Tag Archives: Democrats

Clinton Campaign Warns Against Complacency

The Hill reports: As she heads toward the fall with a solid lead in the polls, Hillary Clinton and her team are warning donors and Democrats not to be complacent in the final stretch of the campaign. While the post-convention weeks in August have been a high point for Clinton and a disastrous period for her Republican challenger Donald Trump, ...

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Bad Lip Reading At The Dem Convention [VIDEO]

CBS News recaps: “See, I’m wearing my three hemp bracelets and just rappin’ at ya.” — Bill Clinton, 2016. OK, so that wasn’t actually a thing Bill Clinton said. But watch “Bad Lip Reading” do its thing with the Democratic National Convention, and you’ll see him almost kind of appear to say it. The candidate herself is, of course, featured ...

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PENNSYLVANIA: Dem AG Kathleen Kane Convicted Of Nine Perjury Counts In Grand Jury Leak [VIDEO]

CBS News reports: The state’s attorney general was convicted Monday of all nine counts in a perjury and obstruction case related to a grand jury leak. Attorney General Kathleen Kane showed little emotion as jurors announced their verdict late Monday. The jurors agreed the first-term Democrat leaked information about a 2009 grand jury probe to embarrass a rival prosecutor. Earlier, ...

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HAWAII: Openly Lesbian State Rep Who Voted Against Same-Sex Marriage Loses Democratic Primary

Back in 2013, Hawaii state Rep. Jo Jordan became the first openly LGBT legislator in history to vote against same-sex marriage, earning her wild praise from hate group leaders Tony Perkins and Brian Brown. Today JMG reader Donovan writes to let us know that Jordan lost her seat to a former Green Party member in Saturday’s Democratic primary. Good.

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BREAKING: Russian Hacker Posts Personal Contact Details For All Democratic Members Of US House

The Smoking Gun reports: After disappearing for a couple of weeks, the hacker “Guccifer 2.0” returned late this afternoon to provide a new headache for Democrats. In a post to his WordPress blog, the vandal–who previously provided nearly 20,000 Democratic National Committee e-mails to Wikileaks–uploaded an Excel file that includes the cell phone numbers and private e-mail addresses of every ...

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Democrats Demand That Secret Service Investigate Trump For Assassination Threat Against Hillary Clinton

The Hill reports: Sen. Chris Murphy (D-Conn.) says Donald Trump’s controversial line about “Second Amendment people” qualifies as an assassination threat against Hillary Clinton. Other Democrats joined Murphy in condemning Trump’s remarks. “This is simple – what Trump is saying is dangerous,” Clinton campaign manager Robby Mook said in a statement. “A person seeking to be President of the United ...

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Bernie Op-Ed: If You Voted For Me, Vote For Hillary

Bernie Sanders has written an op-ed for the Los Angeles Times. It begins: The conventions are over and the general election has officially begun. In the primaries, I received 1,846 pledged delegates, 46% of the total. Hillary Clinton received 2,205 pledged delegates, 54%. She received 602 superdelegates. I received 48 superdelegates. Hillary Clinton is the Democratic nominee and I will ...

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VIRGINIA: Dem Mayor Busted In Meth/Hook-Up Sting

NBC News reports: The mayor of Fairfax City, Virginia, was arrested early Friday after police say he tried to give methamphetamine to undercover detectives in exchange for sex. Mayor Richard “Scott” Silverthorne, 50, was arrested at a nearby Crowne Plaza Hotel as part of a sting operation, the Fairfax County Police Department said in a news release. He was charged ...

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PHOTOS: Seen At The Democratic Convention

In case you’re not following JMG on Facebook (and really, why aren’t you?) below are some of the photos I took at and around the Democratic convention. As you’ll see, I came across nutjob homocons, amusing vendors, Martin O’Malley, Terry McAuliffe, Jill Stein, Michael Dukakis, Adele Dazeem, Jim Obergefell, Howard Dean, and Barney Frank, whose husband was NOT having it ...

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Liberal Redneck On The DNC Email Scandal [VIDEO]

In his latest clip for the New York Daily News, viral YouTube star Trae Crowder weighs in on the email scandal that brought down Democratic National Committee chair Debbie Wasserman Schultz and inflamed Bernie Sanders supporters. As always, I won’t give away the jokes with a recap. Just stand by for a Russian accent. Watch below.

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The Final Night Of The DNC In Four Minutes [VIDEO]

As they did last week for the RNC, the Los Angeles Times has edited the final night of the Democratic Convention down to four money quote-filled minutes. This one, of course, you’ll actually enjoy. Watch below.

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REUTERS: The Clinton Campaign Has Been Hacked Too

Reuters reports: The computer network used by Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton’s campaign was hacked as part of a broad cyber attack on Democratic political organizations, people familiar with the matter told Reuters. The latest attack, which was disclosed to Reuters on Friday, follows reports of two other hacks on the Democratic National Committee and the party’s fundraising committee for ...

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Democrats Hit Again By Russian Hackers

Politico reports: Hackers apparently affiliated with Russian intelligence have launched a cyberattack targeting donors to the Democratic Party’s House campaign arm, sources and news reports said Thursday night, adding to the troubles unleashed by last week’s disclosure of embarrassing internal emails from the Democratic National Committee. The latest hack, aimed at the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee, was perpetrated by one ...

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LIVE VIDEO: Hillary Accepts Democratic Nomination

The 2016 Democratic National Convention comes to its climax over the next few hours as Hillary Clinton formally accepts her historic nomination. Watch below. Speakers still to come include Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Wolf, former Michigan Gov. Jennifer Granholm, Sen. Sherrod Brown, and NAACP North Carolina head William Barber, whom I had the pleasure of meeting last year. Sometime around 10PM, ...

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Tony Perkins Has The DNC Platform Sadz

Tony Perkins is ever so pissed that the Democratic Party platform does not endorse discrimination in the name of White Jesus. Via press release: Common sense isn’t the only thing that fell by the wayside in the DNC platform — so did religious liberty. America’s first freedom didn’t make the cut in what everyone agrees is the most radical document ...

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LIVE VIDEO: Final Night Of Democratic Convention

Within the hour, 2016 Democratic National Convention chair Marcia Fudge will gavel to order the final (and arguably, gayest) night of the week. Watch below. Among the speakers leading off the afternoon program are HRC chairman Chad Griffin, openly gay US Rep. Sean Maloney, trans activist Sarah McBride, and staunch LGBT ally and former Philadelphia Mayor Michael Nutter.  We’ll start ...

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Mother Of Pulse Massacre Victim Delivers Tearful Plea For Gun Control At Democratic Convention [VIDEO]

Rolling Stone reports: On Wednesday, Christine Leinonen gave one of the most moving, heartwrenching speeches at the Democratic National Convention thus far. The mother of Christopher “Drew” Leinonen, one of the 49 shooting victims killed by Omar Mateen after he opened fire in Pulse Nightclub in Orlando, appeared at the DNC to speak of the loss of her only child ...

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LIVE VIDEO: Obama Headlines Dem Convention

The headliners for the third night of the 2016 Democratic National Convention are about to begin speaking. On the roster are Sen. Sherrod Brown, Jill Biden, Joe Biden, Atlanta Mayor Kasim Reed, Michael Bloomberg, and President Obama. Watch below.

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Bernie Sanders Backer Nina Turner Leads Supporters In Second Protest Inside DNC Media Pavilion [VIDEO]

For the second night in a row, a group of Bernie Sanders supporters have marched into the DNC media pavilion, this time led by top Sanders backer Nina Turner, who claims that she was barred from delivering a nominating speech for Sanders last night. Watch below. Tonight’s protest, so far, is far calmer than last night’s mayhem when dozens of ...

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LIVE VIDEO: Democratic Convention Day Three

The third day of the Democratic National Convention will be gaveled to order at 4PM by chairperson Rep. Marcia Fudge. Watch below. The first half the program is quite busy, with speeches by Gavin Newsom, Bill De Blasio, Jesse Jackson, and Harry Reid among many others. Later I’ll start a second thread for tonight’s headliners, who include President Obama, Tim ...

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