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Hillary Clinton Responds to Trump’s Re-Opening of Uranium One Investigation

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Obama and Clinton Remain ‘Most Admired’

“Americans once again are most likely to name Barack Obama and Hillary Clinton as the man and woman living anywhere in the world they admire most, as they have for the past 10 years. The pair retain their titles this year, although by much narrower margins than in the past. Obama edges out Donald Trump, 17% to 14%, while Clinton edges out Michelle Obama, 9% to 7%.”

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Clinton Sees ‘Assault on Facts and Reason’ in the U.S.

“There is a deliberate, very well-organised, sophisticated assault on facts and reason and evidence. In our country, it’s driven originally by a cabal of billionaires and religious fundamentalists, and their view is that it doesn’t matter what they say. If they say it often enough and they put enough money behind it, they’ll convince a significant number of people.”

— Hillary Clinton, quoted by The Guardian.

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Clinton: Trump Is a ‘Con Artist’

“What he told people was a fraud. It’s in keeping with his bankruptcies and his Trump University. He is a con artist, and that’s what Mike Bloomberg called him at our convention and every day that goes by seems to prove that.”

— Hillary Clinton, in an interview with the Washington Post, on President Trump.

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Clinton Questions Trump’s Work Ethic

“Honestly, between tweeting and golfing, how does he get anything done? I don’t understand it. Maybe that’s the whole point.”

— Hillary Clinton, quoted by Politico.

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How to Talk to Republicans – Joy Reid Demonstrates

Last week, before the rest of us knew that indictments of Paul Manafort and Rick Gates were pending, Fox News and the rest of the Trump media apparatus attempted to deflect attention from the coming bad news by reintroducing the already thoroughly debunked allegation that Hillary Clinton was bribed by Russians in a uranium deal when she was secretary of state.

On Sunday morning, MSNBC’s Joy Reid debated the allegation with Jen Kerns, a reporter for the “Washington Examiner,” a right-wing propaganda sheet.

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Enumerati

Trump Has Higher Approval than Clinton

30%

A new NBC News/Wall Street Journal poll finds President Trump’s approval rate has sunk to a new low of 36%. For comparison, Hillary Clinton’s approval is at a new low of 30%.

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Clinton Explains Her Speech to Goldman Sachs

“They paid me.”

— Hillary Clinton, in an interview by Recode, on why she spoke at Goldman Sachs.

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Axelrod: Clinton Putting too Much Blame on Comey

“Jim Comey didn’t tell her not to campaign in Wisconsin after the convention. Jim Comey didn’t say ‘don’t put any resources into Michigan until the final week of the campaign.’”

— David Axelrod, saying that although Hillary Clinton has a “legitimate beef” with FBI Director James Comey, Comey is not responsible for the mistakes of her campaign, Politico reports.

Enumerati

Most Dems Don’t Want Clinton to Run Again

62%

Of Democrats and independents surveyed said Hillary Clinton shouldn’t mount another presidential campaign in 2020, and only 23% would be excited if she did, according to a new USA Today/Suffolk poll.