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Did 'bots' inflame online anger over controversial ad in Virginia governor's race?

Tnominee for Virginia governor, says it has evidence that automated social media accounts - or bots - were used to inflame online chatter about a controversial TV ad launched by a progressive group that's backing Northam.


That ad, which depicted a white Gillespie supporter in a pickup truck bedecked with a Confederate flag chasing children of different ethnicities, was sponsored by the Latino Victory Fund and ran for just two days last week on Spanish language stations...
https://www.google.com/amp/www.chicagotribune.com/news/nationworld/politics/ct-online-bots-virginia-governor-race-20171104-story,amp.html

Liberal group calls Virginia Democrat racist for opposing sanctuary cities

NOVEMBER 02, 2017 10:58 PM

A liberal activist group on Thursday labeled Ralph Northamís campaign "racist," criticizing the Virginia Democrat running for governor a day after he declared that he would not support "sanctuary cities" for undocumented immigrants....
https://www.google.com/amp/amp.mcclatchydc.com/news/nation-world/national/article182458866.html

He said this????!!!!

Comey release his opening statement today to minimize the impact of his Trump testimony tomorrow...

Comey knows the republicans will ask about unmasking and Hillary's emails and now those two issues will get greater coverage than if he had not released his statement today.

That's my take.


Poll: Democrats have edge over Republican front-runner in Va. governors race[BIG edge over repubs!]

RICHMOND ó Widespread opposition to President Trump and his policies has heightened the challenge for Republicans hoping to retake the Virginia governorís mansion this year, with GOP front-runner Ed Gillespie trailing both Democratic contenders by double digits in a new Washington Post-Schar School poll.

The Virginia governorís race offers a significant test of how much Trumpís sagging job approval ratings could hurt Republicans in the 2018 midterm elections and gauges whether anti-Trump activism will benefit Democrats. Although the general election isnít until November, the poll suggests a hostile environment for Republicans.....
https://www.google.com/amp/s/www.washingtonpost.com/amphtml/local/virginia-politics/poll-democrats-have-edge-over-republican-front-runner-in-va-governors-race/2017/05/21/bfa0c3a4-3c26-11e7-9e48-c4f199710b69_story.html

This is good!!! It will get people to watch!

A good food fight, wrestle mania.... People will tune in.

It worked for Trumputin, it could work for us

Now that I've said that, I'll duck

No results from Maine Caucuses yet?

I thought the caucus goers had to be there by 2pm???

Anybody understand why no results yet??

Flashback, Sept. 2013: Why Bernie Sanders Opposes U.S. Strike On Syria --

"To get involved in a bloody and complicated war in Syria makes no sense at all. We would reap consequences we can't imagine." - See more at: http://progressive.org/news/2013/09/184140/why-bernie-sanders-opposes-us-strike-syria#.dpuf


Tonight's debate will focus on foreign policy...

[posting while on break at work, not enough time to find Hillarys and martins position from back then]

Vice President Joe Biden to attend former congressman Louis Stokes' funeral in Cleveland

CLEVELAND - Vice President Joe Biden will be in Cleveland on Tuesday to attend former congressman Louis Stokesí funeral.

Stokes, the first black congressman elected in Ohio, died last week with his wife at his side after a brief battle with brain and lung cancer.

He was 90.

http://www.newsnet5.com/news/local-news/cleveland-metro/vice-president-joe-biden-to-attend-former-congressman-louis-stokes-funeral-in-cleveland


I posted this in 'Primaries ' as that is likely how the media will likely cover it.

Reports on Hillary's event at the patriot center in No.Va.??

Was there tonight; hadn't seen any reports

Hillary Clinton's Newest Consultant Was A Major Keystone Lobbyist

The newest hire for Hillary Clintonís presidential campaign is a longtime strategist who played a key role in her 2008 primary defeat while working for then-Sen. Barack Obama.
Heís also a Washington lobbyist who lobbied the State Department -- led, at the time, by Secretary of State Hillary Clinton -- on behalf of the company seeking to build the controversial Keystone XL pipeline.
Clinton's new consultant, Jeff Berman, has followed, in many respects, a well-worn path for those in Washington D.C. He spent a large chunk of his career in the public sector before a stint on K Street, and now he's back again. When Clinton hired Berman for his current role, it was seen as something of a coup, because he's known as a master of the mechanics of the primary process. Buzzfeed, which broke the news of Berman's hiring on Wednesday, described him as ďa bit of a living legend in the small world that can speak fluently" about the strategic minutiae involved in winning an election...
http://m.huffpost.com/us/entry/7663356
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