05.25.2016 - 4:43 PM EDT

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05.25.2016 - 3:52 PM EDT

At Trump rally that started a few moments ago in California Trump kicked off the rally with a women who thanked God for sending Trump to earth to be our President. Watch.

05.25.2016 - 3:47 PM EDT

A brief note on the State Department IG Report on the Clinton email issue. The ledes of a lot of stories present this as a rough hit for Clinton, bad news blah blah blah. Let's focus on the essential point: Despite the fact that there are some real questions about the impartiality of the IG, the report says the issues with the management of the Secretary of State's emails are of longstanding and go back with the last five Secretaries of State. The report also singles out Colin Powell, who had a similar set up. The criticism is there. It definitely wasn't a good arrangement. But to see this as a damaging report after the hyperbolic and frequently insane coverage of this issue is crazy. This was never more than some poor judgment overlayed by a big bureaucratic pissing match all slathered over by a thick layer of partisan game playing and media derp.

Like most Clinton scandals, if there there hadn't been months, maybe more than a year of weird conspiracy theories, expected perp walks and general nonsense, one might read this and say, wow, that's disappointing. But after all that, it's just a big nothingburger. Like it almost always is.

05.25.2016 - 3:17 PM EDT

I have frequently wondered: Are these Bundy imbeciles just trolling us? Is Ammon Bundy a new character from Andy Kaufman? (Yes, he's alive!) Because now the Bundys are threatening to sue because their 2nd Amendments rights are being violated in jail.

05.25.2016 - 2:52 PM EDT

Eleven GOP-led states have just launched a full-scale legal assault on whether existing federal anti-discrimination laws provide protections to transgendered Americans.

05.25.2016 - 2:28 PM EDT

This story has been all over the news in a general sense. But it's worth slowing down and seeing and stating precisely what happened. Donald Trump threw a big vets fundraiser to get out of a debate. He claimed that he was personally contributing $1 million to veterans groups and repeatedly took credit for doing so. But he never did. He was going to take credit and then never follow through. It was only when he got positively caught by The Washington Post that he rushed out and made the contribution. Here's the timeline of what happened.

Former President Bill Clinton and husband to Democratic presidential frontrunner Hillary Clinton got into...
Presumptive GOP nominee Donald Trump railed against Bill Kristol at a campaign rally Wednesday...
Presumptive GOP nominee Donald Trump opened his Wednesday rally in Anaheim, California by bringing...
Updated at 3:41 p.m. ET Eleven states and officials filed a lawsuit Wednesday against...
A Trump campaign plan to target Hillary Clinton over the decades-old Whitewater real estate...

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