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Presidential Horse Race 2016: Jeb Bush wants boots on the ground in the Middle East

Jeb’s latest attempt to reach voters is a populist plea. Plus, Jeb channels his inner Bush in calling for American troops in the Middle East; Donald Trump has no foreign policy team – does it matter?, and, Poll shows Trump and Carson are still top horses in the race even after Paris.

Presidential Horse Race 2016: Let’s teach Hillary to say “Radical Islam”

Hillary won’t say “radical Islam” during Democrat snooze fest debate on Saturday night. . Plus, Republicans take to Twitter to react to Hillary, Bernie and Martin; Ben Carson’s “Where’s the beef?” problem, and, Paris attacks demonstrate danger involved with apathetic immigration policy.

Presidential Horse Race 2016: Fox Business Network delivers on promise for substantive, meaningful debate

Fox Business Network comes through with entertaining, substantive debate. Plus, Happy Hour debate needs a good drink special to stay in business; Ben Carson passes the credibility test; Ted Cruz shores up the conservative vote; Seeing the gentler side of Donald Trump; Rubio and Bush ignore each other, and, Concluding with a note on foreign policy.

Presidential Horse Race 2016: Can Donald Trump handle second fiddle?

Ben Carson leads outside the margin of error in another national poll. Plus, To take advantage of the lead, Carson should be saving money now; Carson’s new frontrunner status – let the backlash begin; Marco Rubio’s sugar problem, and, How will Trump handle being second fiddle?

Presidential Horse Race 2016: Seeing the personal side of Carly Fiorina

Trump and Carson continue to lead in post-debate poll. Plus, Cruz says future moderators should have voted Republican… at least once; Ben Carson continues to confound the “professionals”; Jeb blames pundits for his campaign’s sorry state, and, The personal side of Fiorina exposed through tragedy.

Presidential Horse Race 2016: Media and Democrats lose big in CNBC Republican debate

The CNBC Republican debate was an entertaining and sometimes contentious exchange. Plus, Winners… or just the ones who stood out; Ben Carson passes the test – at least with his people; Cruz battles the moderators – Cruz wins by a knockout; Rand Paul disses Paul Ryan; Trump didn’t pave any new roads, and, Final takeaways from the CNBC slug-fest.

Presidential Horse Race 2016: Themes going into the CNBC Republican debate

Donald Trump faces yet another “moderator” who’s dissed him in the past. Plus, Trump’s Iowa conundrum and its larger potential crisis; Unlike the others, Trump apparently has no issue with attacking Ben Carson; Cruz’s plan to pounce, and, Jeb’s loser talk makes people cringe.