Lieutenant Governor’s Race in California Draws Big Bucks

The race for lieutenant governor in California — a position that incumbent Lt. Gov. Gavin Newsom once famously said should be eradicated if it wasn’t made more effective — has already seen a combined total of $10 million raised by all seven of the primary candidates who are vying for the post, according to the San Francisco Chronicle.


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.

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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.

Republican presidential candidate, Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas speaks during a rally in Towson, Md., Monday, April 18, 2016.

Cruz To Spend NY Election Night In Philadelphia

On the evening of Tuesday’s big New York primary election Sen. Ted Cruz will be next door, to host an election night watch party in upcoming primary state Pennsylvania.

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Obama: ’Secret’ Who I Voted for in Democratic Primary

President Barack Obama declined to say whether he voted for Hillary Clinton or Sen. Bernie Sanders in the Democratic primary in Illinois. Obama was asked about his vote by the Wall Street Journal’s Carol Lee, but he did not appear willing

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Scott Walker: Ted Cruz ‘Has a Real Plan to Grow Jobs and Restore Opportunity’

Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker urges Wisconsin voters to support Sen. Ted Cruz in a new ad that calls Donald Trump’s closest competitor “the only conservative who can beat Hillary Clinton” and a Constitutional conservative candidate with a plan to “challenge the status quo” like Wisconsinites have.

Ted Cruz Calls Trump to 2-Man Debate Going into Town Hall

2016 Republican presidential candidate Sen. Ted Cruz is marching on with a challenge to frontrunner Donald Trump, suggesting that Tuesday’s scheduled CNN town hall could become a debate between the two.

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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.

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Ted Cruz 5 for 5: Draws Thousands to Illinois Rallies

One day before critical March 15 primary elections in five states, 2016 presidential candidate Ted Cruz amassed crowds totaling thousands as he made five campaign stops in Rockford, Glen Ellyn, Peoria, Decatur, and Springfield, Illinois.

Republican presidential candidates (L-R) Ohio Gov. John Kasich, Carly Fiorina, Sen. Marco Rubio (R-FL), Ben Carson, Donald Trump, Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX), Jeb Bush, New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie and Sen. Rand Paul (R-KY) are introduced during the CNN presidential debate at The Venetian Las Vegas on December 15, 2015 …

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.