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Enter Candidate #17

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Who Will Make The First GOP Debate?

The Hill breaks it down: Based on five polls used by RealClearPolitics (RCP), eight candidates look like locks to make the stage, while the race for the final two slots is headed for a controversial photo finish. For the candidates currently ranked between ninth place and 14th place, the polling differential is negligible. “It’s a roll of the dice,” said ...

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We’re Gonna Need A Bigger Clown Car

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Huffington Post Moves Donald Trump Coverage To Entertainment Section

CNN reports: The Huffington Post will continue to cover Donald Trump, but the popular news site is done treating him like a legitimate presidential candidate. In a note to readers on Friday, two top editors for HuffPost said that coverage of the brash billionaire’s campaign will be a part of the site’s entertainment section. “Our reason is simple: Trump’s campaign ...

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Ted Cruz Tops Breitbart “Primary”

Via Breitbart: In June, 55,000 people voted in the Breitbart Primary, and they preferred Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX) and Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker to win the GOP’s 2016 presidential nomination. In June’s inaugural Breitbart Primary poll, Cruz finished first nationally (33%)–and in each of the first three nominating states–with Walker (23%), who has yet to declare his candidacy, right on ...

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Obama Mocks GOP 2016 “Hunger Games”

“They’re going to be making a whole bunch of stuff up, and when I say a lot of stuff, I mean a lot of stuff. You know, we’ve got some healthy competition in the Democratic Party, but I’ve lost count on how many Republicans are running for this job. They’ll have enough for an actual Hunger Games. That is an ...

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Bobby Jindal: I’m Runnng For President

Via the Washington Post: Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal, a one-time rising star in the Republican Party now struggling to become one again, announced Wednesday that he is running for president in 2016. Jindal made his entry into the race on Twitter, ahead of a planned formal announcement in the New Orleans suburb of Kenner later this afternoon. There had been ...

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George Pataki Announces 2016 Bid

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Pataki To Announce 2016 Bid On Thursday

Via Politico: The Republican has barely registered in national polls of presidential contenders, and faces long odds to be part of the first debate on Aug. 6 in Cleveland. Fox News has said that it will only invite the top 10 candidates based on a national polling average (though it will allow for more candidates in the event of ties). ...

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No Thank You

Details. (Tipped by JMG reader Scott)

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John Bolton To Announce Tomorrow

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First GOP 2016 Debate: August 6th

Via Politico: The first Republican primary debate will take place on Aug. 6 in Cleveland, the Northeast Ohio Media Group reports. The debate, sponsored by Fox News, will take place at the Quicken Loans Arena (or, “The Q”), home to the NBA’s Cleveland Cavaliers. The Q is also the site of next year’s Republican National Convention, which is scheduled for ...

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Wasserman-Schultz Calls 2016 GOP Clown Car Revue “Extremist Ring Kissing”

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Trump Vows Border Fence If Elected

“We have to build a fence and it’s gotta be a beauty. Who can build better than Trump? I build. It’s what I do. I build. I build nice fences but I build great buildings. Fences are easy, believe me. I saw the other day on television, people are just walking across the border, they’re walking, the military is standing ...

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LIVE VIDEO: 2016 GOP Clown Car Revue

Rep. Steve King is holding his 2016 GOP Clown Car Revue in Iowa today and pretty much every right wing crackpot contender is there. The Des Moines Register is running a live stream and things are just now kicking off.

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Romney 2016

Via Talking Points Memo: Former Gov. Mitt Romney (R) told a group of donors on Friday that he’s considering running for president in 2016, according to The Wall Street Journal, which cited “people present” for the former 2012 Republican presidential nominee’s comments. If he did run, it would be a third presidential bid for Romney. The news comes as former ...

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RNC Launches 2016 Straw Poll

The Republican National Committee has launched an online 2016 presidential straw poll in which one can vote for three candidates IF contact details are also provided. Among the 32 choices in the GOP clown car: Sarah Palin, Allen West, Mike Huckabee, Ben Carson, Frothy Mix, Herman Cain, and Ron Paul.

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NEW YORK STATE: Defection Of Dem Senator May Give Control To GOP

Democratic New York state Senator-elect Simcha Felder, who last week won his seat in Brooklyn’s newly drawn and heavily Orthodox Jewish district, has announced that he will caucus with the Republicans. Felder’s decision may upend the Democrats’ coming (for now) one-seat hold on the Senate majority. The Democrat, Simcha Felder, a former city councilman who is a deputy to the ...

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NEW YORK: Anti-Gay Sen. Carl Kruger To Surrender On Corruption Charges

Tomorrow morning anti-gay New York state Sen. Carl Kruger will surrender to federal authorities on charges that he accepted campaign donations in return for favors doled out to powerful businessmen. Kruger was one of the eight traitorous Senate Democrats who voted against same-sex marriage in 2009. Mr. Kruger headed the powerful Senate Finance Committee until Democrats lost control of the ...

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