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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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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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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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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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Trump Iowa Debate boycott event ‘for veterans’ [Video]

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Donald Trump is hosting an anti-debate rally on January 2i8th at Drake University running at the same time as the Fox News Debate. Live Broadcasting TV is posting the event with the description “Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump skips tonight’s GOP debate to host a benefit for U.S. Veterans at Drake University in Des Moines, Iowa.” Trump planned the event ...

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Did Trump just call Megyn Kelly a ‘Bimbo’ [again]

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Talk radio, blogs and social media are alive with rebukes and cheers for Donald Trump having called Megyn Kelly a ‘bimbo’ again – but did he? Billionair presidential candidate Donald Trump has kept himself in the headlines by boycotting tonight’s Fox News debate after a dust-up with Fox News over statements the news organization made. Now, he’s back in the ...

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Will the GOP Establishment Kill Trump With Kindness?

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In 1998 I worked in a long–forgotten Venezuelan presidential race that has an important lesson for Donald Trump. The contest featured a celebrity outsider with perfect hair running against corrupt political insiders. (Is that redundant?) In Venezuela the insiders weren’t long–serving officials or hangers–on who became ethically bankrupt. The members of COPEI were criminally corrupt and many officials were jailed. ...

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Fox News Official Candidate Lineup for the Jan 28 Debate

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A few surprises have surfaced for Thursday night as Fox released the candidate lineup. The participants qualifying for the prime-time, 9 p.m. ET debate are: Billionaire businessman Trump; Texas Sen. Ted Cruz; Florida Sen. Marco Rubio; retired neurosurgeon Ben Carson; former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush; New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie; Ohio Gov. John Kasich; and Kentucky Sen. Paul.   While ...

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Trump ‘Definitely’ dumps Fox News’ Thursday night debate

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The feud between Fox News’ Megyn Kelly and presidential front-runner Donald Trump has escalated to the point that Trump will not be attending the final GOP debate before the Iowa Caucus. The Donald’s campaign manager Corey Lewandowski said that Trump would “definitely not” be attending the Fox News hosted debate and that the candidate would instead attend fund raisers for ...

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And We Sang, ‘We Won’t Get Fooled Again’

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There is always an inherent danger in embracing a populist candidate for any office. Inclined to grandiose rhetoric and unfulfillable promises, populist candidates feed off the fears, hopes and frustrations of the general population. Calculating populist politicians can weave rhetoric that touches generally on topics and caters to the room that they are addressing, usually without saying anything that can ...

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Palin’s endorsement is day that will live in infamy for conservatives

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Sarah Palin’s endorsement of Donald Trump has generated a lot of salacious talk from pundits over-eager for election-crushing political gossip. The theories range- some believe she is no longer relevant, some believe Palin’s action was a calculated political bid for the VP nod. But most seem to believe this is an attempt to bring conservatives over from grassroots darling Ted ...

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Palin for Trump? You Betcha’! [full video]

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Presidential Candidate Donald Trump had been promising an exciting announcement this evening and a special guest – it would appear that the two were one in the same. Sarah Palin is officially endorsing the billionaire real estate investor in a slight to the more Tea Party-aligned Ted Cruz. Ted Cruz took the high road: I love @SarahPalinUSA Without her support, ...

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