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Posted by workinclasszero | Fri Jul 1, 2016, 10:59 AM (5 replies)

First Read: Breaking Down Trump's Brutal June

by CHUCK TODD, MARK MURRAY and CARRIE DANN

Let us count the ways in which Donald Trump lost/squandered the month of June in his race against Hillary Clinton:

1.The polls: Trump now trails Clinton by six points nationally in the RealClearPolitics average, when Clinton's lead had been just one point in late May.

2.The money: He had just $1.3 million in the bank, according to the last campaign-finance report, versus $42 million for Clinton.

3.The ads: For the month, Clinton and her allies outspent Team Trump over the battleground-state airwaves, $26 million to $0, though the NRA starts spending $2 million on Trump's behalf in battlegrounds starting today (more on that below).

http://www.nbcnews.com/politics/first-read/first-read-breaking-down-trump-s-brutal-june-n601611
Posted by workinclasszero | Thu Jun 30, 2016, 09:57 AM (3 replies)

Who will win the presidency? (FiveThirtyEight.com)

Chance of winning


Hillary Clinton
80.6%


Donald Trump
19.3%


http://projects.fivethirtyeight.com/2016-election-forecast/
Posted by workinclasszero | Wed Jun 29, 2016, 03:52 PM (8 replies)

Who will win the presidency? (FiveThirtyEight.com)

Chance of winning


Hillary Clinton
80.6%


Donald Trump
19.3%


http://projects.fivethirtyeight.com/2016-election-forecast/
Posted by workinclasszero | Wed Jun 29, 2016, 03:51 PM (4 replies)

First on CNN: Poll shows Clinton with battleground leads

By Tal Kopan, CNN Updated 8:47 AM ET, Wed June 29, 2016

Washington (CNN)Hillary Clinton leads Donald Trump across the board in a new poll of battleground states.

According to Ballotpedia's battleground poll, Clinton leads Trump:

51% to 37% in Florida

45% to 41% in Iowa

50% to 33% in Michigan

48% to 38% in North Carolina

46% to 37% in Ohio

49% to 35% in Pennsylvania

45% to 38% in Virginia


Her leads held at nearly the same margins when Libertarian Party nominee Gary Johnson was included in the poll. And Clinton led Trump 48% to 37% when all states were factored together. With Johnson included, Clinton led Trump 44% to 34%, with Johnson at 13%.

http://www.cnn.com/2016/06/29/politics/battleground-polls-donald-trump-hillary-clinton/index.html
Posted by workinclasszero | Wed Jun 29, 2016, 03:19 PM (3 replies)

S&P just downgraded the UK

Source: Business Insider

Akin Oyedele

S&P Global Ratings on Monday downgraded the United Kingdom's credit rating to "AA" from "AAA", with a "negative" outlook on the country.

The downgrade from the highest rating awarded by the agency comes following the UK's surprising vote to leave the European Union last week.


A store closing sale banner stating "Everything Must Go" on a window next to the colors of the Union flag in the City of London, Friday, June 24, 2016. Matt Dunham/AP

Read more: http://www.businessinsider.com/sp-downgrades-uk-credit-rating-to-aa-from-aaa-2016-6?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=feed&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+clusterstock+%28ClusterStock%29
Posted by workinclasszero | Mon Jun 27, 2016, 02:12 PM (30 replies)

Dump Trump Movement Planning for Convention Floor Fight

JUN 26 2016, 11:16 PM ET
by ALEXANDRA JAFFE

The grassroots movement aimed at ousting Donald Trump at the Republican National Convention is planning for a convention floor fight, hiring staff, establishing a command center in Cleveland and rolling out ads in key states over the next week.

Organizers of the effort held their second weekly conference call Sunday night.

Former Bogota, New Jersey, Mayor Steve Lonegan, a Ted Cruz supporter and spokesman for a super PAC backing the effort, said he plans to hire East, West and Central regional field directors to begin building a "comprehensive list of every single delegate" to get to know their interests and issues.

http://www.nbcnews.com/politics/2016-election/dump-trump-movement-planning-convention-floor-fight-n599361
Posted by workinclasszero | Mon Jun 27, 2016, 01:22 PM (6 replies)

Brexit crash wiped out a record $2.1 trillion. Now what?

Source: CNN

A record $2.1 trillion was wiped out from global markets on Friday.

That means more money vaporized as a result of the Brexit crash than any single market day ever, according to S&P Dow Jones Indices.

It eclipses the $1.9 trillion that was erased on September 29, 2008 when the U.S. Congress infamously voted down the Wall Street bailout. The larger losses in the Brexit fallout partially reflect the fact that markets are retreating from higher levels these days.



Read more: http://money.cnn.com/2016/06/27/investing/brexit-consequences-2-trillion-lost/index.html?iid=hp-stack-dom
Posted by workinclasszero | Mon Jun 27, 2016, 12:37 PM (12 replies)
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