From the daily archives: Monday, December 14, 2015

The fifth GOP presidential debate scheduled for Tuesday in Las Vegas will feature nine Republicans on the main stage in prime time.  The results will give each candidate reason to soldier on or fall further behind, prompting calls for them to exit the race so those remaining can duke it out for the nomination.

The GOP candidates most eyes will be watching tomorrow night will be Donald Trump, Ted Cruz and Marco Rubio. These three now largely comprise the troika of Republicans leading in national and most state polls. Other candidates like New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie and former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush […]

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If Professor Harold Hill were running for president in Iowa today, the famed fictional flim-flam huckster known as “The Music Man,” whose goal was to bilk local yokels of their hard-earned money by making them believe his fanciful dream of outfitting kids with colorful uniforms and musical instruments they couldn’t play could come true, Hawkeye State voters just might see him as the kind of Washington outsider they seem to be yearning for as their caucus voting nears on February 1.

The Des Moines Register released its latest anticipated poll Sunday. It shows a new leader has emerged. Texas […]

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