2016 Republican Candidates

Quicken Loans Arena, known as The Q, home to the Cleveland Cavaliers basketball team and venue for the 2016 Republican Convention is seen in Cleveland, Ohio on April 7, 2016.

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.

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Both Parties Fractured, But Unified on Energy

There is no shortage of news stories touting the splits within each party. But when it comes to energy issues, each party is already unified—though in different ways.

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Donald Trump: ‘Ted Cruz Is an Anchor Baby in Canada’

GOP frontrunner Donald Trump took swipes at fellow GOP candidate Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX) during a campaign rally in New Hampshire Friday morning following Fox News’s GOP primary debate in Iowa, where Trump said Cruz “got pummeled.”

Republican presidential candidate, former Virginia Gov. Jim Gilmore waves as he arrives to speak at the Republican Jewish Coalition Presidential Forum in Washington, Thursday, Dec. 3, 2015.

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.

Republican Presidential candidate Donald Trump speaks at 'Politics And Eggs' at the Radisson Hotel, on November 11, 2015 in Manchester, New Hampshire. Coming off the fourth debate Trump continues to run strong in the polls. (Photo by

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.


GOP Candidates Bash Obama Speech, Donald Trump: ‘Is That All There Is?’

Moments after President Obama finished his brief primetime address from the Oval Office on Sunday night where he repeated his strategy to defeat the Islamic State (ISIS), GOP frontrunner Donald Trump posted on Twitter, “Is that all there is? We need a new President – FAST!”

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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.

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Bobby Jindal Unveils Tax Plan, Would Eliminate Corporate Tax

GOP presidential candidate Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal aims to eliminate the corporate tax, an issue he addressed as he unveiled his tax plan Wednesday afternoon on a call with reporters where Jindal argued his plan simplifies tax code.

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New Hampshire, Iowa Polls: Donald Trump Towers over GOP Field

GOP frontrunner Donald Trump maintains his lead in the early Republican primary states of New Hampshire and Iowa, according to new NBC News/Wall Street Journal/Marist polls conducted after the second GOP primary debate and Gov. Scott Walker’s withdrawal.


NYT Magazine Cover: ‘The Donald Is Here To Stay’

It’s almost like a love/hate story — a New York Times Magazine cover article describes how GOP frontrunner Donald Trump captured the attention of an anti-D.C., skeptical journalist.