You might not be thinking about the presidential debates yet, but the nominees are. Debate prep is serious business and it gets started early.
Ailes was booted from his job as Fox News chairman last month amid charges of sexual harassment, which makes him a particularly unsavory choice for a candidate whose approval rating among women is less than impressive. Much less, in fact – 24 percent, according to a recent McClatchy-Marist Poll.
Meanwhile, Hillary Clinton’s team is searching for a close ally to oppose her in mock debates. What’s so hard? They’re looking for an ally who is willing to dredge up Vincent Foster, Monica Lewinsky and Gennifer Flowers.
And here’s why the debates are going to suck, even though they don’t have to.
Just 83 days until we start counting up votes.
I’ve stood by everything I ever said in my campaign.
Marco Rubio, speaking to the Miami Herald editorial board
What’s happening now: Olympics-caliber verbal gymnastics
Florida’s Sen. Marco Rubio called Trump “a con man.” And he stands by that. But he’ll vote for that con man.
Pennsylvania’s Sen. Patrick Toomey looks to appeal to Trump loyalists, and voters who despise Trump.
N.H. Sen. Kelly Ayotte explains Trump: I will stand up to him. But also I will vote for him.
Ayotte’s opponent, meanwhile, answers the question: Do you think Clinton is honest?
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