10.28.2016 - 1:17 AM EDT

Donald Trump has been saying for weeks that he's put $100 million of his own money into his campaign, even going so far as to attempt to shame Hillary Clinton for not contributing some of her own money to her campaign. Just yesterday Trump told CNN "I will have more than $100 million in the campaign. And I am prepared to go much more than that."

10.28.2016 - 1:04 AM EDT

With the news tonight that Trump's fundraising has dropped off a cliff in recent weeks, I was intrigued by this note from TPM Reader JC who repeats that he's been hit with no fewer than 50 emails from Trump, various wastrel sons, and other Trump entities just since October 21st (apparently many more in his spam folder). Everybody's getting hit pretty hard for money these days. But that seems like a lot.

Note that JC is not a foreign parliamentarian. So at least there's that.

I'm writing in from Seattle, WA. I just checked my inbox and saw that I have received more than 50 e-mails since October 21st (and even more lurking in my Spam folder) from a variety of Trump resources begging for money.

10.27.2016 - 8:48 PM EDT

More on the stunning verdict in the Oregon standoff trial.

10.27.2016 - 7:13 PM EDT

This afternoon the White House announced that President Obama had commuted the sentences of 98 individual serving time for various drug related offenses. Press release after the jump.

10.27.2016 - 12:45 PM EDT

In almost every election you see isolated reports of voting machines 'changing' people's votes. In virtually every case, as Texas election authorities are explaining now, it's human error. In exceedingly rare cases, it's a mechanical malfunction. It's never a conspiracy. Except this time, the candidate is Donald Trump so he's tweeting about the 'conspiracy' to flip votes to Hillary.

10.27.2016 - 11:44 AM EDT

I wanted to give you an update on our Prime sign-up drive: How we're doing, why we're doing it and what we have lined up for the remainder of 2016. If you're a regular reader, Prime or not, can you take a moment to read the following? I appreciate it.

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Sen. Mark Kirk (R-IL) mocked the mixed-race background of Democratic challenger Rep. Tammy Duckworth...

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