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Ted Cruz: “This National Enquirer story is garbage. It is complete and utter lies.”

Ted Cruz

One thing I’ve learned from writing about politics for 10 years is that you’ll never talk someone out of believing something they really want to believe. (At least you won’t if you’re a mediocre writer. Maybe great writers are different.) Another thing I’ve learned is that there’s no way to …

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Can Trump get to 1,237 delegates?

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(CNN)Ted Cruz and John Kasich will need a political earthquake to slow Donald Trump. To stop the billionaire from hitting, or coming very close to, the magic number of 1,237 delegates needed to seal the Republican nomination and to raise the prospect of a contested convention, they must do more than …

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Donald Trump posted a photo insulting the appearance of Ted Cruz’s wife

Sen. Ted Cruz, second from right, R-Texas, his wife Heidi, and their two daughters Catherine, left, 4, and Caroline, 6, wave on stage after he announced his campaign for president, Monday, March 23, 2015, at Liberty University, founded by the late Rev. Jerry Falwell, in Lynchburg, Va. Cruz, who announced his candidacy on twitter in the early morning hours, is the first major candidate in the 2016 race for president. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)

As did Lincoln, Roosevelt and Reagan in their campaigns, Donald Trump took part this week in the very presidential tradition of threatening a fellow candidate’s wife on Twitter.* After a super PAC unrelated to Cruz published an ad using a suggestive photo of Trump’s wife, Melania, from GQ, Trump laid …

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Again: Nothing is off limits for Donald Trump, including spouses

Ted Cruz

As Republicans in Utah waited for their caucuses to start on Tuesday night, Republican front-runner Donald Trump — who had lagged in the state’s polls and went on to lose Utah — tweeted an attack on his chief rival that got personal. “Wow Sen. Ted Cruz, that is some low-level ad you did using …

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Ted Cruz isn’t about to let the Brussels terror attack go to waste — he will tweet America’s way to safety

Texas Senator Ted Cruz speaks at the Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) at National Harbor in Maryland  February 26, 2015.  REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque  (UNITED STATES - Tags: POLITICS) - RTR4RBW7

“Radical Islam is at war with us,” he tweeted, but “that ends on January 20, 2017”   Texas Senator and Republican presidential hopeful Ted Cruz reacted, at first, as most did upon learning about the coordinated terror attacks in Brussels this morning:   Of course, if one follows the link …

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Will Trump Clinch The GOP Nomination Before The Convention?

Among the waving of campaign signs, Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump speaks during a campaign rally Saturday, March 19, 2016, in Tucson, Ariz. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin)

  The Republican race for the presidential nomination is down to just one man and one number: Donald Trump and 1,237 — the number of delegates required to clinch the nomination. Can Trump win 1,237 delegates by the end of the primary season on June 7? Will he be forced …

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Ted Cruz hopes for wins over Donald Trump in Utah and Arizona

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The Salt Lake Tribune reported on Saturday some good news for Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas as the next two contests for the Republican nomination draws nigh. Cruz, according to the Y2 Analytics survey, leads in Utah with 52 percent of the vote. John Kasich and Donald Trump follow with 29 …

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