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New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman is being urged to challenge state 'winner-take-all' Electoral College rules that allowed Donald Trump to win the election, but lose the popular vote by a wide margin. (Photo: Getty)

New York Attorney General Urged To Challenge Election in Supreme Court

New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman is being urged to challenge the presidential election result before the U.S. Supreme Court on the grounds that state winner-take-all rules violate the Constitution’s Equal Protection Clause. If successful, Hillary Clinton would be declared winner. A group called Taxpayers for Fairness has filed a petition on the site change.org, urging Schneiderman to take action on behalf of New York voters....

Donald Trump’s America: 17 Reasons Not to Vote For Trump on Tuesday

Donald Trump plans to “make America great, again” but for who? He’s run on a polyglot of slogans appealing to the baser instincts of nation’s psyche. But when it comes to real policy, he’s basically relied on time-worn conservative Republican issues that could have disastrous repercussions. It’s been hard to separate policy from the posturing, lies, bombastic statements and Hillary Clinton attacks. But here’s a list of 15 reasons not to vote for Donald Trump on Tuesday, Nov. 8....

Donald Trump’s America: Emboldened Racist Kills Two Police Officers in Iowa

Donald Trump has spurred, without rebuke, white supremacists and racists, who are flocking to his presidential campaign. Many have taken that as a sign he tacitly supports their views and emboldened some to violence. But now an extremist has gone even further, killing two Iowa police officers. Scott Michael Greene, 46, meekly surrendered to an Iowa Department of Natural Resources officer this morning in the wake of a statewide manhunt....

Donald Trump is Selling a Brooklyn Bridge of False Promises to Voters

Donald Trump has skated through the presidential campaign on brash promises to “make America great again,” without providing any details or policy proposals. He’s basically selling the Brooklyn Bridge to voters with no idea how he will live up to his election commitments. The following is an examination of some of his most specific pledges. ...

Hillary Clinton for President: She Needs and Deserves Your Support Now

Hillary Clinton should be the next President of the United States. The decision should be a no-brainer for anyone who wants a president who will be true to the nation’s founding principles “conceived in Liberty, and dedicated to the proposition that all men are created equal.” President Abraham Lincoln solemnly spokes those words at Gettysburg in 1863, following one of the most horrific battles of the Civil War. While this year’s election hardly rises to the test of our liberty faced by those who fought to uphold this nation’s core values back then, it poses a similar question: What kind of nation is the United States?...

Trump Schooled on Putin and Pussy by Russian Band Pussy Riot (watch!)

Donald Trump just got schooled on his twin obsessions–Putin and Pussy–in a new video by Russia’s version of nasty women, the feminist, all-girl band Pussy Riot. The song hits home, the place where Trump and everyone else ultimately comes from… the vagina. The group, composed of 11 different rotating members, focuses on feminism, LGBT rights and opposition to Russian President Vladimir Putin, whom they consider a dictator....

Colin Powell Endorses Hillary Clinton, Condemns Donald Trump in Speech

Colin L. Powell, a pillar of the Republican Establishment, retired four-star general and son of Jamaican immigrants, endorsed Hillary Clinton for president while blasting GOP rival Donald Trump for painting “our country in a negative light across the globe with all our allies.” The endorsement comes as a surprise because Powell, 79, spoke harshly of both candidates ...

Donald Trump Backers Caught in Sting Over $2M Illegal Foreign Donation

Donald Trump money machine, the Great American political action committee (PAC), has been caught in a sting by London’s Telegraph newspaper over effort to arrange a $2 million “donation” from a foreign national by skirting federal campaign laws. The sting provides a window into so-called “dark money” flowing into the Trump campaign. ...

Russian Chess Master Checkmates Trump on Putin Connection (video)

Russian chess master Gary Kasperov provided some startling insights into Russian President Vladimir Putin’s covert effort to support Donald Trump’s presidential campaign. Kasperov says he’s “absolutely” certain Putin is interfering in the election. The former chess world champion fled Russia three years ago because of his opposition to the Putin regime....

Donald Trump Post-Election Future Not White House, But Green Room (watch!)

Donald Trump has already telegraphed his post-election future. It won’t be the White House, more likely it will be the green room. He’s reportedly planning to launch a television network so Stephen Colbert suggested some possible programs. Would you believe a law and order program where Hillary Clinton goes to jail every episode? That’s just one of the possibilities. ...

Donald Trump Seals His Fate: Rejects American Democracy in Final Debate

Donald Trump scored some points in his best debate performance of the presidential campaign, but then threw it all away and likely sealed his fate in the upcoming election by repudiating American democracy. He refused to say he would accept the will of the voters. His remarks were unprecedented in the annals of American democracy, a defining moment in the third and final debate and likely a watershed in the nation’s history. ...

Eminem Rips Trump; David Duke Tweets Anti-Semitic Rebuke (listen!)

Eminem spits a slew of pop culture references in a staccato rap about Donald Trump that slams the GOP candidate as a “kiss ass” puppet and calls him a “fuckin’ loose cannon who’s blunt with his hand on the button.” No less than former KKK grand wizard David Duke weighed in on the rhyme with an anti-Semitic tweet....

Marco Rubio Shames Donald Trump For Russian Wikileaks Connection (video)

Marco Rubio today denounced Russian meddling in the U.S. presidential election by hacking Democratic emails and releasing them though Wikileaks. He vowed not to use them in his campaign, shaming Donald Trump for attempting to capitalize on them. Rubio, who ran against Trump in the Republican primary, said he realized the dangerous precedent Trump is setting. ...

Trump’s New Conspiracy: Late Night Comics Out to Get Him, Too! (video)

Donald Trump’s conspiracy theories are continuing to grow. No longer satisfied attacking the so-called “mainstream media,” the GOP candidate says comedians, like those on “Saturday Night Live,” are out to get him, too. He might want to take a look at late-night television as well. As his campaign becomes more like theater of the absurd, Trump is providing ample fodder for late-night monologues. ...

Donald Trump Goes Off the Rails Deep Into Paranoia Over… SNL? (video!)

Donld Trump now says even “Saturday Night Live” is out to get him. The GOP candidate railed against the sketch comedy show, even though it has a 40-year history of skewering politicians going back to Gerald Ford. Trump’s outburst followed the show’s cold open, which featured Alex Baldwin as Trump and Kate McKinnon as Democratic rival Hillary Clinton. The skit was a play off of last week’s debate. Alex Moffat played debate moderator Anderson Cooper with Cecily Strong playing co-moderator Martha Raddatz. ...

Russia’s Putin Tests Direct Interference in U.S. Election With Threats of War

Russian President Vladimir Putin, already accused of covert intervention in the presidential election, may be trying a more direct route by threatening war with the United States, while a close ally claims only Donald Trump can calm relations between the two countries. Over the past two weeks, Putin has ordered a mass evacuation drill of Moscow involving an estimated 12 million residents. It would take place in the event of a nuclear war. ...

Donald Trump Bleats ‘Lie! Lie! Lie!’ as Sex Assault Allegations Pile Up (video)

Donald Trump, confronted by a growing number of women who claim he forcefully kissed or groped them in unwanted sexual advances, fell back on a defense used, at first, by Bill Cosby. The disgraced comedian also tried to say he was the victim of lies. It didn’t work for him. Arianne Zucker, a soap opera star who figured prominently in the sexually degrading 2005 “hot mic” conversation between Trump and Billy Bush, appeared today (Oct 13) on the “Today” show. ...

Donald Trump Busted by Investigative ‘Hornologist’ Howard Stern WTF?

Donald Trump has no one to blame but himself–and Howard Stern–for his campaign meltdown. The radio shock jock’s obsession with sexual depravity is playing a major role in the unraveling of Trump’s presidential bid over allegations of sexual impropriety and general boorishness. Trump, the GOP president nominee, was a frequent guest on Stern’s radio show during the 1990s and early 2000s....

Donald Trump Strikes Sour Note With Christian Musicians, Evangelicals

Donald Trump’s vile and abusive boasting about women in a 2005 audio recording, is driving away evangelicals. Christian recording artist William Matthews and Christian artists Michael and Lisa Gungor to spread the word–Trump’s values, campaign tactics and rhetoric are antithetical to Christian values. Williams, a member of The All Americans, and the Gungors have produced a video that includes their new song “Free.” The ballad preaches the values of unity in overcoming oppression...

Donald Trump Threat to Investigate Clinton Over Emails Illegal, Ex-AG Says

Donald Trump’s threat to order the U.S. attorney general to investigate Hillary Clinton over deleted emails if elected president would be illegal and shows a profound lack of how the government–and Constitution–work, says a former Attorney General. Eric Holder, the first African-American to hold that post (2009 to 2015) raised the red flags in a series of Tweets after the debate. ...

Trump Tries to Cancel Negative With a Negative; Did Debate Ploy Work?

Donald Trump went down and dirty to attack on rival Hillary Clinton at last night’s debate, hoping her negative might cancel his negative created by his degrading conversation about women with Billy Bush a decade ago. Early polls indicated it flopped. Clinton emerged with a substantial 11-point lead, according to a national poll of likely voters by NBC News and the Wall Street Journal....

Michael Moore Changes His Tune; Now He Says Trump’s Losing on Purpose

Michael Moore, maker of hard-hitting anti-establishment documentaries like “Bowling for Columbine,” has changed his tune after bemoaning for weeks that Donald Trump would win the election. Now he says The Donald is losing… on purpose! WTF? Moore has proved he knows how to put his finger on the pulse of America’s problems. But Trump is befuddling him. ...

Hillary Clinton Dilemma: Should She Refuse to Debate Donald Trump?

Enough is enough, Hillary Clinton should pull out of Sunday’s debate with Donald Trump. With Republican leaders abandoning his campaign by the dozen, why should she give him a national platform to perpetrate more of his bluster on the nation? The guy on the recording, talking about grabbing a girl “by the pussy,” sounds like a convicted rapist, bragging to his prison cellmate. Instead, it’s possibly the next president of the United States. ...