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  • Ohio county, with nearly perfect presidential record, leans Trump

    09/30/2016 3:29:22 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 1 replies
    The Philadelphia Inquirer ^ | September 30, 2016 | Thomas Fitzgerald
    PORT CLINTON, Ohio - Every few minutes, the glass door of the Ottawa County Republicans' storefront office would swing open to admit a blast of humid air and another supplicant. Word had gone forth: Headquarters had a new shipment. "We just got a bunch, and were we ever tickled," Carolyn Adams, the county chairwoman, said one afternoon last week. "The first time, they only sent us 50, and they were gone in less than 24 hours. People were desperate." Now she could meet the demand for Donald Trump yard signs, and it was steady - one street-level indicator that the...
  • Trump Rally Is Saturday (Tennessee)

    09/30/2016 1:24:54 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 5 replies
    The Chattanoogan ^ | September 30, 2016
    The Bradley County Republican Women and the West Polk Republican Women will host a Trump Rally on Saturday at the Bradley County Courthouse at 1 p.m . U.S. Congressman Scott DesJarlais will be representing the Trump Campaign, along with U.S. Congressman Chuck Fleischmann. Many other state and local officials will be speaking. For more information, call Lita Esquinance 715-0601 or Jane Rumbaugh 715-6119, or in Polk County, call Mary Woody 716-2778.
  • Donald Trump to rally Saturday in Lancaster County (Pennsylvania)

    09/29/2016 6:54:04 AM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 10 replies
    The Allentown Morning Call's Capitol Ideas ^ | September 28, 2016 | Laura Olson
    Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump is returning to Pennsylvania on Saturday. He'll be holding a 7 p.m. rally in Manheim, Lancaster County, according to Trump's campaign website. It will be held at Spooky Nook Sports, the largest indoor sports complex in the country. Trump also is scheduled to hold a fundraiser Saturday evening in Bergen County, N.J. Tickets for the Trump Victory fundraiser start at $5,000 per person, according to an invitation obtained by the Morning Call....
  • The Latest: Trump counts Christian conservatives in IA crowd (Name-checks Ted Cruz)

    09/28/2016 4:23:40 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 10 replies
    WLBT-TV ^ | September 28, 2016 | The Associated Press
    Donald Trump wants to know how many Christian conservatives are backing him in Iowa. The Republican presidential nominee asked those attending a Wednesday afternoon rally in Council Bluffs to raise their hands "if you're not a Christian conservative." He noticed "a couple people" raising their hands. He asked the crowd, "Should we keep them in the room?" He answered himself, "Yes, I think so." Many Iowa Republicans are Christian conservatives. The thrice married Trump has faced tough questions of his own about his devotion to Christian values....
  • Clinton feels the pressure

    09/28/2016 2:13:53 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 27 replies
    The Hill ^ | September 28, 2016 | Amie Parnes
    Hillary Clinton is feeling the pressure in the race for the White House ó even after a strong night in the first 2016 presidential debate. Clinton has a huge staff advantage over Donald Trump, which should help her turn out supporters this fall. The Electoral College is tilted in her favor, and demographics are moving in the Democratic Partyís direction. Sheís running to succeed a popular president who is firmly on her side, and the economy is strengthening. Sheís also running against Trump, who has divided the Republican Party while alienating large groups of Americans. Despite all those advantages, Clinton...
  • Trump Returns to NH on Sept. 29 (Thursday in New Hampshire)

    09/28/2016 12:12:56 AM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 2 replies
    Patch ^ | September 27, 2016 | Tony Schinella
    The day after Hillary Clinton is at Durham, the Republican nominee will hold another rally in the Granite State. Here are the details. BEDFORD, NH ó Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump will be heading back to New Hampshire for a rally on Thursday, according to a press statement from the NH GOP. Trump will be holding the event at the NH Sportsplex, 68 Technology Drive in Bedford at 3 p.m. on Sept. 29, 2016. Doors open at noon. There will be limited parking on the actual site, according to the statement, but shuttle parking will be available at the Galaxy...
  • Trump Comes Out On Top! Billionaire Pulls Ahead In Electoral College Poll

    09/27/2016 9:27:30 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 22 replies
    Radar Online ^ | September 27, 2016 | Staff
    The newly released poll reveals Hillary Clinton could lose the presidency. Donald Trump is riding high after Monday nightís debate performance! A new UPI/CVoterís state tracking poll released the day after the big event shows that Trump could amass enough votes to win the presidency. According to UPI current numbers suggest that Trump would earn ď292 votes and Clinton would get 246 with 270 needed to secure the oval office.Ē But Trumpís lead still remains narrow. ďIf the battleground states are not counted, the race would be tied 191-191,Ē UPI reported. Florida is one of the key swing states that...
  • Black voters critical to Hillary Clinton's chances in Florida

    09/27/2016 3:59:03 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 6 replies
    The Sun Sentinel ^ | September 27, 2016 | Anthony Man
    Geneva Reed-Veal, whose daughter Sandra Bland died in police custody in Texas; Sybrina Fulton, whose son Trayvon Martin was killed by a neighborhood watch volunteer in Sanford in 2012; and Gwen Carr, whose son Eric Garner died after New York City police used a banned chokehold on him, are part of Mothers of the Movement, women whose children were by guns or at the hands of police. They campaigned for Hillary Clinton in Pompano Beach on Sept. 26, 2016. The outcome of the presidential race in Florida could hinge on how many black voters, who turned out heavily for Barack...
  • Hillary Clintonís Electoral College lead could be vanishing, according to new polls

    09/26/2016 5:26:35 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 16 replies
    Vox ^ | September 26, 2016 | Andrew Prokop
    Just before the first presidential debate Monday night, a new round of polls has been released that should strike fear into the hearts of Democrats. First off, the national race is looking very tight indeed. Democrats had hoped that Clinton had rebounded after a couple of respected polls last week showed her taking a 6-point lead over Trump. But the newest polls from major outlets ó ABC News/Washington Post, Quinnipiac, and Bloomberg ó show Clinton up 2, up 1, and down 2 to Trump in a four-way matchup that includes Gary Johnson and Jill Stein. But whatís probably scarier for...
  • Polls Show Trump, Clinton Tied in Minnesota with Pennsylvania, North Carolina Tightening

    09/26/2016 12:25:31 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 13 replies
    Breitbart ^ | September 26, 2016 | Neil W. McCabe
    Three Breitbart/Gravis state polls of likely voters ó Minnesota, Pennsylvania, and North Carolina ó demonstrate how close the presidential election between Democrat Hillary R. Clinton and her GOP rival Donald J. Trump has become just before the first presidential debate. In Minnesota, Clinton and Trump are tied with each having 43 percent of the vote, said Doug Kaplan, the managing director of Gravis Marketing, the Florida-based polling firm that executed the poll. In Pennsylvania, Clinton leads Trump with 46 percent to his 43 percent, and in North Carolina the former first lady leads Trump 44 percent to the New York...
  • Donald Trumpís Duplin Co. campaign stop resonating with ENC residents

    09/20/2016 10:02:40 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 22 replies
    WNCT-TV ^ | September 20, 2016 | Katie Harden
    KENANSVILLE, N.C. (WNCT) Ė Donald Trump made another campaign stop in Eastern North Carolina Tuesday afternoon, this time stumping in Duplin County. With a community just short of 900 people in Kenansville, the town was saturated with visitors for the rally. Nearly 10,000 people lining up to hear about Trumpís vision for the country. About 6,000 people packed inside the Duplin County Event Center and say they were not disappointed. ďWeíre going to make our country strong again,Ē says Presidential hopeful Donald Trump. ďOur military will be greatly enhanced. And weíre going to make our country safe again. And we...
  • Republican Voters Are Unifying Behind Donald Trump

    09/20/2016 8:57:30 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 29 replies
    The Huffington Post ^ | September 20, 2016 | Janie Velencia, associate polling editor
    Republican support for Donald Trump is at an all-time high, with GOP voters now just as unified behind Trump as Democrats are behind Hillary Clinton, according to the HuffPost Pollster polling average. Polls have shown a tightening race in recent weeks, leaving Democrats on edge and concerned that Clinton is losing the comfortable lead she held over the summer. Thereís data to back up Democratsí hand-wringing. Republican voters who had previously withheld their support for Trump have come around recently. Trump has managed to gain 6 percentage points among Republicans since mid-August, and heís on an upward trend, according to...
  • TIRED? After today, Hillary has nothing on public calendar until debate ó in 6 days

    09/20/2016 6:58:01 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 50 replies
    The American Mirror ^ | September 19, 2016 | Kyle Olson
    Hillary Clinton noted there are just 50 days before voters head to the polls, but thatís not stopping her from apparently laying low for the next 6 of them. Clinton held a rally at Temple University today, and, according to her public schedule posted at HillarySpeeches.com, she has nothing public planned until the first presidential debate on September 26th. Hillary will appear on ďThe Tonight ShowĒ this evening in a segment that was filmed last week. According to the schedule, over the next 6 days, Clintonís running mate Tim Kaine will hold three events, and Kaineís wife will appear at...
  • Clinton campaign memo to donors: Donít panic

    09/20/2016 6:37:17 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 42 replies
    Hot Air ^ | September 20, 2016 | Ed Morrissey
    Team Hillary has 49 days until Election Day to clinch what should be an easy victory. After Donald Trumpís August swoon, Hillary Clinton should have been able to coast to November 8th. Instead she has apparently stumbled back into a virtual tie, and Electoral College maps now make the race look like a dead heat with the first presidential debate on the near horizon. With allies and donors getting restive over her inability to close the deal, the Clinton campaign sent out a memo with one main message ó donít panic. Greg Sargent got a look at the Robby Mook...
  • The fight isnít going Clintonís way

    09/19/2016 6:17:42 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 94 replies
    The Boston Globe ^ | September 19, 2016 | Niall Ferguson
    This fight isnít going as planned. The conventional wisdom, as August drew to a close, was that Donald Trumpís campaign was in free-fall. Some of Hillary Clintonís supporters had even begun to anticipate a landslide like 1964, when Lyndon Johnson crushed Barry Goldwater by 61-to-38 percent. What a difference a couple of working weeks have made. Slumped in the Democratic corner, her haggard visage being fanned by anxious trainers, is Clinton, candidate of the status quo. Impatiently bouncing off the ropes on the other side of the ring is the overweight, orange-featured personification of very, very risky change. The status...
  • Trump wins more black voters: Poll shows attracting support of more African Americans

    09/19/2016 4:04:27 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 28 replies
    The London Daily Mail ^ | September 19, 2016 | Ariel Zilber and Nikki Schwab
    LA Times/USC survey indicates that Trump's support among blacks has grown from 3.1 percent to 19.6 percent in less than two weeksClinton's backing among African Americans has dropped from 90.4 percent on September 10 to just 71.4 percent Pollster says that the numbers began to shift after questions about Clinton's health and stamina arose on September 11 Other polls show tight race between Trump and Clinton in key battleground states....
  • Polls: Trump ONE STATE From Being President

    09/19/2016 2:29:17 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 43 replies
    The Daily Wire ^ | September 18, 2016 | Ben Shapiro
    There was a time when Hillary Clintonís team believed she would win every swing state, many by double digits. That time has passed. According to todayís Washington Post, the Clinton team is now ďpessimisticĒ about holding Iowa and Ohio, and they believe Florida and North Carolina will be close. Right now, the latest polls have Donald Trump ahead in all four states. If he were to win those four states, as well as Nevada, he would be one state away from winning the presidency. Here are the remaining battleground states and where they stand....
  • Donald Trump Could Win This Blue State in November

    09/19/2016 11:36:41 AM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 13 replies
    Charisma News ^ | September 19, 2016
    Yesterday, we made the case that Donald Trump could win Michigan, despite the fact that no Republican candidate for resident has won in the Wolverine State since 1988. Today, two more items have surfaced confirming Trump's surge in the union-heavy traditionally Blue state: the announcement that 100 Syrian and Iraqi refugees would be placed in troubled and nearly bankrupt Flint, Michigan, without consultation with or the consent of local authorities, and the release of a Detroit Free Press poll showing that 53 percent of the Great Lake State's voters oppose settling more refugees in the hard-pressed state. According to this...
  • Hillary Clinton needs to do these 3 things right now to save her campaign

    09/19/2016 10:46:25 AM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 88 replies
    CNBC ^ | September 19, 2016 | Jake Novak
    With the polls continuing to show a decided trend in Donald Trump's favor, it's time for Hillary Clinton and her campaign to make some serious changes. There are probably 100 things a candidate who was once seen as a shoo-in winner needs to change once the tide turns, but let's get right to the three top priority musts: 1) Accept the facts The biggest danger now for the Clinton team and her key backers is to brush off the polls as statistical noise or just a very brief trend that will flame out. The reason brushing off the polls is...
  • Preparations for Estero Trump rally begin after law enforcement gala (Florida)

    09/17/2016 5:44:18 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 2 replies
    WBBH-TV ^ | September 17, 2016 | Trent Kelly
    ESTERO - Hundreds of law enforcement officers from all across Lee County are gathering at Germain Arena in Estero. It's all part of this year's "Law and Order" Ball, which is the first time the annual gala honoring law enforcement is being held in the 7,000-seat arena. But that's not the only big event coming to Germain this week as preparations for Monday's Donald Trump rally are set to get underway in just a matter of hours. "It's pretty cool having somebody that could be the potential next president of the United States coming so close," said Estero resident Michael...
  • Free Donald Trump Rally tickets being sold online at steep price (Florida)

    09/17/2016 2:59:11 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 15 replies
    WFTX-TV ^ | September 16, 2016 | Stephanie Tinoco
    LEE COUNTY, Fla. - Republican Presidential Nominee Donald Trump will be filling Germain Arena with the dynamic energy he's known for on Monday night. Free tickets are still available online, but people are using Facebook, Craigslist, and Ebay to sell those tickets for what they claim is a sold out event. Four In Your Corner found tickets ranging from $50-$200 even though the website is still accepting submissions for free tickets. Ralph Santillo, the founder of the Veterans Foundation in Cape Coral says people have been calling his organization inquiring about getting tickets once Trump announced he would be in...
  • Trump, Clinton now running close in Electoral College

    09/17/2016 1:24:20 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 42 replies
    The Washington Examiner ^ | September 17, 2016 | Joseph Lawler
    Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton are running close in the Electoral College, according to a new analysis released Saturday. A Reuters/Ipsos States of the Nation analysis based on a weekly tracking poll in all 50 states shows that the two candidates are nearly even, with the Republican Trump projected to win the key swing state of Florida. Clinton still has a slight edge in the comparison, but the race has tightened significantly in recent weeks, with several battleground states better contested by Trump. The analysis is based on a weekly tracking poll of more than 15,000 Americans....
  • Why Iím voting for Donald Trump

    09/16/2016 5:36:56 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 5 replies
    MacLean's ^ | September 15, 2016 | Allen Abel
    Ordinary Americans explain why they plan to vote for Donald Trump on Nov. 8 <Donald Trump supporters, from left to right: Susan Bates, Royce Barnes, Sabrina Kim, Maya Brudnay, and Arthur Robertson. These are Donald Trump¬ís ¬ďdeplorables,¬Ē as Hillary Clinton calls them¬ó11 unashamed Trump-train riders from across the United States, writing in their own words. To Clinton, they¬óor at least ¬ďhalf of them,¬Ē as the Democratic nominee chuckled last weekend in a stunning display of contempt before hurriedly apologizing¬≠¬ócan be lumped together as ¬ďracist, sexist, homophobic, xenophobic, Islamophobic¬≠¬≠¬óyou name it.¬Ē Our contributors would disagree. The Trump supporters who volunteered to...
  • Politico: Trump has broken Hillaryís Electoral College lock

    09/16/2016 3:25:05 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 28 replies
    Hot Air ^ | September 16, 2016 | Ed Morrissey
    For now, anyway. A month ago, analysts thought Hillary Clinton had enough of a lead in the Electoral College that she could coast to the finish line. Sheís coasted ever since, and that has finally caught up to her ó and so has Donald Trump. Politico polling analyst Stephen Shepard writes that current polling would give Trump 266 electoral votes, with any number of states available to give him the majority: Just six weeks ago, Hillary Clintonís advantage in the Electoral College looked insurmountable. Now, based on the latest round of public polls, itís a different story. If the election...
  • Clinton sharpens, Trump softens. Heís rising, sheís falling.

    09/16/2016 10:04:57 AM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 35 replies
    The Washington Post ^ | September 15, 2016 | Dr. Charles Krauthammer
    If you are the status quo candidate in a change election in which the national mood is sour and two-thirds of the electorate think the country is on the wrong track, what do you do? Attack. Relentlessly. Paint your opponent as extremist, volatile, clueless, unfit, dangerous. Indeed, Hillary Clintonís latest national ad, featuring major Republican politicians echoing that indictment of Donald Trump, ends thus: ďUnfit. Dangerous. Even for Republicans.Ē That was the theme of Clintonís famous ďalt-rightĒ speech and of much of her $100 million worth of ads. Problem is, itís not working. Over the past month, Trumpís new team,...
  • Donald Trump plans Duplin County rally (North Carolina September 20th)

    09/15/2016 5:12:15 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 7 replies
    The Jacksonville Daily News ^ | September 15, 2016 | Staff
    The Republican presidential candidate will be stopping in Duplin County next week. Donald Trump will make a campaign stop at Duplin County Events Center in Kenansville on Sept. 20 at 5 p.m. Doors open at 3 p.m. Tickets, which are free, are available on a first come, first serve basis at donaldjtrump.com. There is a limit of two tickets per mobile number. This is the candidateís first stop in Duplin County and the closest rally to Onslow. He has previously held events in Wilmington, Fayetteville and Greenville.
  • Snicker all you want, but Trumpís appearance on Oz was a triumph

    09/15/2016 3:13:57 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 11 replies
    The Globe and Mail ^ | September 15, 2016 | John Ibbitson
    Clinton wanted to make this election about Trumpís fitness to lead. Now thanks to Trump's silly TV stunt, all anyone can talk about is their physical health He doesnít need much sleep, he hates vacations, he shrugs off stress, and ďI donít get much with the colds,Ē Donald Trump told Dr. Mehmet Oz on Thursday, as this beyond-strange election campaign turned on the question of who has the stamina to endure the White House. (VIDEO-AT-LINK) Hillary Clinton wanted to make this election a referendum on Mr. Trumpís fitness to lead. She wanted voters to focus on his vows to aggressively...
  • Trump Leads Nation; AR, GA, MO Remain Red; CO Leaning Trump; Pneumonia Appears to Be Hurting

    09/15/2016 12:51:29 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 15 replies
    Emerson Polling ^ | September 15, 2016 | Professor Spencer Kimball
    Results at link.
  • Trump returning to Colorado Saturday

    09/14/2016 3:41:02 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 13 replies
    The Denver Business Journal ^ | September 14, 2016 | Mark Harden, news director
    Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump plans to campaign in Colorado Springs on Saturday. According to his campaign website, Trump is slated to appear at a rally at 7:30 p.m. Sept. 17 at JetCenters of Colorado. Tickets are available through the website. Trump previously campaigned in Denver and Colorado Springs on July 29. He also headlined a private fundraising event in Aspen on Aug. 25, hosted by Denver homebuilder Larry Mizel. On July 1, he spoke at the Western Conservative Summit in Denver. The announcement of Saturday's appearance comes as a tracking poll shows Trump with a slight lead over Democratic...
  • Could disenchanted Pennsylvania voters win the state for Trump?

    09/14/2016 3:04:47 AM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 31 replies
    The Christian Science Monitor ^ | September 13, 2016 | Amanda Hoover
    Finding the patterns: After going to the Democratic contender for more than 20 years, some analysts wonder if Pennsylvania could swing back to the GOP for a Donald Trump victory. Are they giving enough credit to the state's Democratic strongholds? Pennsylvania is a big prize in the electoral college that has belonged to Democrats for more than two decades, but some analysts and local politicians are wondering if the odd circumstances surrounding the 2016 election could shift the state into the red. As Pennsylvania has consistently picked Democrats for president since electing Bill Clinton in 1992, many considered Hillary Clinton...
  • Founder Of ďBlack Men For BernieĒ Launching Pro-Trump Effort

    09/13/2016 9:44:23 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 6 replies
    Buzz Feed News ^ | September 13, 2016 | Darren Sands
    ďI donít know where itís going to go but thereís going to be a chance for peopleís lives to get better. Under Democrats, itís shown that it wonít happen,Ē Bruce Carter tells BuzzFeed News. Promising to deliver Donald Trump and the Republicans the highest percentage of black votes since 1965 Voting Rights Act, the founder of Black Men for Bernie is now launching Trump for Urban Communities. Bruce Carter is touting the effort ďlargest ground game in the countryĒ targeted at black voters ó with a platform focused on urban investment, self-sufficiency, and resources for small businesses. ďItís about teaching...
  • Donald Trump schedules Canton rally on Wednesday (Ohio)

    09/11/2016 2:28:18 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 3 replies
    The Canton Repository ^ | September 10, 2016 | Staff
    Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump will appear at a rally Wednesday night at Canton Memorial Civic Center, according to his campaign website. The rally begins at 7 p.m. Doors will open at 4 p.m. Tickets are available at his website. This will be Trump's first public appearance in Stark County during the campaign. He appeared at a private fundraiser at Brookside Country Club in August. He's been in Northeast Ohio often in the past month, having appeared in Cleveland on Thursday and at Brook Park and Canfield on Labor Day. He also was in Youngstown on Aug. 15 and Akron...
  • Poll: Trump Closes In on Clintonís Projected Electoral Lead

    09/11/2016 12:37:18 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 9 replies
    Hamodia - The Daily Newspaper of Torah Jewry ^ | September 11, 2016 | Reuters
    Republican Donald Trump appears to have carved out a wider path to the White House as a number of states, including Florida and Ohio, are no longer considered likely wins for Democratic rival Hillary Clinton, according to the latest Reuters/Ipsos States of the Nation project released on Saturday. The project, which combines opinion polls with an analysis of voting patterns under different election scenarios, still shows Clinton would have the best chance of winning the presidency if the election were held today. Yet Trump has caught up to her level of support in several states. Clinton now has an 83...
  • US election 2016: Clinton's plan to have Trump hand her the election isn't working

    09/11/2016 10:59:19 AM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 8 replies
    Al-Monitor ^ | September 11, 2016 | Reeves Barbour
    Hillary Clinton's plan to win the presidency has largely consisted of standing back and letting Donald Trump self-destruct. That doesn't seem to be working anymore. The latest RealClearPolitics polling average shows the Republican candidate steadily closing the gap with his Democratic opponent. Clinton is now leading Trump by less than 3 percentage points ó 45.6% to 42.9% ó down from 9 points right after the Democratic National Convention in July. Because of the way the US electorate is distributed, Clinton still has a substantial edge over Trump. To clinch the deal, she only needs to win 41 electoral votes in...
  • GOP insiders: Maybe Trump can win

    09/09/2016 6:31:22 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 42 replies
    The Politico ^ | September 9, 2016 | Steven Shepard
    Once resigned to a November defeat, swing state Republicans are increasingly optimistic about Donald Trumpís chances now that the GOP presidential nominee has closed a once-yawning deficit in the polls against Hillary Clinton. Thatís according to The POLITICO Caucus ó a panel of activists, operatives and strategists in 11 battleground states, 10 of which President Barack Obama carried in 2012. While a majority of GOP insiders still say Clinton would carry their state if the election were held today, significantly more Republicans now say Trump would win than even just a few weeks ago. But despite Trumpís improving prospects, GOP...
  • US election poll: Should Clinton be worried by Trump's lead?

    09/07/2016 7:48:04 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 13 replies
    The Week UK ^ | September 7, 2016
    Donald Trump has overtaken Hillary Clinton in the race for the White House, according to a new poll Ė but is this a canary in the coalmine or a skewed survey? The Republican leads by 45 per cent to 43 per cent in a national CNN/ORC survey published on Tuesday. It shows the two candidates provoke large gaps by gender, age, race and education. "The topsy-turvy campaign for the president has seen both Clinton and Trump holding a significant lead at some point in the last two months, though Clinton has topped Trump more often than not," says CNN. So...
  • Hollywood Democrats Nervous as Clinton-Trump Polls Tighten: ĎIím Freaked Outí

    09/07/2016 6:51:50 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 54 replies
    The Wrap ^ | September 7, 2016 | Itay Hod
    One Clinton supporter is ďbugging all my friends to do somethingĒ Hollywood Democrats are getting nervous about recent polls that show the race between Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump tightening. ďIím freaked out,Ē David Schneiderman, co-owner and founder of Seismic Productions and prominent Clinton supporter, told TheWrap. ďI now post stuff on Facebook every day bugging all my friends to do something. No one wants to wake up to Donald Trump on November 8.Ē A Tuesday CNN/ORC poll showing Trump leading Clinton in a head-to-head match for the first time in six weeks caught some of Clintonís staunchest industry supporters...
  • Polls: Trump Threatens to Flip New Jersey, Rhode Island; Clinton Leads in New England States

    09/07/2016 2:07:02 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 65 replies
    People's Pundit Daily ^ | September 7, 2016 | Staff
    The highly accurate Emerson College PollÔąĀ Emerson College Polling University finds Democrat Hillary Clinton leading Republican Donald Trump in Deep Blue New England, but will be forced to defend New Jersey and Rhode Island. Among Independents, Mr. Trump leads Mrs. Clinton in Rhode Island (+20), Massachusetts (+8) and New Jersey (+4 points), while she holds the edge in Vermont (+22 points), Maine (+12), Connecticut (+9) and New Hampshire (+2). As Figure 1 depicts, Mrs. Clinton¬ís lead over Mr. Trump ranges from a high of 21 points in Vermont (47% to 26%) to a low of just 3% in Rhode Island...
  • Hillary Clinton rejects Mexican president's invitation to visit country

    09/06/2016 4:06:20 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 40 replies
    Fox News Latino ^ | September 6, 2016
    Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton on Monday rejected the invitation to visit Mexico extended by that country's president, Enrique PeŮa Nieto, an invitation he had also extended to Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump, who accepted. In an interview with ABC, journalist David Muir asked the former secretary of state if she planned to accept PeŮa Nieto's invitation and travel to the U.S. southern neighbor before the Nov. 8 presidential election. "No," answered Clinton, who said that the intended to focus on policies to create jobs in the United States and to do what she must "to create jobs here at...
  • Donít look now, but Trump leads Clinton among likely voters in new CNN poll

    09/06/2016 2:13:42 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 16 replies
    Hot Air ^ | September 6, 2016 | Jazz Shaw
    As weíve been tracking the national polls over the past few weeks and examining the trends (particularly the Morning Consult survey) Iíve been holding back from drawing any firm conclusions while offering everyone a single piece of advice: Wait until we shift to polling likely voters. That takes place after Labor Day for most of the larger polling groups and weíre now in the final phase of the game. With 62 days to go until the election, the CNN/ORC survey is out with their first poll of likely voters and Donald Trump leads Hillary Clinton inside the margin of error...
  • Debate Moderator Chris Wallace Not My Job to Be Ď Truth Squad í If Candidates Lie

    09/05/2016 9:41:36 PM PDT · by KMG365 · 26 replies
    Debate Moderator Chris Wallace Not My Job to Be Ď Truth Squad í If Candidates Lie
  • Hillary Clinton Tampa Rally: Ticket Information (Tomorrow, FReep needed?)

    09/05/2016 6:48:29 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 54 replies
    Patch ^ | September 5, 2016 | Sherri Lonon
    TAMPA, FL ó Tampa Bay area Hillary Clinton supporters who want to see their presidential pick live will get their chance Tuesday. The Democratic presidential hopeful has announced a rally on the University of South Florida campus. Clinton is expected to appear at USFís Student Recreation Center, 12301 Maple Drive, from 1:45 to 3:30 p.m. Doors to the venue open at 11:45 a.m. Supporters who wish to attend are being asked to RSVP on the Clinton campaignís website for free tickets. During her Tampa campaign stop, Clinton ďwill discuss her plans to keep our nation safe, including by working with...
  • Israeli Trump supporters open campaign office in West Bank

    09/05/2016 3:00:56 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 12 replies
    Reuters ^ | September 5, 2016 | Eli Berlizon
    Israeli supporters of U.S. Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump have opened a campaign office in the occupied West Bank, saying they hope to get as many American expatriates as possible to cast an absentee ballot for their candidate. There are about 300,000 U.S. citizens in Israel, according to the non-profit group Republican Overseas Israel, which opened the office in the Jewish settlement Karnei Shomron on Monday. It estimates as many as 80,000 of them live in the West Bank, though it is not clear how many are eligible voters. The initiative has no official ties to the Trump campaign or...
  • Yes, Donald Trump Has a Path to 270 Electoral Votes

    09/04/2016 9:20:50 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 30 replies
    The Weekly Standard ^ | September 1, 2016 | Jeffrey H. Anderson
    It's hard to think of a more irresistible morsel of dubious conventional wisdom than the claim that, driven by demographic change, the presidential electoral map now greatly favors the Democrats. The latest propagation of this myth is found in a long piece by National Review Online's chief political correspondent, Tim Alberta ("Does Donald Trump Have a Path to 270?"), from which Mark Levin read aloud at great length during his radio program on Tuesday. Levin, who has yet to say how he'll cast his vote for president, framed Alberta's piece as being authoritative in portraying dire straits for Donald Trump....
  • Hillary Clinton needs to steal the countryís attention from Trump

    09/04/2016 8:37:53 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 49 replies
    The Los Angeles Times' Top of the Ticket ^ | September 2, 2016 | David Horsey
    Apparently, there is a famous woman running for president against Donald Trump who has a very good chance to win, not that there is much said about her in the media. Most days on cable TV news shows, in the political blogs and in the newspapers nearly all the discussion is about Trumpís latest weird tweet or bellicose speech or impulsive campaign stunt. Is this good for Hillary Clinton? Some opine that it is. All the focus on Trump deflects attention from the nagging questions, both fair and unfair, about her actions as secretary of State, her mishandled email and...
  • Can Trump win over US expats in Israel?

    09/04/2016 2:33:55 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 18 replies
    Al-Monitor ^ | September 2, 2016 | Mordechai Goldman
    The US Republican Party is running an election campaign in Israel for its presidential candidate, Donald Trump. The campaign, which kicked off Aug. 15, targets the 300,000 expatriate Americans with voting rights who live in Israel. The efforts focus on cities with concentrations of people holding American citizenship: Jerusalem, Modiin, Raíanana, Beit Shemesh, the Etzion Bloc settlements, Haifa and Beersheba. As part of the campaign, the Republicans have set up public information stands in the shopping centers of these cities to disseminate campaign messages. Tzvika Brot, the director of the Trump campaign in Israel, is convinced that 80% of the...
  • PHOTOSYNTHESIS & CO2

    09/03/2016 11:02:12 AM PDT · by MostlyAnti-Lib · 26 replies
    09-03-2016 | TEDWINT
    This is the chemical equation for what makes plants grow: 6CO2 + 6H2O + Energy = C6H12O6 + 6O2 Translation: Carbon Dioxide plus water with the infusion of light energy and chlorophyll, acting as a catalyst, yields carbohydrates (glucose), utilized in the growth of plants, plus free oxygen. Conclusion: WHEN CO2 INCREASES, PLANTS GROW FASTER (AND LARGER). If plants grow larger they absorb more water and use more light energy. This means less light energy is available to contribute to ďglobal warmingĒ. If more water is retained in plants all over the world, sea levels will fall. If less light...
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  • Hillary Clinton, rarely seen, rarely heard

    09/03/2016 8:56:41 AM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 34 replies
    The Politico ^ | September 3, 2016 | Annie Karni
    The Democrat lets reporters trail her but tucks them away to keep them out of sight and herself out of reach. Hillary Clinton has never felt comfortable with the traveling political press. As first lady, she would sometimes arrange travel for herself and Chelsea separate from her husband, partly to avoid the protective pool of reporters assigned to the president. In 2008, she ďfought tooth and nail,Ē former aides said, to avoid sharing the plane with her press corps and relented only when her campaign was running out of money and had to either bring the reporters on board or...
  • Clintonís Ďrun-out-the-clockí strategy under fire

    09/03/2016 8:08:48 AM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 37 replies
    The Hill ^ | September 3, 2016 | Jonathan Easley and Amie Parnes
    Hillary Clinton is facing questions about her campaign strategy as Donald Trump laps her on the trail and tightening polls show an increasingly competitive presidential race. The Democratic nominee nearly vanished from the campaign trail in August to attend high-end private fundraisers and to prepare for the first presidential debate on Sept. 26. At times it has appeared that Clinton believes she can run out the clock against Trump, who fell in the polls after a disastrous stretch following the Democratic convention. But while Clinton remains the heavy favorite, Trump has rebounded in some national and battleground polls taken in...