Elections

Ted Cruz and Donald Trump

Trump Targets Cruz During Weekend Campaigning

With the news poll showing Texas Sen. Ted Cruz climbing to the top spot, Donald Trump has gone on the attack to try to reclaim his position. Over the weekend, J. Ann Selzer, known as one of the top pollsters in the nation, issued a new report showing Cruz was up on Trump and the rest of the Republican field with 31 percent of the…


Marco Rubio

Marco Rubio Crawls Closer to New Hampshire Lead

Recent polls have shown Florida Sen. Marco Rubio gaining steam in the Republican race for president. The latest shows him virtually tied for the lead among likely voters in New Hampshire, the nation’s first primary. Rubio, the junior senator from the Sunshine State, has been tracking upwards in New Hampshire and nationally but still struggled against Donald Trump’s seemingly insurmountable lead since this summer. But,…


Southern Baptist Leader Moore Calls on Religious to Dump Trump

Russell Moore, the head of one of the Southern Baptist church’s commissions, has called for Christians to speak out against Donald Trump’s anti-Muslim rhetoric. In an opinion piece posted on his blog, and later picked up by multiple media outlets, the president of the Southern Baptist Convention’s Ethics & Religious Liberty Commission said that those who care “an iota about religious liberty should denounce this…


Trump and Muslim

Trumps Wants Border Closed To Muslim Population

Republican Candidate says too large of Muslim population seek to destroy America and subvert Constitution. Donald Trump called for a “complete shutdown of Muslims entering the United States” late Monday afternoon. In a release posted on his website, the Republican presidential candidate stated that the shutdown needs to occur until “our country’s representatives can figure out what is going on.” “According to Pew Research, among…


Ted Cruz Takes Iowa Lead

While the nation has been focused on Donald Trump and Ben Carson, Texas Sen. Ted Cruz has been working hard at setting himself up as the experienced alternative to the two candidates. It seems the work is paying off as the latest poll by Monmouth University shows the conservative firebrand taking his first lead for the Iowa Caucus. Cruz, who has been a thorn in…


Trump, Clinton Differ on How To Combat ISIS

Hours before President Barack Obama spoke to the nation about the attack on San Bernardino, those seeking to replace him in next year’s elections laid out their opinions on how to combat terrorism domestically and abroad. Hillary Clinton, the presumptive Democratic nominee, wanted to meld the arguments of combating terrorism with gun control laws saying that “we have to up our game against terrorists abroad…


Bush Hints At Female VP Choice

Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush went for the early headlines going into December by suggesting that he may select a woman to be his running mate for the 2016 election. If he were to win, that is. “Should I be elected president, I would have my vice president — I think she will be a great partner,” Bush said at a campaign stop in Waterloo,…


Trump Cancels Press Conference After Black Pastors Refuse To Endorse

Donald Trump’s political woes kept pouring out this weekend as his campaign office had to cancel a Monday press conference that was billed as an endorsement session from as many as 100 black evangelical religious leaders. The problem began on the Wednesday before Thanksgiving when the Republican presidential candidate’s office issued a release announcing a press conference on November 30 where 100 religious leaders, mostly…


NBC Provides Equal Time To Campaigns

The Peacock may rethink having a presidential candidate appear on Saturday Night Live in the future. That comes after NBC reached an agreement with four campaigns to provide equal time on its network following Donald Trump’s appearance on SNL at the beginning of the month. James Gilmore, Lindsey Graham, Mike Huckabee and John Kasich will all appear on NBC affiliates in Iowa, New Hampshire and…


Donald Trump Reopens Independent Bid Possibility

During the first Republican Debate on Fox News, Donald Trump was the only candidate who said he may not support the nominee if it was not him. Before the second debate, he signed a pledge promising to do just that. Now, after four debates and a large lead in the polls, it seems the businessman is willing to keep at it as an independent if…