“If you forgot to give your significant other any flowers, I’ve got your back. Bernie Sanders bought all those flowers for Amy Klobuchar,” Pindell said. “Had she not surged at the end, Pete Buttigieg obviously would have won the New Hampshire primary.” … [Read more...] about Keller @ Large: James Pindell On What To Expect After The NH Primary
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Cisneros, the founder of Cisneros Realty Group, was part of a panel of business leaders speaking on “Fox & Friends” the morning after democratic socialist Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., declared victory after narrowly winning the Democratic primary in New Hampshire. … [Read more...] about New Hampshire business owner who left Venezuela: ‘Socialism is not the answer for America’
Support for the president has been high in South Carolina, where both legislative chambers and seven of the state’s nine congressional seats are held by Republicans. Last week, Vice President Mike Pence visited South Carolina for a speech and awards dinner at The Citadel military college. He also appeared at a luncheon, which raised $1.5 million for Trump's reelection bid. … [Read more...] about Trump to visit South Carolina ahead of Democratic primary
In any event, the NBC/WSJ/Marist poll is just one snapshot among several of the state of play in South Carolina on the eve of the primary. Two tracking polls, from ARG and Emerson College, have Trump still holding a double-digit lead but with Rubio passing Cruz for second place. Yet another late survey from Harper Polling has Cruz, Rubio, Bush, and Kasich all bunched tightly, with Trump ahead handily. So multiple outcomes are entirely possible; it seems Rubio, in particular, could either vanquish Bush and Kasich and regain the mojo he lost in New Hampshire or stumble yet again. His team seems to be trying to keep expectations low by suggesting that a third-place finish would be a big win. And after the results are in we will probably be regaled with stories about below-the-radar rumors and other skullduggery that played a role in this notoriously low-road state. South Carolina primaries are not for the faint of heart or weak of belly. … [Read more...] about What’s Going to Happen in South Carolina’s Republican Primary?
The South Carolina results tomorrow night will be widely considered a harbinger for what will happen in other states with significant African-American populations on Super Tuesday, March 1. If the so-called firewall holds then, Sanders will certainly still stay in the race (a bunch of midwestern and western caucuses sure to be dominated by white liberals are on tap for March 5 through 8, and may give Bernie a quick rebound), but more as an insurgent hoping to shake things up and keep pressure on the likely nominee than as a real contender. … [Read more...] about South Carolina Democratic-Primary Preview: Clinton’s Firewall Isn’t Even Getting Warm