Category Archives: Presidential Elections

Who Won Last Night’s Republican Presidential Debate?

At times it was really a bit heated on Tuesday night in Las Vegas.  As we fast approach the Iowa caucuses, there was more pressure on the Republican presidential candidates to try to boost their poll numbers in front of a national audience.  There were squabbles and stressed expressions and a few light-hearted moments.  But, [...]
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Will Cruz Now Cruise to the Republican Nomination?

The latest Monmouth University poll was released on Monday and Cruz now is in the #1 spot in Iowa.  Importantly, Carson dropped 19% since the last Monmouth University poll in which Carson was in the #1 spot.  That, of course, seems to trace back to voters perceiving Carson as weak on global terrorism.  Carson voters appear to have [...]
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Should We Expect an Uncivil, “Civil War of Words” in the Republican Party Next?

As we rapidly approach the Republican presidential caucuses and primaries in about two months, should we expect to see an uncivil, “civil war of words?”  It’s true that Trump and Cruz appear to be methodically moving ahead in the presidential nomination race.  Please see my blog post from last week for more details on Trump [...]
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Is the Republican Presidential Race Now Down to Just 2 Candidates – Trump and Cruz?

For the last few weeks, the Republican presidential nomination race has been effectively narrowed down to four candidates: Donald Trump, Ben Carson, Marco Rubio, and Ted Cruz.  With the terrible Paris attacks and the candidates reaction to those attacks, the polls have moved dramatically.  Trump has solidified his significant lead and the #1 spot.  Carson’s support has [...]
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Were the Paris Attacks a Botched Assassination Attempt?

It has been suggested that the attacks in Paris this past weekend were not just a terrorist attack against helpless citizens, but a coordinated attack meant to assassinate French President Hollande.  All together there were about six locations for the attacks that took place in about a 30 minute time period.  It’s possible some of [...]
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Republican Presidential Candidates vs. Mainstream Media – Who Will Win?

The Politico article about Ben Carson opened up the issue again.  The recent Republican presidential debate hosted by CNBC and their relentless attack questions fueled the issue too.  The reality is that the mainstream media makes no pretense of being objective journalists any more.  They are partisans with a definite agenda.  They are attacking the Republican presidential candidates.  Of course, [...]
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Carson Ahead of Trump – What’s Next?

In the NBC/Wall Street Journal poll on Tuesday, November 3rd, Carson has moved ahead of Trump 29% – 23%. That’s the second of three major national polls that show Carson has become the frontrunner in the race for Republican presidential nomination. Is this a major polling change or a temporary post-debate bump? [...]
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Will the Republican Presidential Race Get Shaken Up This Week?

There’s no question the race has been heating up and we can expect some surprises and a potential shakeup this week.  We can also expect the number of candidates to fall from 14 down to a more manageable number between now and Thanksgiving.  What can we expect in the Republican Presidential Debate this week and what [...]
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Who Will Become the Republican VP Nominee?

Trump said this week that it’s too early to be mentioning a potential vice presidential nominee.  But, actually, it’s not too early to start thinking about possible vice presidential nominees.  Let’s talk about who will probably get the Republican presidential nomination and who they might choose for their vice presidential nominee now … Where Does the Republican Presidential Nomination [...]
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Is the House of Representatives in Chaos?

Is the House of Representatives in sheer chaos as some in the mainstream media claim?  Or, is the House in a powerful transformation?  Is this business as usual?  Or, is this part of the 2016 critical presidential election?  Is this simply a disagreement over tactics?  Or, is this part of the end of the Republican Party (as [...]
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