Andrew Smith: Trump is most likely to win the NH but not a guarantee
Christie: Rubio Not for Enforcing Immigration Law, Will 'Run Right Back' to Amnesty
Today on The Laura Ingraham Show, Gov. Chris Christie (R-NJ) continued to blast his opponent Sen. Marco Rubio (R-FL). He addressed Rubio's sponsorship of the Gang of 8 Schumer-Rubio bill, predicting "he'll run right back to it if he's elected President or the United States because his big donors, that's what they want." Although Rubio claims he is for enforcing the law, Christie disagreed, saying Rubio is "not for enforcing the law and there's nothing in his record that proves he is."
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Michael Brendan Dougherty - The Week
The conservative movement has a lot of ideas for improving the life of a typical coke-sniffer in Westport, Connecticut. Let's call that man Jeffrey.
The movement wants to lower Jeffrey's capital gains taxes. It also wants to lower corporate taxation, which intersects with his interests at
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Mark Krikorian - National Review
Kevin writes that it’s a mystery to him “that conservatives are so miserable at the moment, when they are presented with such a desirable choice” between Cruz and Rubio. Let me explain. There’s no doubt that both “are self-conscious conservatives in the sense that they are products of the conservative movement,” as Kevin says,
Roger Goodell banned NFL players from endorsing alcohol products almost a decade ago, so hearing Peyton Manning speak proudly of his thirst for a third-rate Belgian lager after winning tonight's Super Bowl might have raised your eyebrows. But it's not even the first time Peyton Manning has mentioned the brand; he did this two years ago, too, and everyone quietly noted the Broncos quarterback owns a few Anheuser-Busch distributors ...
This is no time for people of good will to sit on their hands. So with the New Hampshire primary looming large tomorrow - and with the results of the Iowa caucuses on the Republican side hinting at a debacle in the making - Gov. Charlie Baker and Lt. Gov. Karyn Polito decided last Friday it was indeed time for them to take a stand on the presidential contest.
Aside from "the establishment," there is no bigger boogeyman in the 2016 election than the dreaded "Goldman Sachs."
Chris Christie said Sunday that Marco Rubio is no longer "the anointed one" after he tripped up during last night's presidential debate, responding to Christie's criticisms with a performance that has indeed disrupted the momentum of his ascent nationally and in New Hampshire.
For most of this week, it seemed like the Iowa caucus results had finally imposed some order on the sprawling, chaotic Republican presidential contest. Sure, Ted Cruz and Donald Trump had finished first and second, but among the more establishment-friendly candidates, it was Marco Rubio who was rising above the pack. It was suddenly easy to envision more mainstream GOP voters and the party's elites quickly falling behind Rubio, which would transform the race into a three-way battle between him, Trump, and Cruz.
Cuban illegal immigrants are surging in large number across the Texas-Mexico border - more than 40,000 have made the long trip to the United States.
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Amid the chaos of the 2009 holiday travel season, jihadists planned to slaughter 290 innocent travelers on a Christmas Day flight from the Netherlands to Detroit, Michigan. Twenty-three-year old Nigerian Muslim Umar Farouk Abdulmutallab intended to detonate Northwest Airlines Flight 253, but the explosives in his underwear malfunctioned and brave passengers subdued him until he could be arrested. The graphic and traumatic defeat they planned for the United States failed, that time.
This year's presidential primaries have already broken several rules of politics, and new spending data suggests another shift in modern campaigning - a decline in polling, at least among GOP candidates.
Republican U.S. Senator Rob Portman on Thursday said he opposes the Trans-Pacific Partnership trade deal in its present form, dealing a significant blow to the pact a day after officials from 12 countries signed it.