2016 Republican Primaries  (Page 1)

After mercilessly mocking Rubio during primaries, Scarborough now a big fan

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, August 17, 2017 at 8:33am 8/17/2017 at 8:33am
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During the Republican primaries, Joe Scarborough’s favorite object of ridicule was Marco Rubio. Scarborough dismissed Rubio as a “school council president,” called him the “emptiest of suits,” and attacked his supporters.

In a particularly personal shot, Scarborough devoted much of a show to mocking Rubio’s wearing of boots with...

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Rubio Wants to Hold Delegates for Contested Convention

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, March 31, 2016 at 8:30am 3/31/2016 at 8:30am

Marco Rubio may have suspended his presidential campaign but he’s still having an impact on the Republican primary process. He wants to hold onto his delegates for a contested convention and as usual, it’s all about Trump.

NBC News reports:

Rubio Makes Unprecedented Bid to Keep Delegates for Contested Convention

Despite suspending his campaign,...

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When Does Heckling Become Harassment?

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, March 16, 2016 at 7:30pm 3/16/2016 at 7:30pm

Last week’s protests and mini-riot that prompted Donald Trump to cancel a rally in Chicago were the latest example of a concerted effort to disrupt candidates’ campaigns.

As Trump edges closer to locking up the Republican nomination, such agitation will likely grow more frequent and more extreme. The questions, then, are what...

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Google searches for “Move to Canada” spike after Trump Super Tuesday success

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, March 2, 2016 at 3:36pm 3/2/2016 at 3:36pm

A couple of weeks ago, in response to seeing an anti-Trump bumper sticker in Ithaca, I wrote:

While I’m not for Trump, I have to admit it would be a guilty pleasure to watch Ithaca progressives running through the streets pulling at their hair and screaming about End Times. Half the town...

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LIVE REACTIONS: Fox Business Republican Presidential Primary Debate

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, January 14, 2016 at 8:45pm 1/14/2016 at 8:45pm

Welcome to our live coverage of the GOP presidential primary debate. The main stage debate begins at 9:00 EST.

The debate will last two hours and will be moderated by FBN Managing Editor of Business News Neil Cavuto and FBN Global Markets Editor Maria Bartiromo.

The prime time debate will include:

  • Donald Trump
  • Sen....
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NYT: Establishment Republicans Fear Lasting Split

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, January 10, 2016 at 4:30pm 1/10/2016 at 4:30pm

As we watch the 2016 Republican primaries unfold in often-surprising ways, it is clear that there is a strong desire among Republican primary voters for change within the party.  Sick of what Ted Cruz calls “the Washington Cartel” and of the “election conservatives” who managed for so long to convince voters...

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Rubio-Christie Cage Match Under Way

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, January 7, 2016 at 8:30am 1/7/2016 at 8:30am
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As Marco Rubio continues to present himself as the Jeb alternative, he’s begun attacking the other “other Jeb,” Chris Christie.

Claiming that Christie is too close to Obama on Common Core, health care, and gun control (notably absent from the list is illegal immigration, of course), Rubio implies that he is more...

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