• Rick Perry Endorses Ted Cruz
    Former GOP presidential candidate and former Governor of Texas Rick Perry has endorsed Texas Sen. Ted Cruz for president. The endorsement aims to add momentum to the Cruz campaign, just days before the first electoral contest in Iowa on Feb. 1 Perry said of Cruz: “Of those individuals who have a chance to win the Republican primary … Ted Cruz is by far the most consistent conservative in that crowd.”
  • Sanders Leads Clinton In Iowa By 8 Points
    A new CNN-ORC poll published yesterday has Sen. Bernie Sanders with 51% of the primary vote in Iowa and puts Hillary Clinton at 43%. Barely one month ago, Clinton had a strong 18% lead in the state. Clinton staffers are panicking yet, though. Iowa voters being mostly white and of the progressive cloth play to Sanders’ strengths, Clinton supporters believe. They hope to show their superiority in reaching minority voters in South Carolina and Nevada later on in February.
  • 'National Review' Comes Out Against Trump
    Founded by iconic New York conservative, William F. Buckley, Jr., the National Review has come out hard against Donald Trump. The editors, including well-known conservative pundit Rich Lowry, have long been open about their dislike of Trump. In the opening paragraph: “Trump is a philosophically unmoored political opportunist who would trash the broad conservative ideological consensus within the GOP...”
  • AOL Users Donate Most To Political Campaigns
    Email marketing firm Fluent has released data that shows AOL email users as the largest political donors on average by email domain. Donations from Gmail users have an average of $31, but the average donation from an AOL domain is $159. Email marketing has remained an integral part of fundraising for political campaigns.
  • Palin Endorses Trump For President
    Former Alaska Governor and VP nominee for president in 2008 Sarah Palin, has endorsed GOP front-runner Donald Trump. In a bid to bolster grassroots supports, the move comes less than two weeks away from the first electoral contests in Iowa. At the announcement, held on the Iowa State University campus, Palin roused the crowd with: “Are you ready for the leader to make America great again?”
  • Sanders Keeps Closing In On Clinton
    A new national Monmouth University poll shows Sen. Bernie Sanders gaining on Hillary Clinton. The same poll in December had 59% of Democrats nationwide supporting Hillary Clinton. That number is now down to 52%. Additionally, Sanders was at 26% in the December poll and came in this time at 37%. The Vermont Senator also started closing the gap among women and minority voters.
  • UK Parliament Debates Trump Ban
    With almost 570,000 Britons signing an anti-Trump petition, the UK Parliament has started debating whether to actually ban Donald Trump from entering the UK. Another petition, saying that banning Trump would be illogical, has garnered 40,000 signatures. In a chilling argument, a Conservative party MP said that by banning Trump, the UK could be “falling into a trap,” as he could conceivably become the next U.S. president.
  • Sanders Campaign Raises $3.1 Million In Less Than A Week
    An uptick in attacks between Bernie Sanders and Hillary Clinton has been positive for Sanders’ fundraising campaign. Between last Tuesday and this past Saturday, the Sanders campaign raked in over $3 million, almost all coming from online donations. Sanders has consistently outdone fundraising expectations, and there are no signs of the flow being stemmed.
  • New TV Ad Buy For Trump Campaign
    A new ad buy was placed in Iowa and New Hampshire by the Trump campaign, to run from Jan. 15 to 21. The ad buy for the coming week cost about $690,000 in total, with $332,000 slated for Iowa and $360,000 for New Hampshire. Trump had pledged to spend $2 million per week on ads back in December. He has finally started doling out money on ads as we approach the first real primary contests.
  • Cruz Claims JFK Would Be A Republican Today
    Dropping his Southern twang, Sen. Ted Cruz told a crowd in New Hampshire that if President John F. Kennedy were alive today, he would be a Republican. “JFK campaigned on tax cuts, limiting government and standing up and defeating Soviet communists.” The remarks were given near the Massachusetts border, close to where the Kennedy’s have strong roots.
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