• Anti-Trump 'Advance Team' In Cleveland To Prepare Convention Shake Up
    Anti-Trump forces are still trying to block the presumptive nominee from actually capturing the nomination in July. Whether they will be successful is another question, but the movement is up and running. The focus will be on unbinding delegates from Trump, with Republicans still very much divided. “Donald Trump is just about the worst candidate you can think of for the country first, and for the party second,” explained former New Hampshire Sen. Gordon Humphrey, a Kasich supporter.
  • Clinton Uses Trump's Brexit Reaction In New TV Ad
    Without giving immediate indications as to the scope of the buy, the Clinton campaign released a national TV ad mocking Donald Trump for connecting the success of his golf course in Scotland to the Brexit vote. Using Trump’s reaction, Clinton is attempting to again point out reasons why Trump is unfit to be president.
  • Corey Lewandowski Hired By CNN As Political Commentator
    After being ousted from his position as campaign manager by the Donald Trump camp, Corey Lewandowski has landed a cushy position as commentator on CNN. His ample experience as campaign manager will afford him deep insights into this year's presidential election. But having signed a nondisclosure agreement, we may not learn much about the inner workings of the Trump campaign. Lewandowski's hostility toward journalists has also caused some controversy about the hire in the CNN newsroom.
  • Bernie Sanders Will Vote For Hillary Clinton In November
    Hillary Clinton’s former rival, Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders, has announced that he will vote for the presumptive Democratic nominee in November. Before ending his presidential bid, Bernie Sanders hopes to push more progressive policies into the Democratic platform.
  • Trump In Scotland Celebrates Brexit
    In Scotland for the opening ceremony of one of his golf courses, Donald Trump spoke gleefully about the UK’s decision to leave the EU. He said that a weaker pound could bring more people to his golf course, adding that Brits have “taken their country back. I think it’s a great thing that happened,” continued Trump, “people are angry, all over the world. People, they’re angry.”
  • New Pro-Clinton Digital Ad Targets Young Voters
    Priorities USA, the pro-Clinton super PAC, just released a new digital ad. “Dante” will be part of a larger anti-Trump campaign geared toward younger voters. Priorities USA is spending $500,000 on "Dante," which will run on Facebook, Instagram and Pandora up to the Republican convention. The ad is running in Ohio, Florida, Virginia, Nevada, Colorado, Iowa, New Hampshire and North Carolina.
  • Rubio Changes Mind: Will Run For Reelection In Florida
    Former Republican candidate for president Sen. Marco Rubio, who said he would not run for reelection has decided to enter the fight to retain his Senate seat. The GOP is desperately hoping to keep its majority in the Senate. Rubio’s decision to run for reelection is a serious boost to those efforts. He also resumed his anti-Trump stance, saying that he would fight back against bad decisions by Trump, were he to become president.
  • Speaker Ryan Turns Off C-SPAN Cameras During House Sit In Over Gun Control
    Following deadlock in Congress over gun control measures, Democratic lawmakers began a sit-in on the floor of the U.S. House of Representatives. With Democrats shouting “no bill no break,” and an intense stand-off with some Republicans trying to end the sit-in, House speaker Paul Ryan decided to turn the C-SPAN cameras off. The argument he gave: “This is a publicity stunt. They’re not trying to come up with a solution to a problem; it’s trying to come up with attention.”
  • Sanders Raked In $15.6 Million In May
    Having cruised through California before the presidential primary in that state, Bernie Sanders was able to raise $15.6 million for his campaign, despite his odds having looked excessively thin. The number does not compare to hauls in earlier months, but shows the staying power of his campaign and policy points. Hillary Clinton brought in $26.2 million over the same period.
  • Trump FEC Filing Shows Payment To Nonexistent Ad Agency
    It appears that the Donald Trump campaign has paid $35,000 to an ad agency named Draper Sterling, as reported in its last FEC filing. The curious nature of these payments, however, is that by all accounts Draper Sterling does not exist. (It did exist in AMC's "Mad Men.") Judd Legum of ThinkProgress picked up on the strange detail, adding that the payment had been for Web advertising back in April of this year. A head-scratching new turn in the unconventional campaign that is Donald Trump's candidacy.
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