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Bonus Quote of the Day

“That’s a disgrace, and she’s a disgrace. She’s a disgrace for saying that, for comparing Republicans to terrorist groups.” — Gov. Chris Christie, quoted by Politico, on Hillary Clinton criticizing Republicans on women’s health issu...

Can Donald Trump Actually Win the GOP Nomination?

Wall Street Journal: “First, look at the share of voters who have said they won’t consider voting for Mr. Trump. That number had been high, suggesting that Mr. Trump had little room to grow his support. But now, more GOP [...]

Quote of the Day

“I think we need to move away from hyphenated Americans. We’re not African-Americans or Asian-Americans, Indian-Americans, rich or poor Americans: We’re all Americans. And the reason this is so important: immigration without integration is not immigration; it’s invasion.” —Louisiana Gov. [...]

Walker Would Consider Building Wall on Canadian Border

Gov. Scott Walker says it’s “legitimate” to discuss building a wall separating the United States from Canada, CNN reports. Said Walker: “Some people have asked us about that in New Hampshire. They raised some very legitimate concerns, including some law [...]

Trump Takes Lead in Iowa

A new Des Moines Register/Bloomberg poll in Iowa finds that Donald Trump leads the GOP presidential pack with 23%, followed by Ben Carson at 18%, Ted Cruz at 8%, Scott Walker at 8%, Jeb Bush at 6%, Marco Rubio at [...]

Sanders Closing In On Clinton In Iowa

A new Des Moines Register/Bloomberg poll in Iowa finds Sen. Bernie Sanders “riding an updraft of insurgent passion” and is now trailing Hillary Clinton by just 7 points in the Democratic presidential race, 37% to 30%. Said pollster Ann Selzer: [...]

Trump Quote of the Day

“This is a movement. I don’t want it to be about me.” — Donald Trump, quoted by Politico.

Christie Says FedEx Should Track Immigrants

Gov. Chris Christie said that he would ask FedEx for advice on tracking immigrants, the Daily Beast reports. Said Christie: “We let people come to this country with visas and the minute they come in, we lose track of them. [...]

Trump Continues to Crush GOP Field

A new Reuters/Ipsos poll finds Donald Trump leads his GOP presidential rivals with 33%, followed by Mike Huckabee at 12%, Jeb Bush at 10%, Scott Walker at 8% and Ben Carson at 7%.

Church Says Trump Not an Active Member

Donald Trump told reporters Thursday that he attends a church in Manhattan, but the church released a statement to CNN saying the real estate developer is not an “active member.” Trump told reporters he attends church “as often as I [...]

Bush Loses Top Fundraisers

“Three top Jeb Bush fundraisers abruptly parted ways with his presidential campaign on Friday, amid internal personality conflicts and questions about the strength of his candidacy,” Politico reports.

O’Malley Accuses DNC of Rigging Primaries for Clinton

Martin O’Malley “had one clear chance to make waves within the Democratic National Committee, and he seized it, delivering a fiery speech Friday that condemned his party’s leadership for what he called a process ‘rigged’ to help Hillary Clinton — [...]

Quote of the Day

“The party of Lincoln has become the party of Trump.” — Hillary Clinton, quoted by the New York Times, on the Republican party.

Sanders Says Democrats Can’t Win Without Him

“Taking his outsider message into the heart of the Democratic establishment,” Sen. Bernie Sanders “challenged hundreds of the party’s leaders on Friday to embrace his candidacy, warning that the huge crowds of supporters he has drawn may not vote for [...]

What Does Joe Biden Know About Hillary Clinton?

National Journal: “As Joe Biden edges closer to a presidential run, there’s no shortage of theories as to what he’s up to. Former secretary of State Hillary Clinton has built a commanding lead in the national polls, giving Biden little [...]

Clinton Claims She Has One-Fifth of Delegates Needed

“As Hillary Clinton’s campaign seeks to project dominance in a field that could soon include Vice President Joe Biden, her top advisers are touting a decisive edge on a little-discussed metric: superdelegate commitments,” according to Bloomberg. “At the Democratic National [...]

Sarah Palin Will Interview Donald Trump

Sarah Palin announced on Facebook that she will be interviewing Donald Trump at 10 p.m. ET tonight on the One America News Network.

Trump at Wharton

Boston Globe: “His former classmates said he seemed to them a student who spoke up a lot but rarely shined in class, who barely participated in campus activities, shunned fraternity parties, and spent most of his weekends and spare time [...]

U.S. Economic Growth Quickens

New York Times: “Not long ago, the United States was considered the tortoise of the world economy, at least in comparison to emerging powers like China and Brazil. Lately, however, slow but steady seems to be winning the race. The [...

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