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  • Freep a Poll! (who won the debate?)

    02/07/2016 6:15:24 AM PST · by dynachrome · 9 replies
    headlineoftheday.com ^ | 2-7-16 | Headline of the Day
    Who won the February 6, 2016 Republican debate? Jeb Bush Ben Carson Chris Christie Ted Cruz I don't know John Kasich Marco Rubio Donald Trump
  • Ted Cruz once again proves himself presidential

    02/07/2016 1:47:56 AM PST · by GregKremer · 105 replies
    American Thinker ^ | February 7, 2016 | Lloyd Marcus
    As the New Hampshire primary fast approaches, I wish to remind voters that our next commander-in-chief must be of the highest character, cut from the rare cloth of our founders. Sometimes God gives us great gifts in ugly packages. Recent attacks on Ted Cruz from both the Trump and Dr. Carson campaigns gifted Cruz an opportunity to show his character and presidential instincts.
  • Marco Rubio has a new name.... Marco RUBOT !

    02/07/2016 12:31:35 AM PST · by Celtic_Storm · 25 replies
    Talking Points Memo ^ | 2-6-16 | Allegra Kirkland
    "New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie tore Sen. Marco Rubio (R-FL) apart on Saturday night for repeating the exact same line about President Barack Obama three times in four minutes during ABC’s Republican presidential debate, calling it his memorized 25-second speech. http://talkingpointsmemo.com/livewire/christie-rubio-scripted-abc-debate
  • Who Won The Republican Debate Saturday? Donald Trump Is A Winner Because Marco Rubio Had A Bad Night

    02/06/2016 11:43:55 PM PST · by monkapotamus · 52 replies
    International Business Times ^ | 02/06/16 | Cristina Silva
    Business mogul Donald Trump returned to the debate stage Saturday night and emerged victorious, but his first-place finish was largely by default. Days before the New Hampshire primary, Trump looked like a winner simply because Florida Sen. Marco Rubio, well, didn't... Trump then told the television audience that the debate crowd was full of Bush donors who were unhappy that Trump wouldn’t take their donations. Still, Time.com readers named Trump in an unscientific online poll as the debate winner...
  • Vote Now: Who Won the Eighth Republican Presidential Debate?

    02/06/2016 8:51:47 PM PST · by Helicondelta · 78 replies
    time.com ^ | February 6
    Republicans met for their eighth presidential debate Saturday night, and we want to know who you think won. Take a moment to click the link below next to the candidate who you thought did the best at the ABC debate in New Hampshire.
  • Vote Now: Who Won the Eighth Republican Presidential Debate?

    02/06/2016 11:08:06 PM PST · by conservative98 · 46 replies
    TIME ^ | February 6, 2016 | TIME Staff
    Seven Republican presidential candidates took to the stage for a debate Saturday night in New Hampshire. Who do you think won?
  • Door Bell Sound on Debates

    02/06/2016 6:50:30 PM PST · by TheOldSchool · 7 replies
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  • Rubio, Bush, and Christie on Selective Service

    02/06/2016 8:59:27 PM PST · by RightFighter · 39 replies
    ABC Republican Debate | 2/6/2016 | RightFighter
    Did anyone else notice how badly Rubio, Bush, and Christie mangled the question of women registering for the Selective Service tonight? They all three demonstrated that they apparently don't understand what that means. Either that, or they're all heartless bastards who think that young women should be able to be forced to enter military service and die in combat. I've skipped some of the non-relevant chatter, but I've done my best to capture each candidate's response to the question. Radditz: Senator Rubio...should young women be required to sign up for Selective Service in case there's a draft? Rubio: ...I have...
  • GOP Debate Number 526

    02/06/2016 8:52:08 PM PST · by pboyington · 9 replies
    US Defense Watch ^ | February 6, 2016 | Ray Starmann
    The Republican debate lingered on for three, count ‘em three whole hours. By the top of the second hour, I was channel surfing. An old episode of Barnaby Jones seemed more stimulating than Kasich discussing Medicaid issues in Cleveland. By the bottom of the second hour, I was nodding off and dreaming that I was in a genie bottle with Mary Katherine Ham. All they needed was for Fiorina and Gilmore (yes, he’s still in the race) to show up and you could have had a Hollywood Squares lineup with Trump as center square. The main gist of the debate...
  • Marco Rubio Knocks It Out Of The Park on Abortion at ABC #GOPDebate

    02/06/2016 8:49:58 PM PST · by absentee · 27 replies
    RedState ^ | 2/6/16 | Caleb Howe
    Every Republican and conservative in America knows the media’s double standards when it comes to asking hard questions. It was especially evident this week in the difference between the Democrat and Republican debates. And it is the most evident in how the media deal with abortion. Sen. Rubio takes them apart over it.
  • LIVE THREAD: February 6 New Hampshire GOP Debate

    02/06/2016 3:55:15 PM PST · by PJBankard · 3,818 replies
    ABCNews ^ | 2/6/2016 | ABCNews
    Link Online. Live Coverage at Link.
  • LIVE THREAD: Two Trump Rallies Today-Londonderry, NH @ 12:30pm & Florence, SC 7:00pm

    02/05/2016 4:38:09 AM PST · by nikos1121 · 1,679 replies
    1st Event Friday, February 5, 2016: GOP Presidential candidate Donald Trump will hold a town hall event in Londonderry, NH at the Londonderry Lion's Club. The event is scheduled to begin at 12:30 PM EST. 2nd Event Friday, February 5, 2016: GOP Presidential candidate Donald Trump will hold a campaign rally in Florence, SC at the Florence Civic Center at 7:00 PM CST. LONDONBERRY, NH Londonderry is a town in western Rockingham County, New Hampshire, United States. The town is bordered on the north by the city of Manchester and on the east by the town of Derry. The population...
  • Manchester, N.H. ABC News Republican Debate (February 6, 2016)

    02/06/2016 6:52:03 AM PST · by xzins · 24 replies
    Ballotpedia ^ | Feb 6 | Ballotpedia
    Date: February 6, 2016 Time: 8:00 pm EDT Location: Manchester, New Hampshire Venue: Saint Anselm College Sponsors: ABC News and IJReview.com Moderators: David Muir and Martha Raddatz Rules for inclusion: Candidates were required to meet the following criteria in order to participate in the debate:[2] “ Here are the three different ways candidates can gain an invitation for the debate stage: 1) Place among the top three candidates ranked according to the popular vote in the Iowa Republican caucuses on Feb. 1, 2016. (OR) 2) Place among the top six candidates in an average of New Hampshire Republican presidential polls...
  • Hillary misleading about email probe during debate, former FBI agents say

    02/05/2016 5:23:18 PM PST · by jazusamo · 43 replies
    Fox News ^ | February 5, 2016 | Catherine Herridge, Pamela K. Browne
    Hillary Clinton used misleading language in Thursday night's Democratic debate to describe the ongoing FBI investigation into her use of a private email server to conduct official government business while she was secretary of state, according to former senior FBI agents. In the New Hampshire debate with Senator Bernie Sanders, which aired on MSNBC, Clinton told moderator Chuck Todd that nothing would come of the FBI probe, "I am 100 percent confident. This is a security review that was requested. It is being carried out." Not true says Steve Pomerantz, who spent 28 years at the FBI, and rose from...
  • MSNBC's Democratic debate is lowest rated of the season

    02/05/2016 2:37:46 PM PST · by Zakeet · 19 replies
    CNN ^ | February 5, 2016 | Brian Stelter
    With 4.5 million viewers, it was the lowest-rated debate of the 2016 election cycle by far, according to Nielsen data. The prior low was 7.8 million viewers for ABC's Democratic debate on the Saturday night before Christmas. [Snip] Thursday's two-hour session, moderated by Maddow and Chuck Todd, represented the first time Clinton and Sanders sparred head-to-head, without Martin O'Malley on stage with them. Some Twitter critics said it was the best debate of the election cycle thus far, burnishing the brands of Todd and Maddow.
  • Trump: Yes, I’ll be at the next Fox debate -- with Megyn Kelly

    02/05/2016 1:12:39 PM PST · by SeekAndFind · 32 replies
    Hotair ^ | 02/05/2016 | Ed Morrissey
    Donald Trump’s climbdowns at the end of this week don’t stop with Ted Cruz, apparently. In an interview with Newsmax’s Steve Malzberg, Trump committed to attending the next Republican debate on Fox News on March 3rd, even with Megyn Kelly as moderator. He claimed that his boycott of the last Fox debate had “nothing to do with Megyn Kelly“:CLICK ABOVE LINK FOR THE VIDEO “I’ll be there, I have no objection to being there,” Trump said Friday on the “Steve Malzberg Show,” when asked if he’d be at the Fox News debate in March“And that had nothing to do...
  • Donald Trump admits skipping Fox debate may have cost him in Iowa

    02/05/2016 12:33:17 PM PST · by SeekAndFind · 43 replies
    WWNT ^ | 02/05/2016 | Carrie Doyle
    Following the Iowa caucuses, the gloves have clearly come off between Republican caucus victor Ted Cruz and runner-up Donald Trump. But of course Trump doesn't actually expect anyone to nullify Iowa's results. Continuing the tweetstorm, Trump also pointed to a much-criticized Cruz mailer mocked up to look like an official notice from election authorities and geared at shaming Iowans into voting for him. That poll found that Trump had an overwhelming national lead, 34 percent to second-place Cruz at 18 percent. 'I think some people were disappointed that I didn't go into the debate, ' Trump said. Candidates now move...
  • The Bill Ayers-Dinesh D'Souza Debate: Bill Ayers Still Teaching Revolution

    02/05/2016 10:48:18 AM PST · by Kaslin · 22 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | February 5, 2016 | Mary Grabar
    The Bill Ayers-Dinesh D'Souza "showdown" on February 3, at the University of Michigan was billed as a debate about "American exceptionalism." It began with Bill Ayers giving his opening statement, "Every human being is of incalculable worth." The aging radical boldly displaying his "Black Lives Matter" t-shirt was repeating a line he used at the Association of Teacher Educators conference in 2013, in a 2009 Huffington Post column putting forth his radical colleague Linda Darling-Hammond as Secretary of Education, and ad nauseam in his talks and publications that fill up over 40 pages of a curriculum vitae. Black Lives did...
  • MSNBC's Clinton-Sanders Democratic debate is lowest rated of the season

    02/05/2016 9:43:34 AM PST · by SeekAndFind · 27 replies
    CNN Money ^ | 02/05/2016 | by Brian Stelter
    <p>MSNBC's feisty debate between Bernie Sanders and Hillary Clinton received high marks from political observers, but not high ratings from ordinary viewers.</p> <p>It was the lowest-rated debate of the 2016 election cycle by far, according to preliminary Nielsen data. The debate had a 3.3 household rating in Nielsen's metered markets.</p>
  • New Poll Shows Clinton, Sanders Tied -- Hillary's Lead Totally Evaporates In 6 Weeks

    02/05/2016 8:56:55 AM PST · by SeekAndFind · 30 replies
    Zero Hedge ^ | 02/05/2016 | Mike Krieger via Liberty Blitzkrieg blog,
    Submitted by Mike Krieger via Liberty Blitzkrieg blog,The more peoplesee Hillary and Bernie head-to-head, the more people like Bernie. People are starting to get it. They understand the system has morphed into a rigged fraud, and they understand that Sanders really, desperately wants to change it. As much as Idisagree with a lot of Sanders' solutions (his economic statism for example), he clearly despises the status quo, and for many of the right reasons. Sanders is a revolutionary-type candidate, while Clinton is running to be just another placeholder for Wall Street and oligarchical interests.So as the American public...
  • ABC News Hosts "New Hampshire: The Republicans Debate" in Partnership with WMUR (tr)

    02/04/2016 5:44:21 PM PST · by monkapotamus · 22 replies
    ABC News ^ | Feb 4, 2016 | ABC NEWS PR
    Primetime Coverage Starts Saturday,February 6, 2016at 8:00 p.m., ET in Manchester, New Hampshire ABC News is partnering with ABC affiliateWMUR, Independent Journal Review, the Republican National Committee and Saint Anselm College to host "New Hampshire: The Republicans Debate" on Saturday, February 6, 2016. Chief AnchorGeorge Stephanopoulos kicks-off pre debate coverage at 8:00 p.m. ET with the powerhouse ABC News politics team in New Hampshire. "World News Tonight" AnchorDavid Muirand Co-Anchor of "This Week" and Chief Global Affairs CorrespondentMartha Raddatz will moderate the debate. The debate will air live nationally on the ABC Television Network, locally on WMUR-TV and will be...
  • ABC, RNC announce Mary Katharine Ham to join GOP debate panel

    02/04/2016 6:04:52 AM PST · by libbylu · 61 replies
    HOTAIR ^ | 2/4/16 | Ed Morrissey
    If Saturday’s Republican debate wasn’t already a must-watch, it certainly is now. Our editor-at-large Mary Katharine Ham will join the moderator panel at the ABC News debate in New Hampshire this weekend, the RNC announced late last night:
  • Donald Trump says skipping debate may have cost him Iowa

    02/03/2016 8:27:51 AM PST · by ek_hornbeck · 158 replies
    CNN ^ | 2/3/16 | Jeremy Diamond
    Milford, New Hampshire (CNN)Donald Trump on Tuesday said his decision to skip the last Republican debate before the Iowa caucuses may have led to his second-place finish in the Hawkeye State. "That could've been with the debate," Trump acknowledged to reporters in Milford, New Hampshire, where he was introduced and endorsed by former Massachusetts Sen. Scott Brown. "I think some people were disappointed that I didn't go into the debate."
  • Why did Trump underperform in Iowa?

    02/02/2016 11:36:49 AM PST · by Kaslin · 103 replies
    Hot Air.com ^ | February 2, 2016 | ALLAHPUNDIT
    Conventional wisdom is congealing around two key factors in Trump’s loss this morning, so let me offer them to you as I think there’s merit to both. The main factor: Evangelicals came through for Cruz in the crunch. Political sites have been filled with news over the past few weeks about Trump’s surprising strength with born-again Christians, particularly given how intensely Cruz was courting those same voters. A guy who doesn’t know if he’s ever asked God’s forgiveness and who’s regularly demonstrated his unfamiliarity with Christian practices during this campaign shouldn’t be competitive with an evangelical candidate with dozens of...
  • Clinton calls for Democratic debate in Flint, Mich.

    02/01/2016 6:09:05 AM PST · by Zakeet · 21 replies
    Politico ^ | January 30, 2016 | Gabriel Debenedetti
    Hillary Clinton's campaign is calling for an additional Democratic debate to be held in Flint, Michigan, the site of an ongoing water contamination crisis that her campaign has focused on in recent weeks. [Snip] "The water crisis in Flint is unconscionable. It's been going on for years, as the people of Flint repeatedly asked for help and were ignored by state government. As Hillary has said, this would not have happened in a wealthy community."
  • Trump says he won't skip the next GOP debate

    01/30/2016 10:57:43 AM PST · by BlackFemaleArmyCaptain · 49 replies
    Politico ^ | 1/29/2016 | HANNA TRUDO
    Donald Trump isn't planning on ditching the next debate. In an interview with NH1 News, the real estate mogul was asked whether he planned to participate in the next Republican debate on Feb. 6, co-hosted by ABC News and IJReview and held at St. Anselm College in Manchester, New Hampshire. "I think I will be, yeah," Trump said when asked if he will attend. "I look forward to it." "I'm doing really well here," he added, taking the opportunity to plug his popularity in state polls. "I will be in New Hampshire doing the debates." He also took a shot...
  • Freep 2 polls! (Your pick for 'pub nominee + who did the worst in debate?)

    01/29/2016 2:28:01 PM PST · by dynachrome · 8 replies
    drudgereport.com ^ | 1-29-16 | Drudge and headline of day
    Headline of day poll: Who looked the worst in the January 28, 2016 Republican debate? Bush Carson Christie Cruz Fiorina Huckabee Kasich Paul Rubio Santorum Trump Fox News I don't know **DRUDGE POLL** WHO IS YOUR REPUBLICAN PICK FOR PRESIDENT? BUSH CARSON CHRISTIE CRUZ FIORINA HUCKABEE KASICH PAUL RUBIO SANTORUM TRUMP
  • Cruz Winning Newsmax Debate Poll (Cruz 32%, Bush 3%)

    Ted Cruz: 32 percent Marco Rubio: 18 percent Rand Paul: 17 percent Ben Carson: 17 percent Chris Christie: 10 percent John Kasich: 4 percent Jeb Bush: 3 percent
  • Trump Says He Will Debate Cruz Once Judge Deems Him Eligible to Run

    01/29/2016 10:56:49 AM PST · by Mechanicos · 186 replies
    Truth Revolt ^ | 1/29/2016 | Sara Fisher
    Donald Trump's campaign manager Corey Lewandowski announced that Trump would be happy to debate Senator Ted Cruz -- once Cruz is determined to be eligible for the presidency by a federal judge. ....
  • TV Ratings: Fox News Debate Rises Without Donald Trump, Hits 12.5 Million Viewers

    01/29/2016 10:56:34 AM PST · by House Atreides · 114 replies
    The Hollywood Reporter ^ | January 29, 2016 | Marisa Guthrie
    Donald Trump may have been conspicuously absent, but Thursday night's Republican debate on Fox News Channel nevertheless scored a 8.4 rating and 12.5 million viewers, according to early numbers from Nielsen. That's higher than the returns for the last Republican debate, Jan. 14 on sister net Fox Business Network, and marks the No. 2 telecast in FNC history. Meanwhile, all the other cable news networks were covering Trump's competing event in Iowa, during which Trump boasted he raised $5 million for veteran's charities. Those other cable news networks, neither of which blanketed the time period with the event, averaged a...
  • 7th Republican debate transcript, annotated: Who said what and what it meant

    01/29/2016 10:24:35 AM PST · by iowamark · 5 replies
    Washington Post ^ | 1/28/2016
    Seven candidates participated in tonight's Fox News Republican primary debate in Des Moines, Iowa: Ben Carson, Sen. Marco Rubio (Fla.), former Florida governor Jeb Bush, Sen. Ted Cruz (Tex.), Ohio Gov. John Kasich, New Jersey governor Chris Christie and Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.). Donald Trump did not attend the debate. The complete transcript is posted below. Washington Post reporters and readers using Genius will be annotating it, and will continue to do so following the debate. To see an annotation, click or tap the highlighted part of the transcript; if you would like to leave your own annotations, make sure...
  • TRUMP: Wow, Ted Cruz got beat up at the debate — 'glad I wasn't there'

    01/29/2016 9:50:54 AM PST · by SeekAndFind · 99 replies
    Business Insider ^ | 01/29/2016 | Colin Campbell
    Real-estate mogul Donald Trump tweaked presidential rival Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) on Friday for taking a number of hits at the debate the night before. "Cruz got pummeled last night. Actually, I'm glad I wasn't there," Trump told his supporters in Nashua, New Hampshire. He added: "He got pummeled. Wow." Trump boycotted the Fox News debate on Thursday after repeatedly complaining about Fox host Megyn Kelly, one of the debate moderators. After a back and forth between Trump and the network, the Republican presidential front-runner suddenly announced he would instead host a fundraiser for veterans at the same time as...
  • Trump-less Fox News Debate Gets Second Lowest Ratings for GOP (Half the Viewers of 1st Debate)

    01/29/2016 9:50:49 AM PST · by xzins · 66 replies
    newsmax ^ | 29 Jan 16
    The first Republican presidential debate of the season without front-runner Donald Trump generated smaller viewer interest than all but one of this cycle's prior GOP gatherings, according to preliminary Nielsen estimates — but still drew four times as many viewers as Trump's competing event. In the metered-market overnights, which represent 56 of the nation's largest markets, Fox News Channel's debate from Iowa averaged an 8.4 household rating. This is up vs. the 7.4 overnight rating for the most recent GOP debate, on Fox Business Network earlier this month, but it stands as the second lowest-rated of the six Republican gatherings...
  • Fox News focus group says this Marco Rubio answer was the most important of the debate

    01/29/2016 9:48:53 AM PST · by SeekAndFind · 28 replies
    Business Insider ^ | 01/29/2016 | Colin Campbell
    Sen. Marco Rubio (R-Florida) apparently won over a Fox News focus group evaluating the network's Republican presidential debate on Thursday night. Veteran GOP pollster Frank Luntz, who conducted the focus group, told moderator Megyn Kelly that her grilling of Rubio on immigration had truly impressed the voters he was monitoring. "The most important and impactful moment of this debate. It was your challenge of Marco Rubio — and watch how well he did on immigration," Luntz told Kelly on her show after the debate. At the debate, Kelly had pressed Rubio using his past statements on illegal immigration. As his...
  • Byron York: At Veterans' Event, Trump's Biggest Gamble

    01/29/2016 4:46:21 AM PST · by kristinn · 34 replies
    The Washington Examiner ^ | Friday, January 29, 2016 | Byron York
    The Donald Trump who appeared onstage at Drake University Thursday night -- just two miles from the Republican presidential debate he was boycotting -- was a different Donald Trump from the man who stars in rowdy rallies on the campaign trail. The Trump at Drake's Sheslow Auditorium said not a word about the polls that are his ongoing obsession. (Actually, that's not entirely true -- he mentioned the polls, but without the sheer numerical intensity he usually displays.) Trump also shared the stage with others -- not just with Mike Huckabee and Rick Santorum, who came to the event after...
  • Who won the ratings race: Fox News or Donald Trump?

    01/29/2016 7:29:18 AM PST · by justlittleoleme · 168 replies
    CNN ^ | January 29, 2016
    Donald Trump counter-programmed Thursday's GOP primary debate on Fox with his own prime time event. So whose show scored a bigger audience? Answer: Fox's debate. But it was the second lowest rated debate of the season. So Trump is certain to take credit for hurting the channel's total viewership. Fox News Channel's Trump-less debate had an 8.4 household rating, according to early Nielsen data from so-called metered markets. This means 8.4% of American metered market homes with TV sets were watching the face-off. By comparison, two of the cable channels that showed parts of Trump's event, CNN and MSNBC, had...
  • Carpenter: Lackluster Debate Freezes Race

    01/29/2016 7:11:37 AM PST · by KeyLargo · 8 replies
    Conservative Review ^ | January 29th, 2016 | Amanda Carpenter
    Lackluster Debate Freezes Race Amanda Carpenter January 29th, 2016 This may be the first GOP presidential debate without any consequences. Perceptions from before and during the debate remain after. Donald Trump is far away from the pack, churning furiously away in his own universe. Ted Cruz is his closest competitor in orbit, with Marco Rubio behind. Elsewhere in the sky are Jeb Bush, Rand Paul, Ben Carson, John Kasich, and Chris Christie fighting to be seen by the voters. sans Trump. Without Trump present, the debate was a series of questions, exchanges, and canned lines we've all heard before. The...
  • The Supplicant: Stop Smearing Megyn! Ailes Refuses Donation to Veterans, tells CNN.....

    01/28/2016 8:50:36 PM PST · by Cats Pajamas · 90 replies
    Breitbart ^ | Jan 28 2015
    Roger Ailes had three brief conversations with Donald Trump today about possibly appearing at the debate – there were not multiple calls placed by Ailes to Trump. In the course of those conversations, we acknowledged his concerns about a satirical observation we made in order to quell the attacks on Megyn Kelly, and prevent her from being smeared any further. Furthermore, Trump offered to appear at the debate upon the condition that FOX News contribute $5 million to his charities. We explained that was not possible and we could not engage in a quid pro quo, nor could any money...
  • Vote Now: Who Won the Seventh Republican Presidential Debate?

    01/28/2016 8:49:31 PM PST · by BigEdLB · 159 replies
    Time Magazine ^ | 1/28/16 | Time Staff
    Republicans met for their seventh presidential debate Saturday, and we want to know who you think won. Take a moment to click the link below next to the candidate who you thought did the best at the Fox News debate in Des Moines, Iowa. We’ve gone ahead and included front-runner Donald Trump, who skipped the debate over a conflict with Fox.
  • Why hasn't Trump won yet?

    01/28/2016 6:07:42 PM PST · by ru4liberty · 74 replies
    What??? It's already minutes into the debate and Trump is not yet winning the Drudge online poll! How can this be? Surely Trumpsters are sitting at the ready to weigh in on Trump. Where is this 100% accurate, scientific poll? He's usually winning by now.
  • Fox News/ Google Live Debate thread. (7pm & 9pm EST)

    01/28/2016 2:18:11 PM PST · by brothers4thID · 1,826 replies
    Fox News ^ | 1-28-2016 | Fox News
    Video at link. Under-card debate starts at 7pm EST, 4pm PST. Main debate starts at 9pm EST, 6pm PST.
  • Santorum, Huckabee to attend Trump event

    01/28/2016 10:58:41 AM PST · by Cincinatus' Wife · 148 replies
    The Hill ^ | January 28, 2016 | Ben Kamisar
    Mike Huckabee and Rick Santorum will attend Donald Trump's pro-veterans event on Thursday at the same time as Fox News's prime-time presidential debate. Spokesmen for both candidates confirmed to The Hill that the Republican presidential will still participate in Thursday's undercard GOP debate, but will head to the Trump event after. The undercard debate begins at 7 p.m. Eastern, two hours before Trump's event is slated to start three miles away. That gives candidates who failed to reach the main stage the freedom to participate, while anyone slated for the main stage would have to skip the debate altogether to...
  • Scarborough Rips Fox for 'Begging' Trump — 'He Is in the Catbird's Seat,' Fox 'Walked Into a Trap'

    01/28/2016 9:56:35 AM PST · by catnipman · 43 replies
    Brietbart ^ | 1/28/2016 | Jeff Poor
    Thursday on MSNBC's "Morning Joe," host Joe Scarborough reacted to an interview hosted by Fox New Channel's Bill O'Reilly on the network's "The O'Reilly Factor" a night earlier with Republican presidential front-runner Donald Trump. Scarborough mocked O'Reilly, who begged Trump to reconsider his decision not to appear in the network's GOP presidential debate in Des Moines, IA scheduled for later tonight.
  • BREAKING: TWO GOP CANDIDATES Call Trump – Want to Attend Veterans Event

    01/28/2016 6:57:59 AM PST · by COUNTrecount · 521 replies
    Gateway Pundit ^ | Jim Hoft
    The rumors are swirling... Two Republican candidates reportedly called Donald Trump and said they wanted to attend his veterans fundraiser tonight at Drake University.
  • Breaking News: Fox News just got Trumped, Our Ladies speak out

    01/28/2016 9:14:11 AM PST · by Zenjitsuman · 32 replies
    Youtube ^ | 1/27/16 | The Viewers View
    I love these Trumpettes telling the Truth, while being themselves. They are one of the not so secret weapons Trump has going for him. You go Ladies, Fox got Trumped
  • Trump taps the right's anger against Fox

    01/28/2016 9:08:53 AM PST · by KeyLargo · 33 replies
    CNN ^ | 1/28/2016 | Dylan Byers
    Trump taps the right's anger against Fox By Dylan Byers Des Moines, Iowa (CNN)For nearly two decades, Republican presidential candidates have run with Fox News. Now, Donald Trump is betting that he can run against it. Trump's six-month war with host Megyn Kelly, which turned nuclear when he pledged to skip the Fox News debate that she is co-moderating on Thursday, has exposed a significant shift in the political-media landscape: The growing divide between ultraconservatives and Roger Ailes' Manhattan-based network. Trump's attacks on the network -- like those he's made on Mexicans, Muslims, Sen. John McCain, and others -- are...
  • Trump serves as distraction to tragedy in Eastern Oregon

    01/28/2016 7:42:16 AM PST · by Sean_Anthony · 25 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | A. Dru Kristenev
    If history holds true, the ranchers courageous enough to bring needed attention to land use rights being subverted by government regulation will be shackled, and the unjustifiable death of a good man will be overlooked Pathetic is the only word that could describe the skimmed over media treatment of the indiscriminate gunning down of a rancher in Oregon in favor of covering the non-news of Trump’s debate antics. A peaceful standoff in Harney County, Oregon, came to a violent end as a contingent of protesters were traveling to John Day, Oregon, to meet with the sheriff about resolving the Malheur...
  • With No Trump, Cruz Goes From Hunter to Hunted

    01/27/2016 7:44:55 PM PST · by Helicondelta · 83 replies
    politico.com ^ | January 27
    Hollow or not, Donald Trump's threat to boycott the final GOP forum before Iowa votes has complicated Ted Cruz's game plan, forcing the Texan to prepare for two different debates -- one in which he tangles directly with the front-runner and another that sets up the senator as the largest target on stage. With hours until debate time, Cruz's campaign still says it thinks Trump's pledge to skip the forum is a stunt. "Donald Trump will be at the debate," Cruz spokesman Rick Tyler Tyler predicted. "Mark my words."
  • Why Trump Has Already Won Tomorrow's Debate (Without Showing Up)

    01/27/2016 8:21:05 PM PST · by Helicondelta · 75 replies
    thehill.com ^ | January 27
    Tomorrow night, Republican front-runner Donald Trump might become the first presidential candidate ever to win a debate he didn't show up for. The other candidates will show up like they're supposed to, and they'll stand at their podiums answering questions. Some opinion writers will spin theories like, "Trump doesn't really want to win" or "This will be what finally does Trump in." Some anti-Trump Republicans will believe this is the other candidates' chance to shine. They'll talk about their first-month-in-office goals. They'll talk about their policies and tax plans. Nobody will mention that Sen. Rand Paul (Ky.) and Ohio Gov....
  • LIVE THREAD Donald Trump VETERANS Rally in Des Moines, Iowa Airing Jan 28 9:00pm EST on C-SPAN

    I’m not really sure what will happen tonight. I truly hope that Donald Trump will keep his word and follow through on his decision to not attend the debate and hold a separate forum in Des Moines, but who knows. For now, C-Span says they will cover it. Sometimes it’s best to walk away from a bad deal and not look back. It’s another opportunity for Trump to “teach us.” I guess we’ll see. Hopefully we won’t get whipsawed all day long and that the Des Moines rally is on and FR people here will participate. It seems pretty clear...