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Hillary Clinton’s Between Two Ferns interview with Zach Galifianakis is the best she’s ever done. Democrats wonder and worry: Why isn’t Clinton far ahead of Trump? NEW YORK — With Election Day less than two months away, Democrats are increasingly worried that Hillary Clinton has not built a formidable lead against Donald Trump despite his historic weaknesses as a national party candidate. Even the Democratic nominee’s advisers acknowledge that she must make changes, and quickly. Clinton leads Trump by three percentage points, having fallen from her high of nine points in August, according to the latest RealClearPolitics average. That tightening has frustrated many Clinton allies and operatives, who are astonished that she isn’t running away with this race, given Trump’s deep unpopularity and his continuing stream of controversial comments. “Generally, I’m concerned, frankly,” said former Democratic Senate leader Thomas A.

Daschle (S.D.). “It still looks positive, and I think if you look at the swing states and where she is right now, she’s got a lead. The Washington Post and Survey Monkey polled all 50 states. “I don’t see the path. Politics true. 2016 Presidential Candidate Positions on 68 Issues - 2016 Presidential Election - Why do Americans vote on Tuesdays? U.S. presidential election 2016/17 easily explained (explainity® explainer video) Poll finds rejection of many of Trump’s views on immigration. A new Pew Research Center poll finds Americans broadly rejecting many of Donald Trump’s views on immigration, at a time when Trump is striking a markedly different tone on the issue to make inroads with minority voters and turn around depressed poll numbers generally.

Large majorities of those surveyed said they think undocumented immigrants fill jobs that U.S. citizens do not want, are as honest and hardworking as U.S. citizens and are no more likely than citizens to commit serious crimes — sound rebukes of Trump’s rhetoric on immigration. Even some of Trump’s own supporters reported positive views of undocumented immigrants on some issues. They expressed negative views of undocumented immigrants on other issues, including whether they commit more violent crimes than U.S. citizens.

[In latest shift, Trump campaign wavers on mass deportations] A majority of those surveyed also rejected one of Trump’s signature policies: building a wall along the U.S. “They’re bringing drugs. Politics true. Why the GOP Will Never Accept President Hillary Clinton. A long, long time ago (as recently as eight years, in fact) in a not-so-strange and distant land (our own, actually), it was not surprising that a candidate for president might have a kind word or two about his rival. Jimmy Carter could end a debate in 1976 by calling Gerald Ford “a good and decent man”; Bob Dole could remind the 1996 GOP convention that Bill Clinton is “my opponent—and he is my opponent, not my enemy.”

And John McCain could firmly reject the idea that Barack Obama was an alien presence—in fact not even a legitimate American. "I have to tell you. Sen. Obama is a decent person and a person you don’t have to be scared of as president of the United States,” McCain told an agitated supporter in 2008. But McCain and Dole were courtly exceptions in the modern Republican Party, whose present nominee, Donald Trump, has taken it in precisely the opposite direction. Story Continued Below On Wednesday, we learned the tone is almost certain to get a lot uglier. I’ve always voted Republican. Until now. Daniel Akerson was chairman and chief executive of General Motors from 2010 to 2014 and was vice chairman and special adviser to the board of directors for the Carlyle Group from 2014 to 2016.

I am the son of a World War II and Korean War veteran. As a young man, the men I respected most were my father and my uncles, who collectively fought in the Battle of the Atlantic and the invasions of North Africa, Sicily, D-Day, Iwo Jima and Inchon. I came of age in the service of our nation. I never had a draft card. And I have always voted for Republicans for president. The compelling rationale behind this decision: leadership. Trump simply lacks the competence to serve as president of the United States. Trump claims great business prowess. When I worked at General Motors, our global operations comprised more than 100 plants and roughly a quarter-million employees.

Long ago, I learned an old Navy saying from a good friend and now-retired admiral: “Ship, shipmate, self.” Opinions follow-orlando. Native Americans plan to make history in the US election. Image copyright WatchCut More Native Americans are participating in the 2016 election than ever before. Eight indigenous candidates are running for Congress, up from two in 2014. Over 90 are running for state legislatures, again exceeding previous years. Hillary Clinton ran campaign ads in Navajo and met with tribal leaders in Iowa, Washington, Arizona and California during the presidential primaries. Bernie Sanders met with 90 leaders in total, a political record.

"This is the best campaign ever in Indian Country," says Nicole Willis, member of the Confederated Tribes of Umatilla and former advisor to Bernie Sanders. Native Americans, who make up approximately 1.7% of the US population, are unlikely to determine a presidential election. But they do play an important role in shaping local politics and swinging votes for seats in Congress.

Native American demographics Source: National Congress of American Indians "Montana is one of the most important states," he says. Image copyright Watchcut. Is this the beginning of the end for Donald Trump? ASHBURN, Va. Maybe this is how it ends for Donald Trump: not with a bang but with a child’s whimper. The Republican presidential nominee, rallying supporters in a high school auditorium here, was talking about Chinese currency manipulation when an infant began to cry.

“Don’t worry about that baby. I love babies,” he said. “Don’t worry. It was an unexpected moment of tenderness from the strongman — and it lasted precisely 55 seconds. Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump called his Democratic opponent Hillary Clinton ‘the devil’ during a rally in Mechanicsburg, Pa., on Aug. 1. Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump called his Democratic opponent Hillary Clinton ‘the devil’ during a rally in Mechanicsburg, Pa., on Aug. 1.

“Actually, I was only kidding: You can get the baby out of here,” he said when the child continued to cry. There were murmurs and some uncomfortable laughter. “That was a waste of time,” said Davis Rosser. “I learned he really likes himself,” said John McDermott. Last Week Tonight with John Oliver: Donald Trump (HBO) Breaking News English ESL Lesson Plan on Global Risks. LISTENING - Guess the answers. Listen to check. LISTENING – Listen and fill in the gaps Researchers have stated that Donald Trump winning the U.S. presidency is (1) ___________________ ten risks facing the world. The Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU) (2) ___________________ president Trump could disrupt the world's economy and increase (3) ___________________ worldwide. It said a Trump victory in November's U.S. presidential elections (4) ___________________ global insecurity. The EIU puts Mr Trump on the same level of risk as, "(5) ___________________ of jihadi terrorism destabilising the global economy".

A reason for Mr Trump's high ranking is a lack of information about his proposed plans. The EIU said: "Thus far, Mr Trump has given (6) ___________________ his policies, and these tend to be prone to constant revision. " How to Become President of the U.S. Poster | Grades K - 5 | | USAGov.

Download or order a poster. (Please get your parent's permission) Lesson PlanVideos: The Requirements, Primaries and Caucuses, Conventions to Election, How Votes Are Counted, How to Become President U.S. Constitution's Requirements for a Presidential Candidate At least 35 years oldA natural born citizen of the United StatesA resident of the United States for 14 years Step 1: Primaries and Caucuses There are many people who want to be president and each of these people have their own ideas about how our government should work. People with similar ideas belong to the same political party. Caucus: In a caucus, party members select the best candidate through a series of discussions and votes.Primary: In a primary, party members vote for the best candidate that will represent them in the general election. Step 2: National Conventions Each party holds a national convention to finalize the selection of one presidential nominee.

Step 3: General Election Step 4: Electoral College.