2016 Election

LIVE VIDEO: Vice Presidential Debate

Tim Kaine and Mike Pence square off tonight in the only vice presidential debate. The candidates are due to take the stage at 9PM Eastern and embedded below is the pre-debate coverage from CNN. Join in and watch along with us after you enjoy your Taco Tuesday dinner. (PS: It’s also National Taco Day!)

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GOPremature Ejaculation: Mike Pence Was “The Clear Winner” Of Tonight’s Debate (Which Hasn’t Started Yet)

The Republican Party has egg on their faces, again, after publishing their analysis of the debate, which of course was won by Mike Pence. Yes, they’re talking about the debate that doesn’t begin for 90 minutes. Below are more screencaps of their psychic look into the near future.

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Disgraced Pastor Mark Burns: Trump Is The Winston Churchill Of Our Time Because We’re Literally At War

Yahoo News reports: Pastor Mark Burns, a prominent Donald Trump surrogate, on Tuesday defended the GOP nominee’s unorthodox pitch to black voters. Burns argued that Trump recognizes “there is no such thing as the African-American community” and speaks to voters as Americans instead of “pandering.” “I think the real question is not ‘What is Donald Trump going to do specifically ...

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Hacker Posts Alleged Clinton Foundation Files

Politico reports: A hacker persona with alleged ties to the Russian government has posted what the hacker claims are files stolen from the Clinton Foundation. “Hillary Clinton and her staff don’t even bother about the information security,” the hacker calling himself “Guccifer 2.0” wrote in the post revealing the files. “It was just a matter of time to gain access ...

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Gary Johnson: Leaders Who Know Geography Are Dangerous Because They Know Where To Start Wars

Yep. He said that. Watch the video. Business Insider reports: Libertarian presidential candidate Gary Johnson told MSNBC’s Andrea Mitchell on Tuesday that being able to “dot the I’s and cross the T’s on foreign leaders and geographical locations” allows leaders “to put our military in harm’s way.” Johnson was responding to questions about his latest foreign policy gaffes, including one ...

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Bill Clinton Makes Case For Single-Payer, Calls Obamacare “The Craziest Thing The World” [VIDEO]

Setting the stage for single-payer already? CNN reports: Bill Clinton criticized President Barack Obama’s signature policy reform while on the stump for his wife, Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton, calling Obamacare “the craziest thing in the world.” Speaking Monday at a Democratic rally in Flint, Michigan, the former president ripped into the Affordable Care Act (ACA) for flooding the health ...

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NORTH CAROLINA: Hillary +5, Cooper +4 In New Poll

The Raleigh News & Observer reports: A new poll shows that Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton has gained ground in North Carolina after last week’s debate. The Elon University Poll shows she has a 5.5-point lead over Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump, compared with a virtual tie two weeks ago. “We are seeing an unusually strong post-debate bump for Clinton ...

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Kellyanne Conway: You Can See The Fruit Of Donald Trump’s Genius All Over New York City [VIDEO]

Politico reports: Donald Trump campaign manager Kellyanne Conway said Tuesday that her boss has “paid hundreds of millions of dollars in taxes over decades,” pushing back against reports that the Manhattan billionaire could have used provisions in the tax code to avoid paying federal income tax for up to 18 years. “You look around New York, and other cities, but ...

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PENNSYLVANIA: Hillary +9 In New Poll

The good polls keep coming: Hillary Clinton has extended her lead to nine points over Donald Trump in the key battleground state of Pennsylvania, a new poll finds. Clinton has 47 percent support to Trump’s 38 percent, according to a Franklin & Marshall College Poll released Tuesday. Libertarian nominee Gary Johnson has five percent, with Green Party nominee Jill Stein ...

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Seth Meyers On Trump’s Terrible Week [VIDEO]

Raw Story recaps: Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump had a terrible week, last week. Never mind becoming a laughing stock on Saturday Night Live, his bizarre accusations in Manheim, Pennsylvania that Hillary Clinton is cheating on her husband or his Twitter rant at 3 a.m., which lacks control and temperament. Now, it seems Trump is having his Mitt Romney 47 ...

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Megyn Kelly Goes Off On Trump’s Taxes [VIDEO]

Via Mediaite: Megyn Kelly acknowledges that if Donald Trump hasn’t paid federal income taxes for 18 years, it’s perfectly legal. That doesn’t mean she’s happy about it. She spoke tonight on The Kelly File about how Trump “screwed” the little guys and gave some of his supporters a chance to respond. A frustrated Kelly said it’s hard to talk about ...

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WIKIFIZZLE: Julian Assange’s Much-Heralded Berlin Press Conference Produces No “October Surprise”

The Hill reports: A Tuesday morning WikiLeaks press event in Berlin did not produce an “#OctoberSurprise” to derail the Hillary Clinton presidential campaign that many had expected. “I’ve seen the internet and I understand there is enormous expectation in the United States,” said WikiLeaks editor Julian Assange via video conference at the event, celebrating the 10-year anniversary of the document-leaking ...

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SOURCE: The New York Daily News Also Got Trump’s 1995 Tax Return But They Couldn’t Vet Its Authenticity

CNN Money reports: The New York Times wasn’t the only news outlet to receive documents from Donald Trump’s tax returns. But they were the only ones to successfully vet them. Around September 23, the day a manila envelope with a Trump Organization return address showed up in the mailbox of Times Metro reporter Susanne Craig, a similar envelope arrived in ...

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New CNN Post-Debate Poll Shows Hillary +5

This is the second major poll showing a nice bounce for Hillary today. The Hill reports: A new CNN/ORC poll finds Hillary Clinton opening up a 5-point lead over Donald Trump since last week’s presidential debate. Clinton leads Trump 47 percent to 42 percent with likely voters in the CNN/ORC survey released Monday. A CNN/ORC poll conducted before the contest ...

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Hillary Jabs Trump: What Kind Of Business “Genius” Loses One Billion Dollars In A Single Year? [VIDEO]

The Hill reports: Hillary Clinton ripped Donald Trump over the report in The New York Times that he may have turned a nearly $1 billion loss into 18 years of not owing taxes, saying he was “taking from America with both hands, leaving the rest of us with the bill.” The tax story was the centerpiece of Clinton’s argument on ...

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Wikileaks: We’ll Now Do Our Big Reveal From Berlin

The Daily Mail reports: WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange cancelled a planned appearance to mark the 10th anniversary of his organization from the balcony of the Ecuadorian embassy in London over security fears on Sunday. He had been planning to give a speech – amid claims he was about to release damaging information about Clinton which some claimed could be an ...

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Senior Trump Advisor: That Tax Return Is Fake (And If It’s Not, NY Times Reporters Should Be Jailed) [VIDEO]

Via Raw Story: Boris Epshteyn, a senior adviser for Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump, suggested that New York Times reporters should face jail time for reporting on the billionaire’s tax returns. According to Epshteyn, the New York Times report that raised questions about tax evasion was based on “alleged documents,” even though the tax returns were verified by the candidate’s ...

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Alex Jones: The Next Debate Will Also Be Totally Rigged Because Anderson Cooper Works For The CIA

Media Matters has the transcript: “Notice it just came out today, the debate commission said yes, his mic was cutting in and out. It was getting faded down. And it was not being broadcast to the audience so that they could cheer. Ladies and gentlemen, that was 100 percent setup. Just like Lester Holt and the hand signals and Lester ...

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New Hillary Ad Hits Trump On Tax Reveal [VIDEO]

BOOM: A new video released by Hillary Clinton’s campaign alleges that “Donald Trump is a business failure who has gotten rich at your expense.” “That’s what three pages of his tax returns show,” the video wraps by saying. “Imagine what he’s hiding in the rest.” The video, posted Monday morning to Clinton’s Twitter account, follows the bombshell report from the ...

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John Oliver Rips Hannity Over Online Polls [VIDEO]

Via Mediaite: One of the subjects of Oliver’s takedown was Trump’s good pal Sean Hannity, who at this point is operating less like a TV show host and more like a BFF of Trump’s who happens to be on TV. Hannity this week propelled the myth of the user-generated polls — which allegedly indicate that Trump “won” last Monday’s debate ...

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