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    Update: Ted Cruz’s exit from the race on Tuesday night means speculation about Trump’s vice presidential pick will pick u [...]

    Ted Cruz reportedly ending his presidential campaign

    Following Tuesday’s night’s blowout loss to Donald Trump in Indiana’s Republican primary, it is being reported that Ted Cruz is facing reality and suspending his campaign.  We’ll update with more information as details become available. Wednesday [...]

    Ted Cruz suspends presidential campaign

    Ted Cruz, the insurgent Texan whose presidential campaign was fueled by disdain for Washington, dropped out of the race Tuesday. Cruz bowed out after losing overwhelmingly to Donald Trump in the Indiana primary, all but ensuring that the real estate mogul will claim his party’s mantle at  [...]

    Update 8:20 p.m.: As expected, Rep. Todd Young (R-Ind.) easily won his Senate primary with Rep. Marlin Stutzman (R-Ind.) on Tuesday,  [...]

    On Feb. 1, Donald Trump lost Iowa to Ted Cruz by about 3 points. On March 5, he beat Cruz in Kentucky by 4. On March 15, he beat Cruz [...]

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    Trump’s Tall Tabloid Tale

    Trump used a thinly sourced story from the tabloid National Enquirer to make the baseless claim that Ted Cruz’s father “was with Lee Harvey Oswald prior to Oswald’s being — you know, shot.” The National Enquirer story hangs largely on comments from a photo expert w [...]

    Correction: Indiana Senate race remains uncalled

    Rep. Todd Young and Rep. Marlin Stutzman are running in the Indiana Republican Senate primary to replace retiring Sen. Dan Coats (R). This is a developing story. It will be updated. Go to Source : Correction: Indiana Senate race remains uncalled

    Todd Young has won the Indiana Republican Senate primary

    Rep. Todd Young has won the Indiana Republican Senate primary to replace retiring Sen. Dan Coats (R), according to the Associated Press. The three-term congressman defeated fellow House member Rep. Marlin Stutzman. This is a developing story. It will be updated. Go to Source : Todd Young  [...]

    Trump Wins Indiana, All But Sealing the GOP Nomination

    Donald Trump won the Indiana Republican primary Tuesday night, dealing what is likely a fatal blow to the Ted Cruz campaign and the movement to deny Trump the presidential nomination. The major networks called the race for Trump shortly after polls closed at 6 p.m. Central Time. With 10 p [...]

    Indiana Exit Polling and Results

    Here's a thread for Indiana results. Indiana is in two time zones, so some polls close at 6 pm and others at 7pm. CBS early exit polling for Republicans: Early exit polling data finds a majority of Indiana GOP primary voters are angry… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit m [...]

    Trump projected to win Indiana’s Republican primary

    Donald Trump has been projected as the winner of the Republican presidential primary in Indiana, according to the Associated Press. The victory gives the businessman and reality-TV star a clear path to clinching the GOP nomination before the convention. This is a developing story. It will [...]

    Donald Trump wins the Indiana Republican primary

    Donald Trump has been declared the winner of the Republican primary in Indiana.  Go to Source : Donald Trump wins the Indiana Republican primary

    ISIS: Third U.S. Combat Death in Iraq

    The U.S. has confirmed a navy SEAL was killed today by ISIS fire. On Tuesday, a U.S. Navy SEAL was killed by “direct fire” about three miles from the front lines north of Mosul after Islamic State fighters penetrated Kurdish… [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my  [...]

    The former speaker of New York’s General Assembly just got one of the longest prison sentences ever for an Empire State politic [...]

    Why Do Campaigns Give Away Their Strategies?

    As soon as the California primary is over, Donald Trump will be facing a barrage of attack ads: A series of ads painting [Trump] as an unserious, unready, and unscrupulous businessman who also happens to disparage women and minorities is to start airing June 8, the day after the final pr [...]