Cruz may surprise in Iowa, but will get stomped by Trump in New Hampshire

Ted Cruz, the most likely alternative to Donald Trump in the race for the Republican nomination has staked his candidacy on winning Iowa. But he will likely get stomped by Trump in New Hampshire, which may make Trump inevitable.
Donald Trump has increased his already sizable lead in the New… http://www.thecherrycreeknews.com/cruz-may-surprise-in-iowa-but-will-get-stomped-by-trump-in-new-hampshire/ #GOP2016, #Trump, #Trump2016, #BenCarson, #CarlyFiorina, #DonaldTrump, #GeorgePataki, #JebBush, #JohnKasich, #MarcoRubio, #RandPaul, #RepublicanPartyUnitedStates, #TedCruz

Who Turned My Blue State Red?

Election Day in Maine in 2014. The state’s anti-welfare Republican governor was re-elected last year, with strong support in struggling towns where many rely on public assistance. (David Leaming/Portland Press Herald via Getty)

by Alec MacGillis ProPublica, Nov. 20, 2015, 5… http://www.thecherrycreeknews.com/who-turned-my-blue-state-red/ #BernieSanders, #DemocraticPartyUnitedStates, #DonaldTrump, #HillaryClinton, #KattyKay, #Kentucky, #MorningJoe, #PlannedParenthood, #RandPaul, #RepublicanPartyUnitedStates

What’s the debt ceiling and why it’s an obsolete way to control spending

William D Lastrapes, University of Georgia
The US is once again on the precipice of default on its national debt – not because of a fundamental inability to generate and collect tax revenues (a la Greece), but because of political shenanigans over the country’s debt ceiling.
The Treasury Dep… http://www.thecherrycreeknews.com/whats-the-debt-ceiling-and-why-its-an-obsolete-way-to-control-spending/ #BondCreditRating, #Colorado, #CreditRating, #NorthDenverNews, #RepublicanPartyUnitedStates, #StandardPoorS, #UnderSecretaryOfTheTreasuryForDomesticFinance, #UnitedStates, #UnitedStatesDepartmentOfTheTreasury

#Biden is best Dem candidate in tough states

FLORIDA: Biden 45 – Carson 42
OHIO: Carson 46 – Biden 42
PENNSYLVANIA: Carson 47 – Biden 42

Donald Trump is ahead among Republicans in Florida, Ohio and Pennsylvania, while former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton holds her leads but loses ground among Democrats in all three… http://www.thecherrycreeknews.com/biden-is-best-dem-candidate-in-tough-states/ #BenCarson, #CarlyFiorina, #DonaldTrump, #JebBush, #JohnKasich, #MikeHuckabee, #RandPaul, #RepublicanPartyUnitedStates, #TedCruz

Carson trumping Trump? #Trump #Carson

The Most Accurate Poll in US Shows This Carson Leads GOP Field – NOT Trump

Investor’s Business Daily gives the overview:
Donald Trump has boasted that he’s “leading every poll and in most cases big.” Not anymore. The latest IBD/TIPP Poll shows him in second place, seven points beh… http://www.thecherrycreeknews.com/carson-trumping-trump-trump-carson/ #Trump, #Trump2016, #BenCarson, #BobbyJindal, #CarlyFiorina, #CBSNews, #DonaldTrump, #JebBush, #MarcoRubio, #MikeHuckabee, #RepublicanPartyUnitedStates, #TedCruz

Campaign tech geeks convene in Denver this week | CampaignTech West

Denver and Mile High Stadium become ground zero for geeks in politics this week, as the CampaignTech West conference comes to Denver. The conference focuses on the technology of political campaigns, which in recent years has seen drastic upheaval. Once reliant on TV commercials, yard signs and… http://www.thecherrycreeknews.com/campaigntechwest-2015/ #2008, #AllianceBoots, #BarackObama, #BarackObamaPresidentialCampaign, #DaveMcClure, #Facebook, #Google, #PoliticalCampaign, #RepublicanPartyUnitedStates, #SiliconValley, #StephanieHannon

#Fiorina, #Trump and #Carson: Now what

By now everyone must know that Carly Fiorina won the marathon debate. By my unofficial pundit scorecard, it seems to be unanimous.
But picking the winner was the easy part. The harder part is in figuring out what it all means. Everyone — or at least 23 million people, which is close enough — saw… http://www.thecherrycreeknews.com/fiorina-trump-and-carson-now-what/ #BarackObama, #BarackObamaCitizenshipConspiracyTheories, #DonaldTrump, #GeorgeWBush, #HillaryClinton, #JohnMcCain, #MittRomney, #RepublicanPartyUnitedStates, #SurveyUSA, #UnitedStates

Republicans Got One Question About #Climate Change At The Debate, And Totally Screwed It Up

After nearly three hours, CNN’s Republican presidential debate came to a close on Wednesday night with only one mention of human-caused climate change. The answers went on for about three minutes before debate moderator Jake Tapper abruptly changed the topic to vaccines.
The question, t… http://www.thecherrycreeknews.com/republicans-got-one-question-about-climate-change-at-the-debate-and-totally-screwed-it-up/ #CarlyFiorina, #ChrisChristie, #CNN, #DonaldTrump, #GeorgePShultz, #MarcoRubio, #NewJersey, #RepublicanPartyUnitedStates, #RonaldReagan, #RonaldReaganPresidentialLibrary

Trump tumbles in polling – Has ‘The Donald’ peaked #trump2016 #GOP2016

Photo by Gage Skidmore
Donald Trump remains the leader in the race for the Republican presidential nomination, but his support has fallen by a third over the past week-and-a-half. Carly Fiorina is now near the front of the pack.
The latest Rasmussen Reports national telephone survey finds Trump… http://www.thecherrycreeknews.com/trump-tumbles-in-polling-has-the-donald-peaked-trump2016-gop2016/ #GOP2016, #Trump, #Trump2016, #BrianSnyder, #CardSports, #CarlyFiorina, #Cleveland, #CNN, #DonaldTrump, #HewlettPackard, #JebBush, #RepublicanPartyUnitedStates, #TedCruz

Fox News debate weak on race, sour on #Trump #GOP2016

Lisa Garcia Bedolla
, University of California, Berkeley
Andra Gillespie
, Emory University
Andrew J Hoffman
, University of Michigan
Anthony J Gaughan
, Drake University
Ten of the most popular Republican presidential candidates gathered in Cleveland on the evening of August 6 for two hours… http://www.thecherrycreeknews.com/fox-news-debate-weak-on-race-sour-on-trump-gop2016/ #GOP2016, #Trump, #Trump2016, #AlGore, #BarackObama, #BernieSanders, #DonaldTrump, #GeorgeHWBush, #GeorgeWBush, #HillaryClinton, #RalphNader, #RepublicanPartyUnitedStates, #RossPerot