Tag: 2016 Republican presidential nomination
Huguenot Memorial Park's main roadway has been closed several times due to tidal damage. Photo via Drew Dixon.

Jim RosicaMay 10, 2016

Florida Gov. Rick Scott is telling #NeverTrump’ers: Get with the program. “My goal with regard to the presidential race is to get the Republican Party unified,” he said. The Naples Republican, who officially endorsed Trump, spoke to reporters after a Florida Cabinet meeting. “It’s a clear choice,” the governor said. “We’ve got a businessperson, Donald […]

Jenna Buzzacco-FoersterFebruary 4, 2016

The super PAC backing Marco Rubio is taking jabs at Jeb Bush in two advertisements. Conservative Solutions PAC, the political committee backing Rubio, released an advertisement Thursday calling Bush’s ideas “old and wrong.” “What happened to Jeb Bush,” the 30-second spot, called “What Happened,” starts. “He spent millions praising himself, and his campaign tanked. Then […]

Jim RosicaDecember 22, 2015

New polling shows Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump sweeping primaries in Florida and early-vote state New Hampshire, and tying with Texas Sen. Ted Cruz in South Carolina. The pollster, though, warns the “race is still young” and “there is still much room for movement for virtually all of the candidates.” More to the point, other focus-group surveys suggest Trump “may have hit […]

Jim RosicaDecember 21, 2015

Republican presidential candidate Rick Santorum says Muslims need to “deal with the problem (of radicalism), the cancer within Islam,” but “most are not and that’s a problem.” Santorum appeared Monday on MSNBC’s “Morning Joe” program. He was asked to elaborate on comments he made on the jihadist movement in the last candidates’ debate. “The bottom line is this: […]

Jim RosicaDecember 3, 2015

Republican presidential candidate Carly Fiorina on Thursday said frontrunner Donald Trump “only feel(s) big when he’s trying to make other people look small.” Fiorina, the 61-year-old former CEO of Hewlett-Packard, appeared on MSNBC’s “Morning Joe” program. Fiorina also commented on Wednesday’s mass shooting in San Bernardino County, California: “The first thing I did was say a prayer, […]

Jim RosicaNovember 14, 2015

The Paris attacks had New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie stress that the first responsibility of the presidency is “protecting the safety, security and freedom of the American people,” he said Saturday. Christie, one of the Republican contenders for president, spoke at the Sunshine Summit in Orlando, burnishing his ‘law and order’ reputation as a federal prosecutor. After […]


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