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Senate Cancels Vote On Graham-Cassidy Health Care Reform Bill

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What was essentially the final effort to ‘repeal and replace’ the Affordable Care Act is officially dead.

Latest Effort To ‘Repeal And Replace’ Affordable Care Act Basically Dead

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The latest effort to ‘repeal and replace’ the Affordable Care Act appears to be dead.

Donald Trump Continues To Attack His Own Attorney General

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President Trump’s weeklong effort to undermine his own Attorney General continues.

Senate Republicans Release Health Care Plan That Could Already Be Dead On Arrival

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Senate Republicans released their proposed health care plan this morning, but it could already be doomed.

Would Trump Nominate Ted Cruz To Fill Scalia’s Supreme Court Seat?

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Future Supreme Court Justice?

Even If Trump Loses, Trumpism Will Remain A Powerful Force In The GOP

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Even if Donald Trump loses next month, the political forces inside the GOP he tapped into are likely to remain very powerful.

RNC Chairman Threatens Punishment For Former Candidates Refusing To Endorse Trump

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The GOP civil war continues…..

Ted Cruz Refuses To Endorse Trump In Convention Speech

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Ted Cruz’s convention speech was about what you’d expect, a gamble designed to set up his campaign for President in 2020 or beyond.

Some Republicans Already Looking Ahead To 2020

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The 2016 Republican Convention is barely halfway over, but some Republicans are already looking ahead to 2020.

Hoosier State Showdown

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The results from today’s Indiana Primary will go a long way toward setting the course for the end of both party’s nomination fights.

Republicans Resigning Themselves To Trump Being Their Nominee

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For better or worse, Republicans seem to be resigning themselves to the inevitable.

Ted Cruz To Name Carly Fiorina As “Running Mate”

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In an unprecedented move that reeks of desperation, Ted Cruz is naming Carly Fiorina as his running mate before the primary process has even ended.

Trump Sweeps Mid-Atlantic Primaries, Putting Himself One Step Closer To Victory

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Another round of victories puts Donald Trump another step closer to the Republican nomination.

Cruz-Kasich “Alliance” Already Falling Apart

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To the surprise of no one, the alliance between Ted Cruz and John Kasich is already falling apart.

Donald Trump, Hillary Clinton Likely To Do Very Well In Mid-Atlantic Primaries

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With voters in five states set to go to the polls, both Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton are likely to make significant progress toward their quest for a majority of delegates in their respective contests.

Transgender Rights And The Sudden Conservative Obsession With Bathrooms

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The passage of a new law in North Carolina has revealed an apparent obsession among some on the right with who gets to use which restroom.

Cruz, Kasich Team Up In Latest Effort To Stop Donald Trump

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Ted Cruz and John Kasich have come up with yet another plan to stop Donald Trump.

Donald Trump Scores Big Win In New York

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As expected, Donald Trump scored a huge victory in his home state last night and now appears to be back on track to win the GOP nomination.

Trump, Clinton Look Well-Positioned For Big New York Wins

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As the Empire State votes, Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton look well positioned to have a very good night.

New Jersey Judge Rules Ted Cruz Is A “Natural Born Citizen”

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A New Jersey judge, along with a Judge in Pennsylvania, is among the first to rule on the meaning of the ‘natural born citizen’ clause.

Donald Trump, Ted Cruz, Both Viewed Very Badly Outside The GOP

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The two men most likely to win the Republican nomination aren’t very well liked outside the Republican Party.

Trump, Clinton Hold Solid Leads In New York

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With just over a week to go, both Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton have solid leads in New York.

Republican Delegate Battles Could Make For A Contentious Convention

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If Donald Trump fails to get a majority to win the nomination on the first ballot in Cleveland, battles taking place behind the scenes now suggest that the floor fight in Cleveland could be long and contentious.

Ted Cruz Wins Big In Wisconsin

Ted Cruz Victory Wisconsin

Ted Cruz pulled off a win in Wisconsin, giving some hope to the “Stop Trump” crowd.

Hillary Clinton Raises $29. 5 Million In March

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Hillary Clinton fell short of the $44 million that Bernie Sanders raised in March, but still managed to do pretty well herself: Hillary Clinton raised $29.5 million in March, her campaign reported Monday, claiming victory despite coming in far below Bernie Sanders’ monthly haul of $44 million. The campaign said it began April with $29 […]

The Paul Ryan Scenario: Unlikely To Succeed, And A Sign Of Total Desperation

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With the Republican nomination fight down to two incredibly unappealing candidates, some Republican insiders are talking about looking elsewhere for a nominee.

Trump, Cruz Battle Down To The Wire In Wisconsin

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Ted Cruz and Donald Trump are locked in battle in a primary that could decide whether or not Donald Trump can get a majority of delegates prior to the GOP Convention.

Signs That The Stop Trump Movement Is Working In Wisconsin?

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There are some signs of hope out of Wisconsin for those trying to stop Donald Trump.

Republican Candidates No Longer Willing To Say They’ll Support GOP Nominee In The Fall

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Despite having previously pledged to do so, none of the three candidate for the GOP nomination are willing to say they’d support the eventual nominee anymore.

Republican Delegate Math Continues To Heavily Favor Donald Trump

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Looking at the delegate math, Donald Trump’s path to victory seems to be becoming clearer by the day.

Trump, Clinton Win Arizona, While Sanders And Cruz Capture Caucus Wins

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As expected, Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton both scored big wins in Arizona, while Ted Cruz and Bernie Sanders both continued to win caucus states.

Trump Still Leading The GOP Race After Rubio Withdrawal

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One week after Marco Rubio left the race, Donald Trump’s hold on the lead in the GOP Presidential race seems as solid as ever.

Final Scheduled Republican Debate Canceled

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It looks like we’ve reached the end of the debate schedule for Republicans in 2016 .

Rubio Quits, Kasich Stays Afloat, And Trump Moves Closer To Being The Inevitable GOP Nominee

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A big night in the Republican race for President leaves Donald Trump as the only candidate realistically situated to be anywhere near a majority of delegates by the time the primaries end in June.

Previewing The Biggest Night So Far In The 2016 Race For President

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By the end of the night, we’re likely to be in an entirely new phase of the race for both the Republican and Democratic nominations.

Super Tuesday Part Two Looking Very Good For Donald Trump

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Less than twenty-four hours before voting starts, Donald Trump looks to do very well on what is arguably the most important day of the campaign.

Fewer Insults, At Least Some Substance, At Twelfth Republican Debate

Twelfth Republican Debate

Given the stakes headed into the latest version of ‘Super Tuesday,’ last night’s Republican debate was surprisingly subdued.

Donald Trump Wins Michigan, Mississippi, Adds To Delegate Lead

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Another big night for Donald Trump puts him another step closer to being the presumptive GOP nominee.

Trump And Cruz Split ‘Super Saturday’ Wins While Rubio And Kasich Struggle To Stay Relevant

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Donald Trump and Ted Cruz split the wins on ‘Super Saturday,’ while Marco Rubio and John Kasich continue to struggle for relevance in the 2016 race.

Ted Cruz Wins Kansas Caucuses, CPAC Straw Poll

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Texas Senator Ted Cruz has won the Kansas caucuses, with Donald Trump coming in second and Marco Rubio third: NEW ORLEANS — Republican presidential candidate Ted Cruz, who has sought to present himself as the chief alternative to GOP front-runner Donald Trump, secured a strong victory in the Kansas presidential caucuses Saturday, according to a projection […]

If Only A Contested Convention Can Stop Trump, It’s A Plan That’s Unlikely To Succeed

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It seems increasingly apparent that the only way to stop Donald Trump now is by trying to force a contested convention. It also seems clear that such a plan probably wouldn’t succeed.

Trump, Cruz, and Rubio Continue to Exchange Attacks In Eleventh Republican Debate

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With time running out, the top three candidates for the Republican nomination picked up right where they left off last week.

The Latest ‘Stop Trump’ Effort Is Probably Too Little, Too Late

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A renewed internal GOP fight to stop Donald Trump seems to be doomed to fail.

Donald Trump Dominates Super Tuesday, Cruz And Rubio Say They’ll Continue To Fight On

Donald Trump Victory Nevada

As expected, Donald Trump dominated Super Tuesday, putting himself one step closer to becoming the Republican nominee for President.

Donald Trump, Hillary Clinton Poised To Leave Opponents In The Dust On Super Tuesday

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It’s Super Tuesday, and both Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton are likely to go a long way toward securing the nominations of their respective parties.

New National Poll Finds No Evidence That Attacks From Rubio & Cruz Have Hurt Trump

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A new national poll suggests that the newly aggressive tone from Senators Rubio and Cruz has done nothing to stop Donald Trump’s momentum.

Republican Race Descends Into Childish Taunts, Name Calling

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Ever since last week’s debate, the race for the Republican nomination has come to resemble a schoolyard fight among a bunch of nine year-olds.

Trump, Cruz Well Positioned Heading Into Super Tuesday, Rubio Not So Much

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Donald Trump is positioned to do very well on Super Tuesday, while Ted Cruz should win his home state. Marco Rubio, meanwhile, seems to be struggling to maintain his relevance.

Gloves Come Off Against Trump In Tenth Republican Debate, But Is It Too Little, Too Late?

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Marco Rubio and Ted Cruz landed some punches on Donald Trump last night, but it’s doubtful that they changed the nature of the race.

Ted Cruz Faces A Test In Texas

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On Tuesday, Ted Cruz’s campaign faces what amounts to a do-or-die battle in Texas.

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