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If you're a Republican looking to jump off the Trump train, now is your last, best chance
Trump's flirtation with Russia is impossible to ignore.
1613 points by The Washington Post | George W. Bush Vladimir Putin Democratic Party Ronald Reagan Barack Obama George H. W. Bush Republican Party John McCain
Obama extends post-9/11 state of emergency for 16th year
16,345 National Guard troops remain called up under 2001 Bush proclamation         
4307 points by Arizona Republic | George W. Bush President of the United States Iraq War Democratic Party Barack Obama Bill Clinton United States Ronald Reagan
Atkins: Hill Clinton comes out blazing in rare presser
WASHINGTON — Hillary Clinton used her first press conference in 278 days to blast Donald Trump one day after appearing at the first joint event with her GOP presidential rival.Clinton said Trump’s claim at Wednesday night’s foreign policy forum that Russian President Vladimir Putin is a better leader than President Obama demonstrates that he’s unfit for the Oval Office.
6 points by Boston Herald | George W. Bush Ronald Reagan President of the United States Barack Obama United States Vladimir Putin Democratic Party Richard Nixon
Obama extends post-9/11 state of national emergency for 16th year
16,345 National Guard troops remain called up under 2001 Bush proclamation       
4307 points by USA Today | George W. Bush President of the United States Iraq War Democratic Party Barack Obama Bill Clinton United States Ronald Reagan
Campaign 2016 updates: With Trump's resilience, Clinton can't afford to coast
Campaign 2016 updates: With Trump's resilience, Clinton can't afford to coast Sept. 9, 2016, 4:15 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...
26 points by Los Angeles Times | President of the United States Ronald Reagan George H. W. Bush Richard Nixon Elections Gerald Ford White House Democratic Party
The Latest: Clinton offers intimate look at her faith
WASHINGTON — The Latest on Campaign 2016 (all times EDT):7:45 p.m.Hillary Clinton is offering an intimate look at her Methodist faith and how it has influenced her life in public service.At the National Baptist Convention in Kansas City, Clinton recalled her father's nightly prayers, her mother's time as a Sunday School teacher and the youth minister who took her to see the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr.Clinton said that thanks to her family and church, she "embraced an activist social justice faith."
-1 points by Boston Herald | President of the United States George W. Bush Ronald Reagan Barack Obama Democratic Party John McCain George H. W. Bush Richard Nixon
Philippines’ Duterte tells Obama he never cursed him
Duterte told the Filipino community Friday that he told Obama: “I never made that statement, check it out”        
-1 points by The Detroit News | Barack Obama Iraq War Democratic Party Illinois Ronald Reagan United States United States presidential election 2008 United States Senate election in Illinois 2004
Coasting is no longer an option for Hillary Clinton, given Donald Trump's resilience
As Donald Trump’s resilience defies his erratic style, thin policy plans and incendiary pronouncements, Hillary Clinton is confronting the reality that coasting to election day is no longer a viable strategy. Clinton has abruptly switched gears in her effort to lure the vast numbers of suburban...
1815 points by Los Angeles Times | George W. Bush Joe Biden Barack Obama Democratic Party Ronald Reagan President of the United States United States presidential election 2008 Republican Party
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
Democrat Hillary Clinton opening Boston campaign office
BOSTON (AP) - Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton is opening a new campaign office in Boston. The office will be located at 11 Beacon Street, just steps from the Massachusetts Statehouse. Campaign officials said the office will be used as a "a hub for organizing activity in Boston to help ...
-1 points by The Washington Times | President of the United States Barack Obama John McCain Ronald Reagan George H. W. Bush Democratic Party Republican Party George W. Bush
Donald Trump, Mike Pence to appear at Value Voters Summit
It is a determined and significant event: The Values Voter Summit is now underway in the nation's capital, drawing some 2,500 socially conservative activists with much on their minds. Some big names are part of it. Donald Trump and running mate Gov. Mike Pence will both appear — along with ...
16 points by The Washington Times | Hillary Rodham Clinton Barack Obama Bill Clinton September 11 attacks Democratic Party Ronald Reagan Michelle Obama Donald Trump
The Latest: Libertarian VP candidate defends Johnson
WASHINGTON — The Latest on Campaign 2016 (all times EDT):6:05 p.m.Libertarian vice presidential candidate Bill Weld is playing down criticism of running mate Gary Johnson after Johnson was initially stumped on a question about Syria's civil war.During an interview Thursday on MSNBC's "Morning Joe," Johnson was asked what he would do about Aleppo. Johnson initially said "What is Aleppo?" then offered an answer when reminded it's Syria's largest city.
-1 points by Boston Herald | President of the United States George W. Bush Ronald Reagan Barack Obama Democratic Party John McCain George H. W. Bush Richard Nixon
The Latest: Colin Powell defends use of private emails
WASHINGTON — The Latest on Campaign 2016 (all times EDT):5:20 p.m.Former Secretary of State Colin Powell is defending himself following the release of a 2009 email exchange with Hillary Clinton, describing his use of a private, dial-up email account to carry out U.S. government business.
-1 points by Boston Herald | President of the United States George W. Bush Ronald Reagan Barack Obama Democratic Party John McCain United States presidential election debates United States presidential election 2008
Mike Pence compares Trump's vision to Reagan's legacy at the late president's library
Republican vice presidential candidate Mike Pence on Thursday tried to make the case that Donald Trump is the natural heir to Ronald Reagan and said the same forces that propelled the late president into the White House would secure a GOP victory in November. “Like Ronald Reagan, Donald Trump has...
83 points by Los Angeles Times | Ronald Reagan President of the United States George H. W. Bush Democratic Party Richard Nixon Gerald Ford Republican Party John McCain
Mike Pence says it's 'inarguable' that Putin is a stronger leader than Obama
Pence backed up his running mate's praise of Putin.
5281 points by The Washington Post | United States Ronald Reagan President of the United States Barack Obama Democratic Party George W. Bush Iraq War Russia
James Buckley on 2016: 'I am an unhappy man': Column
An elder statesman of conservatism says the presidential campaign is 'too depressing to contemplate.'         
314 points by Arizona Republic | Ronald Reagan President of the United States United States presidential election debates Richard Nixon Democratic Party Gerald Ford Barack Obama John McCain
The Latest: Graham unimpressed by candidates at forum
WASHINGTON — The Latest on Campaign 2016 (all times EDT):3:55 p.m.Republican Sen. Lindsey Graham, a frequent critic of both Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton, was less than impressed with the two candidates at a televised national security forum.Graham said Thursday: "It makes me want to move to Canada."The South Carolina lawmaker made an unsuccessful bid for the Republican nomination. He has railed against his party for backing Trump and has expressed serious concerns about Democrat Clinton.
-1 points by Boston Herald | President of the United States Ronald Reagan Barack Obama Democratic Party George W. Bush John McCain United States presidential election 2008 United States presidential election debates
The Latest: Pence sees Trump as heir to Reagan legacy
WASHINGTON (AP) - The Latest on Mike Pence in Campaign 2016 (all times EDT): 2:35 p.m. Mike Pence sees Ronald Reagan in Donald Trump. The Republican vice presidential nominee said Thursday that Trump, like Reagan before him, has the honesty and bluntness to confront the challenges facing the country. Speaking ...
-1 points by The Washington Times | Ronald Reagan President of the United States George H. W. Bush Richard Nixon Gerald Ford Republican Party Voting Democratic Party
The Latest: Trump insists, falsely, that he opposed Iraq war
WASHINGTON — The Latest on Campaign 2016 (all times EDT):2:54 p.m.Donald Trump is insisting he opposed the war in Iraq from the beginning, even though fact checkers have repeatedly said that claim is false.Radio host Howard Stern in 2002 asked Trump if he supported the looming invasion. Trump responded, "I guess so."The Republican presidential nominee also said Thursday that if had been in the Congress at the time, he would have voted against authorizing the military conflict.
-1 points by Boston Herald | President of the United States Ronald Reagan Barack Obama George W. Bush Democratic Party John McCain United States presidential election debates United States presidential election 2008
The Latest: Priebus says Trump doesn't endorse Putin
WASHINGTON — The Latest on Campaign 2016 (all times EDT):2:14 p.m.The head of the Republican National Committee says Donald Trump isn't endorsing Russian President Vladimir Putin.GOP chairman Reince Preibus told The Associated Press in a brief interview on Thursday that Trump "doesn't agree with his style of government."
-1 points by Boston Herald | President of the United States Ronald Reagan Barack Obama George W. Bush Democratic Party John McCain United States presidential election debates United States presidential election 2008
Pence says Trump is modern-day Reagan
Campaign 2016 updates: Gary Johnson wonders what Aleppo is Sept. 8, 2016, 12:21 p.m. Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton campaign in swing states after their town hall on military issues. Libertarian nominee Gary Johnson is widely mocked after asking, "What is Aleppo?"Voters are finding it harder...
52 points by Los Angeles Times | President of the United States Richard Nixon Ronald Reagan George H. W. Bush Gerald Ford Republican Party Democratic Party John Adams
Hillary’s memory problems, Dems play politics on Zika, and other notable commentary
Conservative take: Dem Dishonesty on Zika Funding Senate Democrats have once again killed a funding bill to fight the Zika virus, citing a supposed GOP “poison pill” clause on Planned Parenthood which they charge “would have robbed funds directly from the women’s health provider.” Yet Alice B. Lloyd in The Weekly Standard notes that “rather...
20 points by New York Post | Ronald Reagan Barack Obama Bill Clinton Democratic Party President of the United States Republican Party Hillary Rodham Clinton John McCain
Barack Obama cancels Rodrigo Duterte talks after insult
Philippine president expressed "regret" after calling US leader "son of a whore" ahead of planned talks.
6307 points by Al Jazeera English | Barack Obama Ronald Reagan United States President of the United States Democratic Party Illinois Iraq War Bill Clinton
Republicans and Democrats can’t even agree about how they disagree
One party is zealous about ideology. One party is fighting for its constituents' interests.
233 points by The Washington Post | Democratic Party Republican Party International Democrat Union Joe Biden Ronald Reagan George W. Bush John McCain Conservatism
No matter how he tries, Trump can’t ‘soften’ bigotry
Donald Trump’s diatribe on immigration last week dispelled any conceivable doubt: He is a dangerous demagogue who rejects the values of openness and inclusion that made this country great. Rarely has an American politician given such an …
-1 points by Las Vegas Sun | Immigration to the United States Immigration Spain Population Illegal immigration Human migration Donald Trump Ronald Reagan
Clinton blasts Trump for sharing classified intelligence info
Hillary Clinton blasted Donald Trump Thursday for sharing insights from classified intelligence briefings during a televised forum. “I think what he said was totally inappropriate and undisciplined,” Clinton told reporters in a rare press conference before boarding her campaign plane in White Plains. “I would never comment on any aspect of an intelligence briefing that...
937 points by New York Post | Barack Obama President of the United States Democratic Party George W. Bush Bill Clinton Ronald Reagan Joe Biden Hillary Rodham Clinton
Hillary Clinton hits Donald Trump's attacks on America's generals
Hillary Clinton took aim at Donald Trump's attacks on America's generals Thursday morning.
553 points by Daily News | George W. Bush Barack Obama Democratic Party Ronald Reagan President of the United States George H. W. Bush Republican Party John McCain
Clinton calls Trump's Putin praise 'scary'
The Democratic nominee spoke to reporters the day after a national security forum.       
4076 points by USA Today | President of the United States George W. Bush Barack Obama Iraq War Vladimir Putin United States Democratic Party Ronald Reagan
Obama rips Trump on 'outright wacky ideas'
Obama said Trump confirmed his belief that he is not qualified to be president “every time he speaks.”       
43 points by USA Today | President of the United States George W. Bush Barack Obama Democratic Party Illinois Republican Party Ronald Reagan United States
Clinton slams Trump for criticizing generals
At a news conference the day after MSNBC's Sept. 7 national security forum, Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton wondered, "What would Ronald Reagan say about a Republican nominee who attacks America's generals and heaps praise on Russia's president?"
47 points by The Washington Post | President of the United States Barack Obama Democratic Party George H. W. Bush Ronald Reagan Richard Nixon Gerald Ford Republican Party
Why Republicans will vote Clinton
Steve Moore has unleashed a wild jeremiad against fellow Republicans who have said they can't back Donald Trump and want to defeat him by voting for Hillary Clinton this year.
4390 points by CNN | Republican Party Ronald Reagan Democratic Party United States Senate President of the United States George H. W. Bush George W. Bush Herbert Hoover
Conservative activist, author Phyllis Schlafly dies at 92
Phyllis Schlafly, the outspoken conservative activist who helped defeat the Equal Rights Amendment in the 1970s and founded the Eagle Forum political group, has died. She was 92.Schlafly’s family was with her when she died Monday afternoon of cancer at her home in St. Louis, her son John Schlafly sa...
-1 points by Concord Monitor | Equal Rights Amendment Conservatism Eagle Forum Phyllis Schlafly Right-wing politics Human rights Ronald Reagan National Organization for Women
Obama says Americans will reject Trump
Obama said Trump confirmed his belief that he is not qualified to be president “every time he speaks.”         
43 points by Arizona Republic | President of the United States George W. Bush Barack Obama Democratic Party Illinois Republican Party Ronald Reagan United States
Anti-feminist icon Phyllis Schlafly dies at 92
Phyllis Schlafly helped defeat the Equal Rights Amendment.         
-1 points by Arizona Republic | Equal Rights Amendment Conservatism Eagle Forum Phyllis Schlafly Ronald Reagan St. Louis Missouri Right-wing politics Republican Party
The Philippine obscenity flap is about so much more than Duterte’s dirty mouth
Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte is sorry he insulted President Barack Obama - sort of. He now "regrets" that calling Obama "son of a whore" caused so much controversy. On Monday, Duterte lashed out at the United States for raising questions about a "drug war" that has killed 2,400 Filipinos....
-1 points by Chicago Tribune | United States Philippines Barack Obama President of the United States Iraq War Bill Clinton Democratic Party Ronald Reagan
Phyllis Schlafly: The antifeminist who wanted a job in the Reagan administration
The death this week of Phyllis Schlafly, the arch-anti-feminist and antigay activist, calls to mind a harrowing episode buried deep in the archives of the Ronald Reagan Presidential Library in Simi Valley. Schlafly founded Stop ERA in 1972, an advocacy group later renamed Eagle Forum whose principal...
82 points by Los Angeles Times | Ronald Reagan Supreme Court of the United States President of the United States Jimmy Carter Equal Rights Amendment Anthony Kennedy Richard Nixon Barry Goldwater
Obama: Americans will reject Trump at ballot box
Obama said Trump confirmed his belief that he is not qualified to be president “every time he speaks.”         
43 points by Arizona Republic | President of the United States George W. Bush Barack Obama Democratic Party Illinois Republican Party Ronald Reagan United States
Essential Politics: About those voters who haven't made up their minds
Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton nearly crossed paths in their home state. Gov. Jerry Brown is signing climate change legislation today in Los Angeles, and we know there will be at least one Senate debate. I’m Christina Bellantoni. This is Essential Politics. Get used to where Clinton and Trump...
3 points by Los Angeles Times | Bill Clinton Ronald Reagan United States Senate Los Angeles President of the United States Democratic Party Republican Party John McCain
Obama: Americans will reject Trump on Election Day
Obama said Trump confirmed his belief that he is not qualified to be president “every time he speaks.”         
-1 points by Arizona Republic | President of the United States George W. Bush Barack Obama Democratic Party Illinois Republican Party Ronald Reagan United States
Pence to compare Reagan's legacy with Trump's vision in Simi Valley speech
Campaign 2016 updates: Voters struggle to commit, presenting a challenge for Trump and Clinton Sept. 8, 2016, 4:24 a.m. Donald Trump will stop in Cleveland, Ohio today. Hillary Clinton heads to Kansas City, Mo., for the National Baptist Convention. Voters are finding it harder than usual to commit...
12 points by Los Angeles Times | Ronald Reagan President of the United States Democratic Party Richard Nixon George W. Bush George H. W. Bush Gerald Ford Republican Party
Trump bucks recent GOP nominee trend of speaking at Reagan Library
Campaign 2016 updates: Voters struggle to commit, presenting a challenge for Trump and Clinton Sept. 8, 2016, 4:24 a.m. Donald Trump will stop in Cleveland, Ohio today. Hillary Clinton heads to Kansas City, Mo., for the National Baptist Convention. Voters are finding it harder than usual to commit...
5 points by Los Angeles Times | George H. W. Bush George W. Bush President of the United States Republican Party John McCain Ronald Reagan Bill Clinton Democratic Party
Obama says Americans will reject Trump on Election Day
Obama said Trump confirmed his belief that he is not qualified to be president “every time he speaks.”       
43 points by USA Today | President of the United States George W. Bush Barack Obama Democratic Party Illinois Republican Party Ronald Reagan United States
After 8 years of Obama, how does the world see America?
The last weeks of Barack Obama's presidency have been trying -- and may soon become even more so.
323 points by CNN | George W. Bush President of the United States United Kingdom United States Barack Obama Iraq War Republican Party Ronald Reagan
Mitt Romney wants Gary Johnson on debate stage, but isn't endorsing him
It was the former Republican presidential candidate's first tweet of any kind in two months.
145 points by The Washington Post | John McCain Paul Cellucci Deval Patrick Voting Massachusetts George W. Bush President of the United States Ronald Reagan
Democrats use Reagan children to troll Trump before his running mate's speech
Campaign 2016 updates: Voters struggle to commit, presenting a challenge for Trump and Clinton Sept. 8, 2016, 4:24 a.m. Donald Trump will stop in Cleveland, Ohio today. Hillary Clinton heads to Kansas City, Mo., for the National Baptist Convention. Voters are finding it harder than usual to commit...
43 points by Los Angeles Times | Ronald Reagan Democratic Party President of the United States Republican Party John McCain George H. W. Bush Gerald Ford Richard Nixon
Campaign 2016 updates: Voters struggle to commit, presenting a challenge for Trump and Clinton
Campaign 2016 updates: Voters struggle to commit, presenting a challenge for Trump and Clinton Sept. 8, 2016, 4:24 a.m. Donald Trump will stop in Cleveland, Ohio today. Hillary Clinton heads to Kansas City, Mo., for the National Baptist Convention. Voters are finding it harder than usual to commit...
18 points by Los Angeles Times | Ronald Reagan George W. Bush George H. W. Bush President of the United States Democratic Party John McCain Republican Party Gerald Ford
Why a conservative California mega-donor gave more than $100,000 to Gary Johnson's campaign
Campaign 2016 updates: Trump doesn't want to talk about his 'birther' comments, but Mike Pence speaks up Sept. 7, 2016, 2:24 p.m. Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton will appear back-to-back at a town hall on military issues in New York.. Trump says he'd restore defense spending but comes up short...
88 points by Los Angeles Times | Massachusetts George W. Bush Crime Republican Party Supreme Court of the United States Paul Cellucci Richard Nixon Ronald Reagan
PopPolitics: When Partisan Media Fans Become Addicts (Listen)
Jen Senko’s “The Brainwashing of My Dad,” released on home video last week, tells of how her father, Frank, once a Kennedy-era Democrat, shifted right during the Reagan revolution of the ’80s. But it was more than a mere shift of parties. Her father became consumed with talk radio, email screeds and Fox News, to the... Read more »
8 points by Variety | Democratic Party Bill Clinton Hillary Rodham Clinton Ronald Reagan Democracy Talk radio Barack Obama George H. W. Bush
Trump okays Keystone pipeline, calling it ‘great day’ for jobs
President Donald Trump greenlighted the long-delayed Keystone XL pipeline on Friday, declaring it a “great day for American jobs” and siding with energy advocates over environmental groups in a heated debate over climate change.The presidential permit comes nearly a decade after Calgary-based TransC...
-1 points by Concord Monitor | United States Barack Obama President of the United States George W. Bush Global warming Democratic Party Ronald Reagan Illinois
Trump pulls plug on Obamacare repeal vote as GOP support falters
The abortive vote provided an early test for both Trump and House Speaker Paul Ryan, one of the bill’s major supporters.
-1 points by Daily News | George W. Bush President of the United States Democratic Party Barack Obama Ronald Reagan Republican Party Dwight D. Eisenhower Richard Nixon