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    diArticles feed for di, 28 Oct 2016 11:33:11 GMT for Node.jsearly and often,joe biden,hillary clinton,politicsearly and awful,politicspolitics,mike pence,early and often,scary thingschris christie,new jersey,bill baroni,politics,bridgegate,bridget kellythe national interest,steve bannon,donald trump,reince priebus,politics,campaign 2016the national interest,politics,campaign 2016,hillary clinton,jason chaffetzpolitics,early and often,khizr khan,donald trump,today in donald trumpbill clinton,early and often,politics,wikileaksearly and often,early and awkward,jason chaffetz,politicsthe national interest,politics,donald trump,campaign 2016politics,today in donald trump,early and oftendonald trump,early and often,politicsthe national interest,politics,obamacarekellyanne conway,Early and often,politicsearly and often,politicspolitics,early and often,joe biden,joetoriousdonald trump,early and often,politicsearly and often,terry mcauliffe,politicssaudi arabia,hillary clinton,international affairs,donald trump,middle east,foreign policy,politics,yemencurt schilling,media,steve bannon,donald trump,breitbart,alt-right,politics<![CDATA[Joe Biden for Secretary of State Is the Rumor Our Country Needs Right Now]]>, 28 Oct 2016 09:32:06 GMT

    With her win on November 8 looking increasingly likely, Hillary Clinton has been shifting her attention to solving America’s “fun deficit” after this particularly disheartening election cycle. She floated the idea of a “big national dance” and suggested that people make more time for cat GIFs,...More »]]>Margaret Hartmannearly and oftenjoe bidenhillary clintonpolitics<![CDATA[GOP Senator’s Debate Tactic: Jab Thai-American War Hero Over Ethnicity and Military Heritage]]>, 28 Oct 2016 06:17:50 GMT

    A moment in Thursday’s debate between the two candidates running for the U.S. Senate seat in Illinois might have gone down as one of the low points of the 2016 election, if there weren’t already so many to choose from.

    Republican senator Mark Kirk is locked in a More »]]>Margaret Hartmannearly and awfulpolitics<![CDATA[Mike Pence’s Plane Skids Off the Runway at La Guardia Airport]]>, 28 Oct 2016 03:31:18 GMT

    A plane carrying Republican vice-presidential nominee Mike Pence skidded off the runway at La Guardia Airport on Thursday night during a rainstorm. In addition to the Indiana governor, there were 36 people and eight crew members onboard when the plane touched down at 7:25 p.m. No injures have been reported.

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    <![CDATA[The Bridgegate Trial Has Destroyed What Was Left of Chris Christie’s Reputation]]>, 27 Oct 2016 22:05:14 GMT

    This morning, the jurors who will decide the fate of two former New Jersey public officials charged with deliberately jamming the streets approaching the George Washington Bridge filed quietly into Judge Susan Wigenton’s courtroom. The gallery was packed and buzzing in anticipation of closing arguments. For the last six weeks,...More »]]>Andrew Ricechris christienew jerseybill baronipoliticsbridgegatebridget kelly<![CDATA[The Republican Party Gave Its Data to a White Nationalist. What Could Go Wrong?]]>, 27 Oct 2016 14:19:28 GMT

    Many a suicidal venture was undertaken with the intent of self-preservation. From the Republican National Committee’s standpoint, Donald Trump was surely not its 1st, 2nd, or even 16th choice for presidential nominee. Once it became inevitable, it had to balance two strategic considerations: whether to support its nominee, which might...More »]]>Jonathan Chaitthe national intereststeve bannondonald trumpreince priebuspoliticscampaign 2016<![CDATA[House Republicans Already Have a Plan to Make Hillary Clinton’s Presidency a Living Hell]]>, 27 Oct 2016 12:33:43 GMT

    Republicans are at each others’ throats in a way they haven’t been since at least 1964. Republicans disagree about Trump, and they disagree about what they need to do in order to regain power. But those disagreements have very little to do with the decisions the party will face between...More »]]>Jonathan Chaitthe national interestpoliticscampaign 2016hillary clintonjason chaffetz<![CDATA[Trump Closes Out Campaign by Reigniting Feud With Gold-Star Family]]>, 27 Oct 2016 09:22:00 GMTIt’s looking more and more like the last two weeks of the campaign will be a recap of some of Donald Trump’s worst moments. On Wednesday, after praising Newt Gingrich for fighting with Megyn Kelly and taking a break from campaigning to plug his hotels, Trump...More »]]>Margaret Hartmannpoliticsearly and oftenkhizr khandonald trumptoday in donald trump<![CDATA[Bill Clinton Mixed Charity and Personal Business, According to Aide’s Leaked Memo]]>, 27 Oct 2016 08:16:00 GMT

    Bill Clinton has not been much of a presence in Hillary Clinton’s current presidential campaign, which is smart for a number of reasons. As The New Republic’s Jeet Heer points out, in addition to being targeted by the Trump campaign over sexual-misconduct allegations, the former president is not...More »]]>Margaret Hartmannbill clintonearly and oftenpoliticswikileaks<![CDATA[Congressman Chaffetz Unendorsed Trump Over ‘Abhorrent’ Video, Will Vote for Him Anyway]]>, 27 Oct 2016 04:35:54 GMT

    In the hours after Donald Trump’s Access Hollywood video broke, Representative Jason Chaffetz of Utah was the first Republican politician to say he could not endorse a presidential candidate who bragged about sexual assault. “I’m out,” Chaffetz told Utah’s Fox 13 News. “I can no longer in good conscience endorse...More »]]>Margaret Hartmannearly and oftenearly and awkwardjason chaffetzpolitics<![CDATA[The Oddly Snobbish Anti-Intellectualism of Donald Trump]]>, 26 Oct 2016 16:37:55 GMT

    “Folks, we’re run by people that are not smart people, or to put it a different way, we are run by stupid people. Stupid people,” said Donald Trump Monday. Smart versus stupid, along with weak versus strong, is the barometer Trump uses to gauge men’s worth. (Women are...More »]]>Jonathan Chaitthe national interestpoliticsdonald trumpcampaign 2016<![CDATA[It’s Come to This: Biden and Trump Are Talking About Fighting Each Other ‘Behind the Gym’]]>, 26 Oct 2016 10:02:00 GMT

    Joe Biden has been surprisingly gaffe-free while campaigning for Hillary Clinton, but on Friday, he toed the line when he described what he’d like to do to Donald Trump at a rally in Wilkes Barre, Pennsylvania. “The press always asks me, don’t I wish I were debating him?” Biden said....More »]]>Margaret Hartmannpoliticstoday in donald trumpearly and often<![CDATA[Hack Reveals Clinton Staffers’ Concerns About Private Server, But No Smoking Gun]]>, 26 Oct 2016 09:31:55 GMT

    When the news broke that Hillary Clinton used a private email server as secretary of State, her aides tried to control the damage, and some blamed each other — as we now know thanks to the campaign’s second email controversy.

    The latest batch of emails from Clinton campaign chairm John...More »]]>Margaret Hartmanndonald trumpearly and oftenpolitics<![CDATA[Obamacare Is a Policy Triumph and a Political Failure]]>, 25 Oct 2016 14:11:03 GMT

    For all its recent difficulties, of which there are more below, Obamacare has made American health care both dramatically more affordable and humanitarian. Its various cost reforms have helped bring medical inflation to decades-low levels, and it has given access to basic medical care to 20 million Americans who lacked...More »]]>Jonathan Chaitthe national interestpoliticsobamacare<![CDATA[Kellyanne Conway Insists Trump Can Still Win, Weird Media Appearances Say Otherwise]]>, 25 Oct 2016 10:23:39 GMTOn Sunday, Kellyanne Conway finally acknowledged that there’s something amiss with the Donald Trump campaign. “We’re behind,” she told Meet the Press.

    So, as Trump’s campaign manager, how is she planning to turn things around in the next two weeks? Apparently by doing media appearances that suggest she’s out of...More »]]>Margaret Hartmannkellyanne conwayEarly and oftenpolitics<![CDATA[Enjoy the Hillary Clinton–Elizabeth Warren Alliance While You Still Can]]>, 25 Oct 2016 08:28:13 GMT

    Elizabeth Warren rolled out another viral Donald Trump insult on Monday, turning the Republican nominee’s “nasty woman” dig into a rallying cry. “Get this, Donald — nasty women are tough. Nasty women are smart. And nasty women vote,” Warren said in New Hampshire, as Hillary Clinton...More »]]>Margaret Hartmannearly and oftenpolitics<![CDATA[Joe Biden Hints at Post-White House Plans]]>, 25 Oct 2016 03:27:03 GMT

    As members of the Obama administration make their final push to ensure that they’re not succeeded by Donald Trump, they’re also offering some clues as to where we’ll find them after January 2017.

    During an unannounced visit to a Hillary Clinton campaign office in Toledo, Ohio on Monday, Vice President...More »]]>Margaret Hartmannpoliticsearly and oftenjoe bidenjoetorious<![CDATA[Kellyanne Conway Says Trump Would Challenge Clinton to Another Debate]]>, 24 Oct 2016 08:56:43 GMT

    Aside from undermining our democracy, the scariest aspect of Donald Trump’s suggestion last week that he might not accept the results of the election was the prospect that the race could drag on far beyond November 8. On Sunday Trump campaign manager Kellyanne Conway made a similarly frightening...More »]]>Margaret Hartmanndonald trumpearly and oftenpolitics<![CDATA[Terry McAuliffe Aided Wife of FBI Official Later Tasked With Clinton Email Probe]]>, 24 Oct 2016 06:03:03 GMT

    Virginia Governor Terry McAuliffe is a longtime Clinton ally, prolific Democratic fundraiser, and former Clinton Foundation board member, and last May we learned that he’s the subject of a federal investigation into his campaign contributions. Considering these facts it’s a bit surprising that his name hasn’t been bandied...More »]]>Margaret Hartmannearly and oftenterry mcauliffepolitics<![CDATA[The Debate We Should Be Having About America’s Role in the Yemen War]]>, 24 Oct 2016 01:04:46 GMT

    “Foreign hot spots” was one of the topics on the menu at Wednesday’s third and final presidential debate, but Chris Wallace might as well have just called the segment “Aleppo and Mosul.” Donald Trump, in character, seemed to claim that the liberation of Mosul was timed to...More »]]>Jonah Sheppsaudi arabiahillary clintoninternational affairsdonald trumpmiddle eastforeign policypoliticsyemen<![CDATA[Curt Schilling Joins Breitbart ]]>, 23 Oct 2016 15:35:08 GMT

    With it looking increasingly unlikely Donald Trump will be heading to the White House, the prospect that he will partner with his campaign CEO, Breitbart executive chair Steve Bannon, to launch a Trump TV network seems more and more probable. In the meantime, the right-wing website...More »]]>Gabriel Shermancurt schillingmediasteve bannondonald trumpbreitbartalt-rightpolitics