Category: Politics

The election is in 100 days. Here’s what we know.

The two party conventions are over. The first general election debate is in 56 days. The general election is 99 days away. Now seems like a good time to look at what we know about the clash between Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump. Here are five things I think I know. Read more info:...

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It’s billionaire vs. billionaire as Mark Cuban targets Donald Trump for Hillary Clinton

PITTSBURGH — Mark Cuban, the flashy billionaire owner of the Dallas Mavericks basketball team, made a surprise stop here in his hometown to support Hillary Clinton and mock Donald Trump. “Leadership is not yelling and screaming and intimidating,” Cuban said. “You know what we call a person like that in Pittsburgh? A jagoff,” using some local slang for an idiot. “Is there any bigger jagoff in the world than Donald Trump?” he said as the crowd roared. Cuban has been taunting Trump during the campaign, questioning whether he’s as rich as he says and criticizing his business skills. Read...

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McCain Slams Trump: GOP Nom Isn’t Blank Check To ‘Defame’ War Heroes

Sen. John McCain (R-AZ) strongly repudiated on Monday Donald Trump’s repeated attacks on the family of a Muslim-American solider killed in the line of duty in Iraq. “I claim no moral superiority over Donald Trump. I have a long and well-known public and private record for which I will have to answer at the Final Judgment,” McCain said in the lengthy statement. “I challenge the nominee to set the example for what our country can and should represent.” “It is time for Donald Trump to set the example for our country and the future of the Republican Party,” McCain...

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Families of Fallen Soldiers Demand Donald Trump Apologize for ‘Repugnant’ Remarks

Families of nearly a dozen fallen soldiers on Monday demanded an apology from Donald Trump for “repugnant” remarks he made in response to the emotional speech given by a father of a slain Muslim Army captain at last week’s Democratic National Convention. Eleven Gold Star families, those who lost loved ones serving the country’s military, wrote a joint letter to the Republican presidential nominee, accusing him of “cheapening the sacrifice” of their deceased relatives in the way he responded to the parents of Captain Humayun S.M. Khan. Captain Khan, of Virginia, died in Iraq in 2004. His father, Khizr...

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