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“I like Jeb. He’s a nice man. But he should really set the example by speaking English while in the United States.” — Donald Trump, in an interview with Breitbart.
Molly Ball: “The other candidates who’ve gone after Trump aggressively (Lindsey Graham, Rick Perry, Rand Paul) haven’t exactly soared in the polls. Trump is like an electric fence that the candidates keep running at, only to get zapped and fall [...]
A new Gravis Marketing poll in Iowa finds Donald Trump leading the GOP pack with 32%, followed by Ben Carson at 16%, Ted Cruz at 7%, Marco Rubio at 6%, Scott Walker at 6%, Bobby Jindal at 5% and Carly [...]
Jeb Bush said “that he would run for president only if he could do so with a sunny spirit, but Mr. Trump, the surprise leader in the polls, has turned this summer into a miserable one for Mr. Bush, gleefully [...]
Rick Perry’s campaign organization in New Hampshire has dissolved, WMUR reports. Veteran strategist Michael Dennehy said that “while he still considers himself a strong supporter of the Republican presidential candidate, he no longer considers himself an advisor to the campaign. [...]
“As Donald Trump continues to dominate the Republican presidential race, frustration and panic have become high enough to make some inside the party Establishment pine for a candidate they roundly rejected as recently as January: Mitt Romney,” according to Gabriel [...]
The September 16 Republican debate with Donald Trump and his rivals at the Ronald Reagan Presidential Foundation and Library is expected to be the most watched event ever on CNN, the Los Angeles Times reports. “And the network is cashing [...]
A new Washington Post/ABC News poll finds that Donald Trump is viewed unfavorably by 82% of Hispanics, with 68% feeling “strongly so.” Just 15% of those surveyed view Trump favorably.
Here’s a must-read book: Mr. Smith Goes to Prison: What My Year Behind Bars Taught Me About America’s Prison Crisis by former Missouri state Sen. Jeff Smith.
Kentucky gubernatorial candidate Matt Bevin (R) said that he fully supports County Clerk Kim Davis’ right to refuse gay couples seeking marriage licenses, the Louisville Courier Journal reports. Said Bevin: “I absolutely support her willingness to stand on her First [...]
“Well I think he had really no choice. He’s doing very poorly in the polls, he’s a very low-energy kind of guy and he had to do something, so they’re spending a lot of money on ads.” — Donald Trump, [...]
Here’s what’s trending on Wonk Wire today: The GOP Has a Bigger Problem Than Trump Is Obama a Climate Hypocrite? Small Student Debts, Big Problems Fewer Americans Forego Medical Care Poll: Republicans Fail Birther Quiz A Win for Public Health: [...]
President Obama “locked in enough support in Congress Wednesday to ensure he can overcome bipartisan opposition and implement a landmark nuclear accord with Iran,” the Wall Street Journal reports. “More than a month after global diplomats struck an agreement limiting [...]
First Read: “The truest signals of Biden’s 2016 plans are 1) setting up some sort of fundraising committee, and 2) hiring staff who could work on a campaign. And after a month of intense speculation about Biden’s White House intentions, [...]
Rick Klein: “Jeb Bush’s decision to open a direct line of attack on Donald Trump may have minimal risk on its face. He’s getting attacked by Trump anyway, so why not try to score some blows that help Bush himself [...]
North Dakota Lt. Gov. Drew Wrigley (R) admitted to having an extramarital affair after a blogger mentioned the rumored dalliance online, but he and his wife said they are still weighing a run for governor in 2016, the Fargo Forum [....
While she was secretary of state, Hillary Clinton “wrote and sent at least six e-mails using her private server that contained what government officials now say is classified information,” the Washington Post reports. “Although government officials deemed the e-mails classified [...]
“History will be the ultimate judge of our decision to liberate Iraq.” — Former Vice President Dick Cheney, quoted by MSNBC.
It’s been a bad summer for Hillary Clinton’s polling numbers, and a new Washington Post-ABC News poll brings additional bad news for her brand. “But it also shows something else: She continues to be popular among a broad coalition of [...]
Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) says the possibility she would run as a vice presidential candidate in the 2016 election is “something I’m not talking about” and she’s happy with her job as senator, WCVB reports. “Warren, who has declined to [...]