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Santorum: Romney's Attack Might Rally Some to Vote Against Trump
- March 06, 2016

The possibility of Trump winning enough delegates to assure his nomination for president on the first ballot in Cleveland in July has caused many GOP and conservative leaders to scramble in search of any means to stop him. "Nice to be with you, Megyn", Trump offered early in Thursday's debate, the friendliest he has been toward her since tweeting in August that she was "overrated" and a "bimbo" after her tough questions during the first GOP ­debate. (more...)
Rivals Pledge To Back Trump If He Is Nominated
- March 06, 2016

To which Trump replied that "I have never seen a successful person that doesn't have some degree of flexibility". "Look at those hands", Trump said. The two will take to the debate stage in Flint, Michigan, on Sunday. "Donald Trump has basically mocked everybody with personal attacks", he said. (more...)
Trump leads Republican race, but rival candidates continue to hang on
- March 06, 2016

Trump has 329 delegates so far, compared to his nearest rival, Cruz, with 231, according to RealClearPolitics; 1237 delegates are needed to win. A brokered convention of backroom deals to consolidate delegates and decide the nominee would be disastrous heading into the general election, he said. (more...)
Donald Trump's rivals pledge support if he wins, after Mitt Romney attack
- March 06, 2016

This week both Mitt Romney and John McCain, the 2012 and 2008 Republican presidential nominees respectively, spoke forcefully against Trump being the nominee. "The scream you hear, the howl that comes from Washington , D.C., is utter terror at what we the people are doing together", Cruz proclaimed. After the debate, Rubio spokesman Alex Conant reiterated that Rubio would support Trump if he's the nominee. (more...)
Rivals to endorse Trump if nominated, despite trading insults at debate
- March 06, 2016

So why did the former MA governor, now effectively retired from politics, see fit to go public with his attacks on Trump? Ohio Gov. John Kasich said, "I kind of think before it's all said and done I'll be the nominee". "We as Republicans feel that Hillary Clinton would be a disaster to the country". However, leaders within the Republican party do not see much possibility for preventing him from becoming their presidential nominee, although ideas about a contested convention and a ... (more...)
Supreme Court Justice Kennedy May Be Skeptical of the Texas Abortion Restrictions Supreme Court Justice Kennedy May Be Skeptical of the Texas Abortion Restrictions
- March 06, 2016

Texas says the rules are aimed at protecting women's health, but the clinics say the real goal is to limit access to abortion. Other groups, such as the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists and the American Medical Association, argue that the law lacks valid medical justification. (more...)