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  • Trump campaign manager Corey Lewandowski will be a delegate at GOP convention

    04/14/2016 8:38:05 AM PDT · by COUNTrecount · 16 replies
    CNN ^ | March 16, 2016 | Gregory Krieg and Jim Acosta
    (CNN)Donald Trump campaign manager Corey Lewandowski will be among the Republican front-runner's delegates at the party's national convention this summer in Cleveland. A New Hampshire resident, Lewandowski confirmed to CNN Wednesday that he will maintain both roles at the convention. The New York Times first reported that he had listed himself among Trump's 11 New Hampshire delegates and alternates in a signed letter to the secretary of state. Trump enjoys a comfortable lead in the GOP delegate race, but with a complicated road to a nominating majority and the potential for a contested convention ahead, Lewandowski could find himself on...
  • Bush's Relentless Attacks Hurt Rubio In New Hampshire

    02/12/2016 5:05:48 PM PST · by Kaslin · 42 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | February 12, 2016 | Deroy Murdock
    MANCHESTER, N.H. — The mood at the Radisson Hotel here was restrained Tuesday night, to say the least. Voters and volunteers who backed Senator Marco Rubio (R - Florida) grew increasingly subdued as election returns showed him earning the No. 5 spot in the GOP presidential primary.  Rubio's disappointing 10.6 percent finish must have surprised observers as seasoned as New Hampshire Union Leader editorial-page editor (and Chris Christie supporter) Grant Bosse. Over lunch at the Thirsty Moose Taphouse on Elm Street, he said on Tuesday afternoon: "I don't think Marco will drop below third." No such luck.  Rubio himself acknowledged the problem. Despite the "Marcomentum" after he...
  • Kasich getting 15% is proof enough that NH needs to be demoted. (vanity)

    02/10/2016 6:22:42 AM PST · by FreeAtlanta · 61 replies
    2/10/2016 | freeAtlanta
    NH is too left wing to represent the GOP. Group them with Iowa and 3 other states on opening day. Put in a couple from deep south and one from the far west. I am sick of the establishment having the NH place of honor.
  • Jeb Bush shows signs of second wind ahead of New Hampshire primary

    02/09/2016 6:48:25 AM PST · by jimbo123 · 25 replies
    Tampa Bay Times ^ | 2/9/16 | Adam C. Smith and Alex Leary
    Jeb Bush's stump speech started to take on a defensive, pleading tone in the days following his sixth-place finish in the Iowa caucuses last week. I know I've been written off, I know the end is near, I know all that stuff," the onetime overwhelming favorite for the Republican presidential nomination told a couple of hundred people in a school cafeteria in Concord. "You know what gives me confidence? New Hampshire. ... I trust you all. I've shown my heart. I've shown the depth of knowledge." Political reporters have been asking him about quitting the race and how his campaign...
  • Something has clicked for Jeb Bush in the last few days

    02/08/2016 3:08:43 PM PST · by jimbo123 · 44 replies
    Washington Post ^ | 2/8/16 | Ed O'Keefe
    Speaking to a Rotary Club on Monday that his father once addressed as vice president, Jeb Bush admitted that he long resisted visiting New Hampshire before he became a presidential candidate to avoid fueling speculation. But after more than eight months of campaigning here, he said, "I'm a better person, and I'm certainly a better candidate." Something has clicked for Bush in New Hampshire in the past few days. What has transpired by no means guarantees him a top-tier finish in Tuesday's Republican primary here, but the crowds turning out to see him are bigger, his delivery on the stump...
  • DONALD TRUMPS NEW HAMPSHIRE; BATTLE FOR SECOND BETWEEN BUSH AND KASICH (Trump 31 Jeb 16 Kasich 13)

    02/08/2016 4:02:56 PM PST · by jimbo123 · 66 replies
    Emerson College Polling ^ | 2/8/16 | Emerson College
    DONALD TRUMPS NEW HAMPSHIRE; BATTLE FOR SECOND BETWEEN BUSH AND KASICH AS DEBATE FALLOUT CONTINUES. SANDERS WELL AHEAD OF CLINTON. With the New Hampshire primary happening tomorrow, a new Emerson College statewide survey shows Republican Donald Trump poised to win in the Granite State with 31% of likely GOP primary voters. The battle is on for second place, with the next four candidates separated by just 5 percentage points: Jeb Bush (16%), John Kasich (13%), Marco Rubio (12%) and Ted Cruz (11%).
  • Trump: Jeb ‘Is Just Not A Man’ [VIDEO]

    02/08/2016 6:18:43 PM PST · by Helicondelta · 57 replies
    dailycaller.com ^ | February 8
    Donald Trump slammed Jeb Bush Monday, arguing he is a "desperate person" who is "sad" and "pathetic" and is "just not a man." Trump told Wolf Blitzer on CNN, "Jeb is having some kind of breakdown, I think. Look, he's an embarrassment to his family. He has to bring his mother out and walk his mother around at 90 years old." Bush's tweeted Monday, "@realDonaldTrump you aren't just a loser, you are a liar and a whiner. John McCain is a hero. Over and out."
  • Barbara Bush: Putin 'the killer' endorsed Trump, and he's 'the worst'

    02/08/2016 8:17:06 PM PST · by DeathBeforeDishonor1 · 74 replies
    Bus Insider ^ | 2/5/16
    Former First Lady Barbara Bush appeared alongside her son and presidential candidate Jeb Bush on CBS "This Morning" on Friday, mocking Russian President Vladimir Putin's positive comments about Donald Trump. Jeb Bush, once the presumed front-runner for the Republican nomination for president, has fallen dramatically in the polls over the past several months while Trump has overtaken him and the rest of the field. On CBS, Jeb Bush vowed to stay in the race even if he loses the New Hampshire primary, which is set to be held next Tuesday. "This Morning" co-host Norah O'Donnell brought up an advertisement that's...
  • Trump repeats vulgar word audience member uses to describe Cruz (interview with woman)

    02/08/2016 8:34:37 PM PST · by springwater13 · 170 replies
    The woman who yelled the vulgarity that Trump repeated is a 52-year-old Salem, New Hampshire, resident named Caroline, who declined to give her last name. She told CNN that she went to the rally hoping to ask Trump a question about how he would crack down on tax fraud committed by undocumented immigrants. "He truly cares about the American people," she said. She said she did not plan to yell out a vulgarity, but when Trump mentioned Cruz, she said she couldn't help herself. "It just came out of my mouth," she said. "It wasn't like I thought about it."...
  • Kasich, Sanders win first first-in-the-nation primary contests - Cruz takes Millsfield

    02/08/2016 11:54:18 PM PST · by Cincinatus' Wife · 91 replies
    The Washington Examiner ^ | Daniel Chaitin
    As the clock struck midnight, voting began in three tiny towns in New Hampshire, including Dixville Notch, whose residents have a pretty good reputation for picking the eventual party nominees. The other two towns participating in midnight voting are Millsfield and Hart's Location. "...............In Millsfield, Ted Cruz reportedly pulled away from the pack with nine votes, ahead of second place Trump. Clinton beat Sanders two votes to one. Kasich earned a second victory in Hart's Location, beating second place Trump five votes to four. Meanwhile, Sanders took a commanding 12 votes to Clinton's five.
  • CarsonGate Cover-Up: CNN Fact-Checker Lies About Ted Cruz

    02/08/2016 4:35:07 PM PST · by GodGunsGuts · 66 replies
    Breitbart ^ | February 8 , 2016 | JOHN NOLTE
    CNN is not only desperate to absolve itself of its legitimate responsibility for spreading the false idea that Dr. Ben Carson was dropping out of the presidential race last week, CNN is also hoping to complete a three-bank shot that will damage Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX) in the process. Saturday night, CNN went so far as to have their phony left-wing "fact-checker" Tom Foreman lie about Cruz. For all of this to make sense, let's start at the beginning...
  • Everyone is underestimating Ted Cruz

    02/08/2016 12:23:15 PM PST · by GodGunsGuts · 147 replies
    Vox ^ | February 8, 2016 | Timothy B. Lee
    Ted Cruz won last week's Iowa caucuses, exceeding expectations and capturing an impressive 27 percent of the vote. Donald Trump took second place, while Marco Rubio took third. What happened next?...
  • BREAKING. Rand Paul’s New Hampshire Campaign Chair Endorses Ted Cruz

    02/08/2016 10:01:37 AM PST · by GodGunsGuts · 128 replies
    Red State ^ | February 8,1016
    Just in: Rand Paul's New Hampshire state chairman Sen. Avard has endorsed Ted Cruz's campaign, he tells a crowd here...
  • VANITY - Attended the Ted Cruz 'Meet and Greet" - Lindy's Diner, Keene, NH (Jan18, 2016)

    01/18/2016 3:51:30 PM PST · by Blue Turtle · 49 replies
    I took the family to New Hampshire early this morning to meet Ted Cruz. It was cold, but everyone at Lindy's Diner was excited. It was a good turnout and Ted Cruz had a conversation with my 6 year old. I linked to that exchange, I think you might find it endearing and genuine. Later he spoke in the diner for a good while and left to continue on his journey. We had been to a Trump rally, so it was nice to also meet another Republican candidate. My impression of him is that he is a very good man...very...
  • Chris Christie gets the better of Marco Rubio during debate

    02/07/2016 8:37:20 AM PST · by AndyJackson · 28 replies
    NY Post ^ | 2/7/2016 | John Podhoretz
    ...Under relentless attack from New Jersey Governor Chris Christie, who likened him to Barack Obama in 2008 as an inexperienced lightweight in over his head, Rubio found himself defaulting to the exact same sound bite four times over - and I mean exact. He said he wanted to dispel the "fiction that Barack Obama doesn't know what he's doing. He knows exactly what he's doing." Christie pushed back. And Rubio said: "This notion that Barack Obama doesn't know what he's doing is just not true. He knows exactly what he's doing." "There it is," Christie said, "the memorized 25-second speech."...
  • NBC's Jackson, Tur Try, Fail to Get Trump to Say Rubio Hurt in ABC Debate

    02/07/2016 12:25:14 PM PST · by Kaslin · 55 replies
    NewsBusters.org ^ | February 7, 2016 | Ken Shepherd
    Catching up with Donald Trump in the "spin room" after Saturday's GOP debate, NBC's Hallie Jackson attempted to get Donald Trump to say who he thought "lost" the GOP debate, hoping, perhaps, to get the New Hampshire frontrunner to attack Sen. Marco Rubio. For his part, Trump refused to take the bait. "Who do you think, of your rivals, underperformed tonight, Mr. Trump," Jackson asked. "Well, I know who they're all saying underperformed on the Internet, and I know the, your coworkers are all saying... but I don't want to say," Trump replied. "Besides you, who won the debate tonight,"...
  • A Panic-Inducing Night for the GOP Establishment

    02/07/2016 1:14:42 PM PST · by cotton1706 · 31 replies
    newrepublic.com ^ | 2/6/16 | Brian Beutler
    At Saturday night's debate, Republicans wanted Marco Rubio to soar and Donald Trump to stumble. The opposite happened. The Republican establishment's fondest hope before Saturday night's debate was that Marco Rubio would deliver yet another solid (if unmemorable) debate performance, and that Donald Trump would fall on his face - compounding the damage he suffered in Iowa, and surrendering more, if not all, of his lead in New Hampshire over to Rubio, who's in second place and climbing. Instead, the establishment got almost exactly the opposite. The single biggest spoiler wasn't Trump, or even Ted Cruz, but New Jersey Governor...
  • Jeb Bush Promises to 'Beat Expectations' in New Hampshire

    02/07/2016 1:38:44 PM PST · by jimbo123 · 26 replies
    NBC News ^ | 2/7/16 | ANDREW RAFFERTY
    Jeb Bush told NBC News' Chuck Todd on Sunday that his campaign will continue no matter how he finishes in New Hampshire, the state where he has committed most of his time and campaign resources. "We'll beat expectations. And we'll be in South Carolina. And I'm excited by that," Bush said on "Meet The Press." "In fact, of the governors at least, I'm the only one that has a national campaign."
  • Donald Trump has seized on Jeb Bush, and he's not letting go

    02/07/2016 3:13:47 PM PST · by jimbo123 · 89 replies
    LA Times ^ | 2/7/16 | CATHLEEN DECKER
    A day after the New Hampshire debate wounded Florida Sen. Marco Rubio, it would have been logical for Donald Trump to take off after him, hoping to deliver a coup de grace against his closest competitor here. But Trump is stuck on Jeb Bush like a dog clamping onto a bone. -snip- For good measure, he also mocked Bush for bringing his mother, former first lady Barbara Bush, to New Hampshire for campaign events Friday. "Poor, poor, poor Jeb Bush, who brings out his mother because he needed help," he said, and turned to a babyish whine: "Mommy, please come...
  • Cruz Cruises in Americana Setting

    02/07/2016 5:02:19 PM PST · by Kaslin · 40 replies
    PJ Media ^ | February 7, 2016 | Roger L. Simon
    Is there a more perfect Americana setting than Peterborough, New Hampshire? Maybe a few, but you could count them on half a hand.Ted Cruz delivered his message early this afternoon in that town's traditional town hall, whose interior resembles Dartmouth's Webster Hall but is smaller and, again, more perfect, stunning really in its clean aesthetics.The event attracted media ranging from Fox's Bret Baier to Mother Jones' David Corn, who was scribbling away, clearly eager to refute every word coming from the Texas senator. As with Rubio earlier in the day, I had to admire the skill of Cruz's well-honed stump...
  • Rupert Murdoch on Debate: Cruz Good, but Why Don't Colleagues Trust Him?

    02/07/2016 6:18:54 PM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 44 replies
    NewsMax ^ | February 7, 2016 | Greg Richter
    News Corp. head Rupert Murdoch weighed in on Saturday night's Republican presidential debate, with questions about Ted Cruz, Marco Rubio, and Chris Christie. Murdoch was complimentary of all the candidates on the stage in his first tweet on the subject on Sunday morning, saying all lifted their game. He then said businessman Donald Trump looked more presidential than he has in past debates, and even gave Rubio a good review, though most thought the Florida senator stumbled amid criticism from Chris Christie that he has simply memorized short speeches on various subjects. Murdoch did mention that shortcoming. Murdoch liked Cruz,...
  • Rubio defends repeated Obama criticism in debate, vows to 'keep saying it' (Says he won)

    02/07/2016 6:20:25 PM PST · by NKP_Vet · 38 replies
    http://www.foxnews.com ^ | February 7, 2016 | Fox News
    Florida Sen. Marco Rubio on Sunday touted his debate performance, amid criticism about "scripted" responses and him needing to repeat his opposition to President Obama to defend a sustained attack by GOP presidential rival Chris Christie. Christie, the governor of New Jersey, argued during the Saturday night debate that Rubio would be like Obama if elected -- a freshman senator leading the country with essentially no experience running a government. Rubio said several times during the attack that Obama indeed "knows exactly what he's doing," which is trying to make the country "like the rest of the world." On Sunday,...
  • Donald Trump: New Hampshire Drug Epidemic

    02/07/2016 8:08:12 PM PST · by BlackFemaleArmyCaptain · 44 replies
    Facebook ^ | 2/7/2016 | Donald Trump
    Donald J. Trump: "The New Hampshire drug epidemic must stop. If elected POTUS -- I will create borders and the drugs will stop pouring in. We will #MakeAmericaGreatAgain!"
  • Sen. Ted Cruz event in Weare, NH on THUR (videos)

    02/07/2016 9:26:22 PM PST · by campaignPete R-CT · 14 replies
    Youtube ^ | February 8, 2016
    two-hour event in Weare, NH. Just west of Manchester. Thurs afternoon. 10 videos. Links below. Photos to follow.
  • Trump events in NH filled to capacity (videos & photos)

    02/07/2016 6:29:05 PM PST · by campaignPete R-CT · 65 replies
    Youtube ^ | February 7, 2016
    Trump in Exeter NH on THUR. Hall was at capacity, so supporters were outside. Heavy, visible secret service presence. First 1:30 is useful. Remainder should be truncated. Photos and other links to follow below.
  • Gov. Christie campaigns in NH with Gov. LePage of Maine (videos)

    02/07/2016 1:31:12 PM PST · by campaignPete R-CT · 9 replies
    Youtube ^ | February 7, 2016
    Christie's ground game doesn't match his aggressive debate style. His volunteer effort it rather tame. The NJ crowd didn't make the 4-hour drive north to New Hampshire.
  • Ted Cruz Picks Up Six Endorsements From Rand Paul's Backers

    02/07/2016 1:04:33 PM PST · by Cincinatus' Wife · 25 replies
    Breitbart ^ | February 7, 2015 | Michelle Fields
    Republican presidential candidate Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX) has picked up endorsements from six New Hampshire lawmakers who previously supported Sen. Rand Paul's (R-KY) presidential bid. From The New Hampshire Union Leader: The six state lawmakers endorsing Cruz are: Rep. Max Abramson of Seabrook, Rep. Eric Eastman of Nashua, Rep. Harold French of Franklin, Rep. Larry Gagne of Manchester, Rep. JR Hoell of Dunbarton, and Rep. Mark McLean of Manchester.
  • Marco Rubio gives the same memorized speech at every rally. Here he is in Derry NH on Friday night.

    02/07/2016 10:56:53 AM PST · by campaignPete R-CT · 53 replies
    Youtube ^ | February 7, 2016 | campaignPete
    Rubio 2/5 giving the same speech he gives at every event. Memorized. Derry, NH. 1 of 4 on youtube
  • WMUR poll: Trump, Sanders continue to lead in NH

    02/07/2016 7:17:02 AM PST · by campaignPete R-CT · 20 replies
    According to the latest WMUR-CNN New Hampshire Primary Poll, 45 percent of Republican primary voters and 61 percent of Democratic primary votes say they have firmly decided who they will vote for. In the poll conducted by the University of New Hampshire Survey Center Feb. 3-6, Trump continues to top the Republican field, with the support of 33 percent of likely primary voters. He is followed by Marco Rubio at 16 percent, Ted Cruz at 14 percent, John Kasich at 11 percent, Jeb Bush at 7 percent, Carly Fiorina at 6 percent, Chris Christie at 4 percent, and Ben Carson...
  • Red State: Winners and Losers from Tonight's ABC Debate

    02/06/2016 10:46:36 PM PST · by Cincinatus' Wife · 226 replies
    Red State ^ | February 6, 2015 | Leon H. Wolf
    What a glum, drab debate. ABC clearly tried to make all the candidates look bad, and the bad blood between the candidates left over from Iowa meant that they just did not care about showing any level of solidarity against the media, as they often do. Christie successfully tore down Marco Rubio for the first hour of the debate, but made himself look like a royal, braying jerk in the process. Normally in these posts, I have three winners and three losers, but I don't think there even were three winners - but there were a whole bunch of losers....
  • LIVE THREAD: February 6 New Hampshire GOP Debate

    02/06/2016 3:55:15 PM PST · by PJBankard · 3,906 replies
    ABCNews ^ | 2/6/2016 | ABCNews
    Link Online. Live Coverage at Link.
  • ‘YOU SUCK!’ Debbie Wasserman Schultz heckled by NH Dems

    02/06/2016 1:10:12 PM PST · by Beave Meister · 15 replies
    The American Mirror ^ | 2/6/2015 | Kyle Olson
    ‘YOU SUCK!’ Debbie Wasserman Schultz heckled by NH Dems FEBRUARY 6, 2016 BY KYLE OLSON Share on Facebook869Tweet This73Reddit5371.4k Debbie Wasserman Schultz has got to be hoping Hillary Clinton can take down Bernie Sanders in the primary. Or it’s going to be a long road to November. The chairwoman of the Democratic National Committee was mercilessly heckled while she spoke at a Democratic Party dinner in Manchester, New Hampshire Friday night. C-SPAN cameras were trained on a man holding a flashing Bernie Sanders sign who sat stone-faced while the audience cheered Wasserman Schultz. “We’re going to stand up and fight!”...
  • Ted Cruz Didn’t Lie: The Entire Carson/Cruz Fight Timeline

    02/06/2016 7:39:06 AM PST · by GodGunsGuts · 169 replies
    Constitution ^ | February 5, 2016 | Rob Knowles
    Politics is a fast-paced and unpredictable game, and sometimes, unfortunate things happen. That's the best way I can describe what occurred on caucus night in Iowa when CNN implied that Ben Carson was dropping out of the Republican race, and the Cruz campaign swiftly alerted caucus-goers that they should consider voting for Ted Cruz instead. Let's start from the beginning. Shortly before the Iowa caucus was set to begin, CNN's Jake Tapper reported: ...
  • 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>
  • Donald Trump’s Immigration Message May Resound in New Hampshire

    02/05/2016 7:28:43 AM PST · by mandaladon · 4 replies
    NYT ^ | 5 Feb 2016 | MAGGIE HABERMAN
    Political pundits and Republican leaders like to say that nobody could have foreseen the extraordinary rise of Donald J. Trump’s presidential candidacy. But there were early signs that the electorate was ready for an insurgency like the one Mr. Trump has inspired this election. And some of the most powerful of those indicators came from New Hampshire. In 2014, Scott Brown, a Republican and former Massachusetts senator who was running for a Senate seat in New Hampshire, aired an ad that seemed a curious fit for the state: As ominous music played in the background, and scenes of southern border...
  • Watching the Democrat debate on PMSNBC...this is hilarious

    02/04/2016 6:35:14 PM PST · by SoFloFreeper · 61 replies
    PMSNBC ^ | 2/4/16 | sff
    Listening to these two old angry white hacks is very funny folks. No joke. They are really going at it....
  • LIVE THREAD: Two Trump Rallies Today-Londonderry, NH @ 12:30pm & Florence, SC 7:00pm

    02/05/2016 4:38:09 AM PST · by nikos1121 · 1,681 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...
  • LIVE THREADS:Two Trump Rallies Today. Exeter,NH 12pm, Portsmouth, NH 7:00pm

    02/04/2016 3:41:58 AM PST · by nikos1121 · 743 replies
    EXETER GOP Presidential candidate Donald Trump will hold a campaign event in Exeter, NH at Exeter Town Hall at 12:00 PM EST. Exeter is a town in Rockingham County, New Hampshire, United States. The town's population was 14,306 at the 2010. PORTSMOUTH GOP Presidential candidate Donald Trump will hold a campaign rally in Portsmouth, NH at Great Bay Community College. The event is scheduled to begin at 7:00 PM EST. Portsmouth is a city in Rockingham County, New Hampshire, in the United States. Population of 21,233. It's an historic seaport and popular summer tourist destination. Todays Trivia 1. What was...
  • Candidates arrive in New Hampshire, pitching a different set of voters

    02/02/2016 6:27:31 AM PST · by BlackFemaleArmyCaptain · 15 replies
    The Washington Post ^ | 2 Feb 2016 | Ed O'Keefe, Michael Kranish and Juliet Eilperin
    Several presidential candidates began arriving Tuesday from Iowa, joining others in New Hampshire in a seven-day sprint to the nation's first primary. Facing a different set of voters and an expanded playing field on the GOP side, 2016 hopefuls are now wooing a more moderate, less religious electorate. For Democrats, with former Maryland Gov. Martin O'Malley out of the race, the race between Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders and former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton has intensified after a virtual dead heat finish in Iowa. The Clinton campaign declared victory with all but Iowa one precinct counted. The state's Democratic Party...
  • BREAKING: New Hampshire Poll - Donald Trump Extends Lead - More Than Cruz, Rubio, Bush Combined

    01/31/2016 4:22:31 PM PST · by smoothsailing · 71 replies
    The Conservative Treehouse ^ | 1-31-2016 | sundance
    January 31, 2016BREAKING: New Hampshire Poll - Donald Trump Extends Lead - More Than Cruz, Rubio, Bush Combined by sundanceA new poll From Franklin Pierce (full pdf below) on behalf of the Boston Herald shows Donald Trump gaining an additional 5 points in the past week. Trump now dominates the New Hampshire polling with 38%, Ted Cruz with 13% and Bush/Rubio with 10% each.In addition, almost 60% of New Hampshire voters now see Donald Trump as inevitable Republican Presidential Nominee:( FULL POLL DATA ) BOSTON HERALD – […] Trump has a massive 25-point advantage over his nearest rival Cruz while...
  • Trump Goes All 'Alinsky' on Ted Cruz, Calling Him 'An Anchor Baby'

    01/30/2016 10:12:06 AM PST · by GodGunsGuts · 89 replies
    PJmedia ^ | January 30, 2016 | MICHAEL VAN DER GALIEN
    If Donald Trump wants to make sure no Ted Cruz supporter will ever vote for him, he's doing a terrific job of it. How else to explain his most recent insult calling Cruz "an anchor baby in Canada"? This is pure insanity... and it's an entirely different kind of attack than what we're used to in politics, especially because it involves two people from the same party...
  • Total War: Trump Goes After ‘Psycho’ Manchester Union Leader

    01/29/2016 4:34:37 PM PST · by Hojczyk · 31 replies
    Breitbart ^ | January 29, 2016 | John Nolte
    For those of us who have been waiting decades for a Republican presidential candidate to figure out that the Establishment Media is already at war with us, Donald Trump is not only an answer to that prayer but an effective answer. After just taking down the once-infallible Fox News a notch, in New Hampshire Friday, The Donald eviscerated New Hampshire’s Union Leader. The New York Times: Mr. Trump has denounced the paper repeatedly since it endorsed Gov. Chris Christie of New Jersey for president, but on Friday he let loose with a new and more intense stream of invective against...
  • Byron York: GOP fear and loathing in New Hampshire (of Trump)

    01/29/2016 10:06:24 PM PST · by entropy12 · 7 replies
    Washington Examiner ^ | January 24,16 | Byron York
    NASHUA, N.H. On Friday and Saturday, the New Hampshire Republican Party held its final big event before the February 9 GOP primary. The First-in-the-Nation Presidential Town Hall, at the Nashua Radisson, attracted the local officials, activists, and politicos who make up the state GOP establishment. They heard from Marco Rubio, Jeb Bush, John Kasich, Rand Paul, and other candidates who hope to make a mark in New Hampshire. But lying just beneath the attendees' enthusiasm for the candidates was a remarkable level of confusion, frustration, and just plain bewilderment at what is going on in their state's presidential race. How...
  • Anti-Trump super-PAC to double down on ad blitz

    01/28/2016 7:46:36 PM PST · by Citizen Zed · 16 replies
    The Hill ^ | 1-28-2016 | Jonathan Swan
    A well-funded Republican super-PAC is intensifying its assault on GOP presidential front-runner Donald Trump, preparing to hit the airwaves in New Hampshire and Iowa. By the time its anti-Trump campaign is done, Our Principles PAC will get its messages before nearly every Republican voter in both Iowa and New Hampshire, founder Katie Packer said Thursday in a telephone interview with The Hill. "This is new money," she said when asked whether this campaign should be counted within the more than $1 million of anti-Trump ads already disclosed to the Federal Election Commission by her super-PAC. A larger but undisclosed amount...
  • Trump's Supporters in New Hampshire Really Do Exist. (I Saw Them!)

    01/27/2016 11:12:40 PM PST · by Cincinatus' Wife · 16 replies
    Slate ^ | January 26, 2016 | Jim Newell
    "....The Washington Examiner's Byron York reports on the burgeoning Kaelism among Republican poobahs who were gathered at Saturday's First in the Nation Town Hall in Nashua. "Most of the politicos in Nashua didn't deny that the polls are what they are," York writes. "They just explained that they haven't personally encountered evidence that the Trump-dominated polls are accurate." As one "very well-connected state Republican" says, "I don't see it....I don't feel it. I don't hear it, and I spend part of every day with Republican voters." Former New Hampshire Gov. John Sununu and his wife, after racking their brains to...
  • Trump strikes post-ideological chord in New Hampshire

    01/25/2016 9:57:32 PM PST · by entropy12 · 21 replies
    Politico ^ | 01/25/16 10:07 PM EST | BEN SCHRECKINGER
    In New Hampshire, Trump"s grab-bag of populist positions and singular persona match an ideologically promiscuous electorate, and Trump towers above the field. Speaking for less than an hour to about 1,000 attendees, a hoarse Trump cast himself as a man apart from the entire political system, painting Hillary and Ted and Jeb as beholden to their donors. I am the only one that is funding my own campaign on either side, Democrat or Republican, which makes me feel a little bit lonely, he said.
  • Florida poll: Trump 48, Cruz 16, Rubio 11, Bush 10; Update: Trump up 20 in new NH poll

    01/20/2016 6:11:56 PM PST · by entropy12 · 39 replies
    Hot Air ^ | JANUARY 20, 2016 | Allah-Pundit
    At this point, Donald Trump is simply crushing the opposition in the Florida Republican primary, said Kevin Wagner, Ph.D., associate professor of political science at FAU and a research fellow of the Initiative. Not only has he increased his lead, Mr. Trump’s favorability ratings among Republicans are now ahead of his competitors by a substantial margin. CNN/WMUR New Hampshire poll: Trump — 34 Cruz — 14 Bush — 10 Rubio — 10 Christie — 6 Kasich — 6 Paul — 6 Fiorina — 4 Carson — 3
  • Confident of Iowa Victory, Cruz Goes after Trump in New Hampshire [and bring Republicans home]

    01/18/2016 11:14:44 PM PST · by Cincinatus' Wife · 22 replies
    National Review ^ | January 19, 2016 | Eliana Johnson
    Conway, N.H. - Ted Cruz says the Republican presidential primary has reached a "new phase." He's acting like it, too. Less than a month ago, the Texas senator was predicting the contest would narrow, as it typically has, to a two-man race between a conservative and an establishment favorite. But it turns out 2016 may have surprises in store even for Ted Cruz. On Monday afternoon, as his campaign bus barrels down the highway here, Cruz appears to be surveying an altogether different landscape from the one he'd anticipated: Instead of a potential showdown with Marco Rubio or Jeb Bush,...
  • Cruz takes aim at New Hampshire voters for upcoming tour

    01/17/2016 10:43:33 PM PST · by Cincinatus' Wife · 45 replies
    Houston Chronicle ^ | January 17, 2016 | Kathleen Ronayne and Scott Bauer, AP
    "..."He represents us - tea party America," said Mike Walker, a police officer from nearby New Ipswich, New Hampshire. He wore a Second Amendment button to the event and said protecting gun rights was his priority issue, along with securing the nation's borders. Walker also likes that Cruz has frequently butted heads with Republicans and party leadership. And while he also likes Trump, Walker said he prefers Cruz because he's stronger on gun issues and not as big of a "wildcard" as the billionaire from New York. Cruz's trademark anti-establishment pitch, filled with quotes from scripture and support from evangelical...
  • NEW HAMPSHIRE: TRUMP’S LEAD GROWS

    01/11/2016 1:10:45 PM PST · by entropy12 · 45 replies
    Monmouth University Poll ^ | Monday, January 11, 2016 | PATRICK MURRAY
    NEW HAMPSHIRE: TRUMP’S LEAD GROWS Cruz, Kasich, Rubio in second tier as Carson fades West Long Branch, NJ – Donald Trump has increased his already sizable lead in the New Hampshire Republican primary while three candidates battle for second place according to the latest Monmouth University Poll. Only 1-in-3 voters have completely locked in their vote choice, while 1-in-4 are still very much up for grabs. Another 4-in-10 voters have a strong candidate preference but are willing to keep their options open. About 1-in-3 (32%) likely GOP primary voters in New Hampshire currently back Donald Trump for the presidential nomination,...