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  • Clinton Losing In Florida, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Quinnipiac University Swing State Poll Finds

    07/13/2016 4:39:03 AM PDT · by Nicojones · 154 replies
    Quinnipiac polling ^ | 7/13/2016 | Quinnipiac
    FLORIDA: Trump 42 - Clinton 39 OHIO: Clinton 41 - Trump 41 PENNSYLVANIA: Trump 43 - Clinton 41 With a drop in grades on honesty and moral standards, Democrat Hillary Clinton loses an 8-point lead over Republican Donald Trump in Florida, and finds herself in too-close-to-call races in the three critical swing states of Florida, Ohio and Pennsylvania, according to a Quinnipiac University Swing State Poll released today. Clinton loses ground on almost every measure from a June 21 survey by the independent Quinnipiac (KWIN-uh-pe-ack) University. The Swing State Poll focuses on Florida, Ohio and Pennsylvania because since 1960 no...
  • Donald Trump’s More Accepting Views on Gay Issues Set Him Apart in G.O.P.

    04/22/2016 3:33:11 AM PDT · by reaganaut1 · 122 replies
    New York Times ^ | April 22, 2016 | MAGGIE HABERMAN
    ... His history with the gay community is a long one. He donated to charities focused on the AIDS crisis in the late 1980s and early ’90s. In 2000, when he briefly considered running for president, he gave an interview to The Advocate, a gay magazine, in which he supported amending the 1964 Civil Rights Act to “include a ban of discrimination based on sexual orientation.” “It would be simple. It would be straightforward,” Mr. Trump said in the interview, adding, “It’s only fair.” Sixteen years later, gay rights advocates are still trying to persuade Congress to pass a similar...
  • How Clinton’s email scandal took root

    03/28/2016 8:10:01 AM PDT · by Raebie · 41 replies
    The Washington Post ^ | March 27, 2016 | Robert O'Harrow Jr.
    Hillary Clinton’s email problems began in her first days as secretary of state. She insisted on using her personal BlackBerry for all her email communications, but she wasn’t allowed to take the device into her seventh-floor suite of offices, a secure space known as Mahogany Row. For Clinton, this was frustrating. As a political heavyweight and chief of the nation’s diplomatic corps, she needed to manage a torrent of email to stay connected to colleagues, friends and supporters. She hated having to put her BlackBerry into a lockbox before going into her own office. Her aides and senior officials pushed...
  • Beck Goes Full Bible: I ‘Believe That Ted Cruz Actually Was Anointed’ by God

    03/26/2016 6:10:56 PM PDT · by tatown · 183 replies
    Mediaite ^ | 3/25/16 | Lindsey Ellefson
    Breitbart published an article called “Robert Jeffress Rebukes Glenn Beck for Criticism of Southern Evangelicals,” which quoted Baylor professor Dr. Thomas S. Kidd as saying, “There are many reasons why devout Christians should hesitate to vote for Donald Trump, but God has not revealed Ted Cruz as the divinely anointed alternative, either.” Beck took this to heart and spent quite a while clapping back at them on his show today. Beck’s devotion to Cruz certainly is religious. He has fasted for the man. He has foretold violence if Cruz is not elected. He even theorized that God killed Justice Antonin...
  • Industry Insiders: Mark Levin’s ratings, popularity, & credibility tanks in “anti Trump” Jihad.

    03/26/2016 7:24:37 PM PDT · by ak267 · 270 replies
    PRNTLY ^ | 3-24-2016 | Shelby Carella
    Ouch. January’s numbers are looking bad for Mark Levin, who has been on a recent Crusade against Donald Trump for his “New York Values.”
  • GQ sales department confirmed Jeff Roe ordered the ad (Melania Trump)

    03/25/2016 7:11:38 PM PDT · by BlackFemaleArmyCaptain · 161 replies
    Twitter ^ | 3/25/2016 | dovorah
    GQ sales department confirmed Jeff Roe ordered the ad (Melania Trump)
  • Testimonial in Ohio: Pastor Darrell Scott Make Americas Values Great Again

    03/13/2016 3:31:39 PM PDT · by Aria · 9 replies
    The Conservative Treehouse ^ | 3/13/66 | Pastor Dararell Scott
    This is perhaps one of the best candidate introductions ever. An amazing moment as Pastor Darrell Scott of New Spirit Revival Center Ministries speaks at a campaign rally and introduces Donald Trump in Cleveland Ohio.
  • Trump dance!s Coral (Miami), going to rally in Youngstown,OH

    03/13/2016 1:28:43 PM PDT · by ameribbean expat · 82 replies
    Twitter
    Republican presidential front-runner Donald Trump has postponed his Monday night rally scheduled in Florida and will instead hold an event in Ohio. Trump was planning to hold an event Monday night at Trump National Doral. Instead, the candidate will hold a "massive rally" in Youngstown, Ohio, according to the campaign.
  • Is Ohio make-or-break for John Kasich? (video Fox News Sunday)

    03/13/2016 3:04:11 PM PDT · by Whenifhow · 30 replies
    Fox News ^ | March 13 2016 | Fox News
    Chris Wallace interviewed John Kasich on the state of the primary voting in Ohio on Tuesday, March 15 2016.
  • Cruz world frets about Trump victory in Iowa

    01/27/2016 9:03:28 PM PST · by perfect_rovian_storm · 125 replies
    CNN ^ | 1/28/16 | Theodore Schleifer
    Farfield, Iowa (CNN)The stakes for Ted Cruz heading into the Iowa caucus are getting higher. Donald Trump's decision to skip Thursday's Fox News Channel Republican debate puts Cruz in the spotlight -- for better or worse. Should Cruz do well and end up winning Iowa, he'll have momentum heading into contests past New Hampshire. But should he lose, he may never be able to break through as GOP voters look elsewhere for an anti-Trump candidate. A growing number of Cruz's campaign donors, allies and associates are considering what the road ahead would look like should the Texas senator lose to...
  • Cruz offers 'apology' to New Yorkers

    01/15/2016 4:10:41 PM PST · by TBBT · 108 replies
    CNN ^ | 1/15/16 | Theodore Schleifer
    Columbia, South Carolina (CNN)Ted Cruz on Friday offered an extended "apology" to those offended by his criticism of "New York values," but rather than back down from his controversial comments, he instead slammed the Empire State's "liberal politicians." Asked by reporters whether he wanted to apologize for saying this week that Donald Trump, his main 2016 rival, "embodies New York values," Cruz turned the tables, laying out a three-minute riff on things for which he would rather apologize. "Donald Trump, Hillary Clinton and Andrew Cuomo and Bill de Blasio have all demanded an apology, and I'm happy to apologize," he...
  • Yeah, Jeb Bush Is Probably Toast

    10/29/2015 9:17:32 AM PDT · by justlittleoleme · 42 replies
    FiveThirtyEight ^ | 10/29/2015 | Nate Silver
    "You know, I think Jeb Bush is toast," I told one of my editors after Wednesday night's debate. "I kinda do too," he replied. "I'm just worried because that's what everyone else seems to think too." -SNIP- Bush received poor reviews for his debate performance from political commentators of all stripes (Republican, Democratic, partisan, nonpartisan, reporters, "data journalists"), many of whom also suggested that his campaign might soon be over. The straw poll1 we conducted among FiveThirtyEight writers and editors agreed; Bush's average grade was a C-, putting him at the bottom of the 10-candidate group. -SNIP- In the insurgent...
  • Jeremy Corbyn: 9/11 Was 'Manipulated' [UK Shadow Prime Minister Says It Was A Hoax!!]

    09/25/2015 7:04:57 PM PDT · by Steelfish · 26 replies
    Telegraph (UK) ^ | September 25, 2015 | Peter Dominiczak
    Jeremy Corbyn: 9/11 Was 'Manipulated' In comments that will raise questions about his suitability to lead the Labour Party, Mr Corbyn appeared to blame George Bush and Tony Blair for using the September 11 attacks in New York to allow them to go to war By Peter Dominiczak 25 Sep 2015 Jeremy Corbyn has claimed that 9/11 was "manipulated" to make it look like Osama Bin Laden was responsible to allow the West to go to war in Afghanistan.
  • Andrea Mitchell: White Women ‘Abandoning’ Hillary Clinton ‘In Droves’

    09/15/2015 11:32:08 AM PDT · by Zakeet · 88 replies
    Mediaite ^ | September 15, 2015 | Alex Griswold
    NBC’s Andrea Mitchell reported on the Today show Tuesday that white women were abandoning Hillary Clinton “in droves,” and that the Democratic presidential candidate was desperately trying to win them back. [Snip] Clinton has spent the past few weeks doing everything possible to court women voters ... “This after seeing her support among white women in one new poll go from 71% in July to just 42% now, a 29% drop in only eight weeks ...
  • Gov. Walker to Double Down With Attacks on Working People in Las Vegas Speech

    09/12/2015 11:59:20 PM PDT · by Cincinatus' Wife · 132 replies
    MADISON, Wis. — Sinking in the national polls, the bumbling campaign of onetime frontrunner for the 2016 Republican presidential nomination, Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker, is preparing to double down with renewed attacks on working people. Career politician Walker’s desperate bid to remain competitive on the backs of the middle class and working people will be unveiled in a Monday speech in Las Vegas Nevada, hometown of anti-union, Walker mega-donor Sheldon Adelson. “Scott Walker has always been willing to do or say anything to try to win an election,” commented One Wisconsin Now Executive Director Scot Ross. “It’s no surprise he’s...
  • Exposed! ... Hacker Threatens To Sell Hillary Clinton’s ENTIRE UNRELEASED Private Emails For $500K

    09/03/2015 5:30:23 AM PDT · by Zakeet · 107 replies
    Radar Online ^ | September 3, 2015
    Complete Headline: Exposed! Libya Security Briefs, Algeria Hostage Info & More — Hacker Threatens To Sell Hillary Clinton’s ENTIRE UNRELEASED Private Emails For $500K “Hillary or someone from her camp erased the outbox containing her emails, but forgot to erase the emails that were in her sent box,” an insider reveals to Radar of the Presidential contender’s latest nightmare. [Snip] Warns the insider, “If these emails get out to the public domain, not only is Hillary finished as a potential Presidential nominee, she could put our country’s national security at risk.”
  • Rick Perry's campaign staff working without pay

    08/10/2015 5:31:52 PM PDT · by VinL · 34 replies
    CBS ^ | 8/10/15 | Jake Miller
    Staffers for former Texas Gov. Rick Perry's presidential campaign are working without pay, CBS News has learned. National Journal reported Monday that Perry's team in South Carolina was no longer being compensated by the campaign. "Pay is only one reason people do this," Katon Dawson, Perry's South Carolina state director, told National Journal. "We'll be able to live off the land for a while." But the problem isn't just limited to Perry's team in South Carolina. Jeff Miller, Perry's national campaign manager, told campaign staff on Friday that the only expenses moving forward would be for travel, a source close...
  • Perry on PP: There Are Other Ways to Get Things Done Than a Shutdown

    08/04/2015 3:43:42 PM PDT · by markomalley · 17 replies
    Breitbart TV ^ | 8/4/15 | Ian Hanchett
    Republican presidential candidate and former Texas Governor Rick Perry stated that there are more ways to get things done other than a government shutdown during a discussion of Planned Parenthood on Tuesday’s “Cavuto: Coast to Coast” on the Fox Business Network. “We’ve expanded the healthcare for women in the state of Texas through multiple ways. One of which is we’ve passed the most sweeping tort reform in the nation in 2003 that exploded access to healthcare. If you were a pregnant female along the Rio Grande, you had to leave your county to get that prenatal care, no longer is...
  • Report: Only 6% Clinton Foundation Expenditures Go To Charity

    04/28/2015 7:28:00 AM PDT · by Rockitz · 59 replies
    Breitbart.com ^ | 27 April 2015 | Pam Key
    Monday on Fox Business Network’s “The Willis Report,” host Gerri Willis broke down the charitable spending of the Clinton Foundation. Willis said, “What if you were to analyze the Clinton Foundation like any charitable organization? That is a question that we’re asking tonight. Does the Clinton Foundation wisely spend charitable dollars? Well the experts weighed in. The answer is a resounding no. One expert even called it a slush fund for the Clintons. These are not politicos. These are charity experts.” “Charity Navigator, who we have on the show all the time, placed the Clinton Foundation on a watch list,”...
  • Fleeing Hillary: Top Dem money man departs because Clinton hasn’t answered ethics questions

    04/26/2015 10:26:21 PM PDT · by kingattax · 89 replies
    Washington Times ^ | 4-26-15 | By S.A. Miller
    A top Democratic moneyman recruited by Hillary Rodham Clinton’s presidential campaign has put fundraising activities on hold, saying he can’t do it with a clear conscience because the former secretary of state has too many unanswered questions swirling around her. New York businessman Jon Cooper, who Team Clinton enlisted for its elite corps of early fundraisers known as “HillStarters,” said that he decided not to tap his donor network for Mrs. Clinton because she hasn’t provided enough answers about foreign donations to the Clinton Foundation while she ran the State Department, her exclusive use of private email for official business...
  • Building narrative: Hapless Obama White House betrayed by Hillary Clinton’s callousness

    03/05/2015 8:00:37 AM PST · by Hojczyk · 26 replies
    Hot Air ^ | March 5,2015 | NOAH ROTHMAN
    Whenever a scandal with the capacity to deal serious damage to the White House’s credibility arises, you can be sure that the administration only just learned about it in the same way you did: Reading about it in the papers. It’s become clear that you can measure the potential political danger that any one controversy poses to the White House by administration officials’ willingness to feign ignorance and betrayal. It seems that the scandalous revelation that Hillary Clinton constructed her own unsecure email system that she used exclusively as secretary of state has joined the pantheon of controversies of which...
  • So butter is good for you. Just like global warming, then.

    02/11/2015 8:56:22 AM PST · by rktman · 82 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 2/11/2015 | James Delingpole
    Keys’s research was seized on eagerly by the bansturbators of the Nanny State and their allies in the medical and food industries. From 1957 the American Heart Association began targeting animal fats as public enemy number one. In 1977, fat-avoidance became US government policy with the launch of the McGovern dietary guidelines. Britain later followed suit.
  • Report: Obama Toasted Saddam's Frontman at Rezko Party who is the guy..far right?

    12/17/2008 7:40:19 AM PST · by OL Hickory · 5 replies · 839+ views
    gateway pundit ^ | april 6th 2008 | gateway pundit
    Mr. Nadhmi Auchi is a business partner of Syrian-born businessman Antoin "Tony" Rezko, who has supported US Presidential candidate Barack Obama financially since his first run for the Illinois state senate in 1996.
  • Jeb Bush Must Explain His Support For Common Core

    12/18/2014 3:39:23 PM PST · by raptor22 · 45 replies
    Investor's Business Daily ^ | December 18, 2014 | IBD EDITORIALS
    Election 2016: Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush embraces one-size-fits-all national education standards that would turn schools into re-education camps for the left. His decision could cause trouble with GOP primary voters. As is the tradition these days, Jeb Bush, brother of one former president and son of another, has announced via social media that he is preparing to run for president, setting the stage for another Bush-Clinton contest in 2016 should former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton get the Democratic nomination. To be the Republican nominee, Bush must run a gauntlet of primaries where he'll need to persuade Tea Party...
  • Democrats Irrelevant? Don’t Be So Sure, Pelosi Promises

    12/07/2014 3:42:59 PM PST · by Libloather · 58 replies
    Roll Call ^ | 12/07/14 | Emma Dumain
    Nancy Pelosi insists she doesn’t gloat when House Republicans can’t shore up the votes among their own members to pass any number of critical bills, and it’s Democrats who get to swoop in and call themselves the heroes. “I would rather they did the responsible thing so we wouldn’t have to bail them out every time,” the California Democrat quipped of her GOP counterparts. But the minority leader, who sat for an interview in her Capitol Hill office with CQ Roll Call, must be feeling gratified. The government is on the precipice of a shutdown, and if Republicans can’t get...
  • New poll shows Landrieu closing gap in Louisiana — to, er, 24 points

    12/04/2014 7:53:12 AM PST · by Kaslin · 46 replies
    Hot Air.com ^ | December 4, 2014 | ED MORRISEY
    With the runoff just two days away in Louisiana’s Senate race, the excitement of the final contest in the 2014 midterms is so thick one could cut it with a knife … at least on the GOP side. Since independent pollsters gave up on the finale of Mary Landrieu’s Senate career, Republican pollsters are the only ones taking surveys — or at least the only ones publishing the results. The Washington Examiner’s David Drucker takes a look at the latest results from WPA Opinion Research, working on behalf of the conservative group Independent Women’s Voice, and finds Bill Cassidy out...
  • Current Louisiana Polling (Human Events-Gravis: Cassidy 59% - 38% over Landrieu)

    11/18/2014 11:59:12 AM PST · by ScottinVA · 86 replies
    Gravis Marketing ^ | 17 Nov 2014 | Gravis Marketing
    Human Events-Gravis Marketing conducted a random survey of 643 likely voters regarding opinions of races in Louisiana. The poll carries a margin of error of 4%. The poll was conducted 11-12-2014-11-14-2014 The polls were conducted using automated telephone calls and weighted by anticipated voting demographics.
  • Running From ObamaCare

    12/07/2013 3:27:58 PM PST · by Libloather · 8 replies
    Wall Street Journal ^ | 12/06/13 | Jason L. Riley
    Many Democrats up for re-election next year have to find some way to defend their past support for ObamaCare. A new campaign spot for Democratic Sen. Kay Hagan of North Carolina hints at how some candidates might try to pull this off. **SNIP** The goal here seems to be to defend the law's more popular provisions without ever using the words "ObamaCare" or "Affordable Care Act." "The ad focuses on stressing Hagan's support of aspects of ObamaCare—without once mentioning the law by name," explains the Hill newspaper. Don't be surprised if other Democratic candidates, particularly in red states that President...
  • Dems, Obama, head into 2014 distant, determined (Elijah Cummings, RATS can't trust Hussein)

    11/28/2013 8:10:26 PM PST · by Libloather · 11 replies
    Yahoo ^ | 11/28/13 | LAURIE KELLMAN
    **SNIP** "Folks are now, I think in talking to members, more cautious with regard to dealing with the president," said Maryland Rep. Elijah Cummings, the senior Democrat on the House Oversight Committee and one of the first leaders in his state to endorse Obama's presidential candidacy six year ago. Cummings, the White House's biggest defender in a Republican-controlled committee whose agenda is waging war against the administration over Benghazi, the IRS scandal, a gun-tracking operation and now health care, said he still thinks Obama is operating with integrity. But he noted that not all his Democratic colleagues agree. "They want...
  • A Charlie Brown Thanksgiving

    11/28/2013 7:06:28 AM PST · by ReformationFan · 11 replies
    You Tube ^ | 1973 | Charles Schulz
  • National Journal: (NC RAT period Kay) Hagan No. 7 on 15 most-vulnerable list

    11/27/2013 3:25:15 PM PST · by Libloather · 8 replies
    News Observer ^ | 11/27/13 | Craig Jarvis
    The National Journal ranks U.S. Sen. Kay Hagan, D-N.C., as No. 7 on its list of the 15 most vulnerable Senate seats. The Washington publication notes that fortunes have changed since Hagan and Gov. Bev Perdue were swept into office in 2008 on the Obama wave. Democrats are betting that voters will see the subsequent Republican revolution in North Carolina as overreaching, and that current frontrunner Thom Tillis, the speaker of the state House, will suffer for it. Just the opposite could be true. But, as the magazine points out, polls so far show voters don’t know much about Tillis.
  • There Is Only ONE Peaceful Path Left To Avoid Destruction

    10/25/2013 8:02:43 AM PDT · by Attention Surplus Disorder · 58 replies
    The Market Ticker ^ | 2013-10-25 | Karl Denninger
    Folks, if you have read me recently you know that I've said that you are the problem and that the reason this is true is that you won't go on strike, you won't picket DC and refuse to leave until the government stops stealing from you and debasing the currency, you won't reduce your spending and income to only that which provides necessities, and most of you go on to justify your behavior with "my kids (and/or family) deserve what I can provide." You're fools and I'm going to prove it. Further, I'm going to prove -- by arithmetic --...
  • A Post-Election Toast

    11/08/2012 10:11:53 AM PST · by Hammadjay85 · 4 replies
    Hammadjay85 | Hammadjay85
    A Post Election Toast: It is in the latter hours of election night when I pour three fingers of bourbon into a glass and stand next to the light switch, clicking the light on to commemorate the extraordinary beacon of freedom, personal responsibility, and economic liberty that for so long stood as the foundation of this great republic. Only to push down on it in sorrowful recognition that the glorious beacon has been effectively extinguished - not by its elected leader, but by the electors who care not for individual responsibility, liberty, or freedom. Tonight, as I turn the switch...
  • Great Food Porn Moments In Literature…..Hot, Buttered Toast….mmmmmm….

    10/20/2012 2:03:03 PM PDT · by sussex · 10 replies
    The Aged P.com ^ | 20/10/12 | The Aged P
    In Chapter VIII of “The Wind in the Willows” by Kenneth Graham, Mr Toad is in prison, steeped in despair when the gaoler’s daughter brings him…..toast….
  • Report: Obama campaign turning grim on Florida, Virginia, North Carolina — and Colorado?

    10/17/2012 3:12:12 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 30 replies
    Hot Air ^ | October 17, 2012 | Allahpundit
    You need to read way, way, way down into this National Journal piece to find the key bit, but it’s worth it. Says Jay Cost, “I’ve never seen anybody bury a lede like Major Garrett here.” Let’s bring this treasure chest up to the surface: What also became clear after the dust began to settle from the rumble on Long Island was the electoral map has narrowed and Obama’s team, while conceding nothing publicly, is circling the wagons around Ohio, Iowa, New Hampshire, and Nevada. Plouffe said that Obama remains strong in all four states, but he would not discuss...
  • Rasumussen: Sunday 09/30: O:48%: R:46%: Leaners: O:49%: R:47%: Obama -14

    09/30/2012 7:25:18 AM PDT · by SoftwareEngineer · 56 replies
    Rasmussen Reports ^ | 09/30/2012 | Rasmussen Reports
    The Rasmussen Reports daily Presidential Tracking Poll for Sunday shows President Obama attracting support from 48% of voters nationwide, while Mitt Romney earns the vote from 46%. Three percent (3%) prefer some other candidate, and three percent (3%) are undecided. See daily tracking history. Four years ago today, Rasmussen Reports tracking showed Obama leading John McCain by a 51% to 45% margin. The numbers barely budged for the rest of the campaign season as Obama enjoyed a comfortable lead and stayed between 50% and 52% every day for the last 40 days. When “leaners” are included, it’s now Obama 49%,...
  • Ohio poll: Obama leads by 5 percentage points (O 51% R 46%;Breakdown - D 48% R 42% I 10% )

    09/23/2012 5:18:04 PM PDT · by Red Steel · 80 replies
    CantonRep ^ | Sept 23, 2012 | Tim Botos
    Mitt Romney keeps telling Ohioans they are worse off than four years ago — but a majority of you are not buying it. Six weeks before Election Day, President Barack Obama holds a 51 to 46 percent lead in the state over his Republican challenger, according to the most recent Ohio Newspaper Poll of likely voters. The poll, taken between Sept. 13 and Tuesday and jointly paid for by the eight largest circulating newspapers in Ohio, including The Repository, was conducted by the Institute for Policy Research at the University of Cincinnati. The results are similar to those found in...
  • Mitt Romney: How to Lose the Most Important Election of our Time by not Really Trying

    09/22/2012 8:28:48 AM PDT · by Stepan12 · 191 replies
    GrasstopsUSA.com ^ | September 21, 2012 | Don Feder
    Mitt Romney is losing the most important election of our lifetime. Don’t be deceived by the polls that show him “within the margin of error.” Don’t put your faith in last minute media-buys from the campaign’s gargantuan war chest. Don’t expect the debates to turn things around. The president may not be an electrifying speaker, but he knows how to demagogue. His message will be: I love the middle class; Mitt Romney wants tax cuts for millionaires and eats children. And, don’t count on the fact that public opinion is against Obama on almost every significant issue. (At no time...
  • Tide shifts to Obama in most competitive states

    09/22/2012 8:24:28 AM PDT · by NCDragon · 74 replies
    AP Via WRALNews ^ | 9/22/2012 | CHARLES BABINGTON, Associated Press; THOMAS BEAUMONT, Associated Press
    DES MOINES, Iowa — In a presidential race seemingly frozen in place for months, the advantage has shifted toward President Barack Obama after a series of miscues by Mitt Romney, punctuated by the Republican challenger's comments about people who pay no income tax. Despite a continuing gray economic sky and unrest in the Mideast, the president has edged ahead of Romney in polls in some of the most competitive states, including Iowa and Virginia, and forced Romney to redouble efforts in Florida and Ohio, without which he has little chance of becoming president. With about six weeks left before Election...
  • Daily Presidential Tracking Poll (O-46/R-46)

    09/22/2012 6:34:01 AM PDT · by tatown · 58 replies
    Rasmussen Reports ^ | 9/22/2012 | Rasmussen
    he Rasmussen Reports daily Presidential Tracking Poll for Saturday shows President Obama and Mitt Romney each attracting support from 46% of voters nationwide. Three percent (3%) prefer some other candidate, and five percent (5%) are undecided. See daily tracking history.
  • Live Thread: Romney to Speak to Press Tonight About '47% Video' Comments

    09/17/2012 7:09:29 PM PDT · by kristinn · 506 replies
    Monday, September 17, 2012 | Kristinn
    Political reporters on Twitter are saying they are standing by for a Romney media availability on the video released today by Mother Jones of Romney at a May fundraiser speaking frankly of his thoughts on Obama's base voters and their entitlement mentality, aka the 47% who pay no federal income taxes.The media and GOP-E have jumped ugly on Romney tonight.Steve Holland, Reuters: Romney at press avail to respond to video says his comments weren't "elegantly stated," and "could have said it in a more effective way."
  • Poll: Akin support drops, voters want another candidate

    08/25/2012 10:54:11 PM PDT · by DallasBiff · 121 replies
    Politico ^ | 8/25/12 | Alexander Burns
    The most remarkable stat in the poll may be this from the crosstabs: even voters who say they are supporting Akin think he should withdraw by a 16-point margin, 50 percent to 34 percent. That suggests there's a floor for a Republican Senate candidate in Missouri, but that conservatives in the state would rather have a different option in the race
  • Rasmussen Missouri Senate: McCaskill 48%, Akin 38%

    08/23/2012 8:44:23 AM PDT · by BarnacleCenturion · 152 replies
    rasmussenreports.com ^ | August 23, 2012 | Staff
    What a difference one TV interview can make. Embattled Democratic incumbent Claire McCaskill has now jumped to a 10-point lead over her Republican challenger, Congressman Todd Akin, in Missouri’s U.S. Senate race. Most Missouri Republicans want Akin to quit the race while most Missouri Democrats want him to stay. The latest Rasmussen Reports telephone survey of Likely Voters in the Show Me State finds McCaskill earning 48% support to Akin’s 38%. Nine percent (9%) like some other candidate in the race, and five percent (5%) are undecided.
  • Todd Akin: That Rasmussen poll showing me down by 10 points is great news

    08/23/2012 3:24:25 PM PDT · by smoothsailing · 115 replies
    Conservatives4Palin ^ | August 23, 2012 | Doug Brady
    August 23, 2012 Todd Akin: That Rasmussen poll showing me down by 10 points is great news Doug Brady I’m beyond speechless. What is this guy drinking? Stacy Drake, one of my fellow C4P editors, summed it up best in an email: Who knew Baghdad Bob moved to Missouri? With that, via Jim Hoft, anyone who goes to Todd Akin’s website will have the privilege of reading the following pearl of wisdom: St. Louis, MO: The following statement was released by Perry Akin, Campaign Manager for Todd Akin for Senate, in response to the Rasmussen poll released this morning: “The...
  • BREAKING: McCaskill up 10 pts over Akin in Missouri Poll

    08/23/2012 7:07:50 AM PDT · by nhwingut · 427 replies
    Ace of Spades ^ | 08/23/2012 | CAC
    Rasmussen will be releasing a poll this morning showing Akin costing us dearly in Missouri: McCaskill 48% Akin 38%. Time to pack it up and stop screwing us, big guy.
  • World's Largest Toaster Attempt Fails (Humor!)

    07/31/2012 6:44:53 PM PDT · by WXRGina · 17 replies
    Big Hairy News ^ | July 31, 2012 | Scooter van Neuter
    NEW DELHI, India (BHN) - An effort to create the world's largest toaster failed in India Monday, when the device mysteriously stopped working only 30 seconds into its first test. The giant toaster was designed to brown over four million loaves of bread at a time, in an attempt to meet the demands of one of the world's most populated countries. "Instead of having to manufacture millions of individual toasters, it seemed smarter to produce one really large one," said project head Puhlma Fingha. "We are still working out the details." My comments: Wow, that's a shame. Indian Giant toaster...
  • National Christmas Tree has died near White House.

    05/05/2012 11:56:18 AM PDT · by carriage_hill · 108 replies
    FoxNews.com ^ | May 5, 2012 | Fox News
    <p>Federal officials say the National Christmas Tree planted near the White House a year ago has died and is being removed.</p> <p>The National Park Service says the Colorado blue spruce died of "transplant shock." It came from a tree farm in New Jersey last year and was planted on the Ellipse just south of the White House in March 2011.</p>
  • Newt Gingrich Says Farewell In Web Video And Vows To Help Defeat Obama [$ Millions In Debt!]

    05/01/2012 7:48:23 PM PDT · by Steelfish · 49 replies
    Guardian (UK) ^ | March 01, 2012
    Newt Gingrich Says Farewell In Web Video And Vows To Help Defeat Obama Without actually mentioning Mitt Romney, former Republican presidential candidate thanks supporters for a 'terriffic campaign' 1 May 2012 Newt Gingrich has said he will quit the race for the Republican presidential nomination and will throw his political weight behind Mitt Romney for the presidency in what he called the "most important election in our lifetime". Speaking in a web video to thank supporters, the former speaker of the House of Representatives did not endorse any other candidate, and made no mention of Romney by name. But he...
  • Was Newt Gingrich’s campaign the worst in history?

    04/25/2012 6:17:07 PM PDT · by svxdave · 56 replies
    The Washington Times ^ | April 22, 2012 | Joseph Curl
    ANALYSIS/OPINION: You know you’re running a lousy presidential campaign when you get bitten by a penguin. The Newt’s presidential campaign has got to be one of the worst ever run in American history. Last May, when Newt was casually campaigning, as is his way, he found himself exhausted. He had, after all, been at it for weeks. So, he did what any pooped-out candidate would do: He split on a luxury cruise to the Greek Islands with Wife No. 3 (22 years his junior — he was already out of college when she was born). Newt rose during the debates...
  • Sources close to Newt Gingrich say he will end his bid for the GOP presidential nomination next week

    04/25/2012 7:18:48 AM PDT · by Gennie · 309 replies
    CNN ^ | April 25, 2012 | CNN
    Newt Gingrich to officially end bid for Republican presidential nomination and back Mitt Romney, sources tell CNN.