20%+ victory for Sanders, and twice the vote totals of any other Republican for Trump will send shockwaves. New Hampshire resoundingly rejected the two major party’s mainstream candidates in its presidential primary Tuesday, with Bernie...Show More Summary
Democratic candidate Bernie Sanders secured a decisive victory over Hillary Clinton as did Republican Donald Trump over Ted Cruz in the New Hampshire primary on Tuesday, as the race to become their respective parties’ nomination reached...Show More Summary
MSNBC’s Chuck Todd and Brian Williams on Tuesday hailed John Kasich’s second place finish in New Hampshire as evidence that the “grown-ups” and “adults” in the Republican Party had been victorious. Presumably citing Joe Scarborough, Brian Williams touted, “My friend Joe in New Jersey says he's always been the only grownup in the race.”
On the same night Rachel Maddow dismissed the concept of the liberal media, the MSNBC host sneered that the Republican Party could turn into a “xenophobic” movement of the “hard-right.” Maddow flash backed to the 1996 presidential election and contrasted 2016: “Pitchfork populism and xenophobic nativism of a very, very hard-right cast and [Pat Buchanan] won in New Hampshire.”
The collection of Republican candidates aligned with the national party establishment has no particular momentum heading into the next contests in South Carolina and Nevada.
Rachel Maddow suggests that Donald Trump's win in New Hampshire could represent a shift in American politics and the Republican Party to compare more closely...
A divided party hands a victory to Trump
Democratic and Republican parties establishment choked on a large grain of sand in their spiritual spinach tonight at 8 PM ET when TV news operations called the New Hampshire primaries for self-funding reality TV star Donald Trump and Super PAC-shunning Vermont Sen. Show More Summary
Indiana Lt. Gov. Sue Ellspermann said Tuesday she is stepping aside as Gov. Mike Pence's running mate in an unusual move that allows a former state Republican Party chairman to join the ticket with the governor for a tough re-election campaign. The result is that for the first time in more than...
Billionaire businessman secures first Republican primary victory; Sanders wins for Democratic Party.
Trump as a presidential candidate and political phenomenon challenges any attempt at a balanced appraisal. The Republican Party's presidential frontrunner has offered an admixture of divisive diatribe with cogent observation (as with his excoriating critique of President George W. Show More Summary
Voters went to the polls in New Hampshire on Tuesday to select which candidate they want to represent the Republican party in the general election, NBC News reported. After a surprise second-place finish in the Iowa caucuses to Texas Senator Ted Cruz, real estate mogul and reality television star...
WASHINGTON (AP) — Voters in New Hampshire's primary are deeply unhappy with the federal government, and many Republican voters are down on politicians from their own party, according to early results of the exit poll conducted by Edison...Show More Summary
New Hampshire House of Representatives Speaker Shawn Jasper claims that a presidential primary victory for Donald Trump would be disastrous for the Republican party.
Election moderators in Salem, New Hampshire said that the voter turnout for the 2016 presidential primaries is expected to be over 50 percent, with the Republican party mobilizing the larger portion of voters.
As Chris Matthews memorably put it many years ago, Democrats are the “mommy party,” handling things like education and health care, while Republicans are the “daddy party,” concerned with things like crime and foreign threats. It’s an oversimplification, of course, but there’s some truth there, and it helps explain the persistent gender gap, with Democrats […]
WASHINGTON -- After several Republicans running for the White House embraced the use of torture, Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.) took to the Senate floor Tuesday to harshly criticize his fellow party members. The issue surfaced in the Republican...Show More Summary
Republican Party New Hampshire Primary Results Mid Day So far, one percent of the precincts have reported. That is a bit early to say much (I’ll update this when more results are in) but the vote counts are actually fairly interesting. Cruz, Kasich, and Trump are tied for first place with 9 votes each (24%).…
Two stalwart New Hampshire Republicans — Judd Gregg and John Sununu — say the party needs to coalesce around an alternative to anti-establis...
Republican Donald Trump offered some harsh final words for his rivals in both parties as New Hampshire voters began heading to the polls on Tuesday.