2016 Election

Trump Tweets Insults As Pence Declares That Clinton Campaign Is Nothing But An “Avalanche Of Insults”

At the same time that Mike Pence was claiming that the Clinton campaign is nothing but “an avalanche of insults,” Donald Trump was retweeting the above messages, one of which tagged the account of a white supremacist. The Washington Post reports: Before the vice-presidential debate began, we wrote it was a sure bet that one of the headlines from this …

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NRA Launches Biggest Pro-Trump Ad Buy Yet [VIDEO]

Via Politico: The National Rifle Association is out with its biggest ad buy to date, pushing a sympathetic, young voice for gun rights and Donald Trump’s candidacy. Starting Wednesday, the NRA is spending $6.5 million on a spot featuring a 26-year-old lawyer named Kristi McMains, who said the pistol in her purse saved her life when a man attacked her …

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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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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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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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