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  • Behold the Nominee: Will the GOP Embrace Its Trump Nightmare or Walk Away?

    05/03/2016 7:04:11 PM PDT · by Milhous · 54 replies
    New York Magazine ^ | May 3, 2016 9:09 p.m. | Ed Kilgore
    Well, so much for suspense. The networks called Indiana for Donald Trump about five seconds after the polls closed, and within two hours Ted Cruz announced he was suspending his campaign. Trump is winning a majority of the vote and will likely win all 57 delegates. Even if a few delegates stray back across the line, this win clinched the nomination for Trump. He will now have well over 1,000 bound delegates, which is less than 200 from what he needs to make it a lock. And that's without the unbound delegates he definitely has in Pennsylvania and is sure...
  • Sure looks like Kasichs goal was to stop Cruz

    05/04/2016 2:38:04 PM PDT · by MaxistheBest · 86 replies
    HotAir.com ^ | 05/04/2016 | LARRY O'CONNOR
    With the news that Gov. John Kasich (R-OH) will suspend his fruitless campaign for president Wednesday at 5PM its worth asking the obvious question: Why now? Kasich lost every single caucus and primary over the past several months except for his home state of Ohio. Sen. Marco Rubio (R-FL) has more delegates for the nomination than Kasich and hes been out of the race for weeks. So why stay in as long as he did just to drop out when the race finally comes down to just two candidates? Lets focus on a few key moments of the past several...
  • LIVE THREAD: John Kasich Speech - Suspension of Campaign - (5PM ET)

    05/04/2016 1:57:31 PM PDT · by SamAdams76 · 158 replies
    Coming up in a few minutes. Looks like he's going to be speaking in front of a barn door.
  • Tracking Appalachia's Swing From Hillary Clinton to Donald Trump Country

    05/04/2016 9:58:11 AM PDT · by Milhous · 27 replies
    ABC News ^ | May 4, 2016, 11:57 AM ET | MERIDITH MCGRAW
    During his victory speech Tuesday night after the Indiana primary, Donald Trump emphasized a region that could be ground zero for support: Appalachia. The miners in West Virginia and Pennsylvania, Ohio and all over, theyre going to start to work again, Trump said. We are not going to be like Hillary Clinton, he said, taking aim at her ill-timed remarks last more for which she ultimately apologized. Once upon a time in coal country -- states stretching along the Appalachian Mountains and the Marcellus Shale, a formation rich in underground resources like natural gas and coal -- the Clinton...
  • John Kasich suspending campaign: Source tells NBC News

    05/04/2016 9:11:15 AM PDT · by DCBryan1 · 163 replies
    CNBC ^ | 1205 EST 04 MAY 16 | Everett Rosenfeld
    Ohio Gov. John Kasich plans to suspend his run to be the GOP presidential nominee, a senior campaign advisor told NBC News on Wednesday. He had previously cancelled a planned event in order to make a Wednesday night statement in Ohio. Kasich was left the only man standing against Donald Trump in the Republican presidential primary race after Sen. Ted Cruz of Texas suspended his run on Tuesday night.
  • Breaking: Kasich to suspend campaign

    05/04/2016 9:03:51 AM PDT · by C19fan · 41 replies
    Hot Air ^ | May 4, 2016 | Ed Morrissey
    The first hint that reality had finally caught up with Ohio Governor John Kasich was an announcement that he had canceled his campaign appearances today. Moments afterward came news that Kasich planned an announcement for 5 ET today: ....................................................... NBC's @mitchellreports that Gov. Kasich will announce that he is suspending his campaign today. Donald Trump will be the presumptive nominee
  • Kasich Suspends Campaign!

    05/04/2016 9:04:10 AM PDT · by digger48 · 39 replies
    5-4-16 | me
    Just heard on WOWO radio
  • Kasich heading back to Ohio, cancelling events in WA

    05/04/2016 8:30:51 AM PDT · by jennychase · 116 replies
    FOXNEWS | 5/4/2026 | Vanity
    Kasich heading back to Ohio, cancelling events in WA. He will make state at 5.00 pm Ohio Time.
  • Kasich: Seriously, you guys, I can win this

    05/04/2016 4:51:03 AM PDT · by kevcol · 68 replies
    CBS News ^ | May 3, 2016 | Erica Brown
    Reacting to Cruz's exit, Kasich tweeted his support saying the Senator "should be proud of his strong and disciplined campaign" and added that Texans were "lucky" to have him represent them. Taking advantage of a narrow opportunity to garner financial support after Cruz ended his White House bid, Kasich's campaign also blasted out a fundraising email to supporters, soliciting donations as the only candidate who can "stop Trump and unify the party." Kasich continues to defend his staying in the race, touting his electability as the only Republican candidate equipped to beat Hillary Clinton in the fall, and hopes his...
  • Cruz Ending Campaign After Indiana Loss to Trump

    05/03/2016 5:39:31 PM PDT · by Rufus Shinra · 208 replies
    The Texas Tribune ^ | 5/3/16 | Patrick Svitek
    INDIANAPOLIS Republican presidential candidate Ted Cruz is ending his campaign after suffering a devastating loss to frontrunner Donald Trump in the Indiana primary, campaign manager Jeff Roe told the Texas Tribune. With about 43 percent of the vote in, Trump was projected to beat Cruz by about 2o points, 54 percent to 35 percent. Ohio Gov. John Kasich, who had struck a deal with Cruz to effectively concede the Hoosier State, was winning less than 10 percent of the vote. Trump was on track to win most if not all of Indiana's 57 delegates, significantly easing his...
  • Whats next: John Kasich addresses Indiana primary results (More Haldol needed)

    05/03/2016 6:11:59 PM PDT · by SERKIT · 11 replies
    FOX News ^ | 5/3/2016 | FOX8WEBCENTRAL
    What's Next John KasichTuesday, May 3, 2016 Tonights results are not going to alter Gov. Kasichs campaign plans. Our strategy has been and continues to be one that involves winning the nomination at an open convention. The comments from Trump, on the verge of winning in Indiana, heighten the differences between Governor Kasich and his positive, inclusive approach and the disrespectful ramblings from Donald Trump. Prior to tonights primary, the Kasich campaign had already secured a large plurality of Indiana delegates committed to Governor Kasich at a multi-ballot convention as part of the pre-primary delegate selection process. The Indianapolis Star...
  • Planned Parenthood CEO: My Proudest Moment is Forcing Christians to Pay for Abortion Drugs

    05/03/2016 2:25:51 PM PDT · by NYer · 37 replies
    Life News ^ | May 2, 2016 | MICAIAH BILGER
    Planned Parenthood CEO Cecile Richards seems to jump at every chance she gets to do an interview with a journalist who will flatter her abortion work. ADVERTISEMENT ADVERTISEMENT In her latest interview, Richards revealed her proudest moment on the job – forcing Christians to pay for contraception, including methods that many say can cause early abortions.She told the Texas Observer: TO: And your proudest moment at Planned Parenthood?CR: Definitely the day President Obama called to say he was about to announce that birth control would be covered for all women under their insurance plans, because it had been a hard-fought...
  • VIDEO=> Cruz Camp Predicts Trump Landslide in Indiana May Win 3/4s of Delegates

    05/03/2016 2:25:58 PM PDT · by COUNTrecount · 39 replies
    Gateway Pundit ^ | May 3, 2016 | Jim Holt
    The Cruz campaign was hoping to score an upset after their dismal month where Donald Trump won nearly every county in six Eastern states. Ted Cruz finished third place in five of the six contests. But the Cruz campaign told FOX News today they expect Donald Trump to win Indiana in a landslide. The Cruz campaign would not be surprised if Trump walks away with three-fourths of the Indiana delegates.
  • Az GOP Convention- Delegate Lists

    04/30/2016 10:50:49 PM PDT · by AZHSer · 17 replies
    AzGop ^ | 4/30/2016 | AZHSer
    I had the privledge today of serving as a Arizona State Convention Delegate. The meeting was long and disorganized but we got the job done. I promised on a previous thread to post names of Delegates and who they support or which slate they appeared on if known. The following lists are taken from the AzGOP website and my notes. If I am not sure who they support, I will leave that spot blank. Please feel free to post corrections. Follow the link to view the lists in an easier to read format. National Committeeman - Bruce Ash National Committeewoman...
  • Trump supporters furious over 'collusion' at Arizona GOP convention

    04/30/2016 10:13:15 PM PDT · by Bratch · 39 replies
    Arizona Daily Star ^ | April 30, 2016 | Joe Ferguson
    Upset that Donald Trump received just a handful of statewide delegates during an electronic vote, his Arizona campaign manager is threatening to sue the Arizona Republican Party. "This stinks to high heaven!"Jeff DeWitshouted at reporters, decrying the results of the at-large delegates. He suggested the website Arizona Republicans used to choose delegates for this summer's national GOP convention,NeverHillary.SimplyVoting.com, was rigged. He offered proof in terms of a screen shot that suggests statewide delegates clicked on a slate supporting Trump. "People clicked the trump button more than any other and we got hosed," he said. Former governorJan Brewer, a national...
  • CRUZ POACHES NEARLY ALL AZ DELEGATES=> Former Gov. Jan Brewer Screams I Got Cheated!

    05/01/2016 6:37:15 AM PDT · by GilGil · 211 replies
    Gateway Pundit ^ | 5/1/2016 | Jim Hoft
    Donald Trump won the Arizona Republican primary with 47% of the vote to second place Ted Cruz with 25%. But that didnt stop the Cruz campaign and GOP elites from coming in and poaching all of the delegates at todays state convention. The Cruz camp and GOP elites call this a good ground game. Even former Governor Jan Brewer, an outspoken Trump supporter, had her name removed from the online ballot and did not make the cut.
  • Trump backers yell foul over GOP delegate loss Former Gov. Jan Brewer: I got cheated!

    05/02/2016 6:39:20 AM PDT · by SandRat · 25 replies
    PHOENIX Texas Sen. Ted Cruz pulled out a strategic victory at the Arizona Republican Party convention, nailing down a large majority of delegates to the national convention amid cheating accusations from backers of businessman Donald Trump. The Cruz slate won virtually all of the 28 at-large national delegates and roughly split the 27 delegates selected by congressional district.
  • Action Alert: Arizona GOP State Convention April 30th Trump Supporters Needed

    04/23/2016 3:24:22 PM PDT · by Mechanicos · 45 replies
    The Last Refuge ^ | 4/23/16 | sundance
    (ARIZONA Op-Ed) If you are in Arizona, mark April 30th on your calendar and plan to attend because Arizona GOP elite says Trump voters dont matter. This is why the Arizona Cruz supporters and the GOP establishment elite have entered into an unholy alliance to stack the deck to steal the national delegates from Mr. Trump at the Arizona GOP State Convention scheduled for April 30 in Mesa. A delegation of 1,251 state delegates elected from 40 Arizona Legislative and County Caucuses will descend on Mesa on April 30. Unfortunately, many of these state delegates are Cruz supporters led by...
  • Jan Brewer Furious After What Cruz Is Able To Pull Off In AZ. (Cruz-Kasich Alliance)

    05/02/2016 10:54:58 AM PDT · by AmericanInTokyo · 76 replies
    Biz PAC Review ^ | Michael Dorsterwitz
    I got cheated! After Donald Trump received nearly twice the votes of Ted Cruz at Saturdays Arizona Republican convention, the Texas senator walked away with a significant majority of the delegates from that state, KTAR reported. Cruz took nearly all the states 28 at-large delegates and basically split the 27 selected by congressional district. Former Gov. Jan Brewer, a Trump supporter, was livid as the results were announced, indicating that shed lost her first election in 35 years. Read more: http://www.bizpacreview.com/2016/05/01/gov-jan-brewer-furious-after-what-cruz-is-able-to-pull-off-in-arizona-a-state-he-lost-to-trump-335367#ixzz47WOcx8ME
  • CRuz and Obama just screwed millions of us out of Social Security (Vanity)

    05/03/2016 10:59:54 AM PDT · by AuntB · 99 replies
    FR, CNBC, Rollcall ^ | May 3, 2016 | AuntB Vanity
    TED CRUZ just screwed YOU out of your Social Security income...at least he did for me! I was getting widow benefits...but no more! Obama was happy to sign it! [snip]Politicians describe Social Security as "the third rail," meaning that enacting any benefit cuts will kill them politically. But this is precisely what they voted to do under the Bipartisan Budget Bill of 2015. Spouses as well as divorced spouses (who were married for 10 or more years) who reached 62 by Jan. 2 can still collect just their spousal or divorced spousal benefit between 66 and 70 and then take...
  • Attempted Attack On Donald Trump Was Worse Than It Originally Looked

    03/13/2016 8:41:18 AM PDT · by springwater13 · 92 replies
    New footage shows that the attempted attack on Donald Trump in Dayton, OH on Saturday was a far more dangerous situation than it originally appeared on television. A man jumps a barrier and makes it past several security guards, before finally being stopped feet from Mr. Trump. It is unknown if he had a weapon, but his intent is clear... Video at Link.
  • Glenn Beck: "Huge Drudge Font Size" Mocking My Fast For Ted Cruz "A Sign America Is Done"

    Glenn Beck slams Matt Drudge, saying that his focus on Ted Cruz's religious father, the "priesthood," and Beck's own devotion to Cruz is "a sign that America is done."
  • Glenn Beck: "Huge Drudge Font Size" Mocking My Fast For Ted Cruz A Sign America Is "Done"

    05/03/2016 10:41:37 AM PDT · by RoosterRedux · 37 replies
    RCP ^ | Tim Hains
    Glenn Beck slams Matt Drudge, saying that his focus on Ted Cruz's religious father, the "priesthood," and Beck's own devotion to Cruz is "a sign that America is done." GLENN BECK: Good God, he's doing it again... This is the front page again? ... Let me just say this: Please, I beg of you --not for Ted Cruz... but for our country-- Please fast and pray.
  • Trump: Cruz has become unhinged

    05/03/2016 10:42:52 AM PDT · by maggief · 83 replies
    The Hill ^ | May 3, 2016 | Elliot Smilowitz
    Donald Trump says Ted Cruz has become more and more unhinged, after Cruz went on the warpath against Trump as the two trade escalating insults. Ted Cruz is a desperate candidate trying to save his failing campaign, Trump said in a statement released by his campaign Tuesday. It is no surprise he has resorted to his usual tactics of over-the-top rhetoric that nobody believes. (snip) Over the last week, I have watched Lyin Ted become more and more unhinged as he is unable to react under the pressure and stress of losing, in all cases by landslides, the last six...
  • Clinton Apologizes for Saying Shed Put Coal Out of Business

    05/03/2016 8:48:51 AM PDT · by TangledUpInBlue · 52 replies
    Yahoo Politics ^ | 5/3/16 | Katie Relily
    Hillary Clinton apologized on Monday for saying in March that she would put coal miners and coal companies out of business as part of a transition to alternative energy sources. The Democratic front-runner and former secretary of state called the prior remark a misstatement as she campaigned in Kentucky, ahead of the states Democratic primary on May 17, CBS News reported. The small group discussion took place in what was once one of the countrys top coal producing counties, as protesters gathered outside. What I said was totally out of context from what I meant, Clinton said. It was a...
  • In Poll After Poll Trump Beats Clinton - And That Scares The Hell Out of GOPe Globalists...

    11/20/2015 5:33:39 PM PST · by smoothsailing · 100 replies
    The Conservative Treehouse ^ | 11-20-2015 | sundance
    November 20, 2015 In Poll After Poll Trump Beats Clinton - And That Scares The Hell Out of GOPe Globalists... by sundance The latest fear mongering approach from the Globalist GOPe advocates (progressive republicans) is to claim they need to attack Donald Trump because he cannot beat Hillary Clinton. This claim is a total sham intended to hide their ulterior motives and here’s why. First to the substance of the claims – In poll after poll of head-to-head match-ups Donald Trump clearly beats Hillary here are recent examples:Fox News Poll – October Trump beats Clinton 45-40 Minnesota Poll – Trump...
  • Mark Levin Sends Warning to Trump and Rubio

    11/13/2015 8:44:12 PM PST · by mbrfl · 429 replies
    The Right Scoop ^ | 11/13/15 | Mark Levin
    Mark Levin gave a stern warning to both Donald Trump over his recent attacks on Ben Carson and Marco Rubio for trying to smear Ted Cruz on the Gang of 8 immigration bill, telling them both that their attacks are unacceptable to him. He told Trump that if he continued these reckless personal assaults on Carson, he’d have to affirmatively oppose him. He pretty much said the same to Rubio, pointing out that he simply can’t accept Rubio’s smear attacks on Ted Cruz and that it was his decision to support the Gang of 8 and he would have to...
  • Trump Calls Cruz an ‘Anchor Baby’

    01/29/2016 12:17:36 PM PST · by TBP · 156 replies
    Political Wire ^ | January 29, 2016 | Taegan Goddard
    Donald Trump again claimed that Sen. Ted Cruz may not be a U.S. citizen, The Guardian reports. Said Trump: “He’s an anchor baby. Ted Cruz is an anchor baby in Canada, but Canada doesn’t accept anchor babies, they just waited a long time.” He added: “I think that’s one of the reasons he’s a nervous wreck. Now they’re saying, I think, his career is over, right? How about this, he’s a citizen of Canada and he’s a senator from Texas?”
  • GLENN BECK in Distress, Warns Indiana: Dont Screw This Up Ill Be on Suicide Watch

    05/03/2016 7:37:41 AM PDT · by xzins · 177 replies
    The Gateway Pundit ^ | 3 May 16 | Jim Hoft
    GLENN BECK in Distress, Warns Indiana: Don’t Screw This Up – ‘I’ll Be on Suicide Watch’ Jim Hoft May 3rd, 2016 8:15 am Leave a Comment Glenn Beck rolled his face in Cheetos last week – And no one stopped him.Glenn Beck pleaded with Indiana voters on Monday.“If you guys screw this up, I’ll be on suicide watch.” .@GlennBeck to Hoosiers: "If you guys screw this up, I'm going to be pissed at you. … I will be suicidal."— Patrick Svitek (@PatrickSvitek) May 2, 2016 But that not have been the craziest thing he said all day.Ouch, Glenn Beck: “Tell...
  • How Ted Cruz Got Indiana Wrong

    05/03/2016 6:26:27 AM PDT · by 20yearsofinternet · 50 replies
    Politico ^ | May 03, 2016 | Adam Wren
    On a sunny day at the Oasis Diner in Plainfield, Indiana, roughly 20 miles west of Indianapolis, Ted Cruz breezed through a 1950s-era diner with a gleaming steel facade. One of the last diners of its kind, the Oasis sits along the Historic National Road, the iconic highway traversing the state that fancies itself the Crossroads of America. Here, four days before he named Carly Fiorina as his vice presidential pick, Cruz met a crowd of a few hundred supporters. He mugged for photos, noshed on a fried pickle offered to him by a customer, then shot straight behind the...
  • Cruz Says He's Still Within Reach of the Nomination if He Loses Indiana

    05/03/2016 12:36:59 AM PDT · by Trump20162020 · 123 replies
    KABC ^ | May 02, 2016 | Jessica Hopper
    With Indiana primary voters headed to the polls in less than 24 hours, Ted Cruz said he will "absolutely" have a path to victory even if he loses the next GOP presidential nominating contest. "We intend to do absolutely everything possible to win tomorrow. It's gonna be up to the people of Indiana," Cruz told ABC News while campaigning in Osceola, Indiana. "The polls have been all over the place. There has literally been a 30-point swing depending on what poll you are looking at. We are neck-and-neck right now in the state of Indiana."
  • VIDEO: Epic Showdown Between Cruz and Pro-Trump Protestors: "Lyin' Ted!"

    05/02/2016 10:33:23 AM PDT · by i88schwartz · 138 replies
    RealClearPolitics ^ | May 2, 2016 | RealClearPolitics
    Sen. Ted Cruz faced off with a group of Donald Trump supporters on live television Monday in Indiana. The state's critical primary is tomorrow. "If you support Donald Trump, he's playing you for a chump," Cruz responded. The full exchange from beginning to end:
  • Cruz fights to keep presidential hopes alive (Indiana Primary)

    05/02/2016 11:34:59 PM PDT · by Beautiful_Gracious_Skies · 24 replies
    San Jose Mercury News ^ | May 2, 2016 | Thomas Beaumont and Steve Peoples, AP
    <p>Ted Cruz's conservative crusade for the presidency fought for new life Monday ahead of an Indiana vote that could effectively end the GOP's primary season. The fiery Texas senator hinted at an exit strategy, even as he vowed to compete to the end against surging Republican front-runner Donald Trump.</p>
  • Ted Cruz desperately seeks to stop Donald Trump in Indiana (preparing somber speech)

    05/03/2016 8:41:31 AM PDT · by Trump20162020 · 42 replies
    The Associated Press ^ | May 03, 2016 | Scott Bauer
    INDIANAPOLIS (AP) Republican Ted Cruz faces a high-stakes test for his slumping presidential campaign in Tuesday's Indiana primary, one of the last opportunities for the Texas senator to halt Donald Trump's stunning march toward the GOP nomination. Cruz has spent the past week camped out in Indiana, securing the support of the state's governor and announcing retired technology executive Carly Fiorina as his running mate. Yet his aides were pessimistic heading into Tuesday's voting and were prepared for Cruz to fall short. With polls predicting a loss, campaign officials were bracing for immediate staffing cuts "at a minimum," according...
  • Report: Rubio wont endorse Cruz because he doesnt want it used against him in 2020

    05/02/2016 9:11:26 AM PDT · by Hojczyk · 27 replies
    Hotair ^ | May 2,2016 | ALLAHPUNDIT
    Marco Rubio wont be endorsing Ted Cruz during the Republican presidential primary, but hes likely to back the Texas senator at a contested convention if it gets that far Rubio has already helped Cruz by renting him his fundraising list, calling him the only conservative left in the race, withdrawing his name from the primary ballot in select states so as not to siphon votes from Cruz and petitioning to hang on to some of the 171 delegates he won to keep them from going to Donald Trump Marco wants Donald to lose. If he thought his endorsement would...
  • LEAD ORGANIZER Who Shut Down Hwy to TRUMP RALLY Is Soros Fellow from New Orleans

    03/20/2016 5:47:49 PM PDT · by doug from upland · 147 replies
    gateway pundit ^ | 3-20-16 | Hoft
    Yesterday Far left open border activists SHUT DOWN THE HIGHWAY leading to the Trump rally in Fountain Hills, Arizona for two hours. The protesters parked their trucks across the highway to block traffic. Only three protesters were arrested. Where were he paddy wagons? The lead protester who chained her neck to a pickup was Jacinta Gonzales from New Orleans. Jacinta shut down traffic for two hours in Arizona. Jacinta Gonzalez is a trained community organizer and Soros Fellow. Jacinta is from Mexico. It's not clear if she is an American citizen. Jacinta was one of three organizers who shut down...
  • How Cruz Took Down Trump: An Interview With a Delegate

    04/26/2016 6:51:52 AM PDT · by Oldeconomybuyer · 134 replies
    The Huffington Post ^ | April 26, 2016 | by John A. Tures
    My local congressional district became one of those battlegrounds that we see playing out across the country, as Ted Cruz supporters outflank Donald Trump backers at the little-known, little-attended Republican Party meetings to select delegates to the national convention. Here's one delegate's story of how it all went down. Q: Who won the district? If Trump won it, why didn't pro-Trump delegates win at the meeting? A: The primary dictates how the delegates are to vote on the first ballot. It doesn't dictate who the people are that are elected to represent the convention body at the RNC. Q: Did...
  • California Prepares for Long-Denied Star Turn in Presidential Race

    05/02/2016 2:41:01 PM PDT · by Beautiful_Gracious_Skies · 4 replies
    NYT ^ | May 2, 2016 | California Prepares for Long-Denied Star Turn in Presidential Race By ADAM NAGOURNEY and JONATHAN MA
    This is the most populous state in the nation, but in presidential elections, it has almost always found itself on the sidelines. The last time a Republican primary in California mattered was 52 years ago, when the party nominated Barry Goldwater. But California will finally play an important role in the drama of presidential politics. The 172 Republican delegates up for grabs in the states June 7 primary, which in most years has taken place well after the partys presidential standard-bearer was known, will determine whether Donald J. Trump can clinch the nomination on the last day of voting and...
  • Poll: Ohioans want John Kasich to drop out

    05/02/2016 8:41:15 AM PDT · by TangledUpInBlue · 26 replies
    Yahoo Politics ^ | 5/2/16 | Carl Weiser
    Ohioans especially Ohio Republicans want Gov. John Kasich to drop out of the presidential race, a new poll out Monday shows. Nearly half 49% of Ohio voters say it's time for Kasich to drop out of the race for the Republican nomination, compared with only 38% who want him to stay in. Among Republican voters, 58% want him to drop out. The poll is from Democratic-leaning Public Policy Polling, but the same firm found a month ago that 52% of Ohioans wanted Kasich to stay in the race. Since winning Ohio's primary March 15, Kasich has...
  • Graham: Trump would lead to 'another 9/11'

    05/02/2016 3:51:27 AM PDT · by 2nd amendment mama · 108 replies
    CNN.com ^ | 5/1/3026 | Eric Bradner
    Indianapolis (CNN)South Carolina Sen. Lindsey Graham is predicting "another 9/11" if Donald Trump is elected president. In an interview on CBS' "Face the Nation" Graham said the Republican Party is in the midst of a "civil war" and called Trump's foreign policy positions dangerous. He pointed to former House Speaker John Boehner's comments about his friendly relationship with Trump, and Boehner's dismissal of Texas Sen. Ted Cruz, Trump's chief Republican presidential rival, as "Lucifer in the flesh."
  • New Hampshire GOP Aims to Block Trump Delegates From Convention Slots

    05/02/2016 8:13:29 AM PDT · by mandaladon · 23 replies
    NewsMax ^ | 2 May 2016 | Joe Crowe
    Donald Trump won the New Hampshire presidential primary in February, but Republican Party officials are planning to block his delegates from places on the rules and platform committees at the July national convention, according to NHPR. The slots would go to delegates that were assigned to Marco Rubio, Jeb Busch, John Kasich, and Ted Cruz, even though Trump won 35 percent of the vote, according to a report in Politico. The committee assignments were released in a blind-carbon-copied email from the New Hampshire Republican Party's executive director, Ross Berry, according to a story in The Guardian. A source in the...
  • Trumps Harsh Words on Immigration Is Motivating Immigrants

    05/02/2016 4:17:50 AM PDT · by MIA_eccl1212 · 44 replies
    U.S. News and World Report ^ | 5/2/2016 | Sergio Bustos, Associated Press
    Tens of thousands of immigrants seeking citizenship as immigration is key campaign issue. MIAMI (AP) Tens of thousands of immigrants are applying for U.S. citizenship in a year when immigration is at the center in this year's presidential campaign. Many immigration advocates say fear of Donald Trump becoming president is motivating many longtime immigrants to apply for citizenship, so they can vote. On a recent Saturday morning in South Florida, 50-year-old Edgar Ospina (oh-SPEE'-nah) stood in a long line to take the first step
  • Jon Huntsman: Time for GOP to Rally Around Donald Trump

    05/01/2016 8:06:37 PM PDT · by BlackFemaleArmyCaptain · 48 replies
    Jon Huntsman, the former Republican governor of Utah who served in the Obama administration, thinks the GOP should stop fighting. Weve had enough intraparty fighting. Nows the time to stitch together a winning coalition, Huntsman said, according to Politico. And its been clear almost from the beginning that Donald Trump has the ability to assemble a nontraditional bloc of supporters, he added. The ability to cut across traditional party boundaries like 80, 92 and 2008 will be key, and Trump is much better positioned to achieve that. Huntsman was U.S. Ambassador to China under President Obama. His 2012...
  • Gravis Poll: Indiana Trump 44 Cruz 27 Kasich 9

    05/02/2016 8:37:02 AM PDT · by usafa92 · 108 replies
    Gravis ^ | 5/2/2016 | Gravis
    Gravis Marketing, a nonpartisan research firm, conducted a random survey of 379 likely Republican Primary voters in Indiana. The poll was conducted from April 28th to the 29th and has a margin of error of 5% at a 95% confidence level. The total may not round to 100% because of rounding. The polls were conducted using live telephone calls to landlines and mobile phone numbers of registered voters in Indiana and weighted by anticipated voting demographics.
  • Latest Campaign Data Cruz Unfavorability Increases, Confidence Crumbles Trump Over 60% In WV

    05/01/2016 6:18:44 AM PDT · by GilGil · 91 replies
    Conservative Treehouse ^ | 5/1/2016 | Sundance
    Ted Cruz has a net non-favorable rating amid Republican voters (Per Gallup) and the addition of Carly Fiorina has only worsened the condition of the Ted Cruz campaign. Per Gallup, Cruz now has a negative net favorability rating among Republicans.
  • Prediction Markets Show Cruz Craters After Deal With Kasich; Fiorina, Pence Not Boosting Him

    05/02/2016 6:26:21 AM PDT · by xzins · 87 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 2 May 16 | Boyle & Badolato
    The data compiled here on Breitbart News comes from PredictIt, a betting market that creates an almost free market interpretation of what might happen in a given political election. The Texas senator had been above 50 cents But, after the (Kasich) deal, Cruz has crashed and despite two desperate measuresthe announcement of his vice presidential pick Carly Fiorina and the Pence endorsementhas not recovered. Almost instantly after the Pence deal, Trump took a commanding lead over Cruz. While at one point on April 24 the markets had Trump under 40 cents, by midday April 25, the marketsin response to the...
  • Cruz Vows to Go the Distance Ahead of Crucial Indiana Primary

    05/01/2016 7:30:57 AM PDT · by GonzoII · 148 replies
    canmua.net ^ | 01 May 2016
    Cruz Vows to Go the Distance Ahead of Crucial Indiana Primary With a pivotal vote in Indiana this week, Ted Cruz is vowing to "go the distance," whatever the outcome of Tuesday's primary. "It is an incredibly important state," Cruz said of Indiana on ABC's "This Week." "We are competing hard. I hope we do well here. I can tell you I'm barnstorming the state, we're in a bus with my family, we're doing everything we can to earn the votes of the men and women in this state. We're going the distance. We're competing the entire distance. Cruz, trailing...
  • Ted Cruz: Donald Trump could "encourage riots" in Cleveland if he doesn't win

    05/01/2016 8:47:18 AM PDT · by COUNTrecount · 273 replies
    CBS News ^ | May 1, 2016 | Emily Schultheis
    Texas Sen. Ted Cruz said in an interview airing Sunday that GOP front-runner Donald Trump may encourage riots if he does not win the Republican nomination in Cleveland this summer. Asked on CBS' "Face the Nation" if he was concerned about the possibility of violence if he were able to "overthrow" Trump with the delegates in Cleveland, Cruz insisted there wouldn't but said that Trump might try to fan the flames. "No, it won't, although Donald may do everything he can to encourage riots," he said. "You know, overthrow is such a loaded spin word as ... to bring nothing...
  • 'If this material works, I'm going to use it at Goldmans next year': Obama swings for Hillary, profe

    04/30/2016 9:32:08 PM PDT · by dennisw · 16 replies
    dailymail ^ | 30 April 2016 | By Ollie Gillman
    <p>President Obama took aim at Donald Trump, Ted Cruz and the Republican establishment tonight in his hilarious final White House Correspondents' Dinner speech - and he even saved some ammunition for Hillary Clinton.</p> <p>Before he tore apart the GOP candidates, Obama brought up his former Secretary of State's speeches to Goldman Sachs as he contemplated what he might do to make money after leaving the White House.</p>
  • Inside Cruzs camp, confidence crumbles

    04/30/2016 10:38:55 PM PDT · by Trump20162020 · 153 replies
    POLITICO ^ | April 30, 2016 | Alex Isenstadt
    BURLINGAME, Calif. Ted Cruz is speaking confidently about knocking off Donald Trump to take the GOP nomination, but his top staffers admit theyre getting nervous. In interviews, several aides, speaking on the condition of anonymity, expressed growing alarm that Cruz would lose Indianas primary on Tuesday an outcome that would be a major blow to his hopes of holding Trump below the 1,237 delegates needed to clinch the GOP nomination on the party conventions first ballot. The aides concede that, without a win in an Indiana primary where 57 delegates are at stake, Cruzs shot at the nomination...