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Presidential Election 2016

  1. What the Midterms Would Look Like If Clinton Had WonThe silver lining of Trump’s presidential win for Democrats is that their party is facing a good, not a potentially disastrous, midterm election.
  2. Sanders-Clinton Commission Agrees on Changes to Make the Primaries More OpenIt’s just one step toward unity, but fewer superdelegates, more oversight of the DNC, and less convoluted Iowa caucuses could help.
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    Wisconsin Recount Ends, Trump Still WinsTrump-Pence netted 131 votes to add a bit to their margin of victory.
  4. Hillary Clinton’s Lead in the Popular Vote Inches Past 2 MillionThe difference between the popular vote and the Electoral College outcome is stark.
  5. In the Cafés of Paris, Ennui and Revulsion Over Trump“But Trump, he is just a lunatic. Put a bomb in his hands and he’ll blow up the world.”
  6. The 2016 Presidential Election LiveblogIt’s time, America.
  7. Here’s What New Yorkers Dealt With at the Voting BoothLong lines and broken scanners.
  8. The NYPD Is Going to Deploy ‘the Largest Election Detail’ Ever on TuesdayAnd not to read too much into things, but the Clinton campaign canceled its fireworks display.
  9. What the ‘Bronco Bamma’ Girl Thinks About the 2016 Election and Donald Trump“Trump makes fun of people. Like, he is definitely not nice to people from different states and stuff. Countries, I mean.”
  10. With Father’s Campaign in Chaos, Eric Trump Looked to Trade Guns on the InternetA user with a name that appears to belong to the presidential candidate’s son posted on a hunting site looking to exchange firearms.
  11. Chris Christie Nixes Trump Campaign Stops After Bridgegate VerdictThe New Jersey governor and head of Trump’s transition team is apparently laying low the weekend before Election Day.
  12. Ballot Selfies Are Not Allowed, New YorkA judge rejected a challenge to a law days before the election.
  13. The Presidential Election Has Come to ThisThe nation’s political debate, as explained by one neighborly dispute on a Bay Ridge block.
  14. John Kasich Is Voting Like It’s 2008Cruz and Rubio didn’t mention Trump by name, but appeared to have cast ballots for him in early voting.
  15. Naked Trump Statue Gets Sold at Auction for $22,000The Gilbert Stuart of the 2016 election.
  16. The Republican Party Owns Trump’s Actions on Election DayThe Republicans who are separating themselves from the candidate are far too late.
  17. Some One-Percenters Are Trying to Convince Themselves That Trump Isn’t Crazy“All I can tell you is that behind closed doors, he is a thoughtful, studious person.”
  18. This Muslim Trump Casino Employee Wants to Make Sure His Old Boss Isn’t ElectedHe’s out of work but has made dozens of small donations to Hillary Clinton.
  19. early and often
    Donald Trump’s D.C. Hotel Shows His Brand Is Sinking Along With His Poll NumbersLook to the Trump International Hotel in Washington, D.C., to see just how the campaign-as-business-advertising strategy has backfired.
  20. How Important Is the First Presidential Debate?New York’s political team weighs in on what could happen on the first showdown between these two opponents.
  21. Matt Lauer’s Gift to Donald TrumpNo follow-ups or fact-checks during Wednesday night’s forum played right into Trump’s strategy just as the polls are tightening.
  22. Hillary Clinton Has a Problem: Finding Someone Who Can Imitate TrumpThis is a lot trickier than it was to imitate the last guy.
  23. Hillary Clinton
    Hillary Clinton Needs Better, More Honest Talking Points on Her Email IssueGiven that this is one of the most important, legitimate questions about her qualifications, there’s way too much spin going on.
  24. Donald Trump
    6 Times Donald Trump (Probably) Fabricated Interactions With Other PeopleA politician who is a gifted liar knows to make his or her lies hard to debunk. Trump is not a gifted liar.
  25. Donald Trump Gave Republicans the Choice of Racism or Defeat. They Chose Racism.The GOP has made its peace.