- 5:09 pm Wednesday, April 27th, 2016 by Jamie Dupree
In a move that was immediately derided as one born out of political desperation, Ted Cruz announced in Indiana on Wednesday that former GOP rival Carly Fiorina would be his Vice Presidential running mate, as the Cruz camp looked for new momentum against Republican front runner Donald Trump.
During her time in the GOP race, Fiorina was one Republican who consistently seemed to flummox Donald Trump, and she used the announcement to go after him immediately.
“He doesn’t represent me, and he doesn’t represent my party,” Fiorina said of Trump.
The Cruz website was swiftly redesigned with a new logo, video and pictures [More]
- 2:46 pm Wednesday, April 27th, 2016 by Jamie Dupree
Donald Trump came here to Washington, D.C. on Wednesday to give a foreign policy speech. The political reaction that it spawned most likely foreshadows the way his campaign will be received from now until November.
For only the second time, Trump used a teleprompter to make his remarks – and it showed, as the GOP leader used a more tentative and soothing voice to deliver his speech.
Trump’s main policy plan is to put “America first” – some readers might recognize that from the 20th Century, when the phrase was used by groups that pressed for isolationism by the U.S., to [More]
- 11:45 pm Tuesday, April 26th, 2016 by Jamie Dupree
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In a decisive set of victories, Donald Trump overwhelmed his Republican rivals and Hillary Clinton took another big step toward her party’s nomination, as voters in five eastern states pushed Trump and Clinton closer to a general election showdown for President in November.
Trump didn’t just win on Tuesday – he obliterated Ted Cruz and John Kasich in five eastern states:
+ Trump had 57 percent in Pennsylvania
+ 55 percent in Maryland
+ Almost 61 percent in Delaware
+ 58 percent in Connecticut
+ Nearly 64 percent in Rhode Island
“I consider myself the presumptive nominee,” Trump told supporters, as he ran up the score in [More]
- 3:30 am Tuesday, April 26th, 2016 by Jamie Dupree
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The varied rules of the Republican Party will be on full display Tuesday when it comes to winning delegates for the national GOP convention, as Pennsylvania, Maryland, Delaware, Connecticut and Rhode Island deliver their verdict on the Republican race, with Donald Trump favored to win the vote in all five states.
But the most important numbers on Tuesday night will certainly be the delegates, and whether these results keep Trump on track to win the GOP nomination.
And these five states all do things differently.
PENNSYLVANIA – The Keystone State has the most devilish rules when it comes to GOP delegates. If [More]