Tag Archives: Hillary Clinton

Right Wing Site To GOP: Confirm Merrick Garland To SCOTUS Before Hillary Gives Us Someone Much Worse

Politico reports: RedState has a message for Senate Republicans: Confirm Merrick Garland for the Supreme Court now — before Hillary Clinton picks someone much worse next year. Leon Wolf, the managing editor of conservative blog RedState.com, wrote in a post Wednesday that with Ted Cruz dropping out of the race for the GOP nomination and Donald Trump positioned to take ...

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Bernie Sanders Wins Indiana Primary

Bernie Sanders has been projected to win the Indiana primary. At this writing he leads Hillary Clinton by three points. With a margin this close, winning has little impact on the number of delegates to be awarded.

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Erick Erickson: Hillary Won The Presidency Tonight

Right wing commentator Erick Erickson believes that Donald Trump secured the GOP nomination tonight and therefore Hillary Clinton is guaranteed to win in November. Erickson almost single-handedly spawned the #NeverTrump movement when he loudly disinvited Trump from a major conservative convention over the infamous “blood coming out of her whatever” attack on Megyn Kelly. Other social conservatives are also lamenting ...

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LIVE VIDEO: Indiana Primary Results

The polls in Indiana close at 6PM and it’s likely that Trump will be declared the winner almost immediately. Far less predictable is the Democratic race, as Clinton and Sanders were neck-and-neck in the latest poll. Watch the results come in below.

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Rachel Maddow Disses “Illogical” Bernie Sanders For Predicting Contested Dem Convention [VIDEO]

Last night Rachel Maddow devoted a segment of her show to calling out Bernie Sanders for his “illogical” math in predicting a contested Democratic convention at which he will attempt to flip superdelegates to his side. Watch below at the 9:00 mark. Maddow: “This is honestly fantastical. Which is not the same thing as fantastic. Please send your hate mail.”

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Bernie Sanders: The Convention Will Be Contested So Superdelegates Should Consider Backing Me [VIDEO]

Politico reports: Bernie Sanders predicted Sunday that Hillary Clinton would not win enough pledged delegates to claim the nomination ahead of the Democratic convention in Philadelphia, and he delivered his most forceful call yet for superdelegates in states he’s won to consider throwing their support to him. Speaking at the National Press Club in Washington, D.C., the Vermont senator argued ...

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Bernie Sanders: I Can Still Win The Nomination [VIDEO]

From CBS News: Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders admitted Sunday that his path to the Democratic nomination is an “uphill fight,” but vowed that he is still actively trying to win the race over former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton. “It’s an uphill fight, I admit it,” he said on CBS’ “Face the Nation.” “We need to win 65 percent of ...

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Bernie Sanders Drops Lawsuit Against DNC

The Sanders campaign yesterday dropped its lawsuit against the Democratic National Committee for restricting access to voter files. The Hill reports: The Sanders team said the investigation vindicated them and showed no evidence that they improperly accessed information belonging to Hillary Clinton’s campaign. “An independent investigation of the firewall failures in the DNC’s shared voter file database has definitively confirmed ...

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Carly Fiorina Issues First #CruzCarly Ad [VIDEO]

TIME recaps: Ted Cruz and Carly Fiorina have released the first advertisement of their joint campaign to stop Donald Trump and win the Republican nomination. The ad features Fiorina, the former CEO of Hewlett-Packard, speaking to the camera over footage her and Cruz clasping hands in victory. “Jobs. Freedom. Security. They feel out of reach because corrupt politicians have sold ...

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Hillary Fundraises Off Trump’s “Woman Card” Whine

Shades of Beyonce selling her own boycott merchandise. The Hill reports: Hillary Clinton’s presidential campaign is using comments GOP rival Donald Trump made earlier this week to raise money, asking supporters for donations in exchange for a “woman card.” After winning Republican contests Tuesday, Trump took aim at Clinton, saying she’s only doing well in the Democratic primaries because of ...

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Ralph Nader: Why Should Bernie Sanders Drop Out?

“Why should Bernie Sanders drop out? There could be a scandal with Hillary Clinton. Those transcripts and closed door meetings with the big bankers and other corporations could be released. He made a good point, Bernie, when he said he wants to go all the way to the convention so everyone — ending up in California, every voter can have ...

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Politico: 86% Of Reporters Think Hillary Will Win

Politico polled dozens of journalists about various aspects of the presidential race. The bottom line: When it comes to actually voting, 61 percent of our respondents said they think reporters should vote in elections they cover, but just under half said they’re not registered with a party. Asked whom they’ll vote for, the largest group said they either don’t know ...

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George Takei To Bernie Backers: End This “Family Squabble” And Unite Behind Hillary Clinton [VIDEO]

Raw Story recaps the clip below: Actor and activist George Takei released a video on Wednesday on his Facebook page urging fellow supporters of Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT) to unite behind fellow Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton. “Ultimately, we Democrats know that a bit of a tussle isn’t a bad thing — it makes us stronger. Keeps us sharp,” he ...

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Seth Meyers On The Veepstakes [VIDEO]

Salon recaps: “Late Night” host Seth Meyers last night took a “Closer Look” at Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump’s respective prospects for running mates. Clinton shrugged off a question on the matter from a CNN reporter over the weekend, saying she’s “just working hard to win on” yesterday’s Super Tuesday in the Northeast and Mid-Atlantic. “In Hillary’s defense, it’s not ...

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Hillary Clinton Wins Connecticut Primary

Hillary Clinton has been projected to win the Connecticut primary, meaning that the pollsters correctly called all of today’s races. I’ll post an update on how the delegates were awarded in the morning when we have the final vote tallies.

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Bernie Sanders Wins Rhode Island Primary

Bernie Sanders snapped Hillary Clinton’s streak tonight, taking the Rhode Island primary in what may be his sole win for the day. Only the Connecticut race remains to be called and the candidates are neck and neck there.

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Hillary Clinton Wins Delaware & Pennsylvania

Hillary Clinton has been projected to win the Delaware and Pennsylvania primaries. Will she sweep all five states as Trump has? Connecticut and Rhode Island remain too close to call at this writing.

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Donald Trump Wins Connecticut, Pennsylvania & Maryland Primaries, Hillary Clinton Wins Maryland

Donald Trump has been projected to win the Connecticut, Pennsylvania, and Maryland primaries. Hillary Clinton is the projected winner in Maryland. No surprises so far. Final voting tallies will determine the delegates awarded. UPDATE: Trump has completed the full sweep of all five states, also taking Delaware and Rhode Island.

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NBC Poll: Hillary +8 Over Donald Trump

Trump is surging on the GOP side. Politico reports: For the first time in the election cycle, Donald Trump has the support of half of Republican and Republican-leaning voters nationwide, according to the results of the latest NBC News/SurveyMonkey online weekly tracking poll released Tuesday. Ted Cruz and John Kasich, meanwhile, are stagnant or losing ground. Trump earned 50 percent, ...

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OPEN THREAD: Today’s Acela Primary

The media is calling today’s five contests the #AcelaPrimary after the high-speed (snort) Amtrak line that runs through the five states. Most expect sweeps for both Trump and Clinton, although Bernie Sanders stands a better shot of taking Rhode Island, today’s lone open primary state. Weigh in below with your predictions and your experience at the polls.

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