2016 Election

Hillary +5 Nationwide In New NBC Poll

NBC News reports: Hillary Clinton’s 5-point lead over Donald Trump remains virtually unchanged since last week—but after prolonged in-fighting among GOP party leaders, a majority of Republicans and Republican-leaning voters (57 percent) see a lasting fracture in the Republican Party, according to the latest NBC News|SurveyMonkey poll. In a four-way match-up, Clinton enjoys 46 percent support this week among likely ...

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President Obama Reads Mean Tweets [VIDEO]

Via Us Weekly: It’s a social media showdown! President Barack Obama appeared on Jimmy Kimmel Live on Monday, October 24, and took the opportunity to troll Donald Trump during the famous ‘Mean Tweets’ sketch. POTUS was a good sport as he read out a long list of insults people had posted about him, from mocking his ugly dad jeans, to ...

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TONIGHT: Beta Test Launch For Trump TV

Wired reports: Tonight, the Trump campaign is kicking off a show that will air on the candidate’s Facebook page every night at 6:30 pm ET via Facebook Live from the campaign war room at Trump Tower. The show will be hosted by Boris Epshteyn, a senior adviser to the campaign, Tomi Lahren, a conservative commentator for Glen Beck’s TheBlaze, and ...

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Trump Lies About Yet Another Endorsement

Donald Trump is fond of claiming that the federal Immigration and Customs Enforcement agency has endorsed him even though the media has repeatedly pointed out that he was merely endorsed by a workers union of ICE employees. Today he pulled a similar trick, claiming to have been endorsed by the sheriff’s office for St. Johns County, Florida. The sheriff’s office ...

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Mike Pence: Hillary’s Team And Her Media Cronies Are Trying Demoralize Us By Quoting The Polls [VIDEO]

This must be today’s talking point since Sean Spicer said basically the same thing early this morning. Via Mediaite: Mike Pence called into Rush Limbaugh‘s show this afternoon to talk about dealing with being the underdogs in the race right now. Pence diverted from talking about the polls to say, “It’s clear to me the national media is trying to ...

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NORTH CAROLINA: Gov. Pat McCrory +1 In New Poll

The Raleigh News & Observer reports: North Carolina Gov. Pat McCrory has closed a significant gap between himself and Democratic challenger Roy Cooper in a Monmouth University Poll released Monday. While the latest polling from Monmouth shows McCrory with a mere 1-point lead, two months ago the incumbent Republican governor was 9 points behind in that poll. In that time, ...

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Elizabeth Warren To Trump: Nasty Women Will Cast Our Nasty Votes To Get Rid Of You Forever [VIDEO]

The Hill reports: Elizabeth Warren has a message for Donald Trump: Nasty women vote — and they’re not voting for you. Warren on Monday turned the tables on the Republican presidential nominee calling Hillary Clinton a “nasty woman” during the final presidential debate last week, saying those women are going to vote against him come November. “Nasty women have really ...

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RNC SPOX: The Mainstream Media Is Trying To Fool People Into Staying Home By Quoting The Polls [VIDEO]

Via Mediaite: During a heated and contentious interview with CNN’s John Berman and Kate Bolduan, RNC communications director Sean Spicer insisted that the race for the White House was a “dead heat” and said that Republican nominee Donald Trump was ahead in several key battleground states. Per Spicer, the whole thing is even and many polls show Trump is trending ...

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NORTH CAROLINA: Homocons Launch Crowd-Funding Campaign To Post “Gays For Trump” Billboards

North Carolina homocon Peter Boykin and his supporters have raised $2646 so far in his GoFundMe campaign to post “Gays For Trump” billboards in his home state. Earlier this month Boykin’s husband was ejected from a Trump rally in Greensboro after assaulting a protester. From his poorly written GoFundMe page: My Husband came up with this Great IDEA to get ...

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Mark Cuban Mocks Trump For Funny Or Die [VIDEO]

Roll Call reports: “The only thing worse than Trump being elected is you being conscious after he’s elected,” businessman Mark Cuban jokes in a new Funny or Die video. In the video, the billionaire Hillary Clinton supporter invents the satirical “Trump coma” as a solution “if the thought of living through a Trump presidency sounds like a hideous nightmare to ...

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Trump: Democrats Are Making Up Phony Polls

Via Politico: Donald Trump accused Democrats on Monday of manufacturing fake polls that show him trailing in the presidential election in order to discourage the GOP nominee’s supporters from voting on Election Day. “Major story that the Dems are making up phony polls in order to suppress the the [sic] Trump,” the Manhattan billionaire wrote on Twitter Monday morning. “We ...

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Jan Brewer: Donald Trump Has Been “Waterboarded” By All These Accusations Of Sexual Assault [VIDEO]

Via the Daily Beast: Former Arizona Gov. and Donald Trump supporter Jan Brewer defended the Republican nominee for threatening to sue the women accusing him of sexual assault. And she did so with some unfortunate imagery. “He’s been waterboarded by these issues,” Brewer said on CNN’s State of the Union, prompting uncomfortable laughter from her fellow panelists. “It seems like ...

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Karl Rove Does The Math: Trump Can’t Win [VIDEO]

Media Matters has the transcript: “He has 186 electoral votes in states that he either leads outside of the margin of error or is thought comfortably put away. That compares to Romney’s 206. That’s Romney’s states minus Arizona and North Carolina, where he’s behind, plus Iowa, where he’s ahead. There’s only one other — he’s ahead in Ohio by less ...

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TEXAS: Trump +3, Hillary Within Margin Of Error

CBS News reports: Hillary Clinton holds a three-point lead over Donald Trump in Florida, while in Texas – a state that has voted Republican by wide margins in recent years – Trump leads by a mere three points. The poll numbers show voters’ frustration about the dialogue in the race – and what may amount to a wasted opportunity for ...

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Reince Priebus: Trump Is Going To Win [VIDEO]

The New York Times reports: Republican National Committee Chairman Reince Priebus says he expects Trump will win the election. He’s pushing back on criticism of Trump for saying he might not accept the election’s results. Priebus says Trump is referring to narrow scenarios in which only a few hundred votes separate the candidates. Priebus also tells CBS’ “Face the Nation” ...

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TIME: Beware The Toxic Sequel To Trump’s Campaign

Joe Klein writes for TIME Magazine: Donald Trump will probably lose this election, which is good news. Here’s the bad news: that loss may be just the beginning of Trump’s toxic presence in American political life. Nightmare scenarios are floating through Republican circles. The best cases posit a bitter and continuing Republican civil war between the Trump and “Establishment” factions ...

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Pat Robertson Issues Warning To Las Vegas Bookies: Bet Against Trump And You’ll Lose Your Shirt [VIDEO]

Kyle Mantyla reports at Right Wing Watch: The televangelist recounted meeting Trump for the first time years ago while attending an Evander Holyfield fight. At the time, Trump was facing financial difficulties, but assured Robertson that he would recover … and he did, which prompted Robertson to send a warning to the professional bookies in Las Vegas. “I want to ...

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Hillary +12 In New National ABC News Poll

ABC News reports: Hillary Clinton has vaulted to a double-digit advantage in the inaugural ABC News 2016 election tracking poll, boosted by broad disapproval of Donald Trump on two controversial issues: His treatment of women and his reluctance to endorse the election’s legitimacy. Likely voters by a vast 69-24 percent disapprove of Trump’s response to questions about his treatment of ...

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SNL Rips On Third Presidential Debate [VIDEO]

People recaps: Even after he accused them of “rigging” the election against him, Saturday Night Live wasn’t going to go easy on Donald Trump. The show took on the Republican presidential nominee in this weekend’s cold open, which focused on the third and final debate on Wednesday. Naturally, universally beloved Tom Hanks (who was hosting this weekend’s episode) was tapped ...

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Log Cabin Republicans Board Narrowly Votes Not To Endorse Trump Despite His Support From Members

Politico reports: The board of the nation’s largest group of LGBT Republicans has voted to not endorse Donald Trump, in a contentious decision that did not reflect the preference of many of its chapters. While the Log Cabin Republicans are united against Hillary Clinton, the group’s 14-member national board narrowly voted on Tuesday to “withhold” an endorsement of the Republican ...

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