GOP Debates Post-Mortem: Fiorina Wins Undercard; Trump Takes Title, Threatens Independent Run

17 Entered… Despite the onslaught of attacks from the other 16 GOP Presidential nominee candidates, Donald Trump came out the ‘winner’ in his usual brash manner threatening to run as an independent and able to dominate the conversation, pitbull back at any jibes, and shrug…

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Trump Tunes in to America’s Discontent

A national poll released last week and conducted by Quinnipiac University showed Donald Trump towering over his competitors in the 17-candidate Republican field. Similar results were seen from this week’s poll from The Wall Street Journal and NBC News. The man who…

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What Is Behind Trump’s Soaring Popularity?

Donald Trump’s ascendance as the early GOP front-runner is symbolic of a greater global trend: growing pushback against institutional political and economic power.  To many centrist politicians and mainstream political observers, Donald Trump is a boastful, insensitive egomaniac spouting populist rhetoric. Whether…

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Trump Stepped In It Big Time This Weekend

Real-estate mogul turned reality-television star Donald Trump has been fending off criticism that has accompanied his bid for the Republican presidential nomination, but an increasing number of media outlets and politicians are eviscerating him over his attack on Sen. John McCain (R-Arizona) this weekend….

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