Thunderous boos for Cruz for refusing to endorse Trump

Stubbornly undercutting calls for Republican unity, Texas Sen. Ted Cruz refused to endorse Donald Trump Wednesday night as he addressed the GOP convention, ignoring thunderous boos from furious delegates as he encouraged Americans to simply “vote your conscience” in November. In a surreal moment, Trump unexpectedly walked into the arena just as Cruz was wrapping up his remarks. Delegates chanted […]

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Republicans like Donald Trump and Ted Cruz. The general public doesn’t

Strong headwinds of unpopularity continue to hobble leading Republicans Donald Trump and Ted Cruz with the public at-large, according to a new Washington Post-ABC News poll. By contrast, most Republicans see Trump and Cruz in a favorable light – 56 and 58 percent, respectively – while John Kasich is less popular among fellow partisans (47 percent) despite receiving the best […]

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Desperate GOP establishment turns to Ted Cruz

The Republican establishment is sending in the cavalry for Ted Cruz, the latest unexpected twist in a presidential race that has defied all expectations. Many prominent members of the GOP establishment intensely dislike Cruz. But they now acknowledge that he is the best option perhaps the only option to deny Donald Trump their party s nomination. Former Florida Gov. Jeb […]

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Jeb Bush endorses Ted Cruz for Republican nomination

Former candidate Jeb Bush endorsed Ted Cruz for the Republican presidential nomination on Wednesday, saying the U.S. senator from Texas represents the party’s best chance of winning the White House. In a statement, the former Florida governor called Cruz a consistent, principled conservative who has demonstrated an ability to appeal to voters and win primary contests. “Washington is broken, and […]

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Remaining GOP hopefuls are not ready to let Cruz be the ‘Stop-Trump’ candidate

After Sen. Ted Cruz’s wins in Maine and Kansas narrowed Donald Trump’s lead in the Republican race for the presidential nomination, their rivals had a message for the ad hoc “Never Trump” movement. Please, guys. Don’t rally around Cruz. Look at the calendar. “This map only gets better for us as we move forward in some of the other states,” Sen. […]

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