Monthly Archives: August 2016

Could Trump ride GOP senators' coattails?

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The way the coattail effect usually goes, a popular presidential contender helps others in his party by bringing voters to the polls who, while there, end up pulling the lever for down-ballot candidates. But usual doesn’t apply to most things in 2016 — and coattails may be one of them.
The way the coattail effect usually goes, a popular presidential contender helps others in his party by bringing voters to the polls who, while there, end up pulling the lever for down-ballot candidates. But usual doesn’t apply to most things in 2016 — and coattails may be one of them.
Could Trump ride GOP senators' coattails?

Jeb Bush blasts 'abhorrent' Trump shifts on immigration

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Jeb Bush hammered Donald Trump Thursday after the Republican presidential nominee appeared open to major shifts on his immigration platform — several of which echoed the former Florida governor’s during the GOP primary fight.
Jeb Bush hammered Donald Trump Thursday after the Republican presidential nominee appeared open to major shifts on his immigration platform — several of which echoed the former Florida governor’s during the GOP primary fight.
Jeb Bush blasts 'abhorrent' Trump shifts on immigration

An Anthony Weiner timeline

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From the first explicit photos to his denial, resignation from Congress, bid for New York mayor and the latest scandal, here’s a look at former Rep. Anthony Weiner’s last few years in the spotlight:
From the first explicit photos to his denial, resignation from Congress, bid for New York mayor and the latest scandal, here’s a look at former Rep. Anthony Weiner’s last few years in the spotlight:
An Anthony Weiner timeline

Who is Abedin?

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Huma Abedin has largely remained in the background during her decades-long work for Hillary Clinton as her right-hand woman at the White House, Senate, State Department and private life.
Huma Abedin has largely remained in the background during her decades-long work for Hillary Clinton as her right-hand woman at the White House, Senate, State Department and private life.
Who is Abedin?

Opinion: Don't judge Huma Abedin

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Sunday night, the New York Post published photos that appeared to have been sent last year between former US Rep. Anthony Weiner and a “busty brunette out West” (said the Post), following a tip from said brunette. Perhaps the most damning photo — if the media reaction is any indication — features what the paper says is Weiner’s crotch, clothed only in white briefs, and a small boy beside him. The Post says the boy is his his son with Huma Abedin, Hillary Clinton’s close aide.
Sunday night, the New York Post published photos that appeared to have been sent last year between former US Rep. Anthony Weiner and a “busty brunette out West” (said the Post), following a tip from said brunette. Perhaps the most damning photo — if the media reaction is any indication…
Opinion: Don't judge Huma Abedin

Opinion: Could Trump turn the tide?

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After Labor Day, the presidential campaign will move into high gear. The candidates will be racing against the electoral clock and the campaigns will need laser-eyed focus on what their respective path forward is to victory in November.
After Labor Day, the presidential campaign will move into high gear. The candidates will be racing against the electoral clock and the campaigns will need laser-eyed focus on what their respective path forward is to victory in November.
Opinion: Could Trump turn the tide?

NFL star refuses to rise for national anthem

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San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick sat in protest during the national anthem for a pre-season game, saying he would not honor a song nor “show pride in a flag for a country that oppresses black people and people of color.”
San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick sat in protest during the national anthem for a pre-season game, saying he would not honor a song nor “show pride in a flag for a country that oppresses black people and people of color.”
NFL star refuses to rise for national anthem

Why is rescue so hard?

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Italian towns like Amatrice are old, and deep in the mountains complicating rescue efforts after a 6.2-magnitude earthquake. CNN’s Frederik Pleitgen reports.
Italian towns like Amatrice are old, and deep in the mountains complicating rescue efforts after a 6.2-magnitude earthquake. CNN’s Frederik Pleitgen reports.
Why is rescue so hard?

Fear, sadness and confusion for the residents of Amatrice

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The summer sun beats brightly down on the streets of the picturesque Italian mountain town, but the people who walk them are not on holiday. Amatrice has become a mausoleum.
The summer sun beats brightly down on the streets of the picturesque Italian mountain town, but the people who walk them are not on holiday. Amatrice has become a mausoleum.
Fear, sadness and confusion for the residents of Amatrice