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35. Let's not kid ourselves. This could destroy the party.
Thu Apr 21, 2016, 08:42 PM
Apr 2016

If this comes down to election season with the Republicans screaming bloody murder...

... our down tickets will be crushed across the board.

More at nbcnews antigop Apr 2016 #1
Well, that sure didn't sound like they are trying to quash the teeth-gnashing. nt silvershadow Apr 2016 #2
They are showing that they are being FAIR. It isn't their job to get involved in politics. n/t pnwmom Apr 2016 #3
Well, certainly from my side it is fair. But ins't it interesting that they spoke on it yet again? silvershadow Apr 2016 #5
No, it isn't "interesting" that they answered a question the media asked. If they had refused pnwmom Apr 2016 #7
They sure aren't in a hurry to wrap it up though, now are they? nt silvershadow Apr 2016 #8
They could wrap it up next week or next year, based on that totally non-committal response. n/t pnwmom Apr 2016 #9
How embarrassing for our party that is is neck and neck with Sanders. nt silvershadow Apr 2016 #13
It would be if it were neck and neck. But he's more than 2 million votes and 200 delegates behind. pnwmom Apr 2016 #37
"more than 2 million votes" BeanMusical Apr 2016 #47
Ya because of closed primaries pinebox Apr 2016 #60
He got most of his votes from vote-suppressing, non-inclusive caucuses pnwmom Apr 2016 #61
In open primaries Bernie wins pinebox Apr 2016 #62
You must have been watching a different primary. In the real one, pnwmom Apr 2016 #63
You are entirely right. n/t Yo_Mama Apr 2016 #55
Not sure politics will not 840high Apr 2016 #10
Um... when the Director of the FBI says anything about RiverNoord Apr 2016 #14
Comey is untouchable creeksneakers2 Apr 2016 #49
Assuming that is true.. TipTok Apr 2016 #70
That is why he is saying nothing except that it is ongoing and will be handled normally. nt pnwmom Apr 2016 #57
Really - the last thing we need is a politicized process. They should consciously Yo_Mama Apr 2016 #53
Mid-October? Earth_First Apr 2016 #4
Could happen. Wouldn't that be a crushing defeat for our party. Sad. Some so blind. nt silvershadow Apr 2016 #6
Yeah, no kidding... tex-wyo-dem Apr 2016 #17
The fact they opened a case during an election year speaks volumes, as they normally silvershadow Apr 2016 #18
True...Comey seems to be a strictly by the book sort of guy... tex-wyo-dem Apr 2016 #23
What would happen if she drops out in mid-October? Reter Apr 2016 #50
A pesky October surprise? MissDeeds Apr 2016 #11
IF she wins, it will either be an October surprise, or if she skates, then there will be silvershadow Apr 2016 #20
I could not agree more MissDeeds Apr 2016 #46
Comey's a Republican. riderinthestorm Apr 2016 #12
I agree, the longer this goes on, the worse it is for... tex-wyo-dem Apr 2016 #19
The way I feel about them LiberalElite Apr 2016 #24
If this blows up in our faces the party will cease to exist. DemocracyDirect Apr 2016 #34
Any other polished politician would have stepped aside a long time ago, for the good of silvershadow Apr 2016 #21
But who do they say should quit? LiberalElite Apr 2016 #25
Actually, any polished politician who cared about her or his integrity and reputation would never karynnj Apr 2016 #39
He would. They are both corporate TPP types. nt silvershadow Apr 2016 #40
Hillary is for Hillary... TipTok Apr 2016 #71
Well at least it is bi-partisan. Must be serious. nt silvershadow Apr 2016 #26
This message was self-deleted by its author CompanyFirstSergeant Apr 2016 #28
Yep, Came in with GW Bush. I predict an October surprise. LiberalArkie Apr 2016 #33
Sounds about exactly right. nt silvershadow Apr 2016 #72
A lot of times the person who eventually gets indicted Yupster Apr 2016 #41
Welp, she's screwed then, because she does that to us on live tv. nt silvershadow Apr 2016 #73
I just want fair and impartial justice. Elmer S. E. Dump Apr 2016 #67
This is nothing new paulthompson Apr 2016 #15
Meh. That's a boilerplate response. winter is coming Apr 2016 #16
I can't vote for a nominee under these conditions, under any circumstances, including silvershadow Apr 2016 #22
+1 DCBob Apr 2016 #65
it will all come out in October, Kelvin Mace Apr 2016 #27
and Republicans plan to release the Benghazi report July 18 grasswire Apr 2016 #29
Actually, I don't think the Benghazi report Kelvin Mace Apr 2016 #32
The Benghazi report will be a toothless, paper tiger. BillZBubb Apr 2016 #58
I'll go with the drink. Elmer S. E. Dump Apr 2016 #68
You know her speeches at GS were recorded Yupster Apr 2016 #42
Which is why I think they are waiting Kelvin Mace Apr 2016 #45
But...but...her UNLV contract (and probably others) k8conant Apr 2016 #56
Interesting - I didn't know that Yupster Apr 2016 #64
I totally have been saying this. northernsouthern Apr 2016 #30
This message was self-deleted by its author CompanyFirstSergeant Apr 2016 #31
some observers say she is just that grasswire Apr 2016 #36
This message was self-deleted by its author CompanyFirstSergeant Apr 2016 #44
That is a good point Yupster Apr 2016 #43
Let's not kid ourselves. This could destroy the party. DemocracyDirect Apr 2016 #35
This message was self-deleted by its author CompanyFirstSergeant Apr 2016 #38
Kick and R BeanMusical Apr 2016 #48
Of course not! bkkyosemite Apr 2016 #51
Are they trying to make it a career cold case? k8conant Apr 2016 #52
Of course Comey will say that. The appearance of impartiality is essential leveymg Apr 2016 #54
If you were a Republican of course you would hold the news RunInCircles Apr 2016 #59
if it's nothing why not get this over with lovuian Apr 2016 #66
You would think by now they would at least know if anyone was criminal Elmer S. E. Dump Apr 2016 #69
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