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  • Bernie Locks Up The Socialist Vote Before The Primary Even Starts ē

    03/01/2019 2:38:34 PM PST · by a little elbow grease · 18 replies
    dailycaller.com ^ | Peter Hasson
    The Democratic Socialists of America are preparing to launch a full campaign supporting Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders in the Democratic primary, DSA memos show.________ ē The DSA may not support the Democratic nominee if someone other than Sanders wins the primary. ē One memo cited ďdeveloping propagandaĒ as a ďprimary task of the national DSA Bernie campaign.Ē ē Another memo stressed the ďneed to agitate for SandersĒ among ďrank-and-file union members.Ē The Democratic Socialists of America (DSA) have yet to publicly endorse Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders, but for months they have been laying the groundwork to campaign for Sanders, and...
  • Futile Dreams of Primarying Trump out of Office

    02/25/2019 7:40:33 AM PST · by SeekAndFind · 21 replies
    American Thinker ^ | 02/25/2019 | Taylor Lewis
    A recent column by Matt Lewis in the Daily Beast takes (almost) seriously the chances of a successful primary challenge to President Trump. Lewis, the author of a book on the dumbing down of the Republican Party during 2016, is no fan of the President. He‚Äôs an admitted Never Trumper, who, like his fellow partisans of the Never-Trump stripe, still envisions himself as part of Nock‚Äôs ‚Äúremnant,‚ÄĚ holding true to Republican Party platform of 1983. ‚ÄúOnce considered a preposterous idea (‚ÄėIt‚Äôs Trump‚Äôs party!‚Äô ‚ÄėThe takeover is complete!!‚Äô), it looks like Donald Trump will face a primary challenge,‚ÄĚ Lewis begins...
  • Breaking: Bill Weld Launches Primary Challenge To Trump

    02/15/2019 6:37:18 AM PST · by SeekAndFind · 65 replies
    Hotair ^ | 02/15/2019 | Ed Morrissey
    Oh, wait ‚ÄĒ is Bill Weld a Republican again? Gary Johnson‚Äôs running mate on 2016‚Äôs Libertarian ticket announced this morning in New Hampshire that he will launch an exploratory committee as the first step to challenging Donald Trump in a 2020 primary. In doing so, Weld sacrifices quite a bit ‚ÄĒ his potential opportunity to beat Trump in the general election at the top of a Libertarian ticket.Did I write that with a straight face? You‚Äôll never know. Former Massachusetts Gov. William F. Weld is launching a presidential exploratory committee to challenge President Trump in the Republican primaries, saying...
  • Maybe Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan Is Thinking Of A Primary Run At Trump After All

    01/20/2019 3:51:48 PM PST · by SeekAndFind · 40 replies
    Hotair ^ | 01/20/2019 | Jazz Shaw
    Just to clarify the headline a bit, he‚Äôs not suggesting that he‚Äôll ‚Äúrun train‚ÄĚ on Trump, which would be something very different and, frankly, just awkward. This story has been getting a lot of play in the past couple of weeks and it‚Äôs showing no signs of going away. Is Maryland Governor Larry Hogan weighing a primary challenge to Donald Trump in 2020? When the story first broke I wrote it off as ‚Äúother people‚Äôs ideas‚ÄĚ and not Hogans. There were plenty of reasons to believe that, starting with the fact that up until his recent inauguration for another...
  • Michael Cohen: rigging polls 'was at the direction of' Trump

    01/17/2019 9:48:17 AM PST · by TangledUpInBlue · 113 replies
    Reuters ^ | 1/17 | Reuters
    Michael Cohen, U.S. President Donald Trump's former personal lawyer, said on Thursday he paid a firm to manipulate online polling data "at the direction of and for the sole benefit of" Trump. The Wall Street Journal reported that Cohen had paid the data firm RedFinch Solutions to manipulate two public opinion polls in favor of Trump before the 2016 presidential campaign. "As for the @WSJ article on poll rigging," Cohen wrote on Twitter on Thursday, "what I did was at the direction of and for the sole benefit of @realDonaldTrump @POTUS. I truly regret my blind loyalty to a man...
  • Californiaís 2020 shadow sparks New Hampshire fears

    12/24/2018 8:28:14 AM PST · by C19fan · 16 replies
    Politico ^ | December 23, 2018 | Natasha Korecki
    Californiaís newly instituted March 3 primary date is rattling the early presidential state map, as Democratic state and party officials grapple with the shadow cast by the nationís most populous state. The idea that millions of absentee and mail-in votes could be cast in advance of Californiaís actual primary election day ó and the prospect that presidential candidates might bypass the early states entirely to concentrate on target-rich California ó is finally beginning to sink in.
  • Democrats to start presidential primary debates in June 2019

    12/20/2018 10:00:15 AM PST · by Olog-hai · 12 replies
    Associated Press ^ | December 20, 2018 | Bill Barrow
    Democrats will hold at least a dozen presidential primary debates starting in June 2019 and running through April 2020, with party Chairman Tom Perez promising rules that will give everyone in a potentially large field a fair shot at votersí attention. Making public his first in a series of decisions over the 2020 debate calendar, Perez said Thursday that the national party will sponsor six debates in 2019 and six more in 2020. That could be extended if the nomination process drags deep into the spring. Exact dates, locations, media partners and qualifying thresholds will be announced in early 2019....
  • Deval Patrick knew when to call it quits on a presidential bid. Other politicians take note

    12/06/2018 4:39:26 PM PST · by bitt · 36 replies
    BOSTON GLOBE ^ | 12/6/2018 | editorial
    Running for president is hard. Deciding not to run? That can be even harder. Over the last year, two-term former Massachusetts governor Deval Patrick has explored the possibility of running for the Democratic presidential nomination in 2020, urged on by a small army of Patrick devotees in the Commonwealth. Inspiring and experienced, Patrick would have been a formidable candidate. He compiled real accomplishments as governor, putting his state at the forefront of life sciences globally and managing the fallout of the 2008 recession. Since leaving office, he has worked for Bain Capital investing in firms with social benefits. But on...
  • 2020: Avenatti Becomes The First Democrat To Be Beaten By Trump

    12/04/2018 6:18:07 PM PST · by Kaslin · 22 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | December 4, 2018 | Matt Vespa
    Well, it‚Äôs official. Trump has beaten his first Democratic opponent, and I use that term generously. Creepy porn lawyer Michael Avenatti has decided he‚Äôs not running for president in 2020. BASTA! Yeah, we‚Äôve all had enough of this clown, even Democrats‚ÄĒwho are probably secretly fuming that he inserted himself into the Brett Kavanaugh Supreme Court confirmation fight with a nut job who had a totally unbelievable and completely unsubstantiated story that the judge was part of a gang rape ring in high school. The two other women who had accused Kavanaugh of sexual misconduct also had similar shoddy stories that...
  • Ocasio-Cortez backs campaign to primary fellow Democrats

    11/18/2018 3:39:44 AM PST · by Libloather · 38 replies
    Politico via MSN ^ | 11/18/18 | Alex Thompson
    Rep.-elect Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and Justice Democrats want her victory over Rep. Joe Crowley to be the beginning of a movement rather than just a one-off upset. Rep.-elect Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez on Saturday threw her weight behind a new national campaign to mount primaries against incumbent Democrats deemed to be ideologically and demographically out of step with their districts. The incoming star congresswoman from New York again put the Democratic establishment on notice that she and activist groups on the left arenít content with a Democratic-controlled House: They are determined to move the party to the left. "Long story short, I need...
  • Far left triumphant in New York primary: It Was a Slaughter of Establishment Democrats

    09/14/2018 7:07:53 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 41 replies
    American Thinker ^ | 09/14/2018 | Rick Moran
    The socialist insurgency against establishment Democrats in New York emerged triumphant as no less than 6 far left candidates defeated establishment Democrats in races for the state senate. New York Times: Years of anger at a group of Democratic state senators who had collaborated with Republicans boiled over on Thursday, as primary voters ousted nearly all of them in favor of challengers who had called them traitors and sham progressives. The losses were not only a resounding upset for the members of the Independent Democratic Conference, who outspent their challengers several times over, but also a sign that the...
  • vanity Cuomo slaughters Cynthia Nixon in NY Governor primary election

    09/13/2018 6:09:50 PM PDT · by JLAGRAYFOX · 92 replies
    Insane lunatic, NY Governor, Cuomo, politically slaughters supreme Nutcase Cynthia. You do not want to know the numbers...it's hilarious!!!
  • Democrat Election Scam Just Chose Wyoming's Next Republican Governor

    09/07/2018 8:50:40 AM PDT · by Hojczyk · 17 replies
    American Thinker ^ | September 7,2018 | Karin McQuillan
    The double whammy is that Wyoming voting law allows people to register or change their party affiliation at the polling place on voting day and vote in whichever primary they choose. So RINOs are chosen in the Republican primary by Democrat voters pretending for a day to be Republicans. It makes a travesty of the two-party system and cheats Republicans of getting to select their own candidates. Their preferred candidate, Mark Gordon, beat the conservative frontrunner, Foster Friess, by approximately 6-9,000 votes (the official count isn't in yet), well within the margin provided by Democrat voters. Comparing this year's primary...
  • ***Live Updates*** Arizona, Florida, Oklahoma Hold Key Primaries (Mike Pence?)

    08/28/2018 8:06:23 PM PDT · by conservative98 · 97 replies
    Breitbart ^ | August 29, 2018
    Big night for @MarthaMcSally in Arizona! Martha served our nation with distinction in the @usairforce & she will be a great addition to the US Senate helping enact the @realDonaldTrump agenda. Get out and support Martha in November! ó Mike Pence (@mike_pence) August 29, 2018
  • Progressive Andrew Gillum Wins Upset In Florida Democratic Primary

    08/28/2018 7:10:57 PM PDT · by monkeyshine · 91 replies
    NPR ^ | August 28, 20188:32 PM ET | Jessica Taylor
    ...On the Democratic side, Tallahassee Mayor Andrew Gillum's victory was the most unexpected of the night, as he defeated centrist former Rep. Gwen Graham. His victory represents an upset for the progressive wing of the party in the final stretch of 2018 primaries... ...Gillum hadn't led in a single poll, but was able to harness the progressive energy to beat Graham, a famed political scion in the state whose father had served as governor and senator. Sen. Bernie Sanders campaigned for Gillum and drew more than 1,000 people to a rally in Tampa earlier this month. Gillum campaigned on repealing...
  • Trump having good night in Florida primary, Scott, DeSantis, Mast have massive leads.

    08/28/2018 4:38:08 PM PDT · by JLAGRAYFOX · 229 replies
    Trump owns Florida Primary as Rick Scott, Ron DeSantis, Brian Mast are all winning big time.....Trump team wins big again. Republicans having a stellar evening tonight in Florida.
  • Kelli Ward at Yuma Primary Rally for Senate: National Reciprocity and Hearing Protection Act

    08/28/2018 3:36:06 PM PDT · by marktwain · 90 replies
    Gun Watch ^ | 29 August, 2018 | Dean Weingarten
    Dr. Kelli Ward had a campaign appearance in Yuma on Saturday night, the 25th of August, for the Republican primary for the Senate. Yuma was the last stop at the end of a whirlwind bus tour around the state. I was able to attend and ask Dr. Ward a question about gun issues beyond the usual "I support the Second Amendment" boilerplate. I arrived before 6 p.m. I ran into many of the local political activists. It was clear Dr. Ward was getting much more attention than she had in 2016. I had attended a similar rally in 2016,...
  • Florida Primary "Early Voting" ends today. Republicans, "All" vote Tuesday!!!

    08/26/2018 6:14:06 AM PDT · by JLAGRAYFOX · 7 replies
    Folks in Florida....The early voting time frame is ending today. You can cast your votes on the Election Day, Tuesday, August 28, 2018. "ALL" Republicans must turn out and vote for your various Republican choices. The Republicans are, as of this moment, leading the Democrats in the early voting. Our entire family choice was Rick Scott, Senator, Ron DeSantis, Governor, Frank White, Attorney General. But...the choice of who you vote is yours. Do It..just vote!!! Go, Trump, Go MAGA!!
  • Florida/Arizona bring Mid-Term Primaries approaching the finish line, next Tuesday.

    08/23/2018 5:00:53 AM PDT · by JLAGRAYFOX · 28 replies
    The states of Florida & Arizona hold their primary elections next Tuesday, August 28, 2018. They are just about the end of the "primary election" cycle for this upcoming election in November. Normally, I urge all Republicans, Conservatives, Blue Dog Democrats, Independents, etc. to get their butts in gear, get up off the couch and go out and vote to support, defend and sustain, POTUS, Donald J. Trump, etc. I still urge that action. My family has already voted in Florida, either by absentee ballot or early voting. All twelve have cast their primary votes for Rick Scott (Senator), Ron...
  • Florida Primary Discussion Thread

    08/21/2018 5:59:46 AM PDT · by NonValueAdded · 67 replies
    FreeRepublic ^ | 21 August, 2018 | NonValueAdded
    Election day for the mid-term primary is a week away. There are four contested state-wide offices: US Senate, Governor, Attorney General, and Commissioner of Agriculture. There is a lot of negative advertising out there and while some of the players are well known, others are not. So this is my attempt at bringing together any discussion on choosing the candidates to go up against their RAT opponents in the November General Election.