Domenico Montanaro

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Obama Remembers Scalia As 'Consequential,' Vows To Appoint Replacement

Saturday, February 13, 2016

President Obama struck a somber tone, remembering the late-Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia as a "towering legal mind" who influenced a generation, but made it clear, he intends to replace him.

"I plan to fulfill my constitutional responsibilities to nominate a successor in — due time," Obama said. "There will ...

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New Hampshire Turnout Breaks Records, But Not On Democratic Side

Wednesday, February 10, 2016

One-hundred percent of votes are now in in New Hampshire and a couple of things are now official:

1. Record for total turnout: Combining all voters — Democrats and Republicans — it was a record for a New Hampshire primary. In all, 538,094 people cast ballots. That beats the 2008 ...

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Presidential Candidates Await Results In New Hampshire Primary

Tuesday, February 09, 2016

In just minutes, final polls close in New Hampshire, and the candidates await results in the state's presidential primary contests.

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Final Polls Begin To Close In New Hampshire

Tuesday, February 09, 2016

The final poll closings in New Hampshire's presidential primary are less than a half hour away. Democratic pollster Anna Greenberg and Republican pollster Patrick Ruffini have the latest.

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Why A Vote For An Establishment Candidate Could Be A Vote For Trump In N.H.

Monday, February 08, 2016

A lot of Republicans will head to the polls in New Hampshire on Tuesday, motivated to vote against Donald Trump.

But because of a quirk in how the state party allocates delegates and how fractured the "establishment" field is, it could mean that an anti-Trump vote will actually be a ...

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The 8th Republican Debate In 100 Words (And 3 Videos)

Saturday, February 06, 2016

This was the most intense Republican debate yet — not a surprise with several candidacies on the line with the New Hampshire primary just days away. After his loss in Iowa, you may have expected Trump to come out swinging, but others did the work for him. Cruz backed down ...

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5 Things You Should Know Before the New Hampshire Primary

Friday, February 05, 2016

With the Iowa caucuses in the books, the focus of the political world has shifted to the first-in-the-nation-primary state, New Hampshire. New Hampshire voters, with their contrarian reputation, head to the polls Tuesday. Expect the unexpected.

Here are five things to know about how it all works:

1. Voting is ...

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Donald Trump Steps Up Attacks After Loss To Ted Cruz In Iowa

Thursday, February 04, 2016

Two days after his loss in Iowa, presidential hopeful Donald Trump has intensified his criticism of his closest rival Ted Cruz.

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Clinton, Sanders To Face Off In Democratic Debate In New Hampshire

Thursday, February 04, 2016

The Democratic presidential candidates will debate one another Thursday night. We got a preview when they both took questions from the audience at a town hall meeting in New Hampshire Wednesday night.

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Coin-Toss Fact Check: No, Coin Flips Did Not Win Iowa For Hillary Clinton

Tuesday, February 02, 2016

Hillary Clinton got lucky Monday night. Very lucky.

But not for the reasons some are alleging.

Some have attributed her squeaker of a victory over Bernie Sanders in the Iowa Democratic presidential caucuses to an improbable lucky streak of tiebreaking coin tosses.

It's been reported that there were

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Hillary Clinton Wins Iowa Caucus By Slim Margin Over Bernie Sanders

Tuesday, February 02, 2016

The race in Iowa between Bernie Sanders and Hillary Clinton is the closest in the history of the Democratic caucuses in Iowa. The close results are raising questions about exactly how candidates' support is calculated.

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How Predictive Are Iowa And New Hampshire?

Sunday, January 31, 2016

Iowa and New Hampshire get a lot of attention, but their records in picking presidents, let alone nominees, is spotty (as you can see from the chart above). But that doesn't mean the states don't matter. They have been effective at weeding the field of candidates, and they're about momentum ...

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Hillary Clinton, Donald Trump Narrowly Ahead In Final Poll Before Iowa

Saturday, January 30, 2016

Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump lead narrowly just two days before the Iowa caucuses in the final Des Moines Register/Bloomberg poll, considered the "gold standard" of Iowa polling.

But Clinton's 3-point lead over Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders is within the margin of error.

Trump leads Texas Sen. Ted Cruz ...

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Clinton And Sanders Agree To More Debates, Argue Over Details

Saturday, January 30, 2016

Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders' campaigns have agreed in principle to six more Democratic presidential debates following the Iowa caucuses on Feb. 1, though the deal has not been finalized, according to campaign and party officials.

Currently, the Democratic National Committee has only two more sanctioned debates: Feb. 11 in ...

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How Exactly Do The Iowa Caucuses Work?

Saturday, January 30, 2016

Iowa's process of picking their choice for president is complicated. We try to demystify it in this space.

Here are the basics:


What is a caucus and how does it work?

The short answer:

It's essentially a neighborhood meeting of sorts — for politically active, like-minded people. ...

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'The Best And Worst Of Politics': Two-Time Mayor, Felon 'Buddy' Cianci Dies

Thursday, January 28, 2016

People are complicated.

That was certainly true of Vincent A. Cianci, better known as Buddy. He was the enigmatic former mayor of Providence, who died Thursday morning at the age of 74.

Cianci was loved and reviled in a city that, like America, has been rocked by financial troubles and ...

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6 Questions Ahead Of The Trump-Fox Split-Screen 'Squirmish'

Thursday, January 28, 2016

Donald Trump said this week if he went out on Fifth Avenue in New York and shot someone, he probably wouldn't lose any votes.

He chose a pretty big someone — Fox News (whose offices are one block over from Fifth).

Tune in to Thursday night's Republican debate on Fox ...

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Poll Watch: How To Examine The Numbers Ahead Of Iowa

Monday, January 25, 2016

There's a new poll every day. But what do they really tell us? And can we believe them? NPR explains why voters should approach polls with increasing skepticism this year.

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Marco Rubio, Hillary Clinton Pick Up Endorsements From Iowa Newspaper

Saturday, January 23, 2016

As Iowans prepare to pick their presidential nominees in just over a week, the Des Moines Register announced its presidential endorsements Saturday afternoon. The paper endorsed Rubio and Clinton.

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Billionaire Former N.Y. Mayor Bloomberg Eyeing Possible White House Bid

Saturday, January 23, 2016

A divorced New York businessman billionaire with a mixed political history and knack for controversy and grabbing the spotlight might run for president. Another one.

Former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg is again weighing a possible independent bid for the White House after seeing an opening in a chaotic ...

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