Tag: 2016 Republican Candidates

Cleveland Buys RNC Riot Insurance

The city of Cleveland, Ohio has bought insurance in anticipation of large scale rioting at this summer’s Republican National Convention, Shane Ferro reports at the Huffington Post. He also begins to lay out a media narrative that Republicans may to blame for some potential violence.

Jim Gilmore Absent From At Least 14 GOP State Primary Ballots

GOP presidential candidate former Virginia Gov. Jim Gilmore is still in the race for the Republican nomination – despite his zero percent support in the polls – but he has missed at least 14 state filing deadlines, which means his name won’t be on the ballot in those states when people go to vote.

Poll: Donald Trump Unscathed, Hits 27 Percent in New Hampshire

A WBUR poll in New Hampshire taken in the midst of Donald Trump’s comments about banning Muslims from entering the United States due to the risk of terrorism shows Trump’s proposal hasn’t damaged the GOP frontrunner. In fact, it may have helped increase his numbers.

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UFC Champion Vitor Belfort Endorses Ben Carson for President

Heading into Wednesday’s GOP presidential primary debate, Dr. Ben Carson is throwing a heavyweight behind him – literally. UFC Champion Vitor Belfort endorsed the GOP presidential candidate on Tuesday after Carson visited Vitor and Joana Belfort’s gym and corporate facility.

Rep. Mick Mulvaney Endorses Rand Paul for President

Rep. Mick Mulvaney (R-SC) is endorsing GOP presidential candidate Sen. Rand Paul (R-KY) for president. Paul’s campaign sent out a press release with the announcement and noted that Mulvaney will serve as the campaign’s Eastern States Co-Chairman.

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Rep. Lynn Jenkins Endorses Carly Fiorina for President

Rep. Lynn Jenkins (R-KS) is endorsing GOP presidential candidate Carly Fiorina. Jenkins will serve as Fiorina’s co-chair in Kansas, according to the Kansas City Star. Jenkins is ranked fifth among Republican leadership in the U.S. House of Representatives.

EXCLUSIVE: Mike Huckabee Campaign Unveils Ground Game for 2016, Targets American Worker

GOP presidential candidate Mike Huckabee is expanding beyond his religious liberty message as his campaign lays out Huckabee’s battle plans for the 2016 race. “High favorability is good, but you also have to do something with that and get your message out there. It’s one of the second big components that not only have we put a lot of focus on, but know – it’s something we know works because we won in Iowa before – is a very deep and strong ground game and strong organization,” his campaign manager explains.