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  • Mark Levin Sends Warning to Trump and Rubio

    11/13/2015 8:44:12 PM PST · by mbrfl · 429 replies
    The Right Scoop ^ | 11/13/15 | Mark Levin
    Mark Levin gave a stern warning to both Donald Trump over his recent attacks on Ben Carson and Marco Rubio for trying to smear Ted Cruz on the Gang of 8 immigration bill, telling them both that their attacks are unacceptable to him. He told Trump that if he continued these reckless personal assaults on Carson, he’d have to affirmatively oppose him. He pretty much said the same to Rubio, pointing out that he simply can’t accept Rubio’s smear attacks on Ted Cruz and that it was his decision to support the Gang of 8 and he would have to...
  • Will Donald Trump drive Miami Cuban Americans from GOP? New poll says yes

    05/03/2016 6:49:46 AM PDT · by Brilliant · 40 replies
    Miami Herald ^ | PATRICIA MAZZEI
    Donald Trump is the catalyst who could force a decisive break between Miami-Dade Countys influential Cuban-American voters and the Republican Party, a new poll has found. Local Cuban Americans dislike Trump so much and are increasingly so accepting of renewed U.S.-Cuba ties pushed by Democratic President Barack Obama that Trumps likely presidential nomination might accentuate the voters political shift away from the GOP, according to the survey shared with the Miami Herald and conducted by Dario Moreno, a Coral Gables pollster and a Florida International University associate politics professor...
  • Republicans have a massive electoral map problem that has nothing to do with Donald Trump

    05/02/2016 11:49:24 PM PDT · by Angels27 · 65 replies
    Washington (com)Post ^ | 5-2-16 | Chris Cillizza
    Politico reported today on a Florida poll conducted for a business group in the state that shows Hillary Clinton beating Donald Trump by 13 points and Ted Cruz by nine. Why is that important? Because if Clinton wins Florida and carries the 19 states (plus D.C.) that have voted for the Democratic presidential nominee in each of the last six elections, she will be the 45th president. It's that simple. Politico reported today on a Florida poll conducted for a business group in the state that shows Hillary Clinton beating Donald Trump by 13 points and Ted Cruz by nine....
  • The beginning of the end for Ted Cruz

    05/03/2016 4:24:02 AM PDT · by detective · 56 replies
    The Hill ^ | Philip N. Diehl
    Sen. Ted Cruz (Texas) has run a brilliant campaign, and if it were not for Donald Trump, he'd probably be on the verge of wrapping up the Republican nomination by now. The Texas firebrand knew long before others that the party's primary schedule and delegate allocation rules played to his advantage, not to an establishment candidate like former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush. From his arrival in the Senate, Cruz has bent the political space-time continuum around himself by demonstrating GOP leaders' inability to govern effectively or deliver on their promises to conservatives.
  • 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
  • A Christian Doctor Was Fired for the Most Frightening, Orwellian Reason You Can Imagine

    04/25/2016 10:18:30 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 31 replies
    PJ Media ^ | 04/25/2016 | Tyler O'Neil
    A black doctor who was fired for supposedly inflammatory sermons unrelated to his medical work filed a lawsuit against the state of Georgia on Wednesday, claiming religious discrimination. This is particularly ironic, considering the governor of that state recently vetoed a religious liberty bill.Dr. Eric Walsh previously served on President Obama's Advisory Council on HIV/AIDS, was a board member of the Latino Health Collaborative, and started California's first city-run dental clinic for low-income families dealing with AIDS. Nevertheless, Walsh was fired only one week after being hired by Georgia's Department of Public Health. Right before Walsh was terminated, the...
  • Sen. Graham: 'You Can Use the Bathroom in My Office Without Bringing Your Birth Certificate'

    04/22/2016 6:53:37 AM PDT · by Olog-hai · 69 replies
    Cybercast News Service ^ | April 22, 2016 | 6:08 AM EDT | Susan Jones
    Well, I think it would be a bad idea to put little girls in a bathroom with grown men, Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.) told CNN on Thursday. But the senator also made it clear that the issue is not one of major national importance, as far as he is concerned: All I can say is that the only bathroom I can control is in my office, and you can use the bathroom in my office without bringing your birth certificate.
  • Trump: I Want to Bring Rubio Into Campaign

    04/22/2016 3:59:12 AM PDT · by markomalley · 132 replies
    Newsmax ^ | 4/21/16 | Greg Richter
    GOP front-runner Donald Trump says he'd like to bring Florida Sen. Marco Rubio into his campaign as part of his effort to unify the party. Trump already has the support of two of his vanquished foes: New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie and retired neurosurgeon Ben Carson. "Frankly, Marco I'd love to have involved," Trump said Thursday on Fox News Channel's "Hannity." "This party has to unite," Trump said. "Then you're going to have the House and Senate." Rubio dropped out of the race after losing his home state of Florida, but has yet to endorse anyone. Trump also responded to...
  • Ben Carson could be Trump spoiler in New York primary

    04/14/2016 1:04:40 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 22 replies
    USA Today | April 14, 2016 | Jon Campbell, Gannett New York
    Link only due to copyright issues: http://www.usatoday.com/story/news/politics/onpolitics/2016/04/14/ben-carson-could-trump-spoiler-new-york-primary/83036318/
  • Ben Carson's Bad Idea -- Get Rid of the Electoral College

    04/20/2016 7:02:04 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 59 replies
    American Thinker ^ | 04/20/2016 | Bruce Walker
    Many conservatives, including me, thought nothing but the best about Dr. Ben Carson's run for the White House...until now. Recently, Dr. Carson has suggested that we need to get rid of the Electoral College because it disregards the "will of the people." Underlying this proposal is the idea that pure, national democracy is the best form of government. Dr. Carson displayed shocking ignorance of American history when he told Fox News: "When the Electoral College was put in place, a lot of people did not know what was going on. They had no idea who was running or what the...
  • Reince Priebus Blasted for 'Major Breach of Trust' by Top RNC Officials

    04/18/2016 5:44:09 AM PDT · by LNV · 92 replies
    The Washington TImes ^ | 4/16/2016 | Ralph Z. Hallow
    "Reince Priebus' former loyalists say they have reluctantly concluded that forces at the RNC will stop at virtually nothing to keep the door open to the nomination of Ohio Gov. John Kasich at the July convention or, as some skeptics fear, some white knight who moderates claim will have broader voter appeal this fall than either Donald Trump or Ted Cruz, the two top-delegate winners, have shown in most polls so far."
  • Ted Cruz on Your World with Neil Cavuto (9/21/2015)

    09/21/2015 2:39:22 PM PDT · by Isara · 25 replies
    Ted Cruz ^ | September 21, 2015
    He talked about Dr. Carson's "no Islam president," Obama's pro-Islam policies, Trump's tax hike and Scott Walker's drop-out. Watch the video.
  • Floridas Delegate Rules Could Boost Donald Trump at Contested Convention

    04/09/2016 7:25:13 PM PDT · by BlackFemaleArmyCaptain · 21 replies
    Florida may prove crucial to Donald Trumps presidential hopes if the Republican nomination race goes to a contested convention. Under the states GOP rules, all of the 99 delegates Trump received when he won Floridas March 15 primary must vote for him through the first three nominating ballots at a contested convention. That makes Florida unique. Thirty-one states and territories require Republican delegates to support the winner of a given primary or caucus only for the first ballot, according to the Republican National Committee. Seven require delegates to back the primary or caucus winner for the first two ballots. The...
  • Carson: Republican leaders want Clinton

    04/03/2016 2:02:21 PM PDT · by kevcol · 32 replies
    The Washington Examiner ^ | April 3, 2016 | Dan Friedman
    Former Republican presidential candidate Ben Carson said Sunday that Republican party leaders prefer Hillary Clinton to Donald Trump for president. "The establishment Republicans would prefer to see someone like Hillary Clinton than they would Donald Trump," Carson said Sunday on "The Cats Roundtable," a radio show hosted by supermarket mogul John Catsimatidis on AM 970 in New York on Sunday. After dropping out of the race for the Republican nomination Carson, a former neurosurgeon and promotional speaker, endorsed Trump, calling him a fellow outsider. "The establishment in the Republican Party is scared out of their wits about the possibility of...
  • Super PAC for John Kasich Adopts Donald Trumps Lyin Ted Moniker for Ted Cruz

    04/01/2016 6:23:57 AM PDT · by xzins · 168 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 31 Mar 16 | Dr. Susan Berry
    An ad created by the super PAC supporting John Kasich has adopted Donald Trumps nickname for rival Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX): Lyin Ted. New Day Independent Media Committees video ad begins, Many just call him Lyin Ted, as a narrator proceeds to list Cruzs alleged lies. Lied about Ben Carson to steal a win in Iowa; lied about being the best for the GOP when polls show he cant even beat Hillary Clinton; his TV ad about John Kasich lied. Stations had to pull it off the air.If Ted Cruzs mouth is moving, hes lying, the ad continues.
  • Sorry, Whoopi: Your countless racist remarks nonsense is just more political noise

    03/28/2016 5:34:28 AM PDT · by rktman · 17 replies
    canadafreepress.com ^ | 3/27/2016 | Herman Cain
    Sometimes I feel badly for Ben Carson. He worked hard in his run for president and you know I can relate and when his campaign ended unsuccessfully he decided to endorse Donald Trump. Now sure, when you endorse someone, its fair that people ask you to defend that persons positions, records, public statements, etc. And Donald Trump provides plenty of material for people to ask about. But when Dr. Carson went on The View last week, he didnt get asked about anything Trump has actually done or said. Instead, Whoopi Goldberg put him on the spot by trying...
  • Bush, Rubio get off NY presidential primary ballot, but Carson doesn't

    03/23/2016 2:05:38 PM PDT · by kevcol · 7 replies
    The Post-Standard ^ | March 22, 2016 | Mike McAndrew
    Republicans Jeb Bush and Marco Rubio, who suspended their presidential campaigns, removed their names from New York's primary ballot by the deadline Tuesday, but Ben Carson didn't. So New York Republicans will be able to vote for four candidates on April 19: businessman Donald Trump, Sen. Ted Cruz of Texas, Ohio Gov. John Kasich and Carson, a neurosurgeon who suspended his campaign March 4 after failing to win in any states.
  • Mark Levin Aligns With George Soros to Target Blacklist Phyllis Schlafly and Donald Trump Posted

    03/21/2016 3:47:43 PM PDT · by detective · 338 replies
    Conservative Treehouse ^ | March 21, 2016 | Sundance
    When candidate Donald Trump announced his candidacy to run for President last year we knew immediately there would be a seismic shift in the political landscape. Those who have followed politics in the last 8+ years suspected the 2016 race would inevitably boil down to Globalists -vs- U.S. Nationalists.
  • Strange Bedfellows Defending Obamacare

    03/21/2016 10:39:52 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 11 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | March 21, 2016 | Devon Herrick
    The primary component of GOP presidential candidates health policy proposals is to repeal Obamacare. Once GOP frontrunner Trump released his plan, the Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget took notice and did an analysis of the likely fiscal effects from Trumps plan. Presumably, these fiscal effects would also apply to the other Republican candidates who also support repealing Obamacare. The Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget (CRFB) is a budget watchdog group that began 35 years ago. For the past few years it has been housed with the neo-Democratic think tank, New America. The two organizations parted ways over the...
  • Stephen Moore: Trumps New Coalition Of Voters Who Put America First

    03/21/2016 6:08:15 AM PDT · by RoosterRedux · 42 replies
    IBD ^ | Stephen Moore
    What bothers me most is that Republicans don’t seem to be learning anything from Trumpism. Jeb Bush and Trump were the two polar opposites ‎of this election. Bush was obsessed with raising money and spent all his time pulling in dollars six figures at a time. His idea of a political rally was to go to a posh country-club home, chat with 30 to 50 donors and swoop up checks with lots of zeroes. Trump’s events attract actual voters in the tens of thousands. Bush wouldn’t have won if he’d had a billion dollars. Trump challenges Republican and conservative orthodoxy...
  • Trump returns to Mar-a-lago to address Palm Beach County Republicans

    03/20/2016 3:53:11 PM PDT · by monkapotamus · 64 replies
    The Sun-Sentinel ^ | March 20, 2016 | Dan Sweeney
    Donald Trump returned to his Mar-a-Lago Club on Sunday as a Republican champion, the man who will most likely win their nomination for president by the time the last primaries are held in June. The crowd streamed in about 6 p.m., with a traffic jam quickly forming by the entrance as people stopped to take pictures with Ben Carson, the former presidential candidate and West Palm Beach resident who endorsed Trump and is now thought to be lobbying heavily for a vice presidential spot...
  • Blacklisted: Drudge, Coulter, Hannity, Carson, Breitbart, OReilly, ...Ideological Hustlers

    03/18/2016 10:42:54 AM PDT · by Rockitz · 91 replies
    Breitbart.com ^ | 18 Mar 2016 | Patrick Howley
    Conservative movement professionals in Washington, D.C. are plotting to form a blacklist of Donald Trump supporters that they can kick out of the movement, never to return. Several conservative talking heads and Beltway consultant types have been very angry about the rise of businessman Trump, who is pushing for American sovereignty, a reversal of neoconservative foreign policy, and competitive bidding for pharmaceuticals even though the drug companies that fund the Republican Party would take a financial hit. So far, anti-Trump think pieces referencing William F. Buckley have been ineffective. Memes comparing Trump to Hitler havent worked. So these Republicans are...
  • Trump: Cruz now has the Lindsey Graham 'jinx'

    03/18/2016 11:42:57 AM PDT · by jimbo123 · 99 replies
    The Hill ^ | 3/18/16 | Jesse Byrnes
    Republican presidential front-runner Donald Trump is brushing off news that Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.) is apparently backing his main rival for the nomination, Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas). Trump suggested Friday that Cruz was on the receiving end of a "jinx" after Graham, who endorsed Jeb Bush after ending his own campaign, signaled support for Cruz. "Lyin' Ted Cruz lost all five races on Tuesday-and he was just given the jinx - a Lindsey Graham endorsement. Also backed Jeb. Lindsey got 0!" Trump tweeted. The businessman's remarks come a day after news emerged that Graham, a vocal opponent of Trump, would...
  • Trump Appears To Have Heavily Plagiarized Op-Ed From Carson

    03/16/2016 3:08:03 PM PDT · by cann · 69 replies
    Daily Caller ^ | 3/16/16 | ALEX PAPPAS
    An op-ed penned this month by Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump and published online appears to be blatantly plagiarized from an article written days earlier under former rival Ben Carsons name, The Daily Caller has determined. The similar op-eds were written on the topic of Americas territories and commonwealths. Both pieces appear under the by-lines of the candidates. Carsons piece, published Feb. 26, was published in the Marianas Variety in the Northern Mariana Islands. Trumps op-ed published in the Pacific Daily News in Guam, part of the USA Today Network was published 12 days later on March 9.
  • Pollster Frank Luntz Melts Down After Former Client Rubio Drops Out

    03/17/2016 12:53:33 PM PDT · by monkapotamus · 56 replies
    Breitbart ^ | March 17, 2016 | Patrick Howley
    Breitbart News recently published a story that quoted The Tampa Bay Times confirming our reporting that Luntz has taken hundreds of thousands of dollars in payments to help shape Rubios political career. The scandal raised serious questions about Luntzs impartiality in conducting his Fox News post-debate focus groups, especially in light of a ridiculously pro-Rubio focus group that he conducted right before the Iowa caucus. National Journal picked up the story in a feature entitled Luntz Plays Favorites With Marco Rubio..
  • Has Ben Carson Turned on Donald Trump? He Sounds Like He's having Second Thoughts

    03/18/2016 9:16:51 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 46 replies
    American Thinker ^ | 03/18/2016 | by M. Catharine Evans
    Ben Carson’s endorsement of Donald Trump last Friday left many pundits and supporters scratching their heads. Three days later, in an interview, Carson sounded as if his support for the front runner was less than heartfelt. After assuring the press on Friday he and Trump had "buried the hatchet," Carson told Newsmax's Steve Malzberg on Monday he would have preferred another candidate like Rubio or Kasich. Carson explained his rationale for supporting Trump. “I had to look at what is practical… Is there another scenario that I would have preferred? Yes. But that scenario isn’t available." Besides, he said, even if Trump...
  • Ben Carson: I Didnt Want to Endorse Donald Trump But He Promised Me an Advisory Role

    03/15/2016 10:01:52 AM PDT · by marjiwoj · 97 replies
    LifeNews.com ^ | Mar 15, 2016 | Steven Ertelt
    Former Republican presidential candidate Ben Carson made a startling admission in a new interview, essentially saying he didnt want to endorse Donald Trump but did so because Trump offered him an advisory role if elected. The admission comes just days after Carson endorsed Trump for the GOP nomination for president. Carson gave an interview to Steve Malzberg of NewsMax TV. First, Carson said he wished he could have endorsed someone else...
  • Ben Carson: Even if Trump's a bad president, it'll only be 4 years

    03/15/2016 7:25:05 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 70 replies
    Politico ^ | 03/15/2016 | Hanna Trudo
    Ben Carson said on Monday that even if Donald Trump turned out to be a lousy president, hell only be in office for four years. "Even if Donald Trump turns out not to be such a great president, which I don't think is the case, I think he's going to surround himself with really good people, but even if he didn't, we're only looking at four years as opposed to multiple generations and perhaps the loss of the American dream forever," Carson told Newsmax's Steve Malzberg. The former Republican presidential contender and retired pediatric neurosurgeon endorsed Trump last week. Carson...
  • Rubio drops to third in Florida, days before big Tuesday primaries [Kasich/Trump Tied in Ohio]

    03/13/2016 7:39:30 PM PDT · by GOPAreDemProgressives · 148 replies
    CBSNews ^ | 3/13/2016 | By Anthony Salvanto, Fred Backus, Jennifer De Pinto, Sarah Dutton
  • Trump to protesters: Are you from Mexico? and All lives matter

    02/29/2016 1:09:37 PM PST · by Trumpinator · 57 replies
    washingtonpost.com ^ | February 29 at 3:14 PM | Fenit Nirappil
    Trump to protesters: Are you from Mexico? and All lives matter By Fenit Nirappil February 29 at 3:14 PM RADFORD, VA. A Donald Trump rally in southwest Virginia on the eve of Super Tuesday turned nasty, with repeated disruptions by protesters, and a scuffle between a Secret Service agent and a photographer. Trump addressed a crowd of thousands in a Radford University gymnasium, as many more waited outside. The Republican front-runner started his remarks by citing a new CNN poll showing him with a huge national lead. The New York billionaire is poised to win many of the states...
  • Donald Trump on Protester: ‘I’d Like to Punch Him in the Face’

    02/23/2016 4:44:16 AM PST · by reaganaut1 · 165 replies
    New York Times ^ | February 23, 2016 | Nick Corasaniti and Maggie Haberman
    Updated, 7:33 a.m. | LAS VEGAS — In his final rally on Monday before the Nevada caucuses, Donald J. Trump said he wanted to punch a protester, who had been ejected from the event, in the face. On the eve of what could be Mr. Trump’s third consecutive victory among a fractured Republican presidential field, the protester — the third one to interrupt him at the event and who Mr. Trump said had thrown punches at security guards — really drew the candidate’s ire. As the man was being escorted away, Mr. Trump repeatedly told the crowd that he wished...
  • Donald Trump On Protester: "I'd Like To Punch Him In The Face"

    02/22/2016 9:56:41 PM PST · by goldstategop · 241 replies
    CNN ^ | 02/23/2016 | Jeremy Diamond
    Donald Trump said he wanted to punch a protester "in the face" after a man was escorted out of Trump's rally Monday night. "I'd like to punch him in the face," Trump said, remarking that a man disrupting his rally was escorted out with a smile on his face. "He's smiling, having a good time." Trump also claimed the protester was "nasty as hell" and accused the man of trying to punch the security officers forcing him out of the rally, though the man did not appear to be fighting off those officers. "In the old days," Trump added, protesters...
  • Skinning Cats: Legal Means to Disarm the Second Amendment

    05/06/2007 8:21:20 PM PDT · by Carry_Okie · 131 replies · 5,086+ views
    Vanity | May 6, 2007 | Mark Edward Vande Pol
    There are few things that keep me up at night, but this is one of them. It may be cynicism, but more likely its the long sad experience of watching the courts over the years. So when your side finally wins one that should have you celebrating, and yet you walk away with a knot in your gut, its probably warranted. Senior Judge Laurence H. Silbermans majority opinion in Parker v. District of Columbia was a thing of beauty, affirming armed self-defense as an individual right pre-existing the Constitution. It was almost hard to believe. Maybe that's whats bugging me....
  • In Florida, Donald Trump finds some support among Hispanic Republicans

    03/13/2016 8:52:59 AM PDT · by Hojczyk · 9 replies
    Miami Herald Sunday, March 13, 2016 12:00am ^ | March 13,2016 | By Lesley Clark and Patricia Mazzei
    For Trump backers, ethnicity plays no factor. "I don't think Cuban, I think American," said former Hialeah Mayor Julio Martinez, who for two weeks has held a Trump campaign sign outside an early voting site just blocks from where Rubio last week implored Hispanics to vote for him in Tuesday's presidential primary. Perched in a lawn chair outside the John F. Kennedy Library, holding a "The Silent Majority Stands with Trump" sign, Martinez said he was backing Trump because there was "nobody better suited" to fixing the economy. "The worst problem the United States has today is the economy," he...
  • Diamond & Silk: The fact that Cruz & Rubio sided with the protesters

    03/11/2016 10:39:47 PM PST · by BlackFemaleArmyCaptain · 90 replies
    Twitter ^ | 3/12/2016 | Diamond & Silk
    Diamond & Silk: The fact that Cruz & Rubio sided with the protesters let us know that they are ok with our country being destroyed. Both are straight losers.
  • BREAKING: Trump touts Carson endorsement in debate surprise

    03/10/2016 7:36:36 PM PST · by 20yearsofinternet · 114 replies
    Politico ^ | 3/10/2016 | ELIZA COLLINS
    Donald Trump brought a surprise to Thursday night's debatean endorsement from former presidential rival Ben Carson. The New York billionaire was asked by moderator Jake Tapper what his specific issues were with Common Core when he pivoted to his endorsement. I was with Dr. Carson today, whos endorsing me by the way tomorrow morning, and we spoke for over an hour on education, Trump said. He wants a lot of different things that are terrific. Im gonna have Ben very much involved with education, Trump said.
  • LIVE Stream: Donald Trump & Ben Carson Special Press Conference

    03/11/2016 6:09:20 AM PST · by Mechanicos · 213 replies
    Youtube ^ | 3/11/16 | Right Side Broadcasting Channel
    Started streaming less than 1 hour ago UPDATE: Initial reports are that Dr. Ben Carson will endorse Mr. Trump at this event. Friday, March 11, 2016: GOP Presidential front-runner Donald Trump will hold a press conference at the Mar-A-Lago Club in Palm Beach, FL. It is believed that he will be joined by retired neurosurgeon and former Presidential candidate Ben Carson. The event is scheduled to begin at 9:00 AM EST. LIVE Stream: Donald Trump Special Press Conference (3-11-16)
  • Ben Carson to endorse Donald Trump

    03/10/2016 4:27:31 PM PST · by McGruff · 131 replies
    CNN ^ | March 10, 2016 | MJ Lee, Dana Bash and Sara Murray
    Former presidential candidate Ben Carson will endorse Donald Trump at a press conference in Florida on Friday morning, multiple sources tell CNN, handing Trump an important boost heading into next week's "Super Tuesday 3." Carson, a retired neurosurgeon, ended his own White House campaign last week after failing to win a single primary contest. Trump is scheduled to hold a press conference Friday at 9 a.m. ET at the Mar-a-Lago club in Palm Beach.
  • Limbaugh: Establishment has to be 'all-in' for Cruz to win

    03/10/2016 12:09:42 PM PST · by 20yearsofinternet · 151 replies
    Politico ^ | 3/10/2016 | Nick Gass
    If Ted Cruz is to come from behind and win the Republican nomination, it's "gonna take an entire unity effort" to win support from the establishment, Rush Limbaugh said on his radio show Thursday. The comment from Limbaugh, who has not formally backed any candidate, is the latest indication that the iconoclastic Texas senator will have his work cut out for him as he seeks to cut off Donald Trump. Limbaugh presented two theories, the first of which assumed that Cruz accepts the premise that he still has time to get to 1,237 delegates before the Republican National Convention, adding...
  • Jeb Bush to Meet With 3 Candidates but Not Donald Trump Before Florida Primary

    03/09/2016 11:36:39 AM PST · by jimbo123 · 116 replies
    NY Times ^ | 3/9/16 | Ashley Parker
    Jeb Bush, the former governor of Florida who ended his presidential bid after a string of disappointing finishes, is planning to meet with three of the remaining Republican candidates while theyre in Miami for the Republican debate on Thursday night. Mr. Bush has plans to meet with Senator Ted Cruz of Texas, Gov. John Kasich of Ohio and Senator Marco Rubio of Florida, an aide to Mr. Bush confirmed. The lists glaring omission, of course, was Donald J. Trump.
  • Jeb Bush to meet with Rubio, Cruz and Kasich

    03/09/2016 11:33:47 AM PST · by tatown · 167 replies
    Washington Post ^ | 3/9/16 | Ed O'Keefe
    Former Florida governor Jeb Bush plans to meet with three of the four remaining Republican presidential candidates today and tomorrow in Miami, according to an aide. Bush, who until recently was also a presidential contender, plans to meet with Florida Sen. Marco Rubio, Texas Sen. Ted Cruz and Ohio Gov. John Kasich, a spokeswoman said. There are no plans for Bush to meet with businessman Donald Trump no surprise given their acrimonious relationship.
  • His Presidential Bid Over, Ben Carson Has a Big Polling Lead [for Rubio's seat!]

    03/08/2016 11:40:30 PM PST · by Future Useless Eater · 40 replies
    US News ^ | March 8, 2016 | Joseph P. Williams
    Ben Carson, who just days ago dropped his lackluster Republican Party presidential bid amid languishing poll numbers and a disappearing profile, is leading in Florida polling by a wide margin, but in the contest for the Sunshine State's soon-to-be-open Senate seat. Republican presidential candidate Ben Carson speaks during CPAC 2016 March 4, 2016 in National Harbor, Maryland. A new poll shows 56 percent of likely voters would choose Carson if he were to enter the state GOP primary for the job Sen. Marco Rubio plans to vacate. If Carson doesn't run in what's likely to be a crowded field, according...
  • Ben Carson Pressured to Run for Rubio's Senate Seat

    03/06/2016 8:51:16 AM PST · by kevcol · 34 replies
    Miami New Times ^ | March 3, 2016 | Kyle Munzenrieder
    CNN reported yesterday that indeed unnamed "GOP operatives" confirmed off the record there was a plan to get Carson into the Florida race. Carson campaign chairman Bob Dees also told the Washington Examiner that such a push existed. "That's been very tangible. It's been several... two groups of billionaire-types of folks that have pressured him," Dees told the paper. "People that drive super-PAC activity and other endeavors and, in fact, there was even discussion of a, well, we can help with the Florida [U.S.] Senate seat if he'll just agree to do what we'd like you to do or support...
  • The Ben Carson Campaign: An Autopsy

    03/06/2016 7:39:27 AM PST · by Kaslin · 21 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | March 6, 2016 | Arthur Shaper
    After three months of flat lining on life support, Dr. Ben Carson finally pulled the plug on his campaign for the Republican presidential nomination. He should have pulled the covers over the campaigns head and issued the death certificate after his dismal Iowa results, and especially after New Hampshire. He was already cutting costs, and was faring worse than Jeb Bush. After the first contest, Carson laid off half of his campaign staff. Still, despite even the clear statslow polling numbers, even lower delegatesCarson was pushing, fighting the terminal illness of declining momentum. Electric paddles would not have revived the...
  • LIVE THREAD:3 Trump rallies today.Warren,MI,9am & Cadillac, MI, 1pm (EST) & New Orleans, 6pm (CST)

    03/04/2016 4:15:45 AM PST · by nikos1121 · 653 replies
    Friday, March 4, 2016: GOP Presidential candidate Donald Trump will hold a campaign rally in Warren, MI at the Macomb Community Expo Center. The event is scheduled to begin at 9:00 AM EST. Warren is a city in Macomb County in the U.S. state of Michigan. The 2010 census places the city's population at 134,056, making Warren the largest city in Macomb County, the third largest city in Michigan, and Metro Detroit's largest suburb. Friday, March 4, 2016: GOP Presidential candidate Donald Trump will hold a campaign rally in Cadillac, MI at the Wexford Civic Center. The event is scheduled...
  • Polls: Trump increases lead in Michigan, poised to win Kansas

    03/05/2016 8:49:45 AM PST · by GonzoII · 62 replies
    American Thinker ^ | March 5, 2016 | Sierra Rayne
    Based on the latest polling data, GOP presidential candidate Donald Trump appears certain to win the upcoming March 8 Michigan primary and is likely to also take the corresponding race today in Kansas. A FOX 2 Detroit/Mitchell poll released on Friday shows Trump increasing his already massive lead in the Michigan primary. In the survey of likely GOP voters, Trump was picked by 42%, putting him 23% ahead of and more than double his nearest competitor, Ted Cruz, who sits at just 19%. Marco Rubio placed third at 15%, in a statistical tie with John Kasich....
  • Dr. Ben Carson Suspends Campaign

    03/02/2016 11:44:54 AM PST · by Biggirl · 82 replies
    Breitbart.com ^ | March 2, 2016 | Alex Swoyer
    GOP presidential candidate Dr Ben Carson is suspending his presidential campaign after failing to win a single state or collect many delegates through Super Tuesday.
  • Carson suspends presidential campaign

    03/04/2016 2:48:35 PM PST · by jazusamo · 49 replies
    Fox News ^ | March 4, 2016
    BREAKING: Former neurosurgeon Ben Carson dropped out the 2016 presidential race Friday, days after declaring there was no political path forward for his campaign. In a speech at the Conservative Political Action Conference, Carson said I am leaving the campaign trail, but promised he would remain heavily involved in saving our nation. The announcement was widely expected. On Wednesday Carson sent a message to supporters saying, I do not see a political path forward in light of last evenings Super Tuesday primary results and he did not attend Thursdays Fox News debate in Detroit. In Friday's wide-ranging speech, Carson warned...
  • Michigan GOP Polls 2016: Donald Trump Has Large Lead (Trump 39%, Rubio 19%, Cruz 14%)

    03/03/2016 3:36:50 PM PST · by Red Steel · 19 replies
    Heavy ^ | March 3, 2016, 5:39 pm EST | Jonathan Adams
    Donald Trump had a great performance on Super Tuesday and early polling numbers show that could continue in the upcoming primaries. According to RealClear Politics, Trump is favored by an average of 15.4 percentage points in Michigan. The Michigan Republican primary will take place on March 8. It is an important state with 59 delegates up for grabs. Ted Cruz and Marco Rubio hope they can narrow the gap in Michigan prior to the primary date. The GOP held its most recent debate in Detroit, Michigan just days before the primary. FOX 2 Detroit/Mitchell The FOX 2 Detroit/Mitchell poll was...
  • Rumors Swirl: 'The Chance of Ben Carson Jumping Onboard with Trump Is Very Real'

    03/03/2016 1:09:31 PM PST · by SeekAndFind · 74 replies
    PJ Media ^ | 03/03/2016 | BY TYLER O'NEIL
    Retired neurosurgeon Ben Carson looks to be dropping out of the presidential race, despite multiple declarations to the contrary on Super Tuesday. He will skip out on Thursday night's debate, and he has openly declared that he does "not see a political path forward." Carson will speak on Friday at the Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC), where he is expected to drop out of the race. If so, whom will he endorse? Carson's statement to supporters: pic.twitter.com/LfrILLN7IY Robert Costa (@costareports) March 2, 2016 Sources close to the good doctor have told Independent Journal Review's Benny Johnson that Donald Trump...