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Who’s Winning The Midterm Money Race

July 19, 2018 |
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More than half a century ago, former California Treasurer Jesse Unruh said, “Money is the mother’s milk of politics.” While better-funded candidates aren’t guaranteed victory, money still signals strength.

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September 01, 2016 |
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The emergence of nearly 15,000 more deleted emails and evidence of shady dealings by her family’s foundation have put Hillary Clinton back on the defensive. That’s a bad place to be as the presidential campaign kicks into high gear on Labor Day. ...
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August 24, 2016 |
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Hillary Clinton’s campaign is in many respects a machine. It relentlessly raises money, methodically runs the ground game and ceaselessly moves her from venue to venue, each event indistinguishable from the next except for Mrs. Clinton’s rotating palette ...
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August 18, 2016 |
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In the movie “City Slickers,” Jack Palance tells Billy Crystal that the secret of life is “One thing, just one thing. You stick to that, and everything else don’t mean s—.” When Mr. Crystal asks what that “one thing” is, the old cowboy replies, “That’s wh...
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August 11, 2016 |
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When the existence of Hillary Clinton’s private email server was revealed last year, she should have recalled Mark Twain’s quip: “If you tell the truth, you don’t have to remember anything.” That might have kept her from the lies that have now become nume...
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August 04, 2016 |
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Last month’s Republican and Democratic national conventions showed that both parties are deeply split internally over ideology and personalities. Not only that, but their presidential nominees remain highly unpopular. ...
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July 28, 2016 |
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Though the slogan for the first day of the Democratic National Convention was “United Together,” the party appeared to be anything but. Hacked emails dumped online by WikiLeaks had confirmed the worst suspicions of Sen. Bernie Sanders’s supporters. The De...
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July 21, 2016 |
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After Donald Trump finishes his acceptance speech Thursday in Cleveland, he will have only 109 days to cobble together the 270 Electoral College votes necessary to win the White House. More than a dozen weeks is a lot of time in life, but not much in a pr...
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July 14, 2016 |
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In the next few weeks there will be much interest in “bounces”—the jump in the polls that most presidential candidates enjoy after their party’s convention. Gallup has found that since 1964 Democrats have received an average 5.8% post-convention bounce an...

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