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Three for three: Sanders wins Hawaii, Washington, Alaska

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A little birdie interrupted Bernie Sanders during his rally in Portland, Oregon, got a standing ovation from the crowd and was given the name of “Birdie Sanders” on social media   Sen. Bernie Sanders won Democratic caucuses in Washington state, Alaska and Hawaii on Saturday, giving him five caucus victories …

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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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Bernie Sanders Is Currently Winning the Democratic Primary Race, and I’ll Prove It to You

SALT LAKE CITY - MARCH 21: Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders speaks at West High School at a campaign rally on March 21, 2016 in Salt Lake City, Utah. The Republican and Democratic caucuses are March 22. (Photo by George Frey/Getty Images)

Nobody cares how well a politician does at the ballot box when he or she is running for an office unopposed. What matters is how a politician performs in contested primaries and general elections, as when it really matters — like it will, for instance, this November — you can …

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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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Donald Trump Just Received Amazing News – Cruz HATES THIS!

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A brand-new poll shows that conservative businessman Donald Trump doesn’t really have a “ceiling to his support.” That’s because a new poll by Boston’s Emerson College shows that in New York State, Trump has 64% of Republicans supporting him! Senator Ted Cruz (R-TX) only has 12%. Even with Senator Marco …

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President Obama’s rising approval ratings will move Hillary Clinton forward

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  President Barack Obama’s approval ratings are up, and he seems more willing than ever to make waves and push for his policies until Election Day and beyond. This is good news for Hillary Clinton, who got another lift Tuesday by winning four major state primaries, in Florida, Illinois, North Carolina and Ohio, and …

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Ted Cruz plots a path to 1,237 delegates — but keeps his backup plan

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Ted Cruz is girding for an admittedly long, narrow path to clinching the GOP nomination before the GOP convention in July, a tightrope walk that has no margin for error if he is to dethrone Donald Trump at the ballot box. Gone are the projections that the GOP race would …

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