South Carolina GOP Primary

Donald Trump May Benefit From Backlash Against Pope’s Comments

The only two polls which have been conducted, in any part, since the papal swipe at Trump that topped headlines yesterday (ARG and Emerson College), may support the idea, advanced by several pundits, that Pope Francis’s unprecedented criticism of Donald Trump may generate a backlash that helps the GOP front runner.

Pope Francis speaks to journalists aboard the flight from Mexico to Italy, on February 18, 2016.

Pollster Kellyanne Conway: ‘When It Comes to Rubio, Bronze Is The New Gold’

“The Rubio people are pushing — I should warn your listeners that they’re pushing the same narrative of the ‘Rubio surge,’ [and] that he’s now going to get second over Ted,” she said. “I’ve met some mainstream media journalists these last couple days who are calling me as a Cruz SuperPAC person and saying, ‘Do you see these things in your data? Do you believe it?’ Because they’re tired of being fed this.”

DERRY, NH - FEBRUARY 05: Republican presidential candidate Sen. Marco Rubio (R-FL) holds a rally at the Hood Middle School gymnasium February 5, 2016 in Derry, New Hampshire. Hundreds of people came to see Rubio speak on the eve of the last GOP televised debate before voters go to the …