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Why a rising GOP star could get left out of the CNN debate

CArly Fiorina Michael Vadon

CNN’s criteria for its September debate may leave out recent rising stars like Carly Fiorina while allowing less-liked candidates to take the stage. CNN’s debate criteria weighs polls from July 16 to Sept. 10 which would give much emphasis to polls before the first GOP debate. The questionable calculus would almost certainly ignore rising stars like Carly Fiorina while elevating less-favored candidates ...

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Huckabee meets with Netanyahu, blasts Obama’s Iran deal

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JERUSALEM – Former Arkansas Governor and 2016 GOP presidential candidate Mike Huckabee held a private meeting with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu in Jerusalem early Wednesday, discussing national security and the dangers of the Iran nuclear deal. The former Arkansas governor has held numerous meetings with Knesset leaders and national security officials in the Jewish state this week. After a ...

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New poll shows Trump, Bush lead on major issues

Republican presidential candidates from left, Chris Christie, Marco Rubio, Ben Carson, Scott Walker, Donald Trump, Jeb Bush, Mike Huckabee, Ted Cruz, Rand Paul, and John Kasich take the stage for the first Republican presidential debate at the Quicken Loans Arena Thursday, Aug. 6, 2015, in Cleveland. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)

A CNN/ORC poll released today shows that Donald Trump and Jeb Bush hold the most support and are the most-liked candidates on important issues. Trump led the GOP field with 25% of those polled saying that they would vote for him if the election were held today while Jeb Bush held on to second place in the poll at 13% with all other candidates ...

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Scott Walker’s ‘Day One Patient Freedom Plan’ [Full Text]

Scott Walker Day One Patient Freedom Plan

Note: This text has been reformatted for the web, but contains all text and references. MY PLAN TO REPEAL & REPLACE OBAMACARE T H E D A Y O N E PATIENT FREEDOM PLAN Washington’s failed approach to health care is hurting the American people. Big government created a health care system built around Washington, not hardworking families. This backwards ...

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Trump’s next step: getting specific on immigration…

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Voters and the media have been asking Donald Trump to offer details on his policies and on Sunday, he gave them some. The 1900 word “Immigration Reform that Will Make America Great Again” is a bit more specific than his catch-phrases and sound bites, but only on the issue for which he is most known.  The plan focuses on three ...

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Trump’s ‘Immigration Reform That Will Make America Great Again’ [Full Text]

IMMIGRATION REFORM THAT WILL MAKE AMERICA GREAT AGAIN The three core principles of Donald J. Trump’s immigration plan When politicians talk about “immigration reform” they mean: amnesty, cheap labor and open borders. The Schumer-Rubio immigration bill was nothing more than a giveaway to the corporate patrons who run both parties. Real immigration reform puts the needs of working people first ...

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