Tag: primary


Kaus: Luther Strange Is 2017’s Eric Cantor

GOP Sen. Luther Strange is the 2017 version of Majority Leader Rep. Eric Cantor, who was also defeated in his primary by deep opposition to Washington’s bipartisan support for cheap-labor immigration, says Mickey Kaus, an author and an advocate for reduced immigration.

Speaker Paul Ryan Wins Primary in Landslide

Speaker of the House Paul Ryan won his primary this evening, according to the Associated Press, finishing off his feisty challenger Paul Nehlen who repeatedly accused the fifth-generation Wisconsin native for not having a soul and having a personality grown in a petrie dish.

AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin

Arizona Mexican Restaurant Owner Threatened over Donald Trump Sign

Betty Rivas of Tucson, Arizona, did not know for whom she would vote in Tuesday’s presidential primary at the time she attended both Bernie Sanders and Donald Trump rallies. But a sign the Mexican restaurant owner was holding got her onstage with Trump and then served up a heap of threats.

GOP Politicians Beat Down Primary Challengers

Donald Trump has rode of a wave of voter frustration to the top of the Republican nomination contest, but incumbent Republican Senators and Representatives have easily turned back primary challenges from conservative outsiders.

Ted Cruz Grabs Oklahoma from Donald Trump

Senator Ted Cruz (R-TX) has won Oklahoma after billionaire Donald Trump led for the majority of the day. Oklahoma has a closed primary, unlike the previous states, which means only registered Republicans can vote in the primary.

Historic: Hillary Clinton’s Campaign Spends Big To Repel Voters

CBS/New York Times has a new poll showing rare good news for Hillary Clinton’s campaign. She still posts a solid 20-point lead over Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders for the Democrat nomination, earning 47 percent of Democrats’ support against Sanders’ 27 percent. Unfortunately for Hillary, though, her lead has been cut in half since last month.

Carolyn Kaster/AP

Hollywood Hillary Backer Pushes Joe Biden Run

Long-time Clinton chum Casey Wasserman, a Hollywood sports agent, suggested Sunday that a run by Vice President Joe Biden for president in 2016 would serve to strengthen Hillary’s run for the Democratic Party nomination and the Oval Office.