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‘The speech that could have saved Donald Trump’

12:58 pm Nov. 3, 2016

Mark DeMoss is the founder of DeMoss, a Buckhead-based public relations firm that represents faith-based organizations – in particular, the Billy Graham family. DeMoss was a senior adviser to Mitt Romney’s GOP presidential campaigns in both 2008 and 2012.

Over at USA Today, DeMoss has written an op-ed piece with this title: “The speech that could have saved Trump,” cast in the chastened voice of the Republican presidential nominee. It’s

GOP Convention Roundup Day 2: Kids and Cuffs

5:00 am Jul. 20, 2016

Night Two of the Republican National Convention went a mite smoother than the pilot episode. Trump was formally nominated. The Trump children gave well-received remarks; Chris Christie got everyone excited about putting Hillary Clinton in jail;

Carly Fiorina, Chris Christie drop GOP presidential bids

3:56 pm Feb. 10, 2016

Chris Christie and Carly Fiorina dropped their bids for the Republican presidential nomination Wednesday following disappointing results in the New Hampshire primary.

The New Jersey governor and former Hewlett-Packard CEO respectively came in sixth and seventh in the Granite State

Donald Trump, Bernie Sanders win New Hampshire primary

8:31 pm Feb. 9, 2016

Concord, N.H. – Republican Donald Trump and Democrat Bernie Sanders upended the political establishment Tuesday with decisive victories over mainstream adversaries. But both face challenges in continuing their momentum when the race shifts to the

What to watch in Tuesday’s New Hampshire primary

6:00 am Feb. 9, 2016

Nashua, N.H. – A billionaire reality TV star and a septuagenarian democratic socialist have commanding leads in New Hampshire’s polls, but

Will Hillary Clinton cut into Bernie Sanders lead? It would come as little shock