Tuesday, August 23, 2016

U.S. Election News Updates -- August 23, 2016

Politico: Clinton faces late summer scandal wave

Controversies surround the Clinton Foundation and her email server will likely dog Clinton all the way through the election — and potentially beyond.

The scandals swirling around Hillary Clinton kicked up a notch on Monday, with the release of more emails showing the sway Clinton Foundation donors held at the State Department and an order by a federal judge that could result in a dump of thousands more emails before the election.

Clinton managed to coast through the conventions and the resulting weeks, gaining momentum in the polls as Donald Trump suffered through numerous self-inflicted controversies.

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The Democrat Campaign

The Latest: Clinton says she would help small businesses -- AP
Many donors to Clinton Foundation met with her at State -- AP
Clinton Campaign Manager Suggests Trump Is a 'Puppet' for the Kremlin -- ABC News
Clinton campaign: Trump's new team isn't changing Trump -- Yahoo News
Clinton asks Romney’s allies for cash to stop Trump -- Politico
‘We reject his overtures’: Black, Hispanic Democrats slam Donald Trump’s minority outreach -- Washington Times
Emails reveal how foundation donors got access to Clinton and her close aides at State Dept. -- Washington Post
Email scandal continues to bedevil Clinton's campaign -- DW
Judge orders State Department to review 14,900 Clinton emails -- Reuters
Clinton says U.S. presidential election an 'alternative reality' -- Reuters
Clinton takes anti-Trump Olympics strategy into NFL season -- Politico

The Republican Campaign

Trump knocks Obama's Louisiana trip: 'Too little, too late' -- Politico
Trump courts minority voters -- The Hill
Trump: I Want GOP to Be 'Home of the African-American Voter' -- NBC news
‘Shut it down’: Trump takes aim at Clinton Foundation as new emails released -- Yahoo News
Trump: Unethical DOJ needs independent prosecutor to probe Clinton -- The Hill
Trump finds Republican rallying cry in Clinton Foundation attacks -- Reuters
Trump Floats Obama-Like Deportation Plan, and Fans Don’t Mind -- Bloomberg
Trump Stops In Fort Worth Ahead Of Austin Rally -- CBS
Donald Trump Jacked Up His Campaign's Trump Tower Rent Once Somebody Else Was Paying It -- Huffington Post

General Election Coverage

Obama says he doesn’t ‘worry too much about politics’ as November election looms -- Yahoo News
Hillary Clinton outspending Donald Trump 17-to-1 on TV ads -- UPI
Money Race Accelerates For Hillary Clinton And Donald Trump -- NPR
Hillary Clinton’s Cash Lead Over Donald Trump Grew in July -- WSJ
Differences aside, Supreme Court unites Trump, Senate GOP -- AP
Priebus boasts of Trump's 'good turnaround' -- Politico
Leaked Docs: Soros Aims to Enlarge Electorate by 10 Million Voters by 2018 -- Washington Free Beacon
Green Party nominee Jill Stein: Clinton emails reveal security risks, ‘special deals’ for donors -- Washington Post

Commentaries, Analysis, And Editorials

Trump-Clinton race redraws battle for Electoral College -- Niall Stanage, The Hill
Think the Clinton-Trump Race Will Be a Landslide? Hold Your Horses -- New York Times
Hillary Clinton’s historic free pass on the airwaves -- Shane Goldmacher, Politico
A big slush fund for the Clinton Foundation -- David Keene, The Washington Times
Why Clinton can’t shake her private email scandal -- Andrea Peterson, Washington Post
Can Israel swing the election Donald Trump's way? -- Ian Lee, CNN
Is Donald Trump Reversing His Stance on Immigration? -- Priscilla Alvarez, The Atlantic
The Nine Lives of Donald J. Trump -- Victor Davis Hanson, NRO
Trump is a vanity project run amok: Column -- Paul Brandus, USA Today
Challenge for GOP senators: Surviving a possible Trump loss -- AP
Trump gets more serious about battleground states -- Nick Gass, Politico
Predicting Turnout in an Unpredictable Race -- Charlie Cook, National Journal

1 comment:

RRH said...

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