It still seems quite unlikely to me that Trump survives much past Super Tuesday, much less wins anything. Still, he has done far better than virtually anyone expected. So in equilibrium I expect another embodiment of his ideas to surface politically, without all of the surrounding personal outrageousness. Think of him as a trial balloon. […]
“The Republican Party of Virginia will choose a presidential candidate in a statewide primary open to all voters on March 1, 2016, also known as Super Tuesday,” the Richmond Times Dispatch reports.
Why Chris Christie Will Be The Next POTUS A Super Tuesday Away From Double Digits The View From The U.S. Virgin Islands By JOHN McCARTHY TMV Columnist The nineteen Republicans running for president in 2016 are wise to try to make foreign policy the lead issue in the next POTUS election. Not because Hillary Clinton [...]Show More Summary
Why Chris Christie Will Be The Next POTUS A Super Tuesday Away From Double Digits The View From The U.S. Virgin Islands By JOHN McCARTHY TMV Columnist The eighteen Republicans running for president in 2016 are wise to try to make foreign policy the lead issue in the next POTUS election. Not because Hillary Clinton [...]Show More Summary
It's Super Tuesday, and we'll bring you live coverage of a huge late-season Big 12 matchup from the Allen Fieldhouse in Lawrence, Kansas. The No. 9 Kansas Jayhawks (23-6, 12-4 Big 12) have captured at least a share of an 11th straight Big 12 regular-season championship, but they can lock it up on their own with a win over the No. Show More Summary
It's Super Tuesday! We'll bring you live coverage of a huge SEC matchup on Tuesday night, when No. 1 Kentucky hits the road to take on LSU at the Pete Maravich Assembly Center in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. The Wildcats (23-0, 10-0 SEC) are off to their best start in John Calipari's tenure as head coach. Show More Summary
Moving on up... to March 1st
Next Tuesday is a big one for indie rock, with Sleater-Kinney, Belle & Sebastian, and the Decemberists all ending long silences with new albums. The Decemberists’ offering on this particular super Tuesday is called What A Terrible World, What A Beautiful World. It’s the band’s seventh album, and their first in four years. There’s no [...]
"We are the ones we have been waiting for." That's what Barack Obama proclaimed the night of Super Tuesday in 2008, borrowing the line from a 1980 June Jordan poem (without citing the poet). His aspirational emphasis on we was a foundation of the campaign that brought him to the White House. Show More Summary
The Ohio State basketball team may have disappointed last year, but one luxury of being a marquee program is the national exposure that comes every season. The 2014-15 campaign will be no different for the Buckeyes. ESPN will feature...Show More Summary
But enough about me. Let's talk about how you feel about me... Maybe Barack Obama should modify his famous New Age-y line, uttered after the 2008 Super Tuesday results, to read "I am the one I have been waiting for." In recent times,...Show More Summary
Voting take place in seven states Tuesday, and most eyes are fixed on Mississippi. There, the latest battle between the Tea Party and an incumbent Republican will play out in the Senate primary runoff between six-term Senator Thad Cochran and Chris McDaniel, a state senator and Tea Party favorite.
Mississippi's Chris McDaniel appears headed to a runoff Tuesday night's primaries were incredibly tense, and several races are still undecided, including the marquee Senate matchup in Mississippi. We've summarized all the action below (in alphabetical order by state), with Daily Kos Elections' race ratings appended. Show More Summary
Hello and welcome back again to the Decision Desk's coverage of the primaries. Today, primaries were held in eight states. My team is covering two of the most watched Senatorial primaries, the establishment-vs-conservative battle in Mississippi, and Ernst-versus-the-rest in Iowa....
Mississippi state Sen. Chris McDaniel is hoping to unseat longtime Sen. Thad Cochran in Tuesday's Republican primary. Tuesday brings us the biggest primary night of 2014 (though far from the last) with eight states going to the polls. Show More Summary
It took less than ten minutes after the Kentucky polls closed last night for Sen. Mitch McConnell to be declared the victor in the Republican primary for U.S. Senate over challenger Matt Bevin—about the same amount of time birds with... Related Stories 2013 the Year of Chimps and Horses in Congress Top 10 (So Far) in 2014 The King Grinch Who Stole State Ag Laws
On Tuesday, former Congresswomen Marjorie Margolies, mother of Chelsea Clinton's husband was clobbered in her bid for a comeback in Pennsylvania's Democrat primary. Despite active campaigning by Bill and Hillary and aggressive support from the money-rich Emily's List, Margolies lost to 37-year old state Rep. Show More Summary
Tea Party candidates were universally trounced in yesterday's GOP primaries. Last night, Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell decisively beat his tea party challenger by 24 percentage points. It's the latest big beat for the tea party, and further proof of a growing trend. Show More Summary
Super Tuesday 2014 has come to a close, with Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Kentucky) scoring an expected win over Tea Party darling Matt Bevin in the Bluegrass state. Establishment Republicans also saw victories over TeaShow More Summary
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