wouldn’t endorse the Democratic party’s nominee? She apparently was just waiting to see who it was. One thing is certain, though, and that is Massachusetts’s senior senator is all-in on the fight against presumptive GOP nominee Donald Trump, no matter who leads the Democratic ticket. Warren’s heightened stature(...)

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History and demagoguery

A raspy-voiced Hillary Clinton shared the news with supporters at Long Beach, California, rally as the word broke yesterday that the Associated Press tally of her pledged delegates and superdelegates had reached the magic number of 2,383 needed for the Democratic presidential nomination. This morning’s Boston Globe gives the news the full history-making treatment, trotting(...)

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The Codcast: The Bernie vs. Hillary throw down edition

While some predicted riots at the Republican National Convention in Cleveland, with party loyalists unwilling to abide the nomination of Donald Trump, the Democratic convention in Philadelphia may be the one with all the action. Though Hillary Clinton is virtually certain to win the Democratic nomination, Bernie Sanders is not going anywhere. In fact, he’s(...)

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Man vs Woman

Well, there’s no more skirting around about how the presidential election will play out between now and November. “She is a woman. She is playing the woman card left and right,” said the GOP’s self-proclaimed presumptive nominee Donald Trump about his presumptive November opponent, Hillary Clinton. “She didn’t play it last time with [then-senator Barack] Obama. But(...)

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Clinton v. Trump: What they said and how they said it

Someone tuning in Tuesday night to the nation’s presidential race saw two frontrunners on television who couldn’t have been more different stylistically and politically. Hillary Clinton hosted a traditional campaign victory celebration in Miami, with a cheering crowd and a carefully crafted speech that touched on broad themes and repeatedly took direct aim at Donald(...)

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Black pols look to form Hillary’s firewall

The Massachusetts presidential primary is nearly two weeks off, but the Democratic battle between Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders landed in front of the State House Wednesday morning, where minority political leaders were due to hold dueling events. A little past 9 am, a bevy of black leaders assembled to sound their support for Clinton.(...)

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