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(Updated on 24/10/2016)

 


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The Presidential Election of 2012

The ELECTIONS in AMERICA

 

 

SONGS:

 

 

  • Democratic National Conventional - Our Fight Song
    "“Fight Song,” produced by Elizabeth Banks, Bruce Cohen and Mike Thompkins, features actors, musicians and supporters singing their support
    for Hillary Clinton to Rachel Platten’s Fight Song. The a cappella video is inspired by the Pitch Perfect films, which are produced by Banks."

    (YouTube)

 


 

VIDEOS:

  • Trump is not alone — animated map shows 6 border walls being built around the world
    "One of Donald Trump's most controversial campaign promises is to build a wall on the border between the United States and Mexico
    in an attempt to control illegal immigration.
    Trump's idea has been nothing short of divisive among American voters, but the idea of erecting walls and fences to prevent people from illegally entering a country is nothing new. In fact, new border walls are being built all over the world today, and more are in the planning stages.
    Here's a list of just a few of the border barriers that are either being built or are under preparations to be built in the near future:
    Norway and Russia, Kenya and Somalia, Hungary and Serbia, Ukraine and Russia, Israel and Gaza, and Thailand and Malaysia."
    (YouTube)

 

 

  • US Presidential Candidates Have Similar Positions on Terrorism - Text + Audio + Video - 5 November 2016
    "Both Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton and Republican nominee Donald Trump say they want to defeat the Islamic State, or IS, terrorist group.
    They also both say they want to stop the radicalization of young people in the United States."

    (learningenglish.voanews.com)

  • Presidential Election Is a Question of Character - VIDEO - 3 November 2016
    "Americans will elect a new president next Tuesday, November 8. While issues like the economy and foreign policy are important, polls show that many voters will make their decision based on how they feel about the character of the two major candidates, Democrat Hillary Clinton and Republican Donald Trump."

    (learningenglish.voanews.com)

  • The FBI is back on the Clinton email scandal because of Anthony Weiner - 28 October 2016
    "FBI Director James Comey confirmed in a letter to Congress that the agency is looking at additional emails in relation to its previous investigation of Hillary Clinton’s use of a private email server while serving as Secretary of State."
    (YouTube)

 

 

  • Clinton roasts Trump at Al Smith charity dinner
    "One night after the final presidential debate, Hillary Clinton delivered a speech roasting her opponent Donald Trump at the Al Smith Dinner. The Catholic charity fundraiser is an opportunity for the candidates to trade jokes and blows amid the heated campaign. CBSN has Clinton's full speech."

    (YouTube)

     

 

  • Trump roasts Clinton at Al Smith charity dinner
    "Just one night after the final presidential debate, Donald Trump roasted Hillary Clinton at the Al Smith Dinner. The Catholic charity fundraiser is an opportunity for the candidates to trade jokes and blows amid the heated campaign. CBSN has Trump's full speech."

    (YouTube)

 

  • Shame: Michelle Obama Ad Against Trump | via Hillary Clinton - 14 October 2016
    "The Moments political TV commercial against Donald Trump kissing and groping women sexist remarks from the Hillary Clinton campaign.
    It takes moments from Michelle Obama's speech on October 13, 2016 in New Hampshire and interweaves them with images of women and of Donald Trump. The overall impression it seeks to create is that Donald Trump is an unusual man in his behavior and words."

    (YouTube)

 

  • Save the day : Idiots
    "Quand les anglais supplient les américains de voter Donald Trump afin de redorer leur image."

    (culturepub.fr)

 

  • Clinton's jokes at charity dinner - VIDEO - 21 October 2016
    "US presidential nominee Hillary Clinton poked fun at rival Donald Trump and at herself at a charity dinner in New York."

    (BBC)

  • Trump booed over Hillary jokes - VIDEO - 21 October 2016
    "Donald Trump takes aim at Hillary Clinton in a speech at a traditional charity dinner in New York."
    (BBC)

  • The Third and Final Presidential Debate 2016: Clinton vs. Trump - VIDEO - 20 October 2016
    "Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump held their last general election debate in Las Vegas on Monday night.
    Voters in the United States will vote for a new president on November 8."

    (learningenglish.voanews.com)

  • Are You a Nasty Woman or a Bad Hombre? - Text + Audio + Pictures + Video - 20 October 2016
    "People around the U.S. are reacting to two expressions used by Donald Trump during the U.S. presidential debate Wednesday night.
    He called Hillary Clinton “such a nasty woman” and referred to Mexican drug dealers as “bad hombres"."

    (learningenglish.voanews.com)

  • Donald Trump: We need to get out 'bad hombres' - VIDEO - 19 October 2016
    "During the third presidential debate, Donald Trump said one of the first things he would do to improve the border is get drug dealers and "bad hombres" out of the US."

    (YouTube)

 

  • US election: Who is presidential candidate Evan McMullin? - VIDEO - 15 October 2016
    "The US state of Utah has been Republican for nearly 50 years.
    A growing number of the state's mostly Mormon voters are now considering switching support from Donald Trump to the little known independent third-party candidate Evan McMullin."

    (BBC)

 

 

  • Two New Anti-Trump Attack Ads Launched by Hillary Clinton
    "On May 4, 2016, the Hillary for America campaign launches two "briefing" videos showing -- one in his own words
    and another in the words of prominent Republicans -- why Donald J. Trump, the presumptive presidential nominee of the Republican Party,
    is unfit to be President of the United States."

    (YouTube)

 

 

  • IMPORTANT - Save The Day
    "The world's biggest celebrities explain why it is Important that you vote on November 8!"

    (YouTube)

 

  • US Election 2016: Great debate moments from US history - VIDEO - 24 September 2016
    Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump are preparing to go head to head in the first US presidential debate on Monday.
    Debates are a chance for the public to put candidates under the microscope, with everyone watching carefully for mistakes and defining moments.
    Nick Bryant takes a look through American presidential debates and discovers the turning points you might have forgotten."

    (BBC)

  • A short history of Donald Trump's 'birther' conspiracy – video - 16 September 2016
    "Donald Trump on Friday publicly acknowledged for the first time that President Barack Obama was born in America.
    Trump had long fanned the flames of this conspiracy theory, known as ‘birtherism’, and spent much of spring 2011 garnering media attention by constantly claiming without any evidence that Obama might have born overseas.
    He then sporadically revisited the issue in the years to come. We look back at some of Trump’s more incendiary remarks."

    (theguardian.com)

     

     

    Clinton: 'When we think Trump has hit rock bottom, he sinks even lower' - video - 16 September 2016
    "The Democratic presidential nominee gave an address at the Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute on Thursday.
    Clinton called for unity and criticized Trump’s racist rhetoric: ‘People tell me how concerned they are by the divisive rhetoric they have heard from my opponent, from the racist lie about Mexican immigrants that launched his presidential campaign, to his racist attacks on a federal judge’."

    (theguardian.com)

 

  • DEPLORABLES by Mark Fiore
    "It’s been a tough week for Hillary, between her “basket of deplorables” comment and her keeling over from pneumonia on September 11th."

    (vimeo.com)

 

  • Clinton Blasts Trump Proposals in Economic Speech - Text + Audio + Video - 11 August 2016
    "Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton blasted opponent Donald Trump’s tax and trade proposals as she laid out her own economic plan Thursday. Trump had outlined his economic policies earlier on Monday during a speech in Detroit. He also criticized Clinton’s economic plan."

    (learningenglish.voanews.com)

  • Trump Vows to Cut Taxes in Economic Policy Speech - Text + Audio + Video - 8 August 2016
    "Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump gave a speech Monday outlining his economic policies. Trump focused on his plans to lower taxes
    for families and corporations. He also said he would reduce regulations on businesses and reform trade and energy policies."

    (learningenglish.voanews.com)

  • Four Short Biographical Videos Of Donald Trump & Hillary Clinton
    (larryferlazzo.edublogs.org)

 

  • Trump-Sanders GIF Goes Viral - Article + Videos - 15 March 2016
    "A YouTube user who goes by the name of MisterOwlMan decided to have some fun with recent Sanders vs. Trump exchanges."

    (learningenglish.voanews.com)

 

 

  • The billionaire v. the socialist - VIDEO - 10 February 2016
    Donald Trump and Bernie Sanders have shaken up US politics - but how do the billionaire and the socialist stack up?"

    (BBC)

 

  • US Election 2016 explained - VIDEO - 2 February 2016
    "The primaries, caucus states, conventions and the electoral college system explained in our handy guide to the 2016 US presidential election."

    (telegraph.co.uk)


    "There are plenty of Republican candidates running in the primaries,
    while Hillary Clinton dominates the Democrats."
  • US election 2016: Three things Ted Cruz says - VIDEO - 29 January 2016
    "If you've been unable to make to Iowa to see Ted Cruz in person, don't worry, we've got you covered.
    As part of our Three Things They Say series, here's a 60-second summary of the Republican candidate's stump speech."

    (BBC)