Trump promises help for student loan holders…

“That’s probably one of the only things the government shouldn’t make money off — I think it’s terrible that one of the only profit centers we have is student loans,” Trump said.

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Freezing in Summer A/C …..

You can spot them. The frozen ones who come outside at lunch like sun-seeking turtles, cardigans balled up next to them, bare shoulders defrosting in the noon sunlight, no matter how wilting it is outdoors.

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Trump may have peaked….Poll

PPP’s newest national poll finds that Donald Trump is likely facing at least some fallout from his comments about John McCain over the weekend. Nevertheless we do find him narrowly leading the national field in our survey, which went into the field on Monday…..

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The Ukraine is an economic Mess…..

“Yes, this is a technical default. But – one shouldn’t be afraid of this word. In no way this will have an influence on our bank system because our banks do not hold this international debt. This doesn’t influence liquidity, has no influence on deposits of our citizens. This is not Greece, this is different situation.”

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Border Patrol Union won’t give Trump border tour after all….

Local 2455, the union representing the Texas-based guards, said it will pull out of all of the 2016 candidate events…..

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Initial claims for state unemployment benefits drop to 41 year low…

However, last week’s drop likely exaggerates the strength of the labor market as claims are volatile during summer when automakers usually shut assembly plants for annual retooling……

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Trump threatens Republicans with a Third Party run….

“The RNC has not been supportive. They were always supportive when I was a contributor. I was their fair-haired boy,”

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While Democrats may own the White House…The Republicans make gains Everwhere else…

But set Obama’s impressive electoral victories aside and the Democrats look less like an emerging majority and more like a party in free fall: Since Obama was sworn in six years ago, Democrats have suffered net losses of 11 governorships, 30 statehouse chambers, more than 900 statehouse seats, and have lost control of both houses of the U.S. Congress…..

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Trump worth $10 Billion?

While the 92-page filing didn’t precisely quantify Mr. Trump’s wealth, it suggests he has assets worth at least $1.5 billion……

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Bobby Jindal Update…. He ‘catapults’ into fourth place?

Jindal draws 8 percent support from likely GOP caucusgoers in Iowa, according to a survey conducted this week by his campaign……

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Political Roundup for July 22, 2015…Kasich is number 16…RRH Elections

Kasich: Ohio Gov. John Kasich (R) officially launched his presidential campaign yesterday, becoming the 16th and likely last “serious” Republican candidate(unless you count Jim Gilmore as a serious candidate) to enter the race. Kasich is considered a longshot to get the nomination as he doesn’t really have much of a constituency to draw from with Jeb Bush holding down the establishment mantle…..

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Daily Kos Morning Digest 7/22/15…This Democrat is seeking a rematch in Utah—and he might actually have a chance

UT-04: Democrat Doug Owens ran one of the most unexpected races of 2014. When Rep. Jim Matheson declined to seek re-election last cycle, many Democrats concluded he felt the winds of change a-blowin’ against him and didn’t want to tarnish his remarkable career with a loss, lest he decide to run for statewide office some day…….

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Hillary Clinton WILL play the gender card…Why Not?

Eight years ago, her first presidential campaign downplayed any focus on running as a woman. But Democrats say gender is not only a plus this time, but also crucial to Clinton’s strategy for winning a general election where she will need to boost the turnout of female voters, who are more likely to vote Democratic.

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Obama does his last John Stewart show….

Obama explained to Stewart that the greatest lesson he has learned in office is that the government must get people engaged in the issues.

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Daily Kos leader questions the Democratic field….

So why are the Democratic contenders blowing it?

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WashPost/ABC Poll says Americans don’t like left leaning social moves…

Liberals have won a string of victories on gay marriage and health care reform this year, but a new Washington Post-ABC News poll finds a large majority of Americans are unhappy with where the nation is headed on social issues…..

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