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  • New poll shows Hillary Clinton topping Sanders, Trump in Oregon(Hillary 48%,Sanders 33%; Trump +31%)

    05/16/2016 8:01:36 PM PDT · by Red Steel · 46 replies
    kptv ^ | May 10, 2016 7:37 PM MST | Staff
    A new voter survey conducted for Fox 12 and Oregon Public Broadcasting shows ... According to the results from DHM Research, if the primary vote tallies match typical numbers, Clinton could beat Sanders by 15 percent. Though gender seems to play little role in voter preference, voters are split by age when it comes to candidate support. In voters older than 45, Clinton sees twice the support of Sanders, but in those younger than 45, the Vermont senator has three times the support as the former secretary of state. Clinton is also polling stronger with those who vote more frequently,...
  • Poll: Trump holds 39-point lead in West Virginia (And leads Hillary by 27%)

    05/05/2016 5:39:50 PM PDT · by Red Steel · 29 replies
    Hill ^ | May 03, 2016, 03:47 pm | Rebecca Savransky
    Republican presidential front-runner Donald Trump has a nearly 40-point lead over his competition in West Virginia, according to a Public Policy Polling survey released Tuesday. Trump has 61 percent support in the Mountaineer State, which holds its GOP primary on May 10, and rival Ted Cruz follows with 22 percent. John Kasich comes in last with 14 percent. Trump also has a high favorability rating among GOP voters in the state: 67 percent, while only 24 percent view him negatively. Cruz and Kasich both have 32 percent favorability ratings. The Ohio governor is viewed negatively by 50 percent of GOP...
  • Poll: Donald Trump Holds Big Lead Ahead Of Oregon's Republican Primary(Trump 43%,Cruz 26% Kay. 17%)

    04/28/2016 3:34:31 PM PDT · by Red Steel · 80 replies
    OPB.org ^ | Updated: April 28, 2016 2:21 p.m. | Jeff Mapes
    A new poll of Republican voters in Oregon finds that Donald Trump has a double-digit lead in the state’s May 17 primary, while Ted Cruz is second despite pulling out of the state. The poll by the Portland-based Hoffman Research Group shows 43 percent support Trump. Twenty-six percent favor Cruz and 17 percent back John Kasich. It is the first public poll of the Republican presidential race in Oregon this year. Cruz has agreed not to campaign in Oregon and New Mexico in exchange for Kasich pulling out of Indiana. The two are trying to prevent Trump from getting a...
  • Boom! Democrat Party Consultant Admits Hillary Camp Fears Impending Battle With Trump

    04/25/2016 1:42:48 PM PDT · by Red Steel · 135 replies
    JIM HOFT ON DC WHISPERS ^ | April 25, 2016 | JIM HOFT
    Donald Trump has been saying it for months, and now as he continues to build his delegate lead over his GOP rivals Ted Cruz and John Kasich, he is demanding Republicans unify and prepare to go to war with the Hillary Clinton campaign. And now a longtime Democrat Party consultant has just admitted it is that war that Hillary has feared the most. The consultant went on to explain that of all the GOP candidates remaining, Ted Cruz would be by far the easiest for Hillary to defeat, though she also indicated any “regular” Republican would have been far simpler...
  • Should Cruz pick his VP this week? (Get Blown Out Tomorrow; ICarly Fiorina For VP)

    04/25/2016 11:33:19 AM PDT · by Red Steel · 120 replies
    Hot Air ^ | 2:01 pm on April 25, 2016 | Allahpundit
    The idea was floated over the weekend by Jon Karl on ABC, as you’ll see below, and started some conservative tweeters chattering. I think there’s more upside to it than downside, but there are downsides. Cruz needs media oxygen in the next week, a way to have the story not just be Trump's NE sweep. Not a lot of ways to get that.— Ross Douthat (@DouthatNYT) April 25, 2016 Picking a running mate now could limit his dealmaking options at the convention. But first you gotta get to the convention.— Ross Douthat (@DouthatNYT) April 25, 2016 Cruz is going to...
  • RNC punts on rule changes

    04/21/2016 3:30:04 PM PDT · by Red Steel · 29 replies
    Hill ^ | April 21, 2016, 03:02 pm | Ben Kamisar
    HOLLYWOOD, FLA. — The Republican National Committee's rules committee on Thursday chose to punt on changing rules for how a presidential nominee is chosen in a contested convention. In avoiding a high-profile battle to simplify the rules, the committee rallied behind chairman Reince Priebus's repeated insistence that no changes should be made before the July convention. The committee adjourned just one hour after it began without making any changes, including one that could have made it more difficult for party leaders to nominate a "white knight" candidate — someone not currently in the race who could take on Donald Trump...
  • Salma Hayek Mocks Donald Trump's 9/11 Flub

    04/19/2016 10:08:46 AM PDT · by Red Steel · 81 replies
    E ^ | Tue, Apr 19, 2016 10:50 AM | Francesca Bacardi
    Donald Trump was giving it his all during a final rally in New York Monday, but in the midst of his speech he made a flub. In a video obtained by CNN, the GOP candidate accidentally refers to 9/11 as the convenience store 7-Eleven, probably best known for its Slurpees. "I wrote this out, and it's very close to my heart because I was down there and I watched our police and our firemen down at 7/11, down at the World Trade Center right after it came down," he said. "And I saw the greatest people I've ever seen in...
  • Trump has high hopes of winning Indiana primary

    04/08/2016 3:41:38 PM PDT · by Red Steel · 73 replies
    Fox59 ^ | Updated at 10:57pm, April 6, 2016 | James Gherardi
    Trump announced Wednesday that his team hopes to seal a presidential nomination for him in the Hoosier State. “It’s an honor to have someone of Rex’s caliber and prestige, wisdom, and all his years of experience here in Indiana,” said Tony Samuel, the Vice Chairman of the Trump Indiana Campaign. A longtime establishment Republican is siding with the anti-establishment candidate. Trump’s top brass in Indiana is Rex Early, the former Indiana GOP Chairman who worked on the Reagan and Dole campaigns. “The reason I’m here today is I’ve got eight grandchildren and I detest the situation we have coming out...
  • Trump campaign 'taking Indiana very seriously'

    04/08/2016 3:27:28 PM PDT · by Red Steel · 41 replies
    Journal Gazette ^ | April 06, 2016 3:08 PM | Niki Kelly and Brian Francisco
    INDIANAPOLIS – Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump has set up a campaign operation in Indiana ahead of the state's May 3 primary election. Rex Early, a former Indiana Republican Party chairman, has been named chairman of Trump's campaign in the Hoosier State. The Trump campaign also appointed Suzanne Jaworowski as its Indiana director and Tony Samuel as a vice chairman. Jaworowski had worked on Carly Fiorina's presidential campaign until Fiorina quit the race in February. Samuel runs a consulting and public relations firm. Samuel said at a Wednesday news conference in Indianapolis that Trump and his campaign "are taking Indiana...
  • Ted Cruz Claims “Resounding Victory” in Weekend Contest That Bound Zero Delegates

    04/07/2016 4:22:44 PM PDT · by Red Steel · 21 replies
    Slate ^ | April 4, 2016 | Josh Voorhees
    The North Dakota GOP this weekend picked the 25 delegates it will send to this summer’s national Republican convention—a complicated and opaque process that involved one group of delegates voting for another group of delegates without knowing which presidential candidate they actually support. Naturally, then, all three GOP hopefuls claimed varying degrees of victory, none more than Ted Cruz. “Cruz Declared Winner in North Dakota,” blared a Cruz press release that quoted the candidate boasting of a “resounding victory” in a contest where none of the delegates were actually awarded to any of the candidates. “Whether we defeat Donald Trump...
  • It’s True, Ted Cruz May Have Violated Election Law With Super PAC Ads

    04/07/2016 9:26:00 AM PDT · by Red Steel · 75 replies
    Lawnewz ^ | 4:07 pm, April 6th, 2016 | Rachel Stockman
    After Ted Cruz‘s big win in Wisconsin, Donald Trump immediately went on the offensive, claiming that Cruz ‘illegally’ coordinated with a super PAC to produce damaging anti-Trump ads. Under FEC rules, candidates are not supposed to directly coordinate with super PACs which are allowed to raise unlimited funds from individuals, companies, and other groups. We did some digging into Trump’s claim, and found that he may, in fact, have a case. The rules around what it means to ‘coordinate’ are murky. LawNewz.com consulted with election law experts who agree that Cruz got himself into some gray area with at least...
  • DC Madam’s Attorney Rel. Video: I Have Record Log of Contacts That Could “Upend the 2016 Election”

    03/31/2016 4:15:42 PM PDT · by Red Steel · 235 replies
    Gateway Pundit ^ | Mar 31st, 2016 3:31 pm | Jim Hoft
    Earlier this week the lawyer for the former “DC Madam” said he had a record log of contacts that could “upend the 2016 election.”Attorney Montgomery Blair Sibley has a GoFundMe page set up to pay for his court costs if he releases the phone records.Montgomery Blair Sibley recently released a video saying he has the list of contacts relevant to the 2016 presidential race. This could be Ted Cruz’s worst nightmare.Today attorney Montgomery Blair Sibley said the records were already online.US News reported: The colorful litigator who represented the late “D.C. madam” Deborah Palfrey and threatened this week to release...
  • Ted Cruz camp makes peace with Sean Hannity after awkward interview

    03/30/2016 2:13:21 PM PDT · by Red Steel · 23 replies
    cnn ^ | March 29, 2016: 3:55 PM ET | Tom Kludt
    Shortly before the pre-taped interview aired, Cruz's rapid response director Brian Phillips suggested that it might be the candidate's last appearance with Hannity. The reason? "Sean spends half the [interview] pushing Trump smears," Phillips said on Twitter. Representatives for the Cruz campaign did not respond to requests for comment. A Fox News spokesperson confirmed to CNN Money that Hannity spoke with the Cruz campaign after the interview, and that "all was and is fine." Cruz appeared via satellite for a nearly 12-minute discussion with Hannity on Monday. Hannity opened by addressing the recent contretemps surrounding the wives of Cruz and...
  • Lyin' Ted and Mandy getting Physical

    03/29/2016 1:24:53 AM PDT · by Red Steel · 36 replies
    Youtube ^ | Mar 28, 2016 | JibJab
    I took you to an intimate restaurant, Then to a suggestive movie There’s nothin’ left to talk about, Unless it’s horizontally Let’s get physical, physical, I wanna get physical, let’s get into physical Let me hear your body talk, Your body talk, let me hear your body talk...
  • Heidi Cruz cancels N.J. campaign events

    03/28/2016 5:37:39 PM PDT · by Red Steel · 387 replies
    Politico ^ | 2:40 p.m., Mar. 28, 2016 | Matt Friedman
    A Cruz has again canceled on New Jersey. Heidi Cruz, the wife of Republican presidential candidate Ted Cruz, had planned to hold a fundraiser in Morris County on Wednesday and attend several campaign events across the state. But a local Cruz campaign activist announced that she will be postponing her New Jersey appearances. Scott DeCristofaro, a New Jersey contact for the Cruz campaign, issued a press release Monday announcing the cancelation of a Heidi Cruz rally in Haddon Heights. DeCristofaro said she is also canceling her other New Jersey events and plans to come back to New Jersey after Wisconsin's...
  • Former lawyer for the ‘D.C. Madam’ says names in her records could be ‘relevant’ to election

    03/27/2016 4:25:39 PM PDT · by Red Steel · 103 replies
    WaPo ^ | February 2, 2016 | Emily Heil
    Attorney Montgomery Blair Sibley... He represented the “D.C. Madam,” whose black book included a sitting senator. Now Sibley claims that some never-before-aired information found in the records of said madam “could be relevant” to the upcoming presidential election. How so? Well, he can’t say. Sibley is bound by restraining orders imposed by the court in the case of Deborah Jeane Palfrey, who committed suicide in 2008 soon after she was found guilty of racketeering and money laundering. But her colorful former attorney is now seeking permission to release 815 names of Palfrey’s clients and the records of 40 other escort...
  • Trump: Cruz's campaign bought rights to GQ photo

    03/27/2016 2:17:14 PM PDT · by Red Steel · 269 replies
    Hill ^ | March 27, 2016, 10:56 am | Rebecca Savransky
    Republican presidential front-runner Donald Trump on Sunday slammed rival Ted Cruz for the recent ad produced by an anti-Trump super-PAC featuring a photo of Trump's wife posing nude. "From what I hear, he and his campaign went out and bought the cover shoot. Melania did a cover story for 'GQ,' a very strong modeling picture. No big deal," Trump said on ABC's "This Week." "But it was a cover story for 'GQ,' a big magazine. And it was, you know, fine. And from what I hear, somebody bought the rights to it and he was the one or his campaign...
  • What Every Voter Needs to Know About Ted Cruz(Video)

    03/26/2016 7:12:31 PM PDT · by Red Steel · 41 replies
    Next News Network ^ | Feb 18, 2016 | Gary Franchi
    The news report goes back in time documenting US history of international trade agreements starting from the time of Reagan administration who proposed a North American Common Market to current history. Fast Forward to November of 2004 when the Independent Task Force on the Future of North America is formed. Their focus is no longer trade and prosperity but security. Three private groups headed by the Council of Foreign Relations(CFR) and their respected organizations in Canada and Mexico. They claim in their own words North America is vulnerable on several fronts: the region faces criminal and terrorist security threats, increased...
  • RNC Chair Priebus: ‘Far Too Late’ For Stop-Trump Movement

    03/20/2016 10:17:35 PM PDT · by Red Steel · 55 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 20 Mar, 2016 | Pam Key
    Sunday on “This Week,” the chairman of the Republican National Committee Reince Priebus said the stop Trump movement among Republicans unhappy with the front-runner are “far too late.” ... PRIEBUS: “Well, sure it would. Of course it would. But I also think it’s far too late. I think this is — it’s somewhat — some folks find it to be interesting and that’s great. But it isn’t likely and it’s probably too late
  • Woodward: Hillary and Smart Dems are Seriously Worried About Trump's New Voters

    03/20/2016 1:24:44 PM PDT · by Red Steel · 36 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 20 Mar 2016 | Pam Key
    On “Fox News Sunday,” veteran journalist Bob Woodward said the Democratic presidential front-runner Hillary Clinton’s campaign and smart Democrats are seriously worried about Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump bringing in new voters to the election process who normally don’t vote.
  • Glenn Beck Channels Mormon Prophecy in Utah for Cruz: ‘Body of the Priesthood’-'Constitution Hangs’

    03/19/2016 7:26:34 PM PDT · by Red Steel · 282 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 19 Mar 2016 | Rebecca Mansour
    “I want to speak to you about something that may be controversial. And it’s not something that I have said when I have been out for Ted [Cruz] and now Mike [Lee]. But it’s something that this crowd needs to hear – that Utah needs to hear. The body of the priesthood is known to stand up when the Constitution hangs by a thread,” Beck said. ... “I joined many times. What held me through was the prophesy that the Constitution will hang by a thread, and this People would remember what our Founders did. It is our responsibility to...
  • Breitbart News Saturday: ‘Crush Trump’ Goes Global (World-Wide Protests)

    03/18/2016 7:49:45 PM PDT · by Red Steel · 52 replies
    Breitbart ^ | March 18, 2016
    On Breitbart News Saturday, host and Breitbart News executive chairman Stephen K. Bannon will broadcast live coverage of the anti-Trump rallies in London, New York City, and Phoenix, Arizona. Breitbart News has sent teams of reporters, videographers, and photographers
  • HORROR! Conservative Website REDSTATE Calls on Far Left Protesters to BRING GUNS to Trump Rallies

    03/11/2016 3:51:57 PM PST · by Red Steel · 167 replies
    The Gateway Pundit ^ | March 11, 2016; 4:44pm | Jim Hoft
    REDSTATE CALLS ON FAR LEFT PROTESTERS TO BRING GUNS TO TRUMP RALLIES! RedState, a right of center website, managed by Trump-basher Erick Erickson, is part of Townhall Media. The website claims it has three goals: 1) Educate conservatives 2) Motivate conservatives to get involved in the political process 3) Activate conservatives through RedState’s support and tools Today Redstate called on all far left protesters to BRING FIREARMS to Donald Trump rallies. This is a new low for the Trump-hating ‘so-called’ Conservative media. They can’t beat Trump at the ballot box so now they want his supporters shot dead. It’s one...
  • Hillary Begs For Democrat Establishment To Save Her From FBI Probe

    03/11/2016 12:23:08 PM PST · by Red Steel · 66 replies
    dc whispers ^ | March 11, 2016
    Two of the most powerful members of Congress, Dianne Feinstein, D-Calif., and Rep. Adam Schiff, D-Calif., both longtime Clinton supporters, were among a five-member group who sent a letter accusing the investigation into Mrs. Clinton by the Obama-appointed Inspectors General of being tainted by partisan politics. The letter was particularly strong in condemning State Department inspector general Steve A. Linick of a “fishing expedition.” It should be noted that Mr. Linick’s Washington D.C. career began in great part when he worked under the Bill Clinton administration as an Assistant U.S. Attorney for almost the entirety of the Clinton administration. The...
  • Sanders, Clinton refuse to call Trump racist (Trump "Un-American", "Paranoia" )

    03/09/2016 8:57:00 PM PST · by Red Steel · 26 replies
    cbs ^ | March 9, 2016, 10:43 PM | Kylie Atwood
    Miami, FL -- Is Donald Trump a racist? Pressed on the question early on at the Democratic here Wednesday night, neither Bernie Sanders nor Hillary Clinton would say yes. But they didn't quite say no, either. Clinton said there would be plenty of time to talk about Trump during the general election. But she did call Trump "un-American" for his proposals to deport undocumented immigrants and bar Muslims from entering the country. "His trafficking in prejudice and paranoia has no place in our political system, especially from someone running for president who couldn't decide whether or not to disavow the...
  • Rubio: 'I am not dropping out of this race'

    03/09/2016 8:44:32 PM PST · by Red Steel · 81 replies
    Hill ^ | March 09, 2016, 11:17 pm | Cheryl Segal
    Presidential candidate Marco Rubio on Thursday night insisted he is not dropping out of the GOP primary, despite reports that he was considering doing so just days before his home state's primary. Asked by Fox News's Megyn Kelly if he was preparing to drop out, the junior senator from Florida said, "No. I am not dropping out, I am fighting all the way through. We’re going to win Florida." He added that reports of him dropping out before Tuesday's winner-take-all primary in Florida, which will award 99 delegates, are "100 percent, categorically false." "We win Florida on Tuesday and this...
  • Florida poll: Trump [42] up by 20 over Rubio [22] [Cruz 17]

    03/08/2016 11:47:21 AM PST · by Red Steel · 61 replies
    Hill ^ | March 08, 2016, 10:35 am | Rebecca Savransky
    Republican presidential front-runner Donald Trump leads rival Marco Rubio in the senator's home state of Florida by 20 points, according to a News 13/Bay News 9 poll released Tuesday. Trump takes 42 percent of the vote, with Rubio receiving 22 percent, according to the statewide poll. Texas senator Ted Cruz receives 17 percent support. The results stand in contrast to a Monmouth University poll released Monday that showed Rubio cutting Trump's lead in Florida to single digits. Trump took 38 percent of the vote in that poll, with Rubio receiving 30 percent support. Rubio also led the front-runner among voters...
  • Eddie Griffin to move to Africa if Trump wins

    03/07/2016 9:59:56 PM PST · by Red Steel · 79 replies
    The Star ^ | Mar. 08, 2016, 6:00 am | Grace Kerongo
    American comedian Eddie Griffin has joined the group of celebrities who have sworn they will leave the United States of America and go live elsewhere. He is best known for portraying Eddie Sherman on the sitcom Malcolm & Eddie and the title character in the 2002 comedy film Undercover Brother. Eddie told Vlad TV: "If Donald Trump wins I’m moving to Africa." This comes after award-winning Hollywood actor, Samuel L Jackson, said he would move during a comedy sketch on Jimmy Kimmel Live. "If that m*therf**##* becomes president I will move my black a** to South Africa.” Don Cheadle's response...
  • Mitt Romney records anti-Trump robocall for Marco Rubio

    03/07/2016 9:39:03 PM PST · by Red Steel · 49 replies
    msnbc ^ | Updated 03/07/16 11:41 PM | Peter Alexander and Tim Stelloh
    In his new role as Donald Trump’s chief adversary, former Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney has turned his alarm-fueled message into a robocall on behalf of struggling GOP contender Sen. Marco Rubio, NBC News has confirmed. Romney’s warning is coming to a phone near you in four states voting Tuesday: Michigan, Idaho, Hawaii and Mississippi. ... In the call, which was first reported by the New York Times, Romney notifies listeners that he is calling for Rubio and asks them to choose “a candidate who can defeat Hillary Clinton... A source close to Romney told NBC News Monday that the...
  • Donald Trump to host rally at UIC (Chicago - protests planned)

    03/07/2016 9:11:05 PM PST · by Red Steel · 30 replies
    WLS ^ | March 7, 2016
    CHICAGO (WLS) -- In response to Donald Trump's plan to hold a campaign rally at the UIC Pavilion on Friday, students, instructors and others have called for the event to be canceled. But University of Illinois - Chicago's chancellor says he has no grounds to deny Trump the use of the arena, as his campaign is paying for it. About 180 UIC faculty and staff sent a letter Monday to the chancellor expressing concern about the rally and as of about 6 p.m. Monday, a petition on MoveOn.org had more than 44,000 signatures of people who opposed the event. The...
  • Thousands gather for Trump rally in Madison before Mississippi primary

    03/07/2016 9:02:00 PM PST · by Red Steel · 30 replies
    DM Online ^ | Mar 7 2016 - 11:43pm | Austin Hille
    MADISON – A line of people of all ages, shapes, and sizes wrapped around Madison Central High school yesterday heading in to the main gym that was far too small to house the number of people waiting outside. It was clear that not everybody was going to get in, but that didn’t seem to matter. What can one expect to be the cause of such delirium. A professional basketball game? A popular rock concert? This massive affair came as a result of the visit of Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump to Madison in preparation for the Mississippi open primary. “[I’m]...
  • Who is making a push in Ohio? Trump and Kasich (Trump ad buys)

    03/07/2016 8:26:58 PM PST · by Red Steel · 22 replies
    Columbus Dispatch ^ | Monday March 7, 2016 8:24 PM | Jessica Wehrman
    WASHINGTON — As the March 15 Ohio primary approaches, only two GOP presidential candidates are airing TV ads in the state. Billionaire Donald Trump has bought nearly $1 million in Ohio, according to sources tracking the television ad buys around the country, while New Day for America, the super PAC supporting Ohio Gov. John Kasich, has bought at least $1.2 million since last Thursday with more than $700,000 worth of ads yet to air as of Monday. Kasich for America, meanwhile, has bought $45,000 on cable and at least $154,000 on broadcast. Sens. Marco Rubio of Florida and Ted Cruz...
  • Donald Trump Florida Ad Hits ‘Corrupt Marco Rubio’

    03/07/2016 1:18:44 PM PST · by Red Steel · 15 replies
    nyt ^ | March 7, 2016, 3:33 pm ET | Maggie Haberman
    Donald J. Trump released a savage attack ad against Senator Marco Rubio of Florida that’s set to air in his home state, a 60-second takedown that calls the senator “corrupt” and accuses him of intentionally misusing a Republican Party credit card to line his pockets. The ad is one of the most brutal of a campaign season defined by negative ads, and it goes on the air seven days before the state’s Republican primary. Portions of it sound as if they were written by Mr. Trump himself. “Corrupt Marco Rubio has spent years defrauding the people of Florida,”
  • MICHIGAN: TRUMP, CLINTON IN FRONT Cruz and Kasich vie for second place in GOP race

    03/07/2016 10:05:57 AM PST · by Red Steel · 21 replies
    Monmouth ^ | Monday, March 7, 2016 | Patrick Murray
    West Long Branch, NJ – Michigan is the first primary in a major industrial state. The Monmouth University Poll finds Hillary Clinton with a 13 point advantage in the Democratic race while Donald Trump holds an identical 13 point lead in the Republican contest. Ted Cruz and John Kasich are vying for second in the GOP primary, while Marco Rubio is trying to meet the delegate threshold. The poll also indicates there might be some late shifts in voter support. -- Republican primary -- Donald Trump currently has the support of 36% of likely GOP primary voters in Michigan, which...
  • Donald Trump, Hillary Clinton Hold Big Leads in Michigan: Poll (Trump 41%, Cruz 22%, Rubio 17%)

    03/06/2016 7:11:05 AM PST · by Red Steel · 57 replies
    nbc ^ | Mar 6 2016, 9:27 am ET | Mark Murray
    Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton are leading their competitors by double digits in Michigan's March 8 primary, according to a new NBC News/Wall Street Journal/Marist poll. In the Republican race, Trump gets support from 41 percent of likely primary voters — followed by Ted Cruz at 22 percent, Marco Rubio at 17 percent and John Kasich at 13 percent. The poll was partially conducted before Ben Carson announced that he did not see a path forward in the GOP contest. With Carson in the race and before his second-choice support was reallocated, the race was Trump 40 percent, Cruz 19...
  • Poll: Trump Narrowly Schlonging Hillary In Ohio(Trump 44% v. Hillary 42%)

    03/04/2016 12:45:34 PM PST · by Red Steel · 71 replies
    Daily Caller ^ | 02/25/2016 | Evan Gahr
    Despite conventional wisdom that he is not electable, Donald Trump is leading Hillary Clinton by two percentage points in the crucial battleground state of Ohio, says a new Quinnipiac poll. No Republican has ever captured the White House without taking Ohio. Trump out polled Clinton 44 percent to 42 percent.
  • Trump leads Rubio Even Head To Head in Florida (Trump 52%, Rubio 38%; Trump 46% v. Hillary 44%)

    03/04/2016 12:35:57 PM PST · by Red Steel · 46 replies
    Public Policy Polling ^ | February 25, 2016
    PPP's newest Florida Republican poll (conducted Wednesday and Thursday before the debate) finds Donald Trump dominant in the state. He's getting 45% to 25% for Marco Rubio, 10% for Ted Cruz, 8% for John Kasich, and 5% for Ben Carson. The most remarkable thing in this poll though is what happens when you narrow the field down to just Trump and Rubio- Trump still leads by double digits at 52/38. Rubio does win over supporters of Cruz (56/25), Kasich (47/32), and Carson (64/21) in such a scenario. But Trump has such a big lead to begin with and picks up...
  • Donald Trump picked up 10 more delegates as additional votes were counted in Super Tuesday states

    03/03/2016 5:14:38 PM PST · by Red Steel · 25 replies
    US News ^ | March 3, 2016, at 5:23 p.m
    WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the 2016 presidential race, which includes a Republican debate on Thursday night in Detroit (all times EST): 5:21 p.m. Donald Trump picked up 10 more delegates as additional votes were counted in Super Tuesday states. Ted Cruz picked up five. The latest delegate numbers for Republican candidates: Trump: 329. Cruz: 231. Marco Rubio: 110. John Kasich: 25. It takes 1,237 delegates to win the Republican nomination for president. ___ On the Democratic side, Hillary Clinton has 1,058 delegates, including 601 won in primaries and caucuses and 457 endorsements from superdelegates, party leaders who can...
  • Michigan GOP Polls 2016: Donald Trump Has Large Lead (Trump 39%, Rubio 19%, Cruz 14%)

    03/03/2016 3:36:50 PM PST · by Red Steel · 19 replies
    Heavy ^ | March 3, 2016, 5:39 pm EST | Jonathan Adams
    Donald Trump had a great performance on Super Tuesday and early polling numbers show that could continue in the upcoming primaries. According to RealClear Politics, Trump is favored by an average of 15.4 percentage points in Michigan. The Michigan Republican primary will take place on March 8. It is an important state with 59 delegates up for grabs. Ted Cruz and Marco Rubio hope they can narrow the gap in Michigan prior to the primary date. The GOP held its most recent debate in Detroit, Michigan just days before the primary. FOX 2 Detroit/Mitchell The FOX 2 Detroit/Mitchell poll was...
  • Ted Cruz would have dropped out if he lost Texas

    03/03/2016 1:50:31 AM PST · by Red Steel · 59 replies
    cnn ^ | 12:09 AM ET, Thu March 3, 2016 | Theodore Schleifer
    Washington (CNN)Texas Sen. Ted Cruz was prepared to drop out of the Republican presidential race had he lost his home state on Super Tuesday, he confirmed Wednesday, and is asking Florida Sen. Marco Rubio to do the same should he lose his. The comments come after Cruz fell well short of expectations he set for himself on Super Tuesday. But Rubio, his chief rival in the anti-Donald Trump contest, is not faring much better. Now, heading into a critical two-week stretch before the primary in Rubio's home state, Cruz is aiming to change the narrative, working to sell his own...
  • Dickerson: Stopping Donald Trump now is "a long shot"

    03/02/2016 8:16:28 PM PST · by Red Steel · 24 replies
    cbs ^ | March 2, 2016, 7:02 PM
    Donald Trump took home the most wins on Super Tuesday, making it even harder for those in the Republican party looking to stop him from taking the party nomination. John Dickerson, anchor of "Face the Nation" and CBS News political director, spoke with Scott Pelley about if it is even possible to stop him now. There's a lot of talk about stopping Donald Trump, but how practical is that? It's a long shot. There is definitely motivation. I asked someone involved in the anti-Trump effort to rank the Republican panic on a scale of one to ten, and he said...
  • Magellan Mississippi 2016 Presidential Primary Survey (Poll: Trump 41%, Cruz 17%, Rubio 16%)

    03/02/2016 4:14:31 PM PST · by Red Steel · 50 replies
    RealClearPolitics ^ | March 2, 2016 | Magellen Strategies
    Field Date: 02/29 /15 (ASK REPUBLICAN PRIMARY VOTERS ONLY) Q5. And thinking about the Republican Presidential Primary...if the election were held today for whom would you vote? Donald Trump 41% Ted Cruz 17% Marco Rubio 16% John Kasich 8% Ben Carson 5% Undecided 13% GOP Sample Size = 995n ;+/-3.1%
  • New York Times Columnist Apologizes for Donald Trump Assassination Joke (Video)

    02/29/2016 1:39:29 PM PST · by Red Steel · 17 replies
    The Wrap ^ | February 25, 2016 @ 12:57 pm | Brian Flood
    Ross Douthat is sorry for comparing the Trump campaign to a scene from “The Dead Zone” New York Times columnist Ross Douthat apologized on Thursday for joking that Donald Trump’s presidential campaign will end with an assassination attempt. On Wednesday, Douthat tweeted, “Good News guys I’ve figured out how the Trump campaign ends” accompanied by a link to a clip from 1983 movie “The Dead Zone.” After his tweet received a torrent of backlash, Douthat issued a mea culpa via Twitter, saying he “can see why” readers were offended. A lot readers were offended by my Trump/"Dead Zone" joke from...
  • Cruz stumps in Oklahoma, hits Trump over Klansman support (And Glenn Beck)

    02/28/2016 3:05:07 PM PST · by Red Steel · 62 replies
    Dallas Morning News ^ | February 28, 2016 11:22am | Todd J. Gillman
    TULSA, Okla. — Striking a more populist tone ahead of Super Tuesday, Ted Cruz delivered a revamped stump speech to a raucous Oklahoma rally Sunday. The campaign, he said, is dedicated to “all the working men and women with calluses on your hands.” “This election is going to be about three key ideas: Jobs, freedom and security,” he said. He cast his differences on immigration with rival Marco Rubio as a question not only of values but of jobs, arguing the “amnesty” Rubio supported in the Gang of 8 plan would hurt Americans’ employment prospects. As for Trump, he said,...
  • Trump: ‘Rubio stole from the Republican Party’

    02/27/2016 2:09:57 PM PST · by Red Steel · 37 replies
    Fox13 ^ | Feb 27, 2016 | Jeremy Diamond
    BENTONVILLE, Arkansas (CNN) — After weeks of savaging Texas Sen. Ted Cruz, Republican front-runner Donald Trump is firmly setting his sights on another GOP rival. In his furthest-reaching attack yet, Trump on Saturday accused Florida Sen. Marco Rubio of stealing from the Florida Republican Party and suggested Rubio should have been “indicted” for using a state party American Express card for personal expenses. “Rubio stole from the Republican Party,” Trump said of Rubio, with whom he has recently engaged in a public war of words. “But you know what happened? They said, ‘You stole from the party.’ He says, ‘No,...
  • Ted Cruz: Marco Rubio and I would both be a much better president than Donald Trump

    02/26/2016 12:42:39 PM PST · by Red Steel · 154 replies
    The Washington Times ^ | February 26, 2016 | David Sherfinski
    Sen. Ted Cruz of Texas said after Thursday's GOP presidential debate that both he and Sen. Marco Rubio of Florida are better choices for the White House than Republican front-runner Donald Trump. "Listen, Marco is not my enemy - Marco and I are friends," Mr. Cruz said on CNN after the debate. "Marco and I would both make a much better candidate and a much better president than would Donald."
  • Results of SurveyUSA Election Poll(Georgia: Trump 45%, Rubio 19%, Cruz 16%)

    02/26/2016 9:52:28 AM PST · by Red Steel · 34 replies
    RealClearPolitics ^ | February 25, 2016
    5 Days to the Georgia presidential primary, Trump pulls away from the GOP Field; Clinton Buries Sanders...Donald Trump consolidates his gains from Nevada, South Carolina and New Hampshire, and marches through Georgia like Sherman's Army, according to SurveyUSA... Trump 45%, Marco Rubio 19%, Ted Cruz 16%, others further back... Trump beats Cruz 2:1, and including members of the Tea Party, where Trump beats Cruz 5:2. ... Trump 50%, Clinton 41% --- a 9-point Republican advantage. Trump 49%, Sanders 41% --- an 8-point Republican advantage.
  • Clinton, Trump hold leads in Virginia primary elections; Cruz, Rubio in tight battle...(Trump +23%)

    02/26/2016 9:12:34 AM PST · by Red Steel · 14 replies
    Roanoke ^ | Feb. 26, 2016 | Dr. Harry Wilson
    Hillary Clinton leads Bernie Sanders (50%-33%), and Donald Trump leads the Republican field (Trump 38%, Cruz 15%, Rubio 13%), according to The Roanoke College Poll. The Roanoke College Poll interviewed 466 likely Republican voters and 415 likely Democratic voters in Virginia between February 16 and February 24 and has a margin of error of +4.5 percent for the Republican race and + 4.8 for the Democratic contest. Republicans - Angry electorate favors Trump more than 2-1 over Cruz and Rubio Donald Trump (38%) holds a commanding lead over his rivals Ted Cruz (15%) and Marco Rubio (13%), with John Kasich...
  • MetroNews West Virginia Poll has Sanders, Trump in lead (Trump 40%, Cruz 20%, Rubio 15%)

    02/25/2016 12:04:38 PM PST · by Red Steel · 13 replies
    Metro News ^ | February 22, 2016 at 5:06PM | Staff
    CHARLESTON, W.Va. - A MetroNews West Virginia Poll shows Republican Donald Trump and Democrat Bernie Sanders with significant leads among likely presidential primary voters in the state. The survey by REPASS Research has Trump with 40 percent compared with 20 percent for his nearest rival, Texas Senator Ted Cruz. On the Democrat side, Sanders leads Hillary Clinton by nearly two-to-one, 57 percent to 29 percent. You can read the complete poll here. The survey was conducted between February 11-16, before the South Carolina Republican primary and the Nevada Democratic caucus. Trump won the South Carolina primary while Clinton was victorious...
  • Poll: N.J. voters prefer Trump, Clinton (Trump +27%)

    02/24/2016 6:30:41 PM PST · by Red Steel · 17 replies
    njbiz ^ | February 23, 2016 at 3:59 PM | Andrew George
    Businessman Donald Trump appears to be as popular among Republicans in New Jersey as he is in other parts of the country, as a new Rutgers-Eagleton Poll released Tuesday indicates he is by far the preferred candidate of GOP voters in the Garden State. According to the poll, some 38 percent of New Jersey Republicans said they would choose Trump if they had to cast their primary vote today. U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio (R-Fla.) is a distant second, garnering just 11 percent of the vote. U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) trails Rubio narrowly, with 10 percent support.