Morning Jolt: Hillary Clinton’s Bad Habit of Questioning Election Results Has Spread to All Democrats

Making the click-through worthwhile: The Democrats' position on questioning the results of an election flicks back and forth as if controlled by a light switch; Cory Booker offers some gun-control proposals and offers a hint that he hasn't updated his notes on this issue in a while; a completely different kind of Sanders flip-flop; and an unnerving tale of violence and police inertia from Portland.

Democrats' On-Again, Off-Again Fears about Challenging the Legitimacy of Election Results

'If we win by four seats, by a thousand votes each, he's not going to respect the election. He would poison the public mind. He would challenge each of the races; he would say you can't seat these people. We had to win. Imagine if we hadn't won — oh, don't even imagine. So, as we go forward, we have to have the same approach.' In recent weeks, Ms. Pelosi has told associates that she does not automatically trust the president to respect the results of any election short of an overwhelming defeat. – Nancy Pelosi, in an interview with the New York Times, ...

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Hillary Clinton's Bad Habit of Questioning Election Results Has Spread to All Democrats

Jim Geraghty

Making the click-through worthwhile: The Democrats' position on questioning the results of an election flicks back and forth as if controlled by a light switch; Cory Booker offers some gun-control proposals and offers a hint that he hasn't updated his notes on this issue in a while; a completely different kind of Sanders flip-flop; and an unnerving tale of violence and police inertia from Portland.

Democrats' On-Again, Off-Again Fears about Challenging the Legitimacy of Election Results

'If we win by four seats, by a thousand votes each, he's not going to respect the election. He would poison the public mind. He would challenge each of the races; he would say you can't seat these people. We had to win. Imagine if we hadn't won — oh, don't even imagine. So, as we go forward, we have to have the same approach.' In recent weeks, Ms. Pelosi has told associates that she does not automatically trust the president to respect the results of any election short of an overwhelming defeat. – Nancy Pelosi, in an interview with the New York Times, ... Read More

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