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Libertarian Party Suits Up For 2016 Race

The Libertarian Party is potentially a viable “third option” for millions of voters turned off by the presumptive Democrat and Republican nominees, partly because it has automatic ballot access in over 30 states and a proven record of getting on the ballot in other states.

Democratic presidential candidate former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton speaks during a campaign rally at Hartnell College on May 25, 2016 in Salinas, California.

Hillary Clinton Could Drag Down Democrat Ticket

Since clinching the Republican nomination, the presumptive GOP nominee edged Hillary Clinton in the RealClearPolitics average of polls for the first time. Surveys from every major public poll show a toss-up race between Trump and Clinton, with a slim advantage for Trump.

Representative Debbie Wasserman Schultz (D-FL 23rd District) and chair of the Democratic National Committee (DNC) on January 17, 2016 in Charleston, South Carolina.

Bernie Sanders Campaigns Against DNC Chief

Bernie Sanders, who’s continuing an uphill fight against frontrunner Hillary Clinton for the nomination, let it be known that he would be fundraising for the primary challenger to DNC Chief Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz.

Donald Trump

Donald Trump, RNC Launch Effort to Tap Mega-Donors

Donald Trump and the Republican National Committee are pushing a new fundraising effort to tap mega-donors for the November election. The effort, spearheaded by two new fundraising committees, will allow donors to contribute up to $449,000 to the Republican campaign.

Utah Governor Gary Herbert on October 6, 2014 in Salt Lake City, Utah

Utah Gov. ‘Speed Dates’ With Lobbyists, Will ‘Meet Anywhere, Anytime’

In a recent fundraising strategy session with his campaign team and allied lobbyists, which was recorded, Gov. Herbert discussed meeting with rounds of lobbyists one-on-one in kind of “speed dating” to discuss policy issues. “However we want to do this — if we want to have multiple meetings or we sit down and talk and you give us a check later or before. However you would like to do it,” Herbert said in a recording obtained by the Salt Lake Tribune. “I’ll just say, I’m available. I’m Available Jones.”

Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump on January 30, 2016 in Clinton, Iowa.

Reuters: General Election Narrows, Clinton-Trump Race Toss-Up

Reuters reports that the race has narrowed since last week, driven largely by a drop in Clinton’s favorability among voters. Only 45 percent of registered voters have a favorable opinion of Clinton, down slightly from last week. Trump’s favorable numbers have also dipped, however. Just 41 percent of voters have a favorable opinion of the real estate developer.

Ted Cruz Downcast Patrick Semansky AP

Gallup: Cruz Image Among Republicans Crashes

New survey data from Gallup shows Republican voters’ image of Sen. Ted Cruz has fallen precipitously in the last month. At the beginning of April, half of Republican voters had a positive image of Cruz, while just 35 percent had

Democratic presidential hopeful Hillary Clinton (left) and Republican hopeful Donald Trump are hoping to secure big wins in the New York presidential primary

Poll: Trump Edges Clinton when Voters Pushed

A new poll from Rasmussen Reports shows Donald Trump edging Hillary Clinton in a hypothetical general election match-up. The poll, of likely voters, finds Trump with 41 percent, followed closely by Clinton with 39 percent.

Republican presidential candidate Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, talks with a supporter during a stop of his presidential campaign Thursday April 28, 2016 at an Elkhart, Ind. restaurant. (AP Photo/Joe Raymond)

GOP Race Down to ‘Jump Ball’ in Indiana

A victory by Donald Trump in Indiana’s Republican primary on Tuesday would make his win of the Republican nomination almost inevitable, and a Cruz victory would likely push the race into a contested ballot at the RNC convention in Cleveland this Summer.

Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump holds depictions of himself on, "The Simpsons" and a photo with boxer Mike Tyson, given to him by an attendee during a campaign stop at the Radisson Hotel, Friday, Jan. 29, 2016, in Nashua, N.H.

Donald Trump’s Praise of Mike Tyson Draws Fire in Indiana

Donald Trump’s praise of Tyson drew a powerful rebuke Thursday from popular talk radio host Greg Garrison on his daily “Garrison” show on Indianapolis’ WIBC. “Well, Mr. Trump,” Garrison began his segment. “Tough is one thing. A serial rapist is quite something else.”

Pharmacy Getty

HHS Gives Big PhRMA an Opening to Battle Discount Drug Program

While the political news is dominated by the Presidential primary, major drug companies are ramping up their efforts to kill a long-standing program providing discounted prescription drugs to critical care hospitals. Strangely, perhaps, the drug companies are getting a big

Hillary wins Pennsylvania Robyn Beck AFP Getty

Democrat Party Sweeps Aside Progressive Grassroots

Hillary Clinton moved closer to finally dispatching her rival, Vermont socialist Sen. Bernie Sanders, in the Northeastern primaries on Tuesday. She swept four contests, losing only the smallest state, Rhode Island, to Sanders.

Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump speaks while campaigning at the Hagerstown airport April 24, 2016 in Hagerstown, Maryland.

Donald Trump Poised to Sweep Delegates Tuesday

Coming off a landslide win in his home state primary last week, Donald Trump is set to sweep five Northeastern states voting in primaries on Tuesday. If Ted Cruz and John Kasich are going to block Trump from securing the nomination ahead of the RNC convention, their time is running out.

FILE - In this April 9, 2016 file photo, Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump acknowledges supporters while leaving Trump Tower in New York. Trump, Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders are all boasting about their New York City credentials. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez, File)

Club for Growth Banks on Indiana to Stop Trump

The conservative group Club for Growth has booked $1.5 million in advertising in the upcoming Indiana primary. The ad explicitly urges voters to support Sen. Ted Cruz as a means of blocking Donald Trump from winning the Republican nomination.