Now that Governor Kasich is suspending his campaign, will the party come together and enthusiastically support its standard-barer?
The dark reality is that Donald Trump has a very good chance of getting the necessary number of delegates before Cleveland, rendering the whole strategy of crawling into Cleveland moot. And down ticket candidates are now starting to decide how to deal with this new reality.
There's been a lot of chatter that the California primary may at last matter in the presidential race. Sorry to say that this dyed-in-the-wool California enthusiast doesn't think so. Not in terms of calling the turn on either party's nomination, that is.
The main attributes of a vice president are to balance the ticket, help raise money and then step back for four/eight years until it is her turn to run. You want someone good, but not too good, especially if you have an ego the size of Trump's.
Today's topics include: We Have a Democratic Nominee; Donald Trump is Close to the Nomination; Ted Cruz Announces His Running Mate; Fiorina Sings; John Boehner Hates Ted Cruz; Ted Cruz Screws Up Hoosiers Movie Reference; and more.
Boy, it isn't every day you get to write a headline like that! But those are the kinds of feelings Ted Cruz seems to bring out in everyone -- left, right, and center.
I was exercising at my university's faculty gym when Ted Cruz was laboriously mansplaining why he was choosing Carly Fiorina as his virtual Veep for h...
Step up. Do it because it is the necessary thing. Don't stop when this stage is done. There's untold damage being done, and, as Rabbi Nachman of Bratslav taught long ago: "If you believe you can corrupt, believe you can heal."
WASHINGTON DC: Goodyear Satire Company-- President Obama is Comedian-in-Chief at this weekend's White House Correspondents' Dinner. Amazingly, we wer...
The Republicans know the "woman card" well since they're the ones who invented it. They've been playing it since 1984 when the Democrats nominated Geraldine Ferraro for vice president, the first woman to make it onto the ticket of a major American political party. The Republicans had to deal with the unprecedented event of the sitting vice president, George Herbert Walker Bush, debating the first-ever woman vice presidential candidate. Since 1984, the GOP has seen women as little more than adornments to be used as political slings and arrows. Donald Trump and Ted Cruz are only the latest manifestation. If Hillary Clinton is the nominee the cunning Republican strategists are guaranteed to turn up the volume to eleven on their sexist attacks. They can't help themselves.
"I've sat across the table from Vladimir Putin. He's a formidable man. He's highly intelligent, very educated, very cosmopolitan, very charming, actually, and he has an ambition for power that is pretty overwhelming."
By Laura Woods, Contributor Ted Cruz...
Now that Texas Senator Ted Cruz has chosen former Hewlitt-Packard CEO Carly Fiorina, a former rival, as his running mate, it's worth looking at history to see whether such "unity tickets" (linking ex-opponents) have been successful in the past.
Ensconced in his aerie in Trump Tower high above Fifth Avenue, Donald Trump has been poring over a copy of Doris Kearns Goodwin's Team of Rivals, searching for ideas how he could emulate "the political genius of Abraham Lincoln."
In his victory speech Tuesday night after winning the Wisconsin primary, Senator Ted Cruz pointed to his endorsements from one-time GOP presidential candidates as proof that he has the "full spectrum of the Republican Party coming together and uniting behind this campaign."