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Ted Cruz caught in campaign violation. Big yawn

In a world in which Donald Trump is president, no one is going to pay much attention to a campaign fundraising violation by another Republican candidate in last year’s political primary. The Federal Election Commission (FEC) on Thursday said that … Continue reading

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Texas Rep. Joaquin Castro won’t seek Democratic nomination to run against Sen. Ted Cruz

Texas Rep. Joaquin Castro told supporters today that he will not run for the Democratic nomination for U.S. Senate, which, had he won it, would have set up a race with incumbent Sen. Ted Cruz next year. In an email … Continue reading

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Can Sen. Ted Cruz be defeated in 2018?

So much of what happens in the 2018 midterm elections will depend on Trump’s popularity at the time. Any Republicans even vaguely vulnerable will be mighty nervous if Trump continues to be around the 40 percent approval number he lays … Continue reading

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The price of denouncing Trump

The Cleveland Plain Dealer has a story today speculating that Ohio Governor John Kasich is already planning to contest the GOP presidential nomination in 2020. They note that Kasich is scheduled to be in New Hampshire on August 28-29 ” for … Continue reading

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Stopping Trump with Cruz? Seriously?

As a politics watcher, I try very hard to bracket my own politics when analyzing what I think is going on “out there.” It’s not easy to do, but if one is going to try to say something meaningful, it … Continue reading

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If it weren’t for Donald, the GOP would be trying to stop Ted

I don’t need to convince anyone that the GOP presidential race has been a strange one. Not only are we contemplating the possibility that Donald Trump may be the Republican nominee, but Ted Cruz is in second place. You know, … Continue reading

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