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  • Joe Paterno Was Told Of Child Abuse By Jerry Sandusky In 1976 Per Report

    Joe Paterno was told as early as 1976 that former assistant coach Jerry Sandusky had sexually molested young boys according to a new report. A child apparently reported to Paterno that he was sexually abused by Sandusky in 1976. This came to light via a court order during a related insurance coverage case involving Penn State. The line in the court order says the following: ďin 1976, a child allegedly reported to PSUís Head Coach Joseph Paterno that he (the child) was sexually molested by Sandusky.Ē The court order also cites references to incidents in 1987 and 1988 in which...
  • West Virginia coal group endorses Trump

    05/05/2016 12:10:44 PM PDT · by jazusamo · 42 replies
    The Hill ^ | May 5, 2016 | TYimothy Cama
    The West Virginia Coal Association is putting its weight behind Donald Trump for president. Members of the group, which represents companies in coal mining and related industries, voted Thursday to endorse the presumptive Republican nominee, days before West Virginiaís presidential primary. ďTrump has said he will reverse the Democratic regulatory assault that has cost the coal industry more than 40 percent of our production and jobs since 2008,Ē Bill Raney, the groupís president, said in a statement. ďIn contrast, Hillary Clintonís proposals essentially double-down on the job killing Obama policies,Ē he said. ďWest Virginia canít afford that and neither can...
  • Jeff Kuhner Hat Tip To FreeRepublic !

    05/04/2016 11:11:22 AM PDT · by taildragger · 91 replies
    WRKO Radio ^ | 05/04/16 | Jeff Kuhner
    Jeff Kuhner WRKO just gave a hat tip to FreeRepublic and all the listeners Nationwide!Way to go Freepers!
  • Tracking Appalachia's Swing From Hillary Clinton to Donald Trump Country

    05/04/2016 9:58:11 AM PDT · by Milhous · 27 replies
    ABC News ^ | May 4, 2016, 11:57 AM ET | MERIDITH MCGRAW
    During his victory speech Tuesday night after the Indiana primary, Donald Trump emphasized a region that could be ground zero for support: Appalachia. ďThe miners in West Virginia and Pennsylvania, Ohio and all over, theyíre going to start to work again,Ē Trump said. ďWe are not going to be like Hillary Clinton,Ē he said, taking aim at her ill-timed remarks last more for which she ultimately apologized. Once upon a time in coal country -- states stretching along the Appalachian Mountains and the Marcellus Shale, a formation rich in underground resources like natural gas and coal -- the Clinton...
  • Behold the Nominee: Will the GOP Embrace Its Trump Nightmare or Walk Away?

    05/03/2016 7:04:11 PM PDT · by Milhous · 64 replies
    New York Magazine ^ | May 3, 2016 9:09 p.m. | Ed Kilgore
    Well, so much for suspense. The networks called Indiana for Donald Trump about five seconds after the polls closed, and within two hours Ted Cruz announced he was suspending his campaign. Trump is winning a majority of the vote and will likely win all 57 delegates. Even if a few delegates stray back across the line, this win clinched the nomination for Trump. He will now have well over 1,000 bound delegates, which is less than 200 from what he needs to make it a lock. And that's without the unbound delegates he definitely has in Pennsylvania and is sure...
  • Here Are 7 Reasons Why Donald Trump Could Really Win In November

    05/03/2016 6:18:42 PM PDT · by Milhous · 29 replies
    The Huffington Post ^ | 05/03/2016 08:09 pm ET | Howard Fineman
    WASHINGTON -- Sen. Bob Casey, a Democrat from Pennsylvania, lives along so many fault lines of American politics that he is especially sensitive to Trump tremors, which he fears could become an earthquake by November. ďIím concerned,Ē he said. ďBeating Donald Trump wonít be as easy as it might look.Ē Casey is a pro-life, pro-gun Roman Catholic in a state that Democratic consultant James Carville once described as ďPittsburgh and Philadelphia with Alabama in between.Ē He is also an old-school Democrat and a new-school one: He's pro-union and wary of global trade; he defends Social Security, Medicare, Obamacare and same-sex...
  • Pa. bill would require students to know American history, civics

    05/03/2016 6:24:37 PM PDT · by Red in Blue PA · 22 replies
    HARRISBURG, Pa. (WHTM) Ė Two state lawmakers have introduced legislation that would require Pennsylvaniaís high school students to have a basic understanding of American history and civics before graduating. House Bill 1858 would require that students pass a test on 100 basic facts from the United States Citizenship Civics Test, the test all immigrants must pass when applying for U.S. citizenship.
  • Clinton Apologizes for Saying Sheíd Put Coal ĎOut of Businessí

    05/03/2016 8:48:51 AM PDT · by TangledUpInBlue · 52 replies
    Yahoo Politics ^ | 5/3/16 | Katie Relily
    Hillary Clinton apologized on Monday for saying in March that she would put coal miners and coal companies ďout of businessĒ as part of a transition to alternative energy sources. The Democratic front-runner and former secretary of state called the prior remark a ďmisstatementĒ as she campaigned in Kentucky, ahead of the stateís Democratic primary on May 17, CBS News reported. The small group discussion took place in what was once one of the countryís top coal producing counties, as protesters gathered outside. ďWhat I said was totally out of context from what I meant,Ē Clinton said. ďIt was a...
  • UPDATE 1-Philadelphia flights briefly halted after two planes report problems

    04/29/2016 7:21:41 PM PDT · by BenLurkin · 3 replies
    All flights into Philadelphia International Airport were halted for less than an hour on Friday morning after pilots of two planes reported problems - including smoke in the cabin - before landing safely. The pilot of American Eagle flight 4801 from Richmond, Virginia, operated by Piedmont Airlines, reported smoke in the cockpit just before the plane's regularly scheduled arrival, according to Victoria Lupic, a spokeswoman for American Airlines Group Inc whose American Eagle brand uses regional airlines to operate short and medium haul feeder flights. After the plane landed at about 8:15 a.m. (1215 GMT), all 50 passengers and four...
  • Santorum Downplays Romney's Endorsement Haul, Compares Rival To McCain

    04/01/2012 11:20:22 AM PDT · by Steelfish · 12 replies
    FoxNews ^ | April 01,2012
    Santorum Downplays Romney's Endorsement Haul, Compares Rival To McCain April 01, 2012 Rick Santorum fought Sunday to downplay Mitt Romney's growing list of endorsements from Republican Party figures, dismissing the support as the work of an "establishment" pushing the party to nominate another "moderate" just like John McCain in 2008. The former Pennsylvania senator, who bills himself as the true conservative in the race, urged the party to draw lessons from the 2008 race. He said the protracted primary between then-Sen. Barack Obama and Hillary Clinton resulted in the "best candidate" for the Democrats, while Republicans decided, "We've got to...
  • Donald Trump Doesnít Need Indiana Anymore

    04/28/2016 8:53:33 AM PDT · by COUNTrecount · 76 replies
    NY Times ^ | Apri 28,2016 | Nate Cohn
    For the last month or so, Donald Trumpís path to 1,237 delegates has been clear: Win Indiana and California. But after his strong showings in the Northeast, Indiana no longer seems to be a must-win state to capture the Republican nomination. Sure, winning the state would be very helpful toward gaining a majority of delegates. Without Indiana, he would struggle to get the 1,237 bound delegates needed to wrap up the nomination heading into the convention. But thereís now a credible path to winning on the first ballot without it. The main reason is Mr. Trumpís success on Tuesday among...
  • High School Becomes First In PA To Adopt Transgender Bathroom Policy

    04/28/2016 5:43:30 AM PDT · by Phillyred · 55 replies
    SPRINGFIELD TOWNSHIP, Pa (CBS) Ė Some people never give the signs on the bathrooms a second thought, but thatís not the case for transgender students like Evan Petersen, a junior at Springfield Township high school. ďI definitely didnít wanna use womenís bathroom, and I was scared to use the menís bathroom because I wasnít out at school yet,Ē said Peterson. ďSo I just didnít go to the bathroom during the whole school day.Ē ďItís awful itís a very bad feeling,Ē said Christine Settino a teacher. ďThatís the kind of thing that makes you want to do something and make change.Ē...
  • Donald Trump And The Knockout Punch

    04/27/2016 12:50:39 PM PDT · by monkapotamus · 42 replies
    CBN News ^ | April 27, 2016 | David Brody
    Donald Trumpís extraordinary Tuesday evening in Maryland, Pennsylvania, Connecticut, Rhode Island and Delaware got me thinking: if this GOP presidential process were a prizefight, the referee would have stopped it last night. The announcer would have exclaimed, ď Donald Trump, winner by knockout.Ē The impressiveness of Donald Trumpís clean sweep of the ďAcela Primary StatesĒ on Tuesday isnít in the victories themselves. Everyone knew that Trump would do well on Tuesday in the more moderate northeast. Itís the margin thatís notable. This was a shellacking. The knock on Trump was that he had a ceiling or that when other candidates...
  • Trump Beat Cruz at His Own Organizational Game in Pennsylvania

    04/28/2016 4:08:17 AM PDT · by RoosterRedux · 74 replies
    NYMag ^ | Ed Kilgore
    On April 19, NBC News reported the Cruz campaign was bragging that its organizational wizardry would enable the Texan to pick up a lot of Pennsylvania's 57 unbound delegates on April 26 ó delegates that were elected at the congressional district level with no indication on the ballot of their presidential candidate preferences. Indeed, Cruz's Keystone power was supposedly why he was spending the evening of April 19 in that state rather than personally witnessing his drubbing in New York that night. "He'll be in Philly for his watch party tonight," NBC's Hallie Jackson said. "That's indicative of where he...
  • Democrats eye Senate takeover after establishment wins

    04/27/2016 2:57:17 PM PDT · by Olog-hai · 23 replies
    Associated Press ^ | Apr. 27, 2016 5:04 PM EDT | Erica Werner
    Democrats are increasingly optimistic they will take back control of the Senate in November, buoyed by establishment wins in Maryland and the key battleground state of Pennsylvania. Former government official Katie McGinty easily dispatched Joe Sestak in Pennsylvaniaís Senate Democratic primary on Tuesday, benefiting from an infusion of cash from national Democratic groups and last-minute backing from Vice President Joe Biden and President Barack Obama. Democrats now have the candidate they want to take on GOP Sen. Pat Toomey, one of the most endangered Senate Republicans as Democrats aim to net the four or five seats they will need to...
  • Trump Wins Big Among Pennsylvania's Unbound Delegates

    04/27/2016 3:09:59 PM PDT · by Trump20162020 · 53 replies
    NBC News ^ | April 27, 2016 | Leigh Ann Caldwell
    Donald Trump won a sweeping victory in the Pennsylvania primary and, more importantly, he dominated the fight for the state's 54 unbound delegates to the GOP convention -- making his path to obtaining the 1,237 delegates needed to secure the nomination much easier. NBC News reached out to all 54 delegate winners after the polls closed Tuesday night. Interviews reveal that as of Wednesday afternoon 35 said they intend to support Trump on the first ballot at the convention -- a number that could rise north of 40 when the final ten delegates are reached. Trump's delegate haul is an...
  • SPECIAL REPORT: HUGE Pennsylvania Delegate UPDATE

    04/27/2016 11:33:38 AM PDT · by UMCRevMom@aol.com · 73 replies
    Trump killed it in Pennsylvania collecting 48 *assured* delegates in totalĖwith the possibility of MORE joining Team Trump in just a short while. Despite all the naysayers, despite all those that said he was the product of low info voters, and even despite one of the most formidable ground gamesĖTrump came out on top in Tuesday's contest. Taking a majority of the unbound delegates and carrying all 5 states during last night's primary showdown, Donald J. Trump is full steam ahead with all the momentum behind him. This showing in Pennsylvania was critical. It cannot be emphasized enough. Next week...
  • Elective Despotism: RINOs Sweep Every Congressional Race

    04/27/2016 9:18:16 AM PDT · by sally234 · 37 replies
    Conservative Review ^ | 4-27-16 | Daniel Horowitz
    Isnít democracy great? Isnít it great when ďthe peopleĒ get to vote? Actually, this is exactly what our Founders warned of when they portended an elective despotism emanating from a pure democracy. This is why they sought to establish a republic.
  • April 26 Primary Results

    04/27/2016 8:33:51 AM PDT · by GonzoII · 6 replies
    Here's our analysis. Keep up with the First Draft newsletter.
  • CNBC: Cruz will make major announcement at 4PM

    04/27/2016 6:58:49 AM PDT · by GreaterSwiss · 460 replies
    CNBC: Cruz will make major announcement at 4PM
  • Jaw-Dropping Crowd for Donald Trump Rally Tonight In Wilkes-Barre Pennsylvania

    04/26/2016 1:54:32 PM PDT · by UMCRevMom@aol.com · 72 replies
    the conservative tree house ^ | April 25, 2016 | sundance
    According to local media reports, people were lined up as early as 6:30am this morning. Thousands couldnít even get in to the filled venue. WILKES-BARRE TWP. Ė Donald Trump took the stage to a cheering, capacity crowd at the Mohegan Sun Arena around 7:30 p.m. Monday. "We love Wilkes-Barre," Trump VIDEO Trump immediately said his son reminded him to immediately tell the crowd he supports the area natural gas and coal industries. "This is my last stop. Tomorrow is the election," Trump said. A win in Pennsylvania will help him get closer to the Republican nomination. "We're going to make...
  • How Donald Trump Dominated Tuesdayís Primaries (Acela Primary Alert)

    04/26/2016 11:05:28 PM PDT · by goldstategop · 53 replies
    Washington Post ^ | 04/26/2016 | Philip Bump
    rump has won every state touching any of the states that voted on Tuesday, save Ohio. Rhode Island and Connecticut are hemmed in by New York and Massachusetts, which Trump won by 35 and 31 points, respectively. Maryland and Delaware are closer to Virginia, which Trump won by a narrower margin -- but that was back on (the original) Super Tuesday, when Marco Rubio was around to chew up 32 percent of the vote. Geographically, this is Trump territory. If you wanted to drive from Trump Tower to any point in the five states, the most it would take you...
  • Donald Trump Shatters His Ceiling (Trump On Way To Nomination)

    04/26/2016 10:50:12 PM PDT · by goldstategop · 70 replies
    Slate ^ | 04/26/2016 | Jim Newell
    There wasnít any mystery about how Tuesday nightís five Republican presidential primaries would end up: in Donald Trumpís win column. The only thing to watch were his margins: Could he close out against John Kasich in certain highly educated, suburban congressional districts in Connecticut and Maryland, and could he break a 50 percent statewide winner-take-all threshold in Connecticut? Yes, he could! He could do all of that, and he did. He won every state by double digits and cruised in every congressional district awarding bound delegates. He made a joke of his competition and the #NeverTrump cause, just as he...
  • Steve Kornacki just reported Trump will get 33 unbound delegates in PA

    04/26/2016 7:57:46 PM PDT · by usafa92 · 32 replies
    4/26/2016 | MSNBC Steve Kornacki
    Between Trump slate of delegates and those stating they will vote for winner of district, projecting 33 for Trump and only 4 for Ted. Ted lies again, saying he would have over 30.
  • Breaking: Promising Exit Polls From PA, MD, CT

    04/26/2016 3:36:32 PM PDT · by BlackFemaleArmyCaptain · 200 replies
    <p>Exit polling from CNN looks promising for Trump. Republican voters feel candidate with most votes should WIN!</p>
  • LIVE Stream: Donald Trump Primary Night Press Conference (4-26-16)

    04/26/2016 5:39:34 PM PDT · by LeoWindhorse · 93 replies
    YouTube ^ | Apr. 26 , 2016 | youtube
    Tuesday, April 26, 2016: Mr. Trump will be making post-election remarks from Trump Tower in New York City following the results of the Connecticut, Delaware, Maryland, Pennsylvania, and Rhode Island primaries. LIVE Stream: Donald Trump Primary Night Press Conference (4-25-16)
  • Trump wins in Maryland, Pennsylvania and Connecticut; Clinton takes Md.

    04/26/2016 5:36:20 PM PDT · by Innovative · 44 replies
    Washington Post ^ | Apr. 26, 2016 | David A. Fahrenthold
    Donald Trump has been projected as the winner of the Republican presidential primaries in Pennsylvania and Connecticut, victories that continued the New York real estate mogulís dominance in contests along the East Coast. Those projections were made by Edison Research as polls closed at 8 p.m., and they relied on exit polls. In Maryland, the Associated Press projected Trump and Hillary Clinton as winners, even though a few polling places in West Baltimore will remain open until 9 p.m.
  • Here Is The GOP Ballot VS. The Democratic Ballot In Pennsylvania--Notice Anything Strange?

    04/26/2016 4:14:34 PM PDT · by detective · 33 replies
    Hannity ^ | April 26th 2016 | Sean Hannity
    Donna from Staten Island, a caller on Tuesday's Sean Hannity Show, has provided Hannity.com with a pair of photos--one of the Democratic ballot and one of the GOP ballot--that perfectly illustrate the bizarre way the Pennsylvania GOP elects its delegates to the Republican National Convention. The photos were taken by Donna's sister, who is voting in Pennsylvania's 15th district. Take a look at the side-by-side comparison of the two ballots. On the left, you'll see the Democratic ballot. On the right, the GOP. Notice a difference?
  • Here Is The GOP Ballot VS. The Democratic Ballot In Pennsylvania--Notice Anything Strange?

    04/26/2016 4:14:29 PM PDT · by SMGFan · 18 replies
    Hannity ^ | April 26, 2016 | Sean Hannity
    Donna from Staten Island, a caller on Tuesday's Sean Hannity Show, has provided Hannity.com with a pair of photos--one of the Democratic ballot and one of the GOP ballot--that perfectly illustrate the bizarre way the Pennsylvania GOP elects its delegates to the Republican National Convention. The photos were taken by Donna's sister, who is voting in Pennsylvania's 15th district. Take a look at the side-by-side comparison of the two ballots. On the left, you'll see the Democratic ballot. On the right, the GOP. Notice a difference?
  • Senator Pat Toomey [R-PA] Votes for Ted Cruz

    04/26/2016 2:31:42 PM PDT · by MeanWestTexan · 82 replies
    The Morning Call ^ | 4/26/20116 | Laura Olson
    Republican U.S. Sen. Pat Toomey says he cast his presidential vote for Ted Cruz, describing the Texas senator as having a deep understanding of the issues and "concrete" ideas on the economy and national security. "He's a solid conservative," Toomey said this morning outside his polling place in Zionsville. "We don't agree on everything, but having served with him in the Senate, I know Ted pretty well and I think he's got a real, real viable shot of beating Hillary Clinton in the fall." While Donald Trump leads among Republicans in public polls of state voters, Toomey noted that the...
  • ** Live Tuesday 4/26 Election Thread (PA, CT, RI, MD, and DE) **

    04/26/2016 8:30:26 AM PDT · by tatown · 369 replies
    tatown | 4/26/16 | tatown
    Connecticut 28 (P) Closed Delaware 16 (WTA) Closed Maryland 38 (WTA) Closed Pennsylvania 71 (P) Closed Rhode Island 19 (P) Mixed (P) = Proportional, (WTA) = Winner Take All
  • LIVE:Trump Post Election Night Meeting April 26, 2016 Trump Tower 9pm EDT

    04/26/2016 2:51:03 AM PDT · by nikos1121 · 2,598 replies
    TUESDAY, APRIL 26, 2016 NEW YORK, NY TRUMP TOWER 9:00 PM YOU ARE CORDIALLY INVITED to attend a special meeting with Mr. Donald Trump who will make post-election remarks the night of the Connecticut, Delaware, Maryland, Pennsylvania, and Rhode Island primaries. Attire-PJs Please RSVP @ nikos1121
  • April 26 GOP Primary Primer (CT, DE, MD, PA, RI) - Closing Times, Polling Data, Delegate Formulas

    Tuesday, April 26, 2016172 of 2,472 delegates(118 bound)
  • Philly cheesesteak is test for candidates, not just a lunch

    04/25/2016 4:49:24 PM PDT · by dirtboy · 71 replies
    MSN ^ | 4/25/16 | CATHERINE LUCEY
    ES MOINES, Iowa ó Five-point plans, engaging speeches and star endorsements are all important in a presidential campaign, but how well do candidates REALLY know the cities and towns where they're wooing voters? The supreme test in Philadelphia: ordering a cheesesteak. Just ask Secretary of State John Kerry, who was roundly mocked in 2003 for passing up the more traditional Cheez Whiz on his cheesesteak for Swiss cheese. "Don't come into Philadelphia and try to cater favor with us and then order Swiss cheese, which no one does in Philadelphia," Ed Rendell, former Pennsylvania governor and Philadelphia mayor, said. Hillary...
  • American Research Group [PA Trump 50 Cruz 23 Kasich 21]

    04/25/2016 2:14:49 PM PDT · by BigEdLB · 7 replies
    ARG ^ | ARC
    Pennsylvania: Survey Sponsor: American Research Group, Inc. The American Research Group has been conducting surveys of voters since 1985. Sample Size: 400 completed telephone interviews among a random sample of likely Republican primary voters living in Pennsylvania (400 self-reported registered Republicans). Sample Dates: April 21-24, 2016 Margin of Error: Ī 5 percentage points, 95% of the time, on questions where opinion is evenly split.
  • New Northeast Polls: Donald Trump Beats the Wunderkinds CombinedÖ

    04/25/2016 1:32:51 PM PDT · by COUNTrecount · 26 replies
    The Conservative Treehouse ^ | April 25, 2016 | Sundance
    In their vain effort to thwart the will of the electorate, that answer is now transparent. Candidate Trump is simply thumping them both in the polling for the Northeast States tomorrow: 3 candidate 3 states According to the latest PPP Polling released today (full pdf below), candidate Donald Trump is not only beating the Wunderkinds individually; heís also beating them collectively. Additionally interesting is some of the polling internal data which shows Senator Ted Cruz continuing to implode when the electorate is asked if they like him. Cruzís unfavorable rating continues to skyrocket. (Via PPP) [Ö] Donald Trump getting a...
  • Trump campaign holds organizing call with Pennsylvania delegate candidates

    04/25/2016 8:26:39 AM PDT · by RoosterRedux · 10 replies
    CNN ^ | Chris Frates, Mark Preston and Greg Krieg
    A senior adviser to Donald Trump held an organizing call with the campaign's Pennsylvania delegate candidates Sunday night, another sign of the Trump operation's increasingly sophisticated ground game. Paul Manafort, the campaign's convention guru, ran the call and talked to all 41 of Trump's congressional district delegate candidates in Pennsylvania ahead of Tuesday's crucial primary. The call was organized so that the delegates "knew they had the support of the campaign and its senior leadership team," a source on the call told CNN. Manafort took questions from the group, including basics such as what the delegates should do in case...
  • Trump's New Delegate Strategy Takes Root in Pennsylvania

    04/25/2016 8:15:39 AM PDT · by RoosterRedux · 8 replies
    nbcnews.com ^ | 04/20/2016 | Leigh Ann Caldwell
    After his resounding victory in New York Tuesday night, Republican front-runner Donald Trump looks ahead to a series of primaries in the Northeast, including Pennsylvania, where he will deploy a new strategy that includes aggressively courting delegates, a tactic he had previously and vocally panned as unnecessary and part of a "rigged" system. The hard push for support from individual delegates is a shift for Trump who has been outmaneuvered by rival Sen. Ted Cruz, but one that has proven necessary as if he is to ensure he has the support of delegates at the Republican nominating convention in July....
  • Former PA Sen. Wofford, 90, announces marriage to a man

    04/25/2016 8:16:22 AM PDT · by SoFloFreeper · 52 replies
    Fox 13 ^ | 4/24/16
    WASHINGTON (CNN) ó Former Pennsylvania Sen. Harris Wofford announced Sunday that he is marrying a man 50 years his junior, almost 20 years after his wife died. Wofford, a Democrat who was also a top adviser to John F. Kennedy and Martin Luther King Jr., announced his marriage to Matthew Charlton in a New York Times op-ed....
  • Clinton, Sanders close in CT/PA/RI; Trump Headed for Big Wins (59% CT, 51% PA, 61% RI)

    04/25/2016 7:23:07 AM PDT · by NYRepublican72 · 34 replies
    hings arenít nearly so competitive on the Republican side, with Donald Trump getting a majority of voters in each state. Heís strongest in Rhode Island where he gets 61% to 23% for John Kasich, and 13% for Ted Cruz. The numbers are very similar in Connecticut with Trump getting 59% to 25% for Kasich, and 13% for Cruz. Things are a little bit different in Pennsylvania where Trumpís share of the vote isnít as high (51%) and Cruz edges out Kasich 25/22 for second place. None of these states are particularly amenable to the ĎNever Trumpí movement. Trump has the...
  • Cruz chair admits Pennsylvania 'will likely go mostly for Trump'

    04/25/2016 7:00:45 AM PDT · by Trump20162020 · 24 replies
    The Washington Examiner ^ | April 25, 2016 | Bryon York
    Ted Cruz's campaign concedes that next Tuesday's primaries in Pennsylvania, Connecticut, Delaware, Rhode Island, and Maryland will be difficult for Cruz, and on late Sunday afternoon campaign chairman Chad Sweet admitted that the biggest prize of the day, Pennsylvania, "will likely go mostly for Trump." The best hope for Cruz, Sweet told members of Cruz's national security team in an on-the-record conference call, is to win a "fair share" of the delegates at stake in the Keystone State. "We knew all along ... that this particular stretch of states in the Northeast was going to be probably the low point...
  • Cruz campaign announces they're focusing on Indiana and clearing a path for Kasich

    04/24/2016 7:58:36 PM PDT · by Trump20162020 · 146 replies
    Cruz campaign announces they're focusing on Indiana and clearing a path for Kasich in Oregon and New Mexico.
  • LIVE:3 Trump 4/25/2016, Warwick, RI @ 1pm West Chester PA @ 4pm @ Wilkes-Barre PA @ 7pm EDT.

    04/25/2016 3:15:38 AM PDT · by nikos1121 · 1,303 replies
    Warwick, RI Warwick (Listeni/ňąw…ír…™k/ WORR-ik, more locally /ňąw…Ēňźrw…™k/) is a city in Kent County, Rhode Island, United States. It is the second largest city in the state, with a population of 82,672 at the 2010 census. Its mayor has been Scott Avedisian since 2000. Founded by Samuel Gorton in 1642, Warwick has witnessed major events in American history. The City of Warwick (and T.F. Green Airport) is located approximately 12 miles (19 km) south of downtown Providence, 63 miles (101 km) southwest of Boston, Massachusetts, and 171 miles (275 km) northeast of New York City. Warwick was decimated during King...
  • Pathetic Ė Ted Cruz and John Kasich Announce Joint ďNever Voters CampaignĒ To Stop Donald Trump

    04/25/2016 12:46:06 AM PDT · by onyx · 87 replies
    The Last Refuge ^ | APRIL 25, 2016 | Sundance
    Pathetic ‚Äď Ted Cruz and John Kasich Announce Joint ‚ÄúNever Voters Campaign‚ÄĚ To Stop Donald¬†Trump‚Ķ Posted on April 25, 2016 by sundance After the complete Trump New York victory, both Ted Cruz and John Kasich were mathematically eliminated from any possibility of winning through voters. The #NeverTrump campaign shifted and rebranded itself #NeverVoters. Last night, facing the looming probability of complete defeat on April 26th in the North East primary states of: Pennsylvania, Connecticut, Rhode Island, Maryland and Delaware, the Ted Cruz and John Kasich campaigns announced publicly their intents to draw their last-hope firewalls in Indiana, New Mexico and...
  • Trump gains as disgruntled Pennsylvania Democrats switch parties

    04/24/2016 7:40:34 PM PDT · by bobsunshine · 41 replies
    Naples News - Tribune ^ | April 24, 2016 | Lisa Mascaro
    A retired middle school principal was so moved by Donald Trump that he switched his Democratic Party registration so he can vote for him in Tuesdayís Republican presidential primary. So did the daughter of a steelworker, who twice voted for President Barack Obama but says she is ďoverĒ the Democratsí political correctness. And a husband-wife team of Trump volunteers ó sheís a laid-off airport worker, heís a laid-off truck driver ó were Democrats for 30 years, until recently. ďWe always voted Democrat,Ē said Laurie McGinnis, as her husband, Ricky, hung a Trump banner outside their South Greensburg home. ďBut not...
  • Ex-Pa. Senator Harris Wofford, 90, announces same-sex marriage in op-ed

    04/24/2016 2:32:18 PM PDT · by floridavoter2 · 81 replies
    CBSNews.com ^ | 04-24-2016 | Lindsay Kimble
    Nearly 20 years after the death of his wife, former U.S. Sen. Harris Wofford, D-Pennsylvania, penned a moving New York Times editorial Sunday, announcing his intention to marry a man 50 years his junior.
  • CBS polls: Trump leads by five in Indiana, by 23 in Pennsylvania

    04/24/2016 3:14:24 PM PDT · by MaxistheBest · 50 replies
    HotAir.com ^ | 04/24/2016 | ALLAHPUNDIT
    The Pennsylvania numbers ó Trump 49, Cruz 26, Kasich 22 ó are eye-popping, but you should know the delegate rules there well enough by now to know thereís a catch. Namely, 54 of the 71 delegates are unbound regardless of what Republican voters do in the primary. In theory, Cruz could lose the popular vote by 25 points and still walk away with a majority of the stateís delegation in his pocket thanks to his delegate-wrangling operation. ----------------------- In fact, per CBS/YouGov, 68 percent of Pennsylvania Republicans say delegates should back the statewide winner. Thatís a big deal given how...
  • Why Six Swing-State GOP Senators Are in Trouble Ė And How They Can Survive

    04/24/2016 7:02:39 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 56 replies
    Wall Street Journal ^ | 04/23/2016 | By Gerald F. Seib
    In a complicated political season, nobody has more complications to worry about than the half-dozen Republican senators seeking re-election in tight, swing-state contests. Those senatorsĖhailing from Illinois, New Hampshire, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Wisconsin and North Carolinaóare being buffeted by big forces largely out of their control as they try to hang onto their seats. Their fate will determine whether Republicans keep control of the Senate, where they currently have a 54-46 advantage. The predicament of these GOP senators comes into clearer focus in the latest Wall Street Journal/NBC News poll, completed just last week, which helps crystallize three big complications they...
  • WARNING--CRUZ LACKEYS Are Posting Fake Trump PA Delegate Lists on Twitter

    04/24/2016 11:36:54 AM PDT · by smoothsailing · 102 replies
    The Gateway Pundit ^ | 4-24-2016 | Jim Hoft
    Donald Trump posted an OFFICIAL CAMPAIGN LIST of Trump Pennsylvania delegates on Twitter on Saturday.Voters in Pennsylvania MUST VOTE ON THESE CONFIRMED TRUMP DELEGATES In their district.BUT BE WARNED: There are Cruz vampire lists popping up on Twitter. Be careful of Cruz vampires putting fake lists up. This comes from #Trump website. Check Hannity website too. https://t.co/7iAcQ3nfIC‚ÄĒ susie smith (@gs777gs777) April 24, 2016 This one list from KellerForDelegate website includes candidate Gabriel Keller who is not the original list.Be alert for fake Trump Pennsylvania delegate lists.

    04/24/2016 11:16:55 AM PDT · by Bill_o'Rights · 11 replies
    Gabriel C. Keller website ^ | Matthew Jansen, Jaime Klein, Gabriel C. Keller
    From the site http://www.kellerfordelegate.com/:Here is everything you need to know to navigate Pennsylvania's "unique" delegate system and ensure that your vote for Donald Trump counts in "3 Easy Steps" FIND YOUR DISTRICT - MAP or SEARCH FIND YOUR TRUMP DELEGATES VOTE FOR TRUMP AND YOUR DELEGATES ON APRIL 26th NOTE: A vote for any other delegate cancels out a vote for Trump