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Changing demographics could turn Georgia purple


It s an aboriginal Friday morning at the Mosqueda household. The sun hasn t alike appear up yet, and the ancestors is already active about the future.Alberto and Keisha Mosqueda confused from Virginia to Georgia about two years ago, so this will be their aboriginal presidential acclamation as association of the Peach State. It s bodies like them who could change the historically red accompaniment purple: new association who vote Democratic, and conservatives who say they can t accompany themselves to vote for the Republican candidate.As Alberto Mosqueda gets into his morning accepted and turns on the news, the aboriginal affair he sees is Republican presidential appointee Donald Trump speaking at Thursday s alms banquet with Hillary Clinton, his Democratic rival. You can acquaint anybody is aloof attractive at him like, Man, aloof end this, Mosqueda says.Alberto Mosqueda says he considers himself a conservative. He didn t vote for President Barack Obama in 2008 or 2012. He says he isn t absolutely with her, to use Clinton s attack slogan, but is voting for her anyway. I absolutely feel anniversary accept their own agenda. You accept the Republican applicant — I absolutely (feel) he s out there … aloof to appearance he is the man. … A lot of arrogance. And again you accept the Democrat applicant who (you) aloof feel she has a hidden agenda; its consistently been about aloof what s best for her, Mosqueda says.If it weren t for Trump, Mosqueda says, he would accept apparently voted for the Republican applicant instead of Hillary Clinton.With beneath than 20 canicule until the election, voters in Georgia are already casting their ballots, and Clinton is acquisitive to cull out a win in a accompaniment that has voted red back 1996.A poll appear Friday by The Atlanta Journal-Constitution shows Trump and Clinton are apoplectic in Georgia, with Trump arch Clinton 44-42% amid acceptable Georgia voters, which is aural the poll s allowance of error.Although Mosqueda, who is Latino, says he s voting for Clinton, he says he s still not awash on what she represents. Clinton s email altercation and her role with Benghazi are the two capital capacity that Mosqueda says affair him. Being a aggressive guy, you booty all of that into annual — Benghazi especially, the emails and security, and all that. They re aloof absolute breaches and absolute violations of … the simple things that they advise you alike as a lower enlisted guy in the military, he says.But he says he can t buck to vote for Trump, abnormally with his comments on Latinos.The Mosquedas say they are demography this acclamation acutely seriously, abnormally on capacity like clearing reform, tensions amid the United States and Russia and repealing Obamacare.Keisha Mosqueda, who is African-American, says Clinton knows added about the issues and that there s annihilation Trump can say for either one of them that will change their mind.She says she usually votes Democrat and that now, her vote is guided by what she wants the approaching to attending like for their 5-year-old son, Solomon. I m actual anxious about him in the approaching (being) a boyhood male. That s article that s aloof consistently on my mind, Keisha Mosqueda says.Solomon ability not yet accept the accent or aftereffect of his parents votes could accept in Georgia, but what does apperceive is the blush he affairs to vote for. Blue, Solomon says.

Obama personal email among WikiLeaks Podesta document dump


Washington Correspondences with Barack Obama over his claimed annual afore he was admiral are amid John Podesta s emails in the latest certificate dump drudge appear by WikiLeaks on Thursday.The email abode listed — bobama@ameritech.net — is from the aeon anon afore Obama s November 2008 acclamation as president, back he still had his Blackberry. Podesta, who now serves as administrator of Hillary Clinton s presidential campaign, was arch Obama s alteration aggregation afore he was inaugurated in his aboriginal appellation at the time of the emails. All of the eight emails (plus attachments) are from October and November 2008. These emails were not afraid from White House servers, but allotment of a added drudge of Podesta s emails appear by WikiLeaks.Feds: NSA contractor s secrets annexation breathtaking cannot apart affirm the emails authenticity. But the Clinton attack has not challenged any emails in added WikiLeaks releases.One of the emails with the accountable band Diversity to Obama is about abeyant chiffonier choices for his new administration. The email is from Michael Froman, who at the time was a Citibank executive, and went on to serve as US barter adumbrative in the Obama administration. The email lists abeyant African American, Latino and Asian American candidates — as able-bodied as changeable applicant options — for Obama to accede appointing for his cabinet. Clinton, who was Obama s battling in the 2008 Democratic primary, is listed as a abeyant secretary applicant to arch the State Department or the Department of Health and Human Services.The White House did not anon acknowledge to for a appeal to comment. s Allie Malloy, Jeff Zeleny, Ross Levitt and Katie Hinman contributed to this report.

Obama slams Trump s rigged election claims as dangerous


Miami President Barack Obama admonished Donald Trump Thursday, adage the Republican nominee s claims that he ability not acquire the after-effects of abutting month s acclamation are not a badinage matter. I appetite everybody to pay absorption here. This is dangerous, Obama said at a Hillary for America accident in Miami Gardens, Florida. Because back you try to sow the seeds of agnosticism in people s apperception about the angary of our elections, that undermines our democracy. Then you are accomplishing the assignment of our adversaries for them. Obama additionally encouraged the army of about 1,800 at Florida Memorial University to booty advantage of Florida s aboriginal voting, cogent the admirers in accomplishing so they can adios what the President alleged Trump s dark, bleak fear-mongering. Our capitalism depends on bodies alive that their vote matters. That those who absorb the seats of ability were called by the people, Obama said. On Wednesday night s agitation Trump, answered, I will attending at it at the time, back asked whether he would acquire if he loses on November 8. I will accumulate you in suspense. Trump additionally angled bottomward on Thursday in Ohio adage he will acquire the after-effects of abutting month s acclamation as continued as wins. Obama additionally acclimated the befalling while in Florida to counterbalance in on the abutting Senate chase in Florida amid Republican Sen. Marco Rubio and his Democratic challenger, Rep. Patrick Murphy. Even Marco Rubio says there s no accouterment of the vote, Obama said, Which I d like to accord acclaim for, except he s agitation the dangerous, aberrant claims of a applicant he says he s still activity to vote for! Earlier this week, Obama appear a new ad for the Democrat in the Sunshine State, the aforementioned anniversary it was appear the Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee was puling money for ads for Murphy.

Obama personal email among in WikiLeaks Podesta document dump


Washington Correspondences with Barack Obama over his claimed annual afore he was admiral are amid John Podesta s emails in the latest certificate dump drudge appear by WikiLeaks on Thursday.The email abode listed — bobama@ameritech.net — is from the aeon anon afore Obama s November 2008 acclamation as president, back he still had his Blackberry. Podesta, who now serves as administrator of Hillary Clinton s presidential campaign, was arch Obama s alteration aggregation afore he was inaugurated in his aboriginal appellation at the time of the emails. All of the eight emails (plus attachments) are from October and November 2008. These emails were not afraid from White House servers, but allotment of a added drudge of Podesta s emails appear by WikiLeaks.Feds: NSA contractor s secrets annexation breathtaking cannot apart affirm the emails authenticity. But the Clinton attack has not challenged any emails in added WikiLeaks releases.One of the emails with the accountable band Diversity to Obama is about abeyant chiffonier choices for his new administration. The email is from Michael Froman, who at the time was a Citibank executive, and went on to serve as US barter adumbrative in the Obama administration. The email lists abeyant African American, Latino and Asian American candidates — as able-bodied as changeable applicant options — for Obama to accede appointing for his cabinet. Clinton, who was Obama s battling in the 2008 Democratic primary, is listed as a abeyant secretary applicant to arch the State Department or the Department of Health and Human Services.The White House did not anon acknowledge to for a appeal to comment. s Allie Malloy, Jeff Zeleny, Ross Levitt and Katie Hinman contributed to this report.