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‘An incredible circumstance’: Ted Cruz is suddenly consolidating the GOP establishment

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    Republican presidential candidate Ted Cruz spent the past week doing what was recently considered to be impossible: consolidating support from his party’s establishment. The list of people who have endorsed Cruz now includes Mitt Romney, the 2012 Republican presidential nominee; Jeb Bush, the ex-2016 GOP frontrunner; and Sen. …

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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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Bill Maher Backs Cruz Over Trump: “Better Ted Than Dead”

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Bill Maher puts on a baseball cap expressing his preference for Ted Cruz over Donald Trump in this screengrab from an episode of Real Time that aired on March 25, 2016.   Bill Maher is sympathetic to the horrible version of Sophie’s Choice that Republicans are currently facing. The difference …

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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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Hillary Clinton Shows Trump And Cruz How A President Responds To Terror

STANFORD, CA - MARCH 23:  Democratic presidential candidate former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton delivers a counterterrorism address at Stanford University on March 23, 2016 in Stanford, California. A day after terror attacks left dozens people dead in Brussels, Hillary Clinton delivered a counter terrorism speech.  (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton cast her Republican presidential counterparts’ national security proposals as “dangerous” in a speech on counterterrorism at Stanford University Wednesday. While Clinton said “it’s understandable that Americans here at home are worried” about the Islamic State network, which claimed responsibility for attacks in Brusselsthat killed …

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

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“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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