Tag Archives: 2016 elections

GOP Warns Networks: Drop Hillary Clinton Documentaries Or We’ll Pull Out Of 2016 Presidential Debates

Republican National Committee chairman Reince Priebus has sent letters to CNN and NBC, warning that unless plans for documentaries about Hillary Clinton are dropped, the GOP will not allow its 2016 presidential candidates to participate in televised debates. Here an excerpt from the letter Priebus sent to CNN: I find CNN’s actions disturbing and disappointing. Your credibility as a supposedly ...

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Maryland Gov. Martin O’Malley Speaks On His Potential 2016 Bid For President

While other top Democrats continue to hold their breath while they wait for word from Hillary Clinton, Maryland Gov. Martin O’Malley this weekend spoke about his own potential 2016 run for president.  Politico reports: “By the end of this year, we’re on course to have a body of work that lays the framework of the candidacy for 2016,” he told ...

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Rush Limbaugh: The Democrats Will Nominate Chris Christie For President

The latest from master prognosticator Rush Limbaugh: The next presidential election is still three years away, but top-rated radio host Rush Limbaugh is already making a bold prediction about who will be the likely nominee for the Democratic Party. “I think it’s going to be Chris Christie,” Limbaugh said on his national program Tuesday. “I think the contest in 2016, ...

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New Iowa Poll: Clinton And Christie Tied In 2016 Hypothetical Matchup

If Hillary Clinton and Chris Christie were to be their party’s 2016 presidential nominees, a new poll shows Iowa voters evenly split. Clinton and Christie are each favored by 41 percent of the Hawkeye State’s voters. But if Vice President Joe Biden is the Democratic nominee he would get clobbered by Christie, 49 percent to 32 percent, the Quinnipiac University ...

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Rand Paul: I Might Run In 2016

Sen. Rand Paul yesterday confirmed rumors that he is considering running for president. “We’ve been thinking about it,” Paul said in a phone interview. “And we will continue to think about it probably until after the 2014 elections. I haven’t made a decision, it’s a big decision you know with regard to family and the extensive travel that’s involved with ...

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Ted Nugent: I Might Run For President

The Washington Post reports that Ted Nugent is considering a run for president. “Things are just so wrong in the country now,” Nugent said. “And I know that my answers would make things wonderful, unless you just refuse to produce, and then I’d recommend that you move to Canada. Or Illinois.” He even has a slogan picked out: “Hi, I’m ...

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Allen West Launches 2016 Straw Poll

In a typically transparent bid to harvest emails for future money begs, crackpot Allen West has launched a 2016 GOP presidential straw poll. Among the choices: Donald Trump, Sarah Palin, Jeb Bush, Rand Paul, Scott Walker, and Rick Santorum. Ever the modest fellow, West does not include his own name on the list. I have a morbid interest in seeing ...

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Cindy McCain: The GOP Will Back Gay Marriage By The 2016 Election

Appearing Monday at a NYC fundraiser for the Trevor Project, Cindy McCain predicted that the GOP will support same-sex marriage by the next presidential election. “You’re going to see a major turn,” McCain said. “By the next presidential election I think this will be an issue that will be very much agreed on by both parties.” McCain said she was ...

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Chris Christie Tops GOP Favorites

Unsurprisingly, Christie is at the bottom of the list when only Republicans are asked.

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Crazy Eyes: If Immigration Reform Passes There Won’t Be Another GOP President

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Hillary’s First Big Endorsement?

Bajillionaire Warren Buffet has only ever posted three tweets and the one made yesterday included a hashtag that most are interpreting as an endorsement of Hillary Clinton’s presumed bid to become the nation’s 45th president.

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Hillary Clinton Posts First Tweet

“Hair icon” and “pantsuit aficionado” Hillary Clinton posted her first tweet with a nod to the two gay men who created the Texts From Hillary meme and Tumblr blog. Note the “TBD” at the end of her profile.

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Allen West: I Might Run For President

Tea Party hero Allen West couldn’t win a second term in the House, so naturally he thinks he’s ready to be president. Via the wingnut National Review: Colonel Allen West, the former Republican congressman from Florida and one of the reasons to join National Review’s Norwegian Fjords Cruise this summer, revealed that he is considering running for the presidency in ...

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Politico: Hillary To Launch Twitter Account

In a lengthy piece about prospective staffers for Hillary Clinton’s presumed presidential run, Politico claims that she will soon begin using a personal Twitter account which is presently locked and contains no posts. She is likely to soon start posting to the soon-to-be-activated @hillaryclinton on Twitter, signaling her first personal foray into the medium outside her official State Department account, ...

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Christie: I Ain’t Nothing Without My Fleece

The Washington Post provides a recap of the below video: In a seven-minute long YouTube video guest-starring Jon Bon Jovi, Alec Baldwin, Bobby Moynihan and James Carville, New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie pokes fun at his own reputation and potential presidential ambitions. The governor soon learns that he’s lost his beloved fleece jacket and with it all of his political ...

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REPORT: Cuomo Won’t Run If Hillary Does

So claims an unnamed source in the Cuomo administration. “The governor has told people in recent weeks that there’s not a chance for him to run if Hillary gets in the race because she’ll easily wrap up the Democratic nomination,’’ said a Cuomo administration insider with direct knowledge of the situation. “He knows that and he accepts that, and so ...

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Barbara Bush Doesn’t Want Jeb To Run For President: “We’ve Had Enough Bushes”

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Rick Santorum Hospitalized

Rick Santorum was hospitalized today. “While traveling in South Carolina on Saturday, Rick Santorum became ill and was admitted to the hospital for a gastro-intestinal illness and dehydration,” said Virginia Davis, spokesperson for Patriot Voices, Santorum’s political action committee, in a statement. “He is feeling better today but remains in the hospital and is unable to travel to Iowa on ...

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Santorum Is Back On With MI School

The Michigan high school that two days ago rescinded their invitation for Rick Santorum to speak before a student assembly has re-invited him.  Grosse Pointe Public School Superintendent Dr. Thomas Harwood says former Republican presidential candidate Rick Santorum’s speech will happen in the district, after a brief cancelation and a few ruffled political feathers. Wednesday, Santorum had accused school officials ...

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Santorum: If The GOP Endorses Gay Marriage, They Will Be Committing Suicide

Yesterday the Des Moines Register asked Rick Santorum about the recent endorsements of same-sex marriage made by some top GOP figures. There’s obviously “an increasing mood” on supporting gay marriage, but “it is not a well thought-out position by the American public,” Santorum said. Asked what he thinks about the two Midwest senators who have recently backed gay marriage, Sen. ...

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