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Trump Pulls Off Biggest Upset In U.S. History

Donald Trump is going to be the next president of the United States. The billionaire businessman who never before held elected office shocked America and the world, defeating Hillary Clinton in an extraordinary rebuke to the nation’s political class after an ugly and divisive race that will go down as the most stunning upset in American history.

Read Here – Politico

5 takeaways From The First U.S. Presidential Debate

There were a couple of not-so-very-subtle signals here inside of Hofstra University that Donald Trump lost Monday night’s highly-anticipated debate against Hillary Clinton, and badly. The first was the audible sound of groaning by some of his supporters inside the debate hall as Trump meandered self-defensively through a succession of answers against a very focused, very energized and very well-rehearsed Hillary Clinton.

Read Here – Politico

 

The Ultimate Exit Interview

General Debate of the seventy-first Regular Session of the  General Assembly

As his two-term presidency draws to a close, Barack Obama is looking back—at the legacies of his predecessors, as well as his own—and forward, to the freedom of life after the White House. In a wide-ranging conversation with one of the nation’s foremost presidential historians, he talks about his ambitions, frustrations, and the decisions that still haunt him.

Read Here – Vanity Fair

Five Reasons Why Trump Will Win

Well, folks, this isn’t an accident. It is happening. And if you believe Hillary Clinton is going to beat Trump with facts and smarts and logic, then you obviously missed the past year of 56 primaries and caucuses where 16 Republican candidates tried that and every kitchen sink they could throw at Trump and nothing could stop his juggernaut, Michael Moore writes.

Read Here – The Huffington Post

From Whitewater To Benghazi: A Clinton Scandal Primer

With Hillary Clinton leading the field for the Democratic nomination for president, every Clinton scandal—from Whitewater to the State Department emails—will be under the microscope. Here’s a list of some of them.

Read Here – The Atlantic

Where Are The China Hawks?

Two years ago, during Secretary of Defense nominee Chuck Hagel’s contentiousseven-and-a-half-hour grilling by the Armed Services Committee, senators mentioned Israel 178 times and Iran 171 times. The number of references to China? Five. The emphasis is odd because it’s likely that the “biggest threat” to America’s national security is neither Iran nor “radical Islam” writ large. It is China.

Read Here – The Atlantic

Back In The Centre, Back In The Game

AFTER months of firing up core supporters in swing states with partisan attack lines and blood-chilling predictions about the other side’s plans, Barack Obama and Mitt Romney found themselves in their first televised debate on October 3rd, obliged to pitch for undecided voters and independents nationwide. Both Mr Obama and Mr Romney duly struck a moderate tone, with none of the personal attacks that have marked the rest of the campaign. (Mr Obama even declined to shoot at a goal left open when Mr Romney joked about tax breaks for firms that moved jobs overseas, saying that since he knew nothing about them: “I maybe need to get a new accountant.”)

Read Here – The Economist

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