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December 01, 2015 |
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Republican senators in purple states are watching the GOP presidential primary with more than a passing interest. Their jobs—and the Republicans’ 54-46 Senate majority—depend on it. A Senate candidate can run only so far ahead of the party’s presidenti...
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November 18, 2015 |
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The magnitude and malevolence of last week’s terrorist attacks in Paris, combined with President Obama’s pathetic reaction, are guaranteed to deeply affect America’s presidential contest. The question is which candidate is best prepared to take on the pre...
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November 11, 2015 |
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Tuesday night’s Republican presidential debate was the best so far. The moderators emphasized substance and the candidates complied, most doing themselves some good — the biggest exception being Donald Trump. Four contenders again put in fine performan...
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November 04, 2015 |
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At the past 16 Republican National Conventions, the party’s presidential nominee has been selected on the first ballot. That long streak might end next year. For the first time since 1948, when the GOP nominated Thomas E. Dewey for president after three r...
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October 28, 2015 |
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There has been a lot of focus on horse race polls for the 2016 GOP presidential nomination, but it is important to remember how much volatility there is in the contest. Consider the October 25 New York Times/CBS poll in which seven out of every ten lik...
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October 28, 2015 |
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After months of unremitting bad news and cratering poll numbers, Hillary Clinton finally enjoyed a good week. On Oct. 21 Vice President Joe Biden, potentially her most formidable opponent, declined to challenge her. The following day Mrs. Clinton testifie...
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October 21, 2015 |
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Having led the polls for three months, Donald Trump has shown he’s no flash in the pan. Voters and the media should therefore treat him as a traditional front-runner, examine his temperament and require him to go beyond sound bites. A governing agenda ...
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October 21, 2015 |
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The More They Know: Back in July, Poll ing News and Notes pointed out that “most GOP candidates were still unknown to primary voters,” suggesting that many had room to grow as Republicans began to focus on the field of candidates. Now that caucusCgoers an...

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