South Carolina House Republicans apparently conducted their own poll and found Donald Trump leading the GOP presidential race with 35%, followed by Ted Cruz at 16%, Jeb Bush at 13%, Marco Rubio at 12%, John Kasich at 9% and Ben [......
Jim Gilmore is ending his long-shot bid for the Republican presidential nomination, USA Today reports. “Gilmore suspended his campaign following a poor performance in the New Hampshire primary Tuesday, which followed an even worse showing Feb. 1 in Iowa, where [...]
Politico: “Almost 85 percent of Republican insiders said Trump isn’t on a glide path to become the party’s nominee, despite a 22-point win in the New Hampshire primary this week.” “Their rationale is partly about math – Trump has a [...]
“The Pennsylvania House voted overwhelmingly to begin impeachment proceedings against Attorney General Kathleen Kane (D), who survived a separate attempt by Senate Republicans to oust her using an arcane constitutional procedure not invoked here since 1891,” the New York Times [...]
“The best hope of the Republican establishment just a week ago, Marco Rubio suddenly faces a path to his party’s presidential nomination that could require a brokered national convention,” the AP reports. “That’s according to Rubio’s campaign manager, Terry Sullivan, [...]
Bloomberg: “Republican elites are 0-for-2 in presidential nominating contests this year, a rare and panic-inducing outcome for the party’s leadership. Yet their preferred candidates continue to fight each other, and have begun the march to the next battlefield in South [...]
“Donald Trump’s rivals for the Republican presidential nomination dug in Wednesday for a hard fight in the South Carolina primary, where Mr. Trump will seek to gain a clear upper hand in the 2016 race after his smashing victory in [...
“The super PAC backing Jeb Bush’s Republican presidential campaign is planning to increase its ad buy in South Carolina ahead of the Feb. 20 primary,” the Washington Post reports. “Right to Rise USA is pouring another $1.7 million into the [...]
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Jim Gilmore conceded he won’t win the Republican presidential nomination, USA Today reports. Said Gilmore: “I entered the race having been out of office for a considerable amount of time. I wasn’t a sitting governor, my father wasn’t president, and [...]
The networks have called Donald Trump the winner of the Republican presidential primary in New Hampshire. Bernie Sanders is the winner of the Democratic presidential primary.
Early exit polls in New Hampshire find that nearly half of Republican primary voters say they finally picked their candidate only within the last few days, or after Saturday’s Republican presidential debate, according to ABC News. Also interesting: Nearly half [...]
“As voters in New Hampshire headed to the polls Tuesday, Republican campaigns were bracing for a roller-coaster night and preparing for the possibility of a long primary campaign,” the Wall Street Journal reports. “New Hampshire has always been an uncertain [...]
First Read: “For a moment, forget the race for second (or third or fourth) place in the Republican primary. And stop speculating about whether Hillary Clinton can bring the Democratic contest to single digits. Instead, devote your attention, at least [...]
Hillary Clinton tells Cosmopolitan that she can’t decide which Republican presidential candidate would be the worst for young women. Said Clinton: “It’s so hard to choose just one. Most of them have the wrong ideas about the economy, gun violence, [...]
Jonathan Chait: “There are three reasons, in descending order of obviousness, for a liberal to earnestly and patriotically support a Trump Republican nomination. The first, of course, is that he would almost certainly lose… Second, a Trump nomination might upend his [...]
From the new Monmouth poll in New Hampshire: Barely half (49%) of likely Republican primary voters say that they are completely decided on their candidate choice just days before Tuesday’s election. Another 31% have a strong preference but are still [...]
Jonathan Chait, back in March 2011: “Do you get the feeling that ‘Marco Rubio’ is not an actual human being at all but some kind of computer program designed by the Republican Party? Imagine they had the technical know-how to [...]
“Sen. Ted Cruz knowingly misstated CNN’s reporting during Saturday’s Republican primary debate, despite the fact that CNN’s reporting was correct all along,” Dylan Byers reports. “The controversy stems from a CNN scoop that was broadcast last Monday night, minutes before [...]
The Republican presidential candidates will debate for the eighth time tonight in New Hampshire. You can watch on ABC News starting at 8 p.m. ET. The GOP field has winnowed since the Iowa caucuses and will almost certainly do so [.....