2016 Republican Primary  (Page 1)

Jeb Bush fighting the last war (against Trump)

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, September 1, 2015 at 9:35pm 9/1/2015 at 9:35pm
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Donald Trump thumped Jeb Bush the other day with an Instagram ad that has received a lot of attention, and a lot of free TV air time.

It was Willie Horton Part 2:

It was, of course, “unfair” in the sense that Bush’s comment about Act of Love related to illegal immigration in...

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Carly in? CNN Changes Debate Qualification Criteria

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, September 1, 2015 at 6:10pm 9/1/2015 at 6:10pm
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Late Tuesday afternoon CNN announced an amendment to the rules for its debate scheduled for September 16.

CNN’s original rules included time-specific polling data that did not accurately mirror current GOP primary field standings. In particular, Carly Fiorina’s rapid rise in the polls.

Last week, a spokeswoman from CNN said...

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Did Trump Win his Feud with Fox News?

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, September 1, 2015 at 3:07pm 9/1/2015 at 3:07pm
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During the first Republican presidential debate earlier this month, all hell broke loose after an exchange on the “war on women” between debate moderator Megyn Kelly and contender Donald Trump. The furor over Kelly’s snark, and Trump’s audacity, boiled over into a weeks-long debate between those convinced that Kelly had wrongfully...

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Rick Perry gets a PAC assist in Iowa

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, August 31, 2015 at 7:30pm 8/31/2015 at 7:30pm
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Though the media vultures circle, Governor Rick Perry’s campaign is not dead.

Saturday, Perry joined Fox News to discuss among other things, the state of his presidential campaign.

Shannon Bream asked, “Let’s talk about where you go from here. There’ve been chatter about staffers leaving, payroll not being met. Where do you...

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Willie Horton Part 2: Brutal Trump ad hitting Jeb on illegal immigration

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, August 31, 2015 at 1:00pm 8/31/2015 at 1:00pm
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Donald Trump has surged to the top of the Republican field based not only on outsider status, but immigration.

Specifically, frustration and anger regarding illegal alien criminals. Early in his surge I wrote:

But something happened on the way to the denunciations and purges [of Trump]. Kate Steinle was murdered in San...

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Did Scott Walker Call for a Northern Border Wall?

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, August 31, 2015 at 8:30am 8/31/2015 at 8:30am
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Scott Walker joined Chuck Todd on Meet the Press Sunday.

The Wisconsin Governor answered questions ranging from foreign policy to securing the border.

Following the interview, numerous headlines suggested Scott Walker was gung-ho about making our northern border a little more pronounced.

An Associated Press wire story written by Kevin Freking reported, “Wisconsin...

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Scott Walker has fallen, hoping he gets back up

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, August 30, 2015 at 7:00pm 8/30/2015 at 7:00pm
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In an electorate demanding a dismantling of the status quo, Scott Walker should be a natural favorite.

There is no candidate in the Republican field who has delivered the institutional-level blow to the left-wing that Walker did by passing collective bargaining reform in Wisconsin.

It wasn’t an easy fight, and it would have...

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Sarah Palin Interviews Donald Trump

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, August 30, 2015 at 2:30pm 8/30/2015 at 2:30pm
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Donald Trump may be at war with the mainstream media, but he seems to have found safe harbor with a smaller, conservative base-oriented network.

The One America News Network has about a tenth of the viewership of major mainstream outlets like Fox or CNN, but leading presidential contender Donald Trump made a...

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Hillary falling in Iowa: “This feels like 2008 all over again”

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, August 29, 2015 at 9:55pm 8/29/2015 at 9:55pm
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We know from recent polling that Hillary Clinton is in trouble in New Hamspshire.

Now she has problems in Iowa, according to a Des Moines Register poll released Saturday night:

Liberal revolutionary Bernie Sanders, riding an updraft of insurgent passion in Iowa, has closed to within 7 points of Hillary Clinton in the...

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John Boehner Tells Donors Cruz is a “Jackass”

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, August 29, 2015 at 4:30pm 8/29/2015 at 4:30pm
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Apparently unaware of or unconcerned by the effect that establishment attacks have had on Trump’s surging popularity, John Boehner decided it would be a great idea to attack Ted Cruz at a Colorado fundraiser.

The Daily Caller reports:

Speaker of the House John Boehner stunned audience members Wednesday evening at a Colorado fundraiser by...

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Ted Cruz Chides Megyn Kelly for Question on Illegal Immigrants

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, August 29, 2015 at 12:30pm 8/29/2015 at 12:30pm
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Megyn Kelly returned to the Kelly File last Monday after an eleven day break from her show, and she’s made some headlines over the decision to interview, and purportedly “bond” with, Jorge Ramos after he was escorted from a Trump presser after dem...

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No Main Stage Appearance for Carly Fiorina in Next GOP Debate?

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, August 29, 2015 at 7:00am 8/29/2015 at 7:00am
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As things stand now, the only woman in the densely populated Republican presidential primary field might not get a spot on the main stage at the next GOP debate.

Carly Fiorina is contesting the decision by CNN, who’s hosting the debate scheduled for September 16. Fiorina claims CNN as well as...

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Scott Walker Rejects “Passive” Foreign Policy Approach

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, August 28, 2015 at 7:54pm 8/28/2015 at 7:54pm
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Today Wisconsin Governor and presidential hopeful Scott Walker offered his comprehensive vision for what foreign policy, military policy, and diplomacy would look like under the Walker Administration.

From the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel:

In his first foreign policy speech, presidential candidate and Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker on Friday called for increasing military spending,...

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Jindal Slams Obama for Talking Climate Change on Katrina Anniversary

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, August 28, 2015 at 10:00am 8/28/2015 at 10:00am
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Louisiana Governor and presidential hopeful Bobby Jindal isn’t doing well in the polls (in some cases, he’s at less than 1%,) but that hasn’t stopped him from maintaining a presence both at home, and in key states like Iowa.

Jindal put on his governor hat this week for the 10 year...

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Rick Perry chokes up discussing military sacrifice

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, August 27, 2015 at 6:00pm 8/27/2015 at 6:00pm
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Joining Rep. Trey Gowdy and Sen. Tim Scott at a Presidential town hall forum in South Carolina Thursday, Governor Rick Perry took questions ranging from entitlement reform to national security.

During a particularly emotional moment, Governor Perry went off script to discuss his deep-rooted feelings about military service.

When asked by an...

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Hillary Clinton Compares All of Us to Terrorists

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, August 27, 2015 at 4:31pm 8/27/2015 at 4:31pm
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Brace yourselves—comparisons to brutal terror organizations are coming.

It’s election season, which means it’s time to start making strained comparisons between our opponents and various historical despots. The left enjoyed fantastic success after comparing George W. Bush to Hitler—and why not? Nothing says “leadership” like invoking the spirit of a madman who...

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Polling Update: Wordplay Spells Trouble for Hillary

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, August 27, 2015 at 3:10pm 8/27/2015 at 3:10pm
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Quinnipiac University released a new poll today showing a slight shift in the way Democrats perceive their potential field of candidates. The numbers also indicate that those surveyed on the Republican end still crave candidates who by their nature are separated from “business as usual” in Washington.

More from Quinnipiac:

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