Tag Archives: Politico

Politico Editor Resigns After Doxing Nazi Leader

The Hill reports: An award-winning Politico national editor resigned Tuesday after publishing two home addresses of an “alt-right” leader. The abrupt departure happened after Politico’s Michael Hirsh published the private addresses of Richard Spencer, head of the National Policy Institute, which critics describe as a white nationalist organization. “Stop whining about Richard B. Spencer, Nazi, and exercise your rights as ...

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Hillary +3 In New Post-FBI Politico Poll

Politico reports: The race for the White House is tight, but it has not been radically changed by the FBI director’s bombshell announcement last week. Hillary Clinton has a slim three-point lead over Donald Trump one week before Election Day, according to a new POLITICO/Morning Consult poll conducted entirely after FBI Director James Comey announced the discovery of new emails ...

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DRAMATIC BUMP: Hillary +6 In New National Poll

Politico reports: Hillary Clinton has opened up a six-point lead over Donald Trump, erasing the New York billionaire’s slim national edge with five weeks until Election Day, according to a new POLITICO/Morning Consult poll of likely voters. Clinton leads Trump 42-36 in the four-way race for the White House. Gary Johnson garnered 9 percent, Jill Stein got 2 percent and ...

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FLORIDA: Republican US House Candidate Flips Out When Reporter Questions Donations [AUDIO]

Former Secret Service agent and GOP US House candidate Dan Bongino really doesn’t like it when reporters wonder why 94% his campaign donations have come from outside the district he’s running in. Politico reports: The dispute began on Twitter early in the day when Bongino bashed the Naples Daily News for writing “propaganda.” Asked by POLITICO reporter Marc Caputo about ...

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Melania Trump Responds: I Am Totally Here Legally

Via Talking Points Memo: Melania Trump responded to a Politico report Thursday suggesting she may have immigrated to the U.S. illegally as a model in the ’90s in a statement that claimed she has been “at all times in full compliance with the immigration laws of this country.” However, Trump did not provide the specifics that would have clarified the ...

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POLITICO: Did Melania Trump Immigrate Legally?

In a lengthy investigative piece published today, Politico raises questions about Melania Trump’s oft-told immigration story. Ironically, the scrutiny launched after the New York Post published those softcore lesbian porn shots, which many believe were leaked by Donald Trump himself in a failed attempt to distract from the still-raging controversy about the Khans. From Politico: While Trump and her husband, ...

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Politico: Inside Bernie Sanders’ “Last Bitter Days”

Late last night Politico left a lot of jaws on the ground with a blistering and lengthy look at the inside workings of the Sanders campaign. Here’s how the piece starts: There’s no strategist pulling the strings, and no collection of burn-it-all-down aides egging him on. At the heart of the rage against Hillary Clinton and the Democratic Party, the ...

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Politico: Ted Cruz Loves Being An Evil Prick

Yesterday big news was John Boehner saying that Ted Cruz is “Lucifer in the flesh.” According to a column published today by Politico, Cruz relishes every insult, even when they come from his side of the aisle. An excerpt: Of course, Cruz isn’t the first prick to inhabit politics. Lyndon Johnson, for example, famously enjoyed humiliating secretaries, senators and aides ...

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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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Politico: Trump Lied Over 60 Times Last Week

And that’s JUST in the last week. Via Politico: With the GOP front-runner scooping up delegates in a march toward the Republican nomination, POLITICO subjected a week’s worth of his words to our magazine’s fact-checking process. We chronicled 4.6 hours of stump speeches and press conferences, from a rally in Concord, N.C., on Monday to a rally on Friday in ...

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Politico: Tomorrow Could Be “Final Stand” For Sanders

From a lengthy piece posted this morning by Politico: Bernie Sanders’ campaign is desperately fighting to prove that Super Tuesday isn’t his final stand. The outlook is grim: He likely needs comfortable wins in at least five states to realistically keep pace in the delegate hunt. Coming off a deflating loss in Nevada and a thorough pummeling in South Carolina, ...

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Trolling Wars: Trump Vs Politico

After Donald Trump launched yet another serious of tweets against Politico, they trolled him right back today with a link to their story titled, “The 199 Most Donald Trump Things Donald Trump Has Ever Said.” As the title indicates, their story is a recounting of verbatim Donald Trump quotes over the last few years. A sample: “I have black guys ...

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At Least He’ll Always Have Breitbart

Donald Trump is determined to alienate the journalists at any outlet that reports on him. Except at Trump/Breitbart World Headquarters, where today they are accusing Fox News of bias in favor of Marco Rubio. This all just gets better and better.

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Barney Frank: Ditch Bernie Sanders

“Decades ago, Sanders made a principled choice to play a valuable part in our politics — the outsider within the system. He defied the uniquely American aversion to the word ‘socialism.’ We are, after all, the only Western democracy in which no self-identified socialist party has ever played a significant governmental role. While voting with the Democrats to organize first ...

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Headline Of The Day

Great piece on Politico. An excerpt: Negative national headlines on religious freedom continue to fuel a negative image of the entire party. Both in my private conversations with and in public (and private) polling, conservatives are moving ever closer to supporting full equity for LGBT Americans. Gallup’s Values and Beliefs poll released last month showed a more than 20 percentage-point ...

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Politico: Hillary Is Definitely In For 2016

Via Politico: Hillary Clinton is in the final stages of planning a presidential campaign that will most likely be launched in early April and has made decisions on most top posts, according to numerous Democrats in close contact with the Clintons and their aides. Campaign advisers say the likelihood of a campaign, long at 98 percent (she never really hesitated, ...

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Politico Poll: 52% Oppose Gay Marriage

According to a just published poll conducted by Politico, a thin majority of likely 2014 voters say they oppose same-sex marriage. Clear generational divides exist on the hot-button social issues of gay marriage and marijuana legalization, a new POLITICO poll of voters who will decide the most competitive House and Senate races finds. That split is starkest on the question ...

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POLITICO: Mitt Romney Wanted Homocon Ken Mehlman To Lead His Campaign

In a lengthy piece titled How Mitt Romney Stumbled, which slams his campaign chief Stuart Stevens, yesterday Politico claimed that at one time Romney wanted former RNC chairman Ken Mehlman to have the job. Politico’s brief mention of Mehlman: POLITICO has learned when Romney was gearing up for his 2012 run, he made never-before-reported overtures to Ken Mehlman, the manager ...

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Politico Looks At The Swing States

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New Politico/GWU Poll: Still Tied

The poll was conducted prior to the Ryan announcement, which usually provides a short-lived “excitement” bump for the non-incumbent. Details. Cross-tabs. Questions.

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