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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

So Is Barack Obama a Muslim or What? – The American Thinker

“The fallacy that President Obama is a Muslim has tripped up many a politician,” said NPR’s Jessica Taylor hopefully on Friday, “and on Thursday night, GOP presidential front-runner Donald Trump was its latest victim.” Trump’s presumed faux pas was his failure to correct a questioner who asserted that Barack Obama was a Muslim. Taylor’s real […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

New Program Added to the Lineup!

I’m pleased to announce the addition of a new program to the network.  Please join me in welcoming “The Conservative Syndicate”, hosted by Jon Mathews & Joe Hakos. The Conservative Syndicate will debut on Tuesday, September 15th @3:00am EST on Studio B. Premo Mondone General Manager Red State Talk Radio

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

How Obama Swindled Americans on Iran Read – National Journal

Congress is finally having its say on the Iran deal. It will be an elaborate charade, however, because, having first gone to the U.N., President Obama has largely drained congressional action of relevance. At the Security Council, he pushed through a resolution ratifying the deal, thus officially committing the United States as a nation to […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

What have Bush, Clinton learned from voters’ attraction to the outsiders? – The Washington Post

At the beginning of this year, the Annenberg Public Policy Center at the University of Pennsylvania sponsored a focus group in the Denver suburbs composed of a dozen adults — Republicans, Democrats and independents. Looking back almost nine months later, the two-hour discussion proved to be a prescient guide to the surprising politics of 2015. […]

New Program Added to the Lineup!

I’m pleased to announce the addition of a new program to the network.  Please join me in welcoming “The Rauch Report”, hosted by Terry Rauch. The Rauch Report will debut on Wednesday, September 9th @6:00pm EST on Studio B. Premo Mondone General Manager Red State Talk Radio

Democrat Who Wants To Disband Benghazi Committee Has Attended Just One Of 45 Interviews – The Daily Caller

A Democratic member of the House Select Committee on Benghazi is calling for an end to the investigative body, but Republicans are hitting back hard, pointing out that the lawmaker, Adam Schiff, has largely served “in absentia,” attending only one of 45 interviews the committee has conducted. Schiff, from California, issued the call to disband the […]

Media shift: Why Trump has gone from unthinkable to unavoidable – Fox News

Of course Donald Trump didn’t just take the pledge. He turned it into a television show. It seemed obvious to me that Trump was moving in the direction of promising not to mount a third-party bid—precisely what he declined to do when Bret Baier asked the opening debate question that he found so unfair. I […]

Exposed! Libya Security Briefs, Algeria Hostage Info & More — Hacker Threatens To Sell Hillary Clinton’s ENTIRE UNRELEASED Private Emails For $500K – RadarOnline

Just as email-gate looked to be winding down, RadarOnline.com has exclusively learned a person claiming to be a computer specialist has come forward with the stunning news that 32,000 emails from Hillary Clinton‘s private email account are up for sale. The price tag — a whopping $500,000! Promising to give the trove of the former […]

Report: More than half of immigrants on welfare – USA Today

More than half of the nation’s immigrants receive some kind of government welfare, a figure that’s far higher than the native-born population, according to a report to be released Wednesday. About 51% of immigrant-led households receive at least one kind of welfare benefit, including Medicaid, food stamps, school lunches and housing assistance, compared to 30% for native-led households, according […]

The 21 Hillary Clinton emails you must read – Politico

From the hPad’s arrival to Sid Blumenthal’s rant on Boehner, these are the gems in the latest batch of Hillary’s emails. The State Department’s largest release to date of Hillary Clinton’s emails provided a deeper look into the former secretary of state’s thinking on major political events, revealed the extent to which longtime confidant Sidney […]

State to release largest batch of Clinton emails so far – Politico

The roiling controversy over Hillary Clinton’s use of a private email server as secretary of state looks likely to intensify Monday with the State Department set to release the largest batch of her messages made public thus far. The sheer size of the planned posting on the State Department’s website—at least 6,106 pages, according to […]

Judge Tells IRS It Can’t Hide White House Emails – The Daily Caller

White House emails to the IRS about individual tax returns cannot be exempted by the embattled agency under the Freedom of Information Act, a federal judge ruled Friday. United States District Court for the District of Columbia Judge Amy Berman Jackson ruled that Section 6103 of the tax code does not justify the IRS from […]

Martin O’Malley Rails at Democrats for Debate Schedule ‘Rigged’ to Aid Hillary Clinton – New York Times

MINNEAPOLIS – Martin O’Malley had one clear chance to make waves within the Democratic National Committee, and he seized it, delivering a fiery speech Friday that condemned his party’s leadership for what he called a process “rigged” to help Hillary Rodham Clinton — namely, curtailing the number of presidential primary debates. Accusing party leaders of […]

Democratic insiders: Joe Biden won’t run – Politico

Eight out of 10 early-state Democrats think the VP will decide against challenging Hillary Clinton in the 2016 primary. The vast majority of Democratic insiders from the early states don’t believe Joe Biden will run for president, despite evidence that he is seriously considering a 2016 bid. That’s the assessment of the POLITICO Caucus, our […]

Still Think Jeb Bush Vs. Hillary Clinton Is Happening? – National Journal

They’re the pundits’ front-runners, but they’re at odds with a restless electorate. August 27, 2015 –  By focusing so much on the candidates, consultants, and donors in political coverage, it’s easy to overlook the most important element in the political process—the voters. And at a time when Washington has prospered but much of the country […]

Carly Rips CNN Debate Criteria, Calls On RNC to Intervene – National Review

Candidate Fiorina says she shouldn’t have to sit at the kids’ table any longer. Carly Fiorina’s presidential campaign is weighing in for the first time on CNN’s criteria for including candidates in the second presidential debate — slamming the network for its reliance on old polls, blasting the “political establishment,” and calling on the Republican […]

Barack Obama calls opponents of Iran deal ‘the crazies’ – Politico

LAS VEGAS — There are the people on his side on the Iran deal, President Barack Obama said Monday evening. Then there are “the crazies.” Back from a notably uneventful and restful two-week vacation in Martha’s Vineyard, Obama was immediately on the road for a short trip here, first to speak at a green energy […]

Great fall of China sinks world stocks, dollar tumbles – Reuters

LONDON (Reuters) – Alarm bells rang across world markets on Monday as a near 9 percent dive in China shares and a sharp drop in the dollar and major commodities panicked investors. European stocks were almost 3 percent in the red and Wall Street was braced for similar losses after Asian shares slumped to 3-year […]

First on CNN: Biden meets with Warren in Washington – CNN

Washington (CNN)Vice President Joe Biden met privately with Sen. Elizabeth Warren on Saturday in his residence at the Naval Observatory, CNN has learned, another sign he is seriously deciding whether to jump into the Democratic presidential race. Warren and Biden discussed economic policy during a meeting that lasted about two hours, a person familiar with […]

Trump’s audacious Southern spectacle is part of his strategy – The Washington Post

MOBILE, Ala. — It was the most audacious Donald Trump spectacle yet in a summer full of them, as the Republican presidential front-runner, in his Boeing 757, thundered over a football stadium here Friday night and gave a raucous speech to one of the largest crowds of the 2016 campaign. But Trump’s flashy performance was […]

Exclusive: Dozens of Clinton emails were classified from the start, U.S. rules suggest – Reuters

For months, the U.S. State Department has stood behind its former boss Hillary Clinton as she has repeatedly said she did not send or receive classified information on her unsecured, private email account, a practice the government forbids. While the department is now stamping a few dozen of the publicly released emails as “Classified,” it […]

Clinton aides’ BlackBerrys likely destroyed – The Hill

State Department BlackBerry devices issued to former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton’s aides Cheryl Mills and Huma Abedin have likely been destroyed or sold off, the department said in a court filing on Wednesday. Mills and Abedin “were each issued BlackBerry devices,” department Executive Secretary Joseph Macmanus wrote in the filing. The department, however, “has […]

Hillary shrugs off question about whether she ‘wiped’ her server clean – ‘What, like with a cloth or something?’ – as she insists ‘I did not send classified material’ on her secret email account- Daily Mail

Clinton told reporters she is sure she never sent or received ‘material that was marked or designated classified’ through her private email account  Such a marking or stamp, she said, ‘is the way you know whether something is’ classified An aide to a Republican member of the Senate Intelligence Committee fired back:  The way you […]

EXCLUSIVE: Hillary’s email firm was run from a loft apartment with its servers in the BATHROOM, raising new questions over security of sensitive messages she held – Daily Mail

Democratic White House front-runner used Platte River Networks of Denver, Colorado, to maintain her controversial ‘home brew’ server Up to 60 emails with classified material have been found in a sample of those she did not delete – meaning there could be many more Now Daily Mail Online reveals new questions over security of her […]

Bob Woodward: Clinton emails ‘reminds me of the Nixon tapes’ – Washington Examiner

Veteran Washington Post reporter Bob Woodward on Monday compared the email controversy engulfing Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton to the downfall of President Richard Nixon. On MSNBC’s “Morning Joe,” Woodward, who through his reporting helped break open the Watergate scandal, said it’s at least suspicious that Clinton’s emails from her tenure as secretary of state […]

Who’ll Earn a Seat at the Grownups’ Table for the Second Debate? – National Review

Carly Fiorina is enjoying a post-debate surge, and that’s bad news for John Kasich, Chris Christie, and perhaps even Mike Huckabee. A record 25 million viewers tuned in to Fox News to watch the top ten GOP presidential candidates debate in primetime last Thursday. The “second tier” debate — which included those contenders outside of […]

Census: Record 42.1 million immigrants in U.S., Mexicans drive latest surge – Washington Examiner

A new analysis of legal and illegal immigrant counts by the Census Bureau revealed Thursday that there is a record 42.1 million in the United States, an explosion that is being driven by Mexicans flooding across the border. In a report provided to Secrets by the Center for Immigration Studies, the total immigrant population surged […]

‘Top Secret’ emails found as Clinton probe expands to key aides – McClatchyDC

WASHINGTON – As pressure builds on Hillary Clinton to explain her official use of personal email while serving as secretary of state, she faced new complications Tuesday. It was disclosed her top aides are being drawn into a burgeoning federal inquiry and that two emails on her private account have been classified as “Top Secret.” The […]

Bernie Sanders scores nurses union endorsement – CNN

(CNN)National Nurses United — a 185,000-person union and the largest group of nurses in the country — endorsed Bernie Sanders at their national conference Monday. The endorsement is significant because it is Sanders’ first sizable union endorsement in his quest for the Democratic nomination and comes after Sanders and other Democratic candidates pitched themselves to […]

Can Bernie Sanders Win the Love of a Party He Scorns? – Politico

He has called Democrats ideologically bankrupt, greedy and vulgar. But now he needs them to win the presidency. Can they forgive him? You don’t change the system from within the Democratic Party.” “My own feeling is that the Democratic Party is ideologically bankrupt.” “We have to ask ourselves, ‘Why should we work within the Democratic […]

Obama: Requiring Photo-ID to Vote is Wrong. ‘Going to Vote In Somebody Else’s Name Doesn’t Happen’ – CNSNews

(CNSNews.com) – Speaking at the White House Thursday, on the 50th anniversary of the Voting Rights Act, President Barack Obama said that people do not take advantage of the lack of voter ID laws to cast fraudulent votes in other peoples’ names. The president based his conclusion on government data on the number of people […]

Exclusive: Quds Force commander Soleimani visited Moscow, met Russian leaders in defiance of sanctions – Fox News

The shadowy Iranian Quds Force commander Qassem Soleimani recently visited Moscow to meet with senior Russian leaders, according to two Western intelligence sources, despite a travel ban and U.N. Security Council resolutions barring him from leaving Iran. On July 24, one week before Secretary of State John Kerry testified to the Senate Armed Services Committee […]

A Foxy, Rowdy Republican Debate – New York Times

The first question to Chris Christie was about the nine credit downgrades that New Jersey had suffered since he became its governor. Ben Carson was reminded of his domestic-policy blunders, of his foreign-policy blunders, of a whole raft of loopy statements that raise serious questions about how well he understands the country and globe. Could […]

New Program Added to the Lineup!

I’m pleased to announce the addition of a new program to the network.  Please join me in welcoming “Battlefield of Ideas”, hosted by Chris Pilie & Trey Roberts. Battlefield of Ideas will debut on Saturday, August 8th @1:00pm EST on Studio A. Premo Mondone General Manager Red State Talk Radio

FBI looking into the security of Hillary Clinton’s private e-mail setup – Washington Post

The FBI has begun looking into the security of Hillary Rodham Clinton’s private e-mail setup, contacting in the past week a Denver-based technology firm that helped manage the unusual system, according to two government officials. Also last week, the FBI contacted Clinton’s lawyer, David Ken­dall, with questions about the security of a thumb drive in his […]

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