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  • Mark Cuban Says Trump Afraid, Argues Fake News & Called Trump Pinocchio - Then Deletes His Tweets

    02/25/2017 6:50:27 PM PST · by tony75034 · 45 replies
    whatfinger.com ^ | 2/25/2017 | Lord of All Editors
    Mark Cuban and Mark Dice argue over Fake News, and wild accusations fly from the billionaire Dallas Mavericks owner, only to have him later retreat to his safe space after stepping up to YouTube's most popular conservative news analyst.
  • The current Democrat frontrunners: A portrait of three losers

    02/13/2017 9:24:25 AM PST · by SeekAndFind · 38 replies
    American Thinker ^ | 02/13/2017 | Richard F. Miniter
    <p>Somehow, the United States has to learn to relax.  We just finished the long and jangling roller coaster ride of the 2016 presidential election, and the media are already fulminating about the 2020 matchup with Trump.</p> <p>Left to right: Mark Cuban, Andrew Cuomo, and Elizabeth Warren.  Cuban hasn't a chance, because Americans don't like a candidate with a prognathic jaw who leads with his chin.  Cuomo is a loser because he has the personality of a rodent dragging a slice of pizza along a subway platform, and Warren's out because voters will recognize her as one of those social-worker types who couldn't organize a family between two rabbits – and besides, she's forever stuck with the nickname Fauxcahontas, and ten to one Trump would mock her with a whoo, whoo, whoo war dance on the stage at the debates.</p>
  • Trump Disses Not Smart Enough Mark Cuban, Sparking New Feud (White House thinks he may run 2020)

    02/12/2017 2:26:22 PM PST · by drewh · 41 replies
    The Wrap ^ | | February 12, 2017 @ 10:32 AM | Rosemary Rossi
    Very early Sunday morning, Donald Trump took to Twitter to once again let loose. This time, Mark Cuban was in the crosshairs. “I know Mark Cuban well,” POTUS tweeted. “He backed me big-time but I wasn’t interested in taking all of his calls. He’s not smart enough to run for president!” The billionaire owner of the Dallas Mavericks and investor on ABC’s “Shark Tank” responded simply, “LOL.” An hour later, Cuban tweeted that he didn’t know what triggered the president’s comment, saying, “But isn’t it better for all of us that he is tweeting rather than trying to govern?” Follow...
  • MARK CUBAN: I would consider being Donald Trump's VP if he asked me (2015)

    02/12/2017 12:17:39 PM PST · by libh8er · 31 replies
    Business Insider ^ | 7.30.2015 | Colin Cambell
    Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban generated national headlines this week when he showered praise on Donald Trump's presidential campaign. His comments caused some people on social media to cheer the idea of Cuban joining Trump's presidential ticket, should the real-estate magnate win the Republican nomination. So on Thursday, Business Insider reached out to Cuban via his Cyber Dust app to ask if he would consider running for vice president if asked by Trump, a fellow billionaire. "Would I consider?" Cuban responded. "Yes."
  • Flashback: Obama Stranded Legal Cuban Travelers in Airports on Last Week in Office

    02/03/2017 6:04:49 PM PST · by HarleyD · 7 replies
    Breitbart News ^ | 30 Jan 2017 | FRANCES MARTEL
    As the radical left organizes obstructions of airport terminals to protest President Donald Trumps executive order enacting new security measures for travelers visiting from turbulent countries, few appear equally outraged that his predecessor, Barack Obama, issued a similar directive specifically targeting Cubans. During his last week in office, President Obama repealed a long-standing executive order known as Wet Foot/Dry Foot, which allowed all Cubans legally touching U.S. soil to stay here illegally. The objective of the executive order was to give sanctuary to Cubans risking their lives on makeshift vessels trying to sail to the United States and escape the...
  • Ted Cruz: Trump Is Filling His Cabinet With Conservative All-Stars [AUDIO]

    01/05/2017 11:47:50 AM PST · by bigbob · 63 replies
    Daily Caller ^ | 1-5-17 | CHRISTIAN DATOC
    Sen. Ted Cruz told Washington, DC radio host Larry OConnor Wednesday that Donald Trump is filling his cabinet with all-star conservatives. The Texas Republican noted that Republicans have been handed a historic opportunity to do a great deal of good in repealing the disaster that is Obamacare. It was one of the fundamental reasons why I ran for the Senate and promised the people of Texas that I would fight everyday to repeal Obamacare, he continued. I cannot tell you how gratifying it is to see us on the verge of delivering on that promise. Cruz then pointed to the...
  • Sen. Cruz Statement on Obama Administration's Betrayal of Israel at the U.N. Security Council

    12/23/2016 8:01:23 PM PST · by ForYourChildren · 105 replies
    US Senator Ted Cruz website ^ | 12/23/2016 | Ted Cruz
    WASHINGTON, D.C. U.S. Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) issued the following statement after the Obama administration today failed to exercise its veto to defeat a discriminatory anti-Israel resolution at the United Nations Security Council: "For eight long years, the Obama administration has worked systematically to undermine the nation of Israel. They actively worked to defeat Prime Minister Netanyahu, and illegally used U.S. taxpayer funds to do so. Never has there been a more anti-Israel Administration, and today's United Nations vote is the culmination of their systemic agenda to weaken Israel and strengthen its enemies. "I agree with the senior Israeli...
  • Once a Harsh Critic, Mark Cuban Now Says Trump Is Our Number 1 Draft Pick

    12/08/2016 1:38:42 PM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 43 replies
    The Jewish Forward ^ | December 8, 2016 | Nathan Guttman
    Billionaire Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban has made a sharp reverse, from being an attack dog for the Democrats to giving Donald Trump his full-throated endorsement. Donald Trump is our No. 1 draft pick, Cuban told CNBC Wednesday. Sticking with the basketball metaphor, he explained: Hes who we put our hopes and dream with. Now it is easier because we havent played a game yet. No reason to rush to judgment or come to any conclusions now. Lets see what happens starting January 21st and well go from there. I hope hes a superstar. This is an abrupt reversal for...
  • Thoughts on the Death of Dictator Fidel Castro

    12/02/2016 12:47:07 PM PST · by Sean_Anthony · 6 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 12/02/16 | Obie Usategui
    I shall continue to cherish, relish, enjoy, celebrate the death and passing of worthless brute, Fidel Castro It was about 1:00 a.m., Saturday night, when my wife woke me up to tell me of the passing of Fidel Castro. As I was still half-sleep, and in lieu of the fact that, in our wishful ways, we, the Cuban-Americans in exile, had killed Castro many times over in the past, the Cry Wolf syndrome kicked-in as a defense mechanism to spare me the emotional roller coaster, which had made us, time and time again, go from exhilarating highs to lugubrious downs...
  • CUBAN: 'I was dumb enough to think I would be able to talk people out of voting for Donald Trump'

    11/28/2016 4:19:22 PM PST · by Eddie01 · 117 replies
    Business Insider via Yahoo ^ | November 28, 2016 | Allan Smith
    Billionaire businessman Mark Cuban recently laid out on his blog how he believes President-elect Donald Trump utilized the mainstream media to pull off a huge upset and win the election. Cuban added he was "dumb" for thinking he could convince people to not vote for the bombastic real-estate magnate. In a post published earlier this month on Blog Maverick, Cuban said the Trump campaign was "a lot smarter and able to rally" mainstream media "haters" and turn them into Trump "believers and voters" in key states like Wisconsin, Pennsylvania, and Michigan. [snip] "We were the bad guys," he wrote. "We...
  • Trump critic Mark Cuban stays mum on sitdown with Steve Bannon

    11/23/2016 8:32:21 AM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 17 replies
    CNBC ^ | November 23, 2016 | Jacob Pramuk
    Mark Cuban, one of Donald Trump's most vocal critics, met with the president-elect's key advisor Steve Bannon, according to reports. They met Tuesday at the King Cole Bar at the St. Regis Hotel in New York, according to TMZ, which first reported on the meeting and published a picture of the pair. (TWEET-AT-LINK) Asked whether he could confirm the meeting or give details on what was discussed, Cuban told CNBC that he would "have to pass." The billionaire entrepreneur and Dallas Mavericks owner endorsed Democrat Hillary Clinton in the presidential election. He repeatedly criticized Trump in appearances on CNBC during...
  • Mark Cuban spotted at NYC bar with Trump guru Steve Bannon weeks after saying he [tr]

    11/23/2016 6:22:08 AM PST · by C19fan · 57 replies
    UK Daily Mail ^ | November 23, 2016 | Chris Spargo
    One of Donald Trump's most vocal critics was spotted with the President-elect's chief strategist at a New York City bar on Tuesday. Billionaire businessman Mark Cuban and Steve Bannon were photographed having a drink at the King Cole Bar inside the St. Regis Hotel, just a few blocks from Trump Tower. Politico reports that throughout their meeting Cuban could be seen talking while Bannon took notes inside an orange notebook, though the nature of their conversation is not known.
  • FNCs Juan Williams Attacks Pro-Trump Cuban-American Voters Not Comfortable With a Woman [tr]

    11/10/2016 11:58:39 AM PST · by C19fan · 49 replies
    Breitbart ^ | November 10, 2016 | Jeff Poor
    Wednesday on Fox News Channels The Five, co-panelists Kimberly Guilfoyle and Juan Williams reacted to the minorities, particularly in the state of Florida, that had voted for President-elect Donald Trump in Tuesdays election. Guilfoyle noted out Trump had outperformed these voter compared then-GOP presidential nominee former Gov. Mitt Romney (R-MA) in the 2012 presidential, to which Williams suggested it might have something to do with those voters being not comfortable with a woman as a leader.
  • IMAP: Four letters that spell potential doom for Hillary and Huma

    11/01/2016 7:42:18 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 42 replies
    Doug Ross @ Journal ^ | November 1, 2016 | Doug Ross
    I'll bet you're growing tired of the ongoing cancer that is the Hillary Clinton campaign of corruption, cover-ups and criminality. Fear not. I've got something you may not have heard before. I hadn't heard of it until an hour or so ago. It's a technical acronym, related to Internet email, that most lay people wouldn't quite grok. The inimitable Karl Denninger offers us the single, critical tidbit of data that makes all the difference. It relates to a statement that tech billionaire Mark Cuban made on CNBC: This "newly discovered" laptop is very likely to be literal nuclear waste for...
  • (TWITTER) Insider Says GOP Coup Attempt Thwarted

    @JackPosobiec SCOOP: The DC Beltway is livid at Trump today. House staffers are telling me they all actually thought Trump would drop out this weekend RNC leaders were telling members that after the tape leaked that Trump would drop out so they all needed to unendorse him first So now its chaos, members were told Trump was dropping and Pence was taking over so that's why so many publicly attacked Trump But now Trump is staying in, and after his strong debate performance and solid support levels they are worried they just screwed themselves The establishment plan was Pence would...
  • Disturbing VIRAL PHOTO of Hillary Surrogate Mark Cuban SEXUALLY DEGRADING Women

    09/25/2016 7:30:58 PM PDT · by kevcol · 52 replies
    TRUTHFEED ^ | September 25, 2016 | Amy Moreno
    Mark Cuban, the unhinged star of Shark Tank and Hillary Clinton Fanboy, apparently has a dark and disturbing past of abusing and sexually accosting women. Cuban, who promoted teen porn series Girls Gone Wild, and is also famous for saying that hed cross the street if he saw a black person in a hoodie, is Hillarys VIP GUEST at Mondays debate. Its disturbing that she would invite someone with a dark and disturbing anti-woman past however, it gets worse. A recently uncovered photo of Mark Cuban pulling a womans hair, while exposing himself has emerged.
  • Trump Tweet: Threatens to put Gennifer Flowers in front row of debate if Mark Cuban is there

    09/24/2016 9:52:19 AM PDT · by SamAdams76 · 263 replies
    Crooked Hillary may be starting to regret her little stunt to put Mark Cuban in the front row of tomorrow night's debate.
  • Mark Cuban to take his trolling of Trump to the front row of Monday's debate (invited by Hillary)

    09/23/2016 5:32:44 AM PDT · by Dave346 · 119 replies
    CNN ^ | 11:39 PM ET, Thu September 22, 2016 | Dan Merica
    When Donald Trump takes the stage on Monday night's prime-time presidential debate, one of the few faces he will see will be that of a fellow billionaire that has tried to savage him in public. Mark Cuban, the owner of the Dallas Mavericks, was invited by the Clinton campaign to sit in the front row at Monday night's debate. "Just got a front row seat to watch @HillaryClinton overwhelm @realDonaldTrump at the "Humbling at Hofstra" on Monday," Cuban tweeted. "It Is On!" A Clinton aide later confirmed that Cuban was, in fact, invited by the Clinton campaign. "He has the...
  • Perplexed Liberals Prepare Debate Snark

    09/23/2016 5:35:30 AM PDT · by detective · 20 replies
    Conservative Treehouse ^ | September 23, 2016 | Sundance
    Whenever liberals are confronted on the field of ideas you can guarantee to illicit an autonomic tone of snark, condescension and uppity indignation in their ideological retort. Why? Because at its core tenet, liberalism is dependent on blame-casting. As such, this does not come as a surprise: Mark Cuban, the owner of the Dallas Mavericks, was invited by the Clinton campaign to sit in the front row at Monday nights debate.
  • Ted Cruz DESTROYS Rich Spoiled Athletes Who Dishonor Our Flag

    09/12/2016 5:41:15 PM PDT · by BlackFemaleArmyCaptain · 84 replies
    The Political Insider ^ | 9/12/2016 | Alexa
    Senator Ted Cruz took to Twitter today to slam the recent spate of spoiled athletes, like San Francisco 49ers backup QB Colin Kaepernick, who have disrespected our flag and National Anthem. After former NBA player and current ESPN analyst Jalen Rose tweeted, Salute to all @Nfl players & teams that peacefully did protests for change. #standfornothingfallforanything, Cruz went off and called for a boycott of the rich spoiled athletes.
  • Time for a Ted Cruz reboot, as poll shows Republicans down on him since his snub of Trump

    08/20/2016 2:41:35 AM PDT · by monkapotamus · 154 replies
    The Dallas Morning News ^ | August 19, 2016 | Todd J. Gillman
    Ted Cruz's image among Republicans had plummeted to a personal low by the Indiana primary the defeat that forced him from the GOP presidential contest. But he may wish for those heady days of May now... Potential GOP rivals are probing for weakness ahead of Cruz's bid for a second term in 2018. That includes House Homeland Security Chairman Michael McCaul of Austin. The former federal prosecutor is the second wealthiest member of the U.S. House, with access to a family fortune topping $100 million, though he has no obvious base of support to overcome the tea partyers still...
  • Mark Cuban offers to be VP - for anyone. Says if Hillary picks Warren, he votes for Trump

    06/10/2016 3:33:46 PM PDT · by Sean_Anthony · 11 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 06/10/16 | Robert Laurie
    Felon/Fauxcahontas 2016! Having all but vanquished Bernie Sanders, Hillary needs to find a running mate who can not only do the job of an ordinary VP, but also bring the Sanders far left supporters to heel. So, the name Elizabeth Warren gets tossed around a lot. Indeed, Hillary is having a pow-wow (pun intentional) with Warren today. Billionaire Mark Cuban has offered to be VP for Trump OR Hillary, saying
  • Mark Cuban: 'Good chance' I'll vote Trump if Clinton picks Warren as VP

    06/10/2016 2:34:14 PM PDT · by ameribbean expat · 40 replies
    Mark Cuban says if Hillary Clinton picks Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) as her running mate, "then there's a good chance I'll vote for Donald Trump." The Dallas Mavericks owner and self-described independent has been pushing Clinton to pick a business-oriented person such as himself for VP, telling Fox Business, "I'd be VP for either candidate."
  • Guess who is "manning" the McDonald's in central va?

    05/27/2016 12:51:47 PM PDT · by central_va · 67 replies
    central va | 5/27/16 | self
    Ok, the McDonald's I went today in central Virginia just reopened after a long renovation. Guess who it is staffed with?
  • Sunday Morning Talk Show Thread 22 May 2016

    05/22/2016 3:54:48 AM PDT · by Alas Babylon! · 234 replies
    Various driveby media television networks ^ | 22 May 2016 | Various Self-Serving Politicians and Big Media Screaming Faces
    The Talk Shows May 22nd, 2016 Guests to be interviewed today on major television talk shows: FOX NEWS SUNDAY (Fox Network): Rep. Michael McCaul, R-Texas; Sen. Jeff Sessions, R-Ala.MEET THE PRESS (NBC): Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban.FACE THE NATION (CBS): Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders.THIS WEEK (ABC): Sanders; Reps. Ed Royce, R-Calif., and Adam Schiff, D-Calif. STATE OF THE UNION (CNN): Sanders; Reps. Peter King, R-N.Y., Xavier Becerra, D-Calif., and Marsha Blackburn, R-Tenn.
  • Mark Cuban says he'd consider being Hillary Clinton's VP if asked

    05/21/2016 8:21:56 PM PDT · by ConservativeStatement · 40 replies
    Though Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban said he doesn't have the time to run for President of the United States, he thinks he can find the time to serve as potential Democratic Party candidate Hillary Clinton's vice president. In an excerpt of an interview that will air on Sunday's " Meet the Press" on NBC, Cuban was asked if he would listen if the Clinton campaign came to him offering the vice presidency.
  • Marco Rubio criticizes anonymous sources, tweets workout plans

    05/17/2016 7:15:16 AM PDT · by ChicagoConservative27 · 9 replies
    Marco Rubio fired off an extended series of tweets late Monday night, alternating between sharp jabs and light jokes, aimed at a pair of Washington Post reports about his plans for his political future and his alleged "hate" for the Senate, a word the Florida senator disputes. Criticizing the use of anonymous sources, Rubio, who has 1.36 million followers, took the opportunity to make an enigmatic joke about his political future, winking at his former rival Donald Trump. "As for future in politics, well it's nearly impossible for someone not in office to ever become a successful candidate for President....
  • Trump refers to terror attacks on '7/11' at pre-NY primary rally

    04/19/2016 4:47:35 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 39 replies
    Fox News.com ^ | April 19, 2016
    Republican presidential front-runner Donald Trump's final rally before Tuesday's New York primary was marked by an unfortunate slip of the tongue, as the real estate mogul mistakenly mentioned the name of a popular convenience store chain in place of 9/11. Trump was about to deliver prepared remarks lauding New York values at Buffalo's First Niagara Center Monday night when he referred to 7-Eleven. "It's very close to my heart because I was down there, and I watched our police and our firemen down at 7/11, down at the World Trade Center right after it came down, and I saw the...
  • Listen: Cruz Welcomes the Prospect of 4-4 SCOTUS Immigration Split

    04/18/2016 6:47:37 PM PDT · by writer33 · 31 replies
    Conservative Review ^ | 04/18/16 | Nate Madden
    Ted Cruz would welcome a tie vote at the Supreme Court ending President Obamas executive amnesty programs, according to an interview with Conservative Review on Monday. Initial reports from the oral arguments for United States v. Texas, hailed by many as the most important immigration case in a century, suggest that the court might come down to a 4-4 tie, which would uphold the Fifth Circuit Courts decision and effectively ending Obamas 2014 Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals and Deferred Action for Parents of Americans (DACA and DAPA) programs. Well this is one of many cases where theres a real...
  • Four Reasons Republicans Should Rejoice at Cruz Beating Trump

    04/08/2016 1:27:46 PM PDT · by JSDude1 · 188 replies
    PJ Media ^ | April 8, 2016 | T. Elliot Gaiser
    When a political party picks one candidate over another, the party signals to the broader electorate what it represents. If the Republican Party nominates Ted Cruz instead of Donald Trump, it will represent one of the greatest practical and moral victories in the Republican Partys noble history. Cruzs enormous victory in Wisconsin this week makes it more probable than not that Donald Trump falls short of the required 1,237 delegates 50 percent plus one of the 2,472 total delegates to the convention to cinch the nomination on the first ballot. Combined with savvy delegate recruitment and a mounting...
  • Rubio: Tomorrow We Will Shock the Country

    03/14/2016 4:39:05 PM PDT · by Enlightened1 · 105 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 03/14/16 | Pam Key
    Monday in Jacksonville, FL on the eve of the Florida GOP Primary, Republican presidential candidate Sen. Marco Rubio (R-FL) said the results of tomorrow's voting will "shock the country." Rubio said, "Tomorrow is the day. Tomorrow's the day when we're going to shock the country. We're going to do what needs to be done. We're going to win the 99 delegates here in Florida, and it's going to give us the momentum we need to go into Arizona and Utah and beyond. Because what's at stake is too important. All these elections are important, but what is at stake in...
  • Heckler: Marco Rubio is trying to steal my girlfriend

    03/13/2016 2:04:36 PM PDT · by sheikdetailfeather · 41 replies
    CNN ^ | 3-13-2016 | CNN
    The Villages, Florida March 13, 2016
  • Marco Rubio: "Getting harder every day" to back Trump if he's the nominee

    03/13/2016 3:10:36 AM PDT · by markomalley · 59 replies
    See BS ^ | 3/12/16 | Reena Flores
    Florida Sen. Marco Rubio decried Donald Trump's baiting and "offensive" rhetoric Saturday morning, following an eruption of violence at an event for the GOP front-runner in Chicago the previous night. "I think we also have to look at the rhetoric coming from the front-runner in the presidential campaign," Rubio told reporters in Largo, Florida. "This is a man who, in rallies, has told his supporters to basically beat up the people who are in the crowd and he will pay their legal fees. Someone who has basically encouraged people in the audience to rough up anyone who stands up and...
  • Marco Rubio Wins Republican Caucuses in Washington D.C. (+ info on other primaries)

    03/12/2016 9:04:55 PM PST · by Innovative · 32 replies
    ABC News ^ | March 12, 2016 | ABC News
    Marco Rubio has won the Republican caucuses in Washington D.C., according to the Associated Press. With 100 percent of the precincts reporting, Rubio garnered 37 percent of the vote, John Kasich got 36 percent, Donald Trump 14 percent and Ted Cruz 12 percent. There was no declared winner in the Guam Republican caucus, according to the partys executive director. No presidential preference vote took place. Of its nine delegates, six were directly elected today and will caucus in the next several weeks to determine who they support. The remaining three delegates are Republican National Committee members. Wyoming held county conventions...
  • Marco Rubio had to pay back taxes for nanny

    03/12/2016 2:05:36 PM PST · by maggief · 6 replies
    Tampa Bay Times ^ | March 12, 2016 | Alex Leary
    It was a worrisome question at an inopportune time: Was the nanny to Marco Rubios children legal? That issue sprang briefly up during Rubios 2010 U.S. Senate campaign, according two people aware of the situation. Yes, the nanny was legal, the campaign tells the Tampa Bay Times, but Rubio had to pay back taxes to reflect her employment, adding a new layer to his history of shaky financial management. Marco has employed a full-time household employee since 2010 and paid all applicable taxes annually as reflected in his tax returns. She is, and has been, a permanent legal resident during...
  • Rubio: 'I am not dropping out of this race'

    03/09/2016 8:44:32 PM PST · by Red Steel · 81 replies
    Hill ^ | March 09, 2016, 11:17 pm | Cheryl Segal
    Presidential candidate Marco Rubio on Thursday night insisted he is not dropping out of the GOP primary, despite reports that he was considering doing so just days before his home state's primary. Asked by Fox News's Megyn Kelly if he was preparing to drop out, the junior senator from Florida said, "No. I am not dropping out, I am fighting all the way through. Were going to win Florida." He added that reports of him dropping out before Tuesday's winner-take-all primary in Florida, which will award 99 delegates, are "100 percent, categorically false." "We win Florida on Tuesday and this...
  • DEVASTATING: Rubio Rallies to Empty Stadium in Florida

    03/09/2016 5:49:32 PM PST · by 20yearsofinternet · 97 replies
    Gateway Pundit ^ | Mar 9th, 2016 | Jim Hoft
    This aint good. The Rubio Camp planned a rally today at Hialeah stadium in southeast Florida. Only a couple hundred showed up. MORE PICS AT LINK
  • I Voted for Rubio: Here's the Greatest Service He Can Perform Now for His Beloved Nation

    03/09/2016 4:57:30 PM PST · by doldrumsforgop · 36 replies
    pj media ^ | 3/9/16 | s ott
    The last time I ran for office, on election night I trailed by just two points and the gap seemed to be closing. But despite my optimism, my consultant told me that it was over. I was cooked. I didn't believe him. I reminded him about the precincts not yet reporting, and the scenarios that would lead to victory. He wanted me to look at his spreadsheet, but I could see the numbers for myself and brushed him off. As the evening waned, my election night party friends slowly trickled away, until just a handful remained. Finally, I sat down...
  • Fox Business Reports Rubio Will Drop Out Before Florida If Polls Dont Improve

    03/09/2016 3:03:45 PM PST · by monkapotamus · 101 replies
    Mediaite ^ | March 9th, 2016 | Alex Griswold
    Citing top Marco Rubio donors, Fox Business reported Wednesday that the Republican candidate will drop out of the presidential race before the crucial Florida primary if his poll numbers dont increase in that state. Theyre saying barring some better polling he will likely suspend before Florida. Thats what his money-men here in New York City are telling me, host Charles Gasparino reported...
  • Some Marco Rubio advisers say get out before Florida (Rubio: We are NOT dropping out)

    03/07/2016 6:07:24 PM PST · by Innovative · 19 replies
    CNN ^ | March 7, 2016 | Erin Burnette
    A battle is being waged within Florida Sen. Marco Rubio's campaign about whether he should even remain in the Republican presidential race ahead of his home state primary on March 15, sources say. Rubio himself is "bullish" on his odds of winning the critical primary, despite some advisers who are less hopeful and believe a loss there would damage him politically in both the short- and long-term. Conant pointed to the fact that Rubio appears to be closing in on GOP front-runner Donald Trump's lead in Florida. A Monmouth poll released Monday shows Rubio behind Trump, 38% to 30%. A...
  • Durbin: Gang of 8 Rubio blocked bid to protect U.S. workers, limit H-1B visas

    02/28/2016 1:33:18 PM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 29 replies
    The Washington Examiner ^ | February 26, 2016 | Paul Bedard
    As a member of the controversial "Gang of Eight" working up comprehensive immigration reform three years ago, Florida Sen. Marco Rubio blocked bipartisan efforts to reform the worker visa program to make sure American workers get first dibs on jobs, according to a top Senate Democrat. At a hearing on H-1B worker visas Thursday, Sen. Richard Durbin of Illinois said that "a junior senator from Florida" fought to kill visa changes in the legislation that would have limited the ability of firms to replace American workers with cheaper foreign labor. "In 2013, I was part of the Gang of Eight....
  • Rubio: "Hounds of hell will descend" if Trump wins

    02/28/2016 12:42:48 PM PST · by jimbo123 · 164 replies
    CBS News ^ | 2/28/16 | EMILY SCHULTHEIS
    Florida Sen. Marco Rubio said Sunday that if Donald Trump becomes the Republican nominee during the 2016 White House race, the "hounds of hell" will descend on him. "If Donald Trump were to ever become the nominee immediately the hounds of hell will descend on him, tear him apart, everything he's ever done from not releasing his taxes to all of his failed business dealings," he said on CBS's "Face the Nation." "And Hillary Clinton's going to have a clear shot to the Oval Office."
  • [Vanity] One day some caller phoned in to a show claiming Rubio sold "supplements" in college, and

    02/27/2016 5:41:17 PM PST · by dlt · 16 replies
    Podcast ^ | unknown | FinebaumFriday Radio Show
    Big Chris from New Jersey makes a lofty accusation. Paul is joined by Matt Jones of Kentucky Sports Radio, Booger McFarland of the SEC Network, and Tim Brando of FOX Sports.
  • Rubios verbal assault on Trump continues, joined by seven-figure ad buys

    02/27/2016 5:46:50 PM PST · by jimbo123 · 59 replies
    Washington Post ^ | 2/27/16 | David Weigel
    It was the biggest crowd Sen. Marco Rubio (R-Fla.) had gotten in this state, more than 1500 voters filling the floor of a downtown event center to hear him. And for 10 minutes, that crowd laughed along with Rubio as he warned them to not lose the conservative movement to a con man. -snip- Rubio wont even win his home state, said Mark Morris, 57. Trump, by contrast, reminded him of the Oscar-winning film Gladiator, and of Russell Crowes hero Maximus. He survives the battle, and the emperor calls him in. The emperor says, I need you to go to...
  • Marco Rubio Went to Bat for Corinthian Colleges

    02/27/2016 5:11:32 PM PST · by Extremely Extreme Extremist · 14 replies
    BLOOMBERG POLITICS | 29 APRIL 2015 | SAHLI KAPUR
    http://www.bloomberg.com/politics/articles/2015-04-29/marco-rubio-goes-to-bat-for-corinthian-colleges
  • Rubio releases partial tax returns

    02/27/2016 5:01:06 PM PST · by jimbo123 · 63 replies
    Politico ^ | 2/27/16 | BRIAN FALER
    Republican presidential candidate Marco Rubio, who has been dogged by questions over his personal finances, released portions of his tax returns Saturday, but the documents don't reveal details like which tax breaks he claimed or how much he gave to charity. -snip- Rubios release is aimed at increasing the pressure on GOP front-runner Donald Trump to produce his own returns, but the fact that Rubio only released partial returns may undermine his case. Meanwhile, Sen. Ted Cruz, who has also been demanding Trump produce tax documents, missed his own self-imposed deadline of Friday for providing his returns.
  • Rubio to campaign 'as long as it takes' to beat Trump

    02/27/2016 11:49:08 AM PST · by jimbo123 · 64 replies
    Politico ^ | 2/27/16 | ELI STOKOLS
    KENNESAW, Ga. Marco Rubio continued his all-out assault on Donald Trump here Saturday and vowed to remain in the race as long as it takes to stop the businessman from winning the Republican nomination. I will do whatever it takes, I will campaign as long as it takes, the Florida senator told a crowd of more than 7,000 people who encircled him on the sidelines of a high-school football field. Donald Trump, a con artist, will never get control of this party. Rubio, still looking to consolidate the anti-Trump vote and to make this five-way fight a two-man race,...
  • This new poll is utterly devastating for Marco Rubio [Trump 44, Rubio 28, Cruz 12]

    02/27/2016 11:11:10 AM PST · by cotton1706 · 56 replies
    vox.com ^ | 2/26/16 | Andrew Prokop
    A lot can go wrong for Republican elites in the next few weeks of the primary. But the absolute worst-case scenario for them is if Donald Trump racks up a winning streak that culminates with him beating Marco Rubio in Florida. Well, that's exactly what's on track to happen, according to a newly released poll by Quinnipiac and it's not even close. Trump beats Rubio among likely Republican primary voters in Florida 44 percent to 28 percent, the poll shows. Ted Cruz comes in third with 12 percent, John Kasich is in fourth with 7 percent, and Ben Carson...
  • RedState's Leon Wolf : My Endorsement for President (Marco Rubio)

    02/26/2016 8:30:06 PM PST · by ObamahatesPACoal · 118 replies
    Redstate ^ | February 25th, 2016 | Leon Wolf
    This is one of the most difficult posts I have ever had to write. I had naively hoped that this election cycle, I would be treated to a substantive contest between a spate of highly accomplished two-term conservative governors, and Senators of great rhetorical skill acting as the ideological conscience of the bunch. As the primary wore on through the summer of 2015, it became clear that the GOP electorate was not interested in governors of accomplishment, but I still had hope for a final contest between two of my favorite Senators: Ted Cruz and Marco Rubio. I hoped to...
  • Quinnipiac: New Florida Polling Is Utterly Devastating for Marco Rubio [Trump 44, Rubio 28, Cruz 12]

    02/25/2016 2:13:06 PM PST · by drewh · 26 replies
    Vox.com ^ | February 25, 2016, 1:54 p.m. ET | Andrew Prokop
    A lot can go wrong for Republican elites in the next few weeks of the primary. But the absolute worst-case scenario for them is if Donald Trump racks up a winning streak that culminates with him beating Marco Rubio in Florida. Well, that's exactly what's on track to happen, according to a newly released poll by Quinnipiac — and it's not even close. Trump beats Rubio among likely Republican primary voters in Florida 44 percent to 28 percent, the poll shows. Ted Cruz comes in third with 12 percent, John Kasich is in fourth with 7 percent, and Ben Carson...