Donald Trump's no-show at CPAC gave Ted Cruz a new advantage with the conservative base while shooting himself in the foot.
Marco Rubio and Glenn Beck closed CPAC 2016 with a bang. Now for the parties, then the Saturday caucus and primary-results hangover.
The day after abandoning CPAC, GOP front-runner Donald Trump campaigned in Florida, blasting Clinton, Cruz, Rubio, immigration and the Common Core.
In Nevada, where Trump crushed his GOP rivals by 45.9 percent, 75,000 Republicans caucused compared to the 33,000 who bothered to show up in 2012.
Trump’s now-cancelled speech at the American Conservative Union’s CPAC has produced more than customary excitement at the conference, not all positive.
WASHINGTON, March 4, 2016 – It’s getting really hard to know what’s driving this market. Headed for apocalyptic disaster not ten trading days ago, the major averages suddenly did a 180 just a few trading days ago. Now it seems there’s no stopping them as they assume their formerly accustomed trip back up into the ...
The current flirtation with demagoguery must come to an end if we are to fulfill our role and move America forward.
The Donald is is leading the GOP pack because he comes across as a man with a mission: He loves this country and is tired of seeing it lose out.
It’s not easy for the defenders of a corrupt GOP’s status quo – Mitt Romney for one – to recognize their impending political doom than it was for the forgotten “stiff” Millard Fillmore.
WASHINGTON, March 3, 2016 – CNBC’s bond guru and commentator for all seasons—the man who arguably ignited the Tea Party with a notorious economic rant several—was at it again on the network Thursday, this time addressing Mitt Romney’s anti-Trump diatribe from earlier today. Where was this aggressive Mitt Romney four years ago, asked an irritated ...
WASHINGTON, March 3, 2016 – Following a massive victory on Super Tuesday, members of Congress along with Republican donors and strategists have increased their efforts to halt his race toward the GOP nomination. For example, anti-tax group Club for Growth Action launched a $1 million ad in Florida. The group’s leaders say they will withhold ...
WASHINGTON, March 2, 2016 – Short column today. The Maven expected a pullback in stocks Wednesday, given that technical indicators are telling us that the current market rally is already way overbought. But after a fairly decent trip to the red zone this morning, the major averages ended up slightly positive once again. Manufacturing numbers ...
Charlie Rose and Norah O’Donnell, like so many others in the mainstream press, assumed during the past months Donald Trump would die by his own sword. They are wrong.
If America is only one president away from tyranny, the Constitution is dead. If Obama has honored his oath of office, America has nothing to fear from Trump.
I have a bigger heart than anybody, Donald Trump said on Super Tuesday. And it may be the absolute truth - and the voters know it.
Voters in twelve states including an American territory went to the polls, with 595 delegates at stake for Republicans. Is the GOP listening?
WASHINGTON, March 1, 2016 – March really did roar in like a lion Tuesday, at least on Wall Street. After a mopey, gloomy, miserable leap-Monday (February 29), a majority of stocks were off to the races Super Tuesday morning, with the Dow up slightly over 2 percent, while the S&P 500 and the NASDAQ closed ...
Ben Carson is the most substantive candidate in the race and promises to bring bolder, more fundamental and smarter changes to Washington than does Trump.
Whether Hillary or Sanders wins, it's bad for America. Is Trump any better? Unless Rubio wins Florida and Cruz wins Texas, we will have the chance to find out.
This election anything can happen including the RNC and DNC deciding they don't like the voters choice and pushing Mitt Romney and Joe Biden onto the ticket.