In Alabama, Clinton goes after Republicans on voting rights

Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton spoke Saturday during a meeting of the Alabama Democratic Conference in Hoover, Ala.

In Alabama, Clinton goes after Republicans on voting rights – The Boston Globe   >by: Bill Barrow Associated Press  10/17/2015 | RePost: 10/18/2015 3:19:19 AM| HOOVER, Ala. — Near the heart of the civil rights movement, presidential hopeful Hillary Clinton rallied black Alabama Democrats on Saturday with a pledge to champion voting rights and accusations that Republicans are dismantling generations of racial progress. Clinton criticized Alabama’s Republican governor, Robert Bentley, […]




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Poll finds Hillary Clinton, Bernie Sanders in dead heat in N.H.

Hillary Clinton comments on a Suffolk University/Boston Globe poll

  Poll finds Hillary Clinton, Bernie Sanders in dead heat in N.H. – The Boston Globe >by: Stephanie Ebbert Globe Staff  10/16/2015|RePost: 10/18/2015 1:39:57 AM| After a strong performance in this week’s Democratic presidential debate, Hillary Clinton has reclaimed some of the ground she’d lost to Senator Bernie Sanders over the summer, leaving the two in a statistical dead heat in New Hampshire, a Suffolk University/Boston Globe poll found. The […]




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How the Obama presidency exposed Republican deficit delusions

US President Barack Obama speaks during a campaign event at the Apollo Theatre in New York on 19 January 2012.

The GOP’s entire identity is based on a lie: How the Obama presidency exposed Republican deficit delusions |Salon For six years, Republicans have pilloried Obama for out-of-control spending. But there’s one big problem with that … by:Bob Cesca |Friday, Oct 16, 2015 02:50 PM EST |RePost: 10/17/2015 4:48:20 AM| Following the first Democratic debate, Fox News and the broader conservative ecosystem erupted in a coordinated effort to paint the Democrats as […]




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Clinton aide Huma Abedin questioned for six hours

Huma Abedin (C), longtime aide to U.S. Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton, enters the room to meet with the House Select Committee on Benghazi in the U.S. Capitol in Washington October 16, 2015. Reuters/Kevin Lamarque

U.S. House Benghazi panel grills Clinton aide Huma Abedin for six hours WASHINGTON | By Susan Cornwell | US | Fri Oct 16, 2015 10:20pm EDT |RePost: 10/17/2015 3:19:03 AM| Turmoil swirled again around the Republican-controlled Benghazi committee on Friday as it questioned a senior aide to Hillary Clinton, prompting fresh accusations that the panel was created to damage the Democratic front-runner’s presidential campaign. In a six-hour closed door interview, […]




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Benghazi investigators targeted Clinton: media

Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton delivers remarks at the Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute's 38th annual Awards Gala in Washington October 8, 2015. Reuters/Yuri Gripas

Ex-Benghazi investigator says U.S. panel targeted Clinton: media | Reuters by:Sandra Maler and Richard Cowan | Sat Oct 10, 2015 7:45pm EDT|RePost: 10/17/2015 12:36:24 AM| WASHINGTON: A former investigator for the House of Representatives Select Committee on Benghazi is accusing the Republican-led panel of targeting Democrat Hillary Clinton to scupper her presidential bid, the New York Times and CNN reported on Saturday. They said Major Bradley Podliska, an intelligence officer […]




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Automatic voter registration in California …

California Gov. Jerry Brown signs one of the hundreds of bills he has left to deal with as Garciela Castillo-Krings, his deputy legislative secretary, looks on at his Capitol office in Sacramento, Calif., Oct. 9, 2015. Photo by Rich Pedroncelli/AP

California set to automatically register millions of voters | MSNBC California Gov. Jerry Brown signs one of the hundreds of bills he has left to deal with as Garciela Castillo-Krings, his deputy legislative secretary, looks on at his Capitol office in Sacramento, Calif., Oct. 9, 2015. Photo by Rich Pedroncelli/AP >by: Msnbc |10/10/15 06:10 PM—Updated 10/10/15 06:13 PM |RePost: 10/11/2015 2:31:22 AM| In the aftermath of record-low voter turnout in […]




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‘Killing The Messenger: The Right-Wing Plot To Derail Hillary…’

Photo: Democratic Presidential Candidate Hillary Clinton speaks on “Face the Nation” with John Dickerson, in Washington, D.C., in this picture provided by CBS News, September 20, 2015.

Weekend Reader: ‘Killing The Messenger: The Right-Wing Plot To Derail Hillary And Hijack Your Government’ >by:National Memo|10/04/2015 9:55 AM|RePost: 10/10/2015 3:22:15 PM | Ever since the New York Times published a front-page article about the personal email account used by Hillary Clinton when she served as Secretary of State last March, that supposed scandal has dominated coverage of the Democratic presidential front-runner in the U.S. news media. But from the […]




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Nancy Pelosi calls for special House committee on gun violence

Nancy Pelosi calls for special House committee on gun violence | MSNBC >by: Khorri Atkinson|10/03/15 02:03 PM—Updated 10/03/15 02:08 PM |RePost: 10/04/2015 10:50:39 AM| One day after nine people were killed during a rampage at a community college in Oregon — the 45th school shooting this year alone — Democratic Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi called on House Speaker John Boehner to establish a select committee to address gun violence in […]




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HRC pledges to make LGBT rights a top priority

Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Rodham Clinton gestures as she speaks to the Human Rights Campaign in Washington, Oct. 3, 2015

Hillary Clinton at HRC event pledges to make LGBT rights a top priority | MSNBC >by: Monica Alba |10/03/15 02:15 PM |RePost:10/03/2015 3:17:20 PM| Hillary Clinton called on Congress to pass the Federal Equality Act and vowed to make LGBT rights a top priority as president in a speech Saturday to a prominent gay rights organization. “I see the injustices and the dangers that you and your families still face […]




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Is there a Difference Between a Democrat and a Socialist?

Does Bernie Sanders Help or Hurt Clinton?

No Really—What’s the Difference Between a Democrat and a Socialist? |Bloomberg Politics | After DNC chairwoman Debbie Wasserman Schultz failed to answer a question on the difference between a Democrat and a socialist, we asked a political scientist. by: Arit John | 07/31/2015 4:32 PM EDT | RePost: 09/26/2015 9:52:07 AM | What’s the difference between a Democrat and a socialist? As self-described democratic socialist Bernie Sanders makes a play […]




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