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  • Maher to Steinem: Why Don’t Feminists Make More of a Cause Out of How Women Are Treated..

    02/07/2016 10:49:02 AM PST · by Impala64ssa · 60 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 2/5//16 | Ian Hanchett
    .. In the Muslim World? HBO's "Real Time" host Bill Maher wondered why the way women are treated in the Muslim world isn't more of a cause for feminists during an interview with author and activist Gloria Steinem on Friday. Maher asked, "Why aren't the way women are treated in the Muslim world considered more of a feminist cause?" Steinem responded that it is a feminist cause, and that women in the Muslim world consider their treatment a feminist cause. After she added, "All monotheism is a problem." Maher responded, "Yes, but not quite as much." Steinem then said that...
  • Clinton defends Albright and Steinem apologises as sexism claims dominate Democratic race

    02/08/2016 8:19:31 AM PST · by McGruff · 5 replies
    The Guardian ^ | February 7, 2016 | Alan Yuhas
    The feminist writer Gloria Steinem apologized on Sunday for remarks about young women who support Bernie Sanders, not long after Hillary Clinton defended Madeleine Albright over her comment that there is "a special place in hell" for women who do not support Clinton. Steinem posted her apology to Facebook, writing that she "misspoke" on Friday when on a talk show she spoke about women who support Clinton's rival in the Democratic presidential race, Senator Bernie Sanders. Appearing on HBO's Real Time with Bill Maher, Steinem said women "get more activist as they grow older. And when you're younger, you think:...
  • Gloria Steinem and Madeleine Albright Scold Young Women Backing Bernie Sanders

    02/07/2016 4:32:23 PM PST · by NRx · 45 replies
    NY Times ^ | 02-07-2016 | ALAN RAPPEPORT
    Hillary Clinton’s older feminist supporters have a message for young women who are not backing her candidacy: Shame on you. Women were expected to help power Mrs. Clinton to the Democratic nomination, but as she struggles to overcome a tough challenge from Senator Bernie Sanders, her support among them has been surprisingly shaky. Young women, in particular, have been drawn to the septuagenarian socialist from Vermont, and the dynamic has disappointed feminists who dreamed of Mrs. Clinton’s election as a capstone to the movement. Two feminist icons of Mrs. Clinton’s generation made their frustration known over the weekend, calling on...
  • Gloria Steinem says young women support Bernie Sanders because 'that's where the boys are'

    02/07/2016 5:22:35 AM PST · by Marcus · 31 replies
    Blasting News ^ | February 7, 2016 | Mark R. Whittington
    The first mistake that Gloria Steinem, the aging feminist icon, made was appearing on Bill Maher’s HBO show “Real Time.” The second mistake she made was offering an opinion as to why young women are flocking to Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vermont, the venerable avowed socialist. “When you’re young, you’re thinking, ‘Where are the boys? The boys are with Bernie,' she said."
  • Madeline Albright: 'Special Place in Hell' For Women Who Don't Vote For Hillary

    02/06/2016 5:40:32 PM PST · by Kaslin · 139 replies
    NewsBusters.org ^ | February 6, 2016 | Tom Blumer
    During the 2008 presidential campaign, Republican Vice Presidential candidate Sarah Palin referred to Madeline Albright's somewhat well-known saying, found on a Starbucks coffee cup, that "There's a special place in Hell for women who don't help other women." At the time, Albright, who served as Secretary of State under Bill Clinton, huffed: "Though I am flattered that Governor Palin has chosen to cite me as a source of wisdom, what I said had nothing to do with politics." She naturally followed that statement with an intense political attack on Palin and GOP presidential nominee John McCain. Now that Democrat Hillary...
  • (Madeleine) Albright: ‘Special place in hell for women who don’t help each... (Video)

    02/06/2016 12:28:39 PM PST · by maggief · 54 replies
    MSNBC ^ | February 6, 2016
    Former Secretary of State Madeleine Albright joins Hillary Clinton on stage and campaigns for her in New Hampshire.
  • Women Only Like Trump For His Money: Gloria Steinem

    02/03/2016 8:04:20 AM PST · by nickcarraway · 52 replies
    New York Post ^ | January 31, | Mara Siegler
    Famed feminist Gloria Steinem thinks Donald Trump is a “fraud.” “I’m sure if [Donald Trump] lost his wallet, there would be no women in sight,” she tells Women’s Health magazine’s podcast “Uninterrupted” of The Donald.
  • Gloria Steinem Says US is Ready for Female Commander in Chief

    12/13/2015 10:52:49 AM PST · by PROCON · 73 replies
    abcnews.go.com ^ | Dec. 13, 2015 | Robin Gradison
    Gloria Steinem thinks the United States is ready for a female commander in chief, but said during an interview on ABC News' "This Week" that "it is going to be hell." The activist and writer sat down with ABC News' Cokie Roberts to discuss her recently published book, "My Life on the Road," which chronicles her journeys around the world educating herself and others about the women's movement over a period of five decades. Steinem was an early Hillary Clinton supporter, but even as recently as 2008, she did not believe the country was ready for a woman to...
  • Gloria Steinem eviscerates Carly Fiorina with scathing post on Facebook

    The surging candidates remarks on Planned Parenthood drew Steinems ire. Feminist icon Gloria Steinem blasted Carly Fiorina in a post on her Facebook page, saying the presidential hopefuls commentary on Planned Parenthood at the Republican debate last week was a 100 percent lie. I dare Hillary Clinton, Barack Obama to watch these tapes, Fiorina railed during the debate. Watch a fully formed fetus on the table, its heart beating, its legs kicking while someone says we have to keep it alive to harvest its brain. Fiorina was referring to a series of sting videos produced by the Center for Medical...
  • Gloria Steinem: If Biden Was a Woman, His Sons Death Would Be a Political Setback

    10/21/2015 11:34:24 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 15 replies
    New York Post ^ | 10/21/2015 | Mara Siegler
    Gloria Steinem has put a feminist spin on Joe Bidens would-be run for president. SNIP I thought, If he was a woman, they would never forgive him for that discussion. They would say, Hes not fit to be president. SNIP
  • Steinem: Men Revert to ‘Childhood’ When They See a Powerful Woman Like Hillary

    12/14/2015 6:47:13 PM PST · by jazusamo · 86 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | December 14, 2015 | Coutney O'Brien
    Feminist Gloria Steinem, who never seems to have anything nice to say about men, offered her analysis as to why men criticize Hillary Clinton in an interview with ABC News' Cokie Roberts: "I think actually that looking at a powerful woman made them feel -- they had been regressed to childhood, because the last time they saw a really powerful woman, they were 8. So they behaved like 8," she said. ABC tried to offer some context as a means of explaining her strange comments, such as the fact that she grew up in an era where women often...
  • Morning Joe: Bill Clinton's 'Hatchet' Job on Bernie 'Painful,' Cringe-worthy

    02/08/2016 6:38:14 AM PST · by governsleastgovernsbest · 27 replies
    NewsBusters ^ | Mark Finkelstein
    Bill Clinton has lost his fastball. That's an emerging theme from this campaign season, and it was on glaring display on today's Morning Joe. Introducing a clip of Clinton [dressed like a lumberjack] attacking Bernie Sanders in New Hampshire, Mika Brzezinski said the ex-prez had picked up the "hatchet"--not a good image for a would-be statesman. After the clip aired, Joe Scarborough called it "painful." Mike Barnicle said it was a "cringe" moment, with Chuck Todd seconding the assessment. View the video here.
  • ‘Morning Joe’ panel discloses Clinton email scandal as far worse than ‘public knows’

    01/30/2016 2:18:26 AM PST · by Libloather · 43 replies
    Biz Pac Review ^ | 1/29/16 | Michael Dorstewitz
    **SNIP** "All of our sources high up are telling us... that this investigation is far more advanced than we the public knows," Scarborough said, before asking the panelists what information they're getting. "Well, there are three things that people are keying off of. First of all, there are a lot of chatter amongst FBI agents, many of whom have never been big fans of the Clintons. But a lot of FBI agents seem to be saying something is happening here," Bloomberg News analyst Mark Halperin said. "Second is from a legal point of view, you look at the recent developments...
  • 'Their Skin Is Crawling': Mika Says MSM Can't Be Objective About Trump

    01/04/2016 5:37:46 AM PST · by governsleastgovernsbest · 44 replies
    NewsBusters ^ | Mark Finkelstein
    Mika Brzezinski has let the cat out of the MSM bag. On today's Morning Joe, Mika admitted that the press corps covering Donald Trump can't be objective about him: "it's like their skin is crawling." Brzezinski said reporters "ooze with a lack of objectivity" when covering Trump, adding "you can sort of see it in their kind of like smiling, sort of slyly and uncomfortably and almost snarkily while they're reporting on his rallies." Of course, what is true about MSM coverage of Trump has been true of the way the liberal media covered many Republicans. Does anyone think, for...
  • Scarborough: For Anyone But Trump, ‘The Mainstream Media Would Have Called This Race’ [VIDEO]

    01/19/2016 9:00:30 PM PST · by BlackFemaleArmyCaptain · 45 replies
    Daily Caller ^ | 1/19/2016 | Steve Guest
    MSNBC "Morning Joe" host Joe Scarborough said Tuesday that if any other candidate had the lead that Donald Trump has, "the mainstream media would have called this race over." Scarborough told the panel that the race is coming down to "who can get the wild card berth for the playoffs. The fact is, Donald Trump is so far ahead in every one of these polls. Massively ahead." Bloomberg's Mark Halperin interjected that Trump is the "number one seed." "Let's just state the obvious," Scarborough said. Trump is "the number one seed. Number one, undefeated. Let's just state the obvious. If...
  • Trump: Jeb Is "A Stiff Who You Wouldn't Hire In Private Enterprise"

    02/08/2016 7:59:57 AM PST · by Biggirl · 45 replies
    Breitbart.com ^ | February 8, 2016 | Jeff Poor
    Monday on MSNBC’s “Morning Joe,” Republican presidential hopeful Donald Trump reacted to an attack on the him from his opponent former Gov. Jeb Bush (R-FL) earlier in the show.
  • Scarborough: Media Bias Worst On Issue of Abortion

    07/31/2015 6:32:25 AM PDT · by governsleastgovernsbest · 9 replies
    NewsBusters ^ | Mark Finkelstein
    Joe Scarborough chose to couch his criticism in exculpatory explanation, claiming that reporters "try to be as fair as possible" and that their bias is "unintended." But Scarborough's bottom line was still this: that media bias is at its worst when it comes to the issue of abortion. Speaking on today's Morning Joe, Scarborough took his critique a significant step further, asserting that if a conservative group were caught doing what Planned Parenthood has done, "there would be indictments already going down." View the video here.
  • MSNBC Host Tees Off on Feminists Who Support Hillary Clinton but Not Monica Lewinsky

    02/08/2016 8:43:12 AM PST · by McGruff · 30 replies
    The Blaze ^ | February 8, 2015 | Mike Opelka
    Recent controversial statements from feminist icon Gloria Steinem and former Secretary of State Madeline Albright sparked MSNBC's Joe Scarborough to unleash a rant against feminists who did not stand up for people like Monica Lewinsky. The "Morning Joe" panel was discussing a recent statement Steinem made on Bill Maher's HBO show (and her subsequent apology posted on Facebook) about young women who follow Bernie Sanders and Albright's warning of a "special place in hell" for women who do not help other women. Scarborough began his rant with the question, "Where were these women in 1998 when a young 22-yr-old intern...
  • New Hampshire will go down as the place where Hillary Clinton's campaign lost its way

    02/08/2016 8:02:20 AM PST · by Kaslin · 6 replies
    Fox News.com ^ | February 8, 2016 | Zef Chafets
    Political prognostication is an uncertain art, never more so than in the New Hampshire primaries of 2016. On the eve of the elections, equipped as I am with all the most scientific polling and profoundest opinions of the professional pundits, I still wouldn't place a bet on the electoral outcome of the race. On other hand, I'd be willing to put a few dollars on the proposition that, when the history of the 2016 presidential race is written, the past week in New Hampshire will go down as the place where the Clinton campaign lost its way. Bernie Sanders didn't...
  • It’s almost over for Hillary: This election is a mass insurrection against a rigged system

    02/07/2016 8:25:05 PM PST · by TigerLikesRooster · 49 replies
    Salon ^ | Feb 7, 2016 | Bill Curry
    Sunday, Feb 7, 2016 08:01 PM +0900 It’s almost over for Hillary: This election is a mass insurrection against a rigged system Sanders has ended the coronation and fired up the grass roots. Now Clinton's electability argument is crumbling too Bill Curry It would be hard to overstate what Bernie Sanders has already achieved in his campaign for president, or the obstacles he’s had to surmount in order to achieve it. Not only has he turned a planned Hillary Clinton coronation into an exercise in grass-roots democracy, he’s reset the terms of the debate. We are edging closer to the...
  • Quinnipiac: Trump And Rubio Up, Cruz Down [Trump 31, Cruz 22, Rubio 19]

    02/05/2016 6:05:45 AM PST · by Helicondelta · 77 replies
    quinnipiac.edu ^ | February 5
    Donald Trump still leads the GOP presidential pack among Republican voters nationwide, with 31 percent, followed by Sen. Ted Cruz of Texas with 22 percent and Sen. Marco Rubio of Florida with 19 percent, according to a Quinnipiac University National poll released today. Dr. Ben Carson has 6 percent, with 9 percent undecided and no other candidate above 3 percent. In the Democratic race nationwide, former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton has 44 percent, with Sen. Bernie Sanders of Vermont at 42 percent, and 11 percent undecided
  • Bernie Sanders Appears on SNL; Speaks Against The One Percent

    02/07/2016 10:58:00 AM PST · by Kaslin · 32 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | February 7, 2016 | Christine Rousselle
    Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT) made a cameo appearance on Saturday Night Live last night, playing a character named "Bernie Sanderswitzky" who was upset at a passenger on a sinking ship was attempting to hop the line for a lifeboat due to his higher economic status. "Sanderswitzky" said that he was not a socialist, rather that the policy was "democratic socialism," and that the difference between the two was "yuge."
  • Poll: 4-way GOP fight for second in New Hampshire

    02/07/2016 12:12:24 PM PST · by BlackFemaleArmyCaptain · 75 replies
    Politico ^ | 2/7/2016 | THEODORIC MEYER
    Donald Trump still has a commanding lead in New Hampshire two days ahead of the primary, according to a new Monmouth University poll released Sunday, but there's a four-way race for second place. Trump commands 30 percent support from likely Republican primary voters in New Hampshire, the poll found. John Kasich, Marco Rubio, Jeb Bush and Ted Cruz were virtually tied for second place, with 14 percent support for Kasich, 13 percent each for Rubio and Bush and 12 percent for Cruz. Other candidates were far behind. Chris Christie had 6 percent support, Carly Fiorina had 5 percent and Ben...
  • Greenfield: Bernie Sanders Spent Months at Marxist-Stalinist Kibbutz

    02/06/2016 3:41:10 PM PST · by Louis Foxwell · 13 replies
    FrontPage ^ | February 4, 2016 | Daniel Greenfield
    Bernie Sanders Spent Months at Marxist-Stalinist Kibbutz February 4, 2016 Daniel Greenfield Bernie Sanders has a complicated history with Israel. Back in the 70s, he called for denying weapons to Israel before the Yom Kippur War. His voting record on Israel in the Senate was spotty at best. He called for "aggressive normalization" with the terror state of Iran at the Democratic debate. But defenders keep mentioning that he and his anti-Israel brother Larry, who is with the Green Party in the UK, spent time at a Kibbutz in Israel. When Bernie Sanders entered the race, there was a good...
  • Tracking poll: Trump, Sanders continue to lead ahead of New Hampshire primary

    02/06/2016 1:58:55 PM PST · by ScottWalkerForPresident2016 · 20 replies
    The Boston Globe ^ | 02/06/2016 | Dialynn Dwyer
    Presidential hopefuls Donald Trump and Bernie Sanders have held onto significant leads in the final days before the New Hampshire primary, according to the Saturday results of a Umass Lowell/7 News tracking poll. Trump’s biggest challenge comes from Senator Marco Rubio, whose post-Iowa surge seems to have stalled at 14 percent in the tracking poll’s latest results. Senator Ted Cruz follows in third, at 13 percent. He’s ahead of Ohio Gov. John Kasich (10 percent), former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush (10 percent), New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie (4 percent), Dr. Ben Carson (3 percent), and Carly Fiorina (3 percent).
  • Des Moines Register calls for audit of Iowa results: 'Something smells in the Democratic Party'

    02/04/2016 9:52:46 AM PST · by Zakeet · 45 replies
    Politico ^ | February 4, 2016 | Eliza Collins
    In a strongly worded editorial on Thursday, The Des Moines Register called on the Iowa Democratic Party to move quickly to prove that Monday's results are correct. The piece titled "Editorial: Something smells in the Democratic Party," starts out: "Once again the world is laughing at Iowa." It gets sharper from there.
  • Hillary Clinton says right-wing conspiracy still exists

    02/04/2016 2:24:37 AM PST · by Libloather · 37 replies
    The Hill ^ | 2/03/16 | Jonathan Swan
    Hillary Clinton agrees there is still a "vast right-wing conspiracy" and if anything it has only become more richly financed. During the New Hampshire town hall debate on Wednesday night, CNN host Anderson Cooper asked Clinton if she still believes there is a "vast right-wing conspiracy" as she said there was during the late 90s to initially explain the Monica Lewinksy scandal. "Don't you?" Clinton replied, as the audience laughed. "Yeah. It's gotten even better funded." "They brought in some new multibillionaires to pump the money in. Look, these guys play for keeps. "They want to control our country." "I've...
  • Young Democrats Flock to Bernie Sanders, Spurning Hillary Clinton’s Polish and Poise

    02/04/2016 11:44:40 AM PST · by Oldeconomybuyer · 56 replies
    New York Times ^ | February 4, 2016 | By AMY CHOZICK and YAMICHE ALCINDOR
    Bernie Sanders is 74. He grew up playing stickball in the streets of Brooklyn and watching a black-and-white television. Yet this child of the 1940s, who says Franklin D. Roosevelt is his favorite president, has inspired a potent political movement among young people today. Young voters' support for Mr. Sanders has created a quandary in Hillary Clinton's campaign headquarters in Brooklyn, where millennial staff members have tried to persuade their peers to back the former first lady. The discomfort, and, in some cases hostility, toward Mrs. Clinton among young voters is striking. Some of them, feeling the pinch of economic...
  • Ron Jeremy Is Supporting Hillary Clinton

    02/04/2016 12:03:28 PM PST · by nickcarraway · 64 replies
    Buzzfeed ^ | Jan. 29, 2016 | Christopher Massie
    The famous porn star also likes TrumpFamous porn star Ron Jeremy told BuzzFeed News in an interview on Friday that he is supporting Hillary Clinton's bid for the White House, in large part because he admires her husband, former president Bill Clinton. "I got to shake hands with her husband," Jeremy said, noting his admiration for former president Bill Clinton's role in the Norther Irish peace process and his attempts to resolve the Israel-Palestine conflict. "A lot of it's because of him. When he was in office, she gave him a lot of advice. When she's in office, he'll give...
  • 'I don't think so, darling': Donald Trump dismisses woman defending illegal immigration

    02/04/2016 11:30:19 AM PST · by Trumpinator · 116 replies
    businessinsider.com ^ | 2/04/2016 | Colin Campbell
    'I don't think so, darling': Donald Trump dismisses woman defending illegal immigration Colin Campbell 1h Donald Trump held a town-hall-style event on Thursday, and his first question was from a woman who appeared to criticize his hard-line approach to illegal immigration. The woman began by saying she was from Southern California. "You live in Southern California? What are you doing here? Are you a liberal Democrat, by any chance?" Trump joked at the Exeter, New Hampshire, event. She continued by saying she had friends who immigrated to the US illegally. ..snip... Trump responded by accusing her of asking the question...
  • Shock PPP national poll: Trump 25, Cruz 21, Rubio 21

    02/04/2016 9:08:31 AM PST · by SeekAndFind · 65 replies
    Hotair ^ | 02/04/2016 | AllahPundit
    Cruz’s numbers here aren’t a shock — he’s been in the high teens and low twenties for awhile — but Trump hasn’t dipped as low as 25 percent in a national poll since November and Rubio hasn’t seen a number as high as 21 percent since … ever. That makes some righty poll-watchers nervous since PPP’s credibility has been attacked in the past. Not only are they liberal, they were the subject of a famous critique of their methodology by Nate Cohn in TNR a few years ago. If you’re looking to throw out this result, which no other...
  • Op-Ed: Dirty tricks won Iowa for Hillary, Gaza for Sharon

    02/03/2016 2:14:43 PM PST · by Lera · 13 replies
    Arutz Sheva ^ | February 03, 2016 | Jack Engelhard
    Watch her crowing about how she won and how she plans to continue onto New Hampshire standing on her record. In horse racing, the Stewards would have posted the photo sign for two horses that reached the wire together. They would not have tossed a coin. Thoroughbred racing is serious business. Money is on the line. Politics is different, especially the way Democrats play the game. Only our lives are on the line and only Hillary must win. Cheating in racing can get you suspended. Cheating in Democrat Politics can get you elected. So when six counties in Iowa finished...
  • Hillary Clinton's Internet Supporters Desperately Want This Campaign to be about Sexism

    02/03/2016 2:03:30 PM PST · by SoFloFreeper · 13 replies
    Pastemagazine.com ^ | 2/3/16 | Shane Ryan
    I want to start with a few key facts, because they'll be important in a moment: 1. Among left-leaning female voters under the age of 45, Bernie Sanders holds a significant lead in the polls. 2. He's received far more donations from females than Hillary Clinton. 3. The results in Iowa showed that he won handily in the under-45 category, regardless of whether the voter was male or female. As it happens, there is absolutely a gap in support when it comes to Sanders and Clinton. But it's not a gender gap-it's an age gap. ....It's simple: Older people vote...
  • Hillary Clinton Campaign, Unnerved by Iowa, Braces for New Hampshire

    02/02/2016 3:17:33 PM PST · by Lorianne · 17 replies
    New York Times ^ | 02 February 2016 | Amy Chozick
    MOINES — Late Monday night, supporters of Hillary Clinton gathered for what they expected would be a victory rally. Over the weekend, her campaign had exuded confidence, with some advisers predicting she would win the Iowa caucuses by several percentage points, and by Monday evening, they were urging news outlets to call the race in her favor. Mrs. Clinton prepared a victory speech in which she virtually ignored her rival, Senator Bernie Sanders of Vermont, and attacked the Republican candidates. Then the caucus results started rolling in. And everything changed. The outcome in Iowa — which at least until Tuesday...
  • Sanders campaign reviewing Iowa caucus totals, says actual result may never be known

    02/02/2016 2:16:25 PM PST · by BenLurkin · 34 replies
    washington post ^ | 02/02/2016 | John Wagner
    The campaign of Democratic presidential hopeful Bernie Sanders has launched a review of the razor-thin margin of Monday night's Iowa caucuses, Sanders's campaign manager said Tuesday. "As an empirical matter, we're not likely to ever know what the actual result was," said Jeff Weaver, Sanders’s campaign manager, who cited as complicating factors the narrow margin, the "arcane" rules of the caucuses, the delayed reporting of some precincts and the technology used to reports the results. The Sanders review may not have any practical effect on how delegates are awarded, but "I think everybody has an interest in making it as...
  • It's Over for Mrs. Clinton

    02/02/2016 11:54:15 AM PST · by Kaslin · 164 replies
    Rush Limbaugh.com ^ | February 2, 2016 | Rush Limbaugh
    BEGIN TRANSCRIPT RUSH: I have to tell you, whether she knows it or not, it's over for Hillary Clinton. I don't know if that means she doesn't get the nomination or if she does and doesn't win the general. This woman last night on her stage was just a sight to behold, parroting Bernie Sanders, calling herself the latest big, new "progressive," talking about the same things Bernie's talking about. Because last night in Iowa was the shock and the scare of her life. It's 2008 all over again. "This is not supposed to happen," Mrs. Clinton's saying. I don't...
  • New Hampshire poll shows Donald Trump, Bernie Sanders with big leads (Trump +26%, Sanders +31%)

    02/02/2016 5:56:10 AM PST · by Red Steel · 83 replies
    MassLive ^ | February 01, 2016 at 9:15 AM | Shira Schoenberg
    The first in a series of daily tracking polls leading up to the New Hampshire primary finds Donald Trump and Bernie Sanders holding huge leads among Granite State voters. The poll, released Monday by UMass Lowell, found Trump leading the Republican race by 26 percentage points. Sanders leads among Democrats by 31 percentage points. The poll results are consistent with other recent surveys that have found Sanders and Trump in the lead, although the UMass Lowell poll has both Trump and Sanders leading by larger margins than other recent polls. New Hampshire will hold the nation's first primary next Tuesday,...
  • Where Does Bernie Sanders Stand on Israel?

    02/02/2016 7:10:52 AM PST · by rktman · 18 replies
    breitbart.com ^ | 2/2/2016 | unknown
    Prodded into discussing Israel’s conduct during the Gaza conflict, and interrupted for a second time by an angry attendee, Sanders told the man: "Shut up. You don’t have the microphone." The question that had preceded the eruption was from a woman who wanted to hear more from her senator about his position. He had recently abstained in a vote on Senate Resolution 498, which expressed support for Israel defending itself against "unprovoked rocket attacks" from Hamas. Sanders was one of the 21 members who didn't sign the unanimously passed resolution. While his eventual response didn't satisfy Israel's most ardent supporters...
  • Dems in chaos:Hillary and Bernie are left in limbo as poor staffing at Iowa polling places means..

    02/01/2016 11:53:24 PM PST · by Cincinatus' Wife · 41 replies
    The Daily Mail ^ | February 2, 2016 | David Martosko, Nikki Schwab, Francesca Chambers
    Democrats in chaos: Hillary and Bernie are left in limbo as poor staffing at Iowa polling places means caucus winner won't be declared until later today Iowa's Democratic faithful will have to wait until Tuesday to find out who won their presidential caucuses, as state party officials botched the event and can't determine who won in nine of the 1,681 voting precincts. Poor staffing led to questions at caucus sites scattered all over the state, leaving liberals with egg on their faces - and casting a cloud over the results although Hillary Clinton has already claimed victory. When counting stopped...
  • Awful Campaigner Hillary Clinton Effectively Tied with 74-Year-Old Socialist Curmudgeon in Iowa

    02/01/2016 11:36:32 PM PST · by Michael van der Galien · 13 replies
    PJ Media ^ | 02-01-2016
    NEWS & POLITICS TRENDING ELECTION HOMELAND SECURITY PARENTING FAITH LIFESTYLE search font directup font directdown print FACEBOOKSHARE TWITTERTWEET GOOGLEPLUSSHARE EMAILEMAIL TRENDING Awful Campaigner Hillary Clinton Effectively Tied with 74-Year-Old Socialist Curmudgeon in Iowa BY MICHAEL VAN DER GALIEN FEBRUARY 1, 2016 CHAT COMMENTS Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton pauses while speaking during a campaign event at Iowa State University in Ames, Iowa, Tuesday, Jan. 12, 2016. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky) Politico, the Washington Post and Fox News all report that the results in the Democratic race in Iowa between Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders is too close to call. Both Democratic...
  • Hillary Clinton wins ALL 6 (SIX) precinct/delegate coin flips -- Odds: 1 in 64 (1.56%)

    02/01/2016 11:00:38 PM PST · by drewh · 56 replies
    NY Daily News ^ | Updated: Tuesday, February 2, 2016, 1:31 AM | Nicole Hensley
    Dueling Democrats Hillary Clinton and Sen. Bernie Sanders were at a dead heat during the Iowa caucus, but their numbers were even closer at a Polk County precinct. Delegates with Des Moines’ Precinct 70 sided with Clinton after breaking a 61-61 split with a coin toss, Univision reported. Caucus rules allow for a coin flip to decide a victor in case of a tie. CLINTON, SANDERS IN TIGHT CONTEST AS IOWA CAUCUSES OPEN The coin landed heads-down in favor of Clinton at the Weeks Middle School gymnasium. “That’s how it works,” one voter sporting Sanders stickers said. “It was very,...
  • Sanders Campaign Says It Was Informed By Iowa Dem. Party That Results From 90 Precincts Are Missing

    02/01/2016 10:41:24 PM PST · by EternalVigilance · 181 replies
    The Blaze ^ | Feb 2, 2016 | Oliver Darcy
    The Bernie Sanders campaign said early Tuesday morning that it was informed by the Iowa Democratic Party that results from 90 precincts were missing. A spokesperson for the Iowa Democratic Party did not immediately respond to TheBlaze's request for comment. With 98 percent of the precincts reporting, Clinton only led Sanders by 0.3 points, 49.8 percent to Sanders' 49.6 percent.
  • O'Malley drops out of Democratic race for president

    02/01/2016 8:43:23 PM PST · by Olog-hai · 26 replies
    Associated Press ^ | Feb 1, 2016 11:34 PM EST | Ken Thomas
    Former Maryland Gov. Martin O'Malley ended his Democratic presidential campaign Monday midway through vote-counting in the Iowa caucuses, terminating a bid that failed to gain traction against rivals Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders. O'Malley's decision to drop out of the race came even before a winner had been declared but as early results showed O'Malley garnering negligible support in the first primary contest. His plans were disclosed by two people familiar with his decision, who weren't authorized to discuss the decision publicly and requested anonymity. The former two-term governor and Baltimore mayor campaigned as a can-do chief executive who had...
  • NBC News: Hillary WON THREE Delegate Coin Tosses (leads 674-670)

    02/01/2016 9:43:20 PM PST · by drewh · 46 replies
    unbvelieveable! the fix is definitely in FEEL THE BERN
  • Sanders rally chant: 'She's a liar!'

    02/01/2016 9:06:22 PM PST · by bryan999 · 25 replies
    DES MOINES, Iowa — The room at Bernie Sanders' rally here turned ice cold when Hillary Clinton's speech took over the televisions here. The crowd booed loudly at first, then cheered when the sound cut out. The sound soon returned and Clinton was drowned out by further boos when she said "I'm a progressive who gets things done." It escalated from there: Chants of "She's a liar!" took over the room before the campaign just entirely shut off the stream, cutting away from MSNBC entirely.
  • NATE SILVER: Here's who's favored to win the Iowa caucuses (Odds of winning: Trump 54%-Cruz 33%)

    02/01/2016 2:27:33 PM PST · by GilGil · 60 replies
    Yahoo.com ^ | 2/1/2016 | Andy Kiersz
    FiveThirtyEight provides two projections for each race: A "polls-only" model that is based solely on public polling within a particular state, and a "polls-plus" model that additionally factors in national polling and endorsements from sitting governors and members of Congress. Looking at the Monday-night Iowa caucuses, the two models are more or less in agreement about each party's favorites: businessman Donald Trump and former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton. In the Republican race, the polls-plus model gives Trump a 46% chance of winning, compared with 39% for Sen. Ted Cruz of Texas, 14% for Sen. Marco Rubio of Florida, and...
  • MSNBC’s Mitchell Predicts Democratic 'Legal Challenge' Over Iowa Results (Rat spat alert)

    02/01/2016 2:33:33 PM PST · by Zakeet · 26 replies
    Daily Caller ^ | February 1, 2016 | Steve Guest
    MSNBC's Andrea Mitchell predicted Monday that there will be "protests on the Democratic side" and that there will be a "legal challenge" to the Iowa caucus results. [Snip] "If I had to bet I would bet Bernie by just a little bit only because Hillary underperformed so badly here eight years ago." Mitchell then predicted, "I think there are going to be protests on the Democratic side. You're going to have a legal challenge."
  • Chris Matthews Changes Election Prediction in Just Over a Minute

    02/01/2016 1:59:50 PM PST · by PJ-Comix · 24 replies
    NewsBusters ^ | February 1, 2016 | P.J. Gladnick
    If you want Chris Matthews to change his mind, just wait a minute. In just over a minute on Morning Joe today, Matthews changed his election prediction from agreeing with Joe Scarborough that Trump would win and that Bernie Sanders would squeak out a victory to changing his prediction to a win by Hillary Clinton. However, the most fascinating part of his quick change of prediction was his frozen face when put on the spot by Scarborough as weird undulations played out over the surface. A body language expert could have a field day analyzing what was going through the...
  • Hillary's campaign could actually be over tonight.....(Bernie sticks a fork in her)

    02/01/2016 1:47:29 PM PST · by ken5050 · 72 replies
    one man's opinion...
    It's remarkable how absolutely nobody is willing to state the obvious: that Iowa tonight could actually end Clinton's campaign for the White House. One of the unique characteristics of a "high water mark" is that you don't recognize it until AFTER the water has begun to recede.
  • Vox: Hey, Donald Trump and Bernie Sanders Agree On A Lot of Stuff, Huh?

    02/01/2016 1:16:35 PM PST · by conservativejoy · 10 replies
    HotAir ^ | 2/1/2016 | Taylor Millard
    There's an interesting piece from Vox's John B. Judis pointing out just how similar Donald Trump's positions are with the ones of Bernie Sanders. There's going to be a fair amount of consternation between both Trump and Sanders' supporters, who really don't want to be associated with each other, on this but Vox thinks there's plenty of crossover between the two. The first is, you guessed it, populism but it goes even deeper than that: Sanders is a left-wing populist. He wants to defend the "collapsing middle class" against the "billionaire class" that controls the economy and politics. He is...