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New Jeb Bush video whacks Donald Trump for being stumped on foreign policy

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Just in time for the Sunday morning shows, the Jeb Bush campaign on Saturday night is taking a shot at Donald Trump’s abilities to be the next commander in chief. On Friday, Bush told Charlie Rose that he didn’t know if Trump had the right stuff to keep America safe. But a new web video released by the Bush camp on Saturday night shows that in fact, Bush has little confidence that Trump knows what he’s talking about at all when it comes…

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Mitch Perry Report for 10.5.15 — O’Malley and Clinton unveil plans to address gun violence

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Welcome to the first Monday in October, where in Tampa the temperatures began this morning in the upper 60s… Lots going on in pop culture and sports this past weekend, but let’s stick with hard news and talk about the issue of gun violence in America in the wake of the latest mass shooting in Oregon last week. When it comes to addressing this problem, Republican presidential candidates are responding by throwing up their arms and saying, essentially, “whatever.” “Stuff…

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Hillary Clinton compares email attacks to White House controversies

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Hillary Rodham Clinton on Sunday again defended her use of a private email server while she was secretary of state, comparing the multiple investigations to Republican-led probes into her husband’s administration more than two decades ago. “It is like a drip, drip, drip. And that’s why I said, there’s only so much that I can control,” she said in an interview on NBC’s “Meet the Press.” “I can’t predict to you what the Republicans will come up with, what kind…

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Mitch Perry Report for 9.15.15 — Bernie Sanders does Liberty University

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No, Hillary Clinton is not losing the race for the Democratic Primary, not if you take the Real Clear Politics average of the national spread between her and Bernie Sanders. She’s up overall by 21 percentage points. But in the first in the nation voting states of Iowa and New Hampshire? It’s a completely different story. A CBS/YouTube poll taken over the weekend has him up by 10 points over Clinton in Iowa, and a stunning 22 percent in N.H. In one of…

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The Jeb Bush offensive against Donald Trump’s conservative bona fides continues with quiz

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For the second straight day, Jeb Bush is taking on Donald Trump directly regarding ideology. Yesterday, the Bush camp posted a web ad featuring Trump parroting liberal positions over the years. On Wednesday, the former Florida governor, who trails Trump everywhere in the polls (including Florida)  has posted a quiz on his website asking, “Which Candidate are you?” It’s followed by seven questions that all ask which candidate would a Republican primary voter rather support, comparing where Bush stands on an issue and what Trump has said…

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Dominating TV, Donald Trump a ratings draw

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Opinion polls are one thing, but Nielsen numbers speak more loudly to television executives: Republican presidential frontrunner Donald Trump‘s ability to pull in viewers makes him catnip for news programs and wins a level of coverage that feeds on itself. NBC’s “Meet the Press” had its biggest audience in more than a year for its Trump interview on Aug. 16, leading that show’s biggest competitors — ABC’s “This Week” and CBS’ “Face the Nation” — to feature phone interviews with…

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United for Care says Marco Rubio ‘doesn’t respect the will of the people’ when it comes to states legalizing weed

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For years, Marco Rubio has been very clear on the campaign trail that he opposes the legalization of marijuana. But what about for medicinal purposes, as is the law of the land in 19 states, and may be again on the ballot in Florida in 2016? “I’ve said that I’m open to medicinal uses, of anything, particular marijuana, and in fact, if it goes through the FDA process and you can come up with a proven medicinal benefit to that substance, I’m…

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