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Ted Cruz: Delegate Battle for Nomination Now a Two-Man Race

Republican candidate and Texas Ted Cruz told supporters in Houston this is now a tw0-man race for the nomination. The senator began the day of this major primary just 90 delegates behind GOP front-runner Donald Trump. After Tuesday night, he found himself with an estimated 36 of the 301 delegates at stake on election day.

Donald Trump and Ted Cruz Square Off in Super Saturday Caucuses

On Friday, Donald Trump reversed course and announced he would skip the annual CPAC conference on Saturday and campaign instead in Kansas. Kansas is one of four states voting in Republican primaries or caucuses on Saturday, contests that have been obscured by the Super Tuesday votes this week.

Pollsters Having a Rough Start to 2016 Election

The 2016 race for the Republican nomination has already challenged virtually every bit of political conventional wisdom. It would take an entire series of articles to detail how wildly wrong the pundit and commentariat class have been this campaign. The race has also been challenging for pollsters.

It’s Time for Rubio to Go

On SEC Super Tuesday, Donald Trump cleaned up. He won seven states and now leads the field with 319 delegates entering a comfortable stretch for him before winner-take-all states kick in.

After Super Tuesday, the GOP Establishment Looks For a Nice Losing Strategy

Establishment advocates of the brokered convention seem to assume Trump’s voters, and most of Cruz’s, are either hypnotized members of a personality cult, or brats throwing a tantrum who will come to their senses when it’s time to rally against Hillary Clinton… much as the Sanders kids are glumly trooping back into Clinton’s tent, as the Bern is not felt. The Republican Party has nowhere near the credibility with its voters, or ability to buy votes by handing out government lollipops, needed for such a consolidation to occur.

It’s Super Tuesday in Texas – Time to Vote

Texas Republicans have long asked to have a position of influence in the process of selecting the party’s nominee for president. That opportunity has now come to the voters of the Lone Star State and Texans are flocking to the polls in droves.

California Republicans React to GOP Debate

The last GOP debate before Super Tuesday is in the can. Co-hosted by CNN and Telemundo, it was viewed by 14.5 million people on Thursday evening. The debate crystallized that this is now essentially a three-person show: Donald Trump, Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX), Sen. Marco Rubio (R-FL). And things really got hot, as the gloves came off.

Donald Trump, Marco Rubio, Ted Cruz

How Trump Won the GOP Debate by Losing It

The GOP debate in Houston on Thursday night was arguably Donald J. Trump’s worst of the entire 2016 campaign. He allowed Sen. Marco Rubio (R-FL) to mock him, and hurled insults while Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX) took the high road. Rubio’s supporters are justifiably gleeful, and Cruz’s supporters were reassured to see him win on home turf.

Ted Cruz up 15 Points in Post-SC Texas Poll

A Monmouth University poll released Thursday has Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX) 15 points ahead of Donald Trump in the Texas Republican Presidential Primary, as the vote for the Super Tuesday state is just five days away.

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Ted Cruz Needs to Build a Broader Coalition

The conventional wisdom remains that the only way for Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX) to beat Donald Trump is to attack him relentlessly over the next week until Super Tuesday, especially in Thursday night’s GOP debate. That is the same bad

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Donald Trump Hits 50% In Massachusetts Primary Poll

One of the dozen-plus states that votes during next week’s (March 1) Super Tuesday is Massachusetts. A new poll, some of which was taken after Jeb Bush announced he was dropping out, shows Donald Trump with a commanding lead. The