Jeb Bush is against Medicare?…and Social Security?

Boy, does Jeb! Bush want to win the Koch lottery or what? Because he just wrote off the votes of millions of senior citizens by telling them he really does mean it when he says he wants to end Medicare. And Social Security to boot.

At a town hall meeting in New Hampshire, an elderly woman blasted Bush. “We’re not going to have adequate coverage for our children or our grandchildren without Medicare,” she told him. “I paid into that for years and years, just like all these other seniors here, and now you want to take it away?” Why, she asked, is he “always attacking the seniors.”

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Political Roundup for July 24, 2015…Matt Bevin for Kentucky Governor?….RRH Elections

KY-Gov: Gubernatorial candidates Matt Bevin (R) and Jack Conway (D) debated issues at a “Meet the Candidates” forum hosted by the Kentucky Farm Bureau…..

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Hillary Clinton has Planned Parenthood’s back….

Clinton emphasized that the organization offers essential services for women, “not just reproductive health services, including access to affordable family planning, but cancer screenings and other health check-ups.”

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Hulk Hogan gets caught using the N-word in rant about his daughters ex…..

Hulk Hogan is apologizing for using the n-word during an angry rant about his daughter’s ex-boyfriend, and it doesn’t reflect who he really is — but a transcript of the remarks paints a much different picture.

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Breaking…White House wants to release Israeli spy Jonathan Pollard…

Mr. Netanyahu has personally pressed for years to get the U.S. to release Mr. Pollard, who is currently serving time in a federal prison in Butner, N.C….

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New York City/State $15 an hour wage info…..

A wage panel recommended on Wednesday that the minimum wage be raised for employees of fast-food chain restaurants in New York State to $15 an hour……

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Republicans drop support for their party…Poll

The percentage of those with favorable views of the Republican Party has dropped across the board since early this year, including sharply among Republicans, a Pew Research Center poll says.

Fewer than a third of Americans, 32 percent, have a favorable impression of the GOP, a 9-point drop in the poll since January. Pew’s survey finds that 60 percent have an unfavorable view.

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Hillary knocks NY Times/WSJ reports on her emails….

There is NO criminal investigation , nor was one asked for….

After calls form the Clinton people and info from the DOJ….

Both papers have since walked their stories back…

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Jeb Bush widens his lead over Rubio in Florida…Poll

Jeb Bush holds a commanding lead over Sen. Marco Rubio among registered Florida Republicans, who have soured on the senator since he announced his presidential bid in April, a new poll shows…..

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Trump Update…. Talks about his Democratic side….Backs away from 3rd Party threat

“I identify with some things as a Democrat,” Trump said on MSNBC’s “Morning Joe” when pressed about the comments from 2004, adding that “generally speaking” he was “never a Bush fan.”

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Trump probably doesn’t have enough money to run for too long….

The media seems to have had enough of the Donald’s thought of winning the GOP nomination and one senses they have turned against him…. At least they are beginning to ask concrete questions about the guy…. While he has said he …

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Sabato thinks the Senate majority rests with the a Democratic President elected come 2016…

I agree…. Hillary Will NEED STRONG coattails to help her party reverse the gains Republicans have made in the Senate, House , State and Local races in the last several elections….. Since we last took a comprehensive look at the …

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Erick Erickson Would vote for Trump….Red State…

Donald Trump is a non-traditional candidate who is running a non-traditional campaign and kicking the asses of traditional campaign consultants. They do not like that he is taking advantage of the system they created.

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Afghanistan’s Hamid Karzi is working his way back….

Nine months after he relinquished power in Kabul, Hamid Karzai is a lingering, but formidable presence on the political scene, and his influence and interventions are increasingly seen as a threat to Afghanistan’s political stability…..

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Daily Kos Morning Digest 7/23/15… Meet the Democrat who wants to be the Justin Bieber of Congress. Or don’t.

NY-19: The good news for Democrats is that they finally have a candidate for this open upstate New York seat. The bad news is that John Patrick Kehoe, who runs Yellowcake Music, said this to Roll Call:

“I would like to be the Drake or Justin Bieber of Congress,” he told CQ Roll Call, before noting he plans to primarily campaign on “employment and economics in general, specifically taxes and regulations.”

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Political Roundup for July 23, 2015…The anti-Sestak found?….RRH Elections

PA-Sen: Dems may finally have their anti-Sestak here, as Gov. Wolf’s CoS and 2014 gubernatorial candidate Katie McGinty (D) is set to announce her bid today.

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