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  • Rush Limbaugh Reveals Major Difference Between Donald Trump and Ted Cruz

    11/23/2015 10:16:11 AM PST · by gwgn02 · 191 replies
    ThePolitistick ^ | 10/26/2015 | Mathew K Burke
    Legendary conservative radio talk show host Rush Limbaugh explained to his vast audience a key difference between current Republican presidential frontrunner, real estate tycoon and reality TV star, Donald Trump and Texas Senator Ted Cruz, who has been running in third or fourth place behind Trump and Dr. Ben Carson, with Marco Rubio also in the mix. On Mondays broadcast, the influential Limbaugh gave an analysis of the GOP race to the nomination, praising Cruz as being ideally positioned to be the nominee should Trump or Carson falter, and as the only " thoroughbred conservative."in the race. "I think that...
  • Carson says, wrongly, that Thomas Jefferson crafted the Constitution

    11/23/2015 9:52:10 AM PST · by C19fan · 69 replies
    Politico ^ | November 23, 2015 | Nolan D. McCaskill
    Of America’s Founding Fathers, Ben Carson is most moved by Thomas Jefferson, partly because of the way he “tried to craft our Constitution,” the retired neurosurgeon said this weekend. In a Sunday interview on C-SPAN as part of its “Road to the White House” series, Carson said he was “impressed by a lot of them,” referring to the Founding Fathers.
  • Fox News cuts away during Limbaugh glowing assessment of Ted Cruz!

    11/23/2015 9:19:36 AM PST · by gwgn02 · 58 replies
    Conservativeunderground ^ | 11/22/2015 | James Willis
    You can watch the full video at the link Radio host Rush Limbaugh made a rare television appearance this morning on Fox News Sunday. During the interview, Chris Wallace had a “lightning round” where Rush was asked to appraise several of the Presidential candidates. Check out his assessment of Sen. Ted Cruz:
  • Cruz hits Obama with new ad: Let's Debate, Mr. President.

    11/20/2015 12:24:59 PM PST · by gwgn02 · 22 replies
    TedCruz.org ^ | 11/20/2015 | TedCruz
    Ted's release new ad clobbering Obama on his feckless leadership in the face of ISIS terror.
  • Did President Obama Just Admit He Was Muslim?

    11/19/2015 7:25:30 PM PST · by grundle · 64 replies
    C-SPAN ^ | November 16, 2015
    Pay attention to when he uses the word "we"... "I think, on one hand, non-Muslims cannot stereotype, but I also think the Muslim community has to think about how we make sure that children are not being affected with this twisted notion that somehow they can kill innocent people." Video at link
  • On Syrian refugees, @JebBush tells @bpolitics: "The answer to this...is not to ban people [tr]

    11/17/2015 10:31:36 AM PST · by C19fan · 32 replies
    Twitter ^ | November 17, 2015 | David Goodman
    On Syrian refugees, @JebBush tells @bpolitics: "The answer to this...is not to ban people from coming."
  • Ted Cruz speaking in Richmond, VA Sat. Nov. 14

    You have the great opportunity to see Senator Ted Cruz and his father Rev. Rafael Cruz live at our 30th Annual Gala! To purchase your ticket, please visit our website at www.familyfoundation.org/gala. We have a few tickets left, so be sure to reserve your seat right now! I look forward to hearing from you and hope to see you on Saturday, November 14th as we celebrate all that God has accomplished through TFF over the past 30 years! For Families and For Virginia, Victoria Cobb President
  • Kingston Girl Wants To Change Constitution So She Can Run For President

    11/03/2015 8:43:24 PM PST · by BuckeyeTexan · 147 replies
    CBS Boston ^ | 10/28/2015 | Staff
    BOSTON (CBS) - President Alena Mulhern has a nice ring to it. But the little girl from Kingston can't actually be elected to our nation's highest office. Alena was adopted from China. So since she wasn't a US citizen from birth, the Constitution forbids her from becoming President. She doesn't accept that and Wednesday she took her campaign for change to the State House. "We should all have the opportunity to run for president," 10 year old Alena Mulhern says as she testifies before a State House committee. She's not going to let anyone tell her the top job is...
  • Ted Cruz discusses his new Simple Flat Tax plan with CNBC’s Larry Kudlow

    11/02/2015 2:04:51 PM PST · by gwgn02 · 77 replies
    TheRightScoop ^ | 11/22015 | TheRightScoop
    Ted Cruz spent a fair amount of time discussing his new tax plan in detail with Larry Kudlow on his radio show today. The tax discussion begins around the 6 minute mark so skip ahead if you don’t have a ton of time: Ted Cruz spent a fair amount of time discussing his new tax plan in detail with Larry Kudlow on his radio show today. The tax discussion begins around the 6 minute mark so skip ahead if you don’t have a ton of time: Read more: http://therightscoop.com/ted-cruz-discusses-his-new-simple-flat-tax-plan-with-cnbcs-larry-kudlow/#ixzz3qNHLYve6
  • Bush's 'Jeb Can Fix It' slogan draws mockery as Twitter is flooded with 'Bob The Builder' jokes

    11/02/2015 12:40:06 PM PST · by C19fan · 29 replies
    UK Daily Mail ^ | November 2, 2015 | David Martosko
    In the annals of American political slogan-writing, no one has ever borrowed material from a British cartoon. Jeb Bush can fix that. And Twitter can mock him for inspiring memories of Bob the Builder's 'Can we fix it? Yes we can!' with his new 'Jeb can fix it' catch-phrase. The former Florida governor relaunched his ailing presdiential campaign on Monday with a Tampa speech that climaxed with a litany of things he can 'fix' – just like Bob's friends Scoop, Muck, Dizzy and Roley.
  • Clinton allies shout ‘sexism’ at Sanders

    11/02/2015 6:17:58 AM PST · by C19fan · 11 replies
    Politico ^ | October 30, 2015 | Annie Karni
    The once respectful Democratic primary has devolved into a slugfest about gender, with Hillary Clinton surrogates expressing outrage over how Bernie Sanders is conducting his campaign — even calling for him to fire his staff over alleged sexist remarks. The ugly dispute has knocked Sanders back on his heels, and placed him on the defensive — an unaccustomed position for a progressive who describes himself as a feminist. And it’s sent a signal flare to Republicans, who have been reminded of the pitfalls of using the wrong language when taking on Clinton — and also of her campaign’s ability to...
  • Bush team bracing for cash crunch

    10/31/2015 8:01:41 AM PDT · by C19fan · 20 replies
    Politico ^ | October 30, 2015 | Eli Stokols
    Jeb Bush’s campaign, wounded after another mediocre debate performance, is bracing for the possibility that revenue dries up in the coming weeks ahead. It’s a striking turn for a campaign that had embarked on a “shock and awe” approach to fundraising and then delivered a record-breaking haul of $114 million of hard money and super PAC dollars during the first half of the year.
  • Chief Operating Officer Leaves Jeb Bush Campaign

    10/30/2015 1:06:06 PM PDT · by C19fan · 37 replies
    Wall Street Journal ^ | October 30, 2015 | Reid J. Epstein and Patrick O'Connor
    The highest-ranking official known to lose her job in Jeb Bush’s flagging campaign is Christine Ciccone, the campaign’s chief operating officer. News of Ms. Ciccone’s departure comes a week after the Bush campaign announced a re-organization that it said would reduce payroll by 40%. Ms. Ciccone served as Mr. Bush’s chief operating officer, effectively an office administrator responsible for logistics.
  • Past Partners, Marco Rubio and Jeb Bush Shift Directions

    10/30/2015 9:07:05 AM PDT · by C19fan · 3 replies
    NY Times ^ | October 29, 2015 | Jeremy W. Peters and Maggie Haberman
    Measured but optimistic, Senator Marco Rubio on Thursday stepped into the spotlight he always feared would come too early in the campaign and prepared for a bruising collision with Jeb Bush, his friend, neighbor and onetime political partner in Florida. But as Mr. Rubio and his supporters tried not to be swept up in the euphoria over his performance in Wednesday night’s debate, the mood among Mr. Bush’s supporters was despondent, with some questioning in private conversations whether the accumulation of three unsteady appearances on the same stage had finally blocked his path to the presidential nomination.
  • Rubio team goes after Bush donors

    10/30/2015 6:13:13 AM PDT · by C19fan · 6 replies
    Politico ^ | October 29, 2015 | Eli Stokols
    For months, Republican donors viewed Marco Rubio as a growth stock. After his bull run in Wednesday’s debate, investors are buying. It started even before the debate in Boulder ended. Donors who had been getting calls from Rubio’s Colorado campaign chairman for two months were suddenly emailing him. Seven donors he’d been working couldn’t convey their messages fast enough: I’m in.
  • The Least and Most Popular Modern U.S. Presidents

    10/29/2015 9:48:53 PM PDT · by Angels27 · 16 replies
    Inside Gov ^ | 8-13-2015 | Alex Greer
    As of July 2015, President Obama’s public approval rating was 44%, down significantly from his starting approval of 62%. To be fair, Obama still has around a year left in office, so his approval rating is far from final. But few presidents leave the White House more popular than when they entered. So how does Obama stack up to the modern presidents when it comes to popularity? Using data from Real Clear Politics and the Roper Center, InsideGov found the average approval ratings for the modern U.S. presidents (FDR onward). We also provide an overall breakdown of each president’s approval...
  • Dr. Ben Carson : PATTERN OF LIES denying "Association" with Mannatech ??? 2015-10-29

    10/29/2015 12:09:56 PM PDT · by Patton@Bastogne · 101 replies
    Patton@Bastogne ^ | 2015-10-29 | Patton@Bastogne
    . 2015-10-29 Presidential Election Observations by Free Republic's Patton@Bastogne Post GOP Presidential Debate (Three) on 2015-10-28 Jim Robinson's Free Republic Conservative website is the premier internet forum for political discussions. Since 1996 Free Republic's astute political observers have parsed and dissected Presidential Candidates better than anyone. Last night's GOP Presidential Debate Three (Colorado) featured several developments and suprises. Conventional MSM Pundits and George Will will predictably conclude that John Kasisch and Mike Huckabee are headed for the political exit. Dr. Krauthammer and George Will also may lament that "Yeb" Bush and Christ Christy will probably be "expelled" after Debate IV....
  • New Jeb Bush slogan compared to ‘Bob the Builder’

    10/29/2015 11:25:46 AM PDT · by C19fan · 27 replies
    Twitchy ^ | October 29, 2015 | Staff
    "Jeb Can Fix It" #AllInForJeb https://twitter.com/jaxalemany/status/659768102662627328 …
  • Kasich: 'I Was Very Appreciative' of CNBC Moderators

    10/29/2015 8:32:12 AM PDT · by C19fan · 47 replies
    Media Research Center ^ | October 28, 2015 | Brittany M. Hughes
    While more than a few GOP candidates slammed the mainstream media for biased moderating and reporting during the third GOP debate Wednesday, it all came up roses for Gov. John Kasich (R-Ohio) -- who actually defended the CNBC moderators in the spin room following the event. The presidential hopeful told MRCTV he “thought they did a good job,” saying he was “very appreciative of how they did their job.” "I had time" to speak and discuss the issues - and, this time, the debate "wasn't a circus," Kasich said.
  • CNBC moderator: Now I see what John Boehner and Paul Ryan have to deal with

    10/29/2015 7:03:33 AM PDT · by C19fan · 75 replies
    Twitter ^ | October 29, 2015 | John Harwood
    moderating GOP debate in 2015 enriched my understanding of challenges @SpeakerBoehner has faced and @RepPaulRyan will face
  • Kasich lashes out: What has happened to the conservative movement?

    10/28/2015 8:27:04 AM PDT · by C19fan · 49 replies
    Politico ^ | October 28, 2015 | Daniel Strauss
    Ohio Gov. John Kasich's first real foray into attacking his Republican rivals centered on him ticking off a list of critiques he has with the 2016 Republican presidential field. Kasich, at a rally a day before the next Republican presidential debate, lit into the field. He didn't name names but critiqued a set of policy positions championed by multiple 2016 GOP candidates.
  • Manhattan glitterati support Hillary Clinton at star-studded fundraiser hosted by Anna Wintour [tr]

    10/26/2015 1:40:58 PM PDT · by C19fan · 21 replies
    UK Daily Mail ^ | October 26, 2015 | Carly Stern
    Celebrities and top fashion designers lent their support to Hillary Clintons presidential campaign last night at a private - but star-studded - New York City fundraiser. The ritzy event was held in designer Vera Wang's Upper East Side apartment on Sunday night, and was co-hosted by Vera, Vogue Editor-in-Chief Anna Wintour, Marchesa designer Georgina Chapman, and Georgina's husband, producer Harvey Weinstein. And plenty of other famous names were happy to fork over a donation for the chance to spend time with the Democratic frontrunner, who turns 68 today and arrived at the party with husband Bill Clinton in tow.
  • Prosecute Barack Obama (list of offenses that include 'quite verifiable charges')

    10/22/2015 8:23:59 AM PDT · by Perseverando · 9 replies
    WND ^ | October 21, 2015 | Erik Rush
    Based on the marked proliferation of press reports coming out of the worlds developed nations and the statements of government officials therein, it appears as though nearly everyone except for the American citizenry (or at least average American news consumers) are aware that members of our government and their powerful confederates engaged in a far-reaching international money-laundering scheme dedicated to financing Islamic terrorists abroad. It also remains unknown to fat, happy Americans on the proverbial hamster wheel that dozens of government, military and intelligence personnel have either been harassed, prosecuted and/or imprisoned by our government for attempting to bring its...
  • Rubio veers right in latest immigration twist (BS)

    10/20/2015 6:38:23 AM PDT · by C19fan · 19 replies
    Politico ^ | October 20, 2015 | Seung Min Kim
    Marco Rubios support for comprehensive immigration reform two years ago remains a major question mark hovering over his presidential campaign, even as hes cracked top-tier status in the GOP field. On Tuesday, the freshman senators tightrope walk on the issue will continue, when the Senate takes up a bill, co-sponsored by Rubio and favored by the partys staunchest immigration opponents, to crack down on so-called sanctuary cities. But Rubios attempts to explain his trajectory on immigration from chief GOP advocate of sweeping reform to largely disavowing that effort and now advocating an enforcement-first approach is drawing criticism from...
  • Air Force One, a Cherished Perk Awaiting an Upgrade

    10/18/2015 11:06:47 PM PDT · by sukhoi-30mki · 31 replies
    New York Times ^ | OCT. 18, 2015 | PETER BAKER
    WASHINGTON President Obama has already made clear what he will miss the most when he leaves office in 15 months. People sometimes ask me what the biggest perk of being president is, he told visitors at the White House last week. No. 1 is the plane. In September, he told another audience that the plane is nice and that unfortunately for him my lease is running out, so he might soon have to start taking off my shoes again going through security. In Kenya in July, he noted that when he visited as a young man his luggage was...
  • Jeb Jr.: Rubio should drop out or do something

    10/16/2015 1:48:59 PM PDT · by C19fan · 37 replies
    Politico ^ | October 16, 2015 | Conor Skelding
    Jeb Bush Jr. told a group of college students Thursday afternoon that Sen. Marco Rubio should "drop out or do something" rather than miss votes by campaigning for president. "As a Floridian, I'm a little disappointed, because he's missing, like, 35 percent of his votes. And it's just, kind of, like, dude, you know, either drop out or do something, but we're paying you to do something, it ain't run for president," Bush Jr. told about about 70 students at a New York University College Republicans event.
  • Bush, Clinton are Wall Street's favorites, donations show

    10/16/2015 1:06:05 PM PDT · by C19fan · 9 replies
    Reuters ^ | October 16, 2015 | Emily Flitter
    Jeb Bush is leading the U.S. presidential campaign by at least one measure: financial support from Wall Street. The former Florida governor who is seeking the Republican presidential nomination received more financial backing than any competitor - Democrat or Republican - from employees of the major Wall Street banks between July and the end of September, campaign filings released on Thursday show.
  • Jeb Bush slashes campaign salaries

    10/16/2015 6:19:16 AM PDT · by C19fan · 13 replies
    Politico ^ | October 16, 2015 | Marc Caputo
    Jeb Bushs campaign slashed hundreds of thousands of dollars in salaries over the last three months as the struggling candidate's fundraising machine slowed to a more middling pace, new campaign-finance reports indicate. No longer able to raise unlimited sums with his super PAC, Bush hauled in $13.4 million in the third quarter of the year for his campaign. Thats more than all of his GOP rivals except Ben Carson. But Bush also spent more than many of them, leaving him with about as much money in the bank as Marco Rubio. Ted Cruz has more.
  • Democratic National Committeewoman says her party is 'clearing a path' for Hillary because [tr]

    10/15/2015 10:59:51 AM PDT · by C19fan · 28 replies
    UK Daily Mail ^ | October 15, 2015 | David Martosko
    The Democratic National Committee is 'clearing a path' for Hillary Clinton to be its presidential nominee because its upper power echelons are populated with women, according to a female committee member who was in Las Vegas for Tuesday's primary debate. Speaking on the condition that she isn't identified, she told Daily Mail Online that the party is in the tank for Clinton, and the women who run the organization decided it 'early on.' The committeewoman is supporting one of Hillary's rivals for the Democratic nomination, and said she spoke freely because she believes the former Secretary of State is benefiting...
  • Ted Cruz Discussses New Fox News Poll and More with Sean Hannity

    10/14/2015 6:37:20 PM PDT · by gwgn02 · 6 replies
    Youtube ^ | 10/14/2015 | Ted Cruz
    Ted Cruz full video on last nights Hannity
  • Sheldon Adelson warms to Marco Rubio

    10/13/2015 11:39:09 AM PDT · by C19fan · 19 replies
    Politico ^ | October 12, 2015 | Alex Isenstadt
    Sheldon Adelson, one of the Republican Party's most sought-after contributors, is leaning increasingly toward supporting Marco Rubio and the Florida senator is racing to win the backing of other uncommitted megadonors who have the potential to direct tens of millions of dollars his way and alter the contours of the Republican primary fight.

    10/12/2015 9:34:39 AM PDT · by gwgn02 · 86 replies
    TheRightScoop ^ | 10/12/2015 | RightScoop
    A great video from Meet the Press yesterday where Chuck Todd and the Panel agree that Ted Cruz has positioned himself better than anyone else with a great organization and as an articulate voice that can tap into the so-called outsiders:
  • Jeb Bush Plays Up Role as a Disrupter

    10/08/2015 11:46:13 AM PDT · by C19fan · 38 replies
    Wall Street Journal ^ | October 7, 2015 | Beth Reinhard
    The onetime front-runner for the Republican presidential nomination now likes to call himself a disrupter. During a swing this week through eastern Iowa, former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush stepped up his rhetoric against the political establishment, seeking to catch up to the outsider candidates leading the GOP field. Ive never lived in Washington, never been part of Washington, the former two-term governor said Wednesday at a coffee shop here. I just have the skill set to disrupt the beast.
  • John Kasich to ObamaCare critics: Do I need to buy Bibles for you people to remind you to care [tr]

    10/06/2015 10:29:49 AM PDT · by C19fan · 65 replies
    Hot Air ^ | October 6, 2015 | Allahpundit
    I like Alex Burnss summary of this clip: Kasich basically defends Medicaid expansion the way an Aaron Sorkin character would. Precisely, and hes been doing it for more than two years despite endless conservative upset at him for equating state-backed entitlements with Christian charity. His first, most famous musing on this point came in June 2013 when he replied to right-wing critics of expanding Medicaid:
  • Gun Shop-Owning Roseburg Grandma Gives Completely Unfiltered Answers When Asked About Gun Control

    10/06/2015 8:17:50 AM PDT · by KeyLargo · 18 replies
    The Blaze ^ | Oct. 6, 2015 | Jason Howerton
    Gun Shop-Owning Roseburg Grandma Gives Completely Unfiltered Answers When Asked About Gun Control Including Her Nickname for Obama Oct. 6, 2015 9:19am Jason Howerton An 86-year-old gun shop owner in Roseburg, Oregon, recently gave an unfiltered interview to NBC News, criticizing President Barack Obamas strange gun control ideas and revealing her unflattering nickname for the commander in chief.
  • Ohio Gov. Kasich wants steeper green energy mandates

    10/06/2015 6:01:37 AM PDT · by C19fan · 18 replies
    Fox News ^ | October 5, 2015 | Jason Hart
    Ohio lawmakers looking to extend a freeze on state green energy mandates will have to find a way past Gov. John Kasich. Kasich immediately shot down as unacceptable a legislative study committees Wednesday recommendation the state extend its current two-year mandate freeze indefinitely. When Kasich signed Senate Bill 310 last year, he agreed to pause the phase-in of energy efficiency and alternative electricity generation mandates adopted in 2008 and to create the Energy Mandates Study Committee, whose guidance he seems set on ignoring.

    10/01/2015 1:46:14 PM PDT · by C19fan · 31 replies
    Breitbart ^ | October 1, 2015 | Julia Hahn
    The United States is being deluged with illegal immigrants, spurred on by the hope of amnesty. In response, conservative lawmakers have introduced a wide array of legislative proposals to clamp down on illegal immigration. Breitbart News can now exclusively report that, despite Sen. Marco Rubio (R-FL)80% s campaign rhetoric, the presidential hopeful hasnt cosponsored a single one of these immigration enforcement proposals, nor introduced any of his own in the two years since he was the very public face of the Gang of Eight in the Senate.
  • Jeb Would Limit the Federal Government to Its Proper Constitutional Role (LMAO!)

    09/30/2015 6:38:08 AM PDT · by C19fan · 15 replies
    National Review ^ | September 29, 2015 | Scott Pruitt (AG of OK)
    As we choose our next president, Americans will doubtless turn their attention to the crucial issues of economic opportunity, national security, family, and faith. Underlying all of these issues, however, is another that shouldnt be overlooked: our frustration with how the federal government has invaded nearly every aspect of American life, while consistently failing to accomplish the few basic tasks the Constitution actually requires of it. Read more at: http://www.nationalreview.com/article/424798/jeb-bush-federalism-states
  • Secret to Jeb's 4 Percent Growth Plan? Immigrants [Bloombrg Link Only]

    09/30/2015 6:23:43 AM PDT · by C19fan · 7 replies
    Bloomberg [Link Only] ^ | September 30, 2015 | Francis Wilkinson
  • Trevor Loudon picks Leaders of the 2nd American Revolution -youtube

    09/29/2015 9:01:35 AM PDT · by gwgn02 · 18 replies
    Youtube ^ | 6/27/2014 | Mike Cummins
    Trevor Loudon is an internationally acclaimed libertarian author, researcher, activist, blogger, and commentator. A leader of the libertarian movement in his native New Zealand - he is best known to Americans for his prominent role in the documentary motion picture film "Agenda" in which he eloquently exposes the left's agenda to transform America. He is also founder and editor of KeyWiki.org a rapidly growing website with the objective of bringing transparency to those aspects of U.S. and global politics that the left would prefer you not notice.
  • Out of Respect for POTUS Obama, I suggest Free Republic refer to White House as the Rainbow House

    09/28/2015 9:32:35 AM PDT · by Perseverando · 30 replies
    September 28, 2015 | Vanity
    As of today, I move that on Free Republic, the politically correct name for POTUS's domicile in Sodom on the Potomac is no longer to be called The White House. It is henceforth, for the remainder of the present administration, to be known on Free Republic as The Rainbow House. Any Freeper calling it by it's previous "white privilege" name is probably a racist, sexist, bigot, homophobe hater (and probably a Christian, too.) </sarc> (Did I mention intolerant?) Do I have a second? BTW, I hope everyone is in a good mood today!
  • Minnesota boy tells Ben Carson 'I will become the first Muslim president'

    09/23/2015 5:58:04 PM PDT · by ButThreeLeftsDo · 104 replies
    Fox9.com ^ | 9/23/15 | Fox9
    A 12-year-old middle school student from Eden Prairie, Minnesota has a message for Republican presidential candidate Dr. Ben Carson. Yusuf Dayur wants Carson to know I will become the first Muslim president, and you will see that when I become president, I will respect people of all faiths, all colors and all religions. Carson is facing backlash for comments he made on NBCs Meet the Press, saying I would not advocate that we put a Muslim in charge of this nation. I absolutely would not agree with that.
  • Obama and Biden Were Running Late for the Pope, So They Made His Plane Turn Around

    09/22/2015 1:09:09 PM PDT · by MeshugeMikey · 95 replies
    The Atlantic ^ | September 22, 2015 | Emma Green
    s the pope stalkers of the world watched his flight path on the Alitalia website, suddenly the plane started making donuts. Several loops over North Carolina later, the pope is back on his way to D.C.: A source on the ground at Joint Base Andrews said several government officials told him the reason the plane started circling was that Obama and Biden are running late to the greeting ceremony. Ooops. Seems like even the bishop of Rome has to adjust his schedule around Beltway traffic.
  • Kasich tries to praise Latinos -- and ends up talking about tipping the hotel maid

    09/18/2015 8:16:56 AM PDT · by C19fan · 27 replies
    LA Times ^ | September 17, 2015 | Kurtis Lee
    Sharing an anecdote Thursday at a campaign event as he spoke about Republicans trying to attract Latino voters, Ohio Gov. John Kasich got tangled up on the details. At a luncheon hosted at a posh Orange County golf club by a local political action committee, Kasich heap praise upon Latinos -- a crucial voting bloc, with 28 million expected to be eligible to vote in the 2016 election -- for family values and work ethic, but then appeared to indirectly conflate Latinos and service-industry workers. "A lot of them do jobs that they're willing to do and, uh, that's why...
  • Wall Street's latest panic: Trump could win

    09/15/2015 8:35:56 AM PDT · by C19fan · 38 replies
    Politico ^ | September 14, 2015 | Ben White
    Wall Street is growing increasingly terrified that Donald Trump once viewed as an amusing summertime distraction could actually win the Republican nomination for president. The real estate billionaire, who took another populist shot on Sunday by ripping into lavish executive pay, continues to rise in the polls. Would-be Wall Street saviors like Jeb Bush are languishing in single digits. The belief that Trump's candidacy would quickly fade is now evaporating in a wave of fear.
  • Kasich: Republicans shouldn't push government shutdown

    09/14/2015 6:27:10 AM PDT · by C19fan · 28 replies
    The Hill ^ | September 13, 2015 | Peter Schroeder
    Ohio Gov. John Kasich (R) said Sunday that congressional Republicans shouldnt shut down the government over funding for Planned Parenthood. Kasich, the GOP presidential candidate who was a top House Republican during the shutdown of 1995, said the approach pushed by conservatives has no clear path of success.
  • Scott Walker Cancels Stops to Focus on Iowa and South Carolina

    09/13/2015 6:13:12 AM PDT · by C19fan · 9 replies
    New York Times ^ | September 12, 2015 | Patrick Healy
    Gov. Scott Walker of Wisconsin is refocusing his Republican presidential campaign on Iowa and South Carolina, where his early popularity in opinion polls has crumbled with the ascent of Donald J. Trump, and he has taken the unusual step of canceling major speeches in Michigan and California this coming week to spend time in those two crucial states.
  • Trump Is Most Loved - And Unloved - In Iowa Gop Caucus, Quinnipiac University Poll Finds; [tr]

    09/11/2015 8:58:52 AM PDT · by C19fan · 11 replies
    Quinnipiac University ^ | September 11, 2015 | Staff
    Donald Trump has the support of 27 percent of Iowa likely Republican Caucus participants, with 21 percent for Ben Carson and 9 percent for U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz of Texas, according to a Quinnipiac University poll released today. This compares to the results of a July 1 survey by the independent Quinnipiac (KWIN- uh-pe-ack) University showing Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker at 18 percent, with Trump and Carson at 10 percent each. Today, Walker is at 3 percent, way behind in the pack. Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush has 6 percent of Iowa likely Republican Caucus participants, with 5 percent each...
  • Trump on Jindal: I Only Respond to People That Register More than 1 Percent in the Polls

    09/10/2015 1:17:09 PM PDT · by C19fan · 105 replies
    National Review ^ | September 10, 2015 | Alexis Levinson
    Heres Donald Trumps response to Bobby Jindal calling him a narcissist, an egomaniac, and a carnival act, among other things, in a speech this morning. He did not make the debate stage and therefore I have never met him. I only respond to people that register more than 1% in the polls. I never thought he had a chance and Ive been proven right.

    09/10/2015 6:35:47 AM PDT · by C19fan · 69 replies
    Breitbart ^ | September 9, 2015 | Ian Hanchett
    Republican presidential candidate and former Florida Governor Jeb Bush stated the US should accept refugees from the Middle East and Africa, but make sure theyre not terrorists on Wednesdays Fox & Friends on the Fox News Channel. Jeb said, [relevant remarks begin around 6:40] We should accept were a country that has a noble tradition of accepting refugees.