Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal suspended his campaign for the Republican presidential nomination Tuesday, beset by lagging fundraising and low poll numbers.Read More >>
Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal announced this evening that he is suspending his campaign and ending his bid for the 2016 Republican presidential nomination. The Washington Post reports:
Jindal suspends presidential campaign: ‘This is not my time’
Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal announced Tuesday night he is suspending his campaign for the Republican presidential nomination, saying that he has concluded he could not be successful in a “crazy, unpredictable” year.
“I’ve come to the realization that this is not my time,” Jindal said on Fox ... Read More >>
The Paris terrorist attacks are likely to mark a fundamental turning point in the GOP presidential nominating contest, but thus far our political experts say it is unclear which candidate will benefit from that.Read More >>
The Republican presidential candidates already pushed to the edges of the televised debates found a similar second-class reception in Florida Saturday, with smaller crowds and less media coverage.Read More >>
The Republican White House field is sprinting toward the Iowa caucuses and New Hampshire primary — in two distinct groups.
Several contenders are putting all of their chips on New Hampshire, where the Feb. 9 primary looks to be a make-or-break affair for Florida Gov. Jeb Bush, Ohio Gov. John Kasich and New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie.Read More >>
John Kasich made a remarkable observation at the start of Tuesday’s Republican debate. Of the eight candidates on stage for the main event, he pointed out that he was the only sitting governor.
The Ohioan proceeded to have the worst night of anyone, and conservatives widely panned his performance.Read More >>
Former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush may not have “won” the GOP debate last night (most are giving that victory to Florida Sen. Marco Rubio), but the consensus view seems to be that he turned in a good performance and was significantly improved from the first three debates. Bush came in tied for second, according to Politico’s survey of insiders:
Insiders: Rubio wins, Kasich bombs
The runner-ups for best performance, according to the survey, were Jeb Bush and Carly Fiorina with 12 percent ... Read More >>