Monthly Archives: February 2016

David Corn: Republican Base, Hungry For Red Meat, Welcomes 'Trump the Butcher

David Corn: Republican Base, Hungry For Red Meat, Welcomes 'Trump the Butcher
This past week, two writers for Mother Jones contended that non-conservative Donald Trump's presidential bid is actually a byproduct of longstanding Republican efforts to stimulate and profit from what one of them called a “climate of hate.” In a …
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Ben Carson: GOP voters won't hand nomination to Trump because they're not

Ben Carson: GOP voters won't hand nomination to Trump because they're not
It was as close as the mild-mannered former neurosurgeon has come to attacking Trump outright. Carson, who briefly led the way in Iowa last year, is now fifth of the five remaining Republican candidates in most polls, as Super Tuesday approaches .
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Fear and loathing over Trump among GOP in Congress

Fear and loathing over Trump among GOP in Congress
FILE – In this Feb. 26, 2106 file photo, Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump speaks in Fort Worth, Texas. Fear and loathing strikes congressional Republicans faced with the distinct possibility of Donald Trump as their presidential nominee.
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Republican Establishment Slowly Adjusts To Donald Trump's Rise

Republican Establishment Slowly Adjusts To Donald Trump's Rise
Following his win in Nevada, Donald Trump is looking more and more like he could be the GOP nominee in November. The Republican leadership in Congress is beginning to come to terms with what that might mean for the party. AUDIE CORNISH, HOST:.
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Trump In Texas Debate: 'We are Building a New Republican Party'

Trump In Texas Debate: 'We are Building a New Republican Party'
And the good news is, for the Republican Party, the Democrats are getting very poor numbers in terms of bringing them in. We're getting record-setting numbers. I think I have something to do with that. We're getting record-setting numbers. And I won …
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Rubio attacks Trump, and 5 other takeaways from the Republican presidential debate

Rubio attacks Trump, and 5 other takeaways from the Republican presidential debate
(CNN) — Donald Trump is leading the race, but Marco Rubio owned the stage — finally turning against Trump in a late effort to block the real estate mogul from running away with the Republican nomination. Rubio attacked Trump's character. And Ted Cruz …
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At Lincoln Days, Republican faithful wonder about Trump's impact on Missouri

At Lincoln Days, Republican faithful wonder about Trump's impact on Missouri
Ted Cruz, a Texas lawmaker who's battling with Trump and U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Florida, for the GOP presidential nomination. With Trump's path to the nomination looking stronger by the day, Keough is worried that his presence on the ballot could …
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