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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Bernie Batters Hillary at Univision Democratic Debate from Miami, March 9, 2016. Full Debate and Highlight Videos

Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders, fresh off his upset win over former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton on Tuesday night in Michigan went toe-to-toe again in the delegate-rich state of Florida just 5 days prior to the all-important Florida Primary. The debate was hosted by Univision, a Spanish-language TV network and ...
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Hillary and Bernie have at each other at the CNN Democratic Debate on March 6th

Heated Passions at CNN Democratic Debate, March 6th, 2016 — Full Video and Highlights

Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders went tot-to-toe yet again in a debate hosted by CNN on Sunday, March 6, 2016 from Michigan. Sanders doesn't let himself be pushed around by Mrs. Clinton as you can see from the videos below. Despite Mrs. Clinton's best efforts, Sanders keeps winning primaries and ...
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Rubio and Trump slam each other at the GOP Debate on March 3rd.

Verbal Slugfest at 11th Republican Presidential Debate in Detroit, March 3, 2016 — Full Video & Highlights

At times it seemed more like a live airing of World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE) than a presidential debate as Marco Rubio and Donald Trump in particular traded endless barbs and put-downs over the course of the two hour event. Ted Cruz, while also engaged in trying to take down Trump ...
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Triumph of superficiality: Fox and other cable networks' coverage of Election 2016.

Crimes of Omission: Primary Election Coverage a Triumph of Superficiality by Broadcast News Media

              BY HOWARD BARBANEL If one subscribes to the blather emanating from the incessant talking heads on cable TV news one would come away thinking that four states or 11 states or 15 states have already predetermined the outcome of the 2016 presidential season ...
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Southern Comfort for Donald and Hillary on Super Tuesday; Last Stand Coming for the GOP to Prevent a Hostile Takeover

BY HOWARD BARBANEL Most every Super Tuesday poll shows Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton marauding through the Old South like Generals William Tecumseh Sherman and Philip Sheridan in their scorched earth march to the sea. To paraphrase F. Scott Fitzgerald, “the South is different from you and me.” It may ...
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Marco Rubio, Donald Trump and Ted Cruz have at one another at the GOP's 10th Presidential Debate on Feb. 25th

Fireworks Fly Between Rubio, Trump and Cruz at 10th GOP Presidential Debate, Video Highlights, Feb. 25th, 2016

Houston was the setting for the GOP's tenth nationally televised presidential debate hosted by CNN and the Spanish-language network Telemundo. This debate came just five days prior to the all-important 11-state Super Tuesday primaries on March 1st. Florida Senator Marco Rubio took his gloves off for a bare-knuckled brawl with ...
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Jeb Bush and Donald Trump has several heated exchanges at the February 13th GOP debate.

Ninth GOP Presidential Debate, Feb.13, 2016, Complete Video and Highlights

                On Saturday Night, February 13th, 2016 the Republicans gathered for their ninth debate of the 2016 presidential primary season. The Republican field was winnowed down to just six: John Kasich, Jeb Bush, Ted Cruz, Donald Trump, Marco Rubio and Ben Carson. The ...
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