Left: President Barack Obama (jmtimages on Flickr). Right: Daniel Tarullo (Wikipedia).
24 Oct 2016

Leaked Memo Shows Obama Advisors Playing Both Sides On AIG Bailout

In 2008, Obama’s economic advisor told John Podesta that the new president should not criticize the AIG bailout but also keep his distance from it.

Hillary Clinton attends a campaign rally at Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, PA. Photo by redcti on Flickr
23 Oct 2016

Clinton Campaign Mulled Embracing Sanders’s Agenda Against Corruption

In the first months of the Democratic presidential primary, one of Hillary Clinton’s advisers conducted focus groups and polling of swing voters to examine “voter distrust” of the political system. The results showed Clinton would benefit greatly if she aggressively pushed policies embraced by Bernie Sanders in his agenda against

Clinton Campaign chair John Podesta speaks with CNN's Wolf Blitzer before the final 2016 presidential debate. Still from CNN Broadcast.
20 Oct 2016

Clinton Campaign Makes Wildly Inconsistent Claims About Emails Published By WikiLeaks

Multiple spokespeople insist WikiLeaks published doctored emails but no one from the Clinton campaign has named an example of a forgery.

The People's Climate March during the Democratic National Convention in July. (Photo by Becker1999)
15 Oct 2016

‘Get A Life’: Clinton Bashed Anti-Fracking Activists During Private Labor Meeting

At a private meeting with the Building Trades Council, Hillary Clinton bashed environmentalists who oppose natural gas fracking and insist the United States must keep all fossil fuels in the ground. She said these environmentalists need to “get a life.” A transcript of a part of the meeting, which took

Photo by Barbara Kinney via Hillary for America on Flickr.
14 Oct 2016

Clinton Wanted Political Benefits Of Supporting ‘Fight For 15’ Without Backing $15 Wages

Clinton’s campaign wanted all the political advantages of supporting SEIU’s fight for a $15 minimum wage but didn’t want to support a $15 minimum wage.

Photo by State Department.
13 Oct 2016

Hillary Clinton Claims Saudi Arabia, Qatar Financing ISIS In Hacked Email

In an email published by Wikileaks, Clinton affirmed the role US allies Saudi Arabia and Qatar played in supporting and promoting ISIS.

Huma Abedin (Cartoon by DonkeyHotey)
12 Oct 2016

Clinton Campaign Vice Chair Recommended Not Taking Press Questions At Events

In an email published by WikiLeaks, Clinton campaign vice-chair Huma Abedin wonders, “Can we survive not answering questions from press at message events?”

Composite image. Photo of Debbie Wasserman Schultz by Fortune Live Media on Flickr. Wikileaks logo by Wikileaks.
12 Oct 2016

Leaked Email Proves DNC Rigged Primary Debates

A new batch of emails released by Wikileaks from Clinton campaign chairman John Podesta confirmed what many suspected about the Democratic Party debates.

US Labor Secretary Tom Perez. Photo by mdgovpics on Flickr.
11 Oct 2016

Labor Secretary Advised Clinton To Cast Sanders As Candidate Of Whites To Turn Off Minorities

Labor secretary had an idea for how narrative could change from “Bernie kicks ass among young voters to Bernie does well only among young white liberals.”

Hillary Clinton at the post-DNC rally in Philadelphia. Photo by neverbutterfly on Flickr.
08 Oct 2016

WikiLeaks Release Of Clinton Campaign Emails Smeared As Russian Masterminded Plot (Again)

With no specific evidence, President Barack Obama’s administration explicitly claimed the Russian government was responsible for stealing emails from the Democratic National Committee and other individuals and organizations closely linked to the Democratic Party. The accusation came just as WikiLeaks published emails from Hillary Clinton’s campaign chairman, John Podesta. The