US Republicans gear up for debate of eight Tuesday – Yahoo News

Washington (AFP) – A winnowed crop of eight candidates takes the stage Tuesday for the next Republican US presidential debate, with surging outsider Ben Carson’s tumultuous backstory under the microscope and Jeb Bush fighting for his political life. The showdown in Milwaukee, Wisconsin comes two and a half months before the first state-wide votes in […]

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ObamaCare Cancer Patients Losing Hospital Coverage – The Daily Caller

Hundreds of cancer patients who belong to a failed ObamaCare health insurance co-op could soon have no coverage for their continued hospital treatment, the New York Post reports. Health Republic Insurance of New York, which has lost $130 million dollars in 18 months, was the only ObamaCare exchange insurer contracted with the Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer […]

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Obama expected to reject Keystone XL pipeline – Politico

The long-awaited decision is a huge loss for the oil industry, the Canadian government and Republicans in Congress. President Barack Obama is poised to reject the Keystone XL oil pipeline, handing a major victory to green activists in the defining environmental controversy of the president’s tenure. Obama is scheduled to give a statement at 11:45 […]

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One Tweet Shows How Far Dems Have Fallen Under Obama – The Daily Caller

The damage the Obama presidency has done to Democrats in Congress and state legislatures has been widely reported on over the last 7 years, but, until Wednesday, no one had summed it up in just 140 characters (or less). Republican operative Rory Cooper tied a bow on Democrats’ fall from grace with a Tweet that simply tallied up the […]

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Jeb Bush plummets in latest national poll – Politico

Jeb Bush’s support among Republicans nationally has plummeted to the low single digits in the latest Quinnipiac University survey released Wednesday, as the former Florida governor’s campaign seeks to hit refresh with its “Jeb Can Fix It” tour. Donald Trump and Ben Carson, meanwhile, continued to lead the field, with Carson outperforming Hillary Clinton in […]

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Ninety days until Iowa caucuses: Turmoil in the Republican race – The Hill

With just 90 days left before the Iowa caucuses, the race for the Republican presidential nomination is wide open — and the party appears to be losing control of the process. The last 48 hours have been characterized by efforts from the campaigns to negotiate new rules for future televised debates, with dissatisfaction being voiced […]

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Obamacare Premiums To Soar 3 Times Faster Than Feds Claim – The Daily Caller

Obamacare premium costs will soar 20.3 percent on average in 2016 instead of the 7.5 percent increase claimed by federal officials, according to an analysis by The Daily Caller News Foundation. The discrepancy is because the government excluded price data for three of the four Obamacare health insurance plans when the officials issued their recent forecast claiming enrollees […]

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Paul Singer, Influential Billionaire, Throws Support to Marco Rubio for President – New York Times

One of the wealthiest and most influential Republican donors in the country is throwing his support to Senator Marco Rubio of Florida, a decision that could swing millions of dollars in contributions behind Mr. Rubio at a critical point in the Republican nominating battle. The decision by the donor, Paul Singer, a billionaire New York […]

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More Hillary Clinton emails expected today in first installment since 11-hour Benghazi grilling – but State Department aide says ‘We have better things to do!’ – Daily Mail

Today marks the fifth of eight monthly email releases ordered by a federal judge; last one will come in January, three days before the Iowa Caucuses As of Friday afternoon the State Department is expected to have published a little more than half of the total it received from Clinton a year ago  A State Dept. […]

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2016 Republicans vs. the media – CNN

Los Angeles (CNN)Republican presidential candidates tore into CNBC’s moderators at Wednesday night’s GOP debate, issuing the sharpest attacks on the mainstream media of the 2016 election cycle. Sen. Ted Cruz accused the moderators of trying to instigate a cage match, Sen. Marco Rubio called the media a super PAC for Hillary Clinton, and Donald Trump […]

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Billionaire to Rubio: Time to step it up – Politico

The 2016 contender has been coasting through debates, but rivals will take aim tonight. Like just about every Republican these days, Singer — who accrued a $2 billion fortune through a famously cautious investment strategy — is wondering if the ascendant 44-year-old Florida senator can really create a big-time national campaign, said two people familiar […]

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CBS/NYT Poll: Ben Carson edges out Donald Trump – CBS News

Ben Carson has surpassed Donald Trump and now narrowly leads the Republican field in the race for the nomination in the latest national CBS News/New York Times Poll. Twenty-six percent of Republican primary voters back Carson, giving him a four-point edge over Trump (22 percent). Support for Carson has quadrupled since August. The rest of […]

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GOP seizes on collapse of Obamacare co-ops – Politico

In Kentucky governor’s race, the president’s health plan takes center stage. The sudden collapse of nonprofit health plans supported by tens of millions of dollars in Obamacare loans is igniting a new political wildfire over the health law — and it’s playing out in a tight gubernatorial race in Kentucky. The recent demise of Kentucky […]

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Benghazi Victims’ Family Members BLAST Clinton After Hearing – The Daily Caller

Family members of two of the four Americans murdered during the Sept. 11, 2012 attacks in Benghazi had harsh words for Hillary Clinton following her testimony in front of the House Select Committee on Benghazi on Thursday. In an interview with CNN’s Anderson Cooper, Kate Quigley, the sister of CIA contractor Glen Doherty, recalled a […]

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Stakes high for Clinton, GOP as Benghazi takes center stage – My Way News

WASHINGTON (AP) — After months of buildup, Hillary Rodham Clinton finally takes center stage as the star witness in the Republican-led investigation into the deadly 2012 attacks in Benghazi, Libya. Clinton, the Democratic front-runner for president, testifies from a position of political strength as her potential rival for the nomination, Vice President Joe Biden, announced […]

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George W. Bush unleashes on Ted Cruz – Politico

‘I just don’t like that guy,’ the former president tells donors. Inside a sleek Denver condominium, George W. Bush let a hundred donors to his brother’s campaign in on a secret. Of all the rival Republican candidates, there is one who gets under the former president’s skin, whom he views as perhaps Jeb Bush’s most […]

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Feds Hide Secret List Of 11 Staggering Obamacare Insurers – The Daily Caller

Federal officials have a secret list of 11 Obamacare health insurance co-ops they fear are on the verge of failure, but they refuse to disclose them to the public or to Congress, a Daily Caller News Foundation investigation has learned. Just in the last three weeks, five of the original 24 Obamacare co-ops announced plans […]

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CO-OP FLOP: The Biggest Obamacare Disaster You’ve Never Heard About – The Daily Caller

It’s an Obamacare story with every imaginable outrage — blatant conflicts of interest, millions of tax dollars going to political cronies, thousands of Americans left without health insurance, lavish pay for incompetent executives, federal funds diverted illegally, multiple congressional investigations, insider trading convictions and big decisions made behind closed doors. Tragically, there is even a […]

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Source: FBI probe of Clinton email focused on ‘gross negligence’ provision – Fox News

Three months after Hillary Clinton’s use of a private email address and server while secretary of state was referred to the FBI, an intelligence source familiar with the investigation tells Fox News that the team is now focused on whether there were violations of an Espionage Act subsection pertaining to “gross negligence” in the safekeeping […]

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You won’t believe the price tag for all that free stuff offered by Dem candidates at the debate – The American Thinker

Any time you get a bunch of Democrats together in the same room, it is recommended that you grab hold of your wallet tightly and lock up the family silver. You also might want to hide your wife and daughters – just to be safe. The Democratic presidential candidates who took the stage for their […]

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Hillary Clinton Won (But It Won’t Always Be This Way) – National Journal

The Democratic front-runner’s performance was as good as it was dishonest. Hil­lary Clin­ton won. She won be­cause she’s a strong de­bater. She won be­cause Bernie Sanders is not. She won be­cause the first Demo­crat­ic pres­id­en­tial de­bate fo­cused on lib­er­al policies—and not her email scan­dal or char­ac­ter. The em­battled front-run­ner won her­self a news cycle or […]

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Democratic debate a breakout chance for O’Malley, others – My Way News

  DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Stuck far behind Hillary Rodham Clinton and Bernie Sanders in the race for the Democratic presidential nomination, Martin O’Malley needs a breakout moment in the party’s first debate to catch up to the front-runners. And he knows it. “This will really be the first time that nationally voters see […]

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Clinton’s support slides ahead of first Democratic debate – Reuters

(Reuters) – Just days before she will take the stage in the first Democratic debate, Hillary Clinton’s lead over rival Bernie Sanders has narrowed, according to a Reuters/Ipsos poll. Clinton’s support among Democratic voters fell 10 points within less than a week. From October 4 to October 9, Clinton saw her support tumble from 51 […]

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Hillary Clinton opposes trade deal she promoted as secretary of state – The American Thinker

Hillary Clinton announced yesterday that she opposed the trans-Pacific trade deal completed last week, flip-flopping her position on the agreement that she heavily promoted as secretary of state. Washington Post: The now-united opposition from the Democratic presidential field leaves Obama in the uncomfortable position of watching a Democratic presidential debate next week in which none […]

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Second IT firm agrees to give Clinton’s server data to FBI – McClatchyDC

Hillary Clinton hired a Connecticut company to back up her emails on a “cloud” storage system, and her lawyers have agreed to turn whatever it contains over to the FBI, a personal familiar with the situation said Tuesday. The disclosure came as a Republican Senate committee chairman, Wisconsin Sen. Ron Johnson, also asked the firm […]

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Exclusive: Biden himself leaked word of his son’s dying wish – Politico

The vice president is mourning. He’s also calculating. Joe Biden has been making his 2016 deliberations all about his late son since August. According to multiple sources, it was Biden himself who talked to her, painting a tragic portrait of a dying son, Beau’s face partially paralyzed, sitting his father down and trying to make […]

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A visibly angry Hillary Clinton just went off on Republicans for their Benghazi investigation – Business Insider

Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton unloaded on Congress’ Benghazi investigation during a Monday morning interview on the “Today” show. A visibly angry Clinton tore into the Republican-led Select Committee on Benghazi when she was asked how she would react to hypothetical GOP leaders facing scrutiny over their own government email use. “Look at the situation […]

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Job creation misses big in September – CNBC

The U.S. economy created 142,000 jobs in September, a number that missed expectations and could cool expectations that the Federal Reserve will start raising interest rates soon. Unemployment held at 5.1 percent, according to the Labor Department. A separate member that includes those who are working part-time for economic reasons or have not looked for […]

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The War on America Turns 50 – Human Events

Half a century ago, Democrats looked at the country and realized they were never going to convince Americans to agree with them. But they noticed that people in most other countries of the world already agreed with them. The solution was obvious. So in 1965 — 50 years ago this week — Sen. Ted Kennedy […]

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Putin Plays Mideast Chess as Obama Looks On – The American Thinker

It is sometimes said that in negotiations with foreigners, American leaders play checkers, while their wilier opponents play chess.   There is perhaps some truth to this, as American leaders sometimes chase short-term political results, a consequence of democratic governance and constantly changing leadership.  By contrast, despotic Persians are credited with inventing chess, and in modern […]

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Could CNBC Put The Campaigns Of Christie, Paul And Huckabee On Death Watch? – The Daily Caller

If you’re not on stage for the next GOP debate, can your presidential campaign continue to make a sound? At the third GOP presidential debate next month in Colorado, host network CNBC is suggesting that the criteria for making the main stage debate will be stricter than previous debates — and there will reportedly be […]

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Russia Surprises U.S. With Accord on Battling ISIS – New York Times

UNITED NATIONS — For the second time this month, Russia moved to expand its political and military influence in the Syria conflict and left the United States scrambling, this time by reaching an understanding, announced on Sunday, with Iraq, Syria and Iran to share intelligence about the Islamic State. Like Russia’s earlier move to bolster […]

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Ted Cruz’s big moment – Politico

If he’s ever going to break out of the GOP pack, the showdown over Planned Parenthood and the budget will be what does it. If Ted Cruz is ever going to break through in the Republican presidential primary, the time is now. Cruz has been the workmanlike conservative of the GOP field: a strong fundraiser […]

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The GOP civil war infects 2016 – Politico

The internal struggle that helped doom Boehner now bleeds into the presidential race. Within minutes of John Boehner’s announcement, John McCain was pleading for a GOP cease-fire. “Let’s stop fighting with each other,” the former presidential candidate and now symbol of mainstream Republicanism said during a visit to a conservative gathering Friday. “Let’s sit down […]

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Insiders: Rubio wins in Walker’s demise – Politico

‘The body wasn’t even cold yet and Rubio’s New Hampshire staff was picking off dazed Walker supporters,’ says one New Hampshire Republican. Scott Walker’s exit is a big win for Marco Rubio. That’s the consensus of Republican insiders in Iowa and New Hampshire, with about 40 percent of our POLITICO Caucus members picking the junior […]

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Hillary’s FBI nightmare – Politico

If the feds have Clinton’s personal emails, too, some of them are bound to come out — exactly as she feared. The next question in the Hillary Clinton email matter is who will force the FBI to release any documents it may have retrieved from the 2016 presidential candidate’s homemade server — Congress or the […]

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THIS COULD BE AMERICA’S IRON LADY – The American Spectator

If Carly Fiorina is elected, it won’t be because of her sex. For more than 25 years, Republicans have been looking for the next Ronald Reagan. After last week’s debate at the Reagan Library, Republicans might have instead found our Margaret Thatcher. Consider what syndicated columnist Cal Thomas wrote about Fiorina in a profile of […]

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The emergency meeting that led Walker to quit – Politico

The governor left his closest supporters in the dark, even his biggest financial backers. It’s almost always bad news when a candidate’s spouse calls an emergency meeting. But that’s what happened late last week when Scott Walker’s wife, Tonette, and his campaign chairman, Mike Grebe, reached out to a small number of longtime Walker aides […]

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Trump falls, Fiorina jumps in GOP race: CNN/ORC poll – Yahoo Politics

Carly Fiorina’s strong performance at last week’s primetime Republican debate has catapulted her into second place behind Donald Trump in the race for the GOP presidential nomination, a new CNN/ORC national pollshows. According to the survey, conducted three days after the Sept. 14 debate, Fiorina has 15 percent support among Republican and Republican-leaning voters, up […]

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The Carly show hits the road – to rave reviews – Politico

Fiorina is a crowd favorite at the Heritage Action forum, her first stop since GOP debate. GREENVILLE, South Carolina – Carly Fiorina didn’t need to say a word to get her first standing ovation. The former CEO of Hewlett-Packard arrived to an arena full of conservative activists and thunderous applause in her first public appearance […]

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Carly Fiorina’s Victory Lap – Politico

Phones were ringing off the hook at the super PAC Thursday and the new speaking invitations were piling up. Republicans observed Carly Fiorina Day Thursday, celebrating the former Hewlett-Packard CEO’s standout performance at the Reagan Library debate the evening before. Phones were ringing off the hook at CARLY for America, the super PAC that’s essentially […]

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5 Takeaways From The Second GOP Debate – The Daily Caller

SIMI VALLEY, Calif. — Another Republican debate is in the books. Wednesday night’s nearly 3-hour marathon debate — ably moderated by CNN’s Jake Tapper, with excellent cameos by radio talk show host Hugh Hewitt to pose questions of his own — provided many highlights and just as many takeaways. Here are five. 1.) Carly Fiorina […]

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Hillary, DNC face pressure to add debates – Politico

The increasingly public rift between Democratic National Committee chairwoman Debbie Wasserman Schultz and others in her party’s leadership over the number of presidential debates is threatening to become more than just embarrassing to the DNC. It’s spelling trouble for Hillary Clinton, the faltering front-runner who can’t afford to look like she’s being protected by party […]

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Donald Trump’s Grand Inquisitor – Politico

Hugh Hewitt drew Trump’s ire with a smart question. On Wednesday night, the conservative talk radio host will be ready for round 2. When the motor-mouthed mogul next takes the stage with the ten nearest rivals who have failed for months to trip him up—much less get traction against him—Hugh Hewitt will be the only […]

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Obamacare enrollees must double to make budget projections work – Washington Times

President Obama will need to more than double the number of Americans enrolled in Obamacare exchange plans to reach 21 million next year, the target set in budget projections, in what is shaping up as the next major test for the health care law. As of June, the Department of Health and Human Services counted […]

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Sanders up big in New Hampshire and Iowa; Carson trails Trump – YouGov

The first wave of the YouGov/CBS News Battleground Tracker polled primary and caucus voters from both parties in Iowa, New Hampshire and South Carolina Hillary Clinton’s deficit among likely Democratic primary voters in New Hampshire has grown to more than 20 points, while her lead over Bernie Sanders among likely caucus voters in Iowa has […]

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Place your bets! Who will be gone after Rick Perry? – The American Thinker

Before we speculate on who will be the next to drop out of the GOP presidential race, I think we should show a moment of respect for Rick Perry.  Even Donald Trump was very nice to Perry, calling him an honorable man: Rick Perry failed at the border. Now he is critical of me. He […]

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Hillary’s Email Apology: Four Sentences, Four Clever Falsehoods – Politico

Hillary Clinton has finally, partially, thrown in the towel on her private email server, making a public apology Tuesday night where she admitted that she should have kept separate her public and private email accounts from the beginning. But even Clinton’s apology is actually filled with information that is misleading– or even known to be […]

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Sorry For What, Hillary? – National Journal

Apologies aren’t answers to these 19 questions Clinton must answer. I’m sorry about that,” Hil­lary Rod­ham Clin­ton said six years after seiz­ing con­trol of gov­ern­ment email and after six months of deny­ing wrong­do­ing. Just this week, it took three dif­fer­ent in­ter­views in four days for her to beg the puni­est of par­dons: “I do think […]

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How Donald Trump rewired the 2016 campaign – Politico

In three short months, the real estate mogul has altered nearly every aspect of the GOP presidential race and left rivals like Jeb Bush scrambling to respond. This is not the race Jeb Bush expected to run. The plan was to craft a policy-focused campaign, with scores of policy aides hired to help him articulate […]

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