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Texas CNN Republican debate: Trump exposed as fraud in Rubio-Cruz pincer movement

Marco Rubio and Ted Cruz hit Donald Trump hard in Thursday night’s debate. Plus, Rubio wins on style, Cruz wins on substance; Ted Cruz looks to be winning in Texas…will it be enough?; Voters don’t want “electability” in 2016, they want strong leadership; Thursday night’s was the first debate where foreign policy took a back seat; Donald Trump won’t release his tax returns…but is it a problem?; Ben Carson defiant about staying in the race, but we’re the ones paying for it, and, Conclusion – making sense of 2016.

Memo to House Republicans: Ryan’s Agenda Will Help Trump and Cruz

Speaker Ryan is completely tone deaf to what is driving the outsider candidacies of Ted Cruz and Donald Trump. They are not winning the Republican Primaries by campaigning against Barack Obama, Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders – they are winning by campaigning against Paul Ryan, Mitch McConnell, John Boehner, Reince Priebus and the rest of the feckless, principle-free Capitol Hill Republican leaders. Ryan’s plan for this year’s budget will only fuel their candidacies.

Bush, Rubio and Kasich: The Establishment’s Whack-a-Mole Candidates

They rise and fall through the ups and downs of the media cycle, mechanically mouth the same positions that are at odds with the views of the Republican Party’s conservative grassroots base and are eventually whacked back down below ground level when conservatives understand they hold the same views on immigration, amnesty for illegal aliens and Common Core as do Hillary Clinton and Barack Obama.