Monthly Archives: September 2016

Trump Appeared in a Softcore Porn

By Andrew Kaczynski BuzzFeed News Reporter and Nathaniel Meyersohn BuzzFeed Intern – – – – – Donald Trump made an appearance in a 2000 Playboy soft-core porn video, obtained by BuzzFeed News. “Beauty is beauty, and let’s see what happens with New York,” Trump says in the video in which he breaks a bottle of champagne on a Playboy limo. “From […]

Trump ignores advice and launches Bill Clinton attack

Refusing to end an insult-driven campaign, the Republican tries to tar Hillary Clinton with her husband’s infidelity. By Eli Stokols – – – – – – Everyone but Donald Trump and his most ardent supporters recognize that Donald Trump lost the first debate. And because of the candidate’s stubborn disbelief in his ability to do anything […]

Clinton team preps for Trump’s Bill attack

GOP sees risk as Donald threatens to throw Bill’s affairs in Hillary’s face. By Edward-Isaac Dovere, Eli Stokols and Gabriel Debenedetti    – – – – – – Democrats would love Donald Trump to talk about sex. And it looks as if he will. As threats emanated from Trump Tower that the Republican nominee was […]

How Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump would tax the 1 percent, in one chart

Justin Sullivan/Getty Images The super rich would fork over billions more under Clinton’s plans, and billions less under Trump’s. Updated by Jeff Stein and Javier Zarracina – – – – – Most of the time, Hillary Clinton attacks Donald Trump for his incoherence over policy, saying he doesn’t have an actual plan to defeat ISIS, jump-start […]

For The First Time In Its 126-Year History,This Newspaper Endorsed A Democrat

The Arizona Republic backed Hillary Clinton and trashed Donald Trump in the process.  By Rebecca Shapir – – – – – – – The Arizona Republic has only endorsed Republican candidates for president in its 126-year history. But this year is different, the paper’s editorial board wrote on Tuesday. Hillary “Clinton has the temperament and experience to be […]

Election Update: Even A Small Post-Debate Bounce Could Make A Big Difference For Clinton

By Nate Silver – – – – – – Like a lot of you, we at FiveThirtyEight are spending a lot of time refreshing our web browsers and Twitter feeds as we await new polls. Until we get more of those, figuring out how the first presidential debate affected the race involves a lot of guesswork. […]

Trump’s campaign manager confirms that he broke the law by seeking investments in Cuba

By Mark Sumner   – – – – – This morning, reports emerged that Donald Trump illegally did business in Castro’s Cuba. A company controlled by Donald Trump, the Republican nominee for president, secretly conducted business in communist Cuba during Fidel Castro’s presidency despite strict American trade bans that made such undertakings illegal, according to interviews […]

New York Attorney General expands investigation of Donald Trump Foundation

Donald Trump took $100,000 out of his foundation and gave it to a political group trying to stop the re-election of New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman. Bad news for Trump, it wasn’t enough. The New York attorney general’s investigation of the Donald J. Trump Foundation appears to have broadened to include new allegations of self-dealing by Trump […]

The Rush to Save Republican Candidates

Poor polling and Trump’s lack of a ground game is triggering growing alarm about down-ticket fallout — even in red states. By Alex Isenstadt – – – – –  – Republicans are scrambling to protect a growing number of down-ballot candidates — including several in conservative bastions — who they fear could be swamped by a […]