Ted Cruz

Cruz Exits Republican Race, Leaves Himself A Path Forward

By Ginger Gibson and Alana Wise INDIANAPOLIS, Ind., May 4 – U.S. Republican Ted Cruz carefully left the door open to a future run for president on Tuesday after a campaign that outlasted a long list of rivals but could not overcome the anti-establishment appeal of Donald Trump. Cruz, who still holds his U.S. Senate seat from Texas for another

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Trump, Clinton Register Big Wins in Northeast States

By Luciana Lopez and Amanda Becker NEW YORK/PHILADELPHIA, April 27 – Donald Trump swept primaries in five Northeastern states on Tuesday in a major show of strength that moved the New York billionaire closer to securing the Republican presidential nomination. Trump rolled up victories over rivals John Kasich and Ted Cruz in Pennsylvania, Maryland, Connecticut, Rhode Island and Delaware,

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Republicans Cruz, Kasich Reach ‘Stop-Trump’ Deal

By Emily Stephenson WASHINGTON, April 25 – Republican White House rivals Ted Cruz and John Kasich announced a deal on Sunday to stay out of each other’s way in some upcoming state primaries in hopes of blocking front-runner Donald Trump from winning the party’s presidential nomination. Cruz‘s campaign said in a statement he would focus on the Indiana and

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Trump, Clinton Win New York, Take Big Step Toward Presidential Nomination

By Emily Flitter and Jonathan Allen NEW YORK, April 20 – Front-runners Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton rolled to easy wins in New York state’s presidential nominating contests on Tuesday, recapturing lost campaign momentum and taking big steps toward capturing their respective parties’ nominations. Republican Trump’s huge victory in his home state pushed him closer to capturing the

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Trump Takes New Steps To Reset His Campaign

By Steve Holland and Susan Cornwell WASHINGTON, April 14 – Republican front-runner Donald Trump took fresh steps to reset his campaign on Wednesday, hiring a top Republican operative and scheduling a meeting between aides and U.S. lawmakers as he girds for a new phase in his White House bid. Trump is under pressure to professionalize

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Trump Blasts ‘Rigged’ Rules On Picking Republican Delegates

By John Whitesides WASHINGTON, April 12 – Republican presidential front-runner Donald Trump lashed out at what he called the party’s “rigged” delegate selection rules on Monday after rival Ted Cruz swept all of Colorado’s 34 delegates over the weekend. The New York billionaire, who has been outmaneuvered by Cruz in a series of recent state

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Cruz Crushes Trump in Wisconsin, Says Party Will Unite

By Steve Holland MILWAUKEE, April 6 – Republican Ted Cruz easily won the Wisconsin presidential primary on Tuesday, dealing a blow to front-runner Donald Trump’s hopes of amassing enough delegates for the party’s nomination and boosting chances of a rare contested convention. Cruz’s double-digit win over Trump was a breakthrough for Republican Party forces battling to

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Clinton, Sanders Audition For Role As Anti-Trump Candidate

By Steve Holland MILWAUKEE, April 3- Democratic presidential candidates Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders are tussling in Wisconsin over who would best represent the Democratic Party against Republican front-runner Donald Trump. The competition was in full force on Saturday night at the Wisconsin Democratic Party’s “Founders Day Gala,” a chance for both Cliinton and Sanders to

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Trump’s Probability of Winning Nomination Drops: PredictIt

By Anjali Athavaley NEW YORK, April 2 – The probability that Republican front-runner Donald Trump will win his party’s presidential nomination dropped sharply in the past week while the likelihood of a brokered convention to potentially choose another candidate rose, according to online predictions market PredictIt. Trump’s probability of winning the nomination fell to 44 percent

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Trump Knocks Rubio Out Of Republican Race, Party in Chaos

By Steve Holland PALM BEACH, Fla., March 16  – U.S. Republican front-runner Donald Trump swept three states and drove rival Marco Rubio out of the White House race, but the New York billionaire’s loss in the crucial state of Ohio wrought more chaos for a party deeply fractured by his candidacy. While the Republican race

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