• In swipe at Trump, Clinton names Merkel as her favorite world leader

    By nmccaskill@politico.com (Nolan D. McCaskill) Hillary Clinton trolled two White House opponents with a single response, dinging Gary Johnson and Donald Trump by naming Angela Merkel as her favorite world leader. The Democratic presidential nominee on Thursday joined the discussion about politicians’ favorite world leaders, a topic that went viral when Johnson, the Libertarian nominee, […]

  • Donald Trump Favorable Rating – Unfavorable 62%, Favorable 33% (Gallup 9/22-9/28)

    By The Huffington Post Polling Method: Live Phone Donald Trump Favorable Rating Adults , ±2.0 percentage points Favorable: 33.0% Unfavorable: 62.0% No opinion: 5.0% Hillary Clinton Favorable Rating Adults , ±2.0 percentage points Favorable: 41.0% Unfavorable: 55.0% No opinion: 4.0% …read more Read more here: Donald Trump Favorable Rating – Unfavorable 62%, Favorable 33% (Gallup […]

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    President Obama wants Colin Kaepernick and his critics to listen to each other. But Kaepernick already does.

    By Victoria M. Massie The president tried find middle ground, and missed the point. At a CNN town hall meeting on Wednesday, President Barack Obama continued to support 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick‘s silent protests against police brutality, with just one caveat: that Kaepernick should listen to his critics’ pain. First Lt. James Sutter, dressed in […]

  • Trump ignores advice and launches Bill Clinton attack

    By estokols@politico.com (Eli Stokols) Everyone but Donald Trump and his most ardent supporters recognize that Donald Trump lost Monday night’s debate. And because of the candidate’s stubborn disbelief in his ability to do anything but win, Trump lost the post-debate period too. Now he’s doubling down. Despite warnings from fellow Republicans against insulting a beauty […]

  • FBI investigating hack of GOP operative’s email

    By bschreckinger@politico.com (Ben Schreckinger) The FBI is investigating the email hacking of a Republican operative who believes she was targeted by allies of Donald Trump in a bizarre online “cat-fishing” scheme. Communications strategist Cheri Jacobus said agents from the bureau have contacted her twice since last week about the hack, in which she says thousands […]

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    What the Debates Again Need: Journalist Panels

    By Bill Whalen Crystal ball predictions at this time of the year are for suckers, but the smart money says conservatives will again complain about media bias after the next presidential debate, which is Oct. 9 in St. Louis. That’s because the right has a history with one of the evening’s co-moderators, ABC’s Martha Raddatz. […]

  • Hill Republicans bet it all on Pence

    By mnussbaum@politico.com (Matthew Nussbaum) John McCain pointed to the door of Senate subway train, telling a reporter recently to get out “if you’re going to ask about Trump.” Informed instead the subject was Mike Pence, McCain relaxed, as the Arizona senator and 2008 GOP presidential nominee invited the reporter to ride along. McCain’s willingness to […]

  • 2016 Utah CD-04 – Love 53%, Owens 35% (Dan Jones & Associates/The Salt Lake Tribune 9/12-9/19)

    By The Huffington Post Polling Method: Live Phone/Online If the November general election in Utah’s 4th Congressional District were today, whom would you vote for? 409 Likely Voters , ±4.84 percentage points Republican candidate Mia Love: 53.0% Democratic candidate Doug Owens: 35.0% Constitution candidate Colin Simosen: 3.0% Don’t Know: 8.0% …read more Read more here: […]

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    Marvel’s Luke Cage: 5 things to know about the new Netflix show

    By Alex Abad-Santos The best thing about Netflix’s Luke Cage is Misty Knight. Luke Cage is coming. On Friday, September 30, Netflix will release the entire season of the show for subscribers to stream. It’s Netflix’s third series — after Daredevil and Jessica Jones — centering on heroes from Marvel Comics, and the first to […]