Donald Trump, Bernie Sanders Top Drudge Presidential Poll

On Thursday, the Drudge Report conducted its first presidential preference poll of the 2016 campaign. The contest was open to all national candidates and not segregated by political party. With more than 1,000,000 votes cast, Donald Trump took the top spot with 36 percent of the vote. He was followed by Socialist Bernie Sanders in second, with 30 percent.

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Drudge Debate Poll: Trump #1, Cruz #2, Rubio Sinking #3

As of Friday morning, with nearly 300,000 votes cast, Drudge’s online poll asking who won the sixth Republican primary debate shows Donald Trump in first place by a mile with 54.5% support. Ted Cruz lands  in second with 31%,and Marco

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Kinzinger Channels Paul Ryan: Slams Drudge Report For ‘Misinformation’ on Obamatrade

In reference to Kinzinger also claiming it isn’t a “secret deal” – that’s also untrue. TiSA and the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP) – two of Obama’s trade deals – have not been made public and even members of Congress can’t read them yet. Furthermore, TPP is being kept in a secured room for only House and Senate members to review – again not allowing public access.

Rep. Adam Kinzinger (R-IL) speaks to the media after attending the weekly House Republican conference at the U.S. Capitol, October 29, 2013 in Washington, DC. Leader Cantor called on President Barack Obama and Congress to delay the implementation of the Affordable Health Care Act also known as ObamaCare

The Nuclear Option: Go, Scott Walker! Not the Other White Meats

With a generous baker’s dozen preening and jockeying for early attention, this Republican presidential nomination fight appears to be turning into another none-of-the-above contest. Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker crashed this week’s Drudge Poll by collecting 46 percent of votes, and that was in a pared-down field of 13 possible candidates.

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Yes, Drudge Report Is Still the Mac Daddy

Matt Drudge posts headlines long before the mainstream media have caught on and shines his traffic spotlight on stories he deems important. That, in turn, drives mainstream news coverage – or, in some cases, as with Obamacare, perhaps not. And that’s the point: the media need Drudge to point them in the right direction, apparently, but Drudge doesn’t need the media to make a story huge.

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