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  • Report: Former Fox News chief Roger Ailes to prep Donald Trump for the debates

    08/16/2016 11:12:47 AM PDT · by RoosterRedux · 73 replies
    businessinsider.com ^ | Maxwell Tani
    Former Fox News Chairman and CEO Roger Ailes will prepare Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump for the presidential debates, according to a Tuesday report in The New York Times. The Times reported that Ailes had transitioned almost immediately from his role as CEO into a new, informal job advising Trump as he prepares for the first presidential debate on September 26. The former Fox News chief made a name for himself in politics as a Republican communications adviser who helped prepare past presidential candidates including George H.W. Bush. Ailes resigned from Fox News amid an ongoing internal investigation into his...
  • Why Trump Is Moaning About the Debates - So he has an excuse if he loses

    08/10/2016 4:53:14 PM PDT · by Zakeet · 70 replies
    Slate ^ | August 10, 2016 | Jim Newell
    One of the 10 or 15,000 Donald Trump subdramas heading into the fall is the question of whether the Republican presidential nominee will participate in all three scheduled debates. It's usually taken for granted that major-party candidates will agree to the Commission on Presidential Debates' schedule, but there’s no law requiring it, and Trump has never seen a political norm he hasn't considered razing and building something gaudy over. And over the past couple of weeks, he’s laid the groundwork for not participating in the debates by suggesting that they are, in some nebulous way, a trap he can't agree...
  • Judge dismisses debate lawsuit by Gary Johnson & Jill Stein

    08/06/2016 10:02:19 PM PDT · by entropy12 · 5 replies
    money.cnn.com ^ | Aug 5, 16 | Brian Stelter
    Johnson and one of his rivals, presumptive Green Party nominee Jill Stein, sued the commission last September, alleging violations of antitrust law and the First Amendment. Johnson and Stein are seeking spots on the all-important presidential debate stage this fall. But federal judge Rosemary M. Collyer threw out the lawsuit on Friday. In mid-September, the commission will add up five national polls and invite the candidates who are averaging at least 15% support. The first debate is scheduled to take place on Monday, September 26.
  • It's perfectly fair to ask Debate Commission to move debates. Newt Gingrich

    08/02/2016 4:15:10 PM PDT · by Pic7 · 27 replies
    Twitter Facebook ^ | 82/02/2016 | Newt Gingrich
    It's perfectly fair to ask Debate Commission to move debates. Live on @facebook now > facebook.com/newtgingrich/v…
  • REINCE PRIEBUS FULL INTERVIEW WITH JOHN DICKERSON (FACE THE NATION) 7/31/2016

    07/31/2016 12:00:08 PM PDT · by GilGil · 4 replies
    Face the Nation ^ | 7/31/2016 | John Dickerson
    REINCE PRIEBUS FULL INTERVIEW WITH JOHN DICKERSON (FACE THE NATION) 7/31/2016
  • NFL refutes Trump claim that it sent him a letter bashing debate schedule

    07/31/2016 5:44:27 AM PDT · by SMGFan · 58 replies
    Washington Post ^ | July 31, 2016
    Donald Trump complained Friday that Hillary Clinton and her fellow Democratic cronies were rigging this fall’s presidential debates by scheduling them alongside NFL games. That claim was easy to disprove — the debate schedule was determined almost a year ago by a private group made up of both Democrats and Republicans.
  • Breaking: Presidential Debates Schedule Released!

    Breaking: Presidential Debates Schedule Released! September 26: New York October 9: Missouri October 19: Nevada
  • Trump: Clinton and DNC ‘Trying to Rig the Debates’

    07/30/2016 7:47:33 AM PDT · by Hojczyk · 35 replies
    Breitbart ^ | July 29, 2016 | by ALEX SWOYER
    Donald Trump As usual, Hillary & the Dems are trying to rig the debates so 2 are up against major NFL games. Same as last time w/ Bernie. Unacceptable! 11:03 PM - 29 Jul 2016 11,070 Retweets 27,963 likes Republican nominee Donald Trump is alleging that the Democratic Party is attempting to schedule general election debates that conflict with “major NFL games.” During the primaries, Hillary Clinton’s campaign and the Democratic National Convention under former chairwoman Debbie Wasserman Schultz’s watch were criticized for trying to schedule debates during other primetime television events to help shelter Clinton. “Top Democrats think it’s...
  • Boom! Trump exposes Hillary campaign for trying to rig next debates against him

    07/29/2016 8:42:30 PM PDT · by BlackFemaleArmyCaptain · 131 replies
    Boom! Trump exposes Hillary campaign for trying to rig next debates against him. Donald J. Trump / @realDonaldTrump: "As usual, Hillary & the Dems are trying to rig the debates so 2 are up against major NFL games. Same as last time w/ Bernie. Unacceptable!" 11:03 PM - 29 Jul 2016
  • 2016 Presidential Debate Schedule

    07/29/2016 3:17:23 AM PDT · by knarf · 73 replies
    Election Central ^ | July 29, 2016
    So much time between now and then.
  • Wright State withdraws from presidential debate

    07/19/2016 12:24:57 PM PDT · by BlackFemaleArmyCaptain · 25 replies
    Dayton Daily News ^ | 7/19/2016 | Lynn Hulsey
    Wright State President David Hopkins announced Tuesday the university has withdrawn from hosting the first presidential debate in September. WSU cited rising costs and security costs Costs rose from $3.5 million to over $8 million University informed Commission on Presidential Debates at noon WSU in an internal remediation to overcome budget deficit UPDATE @ 2:58 p.m.: The president of Wright State’s faculty union, Martin Kich, said cancelling the debate was probably for the best. “I think It’s unfortunate we’ve gotten two months away from it and we have to pull the plug on it. I don’t think that makes anyone...
  • "Wright State withdraws from presidential debate" (Going to be held at liberal Hofstra instead)

    07/19/2016 11:53:58 AM PDT · by GreaterSwiss · 19 replies
    Dayton Daily News ^ | 7/19/2016 | Lynn Hulsey
    “In light of Wright State University’s announcement of earlier today, the September 26, 2016 Presidential Debate will be held at Hofstra University in Hempstead, NY. The Commission very much appreciates Wright State’s efforts. Hofstra University served very successfully as a presidential debate site in 2012. On September 23, 2015, the Commission announced that Hofstra University had agreed to serve as an alternate site this debate cycle if needed. The Commission looks forward to working with Hofstra once again.”
  • Watch as ‘08 Hillary Clinton rips ‘16 HIllary Clinton’s refusal to debate Bernie ahead of CA primary

    05/24/2016 6:46:23 PM PDT · by Sean_Anthony · 10 replies
    Canada Free Pressa ^ | 05/24/16 | Robert Laurie
    Hypocrisy. As you probably have heard, Hillary has changed her mind and is now opting not to debate Bernie Sander ahead of the California primary. The event was to be held by Fox News, sometime between now and June 7th. Fox is none too pleased, and they issued the following statement: “Naturally, Fox News is disappointed that Secretary Clinton has declined our debate invitation, especially given that the race is still contested and she had previously agreed to a final debate before the California primary.”
  • Clinton declines Fox News debate with Sanders

    Hillary Clinton has declined an invitation to participate in a Democratic debate on Fox News, the campaign said Monday evening.
  • Maher Calls US Military 'Mass Murder Machine,' Extreme Muslims 'Teabaggers'

    04/23/2016 12:04:17 PM PDT · by Kaslin · 46 replies
    NewsBusters.org ^ | April 23, 2016 | Brad Wilmouth
    On his Real Time show on Friday, HBO comedian Bill Maher referred to the U.S. military as a "mass murder machine" as he recalled that the reason he likes Bernie Sanders so much is because the Vermont socialist is the only presidential candidate who would argue against building a bigger military. A bit earlier, as he discussed with the New Yorker's Lawrence Wright the possibility of Saudi government officials being linked to the 9/11 attacks, Maher also made a crass reference to Tea Party conservatives -- whom he has mocked in the past as "teabaggers" -- by referring to Muslim...
  • Trump vs. 'Conman' Reagan

    04/22/2016 9:16:48 AM PDT · by raptor22 · 58 replies
    American Thinker ^ | April 22, 2016 | Daniel John Sobieski
    When Donald Trump’s political credentials as a Republican and/or conservative are challenged, he likes to remind people that Ronald Reagan was a Democrat once and managed to evolve over time. Except that Reagan’s conversion was real and he had two terms as governor of California to prove his bona fides before he ran for president as a conservative Republican. As Reagan campaign manager Stu Spencer and speechwriter Ken Khachiagin note in a Real Clear Politics piece: Yes, Ronald Reagan migrated from being a liberal Democrat to the gold standard for conservative Republicans. But Reagan’s views evolved over four decades’ worth...
  • Ted Cruz: Trump Is ‘Afraid’ to Debate

    04/20/2016 8:23:27 PM PDT · by writer33 · 290 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 04/20/16 | Pam Key
    Wednesday while campaigning in Hershey PA, Republican presidential candidate Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX)said his rival Donald Trump was “afraid of a debate” with him because he lacked “substantive solutions” on policy. Cruz said, “What I agree is that the Democratic process works, and Donald whines and complains when the voters reject him. The voters are going to decide. We’ve won five states in a row. Donald won his home state, which surprised nobody. And it’s the people — we are seeing Republicans uniting behind our campaign. Because if Donald is the nominee, Hillary wins and she wins by double digits....
  • Mika Skeptical of Stephanopoulos as Dem Debate Moderator

    04/04/2016 9:16:55 AM PDT · by governsleastgovernsbest · 28 replies
    NewsBusters ^ | Mark Finkelstein
    File this one under A Liberal Discovers Media Bias . . . Back in 2012, George Stephanopoulos somehow was permitted to moderate a Republican primary debate, and proceeded to harangue frontrunner Mitt Romney on the arcane matter of the right of states to prohibit contraceptive sales, thus abetting the Dems' "GOP War on Women" narrative. Republicans were rightly outraged. Now, in an ironic twist, it's the turn of some liberals to doubt Stephanopoulos' ability to serve as an impartial moderatot . . . of a Dem debate. On today's Morning Joe, Mika Brzezinski repeatedly expressed skepticism at the notion of...
  • Why Not C-SPAN?

    03/31/2016 10:39:08 AM PDT · by dvan · 18 replies
    dvan | 3/31/2016 | dvan
    Are the rest of you as disgusted as I am with the current political process? This began over a year ago and has cost millions of dollars while no end is in sight. In fact we are no closer to having even a nominee for President. Wouldn't it be possible to host the debates on CSPAN as table discussions that could be run without the attacks and disputes that are fostered on the Media television channels? Wouldn't this be a more sensible way to present the candidates and their opinions? It could also eliminate the millions of dollars of fundraising....
  • The Dishonest Trumpeter Narrative: ... (how it works) And all he got was this ZOT!

    03/25/2016 7:57:14 PM PDT · by GodGunsGuts · 271 replies
    FULL TITLE: The Dishonest Trumpeter Narrative: “We Switched from Cruz to Trump After Chicago!” Is a Lie ... When Trump people wage psychological warfare, we must remember that it’s phony and dishonest like the man himself — as I will prove in this post. Let’s go straight to their phony psychological warfare. Trump people have been pushing a narrative that says: “I was for Cruz until he failed to support Trump’s free speech in Chicago on March 11. Now I’m all in for Trump.” This narrative is a lie from top to bottom. First, let’s look at some of the...
  • Why Trump Is Afraid Of "Crazy" Megyn Kelly

    03/23/2016 7:01:01 AM PDT · by raptor22 · 56 replies
    American Thinker ^ | March 23, 2016 | Daniel John Sobieski
    It would appear the Gov. Chris Christie was right the first time, before he joined Donald Trump’s posse, when he told Fox News host Greta van Susteren that the Donald’s temperament was unsuitable for a man who wanted to be our next President of the United States. The latest example of that temperament was Trump’s call for a boycott of Fox News’ Megyn Kelly, whose first offense against the Trump ego was to question him vigorously on his attitude and remarks toward women in the first Fox News-hosted debate.
  • O'Reilly wants to host Cruz vs. Trump debate

    03/22/2016 5:48:07 PM PDT · by mitchell001 · 102 replies
    Fox News Channel - March 22nd The Factor | March 22, 2016 | Ralph Mitchell
    On tonight's The Factor Show, Ted Cruz suggested to Bill O'Reilly to invite Donald Trump to defend himself next to Ted Cruz on a future show. Bill said he wants to try to put this one on one debate show together.
  • GOP presidential primary debate in SLC canceled

    03/16/2016 9:49:10 AM PDT · by abb · 130 replies
    Fox 13 ^ | March 16, 2016 | Staff
    SALT LAKE CITY — The GOP presidential primary debate scheduled for Monday has been canceled, a representative for the Salt Palace Convention Center confirmed Wednesday. The debate was canceled following Donald Trump’s announcement that he wouldn’t be attending and a subsequent announcement from the campaign strategist for Gov. John Kasich that he wouldn’t attend without Trump.
  • FOX News Debate canceled per Salt Lake City local news

    03/16/2016 9:50:07 AM PDT · by GIdget2004 · 108 replies
    twitter ^ | 03/16/2016 | Kelton Wells, FOX 13
    Kelton Wells ‏@keltonwells 15m15 minutes ago BREAKING: GOP Debate in Salt Lake City is canceled. Confirmed by Salt palace Convention Center.
  • Report: Donald Trump May Skip Utah Debate for Pro-Israel AIPAC Conference

    03/16/2016 5:11:28 AM PDT · by jimbo123 · 112 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 3/15/16 | Breitbart News
    From The Hill: Donald Trump will miss the final Republican presidential debate to address a major pro-Israel lobbying organization instead, according to an insider.
  • Bush meeting with Rubio, Kasich and Cruz before debate: report

    03/12/2016 6:15:10 AM PST · by Enlightened1 · 51 replies
    The Hill ^ | 03/09/16 | Mark Hensch
    Jeb Bush is meeting with the three Republican presidential candidates seeking to take down front-runner Donald Trump before Thursday's GOP debate, according to a new report. Bush is huddling with Sens. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) and Marco Rubio (R-Fla.) and Ohio Gov. John Kasich before the Miami debate, The New York Times reported Wednesday. The former Florida governor repeatedly clashed with Trump during his own GOP presidential campaign, which ended late last month after disappointing results in early-voting states. Bush is meeting Rubio on Wednesday and speaking with Cruz and Kasich on Thursday before the debate. It's unclear whether Bush will endorse a...
  • Who won the March 10 CNN Republican debate in Miami, Florida?

    03/11/2016 2:12:48 PM PST · by EveningStar · 15 replies
    The Briefing Room ^ | March 11, 2016 | The Briefing Room
    This is a poll for guests only - those who are not registered members of The Briefing Room. Please follow the link to vote.
  • (LIVE) Republican debate in Miami

    03/10/2016 6:36:15 AM PST · by Mechanicos · 2,438 replies
    CNN ^ | March 10, 2016 | MJ Lee
    When and where is the debate? The Republican debate will be held at the University of Miami at 8:30 p.m. ET Thursday. How can I watch it? It will be broadcast live on CNN, as well as live-streamed online at CNN.com and across mobile devices for all users without logging in. CNN International and CNN en Espanol will also simulcast the debate. Salem Radio Network will be the exclusive radio provider for the debate.
  • Trump Triumphs At GOP Debate. Rivals And Moderators Can't Lay A Glove On Front-Runner

    03/11/2016 3:39:32 AM PST · by Helicondelta · 109 replies
    foxnews.com ^ | March 11 | Julie Roginsky
    It only benefitted the front-runner. Senators Marco Rubio and Ted Cruz and Governor John Kasich did their best to underscore their policy acumen and to highlight Donald Trump’s lack of substance. It backfired. Neither his opponents on stage nor the debate moderators laid a glove on Trump. When Trump repeatedly called Putin a “strong leader” without refusing to place a value judgment on his leadership, neither moderator Jake Tapper nor his opponents on stage pressed him. When Tapper asked Trump about his violence-inciting rhetoric at rallies, none of Trump’s opponents called him out for refusing to disavow it. There is...
  • Hillary To Lose The FBI Primary

    03/08/2016 5:49:36 AM PST · by raptor22 · 84 replies
    American Thinker ^ | March 8, 2016 | Daniel John Sobieski
    An analysis published Sunday in the Washington Post of the emails found on Hillary Clinton’s private server included emails Hillary herself sent that contained classified information. That she should have known the information she herself put in these emails should be classified, and having the power herself to classify them, puts the lie to her claim that she is innocent of wrongdoing because others did not mark them classified.
  • How Donald Trump broke Fox News' debate rules

    03/05/2016 8:17:48 AM PST · by John W · 205 replies
    money.cnn.com ^ | March 5, 2016 | Dylan Byers
    Donald Trump consulted with his campaign manager during the first commercial break at Thursday night's Republican debate, violating ground rules from Fox News stating that candidates would not be allowed to have contact with their campaigns, rival campaign sources told CNNMoney. While that exchange was the clearest violation of debate rules to date, the sources said, it followed a pattern: At multiple debates, Trump has consulted with his campaign manager Corey Lewandowski backstage even though it was expressly forbidden by the networks. Thursday night's debate in Detroit marked a new extreme, however, as Lewandowski went directly onto the stage to...
  • Who won the March 3 Fox News Channel Republican debate in Detroit, Michigan?

    03/04/2016 2:05:21 PM PST · by EveningStar · 18 replies
    The Briefing Room ^ | March 4, 2016 | The Briefing Room
    This is a poll for guests only - those who are not registered members of The Briefing Room. Please follow the link to vote.
  • Nets Slam ‘Vulgar’ and ‘Childish’ GOP Debate Reaching ‘New Lows’

    03/04/2016 11:40:25 AM PST · by Kaslin · 24 replies
    NewsBusters.org ^ | March 4, 2016 | Kyle Drennen
    On Friday, the NBC, CBS, and ABC morning shows all blasted Thursday’s Republican presidential debate as “vulgar” “silly” and “childish.” The same networks that have routinely provided ample airtime to Donald Trump’s personal attacks on his rivals, lectured the GOP contenders on civility. Co-host Matt Lauer began NBC’s Today: “Vitriol and vulgarity. The Republican race reaches new lows during last night's debate....Is this any way to elect a president?” Minutes later, fellow co-host Savannah Guthrie lamented: “New nastiness, new lows in the Republican presidential race.”Nets Slam ‘Vulgar’ and ‘Childish’ GOP Debate Reaching ‘New Lows’In the report that followed, correspondent Peter...
  • Lion Ted: Cruz Crushes the Detroit Debate

    03/04/2016 1:33:29 AM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 127 replies
    The Weekly Standard ^ | March 4, 2016 | Jonathan V. Last
    In theory, Ted Cruz's best states are behind him. But at the Detroit debate, Cruz was clearly the class of the field and it's clear that no one should count him out as the delegate race moves into its next phase. The delegate math is complicated, but the basic gist goes something like this: Donald Trump has a commanding lead at the moment, but it is not a given that he will reach the 1,237 threshold he needs to clinch a majority. Simply put, Trump has failed to break through the ceiling of support he's held since New Hampshire even...
  • Ben Carson calls for candidate meeting before GOP debate on Thursday

    03/01/2016 3:24:21 PM PST · by kevcol · 64 replies
    The Washington Times ^ | March 1, 2016 | Jennifer Harper
    Republican hopeful Ben Carson has gone on behavior patrol. He has called for a meeting of all the GOP candidates on Thursday, prior to the 11th presidential debate on Thursday in Detroit, to be aired by Fox News. . . "I am confident that the five remaining candidates can rise above the sophomoric attacks of past encounters and have a serious discussion about substantive issues and how we will lead our nation forward toward a more prosperous and secure future.
  • The 2016 GOP Debate Debacle

    03/02/2016 4:39:53 AM PST · by Kaslin · 19 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | March 2, 2016 | Michelle Malkin
    When the dust settles on this wild and wacky GOP primary season, there will be at least one clear Biggest Loser: the Republican National Committee. After 2012, when liberal journalists routinely hijacked the party's 20 televised debates while cashing in on ratings and advertising revenue, the RNC resolved to change narrative-surrendering business as usual. There would be no more cable TV anchors belligerently taking President Obama's side while arguing with the GOP nominee (as Candy Crowley infamously did with Mitt Romney over Benghazi). There would be no more former Democratic operatives-turned journalists injecting their left-wing social agenda into GOP primary...
  • Video: Marco Rubio Caught Taking 'Mystery Substance' at Debate

    02/29/2016 3:22:48 AM PST · by VitacoreVision · 34 replies
    World Net Daily ^ | 2/28/2016
    Just what was that mysterious substance Marco Rubio popped into his mouth during the latest Republican debate on CNN? While attention was focused on another debater, a video shows Rubio subtly slipping something out of his right pocket and popping it in his mouth. Pundits have made all sorts of suggestions: "It was a Hillary Clinton anti-choking throat lozenge." "The pills keep his body from rejecting the control chip in his brain." "Don't be ridiculous guys, robots can't take pills." "Who would want a president that needs pills to keep him in control of his own head?" Armchair analysts have...
  • Triumph the Insult Comic Dog at the Democratic Debate

    02/27/2016 1:42:49 PM PST · by southern rock · 17 replies
    Triumph on Hulu ^ | 02/04/16 | youtube
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mY8tVeR5m4s
  • FNC's Rivera Lauds Trump's 'Unparalleled Courage' of Not Siding with Israel

    02/26/2016 7:25:36 PM PST · by Kaslin · 43 replies
    NewsBusters.org ^ | February 26, 2016 | Brad Wilmouth
    Appearing as a guest on Friday's Fox and Friends, FNC's Geraldo Rivera touted GOP presidential candidate Donald Trump as "the reasonable man on the stage" at last night's presidential debate, and went on to praise Trump's "unparalleled courage" for taking a position of neutrality on the Arab-Israeli conflict. After acknowledging that the GOP presidential candidate would have to answer for his history of having illegal immigrants doing construction work for him, Rivera brought up Trump's position on Israel as he added: My point, Brian, is that in the big picture this was the reasonable man on the stage. How is...
  • Deace’s debate scorecard: Cruz and Rubio have big rally inning

    02/26/2016 10:31:42 AM PST · by GodGunsGuts · 39 replies
    SD.Com ^ | February 26, 2016 | Steve Deace
    Regarding tonight's debate, it was a good night for both Cruz and Rubio because it helped them change the narrative. Cruz has had a bad couple of weeks in that department, but tonight should guarantee he wins Texas and a lot of the delegates there. And frankly that's more important to him than winning close states elsewhere and here's why -- the proportional delegate allocation. For example, in 2012 Santorum won 11 states but only 245 delegates total, or just about 80 more than Ron Paul. The game is delegates, not states (see my previous post on this today). Cruz...
  • Trump's claim on tax audits baffles

    02/26/2016 10:16:51 AM PST · by GodGunsGuts · 125 replies
    Politico ^ | February 26, 2016 | NICK GASS
    There's no legal restriction preventing him from releasing his tax returns, even if he's being audited...
  • Trump's Dominating Performance

    02/26/2016 3:51:58 AM PST · by Helicondelta · 184 replies
    Let's state the point clearly: Marco Rubio and Ted Cruz failed utterly to put a dent in Donald Trump or his seemingly clear path to the Republican nomination. In their defense, it was a huge challenge. If Trump does as well on Tuesday as the current polls suggest, he will likely be unstoppable. Not necessarily because the numbers will make him inevitable but because the pageantry of winning will continue to elevate Trump and overwhelm Rubio and Cruz. To prevent that, one or the other needed to land a devastating blow - something on the level of what Chris Christie...
  • LIVE 8:30 ET Republican presidential debate in Houston (2/25/16): What time, channel, live stream

    02/25/2016 3:57:09 PM PST · by Jim 0216 · 3,393 replies
    New Jersey On-Line LLC ^ | 2/25/16 | Susan King
    The five remaining Republican presidential candidates -- Donald Trump, Ben Carson, Ted Cruz, Marco Rubio, and John Kasich -- will take part in Presidential Debate Number 10 on Thursday night. WHEN IS THE NEXT REPUBLICAN DEBATE? Thursday, Feb. 25, 2016. WHERE IS THE DEBATE: The University of Houston's Moores Opera Center in Houston. WHAT TIME IS THE REPUBLICAN DEBATE: The debate begins at 8:30 p.m. Eastern time. WHERE CAN YOU WATCH THE DEBATE? The debate will be aired on Telemundo and CNN. HOW CAN YOU WATCH THE DEBATE LIVE ONLINE? The debate will be streamed live on go.cnn.com and also...
  • FLASH! New FedUp PAC Poll Finds Conservatives Want a Debate Limited to Trump and Cruz

    02/20/2016 1:40:19 AM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 16 replies
    Conservative HQ ^ | February 18, 2016 | Staff
    Conservatives overwhelmingly support a one-on-one debate between GOP frontrunners Donald Trump and Ted Cruz according to a poll by FedUp PAC. By a margin of 67-31% they say that Trump should accept the Donald Trump Ted Cruzchallenge from Cruz, allowing them to debate each other without the distraction of other candidates. Even some liberal pundits are now saying that the nominee will most likely be either Trump or Cruz. A debate limited to the two of them would allow voters to focus on the strengths each brings to the race and the differences between them. As the primaries move into southern...
  • Debate Performance Cannot Overshadow Decades of Personal History

    02/19/2016 9:33:47 PM PST · by joanie-f · 113 replies
    Patriot Post ^ | 2/12/16 | Joan Fischer
    Debate Performance Cannot Overshadow Decades of Personal HistoryOne of the aspects of the current campaign climate that I find deeply discouraging is the fact that the majority of the American electorate spends little or no time learning about the candidates in the weeks and months leading up to the primaries, and they apparently spend little or no time during non-election years paying attention to the roles that American politicians, and would-be candidates, play in events and policymaking that are happening both in America and elsewhere around the globe. One of the shocking and disturbing ramifications of that sad state of...
  • Trump Owned By Wall Street

    02/19/2016 10:35:07 AM PST · by GodGunsGuts · 79 replies
    The Blaze ^ | February 19, 2016
    Trump is Owned by EVERY Bank on Wall St. (Except Citi, Who He Stiffed for $300M)...
  • 2015 FLASHBACK: Donald J. Trump says doctors make too much money (video)

    02/19/2016 9:14:14 AM PST · by GodGunsGuts · 85 replies
    New Zeal ^ | February 18, 2016 | Renee Nal
    Is there anybody more "all over the map" on healthcare than Donald Trump?...
  • FIRST ON BUZZ: After debate, Trump still tops SC GOP presidential race

    Donald Trump still is leading the S.C. Republican presidential race after the weekend’s explosive GOP debate in Greenville. But the race for second place in Saturday’s primary appears to be narrowing. Behind Trump, who has 35 percent support in the poll, U.S. Sens. Marco Rubio of Florida and Ted Cruz of Texas are tied for second place — at 18 percent each, according to a Public Policy Polling survey released exclusively Monday to The State. Ohio Gov. John Kasich is in forth at 10 percent support, followed by former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush and retired neurosurgeon Ben Carson, tied with...
  • Breaking: First South Carolina poll taken after debate (Trump 33 Cruz 14 Rubio 14 Bush 13 Kasich 10)

    02/15/2016 3:54:41 PM PST · by springwater13 · 318 replies
    This is the SCHouseGOP poll. Changes since the last poll before the debate. Trump down 2 from 35 to 33. Rubio up 2 from 12 to 14. Cruz down 2 from 16 to 14. Bush, Kasich, and Carson steady.
  • Governor Jeb Bush Has A Much More Serious “Eminent Domain” Problem Than Donald Trump….

    02/15/2016 10:01:01 AM PST · by GilGil · 40 replies
    The Conservative Tree House ^ | 2/8/2016 | Sundance
    Former Governor Jeb Bush has a much more serious eminent domain problem to reconcile than current media reports are discussing. During his tenure as Florida Governor Bush initiated the largest eminent domain private property confiscation in the history of the Sunshine State. Bush’s action is now costing the State of Florida hundreds of millions in lawsuits and legal fees. During a period from mid-2000 to January 2006 the Florida Department of Agriculture, at the direction of Governor Jeb Bush, began a program to seize and destroy citrus trees from Florida residents. Former Governor Jeb Bush has a much more serious...