Monthly Archives: January 2016

Without Trump, debate got second-lowest ratings for Republicans this cycle

Without Trump, debate got second-lowest ratings for Republicans this cycle
WASHINGTON (MarketWatch) — The Republican presidential debate on Fox News was the second least watched of the 2016 election cycle, according to preliminary Nielsen estimates cited in several news reports. The debate garnered an 8.4 household …
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Trump Absent, GOP Presidential Candidates Face Off on Syria, Planned

Trump Absent, GOP Presidential Candidates Face Off on Syria, Planned
Seven Republican presidential candidates faced off Thursday in their final debate before the Iowa caucuses. The front-runner, at least according to the polls, was missing. Donald Trump hosted his own event three miles away, saying he was boycotting the …
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What a Republican debate would look like without Donald Trump

What a Republican debate would look like without Donald Trump
Trump, the front-runner for the GOP presidential nomination, announced Tuesday that he would skip the debate after the network mocked him for challenging the credibility of its anchor Megyn Kelly. He reiterated those sentiments Wednesday to host Bill …
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Why Trump? Why Now?

Why Trump? Why Now?
In this final installment of a series on the Donald Trump phenomenon, RealClearPolitics explores a growing divide in America and why the 2016 GOP frontrunner is embraced by those who feel silenced. Having looked at Trump's true base of support and his …
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How the GOP's dishonesty led to the rise of Donald Trump and Ted Cruz

How the GOP's dishonesty led to the rise of Donald Trump and Ted Cruz
To understand why the current conservative crack-up so confounds the Republican establishment, you have to recognize that the party is facing two separate but simultaneous revolts: one led by Ted Cruz, the other by Donald Trump. The first is well …
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Another View — Michael Reagan: Trump is no Reagan Republican

Another View — Michael Reagan: Trump is no Reagan Republican
Donald Trump doesn't have one. In fact, Trump still can't explain his sudden change from being a liberal Democrat. When dad ran in 1980, Trump donated the maximum amount to Jimmy Carter. As the Wall Street Journal reported, Trump also donated to a …
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GOP candidates on undercard stage lash out at Trump-mania

GOP candidates on undercard stage lash out at Trump-mania
The media circus around Donald Trump's planned boycott of the primetime Fox News debate overshadowed much of the undercard event, with Rick Santorum and others expressing frustration about being trapped in the Republican poll leader's shadow.
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Common Core attacks all the rage for Trump, Republicans

Common Core attacks all the rage for Trump, Republicans
Washington (CNN) Bashing Common Core education standards sits at the top of the pantheon of red meat lines, right along with defeating Hillary Clinton, criticizing President Barack Obama's executive orders, defending the Second Amendment, or stopping …
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