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Nevada’s Early Vote Numbers Have Hillary Clinton Supporters Thrilled

Huffington Post: If she takes Nevada, she could lose every other swing state and still win the presidency.

Democrats are turning out in large numbers in the battleground state of Nevada, building what may become a vital electoral firewall for the party’s presidential nominee, Hillary Clinton, in the final days of the 2016 race.

As of Sunday morning, registered Democrats had established a 7-point lead over registered Republicans in the state’s early vote totals. That margin is just slightly below the lead Democrats held at the same point in 2012, when President Barack Obama ended up winning the state by 6.6 percent.


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http://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/nevada-early-vote_us_581652efe4b0990edc31d16b


Raw Story: Election 2016 is tearing some men and women’s relationships apart

This is just so sad. Bad enough that this election is ripping the country apart...it's also tearing apart relationships.

October 30, 2016
Evan Halper
Tribune Washington Bureau
Posted with permission from Tribune Content Agency
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WASHINGTON — The North Carolina couple won't even watch the news in the same room anymore. He is voting for Donald Trump to cancel out her vote for Hillary Clinton. The tension has brought their marriage to its lowest point, she said.

"I really, genuinely think the marriage is the worst it has ever been," said Tasha, who, like the others in a Charlotte, N.C., focus group last week, gave just her first name.

"It is a train wreck. I do not even want to hear it," she said. "He has to put headphones on to listen to his Fox News. It sends me over the edge."

Asked later to name one positive attribute about Clinton, Tasha's husband, Kyler, struggled.

"There might have been something before this campaign," he said. "But I hate her."


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http://www.rawstory.com/2016/10/election-2016-is-tearing-some-men-and-womens-relationships-apart/

Dozens Of Former Federal Prosecutors Sign Open Letter Criticizing James Comey

They said they were “astonished and perplexed” by Comey’s decision to send a letter to Congress about Clinton-related emails.

A group of former federal prosecutors signed an open letter Sunday evening criticizing FBI Director James Comey for alerting Congress to new emails pertaining to Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton so close to Election Day.

The Clinton campaign drafted a version of the letter and sent it to the former federal prosecutors over the weekend. Among those who signed the letter ― which was posted to Clinton’s campaign website ― is former Attorney General Eric Holder.

“Many of us have worked with Director Comey; all of us respect him,” the letter says. “But his unprecedented decision to publicly comment on evidence in what may be an ongoing inquiry just eleven days before a presidential election leaves us both astonished and perplexed.”


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http://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/prosecutors-james-comey_us_5816a3a4e4b0390e69d0e439

make calls to swing state votes with Moveon.org

Hi fellow DU'ers -

Have any of done this? If so, I'd like to hear more about your experience. I'm in Oregon, have voted, but desperately want to do something to help in the swing states. Better to work with Moveon.org, or directly through the HRC campaign or does it even matter?

https://recruit.moveon.org/volunteer/UAHphones/?source=kos&link_id=4&can_id=528f7c921be1436b7dfe32678dab9322&email_referrer=comeys-own-troops-up-in-arms-over-hillary-letter&email_subject=comeys-own-troops-up-in-arms-over-hillary-letter

Does the POTUS have an obligation to weigh in on Comey-gate or would that be inappropriate?

n/t

Poll "tightening" has showed up with new 538 numbers

tRump is up to 21.4% this morning from 18.9%. Not unexpected, as it seems to be responding to all the poll noise out there.

I sure am looking forward to a Trump dump soon.

And then there's more of this disgusting behavior by Trump that goes unnoticed by the media

See Huffington Post link:


http://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/donald-trump-jennifer-hawkins-video_us_58137b85e4b0390e69cfbbba

From TPM Livewire: Report: Trump Camp Tells House GOPers 'No Waffling' On Support For Nominee

In a memo to House Republicans on Thursday, the Donald Trump campaign pressured lawmakers to openly express their support for the Republican nominee as Election Day fast approaches, the Washington Post reported.

"No waffling, no week [sic] knees," Scott Mason, the Trump campaign's director of congressional affairs, wrote in an email to House Republicans obtained by the Post.

"I know we are less than 11 days to the 2016 election. But it is imperative that we continue to drive Republican support for the top of the ticket," Mason wrote.

"That means we need your direct, strong support for the Trump/Pence ticket,” he continued. “Now is the time. No waffling, no week [sic] knees. Hillary Clinton has given us, and continues to give us — and the country — every reason on earth that she is not worthy of winning this election. We strongly urge you today to make a statement — take a stand — and step out for the Trump/Pence ticket.”


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http://talkingpointsmemo.com/livewire/trump-campaign-house-gop-no-waffling

Obama Warns Voters His Legacy Is On The Line In New Clinton TV Ad (VIDEO)



http://talkingpointsmemo.com/livewire/new-clinton-ad-on-the-ballot

Man Arrested For Wearing 'Basket Of Deplorables' Shirt At Texas Polling Place

A Texas man was arrested Monday for electioneering after refusing to hide his “Basket of Deplorables” T-shirt.

“He wanted to take a stand,” Bulverde Police Chief Gary Haecker told the New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung of Brett Mauthe, who showed up to his polling place with a Trump hat and “Basket of Deplorables” T-shirt. “Unfortunately, he was arrested.”

Mauthe told local TV station KSAT that he removed his Trump hat but refused to turn his T-shirt inside-out, saying he was unaware it constituted a violation of the election code.

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http://talkingpointsmemo.com/livewire/brett-hauthe-arrested-wearing-trump-gear-texas-polling-place
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