Tag Archives: Hillary Clinton

John Oliver On The Latest Email Probe [VIDEO]

Via Deadline: “We did not want to talk about the election at all this week. We so badly wanted to give everyone a break,” John Oliver apologized to viewers at the top of Sunday’s Last Week Tonight. The show had to dump a segment about pirates running for election in Iceland, he said regretfully, mourning the scrubbing of “some solid …

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LIVE VIDEO: Hillary Holds Wilton Manors Rally

UPDATE: The event has begun. At 3PM today Hillary Clinton will hold a rally at The Manor, the largest of the 15 or so gay nightclubs that crowd the main strip of Wilton Manors. I’m putting this post up a little early just to give you a heads-up. From the Fort Lauderale Sun-Sentinel: The appearance shows the importance the Clinton …

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Howard Dean: Comey Has Put Himself On Putin’s Side

Mediaite mocks: Yes, but Russia. That seems to be a common refrain amongst certain Democrats these days whenever anything about Hillary Clinton‘s emails is brought up. But now that FBI Director James Comey announced the discovery of emails possibly relevant to their Clinton investigation, Howard Dean sent out this shark-jumping tweet. That’s Howard Dean saying the head of the FBI …

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REPORT: Comey Defied Lynch With Senate Letter

The New Yorker reports: On Friday, James Comey, the director of the Federal Bureau of Investigation, acting independently of Attorney General Loretta Lynch, sent a letter to Congress saying that the F.B.I. had discovered e-mails that were potentially relevant to the investigation of Hillary Clinton’s private server. Coming less than two weeks before the Presidential election, Comey’s decision to make …

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WaPo: Britain’s Daily Mail Prompted New FBI Probe

From the Washington Post: This is the sentence, published in September by the Daily Mail, that led to Hillary Clinton’s new FBI woes: “Anthony Weiner carried on a months-long online sexual relationship with a 15-year-old girl during which she claims he asked her to dress up in ‘school-girl’ outfits for him on a video messaging application and pressed her to …

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Hillary +2 In New ABC/WaPo National Poll

Politico reports: Hillary Clinton’s lead over Donald Trump has plummeted to just a 2-point margin, according to a new national poll out Saturday conducted even before the FBI director said in a letter to Congress that new evidence had been discovered concerning Clinton’s improper use of a personal email server while secretary of state. The ABC News/Washington Post tracking poll, …

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BREAKING: FBI Director Sends Letter To Senate Announcing Investigation Of New Hillary Emails

NBC News reports: The FBI will re-open its investigation into Hillary Clinton’s use of a private email server, bureau director James Comey said in a letter to the Senate Judiciary Committee on Friday. “In connection with an unrelated case, the FBI has learned of the existence of emails that appear to be pertinent to the investigation … I agreed that …

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REPORT: Hillary Considers Biden For Secretary Of State

CNN reports: Vice President Joe Biden’s name has been mentioned, among others, as a potential choice for Secretary of State in a would-be Hillary Clinton administration, according to sources connected to the campaign and the transition team. Those sources also caution that his name is one among many under consideration to be presented to Clinton in the event of forming …

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Nate Silver: There Are Clearer Signs Of A Tighter Race

This morning Nate Silver noted that there are “clearer signs” that the presidential race is tightening. Here’s what he wrote yesterday before today’s slight change to his predictive map: Pretty much everyone has an incentive to push the narrative that the presidential race is tightening. The television networks would like for you to keep tuning in to their horse-race coverage. …

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Quinnipiac Poll: Hillary Tied In Iowa And Georgia

Encouraging: Less than two weeks before the election, Hillary Clinton is pulling even with Donald Trump in a traditionally red state and cutting into his lead in one of the few swing states he was likely to carry. According to a Quinnipiac University poll of swing-states, Clinton is tied with Trump at 44 percentage points in Iowa and behind by …

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Mother Of Pulse Victim Stars In Pro-Hillary Ad: If You Love Somebody Gay, You Can’t Vote Trump [VIDEO]

Pink News recaps: A mother who lost her son in the Orlando Pulse massacre has spoken out ahead of the Presidential election. Christopher Leinonen died in the horrific attack in June, when a gunman opened fire in the Pulse gay club, killing 49 people and injuring 53. “Think about Christopher. He lost his right to vote. You still have the …

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Man Smart (Women Smarter): FLOTUS Features In New Pro-Hillary Ad Starring Female Pioneers [VIDEO]

USA Today reports: A new ad from a political action committee is focused on the possibility of Hillary Clinton making history as the first woman president of the United States. The ad — titled Man Smart (Woman Smarter) and featuring the song of the same name — opens with a shot of Michelle Obama and her quote: “So much history …

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PENNSYLVANIA: Hillary +7 In New York Times Poll

Via Politico: Hillary Clinton leads Donald Trump in Pennsylvania, according to a new poll out Thursday that shows Trump’s path to an Electoral College majority remains a tight-rope walk. The Siena College poll, conducted for The New York Times’ “Upshot” data-journalism microsite, shows Clinton leading Trump, 46 percent to 39 percent. Libertarian Gary Johnson is at 6 percent, and Green …

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Hillary +14 In New Associated Press National Poll

The Associated Press reports: Hillary Clinton appears on the cusp of a potentially commanding victory over Donald Trump, fueled by solid Democratic turnout in early voting, massive operational advantages and increasing enthusiasm among her supporters. A new Associated Press-GfK poll released Wednesday finds the Democratic nominee has grabbed significant advantages over her Republican rival with just 12 days left before …

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Hillary’s Victory Party Set For NYC’s Javits Center

Politico reports: Hillary Clinton’s election night celebration will be at the Jacob K. Javits Center on the West Side of Manhattan. Clinton’s campaign sent out a “save the date” to offices on Capitol Hill alerting lawmakers and their aides about the event, noting that they will be sending out “additional information shortly.” The email came from Clinton’s “political team” and …

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Hillary +9 In New National USA Today Poll

USA Today reports: As the most caustic campaign in modern American history nears its close, Hillary Clinton has built a formidable lead over Donald Trump approaching 10 percentage points, a USA TODAY/Suffolk University Poll finds. But she faces a deeply divided nation that is alarmed about the prospect of Election Day violence and what may be ahead. A 51% majority …

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FLORIDA: Trump +2 In New Bloomberg Poll

Yikes: A new poll puts Donald Trump ahead of Hillary Clinton by 2 percentage points in Florida, good news for the GOP nominee, whose campaign has been starved for positive headlines in recent weeks. The Manhattan billionaire leads the former secretary of state among Floridians likely to vote, 45 percent to 43 percent, according to the Bloomberg Politics poll, released …

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Hillary Issues Somber “Closing Argument” Ads [VIDEO]

Yahoo News reports: Hillary Clinton’s campaign is debuting some of her closing arguments in her campaign ads, including a spot that is narrated by Morgan Freeman. Titled “Example,” the spot contrasts Clinton’s career with that of Donald Trump, positioning it as a choice of “who will we entrust our country and their future to.” For example, the ad presents Clinton …

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New Hillary Ad Features Woman Denied Apartment By Trump Company Because She Is Black [VIDEO]

Via Mediaite: Meet Mae Wiggins. She is a woman of color who was told by the Trump Corporation that there were no apartments available for her to rent. When she took her suspicions that they were lying to her over to the New York Human Rights Commission, they sent a white couple, per the standard practice of the time, to …

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ARIZONA: New Monmouth Poll Shows Dead Heat

Politico reports: Two weeks out from Election Day and Arizona is a toss-up, according to a Monmouth University poll released Tuesday afternoon. Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton are deadlocked in Arizona, a state that has gone red in 15 of the last 16 presidential elections and where Trump leads by just 1 percentage point. In a four-way race, Trump tops …

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