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Unpopular GOP candidates mulling when to pack it in

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For months, Republican presidential candidates with dwindling bank accounts and negligible support in polls have been finding reasons to stay in the 2016 race. Now, a few must weigh whether they can keep competing after being downgraded or excluded from Tuesday’s fourth GOP debate. New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie and former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee have been bumped to the undercard debate because of low poll numbers, while South Carolina Sen. Lindsey Graham and former New York Gov. George Pataki…

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Mitch Perry Report for 11.6.15 – Chris Christie stuck in happy hour debate

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Nobody seems to be more upset about how the whole debate process for the Republican presidential candidates than Republicans. This, even after the RNC made such a big deal about how they were going to take control of the process this time around, after feeling they were hijacked by liberal moderators such as John King and George Stephanopolous in 2011-2012. It seems that the major problem simply is the fact that there are so many major candidates running, with 14…

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Chris Christie, Mike Huckabee relegated to undercard at next GOP debate

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Chris Christie and Mike Huckabee have been relegated out of prime-time and onto the undercard at next week’s GOP presidential debate. And former New York Gov. George Pataki and South Carolina Sen. Lindsey Graham won’t appear at all. That’s the decision announced Thursday night by Fox Business, which is hosting next Tuesday’s debates. Eight candidates will appear in the prime-time debate. That’s the fewest of the campaign to date. The selections were made by the financial news network based on…

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Guest lineups for the Sunday news shows

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Guest lineups for the Sunday TV news shows: ABC’s “This Week” — House Speaker Paul Ryan, R-Wis.; Republican presidential candidates Ben Carson and Carly Fiorina. ___ NBC’s “Meet the Press” — Ryan; Republican presidential candidate Jeb Bush. ___ CBS’ “Face the Nation” — Ryan; Rep. Steny Hoyer, D-Md.; Republican presidential candidate Marco Rubio. ___ CNN’s “State of the Union” — Ryan; former Speaker John Boehner, R-Ohio; Reps. Marsha Blackburn, R-Tenn., and Keith Ellison, D-Minn.; Republican presidential candidate John Kasich. ___…

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Jeb Bush gets ‘Skimmed’ for popular email news digest

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On Wednesday morning, Jeb Bush got “Skimmed.” The Republican presidential hopeful appeared on theSkimm, a daily email news digest featuring “Skimm Your Candidate,” a series of interviews with the 2016 White House aspirants patterned after a preliminary job interview. Skimm began in 2012 as daily email newsletters with fresh content produced by Carly Zakin and Danielle Weisberg, two NBC News staffers who met at in Rome during college. The Daily Skimm now reaches an audience of more than 1.5 million…

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New PPP national survey has Donald Trump up by 10 points

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Donald Trump may or may not have already peaked in the Republican presidential contest, but no other candidate gets close to him in yet another national poll of GOP candidates released on Tuesday. The Public Policy Polling survey has Trump up with 27 percent support. Ben Carson is in second place with 17 percent, and Marco Rubio is next with 13 percent. These are all numbers that are roughly the same as when PPP conducted its last survey back in early September. Rounding…

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Jeb Bush slumps to 6th place in Iowa in new PPP poll

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Jeb Bush assured reporters in Cedar Falls on Tuesday that “We are in it for the long haul,” and said he believes he’ll be able to pick up some supporters of Scott Walker in Iowa. Though he has nabbed one such backer who had been supporting Walker — Iowa state Rep. Terry Baxter, he’ll need a whole lot more if he’s going to be competitive in the Hawkeye State, according to a new Public Policy Poll released today. Donald Trump leads the field…

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