Florida Representative Debbi Wasserman-Schultz resigned as Chair of the Democratic National Committee and Convention on July 25th after Wikileaks revealed emails showing she tipped the primary scales for Hillary Clinton and against Bernie Sanders.

Takeaways From the Democratic National Convention Night 1

BY JOEL MOSKOWITZ The difference in the energy level between the Republican convention of last week and the Democratic one that opened yesterday was palpable from the get go. Runner up Bernie Sanders needed close to five minutes to calm the enthused crowd down before he was able to speak ...
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CLEVELAND, OH - JULY 21:  Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump delivers a speech during the evening session on the fourth day of the Republican National Convention on July 21, 2016 at the Quicken Loans Arena in Cleveland, Ohio. Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump received the number of votes needed to secure the party's nomination. An estimated 50,000 people are expected in Cleveland, including hundreds of protesters and members of the media. The four-day Republican National Convention kicked off on July 18.  (Photo by John Moore/Getty Images)

Takeaway from Trump Night 4 of the Republican National Convention

BY JOEL MOSKOWITZ Thursday night felt like the Bizzaro world’s Republican convention. If you didn’t know the dynamics of the campaign before last night, you might be forgiven for thinking, at least for the first three hours of prime time, that this was just another ordinary RNC. The candidate’s friend ...
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Takeaways from Days 2 and 3 of the Republican National Convention: Trump’s Kids, Christie, Cruz and Pence

BY JOEL MOSKOWITZ Takeaway From RNC Part II - Tuesday Rule number one in show business as well as politics; don’t screw up. The simple meaning is that if the show can’t be great, make sure it doesn’t suck. Day two of the RNC was an obvious attempt to make ...
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Republicans Play “Let’s Make a Deal” in Embracing Trump. Trump Gets Pomp, GOP Gets Supreme Court

BY JOEL MOSKOWITZ Donald Trump is getting the Republican nomination because he convinced primary voters that he would cut the best deals for our country. Cutting deals is what he claims to do best and no deal is bigger than the one he likely cut recently with the Republican establishment ...
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It’s My Party and I’ll Cry If I Want To. A lot of Weeping on Eve of GOP Convention

BY HOWARD BARBANEL In what very likely may look like a derivation of the Miss Universe Pageant (a former Trump Production) the Republican Party convenes from July 18-21st in Cleveland, home of the Rock N Roll Hall of Fame. The upcoming event portends the antithesis of dull and formal conventions ...
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BOULDER, CO - OCTOBER 28:  Presidential candidate Donald Trump gives a thumbs up during  the CNBC Republican Presidential Debate at University of Colorados Coors Events Center October 28, 2015 in Boulder, Colorado.  Fourteen Republican presidential candidates are participating in the third set of Republican presidential debates.  (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Donald Trump’s Indiana Victory Speech, May 3rd, 2016

https://youtu.be/YeEzYSWwiSU On May 3, 2016, after Ted Cruz conceded in the Indiana Primary, Donald Trump became the presumptive Republican nominee for President. Here is the entire Trump victory speech ...
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Ted Cruz Concession Speech after Loss in Indiana, May 3, 2016

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OhLm9N5cjEA After losing to Donald Trump in the Indiana Primary on May 3rd, Texas Senator Ted Cruz suspended his campaign for the GOP nomination effectively making Donald Trump the presumptive Republican nominee ...
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Marco Rubio Gives Gracious Concession Speech Upon Withdrawing from Presidential Race, March 15, 2016. Full Video

Florida Senator Marco Rubio was trounced by Donald Trump in his home state of Florida losing every county in the state except Miami-Dade. Trump scored an impressive double-digit win over Rubio in his own backyard which prompted the Florida Senator to suspend his quest for The White House. In a ...
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CNN Republican Presidential Debate, March 10, 2016, Miami, Full Video

The Bank United Center at the University of Miami was the setting for the last GOP debate with at least four candidates in it. The debate was held on Thursday, March 10, 2016 and hosted by CNN. Candidates Donald Trump, Marco Rubio, Ted Cruz and John Kasich squared-off against one ...
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Florida Primary is Tuesday, March 15th

Strange Bedfellows: This Florida Republican Agrees with Bernie and Hillary. Trump Must Be Stopped So America and the GOP Can Be Saved.

BY HOWARD BARBANEL It’s an odd day indeed when a lifelong Republican finds himself in agreement with Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders. It’s the very definition of “politics makes strange bedfellows.” Over the weekend Hillary said “Donald Trump is not who we are” and Bernie Sanders asserted that “Donald Trump ...
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