Eric Lach

Eric Lach is a reporter for TPM. From 2010 to 2011, he was a news writer in charge of the website?s front page. He has previously written for The Daily,, GlobalPost and other publications. He can be reached at

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In an interview with PBS's Judy Woodruff airing today, former President Bill Clinton urged his fellow Democrats to effectively communicate what's at stake in the election this year, to avoid having voter anger steamroll them at the ballot box.

"I would advise [Obama] and all the Democrats to talk about what we are going to do now and ask them who is more likely to do it," Clinton told Woodruff, according to the transcript made available by PBS. "If this is a referendum on people's anger and apathy -- so our side stays home and their side's inside -- we don't do well."

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It's safe to return to Twitter. The microblogging service has successfully blocked the virus that crippled earlier today. So how was Twitter brought to its knees? Through an amateur coding error reported to the company over a month ago.

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Last week, we reported how Republican Colorado Senate nominee Ken Buck and groups backing him were going after Democratic Sen. Michael Bennet with a number of ads knocking the incumbent on spending. Now, Bennet and the Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee are countering with ads attacking Buck on social issues.

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