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US: Iowa (News/Activism)

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  • This Iowa poll shows just how amazing Donald Trump’s rise has been

    08/30/2015 7:51:19 AM PDT · by RoosterRedux · 54 replies
    WaPo ^ | Chris Cillizza
    Donald Trump leads the Republican 2016 field in a new Des Moines Register/Bloomberg Politics of Iowa voters. But that's not the real story. The real story is contained deeper in the poll. In May, when the Register last polled, 27 percent of likely Iowa GOP caucus-goers viewed Trump favorably while 63 percent regarded him unfavorably. In the new poll, which was released Saturday night, Trump's favorable number is at 61 percent and his unfavorable at 35 percent. Um, WHAT? Let me put it another way: W-H-A-T??? Numbers just don't reverse themselves like that in the space of a few months...
  • Iowa Poll Suggests Dangers for Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump’s Strengths

    08/30/2015 9:14:18 AM PDT · by Theoria · 9 replies
    The New York Times ^ | 30 Aug 2015 | Trip Gabriel
    In Iowa, when J. Ann Selzer talks, people listen.Many surprising findings in a new survey by Ms. Selzer, Iowa’s most respected pollster, are sure to be topics of elated or anxious conversations on campaign conference calls on Monday morning.Among the findings, released Saturday night: Hillary Rodham Clinton’s lead over Senator Bernie Sanders of Vermont has shrunk to just 7 percentage points; Donald J. Trump’s favorability with Republicans has sharply increased, suggesting he has room to increase his lead; and Democrats are largely untroubled about Mrs. Clinton’s email controversy – suggesting her vulnerabilities are deeper.With both parties’ nominating races entering a...
  • Trump, Carson in close fight in Iowa poll

    08/29/2015 8:45:58 PM PDT · by NKP_Vet · 60 replies
    http://thehill.com ^ | August 29, 23015 | Mark Hensch
    The Bloomberg/Des Moines Register survey released on Saturday finds that the two are tied in Iowa caucus-goer support when voters’ first and second choices for the Republican coronation are combined. Each is the first or second choice of 32 percent of respondents. Trump won the poll overall, getting 23 percent support. Carson comes in second at 18 percent. The next-closest competitors are Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker and Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) at 8 percent each. Sen. Marco Rubio (R-Fla.) and former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush are tied for fifth place with 6 percent support each. After them is Carly Fiorina...
  • Iowa poll: Trump, Carson Lead GOP Race

    08/29/2015 4:49:35 PM PDT · by Helicondelta · 22 replies
    politico.com ^ | 08/29/15 | KEVIN ROBILLARD
    The outsider, non-politician duo of Donald Trump and Ben Carson continue to lead the Republican field in Iowa and are the only candidates in double digits among the 17-person field, according to a poll released Saturday night. Trump, the billionaire businessman and entertainer, leads the pack with 23 percent of the vote in the Iowa Poll, conducted by Ann Selzer for the Des Moines Register and Bloomberg. Carson, a retired neurosurgeon, has 18 percent. Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker and Texas Sen. Ted Cruz each polled at 8 percent.
  • Cruz Releases First Round of Iowa County Chairs

    08/28/2015 12:15:50 PM PDT · by Isara · 6 replies
    TedCruz.org ^ | 08/28/15
    HOUSTON, Texas — Following the recent publication of the second round of Statewide Leadership Team members, the Cruz for President Campaign today released its first round of Iowa County Chairs.“Our Iowa team continues to demonstrate the strength and diversity of support we are seeing in Iowa and across the country,” said Sen. Cruz. “I’m encouraged by the fact that, as this first round of county chairs indicates, our team is made up of both seasoned veterans and energetic newcomers to the political process.”Today’s release gives a first look at the county level organization being built by the Cruz campaign in...
  • That Time Donald Trump Had A Meeting With DREAMers And Said "You Convinced Me" On Immigration

    08/28/2015 8:06:21 AM PDT · by Laissez-faire capitalist · 112 replies
    BuzzFeedNews ^ | 8/26/2015 | Adrian Carrasquillo
    Two years ago, Trump met with immigration activists who told them their stories and asked for his support on immigration. "You convinced me" Trump said as the meeting ended. Donald Trump with Antonia Tijerino, Estuardo Rodriguez, and DREAMer activists at his office in 2013. Courtesy Estuardo Rodriguez On an August day two years ago, Donald Trump was in a much different place: He was just a billionaire with the simple goal of connecting his beauty pageant business with the upcoming Hispanic Heritage Awards. So at his New York penthouse office atop Trump Tower, he convened a meeting. Trump ushered in...
  • Quinnipiac poll: Joe Biden stronger against GOP than Hillary Clinton

    08/27/2015 10:10:49 AM PDT · by Laissez-faire capitalist · 51 replies
    CBS News ^ | 8/27/2015 (5 hours ago) | Staff
    A new poll shows Joe Biden performing a little better than Hillary Clinton against the leading GOP candidates in a general election matchup, and his favorability is better than that of any candidate - Democrat or Republican. Quinnipiac University's national poll [link at URL], released Thursday, finds that Clinton remains the Democratic frontrunner with 45%, but her lead over Bernie Sanders has slipped by 10 percentage points. sanders has 22 percent, and Biden comes in third at 18 percent. ... On the Republican side, Trump broadened his lead - he's now at 28 percent, with Ben Carson trailing at 12...
  • How Republicans Can Win Back Conservatives - Passing the emotional purity test

    08/26/2015 11:13:50 PM PDT · by Cincinatus' Wife · 86 replies
    Front Page ^ | August 26, 2015 | Daniel Greenfield
    The GOP is panicking. And it should be. Conservatives are sending an angry unambiguous message to the party. The message can be read not only in the rise of Donald Trump, but also in the rise of Ben Carson. Republican voters are choosing candidates who don’t talk or seem like politicians. They have lost all faith in the Republican Party. And it’s hard to blame them. Conservatives poured time, energy and money into a party that promised to counter Obama and take back America. The GOP controls both houses of Congress and conservatives have nothing to show for it. Support...
  • A Mexican immigrant explains why she supports Trump

    08/26/2015 11:08:38 PM PDT · by entropy12 · 15 replies
    Business Insider ^ | August 26, 2015 | Adam Banicki
    This woman was born in Mexico and legally immigrated to the US. At a panel hosted by Republican pollster Frank Luntz, she explained why she supports Donald Trump and his proposed wall.
  • Jorge Ramos to Megyn Kelly on Trump: ‘He tried to silence me’

    08/26/2015 9:34:34 PM PDT · by WilliamIII · 135 replies
    Fusion ^ | Aug 26 2015 | Fusion
    Fusion’s Jorge Ramos appeared on Fox News Channel’s The Kelly File Wednesday evening to talk about his forced removal from Donald Trump’s press conference in Dubuque, Iowa on Tuesday. Ramos went to ask Trump about his immigration proposals, and specifically, how he plans on deporting 11 million undocumented immigrants. “The only thing that I wanted to do was to ask a question,” Ramos told host Megyn Kelly. “He tried to silence me and in this country you cannot do that. I’m a citizen, I’m an immigrant, I’m a reporter. And I have the right in this country to ask any...
  • Ricky Martin Pens Powerful Takedown of Donald Trump: "Enough Is Enough!"

    08/26/2015 9:34:08 PM PDT · by ScottWalkerForPresident2016 · 89 replies
    Cosmopolitan ^ | 08/26/2015 | Rebecca Rose
    "The fact that an individual like Donald Trump, a candidate for the presidency of the United States for the Republican party, has the audacity to continue to gratuitously harass the Latin community makes my blood boil," Ricky wrote. "When did this character assume he could make comments that are racist, absurd, and above all incoherent and ignorant about us Latinos?" He went on to write Trump's intentions were transparent: "Basically tell barbarities and lies to remain relevant in the public opinion, for votes or simply to stay on the media's radar." But it was the attack on Ramos, "one of...
  • Donald Trump -vs- The Decepticons – The Fight Against The Media….

    08/26/2015 9:32:02 PM PDT · by Amntn · 57 replies
    The Conservative Treehouse ^ | 8/26/15 | Sundance
    Anyone who is viewing the battle between Donald Trump and Megyn Kelly as a representative battle of thin-skinned ego is entirely missing the point.
  • Donald Trump impersonates Asian negotiators

    08/26/2015 8:38:48 PM PDT · by WilliamIII · 41 replies
    CNN ^ | August 26 2015 | Jeff Simon,
    In a speech in Iowa on Tuesday night, Republican presidential frontrunner Donald Trump -- who has regularly promoted his negotiating skills as a selling point for his presidency -- used broken English to briefly impersonate Asian negotiators. "When these people walk into the room, they don't say, 'Oh hello, how's the weather? It's so beautiful outside. How are the Yankees doing? They're doing wonderful, that's great," Trump said, to some laughter from the crowd. "They say, 'We want deal!'"
  • Dan Rather 'Suspicious' Trump and Fox Are Faking Feud

    08/26/2015 7:21:12 PM PDT · by governsleastgovernsbest · 60 replies
    NewsBusters ^ | Mark Finkelstein
    When it comes to fake news stories, if anyone's an expert it's Dan Rather . . . The disgraced former CBS News anchor has a new twist on the vast right-wing conspiracy. Instead of plotting against poor innocents like Bill and Hillary, those conspiratorial conservatives are now creating phony feuds among themselves! On Rachel Maddow's show tonight, Rather declared himself "suspicious" about the battle between Donald Trump and Fox News, suggesting that Trump and Roger Ailes might have "gotten together and planned out" the feud for their mutual benefit. View the video here.
  • George F. Will: The havoc Trump wreaks

    08/26/2015 7:14:29 PM PDT · by E. Pluribus Unum · 137 replies
    MercuryNews.com ^ | 08/26/2015 | George F. Will
    WASHINGTON -- Every sulfurous belch from the molten interior of the volcanic Trump phenomenon injures the chances of a Republican presidency. After Donald Trump finishes plastering a snarling face on conservatism, any Republican nominee will face a dauntingly steep climb to reach even the paltry numbers that doomed Mitt Romney. It is perhaps quixotic to try to distract Trump's supporters with facts, which their leader, who is no stickler for dignity, considers beneath him. Still, consider these: The white percentage of the electorate has been shrinking for decades and will be about 2 points smaller in 2016 than in 2012....
  • Jorge Ramos Is an Immigration Activist Posing as a Reporter

    08/26/2015 7:05:25 PM PDT · by markomalley · 33 replies
    National Review ^ | 8/26/15 | Ian Tuttle
    Donald Trump might not have paid for that microphone, but he sure as hell owned it. At a press conference in Iowa on Tuesday, Trump had barely reached the podium before Jorge Ramos, superstar anchor for Spanish-language network Univision, began interrogating him about his immigration platform. Trump, who already had called on a different journalist for the first question, told Ramos to be quiet and wait his turn. Ramos refused: “I have the right to ask a question,” he declared. At a nod from The Donald, security escorted Ramos from the room. (video at link) Jorge Ramos may be the...
  • Jorge Ramos Makes the Case for Donald Trump

    08/26/2015 7:00:13 PM PDT · by 11th_VA · 46 replies
    nysenate.gov ^ | 26 Aug 2015 | Senator Rev. Rubén Díaz District 32 Bronx County, New York
    You should know that last night, during Donald Trump’s press conference in Dubuque, Iowa there was a confrontation between Univision reporter Jorge Ramos and US Presidential Candidate Donald Trump. After watching that interview, I believe that Jorge Ramos’ actions were an embarrassment to Hispanics, immigrants, reporters and to Univision. We all know that Donald Trump has become #1 in the polls because when he talks about immigration, he stirs a sentiment that resonates with many Americans who think that immigrants come here to take cover, be macho men, and enjoy the rights without respect, and do whatever they want to...
  • Ricky Martin Speaks Out Against Donald Trump, Defends Jorge Ramos

    08/26/2015 6:21:44 PM PDT · by Red Steel · 29 replies
    Jezebel ^ | 8/26/15 8:45pm | Marie Lodi
    Following yesterday’s incident in which longtime Univision news anchor and Fusion TV host Jorge Ramos was ejected from a Donald Trump news conference, singer Ricky Martin has penned an op-ed defending Ramos and calling for an end to the attacks against Latinos. The piece was published on Univision and translated to English via Billboard. Martin begins by calling out Trump’s gratuitous harassments against the Latin community. From the beginning his intention was transparent: basically tell barbarities and lies to remain relevant in the public opinion, for votes or simply to stay on the media’s radar. Yesterday’s episode against journalist Jorge...
  • CBO: Deficit, Public Debt to Double Over Next 10 Years

    08/26/2015 5:29:09 PM PDT · by markomalley · 16 replies
    Washington Free Beacon ^ | 8/26/15 | Ali Meyer
    The deficit is estimated to more than double in 10 years, which is projected to push debt held by the public up to 77 percent as a percentage of Gross Domestic Product (GDP), according to Congressional Budget Office (CBO) estimates.Despite an anticipated rise in tax collection, the CBO predicts that the government will continue to spend outside of its means. The CBO warns that later in the coming decade, growth in government spending will “outstrip” growth in the economy.According to the CBO, by the end of this year, federal revenues are expected to climb to $3.3 trillion—or 18.2 percent of...
  • In taking on Jorge Ramos, Donald Trump may have picked the wrong media star

    08/26/2015 5:06:15 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 70 replies
    The Los Angeles Times ^ | August 26, 2015 | Christine Mai-Duc
    In his latest showdown, Donald Trump ordered Univision anchor Jorge Ramos out of a news conference Tuesday, telling him to “go back to Univision.” Ramos, who like Trump is known for his confrontational style, didn’t back down until he was escorted out of the room by security. Eventually, Ramos was invited back, where he sparred with Trump over the Republican candidate’s immigration proposals. Trump has had some high-profile tiffs with media figures recently, battling publicly with Fox News Channel anchor Megyn Kelly, and on Tuesday with the network’s chairman, Roger Ailes. But prodding Ramos, who has been called the Spanish-language...
  • Watch: Jorge Ramos Can’t Contain His Hate For Donald Trump

    08/25/2015 12:17:31 PM PDT · by Kevin in California · 28 replies
    Daily Surge ^ | 08-25-2015
    The all-amnesty-all-the-time Univision anchor accused Donald Trump of “spreading hate” whenever he talks about his immigration policy on the campaign trial.
  • Jorge Ramos: ‘I’ve Never Ceased to Be Mexican and I Vote in Elections in Both Countries”

    08/26/2015 10:11:05 AM PDT · by Hojczyk · 95 replies
    Gateway Pundit ^ | August 26,2015 | Jim Hoft
    Now this… Ramos made the TIME Magazine 100 most influential list. The Mexican-American is a committed open borders leftist. His daughter works for the Hillary Clinton campaign. Jorge Ramos also confessed that he still votes in both Mexico and America. I’ve never ceased to be Mexican. I have two passports, and I vote in elections in both countries. I’m deeply proud of this privileged duality. The best thing about America is its embrace of diversity. The worst thing about America, of course, is the racist and xenophobic attitudes that tend to emerge now and then — Arizona’s anti-immigrant laws, for...
  • Extreme activist Jorge Ramos discloses his daughter works for Hillary,

    08/26/2015 2:30:31 PM PDT · by Impala64ssa · 23 replies
    BizPac Review ^ | 8/26/15
    ... pretends to be credible journalist Univision news anchor, journalist and hardcore advocate of American citizenship for everyone, Jorge Ramos disclosed in a note that daughter, Paola, is working with Team Hillary on Clinton’s 2016 presidential campaign: As journalists the most important thing we have is our credibility and integrity. We maintain that, in part, through transparency with our audience, our colleagues and our critics. That is why I am disclosing that my daughter, Paola, has accepted a position working with Hillary Clinton’s presidential campaign. As a father, I am very proud that she has decided to actively participate in...
  • SURPRISE! Jorge Ramos’s daughter works for Hillary campaign

    08/26/2015 6:44:29 AM PDT · by COUNTrecount · 50 replies
    American Mirror ^ | August 26, 2015 | Kyle Olson
    Jorge Ramos, the amnesty activist moonlighting as a Univision and Fusion journalist, revealed in June that his daughter is an employee of the Hillary Clinton campaign. Ramos Hillary Credit: Instagram/Jorge Ramos In a statement on the Fusion website, Ramos wrote: As journalists the most important thing we have is our credibility and integrity. We maintain that, in part, through transparency with our audience, our colleagues and our critics. That is why I am disclosing that my daughter, Paola, has accepted a position working with Hillary Clinton’s presidential campaign. As a father, I am very proud that she has decided to...
  • Jorge Ramos Discloses Daughter Works For Hillary Clinton’s Presidential Campaign

    08/25/2015 8:38:29 PM PDT · by jimbo123 · 61 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 6/21/15 | Breitbart News
    Jorge Ramos, host of the Fusion Network show America with Jorge Ramos, disclosed Friday that his daughter Paola has signed up as an employee of Hillary Clinton’s 2016 presidential campaign. In a statement posted to Fusion’s website, Ramos expressed pride for his daughter but insisted his family connection would not affect his objectivity as a journalist: As journalists the most important thing we have is our credibility and integrity. We maintain that, in part, through transparency with our audience, our colleagues and our critics. That is why I am disclosing that my daughter, Paola, has accepted a position working with...
  • When the Entire Democratic Party Was Like Donald Trump

    08/26/2015 3:41:36 PM PDT · by South40 · 6 replies
    Reason ^ | 26 AUG 2015 | Matt Welch
    Here's your who-said-it of the day: [W]e must remain a nation of laws. We cannot tolerate illegal immigration and we must stop it. For years […], Washington talked tough but failed to act….[O]ur borders might as well not have existed. The border was under-patrolled, and what patrols there were, were under-equipped. Drugs flowed freely. Illegal immigration was rampant. Criminal immigrants, deported after committing crimes in America, returned the very next day to commit crimes again. OK, so the headline gives it away, but that's the Democratic Party's official platform for 1996. Mirroring that year's Republican platform, which was arguably the...
  • Ramos: My "right" to talk over other reporters and ask Trump grandstanding questions was trampled

    08/26/2015 11:14:54 AM PDT · by nhwingut · 90 replies
    HotAir ^ | 08/26/205 | AllahPundit
    Is that headline not a fair characterization of what he’s saying here? In what sense was his “right” to question Trump at that moment any greater than any other reporter’s? He says at one point in passing in the clip below, “I thought it was my turn,” but that’s obviously not true. Go watch the video from last night if you haven’t seen it already. Ramos starts speaking as Trump is stepping to the mic, before Trump can so much as look at him. Trump calls on another reporter and Ramos just keeps going. What he wants to say is...
  • Univision anchor: Trump fight is 'personal' (Dual Citizenship Jorge)

    08/26/2015 10:59:44 AM PDT · by Kid Shelleen · 65 replies
    The Hill ^ | 08/26/2015 | Mark Hensch
    Univision anchor Jorge Ramos said on Wednesday that he is offended by GOP presidential candidate Donald Trump’s rhetoric concerning immigration. Ramos added that he wants an interview with the outspoken billionaire so he can challenge his policy stances over the issue. “This is very important to the Hispanic community,” he told host Chris Cuomo on CNN’s “New Day.” “This is also personal. “It is extreme what he is saying about immigrants in this country,” added Ramos, who has dual citizenship with both the U.S. and Mexico. “This is not just his country. It is our country, too.”
  • Hispanic Woman Commentator Gives BEST DEFENSE of Donald Trump EVER! (VIDEO)

    08/26/2015 10:37:25 AM PDT · by GoneSalt · 15 replies
    YouTube ^ | 8/25/2015 | jim Hoft
    Real Estate mogul and TV personality Katrina Campins just gave the best defense of Donald Trump's immigration plan EVER! Campins was on CNN after Trump's Iowa appearance.
  • The Magic Of Donald Trump On Display In Iowa

    08/26/2015 10:10:17 AM PDT · by Jane Long · 21 replies
    CBN News ^ | August 26, 2015 | David Brody
    Hey Jorge Ramos: I’m sure the Trump campaign wants to send you a thank you card and a fruit basket. What’s the best address? At a press conference in Iowa Tuesday night, the Univision “reporter” (quotes intended) tried his best to put Donald Trump on the spot regarding his immigration policies but guess what? It totally backfired. Look, by the now many of you have seen the video of Ramos being escorted out of the room by security after trying to ask his immigration question. Some may say that approach was unnecessary but let’s look at the facts. First of...
  • MIKA: ‘LIKE FOX’ RAMOS WAS LECTURING TRUMP, NOT ASKING QUESTIONS

    08/26/2015 8:33:24 AM PDT · by Hojczyk · 38 replies
    Breitbart ^ | August 26,2015 | IAN HANCHETT
    85 On Wednesday, MSNBC’s “Morning Joe” co-host Mika Brzezinski said that “Just like Fox” Univision and Fusion anchor Jorge Ramos was lecturing GOP presidential candidate Donald Trump, not asking him questions. After fellow co-host former Republican Congressman Joe Scarborough stated, “he gave a lecture, he wasn’t asking a question. And i don’t know what politician would have been — actually I wouldn’t have been that patient with him. I would have said, ‘You got a question?'” Brzezinski added, “Just like Fox, the debate.” Panelist Mike Barnicle added that Ramos was engaging in a “debate” with Trump, not a Q&A. Scarborough...
  • Donald Trump: Jorge Ramos 'like a madman' - Candidate has Univision reporter escorted out

    08/26/2015 8:15:25 AM PDT · by E. Pluribus Unum · 30 replies
    CNN via WMUR.com ^ | 08/26/2015 | Jeremy Diamond CNN
    WASHINGTON (CNN) —Donald Trump on Wednesday refused to give an inch, not to the media at large and especially not to Univision's Jorge Ramos, whom he had escorted out of a press conference the night before. "I will tell you, he was totally out of line last night....He stood up and started ranting and raving like a madman," Trump said Wednesday morning of Ramos on NBC's "Today Show." Ramos and Trump sparred Tuesday night over Trump's illegal immigration policies after Ramos was ejected for trying to ask a question without being called on. Ramos has said he had been trying...
  • Hispanic Woman Commentator Gives BEST DEFENSE of Donald Trump EVER! (VIDEO)

    08/26/2015 7:06:44 AM PDT · by Hojczyk · 12 replies
    Gateway Pundit ^ | August 25, 2014 | Jim Hoft
    “As an American I feel frustrated because people are losing sight of what Donald Trump is trying to say. What he’s saying is, people should come to this country legally. And I know about that process very well because my husband is going through it right now and it’s extremely expensive. So there’s more incentive for people to come over to this country illegally. So all he’s saying is, let’s make the process to come here easier and less expensive so there’s more incentive to do that. When people cross the border who are not supposed to be here, let’s...
  • Univision's Jorge Ramos: Journalists Must 'Denounce' Trump's 'Dangerous Words'

    08/26/2015 4:56:56 AM PDT · by jimbo123 · 99 replies
    NPR ^ | 8/26/15 | EYDER PERALTA
    Jorge Ramos, one of the most influential journalists in the United States, says he had never been thrown out of a press conference before GOP presidential candidate Donald Trump did so last night. "This is the first time," the news anchor told his network. "It's never happened anywhere in the world. I've never been forcibly removed from a press conference or an interview."
  • Confronted by Jorge Ramos [Trump:"I have a bigger heart than you, I want them to become legal"]

    08/26/2015 12:46:02 AM PDT · by Cincinatus' Wife · 129 replies
    CNN Video ^ | August 25, 2015
    When Jorge Ramos [Univision] is invited back after being escorted out because he wouldn't stop interrupting, he and Donald Trump had an interesting exchange. Be sure to watch. 4:48 Video: Donald Trump Confronted by Univision Jorge Ramos at Iowa Press Before Rally Speech " Donald Trump explains that he will get rid of the gangs [which is the only group he says he will deport (if you've read it) in his plan] and then says to Ramos, "You're going to like this," "I will be humane" "I want them to come back" because "I have a bigger heart than you"...
  • Donald Trump kicked TV’s most influential Latino newsman out of a press conference

    Donald Trump, derider of Mexican illegal immigrants, insulter of POWs and GOP front-runner, kicked journalist Jorge Ramos out of a press conference Tuesday evening. The billionaire later allowed Ramos back into the press conference, where the two engaged in several lengthy exchanges that dominated the remainder of the event. But none of those exchanges provided the moment that will be repeated in endless loops on cable TV, shared on social media and discussed in Hispanic TV-watching households across the country.The lasting image will be that of Ramos -- who serves as Univision's lead anchor and is effectively one of the (if not...
  • Trump vs. Jorge Ramos on Birthright Citizenship, Wall:

    08/25/2015 4:43:04 PM PDT · by mandaladon · 49 replies
    Real Clear Politics ^ | 25 Aug 2015
    Trump vs. Jorge Ramos on Birthright Citizenship, Wall: "Building A Building That's 95 Stories Tall" More Difficult full title Univision anchor Jorge Ramos took on Donald Trump at a press conference held by the Republican presidential candidate in Dubuque, Iowa on Tuesday evening. The two went head to head for five minutes over birthright citizenship, how Trump would build a wall, how he would deport illegal immigrants and more. Trump fought back against Ramos and attempted to get him to acknowledge crime committed by illegal immigrants. Earlier, Ramos was ejected from the presser for stepping out of turn. Ramos asked...
  • Donald Trump Kicks Univision Anchor Out of Event

    08/25/2015 4:19:48 PM PDT · by Islander7 · 106 replies
    Variety ^ | Aug 25, 2105 | Maane Khatchatourian
    Univision anchor Jorge Ramos was thrown out of a Donald Trump event on Tuesday when he tried to ask the GOP presidential candidate a question. Ramos, who recently accused Trump of “spreading hate” over his controversial remarks on immigration, was immediately removed from the early evening press conference by security in Iowa.
  • Donald Trump Throws Univision Anchor Jorge Ramos Out of Campaign Event

    08/25/2015 4:03:07 PM PDT · by jimbo123 · 81 replies
    The Wrap ^ | 8/25/15 | Joe Otterson
    Univision anchor Jorge Ramos was escorted from a Donald Trump campaign event by security on Tuesday. The Spanish-language anchor attempted to ask Trump a question, to which Trump responded, “You haven’t been called.” He then told Ramos, “Go back to Univision.” More to come…
  • ‘Go Back to Univision!': Trump Has Jorge Ramos Thrown Out of Iowa Press Conference

    08/25/2015 4:14:49 PM PDT · by E. Pluribus Unum · 76 replies
    Mediaite ^ | August 25th, 2015 | Matt Wilstein
    Donald Trump’s press conference in Dubuque, Iowa went off the rails fast on Tuesday night when Univision anchor Jorge Ramos started questioning the candidate even though he had not been specifically called on by him. “Excuse me, sit down, you weren’t called. Sit down!” Trump shouted at Ramos as he protested, “I have the right to ask a question.”“No you don’t, go back to Univision,” Trump replied, attempting to call on another reporter in the room. At that point, security physically removed Ramos from the room. Moments later, another reporter confronted Trump about Ramos’ removal. “I don’t believe I ever...
  • Jorge Ramos attempts to re-define "Journalism."

    08/26/2015 10:01:33 AM PDT · by Roy Mad Dog Earle · 35 replies
    NPR ^ | August 26, 2015 | Eyder Peralta
    "My job as a journalist is to ask questions from the powerful, and that's what we tried to do," Ramos said, adding that he had on various previous occasions tried to set up an interview with the presidential candidate. (Trump posted a picture of a handwritten note from Ramos to his Instagram account. The note included Ramos' phone number.) In an interview with ABC, Ramos said that another responsibility of being a journalist is to "denounce" the "dangerous words and extreme behavior of Donald Trump." Ramos was asked what he would say to critics who say he is more of...
  • Jorge Ramos: Donald Trump 'Absolutely' Gave The Order To Eject Me From Press Conference

    08/26/2015 9:53:54 AM PDT · by Laissez-faire capitalist · 107 replies
    ABC News ^ | 8/26/2015 | Katie Kindelan and Michael Falcone
    News anchor Jorge Ramos, who works for Univision and Fusion, was thrown out of a press conference with Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump in Iowa Tuesday night after trying to ask questions about immigration. "You haven't been called...go back to Univision," Trump told Ramos before a security guard forcibly removed him. (Ramos later returned and was able to pose questions to Trump). ... Do You Think Trump Was Directing The Security Guard To Take You Out? "Absolutely. He was in control of the press conference. It is very clear with his body language that he was giving orders and I...
  • Rick Perry's former chairman Sam Clovis has signed on to Donald Trump's campaign...<tr>

    08/26/2015 9:04:30 AM PDT · by RoosterRedux · 24 replies
    dailymail.co.uk ^ | Belinda Robinson
    Texas Governor Rick Perry's former chairman Sam Clovis has joined forces with Donald Trump as the race to become the Republican Party's presidential nominee got its first defection last night. Clovis, an influential Conservative activist, college professor and talk-show host is now a member of Trump's team. In a sign that the GOP front-runner is being taken seriously on the campaign trail, Clovis, has become national co-chair and senior policy adviser for the Property tycoon turned politician. Earlier this week, Clovis quit the Perry campaign, after hinting that it was facing a host of difficulties. The Trump campaign relished announcing...
  • CNN Panel Likens Trump-Ramos Exchange To Reagan's 1980 "I Paid For This Microphone" Moment

    08/26/2015 3:25:21 AM PDT · by Biggirl · 58 replies
    Breitbart.com ^ | August 26, 2015 | Jeff Poor
    On Tuesday’s “CNN Tonight,” host Don Lemon reacted to an exchange between GOP front-runner Donald Trump and Univision’s Jorge Ramos, who was in attendance at a press conference Trump was conducting before a Dubuque, IA rally. Lemon likened that moment to Ronald Reagan’s famous “I paid for this microphone” moment in Nashua, NH in February 1980, prior to the 1980 election’s New Hampshire primary.
  • Ann Coulter At Trump Rally: "God Hasn't Given Up On America Yet"

    08/25/2015 7:36:25 PM PDT · by Biggirl · 40 replies
    Breitbart.com ^ | August 25, 2015 | Pam Key
    Tuesday evening in Iowa, conservative author of “Adios America,” Ann Coulter introduced Republican front-runner Donald Trump at his campaign event.
  • UPDATE: Seats filling up at Trump campaign event in Dubuque

    08/25/2015 3:59:27 PM PDT · by conservative98 · 23 replies
    THOnline ^ | August 25, 2015 | William Garbe and Stephanie Kelly
    UPDATE Doors have opened at Grand River Center for Donald Trump’s “Make America Great Again Rally,” where seats are filling up.
  • Oof: Chairman of Rick Perry’s Iowa campaign quits — and joins Team Trump

    08/25/2015 5:36:24 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 30 replies
    Hot Air ^ | August 25, 2015 | Allahpundit
    At this rate, itÂ’s hard to believe he wonÂ’t be the first mid-major candidate out of the race. His fundraising has been so poor, thanks in part to Ted Cruz soaking up lots of Texas money, that Perry had to temporarily stop paying his staff two weeks ago. The moneyÂ’s since started flowing again as the campaign has begun to outsource operations to his Super PAC, which has plenty of dough in the bank, but thereÂ’s no getting around the perception that heÂ’s struggling. With good reason: HeÂ’s currently at 1.3 percent in RCPÂ’s poll average in Iowa. He hasnÂ’t...
  • Live Thread: Donald Trump – Speech- Rally – Live Stream – Dubuque Iowa – 8/25/2015

    08/25/2015 4:26:09 PM PDT · by conservative98 · 51 replies
    TRUMPGASM ^ | August 25, 2015
    HERE: http://www.mediaite.com/online/watch-live-donald-trump-and-ann-coulter-hold-rally-in-iowa/
  • Exclusive-Ann Coulter To Introduce Donald Trump In Iowa

    08/25/2015 9:51:44 AM PDT · by Biggirl · 37 replies
    Breitbart.com ^ | August 25, 2015 | Mathew Boyle
    Eleven-time New York Times bestselling author Ann Coulter will introduce 2016 GOP frontrunner Donald Trump at a rally in Iowa on Tuesday, Breitbart News has learned exclusively. “This is the first time I’ve thought there was hope for our country again since Nov. 7, 2012,” Coulter said in an email to Breitbart News when asked why she is introducing Trump.
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    08/25/2015 7:42:36 AM PDT · by Morgana · 9 replies
    Life News ^ | Sarah Zagorski Aug 25, 2015
    In Iowa, 41 House and Senate Republican have called on Attorney General Tom Miller to investigate the activities of abortion facilities in the state. The pro-life lawmakers said their request comes in response to eight undercover videos exposing Planned Parenthood’s organ harvesting business. Their hope is that Miller will determine “whether any relevant laws were broken by abortion providers in the state.” In a letter to Miller, the lawmakers said, “As it is the responsibility of the Department of Justice to ensure abortion providers in the State of Iowa are following applicable laws, we respectfully urge you to investigate current...