(VOVworld) - With the US Presidential Election Day less than two weeks away, polls measuring support for Republican Donald Trump, Democrat Hillary Clinton, Libertarian Gary Johnson, and Jill Stein of the Green Party, are being conducted every day. According to Real Clear Politics, Clinton leads Trump 45.8 percent to 40 percent (EPA/VNA) The USC/Los Angeles Times Daybreak tracking poll shows Clinton in a tie with Trump. Other polls show the gap narrowing but have Clinton ahead. According to Real Clear Politics, Clinton leads Trump 45.8 percent to 40 percent. … [Read more...] about US election 2016: Hillary Clinton has the upper hand
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Democrat Hillary Clinton has widened her lead over Republican rival Donald Trump to eight points after both parties' nominating conventions, according to a Washington Post-ABC News poll out on August 7th. The poll showed that Clinton's lead has grown from four to eight points following her nominating convention, a larger boost than Trump received from the Republican convention, which revealed a party split by divisions over the choice of candidate. Clinton also led Trump 50 to 42 per cent among registered voters, according to the telephone survey carried out August 1st to 4th. Earlier, former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton accepted the Democratic presidential nomination in Philadelphia, becoming the first woman to be nominated by a major party for the country’s highest office. The 69-year-old Clinton won the nomination after defeating her principal rival, Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders, in the state-by-state process of primary and caucus votes. She will face Republican … [Read more...] about Hillary Clinton widens lead over Donald Trump in Presidential race
U.S. Democrat Hillary Clinton on Wednesday broke her silence over a budding controversy involving her use of personal email for work when she was secretary of state, saying she wanted the U.S. State Department to release them swiftly. Clinton's statement was aimed at cooling a political firestorm over allegations that she inappropriately used her personal email for work while secretary of state from 2009 to 2013. "I want the public to see my email," the potential 2016 presidential candidate said in a tweet. "I asked State to release them. They said they will review them for release as soon as possible." The controversy has suddenly put Clinton into trouble just as she is planning to launch a bid for the Democratic presidential nomination in 2016. It has prompted some Democrats to wonder whether someone else should be their candidate to succeed President Barack Obama. The State Department said it will review the emails provided by Clinton "using a normal process that guides such … [Read more...] about Embattled Hillary Clinton urges State Department to release emails
(VOVworld) - Senator Bernie Sanders has surpassed his fellow Democrat Hillary Clinton among party supporters in the important state of New Hampshire, 49% to 38%. This is the first time Sanders has led Clinton in a poll. An NBC News/Marist Poll showed 41% of Democratic voters would back Sanders while 32% would vote for Clinton. 32% is Clinton’s lowest support ever in New Hampshire. NBC News/Wall Street Journal polls showed Republican candidate and former Florida Governor Jeb Bush with just 6% support, trailing real estate giant Donald Trump by 23%. … [Read more...] about US elections 2016: Bernie Sanders surpasses Hillary Clinton in New Hampshire polls
Republican Mitt Romney criticized Democrat Hillary Clinton over foreign policy and the economy on Wednesday in what could be a prelude to the line of attack he takes if he decides to run for president a third time. Romney seemed to be in campaign mode in a closely watched appearance in Starkville, Mississippi, delivering a speech at Mississippi State University and stopping at a local barbecue restaurant, where he ate a pulled-pork sandwich. In his speech, the 2012 Republican presidential nominee looked past potential Republican rivals for 2016 and raised questions about President Barack Obama's struggle to contain Islamic militants in Iraq, Syria and elsewhere. He criticized Obama over his refusal to refer to the militancy movement as "radical Islam." "I don't know how the president expects to defeat the jihadists if he won't even call them what they are," Romney said. Romney targeted Clinton in his remarks, accusing her of making mistakes as Obama's first-term secretary of state … [Read more...] about Romney takes aim at Hillary Clinton in new speech
(VOVworld) – Republican Donald Trump and Democrat Hillary Clinton moved closer to winning their parties’ nominations with a series of victories in the Super Tuesday elections, the biggest day of the primary campaign. Clinton and Trump each won seven of 11 states as they distanced themselves from party rivals and looked ahead to a November presidential election showdown. Clinton has now won at least 441 of the 865 delegates at stake. She now has at least 984 delegates. Trump has won at least 186 of the delegates at stake in Tuesday’s contests. Trump now has at least 268 delegates. … [Read more...] about US election 2016: Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump rack up more wins
Trump said he was embarrassed by the video but he accused President Bill Clinton of having done worse to women. A defiant Donald Trump on Sunday attacked former President Bill Clinton for his treatment of women and vowed, if he won the White House, to put Hillary Clinton in jail for operating a private email server while U.S. secretary of state. In a contentious town-hall debate, Trump, the Republican presidential candidate, said he would appoint a special prosecutor to look into his Democratic rival's email use because she had endangered national security during her tenure as President Barack Obama's chief diplomat from 2009-2013. The 90-minute debate got off to a chilly start when the two candidates for the Nov. 8 election greeted each other without the traditional handshake. It quickly turned into an acrimonious discussion of a 2005 video that emerged on Friday in which Trump was heard using vulgar language and talking about groping women without consent. "Mine are words and … [Read more...] about Trump assails Bill Clinton, vows to jail Hillary Clinton if he wins White House
Four, five, even six times per week, Hillary Clinton meets deep-pocketed supporters eager to shake hands with the celebrity Democrat -- all-but-obligatory encounters helping her amass the war chest needed to win the White House. Getty/AFP / by Ivan Couronne | Have a chat for $2,700 with Democratic Presidential Candidate Hillary Clinton Qualifying guests are invited to hold what is described as a "conversation with Hillary," at a cost of $2,700 -- the legal limit set by the Federal Election Commission (FEC) on donations to candidates in the 2016 presidential primary cycle. Once the primaries are decided, a supporter can contribute a fresh $2,700 maximum to a candidate in the presidential election. Clinton, a former secretary of state and the prohibitive favorite for the Democratic nomination, has participated in some 40 fundraising receptions since launching her campaign in April, according to the Sunlight Foundation, a nonpartisan Washington … [Read more...] about Conversation’ with Hillary Clinton? That’ll be $2,700
As she prepares to step down after four years as secretary of state, Hillary Clinton says she won’t run for president in 2016. But insight from sources close to her, a look at the US political landscape, and recent clues tell a different story.Of the questions swirling around Washington DC these days -- Can a fiscal cliff deal be reached? Should the administration do more about Syria? Which designer will the first lady wear to the inaugural ball? -- perhaps none is as obsessively pondered as: What will Hillary Clinton do next? According to whisperings from her inner circle, the secretary of state, who is expected to step down in the next few months, may buy a country house in the Hamptons or upstate New York with her husband, former President Bill Clinton. The 65-year-old Clinton herself told The New York Times that her plans were “to sleep and exercise and travel for fun”. And it seems a given that she will do high-profile speaking engagements and write a book about … [Read more...] about A burning question: What’s next for Hillary Clinton?
Former secretary of state and first lady Hillary Rodham Clinton ended months of speculation with Sunday's announcement of her 2016 presidential bid, the accomplished politician’s second attempt to become the country's first female president. Don Emmert, AFP I Hillary Clinton speaks about women’s empowerment on March 10, 2015 at the United Nations in New York Clinton, the former secretary of state who lost the 2008 presidential nomination, announced her bid in a video message posted on YouTube and on her new . "Everyday Americans need a champion. I want to be that champion," Clinton said as she launched her second run for the presidency. "Americans have fought their way back from tough economic times, but the deck is still stacked in favor of those at the top." Soon after her announcement, Clinton tweeted that she was heading to Iowa, the first state to vote in next year's primaries. "I'm … [Read more...] about Can Hillary Clinton’s ‘smart power’ take her to the White House?