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Trump, Clinton Travel Records Show Core Battlegrounds

blogs.wsj.com — Video: WSJ's Jerry Seib discusses the states that may matter most on Election Day. With just over five weeks to go in the presidential campaign, here's a viewer's guide tip: If you want to know where the race is being decided, watch the candidates' planes, and watch their money.

米大統領選TV討論、際立つ両者の強み クリントン氏もトランプ氏も持ち味を発揮 - WSJ

jp.wsj.com — 米大統領候補者 による初のテレビ討論会が行われた。2人の候補者が自分たちの主張の核心部分を提示してみせるまでに、ものの数分もかからなかった。しかも2人は歯に衣着せずに訴えた。  民主党候補の ヒラリー・クリントン氏 ...

Presidential Debate Illuminates Voters’ Stark Choice

wsj.com — It took but a few minutes into Monday night's presidential debate for the two contenders to distill the essence of the case they are making for taking over the White House.

Suburban Women May Be Hillary Clinton’s Lifeline

wsj.com — Drive northwest out of Philadelphia and you quickly encounter the kind of place, and the category of voters, that could represent Hillary Clinton's lifeline in 2016. The place is Montgomery County, third most populous in a state that would, more than any other, open the gate to a presidential-election victory for Donald Trump if he could pull off an upset.

Hillary Clinton’s Larger Dilemma: Play Donald Trump’s Game, or Not?

wsj.com — Hillary Clinton's health issue is her most current problem, but not her biggest one. The larger issue, revealed by the difficulties she's encountered in the last couple of weeks, is the same one more than a dozen Republican presidential contenders grappled with, largely unsuccessfully, during the primary season: How do you run against a candidate as unconventional, harsh and relentless as Donald Trump?

The Many Paradoxes of the Front-Runner, Hillary Clinton

wsj.com — Here's one way to look at Hillary Clinton: She's the most highly qualified presidential candidate in years, versed in domestic as well as foreign policy, a centrist who can claim the ability to break gridlock because she has navigated the executive branch as well as both sides of the aisle in the legislative branch.

Amid Immigration Debate, a Case for Its Economic Benefits Emerges

blogs.wsj.com — The conversation about immigration in recent weeks has been loud and long, and dominated by the debate over whether Donald Trump was or wasn't "softening" his position on illegal immigration. That particular question appeared to be settled Wednesday night in Arizona, when Mr. Trump gave a much-anticipated speech that reaffirmed his tough immigration stands.

In Clinton vs. Trump, Who Is Inspired to Vote?

wsj.com — Political debate has become so nasty, and everyone has become so numb to the nastiness, that it's easy to overlook this reality: Last Thursday may have been the most negative day in modern presidential campaign history. The two major party nominees for president-not their surrogates, or their TV ads, but the candidates themselves-leveled the most searing of personal attacks on each other.

In Clinton vs. Trump, the Overlooked Impact of Asian-Americans

wsj.com — Donald Trump has made overtures in the last few days to Hispanic and African-American voters, trying to whittle away at the giant advantages Hillary Clinton enjoys among them. There is a third group that gets less attention, but one that provides Democrats a similar strategic edge: Asian-Americans. Asian-Americans are the fastest-growing...

In Clinton vs. Trump, the Quiet Impact of Asian-Americans

wsj.com — Donald Trump has made overtures in the last few days to Hispanic and African-American voters, trying to whittle away at the giant advantages Hillary Clinton enjoys among them. There is a third group that gets less attention, but one that provides Democrats a similar strategic edge: Asian-Americans. Asian-Americans are the fastest-growing...
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Sep 30, 2016

At this stage of a campaign, it gets simpler: To know what's happening, just follow candidate planes and ad money.  http://on.wsj.com/2cQnDsm 

Sep 30, 2016

Lawmakers enjoyed voting for a bill allowing people to sue Saudi Arabia. A day later, they want a do-over.  http://on.wsj.com/2d0eOtJ  via @WSJ

Sep 30, 2016

Donald Trump pointed to 9/11 attacks in seeking leniency for his casino company during SEC fraud probe.  http://on.wsj.com/2dva1WA  via @WSJ

Sep 29, 2016

Support for the death penalty continues to decline, Pew Research Center finds:  http://pewrsr.ch/2dazy7v 

Sep 29, 2016

One millennial, summing it up: “I like Bernie, obviously, but I’m going to support Hillary."  http://on.wsj.com/2dse5H4  via @WSJ

Sep 29, 2016

Recent polling suggests Trump isn't creating a new "groundswell" of anti-immigrant feelings:  http://on.wsj.com/2dkOaPP  via @WSJPolitics

Sep 27, 2016

If debates are supposed to illuminate differences and get candidates to engage directly, this one did its job.  http://on.wsj.com/2cRpD1h 

Sep 26, 2016

Key groups of wandering, detached voters--perhaps 20% of the electorate--are the debate audience to watch tonight:  http://on.wsj.com/2cQeI7X 

Sep 26, 2016

Why Trump is winning Iowa, a state Democrats carried in 6 of past 7 elections, by @DDKochel:  http://on.wsj.com/2d5LVzx  via @WSJPolitics

Sep 23, 2016

Today, Cruz endoesed Trump. Tomorrow will mark exactly six months since he called him a "sniveling coward."  http://politi.co/1WM86Z1 


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