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|Rep. Louie Gohmert: Clinton is 'mentally impaired'|
Rep. Louie Gohmert called for prayers for Hillary Clinton on Friday — but they weren’t for her to win.
1643 points by USA Today | Hillary Rodham Clinton John McCain Disability Barack Obama 2008 singles Adoption and Safe Families Act President of the United States George W. Bush
|Hillary Clinton's plane: 5 things to know|
The Democratic nominee is getting plenty of use out of her new jet.
34 points by USA Today | Westchester County New York White Plains New York Westchester County Airport President of the United States Hillary Rodham Clinton Airline Bill Clinton Rob Astorino
|Hillary Clinton to visit ground zero on 9/11|
Campaign 2016 updates: With Trump's resilience, Clinton can't afford to coast Sept. 9, 2016, 8:32 a.m. After his stop in Washington, D.C., Donald Trump heads to Florida on Friday. Hillary Clinton can't coast in this election against Donald Trump's resilienceTrump plans another visit to Capitol...
38 points by Los Angeles Times | Democratic Party George W. Bush Hillary Rodham Clinton Bill Clinton President of the United States Vice President of the United States George H. W. Bush Barack Obama
|Bill Clinton, After a Year of Restraint, Unleashes an Impassioned Self-Defense|
In a series of swing-state appearances this week, Mr. Clinton struck back at criticism of the family foundation, by turns sarcastic and almost pleading.
11620 points by The New York Times | Bill Clinton Hillary Rodham Clinton Barack Obama Democratic Party George W. Bush President of the United States Lewinsky scandal United States presidential election 2008
|The cost of repealing our motorcycle helmet law|
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64 points by Detroit Free Press | Barack Obama Donald Trump Hillary Rodham Clinton Democratic Party Bill Clinton United States presidential election 2008 Republican Party President of the United States
|Clinton tries, again, to share warmer side|
Campaign 2016 updates: With Trump's resilience, Clinton can't afford to coast Sept. 9, 2016, 8:20 a.m. After his stop in Washington, D.C., Donald Trump heads to Florida on Friday. Hillary Clinton can't coast in this election against Donald Trump's resilienceTrump plans another visit to Capitol...
17 points by Los Angeles Times | Voting Elections Presumptive nominee Hillary Rodham Clinton President of the United States United States presidential election 2008 Poll Candidate
|GOP congressman: Clinton is 'mentally impaired'|
Rep. Louie Gohmert, one of the GOP congressional caucus' most unfiltered members, told the annual Values Voter Summit that Clinton's health problems are being covered up by the media.
775 points by The Washington Post | Hillary Rodham Clinton The National Enquirer Fox News Channel Sean Hannity Joke Hannity Mass media Fox Broadcasting Company
|Louie Gohmert mocks Hillary Clinton memory gaps from FBI interviews|
Rep. Louie Gohmert got some laughs at the annual Values Voters Summit Friday by poking fun at the gaps in what Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton recalls during her time as secretary of state. "I do want to warn since most people here are Christians and I am serious about ...
422 points by The Washington Times | Hillary Rodham Clinton Barack Obama United States Secretary of State President of the United States John McCain Bill Clinton United States Cabinet Adoption and Safe Families Act
|Dustin Moskovitz, Facebook co-founder, donates $20 million to Democrats, liberal causes|
Arguing that the 2016 election cycle is a "referendum" on the direction of American society, Facebook co-founder Dustin Moskovitz said he and wife Cari Tuna are endorsing Hillary Clinton for president and will contribute $20 million to Democratic campaign groups and liberal causes this year. Mr. Moskovitz made the announcement ...
82 points by The Washington Times | Elections Dustin Moskovitz Referendum Democracy Initiative Bill Clinton Hillary Rodham Clinton President of the United States
|Facebook co-founder pledging $20 million to defeat Donald Trump|
A billionaire Facebook co-founder says he is giving $20 million to help defeat Donald Trump, calling the Republican presidential candidate divisive and dangerous.
3 points by The Denver Post | President of the United States Bill Clinton Democratic Party Barack Obama United States Hillary Rodham Clinton George W. Bush Republican Party
|Hillary Clinton’s email server is why this race is even close|
A new poll shows 62 percent says it's "an important indicator of her character."
243 points by The Washington Post | Voting E-mail President of the United States Poll Bill Clinton Hillary Rodham Clinton 2016 Voter turnout
|A House Republican already wants to impeach Hillary Clinton|
Theoretically, could they? Would they?
1421 points by The Washington Post | United States House of Representatives United States Congress Bill Clinton President of the United States United States Senate Hillary Rodham Clinton Democratic Party Impeachment of Bill Clinton
|Hillary Clinton describes overcoming sexism in college to Humans of New York|
Eric DuVallNEW YORK, Sept. 9 (UPI) -- Hillary Clinton opened up to the online interview project Humans of New York about the sexism she's faced and how it affects her ability to connect with voters.
3 points by UPI | Emotion New York City United Press International New York Hillary Rodham Clinton Democratic Party Westchester County New York Kirsten Gillibrand
|Trump allies say he now believes Obama born in U.S. -- but what does Trump say?|
Campaign 2016 updates: With Trump's resilience, Clinton can't afford to coast Sept. 9, 2016, 6:40 a.m. After his stop in Washington, D.C., Donald Trump heads to Florida on Friday. Hillary Clinton can't coast in this election against Donald Trump's resilienceTrump plans another visit to Capitol...
22 points by Los Angeles Times | Barack Obama Democratic Party United States President of the United States United States presidential election 2008 Hillary Rodham Clinton George W. Bush Republican Party
|Bill Clinton to make campaign stop in Pittsburgh today|
Former president and potential future first spouse Bill Clinton is coming to Pittsburgh today to stump for his wife, Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton, and her running mate Sen. Tim Kaine of Virginia.
140 points by Pittsburgh Post-Gazette | Bill Clinton George W. Bush Democratic Party President of the United States Hillary Rodham Clinton Barack Obama George H. W. Bush United States House of Representatives
|Facebook co-founder jumps into politics for first time - with $20 million to help Hillary Clinton and Democratic candidates|
Dustin Moskovitz, a co-founder of Facebook, and his wife, Cari Tuna, announced they were making their first foray into political giving with a massive investment to combat Donald Trump and the GOP.
6129 points by The Washington Post | Democratic Party Bill Clinton John McCain Hillary Rodham Clinton Dustin Moskovitz Warren Buffett George W. Bush Donald Trump
|Hillary Clinton talks about God|
Hillary Clinton found religion Thursday night — offering a rare address on her faith, her duty to love and humility. “Humility is not something you hear much about in politics, is it? But we should. None of us is perfect,” the Democratic presidential candidate told the National Baptist Convention in Kansas City. “It isn’t easy,...
188 points by New York Post | Bill Clinton President of the United States Hillary Rodham Clinton Democratic Party George W. Bush Criminal justice Law Barack Obama
|Texas Take: September 9, 2016|
Texas Take for Friday, Sept. 9, 2016
-1 points by The Houston Chronicle | Vladimir Putin Donald Trump Hillary Rodham Clinton Columbine High School massacre George W. Bush Bill Clinton Boris Yeltsin Ivana Trump
|The Daily 202: Did Obama squander an opportunity by nominating Merrick Garland?|
Another nominee might have motivated Democrats more
104 points by The Washington Post | Democratic Party Barack Obama Bill Clinton Hillary Rodham Clinton Joe Biden Donald Trump George W. Bush President of the United States
|PolitiFact: Clinton’s email defense checks out|
During NBC’s “Commandr-in-Chief Forum” on Sept. 7, Hillary Clinton said: “Classified material has a header which says ‘top-secret, secret, confidential.’ Nothing, and I will repeat this and this is verified in the report by the Department of Justice, none of the emails sent or received by me had suc...
4 points by Concord Monitor | Secrecy Classified information Hillary Rodham Clinton E-mail Federal Bureau of Investigation United States Department of Justice Espionage Information sensitivity
|PolitiFact: Trump did support Libya intervention|
During NBC’s “Commander-in-Chief Forum” on Sept. 7, Hillary Clinton said Donald Trump is “on record extensively supporting (the) intervention in Libya.”Our rulingClinton said Trump is on record “extensively” supporting the attacks that unseated Libya’s Gadhafi. We actually didn’t find that many comm...
3 points by Concord Monitor | Donald Trump University of Pennsylvania Hillary Rodham Clinton Ivana Trump Fred Trump
|Facebook co-founder promises $20 million to stop Trump|
Campaign 2016 updates: With Trump's resilience, Clinton can't afford to coast Sept. 9, 2016, 5:47 a.m. After his stop in Washington, D.C., Donald Trump heads to Florida on Friday. Hillary Clinton can't coast in this election against Donald Trump's resilienceTrump plans another visit to Capitol...
712 points by Los Angeles Times | Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee Dustin Moskovitz Facebook Democratic Party Hillary Rodham Clinton Barack Obama Mark Zuckerberg George W. Bush
|US media, Trump’s own campaign freak out about his interview on ‘Kremlin RT’|
Republican president candidate Donald Trump’s interview with Larry King, which aired on RT America Thursday night, is fueling the flames of growing US propaganda against Russia, even within his own campaign. Read Full Article at RT.com
1054 points by Russia Today | George W. Bush President of the United States Barack Obama Democratic Party Hillary Rodham Clinton John McCain Bill Clinton Russia
|Trump campaign: Comments on Putin are an indication that we'll 'work with people'|
Donald Trump's campaign manager on Friday qualified Mr. Trump's recently praises of Russian President Vladimir Putin by saying the GOP presidential nominee is demonstrating a willingness to work with others and that Mr. Trump doesn't agree with Russia's political system. "He's not praising him so much as saying that we'll ...
10 points by The Washington Times | Vladimir Putin Russia George W. Bush Boris Yeltsin Prime Minister of Russia Dmitry Medvedev Hillary Rodham Clinton President of Russia
|Include Gary Johnson and Jill Stein in presidential debates|
Jill Stein and Gary Johnson are likely to be excluded unless a strong public voice is raised to the Commission on Presidential Debates and mainstream media to have them included.
27 points by The Denver Post | Election Elections Voting system Donald Trump Hillary Rodham Clinton Mass media American Jews Voting
|Facebook cofounder pledges $20M to defeat Trump|
A billionaire Facebook co-founder says he is giving $20 million to help defeat Donald Trump.
13 points by Las Vegas Review-Journal | President of the United States Bill Clinton Democratic Party Barack Obama United States Hillary Rodham Clinton George W. Bush Republican Party
|Facebook co-founder pledging $20M to defeat Trump|
Dustin Moskovitz calls the Republican presidential candidate divisive and dangerous
-1 points by The Detroit News | President of the United States Bill Clinton Democratic Party Barack Obama Hillary Rodham Clinton United States George W. Bush Republican Party
|For the Record: Gap narrows, plot thickens between Clinton and Trump|
A new batch of swing state polling dropped Thursday, showing Hillary Clinton’s lead over Donald Trump shrinking in some key states.
26 points by USA Today | Barack Obama President of the United States United States Hillary Rodham Clinton Swing state Democratic Party Donald Trump Bill Clinton
|Giuliani claims Trump suddenly 'confirms' Obama was born in U.S.|
"I confirm that and Donald Trump now confirms that,” the former New York City mayor said.
1809 points by Daily News | George W. Bush President of the United States Hillary Rodham Clinton Rudy Giuliani United States presidential election 2008 Barack Obama Iraq War John McCain
|Donald Trump: I'd rather face Hillary Clinton alone on the debate stage|
Donald Trump says he'd prefer to face Hillary Clinton one-on-one in the upcoming presidential debate. "No, I'd rather [it] be Hillary and myself because we're the only two with a chance of winning," Mr. Trump told RT's Larry King when asked about the debate lineup. Libertarian Party presidential nominee Gary ...
15 points by The Washington Times | Vladimir Putin Donald Trump Boris Yeltsin George W. Bush Ivana Trump Fred Trump Dmitry Medvedev Hillary Rodham Clinton
|Donald Trump, ahead in new Ohio poll, swings through Cleveland: Ohio Politics Roundup|
Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump visits a Cleveland charter school to talk education. The billionaire leads Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton in Ohio by 4 points, according to a new Quinnipiac University poll. Read more in today's Ohio Politics Roundup. Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump visits a Cleveland charter school to talk education. The billionaire leads Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton in Ohio by 4 points, according to a new Quinnipiac University poll. Read more in today's Ohio Politics Roundup. Trump's Throwback Thursday: During a visit to a charter school on Cleveland's East Side, Trump looked to the past while continuing to make his case for an urban agenda, cleveland.com's Andrew J. Tobias reported. "If we can put a man on the moon, dig out the Panama Canal and win two World Wars, I have no doubt that we can provide school choice to every disadvantaged child in the country," Trump said during his 40-minute speech, which focused on education issues. The scene at Trump's visit: Trump fans and detractors peacefully faced off before the billionaire's appearance at the Cleveland Arts & Social Sciences Academy charter school, cleveland.com reporter Henry Gomez writes. "Fans of the Republican nominee for president outnumbered the foes. Their encounter was mostly peaceful, but hardly polite," writes Gomez, who posted a video of the encounter. "Most of those outside demonstrating against Trump were abortion-rights advocates who are upset with the New York businessman's shifty, but ultimately anti-abortion stance." Background on Trump's charter school visit: The owner of the charter school Trump visited, Ron Packard, is a "major figure in the national charter school community for years," Plain Dealer reporter Patrick O'Donnell writes. "He's also made several moves in the last two years to be a significant charter school force in Ohio." Packard said he did not offer his school to Trump because he is a supporter. "My position is irrelevant," he said. "I wouldn't say I am a supporter or I'm not. I support school choice and what's relevant is the attention for high quality charter schools." Trump's visit to CASSA was not without controversy, O'Donnell writes. Critics "blasted the choice of CASSA for Trump's speech today, pointing to the school's poor grades on Ohio's 2014-15 school report cards," O'Donnell writes. "CASSA, located at 10701 Shaker Blvd., received a D for Performance Index, a composite of scores across multiple grades and subjects that Ohio uses to summarize results." Things are looking up for Trump in Ohio: The billionaire leads Clinton in the Buckeye State by 4 points, according to a new Quinnipiac University poll. "The Quinnipiac University survey marks the first time Trump has led an Ohio presidential poll since May," cleveland.com reporter Jeremy Pelzer writes. "The survey found that Trump leads Clinton 41 percent to 37 percent among likely Ohio voters. Libertarian nominee Gary Johnson polled 14 percent, while the Green Party's Jill Stein had 4 percent support. In a head-to-head matchup, the poll found that Trump is ahead of Clinton 46 percent to 45 percent. "The results show that Ohio's presidential election may ultimately be decided by supporters of Johnson, the former governor of New Mexico, according to Peter A. Brown, assistant director of the Quinnipiac University poll." Ohio generals support Clinton: Two Ohio generals stressed their support for Clinton in Cleveland on Tuesday, ahead of Trump's visit. "Four Star Retired Gen. Johnnie Wilson, who grew up in Lorain, emphasized Clinton's commitment to the military and their families -- and said he was hurt by Trump's criticism of a Khizr Khan, a Muslim American military father who lost his son in Iraq," I write in my report. "Hillary has been a staunch supporter of the military her entire adult life," Wilson said. "She understands what a military family endures." Higher taxes? Ten school districts across Cuyahoga County plan to ask voters in this November for more money. "Four of those issues ask voters to approve more tax dollars for expenses. Another two are bond issues that would raise money for school construction and renovation," cleveland.com reporter Robert Higgs writes. "The remaining four issues are a combination of the two - issues that would allow the district to sell bonds for construction and improvement projects and levy a tax to pay off those bonds. They also would levy an additional tax for further improvements." Protecting victims: People who survived domestic abuse can now vote in Ohio without having their address becoming public, cleveland.com reporter Emily Bamforth writes. "The Safe At Home program aims to protect Ohioans whose abusers might seek out their public information," Bamforth writes. "Its launch comes a month before the deadline for voter registration for this year's presidential election." Marijuana and Ohio: Medical marijuana became legal in Ohio on Thursday -- but patients won't be able to purchase the drug in the Buckeye State for another year or two, cleveland.com reporter Jackie Borchardt writes. "Starting today, patients who would qualify for the program have an 'affirmative defense' against prosecution for possessing marijuana and paraphernalia that would be legal under the law, if a doctor signs off," Borchardt writes. "The affirmative defense only protects patients using one of the forms described in the law: Marijuana-infused edibles, tinctures, oils, patches and plant material. The law prohibits smoking marijuana and allows vaping, but the final list of approved forms and methods will be decided by the Ohio State Board of Pharmacy." The law doesn't make it clear how patients are supposed to procure the drug. It's illegal to grow in Ohio, and it's against federal law to bring marijuana from a legal state into Ohio. Meanwhile: A state lawmaker is asking Ohio municipalities to not ban or restrict medical marijuana. "In an open letter, Sen. Kenny Yuko acknowledged the concerns communities have about Ohio's new medical marijuana law but reminded them it will be months or even years before businesses will be growing or selling marijuana," Borchardt writes. "The Richmond Heights Democrat issued the letter on Wednesday, the day before Ohio's medical marijuana took effect." "I understand the urge to act, but keep an open mind," Yuko wrote. "Please consider all the good that this medicine can do for the citizens of your communities." Other parts of the country watching Ohio: Medical marijuana observers in Colorado, a state that helped pioneer the drug, see potential in Ohio's future marketplace. "Medicine Man was among the first medical marijuana companies in Colorado, and it plans to help Ohio businesses get off the ground. Carrie Roberts, a licensing consultant with the company's consulting arm, Medicine Man Technologies, said the law's medical conditions and allowed forms should encourage a healthy market," Borchardt writes. "The rules we've seen so far are very robust and it looks like Ohio could be a very good marketplace both for patients and business operators," Roberts told Borchardt. Ohio Senate race: Democratic U.S. Senate nominee Ted Strickland's campaign is criticizing a new Rob Portman TV ad, which touts the senator's work on behalf of an Ohio company previously accused of delivering faulty helmets to the U.S. Army, cleveland.com reporter Jeremy Pelzer reports. The ad, seen on the air in Cleveland, highlights the Republican senator's efforts to ensure Hebron-based ArmorSource was able to successfully bid to make the Army's lightweight advanced combat helmet, securing more than 200 jobs. But earlier this year, ArmorSource paid $3 million to settle allegations that a different kind of helmet, sold to the U.S. military between 2006 and 2009, failed ballistic safety tests. Strickland campaign spokesman David Bergstein said in a statement that Portman should apologize to Ohio's military families and take down the ad. "It's hard to know what's worse: that Senator Portman would champion a company that was endangering the lives of our military service members by producing faulty helmets, or that Portman is using this same company to try and win his political campaign," Bergstein said. Portman campaign spokeswoman Michawn Rich said in a statement that the Republican incumbent is "proud" to have helped ArmorSource secure the contract. An ArmorSource spokesman didn't return a phone call Wednesday seeking comment. Beautiful politicos: Bay Village native and Rep. Tim Ryan legislative aide Samantha Fay made The Hill's 50 most beautiful list. How exciting for her. In a short profile, the 25-year-old reveals her feelings about makeup. We learn that, for Fay, "having a polished look is just as important in her professional life as having refined policy chops," The Hill writes. "Wearing makeup is like putting on your war paint," Fay told the Hill. "It calms me down, I can relax into it, and at the end of it, I feel like I am ready for anything." She also likes to dance. Get Battleground Briefing, our FREE politics newsletter, delivered to your inbox: Sign up here. Tips or links? Send here. Follow along on Twitter: @_marykilpatrick.
254 points by The Plain Dealer | Ohio Charter school Cannabis President of the United States Legality of cannabis by country Charter Hillary Rodham Clinton United States presidential election 2008
|‘I could talk to foreign leaders bypassing State Dept’: Powell to Clinton on private email use|
Colin Powell advised Hillary Clinton, his successor as US Secretary of State, to use a private email “without going through State Department servers” and avoid basic security rules he described as “nonsense,” their seven-year-old exchange reveals. Read Full Article at RT.com
380 points by Russia Today | E-mail Mobile phone Personal digital assistant George W. Bush President of the United States Hillary Rodham Clinton Personal computer BlackBerry
|Republicans warn that Trump’s critique of Clinton’s ‘look’ fuels accusations of sexism|
The GOP nominee has been criticizing his opponent’s vigor and appearance.
1185 points by The Washington Post | John McCain George W. Bush Donald Trump Hillary Rodham Clinton Newt Gingrich Barack Obama Republican Party President of the United States
|Tech mogul gifts $20M to help beat Trump |
In a late and likely consequential move, a co-founder of Facebook is donating $20 million of his fortune to Democratic coffers in a bid to help defeat Republican candidate Donald Trump in the 2016 presidential election.
35278 points by CNN | Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee Dustin Moskovitz Elections Facebook Hillary Rodham Clinton Election Mark Zuckerberg Republican Party
|Fiction: Hillary’s First 100 Days|
A speculative political fiction by the showrunner of “Veep.”
2344 points by The New York Times | Bill Clinton Barack Obama President of the United States Democratic Party George W. Bush Hillary Rodham Clinton United States presidential election 2008 Gerald Ford
|Why Colorado is a key state in the 2016 presidential race|
What to expect from the state's nine electoral votes.
29 points by The Washington Post | Barack Obama Voting Democratic Party Hillary Rodham Clinton George W. Bush Bill Clinton Elections President of the United States
|Trump and Clinton's presidential appearance: Darcy cartoon|
How does fawning over Putin make Trump look presidential or a strong Commander-in-Chief ? Trump looks more like a useful idiot to Putin. CLEVELAND, Ohio -- Donald Trump has said he doesn't think Hillary Clinton has "a presidential look." The question is does Trump act like a president, let alone look the part? Tuesday, in an ABC News interview, Trump said of Clinton:"Well, I just don't think she has a presidential look, and you need a presidential look." Monday, while in Cleveland speaking before a group of men, Trump said with sarcasm, "and she looks presidential, fellows." Granted, Hillary Clinton doesn't look like past presidents. They were all men, some with full beards. Trump's comment was predictably sexist. Spoken like a guy who criticized Carly Fiorina's looks. Spoken like a guy who runs beauty pageants and a modeling agency that has been accused of taking advantage of young women and immigration loop holes. Spoken like a guy whose media advisor is Roger Ailes, who was just forced out as head of Fox News as a result of multiple sexual harassment allegations. Spoken like a guy who tweeted cynically that military rapes should have come as no surprise after women were allowed to enlist. During NBC's Commander-in-Chief forum, Clinton looked as presidential as any man who has run. But she also looked rusty, defensive and like she still hadn't grasped that the official language of the U.S. is not the legalese and wonkese she has proven fluent in. NBC's horrible format and moderator Matt Lauer's performance, further hindered Clinton. Clinton and Trump were given 30 minutes each to answer a flurry of questions on weighty topics. Lauer's performance has been universally panned for unfairness, sloppiness and sexism, according to The New York Times. Lauer interrupted Clinton repeatedly. At one point, when a veteran in the audience asked Clinton for her plan to defeat ISIS, Lauer interjected, telling Clinton to reply "as briefly as you can." While Lauer requested that both candidates refrain from attacking each other, he didn't stop Trump from taking repeated swipes at Clinton and Obama. Most egregiously, Lauer let Trump's false claim that he was "totally against the war in Iraq" go unchallenged. Lauer taking a softer tone with Trump should have been expected. Lauer has interviewed Trump many times before on the "Today" show when the subject was just stuff like Trump's NBC show "The Apprentice" not ISIS. NBC would have been better off even having Al Roker moderate. Trump-Putin bromance Trump may think he has a "presidential look" but he certainly didn't act like a U.S. president during the NBC forum. Is it presidential to fawn over Vladimir Putin as Trump continued to do during the Lauer interview? While I agree that Obama has been played by Putin more than once, and has come off looking weak, that will never alter my opinion that Putin is really, really bad and dangerous guy. In the U.S., Putin has an 8% approval rating. Trump is among those 8% having said that Putin is a better leader than Obama. Putin's political opponents in Russia have turned up dead, poisoned or imprisoned. What does Trump think would happen to him if he was living in Russia and opposing Putin? How does kissing up to Putin make Trump look presidential or like a strong Commander-in-Chief ? Trump looks more like a useful idiot to Putin, who is playing him just as bad as he played Obama. Intel briefing claim How presidential did Trump look talking about a classified intelligence briefing? A qualified Commander-in-Chief wouldn't even discuss a classified intelligence briefing in public, let alone make the absurd assertions Trump did to Lauer. Trump claimed that he learned in his briefing that the Obama administration wasn't following the advice of the intel analysts. Trump said he deduced this from reading the body language of the analysts briefing him. Intel analysts are professionals trained to be non-partisan and just present the information in such situations. U.S. Generals reduced to rubble. Did Trump look presidential and act like a Commander-in-Chief when he asserted he knows more than U.S Generals, who he said have been reduced to rubble? Apparently, Trump's qualified to speak about U.S Generals because once owned the New Jersey Generals of the defunct USFL, which Trump has been blamed for destroying. In the same vain, Trump was qualified to speak about U.S. education at Cleveland's Arts and Social Science Academy because he founded the vaunted Trump University.
6 points by The Plain Dealer | President of the United States Donald Trump George W. Bush Barack Obama Today Hillary Rodham Clinton Bill Clinton Democratic Party
|William Weld's fear: A Donald Trump win|
Former Gov. William F. Weld says a Donald Trump presidency frightens him more than a Hillary Clinton administration — and he plans to target the brash billionaire more in his Libertarian vice presidential campaign.“I certainly plan to focus my analysis on Mr. Trump rather than Mrs. Clinton,” Weld said in a sit-down interview with the Herald yesterday.
12 points by Boston Herald | John McCain Ted Kennedy Democratic Party Hillary Rodham Clinton Paul Cellucci Barack Obama Bill Clinton American people of English descent
|How Hillary Clinton could win|
Hillary Clinton has advantages heading into the final stretch of the campaign that any presidential candidate would envy: a fleet of popular surrogates, a mountain of cash and an opponent who is often sidetracked by self-inflicted wounds.
2775 points by CNN | Barack Obama Joe Biden Democratic Party John McCain Bill Clinton Hillary Rodham Clinton United States presidential election 2008 President of the United States
|Trump faces national security test with speeches, forum|
Trump is expected to unveil a plan for a major increase in defense spending
-1 points by The Detroit News | George W. Bush Commander Donald Trump Commander-in-chief Navy Democratic Party Hillary Rodham Clinton Military
|7 things to know now: Fox settles with Carlson; Wetterling murder confession; iPhone reveal|
-1 points by Atlanta Journal Constitution | Greta Van Susteren Fox News Channel Roger Ailes News Corporation Hillary Rodham Clinton America's Talking Chevy Chase On the Record w/ Greta Van Susteren
|Poll: Arizona a toss-up between Clinton, Trump|
Close race in typically red state is a departure for Arizona as 22.9% of likely voters are undecided.
30 points by USA Today | Bill Clinton Democratic Party President of the United States Hillary Rodham Clinton Arizona George W. Bush United States presidential election 2008 Barack Obama
|Letter: Charity under cloud|
The Clintons’ vow to ban foreign and corporate donations to the Clinton Foundation if Hillary Clinton is elected president won’t silence the “pay-to-play” allegations now hounding the candidate (Aug. 29). If the Clinton Foundation isn’t mothballed should a Hillary Clinton presidency become a reality, then she will be sending the signal that the door to the Oval Office opens wide for those who are rich, powerful and well-connected.— Mike Rice, Wellfleet
-1 points by Boston Herald | Bill Clinton George W. Bush Hillary Rodham Clinton White House Richard Nixon Ronald Reagan Seal of the President of the United States Dwight D. Eisenhower
|Morning Spin: Chicago Teachers Union huddles to discuss potential strike|
Welcome to Clout Street: Morning Spin, our weekday feature to catch you up with what's going on in government and politics from Chicago to Springfield. Topspin A day after classes resumed at Chicago Public Schools, teachers union leaders will huddle to discuss a potential strike. The union's governing...
100 points by Chicago Tribune | Barack Obama United States Senate Democratic Party Chicago Michelle Obama Hillary Rodham Clinton Trade union Bill Clinton
|Iranian Americans await payoff from nuclear deal|
One year since Congress allowed nuclear deal with Iran to go ahead, Iranian Americans say life has only gotten harder.
849 points by Al Jazeera English | Iranian American Barack Obama Iranian citizens abroad United States embargo against Cuba Iran Tehrangeles Hillary Rodham Clinton Persian language
|Editor’s Note: Russia fills void in Middle East|
Russia is determined to supplant the United States as the primary foreign power in the region
-1 points by The Detroit News | United States Barack Obama Iraq War George W. Bush President of the United States Democratic Party Hillary Rodham Clinton Bill Clinton
|Targeted doc a giant among peers|
Letters to the editor
-1 points by Las Vegas Review-Journal | Hillary Rodham Clinton Bill Clinton United States Secretary of State United States Senate election in New York 2006 Barack Obama Medicine Chelsea Clinton Tropical cyclone
|Trump touts school choice in Cleveland|
CLEVELAND — Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump rolled out his $20 billion plan for “school choice” in an appearance at a charter school in a predominantly black area on Cleveland’s east side.
37 points by Pittsburgh Post-Gazette | Charter school George W. Bush Iraq War High school Barack Obama Hillary Rodham Clinton Democratic Party Public school
|TV tonight: 'American Gothic' finale, 'Queen Sugar'|
What's worth watching, and what might not be, in prime time
-1 points by Arizona Republic | Donald Trump Hillary Rodham Clinton Rutina Wesley NBC Barack Obama Drama True Blood NBC Universal
|Clinton: Trump will be a ‘gift for ISIS’ if elected|
Hillary Clinton charged on Thursday that ISIS is praying for a Donald Trump victory because his anti-Muslim rhetoric will help it recruit terrorists. “Please, Allah, make Trump president of America,” Clinton quoted terror leaders as saying. Speaking at Westchester County Airport in White Plains, she cited a Time magazine article by Matt Olsen, former director...
39 points by New York Post | President of the United States Westchester County New York United States Hillary Rodham Clinton Barack Obama Westchester County Airport President Bill Clinton