In a new wave of TV ad attacks Hillary Clinton’s Super Pac focuses on Donald Trump’s mocking of a disabled reporter. This one will run in Ohio, Florida, Virginia, Nevada, Iowa, New Hampshire and Colorado. Before the GOP convention in Cleveland starts in six weeks, Priorities USA says will have spent $26 million on ads attacking Trump’s character.
Elizabeth Warren appears ready to reclaim her title, and perhaps take on quite a bit more.
For a year Bernie Sanders has been the nation’s most talked-about leftist, inheriting a constituency that would have largely followed Warren had she run for the nomination.
With Sanders winding down Warren is set to soon re-emerge, with a formal endorsement of Hillary Clinton. And in a buzz booster likely to keep her in the news Warren associates are fanning VP speculation:
REUTERS: “Advisers to Warren … have been in close contact with Clinton’s campaign team and the conversations have increased in frequency in recent weeks, sources said. Warren has signaled to people close to her that she is intrigued by the possibility of being Clinton’s No. 2.”
We will always wonder and speculate about the nature of the union between these two historic figures, Bill and Hillary Clinton. Last night, just after she claimed her nomination victory, they had this moment …
All credit to the Democratic Party for another milestone, the nation’s first major party female nominee just after nominating and twice electing our first black president.
No matter one’s view of their politics or policy, Barack Obama and Hillary Clinton have earned their place in history. After all it wasn’t so long ago their ancestors could not even vote.
Abigail Adams, letter to John (March 31, 1776):
“I long to hear that you have declared an independency. And, by the way, in the new code of laws which I suppose it will be necessary for you to make, I desire you would remember the ladies and be more generous and favorable to them than your ancestors. Do not put such unlimited power into the hands of the husbands. Remember, all men would be tyrants if they could. If particular care and attention is not paid to the ladies, we are determined to foment a rebellion, and will not hold ourselves bound by any laws in which we have no voice or representation.”
And let’s not forget that other milestone in the making: the first ever husband and wife presidencies!