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  • How Hillary Clinton Might Actually Win In N.H., Even Though She Lost Big

    02/10/2016 7:19:57 PM PST · by Enlightened1 · 21 replies
    NPR ^ | 02/10/16 | Danielle Kurtzleben
    Bernie Sanders delivered the second-biggest rout in New Hampshire Democratic primary history last night, besting Hillary Clinton by 22 percentage points. That's important, because it hands him a crushing victory, lots of momentum and money to help him staff up for a potentially long fight against Clinton. And with that huge win, one might think that Sanders would end up with the majority of delegates. But Clinton may very well wind up with more of them (or at least be closer in the delegate count than the proportion of the vote total). Here's why: There were 24 delegates to...
  • NH Primary: More Voters Vote Republican than Democrat (284,120 vs. 250,983) R+33K

    02/10/2016 5:48:06 PM PST · by NYRepublican72 · 17 replies
    WMUR ^ | 2/10/2016 | Self
    Raw Totals Republicans Trump, Donald 100,406 35% Kasich, John 44,909 16% Cruz, Ted 33,189 12% Bush, Jeb 31,310 11% Rubio, Marco 30,032 11% Christie, Chris 21,069 7% Fiorina, Carly 11,706 4% Carson, Ben 6,509 2% Paul, Rand 1,900 1% Other 3,090 1% Raw Totals Democrats Sanders, Bernie 151,584 60% Clinton, Hillary 95,252 38% Other 4,147 2%
  • Bernie Sanders Asked to Drop American Legion Emblem from Campaign

    02/10/2016 5:40:56 PM PST · by DogByte6RER · 14 replies
    KVAL.com ^ | MONDAY, FEBRUARY 8TH 2016 | KVAL.com
    Bernie Sanders asked to drop American Legion emblem from campaign The American Legion has asked the campaign of Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders to "cease and desist" from using the organization's emblem in campaign fliers. The American Legion wrote to Sanders' Senate office that it did not have permission to use the emblem in his campaign fliers. Sanders' campaign didn't immediately return a request seeking comment. The American Legion has twice complained to Sanders officials since Jan. 22 about the use of the emblem in campaign materials. A Feb. 1 letter from the American Legion obtained by The Associated Press...
  • Vermin Supreme Is Getting More Votes In New Hampshire Than Jim Gilmore

    02/10/2016 5:24:18 PM PST · by Clintonfatigued · 17 replies
    Buzzfeed ^ | February 10, 2016 | CJ Ciaramella
    Presidential candidate Vermin Supreme, who is known for wearing a rubber boot on his head, currently has received more write-in votes in the New Hampshire primary than former Virginia Gov. Jim Gilmore. Supreme, whose campaign platform includes compulsory tooth-brushing and giving every American a free pony, has received 229 votes for the Democratic nomination with 86% of precincts reporting. Gilmore, who served as a county prosecutor and state attorney general before becoming governor of Virginia, currently has received 120 votes for the Republican nomination with 85% of precincts reporting.
  • Cruz Scolds Obama: 'Stop Protecting China'

    02/10/2016 4:59:13 PM PST · by GodGunsGuts · 10 replies
    Washington Free Beacon ^ | February 10, 2016 | Morgan Chalfant
    Sen. Ted Cruz (R., Texas) directed President Obama to "stop protecting China" in order to more effectively respond to hostile actions from North Korea. Cruz, a presidential candidate, penned the letter to Obama Wednesday to express concern with his policy of "strategic patience" toward North Korea. Earlier, the Texas senator announced that he would vote in favor of legislation that would impose nuclear weapons-related sanctions in North Korea, which is expected to gain passage in the Senate. Cruz outlined several means of more effectively responding to aggressive actions from North Korea, which over the weekend launched a long-range rocket and...
  • Establishment Declares Jeb Bush Is Making a Comeback After He Spent $36 Million for 4th Place

    02/10/2016 12:07:11 PM PST · by Michael van der Galien · 14 replies
    PJ Media ^ | 02-10-2016 | Michael van der Galien
    Can you believe this? One longtime Rubio supporter who backs Bush faulted Rubio’s campaign for the slip-up. He said they drove Rubio too hard and too long and he didn’t have enough sleep. In the days before New Hampshire primary, Rubio struggled to find his footing coming off as subdued and tired during some of his final campaign stops. Rubio also repeated himself, again, this time about family values in his last campaign rally in Nashua, N.H., before the primary. “It was the pace. He couldn’t keep up,” the source said. “And then they doubled-down on it – tripled and...
  • Gowdy: Trump Tapped Into Anger,But "Marco Is Our Best Chance To Win"

    02/10/2016 12:02:49 PM PST · by Biggirl · 55 replies
    Breitbart.com ^ | February 10, 2016 | Pam Key
    Wednesday on Fox News Channel’s “America’s Newsroom,” Rep. Rep. Trey Gowdy (R-SC) said while Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump has “tapped into a legitimate frustration and anger,” his opponent Sen. Sen. Marco Rubio (R-FL) is the GOP’s “best chance to win” in the general election.
  • Like It or Not, After New Hampshire, It’s a Two Man Race Between Trump and Cruz

    02/10/2016 11:50:54 AM PST · by SoConPubbie · 26 replies
    Right Wing News ^ | February 10, 2016 | John Hawkins
    Since the modern primary system kicked in back in 76, no Republican has won without taking Iowa or New Hampshire. Since Cruz took Iowa and Trump was expected to take New Hampshire, that put Rubio in a difficult position.However, Rubio’s team had an answer for that: 3rd in IA, 2nd in NH and 1st in SC. It hadn’t been done that way on the Republican side, but that did seem like a plausible path to the nomination.Unfortunately, Rubio’s 5th place finish in NH means both Jeb and Kasich will stay in and split the establishment vote. It also means Rubio...
  • Despite N.H. primary loss, Clinton has 394 delegates to Sanders' 42

    02/10/2016 11:39:23 AM PST · by McGruff · 60 replies
    WJLA ^ | February 10, 2015
    Bernie Sanders will win at least 13 of the Democratic delegates in New Hampshire and Hillary Clinton will win at least nine. Two delegates haven't yet been allocated. In the overall race for delegates, Clinton has 394, thanks in large part to endorsements from superdelegates party officials who can support the candidate of their choice. Sanders has 42 delegates.
  • Jeb-mentum! Marco Rubio's disastrous New Hampshire performance leaves Jeb Bush in a happier place

    02/10/2016 11:59:46 AM PST · by jimbo123 · 11 replies
    Salon ^ | 2/10/16 | SIMON MALOY
    -snip- Bush is a massive threat to Rubio now. Don't get me wrong - Jeb did not do particularly well in New Hampshire either. Fourth place is no great achievement, especially when you consider how much money Bush spent in order to turn in that mediocre finish. In the context of this bizarre race, however, Jeb did himself a lot of favors by finishing 0.5 percent ahead of Rubio. His campaign has been an expensive disappointment up to this point, but now he can make the pitch to wary donors and Republican establishment types that he stuck with it, fought...
  • Cruz Mocks...Fox: 'Looking Forward' to 'Wall-to-Wall Coverage' of My Third-Place Finish

    02/10/2016 1:45:02 PM PST · by GodGunsGuts · 33 replies
    Breitbart ^ | February 10, 2016 | Jeff Poor
    Full Title: Cruz Mocks Fox News' Reporting on Rubio: 'Looking Forward' to 'Wall-to-Wall Coverage' of My Third-Place Finish Wednesday at an event in Myrtle Beach, SC, Republican presidential hopeful responded to a question about a statement he had made about his competitor Sen. Marco Rubio (R-FL)79% coming off of a third-place finish in Iowa a week earlier. Cruz had said "bronze was the new gold." But after coming off his own third-place finish in New Hampshire, Cruz took a jab at Fox News for its coverage of third-place finishers by seemingly mocking it as he said he was looking forward...
  • The Biggest Winner from New Hampshire Was Hillary Clinton

    02/10/2016 1:30:15 PM PST · by SeekAndFind · 44 replies
    Red State ^ | 02/10/2016 | Leon H. Wolf
    This is not one of those stupid, contrarian takes where I'm saying something just for shock value just to get clicks. Make no mistakes – Hillary Clinton may have lost by about 20 points last night, but she emerged from New Hampshire as the biggest winner of the night, and it was not close. Let's make one thing clear: Hillary Clinton does not give a crap about Bernie Sanders, or about losing this election tonight. Bernie Sanders wins one group of voters in the Democrat party: white liberals. Moving forward through Super Tuesday, those voters will be extremely hard to...
  • Jeb Bush energized, swinging at Donald Trump in South Carolina

    02/10/2016 11:02:28 AM PST · by jimbo123 · 55 replies
    Washington Times ^ | 2/10/16 | S.A. Miller
    Jazzed by a fourth-place finish in the New Hampshire primary, Republican presidential candidate Jeb Bush opened his campaign for the next contest in South Carolina by taking repeated shots at front-runner Donald Trump. Mr. Bush accused the billionaire real estate mogul and reality TV star of being a divisive figure just like President Obama and slammed him for declaring bankruptcy four times for his business ventures. "I'm giving you a reality-based answer not a realty-TV answer," Mr. Bush told the crowd at a town hall in Bluffton, South Carolina, as he touted his record of cutting taxes, reining in spending...
  • The Paris Massacre Sunk Dr. Ben Carson

    02/10/2016 12:32:09 PM PST · by drewh · 21 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 6 hours ago | by JOEL B. POLLAK
    Ohio Gov. John Kasich seized second place in the New Hampshire primary on Tuesday evening, in a race Donald Trump had dominated since the fall. But others had also spent time in the second place slot behind Trump, including former Hewlett Packard CEO Carly Fiorina after her strong undercard debate performance in September; and Dr. Ben Carson, who was in second for much of the autumn, but finished in last place on Tuesday evening. What happened? A look at the RealClearPolitics averages allows us to pinpoint the exact moment when Carson began to fade, never to recover: Nov. 13, 2015....
  • Cruz: New Hampshire, Iowa Show Only I Can Beat Trump

    02/10/2016 10:42:37 AM PST · by justlittleoleme · 176 replies
    The Texas Tribune ^ | Feb. 10, 2016 | Patrick Svitek
    "You cannot beat Donald Trump coming from the left," Cruz told reporters here before a rally. "You see more moderate candidates standing on the debate stage and saying, 'Gosh, Donald, we need more amnesty. Gosh, Donald, don't be so tough on radical Islamic terrorism.' That's not going to work." "The only way to beat Donald Trump is to highlight the simple truth of his record," Cruz added. "It is not conservative." -snip- After coming in first in the Iowa caucuses, Cruz finished a distant third behind Trump on Tuesday night in New Hampshire, though he joked he deserves the same...
  • CANDIDATES CRUZ BEAT SPENT $72.1 MILLION IN NEW HAMPSHIRE. CRUZ SPENT $580K.

    02/10/2016 9:39:09 AM PST · by SmokingJoe · 159 replies
    Soshable ^ | Feb 10, 2016 | J D Rucker
    There's a reason Ted Cruz didn't spend a lot of money in New Hampshire. It wasn't because he had given up on him having an impact there even though most in the media had. It wasn't because he didn’t think that the vote was an important one. It was because he's smart enough to hold back when others are going all in. In essence, Ted Cruz let them burn through their cash while he looked at the long game. To place an unexpected third in New Hampshire, Ted Cruz and his super PACs combined to spend $580,000. This is less...
  • Sanders may have won 22% more votes than Hillary,but Hillary gets more delegates

    02/10/2016 7:36:48 AM PST · by SeekAndFind · 62 replies
    American Thinker ^ | 02/10/2016 | Thomas Lifson
    Hey, Sanders kids, relax. The fix is in. Politico reports the delegate count arising out of the New Hampshire vote. Among the 712 superdelegates, Hillary had a 45 to 1 margin a few months ago, in the 80% that the Associated Press was able to reach to survey.
  • How New Hampshire turned into a nightmare for the Republican establishment

    02/10/2016 9:14:12 AM PST · by NRx · 51 replies
    WaPo ^ | 02-10-2016 | Chris Cillizza
    It's hard to imagine the New Hampshire primary going any worse for establishment Republicans. Desperate to find a candidate to coalesce around in hopes of stopping the populist insurrection of Donald Trump and the conservative uprising championed by Ted Cruz, the establishment instead got the opposite: a three-way split decision between John Kasich, Jeb Bush and Marco Rubio that ensures an extended, nasty and expensive fight simply to emerge as the third guy in the top tier. The goal for most unaligned establishment Republicans heading into the eight-day gap between Iowa's caucuses and New Hampshire's primary was that Rubio emerge...
  • NH: GOP Establishment Spends 20X Per Vote as Trump/Cruz

    02/10/2016 9:11:02 AM PST · by GodGunsGuts · 33 replies
    Breitbart ^ | February 10, 2016 | John Nolte
    Donald Trump's massive and massively consequential New Hampshire victory cost the billionaire businessman a mere $40 per vote, according to a study done by Morning Consult. To come in a distant fourth place, Jeb Bush spent a mind-boggling $1200 per vote. Sen. Ted Cruz did the best; he landed in a surprising third place by spending only $18 per vote. No one, though, wasted their money more than Sen. Marco Rubio, who spend $508 per vote to belly-flop into fifth place. Even though Bush spent more than twice as much as Rubio, the former Florida governor at least walks out...
  • It’s on: New Cruz ad ridicules Trump as fake Republican

    02/10/2016 8:37:25 AM PST · by GodGunsGuts · 336 replies
    Hot Air ^ | February 10, 2016 | ED MORRISSEY
    Like Donkey Kong. Ted Cruz scored a surprising third-place finish in New Hampshire in yesterday's first-in-the-nation primary, and now it looks like he's going for a knockout before South Carolina. Cruz tweeted out the campaign's latest web ad after his victory, one that takes aim at the winner, Donald Trump. The ad depicts children playing with their new "Donald Trump action figure," and says what he does most is "pretend to be a Republican"... It's a tour de force of counter-Trump arguments. The ad manages to mention Trump's friendship with Hillary Clinton, Nancy Pelosi, and Harry Reid (and adds in...
  • Jeb Bush Spent $1200 Per Vote In New Hampshire: That's 30 times more per vote than frontrunner [tr]

    02/10/2016 8:12:10 AM PST · by C19fan · 12 replies
    Huffington Post ^ | February 9, 2016 | Janie Valencia and Hilary Fung
    After spending $2800 per vote in Iowa, Jeb Bush and his super PAC, Right to Rise, have continued the spree by paying about $1200 per vote in New Hampshire. Investing an egregious amount of money in ads landed Bush in fourth place with 11 percent of the vote, according to election results as of Tuesday night. The next-highest spenders were New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie, who spent $852 per vote and came in sixth place, and Sen. Marco Rubio (R-Fla.), who spent $508 per vote and came in just behind Bush in fifth place.
  • A Bad Night for Conservatives in New Hampshire

    02/10/2016 7:36:10 AM PST · by C19fan · 112 replies
    National Review ^ | February 10, 2016 | The Editors
    Donald Trump won a convincing victory in New Hampshire. We congratulate him, and hope that we will not have to do it many more times.
  • NY Daily News: Trump Voters are "Brain Dead Mindless Zombies"

    02/10/2016 7:28:12 AM PST · by Zakeet · 105 replies
    Inspired by the NY Daily News | February 10, 2016 | Vanity
    The MSM newsers not very good at pretending they are impartial these days, and the NY Daily Snooze has abandoned the cause completely with respect to Donald Trump. Today's front page, shown above, sets the tone for their lead article titled Donald Trump wins 2016 GOP New Hampshire primary; 'We are going to make America great again'. The hack job starts out this way: Clueless New Hampshire voters handed billionaire bore Donald Trump a "yuge" victory in the first-in-the nation primary Tuesday, providing the mad mogul with a new round of ammo a week after a disappointing second-place finish...
  • Inside the Numbers (WOW)

    02/10/2016 5:55:50 AM PST · by LS · 167 replies
    A few stunning figures: *New Hampshire had a record turnout, with 282,000 GOP (13,000 more than Dems) and 20,000 more than its previous high. Yes, Trump turned out new voters. *Trump won with 94,500 votes. That is 49,000 more than Cruz got in IA *Trump beat #2 Kasich by a whopping 53,000 votes *Trump has now received in IA and NH a total vote of 140,000 (vs., say, Cruz of 82,000) *Trump beat #2 Kasich by 2,000 more than Dinobernie beat Cankles *after final tally, Trump was awarded an additional delegate, bringing his total to 18, more than double anyone...
  • Democracy Won in New Hampshire: Everything that was supposed to be silenced is suddenly being said.

    02/10/2016 7:20:39 AM PST · by C19fan · 11 replies
    The Atlantic ^ | February 10, 2015 | David Frum
    The tight grip of oligarchy upon the American political system slipped a little last night in New Hampshire. On the Democratic side, voters cast their ballots for one of the most implausible candidates in modern presidential history—less because his rhetoric was so mesmerizing or his program so inspiring than as a protest against an expected winner perceived as a lavishly compensated servitor of organized wealth. In her concession speech, Hillary Clinton boasted of her small donors. More than 70 percent had given less than $100, she claimed: “I know that doesn’t fit with the narrative.” As Ken Vogel of Politico...
  • Establishment Wrong Again: Trump Wins College Educated Voters In NH

    02/10/2016 6:43:38 AM PST · by C19fan · 129 replies
    Breitbart ^ | February 9, 2016 | John Nolte
    Throughout the Republican presidential primary, and we still have a very long way to go, the Republican Establishment has revealed itself to be the nastiest, meanest, smallest group of smugs I have ever come across. I honestly didn’t think people like this actually existed outside of the fictional Omega Theta Pi frat boys in “Animal House.” But exist they do, and these detestable snobs despise their fellow Republicans much more than the likes of a Hillary Clinton or Barack Obama. The venomous attacks the GOP Establishment have waged against Trump supporters have been way beyond anything Democrats have ever faced...
  • GOP shatters its (New Hampshire voter) turnout record; Democrats lag behind

    02/10/2016 6:41:17 AM PST · by Zakeet · 32 replies
    Washington Times ^ | February 10, 2016 | Stephen Dinan
    Republicans set a new turnout record Tuesday in New Hampshire's primary, attracting more than a quarter of a million voters to the polls and offering evidence that most of the energy in the 2016 presidential race continues to be on the GOP side. Democrats saw a strong turnout, but their two-person race couldn't recapture the magic of the 2008 battle between Hillary Clinton and then-candidate Barack Obama - a race that presaged Mr. Obama's eventual cruise to victory in November. Instead, this year it is Republicans who set a record. More than 263,000 votes had been recorded as of Wednesday...
  • Donald Trump wins NH, but Jeb Bush has strong night

    02/10/2016 6:14:21 AM PST · by jimbo123 · 102 replies
    Tampa Bay Times ^ | 2/10/16 | Alex Leary
    Donald Trump stormed back into the national spotlight by winning the New Hampshire primary Tuesday and Democrat Bernie Sanders avenged his narrow Iowa loss to Hillary Clinton. -snip- "You've all reset the race," Bush declared to his well-organized supporters. "This campaign is not dead. We're going to South Carolina." As he began to speak in Manchester, television networks switched to Trump's victory address, denying Bush his moment. Still, Bush earned new life and scored a psychological victory over Florida rival Marco Rubio, who finished fifth, his claim of momentum stunted after a poor debate performance Saturday in which he robotically...
  • Bernie Sanders's New Hampshire victory speech: Terrifying

    02/10/2016 6:21:04 AM PST · by rktman · 70 replies
    americanthinker.com ^ | 2/10/2016 | Michael Filozof
    ...Bernie's speech was delivered with profound sincerity and conviction, and his supporters were wildly enthusiastic. His delivery was excellent. It was the content I found to be not just troubling, but frightening. I've never in my life heard such unapologetic, full-throated socialism in American politics. Sanders is the real deal. He's so left-wing he practically makes Obama look like the chairman of the Republican National Committee. At least Obama felt compelled to lie about the true extent of his leftism. Sanders doesn't - and he isn't kidding around. This is damn near Clement Attlee and Fabian socialist-type stuff. True, he's...
  • Ted Cruz Might Be The Real Winner In New Hampshire

    02/10/2016 6:12:21 AM PST · by justlittleoleme · 104 replies
    Daily Caller ^ | 02/10/2016 | Matt Lewis
    My gut (and let’s be fair, almost every analyst was united on this one) turned out to be correct; Rubio’s momentum coming out of Iowa was effectively killed on Saturday.-snip- What is more, the fact that non-affiliated voters are allowed to vote in the primaries rewards candidates who are perceived as moderate and authentic.But here’s the thing: Maybe I’ll be proven wrong, but I’m skeptical Kasich can replicate this in other states where conservative voters matter a lot more in primaries. -snip- My guess is that Tuesday night will be the highlight of Kasich’s 2016 campaign.So the really interesting point...
  • Armageddon for the GOP Establishment

    02/10/2016 5:56:27 AM PST · by GodGunsGuts · 52 replies
    National Review ^ | February 10, 2016 | JEREMY CARL
    The night could have gone worse for the GOP establishment-but I'm not really sure how. Not only did Donald Trump win an overwhelming victory in New Hampshire, but the establishment lane of viable candidates got more crowded than it had been going in. And remember that since the current primary calendar was inaugurated in 1976, no GOP nominee has ever emerged without winning Iowa or New Hampshire. In case you haven't been paying attention, that means that, if history is a guide, the GOP is likely going to be choosing between Donald Trump and Ted Cruz as a nominee, which...
  • Steyn: The March of Trump, and the Feel of Bern

    02/10/2016 2:48:40 AM PST · by Cincinatus' Wife · 70 replies
    Steyn Online ^ | February 10, 2016 | Mark Steyn
    As I was saying at the dawn of this day: 1) Trump; 2) Kasich; 3) Rubio; 4) Bush; 5) Cruz. Number One and Two were correct, and at this hour Numbers Three, Four and Five are all jostling together at 11 per cent, but with Cruz third and Rubio fifth. On the Democrat side I noted the midnight vote tallies from Dixville Notch, Hart's Location and Millsfield: Sanders 17 Clinton 9 [snipped text about Dem race] On the Republican side, Trump won yuge: 35 per cent in a nine-man race, and more than twice as many votes as the second-placed...
  • Socialist Sweep New Hampshire [SANDERS AND TRUMP]

    02/10/2016 2:33:49 AM PST · by expat_panama · 158 replies
    American Thinker ^ | February 10, 2016 | C. Edmund Wright
    Shortly after Barack Obama swept into the White House while giving Nancy Pelosi and Harry Reid a coattail Marxist Congress, Newsweek Magazine ran the cover "We're all Socialists now,"... ...it took until last night before it was literally true, as New Hampshire gave a full-throated socialist a rout over semi-socialist Hillary Clinton on the Democrat side and the once and now apparently again socialist Donald Trump won... ...In case you missed the final score, it was Bernie by about 18 over Hillary and Trump by about 18 over John Kasich. Yes, John Kasich. ... ...Trump has flirted with socialist talking...
  • Scarborough: Trump & Sanders Represent Rejection Of... Bushes And Clintons...

    02/10/2016 3:04:07 AM PST · by SunkenCiv · 22 replies
    RealClearPolitics ^ | February 9, 2016 | Chris Matthews, Joe Scarborough, Mika B
    full title: "Scarborough: Trump & Sanders Represent Rejection Of Everything Bushes And Clintons Built Over The Past 30 Years".
  • In Exchange for Scoop, Hillary Team Dictated Reporter’s Story

    02/09/2016 7:41:18 PM PST · by DeathBeforeDishonor1 · 9 replies
    Weekly Standard ^ | 2/9/16 | Weismann
    In an email to Gawker, Ambinder said, "It made me uncomfortable then, and it makes me uncomfortable today. And when I look at that email record, it is a reminder to me of why I moved away from all that. The Atlantic, to their credit, never pushed me to do that, to turn into a scoop factory. In the fullness of time, any journalist or writer who is confronted by the prospect, or gets in the situation where their journalism begins to feel transactional, should listen to their gut feeling and push away from that."
  • South Carolina GOP Primary Polls 2016: Trump Leads the Pack

    02/09/2016 7:51:39 PM PST · by ripnbang · 96 replies
    Heavy ^ | February 9, 2015 | Ben Doody
    The GOP presidential race is moving to South Carolina, which hosts its primary on Saturday, February 20. A lot can and will change before then, but one thing is clear when looking at polls in the Palmetto State: Donald Trump entered Tuesday as the frontrunner in South Carolina, and he’ll remain the frontrunner after his dominant performance in New Hampshire.
  • Trump Wins Every Demographic, Including Beating Cruz by 12% for "very conservative" voters

    02/09/2016 10:01:30 PM PST · by Greetings_Puny_Humans · 211 replies
    CNN Exit Polls ^ | 02/09/2016 | CNN
    See link for breakdown. Trump dominates everything. Men, women, young, old, graduates, non-graduates, moderates, conservatives, very conservatives. There is not a single category he did not dominate. Trump's huge leads among very conservative and conservative are also very interesting: For just Conservative: Trump 36% vs Cruz 15%. For Somewhat Conservative: Trump 36% vs. Cruz 9% For Very Conservative: Trump 35% to Cruz 23%
  • What About Ted Cruz?

    02/09/2016 11:29:07 PM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 105 replies
    The New York Times ^ | February 9, 2016 | Thomas B. Edsall
    Despite Donald Trump's victory in New Hampshire, what is the chance that Republicans will nominate Ted Cruz and that he will go on to win the presidency? The website ElectionBettingOdds gives Cruz a 14.5 percent chance of winning the nomination -- his victory in the Iowa caucuses and what looks like a third place showing in New Hampshire notwithstanding. It puts his chances of actually winning the presidency at 4.3 percent. But let's say Cruz beats the odds and wins the nomination. One of the most conservative members of the Senate, Cruz would test the argument made by leaders of...
  • Trump Turns To S.C. To Propel Unstoppable Campaign

    02/09/2016 6:04:31 PM PST · by Helicondelta · 186 replies
    A day after the New Hampshire primary, Republican presidential hopefuls were set Wednesday to fan out across South Carolina and begin jockeying for the first-in-the-South primary that has a history of picking the eventual nominee. Billionaire businessman and reality TV star Donald Trump has the early edge in polling there and in other key states as the race turns to the South and West over the next six weeks. South Carolina has the potential to launch Mr. Trump into victories in a series of delegate-rich multistate primaries next month and turn his campaign into an unstoppable juggernaut toward the nomination.
  • Hillary Clinton LEADING Bernie Sanders 15-13 in New Hampshire Delegates (90% reporting)

    02/09/2016 10:23:03 PM PST · by drewh · 84 replies
    she's gonna steal it from Bernie with the super delegates! Candidate Votes % Delegates Sanders ✓ 138,414 60.0 13 ••••••••••••• Clinton 88,623 38.4 15 ••••••••••••••• •••••••••••••••••••••••••••••••• 28 of 32 delegates accounted for in New Hampshire. HuffPost counts unpledged delegates who have publicly stated their intent to vote for a candidate. More info »
  • Why Ted Cruz is now the Republican front-runner

    02/09/2016 10:43:20 PM PST · by Cincinatus' Wife · 233 replies
    The Washington Examiner ^ | February 9, 2015 | Philip Klein
    MANCHESTER, N.H. - Donald Trump may have come out of New Hampshire with the victory, but Sen. Ted Cruz has emerged as the Republican front-runner. Though Trump's victory in New Hampshire was no doubt impressive, the electorate of independent voters and super high turnout was tailor-made for him, whereas Cruz didn't put substantial effort into winning the state - where very conservative candidates don't typically do as well. He is currently in position to win third here, with votes still outstanding. As the race moves to South Carolina, however, Cruz has a ground game in place and the electorate is...
  • Donald Trump’s New Hampshire Win Means These Media Members Are Winners & Losers

    02/09/2016 10:16:55 PM PST · by Helicondelta · 37 replies
    mediaite.com ^ | February 8
    First, here are the biggest "losers." Nate Silver. Back in November, this liberal media darling and alleged prediction guru told the world that Trump had no real chance at the GOP nomination and that his poll numbers were nothing to be concerned about because they were likely to fade before any votes were cast. ... Frank Luntz. Luntz unequivocally declared that Trump was dead, gone and finished. Trump's poll numbers only got better from there. ... Rich Lowry & National Review. Lowry deserves to be singled out for his hilariously inaccurate and inappropriate analysis that Carly Fiorina had surgically removed...
  • NY Daily News Unloads On Donald Trump's 'Zombie' Supporters After His New Hampshire Win

    02/09/2016 10:08:24 PM PST · by drewh · 28 replies
    Business Insider ^ | 3 hours ago | Colin Campbell
    The Daily News came out swinging shortly after Donald Trump was projected to win Tuesday night's Republican presidential primary in New Hampshire. The New York tabloid, which constantly criticizes Trump, is set to yet again depict the Republican front-runner as a clown for its Wednesday cover. "DAWN OF THE BRAIN DEAD," its headline blared. "Clown comes back to life with N.H. win as mindless zombies turn out in droves."
  • Mark Halperin: My report card grades for the NH winners victory speeches

    02/09/2016 9:27:05 PM PST · by BlackFemaleArmyCaptain · 31 replies
    Twitter ^ | 2/9/2016 | Mark Halperin
    ‏@MarkHalperin: "My report card grades for the NH winners victory speeches: @realDonaldTrump A: v strong energy/close. @BernieSanders B+: went too long
  • Bill Kristol blows his New Hampshire primary picks — and Twitter won’t let him forget it

    02/09/2016 9:18:46 PM PST · by TigerClaws · 15 replies
    Weekly Standard founder Bill Kristol was once again the butt of the political joke on Tuesday after his latest faulty prediction — in this case, his take on the New Hampshire GOP presidential primary. Last week, Kristol forecast a win for Sen. Marco Rubio (R-FL) with Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX) not too far behind in second and Donald Trump and Ohio Gov. John Kasich bringing up the rear, tagging his Twitter prediction #NoGutsNoGlory, as seen below:
  • 2016 What Clinton said in her paid speeches

    02/09/2016 9:18:14 PM PST · by gg188 · 5 replies
    Politico ^ | 02/09/16 | Ben White
    Recalled one attendee: 'She [Hillary] sounded more like a Goldman Sachs managing director.' Mrs. Ted (Heidi) Cruz IS a Goldman Sachs managing director.
  • What Clinton said in her paid speeches:'She sounded more like a Goldman Sachs managing director."'

    02/09/2016 7:59:29 PM PST · by Fundamentally Fair · 6 replies
    Politico ^ | 02/09/16 | Ben White
    NEW YORK -- When Hillary Clinton spoke to Goldman Sachs executives and technology titans at a summit in Arizona in October of 2013, she spoke glowingly of the work the bank was doing raising capital and helping create jobs, according to people who saw her remarks. Clinton, who received $225,000 for her appearance, praised the diversity of Goldman's workforce and the prominent roles played by women at the blue-chip investment bank and the tech firms present at the event. She spent no time criticizing Goldman or Wall Street more broadly for its role in the 2008 financial crisis. "It was...
  • Clinton, Top Dems Take Contributions From Lobbyists at Firms Hired by Koch Industries

    02/09/2016 7:42:56 PM PST · by Olog-hai · 8 replies
    Washington Free Beacon ^ | February 9, 2016 3:00 pm | Joe Schoffstall
    Top Democratic politicians and committees have taken tens of thousands in contributions from individuals who work at firms that lobby on behalf of Koch Industries, despite railing against Koch's influence for years, according to campaign finance filings. Charles and David Koch, the billionaire libertarian philanthropists and heavyweight political donors, have been at the center of the Democrats' "dark money" campaign finance battle in recent years. Democrats have charged that Republican politicians who receive funds from the Koch network are "beholden" to their political agenda. However, individuals who work at firms that actually do represent Koch interests have also poured money...
  • CNN: Chris Christie "Realizes No Viable Path" Forward, Has Money Issues

    02/09/2016 9:47:54 PM PST · by drewh · 48 replies
    John King CNN ^ | 10:53 PM eastern - 9 Feb 2016
    @ChrisChristie goes home to reassess, two close allies say he realizes no viable path after 6th, no delegates #NHPrimary Also $ issues.
  • Emily Ratajkowski Strikes Back at Gloria Steinem’s comment About Female Bernie Sanders Fans

    02/09/2016 8:58:43 PM PST · by drewh · 50 replies
    NY Daily News ^ | Tuesday, February 9, 2016, 1:38 PM
    Emily Ratajkowski is in it for The Bern — not the boys. The actress and model, 24, struck back at feminist icon Gloria Steinem's recent statement suggesting young women are only backing presidential candidate Bernie Sanders to connect with the opposite sex — as debate rages over female voters' sense of obligation to support Hillary Clinton. Emily Ratajkowski is showing support for Bernie Sanders. "I am a young woman, and um, well, just to make one thing clear: I'm here because I support Bernie Sanders, I'm not here for the boys," Ratajkowski told a crowd of Sanders supporters in New...