A new TV ad touting Ohio Governor John Kasich’s national security credentials over the rest of the Republican presidential field will hit New Hampshire’s airwaves Monday morning.
Tales from the Trail
The field of 2016 Republican hopefuls have an unlikely thorn in their side — His Holiness, Pope Francis. Most disagree with him on issues such as climate change and economic inequality.
It’s hard to imagine a U.S. presidential race without the all-too-common negative ads, with their deep-voiced and damning accusations. And it’s hard to imagine Donald Trump not having something to say to anyone accusing him of anything. But the master of the comeback may have just outdone himself by turning to his lawyer to pursue ad sponsors.
We all know what happened this week. It was debate week.
Republican candidates faced off for a second time since the beginning of the race for their party’s nomination, and top contender Donald Trump suffered a few, stinging blows from a combative pack of rivals. Here’s an unusual round-up put together by Rolling Stone. Outsider Carly Fiorina shone brighter than most, climbing (almost) to the top of social media preferences after narrowly winning a spot in the debate.
In a 1976 debate with Democratic contender Jimmy Carter, President Gerald Ford goofed up in response to a question about Poland and said, “There is no Soviet dominance of Eastern Europe.” It has gone down as a classic debate gaffe and likely contributed to his loss to Carter later that year.