From the daily archives: Tuesday, July 26, 2016

Hillary Clinton won Ohio’s Democratic primary in 2008, when she defeated her younger, long-shot challenger, Illinois Senator Barack Obama.

Eight years later, the former secretary of state for President Obama won Ohio again, this time defeating an older, long-shot challenger, Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders, who rallied to her side in a well-received address Monday night at the Wells Fargo Center in Philadelphia, site of the 2016 Democratic nominating convention.

Ohio Democrats will help nominate Hillary Clinton tonight as having lived a lifetime of fighting for children and families. To help nominate the first female candidate for president, the official vote count […]

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The commotion at the Democratic convention’s curtain raiser distracted  from a possible Trumpian subplot that is of major concern to U.S. intelligence officials.  From all appearances the Russians hacked the DNC to expose an email cache that would make Hillary Clinton’s email troubles seem like no more than the hidden hole card in a penny ante game.

There’s now strong suspicion at the highest levels  of the FBI  that Russian president Vladimir Putin was behind the hacking because he wants his buddy-buddy Donald Trump to win.    Even the timing of the  disclosure on convention eve pointed to a Russian […]

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