Clinton leads Trump by over two million in popular vote
Hillary Clinton is now more than two million votes ahead of President-elect Donald Trump in the popular vote count for the US presidential elections, a tally compiled by the Cook Political Report showed Wednesday. The Democratic candidate's 1.5 percent lead in the popular vote makes no difference
Presidential candidates are sharpening their attacks in the weeks before the Iowa contests. Judy Woodruff talks to Amy Walter of The Cook Political Report and Tamara Keith of NPR about ramped up rhetoric on the campaign trail as Sen. Bernie Sanders closes the gap with Hillary Clinton in Iowa.
""Mostly as a result of the damage House Republicans sustained during the 16-day government shutdown, we are making changes to our ratings in 15 House seats, all but one in Democrats' direction," Cook Political Report said in a statement" ~ Erin We Leave No One Behind
At a rally with Hillary Clinton, Democratic firebrand Sen. Elizabeth Warren proved once more that she knows how to get under Donald Trump’s skin, calling the Republican a “small insecure money-grubber.” Clinton was equally harsh but Trump’s rage was squarely aimed at “goofy” Warren. NPR’s Tamara Keith and Amy Walter from the Cook Political Report join Gwen Ifill to discuss the latest.
Paul Krugman builds on Roosevelt Institute Fellow Mike Konczal's argument on libertarian populism, and further examines why that model should not appeal to working-class white voters who rely on safety net programs like unemployment and food stamps.