Nov 8, 2017

Donna Brazile says Hillary Clinton "cult" lost due to arrogance

Then-Democratic National Committee Vice Chair Donna Brazile speaking during the second day of the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia in 2016. Photo: J. Scott Applewhite / AP

Former DNC Chairwoman Donna Brazile agreed with MSNBC's Morning Joe hosts Joe Scarborough and Mika Brzezinski Wednesday morning that Hillary Clinton lost the 2016 election due to her "arrogance," per The Washington Free Beacon. Brazile added Clinton's team "was a cult…you could not penetrate them."

"I want my party to come back from this stronger," Brazile told Morning Joe. "I like what Tom Perez is doing. I know he said this is not about my book. Baby, I know this is not about my book…it's about making much-needed changes and reform inside the party."

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Joe Biden places second in Nevada caucuses, ahead of Pete Buttigieg

Democratic presidential candidate and former Vice President Joe Biden a Nevada Caucus watch party in Las Vegas on Saturday. Photo: Ronda Churchill/AFP via Getty Images

Former Vice President Joe Biden secured second place in the Nevada Democratic caucuses with former Southbend Mayor Pete Buttigieg third, according to NBC News projections Sunday.

By the numbers: With almost 88% of precincts reporting, Biden has 20.9% of the Nevada votes and Buttigieg has 13.6%.

Flashback: Bernie Sanders wins Nevada caucuses

Editor's note: This is a developing news story. Please check back for updates.

Sanders reveals free childcare plan for preschoolers

Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders speaks during a campaign rally on Saturday in El Paso, Texas. Photo: Cengiz Yar/Getty Images

Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders announced on CBS' "60 Minutes" Sunday a new plan to guarantee free child care and pre-kindergarten to all American children from infancy to age four.

Details: In the wide-ranging interview, Sanders told Anderson Cooper he planned to pay for universal childcare with a wealth tax. "It's taxes on billionaires," he said.

Exclusive: Trump's "Deep State" hit list

Illustration: Aïda Amer/Axios. Photos: WPA Pool/Getty Pool, Drew Angerer/Getty Staff

The Trump White House and its allies, over the past 18 months, assembled detailed lists of disloyal government officials to oust — and trusted pro-Trump people to replace them — according to more than a dozen sources familiar with the effort who spoke to Axios.

Driving the news: By the time President Trump instructed his 29-year-old former body man and new head of presidential personnel to rid his government of anti-Trump officials, he'd gathered reams of material to support his suspicions.