Did Rubio & Cruz have a secret meeting today?
That’s the rumor right now. We're hearing a rumor that Cruz and Rubio met privately today in Nevada. No word yet from campaign spokespeople. — Jacob Kornbluh (@jacobkornbluh) February 22, 2016 This would be a dream come true for many who have landed in either (or both) camps in the last few weeks. If the results in South Carolina are any indication, the Truggernaut (Trump | Read More »
How Did This Even Happen? Cruz/Rubio Bible Spat Demonstrates Our Problem.
A day after Marco Rubio narrowly defeated Ted Cruz for second place in the South Carolina primary, the Cruz campaign put up a video saying Rubio dismissed the Bible as “not having many answers in it.” The video caused an uproar as many struggled to get a hot take out there damning Rubio for saying such a thing. Meanwhile, anyone who has followed Rubio and | Read More »
Trump Goes Back To Birther Well AGAIN – This Time It’s Rubio’s Citizenship He Questions!
Trump’s plan with his crazy followers online and even offline is pretty simple. Tell lies, float conspiracy theories, never retract, and his rabid base will repeat them as gospel ever after. It works like a charm. He’s lied about 9/11 on many occasions. He lied about Sen. Coburn and Ted Cruz. He went birther on Cruz, and now he’s gone birther on Rubio too. (It’s | Read More »
After South Carolina, It’s Time To Get Serious
Right now, in the e-mails of many pundits, politicians, and strategists, a question is being asked: What the hell do we do now? Donald Trump won South Carolina by ten points over Marco Rubio and Rubio was only slightly over Ted Cruz. Jeb Bush has conceded that he has no path to victory. John Kasich wants to be Trump’s vice president. Ben Carson is still | Read More »
Romney To Rally Establishment Around Rubio?
Sure, there is a huge connection between the defeated Romney Campaign and Rubio campaign, But that hardly makes the once TEA Party favorite Rubio Romney 2.0. As Rubio continues to morph into the Establishment favorite the question remains, can he make a dent in the Trump and Cruz anti-Establishment voters.
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Ted Cruz Full Speech: Yes, Trump Fans, He DID Congratulate Donald
COLUMBIA, SC – “Conservatives continue to unite behind this campaign.” That was the message from the speech Ted Cruz gave on Saturday might after finishing third in the South Carolina primary. “If you are conservative, this is where you belong,’ he said. Rumor mill online among Trump fans was the Ted Cruz was a protocol-breaking rudeness monster who failed to congratulate their precious, but as | 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 »
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 »
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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Did Rubio Snub The Conservative Review Convention For Megyn Kelly?
Sen. Marco Rubio did himself no favors on Thursday evening when he snubbed the Conservative Review Convention. The Daily Mail reports that the delay in Rubio’s schedule that caused him to miss the Convention appearance was an interview with Megyn Kelly:
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New South Carolina Polls Show A BIG Surprise
Tomorrow’s Republican primary in South Carolina could provide some big surprises, if you believe some of the latest polls. The most dramatic is a new poll from Opinion Savvy showing that Marco Rubio might be in striking distance of longtime frontrunner Donald Trump. Of course, you should take any poll with a grain of salt, and there’s a flurry of them telling us different things. | Read More »
On The Campaign Trail, Ted Cruz is Saying What Every Republican Everywhere Should Be Saying Every Day
“This election is for two branches of government.” – Ted Cruz, Spartanburg, SC SPARTANBUG, SC – Ted Cruz is saying this week in appearances across the state something that we should be repeating loudly to every voter in America every day. This election is about two branches of government: the executive, and the judicial. It is pretty much assumed that the next President will be | Read More »
RedState in South Carolina: Marco Rubio’s Rally in Greenville
GREENVILLE, SC: We have been working the primary from the ground here in South Carolina the last few days at RedState, and will continue coverage all the way through the vote. I wrote previously about the Presidential forum at First Baptist Church in Spartanburg. Yesterday, among other things, I was at a Marco Rubio rally where he appeared along with Trey Gowdy, Nikki Haley, and | Read More »
Every attack on Ted Cruz bolsters my support for him
I’ve never hidden who I like in the 2016 Presidential race. I was thrilled to enter this cycle because there were so many candidates I could support fully, including guys like Bobby Jindal and Rick Perry. Two of my favorites are still in the race: Ted Cruz and Marco Rubio. My reasons for supporting Rubio I will discuss in a future post, but here’s why | Read More »