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  • Reeling From 2016 Chaos, G.O.P. Mulls Overhaul of Primaries

    05/24/2016 7:39:29 PM PDT · by Theoria · 42 replies
    The New York Times ^ | 24 May 2016 | Jeremy W. Peters
    Leaders of the Republican Party have begun internal deliberations over what would be fundamental changes to the way its presidential nominees are chosen, a recognition that the chaotic process that played out this year is seriously flawed and helped exacerbate tensions within the party. In a significant shift, Republican officials said it now seemed unlikely that the four states to vote first would all retain their cherished place on the electoral calendar, with Nevada as the most probable casualty. Party leaders are even going so far as to consider diluting the traditional status of Iowa, New Hampshire and South Carolina...
  • Clinton, Sanders split Democrat nominating contests in Oregon, Kentucky

    05/18/2016 2:38:51 AM PDT · by Ken H · 11 replies
    Reuters ^ | May 18, 2016 | GINGER GIBSON AND EMILY STEPHENSON
    Democrat candidates Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders each picked up primary wins on Tuesday in yet another demonstration of how divided the party is in the drawn-out national race to win the nomination for November's general election. Clinton narrowly defeated Sanders in Kentucky, a state where she was not expected to win. Sanders bested her in Oregon, a state that played to his strengths.
  • LIVE THREAD: Oregon/Kentucky Primary Day and Returns

    05/17/2016 10:49:28 AM PDT · by Suz in AZ · 577 replies
    Oregon Primary is today, Tuesday May 17, 2016. Results will begin being posted at 8:00 pm PDT (11 pm EDT). Come on in, kick off your shoes and enjoy the fun!
  • The Democrat Primary Map Shows Why Hillary Should Be Concerned in the General

    05/16/2016 7:00:44 AM PDT · by poconopundit · 22 replies
    New York Times ^ | 5/16,2016 | Pocono Pundit
    While scanning an NYT election map of Democrat primary results, the outlook appears very promising for Mr. Trump.  Here's the deal: Hillary won in Republican stronghold states of the deep South, Texas.  Those States should very easily move to the Republican side in the general. States like Florida, Nevada, and Arizona tilted to Hillary, but these are States where Trump has a special strengths: his business interests in Florida and Nevada, plus his strong anti-illegal immigration stance in Arizona. Bernie beat Hillary in the Northeast, and those are the toughest States for a Republican to win.  So Hillary is...
  • Pay Gap Alert: Clinton Foundation Male Execs Earn 38% More Than Women

    05/11/2016 12:59:45 PM PDT · by GilGil · 13 replies
    Daily Caller ^ | 4/12/2016 | Richard Pollock
    Male executives at the Bill, Hillary and Chelsea Clinton Foundation earn 38 percent more than women executives, according to a Daily Caller News Foundation review of the foundation’s latest IRS tax filings. The foundation’s 2013 IRS form 990 reveals that nearly three times as many men as women occupy the executive suites at the Little Rock, Arkansas-based foundation. On average, top male executives at the foundation earn $109,000 more than the top female executives with positions in the C-suite.
  • (Trump) Primary results and predictions

    05/10/2016 1:47:10 PM PDT · by GilGil · 31 replies
    Bing ^ | 5/10/2016 | Bing staff
    Currently Bing is projecting that Trump gets 1471 delegates going into the convention or roughly 60% of the delegates. There is that pesky problem that Trump cannot get above 50% again.
  • Ted Cruz is not releasing his delegates before the GOP convention

    05/10/2016 8:12:29 AM PDT · by GilGil · 141 replies
    CNN ^ | 5/10/2016 | Theodore Scleifer
    Ted Cruz is not releasing his delegates in at least three states, a sign he may hold onto some clout at this summer's Republican National Convention. Cruz sent a letter to Republican state parties in at least Kansas, Oklahoma and Texas on Monday informing them that he plans to keep the delegates he won bound to him... Trump is the presumptive nominee and is on a path to clinch the 1,237 delegates needed to earn it on the first ballot, but holding on to his delegates could help Cruz exercise at least some control over convention rules and procedures.
  • LIVE THREAD:West Virginia and Nebraska Primary Returns. May 10, 2016

    You are cordially invited to attend the West Virginia and Nebraska returns, tonight with your friends and neighbors here on Free Republic. TIME:When you feel like fixin' to attend between now and then ATTIRE:Anything you wish to wear Champagne will be served with a selection of appetizers and French desserts
  • Attn: Stuart Stevens and The Never Trump Coalition – The Monster Vote Is Very Real… (Landslide)

    05/09/2016 6:03:24 AM PDT · by GilGil · 36 replies
    Conservative Treehouse ^ | 5/9/2016 | Sundance
    That’s 7.2 million more votes than Barack Obama carried in 2008, and almost 13 million more than Mitt Romney carried in 2012. That’s YUGE ! That’s the Monster Vote. That’s also a landslide victory for Donald Trump. Another way of looking at it – that Monster Vote increase is simply adding 10% of the approximately 120 million voters who never vote in elections. And those new voters are exactly what you see showing up at Donald Trump primary campaign rallies.
  • NC’s US senators Thom Tillis, Richard Burr call on Republicans to unite behind Trump

    05/08/2016 7:38:46 PM PDT · by GilGil · 27 replies
    The NewsObserver ^ | 5/8/2016 | Colin Campbell
    GREENSBORO — North Carolina’s two U.S. senators on Saturday called on Republicans to unite behind Donald Trump – but they had little to say about the presumptive GOP presidential nominee. Sen. Thom Tillis and Sen. Richard Burr spoke to the state Republican convention Saturday morning, offering pep talks for the coming campaigns. Tillis’ speech didn’t mention Trump by name, but he made his views clear on the Republican leaders who say they won’t support the nominee’s campaign. “Anybody who doesn’t support the Republican nominee ... is a RINO,” Tillis said, referring to the acronym “Republican In Name Only.”
  • West Virginia and Nebraska Get Out and Vote on Tuesday! We STILL NEED 1237! – West Virginia Polls

    05/08/2016 5:37:23 PM PDT · by BlackFemaleArmyCaptain · 40 replies
    Tuesday is Primary day for West Virginia and Nebraska! People might be experiencing some confusion being that the GOP have said that Donald Trump is the “Presumptive” nominee. What does “Presumptive” mean?
  • A Watershed Moment (for Trump)

    05/05/2016 6:36:51 PM PDT · by GilGil · 15 replies
    Townhall ^ | 5/5/2016 | Jackie Gingrich Cushman
    ...How ironic it would be to see the Republicans united at their convention in Cleveland, Ohio, in July; followed by the Democrats a week later in Philadelphia, still fighting over who should be their nominee... While many will tout the most recent poll, (CNN/ORC poll conducted April 28-May 1) that has Clinton leading Trump by 54 percent to 41 percent, as a portending his sure defeat in the fall, they are wrong. Clinton is very beatable, especially by Trump...
  • NATE SILVER: 'We basically got the Republican race wrong'

    05/05/2016 8:50:19 AM PDT · by GilGil · 48 replies
    Business Insider ^ | 5/5/2016 | Dan Turkel
    In September 2015, writer and statistician Nate Silver urged people to "calm down" about the possibility of Donald Trump winning the Republican presidential nomination. Two months later, he wrote that the media should "stop freaking out about Donald Trump's polls" and that Trump's odds were "higher than 0 but (considerably) less than 20 percent." Six months after that, after Ted Cruz had dropped out of the race but before John Kasich had done so, Silver wrote: "Donald Trump is going to win the Republican nomination."
  • Trump team vows to win delegate majority (by May)as rivals prepare for open convention

    05/04/2016 4:02:21 PM PDT · by GilGil · 14 replies
    Washington Post ^ | 4/9/2016 | Dan Balz, Philip Rucker and Robert Costa
    “Our target date is June 7, but our goal is in the middle of May to be the presumptive nominee,” Paul Manafort, Trump’s newly installed convention manager, who has been given broad authority to shape the campaign, said in a wide-ranging interview here.
  • Primary results and predictions (Trump wins remaining states with 70% of popular vote)

    05/04/2016 2:58:10 PM PDT · by GilGil · 15 replies
    Bing ^ | 5/4/2016 | Staff
    Bing is now projecting that Trump will win the remaining states in which he has primaries by garnering at least 70% of the popular vote. The only exception is Oregon where he is projected to get 65% of the vote. Up until yesterday Trump was projected to lose Nebraska but now he is projected to get 75% of the popular vote.
  • Mitt Romeny on Twitter

    05/04/2016 6:24:38 AM PDT · by GilGil · 61 replies
    Twitter ^ | 5/4/2016 | Mitt Romney
    Thanks to @tedcruz for making a fight for conservatism, American leadership and freedom.
  • CNN awards Trump 51 of 57 delegates with 54% reporting in Indiana

    05/03/2016 5:23:08 PM PDT · by GilGil · 73 replies
    CNN ^ | 5/3/2016 | CNN
    2016 Election Center!
  • Bing: Primary results and predictions (Trump 1366 delegates)

    05/02/2016 3:18:43 PM PDT · by GilGil · 15 replies
    Bing ^ | 5/2/2106 | Staff
    In the remaining primaries Bing is forecasting that Trump will lose one state Nebraska and if you look at the Bing polling for Nebraska Cruz is at 41.9% and Trump at 40.9%. Nebraska could go for Trump looking at how he is trending lately. Bing is projecting that Trump ends up with 1366 delegates not too far off from what the Trump people are forecasting at 1400.
  • Buffett to Trump: America is already greater than ever

    05/02/2016 7:06:31 AM PDT · by GilGil · 69 replies
    Yahoo ^ | 5/2/2016 | Matthew Belvedere
    In a veiled shot at GOP presidential front-runner Donald Trump , fellow billionaire Warren Buffett on Monday dismissed the real estate mogul's campaign slogan. "There's no need to 'make America great again.' America is greater than it's ever been," Buffett said during a wide-ranging interview on CNBC's "Squawk Box." Buffett, a supporter of leading Democrat Hillary Clinton, said America is going to "become ever greater
  • Why Is Donald Trump So Formidable? – Perhaps Because He Owns The Downside…

    05/02/2016 6:43:21 AM PDT · by GilGil · 18 replies
    Conservative Treehouse ^ | 5/2/2016 | Sundance
    All policies and proposals have a “downside“, there’s no such thing as a policy proposal with benefit to all and harm to none. This empirical truth is toxic to professional politicians – therefore they spend an inordinate amount of time using pretzel logic to avoid it. As a direct consequence of avoidance, the media love to use the downside as a weapon. For the first time in recent political memory Donald Trump represents a candidacy who is unafraid of their spear; and as a consequence, immune to the damage. A case in point – NBC’s Chuck Todd thought he could...
  • 2016 Primary Forecasts (Trump 69% chance of winning Indiana)

    05/01/2016 7:38:32 AM PDT · by GilGil · 15 replies
    538 ^ | 5/1/2016 | Nate Silver
    According to our latest polls-plus forecast, Donald Trump has a 69% chance of winning the Indiana primary.
  • Donald Trump Leads Cruz by 15 Points in Crucial Indiana Race

    05/01/2016 7:03:50 AM PDT · by GilGil · 85 replies
    NBC ^ | 5/1/2016 | Mark Murray
    Donald Trump holds a 15-point lead over Ted Cruz in the potentially decisive May 3 presidential primary race in Indiana, according to results from a new NBC News/Wall Street Journal/Marist poll. Trump gets support from 49 percent of likely Republican primary voters — followed by Cruz at 34 percent and John Kasich at 13 percent. If that margin in Indiana holds on Tuesday, Trump would be on a glide path towards obtaining the 1,237 delegates he needs to win the Republican nomination on a first ballot at the GOP convention in July.
  • Indiana: Trump 49, Cruz 34, Kasich 13

    05/01/2016 6:59:01 AM PDT · by GilGil · 29 replies
    Hot Air ^ | 5/1/2016 | Staff
    The NBC/WSJ/Marist poll was conducted April 26-28 — so mostly after Trump’s six-consecutive primary victories in Northeast and Mid-Atlantic states, as well as after Cruz and Kasich announced an alliance/truce, whereby Kasich wouldn’t campaign in Indiana to help Cruz (in exchange for Cruz not campaigning in Oregon and New Mexico). But 58 percent of likely Republican primary voters in Indiana say they disapprove of Cruz and Kasich teaming up to beat Trump in the Hoosier State, while 34 percent say they approve of the move. What’s more, only 22 percent consider the Cruz-Kasich alliance a major factor in deciding their...
  • CRUZ POACHES NEARLY ALL AZ DELEGATES=> Former Gov. Jan Brewer Screams “I Got Cheated!”

    05/01/2016 6:37:15 AM PDT · by GilGil · 211 replies
    Gateway Pundit ^ | 5/1/2016 | Jim Hoft
    Donald Trump won the Arizona Republican primary with 47% of the vote to second place Ted Cruz with 25%. But that didn’t stop the Cruz campaign and GOP elites from coming in and poaching all of the delegates at today’s state convention. The Cruz camp and GOP elites call this a “good ground game.” Even former Governor Jan Brewer, an outspoken Trump supporter, had her name removed from the online ballot and did not make the cut.
  • Latest Campaign Data – Cruz Unfavorability Increases, Confidence Crumbles – Trump Over 60% In WV

    05/01/2016 6:18:44 AM PDT · by GilGil · 91 replies
    Conservative Treehouse ^ | 5/1/2016 | Sundance
    Ted Cruz has a net non-favorable rating amid Republican voters (Per Gallup) and the addition of Carly Fiorina has only worsened the condition of the Ted Cruz campaign. Per Gallup, Cruz now has a negative net favorability rating among Republicans.
  • Donald Trump via Twitter: we are now at 1001 delegates

    04/29/2016 11:39:00 AM PDT · by GilGil · 34 replies
    Twitter ^ | 4/29/2016 | Donald Trump
    We are now at 1001 delegates. We will win on the first ballot and are not wasting time and effort on other ballots because the system is rigged!
  • NY Yankees Pres. Randy Levine: 'End of the Republican Party' If Trump Not Nominated

    04/28/2016 9:35:52 PM PDT · by GilGil · 28 replies
    Newsmax ^ | 4/28/2016 | Bill Hoffman
    Randy Levine knows a thing or two about fair play — and the president of the New York Yankees baseball club tells Newsmax TV it will be three strikes and out for the Republican Party if it attempts to stop Donald Trump from becoming the GOP presidential nominee. "I think if that happens it would really be the end of the Republican Party. You would have so many disenfranchised and disaffected voters out there that it would just be very, very hard to put it all back together," Levine said Thursday on "The Steve Malzberg Show." "He by far has...
  • Moving Forward=> DONALD TRUMP Only Needs 43% of Remaining Delegates to Win Nomination

    04/28/2016 7:27:54 AM PDT · by GilGil · 34 replies
    Gateway Pundit ^ | 4/26/2016 | Jim Hoft
    After sweeping all five primaries that occurred Tuesday – Connecticut, Rhode Island, Delaware, Maryland and Pennsylvania – Donald Trump has 987 delegates, Cruz has 562 with 622 remaining. Ted Cruz was mathematically eliminated on Tuesday night. There are fewer delegates remaining than we originally projected because the delegates in Wyoming, Colorado and North Dakota were allocated in corrupt voter-less elections. But our April 2nd projections for Trump and Cruz were very, very close. Trump was awarded another 40 Pennsylvania delegates on Wednesday which brings his total to 987. Donald Trump only needs 250 more delegates to secure the Republican nomination.
  • Donald Trump could amass most primary votes in GOP history

    04/28/2016 5:53:44 AM PDT · by GilGil · 28 replies
    New York Post ^ | 4/28/2016 | Bob Fredericks
    Donald Trump will likely wind up winning the most primary votes of any GOP presidential candidate in modern history, the author of the influential Smart Politics blog told The Post on Wednesday. After convincing victories in Tuesday’s primaries in five East Coast states, Trump has roughly 10.1 million votes, about 200,000 more than Mitt Romney got during the entire 2012 primary campaign. And with the primaries ahead — including in populous states such as California, New Jersey and Indiana — the former “Apprentice” ­reality TV star should easily break the modern record of 10.8 million held by George W. Bush...
  • {vanity} For all the Trumpsters

    04/27/2016 10:27:56 PM PDT · by Neil E. Wright · 564 replies
    self (vanity) | 04/27/16 | Neil E. Wright
    I have a message for all the Trumpsters. Your behavior and antics in the past couple of months, and the antics of your "savior", The Donald, have made my decision about who to vote for, and who NOT to vote for in November easy. If your guy is the nominee for the Republican Party, he WILL lose in November, and YOU WILL OWN IT. Because I will NEVER vote for that statist socialist, parasitic, steaming pile of obama. Now, I've been told that JimRob is banning anyone who states publicly that they will not vote for trump. So be it....
  • Eye-popping stat shows the extent of Donald Trump’s domination

    04/27/2016 3:06:13 PM PDT · by RC one · 27 replies
    Business Insider ^ | 4/27/16 | Allan Smith
    Donald Trump swept through all five Northeastern and mid-Atlantic voting states on Tuesday, in a show of dominance unprecedented in his campaign for president. The Manhattan billionaire and GOP frontrunner won every single county in play — 107 total among Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, Delaware, Maryland, and Connecticut. As a result, he won each of the 34 congressional districts in play. The East-Coast romp led to Trump pick up at least 110 delegates — more than 93% of the total in play. That total shattered even the rosiest projections of a successful night for Trump. MSNBC's Steve Kornacki projected that Trump...
  • And Then There Were Two (Candidates Trump & Hillary)

    04/27/2016 8:54:52 AM PDT · by GilGil · 36 replies
    Dilbert ^ | 4/27/2016 | Scott Adams
    Hillary Clinton effectively sealed her nomination last night. And Donald Trump almost certainly did the same, winning five states by larger margins than the polls and the pundits expected. Why did Trump exceed expectations? Probably lots of small reasons added together. But I’ll call out a few from the field of persuasion. 1. Trump’s “lyin’ Ted” linguistic kill shot is working its magic. 2. The so-called “rigged” nomination process has energized voters against the establishment. (Calling the primary system “rigged” was one of Trump’s best persuasion moves of all time.) 3. Trump’s dominant win in New York state made him...
  • Poll: More than half say nominating process is 'rigged'

    04/27/2016 8:40:06 AM PDT · by GilGil · 42 replies
    More than two-thirds of Americans want the presidential nomination processes to be changed and more than half say the systems are “rigged,” a new poll found. The Reuters/Ipsos poll released Wednesday found that 51 percent of likely voters believe the primary system is “rigged” against some candidates. And 71 percent say parties should pick their presidential nominees with a direct vote, instead of using delegates. Twenty-seven percent said they did not understand how the primary process works, and 44 percent said they were unsure why delegates are involved at all. Republican presidential front-runner Donald Trump and Democratic candidate Bernie Sanders...
  • Trump Nears Nomination

    04/27/2016 8:28:59 AM PDT · by GilGil · 23 replies
    Weekly Standard ^ | 4/27/2016 | Fred Barnes
    That his victories were not surprising is an indication of how Trump has taken command of the GOP race. Ted Cruz and John Kasich have become figures in his rear view mirror. The Cruz campaign, after winning in Wisconsin on April 5, has collapsed. Cruz is desperate. He now insists Trump can't beat Hillary Clinton. Only he can. This is not a convincing argument. "I consider myself the presumptive nominee," Trump said last night. "Absolutely." I think he's not quite there. If he wins in Indiana next week, he will be. And he's in a strong position to take the...
  • Trump may have won every county that voted Tuesday

    04/27/2016 8:07:08 AM PDT · by Sean_Anthony · 17 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 04/27/16 | Dan Calabrese
    A very classy, luxurious five-state landslide I suppose a #NeverTrumper can comfort himself with the notion that no one expected the five mid-Atlantic states that voted last night to be kind to the Cruz/Kasich alliance. But did anyone expect this? Trump easily defeated rivals John Kasich and Ted Cruz in all five states that held contests, Pennsylvania, Maryland, Connecticut, Rhode Island and Delaware, with a margin of victory rivaling that of his home state of New York a week ago. He was on a path to winning the vote in every single county in each state.
  • Trump Nears Nomination

    04/27/2016 6:12:54 AM PDT · by Biggirl · 28 replies
    The Weekly Standard ^ | April 27, 2016 | Fred Barnes
    An hour before polls closed in five states last night, Our Principles PAC declared that Donald Trump would sweep all five primaries. No worry, the anti-Trump outfit said. "The path to the nomination does not hinge" on any of these outcomes.
  • Trump wins in Maryland, Pennsylvania and Connecticut; Clinton takes Md.

    04/26/2016 5:36:20 PM PDT · by Innovative · 44 replies
    Washington Post ^ | Apr. 26, 2016 | David A. Fahrenthold
    Donald Trump has been projected as the winner of the Republican presidential primaries in Pennsylvania and Connecticut, victories that continued the New York real estate mogul’s dominance in contests along the East Coast. Those projections were made by Edison Research as polls closed at 8 p.m., and they relied on exit polls. In Maryland, the Associated Press projected Trump and Hillary Clinton as winners, even though a few polling places in West Baltimore will remain open until 9 p.m.
  • Trump, Cruz, Kasich, Clinton, Sanders: Analyzing Tuesday’s Results

    04/26/2016 4:46:05 PM PDT · by GilGil · 34 replies
    Gingrich Productions ^ | 4/26/2016 | Newt Gingrich
    If this Tuesday is as good as last Tuesday for Trump, it is hard to see how he can be stopped. Coming out of two consecutive Tuesdays with overwhelming victories, Trump will be able to make three powerful arguments. First, he is simply going to have the delegates to win the nomination on the first ballot at GOP convention, so all the maneuvering over delegate selection and efforts to put in chameleon delegates who are bound to Trump but are really for another candidate will be irrelevant. Second, no one else is consolidating votes as the alternative. The gap between...
  • ** Live Tuesday 4/26 Election Thread (PA, CT, RI, MD, and DE) **

    04/26/2016 8:30:26 AM PDT · by tatown · 369 replies
    tatown | 4/26/16 | tatown
    Connecticut 28 (P) Closed Delaware 16 (WTA) Closed Maryland 38 (WTA) Closed Pennsylvania 71 (P) Closed Rhode Island 19 (P) Mixed (P) = Proportional, (WTA) = Winner Take All
  • Leverage – Megyn Kelly Announces Planned Interview With Donald Trump….

    04/26/2016 12:13:28 PM PDT · by GilGil · 56 replies
    Conservative Treehouse ^ | 4/25/2016 | Sundance
    Trump is positioned quite brilliantly in this current scenario. Since Kelly went to Trump Tower two weeks ago she has not used her broadcast the same way. You can be guaranteed something along the lines of “I’ll wait and see what you do” was the parting essence behind the words of Donald Trump toward Ms. Kelly. Kelly needs Trump far more than Trump needs Kelly. Trump holds the leverage. And now he’s guaranteed at least three more weeks, important weeks, during this election cycle when Megyn Kelly wouldn’t dare attack or disparage him – lest she fear he back out...
  • No, The Primary System Is Not Rigged

    04/26/2016 10:52:16 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 98 replies
    American Thinker ^ | 04/26/2016 | George W. Ford
    For the past month, a media narrative has taken hold that something must be done to reform, simplify, streamline, and democratize the delegate selection system of the Republican presidential nomination process. Is our GOP presidential primary system rigged, meaning it is corrupt because it favors the establishment? Is it convoluted, arbitrary, arcane...and too often "voteless"? Is it wrong to allow "Trojan horse" delegates to change their vote on the second ballot of the national convention? Why do we have a separate election for delegates after we vote for candidates? The system is not rigged, convoluted, arbitrary, arcane, or voteless. It...
  • (Trump's) The Unfavorability Illusion

    04/26/2016 8:35:56 AM PDT · by GilGil · 28 replies
    Dilbert ^ | 4/26/2016 | Scott Adams
    Your brain has not yet compared Trump (alone) to Clinton (alone). You have only compared conflated concepts of a Clinton/Sanders creature to a Trump/Cruz/Kasich/Romney/Ryan creature. You think that isn’t happening in YOUR head, but it is. That’s how all of us are wired. We don’t compartmentalize as well as we think. When the race gets down to a clean Trump versus Clinton contest, and people realize there are no other options, the comparison changes. Trump wins the matchup against “crooked Hillary” with ease, based on skill, not policies. You haven’t even imagined that contest yet. Your brain won’t let you....
  • Cru-sich Alliance Backfires=> Indiana Voters Dump Cruz for Donald Trump (VIDEO)

    04/26/2016 7:49:55 AM PDT · by GilGil · 33 replies
    Gateway Pundit ^ | 4/26/2016 | Jim Hoft
    Unfortunately, the Cru-sich alliance backfired. MSNBC reporter Tony Dokoupil found that all of the Kasich voters he spoke with in Indiana had voted for Trump today.
  • Rudy Giuliani: Trump Is the Nominee… Cruz-Kasich Backroom Deal is Devastating (Video)

    04/26/2016 6:49:41 AM PDT · by GilGil · 56 replies
    Gateway Pundit ^ | 4/26/2016 | Jim Hoft
    Rudy Giuliani: My thought is that Trump is the nominee. I supported him before. I support him now. I fully endorse him 100% and I urge other Republicans to get behind him. We may have preferred somebody else but he is going to be the candidate. And now we have to do the best we can to make sure we defeat Hillary Clinton. The fact that Cruz and Kasich had to get together in this backroom deal, is devastating. The American people on both the Republican side and Democratic side are telling us something. They’re telling us they don’t like...
  • April 26 GOP Primary Primer (CT, DE, MD, PA, RI) - Closing Times, Polling Data, Delegate Formulas

    Tuesday, April 26, 2016172 of 2,472 delegates(118 bound)
  • Donald Trump to return to Indiana Wednesday, will be joined by former IU coach Bob Knight

    04/25/2016 2:50:35 PM PDT · by GilGil · 40 replies
    Fox59 ^ | 4/25/2016 | Matt Adams
    INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. – Donald Trump will return to the Hoosier State this week ahead of the Indiana primary. Trump will speak at Indiana Farmer’s Coliseum at the Indiana State Fairgrounds on Wednesday. He’ll be joined be a special guest, former IU basketball coach Bob Knight.
  • Americans Overwhelmingly Engaged in 2016 Election (Trump Hillary even)

    04/25/2016 11:50:13 AM PDT · by GilGil · 23 replies
    Media Relations ^ | 4/25/2016 | John Shevrin
    In a head-to-head matchup of each party’s frontrunner, Mrs. Clinton leads Mr. Trump by only 3 percentage points nationally (46 to 43; 11 percent undecided). Comparatively, Mr. Sanders fares slightly better against Mr. Trump (51/40/10). “The Republican Party has a strongly favorable political environment for winning the White House,” said pollster Ed Goeas, president and CEO of The Tarrance Group. “If a mainstream Republican candidate were the presumptive nominee, the GOP would likely be in a strong position for a lot of wins, top to bottom, in November. “
  • Donald Trump Will Be “Very, Very Tough Candidate to Face in General Election” (VIDEO)

    04/25/2016 8:22:10 AM PDT · by GilGil · 39 replies
    Gateway Pundit ^ | 4/25/2016 | Jim Hoft
    Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump have already turned their sights to each other. You heard that after New York last Tuesday night. You’ll hear it again tomorrow night… I’ve consistently said throughout the analysis of this race that I would not want to run against Donald Trump because I think he’s the most dangerous candidate. Give me Ted Cruz, give me John Kasich, give me any of the vanquished they’re traditional politicians, easy to beat. And, Ted Cruz, in particular, way outside the mainstream. Donald Trump, when you look from what he said the other day about the gender bill...
  • Pathetic – Ted Cruz and John Kasich Announce Joint “Never Voters Campaign” To Stop Donald Trump…

    04/25/2016 6:14:50 AM PDT · by GilGil · 111 replies
    Conservative Treehouse ^ | 4/25/2016 | Sundance
    As a direct consequence of the growing support for candidate Trump, and with looming electoral defeat on the horizon, the Ted Cruz campaign now places all its “never voter” efforts on stopping Donald Trump from winning Indiana. However, Donald Trump is also polling ahead of Cruz in Indiana – so the Cruz campaign approach throws a Hail-Mary. In an effort to improve fleeting chances, Team Cruz has struck a deal with the Kasich campaign. Team Kasich is to pull out of Indiana, and Team Cruz will give them free reign in New Mexico and Oregon.
  • The Grandest Usurpation – Obama and Angela Merkel Talk Trade and Immigration… ($500 trillion)

    04/24/2016 4:33:28 PM PDT · by GilGil · 11 replies
    Conservative Treehouse ^ | 4/24/2016 | Sundance
    Global trade is approximately $75 trillion annually. However, the Wall Street derivatives market, which are essentially bets placed within this entire financial construct, now account for more than $500 trillion. $500,000,000,000,000.00 Let that number, $500 trillion, sink in….. Seriously, just pause and think about how much is currently being bet (the derivatives market) on these grand deals. When you begin to fathom the scope, you begin to see the stakes in this 2016 presidential race.