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  1. Byron York: Dem convention-goers predict Dem win; GOP convention-goers predict Dem win, tooRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | Washington Examiner

    A few hours before Hillary Clinton addressed the Democratic convention here, Virginia Reps. Bobby Scott and Don Beyer were standing in a hallway of the Wells Fargo Arena, in front of a big screen set up by Microsoft.


  2. Cement giant goes from EPA darling to polluterRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Washington Examiner

    Cement maker Cemex reached a settlement with the Environmental Protection Agency over its emissions violations Wednesday, while just 10 months earlier the agency was awarding the Mexico-based company for being a model of green efficiency. Under the deal, Cemex will have to spend $10 million to cut emissions of harmful pollutants at five of its cement plants in Alabama, Kentucky, Tennessee and Texas to resolve violations of the Clean Air Act.


  3. A Trump bounce?Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jul 25 | Washington Examiner

    It's beginning to look like Donald Trump got a perceptible bounce from the Republican National Convention. The latest RealClearPolitics average of recent polls has him leading Hillary Clinton by 44.1-43.9 percent, and leading her in five of the six polls conducted wholly or partially after the convention assembled July 18. The model projects Trump as having a 46 percent chance of winning the election, up from 22 percent on July 12. They show Trump as the favorite to win the following Obama 2012 states - Florida, Ohio, Iowa, Nevada - which would leave Clinton with 273 electoral votes and Trump 265.


  4. Byron York: Anti-Trumpers of all stripes enter 'Valley of Unskewed Polls'Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 14 | Washington Examiner

    Wednesday was a pretty good day for Donald Trump in the polls. A Quinnipiac poll of Florida, Ohio, and Pennsylvania, released in early morning to help shape the news cycle, showed the Republican slightly ahead of Hillary Clinton in Florida, tied in Ohio, and slightly ahead in Pennsylvania.


  5. AFL-CIO begins anti-Trump push in swing statesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 6 | Washington Examiner

    Voters in states where Donald Trump plans to campaign especially hard over the next four months have begun receiving pro-Hillary Clinton mailers, courtesy of the nation's largest union federation. The AFL-CIO on Wednesday announced its latest direct mail initiative, which will target swing-state voters in Florida, Ohio, Nevada, Pennsylvania and Wisconsin.


  6. Swing-state voters want government out of transgender bathroom useRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 23, 2016 | Washington Examiner

    Voters in three major swing-states may be divided over bathroom use by transgender people, but they all agree that the government should stay out of the issue, according to a new Quinnipiac University poll released Thursday with polling in Florida, Ohio and Pennsylvania. Among Florida voters, 48 percent say transgender people should be able to use the bathroom facility that corresponds with their gender identity,, while 44 percent said they should not.


  7. Swing-state polls: Trump fades in Florida, Ohio, ties Clinton in Pa.Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 21, 2016 | Washington Examiner

    Donald Trump has lost ground against Hillary Clinton in Florida and Ohio, but is still neck-and-neck with her in Pennsylvania, according to a new Quinnipiac University poll of three swing-states released Tuesday. In Florida, Clinton leads Trump 47-39, a 7-point increase for Clinton from the 43-42 lead she had in May. Among men, Trump has seen his lead drop by 9 points in Florida since May, and now leads by just 4 points, 45-41.


  8. Clinton launches 8-figure ad buyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 16, 2016 | Washington Examiner

    Hillary Clinton has launched a series of television ads in Florida, Ohio, Virginia, Nevada, Colorado, North Carolina and New Hampshire, focusing on her commitment to fighting for children and families. The two ads, titled " Always " and " Quiet Moments," detail the presumptive Democratic nominee's history of working with children, from her time at the Children's Defense Fund following law school to her work as first lady to pass the Children's Health Insurance Program.


  9. Bill Clinton on Trump attacks: 'People are smart enough to figure it out themselves'Read the original story w/Photo

    May 17, 2016 | Washington Examiner

    Former President Bill Clinton is dismissing presumptive Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump's claims that he is "one of the worst political abusers in history." Trump's attacks on the former president come as a super PAC tied to Democratic front-runner, Hillary Clinton, has launched a $6 million advertising campaign blasting the billionaire businessman's past critiques of women.


  10. Poll: Swing state voters support Obama's Supreme Court pickRead the original story w/Photo

    May 11, 2016 | Washington Examiner

    A plurality of voters in the swing states of Florida, Ohio and Pennsylvania say they support President Obama's Supreme Court nominee, Merrick Garland, and most want him to get a hearing and a vote. In Florida, 51 percent of those asked approve of Obama's nomination of Garland, compared to 33 percent who disapprove and 16 percent who said they were not sure, according to a new Quinnipiac University survey released Wednesday .


  11. Poll shows Trump, Clinton tied in key swing statesRead the original story w/Photo

    May 10, 2016 | Washington Examiner

    A new poll out Tuesday morning shows that Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton are virtually tied in three key swing states - Florida, Ohio and Pennsylvania. Clinton leads Trump in Florida 43-42, and leads him by the same margin in Pennsylvania.


  12. Threats of violence central to any Trump contested convention strategyRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 15, 2016 | Washington Examiner

    The threat of violence among Donald Trump supporters has a lot of people scared, but that fear could actually become a central part of his stategy going into any contested Republican convention. Once the dust settles on primaries being held tonight in Florida, Ohio, Illinois, Missouri and North Carolina, we'll have a better sense of whether Trump is likely to secure the 1,237 delegates needed to win the GOP nomination outright, or if he's more likely to come up short, leaving it to delegates to decide the nominee on the convention floor.


  13. Defiant Bush still alive after N.H. primaryRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 9, 2016 | Washington Examiner

    Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush's flagging presidential campaign may not have thrived in New Hampshire, but he did well enough to survive. "This campaign is not dead," Bush insisted Tuesday night.


  14. Alan Grayson wants a constitutional amendment to ban gerrymanderingRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 17, 2016 | Washington Examiner

    Rep. Alan Grayson, D-Fla., wants a constitutional amendment to end gerrymandering, the act of carving up congressional districts into bizarre shapes in order to wall off undesirable voters. Grayson spoke to the Washington Examiner about his Fair Districts Amendment, which is the first of its kind, according to the Congressional Research Service.


  15. No, there is no constitutional problem with an all-Florida presidential ticketRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 28, 2015 | Washington Examiner

    If Marco Rubio of Florida were the Republican presidential nominee, could he pick Jeb Bush of Florida as his running mate? There is regularly confusion over this. Major newspapers have reported falsely that the Constitution prohibits a one-state ticket, or that the candidates on such a ticket would forfeit their right to their home state's Electoral College votes.


  16. Regrets? Lonely Boehner departs with too few to mentionRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 28, 2015 | Washington Examiner

    On his way out the door after five years as House Speaker, Rep. John Boehner touted the accomplishments of his time in office, including spending cuts, regulatory and entitlement reform, and the elimination of pork-barrel spending known as earmarks. With no regrets, Boehner is ready to retire on Oct. 30, but says he doesn't know what he'll do next after working 50 to 100 hours per week for the past 40 years.


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