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Gary Johnson is blowing his big chance. Here are 4 libertarians who would do better.
Johnson was a bad candidate before Thursday's "What is Aleppo?" flub. These guys would be better.
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‘What Is Aleppo?’ Gary Johnson Asks, in an Interview Stumble
On “Morning Joe,” Mr. Johnson, the Libertarian Party candidate, indicated that he really was not aware of the Syrian city engulfed in civil war.
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Gary Johnson: 'What is Aleppo?'
Libertarian Party presidential nominee Gary Johnson bungled a question on Syria Thursday, seeking clarification on what Aleppo is. Asked on MSNBC's "Morning Joe" what he would do about Aleppo if elected, Mr. Johnson asked: "What is Aleppo?" It was explained that Aleppo, the city in Syria, is the epicenter of ...
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Trump still ducking on tax returns: Our view
2 months before presidential election, GOP nominee continues to give bogus excuse.         
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Trump treats Cabinet interviews like reality-TV show: report
President Trump turned his interviews with potential Cabinet members into a reality TV-type show for members of his New Jersey golf club by encouraging them to stop by and view the parade of candidates, a report said. “We’re dong a lot of interviews tomorrow – generals, dictators, we have everything. You may want to come...
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GOP official in viral town hall video is known for sharing misleading stories, bigoted jokes
The county-level Republican Party official in Florida has shared jokes on social media comparing African American rioters to monkeys and accusing Hillary Clinton of murder.
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Trump names slew of conservatives to administration
Donald Trump on Friday named conservative Republican Jeff Sessions, the first senator to back his candidacy, as his pick for attorney general — a move applauded by conservatives but bashed by some civil-rights groups. “The president-elect has been unbelievably impressed with Senator Sessions and his phenomenal record as Alabama’s attorney general and US attorney. It...
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Warren advises Romney to bring his ‘binders full of women’ to Trump meeting
Senator Elizabeth Warren is continuing her criticisms as President-elect Donald Trump moves through his transition, taking aim Friday at former Massachusetts governor Mitt Romney: Gov @MittRomney: when you're meeting with @realDonaldTrump, maybe you could bring your binders full of women with you? pic.twitter.com/4tJdYxTchc — Elizabeth Warren (@SenWarren) November 18, 2016 The tweet included a composite […]
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Trump to meet Saturday with Mitt Romney
Romney and Trump have had a contentious relationship.        
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Trump to hold meetings with Mattis, Romney in New Jersey
BEDMINSTER, N.J. (AP) - President-elect Donald Trump is coming to New Jersey for meetings as he begins to assemble his White House team. Trump is holding the meetings at his golf club in Bedminster where he is planning to meet with retired Marine Gen. James Mattis, and 2012 Republican presidential ...
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Gallup: Paul Ryan's favorability rating hits all-time high at 48 percent
Amy R. ConnollyWASHINGTON, Nov. 18 (UPI) -- Nearly half of all Americans have a favorable view of House Speaker Paul Ryan, the highest ratings for the Wisconsin Republican to date, a Gallup poll found.
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Guess who Trump is meeting? Yes, Mitt Romney
Romney and Trump have had a contentious relationship.         
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Trump team eyes Scott Brown for Veterans Affairs secretary
Scott Brown is being considered for Veterans Affairs secretary — a position the former Massachusetts Republican senator says he would accept if offered. “The VA is in trouble. Soldiers are dying while waiting, employee morale is low and it needs to be fixed,” Brown told The Post in an email. “Having served for 35 years...
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Trump to meet with one of his biggest critics: Mitt Romney
Romney and Trump have had a contentious relationship.       
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Romney McDaniel, Hagerstrom vie for Michigan GOP chair
Mentioned as a possible head of RNC, Ronna Romney McDaniel is still running for reelection as Michigan GOP chair.        
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Romney McDaniel gains support for Michigan GOP reelection
Mentioned as a possible head of RNC, Ronna Romney McDaniel still running for reelection as Michigan GOP chair        
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Romney to be considered for Trump cabinet
Mitt Romney is the latest of Donald Trump's GOP critics to be in line for a Cabinet position. Video provided by Newsy        
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Being a Washington insider is a negative for more voters than being gay
Thirty-one percent say they would be less likely to vote for someone with experience in Washington, compared with 26 percent for being gay.
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How Mitt Romney’s campaign manager took down Hillary
The Clinton family foundation turned out to be a liability for Hillary Clinton’s presidential campaign. But it wasn’t foreordained. Here’s how it happened. After serving as Mitt Romney’s campaign manager in 2012, I formed an outside political group called America Rising tasked with doing opposition research on Clinton. She left the State Department in 2013...
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Fake 'polling memo' prompts the question: How much are partisans willing to believe?
This week, Monmouth released polls showing Clinton ahead in New Hampshire and Florida. By an amazing coincidence, a fake "polling memo" on Monmouth letterhead emerged, with far-too-perfect language about the need to rig the "narrative."
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Joss Whedon Assembles ‘Avengers’ for Star-Studded Anti-Trump Get-Out-the-Vote PSA
Writer-director Joss Whedon unveiled the first of a series of get-out-the-vote videos on Wednesday that not only implores people to get to the polls on Nov. 8, but also warns of the consequences of electing a certain candidate. Donald Trump is not named, but one of the stars featured in the spot, Don Cheadle, refers... Read more »
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Megadonors shower attention on congressional races with late money surge
The Adelsons and other wealthy givers are helping intensify the ad wars.
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Sheldon Adelson Focuses on Congressional Races, Despite Donald Trump’s Pleas
Mr. Adelson, the Las Vegas casino magnate, donated $40 million to Republicans in House and Senate races, with only $5 million going to Mr. Trump’s presidential efforts.
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Harry Reid says Donald Trump would be 'scammer in chief' as president

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Here's some perspective on the current spate of confusing presidential polls
The 2012 “miss” should remind us that polling isn't perfect.
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Former basketball player accused of Utah school bomb threat
Police have not confirmed the name of the suspect, though a man named Chris Craig emailed news outlets.
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Mitt Romney’s former adviser roasted by party bigs
Mitt Romney and Paul Ryan filmed a comedic sketch poking fun at the 2012 presidential campaign.
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Hillary Clinton: He’s a national security danger. Donald Trump: No, she is
The conflicting messages came as the candidates prepared to appear at an MSNBC forum Wednesday night on national security.
3 points by The Denver Post | John McCain George W. Bush Democratic Party United States presidential election 2008 Hillary Rodham Clinton Donald Trump Barack Obama Mitt Romney
Donald Trump seizes on Hillary Clinton's "deplorables" remark with new ad
Campaign 2016 updates: Donald Trump says he will release new health records, putting pressure on Hillary Clinton Sept. 12, 2016, 6:22 a.m. Hillary Clinton canceled her trip to California this week after a diagnosis of pneumonia. Donald Trump makes an appearance in Baltimore Monday before heading...
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After Hillary Clinton's pneumonia diagnosis, Donald Trump promises to release new health records
Campaign 2016 updates: Donald Trump says he will release new health records, putting pressure on Hillary Clinton Sept. 12, 2016, 4:54 a.m. Hillary Clinton canceled her trip to California this week after a diagnosis of pneumonia. Donald Trump makes an appearance in Baltimore Monday before heading...
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Hillary Clinton Calls Many Trump Backers ‘Deplorables,’ and G.O.P. Pounces
Mrs. Clinton later said she had spoken too broadly, then doubled down on what she called Mr. Trump’s appeal to prejudice.
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