Tag: 2016 elections

EXCLUSIVE — Texas Public School District Emails Encouraged Staff to Switch Parties to Influence GOP Primary

Amid accusations of “political advocacy” leveled against several Texas public school districts by Attorney General Ken Paxton, emails obtained from one jurisdiction under review highlight commentary advocating for political party switching in primary elections and the promotion of a single slate of candidates–all on an official communication network.

Barack Obama, Hillary Clinton

Ransom Payment Highlights Hillary’s Ownership of Disastrous Iran Deal

Amid recent scrambling by President Obama and his senior officials to deny that a secret planeload of foreign currency worth $400 million sent to Iran in January to win the release of four innocent Americans was a ransom payment, there also has been maneuvering by Hillary Clinton’s campaign to insulate her from any blowback from the nuclear deal with Iran.

Carly Fiorina Fights for 2nd in Latest New Hampshire Poll: Trump Ahead

Five Republican candidates for President (Sen. Marco Rubio, Sen. Ted Cruz, Jeb Bush, John Kasich, and Carly Fiorina) find themselves within the margin of error for second place in the latest WBUR New Hampshire GOP Primary poll, which shows Donald Trump leading the pack with 29 percent of those surveyed supporting the business mogul.

Fighting Dogs Bite Kasich At End Of Iowa Race

John Kasich, the Governor of Ohio and Republican candidate for President of the United States, refused to vote in favor of a bill that would increase dog fighting penalties, while he was serving in the Ohio Senate in 1980, Breitbart News has learned.

Ben Carson Says He Would ‘Love’ to See Roe v. Wade Overturned

Dr. Ben Carson is taking the strongest pro-life position possible, declaring he would “ultimately love” to see the landmark Roe v. Wade Supreme Court decision overturned, and abortion made illegal nationwide, with very carefully-defined exceptions where the life of the mother is at stake.

Democrat Debate: Behold the Glory of the Church of the State

All within the State, nothing outside the State, nothing against the State – Benito Mussolini. I challenge all comers to argue that any of the Democrats on stage Tuesday night disagree with that statement. All we heard about from these people was the towering glory of government. To them, the private sector is a tiny vestigial organ in the American body, existing only to pump fresh blood into the mighty State from which all good things flow.

Rick Perry

Rick Perry Delivers Fiery Religious Speech to 10,000 in South Carolina

Former Gov. Rick Perry (R-TX) delivered a fiery religious speech tying his beliefs to the anti-Washington message of his presidential campaign, and seeking to tap into some of the anger and unrest among Republican primary voters. He joined a crowd of over 10,000 in Columbia, South Carolina, this weekend for a religious liberty rally on the steps of the state capitol.

Rick Perry: ‘The Border with Mexico Can Be Secured’

Thursday afternoon in Columbia, South Carolina, former Gov. Rick Perry (R-TX) joined Sen. Tim Scott (R-SC) and Rep. Trey Gowdy (R-SC) for a “Presidential Town Hall” series that Scott is hosting with the Republican presidential candidates.

Jeb Bush Calls for Term Limits and Lobbying Restrictions

COLUMBUS, Ohio — Speaking before an energetic audience of 3,600 conservative activists on Friday afternoon at the Greater Columbus Convention Center, former Gov. Jeb Bush (R-FL) called for term limits and lobbying restrictions for all elected officials.

Rick Perry Gets a Fundraising Bump; Will the Polls Follow?

There is still no word on when the campaign might be able to resume paying staff, or what fundraising threshold they want to meet first. Still, with the millions of dollars the PACs have to spend, and the campaign funds remaining sufficient to support Perry’s travel schedule, he should be able to sustain the campaign for several more months.

Slate Misrepresents Carly Fiorina’s Words in Absurd Vaccine Story

Republican presidential candidate Carly Fiorina has been winning over new fans with her no-nonsense, straightforward way of answering questions. So to attack her, the liberal website Slate included only part of a quote and ignored the context, attempting to paint Fiorina as an anti-vaccine nut.

Hillary Clinton PAC Launches ‘Demon’ Attack on Carly Fiorina

“Correct The Record,” a project of the American Bridge Super PAC supportive of Democratic Presidential candidate Hillary Clinton, attacked Republican Presidential candidate Carly Fiorina by literally demonizing her. In a post on the blogging format Tumblr, the group included a photoshopped image of Fiorina with demonic red eyes.

Team Perry Won’t Quit

After the campaign of former Gov. Rick Perry (R-TX) had to suspend staff pay, Team Perry is remaining loyal and standing by their candidate.

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GOP Candidates Jump on Bandwagon to Criticize Trump

Donald Trump continues to take fire from his competitors for the Republican nomination for president after controversial comments he made about Fox News Channel’s Megyn Kelly. Carly Fiorina and former Gov. George Pataki (R-NY) chimed in late Friday evening, and several other candidates added their voices on Saturday.