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Ted Cruz drops out of the race, Kasich defiant or delusional

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At a campaign rally in Indiana after the state’s primary results handed Trump a massive victory, Sen. Ted Cruz announced that he is dropping out of the race. Kasich didn’t hold a press conference, but did issue this statement on Facebook: “Our strategy has been and continues to be one that involves winning the nomination at an open convention. The ...

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The Cruz-Kasich thing… isn’t actually a thing

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Starting Monday morning, all hell broke loose in the GOP nomination coverage – Ted Cruz and John Kasich were colluding to derail Trump – like that’s news. The news has been full of stories of Cruz letting Kasich have Oregon and New Mexico while Kasich supposedly was allowing Cruz to take Indiana – realistically, they are both dealing with failing campaigns ...

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Ted Cruz has ‘short list’ of V.P. possibles – one name confirmed

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Senator Ted Cruz is planning the final leg of his open convention strategy and it centers on who his running mate might be. Ted Cruz’s presidential campaign has a short list of potential vice presidential picks that includes former rival Carly Fiorina, campaign aides announced Monday. A Fiorina top aide confirmed that she is on the list of Vice-Presidential possibles ...

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Trump supporter stuns Cruz ally on CNN by naming her as one of Ted Cruz’s alleged mistresses

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This year’s presidential campaign has been full of vitriol, name calling, unsupported accusations and lies – so why stop now? Adriana Cohen, a Boston Herald columnist and avowed Trump supporter, cited a tabloid in accusing the former communications director for Ted Cruz of being one of his “mistresses.”

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Five GOP Candidates: What Have We Learned?

The presidential field is narrowing. Not fast enough for some people. But we have seen a good bit of the candidates by now and can draw some conclusions about them and their supporters. Donald Trump has turned the race on its head by voicing what so many people are thinking, but perhaps are too intimidated to say out loud. His style is hyperbole. ...

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And the Progressives Laughed

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Whether you believe that there were nefarious motives behind the advancement of inaccurate information about the Carson campaign by Cruz ground operatives in Iowa or not, one thing is certain, true and undeniable. The leading candidates for the Republican Party’s nomination for President of the United States are feeding on each other. By doing so, they have effectively created an ...

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Jimmy Carter says he wants Trump to win

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Former President Jimmy Carter told the United Kingdom parliament that he would rather see Trump than Cruz as the GOP nominee. “The reason is, Trump has proven already that he is completely malleable. I don’t think he has any fixed opinion that he would fight for.” “If I had a choice of Republican nominees, between Cruz and Trump, I think I would ...

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The new nominee for the worst political ad: Rand Paul’s ‘Audit the Ted’ [video]

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Carly Fiorina’s strange ‘puppy’ ad held the top spot as the worst political ad of the season until Rand Paul released this no-budget wonder… and what the heck is with the British accents? The characters make reference to someone named Ted Kruzz who missed a failed vote to audit the federal reserve.  If Rand blew the remainder of his campaign ...

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Duck Commander becomes Cruz Commander [Video]

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While Donald Trump fills halls with throngs of folks and tells them to concern themselves with Cruz’s heritage – Phil Robertson may have single-handedly out-Trumped trump and handed the southern states to Cruz. 1

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Stasis politics, not voters, is driving elections

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When Donald Trump, after several election cycles of toying with the idea, announced he was actually running for president, the conventional political pundit class snickered openly. A bombastic businessman whose controversial and often outlandish opinions, conventional wisdom dictated that he had absolutely no chance of gaining support. When that bit of prognostication turned out to be totally fallacious, the pundit ...

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Cartoon Wars: Cruz and the Media exchange cartoon slams

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Ted Cruz is firing back after the Washington Post published, then removed and then apologized for a cartoon depicting Ted Cruz’s children as monkeys. Senator Cruz used social media to fire an artistic salvo of his own: Seems like a better idea for a cartoon: Hillary and her lapdogs. pic.twitter.com/dou9c7fS4U — Ted Cruz (@tedcruz) December 23, 2015  

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Venial politics at the latest GOP debate

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Last night’s main stage GOP debate did not need to go beyond the first five minutes. The opening statements of each candidate served as an abstract for the talking points that would be elaborated over the next few hours’ discourse. Each candidate was a variation on a theme, both at an individual epistemological level and at a GOP level. Essentially, ...

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Trump [almost] names Cruz as [possible] VP pick

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Reading the news this morning, it’s apparent that many politicos have decided that Trump liking Cruz is the same as Donald having named the Senator as his running mate. According to The Hill: Donald Trump on Tuesday named Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) when asked about his possible running mate in 2016. The article cites a story on Lifezette that discusses an ...

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