Clinton Campaign Apparently Also Hacked by Russians

Brendan O'Connor · 07/29/16 06:17PM

In an attack that apparently came from a Russian intelligence agency—and that may or may not be related to similar recent cyber attacks on other Democratic party organizations—computer systems tied to Hillary Clinton’s presidential campaign have been hacked, New York Times and Reuters reported on Friday.

BREAKING: Wikileaks Retweets Some Boring-Ass Voicemails

Hudson Hongo · 07/27/16 08:15PM

Wednesday evening, several news outlets announced that Wikileaks had JUST RELEASED 29 new Democratic National Committee voicemails, a brilliant bit of counter-programming against tonight’s Democratic convention events if true.

Donald Trump Asks Russia to Hack the United States

Gabrielle Bluestone · 07/26/16 11:25PM

In a notably unhinged press conference Wednesday, Donald Trump explicitly requested Russia hack more email accounts belonging to a former Secretary of State, just minutes after denying that Russia was involved in the hack at all.

FBI Opens Investigation Into DNC Hack as Clinton Campaign Blames Trump-Putin "Bromance"

Brendan O'Connor · 07/25/16 12:16PM

The Federal Bureau of Investigation announced on Monday that it was investigating the hack of the Democratic National Committee’s email servers. The Clinton campaign has hinted at a supposed connection between the hack and the so-called “bromance” between Donald Trump and Vladimir Putin. In a statement, the FBI said it was working to determine the nature and scope of the “cyber intrusion,” and that it would “continue to investigate and hold accountable those who pose a threat in cyberspace.”

Donald Trump Is Not Well

Ashley Feinberg · 07/24/16 07:47PM

RNC Chairman Reince Priebus probably feels pretty good about himself right now. We can’t say for sure, of course, because like any other relatively well-adjusted adult, Reince Priebus understands that it’s unseemly to revel in someone else’s misery. Donald Trump, however, does not have that problem.

BuzzFeed's President Donated $10,000 to the DNC Two Weeks Before BuzzFeed Canceled Its Ad Deal With the RNC 

Gabrielle Bluestone · 07/22/16 04:45PM

According to hacked DNC emails published by Wikileaks, BuzzFeed president Greg Coleman made a $10,000 donation to the Democratic National Committee on May 23 for an event hosted by BuzzFeed chairman Ken Lerer and attended by President Obama—just two weeks before BuzzFeed’s advertising department canceled a $1.3 million ad deal with the Republican National Committee.