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Donald Trump 44%, Marco Rubo 28%, according to Quinnipiac poll of Florida GOP primary

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Donald Trump is clobbering Marco Rubio in Florida, according to a new poll of likely Republican voters. A Quinnipiac University Poll released Thursday showed Trump has a commanding lead over Florida’s native son. The survey showed Trump led the GOP field with 44 percent of the vote, followed by Rubio with 28 percent of the ballot. On Wednesday, Rubio told CBS This Morning anchors he believed he could win his home state. “Well, we’ll win in Florida now that Gov.…

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Mitch Perry Report for 2.22.16 — Marco Rubio’s narrow pathway

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Sorry, GOP Establishment, but Ben Carson and John Kasich aren’t shutting down their campaigns. Those rallying around Marco Rubio Monday morning are hoping they would, two days after Donald Trump‘s decisive victory Saturday night in South Carolina forced Jeb Bush out of the race. Rubio says it’s a three-man race between himself, Trump and Ted Cruz, but he needs to come up with victories soon if he’s going to be a serious challenger to the New York City business mogul.…

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Marco Rubio, Ted Cruz jostle to claim ‘alternative-to-Donald Trump’ vote

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Republicans Marco Rubio and Ted Cruz battled to emerge as the true anti-Trump on Sunday as the billionaire businessman took an ever-so-brief break from his trademark braggadocio to say his drive for the GOP nomination isn’t unstoppable — yet. Fresh off a commanding victory in South Carolina, Donald Trump declined to say the nomination was his to lose. But he quickly went on to declare, “I’m really on my way.” Soon enough, in a television interview, he was toting up…

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Donald Trump holds commanding lead in SC, says new CNN poll

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South Carolina Republicans think Donald Trump has the best chance of winning the general election this November, according to a new CNN/ORC International poll. The survey found 53 percent of likely South Carolina Republican primary voters said Trump had the best chance of winning the general election in November. Nineteen percent of respondents said Ted Cruz had the best chance of winning the general election, while 16 percent said Marco Rubio. Trump continues to hold a commanding lead in the…

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Donald Trump, Hillary Clinton maintain sizable leads in national NBC News tracking poll

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Republicans nationwide think Donald Trump will be their party’s nominee, according to a new NBC News|SurveyMonkey poll. The survey found 56 percent of Republicans and Republican-leaning voters believe Trump will be the eventual Republican nominee; while 22 percent said Ted Cruz would be the nominee. Ten percent of Republicans and Republican-leaning voters said Marco Rubio would be the nominee. The New York businessman continues to lead the Republican field with 38 percent support, followed by Cruz at 18 percent and…

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Mitch Perry Report for 2.11.16 – Carly and Chris bid adieu to the circus

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Chris Christie and Carly Fiorina have suspended their presidential campaigns. This reporter had the chance to see the New Jersey governor (yes, that is the day job he’s pretty much blown off for months) a week ago in Keene, N.H. The fun part about that was how intimate it was: It was a small crowd (maybe too small, an indication of how he was going to perform on Tuesday), but other than a few opening remarks, the 90-minute event was all about him…

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Mitch Perry Report for 2.5.16 – “An artful smear”

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Good morning from Nashua, New Hampshire. I have to admit that my first thoughts this morning are not what happened at last night’s debate between Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders, but will I make it safely to Manchester this morning to see Sanders. Folks, it’s snowing pretty hard in southern New Hampshire this morning (7:10 a.m.). I ran around in a parking lot about an hour ago to get a workout in, but the snowflakes are piling up. This California…

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