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  • Ted Cruz: Trump won’t be the nominee and I’ll pick up most of his voters [Truce over?]

    10/09/2015 8:28:13 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 64 replies
    Hotair ^ | 10/09/2015 | AllahPundit
    Via Politico, skip to 12:00 of the clip below for the key bit. Oh, it’s on. Or is it? Normally, a candidate for president claiming that he’s going to peel away his opponents’ supporters and win the nomination would be so banal that it wouldn’t qualify as news. It’s the ultimate “dog bites man” story. Of course Cruz believes this. If he didn’t, why would he be running? But these aren’t normal circumstances. Cruz is the only Republican in the field who has yet to utter a critical or discouraging syllable about Trump, part of his talk-radio-ish strategy not...
  • Scarborough: We Cut Clip of Dem Focus Group—Too Negative About Hillary

    10/07/2015 5:53:25 AM PDT · by governsleastgovernsbest · 32 replies
    NewsBusters ^ | Mark Finkelstein
    Is it the MSM's role to protect Hillary Clinton's image by preventing the public from seeing what members of her own party think of her? Today's Morning Joe played a clip from a Dem focus group in New Hampshire in which there was near unanamity that Hillary's personality could be a serious turn-off to voters, particularly male ones. Joe Scarborough then said: "we actually cut a good bit in there, out, that was even more negative of Hillary because we thought it was actually too negative and didn't like some of the connotations there." View the video here.
  • Poll: Hillary Now Trails Trump, Jeb, Carly in New Hampshire and Iowa

    10/05/2015 2:51:43 PM PDT · by detective · 20 replies
    Townhall ^ | Oct 05, 2015 | Guy Benson
    Voters in Iowa and New Hampshire, two key nominating states and general election battlegrounds, have had quite a lot of exposure to Hillary Clinton through campaign rallies, meet-and-greets, and millions of dollars in television advertising. Democrat-leaners in the two early states have't been impressed; self-described Socialist Bernie Sanders has inexorably gained on her on Iowa, and has led in every major New Hampshire survey since August. NBC News is out with fresh polling data from the Hawkeye and Granite States that may stir additional consternation in Democratic circles. Iowa
  • Bernie Sanders running stronger than Hillary Clinton against top Republicans in Iowa, N.H.

    10/05/2015 2:04:28 PM PDT · by markomalley · 5 replies
    Washington Times ^ | 10/5/15 | David Sherfinski
    Sen. Bernard Sanders of Vermont is running better than former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton in head-to-head match-ups against top Republican presidential candidates in the early states of Iowa and New Hampshire, according to new polls. In Iowa, Mrs. Clinton trails former Hewlett-Packard CEO Carly Fiorina by 14 points (52 percent to 38 percent), she trails former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush by 10 points (50 percent to 40 percent), and she trails businessman Donald Trump by 7 points (48 percent to 41 percent), according to an NBC News/Wall Street Journal/Marist poll. Mr. Sanders, meanwhile, trails Mrs. Fiorina by 3...
  • Hillary To Gun Owners:Take Back The Second Amendment From NRA Extremists

    10/05/2015 1:20:27 PM PDT · by Biggirl · 55 replies ^ | October 5, 2015 | Pam Key
    Monday at a Town Hall in Manchester, NH, Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton urged “responsible gun owners,” to form a new gun rights advocacy group, separate from the National Rifle Association (NRA) to “take back the Second Amendment from these extremists.”
  • Hill-mentum! The excitement is palpable at Clinton’s New Hampshire town hall [photo]

    10/05/2015 11:32:16 AM PDT · by E. Pluribus Unum · 49 replies ^ | 10/05/2015 | Twitchy Staff
    Hillary Clinton has brought her high energy campaign to New Hampshire:
  • Gov. Maggie Hassan will run for U.S. Senate in 2016 [Dem Gov vs Kelly Ayotte]

    10/05/2015 6:13:40 AM PDT · by GIdget2004 · 48 replies
    WMUR ^ | 10/05/2015 | Josh McElveen
    New Hampshire Gov. Maggie Hassan will run for U.S. Senate, News 9's political director Josh McElveen reports Monday morning. The governor will challenge U.S. Sen. Kelly Ayotte for her seat in 2016. As such, Hassan will not be seeking re-election as governor.
  • Milbank: Trump will lose, or I will eat this column

    10/04/2015 9:42:03 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 70 replies
    The Salt Lake Tribune ^ | October 4, 2015 | Dana Milbank, The Washington Post
    I never expected to write these words, but I miss Mitt Romney. Last Wednesday, the day the front-runner for the 2016 Republican presidential nomination was in New Hampshire alleging that Syrian refugees fleeing for their lives may actually be clandestine terrorists, the 2012 Republican presidential nominee was in Washington, talking sense. "Donald Trump will not be the nominee," Romney told a group of business-school students at Georgetown University. And why won't Trump, who when he isn't besmirching Syrian refugees as terrorists is maligning Mexican immigrants as rapists, get the nod? Because, Romney said, "when all is said and done, the...
  • Kasich calls for Syria no-fly zones, warns Russia to comply

    10/04/2015 3:48:42 PM PDT · by jimbo123 · 30 replies
    AP Yahoo ^ | 10/2/15 | RIK STEVENS
    Ohio Gov. John Kasich said Friday the United States should establish no-fly zones and sanctuaries along Syria's border with Jordan and Turkey, and warn aggressors, specifically Russian President Vladimir Putin, that they violate those buffers at their own risk. Campaigning in New Hampshire, the Republican presidential hopeful said the U.S. must send a message that military retaliation is a guarantee, not an idle threat, if conditions are not met. "You enter that no-fly zone, you enter at your own peril," Kasich said. "No more red lines, no more looking the other way. If any hostile aircraft should enter that, there...
  • Polls: Trump Still Leads in IA and NH, But Loses Ground

    10/04/2015 7:52:53 AM PDT · by BigEdLB · 40 replies
    NBC/WSJ ^ | 10/4/15 | Carrie Dann
    Donald Trump remains ahead in the early Republican nominating contests of Iowa and New Hampshire, but his lead has shrunk from a month ago, according to brand-new NBC News/Wall Street Journal/Marist polls of these two states.
  • Tribes Balk at Dartmouth’s Native American Director: Accuse new hire of misrepresenting heritage

    10/02/2015 5:39:59 PM PDT · by billorites · 26 replies
    Wall Street Journal ^ | September 30, 2015 | Dan Frosch
    When Dartmouth College named Susan Taffe Reed as the new director of its Native American Program in September, it said she would use her role as president of the Eastern Delaware Nations to help Indian students adjust to life at the Ivy League school. But since Ms. Reed’s hiring, tribal officials and Dartmouth alumni have accused her of misrepresenting herself as an American Indian and the school of failing to adequately vet her background as a leader of a nonprofit group that acknowledges it isn’t an actual tribe. Ms. Reed says she is of Native heritage, though in response to...
  • Jeb Bush tells Trump to put on his "big boy pants"

    10/01/2015 10:21:15 AM PDT · by Biggirl · 58 replies
    Politico ^ | October 1, 2015 | Daniel Strauss
    Jeb Bush was pretty frank: Donald Trump needs to put on his "big-boy pants."The latest round of sniping between the two GOP presidential candidates started Wednesday night over whether the United States should let Syrian refugees into the United States -- and devolved from there.
  • FULL Speech: Donald Trump Gives Fiery Speech In Keene, NH (9-30-15)

    09/30/2015 11:10:54 PM PDT · by TigerClaws · 20 replies
    Published on Sep 30, 2015 September 30, 2015: GOP Presidential candidate and front-runner Donald J. Trump was back in New Hampshire today and gave a speech to a fired up crowd in Keene. Trump held nothing back tonight, even ca
  • VIDEO: Donald Trump Fiery Speech in Keene, NH

    09/30/2015 5:13:31 PM PDT · by JoeSeales · 83 replies
    Donald Trump ^ | 9-30-15 | Donald Trump
  • Live Thread - Donald Trump Rally In Keene New Hampshire

    09/30/2015 3:46:45 PM PDT · by Amntn · 109 replies
    C-Span ^ | 9/30/15
    It was supposed to start at 7:00 but started at 6:30. Watch live steam at link
  • Join Ted Cruz In New Hampshire! (Oct 2 & 3 - Nashua, Salem, Hooksett, Laconia, Wolfeboro)

    09/30/2015 10:49:14 AM PDT · by Isara · 5 replies
    Join Ted Cruz In New Hampshire! Friday, October 2, 2015 Rediscovering God in America Renewal Project 8:00 AM to 11:00 AM (EDT) The Radisson Hotel Nashua 11 Tara Boulevard Nashua, NH 03062RSVP Smoke A Cigar With Senator Ted Cruz 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM (EDT) The Home of Linda & Steven Goddu 5 Candlestick Lane Salem, NH 03894RSVP Saturday, October 3, 2015 Practical Federalism 2016: Stand and Fight 10:00 AM to 4:30 PM (EDT) Southern New Hampshire University 2500 N. River Road Dining Center Banquet Hall Hooksett, New Hampshire 03106RSVP Meet & Greet with Senator Ted Cruz 2:15 PM to...
  • Barnicle, Nicolle Wallace Clash Over Candidate Clinton: 'Strong' vs. 'Terrible'

    09/29/2015 4:43:31 AM PDT · by governsleastgovernsbest · 7 replies
    NewsBusters ^ | Mark Finkelstein
    Good ol' Mike Barnicle dutifully carried Dem water this morning, maintaining a straight face while calling Hillary Clinton a "strong" candidate. But also on the Morning Joe set was Nicolle Wallace, who reported that "Democrats think she's terrible. I hope [Biden] doesn't run, because he's better than her." For good measure, Mark Halperin opined that Biden might want to wait until February, on the theory that if Bernie Sanders beats Hillary in Iowa or New Hampshire, "there'll be panic," or as Wallace put it, "pandemonium." View the video here.
  • Donald Trump Slams ‘Clown’ Rubio At Values Voter Summit

    09/28/2015 8:34:08 AM PDT · by ConservingFreedom · 17 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 25 Sep 2015 | Julia Hahn
    Republican presidential frontrunner Donald Trump slammed Sen. Marco Rubio (R-FL) as a “clown” during his address at today’s Values Voter Summit in Washington, D.C. At Trump’s mention of Rubio, the audience immediately started booing and then fell into a hushed silence as Trump recounted Rubio’s involvement in the amnesty effort. “You have this clown Marco Rubio,” Trump said, “He was in favor of immigration… It was the Gang of Eight. You remember the Gang of Eight. It was terrible,” Trump said. Trump said Rubio continues to support all of the same immigration expansionist policies laid out in amnesty bill he...
  • Death watch for Rand Paul campaign

    09/27/2015 11:14:51 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 31 replies
    The Lexington Herald-Leader ^ | September 26, 2015 | Sam Youngman
    LEXINGTON,Ky. — Rand Paul was right. In January 2014, the day after The Atlantic anointed Paul, Kentucky’s junior U.S. Senator, as the Republican frontrunner in the 2016 presidential race, Paul told the Herald-Leader “it’s still too early probably to talk about things like that.” “That sounds unlucky to me,” he said. Less than two years later, Paul’s luck, it seems, is running out. Campaigning on Friday in New Hampshire, Paul continues to charge ahead with his struggling presidential campaign, but speculation is growing that he might be the next Republican candidate to drop out of the race. Former Texas Gov....
  • Rubio ramping up campaign with more time in early states

    09/26/2015 8:02:19 AM PDT · by campaignPete R-CT · 26 replies
    Associated Press ^ | Sep 26, 2015 | CATHERINE LUCEY and KATHLEEN RONAYNE
    After a summer largely spent raising money for his Republican campaign for president, Marco Rubio says he's about to start spending a whole lot more time in Iowa and the other early voting states. "There were obviously other things we needed to do," the Florida senator said this past week in an interview with The Associated Press.
  • NH Poll Shows Trump Up, Bush Falling, And Sanders Widening Lead

    09/25/2015 8:30:13 PM PDT · by Helicondelta · 43 replies ^ | SEPTEMBER 25, 2015
    For the GOP field, the poll shows that new frontrunners have emerged: Donald Trump still leads with 26 percent of likely Republican primary voters casting their choice with the billionaire, but he's now followed by Carly Fiorina at 16 percent, Florida Sen. Marco Rubio at 9 percent, and retired neurosurgeon Ben Carson with 8 percent. Jeb Bush has fallen to fifth in the pack with 7 percent, which ties him with John Kasich. The favorability ratings for the GOP field also spell a very dismal outlook for Bush. Fiorina tops Republican contenders when it comes to favorable public opinion: Sixty-two...
  • Fiorina Super PAC Tests Legal Limits of Campaign Coordination (Illegal Coordination?)

    09/23/2015 1:47:05 PM PDT · by jimbo123 · 5 replies
    The emergence of super PACs and their ability to raise and spend unlimited amounts of money on political campaigns has raised legal questions as to how campaigns and candidates are allowed to communicate or coordinate with them since the Citizens United decision in 2010. In the past six years, those limits have been tested in various ways. But in the current presidential campaign, the lines are being blurred even more and no candidate is testing the legal limits more visibly or blatantly than Carly Fiorina, whose performance in Wednesday night's Republican debate has thrust her candidacy into the spotlight. -snip-...

    09/24/2015 3:03:14 PM PDT · by BigEdLB · 52 replies
    CNN/WMUR ^ | 9/24/15 | Andrew E Smith, PhD
    Donald Trump has maintained the lead in the New Hampshire Primary race but Carl y Fiorina has jumped into second place . Trump remains an extremely divisive candidate within the party and is the candidate that New Hampshire Republicans say they are least likely to vote for. However, only one in 10 New Hampshire Republican Primary voters say they have firmly decided who they will vote for in the Primary. These findings are based on the latest CNN/WMUR New Hampshire Primary Poll
  • Donald Trump’s Mystery Muslim Questioner a Serial ANTI-TEA PARTY PLANT?

    09/23/2015 4:52:31 AM PDT · by servo1969 · 60 replies
    Gateway Pundit ^ | 9-22-2015 | Aleistar
    The notorious Tea Party plant wore a Nazi shirt at the St. Louis Tea Party rally and an anti-Glenn Beck Obama-Muslim shirt at another rally. He may have been the plant at Donald Trump’s event last week?** REMEMBER– TO ALWAYS FILM THESE PLANTS — FOLLOW THEM TO OUT OF EVENT AND GET THEIR NAMEAnti-Tea Party plant carrying an impeach the Muslim Marxist sign at a Tea Party event.The unknown man who recently questioned Donald Trump about Muslims and President Obama has been featured on left wing blogs and an anti-Tea Party website for years.When Joe the Plumber questioned Obama in...
  • If You Live in These States You’ll Soon Need a Passport for Domestic Flights

    09/22/2015 2:16:06 PM PDT · by lowbridge · 87 replies ^ | september 20, 2015 | brittany soares
    If you don’t have a passport already, you may need to get one soon. Residents of certain states are going to need to show their passports — rather than simply their IDs — even if they’re only flying domestic. Yes, it will infringe upon states’ rights handed to them by the 10th Amendment and create unnecessary cost to taxpayers in order to implement the change, but let’s be real — the government doesn’t care about that. From Zero Hedge: To comply with the 2005 Real ID Act, which the U.S. government has been slowly implementing for the past decade, citizens in a...
  • Cruz for President Announces Three More Hires in New Hampshire

    09/22/2015 4:45:55 PM PDT · by Isara · 5 replies ^ | 09/22/15
    After a weekend of Heidi Cruz barnstorming the state, Cruz for President continues to build its teamHOUSTON, Texas – Today U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, announced the hiring of three new field staffers in New Hampshire. The Cruz Campaign is looking forward to expanding its organization in the state after the Senator’s wife, Heidi Cruz, campaigned across the Granite State with stops in Barnstead, Nashua, Pelham, Rochester, New Hampton and Keene.All three staffers will help engage courageous conservatives across New Hampshire through serving in Field Director roles:Representative Josh Moore: Representative Moore lives in Merrimack and was elected as freshman State...
  • The Beginning of the End for Trump: His Sarah Palin Moment

    09/22/2015 10:39:11 AM PDT · by upchuck · 124 replies
    Heff Po ^ | 9/22/15 | Arianna Huffington
    ... moment in the political life of every big-personality, more-sizzle-than-steak candidate when they step across the line of legitimacy, or illegitimacy (depending on your perspective), even for media addicted to the high ratings these candidate-entertainers provide. That moment for Sarah Palin was her Katie Couric interview in 2008 -- the hockey-mom-has-no-clothes revealing from which she, and the McCain campaign, never recovered. In Donald Trump's candidacy -- which The Huffington Post is appropriately covering in our Entertainment section -- the equivalent moment might have just happened. It was not the moment in the second Republican debate when Carly Fiorina carved him...
  • The Return of Term Limits

    09/21/2015 3:53:22 AM PDT · by nuconvert · 39 replies
    National Review ^ | September 20, 2015
    A Gallup poll released last Friday found that a full 75 percent of Americans believe that corruption in government is widespread. That’s up by nine percentage points since 2009, when only 66 percent felt that way. So it’s no surprise that a populist revolt is in full swing. Bernie Sanders, a socialist who rails against government ties with Wall Street, is leading front-runner Hillary Clinton in Iowa and New Hampshire. Three Republicans who have never held office — Donald Trump, Carly Fiorina, and Ben Carson — are way ahead of veteran GOP governors and senators in the race for the...
  • Two days later, Sanders draws five times as many people as Clinton to event at same university in NH

    09/20/2015 10:46:36 PM PDT · by Zakeet · 12 replies
    Washington Post ^ | September 20, 2015 | John Wagner
    Presidential hopeful Bernie Sanders drew an estimated 3,000 people to a boisterous rally here Sunday night at the University of New Hampshire, about five times as many people as Democratic rival Hillary Rodham Clinton attracted to an event two days ago at the same campus. [Snip] [T]he large disparity in crowd sizes highlights an enthusiasm gap among younger voters in the early nominating states. Recent polls from Iowa and New Hampshire have shown Sanders with sizable leads over Clinton among voters younger than 30.
  • Hillary Clinton Dances With Supporters on Rope Line in New Hampshire

    09/19/2015 3:16:49 PM PDT · by Steelfish · 58 replies
    ABCNews ^ | September 19, 2015
    Hillary Clinton Dances With Supporters on Rope Line in New Hampshire If Hillary Clinton has any concerns about her campaign, she didn't let on today. Following her remarks at the New Hampshire Democratic Party annual convention, the Democratic presidential candidate appeared overwhelmed and energized by the reaction from the crowd -- so much so, she did a happy dance with her supporters on the rope line.
  • Poll: Fiorina takes lead in New Hampshire post-debate

    09/19/2015 7:16:56 AM PDT · by Laissez-faire capitalist · 102 replies
    The Hill ^ | 9/18/2015 | Mark Hensch
    A Voter Gravity Poll [link at URL] released Friday shows Fiorina with 22 percent support among Granite State GOP Primary voters. She has a 4-point edge over her nearest competitor, billionaire Donald Trump, who has 18 percent support. ...
  • Chris Hayes Wonders Whether Guy Who Told Trump Obama a Muslim Was a Plant

    09/18/2015 6:40:48 PM PDT · by governsleastgovernsbest · 73 replies
    NewsBusters ^ | Mark Finkelstein
    Maybe next week, Chris Hayes will share his views on Area 51, whether fire can melt steel, and if the moon landing happened in a Hollywood studio . . . On his MSNBC show this evening, Hayes floated the notion that the guy at a New Hampshire town hall who told Donald Trump that President Obama is a Muslim might have been a plant. According to Chris, although the moment seemed to have happened "organically" [yes, but was it free range?], "who knows?" Proclaimed Chris: "until they find the guy I'm going to reserve judgment on the origins of the...
  • Chris Christie on false Obama claims at Trump rally: 'I wouldn't have permitted that'

    09/18/2015 9:48:19 AM PDT · by nhwingut · 72 replies
    Today Show ^ | 09/18/2015 | Eun Kyung Kim
    New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie says GOP front-runner Donald Trump must decide "how serious a candidate he wants to be," after failing to correct a questioner who said President Obama was a Muslim and not a U.S. citizen. "I wouldn't have permitted that," Christie responded when asked how he would have handled the same situation. "I would correct him. I'd say that the president's a Christian and he was born in this country. Those two things are self-evident." Thursday night in New Hampshire, in front of about 3,000 fans, the first questioner told Trump, "We have a problem in this...
  • Trump Iowa chair on anti-Muslim questions (video - she handles herself very well)

    09/18/2015 6:16:29 AM PDT · by RoosterRedux · 28 replies
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  • Trump back out on the campaign trail in N.H. (Video)

    09/17/2015 9:33:53 PM PDT · by Red Steel · 23 replies
    WGME ^ | September 17 2015, 11:32 PM EDT
    ROCHESTER, N.H. (WGME) -- At the Rochester Recreational Arena in New Hampshire, Trump supporters got a chance to see “The Donald” at a town hall meeting. Trump was in New Hampshire a few weeks ago at Winnacunnet High School in Hampton. 3,000 people came out to support him there, filling overflow rooms and listening in the parking lot. Trump is still leading in the most the most recent polls and GOP poll averages on Real Clear Politics have Trump about 10 points ahead of Ben Carson. Tonight's event was open to the public and they're also collecting nonperishable food items...
  • Donald Trump Town Hall- Rochester, New Hampshire- 9/17/2015 7 pm Eastern (Live CSPAN2)

    09/17/2015 3:07:14 PM PDT · by true believer forever · 133 replies
    TRUMPGASM ^ | 09/17/2015 | true believer forever
    After DOMINATING the CNN debate, Donald Trump returns to New Hampshire to greet supporters, where he’s CURRENTLY polling at 40% PLUS.
  • WBUR Poll: Close N.H. Race Between Trump, Carson

    09/16/2015 10:33:34 AM PDT · by BigEdLB · 13 replies
    WBUR/NPR Boston ^ | 9/16/15 | Fred Thys
    usinessman Donald Trump leads retired neurosurgeon Ben Carson in the New Hampshire Republican presidential primary, 22 percent to 18 percent, according to WBUR’s first poll of the race. Trump’s lead is within the survey’s margin of error of 4.9 percent. In third place is former Hewlett-Packard CEO Carly Fiorina, with 11 percent. She’s ahead of the one-time New Hampshire front-runner, ex-Florida Gov. Jeb Bush, who’s at 9 percent with Ohio Gov. John Kasich.
  • Common Core Co-Author Admits He Wrote Curriculum to End “White Privilege” (written last year.....)

    09/15/2015 8:29:26 AM PDT · by yoe · 54 replies
    Freedom Outpost ^ | November 6, 2014 | Dean Garrison
    According to (Onan Coca), "Dr. David Pook is a professor at Granite State College in Manchester, New Hampshire. He's also the chair of the History Department and one of the authors of the ( Common Core standards). He was a guest at the New Hampshire Institute of Politics when he opened up on his reasons for participating in the creation of the Common Core standards."[snip] No, it's not about uniform and effective educational standards that benefit our children. This is about (a leftist agenda) and yet another shining example of (the trainwreck called political correctness.) Dr. Pook's startling admission is...
  • Jeb Bush vows to come out swinging in next U.S. Republican debate

    09/14/2015 4:21:06 AM PDT · by jimbo123 · 46 replies
    Reuters ^ | 9/14/15 | STEVE HOLLAND
    Autographing photos of himself on the campaign trail, U.S. Republican presidential candidate Jeb Bush held up one that showed him heavier by 40 pounds (18 kilograms) and another of the slimmed-down campaign model. "That's a low-energy picture," Bush, 62, chuckled after the portly version was thrust into his hands in Salem, New Hampshire, site of a town hall event. "This is a high-energy picture," he said of the skinnier Jeb photo. The anecdote encapsulates Bush's challenge as he prepares for Wednesday's second debate of Republicans seeking their party's presidential nomination: How to show more energy without losing his calm, steady-at-the-helm...
  • Poll: Sanders surges to 10-point Iowa lead

    09/14/2015 3:44:17 AM PDT · by markomalley · 32 replies
    The Hill ^ | 9/13/15 | Bradford Richardson
    Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) is up by double-digits on former secretary of State Hillary Clinton in Iowa and New Hampshire, according to a poll released by CBS News on Sunday.The senator is drawing 43 percent support in the first-in-the-nation Iowa caucus, besting Clinton by 10 points.Sanders is also drawing 52 percent support in New Hampshire, almost doubling Clinton, who sits at 30 percent support in the Granite State.Clinton, however, doubles-up Sanders in South Carolina, drawing 46 percent compared to the senator’s 23 percent.Vice President Biden, who is considering a run for the Democratic presidential nomination, places third in all three...
  • Conservatives demand GOP field pledge no more moderate judges

    09/14/2015 3:32:19 AM PDT · by markomalley · 19 replies
    Washington Examiner ^ | 9/14/15 | Paul Bedard
    In advance of Wednesday's Republican presidential debate, conservatives are mounting a campaign to get the candidates to pledge that if elected they won't nominate moderate Supreme Court judges like Chief Justice John Roberts, and Justices David Souter and Anthony Kennedy. "No More Roberts, Souters or Kennedys" is the rallying cry of the effort from the Judicial Crisis Network, led by Carrie Severino, a former clerk to Republican Justice Clarence Thomas. Souter retired in 2009. The group on Monday is launching the first part of a campaign to get the GOP candidates to pledge they will name strictly Constitutional conservatives. The...
  • Battleground Tracker: Trump leads GOP field in IA, NH, SC (IA Trump +4, NH Trump +28, SC Trump +15)

    09/13/2015 8:33:20 AM PDT · by springwater13 · 48 replies
    Showing no signs of a slowdown heading into the fall, Donald Trump leads the Republican Presidential field in each of the early voting states of Iowa, New Hampshire and South Carolina. Trump's lead in New Hampshire is especially large and he's up double-digits in South Carolina. In Iowa, it's become a two-man field for the moment, as Dr. Ben Carson is closer to Trump than anyone in any state, and together the two political newcomers have distanced themselves from the rest of the pack.
  • Washington Post: It might be time for Hillary Clinton to start panicking

    The latest piece of bad news for Hillary Rodham Clinton came in the form of a Quinnipiac poll out of Iowa on Thursday morning: Bernie Sanders, 41 percent and Clinton, 40 percent. Clinton, a presidential candidate, has dropped 11 points in two months in the state and now one in three self-identified Democrats say she is not honest or trustworthy. The poll numbers come just days after NBC and Marist College released twin surveys in Iowa and New Hampshire that also spelled trouble for Clinton. She led Sanders in Iowa 38 percent to 27 percent — less than half her...
  • Cruz's second shutdown play rankles fellow Republicans

    09/10/2015 9:24:42 AM PDT · by VinL · 42 replies
    Politico ^ | 9/10/15 | Burgess Everitt
    Ted Cruz says his hard-line strategy to defund Planned Parenthood and risk a government shutdown is about doing the “right thing” and following through on Republicans' vows to conservative voters. But many of his Republican colleagues say it’s really all about Cruz. Even some of his closest allies from past battles— fellow tried and true tea party Republicans like Sen. Mike Lee of Utah — aren’t exactly jumping to join Cruz’s latest crusade. Same goes for Cruz’s onetime allies-turned-presidential rivals, Sens. Marco Rubio of Florida and Rand Paul of Kentucky. As the Texas Republican prepares for a potentially decisive month...
  • Donald Trump on Kim Davis: 'This was not the right job for her'

    09/09/2015 12:19:51 PM PDT · by Laissez-faire capitalist · 207 replies
    Washington Times ^ | 9/9/2018 | David Sherfinski
    Republican presidential front-runner Donald Trump said that while it was too bad Kentucky county clerk Kim Davis was put in jail over her refusal to grant marriage licenses to same-sex couples, people have to abide by the Supreme Court's ruling on the matter. "Well, you know, she was released and that was good, and it was too bad that she had to be put in jail, and I'm a very, very strong believer in Christianity and religion, but I will say that this was not the right job for her," Mr. Trump said on Tuesday evening's "The O'Reilly Factor" on...
  • NBC News Poll: Donald Trump Dominates As Jeb Bush Implodes

    09/06/2015 6:44:00 PM PDT · by jimbo123 · 46 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 9/6/15 | KATIE MCHUGH
    Current GOP frontrunner Donald Trump maintains a strong lead in New Hampshire, while establishment pick Jeb Bush has steadily lost support in the early-voting Granite State, says the new NBC News/Marist poll. Trump is 16 percentage points ahead of his closest competitor, Ohio Gov. John Kasich, and has 28 percent of likely Republican voters backing him. Dr. Ben Carson came in third place with 11 percent of the vote, while Bush dropped to fourth place at eight percent. Bush has lost almost half his supporters in New Hampshire since July, when he was in second place behind Trump with 14...
  • Kasich: Syrian war could be over if we funded Al Qaeda

    09/07/2015 5:29:29 AM PDT · by cotton1706 · 33 replies ^ | 9/7/15 | Ed Straker
    In Revenge of the Sith, the emperor replaces Count Dooku, his elderly apprentice played by Christopher Lee, with a younger, more vigorous apprentice with puppydog eyes named Anakin Skywalker. It looks like GOP insiders and the Chamber of Commerce crowd have done much the same thing. Bush was supposed to be their anointed candidate but is faltering, and their backup candidate, Chris Christie, seems stuck in the polls. So they have chosen a new and more powerful apprentice for Bush, in the form of John Kasich. Kasich is starting to gain traction in New Hampshire, which is filled with refugees...
  • Fiorina: GOP Leaders ‘Should Go’ if They Don’t Pass Anti-Abortion Bill

    09/07/2015 5:23:03 AM PDT · by cotton1706 · 18 replies ^ | 9/6/15 | Zeke J. Miller
    Republican presidential candidate Carly Fiorina said Sunday she is disappointed in congressional GOP leadership, arguing that if they don’t move swiftly to pass conservative legislation, they “should go.” Mentioning Speaker of the House John Boehner and Senate majority leader Mitch McConnell by name, Fiorina said at a campaign stop in Bedford, N.H., that the Republican leaders haven’t done enough since the 2014 election. Fiorina said the Republican-controlled Congress should pass bills to institute a 20-week abortion ban and defund Planned Parenthood, secure the border, and rein in government regulations regardless of whether President Obama threatens to veto the legislation, adding...
  • Marist/NBC: Trump +7 in Iowa, Trump +16 in NH

    09/06/2015 11:55:43 AM PDT · by springwater13 · 63 replies
    Meanwhile, in the Republican presidential race, Donald Trump now holds a seven-point lead in Iowa and a 16-point one in New Hampshire. In the Hawkeye State, Trump gets the support from 29 percent of potential GOP caucus-goers, while Ben Carson receives 22 percent. There's a steep drop off after that: Jeb Bush gets 6 percent; Carly Fiorina, Rand Paul and Scott Walker get 5 percent; and Ted Cruz, Marco Rubio and Bobby Jindal are at 4 percent. In July, Walker was ahead of the Iowa Republican field at 19 percent, Trump was second at 17 percent and Bush was third...
  • Meltdown: Latest NBC/Marist has Hillary losing to… well, pretty much everyone

    09/06/2015 12:23:25 PM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 48 replies
    Hotair ^ | 09/06/2015 | Jazz Shaw
    Part of the news coming out of the latest NBC/Marist poll isn’t going to come as much of a surprise. In a robust survey taken between August 26 and September 2 with nearly 1,000 participants in Iowa and New Hampshire, the headlines for Hillary Clinton are just great… if she’s actually thinking about just retiring to spend more time with her new granddaughter. Bernie Sanders is beating her up pretty badly in New Hampshire no matter who you include in the list of contenders. (NBC News) In New Hampshire, the Vermont senator gets the support of 41 percent of...