One dynamic that works in favor of both Trump and Sanders is that voters discount their extreme stances, figuring that they just represent opening offers that will eventually be watered down in compromises with powerful interest groups and with establishment lawmakers.
The lawsuit might be good politics, but it's bad for free speech.
An unnecessary and personal attack on Bernie Sanders is another example of Clinton's poor political judgement, and smacks of Democratic desperation to stop the Vermont senator's rise.
A sign of just how far left Democrats have moved under Trump
The Reason Roundtable panelists ask: Why so many hawks in the anti-Trump clump?
U.S. Diplomat Bill Taylor: It Was 'Crazy' To Freeze Aid to Ukraine 'for Help With a Political Campaign'
GOP House members, meanwhile, continue to push back against witnesses who say Trump broke the rules.
"Your statement is defamatory, and we demand that you retract it immediately," Gabbard's lawyer wrote in a letter.
Promoters and detractors alike are not thinking through how unlikely it would be for Gabbard to seek and win the Green Party nomination, let alone come anywhere close to Jill Stein's totals from 2016.
Tulsi Gabbard Conspiracy Theories Go Mainstream as Hillary Clinton Accuses the Candidate of Being Groomed by Russia
Gabbard called Clinton "the queen of warmongers, embodiment of corruption, and personification of the rot that has sickened the Democratic Party for so long."
"She's a favorite of the Russians and they have a bunch of sites and bots and other ways of supporting her so far."
The president has turned "business as usual" into a national scandal.
Jeffrey Epstein's Death in Manhattan Jail Sets Off Conspiracy Theories, but Police Neglect Seems More Likely
Plus: Hong Kong's pro-democracy protests turn violent as China cracks down, Elizabeth Warren admits taxes are bad for business, and more...
Why did a leading businessman go from calling Donald Trump "a national disgrace" to saying he's doing a good job?
Conservative Twitter Pounces on Obama, Clinton for Expressing Sympathy for 'Easter Worshippers' Killed in Sri Lankan Attacks
Is referring to someone as an "Easter worshipper" really an attempt to minimize their Christian identity?
"I want you to know that and I want you to feel that deep inside-49 people died because of the rhetoric that you put out there."
Like Hillary Clinton, the senator seems to think that Libya is a foreign policy success story.
There are more forms of hepatitis than there are major parties in America.
Who's ready for a class war from the party of John Kerry, Hillary Clinton, Michael Bloomberg, and the Kennedy/Roosevelt clans?
Are we really going to shut down the internet because Hillary Clinton ran a bad campaign and blew an easy win?
You certainly didn't ask to see these three again on a presidential debate stage.
Another device was reportedly sent to the office of Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz.
When everything is politicized, everything becomes a death match. That ain't good.
According to the former Democratic presidential nominee, "you cannot be civil with a political party that wants to destroy what you stand for."
Clinton runs with a Kamala Harris whopper that's already been debunked.
As with school shootings, terrible events breed really bad policy ideas.
Americans are recoiling "against the churning of an open society, against the spontaneous order that is the alternative to statism." That ain't gonna end well.
The former governor cut government's size, scope, and spending in Massachusetts. Now he says he wants to shrink the federal government too.
12 Russian Operatives Indicted for Hacking Democrats, Voting Systems During 2016 U.S. Presidential Election
They posed as cyberactivists to release the stolen documents, the Justice Department alleges.
It's time for this intrusive, politicized, and overly powerful agency to be dumped.
The president reverts to his original, highly implausible excuse for dismissing the FBI director.
The DOJ's inspector general concludes that James Comey acted wrongly but not politically and that an FBI agent said "we'll stop" Trump from winning but didn't act on it.
Salena Zito talks about the coaltion that is reshaping American politics.
The suit claims a RICO conspiracy and demands millions.
When can we as a country admit that the "most-qualified candidate in history" lost the 2016 election and get on with living our lives?
In the battle of smug liberals vs. conservative trolls, the former Democratic nominee makes a strong showing.
The 2016 Libertarian presidential candidate on "Aleppo," Donald Trump's unexpected good points, and why Hillary Clinton's trolls were worse than Russian ones.
The cartoonist-turned-political-prognisticator talks about "master persuaders" and winning arguments in a "world where facts don't matter."
"No pony has ever attacked an American politician," the lawsuit notes.
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