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Super Duper Tuesday

Super Duper Tuesday

Update: Harry Enten, of FiveThirtyEight, sums up the confusion on the Republican side of the aisle.  Interesting analysis of the Ohio vote by Tim Carney. HRC aiming for a clean sweep.  Kasich has won Ohio, according to CNN and Fox News.  The Rubio presidential campaign, to all intents and purposes, is over.  Kasich is...
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Super Tuesday News Roundup

Super Tuesday News Roundup

The most notable development leading up to today’s pivotal primaries is, of course, the raft of prominent Donald Trump endorsements, including those of former governor Jan Brewer and immigration stalwart Senator Jeff Sessions. Why the latter decided to endorse Trump rather than his Texas colleague is open to debate, although Mark Krikorian-a Cruz supporter-has...
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Jeb’s Last Rodeo?

  Update: Post-caucus analysis by the BBC. As predicted, Jeb is out. Epic failure. Trump wins.  The returns are starting to roll in. Whether or not it’s simply a matter of wishful thinking on the part of Rubio supporters, the rumors of a Bush withdrawal continue to percolate. The fact that he’s been forced to...
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Post-New Hampshire Analysis

    Even though the political obituaries of the Clinton dynasty are already being written, it should be noted that due to the undemocratic nature of the Democratic Party primary process she is still ahead of her socialist opponent, Senator Sanders. So don’t expect Hillary to obligingly accept another unexpected defeat at the hands...
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Live Free or Die

Live Free or Die

  Update: According to CNN projections Donald Trump and Bernie Sanders have emerged victorious from tonight’s primary. Notch one for the notoriously inaccurate polling industry!  We’ll see whether New Hampshire lives up to its state motto later tonight, although the pickings are rather slim in this regard. You can follow the undoubtedly dubious exit polling data...
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Iowa Postmortem

Iowa Postmortem

Here are the county-by-county results of the Iowa caucuses. Unsurprisingly, there were allegations of dirty tricks during the voting process, both in the Democratic and the Republican camps.
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The Hawkeye State (Decision ’16)

The Hawkeye State (Decision ’16)

    Update: Senator Cruz has emerged victorious, with Donald Trump and Marco Rubio rounding out the top 3, while Hillary Clinton and her socialist opponent are virtually even with nearly all of the precincts counted.  The Guardian is tracking the Iowa vote as it comes in. Follow the county-by-county results here.  Breitbart is providing...
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Granite State Conservatives

Granite State Conservatives

While the Iowa caucuses are merely days away, we shouldn’t forget that the first primary in the nation will be held two weeks from now in the gradually purpling state of New Hampshire. The PBS Newshour has a surprisingly good snapshot of the attitudes of Republican voters in that state on the issue of...
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The Final GOP Debates

The Final GOP Debates

Update: You can find Roy Beck’s thoughts on last night’s encounter here. Of the year, that is. For those of you who weren’t able to watch the full 3 hour-long extravaganza, including the preliminary “kiddie” debate, I suggest skimming the fantastic coverage provided by Numbers USA on its Twitter account, which-as usual-got to the...
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Breaking News…(GOP Refugee Security Bill Passes)

Update: Vote on H.R. 4038: The American SAFE Act of 2015.  A veto-proof majority in the House has just told Barack Obama that, empty assurances notwithstanding, it doesn’t trust this administration to “vet” the 10,000+ Syrian refugees who it intends to resettle within the United States.  The Sith Lord himself, Harry Reid, intends to...
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