I don't think that the folks who are in the middle look at the conversation over whether or not Donald Trump's campaign is racist or whether or not Hillary Clinton should use that term to describe some of his supporters made sense, I don't think that the folks in the middle are looking at that debate.

— Bill Burton

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I think that if he [Donald Trump] does really want to make gains, if he does want to find a path to those voters who are in the middle, then he needs to do different things than just do these rallies.

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[Voters] are trying to make up their mind on who has a better plan for the economy, whose presidency would more positively impact my life?

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[Donald Trump] is still pretty limited in the effect that he can have because he so disqualified himself with such a large number of voters that I don't think that there is an actual a path to victory for him. But he is at least doing a better - engaging in a better strategy than he had previously.

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While Donald Trump is showing some strength in places like Iowa, it's just not enough to get him close to getting the electoral votes that he needs to win.

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Monica Langley has a great piece in The Wall Street Journal about how they're trying to create different kinds of moments for Donald Trump, as opposed to just him shouting at rallies. They're trying to get him in classrooms, and in churches, and in diners and places where he can make a more personal connection.

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I think they're more looking at these two candidates.

It's a band of voters with which neither candidate has very high approval ratings.

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I think that Florida, Ohio, Michigan, Pennsylvania, all those states actually look pretty good for Hillary Clinton.

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I actually think that her [Hillary Clinton] numbers are artificially low.

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There is a lightning quickness to the speed at which candidates can build and accidentally dismantle their own campaigns. If candidates don't figure out their place in the new digital world of politics, they will be destroyed by it.

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Donald Trump in a church getting interrupted by the pastor because he started attacking Hillary Clinton.

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You look at the states [Barack] Obama won and wonder, well, where would Hillary Clinton have a problem and where does Donald Trump have problems? And the truth is, Donald Trump is not showing strength in any of the big states that he would need in order to actually get to 270. And Hillary Clinton is showing herself to be remarkably stable in all the states that she needs.

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Something that is interesting about the current polling is that, as you watch Hillary's [Clinton] numbers fluctuate, part of the reason that they are is because the Obama coalition, younger voters, African-American voters, Latino voters, they're not showing up in as large a number for her as they did for President [Barack] Obama.

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About Bill Burton

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Profession Political Consultant
Birthday August 9, 1977

I think that, at the end of the day, those voters [Barack Obama voters] are going to join ranks, and it is going to help propel Hillary Clinton to victory.

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