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Ben Carson Responds to Obama Taunt on CNBC Debate: Obama “Afraid to Go on Fox”

GOP presidential candidate Dr. Ben Carson responded to President Barack Obama’s mocking of GOP candidates for rejecting NBC’s primary debate forum. “That wouldn’t happen to be the same President Obama who was afraid to go on Fox would it?” Carson said with a laugh on SiriusXM’s Breitbart News Daily. “Must be a different guy. That’s just ridiculous,” said Carson, who recently topped an NBC News / WSJ poll as the GOP frontrunne

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Trump Surges: Rubio, Carson Flat; Bush Drops

In a rolling poll that was only partially taken after Wednesday night’s debate, Investor’s Business Daily shows Republican businessman Donald Trump surging. Last month Trump sat at 17%, today he sits at 28%. In this particular poll, this surge puts Trump back

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BOOM: Ted Cruz Eviscerates Left Media in Debate

As he has taken on the “Washington Cartel,” Ted Cruz took on the left-of-center and “mainstream” media during the CNBC GOP presidential debate on Wednesday night. Cruz took the focus-group dial to a record-breaking 98 percent when he unloaded on the CNBC moderators for their bias during the debate and indicted the media in general.


NBC Debate Moderator John Harwood Enters Dan Rather-Phase of Denial

CNBC Republican debate moderator John Harwood has entered the Dan Rather-phase of denial. — @NolteNC @JohnHarwood — Peter (@PET3R_S) October 29, 2015 —  Although Harwood was caught outright lying  in a loaded question to Marco Rubio Wednesday night, the


Marco Rubio Crushes Jeb Bush In CNBC Debate

Sen. Marco Rubio (R-FL) so solidified his standing as the new establishment frontrunner on Wednesday evening here in the CNBC debate that Rubio’s team wouldn’t even comment on the poor performance by former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush.


Washington Post Declares CNBC a ‘Loser’ of the Presidential Debate

In its usual-usual write-up looking at the winners and losers of Wednesday night’s Republican presidential debate, the Washington Post declared the host network, CNBC, one of the debate losers. [A] lot of the questions the moderators asked seemed to be

Republican Presidential hopeful Donald Trump speaks during the CNBC Republican Presidential Debate, October 28, 2015 at the Coors Event Center at the University of Colorado in Boulder, Colorado. AFP PHOTO/ ROBYN BECK

Exclusive — Larry Kudlow On Donald Trump’s Corporate Tax Plan: He’s ‘Spot On’

“I’ve endorsed Donald’s 15 percent corporate tax rate many times,” Kudlow told Breitbart News in a brief interview during a commercial break.

I don’t know all the details about his entire tax program, it’s certainly moving in the right direction lowering rates but specifically on the 15 percent corporate tax rate I have argued for it for several years. And by the way, I happen to think it would grow the economy, attack capital from all over the world—China’s at 25, we’d be at 15, it would easily pay for itself. Easily. I believe it would lower the deficit. Again, I can’t speak for the whole plan—I can speak for the 15 percent corporate tax rate. He’s spot on. And I’m honored that he mentioned me. Honored.” Kudlow’s comments to Breitbart News about Trump come after an exchange in the opening part of the CNBC debate here where co-moderator John Harwood asked Trump extraordinarily contentiously about his tax plan.

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Carly Fiorina: Hillary Clinton ‘Flunks Economics’

GOP 2016 candidate Carly Fiorina says Democratic frontrunner Hillary Clinton “flunks economics” if she believes the economy is better with a Democrat in the White House. “Whose economy is she talking about? The middle class has shrunk under the Obama administration,” Fiorina responded in an op-ed in the Wall Street Journal.

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CNBC Agrees to Two-Hour Debate: This Is Why Donald Trump Is Winning

Our corrupt Washington DC/New York media again tried to mess with the Republican presidential field. While every other Republican remained publicly silent, frontrunner Donald Trump got his closest rival, Dr. Ben Carson, to join with him and together they stood

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Donald Trump Campaign Threatens Boycott of CNBC Debate

Campaign aides for Donald Trump floated the suggestion that the billionaire presidential candidate might refuse to appear at the upcoming CNBC debate if they don’t specify their criteria.

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Exclusive—Bobby Jindal Campaign Adviser on Withheld TV Debate Criteria: ‘I Smell a Rat’

A senior adviser and chief strategist to the presidential campaign of Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal is blowing the whistle on what appears to be a questionable decision by the Republican National Committee (RNC) and CNBC—the network hosting the next 2016 GOP primary debate—to currently withhold the criteria for getting onto that debate’s main stage.