George Pataki ended his presidential campaign on Tuesday, dropping a bid to capture the Republican nomination that never caught traction with a voter base clamoring for more conservative and anti-establishment candidates.Read More >>
Former New York Governor George Pataki has dropped out of the Republican nomination race. CNN offered the following report:
George Pataki drops presidential bid
George Pataki ended his presidential campaign on Tuesday, dropping a bid to capture the Republican nomination that never caught traction with a voter base clamoring for more conservative and anti-establishment candidates.
“While tonight is the end of my journey for the White House as I suspend my campaign for president, I am confident we can elect the ... Read More >>
Donald Trump, the national front-runner, keeps his big lead in two of the three early states of New Hampshire and South Carolina, but now Texas Sen. Ted Cruz has moved past Trump into a lead of his own in Iowa.Read More >>
Candidates who either start at the back of the pack or drop there later often pin their hopes on doing well in a single state, usually Iowa or New Hampshire, with the thought that a good showing there will catapult them into contention for the nomination. It’s not a bad strategy, but it does have a huge weakness – the difficulty in quickly building the sort of organization needed in the later states to remain competitive.
Politico this morning focuses on ... Read More >>
New Yorkers hoping to avoid winter weather have often found refuge in Florida, but one Empire State politician is getting the Florida ballot equivalent of the cold shoulder.
Florida’s Secretary of State announced the candidates, who will appear on the state’s March 15 primary ballot on Tuesday. Notably absent on the Republican side is former New York governor George Pataki, whose struggling presidential campaign has failed to muster enough interest.Read More >>
ll right, with the last Republican presidential debate of 2015 tonight, we’re approaching a period when the Republican primary should really start to get going — when the field should start to consolidate. So to get a sense for how the dominoes may tumble, we’re going to play “Dropout Draft.”Read More >>
The Utah Republican Party announced that 12 candidates qualified for the state’s March 22 presidential caucuses. Former Virginia Gov. Jim Gilmore (R) and former New York Gov. George Pataki (R) failed to make the cut.Read More >>