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  posted on 4/13/2016 at 04:00 PM
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No comments about Trump vs. Cruz, Battle of the Wives?


After that GQ (Gentleman's Quarterly Magazine) photo shoot that Melania did, I don't think we'll have a debate about who has the better looking wife.

Interesting though is Trump had a covert meeting with Megyn Kelly. She was spotted going into Trump Tower and Fox News worked on arranging the meet.

http://www.msn.com/en-us/news/politics/report-megyn-kelly-meets-privately-w ith-trump/ar-BBrIkFB?li=BBnb7Kz&ocid=iehp

 

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  posted on 4/13/2016 at 08:54 PM
Trump campaign manager will not be prosecuted on battery charge -Politico

http://www.msn.com/en-us/news/politics/trump-campaign-manager-will-not-be-p rosecuted-on-battery-charge-politico/ar-BBrIVyb?ocid=ansmsnnews11

April 13 (Reuters) - Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump's campaign manager, who was charged in Florida last month with battery on a reporter, will not be prosecuted, Politico reported on Wednesday, citing sources with knowledge of the situation.

Corey Lewandowski was charged with intentionally grabbing and bruising the arm of Michelle Fields, then a reporter for the conservative news outlet Breitbart, when she tried to question Trump at a campaign event on March 8.

Palm Beach County State Attorney David Aronberg is scheduled to announce the decision not to press charges against Lewandowski on Thursday afternoon, Politico said. (Reporting by Eric Beech in Washington; Editing by Mohammad Zargham)

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Michelle Fields now says she will pursue a defamation lawsuit. This was always all about money.


 

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  posted on 4/14/2016 at 09:20 AM
Too funny...Trump's giving shout outs to dead guys now as he attempts to pander to PA voters.

Donald Trump gives Joe Paterno a shout-out in Pittsburgh

Washington (CNN) Republican presidential front-runner Donald Trump tried to appeal to Pennsylvania State University fans at a rally in Pittsburgh Wednesday night by mentioning former legendary Penn State football coach Joe Paterno.

"How's Joe Paterno? We're gonna bring that back? Right? How about that whole deal?" Trump said invoking Paterno, who died in 2012.

Trump, who made the comments before a raucus crowd, then turned his attention back to the university.

"We do love Penn State. Do we love Penn State?" he said to cheers.

A campaign spokesperson said Trump was referring to the statue of Paterno on campus, that was taken down after his former assistant coach, Jerry Sandusky was convicted of child molestation in 2012.

In November 2011, a grand jury report said officials at Penn State failed to notify law enforcement after learning about some of the allegations. Paterno subsequently announced his intent to retire at the end of the season, but hours later, university trustees said Paterno -- and university president Graham Spanier -- were fired, effective immediately.

Penn State had five undefeated seasons under Paterno, also known as "JoePa." In 2012, the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) ruled that Penn State must vacate all football wins from 1998-2011. In 2015, the NCAA restored 112 of the team's wins. Some Penn State alumni have been trying to restore the coach's statue.

http://www.cnn.com/2016/04/14/politics/donald-trump-joe-paterno-pittsburgh/ index.html

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  posted on 4/14/2016 at 06:01 PM
Trump Will be interviewed by @SeanHannity on @FoxNews tonight at 10pm from Pennsylvania.


 

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Trump Tower Funded by Rich Chinese Who Invest Cash for Visas

Throughout his presidential campaign, Donald Trump has attacked China and warned about the dangers of deficient immigrant screening.

"They’ve taken our jobs, they’ve taken our money, they’ve taken everything," he said of China in a speech late last month. He has called for a revamping, even a freezing, of the immigration system, but says he would make an exception for the highly skilled.

Yet no skills are required of the wealthy Chinese being courted by a Chinese-subtitled video to help finance a huge Trump-branded tower in New Jersey. The video leads viewers behind the wheel of a car into Jersey City with scenes of the tower, all to the tune of the theme song from The Sopranos, "Woke Up This Morning."

The video was produced to help raise tens of millions of dollars through a controversial government program that offers expedited visas to foreign investors overwhelmingly from China. While the program has many supporters who argue it attracts foreign capital and creates jobs at no U.S. taxpayer cost, congressional overseers and Homeland Security have raised sharp concerns. Applicants are sometimes cleared in less than a month and the critics say the government is essentially selling visas to wealthy foreigners with no proven skills, paving the way for money laundering and compromising national security.

Outdoor Pool, Indoor Golf

Trump Bay Street is a 50-story luxury rental apartment building being built by Kushner Companies, whose chief executive officer, Jared Kushner, is married to Trump’s daughter Ivanka. It will have an outdoor pool, indoor golf simulator and sweeping views of Lower Manhattan; it adjoins an existing high rise condo, Trump Plaza Residence. The firm that was hired to seek investors, US Immigration Fund, is run by Florida developer Nicholas Mastroianni, who announced a partnership last year with a Trump golf course in Jupiter, Florida.

The visa program is known as EB-5. In exchange for investing at least $500,000 in a project promising to create jobs, foreigners receive a two-year visa with a good chance of obtaining permanent residency for them and their families. In 2014, the most recent year for which records are available, the U.S. issued 10,692 of these visas -- 85% to people from China.

The Jersey City project has raised $50 million, about a quarter of its funding, from loans obtained through EB-5, according to a slide presentation by US Immigration Fund. Mark Giresi, general counsel of US Immigration Fund, said he believed nearly all of the EB-5 investors in the Trump project were from China.

Asked for a comment for this article, a Trump spokeswoman said by email, "This was a highly successful license deal but he is not a partner in the financing of the development." She did not respond to questions about EB-5. A Kushner spokeswoman said the project was entirely legal and creating jobs.
Verifying Source of Funds

The Government Accountability Office, the investigative branch of Congress, found last year in a general report about the EB-5 program that many applications contained a high risk of fraud, and discovered cases of counterfeit documentation. State Department officials told the GAO that there is “no reliable method to verify the source of the funds of petitioners.”

Giresi of US Immigration Fund says his firm uses “very stringent compliance programs” with a “great amount of due diligence” to look into the background of prospective investors, including hiring private investigators.

Senator Charles Grassley, a Republican who is chairman of the judiciary committee, last month cited a memo from Homeland Security saying that EB-5 visa holders do not clear the same hurdles as other immigrants, like proof of education and work qualifications. Senator Patrick Leahy, a Vermont Democrat, said at the hearing that while he has supported EB-5 over the years, "If the program is to continue, it must be reformed."

Last spring, a Homeland Security special agent testified that EB-5 applicants from China, Russia, Pakistan and Malaysia "had been approved in as little as 16 days, with files lacking basic law enforcement queries." And a report last year by the Department of Homeland Security Inspector General found politically connected participants may have received favorable treatment, citing projects involving Virginia Governor Terry McAuliffe and Hillary Clinton’s brother, Tony Rodham.

A spokesman for Governor McAuliffe said the report demonstrates that he, “along with many other bipartisan individuals and businesses," asked Homeland Security "to fulfill its obligation to adjudicate the applications that were before them in a timely fashion.”

Rodham said in a phone interview that his interaction with Homeland Security was appropriate.
High-Profile Developments

The visa program was intended to create jobs in economically distressed areas but has often turned into a source of financing for high-profile developments in prosperous neighborhoods, such as Brooklyn’s Barclays Center and Manhattan’s Hudson Yards. Audrey Singer, a Brookings fellow, says data collected through the program makes it impossible to track how many jobs get created.

Visas have become an issue in the Trump campaign although he hasn’t addressed the EB-5 program. He has acknowledged using temporary visas for workers at his Mar-a-Lago Club in Palm Beach, Florida. He says he wants to eliminate what he calls "rampant, widespread" abuse of temporary visas for skilled workers and is committed to "institute an absolute requirement to hire American workers first for every visa and immigration program."

Trump himself has built few buildings in the past two decades. Instead, developers who want to use the name pay him a licensing fee. A Kushner spokeswoman, Risa Heller, declined to comment on the specific arrangement in Jersey City with Trump’s son-in-law. She said, "The money was raised lawfully by the US Immigration Fund consistent with all the requirements of EB-5. This program enabled a development that created hundreds of new jobs in an area with employment needs.”

Kushner Companies is a New Jersey-based real estate firm built by Kushner’s father Charles, a former rainmaker in New Jersey Democratic politics who pleaded guilty to a federal campaign finance violation, filing false tax returns as well as attempts to silence a witness. Charles was sentenced in 2005 to a prison term of two years. He remains active in the company. Jersey City is the first and, so far, only Trump project for the company.

The Trump building, barely a 5-minute train ride from Lower Manhattan, is located in Jersey City’s Powerhouse district, the site of numerous new high rises and other new construction and renovation. The pale yellow tower is expected to be completed this summer.

http://www.bloomberg.com/politics/articles/2016-03-07/trump-tower-financed- by-rich-chinese-who-invest-cash-for-visas

 

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  posted on 4/18/2016 at 09:30 PM
"Visas have become an issue"

Visas became an issue when it was discovered the 9/11 Islamic Extremist Terrorists were in the U.S. on falsely obtained and expired visas.
The Visas The State Department hands out like candy, doesn't track the people and doesn't enforce the terms of the Visas.

Hillary Clinton handed out tens of thousands of Visas during her 4 year first class world wide tour collecting tens of millions of dollars in "contributions".
The State Department to this day refuses to provide Homeland Security with a list Visa holders loose in the U.S.

And you are crying about a few Visas for laborers?



 

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  posted on 4/19/2016 at 08:22 AM
"I wrote this out, and it's very close to my heart. Because I was down there and I watched our police and our firemen down at 7/11, down at the World Trade Center right after it came down. And I saw the greatest people I've ever seen in action."

Good thing he wrote that down.

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  posted on 4/19/2016 at 11:29 AM
Not sure if this one should go here or in the NFL thread, but today the Donald was introduced by former Jets coach and current Bills coach Rex Ryan, and then said that Rex has won a couple of championships in New York. Bwaaaaa ha ha haaa ha haaaa ha haaa! Oh wait, he was serious?


Tom Brady and Robert Kraft may want to rethink their man-love for Donald Trump.

At a political rally in Buffalo on Monday night, Trump was introduced by one of the gnats constantly biting at the Patriots' ankles -- voluble Bills coach Rex Ryan. And then Trump congratulated Ryan for something he never did, either with the Bills or in his previous job with the Jets.

“You know, he won championships in New York,” Trump said. “The AFC, I think, twice.”

Very, very few of Trump's campaign-trail statements pass the smell test, and this fits that pattern perfectly. Ryan's Jets, though they did twice advance to the AFC Championship Game (beating the Pats in the playoffs along the way once), never won a championship of any kind -- not a division title, not a conference title, and certainly not a Super Bowl title. And the Bills? They missed the playoffs in Ryan's first season there.

Kraft -- who's hosted Trump at Gillette Stadium many times -- has had numerous kind things to say about his fellow billionaire, and a Trump campaign hat was spotted in Brady's locker last fall. Neither has directly come out and endorsed Trump, and -- considering how he just crowned a rival they usually beat -- maybe now they won't.

No matter, though. Trump will simply claim they did.

http://www.csnne.com/new-england-patriots/donald-trump-claims-rex-ryan-won- championships-with-new-york-jets

 

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  posted on 4/19/2016 at 01:21 PM
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  posted on 4/20/2016 at 07:46 AM
This is a terrifying chart for Republicans
Updated by Ezra Klein on April 19, 2016, 10:46 p.m. ET

Donald Trump looks increasingly likely to be the Republican nominee. Hillary Clinton looks increasingly likely to be the Democratic nominee. And Hillary Clinton looks increasingly likely to stomp Trump in a general election:



As you can see on the chart, Clinton and Trump were about tied back in February. But the more the American people have seen of Trump's campaign, the less they've liked him. Both Clinton and Sanders have pulled far, far ahead of Trump in general election matchups.

This is, according to political scientists, around the time when general election polling becomes predictive of the actual vote. "Were this a few months ago, I'd say, 'What's the big deal?'" Christopher Wlezien, a political science professor who's done a lot of work on election polling, told Vox back in March. "But polls today are much more meaningful than they were 90 days ago. And the polls today are much less favorable for Trump."

To put Trump's deficit in perspective, at this point in the 2012 campaign, Barack Obama led Mitt Romney by 2.7 percentage points — pretty close to Obama's eventual 3.9 percentage point margin of victory. And Romney wasn't as well-known or as polarizing as Trump is, so he probably had more room to change minds than Trump does at this point.

This isn't, by the way, a simple function of the Democratic Party having an advantage over the Republican Party. John Kasich, for instance, leads in polls against Hillary Clinton, and so too did Marco Rubio before he dropped out of the race. These polls, rather, are a function of Republican voters choosing their least electable candidate to face the Democrat.

For Trump to trail Clinton by almost 10 points is a disaster for the Republican Party. These are the sorts of numbers that could lead to Democrats taking back the Senate. They're the kinds of numbers that give Democrats an outside shot at taking back the House. They're the kinds of numbers that give Clinton — a polarizing candidate in her own right — the possibility of a landslide victory.

It's early yet, of course. And plenty can and will happen between now and November. But these are terrifying numbers for Republicans. These are not the numbers you want to see when you're nominating one of the best-known celebrities in America, and when your own party isn't even united behind him.

http://www.vox.com/2016/4/19/11465292/this-is-a-terrifying-chart-for-republ icans

 

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  posted on 4/20/2016 at 12:14 PM
Anybody But Hillary

 

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You'd better hope that Kasich can get the nomination at a brokered GOP convention, otherwise it will be President Clinton 2.0.

 

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  posted on 4/20/2016 at 12:31 PM
I did my part for Kasich.

 

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  posted on 4/20/2016 at 12:45 PM
I did my part for Bernie.

 

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  posted on 4/22/2016 at 01:11 PM
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I did my part for Bernie.

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So you have that berning sensation?
There are ointments for that. Note that they should be applied externally.

Obama, The DNC, the democratic party Super Delegates (elites) and Wall Street (who have Hillary Clinton in their pockets) long ago decided that Bernie Sanders will not get the nomination.

Ha ha.

 

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  posted on 4/25/2016 at 06:35 PM
at Trump's speech tonight.....4/25/16 he said.....the Border Patrol just last week endorsed him.

in reality......that happened 26 days ago on 3/30/16

not a big gaffe but........

 

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  posted on 4/25/2016 at 06:44 PM
i am not saying this story is fact, but it is an interesting thought.

"Last October, Death and Taxes ran a piece wondering if Trump had dementia. They pointed to the fact that Trump’s father, Fred, was diagnosed with Alzheimer’s six years prior to his death."

http://www.salon.com/2016/04/25/maybe_donald_trump_has_really_lost_his_mind _what_if_the_gop_frontrunner_isnt_crazy_but_simply_not_well/

 

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i am not saying this story is fact, but it is an interesting thought.

"Last October, Death and Taxes ran a piece wondering if Trump had dementia. They pointed to the fact that Trump’s father, Fred, was diagnosed with Alzheimer’s six years prior to his death."

http://www.salon.com/2016/04/25/maybe_donald_trump_has_really_lost_his_mind _what_if_the_gop_frontrunner_isnt_crazy_but_simply_not_well/


Best line in the article: "At times it can be very hard to distinguish between extreme right-wing politics and symptoms of dementia."

 

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i am not saying this story is fact, but it is an interesting thought.

"Last October, Death and Taxes ran a piece wondering if Trump had dementia. They pointed to the fact that Trump’s father, Fred, was diagnosed with Alzheimer’s six years prior to his death."

http://www.salon.com/2016/04/25/maybe_donald_trump_has_really_lost_his_mind _what_if_the_gop_frontrunner_isnt_crazy_but_simply_not_well/


Best line in the article: "At times it can be very hard to distinguish between extreme right-wing politics and symptoms of dementia."


personally i liked this one......with apologies to my friend muleman

They explained that it would be really easy for Trump take some tests and prove that he is mentally fit. “Because if Trump can prove he’s not suffering from a degenerative neurological disorder that has left him with a damaged mind devoid of all shame or self-awareness, he might just be an a-hole.”

[Edited on 4/25/2016 by LeglizHemp]

 

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Poll: Trump's support among young voters historically low

(CNN)A new poll suggests that a race for president between Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton could yield the lowest support for a Republican candidate among young voters in decades.

The survey, conducted by the Harvard University Institute of Politics, finds that in a hypothetical matchup, 61% of likely voters age 18-29 say they would vote for Clinton, while just 25% would vote for Trump. That's worse than most other recent Republican candidates for president.

Since 1992, exit polls have found Republican candidates average 38% support among voters under 30. Sen. John McCain notched 32% against Barack Obama in 2008, marking the low-point for GOP candidates dating back to 1972, when modern exit polling began. Ronald Reagan was the only Republican candidate to win the under-30 vote since then.

As this year's campaign for president has rolled on, younger Americans have tilted more Democratic generally, according to the IOP's surveys. Last fall, 36% said they considered themselves Democrats, that's up to 40% in the new survey. Republican affiliation has held about even at 22%, while the share who are independent has dipped from 40% to 36%.

Before asking about the current crop of candidates, the survey asked young Americans if they would prefer a Democrat or a Republican win the next election. The share saying they'd like a Democrat to win has climbed from 55% last spring to 61% now, while the percentage who favored a Republican dipped from 40% to 33%.
That change rests mostly among younger Hispanics (from 41 points toward the Democrats last spring to 55 points now) and whites (a 12-point Republican tilt last year is now a 2-point Democratic edge). White voters under 30 have only broken toward the Democrat twice since 1972: By 4 points in Bill Clinton's 1996 re-election campaign and by 10 points in Obama's first presidential win in 2008.

The Republican Party's chances among young Americans likely aren't helped by largely negative impressions of its remaining presidential candidates. Three-quarters of young Americans say they have an unfavorable view of Donald Trump, just 17% view him favorably. A majority, 52%, have an unfavorable view of Ted Cruz, 23% see him positively. And even John Kasich, who is less well known with about 4 in 10 saying they don't know enough to have an impression, merits a negative tilt among those who do have an impression: 33% unfavorable to 24% favorable.

In keeping with national trends, Hillary Clinton is also largely seen unfavorably, 53% have a negative impression, 37% a positive one. Her Democratic rival, Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders, is the only candidate to be seen favorably by a majority of young Americans, 54% favorable to 31% unfavorable.

Sanders has fared remarkably well among voters under age 30 in Democratic primaries and caucuses to date, averaging 70% support among this group, according to exit and entrance polling conducted in 21 states for CNN by Edison Research.

The IOP survey finds young Americans broadly distrustful of government and expressing doubts that political leaders share their concerns or that politics today can meet the nation's challenges.

Overall, just 15% of those under 30 think the nation is heading in the right direction, while almost three times as many say it's going the wrong way. Another 36% aren't sure which way it's going. Majorities say they rarely trust the president, Congress, the Supreme Court or the federal government more generally. A majority say they agree that elected officials "don't seem to have the same priorities I have," and about half agree that "politics today are no longer able to meet the challenges our country is facing" and that "politics has become too partisan."

Despite that pessimism about politics, most say they do plan to vote in November and about 6 in 10 say it matters to them who the president is.

The Harvard IOP Survey was conducted March 18 through April 3 among a random national sample of 3,183 Americans age 18 to 29. The poll was conducted online among respondents selected from GfK's KnowledgePanel, whose members are recruited using traditional phone and by-mail surveys and are provided with Internet access if they do not have it.

Results for the full sample have a margin of sampling error of plus or minus 2.4 percentage points.

http://www.cnn.com/2016/04/25/politics/donald-trump-young-voters/index.html

 

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Poll: Trump's support among young voters historically low

(CNN)A new poll suggests that a race for president between Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton could yield the lowest support for a Republican candidate among young voters in decades.

The survey, conducted by the Harvard University Institute of Politics, finds that in a hypothetical matchup, 61% of likely voters age 18-29 say they would vote for Clinton, while just 25% would vote for Trump. That's worse than most other recent Republican candidates for president.

Since 1992, exit polls have found Republican candidates average 38% support among voters under 30. Sen. John McCain notched 32% against Barack Obama in 2008, marking the low-point for GOP candidates dating back to 1972, when modern exit polling began. Ronald Reagan was the only Republican candidate to win the under-30 vote since then.

As this year's campaign for president has rolled on, younger Americans have tilted more Democratic generally, according to the IOP's surveys. Last fall, 36% said they considered themselves Democrats, that's up to 40% in the new survey. Republican affiliation has held about even at 22%, while the share who are independent has dipped from 40% to 36%.

Before asking about the current crop of candidates, the survey asked young Americans if they would prefer a Democrat or a Republican win the next election. The share saying they'd like a Democrat to win has climbed from 55% last spring to 61% now, while the percentage who favored a Republican dipped from 40% to 33%.
That change rests mostly among younger Hispanics (from 41 points toward the Democrats last spring to 55 points now) and whites (a 12-point Republican tilt last year is now a 2-point Democratic edge). White voters under 30 have only broken toward the Democrat twice since 1972: By 4 points in Bill Clinton's 1996 re-election campaign and by 10 points in Obama's first presidential win in 2008.

The Republican Party's chances among young Americans likely aren't helped by largely negative impressions of its remaining presidential candidates. Three-quarters of young Americans say they have an unfavorable view of Donald Trump, just 17% view him favorably. A majority, 52%, have an unfavorable view of Ted Cruz, 23% see him positively. And even John Kasich, who is less well known with about 4 in 10 saying they don't know enough to have an impression, merits a negative tilt among those who do have an impression: 33% unfavorable to 24% favorable.

In keeping with national trends, Hillary Clinton is also largely seen unfavorably, 53% have a negative impression, 37% a positive one. Her Democratic rival, Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders, is the only candidate to be seen favorably by a majority of young Americans, 54% favorable to 31% unfavorable.

Sanders has fared remarkably well among voters under age 30 in Democratic primaries and caucuses to date, averaging 70% support among this group, according to exit and entrance polling conducted in 21 states for CNN by Edison Research.

The IOP survey finds young Americans broadly distrustful of government and expressing doubts that political leaders share their concerns or that politics today can meet the nation's challenges.

Overall, just 15% of those under 30 think the nation is heading in the right direction, while almost three times as many say it's going the wrong way. Another 36% aren't sure which way it's going. Majorities say they rarely trust the president, Congress, the Supreme Court or the federal government more generally. A majority say they agree that elected officials "don't seem to have the same priorities I have," and about half agree that "politics today are no longer able to meet the challenges our country is facing" and that "politics has become too partisan."

Despite that pessimism about politics, most say they do plan to vote in November and about 6 in 10 say it matters to them who the president is.

The Harvard IOP Survey was conducted March 18 through April 3 among a random national sample of 3,183 Americans age 18 to 29. The poll was conducted online among respondents selected from GfK's KnowledgePanel, whose members are recruited using traditional phone and by-mail surveys and are provided with Internet access if they do not have it.

Results for the full sample have a margin of sampling error of plus or minus 2.4 percentage points.

http://www.cnn.com/2016/04/25/politics/donald-trump-young-voters/index.html

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Your sources are both far-left; Harvard's political club and CNN.
Just more liberal opinion which belongs in the trash.




 

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  posted on 4/27/2016 at 03:01 PM
Anyone see Chris Christie's wife behind Trump during his victory speech last night? Not quite sure she is on the bandwagon. He starts talking about "if Hillary was a man she wouldn't even get 5% of the vote" and Christie's wife is just like 'wtf am I doing up here'.
 

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  posted on 4/27/2016 at 03:19 PM
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Your sources are both far-left; Harvard's political club


Actually, the Harvard Institute of Politics is quite bi-partisan. There is a level atop the Ivy League set where left and right no longer matter.

 

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  posted on 4/27/2016 at 03:22 PM
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Anyone see Chris Christie's wife behind Trump during his victory speech last night? Not quite sure she is on the bandwagon. He starts talking about "if Hillary was a man she wouldn't even get 5% of the vote" and Christie's wife is just like 'wtf am I doing up here'.

Christie has also looked that way ever since the day he endorsed Trump. I'm not sure what back door deal may have been made but the Christie endorsement does not appear to be "from the heart".

 

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