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Cruz Doesn’t Know Timeline on Iowa Caucus Debacle

At Saturday night’s debate, Cruz apologized once again over his campaign’s actions during the Iowa Caucus.  However, once again he downplayed the incident by badly bungling the timeline.  It isn’t clear whether he is that misinformed or if he is trying to pull the wool over our eyes in order to excuse his campaign’s actions. Here is the timeline: 6:43 PM ...

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Hillary and Sanders Go One On One In New Hampshire

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  Democratic presidential contenders Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders took an increasingly combative tone into their first one-on-one debate on Thursday, cranking up a fight over who is best suited to lead the party’s liberal agenda on the economy and healthcare. With just the two on stage, Clinton and Sanders squared off over their key differences on foreign policy, guns, ...

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Candidates demonizing campaign finance reform infantilize voters

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With the Iowa caucus, electoral politics have made a rather splashy re-entrance to the public dialogue, and a familiar bogeyman has snuck in with it. Since the Supreme Court issued its decision in Citizens United v. FEC in 2010 politicians on the left and right have sought to curry easy electoral points by vilifying this victory for freedom of speech, ...

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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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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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Huffington Post to Call Trump Liar, Racist on every story

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The Huffington Post has never been accused of being a balanced news organization – or even just a news organization for that matter – but now the editorial staff has decided that ever story containing a reference to Donald Trump must call him a liar, racist and more. The first appearance of the note appeared at the bottom of an ...

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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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