2016 Election

Hillary +4 In Final CBS National Poll

CBS News reports: With just one day left in the 2016 presidential race, Hillary Clinton holds a four-point lead over Donald Trump nationally, 45 percent – 41 percent — similar to last week. Few voters say their minds could change. Trump leads among white men, whites without a college degree, and seniors. Clinton leads among women, African-Americans and younger voters, ...

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Trump Rally Shirt Calls For Lynching Journalists

The Hill reports: A Donald Trump supporter’s T-shirt calling for the lynching of journalists went viral Sunday, after it was spotted at the GOP nominee’s rally in Minnesota. “Rope. Tree. Journalist,” the shirt read. “Some assembly required.” The man wearing the shirt was photographed at a Trump rally in Minneapolis, Minn., on Sunday. Trump has frequently slammed the media, calling ...

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John Oliver: Trump Is My Fault [VIDEO]

Via Deadline: It is frankly hard to believe there ever was a time when people thought a Trump candidacy would be funny, Oliver acknowledged. “But there was such a time,” he confessed, “Because, as you may remember, three years ago I guest-hosted The Daily Show. Cue up The Daily Show video of Trump saying he would consider a White House ...

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PHILADELPHIA: Transit Strike Settled, Service Returning

In the nick of time. Philadelphia’s ABC affiliate reports: SEPTA and TWU Local 234 have announced a tentative agreement that ends the strike that has crippled transportation in greater Philadelphia for nearly a week. The announcement came at 5:30 a.m. Monday at the union’s headquarters in the Spring Garden section of Philadelphia. The deal involves a new five-year contract. Officials ...

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Sen. Al Franken: Trump’s Closing Message Ad Is An Anti-Semitic Dog Whistle To His Alt-Right Fans [VIDEO]

The Guardian reports: The Democratic senator for Minnesota, Al Franken, has accused Donald Trump of launching an antisemitic TV advertisement along the lines of the fake Protocols of the Elders of Zion. Franken, who is Jewish, said he immediately was struck by what he called “a German shepherd whistle, a dog whistle” in a new two-minute advert from the Trump ...

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Nate Silver: Hillary Is Probably Going To Win But She’s One State Away From Losing Electoral College [VIDEO]

The Hill reports: Hillary Clinton is one state away from losing the presidential election, FiveThirtyEight’s Nate Silver said Sunday. While the Democratic presidential nominee has a 65.7 percent chance of winning the presidency on Tuesday, she is not “in a terribly safe position,” the pollster said on ABC’s “This Week.” “The electoral map is actually less solid for Clinton than ...

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CNN’s Fareed Zakaria Delivers Epic Closing Argument: Trump Is A Cancer On American Democracy [VIDEO]

CNN host Fareed Zakaria opened his show this morning with a five-minute statement on Donald Trump. Via Mediaite: Not only does he find Trump “tacky and vulgar,” but Zakaria believes Trump has “expressed himself in word and deed in ways that can only be described as racist.” He argued that Trump believes “deeply in ethnic stereotypes” and is quick to ...

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Pence: We’ll Accept The Outcome Of A Clear Win But Reserve “All Legal Rights And Remedies” Otherwise

Via Politico: On “Fox News Sunday,” the Indiana Republican dismissed Trump’s previous suggestions that he might not accept the election results if Democrat Hillary Clinton is the victor. “The campaign’s made it very clear — a clear outcome, obviously both sides will accept,” Pence told Fox News’ Chris Wallace. Trump has frequently called the election “rigged” against him. And During ...

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Hillary +4 In Final NBC/WSJ National Poll

NBC News reports: Democrat Hillary Clinton holds a four-point lead over Republican Donald Trump in the final national NBC News/Wall Street Journal poll of the 2016 presidential race. Clinton gets support from 44 percent of likely voters, while Trump gets 40 percent. Libertarian nominee Gary Johnson is at 6 percent, and the Green Party’s Jill Stein is at 2 percent. ...

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Conway: Hillary Planted Last Night’s Protester [VIDEO]

This morning Trump campaign manager Kellyanne Conway appeared on Fox to declare that the Clinton campaign had planted the protester at Trump rally in Reno last night. “This protester, we’re finding out this morning, he’s a Democrat, I’m told. And so people are trying to spin it, ‘Oh, this is the kind of action you get at your rallies.’ This ...

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Frank Bruni: The Ugliness Is Far From Over

“Tuesday nears, after such epic ugliness. ‘It’s almost over,’ friends say. ‘We’ll finally be done with this.’ What a lovely thought. What a naïve fantasy. There’s no end here, just a punctuation mark, a measly comma between the rancor that has built until this point and the fury to come. And there’s no way to un-see what all of us ...

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SNL Makes Final Dig At The Election [VIDEO]

The Huffington Post recaps: “Saturday Night Live” poked fun at Donald Trump’s relationships with the FBI, Russian President Vladimir Putin and the KKK in its final pre-election show. Alec Baldwin as the GOP nominee and Kate McKinnon as Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton appeared on the spoof “OutFront” show. But instead of asking Baldwin as Trump about his scandals, show anchor ...

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NEVADA: Donald Trump Rushed Off Stage After Shouts Of “Gun!” – Protester Had No Weapon [VIDEO]

NBC News reports: Donald Trump was rushed off stage by the Secret Service while delivering speech in Reno, Nevada, Saturday night after someone in the crowd yelled “gun” but no weapon was found. “Immediately in front of the stage, an unidentified individual shouted “gun”. Secret Service agents and Reno Police Officers immediately apprehended the subject,” the Secret Service said in ...

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THE STORY OF US: Clinton Campaign Releases Mini-Doc On The 18 Months Of Her Run For President [VIDEO]

Via press release: Hillary for America is releasing a new mini-documentary called “The Story Of Us” which chronicles the campaign since it launched on April 12, 2015. The film shares behind-the-scenes footage chronicling the major moments of this campaign – from the building blocks of Iowa, through the historic Democratic nomination and right up to today. Hillary for America will ...

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ARIZONA: SCOTUS Rules Against Democrats, Reinstates State’s Felony Ban On Collecting Early Voting Ballots

CBS News reports: The U.S. Supreme Court on Saturday reinstated an Arizona law that makes it a felony to collect early ballots, dealing a blow to Democratic get out the vote efforts just days before the presidential election. The order from the nation’s highest court overturns an appeals court decision from a day earlier that blocked the new law. Democratic ...

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Federal Court Rules Against Democrats: No Evidence RNC Has Violated 1982 Anti-Voter Suppression Order

Bloomberg reports: There’s no evidence the Republican National Committee is engaged in efforts to intimidate voters in violation of a 1982 court order barring such activities, a federal judge ruled in rejecting a request by Democrats for sanctions. U.S. District Judge John Michael Vazquez in Newark, New Jersey, on Saturday denied the DNC request, ruling that the RNC hadn’t violated ...

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New Trump Ad Delivers “Closing Message” [VIDEO]

From Trump Central at Breitbart: Donald Trump’s campaign released a new television ad on Friday titled, “Donald Trump’s Argument for America.” The two-minute ad will run on prime time national news and entertainment channels, including NFL, NASCAR, and NCAA programs. It’s a $4 million ad purchase aimed at major markets in key battleground states including: Pennsylvania, Ohio, Nevada, Florida, Michigan, ...

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New Hillary Ad Uses Katy Perry’s Roar [VIDEO]

The Washington Post reports: Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton is debuting a new television ad Saturday set to the music of Katy Perry’s hit “Roar,” the latest contribution to her campaign by a pop star. The 60-second spot might be just as notable for where it’s airing: in 11 states that the Clinton campaign now identifies as battlegrounds in the ...

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REPORT: The National Enquirer Bought But Never Published A Story About Trump Cheating On Melania

Via Politico: The National Enquirer paid $150,000 to a former Playboy playmate for exclusive rights to her story about having an affair with Donald Trump, but it never published the story, according to The Wall Street Journal. Karen McDougal, Playboy’s 1998 playmate of the year, claims to have had an affair with Trump from 2006 to 2007, while he was ...

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Bill Maher Interviews President Obama On Climate Change, Marijuana, And Immigration Reform [VIDEO]

ABC News recaps: Bill Maher’s months-long on-air campaign to persuade President Barack Obama to appear on his HBO show “Real Time” culminated Friday evening with the airing of the president’s sit-down interview with the left-leaning host. The 40-minute interview was taped Tuesday at the White House in the Roosevelt Room. The interview was wide-ranging, with the pair discussing the election, ...

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