Tuesday, May 3, 2016

Cruz Says He's Still Within Reach of the Nomination if He Loses Indiana

With Indiana primary voters headed to the polls in less than 24 hours, Ted Cruz said he will "absolutely" have a path to victory even if he loses the next GOP presidential nominating contest."We intend to do absolutely everything possible to win tomorrow. It's gonna be up to the people of Indiana," Cruz told ABC News while campaigning in Osceola, Indiana.Read more at KABC Read More......

Leftist Violence & Double Standards

The so-called “mainstream” national media has developed a penchant for focusing on violence originating from certain quarters while all but ignoring hooliganism emanating from others. The disparity in treatment is due primarily to an agenda being pushed by leftist elements within the media establishment, including, but not limited to, MSNBC and the New York Times.
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Monday, May 2, 2016

Trumps Harsh Words on Immigration Is Motivating Immigrants

Tens of thousands of immigrants are applying for U.S. citizenship in a year when immigration is at the center in this year's presidential campaign.
Many immigration advocates say fear of Donald Trump becoming president is motivating many longtime immigrants to apply for citizenship, so they can vote.
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Two Words May Have Given Away FBI’s Decision To File Criminal Charges Against Hillary

Those of us who have been waiting patiently (or not so much) for the FBI to file criminal charges against Hillary Clinton for treating classified information like outdated takeout menus may have a clue of what’s about to happen.
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Sunday, May 1, 2016

Bernie Sanders says conditions in Baltimore no better than North Korea, West Bank

Residents of some Baltimore neighborhoods are no better off than people living in impoverished North Korea and the violent West Bank, Bernie Sanders said during a campaign rally in Maryland ahead of that state’s primary. "Poverty in Baltimore, and around this country — poverty is a death sentence," Sanders said April 24. He then laid out some rather unflattering and harsh comparisons:
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Trump Targets Obama and Clinton Betrayal of Israel

Obama and Clinton's shameful betrayal of Israel in this sordid affair seems set to be targeted by Trump. Donald Trump’s foreign policy speech has created expectations that he will match Marco Rubio’s pledge to stand by the commitments made by President Bush to Israel’s Prime Minister Ariel Sharon in Bush’s letter dated 14 April 2004.
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Cruz Delegates Waver as Trump Gains Momentum

Those delegates are vital to Cruz’s quest to deny his rival the 1,237 delegates he’ll need on the first ballot in Cleveland. But as they’ve watched Cruz struggle to tread water in a primary increasingly dominated by Trump, many of them, wary of a bitter convention battle that could rend the party at its seams, are rethinking their commitment to the Texas senator.
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Saturday, April 30, 2016

Election Season Reveals Rampant Economic Illiteracy Among Voters

Education: Everybody talks about how the presidential primaries have uncovered intense voter anger at the political establishment. It’s actually revealed something more troubling: The widespread ignorance of basic economic truths that spans across the political spectrum.
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Friday, April 29, 2016

Protests rage outside Trump rally in Orange County; 17 arrested, police car smashed

Hundreds of demonstrators filled the street outside the Orange County amphitheater where Donald Trump held a rally Thursday night, stomping on cars, hurling rocks at motorists and forcefully declaring their opposition to the Republican presidential candidate.
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John Boehner’s Grudge

We get it. John Boehner doesn’t like Ted Cruz. In a witless cheap shot, Boehner called him “Lucifer in the flesh” at an event at Stanford University. Boehner’s attitude is widespread among Republican insiders who are foolishly allowing personal ill will to cloud their reasoned judgment about who, among the candidates left in the GOP race, is the best representative of conservative principles and policies, and about who would be the best candidate in the upcoming general election.
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Cruz to trounce Trump in Virginia delegate election

Ted Cruz got crushed in Virginia on primary day, but even Donald Trump’s forces believe he’s about to stuff the state’s national convention delegation full of supporters anyway. Virginia GOP insiders with knowledge of the state’s delegate selection process expect Cruz backers to overrun this Saturday’s state convention and use their numbers to guarantee that the 13 statewide delegates to the national convention lean Cruz.
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Thursday, April 28, 2016

Five Reasons Why Virginia Senator Tim Kaine Will Win Hillary’s Veepstakes

It’s been clear since Obama’s reelection that Hillary Clinton would run for the White House in 2016, and the speculation over her running mate has been going on almost as long. For instance, on this site in May 2014 I penned the piece “Kaine Is Able, and Warner Is Too,” suggesting that both Virginia senators, Tim Kaine and Mark Warner, would be strong VP candidates.
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Bernie Sanders Staffers Seek To Elect ‘Brand New Congress’

While even Bernie Sanders is starting to admit that his chance of winning the Democratic nomination is exceedingly slim, some of his former staff and volunteers have formed a political action committee dedicated to giving the senator “the ability to make real change.”
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Democratic Strategist: Trump Will Beat Hillary Like 'A Baby Seal'

Democratic strategist Dave "Mudcat" Saunders believes Donald Trump will beat Hillary Clinton like a "baby seal," and that working class whites who haven't already left the Democratic Party for cultural reasons will due so now for economic ones.
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Wednesday, April 27, 2016

You Need to Know About Tom Perez: Likely Hillary VP Opposes First Amendment

Could the next president of the United States be neither Clinton, Trump, Cruz, or Kasich ... but Thomas Perez?
It’s far more likely than you might think. Even before any candidate definitively secures either party’s presidential nomination, 2016 is looking more and more like 1912 all over again.
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Ryan: Trump 'comfortable' with my vision for GOP

"So I feel like we will be to be able to unify Republicans and conservatives to offer the country this fall a very clear and compelling choice so that the people of this nation get to decide where we go as a country," Ryan said. Asked whether Trump told him in his phone call with the candidate that he was comfortable with that vision for the party, Ryan affirmed.
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Byron York: In state after state, strong GOP support for Trump's Muslim proposal

What was once furious Republican opposition to Donald Trump's proposal to temporarily ban foreign Muslims from entering the U.S. has turned to virtual silence in the face of widespread GOP voter approval. Read more at the Washington Examiner Read More......

Tuesday, April 26, 2016

Poll: Trump Reaches 50 Percent Support Nationally for the First Time

Donald Trump has reached 50 percent support from Republicans and Republican-leaners nationally for the first time since the beginning of the NBC News|SurveyMonkey Weekly Election Tracking Poll in late December. This milestone is significant as the 2016 primary heads into its final few weeks of contests, as there has been intense speculation that Trump's support has a ceiling.
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Shades of '80 in '16, and that's not good for Clinton

Will Bernie Sanders do to Hillary Clinton what Ted Kennedy did to Jimmy Carter a political generation ago? It sure looks like it. That was when, back in 1980, Sen. Ted Kennedy sought to wrest the party nomination for president away from President Jimmy Carter, a fellow Democrat, who was seeking re-election.
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Carly Fiorina Is on Ted Cruz Shortlist for VP Pick

Ted Cruz's presidential campaign has a short list of potential vice presidential picks that includes former rival Carly Fiorina, campaign aides announced Monday. Cruz's campaign manager tweeted that they "have narrowed our VP candidates to a short list and are going thru the normal processes associated with picking a running mate."
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Monday, April 25, 2016

Trump's New Delegate Strategy Takes Root in Pennsylvania

After his resounding victory in New York Tuesday night, Republican front-runner Donald Trump looks ahead to a series of primaries in the Northeast, including Pennsylvania, where he will deploy a new strategy that includes aggressively courting delegates, a tactic he had previously and vocally panned as unnecessary and part of a "rigged" system.
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New poll shows even Democrat women are bored with Hillary

Gallup has a new poll out that shows former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton (D-IL, AR, NY, DC) is having trouble energizing women in her own party.
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Exclusive Data Analysis: GOP Primary Turnout Up 8.7 Million Votes, More Than 60 Percent in 2016 Versus 2012

Newly compiled data after the New York Republican primary shows that among the states that have voted so far in 2016, GOP primary and caucus turnout is up well more than 8 million votes and well more than 60 percent over 2012’s process.
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Sunday, April 24, 2016

My Hunt for Bernie’s Grandfather

When Bernie Sanders and Hillary Clinton debated in Brooklyn last week, they did so not far from Bernie’s childhood home and from some disturbing socialist-communist trails. Exploring those paths led me on a chase toward a character named Benjamin Glassberg — more than one Benjamin Glassberg, it turned out.
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Report: Deval Patrick on Hillary's Short List For VP

Gov. Deval Patrick is reportedly on the short list of potential running mates for Democratic front-runner Hillary Clinton and Bay State political analysts say he could be the perfect pick because he could help win over the party’s progressive wing and shine in head-to-head debates.
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Trump's Schizophrenia on Taxes and Obamacare

Donald Trump was asked this week, "Do you believe in raising taxes on the wealthy?" He replied, "I do. I do - including myself. I do." Yet Trump's own tax plan would cut the highest marginal federal income-tax rate from 39.6 percent to 25 percent. How does this tax plan square with Trump's newly professed support for "raising taxes on the wealthy"?
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Why Six Swing-State GOP Senators Are in Trouble – And How They Can Survive

In a complicated political season, nobody has more complications to worry about than the half-dozen Republican senators seeking re-election in tight, swing-state contests.
Those senators–hailing from Illinois, New Hampshire, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Wisconsin and North Carolina—are being buffeted by big forces largely out of their control as they try to hang onto their seats.
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Saturday, April 23, 2016

Donald Trump Is Not Your Protector: A Warning to Conservative Christians

Donald Trump has presented himself as a protector of conservative Christians and as the best friend Christians will ever have. He has held up his mother’s Bible and pledged to bring Christ back into Christmas. But when the rubber meets the road, he is anything but the defender of conservative Christians and their values.
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Riots, Guns, Bribes: TR's Contested Convention

Would a candidate for president of the United States ever officially condone a riot on the floor of a national convention? Would a candidate actually ever seek to provoke one? Should delegates at a convention be permitted to carry guns? Can supporters of a candidate try to buy delegate votes? Could any of these things happen at a contested Republican Convention this year in Cleveland?
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No, Ted Cruz is not part of the establishment

It seems, because he’s the last man standing to challenge businessman Donald Trump (from at least getting the 1,237 delegates Mr. Trump needs to clinch the GOP nomination), Texas Sen. Ted Cruz is now considered part of the establishment.
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AP: Trump tells Connecticut voters he's "not toning it down"

BRIDGEPORT, Conn. (AP) — A confident Donald Trump told supporters on Saturday that he's not changing his pitch to voters, a day after his chief adviser assured Republican officials their party's front-runner would show more restraint while campaigning.
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Friday, April 22, 2016

Angry Trump Supporters Sending Death Threats to GOP Delegates

After failing to secure a single delegate in Colorado nearly two weeks ago, angry Donald Trump supporters, reacting to the candidate’s claims of a ‘rigged’ nomination process, began taking matters into their own hands. This included issuing death threats to Colorado GOP chairman Steve House, who said he’s received emails warning him to hide his family and “pray”...
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Clinton Vows to Spend 'Every Single Minute' as President to 'Change Gun Culture'

At a meeting with families of gun-violence victims in Hartford, Conn., today, Hillary Clinton vowed to use "every single minute of every day" to "change the gun culture" in America.
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John Kasich wishes more Republicans liked Democrats’ ideas

Now you’ve done it, Republicans. You’ve disappointed John Kasich. In a Wednesday interview with The Washington Post, Kasich — continuing his sad presidential campaign’s efforts to equate Ted Cruz with Donald Trump — whined about being one of few Republicans who cares about ideas.
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Thursday, April 21, 2016

Trump: Transgender people can use whatever bathroom they want

Transgender people should be able to use whatever bathroom they want, Donald Trump said Thursday. "Oh, I had a feeling that question was going to come up, I will tell you. North Carolina did something that was very strong. And they're paying a big price. There's a lot of problems," the Republican presidential candidate said during a town hall event on NBC's "Today."
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Wednesday, April 20, 2016

Donald Trump Just Made It Impossible For Ted Cruz To Clinch The GOP Nomination

How bad was Cruz’s night? He’s losing to Ben Carson in some places — a guy who hasn’t been in the race in weeks. Cruz can still win the nomination on the first convention ballot, mind you, but he needs to win about 88.5 percent of the outstanding delegates, bound or unbound, per Daniel Nichanian’s excellent calculations. That's not likely to happen either.
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Ben Carson's Bad Idea -- Get Rid of the Electoral College

Many conservatives, including me, thought nothing but the best about Dr. Ben Carson's run for the White House...until now. Recently, Dr. Carson has suggested that we need to get rid of the Electoral College because it disregards the "will of the people." Underlying this proposal is the idea that pure, national democracy is the best form of government.
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Exclusive Video: Ryan Challenger Paul Nehlen is FED UP with the Speaker

Rep. Paul Ryan’s (R-WI) primary challenger is bringing in heavy equipment to unseat the Speaker of the House in Wisconsin’s 1st Congressional District.
In an interview with CR, Paul Nehlen, a businessman from Kenosha, outlines the finer details of the #DumpRyan tour...
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Tuesday, April 19, 2016

Amended Rules for the Oregon Republican Party Delegate Selection Convention

Special rules for the Oregon Republican Party Delegate Selection Convention for the Republican National Convention June 4th 2016 (as amended April 2nd 2016)... Read it here! Read More......

No experience necessary: Meet the Orthodox lawyer advising Trump on Israel

If Donald Trump wins the White House, he’ll probably be the first U.S. president whose top adviser on Israel used to do guard duty at a Jewish settlement in the West Bank armed with an M-16 assault weapon.
The adviser, Jason Dov Greenblatt, currently works for Trump as a real estate attorney. Trump identified Greenblatt last week as one of two Jewish lawyers who would be his top Israel advisers; the other is bankruptcy expert David M. Friedman of the Kasowitz law firm.
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Bernie Sanders Versus the Tenth Commandment

Bernie Sanders, with the regularity of a steam engine, has pounded away for months at the injustice, the wickedness, even the racism of “income inequality.” If ever there was a Johnny one-note on the American political scene, he is it. Yet almost nobody, and least of all his hapless opponent Hillary Clinton, has thought to call into question the ethical validity or inflammatory character of the covetousness this political slogan urges upon the public, with a recklessness that has visited untold calamities upon Europe.
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Ted Cruz: ‘I Have Zero Interest Whatsoever’ in Being Donald Trump’s VP Pick

A Donald Trump-Sen. Ted Cruz unity ticket seems less likely now that Cruz told the Good Morning America audience on Monday that he has “zero interest, whatsoever” in being Trump’s pick for vice-president. Bonnie Pointer, who was described as an undecided voter from Vacaville, California, asked Cruz via video, “Would you accept being Donald Trump’s Vice President?”
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Monday, April 18, 2016

Presidential Horse Race 2016: Getting to know Ted Cruz is learning to like him even more

It’s safe to say each of the CNN Town Halls this week painted the remaining Republican presidential candidates in a positive light and that’s a good thing for those of us who see the number one priority as the need to defeat Hillary Clinton (or Bernie Sanders) in November.
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Women Really, Really Dislike Trump: Take Note, Republicans

Republicans still haven’t learned. In the autopsy of the 2012 presidential campaign, the Republican National Committee concluded that the party needed to “improve its efforts to include female voters” and “represent some of the unique concerns that female voters may have.”
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Nevada’s GOP Delegate Fight: Governor Brian Sandoval Endorses John Kasich

Nevada Governor Brian Sandoval endorsed John Kasich on Saturday, throwing his support behind the Ohio Governor’s long-shot bid for the Republican nomination just before the state picks its delegates.
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Sunday, April 17, 2016

Trump's foreign policy alarms the world: analysts

US Republican presidential frontrunner Donald Trump has rung alarm bells around the world with his proclamations on foreign policy, but his targets are increasingly shrugging off his barbs.
By suggesting that NATO is "obsolete" and that Japan and South Korea should acquire nuclear weapons to rid the United States of the burden of protecting those countries, Trump has called into question some of the cornerstones of US foreign policy for decades.
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Trump May Soon Discover Independent Campaign Is His Only Option Left

What’s up with all of this after-the-fact complaining we’ve heard from Donald Trump in the wake of his recent losses to Senator Cruz? Yesterday, Mr. Cruz romped in Wyoming. Mr. Trump charged that the Texan had bought the delegates. A week earlier after Mr. Cruz swept Colorado, a Trump lieutenant accused the Cruz campaign of “Gestapo tactics.”
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Why Cruz Could Beat Clinton

Last Novem­ber, I spent a week in Ken­tucky to cov­er one of the most-loathed Re­pub­lic­ans on the bal­lot that year. Matt Bev­in, an am­bi­tious, tea-party-ori­ented busi­ness­man who had chal­lenged Sen­ate Minor­ity Lead­er Mitch Mc­Con­nell in a 2014 Sen­ate primary, was now the GOP’s gubernat­ori­al stand­ard-bear­er in the biggest race in the coun­try. Mc­Con­nell’s ad­visers tried to pre­vent Bev­in from win­ning a di­vided primary.
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Saturday, April 16, 2016

Kasich declares victory in Indiana delegate elections but questions remain

John Kasich is declaring victory over Ted Cruz and Donald Trump in Indiana in the battle to elect loyal convention delegates.
There was no way to immediately verify the Kasich campaign's claim.
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State Dept. Releases Phone Transcript of Hillary Admitting She Knew Benghazi Was Planned Attack

The State Department released a phone transcipt this week that proves Hillary Clinton knew the Benghazi massacre was a planned attack and not a protest. Judicial Watch obtained the documents this week. BizPac Review reported:
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New York Sun Endorses Ted Cruz

The New York Sun announced it is endorsing Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX)97% in the Republican primary Tuesday.
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Friday, April 15, 2016

Trump prepared to cede Wyoming delegate contest

CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — Donald Trump's presidential campaign has all but thrown in the towel in Wyoming ahead of Saturday's Republican convention. --The billionaire businessman's campaign made a conscious decision not to commit resources to Wyoming, according to Alan Cobb, a senior Trump adviser. --Trump picked only up a single delegate in last month's Wyoming county conventions while rival Ted Cruz scored nine. There are 14 more delegates at stake at this weekend's state convention. Read more at Townhall.com Read More......

Tuesday, April 12, 2016

Ohio Gov. John Kasich calls for open convention: "It's a bizarre process"

Ohio Gov. John Kasich called the Republican presidential primary delegate process "bizarre" on Monday and said the Republican National Convention should adopt rules that would open up the nomination to more candidates.
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Suddenly It Matters: GOP And Democrats Gear Up For Connecticut Primary

While the Connecticut Democratic establishment is supporting front-runner Hillary Clinton, U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders is spending big and banking that history will be on his side in two weeks in Connecticut's presidential primary.
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Nuisance challengers irk GOP senators

Sens. John McCain of Arizona and Kelly Ayotte of New Hampshire will spend their summers under attack by underfinanced tea party opponents. In Nevada, the reemergence of Sharron Angle — who infamously blew a chance to defeat Senate Democratic Leader Harry Reid in 2010 — means the GOP's hand-picked candidate for the open seat, Rep. Joe Heck, has a fight on his hands to get to the general election.
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Monday, April 11, 2016

Candidate Wall: 2016 Republican Primary Races for National, State and Benton County Offices

Click on images to visit the campaign websites (if available) of these Republican candidates, who will be on your Oregon Primary Election ballot in Benton County.

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US Election 2016: Are Donald Trump and Bernie Sanders right about trade?

Would Donald Trump "wreak havoc on world trade" if he became US president? That was the question posed in a recent Wall Street Journal column.Meanwhile, an article in Forbes magazine describes another non-mainstream figure still in the running for the White House, the Democrat Bernie Sanders, as not having the "first inkling of what [trade] is and why we do it".
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Trump blasts delegate fight as ‘crooked deal'

Donald Trump vented Monday over the delegate fight on which his campaign has been repeatedly outfoxed, slamming the situation in Colorado as a "crooked deal." “Well it really started with Colorado, and the people out there are going crazy — in the Denver area and Colorado itself — and they’re going absolutely crazy because they weren’t given a vote, this was given by politicians. It’s a crooked deal, and I see it..."
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Kasich: 'Establishment' not going to let Trump, Cruz become nominee

Republican delegates are not going to be likely to support either Donald Trump or Texas Sen. Ted Cruz when they get to the party's national convention in July, Ohio Gov. John Kasich said on Sunday.
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Sunday, April 10, 2016

Trump Adviser Has Contributed Over $100K to Democrats

Donald Trump’s son-in-law, who has been informally advising the business mogul, has contributed more than $100,000 to Democratic campaigns and committees over two decades. Jared Kushner, husband of Ivanka Trump, has become one of Donald Trump’s “very few” advisers in his campaign to secure the Republican nomination for president...
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Ted Cruz risks primary disqualification in N.J. resulting from charges of ballot access fraud

Ted Cruz risks primary disqualification in New Jersey resulting from charges of ballot access fraud. A primary ballot disqualification hearing is scheduled by the Secretary of State for Monday, April 11 at 9:00 a.m. in Mercerville, New Jersey. Washington D.C. Law Professor Victor Williams charges that Ted Cruz fraudulently certified his constitutional eligibility for office to gain ballot access. Williams demands that Cruz be disqualified from several late-primary ballots: "Cruz committed ballot access fraud in each state when he falsely swore that he was a 'natural born' American citizen."
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Saturday, April 9, 2016

HuffPo: Don’t be fooled. Kasich will win the nomination

I’ve heard a lot of predictions about the outcome of the GOP primary this week, but to say that there’s some sort of consensus forming would be a bit of an exaggeration to put it mildly. Echoing the sentiments of some of the guests on the cable news morning shows, Lawnewz said that Trump still wins the whole thing once he gets to wrangle for a few missing delegates coming into Cleveland.
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Ted Cruz works to woo Jewish Republicans

Ted Cruz gathered top campaign and super PAC donors here over wine and pistachio macaroons on Friday evening, kicking off a weekend-long push to win over the party's biggest financiers.
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Friday, April 8, 2016

There is no New York presidential primary

The New York primary is rather 28 separate primaries, as 81 of the delegates will be distributed on the basis of results in the state's 27 congressional districts and 14 will distributed at large based on the statewide results. It takes winning over 50% of the vote to be allocated all three delegates from a district. If the winner has a mere plurality, the delegates are allocated proportionally. These 27 districts include urban minority enclaves, affluent suburbs, small cities, and vast stretches of rural areas.
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Cruz apology to McConnell? 'Ain't gonna happen,' he says

Ted Cruz said Thursday he will not apologize to Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell for accusing him of lying last year, despite suggestions from Senate colleagues it would help them unite behind his campaign.
"That ain't gonna happen," Cruz told CNN's Dana Bash in an interview that aired on "Erin Burnett OutFront."
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Trump convention manager: 'Winning isn't enough'

Donald Trump's convention manager, Republican strategist Paul Manafort, described his new role in the campaign Friday, saying it shows the billionaire's signature leadership style.
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Thursday, April 7, 2016

America’s Former Top Spy Makes His Pick For President

Former CIA director Gen. Michael Hayden endorsed Ohio Gov. John Kasich for president Wednesday, saying he has the best experience and leadership skills to run the country.Hayden, who helmed both the NSA and the CIA through former President George W. Bush and President Barack Obama’s years in office, cited Kasich’s 18 years of experience on the House Armed Services Committee in a statement announcing his endorsement.
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How socialists from the ’60s primed millennials to Feel the Bern

Bernie Sanders and his young supporters say, “No worries, we’re democratic socialists.” Outsiders say, “No problem, they barely know what socialism is.” Others see Sanders’s movement as a passing response to an economic downturn.
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Cruz: Look at Trump’s checkbook to see ‘New York values’

Republican presidential candidate Ted Cruz defended his attacks on rival Donald Trump for embodying “New York values” at a campaign stop in the Bronx on Thursday, less than two weeks before the Empire State’s critical GOP primary. Cruz said that when he uses the term “New York values,” he’s referring to the “liberal Democratic politicians” whose policies “have been hammering the people of New York for some time.”
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Wednesday, April 6, 2016

An Open Letter to Trump Voters from His Top Strategist-Turned-Defector

Even Trump's most trusted advisors didn't expect him to fare this well. Almost a year ago, recruited for my public relations and public policy expertise, I sat in Trump Tower being told that the goal was to get The Donald to poll in double digits and come in second in delegate count. That was it. Read more at XO Jane Read More......

Ted Cruz Wins Wisconsin G.O.P. Primary, Pressuring Donald Trump

Senator Ted Cruz soundly defeated Donald J. Trump in the Wisconsin primary on Tuesday, breathing new life into efforts to halt Mr. Trump’s divisive presidential candidacy and dealing a blow to his chances of clinching the Republican nomination before the party’s summer convention.
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Roger Stone Warns After Wisconsin Loss: Donald Trump’s Campaign Has No Infrastructure in The States

Veteran political strategist and informal adviser for GOP frontrunner Donald Trump Roger Stone warns on Breitbart News Daily that the loss in Wisconsin should be a “wakeup call” for the Trump campaign, which he says should invest in campaign infrastructure to sew up the party’s nomination.
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Tuesday, April 5, 2016

Kasich predicts open convention: 'It’s going to be so much fun'

Republican presidential candidate John Kasich said he thinks he has a good chance at a contested convention this summer. "I believe that a convention will look at somebody like me, and that’s why I think I’m going to be the nominee," the Ohio governor said on ABC's "This Week" on Sunday.
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Can't We Do Better?

Occasionally I am asked if I ever considered running for political office. My response: "I did once, but I took two aspirin, lay down for a while and the feeling went away." Besides not wanting to accept a pay cut, why would I want to put myself through the agony of exposing the smallest misdeed and bad decision to political opponents and a ravenous media who could turn my public image into something no family member would recognize?
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Trump proposes funding wall by cutting off remittances

Donald Trump would force Mexico to pay for a border wall by threatening to cut off billions of dollars in remittances sent by immigrants living in the U.S., according to a memo released by his campaign Tuesday.
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