Kurt Eichenwald

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The 538 members of the Electoral College cast their votes today for a Commander-in-Chief with the most extensive potential conflicts of interest in the history of the presidency.

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The 538 members of the Electoral College cast their votes today for a Commander-in-Chief with the most extensive potential conflicts of interest in the history of the presidency.

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Donald Trump criticized Hillary Clinton’s handling of Benghazi at the second presidential debate, saying that Clinton consulted with her friend Sidney Blumenthal after the incident.

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Donald Trump criticized Hillary Clinton’s handling of Benghazi at the second presidential debate, saying that Clinton consulted with her friend Sidney Blumenthal after the incident.

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Donald Trump admires Vladimir Putin for what he calls "strong leadership" — especially compared to Barack Obama.

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Donald Trump admires Vladimir Putin for what he calls "strong leadership" — especially compared to Barack Obama.

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