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And the Progressives Laughed

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Whether you believe that there were nefarious motives behind the advancement of inaccurate information about the Carson campaign by Cruz ground operatives in Iowa or not, one thing is certain, true and undeniable. The leading candidates for the Republican Party’s nomination for President of the United States are feeding on each other. By doing so, they have effectively created an ...

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Trump’s Plane Ends Up Less Perfect Than Him [Emergency Landing]

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Donald Trump was en-route to his Arkansas appearance this evening when his posh 757 experienced mechanical issues. Plane of presidential candidate, Donald Trump, was diverted to Nashville International Airport after reporting engine problems. The Trump Boeing B757 landed at Nashville International Airport around 4 p.m. A statement from officials with the Federal Aviation Administration said they would be investigating. No one’s ...

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Jimmy Carter says he wants Trump to win

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Former President Jimmy Carter told the United Kingdom parliament that he would rather see Trump than Cruz as the GOP nominee. “The reason is, Trump has proven already that he is completely malleable. I don’t think he has any fixed opinion that he would fight for.” “If I had a choice of Republican nominees, between Cruz and Trump, I think I would ...

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Sen. Rand Paul drops out of Presidential Race

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Rand Paul suspended his bid for the Republican presidential nomination on Wednesday. Having fared poorly – although better than expected –  in Iowa and seeing dim prospects in New Hampshire and South Carolina, Senator Rand Paul announced Wednesday that he is dropping out of the race. “It’s been an incredible honor to run a principled campaign for the White House. ...

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Rick Santorum Suddenly Postpones South Carolina Tour, then quits, then Endorses Rubio

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Rick Santorum had cancelled events in South Carolina on Wednesday due to “logistical issues” which is politician speak for “I quit.” Santorum cancels Wednesday South Carolina events "because of logistical issues." Was supposed to kick off bus tour — Zeke Miller (@ZekeJMiller) February 3, 2016 Santorum had low expectations of doing well in New Hampshire and was re-focusing his campaign ...

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Mike Huckabee suspends his campaign after poor Iowa showing

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)

At 9:28pm Iowa local time, former governor Mike Huckabee decided to end his run for the presidency. I am officially suspending my campaign. Thank you for all your loyal support. #ImWithHucK — Gov. Mike Huckabee (@GovMikeHuckabee) February 2, 2016 Huckabee has struggled to put together a respectable campaign and after pulling only 2% of the vote, he’s decided that his ...

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Tie between Bernie and Hillary in Iowa Caucus solved with .. a coin toss [video]

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We couldn’t make this stuff up. DNC reps decide that a tie at a Democrat caucus precinct should be decided in the same fashion as an NFL kickoff. This is how the #IowaCaucus works. A tie is solved tossing a coin @HillaryClinton wins pic.twitter.com/yZDTUKFJXQ — Fernando Peinado (@FernandoPeinado) February 2, 2016 Considering how tight the Iowa race was, normally you’d ...

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Iowa Caucus live blog and results

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The Iowa Caucuses are about to open and we’ll be tracking the results .. and anything else of interest. Ted Cruz took an early lead and never looked back. He will likely be awarded 8 delegates while second and third place Donald Trump and Marco Rubio will each get 7. Unofficially, Hillary Clinton won Iowa by .03% of the vote. ...

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Kasich gives up on Iowa

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2016 Presidential candidate John Kasich is campaigning in New Hampshire tonight while Iowa holds it caucuses. Polling in the low double-digits in Iowa, governor Kasich has moved on to New Hampshire in an attempt to resurrect his failing bid for the GOP nomination. Kasich has pinned the hopes of his entire campaign on New Hampshire and had spent the entire weekend campaigning there. ...

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Microsoft predicts that Hillary and Trump will win first four races

Microsoft predicts Hillary and Trump winners

The voting starts tonight in Iowa, but Microsoft’s Bing platform has already called the caucus/primary results before the first vote is counted – and it has a pretty good record. Bing is forecasting a straight sweep of the first four contests for Trump and all but New Hampshire for Hillary. Bernie Sander’s supporters are concerned about the predictions as Microsoft ...

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New York Times confirms that Kasich is most liberal Republican

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Anyone even remotely paying attention to the Republican presidential nomination process already had Kasich pegged as a liberal Republican, but now the New York Times makes it official. Gov. John Kasich of Ohio, though a distinct underdog, is the only plausible choice for Republicans tired of the extremism and inexperience on display in this race. The article goes on to ...

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During the debate, Drudge’s poll says Trump won

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Donald Trump boycotted the Fox News/Google debate in Iowa due to a dust-up with Fox News, but he still won. Matt Drudge’s DrudgeReport.com ran a poll during the debate to understand who people felt won it. Even though Donald didn’t attend, his numbers indicate .. it didn’t matter. Trump also claimed that his veteran’s event raised over $6 million dollars ...

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Trump Campaign sold more tickets than venue can handle

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Drake University has made a public statement that many people who obtained tickets to tonight’s anti-Fox News debate event will be unable to attend. As the Trump campaign has done several times in the past, more people have been given tickets than the auditorium can hold. Drake University has been made aware that tonight’s event in Sheslow Auditorium has been significantly over-ticketed ...

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