Jeb Bush Drops out of the Race
Jeb Bush is speaking right now on CNN and making official what many have long predicted. He has just announced that he would suspend his campaign. He did so tearfully but also with a smile, realizing that this was just not going to be the year for him. Jeb Bush is a nice man. I have come to like him more as this campaign has | Read More »
No, CNN, Trump is Not on the Path to the Nomination
Right after calling the South Carolina primary for Trump, the CNN political panel was borderline orgasmic and already calling the entire race for Trump. They claimed, incredibly, that it would take an unexpected and unforeseeable event for someone other than Trump to win. Take a look: CNN is as slow to adapt to the reality of Trump as the Republican establishment has been. If Donald | Read More »
Reaction At Cruz HQ As Fox Calls It For Trump [VIDEO]
COLUMBIA, SC: Trump has won the SC primary. That’s the word here at Cruz HQ. The reaction was … let’s say understated. This video is when the winner was announced. Also here at Cruz HQ, the word was Fox Business called second place for Rubio. I didn’t film that reaction because it was pretty much the same. No reaction at all. Fox is now clearly | Read More »
Polls Are Closed in South Carolina Primary
COLUMBIA, SC – The polls are closed and the exits are too close to call. Evangelical turnout is high. The cable networks say it is already clear there is a top tier of Rubio, Cruz, and Trump. The rest not competing for the top spots. As we saw earlier, there was big steady turnout overall all day today. Stay tuned to RedState for the results | Read More »
So I Dropped By Jeb Bush’s Headquarters In Columbia, South Carolina; Here’s What Happened
by Jay Caruso COLUMBIA, SC – Campaigns that are confident and think they’re going to win are usually easygoing and willing to talk to the press, especially grassroots based political sites such as this one. Earlier today, I wrote about my experience going by the Rubio headquarters in Columbia and it was a great experience. People talked openly. Shortly thereafter, I stopped by Jeb Bush’s | Read More »
Marco Rubio’s Smarmy Insincerity
Marco Rubio is displaying the unhappy trait we saw in Clinton and Obama of having to parse each word and still not being sure if we are getting the truth.
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South Carolina Primary: Voter Turnout in Columbia is High, But Not Overwhelming
COLUMBIA, SC – As part of RedState’s coverage of the South Carolina Primary, I’m in Columbia, South Carolina today and checking out some of the local precincts. Turnout has been steady all day, say poll workers, but there has been no crush. It’s to be expected, of course, on a Saturday schedule. Polls are open for 12 hours so people have all day to come | Read More »
BREAKING. Hillary Clinton Wins Nevada Caucuses
Hillary Clinton wins the Nevada Caucuses but it wasn’t easy
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Trump Takes Valid Criticism Of Obama And Ruins It By Tweeting This
President Obama had no valid excuse for not attending Supreme Justice Antonin Scalia’s funeral today. The reason given by Josh Earnest is the President’s “security footprint” would have been too much and so they sent Joe Biden instead. Biden would be a valid substitute for other government officials, but Scalia was a Supreme Court justice for 30 years. Was President Obama not showing up, a | Read More »
Nevada Democrat Caucus Results (UPDATED)
Update 2: Fox News projects Hillary will win the Nevada Democrat caucuses. With about two thirds of the results in Hillary leads 52.2% to 47.8%.
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South Carolina Primary – Rubio Headquarters And The Support Of A Young Volunteer
by Jay Caruso COLUMBIA, SC – It’s primary day in South Carolina. Early on when I arrived it was interesting to note that while in downtown Columbia, I encountered zero Ted Cruz, Marco Rubio or Donald Trump supporters. People were out at the local farmers market and doing what they normally do on the weekends. At the statehouse, there was a lone Hillary Clinton supporter | Read More »
New Kentucky Governor Matt Bevin Takes on Abortion Industry
Pro-life governors have made a big impact on their state’s abortion industries recently. As you may know, Scott Walker signed two bills defunding Planned Parenthood in Wisconsin this week, and John Kasich is set to do the same some time after the South Carolina primary concludes. Governor of Kentucky, Matt Bevin, who has only been in office since December 2015, has already made headlines for | Read More »
Will Marcomentum Overcome Cruz And Trump
Can Marcomentum overcome the South Carolina ground game of Sen. Ted Cruz, which the campaign says is making 50,000 calls a day and knocking on over 7,000 doors each day. The Cruz campaign has over 11,000 South Carolina volunteers, along with hundreds of out of state volunteers helping in campaign centers throughout the state.
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Water Cooler 2/20/16 – Open Thread – Dems behaving badly, Supporters switch candidates, SCOTUS rules on N.C.
Our primary is bad. They’re getting worse: We’ve seen some bad behavior during the Republican primary, but let’s look at the other side for a moment. Brandon English, former deputy exec-dir of the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee put out a post on MEDIUM. The title says it all . “Go f— yourself, Bernie.” Per The Hill: “The post was in response to Sanders implying that rival Hillary Clinton | Read More »