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  • Trump launches negative ad against Cruz in Indiana

    04/28/2016 7:53:18 PM PDT · by BlackFemaleArmyCaptain · 31 replies
    The Hill ^ | 4/28/2016 | Rebecca Savransky
    Republican presidential front-runner Donald Trump on Thursday launched a new ad in Indiana attacking rival Ted Cruz for supporting "bad trade deals," CNN reported. "Bad trade deals supported by Ted Cruz have hurt Indiana," the ad says at the beginning. It calls Cruz out, saying he voted for Obama's "job-killing trade deals." It also says the Texas senator supported expanding visas for foreign workers by 500 percent. "No surprise Cruz supported amnesty for 11 million illegals and would have welcomed more Syrian refugees," the ad says. "Only Donald Trump will stand up to China, Japan and Mexico and renegotiate bad...
  • Crowd for Cruz rally less than expected

    04/28/2016 4:48:38 PM PDT · by monkapotamus · 119 replies
    WANE ^ | April 28, 2016 | Kaitor Kposowa
    For someone just passing by, they might not have even known a presidential candidate was in Downtown Fort Wayne... “I guess I was just expecting to see some spillover, maybe people waiting to get in,” she said. “It seems to be pretty quiet...” “I was surprised how few people there were,” Joseph Romary said. Valerie Reynolds said she was surprised half the room was empty. It holds about 2,250 people. “I mean it’s a big room,” she said...
  • Trump, Clinton have small leads in Indiana, overall tight race

    04/28/2016 4:24:35 PM PDT · by Clintonfatigued · 46 replies
    WTHR Channel 13 News ^ | Apr 22, 2016
    The results of the first statewide poll for Indiana’s upcoming primary show a small lead for party front runners Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton, with a tight race on both sides of the aisle. The WTHR/HPI Indiana Poll has Trump with a 6-point lead over his closest challenger Ted Cruz. The poll indicates a record turnout will favor Trump over the other candidates. The results prove just how pivotal Indiana's primary race is going to be nationally. Republican Presidential Primary •Donald Trump 37% •Ted Cruz 31% •John Kasich 22% When you drill down into the numbers into core Republicans, it...
  • Ted Cruz's Indiana plan: Throw everything at the wall and see what sticks

    04/28/2016 2:29:16 PM PDT · by monkapotamus · 89 replies
    CNN ^ | April 28, 2016 | Theodore Schleifer and Eric Bradner
    Cruz allies and people close to the campaign describe a budding sense of gloom, with internal polls diving as Trump mounted even stronger than expected showings in his native northeast. In Indiana, which Cruz backers once believed they were favored to win after his strong defeat of Trump in Wisconsin, Cruz's numbers have fallen precipitously: Once leading, Cruz now trails in the state by eight to 10 points, according to a person who has seen the numbers, with Trump over the 40% mark. Cruz's campaign did not respond when asked about those figures...
  • Donald Trump Doesn’t Need Indiana Anymore

    04/28/2016 8:53:33 AM PDT · by COUNTrecount · 74 replies
    NY Times ^ | Apri 28,2016 | Nate Cohn
    For the last month or so, Donald Trump’s path to 1,237 delegates has been clear: Win Indiana and California. But after his strong showings in the Northeast, Indiana no longer seems to be a must-win state to capture the Republican nomination. Sure, winning the state would be very helpful toward gaining a majority of delegates. Without Indiana, he would struggle to get the 1,237 bound delegates needed to wrap up the nomination heading into the convention. But there’s now a credible path to winning on the first ballot without it. The main reason is Mr. Trump’s success on Tuesday among...
  • Donald Trump: "Cruz Can't Win. What's He Doing Picking Vice Presidents?"

    04/28/2016 12:31:09 PM PDT · by Biggirl · 85 replies
    Breitbart.com ^ | April 28, 2016 | Alex Swoyer
    GOP frontrunner Donald Trump is mocking the decision by rival Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX) to select Carly Fiorina as his potential vice presidential pick. “A new relationship has started, Cruz and Carly,” Trump said to roughly 7,500 people at a campaign rally in Indianapolis. “Cruz can’t win. What’s he doing picking vice presidents?”
  • Trump Camp: Cruz-Fiorina Is the ‘Outsourcing Ticket’

    04/28/2016 11:52:29 AM PDT · by monkapotamus · 84 replies
    Breitbart ^ | April 28, 2016 | Julia Hahn
    “Carly Fiorina pioneered– pioneered– the practice of outsourcing jobs,” Miller said. “Her great legacy in business has been in finding a way to shift jobs to lower wage countries and replacing American workers with foreign workers. So I think we can all say that Ted Cruz, who supports offshoring jobs, and Carly Fiorina, who supports offshoring jobs, they’re now officially the outsourcing ticket.” “A critical issue for the state of Indiana is steel production and manufacturing,” Miller said, noting that, “on the crucial trade vote in 2015, Ted Cruz voted for Barack Obama’s trade bill that would destroy… the middle...
  • Indiana may not matter any more

    04/28/2016 11:19:43 AM PDT · by monkapotamus · 44 replies
    Princeton Election Consortium ^ | April 28, 2016 | Sam Wang
    Media types want you to get your knickers in a twist about Indiana. However, the data suggests that it doesn’t matter any more. Rationally speaking, it is probably time to stop writing so much about the Republican race for delegates. Also, a moratorium on “brokered-convention” articles? Today I write about the PEC delegate snapshot. It is based on data posted here. All polls are current, including Trump +6% in Indiana (n=3 polls). Based on Tuesday’s voting, in which Cruz underperformed polls by a median of 4 percentage points, I will no longer assign a Cruz bonus. Note that Trump overperformed...
  • First Read: Cruz and allies have five days to stop Trump

    04/28/2016 8:35:24 AM PDT · by mandaladon · 70 replies
    MSNBC ^ | 28 Apr 2016 | Chuck Todd, Mark Murray and Carrie Dann
    Cruz and allies have five days to stop Trump When Ted Cruz unveiled Carly Fiorina as his running mate on Wednesday, and when he struck that alliance/truce with John Kasich on Sunday night, they were from a position of weakness – not strength. The reason: If Cruz and the “Stop Trump” movement don’t win in Indiana on May 3, they’re done. It’s that simple. After Trump ran the table in Tuesday’s primaries, including getting at least 35 of the 54 Pennsylvania unbound delegates (and that number could go above 40), a win in Indiana – even by a single point...
  • Tripwire Alert – A Desperate Ted Cruz Announces Carly Fiorina as Running Mate

    04/28/2016 2:35:13 AM PDT · by detective · 54 replies
    Conservative Treehouse ^ | April 27, 2016 | Sundance
    According to numerous national media reports, Senator Ted Cruz is moments away from announcing Carly Fiorina as his running mate.The transparency of intent is brutally obvious. Cruz is desperate; all current indications coming out of Indiana do not look well for his ongoing ‘hail-Mary’ chances. The Kasich/Cruz deal to split up states in a futile effort to block Donald Trump is backfiring. Ted Cruz “authenticity” and “likability” continue to plummet. The more Ted talks, the less people like him. He needs a reset, fast. Enter Carly Fiorina, the consummate DC cocktail class republican. A failed corporate CEO who was jettisoned...
  • 2 LIVE Trump rallies 4/28/2016 Evansville, IN @ 12pmCDT & Costa Mesa, CA @ 7pmPDT

    04/28/2016 12:00:31 AM PDT · by nikos1121 · 1,377 replies
    EVANSVILLE, IN Evansville is a city in and the county seat of Vanderburgh County, Indiana, United States. The population was 117,429 at the 2010 census. Old National Events Plaza Scheduled for Apr 28, 2016 Thursday, April 28, 2016: Live stream of the Donald Trump for President rally in Evansville, IN at the Old National Events Plaza. The event is scheduled to begin at 12:00 PM Central time. Evansville Skyline COSTA MESA, CA Costa Mesa is a city in Orange County, California. The population was 109,960 at the 2010 United States Census Scheduled for Apr 28, 2016 Thursday, April 28, 2016:...
  • This Cruz/Fiorina event starts in 15 minutes ...

    04/27/2016 8:17:46 PM PDT · by Mechanicos · 35 replies
    Twitter ^ | 4/27/16 | Betsy Kline (Twitter)
    This Cruz/Fiorina event starts in 15 minutes ... (Video of the crowd at Cruz event at link) https://twitter.com/betsy_klein/status/725411055363567616
  • Tucker Carlson Warns GOP Elite at RedState: You Give “The Finger” To Your Base “At Your Peril”

    04/27/2016 5:13:21 PM PDT · by drewh · 56 replies
    Salon.com ^ | WEDNESDAY, APR 27, 2016 11:13 CDT | WEDNESDAY, APR 27, 2016 11:13 AM CDT
    Fox News contributor Tucker Carlson appeared on America’s Newsroom on Wednesday to speak to host Martha MacCallum about what would happen if — as even House Speaker Paul Ryan is refusing to rule out — the Republican Party does not accept Donald Trump as its nominee this summer in Cleveland. Carlson singled out RedState for attacking Trump’s voters as “diseased” and “probably on Oxycontin” or “secretly liberal,” but insisted that such talk is inherently counterproductive. “He is on track to receive more votes than any Republican nominee ever,” Carlson began. “He’s already surpassed Mitt Romney’s number in 2012.” He was...
  • Cruz: Trump Parachutes In Like Mick Jagger,Gives A Performance And Leaves

    04/27/2016 1:36:14 PM PDT · by Biggirl · 74 replies
    Breitbart.com ^ | April 27, 2016 | Pam Key
    Wednesday, Republican presidential candidate Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX) likened opponent Donald Trump to the Rolling Stones’ Mick Jagger, arguing he likes to “show up at a football stadium, give some performance and then leave” at a press availability in Indianapolis, IN.
  • MSNBC'S Hunt: Cruz Camp Saying Indiana Is Ted's Alamo

    04/27/2016 1:22:21 PM PDT · by Biggirl · 98 replies
    Breitbart.com ^ | April 27, 2016 | Pam Key
    Wednesday on MSNBC’s “Morning Joe,” political correspondent Kasie Hunt said the campaign of Republican presidential candidate Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX) is describing Indiana is the candidate’s “Alamo.”
  • CRUZ HAS HEATED EXCHANGE WITH TRUMP SUPPORTER

    04/25/2016 3:59:49 PM PDT · by Extremely Extreme Extremist · 169 replies
    6 ABC PHILADELPHIA ^ | 25 APRIL 2016 | JESSICA HOPPER
    Columbus, Indiana -- Outside an Indiana ice cream shop today, Texas Sen. Ted Cruz stepped off his campaign bus and was almost immediately confronted by an angry Donald Trump supporter. Kathy Hiel questioned Cruz about the delegate process, accusing him of rigging the system. The contentious exchange ended with Hiel saying Cruz isn't a natural-born citizen and Cruz saying that if Trump had been confronted by a voter challenging him, the Trump campaign would have threatened the voter with violence.
  • Trump starts spending to end Cruz in Indiana

    04/27/2016 5:11:01 AM PDT · by RoosterRedux · 33 replies
    politico.com ^ | Shane Goldmacher
    Despite landslide victories on Tuesday, Donald Trump still needs to win Indiana — and he’s starting to act like it. The frugal Manhattan mogul has begun opening his wallet for the air war, spending more than $900,000 on TV and radio ads. He’s working the inside game, wooing Gov. Mike Pence one-on-one in what multiple Indiana insiders said appears to have been a successful effort to keep the governor on the endorsement sidelines. And Trump’s new campaign strategist Paul Manafort has been telling Republican officials, multiple people told POLITICO, that Trump is in the midst of doubling the ground team...
  • LIVE THREAD:Trump Rally in Indianapolis, IN April 27, 2016 @ 6pmEDT

    04/27/2016 2:35:25 AM PDT · by nikos1121 · 1,030 replies
    Indianapolis, IN Indianapolis is the capital of the U.S. state of Indiana and the seat of Marion County. It is located in the East North Central region of the Midwest, near the confluence of the White River and Fall Creek. The city covers 372 square miles (963.5 km˛) and had an estimated population of 848,788 in 2014, making it the largest city in Indiana, second largest in the Midwest, and 14th largest in the U.S.Approximately 1,971,274 people live in the Indianapolis metropolitan area (MSA), the 33rd most populous MSA in the U.S. Its combined statistical area (CSA) ranks 26th, with...
  • Stephen Hayes: GOP Elites Will Look for 3rd Party Candidate if Cruz Can’t Win Indiana

    Here we go… Establishment Republican and Never-Trumper Stephen Hayes from the anti-Trump Weekly Standard was having a difficult time Tuesday night after Donald Trump won all five east coast primaries by huge margins. Steve says GOP elites will look for a third party candidate if Cruz cannot defeat Trump in Indiana next week
  • Cru-sich Alliance Backfires=> Indiana Voters Dump Cruz for Donald Trump (VIDEO)

    04/25/2016 9:43:14 PM PDT · by KentTrappedInLiberalSeattle · 64 replies
    Gateway Pundit ^ | April 25, 2016 | Jim Hoft
    Last night the Cruz and Kasich camps formed the Cru-sich Alliance to stop Donald Trump. The two campaigns announced the development on Twitter. Kasich and Cruz campaigns released concurrent statements Sunday agreeing Cruz will focus on Indiana, and Kasich on Oregon and New Mexico. Unfortunately, the Cru-sich alliance backfired. MSNBC reporter Tony Dokoupil found that all of the Kasich voters he spoke with in Indiana had voted for Trump today.
  • Cru-sich Alliance Backfires=> Indiana Voters Dump Cruz for Donald Trump (VIDEO)

    04/26/2016 7:49:55 AM PDT · by GilGil · 33 replies
    Gateway Pundit ^ | 4/26/2016 | Jim Hoft
    Unfortunately, the Cru-sich alliance backfired. MSNBC reporter Tony Dokoupil found that all of the Kasich voters he spoke with in Indiana had voted for Trump today.
  • Indiana University Student Charged With Recording Women in Dorm Showers

    04/26/2016 6:07:27 AM PDT · by detective · 29 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 25 Apr 2016 | Trent Baker
    A student at Indiana University has been charged with recording women showering in dorm bathrooms, according to a WGNTV report. Police report that Donte Montague admitted to using his cell phone to record unaware women on campus.
  • Kasich on his Indiana supporters: ‘They ought to vote for me’

    04/25/2016 3:13:29 PM PDT · by Hugin · 64 replies
    Washington Post ^ | 04/25/2016 | David Weigel
    The marriage of political convenience between Ohio Gov. John Kasich (R) and Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Tex.) was tested less than 12 hours into the honeymoon, as Kasich told reporters that he still wanted votes from his supporters in Indiana. "I’ve never told 'em not to vote for me," Kasich told reporters at a campaign stop in Philadelphia. "They ought to vote for me. But I'm not over there campaigning and spending resources."
  • Donald Trump to return to Indiana Wednesday, will be joined by former IU coach Bob Knight

    04/25/2016 2:50:35 PM PDT · by GilGil · 40 replies
    Fox59 ^ | 4/25/2016 | Matt Adams
    INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. – Donald Trump will return to the Hoosier State this week ahead of the Indiana primary. Trump will speak at Indiana Farmer’s Coliseum at the Indiana State Fairgrounds on Wednesday. He’ll be joined be a special guest, former IU basketball coach Bob Knight.
  • Cruz On Kasich Alliance: "The Trump Campaign Is Scared"

    04/25/2016 12:14:26 PM PDT · by Biggirl · 70 replies
    Breitbart.com ^ | April 25, 2016 | Pam Key
    Monday in Indiana, Republican presidential candidate Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX) explained the alliance between himself and his opponent Gov. John Kasich (R-OH) to take on the current party front-runner Donald Trump.
  • Bobby Knight to campaign for Trump in Indiana

    04/25/2016 12:12:37 PM PDT · by McGruff · 46 replies
    The Hill ^ | April 25, 2016 | Mark Hensch
    Legendary Indiana University basketball coach Bobby Knight will appearwith GOP presidential front-runner Donald Trump Wednesday in Indianapolis. Trump’s campaign on Monday announced that Knight is joining the billionaire for a campaign rally in the city. The former Indiana Hoosiers coach will appear with Trump at the Indiana Farmers’ Coliseum that evening. The event will take place a week before Indiana's primary, and is announced the day after Trump's rivals, Ted Cruz and John Kasich, announed a new effort to block Trump from winning the GOP nomination. Their strategy depends on Cruz defeating Trump in Indiana next week.
  • John Kasich Won’t Campaign in Indiana, but ‘They Ought to Vote for Me’

    04/25/2016 10:58:07 AM PDT · by detective · 26 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 25 Apr 2016
    Donald Trump says an extraordinary collaboration between Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX) and John Kasich aimed at unifying the anti-Trump vote in some remaining primaries is a desperate move by “mathematically dead” rivals. Such collusion would be illegal in many industries, the Republican presidential front-runner said, but it’s illustrative of “everything that is wrong in Washington and our political system.”
  • Kasich wants Ind. votes despite Cruz pact

    04/25/2016 9:55:41 AM PDT · by maggief · 94 replies
    The Hill ^ | April 25, 2016 | Mark Hensch
    Republican presidential candidate John Kasich on Monday said that Indiana’s voters should still back him, despite an alliance with Ted Cruz to clear the way for his presidential rival in the state's Republican primary. “I’ve never told them not to vote for me,” he said at a diner in Philadelphia. "They ought to vote for me. “I’m not out there campaigning and spending resources,” Kasich added. "I’m not going to spend resources in Indiana. [Cruz is] not going to spend resources in other places. “So what? What’s the big deal? What’s wrong with that? I’m not campaigning in Indiana, and...
  • Bill Kristol Names Romney, Rubio, Tom Cotton As Third-Party Prospects If Trump Wins Nomination

    04/25/2016 7:58:15 AM PDT · by mandaladon · 120 replies
    Brietbart ^ | 25 Apr 2016 | Patrick Howley
    Bill Kristol, son of Irving, names Sen. Marco Rubio (R-FL) 79% , Mitt Romney, Sen. Tom Cotton (R-AR) 79% , and others on his hypothetical shortlist of third-party candidates that he could run if Donald Trump becomes the Republican nominee. The “Weekly Standard” editor and self-styled neoconservative power broker is back to talking about a third party, declaring that a Trump victory in Indiana would force him to re-focus on his so-called “Latter-Day Republicans” independent ticket. A third party could help to split the vote on the Right and elect Hillary Clinton president, which would allow Kristol to stave off...
  • Bill Kristol Pushes Jim Mattis For Third Party Run: "Patriotic Americans" Will Look At This Choice

    04/25/2016 7:36:56 AM PDT · by Trump20162020 · 33 replies
    RCP ^ | April 24, 2016 | Tim Hains
    BILL KRISTOL: The only thing that appeals to me is what Reince Priebus just called a dumb idea, which is giving the American people a better choice than Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump... I think an independent candidacy is totally doable, I think it will happen. The ballot access problems are not -- STEPHANOPOULOS: -- coming up on the filing deadlines -- KRISTOL: -- oh, Texas, North Carolina. Every other state -- no other state's filing deadlines' before June 27th. You couldn't wait until the convention. You'd have to decide after Indiana, possibly after California. I think there will be...
  • Cruz campaign announces they're focusing on Indiana and clearing a path for Kasich

    04/24/2016 7:58:36 PM PDT · by Trump20162020 · 146 replies
    Cruz campaign announces they're focusing on Indiana and clearing a path for Kasich in Oregon and New Mexico.
  • CBS polls: Trump leads by five in Indiana, by 23 in Pennsylvania

    04/24/2016 3:14:24 PM PDT · by MaxistheBest · 50 replies
    HotAir.com ^ | 04/24/2016 | ALLAHPUNDIT
    The Pennsylvania numbers — Trump 49, Cruz 26, Kasich 22 — are eye-popping, but you should know the delegate rules there well enough by now to know there’s a catch. Namely, 54 of the 71 delegates are unbound regardless of what Republican voters do in the primary. In theory, Cruz could lose the popular vote by 25 points and still walk away with a majority of the state’s delegation in his pocket thanks to his delegate-wrangling operation. ----------------------- In fact, per CBS/YouGov, 68 percent of Pennsylvania Republicans say delegates should back the statewide winner. That’s a big deal given how...
  • Poll: Donald Trump, Hillary Clinton lead in Pennsylvania, Indiana

    04/24/2016 7:20:03 AM PDT · by usafa92 · 40 replies
    CBS/YouGov ^ | 4/24/2016 | CBS/YouGov
    Donald Trump heads into Tuesday's slate of primaries maintaining his large lead in Pennsylvania, and has a lead in Indiana, which holds its primary the following week. Together this would keep Trump on a path to securing the nomination: If he does manage to win the bulk of delegates in Tuesday's round of primaries, and follows that up by a solid showing in Indiana -- which has been touted as the better chance for Cruz and Kasich to try to stop him -- then Trump would remain on pace to eventually clear the majority of 1,237 delegates later in June....
  • Trump: 82% Chance of Winning Indiana

    04/23/2016 7:19:43 AM PDT · by usafa92 · 213 replies
    538 ^ | 4/23/2016 | Nate Silver
    Just the link to 538
  • Still Report #811 Trump Leapfrogs in Indiana

    04/23/2016 12:44:05 AM PDT · by Right-wing Librarian · 76 replies
    Youtube ^ | April 22, 2016 | Bill Still
    "Look at a recent still photo of Cruz on the trail the next time you get a chance. He’s not looking happy... Cruz’s Mom and Dad DID become Canadian citizens." "They were not only registered to vote, but they were registered with the Alberta, Canada Health Services. Provable Canadian citizenship required."
  • Fox News Poll: Trump tops Cruz by eight points in Indiana

    04/22/2016 3:43:20 PM PDT · by Trump20162020 · 88 replies
    Fox News ^ | April 22, 2016 | Dana Blanton
    Trump is ahead of Cruz by an eight-point margin among Indiana likely Republican primary voters: 41-33 percent. John Kasich comes in third with 16 percent. Men are the key to Trump’s advantage. He receives 44 percent to Cruz’s 33 percent, while Kasich takes 13 percent. Among women, Trump ekes out a three-point edge (36-33 percent), while 20 percent back Kasich.
  • First poll of Indiana shows Trump leading by six, new poll of California shows Trump leading by 18

    04/22/2016 11:39:07 AM PDT · by MaxistheBest · 34 replies
    HotAir.com ^ | 04/22/2016 | ALLAHPUNDIT
    Cruz’s path to defeat before the convention is simple: Lose Indiana, lose California decisively, and lose the war for Pennsylvania’s 54 unbound delegates. Within the past 24 hours, there’s new evidence that we’re on track for all three. I covered the battle for Pennsylvania last night and noted that some private polls of Indiana have the race there tight, with Trump possibly out to a small lead, but here’s the first solid evidence from a public poll that that state is tilting against Cruz. To think, after all the time we’ve spent obsessing over delegates, they’re probably not going to...
  • Private polls reveal a Trump-Cruz Indiana dogfight

    04/21/2016 4:17:12 PM PDT · by MaxistheBest · 78 replies
    Politico.com ^ | 04/21/2016 | SHANE GOLDMACHER
    No state in the coming weeks of the Republican presidential contest is viewed by the campaigns as more consequential than Indiana — and none has been a bigger black hole for polling, where not a single public survey of the state’s electorate has been released. But that doesn’t mean there haven’t been polls, especially with a heated Republican Senate primary in Indiana. Their findings just haven’t been revealed. Until now. ------------------------------ One survey, completed on April 12, had Ted Cruz and Donald Trump in a statistical tie: 32 percent to 32 percent, with John Kasich, governor of neighboring Ohio, a...
  • Donald Trump rails against Carrier during rally at Indiana State Fairgrounds (Pence, Christie)

    04/21/2016 7:40:14 AM PDT · by GilGil · 107 replies
    Fox 59 News ^ | 4/20/2106 | Kylee Wierks
    “Governor Pence was pleased to welcome Mr. Trump back to Indiana and hear firsthand his plans for the country. The Governor was also grateful for the opportunity to describe Indiana's economic success and expressed his desire to have a partner in the White House who will help advance pro-growth economic policies, reduce burdensome regulation and curb the size and scope of government. With more than 130,000 new private sector jobs created since he took office, Governor Pence believes addressing these issues is critical in order for Indiana to continue to be a great place to live, work and raise a...
  • Ted Cruz: Trump Is ‘Afraid’ to Debate

    04/20/2016 8:23:27 PM PDT · by writer33 · 290 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 04/20/16 | Pam Key
    Wednesday while campaigning in Hershey PA, Republican presidential candidate Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX)said his rival Donald Trump was “afraid of a debate” with him because he lacked “substantive solutions” on policy. Cruz said, “What I agree is that the Democratic process works, and Donald whines and complains when the voters reject him. The voters are going to decide. We’ve won five states in a row. Donald won his home state, which surprised nobody. And it’s the people — we are seeing Republicans uniting behind our campaign. Because if Donald is the nominee, Hillary wins and she wins by double digits....
  • Team Kasich: We’ve already locked up more than half of Indiana’s 57 delegates

    04/20/2016 7:53:52 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 28 replies
    Hotair ^ | 04/20/2016 | AllahPundit
    “Locked up” in the sense that more than half the delegation will be loyal to Kasich, that is, not “locked up” in the sense that Kasich is going to win the primary in two weeks. As noted this morning, Indiana will be crucial in determining whether Trump clinches the nomination before the convention or not. Thirty delegates will be awarded to the statewide winner and another 27 will be awarded to the winners of the state’s nine congressional districts (three delegates per district, of course). If Cruz were to sweep, that’s 57 delegates that would be bound to him...
  • 2 LIVE Trump rallies:INDIANAPOLIS, IN @ 3pm EDT & BERLIN, MD & 7pm EDT

    04/20/2016 2:49:25 AM PDT · by nikos1121 · 716 replies
    Wednesday, April 20, 2016: LIVE Stream of the Donald J. Trump for President rally in Indianapolis, IN at the Indiana State Fairgrounds - Elements Financial Blue Ribbon Pavilion. Event is scheduled to begin at 3:00 PM EDT. INDIANAPOLIS, IN Indianapolis is the capital of the U.S. state of Indiana and the seat of Marion County. It is located in the East North Central region of the Midwest, near the confluence of the White River and Fall Creek. Indiana State Fairgrounds - Elements Financial Blue Ribbon Pavilion. Wednesday, April 20, 2016: Live Stream of the Donald J. Trump for President Rally...
  • Kasich declares victory in Indiana delegate elections but questions remain

    04/16/2016 5:09:27 PM PDT · by kevcol · 32 replies
    The Washington Examiner ^ | April 16, 2016 | David M. Drucker
    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. The Ohio governor's top delegate strategist declined to offer names of Kasich delegates or say exactly how many delegates are his among the delegation of 57. . . . "This past week in Indiana we gained more committed delegates than Cruz and Trump out of the 57 elected," Michael Biundo, a Republican operative directing Kasich's delegate strategy, said in an email exchange with the Washington Examiner. "Our team...
  • Republican insider tapped for Trump's state campaign (Indiana)

    04/15/2016 7:23:15 AM PDT · by RoosterRedux · 22 replies
    flyergroup.com ^ | Maureen Hayden
    The Trump campaign had little problem getting on the ballot, having quickly gathered more than the 4,500 voter signatures necessary. And Early is convinced that Trump will take Indiana, winning over not only Republicans who like his tough talk but some cross-over Democrats, too. Despite polls that show the blustery Trump offending women, Early said he heard nothing but praise from some Tea Party-affiliated women he visited this week. The bumper stickers went fast, he said. “I don’t think he’ll have a problem with women,” Early said. Trump's delegate situation in Indiana is proving tougher. Behind the scenes, younger and...
  • IRS chief: Agency encourages illegal immigrant theft of SSNs to file tax returns

    04/12/2016 2:26:34 PM PDT · by Hojczyk · 50 replies
    Washington Examiner ^ | April 12,2016 | By RUDY TAKALA
    The IRS is struggling to ensure that illegal immigrants are able to illegally use Social Security numbers for legitimate purposes, the agency's head told senators on Tuesday, without allowing the numbers to be used for "bad" reasons. IRS Commissioner John Koskinen made the statement in response to a question from Sen. Dan Coats, R-Ind., during a session of the Senate Finance Committee about why the IRS appears to be collaborating with taxpayers who file tax returns using fraudulent information. Coats said that his staff had discovered the practice after looking into agency procedures. "What we learned is that ... the...
  • 3 accused of raping minors face deportation

    04/12/2016 1:46:24 PM PDT · by digger48 · 44 replies
    WISH ^ | April 11, 2016 | WLFI Staff
    JASPER COUNTY, Ind. (WLFI) — Three Monon men were arrested after investigators say they took three minors to a motel to sexually assault them. The investigation started Wednesday when two of the female victims reported the incident to a school guidance counselor. Yonatan Ramirez-Diaz, 20, Edwin Marquina-Valesquez, 26, and Melvin Ramirez-Morales, 20, have all been taken into custody. According to investigators with the Jasper County Sheriff’s Office, the three victims were picked up in White County and were eventually taken to a motel near Interstate 65 and State Road 114 in Rensselaer. Authorities said that is where the victims were...
  • Hundreds of Abortion Activists Rally in Indiana to Promote Killing Babies With Down Syndrome

    04/12/2016 12:20:07 PM PDT · by Morgana · 27 replies
    lifenews.com ^ | April 12, 2016 | Micaiah Bilger
    Hundreds of abortion activists gathered at the Indiana state capital on Saturday to protest a law that protects unborn babies with disabilities like Down syndrome. The new law, signed by Gov. Mike Pence in March, is the second in the nation to ban abortions because of a genetic disability such as Down syndrome. It also bans abortions based solely on the unborn baby’s race or sex. The law includes several other abortion-related measures, such as a requirement that aborted or miscarried babies’ bodies be cremated or buried and another requirement that abortionists who have hospital admitting privileges renew them annually....
  • Taiwan Born Naval Officer Charged With Espionage

    04/10/2016 7:01:43 PM PDT · by VAFreedom · 72 replies
    ABC News ^ | april 10th, 2016 | LUIS MARTINEZ
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  • Donald Trump Loses Weekend Delegate Fight in Five States

    04/10/2016 5:04:07 PM PDT · by Innovative · 225 replies
    Time Mag. ^ | Apr. 10, 2016 | Zeke J Miller
    Donald Trump’s effort to reset his campaign following defeat in Wisconsin showed no signs of paying off this weekend, as a series of technical failures by his campaign set his hopes back even further. From Thursday to Saturday, Trump suffered setbacks in Colorado, Iowa, Michigan, South Carolina and Indiana that raise new doubts about his campaign’s preparedness for the long slog of delegate hunting as the GOP race approaches a possible contested convention. He lost the battle on two fronts. Cruz picked up 28 pledged delegates in Colorado. In the other states, rival campaigns were able to place dozens of...
  • Trump’s getting trounced in Indiana

    04/09/2016 7:20:55 AM PDT · by Durbin · 190 replies
    Indiana hasn’t cast its ballots for president yet, but Donald Trump is already losing. Republican Party insiders in the state will select 27 delegates to the national convention on Saturday, and Trump is assured to be nearly shut out of support, according to interviews with a dozen party leaders and officials involved in the delegate selection process. Anti-Trump sentiment runs hot among GOP leadership in Indiana, and it’s driving a virulent rejection of the mogul among likely delegates. Read more: http://www.politico.com/story/2016/04/donald-trump-indiana-primary-221747#ixzz45L5x533h  Follow us: @politico on Twitter | Politico on Facebook