“It’s been a year and now we’ve finished our last debate and I’m feeling relieved and very grateful,” Clinton said.
“But I just wanted to come back and say hello. Some of you have been on the trail the whole time. No more debates.
“No more naps,” she said as her face cringed.
After taking a couple questions, she was asked about the Project Veritas videos appearing to show Democratic National Committee operatives bragging about triggering violence at Donald Trump rallies.
“I know nothing about this. I can’t deal with every one of his conspiracy theories.”
Al Gore, speaking from the White House the week after having lost the general election, explains why he refused to concede the race:
“The effort that I have underway is simply to make sure that all of the votes are counted, and when the issues that are now being considered in the Florida Supreme Court are decided, that will be an important point. But I don't want to speculate what the court will do.”
Even after facing a number of lower court losses, Gore said he remained optimistic.
While Gore tried to stress the importance of voting he referenced his loss to George W. Bush in 2000. As the crowd begins chanting “YOU WON! YOU WON!” Watch Mrs. Clinton smile and nod in agreement.
At a private fund-raiser in Los Angeles for Democratic Sen. Jean Carnahan of Missouri, Sen. Hillary Rodham Clinton told the crowd that President Bush merely had been “selected” president, not elected, Newsweek reports in the current issue. “You know, I'm a fan of Clintonomics,” she told the crowd while standing from a perch on the staircase of movie producer Alan Horn's art-filled Bel Air home, “and this administration is destroying in months our eight years of economic progress.” Though she and her husband had raised more money than any other Democratic political team this year, Clinton said, Bush's machine has raised far more “to try to ruin the reputations of our candidates or, if they can't, to depress the turnout” by making campaigns unpalatably nasty. “But, you know, you have got to hand it to them,” Clinton said with what sounded like a rueful appreciation. “These people are ruthless and they are relentless.”
Over the past couple of weeks, Donald Trump has ramped up complaints that the election process is rigged in favor of Hillary Clinton. Many have been quick to dismiss his claims and have been acting like he’s crazy for saying as much.
On Tuesday, President Obama lashed out at the GOP nominee during a press conference at the White House, saying that Trump’s gripes are historically unprecedented and that he should stop “whining.”
“I have never seen in my lifetime or in modern political history any presidential candidate trying to discredit the election process before votes have even taken place,” he said.
Obama’s memory must be pretty short, so I’ve compiled this list to remind him — and everyone else — of eight times liberals claimed an election was or would be stolen.
Theories that the Bush administration rigged the 2004 election are widespread on the Internet, with Robert Kennedy Jr. among the most notable figures to promote this view. Elements of the conspiracy include purging Democratic voters from the rolls, engineering long lines at Democratic precincts, and even deliberately rigging computerized vote machines to take votes from Kerry and give them to Bush. Theories mostly focus on the state of Ohio, which would have won Kerry the presidency had he cobbled together 120,000 additional votes.
But the supposed evidence of Bush’s theft is full of holes, and rigorous investigations of the evidence have found no evidence of systematic fraud, relegating these theories firmly in the realm of the conspiratorial. Evidently, though, it’s a conspiracy the Secretary of State at least partially buys into.
JOE SCARBOROUGH (CO-HOST): What was [Trump's] exact quote?
MIKA BRZEZINSKI (CO-HOST): He said I will leave you in suspense.
WILLIE GEIST (CO-HOST): He said I will look at it at the time and keep you in suspense.
HAROLD FORD JR.: So that means he is not willing to say I will accept the outcome.
SCARBOROUGH: No, what that means is he will look at it at the time. I love everybody saying — I woke up to these screaming headlines saying, “Donald Trump will not respect election results.” He actually said I will look at it at the time. I'll see.
FORD JR.: Has there ever been a presidential candidate to say that?
SCARBOROUGH: If there are voting irregularities, then any presidential candidate, anybody —
MIKE BARNICLE: What would you have said? What would your response be to that question?
SCARBOROUGH: I'd say yeah, I'll certainly respect the outcome of the election. I of course would want to make sure that's fair. I will want to make sure that it's fair, it's on the up and up.
BARNICLE: Well, he didn't say that.
SCARBOROUGH: Yeah but you know what? This is an example the media got something they can absolutely freak out about and claim that he is an agent of Vladimir Putin and destroying democracy in America. And it's just another example of the media having to find a little phrase and freak out. When as a Republican I have listened to Democrats talk about the only two times we won the White House in like 800 years that we stole both elections. I had to sit through Fahrenheit 911 and a lady was sobbing violently behind me on the Upper West Side about the election being stolen from George Bush and I patted her halfway through. I go, it's all right, it's all right, ma'am. It's all right. It's all a lie anyway. Democrats have been whining for 16 years, they are still writing articles about how Bush stole the elections in 2000 and 2004. So this holier than though attitude about, “this is the first time anyone has suggested that the election is not a sacrosanct process,” it's a joke. So you guys bathe in that hypocrisy if you want to, I'd just like to hear how the debate went. Go ahead, bathe.
Pat Caddell told Breitbart News Daily SiriusXM host Alex Marlow on Thursday, “Selective memory is exactly the point” when it comes to the mainstream media’s reaction to Republican nominee Donald Trump suggesting he would wait and see before accepting the election results on November 8.
More than two out of every three U.S. citizens in a recent poll say they are very or somewhat concerned about the security of the nation's electoral system.
The Economist/YouGov poll was conducted amid Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump’s recent claims that the November election is “rigged.”
Seventy-two percent of respondents said they were very or somewhat concerned about the security of the electoral system while just 21 percent were either not very concerned or not concerned at all.
The ballots — geared to make it possible for overseas residents, people in the military and senior citizens to make their vote count — are now at the heart of a growing controversy about voter fraud, even prompting an “integrity tip hotline,” because they allow people to vote from their homes without any ID or verification of identity.
State officials have been in Tarrant County investigating an issue with mail-in ballots from this year’s primary election, but some say the problem with these ballots goes deeper than that. At issue are concerns about “vote harvesting,” in which people fill out and return other people’s ballots.
A federal judge on Thursday rejected the Florida Democratic Party's request to let people cast a ballot during early voting even if their registration application hasn't been verified.
U.S. District Judge Mark Walker said there is no evidence that state officials are dragging their feet in verifying applications.
A federal judge has ordered voter registration in Virginia reopened through midnight tomorrow due to a failure of the state's registration website earlier this week.
U.S. District Judge Claude Hilton issued the order Thursday morning, saying it would “make amends” for the state's site being down beginning at mid-afternoon Monday, which was the last day to register under Virginia law.
“I think you're entitled to some relief [for] people who had trouble on the last day,” Hilton said during a brief hearing in his Alexandria courtroom.
Virginia residents will now be able to register through the restored site, as well as in person at county or city registrar's offices and by mail postmarked by Friday, Virginia Commissioner of Elections Edgardo Cortes told reporters. Mail-in applications submitted earlier this week will also be processed to allow voting in next month's election, he said.
A civil rights group, the Lawyers Committee for Civil Rights Under Law, sued late Tuesday to reopen the registration period, including as plaintiffs some individuals who said they tried to register through the site Monday and failed. They were seeking a new, 72-hour registration period, saying it was needed to notify all those who might have tried to register online without success.
On election day, voters in Pennsylvania will be touching the lighted buttons on electronic vote counters that were once seen as the solution to messy paper ballots.
But in the event of a disputed election, this battleground state — one of the few that relies almost entirely on computerized voting, with no paper backup — could end up creating a far bigger mess.
Stored in a locked warehouse near downtown Harrisburg, the 1980s-era voting machines used by Dauphin County look like discarded washing machines lined up in rows. When unfolded and powered up, the gray metal boxes become the familiar voting booth, complete with a curtain for privacy.
Much may rest on the reliability and security of these aging machines after an unprecedentedly combative presidential campaign that is ending with Donald Trump warning repeatedly of a “rigged election” and his refusal at Wednesday’s debate to commit to accepting the results on Nov. 8.
In the latest Wikileaks Podesta documents John Podesta actually says it is OK for illegals to vote if they have a driver’s license.
Trump says the system is rigged.
Then we see this email the next day.
John Podesta: I think Teddy’s idea scratches the itch, is pretty safe and uncomplicated.
On the picture ID, the one thing I have thought of in that space is that if you show up on Election Day with a drivers license with a picture, attest that you are a citizen, you have a right to vote in Federal elections.
Leslie Millwee alleges that the former president groped her on three separate occasions while she worked as a reporter for a television station in Fayetteville, Ark. At the time, Clinton served as the state's governor.
Millwee’s interview was published the same day as the final presidential debate between Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton and Republican nominee Donald Trump. She gave the video interview to Breitbart News, the conservative site formerly led by Trump’s campaign CEO, Steve Bannon.
Madonna is pledging to perform oral sex on voters who cast their ballots for Hillary Clinton.
The pop queen, known for her shocking antics, made the remark Tuesday while opening for comedian Amy Schumer in New York.
“If you vote for Hillary Clinton,” Madonna told the crowd at Madison Square Garden, “I will give you a blow job.”
“And I’m good,” the 58-year-old “Like a Virgin” singer, an outspoken supporter of the Democratic presidential nominee, said to cheers from the audience.
“I’m not a tool. I take my time,” Madonna boasted.
With her opponent dogged by accusations of sexual assault, Hillary Clinton had strong odds as she entered the third presidential debate on Wednesday.
Only one thing seemed to threaten her chances of victory: her smile.
The Democratic candidate faced a flood of insults as she took to the stage at the University of Las Vegas, with many viewers confessing they were 'creeped out' by her stubborn grin.
Hundreds took to Twitter to describe her smile as 'scary' and 'creepy'.