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  • Plan to blend predominantly Black and White DC schools leads to tense debate in liberal neighborhood

    02/15/2024 4:33:17 PM PST · by Libloather · 70 replies
    Fox News ^ | 2/15/24 | Nikolas Lanum
    A plan to integrate two nearby Washington, D.C., schools with vastly different racial backgrounds is sparking fierce debate among parents in the predominantly liberal community. Nearly 6 in 10 of the 500 children at Maury Elementary School are White. At Miner Elementary School, 80% of the kids are Black, many of whom are in foster care, receive public assistance or are homeless. Enrollment at the school has been declining, according to The Washington Post. District officials have put together a plan where children would spend their early education at one school and later transfer to the other. Their goal is...
  • Biden on Trump calling for debate: ’I would want to debate me, too

    02/05/2024 2:15:33 PM PST · by ChicagoConservative27 · 10 replies
    The Hill ^ | 02/05/2024 | ALEX GANGITANO
    President Biden on Monday told reporters he understands why former President Trump wants a debate between them — because he has time on his hands. Trump called for a debate against Biden during a radio interview on “The Dan Bongino Show,” saying, “I’d like to debate him now because we should debate,” NBC reported. Trump added it is “for the good of the country” for them to debate. “If I were him, I would want to debate me, too,” Biden told reporters in Nevada when asked about the comments. “He’s got nothing else to do,” the president said. Biden talked...
  • Haley says Trump won’t debate her because she’ll call him out on ‘lying’

    01/19/2024 10:44:56 AM PST · by ChicagoConservative27 · 91 replies
    The Hill ^ | 01/19/2024 | FILIP TIMOTIJA
    Republican Presidential candidate Nikki Haley said Friday that former President Trump won’t debate her because she will call him out on “lying.” During an appearance on “Fox & Friends” on Friday morning, the former United Nations ambassador was asked about Trump’s claim that she has “no chance” of winning the White House. She answered by touting her legislative track record while governor of South Carolina and calling him out for “lying” about her record. “We’ve got to start telling the truth,” Haley said. “And the problem with Donald Trump and Joe Biden is they think if they tell Americans something,...
  • Nolte: Far-Left CNN Forced to Cancel New Hampshire Debate

    01/17/2024 11:47:46 AM PST · by ChicagoConservative27 · 15 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 01/17/2024 | John Nolte
    CNN, a far-left propaganda outlet that spreads conspiracy theories and political violence, was forced to cancel a New Hampshire debate that was scheduled for Sunday, two days before the Granite State primary. The reason? Both former President Donald Trump and former Gov. Nikki Haley (R-SC) declined to appear for the CNNLOL debate. Gov. Ron DeSantis (R-FL) was the only candidate who made the cut and was still willing to appear. Although DeSantis tweeted that he was willing to debate an empty podium, CNN likely decided its ratings were already low enough and pulled the plug on the whole thing.
  • EXCLUSIVE: How Donald Trump 'won' the debate by 19 POINTS even though he wasn't there: Daily Mail's final Iowa poll reveals the ex-president's vice-like grip on the caucus state and how voters think DeSantis is best placed to take him on

    01/11/2024 4:13:35 PM PST · by backpacker_c · 50 replies
    Dailymail ^ | Jan 11, 2024 | Nick Allen
    Donald Trump was named the 'real winner' of the Iowa Republican debate even though he didn't show up, according to an exclusive Daily Mail poll. The result appeared to vindicate Trump's decision not to debate his rivals Ron DeSantis and Nikki Haley, who are lagging far behind him in polls. Daily Mail polling showed that DeSantis beat Haley, with 55 percent saying the Florida governor won, and 31 percent picking the former South Carolina governor. But when asked who the 'real winner' of the night was 47 per cent said Trump. Of the remainder 28 per cent said DeSantis, and...
  • Haley pressures Trump over CNN debate: Time to ‘show up’

    01/02/2024 11:51:15 AM PST · by ChicagoConservative27 · 60 replies
    The Hill ^ | 01/02/2023 | LAUREN IRWIN
    Republican presidential candidate Nikki Haley called out former President Trump for not participating in debates ahead of the Iowa caucuses, seeking to pressure the GOP front-runner to appear at an event hosted by CNN this month. Haley, the former United Nations ambassador and South Carolina governor, argued in a social media post Tuesday that it was getting “harder” for Trump to “hide,” given only three people qualified for the latest debate, the fewest so far. “With only three candidates qualifying for the CNN debate, it’s time for Donald Trump to show up,” Haley posted on X, formerly known as Twitter....
  • Trump says he’d debate a GOP rival ‘if it’s very close’

    12/22/2023 9:33:24 AM PST · by ChicagoConservative27 · 17 replies
    The Hill ^ | 12/22/2023 | BRETT SAMUELS
    Former President Trump said Friday that he’d be willing to debate one of his Republican primary rivals if the race is “very close” after next month’s New Hampshire primary. He also signaled he would participate in general election debates run by Commission on Presidential Debates, which he has often criticized. Conservative radio host Hugh Hewitt asked Trump if he would do a debate with any of his Republican challengers if there is only one left in the race after the Jan. 23 New Hampshire primary.
  • Chip Roy: Trump ‘hangs out in his basement in Florida, afraid to actually debate’

    12/20/2023 9:44:18 AM PST · by backpacker_c · 91 replies
    thehill ^ | Dec 20, 2023 | Sarah Fortinsky
    “I was just at multiple events with [Florida Gov.] Ron DeSantis, where he’s shaking their hands and looking them in the eye, while Donald Trump hangs out in his basement in Florida, afraid to actually debate,” Roy said in an interview on CNN’s “The Source, “If we’d gotten the policies in place, if he had worked with conservatives to get bills passed in 2018, ’19,” Roy said of Trump. “We wouldn’t be in the mess we’re in right now, where Joe Biden is leaving Texas fully exposed to have people running over our Border Patrol agents and our [Department of...
  • Ron DeSantis' campaign trolls Nikki Haley by offering donors a ticket to see 'her future home the vice president's residence' if she is 'too coward' to show up to Iowa debate

    12/14/2023 5:11:36 PM PST · by backpacker_c · 8 replies
    Dailymail ^ | Dec 14, 2023 | Katelyn Caralle
    Ron DeSantis is offering two supporters a trip to NYC or Washington, D.C. as alternatives to their debate ticket sweepstakes as the campaign slams Nikki Haley for refusing to commit to show up for a head-to-head showdown. As with previous debates, DeSantis' campaign is offering donors a chance to win two tickets to the debate in Iowa next month, which includes airfare, hotel rooms and a meet-and-greet. But this time, in a troll of former United Nations Ambassador Haley, the campaign is offering alternatives if she is 'too coward to debate Governor DeSantis one-on-one,' according to sweepstake conditions obtained by...
  • DeSantis asks Hannity to arrange debate with Trump

    12/14/2023 12:51:39 PM PST · by backpacker_c · 70 replies
    thehill ^ | Dec 14, 2023 | Sara Fortinsky
    Ron DeSantis asked Fox News host Sean Hannity on Wednesday to arrange a head-to-head debate that would allow the Florida governor to take on former President Trump. “Well, Sean, I don’t think we’ve spoken since that debate, and the reaction that I’ve gotten has been incredible in terms of obviously being able to show that freedom works, and the California model’s a failure, what that means for the country,” DeSantis said. DeSantis praised Hannity’s moderating skills and suggested he hold additional debates with either of his top competitors in the presidential primary
  • CNN announces Republican debate at New Hampshire college, but school says no event exists. RNC announces it will pause participation in future 2024 GOP debates

    12/08/2023 6:14:49 PM PST · by backpacker_c · 15 replies
    fauxnews ^ | Dec 8, 2023 | Nikolas Lanum
    CNN announced it would host an upcoming debate for Republican candidates at Saint Anselm College in New Hampshire on January 21 with one glaring issue: the school did not appear to know about such an event. New Hampshire Republican Party chairman Chris Ager was similarly perplexed, telling the New York Times that the announcement left him scratching his head. He also claimed that CNN still has not contacted him. The RNC announced Friday it would pause its participation in future 2024 GOP primary debates, at least for now.
  • Whopping 67 Percent of Debate Watch Party Says Trump Won It Despite Not Attending

    12/08/2023 9:46:31 AM PST · by backpacker_c · 10 replies
    mediaite ^ | Dec 7, 2023 | Jamie Frevele
    Right after the fourth Republican presidential debate wrapped on Thursday night, NBC News talked to a few voters in Georgia to ask them who won the debate. The overwhelming favorite? Former President Donald Trump, who was not even at the debate.
  • Megyn Kelly reveals what Chris Christie told her during heated off-air confrontation at GOP debate: ‘He was pissed’

    12/08/2023 7:58:45 AM PST · by ChicagoConservative27 · 62 replies
    NY Post ^ | 12/08/2023 | Richard Pollina
    Megyn Kelly dished on what former New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie said to her during their heated interaction at the fourth 2024 Republican presidential primary debate on Wednesday, saying the presidential hopeful was “pissed” that he wasn’t being asked enough questions. The brief 13-second clip taken during a commercial break showed Christie aggressively speaking to the debate’s moderators, Kelly and the Washington Free Beacon’s Eliana Johnson. “He was pissed off,” Kelly explained during “The Megyn Kelly Show” on Thursday.
  • Four million turn into the fourth Republican debate - a drop from SEVEN MILLION: Viewing figures deteriorate as Trump stays away and candidates keep bickering on stage

    12/07/2023 9:37:06 PM PST · by backpacker_c · 25 replies
    dailymail ^ | Dec 7, 2023 | Geof Earle
    Cable and television viewers are losing interest in the onstage squabbles among Republican presidential contenders, according to the latest ratings data released after Wednesday night's event. A total of 4 million tuned in to see the bickering among four candidates hoping to blow past frontrunner Donald Trump, according to data released by NewsNation, which broadcast the debate from Alabama. That includes 1.6 million who watched it on the growing NewsNation network and 2.5 million who tuned into CW stations who carried the simulcast. It was a record for NewsNation and the biggest audience since 2018 for CW.
  • Debating the Issues: Ramaswamy Won The Debate About Health Care No One Else Is Willing To Tackle

    12/07/2023 6:48:41 PM PST · by SeekAndFind · 36 replies
    The Federalist ^ | 12/07/2023 | Tristan Justice
    A presidential candidate is finally talking about exercise in the context of reforming the broken American “health” care system.At the Republican debate in Tuscaloosa, Alabama, entrepreneur Vivek Ramaswamy called on the health insurance industry to prioritize preventative medicine over high-dollar procedures that are only sought after disease has already taken hold. “They’ll pay for anything like feeding tubes, doctors to be pill pushers,” Ramaswamy said, but not for “the procedures that can actually make these patients better.”“Here’s the answer,” Ramaswamy added. “We need to start having diverse insurance options in a competitive marketplace that cover actual health, preventative medicine, diet,...
  • Biden campaign REFUSES to commit to the 2024 presidential debates: Top official says they will look at 81-year-old's schedule and will have 'conversations'

    12/07/2023 1:09:25 AM PST · by Libloather · 20 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | 12/06/23 | Nikki Schwab
    A top Biden campaign official was noncommittal on Wednesday about President Joe Biden participating in the general election debates. Quentin Fulks, the principal deputy campaign manager for the Biden-Harris campaign, was asked if the president was committed to participating now that the the Commission on Presidential Debates released a schedule. Fulks, former Democratic Alabama Sen. Doug Jones and Alabama state Rep. Barbara Drummond held a press conference in Tuscaloosa, Alabama where the fourth Republican primary debate will be held on the University of Alabama's campus later Wednesday night. 'At the end of the day, we're focused on building a campaign....
  • CHit-CHat-RAnt | Special request: Can we please have a televised debate between Alejandro Mayorkas and a random long time resident of NYC? And with Dave Chappelle as the moderator?

    12/03/2023 7:47:26 PM PST · by know.your.why · 5 replies
    12/3/23 | Self
    After watching two high level politicians (Newsome and Desantis) evade questions for over two hours, it seems to me like the masterevader (hmmm..) himself, A.Mayorkas, would be comic relief. In fact, just have extra points given for the most ridiculously off-topic answer and also for the laughter meter from the live audience. Let Dave Chappelle be the moderator and the off-aire sponsors be the most popular popcorn brands.
  • Trump mocks 'Battle of Loserville' DeSantis-Newsom debate and claims Florida Governor used a stool to look taller - as new report claims staff in Ron's campaign think it's a 'dumpster fire'

    12/01/2023 7:38:54 PM PST · by backpacker_c · 96 replies
    Dailymail ^ | Dec 1, 2023 | Nikki Schwab
    Former President Donald Trump mocked Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis' debate against California Gov. Gavin Newsom, dubbing it the 'Battle of Loserville,' as DeSantisworld sources say the governor's 2024 campaign is running out of steam. After midnight on Truth Social Friday, Trump shared a dubbed 'Battle of Loserville' video, with moderator Sean Hannity asking DeSantis, 'Have you ever betrayed the greatest president who ever lived, President Donald J. Trump.' Senior campaign aides are feeling gloomy about their chances in the upcoming primary, which kicks off with the Iowa caucuses on January 15. 'People increasingly think it's over,' a person close to...
  • Fox News’ Ron DeSantis-Gavin Newsom Debate Draws 5.46 Million Viewers, Giving Sean Hannity A Ratings Bump

    12/01/2023 5:35:49 PM PST · by backpacker_c · 19 replies
    deadline ^ | Dec 1, 2023 | Ted Johnson
    UPDATED: Fox News‘ Ron DeSantis–Gavin Newsom debate drew 5.46 million million viewers — 4.75 million in its live telecast and 706,000 for a rebroadcast — giving a ratings bump to Sean Hannity in the time slot. The debate also was Hannity’s highest rated telecast this year. He averaged 2.25 million viewers in the time period last month, and 260,000 in the 25-54 demo.
  • Sean Hannity Special: DeSantis vs. Newsom 11/30/23 FULL HD | BREAKING FOX NEWS Nov. 30, 2023. *Full sshow video at link.

    12/01/2023 3:29:21 PM PST · by know.your.why · 13 replies
    Here is the full debate between Desantis and Newsome. Right from the start newsome evades the very first question: "Explain the phenomenon of why it is that so many people have left the state of California (in '21 and '22) that there is a net loss of 750K residents while Florida gained 454K residents."