Five key debate moments that altered the course of a presidential race

Kennedy Nixon Debate
Every presidential election year in my American Political Campaigns and Elections course, I get an opportunity to spend a full lecture discussing with students some of the famous moments from historic presidential debates. I explain to students that while the presidential candidate debates are supposed to be about presenting policy alternatives to undecided voters, almost no one pays any attention...

New Hampshire Needs Kelly Ayotte

Sen. Kelly Ayotte New Hampshire
Kelly Ayotte is ready to go to Washington D.C. again to defend the rights of all residents of New Hampshire. Having served one successful term in the US Senate already, she intends to take the valuable experience gained over the last six years as counsel for the majority leader and as a key member of the Senate Armed Services...

Trump Leads in New Hampshire 2016 Primary Polls

Donald Trump leads 2016 New Hampshire polls
According to a recent CNN Poll, Donald Trump leads the GOP candidate field by a comfortable margin heading into next week’s New Hampshire primary. Donald Trump still has a healthy lead among those likely to vote in the New Hampshire GOP primary. According to the CNN poll, he leads the field with 29% of the support. The real battle is for second...

Berning the Fields – Hillary’s Coronation is Shunning Millennials

Bernie Sanders Hillary Clinton Secret Win
Before the polls opened in California and New Jersey, Hillary Clinton's media friends made a few phone calls to superdelegates and declared her presumptive nominee. This untimely move angered millions of Bernie Sanders supporters and provided further evidence that the election was rigged in Clinton's favor. Bernie Sanders Stood Up Against the Clinton Machine On May 26, 2015, Sen. Bernie Sanders...

The Media is Running Against Donald Trump

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A Media Feeding Frenzy Against Trump If you advocate your viewpoints candidly without demonstrating sensitivity to the feelings of others in 2016, you run the risk of violating established social norms in the United States. Billionaire real estate mogul Donald J. Trump, the Republican nominee for President, has discovered this hard fact of political life. Members of the media have responded...

Trump Calls for November Election Delay—Is It Warranted?

Not too long ago, President Trump suggested that it might be a good idea to delay the election this November. Just about everyone, Democrats and Republicans alike, strongly disagreed with the idea of postponing the election. The president explained that his reason for the suggestion was based on his concerns about mail-in voting, which he claimed was...

It’s Time for Ted Cruz to Drop Out of GOP Race

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Donald Trump Wins Indiana Primary - Time for Cruz to Quit It is time for Texas Sen. Ted Cruz to suspend his campaign after his devastating loss in Indiana. Cruz exhausted every effort to win the GOP nomination and now he needs to end his campaign with dignity before he loses all respect from Republican voters. Cruz lost to New York...

Bernie Sanders Inconvenient Indiana Primary Win

Bernie Sanders wins 2016 Indiana Primary
Bernie Sanders Won Indiana - Hillary Claims She is Still Winning Bernie Sanders had a huge unexpected win in Indiana yesterday. The polls leading up to the primary election showed Hillary Clinton ahead by 6.8 points. Sanders won Indiana with 52.5% of the vote, beating Clinton by a surprising 6.8 point reversal. Did pollsters get it wrong or is there a...

Why Democrats Are Blaming Russia

Democrats Blame Putin Russians
Democrats are very upset that Donald Trump is the President of the United States. After all, it was supposed to be Hillary Clinton's turn and every effort is being made to undermine his win. As part of their planned resistance to Trump, Democrats are crying foul over Russian interference in the Presidential race. The Russian narrative continues to be headline news...

Your Guide to the 2018 Midterm Elections

2018 Mid Term Election Guide
While the midterm elections will not occur until November 6, 2018, it is not too early to start speculating on what needs to happen for either party to remain in control. During the 2014 midterm elections over $3.67 billion was spent, and voters can expect even more to be spent between now and 2018. There will be some very...

2016 New Hampshire Primary Voting Underway

New Hampshire Primaries 2016
The first few voters have already cast their ballots in the New Hampshire primary, an early-season contest that could bode well for two outsider candidates. Polls heading into today’s primary—the first such election in the nation—favored Bernie Sanders on the Democrats’ side and Donald Trump on the Republicans’ side. Voting stations throughout the state opened at 8 a.m. local time. In Dixville...

The Socialist Paid Protesters Behind Anti-Trump Riots

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Anti Trump Protests Around the Nation Turn Violent Portland. New York. Los Angeles. Oakland. All of these cities are being hit by paid protests turning violent in the wake of the Trump election victory.  The message of "Not My President" and "Die Whites" are promoting  fear and divisiveness during a time when America needs to come together to support its...

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