GOP primary

NY POST Editorial Board to PA Republicans: Dump Barnette

The New York Post Editorial Board published an article calling on Republican voters in Pennsylvania to reject Senate candidate Kathy Barnette. Titled “Pennsylvania GOP voters should kick Kathy Barnette to the curb“the New York Post Editorial Board criticized the candidate’s

Kathy Barnette speaks during a forum for Republican Pennsylvania U.S. Senate candidates, Monday, Feb. 21, 2022, in Villanova, Pa.

Presidential Race Could Boost California Primaries

For the first time in decades, the presidential primary in California — on both sides — may profoundly affect the presidential race, boosting turnout and prompting a ripple effect that could change the nature of local races around the state.

Republican presidential candidates (L-R) Ohio Gov. John Kasich, Carly Fiorina, Sen. Marco Rubio (R-FL), Ben Carson, Donald Trump, Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX), Jeb Bush, New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie and Sen. Rand Paul (R-KY) are introduced during the CNN presidential debate at The Venetian Las Vegas on December 15, 2015 …

Vegas Debate: No-Fly Zones, Regime Change, and Other Shattered Illusions

The interesting discussion is all on the Republican side, and there were some strong exchanges in Las Vegas. Contrary to Chris Christie’s dismissal of the debate over surveillance between Ted Cruz and Marco Rubio as so much senatorial jibber-jabber, there are serious questions of liberty, security, and privacy to discuss. (Having said that, Governor Christie’s tone will probably appeal to voters who want strong leadership and decisive action on national security, as will Donald Trump’s.)

Republican presidential candidates (L-R) Ohio Gov. John Kasich, Carly Fiorina, Sen. Marco Rubio (R-FL), Ben Carson, Donald Trump, Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX), Jeb Bush, New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie and Sen. Rand Paul (R-KY) are introduced during the CNN presidential debate at The Venetian Las Vegas on December 15, 2015 …

Poll: Trump Leads In Nevada, South Carolina by Double Digits

Billionaire businessman Donald Trump is leading his nearest competition in the Republican presidential primary by double-digit margins in Nevada and South Carolina, both early voting states, a new CNN/ORC poll revealed Wednesday. In Nevada, Trump boasted support from 38 percent of likely Republican caucus-goers. Ben Carson placed second with 22 percent followed by Carly Fiorina with 8 percent, and Sen. Marco Rubio (R-FL) with 7 percent.

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2016: Romney’s Possible Run Generates Little Excitement Beyond Donor Class

The editors of the Wall Street Journal greeted the possibility of a third Mitt Romney bid for the Presidency in 2016 with a piece entitled “Romney Recycled.” They’re not big fans of this sort of recycling, and for good reasons. Romney may argue that he’s learned his lesson and improved his pitch, but it’s difficult to revise the strong impressions created during his presidential campaigns.

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CNN Poll: Jeb Bush Surges to GOP 2016 Frontrunner

A new CNN/ORC poll finds former Florida Governor Jeb Bush with a 10-point lead over New Jersey Governor Chris Christie and a 16-point advantage over Dr. Ben Carson among CNN’s sample of 453 individuals who it dubbed Republicans.

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