With Nevada Win, Trump Has Trifecta; Rubio-Cruz Still Jostling

Sen. Marco Rubio needs to start winning. Donald Trump , having won the Nevada caucuses , is now two primary victories from defeating his top two rivals and claiming the Republican presidential nomination. The victory gives Trump huge mome... More..

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Arkansas to see parade of presidential candidates; Clinton to visit PB
by | Tuesday, March 01, 2016

Arkansas to see parade of presidential candidates; Clinton to visit PB

The Democratic presidential candidate is hoping history repeats itself in Tennessee as she takes aim at the White House. "Every man in America should be for equal pay, because when you put more women in the wor...More..

by | Monday, February 29, 2016

LePage tried to thwart Trump nomination six days before endorsing him

This revelation came Saturday morning in a New York Times article about how establishment Republicans are trying and failing to thwart Trump's campaign. "I think what we saw from Marco is what we tell our chi...More..

Former president to again campaign in Oklahoma for wife
by | Monday, February 29, 2016

Former president to again campaign in Oklahoma for wife

Fewer than 300 hundred were on hand to see two USA congressmen and former President Bill Clinton. Bernie Sanders has struggled to win the African-American vote and has virtually disappeared from the campaign ...More..

Battle over who won the Hispanic vote in Nevada vote
by | Monday, February 29, 2016

Battle over who won the Hispanic vote in Nevada vote

With 87 percent of precincts reporting, Clinton was leading with 52.5 percent of the vote to Sanders' 47.4 percent. "The methodology of using heavily Latino or "barrio" precincts to represent Latino voting be...More..

Hindu US Lawmaker Tulsi Gabbard Quits Party Post To Endorse Bernie Sanders
by | Monday, February 29, 2016

Hindu US Lawmaker Tulsi Gabbard Quits Party Post To Endorse Bernie Sanders

Despite her somewhat hawkish views on terrorism in the Middle East, Gabbard indicated Sunday that she's endorsing Sanders mainly because of his more cautious approach to military engagement overseas. Gabbard is...More..

Bernie Sanders: When Voters Participate, We Win
by | Sunday, February 28, 2016

Bernie Sanders: When Voters Participate, We Win

The victory gave Mrs. Clinton a shot of a momentum at a time when she desperately needed it. On the heels of the Nevada caucuses, she launched a line of attack branding Mr. I think it's unlikely. Sanders isn'...More..

by | Sunday, February 28, 2016

Marco Rubio mocks Donald Trump's misspelled insults

Whitman said the New Jersey governor is mistaken if he believes he can still count on her support. I've gotten to know all the people on that stage. But it didn't last long: Christie endorsed Trump earlier to...More..

by | Sunday, February 28, 2016

Hillary Clinton wins Democratic primary in South Carolina

She also wrote on Twitter: "To South Carolina , to the volunteers at the heart of our campaign, to the supporters who power it: thank you". One of the voters explained why she chose Clinton over Sanders. Tod...More..

by | Sunday, February 28, 2016

Clinton and Sanders have Tuesday on their mind

Early exit polling shows Clinton with a wide majority among black voters, a crucial voting block in the state . For Sanders, strong showings in March are more important because of Clinton's lead with super...More..

by | Sunday, February 28, 2016

Trump comes out on top in Nevada

UPDATE: While Rubio did finish second in Nevada as he did in SC, he would lose to Trump by almost a 2:1 margin (45.9% to 23.9%). While more than 1200 are needed to secure the Republican presidential nominati...More..

by | Sunday, February 28, 2016

Clinton thunders to big win over Sanders in South Carolina

Overwhelming support from black voters, who exit polls showed were about 60 percent of the Democratic electorate in SC, help Mrs. Clinton prevail. Following the victory, Clinton made it clear that it's now ti...More..

by | Sunday, February 28, 2016

Clinton eyes big win in S. Carolina; Sanders shifts focus

Clinton's second White House bid lurched to an uneven start, with a narrow victory over Sanders in Iowa and a crushing loss to the senator in New Hampshire. Her victory also gives her a clear advantage in the f...More..

by | Sunday, February 28, 2016

Emails offer window into state's Flint crisis-management efforts

The emails published by Detroit newspapers showed top advisers in his administration expressing concerns about the quality of the Flint water as far back as 2014. He said "if we procrastinate much longer, we'...More..

Trump wins Christie's support in race laced with insults
by | Sunday, February 28, 2016

Trump wins Christie's support in race laced with insults

Rubio has been trying to position himself as the party establishment's candidate, but the Christie endorsement suddenly made that more of a challenge. Last June, in a tweet slamming one of his favorite Twitt...More..

Chris Christie Endorses Donald Trump in Republican Presidential Race
by | Sunday, February 28, 2016

Chris Christie Endorses Donald Trump in Republican Presidential Race

But the endorsement sent shockwaves through the political world, as Trump is running a mostly populist, outsider campaign for the nomination. Chris Christie and Donald Trump at a debate . Trump noted that Ch...More..

by | Sunday, February 28, 2016

Hillary Clinton crushing Bernie Sanders in Florida polling

Reporter: The polls are open today till 7:00 P.M. Clinton ahead by double digits and the sanders' campaign looking forward to Tuesday and hoping some big wins there will keep them in the race, Paula. Despit...More..

Hillary Clinton Acknowledges Donald Trump Will Most Likely Be the Republican Nominee
by | Saturday, February 27, 2016

Hillary Clinton Acknowledges Donald Trump Will Most Likely Be the Republican Nominee

Sure, Christie risks alienating Republican Party big wigs by not falling in line behind their chosen candidate, Rubio, but such an endorsement would have been largely lost among the flood of other establishment...More..

by | Saturday, February 27, 2016

Everything you need to know before you caucus on Super Tuesday

States holding primary elections on Super Tuesday are Alabama, Arkansas, Georgia, Massachusetts , Oklahoma, Tennessee, Texas , Vermont, and Virginia with Alaska, Colorado, Minnesota, and Wyoming holding cau...More..

by | Saturday, February 27, 2016

New Flint emails draw Democrats fire, calls for Snyder resignation

The Flint crisis has been consuming Snyder's administration since Flint began receiving national attention after elevated blood lead levels were discovered in some Flint children following the switch to t...More..

Trump scores major endorsement, Democrats look to SC
by | Saturday, February 27, 2016

Trump scores major endorsement, Democrats look to SC

Christie himself dropped out of the race after coming in sixth in the New Hampshire primaries, but had so far remained mum on endorsing another candidate. The Florida senator spent the first roughly 10 minutes ...More..

by | Saturday, February 27, 2016

Ben Carson: 'Can Somebody Attack Me Please?'

Ben Carson has nothing good to say about Thursday night's GOP debate, going so far as to call it one of the worst. "Even in the most divided cities, you have dialogue". "Can someone attack me, please ", Ca...More..

by | Saturday, February 27, 2016

Trump, Rubio in war of words ahead of 'Super Tuesday'

Rubio attacked the real estate billionaire for having "hired a significant number of people from other countries to take jobs that Americans could have filled" in Trump development projects. Christie spoke at a...More..

by | Saturday, February 27, 2016

In emails, top Snyder aides raised issues about Flint water

Snyder released thousands of pages of additional emails Friday, and later in a press conference said he plans to release all emails pertaining to Flint's water supply since he took office. Share with Us - We...More..

by | Saturday, February 27, 2016

Chris Christie's cynical about-face on Donald Trump

But the wild 2016 election cycle continues to pull the state's top Republican back in. Buckley said he informed Baker of the endorsement after watching Christie and Trump make the televised announcement in Fo...More..

by | Saturday, February 27, 2016

Chris Christie Endorses Donald Trump for President

What are Republicans going to do about Donald Trump? Christie's endorsement of Trump placed the spotlight on Baker at home, since just three weeks ago, Baker had endorsed Christie for president, ahead of the ...More..

by | Saturday, February 27, 2016

Gov. Chris Christie endorses Donald Trump for president

Christie was also in the running for the Republican nomination. Gov. John Kasich of OH, left, and Gov. Chris Christie of New Jersey speak during a break in the Republican presidential primary debate, at a J...More..

Rubio: 'You Don't Win The Nomination By How Many States You Win'
by | Saturday, February 27, 2016

Rubio: 'You Don't Win The Nomination By How Many States You Win'

He said that Trump's failure to get more than 50 percent of the vote shows he's not the preferred candidate among Republicans. It takes 1,237 delegates to win the Republican nomination for president. After edgi...More..

Rubio calls Trump 'con artist' after debate
by | Saturday, February 27, 2016

Rubio calls Trump 'con artist' after debate

Clearly flustered, Trump replied, repetitiously, "I don't repeat myself". Marco Rubio and Ted Cruz relentlessly attacked Donald Trump last night in a wild and raucous insult-fest, trying to take down th...More..

by | Friday, February 26, 2016

Republican race: Con man? Choke artist? Basket case?

He's given no indication that he'll be getting out - certainly not before his home state of OH holds its contest on March 15. This is not the first time when Marco Rubio so openly attacked Donald Trump an...More..

by | Friday, February 26, 2016

Debate Takeaways: Rubio, Cruz aggressively take on Trump

Cruz also went on the offensive, saying Trump had previously donated to Democrats who had worked on the so-called Gang of Eight immigration reform bill. "I want to release my tax returns , but I can't ...More..

Ted Cruz, Marco Rubio battle to stop Donald Trump's growing momentum
by | Friday, February 26, 2016

Ted Cruz, Marco Rubio battle to stop Donald Trump's growing momentum

The morning after Donald Trump won a commanding victory in the Nevada Republican caucuses , Marco Rubio insisted that "a majority of Republican voters in this country do not want Donald Trump to be the nomin...More..

Donald Trump Leads Marco Rubio By 16 Points in Florida Poll
by | Friday, February 26, 2016

Donald Trump Leads Marco Rubio By 16 Points in Florida Poll

Rubio can still argue a narrow mathematical path to collecting enough delegates to secure the nomination, although that will require him to win his home state of Florida on March 15. "One week from today wi...More..

Grassley says no hearing or vote on Supreme Court justice nomination
by | Friday, February 26, 2016

Grassley says no hearing or vote on Supreme Court justice nomination

Brian Sandoval could be the nominee. In a public statement to reporters Wednesday and a guest post on an influential court analysis blog, Obama reiterated he intends to fill the vacancy, calling on the Sena...More..

Rubio: Most GOP voters still don't want Trump
by | Thursday, February 25, 2016

Rubio: Most GOP voters still don't want Trump

Donald Trump has emerged the decisive victor of Nevada's Republican caucuses, leaving his main rivals battling for second place in an increasingly urgent effort to slam the brakes on the billionaire businessm...More..

by | Thursday, February 25, 2016

Donald Trump notches 3rd straight win in Nevada caucuses

We might not even need the two months'. Republicans who fear a Trump nomination say Trump is vulnerable in a one-on-one contest. Donald Trump won Nevada by a stonking 20%. Not long after Trump's win was c...More..

Donald Trump says even a murder would not deter his supporters
by | Thursday, February 25, 2016

Donald Trump says even a murder would not deter his supporters

Cruz strategist Jason Johnson released a memo arguing that if Rubio's hopes are built around winning Florida, that won't work because nearly half of the delegates needed to win the nomination will have been a...More..

by | Thursday, February 25, 2016

Possible choice of Nevada governor a test for Senate GOP

A 52-year-old Mexican-American, Sandoval was appointed a judge by Republican George W. Bush, Obama's predecessor, before being elected governor in 2010. "Nominating Sandoval to the Supreme Court would not o...More..

Reuters poll gives Bernie Sanders lead for nomination
by | Thursday, February 25, 2016

Reuters poll gives Bernie Sanders lead for nomination

Guess what? Nobody has asked for my birth certificate. Another 8% said they "like her", and 7% said she is "capable of being president" and "qualified". Senate Minority Leader Harry Reid on Wednesday announced ...More..

Cliven Bundy Ordered to Nevada, Son Decries Federal 'Overreach'
by | Thursday, February 25, 2016

Cliven Bundy Ordered to Nevada, Son Decries Federal 'Overreach'

The indictment of Bundy, 69, his sons Ammon and Ryan and two other men, Ryan Payne and Peter Santilli, in the Nevada standoff comes three weeks after the collapse of another armed protest over federal land mana...More..